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Barron is a city in Barron County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Henry D. Barron, judge and legislator
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Barron. For links to other places called Barron, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Barron is 45.401N. The longitude is -91.848W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,109 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,308.


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Median household income
Local
$33,281
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Barron demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Dallas
· Quaderer's Camp
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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32% of Barron residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Barron ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Barron was $18,485, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% of Barron residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Barron, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $344.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $670.


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Libraries in Barron include Barron Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Barron include Barron News-Shield

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Barron County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Barron political report.

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The average commute time for Barron workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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