Brule, WI Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 591. Estimated population in July 2020: 657 (+11.2% change)
Males: 303 (51.3%), Females: 288 (48.7%)

Douglas County

Zip code: 54820

Median resident age: 39.3 years
Median household income: $35,972
Median house value: $70,300

Races in Brule:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.1%)
  • American Indian (1.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (19.8%), Irish (11.8%), Swedish (11.3%), Norwegian (10.7%), Polish (7.1%), French (5.2%).

Elevation: 985 feet

Population

For population 25 years and over in Brule

  • High school or higher: 85.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 32.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brule town

  • Never married: 19.3%
  • Now married: 62.3%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

0.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +68 (+13.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Brule:

  • LAKE VIEW MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 37 miles; TWO HARBORS, MN)
  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL OF SUPERIOR NO 63 (about 37 miles; SUPERIOR, WI)
  • MILLER DWAN MEDICAL CENTER (about 40 miles; DULUTH, MN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Brule:

  • DULUTH INTL (about 47 miles; DULUTH, MN; Abbreviation: DLH)
  • GOGEBIC-IRON COUNTY (about 101 miles; IRONWOOD, MI; Abbreviation: IWD)
  • CHISHOLM-HIBBING (about 104 miles; HIBBING, MN; Abbreviation: HIB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Brule:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brule:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-SUPERIOR (about 37 miles; SUPERIOR, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,436)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA-DULUTH (about 39 miles; DULUTH, MN; Full-time enrollment: 8,224)
  • LAKE SUPERIOR COLLEGE (about 46 miles; DULUTH, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,512)
  • WISCONSIN INDIANHEAD TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 63 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT (about 119 miles; MENOMONIE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,183)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 122 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,866)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 122 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,601)