Big Bend, WI Population

Population: 1,278. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,267 (-0.9% change)
Males: 659 (51.6%), Females: 619 (48.4%)

Waukesha County

Zip code: 53103

Median resident age: 36.8 years
Median household income: $56,767
Median house value: $137,900

Races in Big Bend:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.2%)
  • Hispanic (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (53.3%), Polish (22.8%), Irish (11.8%), French (4.4%), United States (4.3%), Norwegian (4.0%).

Elevation: 820 feet

Land area: 2.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Big Bend

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 20.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Big Bend village

  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 62.5%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

1.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -279 (-17.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Big Bend:

  • LAKEVIEW NEUROREHAB CTR MIDWEST 272 (about 7 miles; WATERFORD, WI)
  • WAUKESHA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL INC (about 9 miles; WAUKESHA, WI)
  • WAUKESHA COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH CTR 218 (about 10 miles; WAUKESHA, WI)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Big Bend:

  • GENERAL MITCHELL INTERNATIONAL (about 23 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Abbreviation: MKE)
  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 30 miles; KENOSHA, WI; Abbreviation: ENW)
  • ROCK CO (about 60 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: JVL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Big Bend:

  • FOX RIVER (about 10 miles; ROCHESTER, WI; Abbreviation: 96C)
  • WAUKESHA COUNTY (about 11 miles; WAUKESHA, WI; Abbreviation: UES)
  • CINDY GUNTLY MEMORIAL (about 11 miles; FRANKSVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: 62C)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Big Bend:

  • CARROLL COLLEGE (about 9 miles; WAUKESHA, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,332)
  • WAUKESHA COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 14 miles; PEWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,465)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE (about 20 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 18,994)
  • MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,589)
  • MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 22 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,048)
  • MILWAUKEE SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING (about 25 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,093)
  • CARDINAL STRITCH UNIVERSITY (about 28 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 4,913)
Public primary/middle school in Big Bend:

  • BIG BEND EL (Students: 413; Location: W230S8695 BIG BEND DR; Grades: PK – 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Big Bend:

  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 245; Location: W227 S8930 ST JOSEPH DR; Grades: PK – 8)
  • CHRIST LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 111; Location: W229 S8930 CLARK STREET; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Big Bend:

  • BIG BEND VILLAGE LIBRARY (Operating income: $59,536; Location: W230 S9175 NEVINS ST.; 12,703 books; 228 audio materials; 383 video materials; 40 serial subscriptions)