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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Housing
    B-
  3. Nightlife
    A-
  4. Good for Families
    B-
  5. Diversity
    C
  6. Jobs
    B
  7. Weather
    C-
  8. Cost of Living
    B
  9. Health & Fitness
    B-
  10. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  11. Commute
    B
Washburn County is located in Wisconsin with a population of 15,689. In Washburn County, most residents own their homes. In Washburn County there are a lot of bars. Many retirees live in Washburn County and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Washburn County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$152,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$679
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    21%
  • Own
    79%
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Washburn County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    365.9
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    166.3
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,164.3
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284

Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    18%
  • 65+ years
    25%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%

Working in Washburn County

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$48,422
National
$55,322

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