Nekoosa, WI Population

Population: 2,590. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,585 (-0.2% change)
Males: 1,217 (47.0%), Females: 1,373 (53.0%)

Wood County

Zip code: 54457

Median resident age: 36.6 years
Median household income: $39,375
Median house value: $62,000

Races in Nekoosa:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.2%)
  • Hispanic (1.8%)
  • American Indian (1.5%)
  • Other race (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (43.8%), Polish (16.0%), Irish (10.6%), Norwegian (7.8%), English (7.2%), French (6.8%).

Elevation: 955 feet

Land area: 3.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Nekoosa

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nekoosa city

  • Never married: 21.0%
  • Now married: 61.1%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

2.4% Foreign born (1.2% Europe, 0.7% North America, 0.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +31 (+1.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Nekoosa:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Nekoosa:

  • CENTRAL WISCONSIN (about 35 miles; MOSINEE, WI; Abbreviation: CWA)
  • VOLK FIELD (about 36 miles; CAMP DOUGLAS, WI; Abbreviation: VOK)
  • DANE COUNTY REGIONAL-TRUAX FIELD (about 91 miles; MADISON, WI; Abbreviation: MSN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Nekoosa:

  • ALEXANDER FIELD SOUTH WOOD COUNTY (about 6 miles; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI; Abbreviation: ISW)
  • NECEDAH (about 24 miles; NECEDAH, WI; Abbreviation: DAF)
  • ADAMS COUNTY LEGION FIELD (about 27 miles; FRIENDSHIP (ADAMS), WI; Abbreviation: 63C)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nekoosa:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STEVENS POINT (about 28 miles; STEVENS POINT, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,083)
  • NORTHCENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 47 miles; WAUSAU, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,039)
  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 91 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,914)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 92 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,737)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 93 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 37,607)
  • WESTERN WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 93 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,973)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-OSHKOSH (about 97 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,057)

Schools

Public high school in Nekoosa:

  • NEKOOSA HI (Students: 512; Location: 500 CEDAR ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Nekoosa:

  • ALEXANDER MID (Students: 576; Location: 540 BIRCH ST; Grades: 04 – 08)
  • HUMKE EL (Students: 378; Location: 500 S SECTION ST; Grades: KG – 03)
Private primary/middle school in Nekoosa:

  • SACRED HEART SCHOOL (Students: 90; Location: 710 VILAS AVE; Grades: PK – 6)

Libraries

Library in Nekoosa:

  • CHARLES & JOANN LESTER LIBRARY (Operating income: $136,343; Location: 100 PARK ST.; 28,444 books; 563 audio materials; 1,808 video materials; 130 serial subscriptions)