Barron County is located in Northwest Wisconsin. The County Seat is Barron and the largest city is Rice Lake. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.barroncountywi.gov. The 2014 population estimate is 45,455 and the 2010 census population was 45,870. The land area is 862.71 square miles and there are 53.2 persons per square mile.
96.1% of the population is White, 1.1% is Black or African American, 2.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.6% is Asian, 1% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.2% is two or more races. 88.3% have a high school degree or higher, and 16.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $134,900, there are 19,168 households, an average of 2.36 persons per household. The per capita income is $23,337, the median household income is $44,054, and 12.8% of the persons in Barron County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 4,794. Retail sales (in $1000) were $670,752, and sales per capita were $14,719. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 19.9%.
County government center is at 335 E. Monroe Avenue, Barron, Wisconsin 54812.
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