Barron County, Wisconsin (WI)

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County population in 2012: 45,733 (34% urban, 66% rural); it was 44,963 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 9,050
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,076
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 13,543
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,047 (it was 4,308 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

32%

Land area: 863 sq. mi.

Water area: 27.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 53 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Barron County: 88.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (29.2%), Educational, health and social services (12.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (11.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 56%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 38%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Barron County, Wisconsin:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (95.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.9%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.8%)
Median resident age:  43.0 years
Wisconsin median age:  38.0 years
Males: 22,814  (48.6%)
Females: 23,056  (51.4%)
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Barron County,WI real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Barron County:

2.0 people
Wisconsin:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,074 ($37,275 in 1999)

This county:

$43074
Wisconsin:

$51467

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $543 (lower quartile is $392, upper quartile is $638)
This county:

$543
State:

$644


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $131,590 (it was $80,000 in 2000)
Barron:

$131,590
Wisconsin:

$163,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $85,751 - $200,044
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,118
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $459

Institutionalized population: 569

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

Barron County, WI map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 163 buildings, average cost: $146,200
  • 2008: 129 buildings, average cost: $143,100
  • 2009: 100 buildings, average cost: $159,700

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,366 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,249 (1.9%)

Barron County household income distribution in 2009 Barron County home values distribution Barron County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.1%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.5% for Black residents, 19.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.1% for American Indian residents, 6.2% for other race residents, 24.9% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.3%
Barron County:

13.3%
Wisconsin:

13.5%
(12.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.4% for Black residents, 20.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.7% for American Indian residents, 6.0% for other race residents, 25.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 43 years old
(Males: 42 years old, Females: 45 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45 years old, Black residents: 33 years old, American Indian residents: 22 years old, Asian residents: 32 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25 years old, Other race residents: 27 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Barron County is $422 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $642 a month.

Cities in this county include: Rice Lake, Barron, Cumberland, Chetek, Cameron, Prairie Lake, Turtle Lake, Lakeland, Cedar Lake, Maple Plain.

Barron County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Barron County: Jerdet Farms (A), Wright Charolais Farm (B), Rainbow Ranch Camp (C), Indianhead Speedway (D), Maple Plains Fish Hatchery (E), Camp Phillips (F), Rice Lake Country Club (G), Last Chance Dairy (H), Stardust Drive-In Theatre (I), Ridgeland Wastewater Treatment Plant (J), Castelle Farm (K), Degerman Daries (L), Manske Farm (M), Crescent Valley Farm (N), Silver Sky Farm (O), Backroad Dairy (P), Bethany Valley Farms (Q), Berg Farms (R), Jerland Farms (S), Lane Yule Farm (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Barron County include: Abundant Life Church (A), Pleasant Plain Church (B), Perley Church (C), Faith Church (D), Friends of Miesner Community Chapel (E), Seventh Day Adventist (F), Canton United Methodist Church (G), Holy Trinity Orthodox Church (H), Zion Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Wiesner Cemetery (1), Akers Cemetery (2), Dallas Cemetery (3), Old Hillsdale Cemetery (4), Lutheran Cemetery (5), Sunset Cemetery (6), Bethany Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Mud Lake (A), North Lake (B), Pea Viner Lake (C), Peterson Lake (D), Pickerel Lake (E), Pokegama Lake (F), Poskin Lake (G), Prairie Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Barker Creek (A), Bear Creek (B), Beaver Creek (C), South Fork Lower Pine Creek (D), Rice Creek (E), Lightning Creek (F), Sweeny Pond (G), Tainter Creek (H), Tiller Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Barron County include: Bear Lake Sedge Meadow State Natural Area (1), Rock Creek Felsenmeer State Natural Area (2), Bandli County Park (3), Barron County Park (4), Loon Lake Woods State Natural Area (5), New Auburn Sedge Meadow State Natural Area (6), Cedar Lake County Park (7), Engle Creek Springs State Public Fishing Area (8), Four H Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Burnett County , Chippewa County , Dunn County , Polk County , Rusk County , St. Croix County , Sawyer County , Washburn County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.9%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,371
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 528 (47% naturalized citizens)

Barron County:

1.2%
Whole state:

3.6%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 132
  • 1990 to 1994: 72
  • 1985 to 1989: 96
  • 1980 to 1984: 16
  • 1975 to 1979: 44
  • 1970 to 1974: 18
  • 1970 to 1974: 24
  • 1965 to 1969: 126

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 85.9%

Barron County marital status for males Barron County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Barron County with a mortgage: 5,523 (524 second mortgage, 589 home equity loan, 10 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,285

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

68.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Barron County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant10,83926
Catholic7,7648
Evangelical Protestant6,49242
Other9195
Orthodox--
None19,856-
Barron County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Barron County:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Barron County:

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 45
This county:

9.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Barron County:

8.5%
Wisconsin:

7.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Barron County:

28.2%
State:

27.5%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.1%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Barron County:

Average size of farms: 214 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $91,025
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $158.85
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.43%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 79.21%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $76,031
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 55.76%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 5.21%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $73,329
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.92%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 19.51
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 39.02%
Corn for grain: 60523 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 5462 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 23267 harvested acres
Vegetables: 7,548 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Barron County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 2382298.8 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 16 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 7/22/1967, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Barron County-area historical earthquake activity is below Wisconsin state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 205.3 miles away from Barron County center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 217.4 miles away from the county center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 311.1 miles away from the county center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 381.7 miles away from the county center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 245.4 miles away from Barron County center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 157.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Barron County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (28%)
  • Germany (12%)
  • Korea (8%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • Other Eastern Africa (5%)
  • Other Western Africa (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Barron County (%):

  • German (34%)
  • Norwegian (22%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • United States or American (5%)
  • Swedish (4%)
  • English (4%)
  • Polish (4%)

Barron County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 17,449 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 2,141 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 40 (0%)
  • Taxi: 2 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 10 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 26 (0%)
  • Walked: 932 (4%)
  • Other means: 95 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 1,519 (7%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Barron County, Wisconsin in 2000:

  • 485 people in nursing homes
  • 60 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 57 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 54 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 17 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 5 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

People in group quarters in Barron County, Wisconsin in 2010:

  • 444 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 122 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 82 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 25 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 3 people in correctional residential facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,178.

5.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,155 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.13%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.37% relocated from other counties in Wisconsin ($18,593 average AGI)
1.76% relocated from other states ($13,562 average AGI)
Barron County:

1.76%
Wisconsin average:

1.76%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Polk County, WI  0.48% ($25,300 average AGI)
from Chippewa County, WI  0.39% ($31,616)
from Washburn County, WI  0.38% ($25,083)
from Eau Claire County, WI  0.34% ($22,469)
from Dunn County, WI  0.29% ($28,648)
from St. Croix County, WI  0.20% ($34,579)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.18% ($35,182)


5.29% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,856 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.29%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.27% relocated to other counties in Wisconsin ($18,080 average AGI)
2.02% relocated to other states ($12,776 average AGI)
Barron County:

2.02%
Wisconsin average:

2.00%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Eau Claire County, WI  0.52% ($27,622 average AGI)
to Polk County, WI  0.47% ($27,404)
to Chippewa County, WI  0.35% ($35,123)
to Washburn County, WI  0.33% ($27,770)
to Dunn County, WI  0.19% ($31,611)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.19% ($26,314)
to Rusk County, WI  0.19% ($24,543)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.4

Births per 1000 population in Barron County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 10.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Barron County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Barron County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 8,393 (7,323 aged, 1,070 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 6.58
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 13723
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 513.210
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 47717.95

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1173.800
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1084.350
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 26.18

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 47.87
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 58.91

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 19.64

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 119.5. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 78.6
  • Other - 40.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 45,189

Size of family households: 6,590 2-persons, 2,458 3-persons, 2,117 4-persons, 940 5-persons, 351 6-persons, 170 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,311 1-person, 1,050 2-persons, 128 3-persons, 41 4-persons, 13 5-persons, 2 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

8,332 married couples with children.
2,281 single-parent households (677 men, 1,604 women).

96.2% of residents of Barron County speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
2.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (79% speak English very well, 21% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (56% speak English very well, 36% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $233,862,000 ($5129 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,052,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $115,335,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $41,492,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,097,000
Federal grants: $57,728,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,569,000 ($39,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $9,641,000 ($654,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,105,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $18,149,000
Federal Government insurance: $22,236,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,657
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

65 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,484
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +98
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +673
Here:

+15 per 1000 residents
State:

+3 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Barron County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.38 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 286
  • 2000 to 2004: 3,431
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,631
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,345
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,714
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,439
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,007
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,646
  • 1939 or earlier: 5,063
Rooms in houses/apartments in Barron County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 14
  • 2 rooms: 114
  • 3 rooms: 438
  • 4 rooms: 1,554
  • 5 rooms: 3,255
  • 6 rooms: 3,077
  • 7 rooms: 2,110
  • 8 rooms: 1,617
  • 9+ rooms: 1,364
  • 1 room: 96
  • 2 rooms: 451
  • 3 rooms: 927
  • 4 rooms: 1,175
  • 5 rooms: 759
  • 6 rooms: 423
  • 7 rooms: 239
  • 8 rooms: 149
  • 9+ rooms: 89
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Barron County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 29
  • 1 bedroom: 512
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,465
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,532
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,512
  • 5+ bedrooms: 493
  • no bedroom: 120
  • 1 bedroom: 1,275
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,750
  • 3 bedrooms: 779
  • 4 bedrooms: 315
  • 5+ bedrooms: 69
Cars and other vehicles available in Barron County, Wisconsin in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 376
  • 1 vehicle: 3,435
  • 2 vehicles: 6,258
  • 3 vehicles: 2,466
  • 4 vehicles: 717
  • 5+ vehicles: 291
  • no vehicle: 717
  • 1 vehicle: 1,965
  • 2 vehicles: 1,182
  • 3 vehicles: 354
  • 4 vehicles: 41
  • 5+ vehicles: 49

58% of Barron County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 61% lived in Wisconsin.

Barron County:

58.4%
State average:

57.2%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $75,700


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Barron County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (40.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (31.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11.6%)
  • Wood (9.7%)
  • Electricity (7.0%)
  • Utility gas (40.7%)
  • Electricity (32.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7.3%)
  • Wood (1.9%)
  • Other fuel (1.5%)
  • No fuel used (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 447
Here:

8.5%
Wisconsin:

16.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 88
Here:

2.9%
Wisconsin:

9.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 112
Here:

9.5%
Wisconsin:

18.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Barron County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,092,000
    Housing & Community Development: $274,000
    Judicial & Legal: $196,000
    General: $10,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $8,711,000
    Welfare - Other: $7,730,000
    Health Services - Other: $6,469,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,457,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,018,000
    Police Protection: $1,923,000
    General - Other: $1,865,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,306,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,276,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,053,000
    Financial Administration: $711,000
    General Public Buildings: $499,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $490,000
    Parks & Recreation: $401,000
    Libraries: $303,000
    Welfare, Cash Assistance - Other: $14,000
    Housing & Community Development: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $133,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $897,000
    Financial Administration: $215,000
    Police Protection: $203,000
    General - Other: $122,000
    General Public Building: $71,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $69,000
    Health - Other: $44,000
    Libraries: $39,000
    Central Staff: $38,000
    Welfare - Other: $34,000
    Parks & Recreation: $16,000
    Judicial: $2,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $10,060,000

Barron County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $2,744,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,374,000
    Parks & Recreation: $23,000
    Regular Highways: $19,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $48,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,160,000
    All Other: $104,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,230,000
    Interest Earnings: $678,000
    Rents: $39,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $9,092,000
    General Support: $3,293,000
    Highways: $2,157,000
    All Other: $702,000
    Health & Hospitals: $330,000
    Housing & Community Development: $270,000
    Education: $15,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,017,000
    Total General Sales: $2,859,000
    NEC: $287,000

Barron County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,136,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $10,000,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $11,629,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,507,000

Barron County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $8,953,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $11,979,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Barron County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Barron County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Barron County, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John43478.1 years
William27576.3 years
Mary27483.2 years
Robert25072.1 years
George21077.6 years
Anna21086.3 years
James19771.5 years
Joseph18777.2 years
Helen18581.8 years
Edward17979.0 years
Most common last names in Barron County, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson32778.4 years
Anderson21879.3 years
Olson19879.3 years
Nelson15879.4 years
Peterson15580.2 years
Hanson12876.7 years
Miller12278.6 years
Smith11476.4 years
Thompson10178.8 years
Larson9977.8 years
Businesses in Barron County, WI
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1KFC1
AT&T1Kmart1
Ace Hardware2La-Z-Boy2
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture2
AmericInn1Little Caesars Pizza1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets8
Arby's1Maurices1
Bath & Body Works1McDonald's3
Best Western1Menards1
Burger King2Microtel1
Carson Pirie Scott1New Balance2
Chevrolet2Nike1
Curves3OfficeMax1
Dairy Queen5Payless1
Days Inn1RadioShack2
Fashion Bug1Sears1
FedEx3Slumberland1
Ford3Subway7
GNC1Super 82
GameStop1T-Mobile2
Goodwill5True Value2
H&R Block2U-Haul5
Hardee's1UPS6
JCPenney1Walgreens1
Jones New York1Walmart1