Black River Falls, WI Population

Population: 3,618. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,485 (-3.7% change)
Males: 1,684 (46.5%), Females: 1,934 (53.5%)

Jackson County

Zip code: 54615

Median resident age: 41.9 years
Median household income: $33,555
Median house value: $78,500

Races in Black River Falls:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.9%)
  • American Indian (5.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (40.7%), Norwegian (32.5%), Irish (11.0%), English (6.4%), Polish (3.3%), Swiss (3.2%).

Elevation: 796 feet

Land area: 3.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Black River Falls

  • High school or higher: 80.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Black River Falls city

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 52.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 14.0%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

1.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -9 (-0.2%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Black River Falls:

  • BLACK RIVER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (711 W ADAMS ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Black River Falls:

  • FRANCISCAN SKEMP MED CTR SPARTA HOSP (about 23 miles; SPARTA, WI)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL INC (about 24 miles; NEILLSVILLE, WI)
  • OSSEO AREA MEDICAL CTR (about 32 miles; OSSEO, WI)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Black River Falls:

Other public-use airports nearest to Black River Falls:

  • BLACK RIVER FALLS AREA (about 4 miles; BLACK RIVER FALLS, WI; Abbreviation: BCK)
  • SPARTA/FORT MC COY (about 26 miles; SPARTA, WI; Abbreviation: CMY)
  • BLAIR (about 26 miles; BLAIR, WI; Abbreviation: 5E6)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Black River Falls:

  • WESTERN WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 35 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,973)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-LA CROSSE (about 43 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,669)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 55 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,866)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 55 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,601)
  • WINONA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 59 miles; WINONA, MN; Full-time enrollment: 6,568)
  • SAINT MARY’S UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA (about 59 miles; WINONA, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,969)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT (about 85 miles; MENOMONIE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,183)

Libraries

Library in Black River Falls:

  • BLACK RIVER FALLS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $231,988; Location: 222 FILLMORE STREET; 25,741 books; 1,144 audio materials; 1,362 video materials; 71 serial subscriptions)