Like Adams County, Barron has recently experienced population loss after a number of decades of sustained growth.
Barron County Population Trends. (Applied Population Laboratory, UW-Madison/Extension)
This graph indicates Barron County population growth will continue through this decade.
Barron County's estimated population has declined 0.7% since 2010. Wisconsin's estimated population has increased 1.5% since 2010.
Estimated percentage growth/decline by age group in the Applied Population Laboratory report.
- +13% | 65 and over
- +29% | 45 to 64
- -11% | 20 to 44
- -16% | 5 to 19
- +8% | 0 to 4
As of July 1, 2014, 20.2% of Barron County's population is 65 and over compared to 15.2% of the state's.
Also of interest:
Smallville, USA, Fades FurtherMigration Trend Underlines Economic Shift as Young People Chase Jobs in Cities. (Wall Street Journal, 3/27/2014)
A closer look at Ashland County. (4/3/2016)
A closer look at Adams County. (4/3/2015)
The majority of Wisconsin counties have lost population since 2010. (3/28/2016)
Where Wisconsin's population growth is taking place (2010-2015). (3/27/2016)
Dane County: Wisconsin's population growth engine. (3/27/2016)
U.S. Census Bureau population estimates: Nearly half of Wisconsin counties lose population. (3/27/2016)
Wisconsin population projections, 2010-2040: Top 10 counties by % decline and growth. (5/14/2015)
Top 10 Wisconsin Counties by Percentage of Population Growth, Loss (2010-2014). (3/27/2015)
Wiscousin counties: Population 65 and older. (10/24/2014)
Wisconsin trivia: What was Wisconsin's 2nd-largest city in 1910? (/9/1/2014)
Dane County tallies 39% of state's population growth since 2010. (3/27/2014)
2012 U.S. Census population estimates: More gains than losses among Wisconsin's largest communities. (5/28/2013)