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Bergen is a town in Marathon County, in the Wausau metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Bergen. For links to other places called Bergen, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Bergen is 44.736N. The longitude is -89.785W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,148 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 615.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bergen demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Marathon County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 54454 ZIP code.
40% of Bergen residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bergen ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bergen was $24,766, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Bergen residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Bergen, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $425. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,049.
Marathon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bergen political report.
The average commute time for Bergen workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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