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Brillion, Wisconsin
City
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Location of Brillion, Wisconsin
Location of Brillion, Wisconsin
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Calumet
Area
 • Total 2.75 sq mi (7.12 km2)
 • Land 2.73 sq mi (7.07 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation 830 ft (253 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,148
 • Estimate (2012) 3,186
 • Density 1,153.1/sq mi (445.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Zip Code 54110
Area code(s) 920
FIPS code 55-09725
GNIS feature ID 1562211
Website www.ci.brillion.wi.us

Brillion is a city in Calumet County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The population was 3,148 at the 2010 census. The city is located within the Town of Brillion, though it is politically independent.

History

Brillion is named after the town of Brilon, in Germany.

Geography

Brillion is located at 44°10′30″N 88°3′57″W / 44.175°N 88.06583°W / 44.175; -88.06583 (44.175114, -88.0661).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.75 square miles (7.12 km2), of which, 2.73 square miles (7.07 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 278
1890 582 109.4%
1900 855 46.9%
1910 998 16.7%
1920 1,102 10.4%
1930 1,167 5.9%
1940 1,200 2.8%
1950 1,390 15.8%
1960 1,783 28.3%
1970 2,588 45.1%
1980 2,907 12.3%
1990 2,840 −2.3%
2000 2,937 3.4%
2010 3,148 7.2%
Est. 2015 3,142 −0.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 3,148 people, 1,298 households, and 851 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,153.1 inhabitants per square mile (445.2/km2). There were 1,349 housing units at an average density of 494.1 per square mile (190.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.1% White, 0.2% African American, 0.5% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.9% from other races, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.8% of the population.

There were 1,298 households of which 32.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.7% were married couples living together, 7.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.4% were non-families. 29.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 3.01.

The median age in the city was 37.8 years. 25.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.1% were from 25 to 44; 24.1% were from 45 to 64; and 16.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.4% male and 50.6% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 2,937 people, 1,155 households, and 818 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,128.8 people per square mile (436.1/km²). There were 1,230 housing units at an average density of 472.7 per square mile (182.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.64% White, 0.72% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.17% from other races, and 0.31% from two or more races. 0.51% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 1,155 households out of which 32.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.6% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.1% were non-families. 25.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the city, the population was spread out with 26.3% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 29.1% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 14.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 95.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $46,633, and the median income for a family was $52,989. Males had a median income of $37,106 versus $24,318 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,754. About 1.6% of families and 2.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 0.8% of those under age 18 and 7.1% of those age 65 or over.

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