Downing, WI Population

Population: 257. Estimated population in July 2020: 247 (-3.9% change)
Males: 139 (54.1%), Females: 118 (45.9%)

Dunn County

Zip code: 54734

Median resident age: 35.3 years
Median household income: $41,375
Median house value: $74,100

Races in Downing:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)

Ancestries: German (55.3%), Norwegian (35.8%), English (8.2%), Irish (7.0%), French (6.6%), Swedish (6.6%).

Elevation: 983 feet

Land area: 3.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Downing

  • High school or higher: 78.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 5.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 9.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 32.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Downing village

  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 60.4%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

5.1% Foreign born (4.3% Latin America, 0.8% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: -4 (-1.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Downing:

  • BALDWIN AREA MEDICAL CTR 141 (about 18 miles; BALDWIN, WI)
  • MYRTLE WERTH HOSPITAL MAYO HEALTH SYST (about 19 miles; MENOMONIE, WI)
  • AMERY REGIONAL MEDICAL CTR (about 26 miles; AMERY, WI)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Downing:

  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY REGIONAL (about 47 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Abbreviation: EAU)
  • MINNEAPOLIS-ST PAUL INTL/WOLD-CHAMBERLAIN/ (about 77 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Abbreviation: MSP)
  • ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL (about 83 miles; ROCHESTER, MN; Abbreviation: RST)
Other public-use airports nearest to Downing:

  • BOYCEVILLE MUNI (about 8 miles; BOYCEVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: 3T3)
  • MENOMONIE MUNICIPAL-SCORE FIELD (about 22 miles; MENOMONIE, WI; Abbreviation: W11)
  • AMERY MUNI (about 23 miles; AMERY, WI; Abbreviation: AHH)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Downing:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT (about 19 miles; MENOMONIE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,183)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-RIVER FALLS (about 37 miles; RIVER FALLS, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,491)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 49 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,866)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 49 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,601)
  • WISCONSIN INDIANHEAD TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 50 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,045)
  • CENTURY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 62 miles; WHITE BEAR LAKE, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,381)
  • METROPOLITAN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 64 miles; ST PAUL, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,171)