Brodhead, WI Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 3,180. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,068 (-3.5% change)
Males: 1,525 (48.0%), Females: 1,655 (52.0%)

Green County

Zip code: 53520

Median resident age: 36.3 years
Median household income: $36,506
Median house value: $82,900

Races in Brodhead:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (39.7%), Norwegian (18.6%), Irish (14.2%), Swiss (10.9%), United States (10.9%), English (8.3%).

Elevation: 798 feet

Land area: 1.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Brodhead

  • High school or higher: 77.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brodhead city

  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

0.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +13 (+0.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Brodhead:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Brodhead:

  • ROCK CO (about 24 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: JVL)
  • DANE COUNTY REGIONAL-TRUAX FIELD (about 36 miles; MADISON, WI; Abbreviation: MSN)
  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 37 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Abbreviation: RFD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Brodhead:

  • BRODHEAD (about 3 miles; BRODHEAD, WI; Abbreviation: C37)
  • MONROE MUNI (about 15 miles; MONROE, WI; Abbreviation: EFT)
  • FREEPORT/DORNINK (about 22 miles; FREEPORT, IL; Abbreviation: C86)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brodhead:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 32 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,737)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 32 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 37,607)
  • ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE (about 34 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,200)
  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 35 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,914)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER (about 47 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,493)
  • KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE (about 59 miles; MALTA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,289)
  • NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 65 miles; DeKalb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,477)

Schools

Public high school in Brodhead:

  • BRODHEAD HI (Students: 403; Location: 2501 W 5TH AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Brodhead:

  • RONALD R ALBRECHT EL (Students: 503; Location: 1400 21ST ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • BRODHEAD MID (Students: 324; Location: 2100 W 9TH AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Brodhead:

  • BRODHEAD MEMORIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $166,049; Location: 902 W. 2ND AVE.; 34,985 books; 2,070 audio materials; 2,550 video materials; 74 serial subscriptions)