Iola, WI Population

Population: 1,298. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,232 (-5.1% change)
Males: 588 (45.3%), Females: 710 (54.7%)

Waupaca County

Zip codes: 54945.

Median resident age: 42.1 years
Median household income: $32,829
Median house value: $79,800

Races in Iola:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)

Ancestries: German (43.5%), Norwegian (29.0%), Polish (11.8%), Irish (10.7%), English (5.4%), French (4.5%).

Elevation: 955 feet

Land area: 1.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Iola

  • High school or higher: 81.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Iola village

  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 57.2%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

1.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +181 (+16.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Iola:

  • RIVERSIDE MEDICAL CTR (about 13 miles; WAUPACA, WI)
  • WILD ROSE COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; WILD ROSE, WI)
  • NEW LONDON FAMILY MEDICAL CTR INC (about 27 miles; NEW LONDON, WI)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Iola:

  • CENTRAL WISCONSIN (about 42 miles; MOSINEE, WI; Abbreviation: CWA)
  • OUTAGAMIE COUNTY REGIONAL (about 46 miles; APPLETON, WI; Abbreviation: ATW)
  • WITTMAN REGIONAL (about 54 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; Abbreviation: OSH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Iola:

  • CENTRAL COUNTY (about 8 miles; IOLA, WI; Abbreviation: 68C)
  • WAUPACA MUNI (about 15 miles; WAUPACA, WI; Abbreviation: PCZ)
  • WILD ROSE IDLEWILD (about 24 miles; WILD ROSE, WI; Abbreviation: W23)
Amtrak station near Iola:

  • 17 miles: TIGERTON (U.S. HWY 45 & HWY M) – Bus Station

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Iola:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STEVENS POINT (about 30 miles; STEVENS POINT, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,083)
  • NORTHCENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 49 miles; WAUSAU, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,039)
  • FOX VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE AT APPLETON (about 52 miles; APPLETON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,364)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-OSHKOSH (about 52 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,057)
  • MORAINE PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 68 miles; FOND DU LAC, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,037)
  • SAINT NORBERT COLLEGE (about 73 miles; DE PERE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,031)
  • NORTHEAST WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 78 miles; GREEN BAY, WI; Full-time enrollment: 4,198)

Schools

Public high school in Iola:

  • IOLA-SCANDINAVIA HI (Students: 374; Location: 540 S JACKSON ST; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Iola:

  • IOLA-SCANDINAVIA EL (Students: 416; Location: 450 DIVISION ST; Grades: PK – 06)

Libraries

Library in Iola:

  • IOLA VILLAGE LIBRARY (Operating income: $110,185; Location: 180 S. MAIN ST.; 16,656 books; 799 audio materials; 1,714 video materials; 72 serial subscriptions)