Bayfield, WI Population

Population: 625. Estimated population in July 2020: 637 (+1.9% change)
Males: 323 (51.7%), Females: 302 (48.3%)

Bayfield County

Zip code: 54814

Median resident age: 44.3 years
Median household income: $39,342
Median house value: $123,400

Races in Bayfield:

  • White Non-Hispanic (79.5%)
  • American Indian (19.5%)
  • Two or more races (5.1%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)

Ancestries: German (35.4%), Norwegian (17.6%), Swedish (13.9%), English (12.6%), Irish (12.5%), French (8.8%).

Elevation: 650 feet

Land area: 0.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Bayfield

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 32.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.8%
  • Unemployed: 12.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bayfield town

  • Never married: 16.4%
  • Now married: 67.6%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +26 (+4.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Bayfield:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Bayfield:

  • GOGEBIC-IRON COUNTY (about 53 miles; IRONWOOD, MI; Abbreviation: IWD)
  • DULUTH INTL (about 95 miles; DULUTH, MN; Abbreviation: DLH)
  • RHINELANDER-ONEIDA COUNTY (about 125 miles; RHINELANDER, WI; Abbreviation: RHI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Bayfield:

  • MADELINE ISLAND (about 6 miles; LA POINTE, WI; Abbreviation: 4R5)
  • JOHN F KENNEDY MEMORIAL (about 21 miles; ASHLAND, WI; Abbreviation: ASX)
  • BAYFIELD COUNTY (about 47 miles; IRON RIVER, WI; Abbreviation: Y77)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bayfield:

  • UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA-DULUTH (about 87 miles; DULUTH, MN; Full-time enrollment: 8,224)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-SUPERIOR (about 89 miles; SUPERIOR, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,436)
  • LAKE SUPERIOR COLLEGE (about 95 miles; DULUTH, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,512)
  • WISCONSIN INDIANHEAD TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 109 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 147 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,866)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 147 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,601)
  • NORTHCENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 151 miles; WAUSAU, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,039)

Schools

Public high school in Bayfield:

  • BAYFIELD HI (Students: 160; Location: 300 N 4TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Bayfield:

  • BAYFIELD EL (Students: 201; Location: 300 N 4TH ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • BAYFIELD MID (Students: 111; Location: 300 N 4TH ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • LA POINTE EL (Students: 22; Location: 300 N 4TH ST; Grades: KG – 06)

Libraries

Libraries in Bayfield:

  • RED CLIFF PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $95,480; Location: 88850 CHURCH ROAD; 8,559 books; 80 audio materials; 300 video materials; 28 serial subscriptions)
  • BAYFIELD CARNEGIE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $82,872; Location: 37 N. BROAD ST.; 15,163 books; 950 audio materials; 1,300 video materials; 46 serial subscriptions)