Birchwood, WI Population

Population: 518. Estimated population in July 2020: 537 (+3.7% change)
Males: 257 (49.6%), Females: 261 (50.4%)

Zip code: 54817

Median resident age: 41.3 years
Median household income: $23,636
Median house value: $62,500

Races in Birchwood:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.8%)
  • American Indian (3.3%)
  • Hispanic (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)

Ancestries: German (33.6%), Norwegian (13.3%), Czech (10.4%), Irish (9.1%), English (7.5%), Polish (7.3%).

Land area: 1.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Birchwood

  • High school or higher: 82.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 15.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Birchwood village

  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 17.5%

0.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +58 (+12.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Birchwood:

  • LAKEVIEW MEDICAL CENTER (about 16 miles; RICE LAKE, WI)
  • HAYWARD AREA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 28 miles; HAYWARD, WI)
  • BARRON MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER MAYO (about 28 miles; BARRON, WI)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Birchwood:

  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY REGIONAL (about 56 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Abbreviation: EAU)
  • DULUTH INTL (about 92 miles; DULUTH, MN; Abbreviation: DLH)
  • GOGEBIC-IRON COUNTY (about 116 miles; IRONWOOD, MI; Abbreviation: IWD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Birchwood:

  • RICE LAKE REGIONAL – CARL’S FIELD (about 23 miles; RICE LAKE, WI; Abbreviation: RPD)
  • CHETEK MUNI-SOUTHWORTH (about 26 miles; CHETEK, WI; Abbreviation: Y23)
  • SHELL LAKE MUNI (about 26 miles; SHELL LAKE, WI; Abbreviation: SSQ)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Birchwood:

  • WISCONSIN INDIANHEAD TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 31 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT (about 61 miles; MENOMONIE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,183)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 61 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,866)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 61 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,601)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-SUPERIOR (about 80 miles; SUPERIOR, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,436)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA-DULUTH (about 87 miles; DULUTH, MN; Full-time enrollment: 8,224)
  • LAKE SUPERIOR COLLEGE (about 92 miles; DULUTH, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,512)

Schools

Public high school in Birchwood:

  • BIRCHWOOD HI (Students: 112; Location: 300 S WILSON ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Birchwood:

  • BIRCHWOOD EL (Students: 213; Location: 300 S WILSON ST; Grades: PK – 08)
  • BIRCHWOOD MIDDLE (Location: 300 S WILSON ST; Grades: N – N )