Ladysmith, WI Population

Population: 3,932. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,789 (-3.6% change)
Males: 1,834 (46.6%), Females: 2,098 (53.4%)

Rusk County

Zip code: 54848

Median resident age: 37.2 years
Median household income: $28,274
Median house value: $61,800

Races in Ladysmith:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.8%)
  • Black (1.5%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (37.4%), Irish (15.2%), Norwegian (10.7%), Polish (8.7%), English (7.9%), French (5.1%).

Elevation: 1144 feet

Land area: 3.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Ladysmith

  • High school or higher: 79.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 13.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ladysmith city

  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 48.4%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

3.1% Foreign born (2.1% Europe, 0.5% North America, 0.5% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -73 (-1.8%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Ladysmith:

  • RUSK COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL 203 (900 COLLEGE AVE WEST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Ladysmith:

  • VICTORY MEDICAL CTR INC (about 37 miles; STANLEY, WI)
  • BLOOMER MEDICAL CTR (about 37 miles; BLOOMER, WI)
  • HAYWARD AREA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 42 miles; HAYWARD, WI)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ladysmith:

  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY REGIONAL (about 50 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Abbreviation: EAU)
  • GOGEBIC-IRON COUNTY (about 100 miles; IRONWOOD, MI; Abbreviation: IWD)
  • CENTRAL WISCONSIN (about 111 miles; MOSINEE, WI; Abbreviation: CWA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Ladysmith:

  • RUSK COUNTY (about 8 miles; LADYSMITH, WI; Abbreviation: RCX)
  • CHETEK MUNI-SOUTHWORTH (about 39 miles; CHETEK, WI; Abbreviation: Y23)
  • SAWYER COUNTY (about 45 miles; HAYWARD, WI; Abbreviation: HYR)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Ladysmith:

  • MOUNT SENARIO COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 586; Location: 1500 COLLEGE AVE W; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mountsenario.edu)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ladysmith:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 54 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,866)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 54 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,601)
  • WISCONSIN INDIANHEAD TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 65 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT (about 71 miles; MENOMONIE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,183)
  • NORTHCENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 105 miles; WAUSAU, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,039)
  • WINONA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 106 miles; WINONA, MN; Full-time enrollment: 6,568)
  • SAINT MARY’S UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA (about 106 miles; WINONA, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,969)

Schools

Public high schools in Ladysmith:

  • LADYSMITH HI (Students: 323; Location: 1700 EDGEWOOD AVE E; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAM 2 (AP-2) (Students: 5; Location: 1700 EDGEWOOD AVE E; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Ladysmith:

  • LADYSMITH EL (Students: 377; Location: 624 E 6TH ST S; Grades: PK – 04)
  • LADYSMITH MID (Students: 262; Location: 115 E 6TH ST S; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • PROJECT LEARNING (Students: 42; Location: 1700 EDGEWOOD AVE E; Grades: 05 – 12)
Private primary/middle school in Ladysmith:

  • OUR LADY OF SORROWS CATH SCHOO (Students: 117; Location: 105 E WASHINGTON AVE; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Ladysmith:

  • RUSK COUNTY COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $319,573; Location: 418 CORBETT AVE. W.; 30,602 books; 1,108 audio materials; 2,393 video materials; 177 serial subscriptions)