Manitowish Waters, WI Population

Population: 646. Estimated population in July 2020: 670 (+3.7% change)
Males: 343 (53.1%), Females: 303 (46.9%)

Vilas County

Zip code: 54545

Median resident age: 51.1 years
Median household income: $37,500
Median house value: $239,800

Races in Manitowish Waters:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.2%)
  • Hispanic (2.0%)

Ancestries: German (42.6%), Polish (10.7%), Irish (9.9%), English (8.7%), French (6.5%), Swedish (6.3%).

Elevation: 1620 feet

Population

For population 25 years and over in Manitowish Waters

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 23.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Manitowish Waters town

  • Never married: 13.6%
  • Now married: 70.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

1.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -6 (-0.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Manitowish Waters:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Manitowish Waters:

  • GOGEBIC-IRON COUNTY (about 31 miles; IRONWOOD, MI; Abbreviation: IWD)
  • RHINELANDER-ONEIDA COUNTY (about 46 miles; RHINELANDER, WI; Abbreviation: RHI)
  • CENTRAL WISCONSIN (about 96 miles; MOSINEE, WI; Abbreviation: CWA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Manitowish Waters:

  • MANITOWISH WATERS (about 2 miles; MANITOWISH WATERS, WI; Abbreviation: D25)
  • BOULDER JUNCTION (about 18 miles; BOULDER JUNCTION, WI; Abbreviation: BDJ)
  • LAKELAND/NOBLE F. LEE MEMORIAL FIELD (about 20 miles; MINOCQUA-WOODRUFF, WI; Abbreviation: ARV)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Manitowish Waters:

  • NORTHCENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 83 miles; WAUSAU, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,039)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STEVENS POINT (about 114 miles; STEVENS POINT, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,083)
  • MICHIGAN TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (about 114 miles; HOUGHTON, MI; Full-time enrollment: 5,779)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 145 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,866)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 145 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,601)
  • WISCONSIN INDIANHEAD TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 148 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-SUPERIOR (about 158 miles; SUPERIOR, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,436)
Public primary/middle school in Manitowish Waters:

  • NORTH LAKELAND EL (Students: 206; Location: 12686 COUNTY HIGHWAY K; Grades: PK – 08)

Libraries

Library in Manitowish Waters:

  • FRANK B. KOLLER MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $64,630; Location: HWY. 51 S.; 22,792 books; 733 audio materials; 1,374 video materials; 69 serial subscriptions)