Beaver Dam, WI Population

Population: 15,169. Estimated population in July 2020: 15,153 (-0.1% change)
Males: 7,318 (48.2%), Females: 7,851 (51.8%)

Dodge County

Zip codes: 53916.

Median resident age: 37.3 years
Median household income: $37,873
Median house value: $91,400

Races in Beaver Dam:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.9%)
  • Hispanic (4.2%)
  • Other race (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (54.6%), Irish (11.2%), Polish (8.2%), English (5.9%), French (4.8%), Norwegian (4.6%).

Elevation: 879 feet

Land area: 5.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Beaver Dam

  • High school or higher: 82.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Beaver Dam city

  • Never married: 24.0%
  • Now married: 53.3%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

2.7% Foreign born (1.3% Latin America, 0.5% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +854 (+6.0%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Beaver Dam:

  • BEAVER DAM COMMUNITY HOSPITAL INC (707 S UNIVERSITY AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Beaver Dam:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Beaver Dam:

  • WITTMAN REGIONAL (about 42 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; Abbreviation: OSH)
  • DANE COUNTY REGIONAL-TRUAX FIELD (about 42 miles; MADISON, WI; Abbreviation: MSN)
  • OUTAGAMIE COUNTY REGIONAL (about 59 miles; APPLETON, WI; Abbreviation: ATW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Beaver Dam:

  • DODGE COUNTY (about 10 miles; JUNEAU, WI; Abbreviation: UNU)
  • WATERTOWN MUNI (about 22 miles; WATERTOWN, WI; Abbreviation: RYV)
  • GILBERT FIELD (about 29 miles; RIO, WI; Abbreviation: 94C)
Amtrak station near Beaver Dam:

  • 15 miles: COLUMBUS (359 LUDINGTON ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Beaver Dam:

  • MORAINE PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 29 miles; FOND DU LAC, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,037)
  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 43 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,914)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER (about 45 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,493)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-OSHKOSH (about 46 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,057)
  • WAUKESHA COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 48 miles; PEWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,465)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 48 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 37,607)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 49 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,737)

Schools

Public high school in Beaver Dam:

  • BEAVER DAM HI (Students: 1,172; Location: 500 GOULD ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Beaver Dam:

  • WAYLAND ACADEMY (Students: 193; Location: 101 299 NORTH UNIVERSITY AVENU; Grades: 9 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Beaver Dam:

  • BEAVER DAM MID (Students: 708; Location: 108 4TH ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • JEFFERSON EL (Students: 312; Location: 301 BROOK ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • WASHINGTON EL (Students: 273; Location: 600 GROVE ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • PRAIRIE VIEW EL (Students: 261; Location: 510 N CRYSTAL LAKE RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • LINCOLN EL (Students: 227; Location: 210 GOULD ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • WILSON EL (Students: 142; Location: 405 W 3RD ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • BEAVER DAM CHARTER SCH (Students: 120; Location: 400 E BURNETT ST; Grades: 06 – 12)
  • SOUTH BEAVER DAM EL (Students: 118; Location: W9787 COUNTY ROAD D; Grades: KG – 05)
  • TRENTON EL (Students: 110; Location: N8954 COUNTY ROAD W; Grades: 01 – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Beaver Dam:

  • UNIFIED CATHOLIC PARISH SCHOOL (Students: 357; Location: 503 SOUTH SPRING STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST STEPHENS LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 264; Location: 412 WEST MAPLE AVENUE; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Beaver Dam:

  • BEAVER DAM COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $764,938; Location: 311 N. SPRING ST.; 107,337 books; 6,411 audio materials; 4,100 video materials; 208 serial subscriptions)