Dresser, WI Population

Population: 732. Estimated population in July 2020: 844 (+15.3% change)
Males: 360 (49.2%), Females: 372 (50.8%)

Polk County

Zip code: 54009

Median resident age: 35.1 years
Median household income: $37,500
Median house value: $89,400

Races in Dresser:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.8%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Hispanic (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (35.9%), Norwegian (21.9%), Swedish (20.1%), English (8.2%), United States (8.1%), Irish (7.9%).

Elevation: 973 feet

Land area: 1.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Dresser

  • High school or higher: 87.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dresser village

  • Never married: 24.0%
  • Now married: 59.8%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

0.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +103 (+16.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Dresser:

  • OSCEOLA MEDICAL CENTER (about 4 miles; OSCEOLA, WI)
  • ST CROIX REGIONAL MEDICAL CTR INC (about 8 miles; ST CROIX FALLS, WI)
  • HOLY FAMILY HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; NEW RICHMOND, WI)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Dresser:

  • MINNEAPOLIS-ST PAUL INTL/WOLD-CHAMBERLAIN/ (about 53 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Abbreviation: MSP)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY REGIONAL (about 87 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Abbreviation: EAU)
  • ST CLOUD REGIONAL (about 99 miles; ST CLOUD, MN; Abbreviation: STC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Dresser:

  • L O SIMENSTAD MUNI (about 6 miles; OSCEOLA, WI; Abbreviation: OEO)
  • NEW RICHMOND MUNI (about 17 miles; NEW RICHMOND, WI; Abbreviation: RNH)
  • AMERY MUNI (about 20 miles; AMERY, WI; Abbreviation: AHH)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dresser:

  • CENTURY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 33 miles; WHITE BEAR LAKE, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,381)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-RIVER FALLS (about 35 miles; RIVER FALLS, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,491)
  • METROPOLITAN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; ST PAUL, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,171)
  • BETHEL COLLEGE (about 44 miles; ST PAUL, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,787)
  • ST PAUL TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 45 miles; ST PAUL, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,587)
  • INVER HILLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 45 miles; INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,475)
  • HAMLINE UNIVERSITY (about 46 miles; ST PAUL, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,847)
Public primary/middle school in Dresser:

  • DRESSER EL (Students: 85; Location: 131 2ND AVE; Grades: PK – 04)

Libraries

Library in Dresser:

  • DRESSER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $37,424; Location: 117 S. CENTRAL AVE.; 8,568 books; 193 audio materials; 173 video materials; 17 serial subscriptions)