Bruce, WI Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 787. Estimated population in July 2020: 731 (-7.1% change)
Males: 363 (46.1%), Females: 424 (53.9%)

Rusk County

Zip code: 54819

Median resident age: 45.5 years
Median household income: $26,250
Median house value: $54,400

Races in Bruce:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.9%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (38.9%), Irish (10.3%), Polish (10.3%), Norwegian (9.5%), English (8.1%), French (8.1%).

Elevation: 1106 feet

Land area: 2.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Bruce

  • High school or higher: 81.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bruce village

  • Never married: 19.3%
  • Now married: 52.8%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 14.1%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

0.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -58 (-6.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Bruce:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Bruce:

  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY REGIONAL (about 45 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Abbreviation: EAU)
  • GOGEBIC-IRON COUNTY (about 109 miles; IRONWOOD, MI; Abbreviation: IWD)
  • LA CROSSE MUNI (about 110 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Abbreviation: LSE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Bruce:

  • RUSK COUNTY (about 19 miles; LADYSMITH, WI; Abbreviation: RCX)
  • CHETEK MUNI-SOUTHWORTH (about 28 miles; CHETEK, WI; Abbreviation: Y23)
  • RICE LAKE REGIONAL – CARL’S FIELD (about 35 miles; RICE LAKE, WI; Abbreviation: RPD)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bruce:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 49 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,866)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 49 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,601)
  • WISCONSIN INDIANHEAD TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 54 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT (about 61 miles; MENOMONIE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,183)
  • WINONA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 102 miles; WINONA, MN; Full-time enrollment: 6,568)
  • SAINT MARY’S UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA (about 102 miles; WINONA, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,969)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-SUPERIOR (about 102 miles; SUPERIOR, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,436)

Schools

Public high school in Bruce:

  • BRUCE HI (Students: 226; Location: 104 W WASHINGTON AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Bruce:

  • BRUCE EL (Students: 250; Location: 104 W WASHINGTON AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • BRUCE MID (Students: 150; Location: 104 W WASHINGTON AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Bruce:

  • BRUCE AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $24,480; Location: 834 N. MAIN ST.; 8,662 books; 257 audio materials; 405 video materials; 27 serial subscriptions)