Barron County


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Barron County, Wisconsin

330 E LaSalle Ave Rm 210
Barron, WI 54812
Phone: (715) 537-6200
Fax: (715) 537-6277
www.co.barron.wi.us

In west-central WI, east of Saint Paul, MN; organized as Dallas County Mar 19, 1859; name changed Mar 4, 1869. Name Origin: For Henry D. Barron, state senator and judge of the WI circuit court. Originally for George Dallas (1792-1864), U.S. vice president (1845-49)

Area (sq mi):: 890.02 (land 862.84; water 27.18) Population per square mile: 53.10
Population 2005: 45,834 State rank: 29 Population change: 2000-20005 1.90%; 1990-2000 10.30% Population 2000: 44,963 (White 97.10%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.80%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 38.80
Income 2000: per capita $18,091; median household $37,275; Population below poverty level: 8.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,029-$24,922
Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 19.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 14.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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