Eagle River, WI Population

Population: 1,443. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,608 (+11.4% change)
Males: 652 (45.2%), Females: 791 (54.8%)

Vilas County

Zip code: 54521

Median resident age: 42.5 years
Median household income: $23,611
Median house value: $77,700

Races in Eagle River:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.4%)
  • American Indian (2.1%)
  • Black (1.4%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (43.5%), Irish (13.4%), Polish (11.8%), English (10.5%), French (6.9%), Swedish (5.7%).

Elevation: 1647 feet

Land area: 2.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Eagle River

  • High school or higher: 82.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Eagle River city

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 37.2%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 22.1%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

2.3% Foreign born (1.8% Europe, 0.3% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +48 (+3.4%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Eagle River:

  • EAGLE RIVER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (201 HOSPITAL RD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Eagle River:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Eagle River:

  • RHINELANDER-ONEIDA COUNTY (about 26 miles; RHINELANDER, WI; Abbreviation: RHI)
  • GOGEBIC-IRON COUNTY (about 73 miles; IRONWOOD, MI; Abbreviation: IWD)
  • FORD (about 80 miles; IRON MOUNTAIN KINGSFORD, MI; Abbreviation: IMT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Eagle River:

  • EAGLE RIVER UNION (about 2 miles; EAGLE RIVER, WI; Abbreviation: EGV)
  • THREE LAKES MUNI (about 14 miles; THREE LAKES, WI; Abbreviation: 40D)
  • KINGS LAND O’ LAKES (about 17 miles; LAND O’ LAKES, WI; Abbreviation: LNL)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Eagle River:

  • NORTHCENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 73 miles; WAUSAU, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,039)
  • MICHIGAN TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (about 95 miles; HOUGHTON, MI; Full-time enrollment: 5,779)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STEVENS POINT (about 99 miles; STEVENS POINT, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,083)
  • FOX VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE AT APPLETON (about 125 miles; APPLETON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,364)
  • SAINT NORBERT COLLEGE (about 132 miles; DE PERE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,031)
  • NORTHEAST WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 133 miles; GREEN BAY, WI; Full-time enrollment: 4,198)
  • NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY (about 134 miles; MARQUETTE, MI; Full-time enrollment: 7,374)

Schools

Public high school in Eagle River:

  • NORTHLAND PINES HI (Students: 575; Location: 1800 PLEASURE ISLAND RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Eagle River:

  • NORTHLAND PINES MID (Students: 398; Location: 1700 PLEASURE ISLAND RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • NORTHLAND PINES EL-EAGLE RIVER (Students: 318; Location: 1700 PLEASURE ISLAND RD; Grades: PK – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Eagle River:

  • ST PETER THE FISHERMAN (Students: 69; Location: P O BOX 729 115 3RD ST; Grades: PK – 5)
  • CHRIST LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 61; Location: 3RD – SPRUCE; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Eagle River:

  • WALTER E. OLSON MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $161,713; Location: 203 N. MAIN ST.; 35,293 books; 1,678 audio materials; 1,081 video materials; 126 serial subscriptions)