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Birchwood is a village in Washburn County.

The community was named for the white birch trees growing on the lake shore.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Birchwood. For links to other places called Birchwood, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Birchwood is 45.666N. The longitude is -91.555W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,263 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 538.


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Median household income
Local
$23,636
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Birchwood demographic reports
Birchwood is on Shell Lake.
Local festivals include:
  • Bluegill Festival - July 19-22, 2007
Dates often change. Check Birchwood web sites and events links in the sections below.

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29% of Birchwood residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Birchwood ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Birchwood was $14,237, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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9% of Birchwood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Birchwood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $227.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $725.


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Washburn County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Birchwood political report.

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The average commute time for Birchwood workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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