Park Falls, WI Population

Population: 2,793. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,464 (-11.8% change)
Males: 1,311 (46.9%), Females: 1,482 (53.1%)

Price County

Zip code: 54552

Median resident age: 42.3 years
Median household income: $33,860
Median house value: $61,300

Races in Park Falls:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (53.3%), Norwegian (9.0%), Czech (5.7%), Irish (5.2%), English (4.9%), Swedish (4.7%).

Elevation: 1490 feet

Land area: 3.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Park Falls

  • High school or higher: 84.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Park Falls city

  • Never married: 19.2%
  • Now married: 50.7%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 15.8%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

0.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -336 (-10.7%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Park Falls:

  • FLAMBEAU HOSPITAL INC (98 SHERRY AVE PO BOX 310)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Park Falls:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Park Falls:

  • GOGEBIC-IRON COUNTY (about 47 miles; IRONWOOD, MI; Abbreviation: IWD)
  • RHINELANDER-ONEIDA COUNTY (about 72 miles; RHINELANDER, WI; Abbreviation: RHI)
  • CENTRAL WISCONSIN (about 97 miles; MOSINEE, WI; Abbreviation: CWA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Park Falls:

  • PARK FALLS MUNI (about 3 miles; PARK FALLS, WI; Abbreviation: PKF)
  • PRICE COUNTY (about 17 miles; PHILLIPS, WI; Abbreviation: PBH)
  • PRENTICE (about 31 miles; PRENTICE, WI; Abbreviation: 5N2)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Park Falls:

  • NORTHCENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 87 miles; WAUSAU, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,039)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 107 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,866)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 107 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,601)
  • WISCONSIN INDIANHEAD TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 108 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STEVENS POINT (about 115 miles; STEVENS POINT, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,083)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-SUPERIOR (about 125 miles; SUPERIOR, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,436)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT (about 126 miles; MENOMONIE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,183)

Schools

Public high school in Park Falls:

  • PARK FALLS HI (Students: 343; Location: 400 9TH ST N; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Park Falls:

  • PARK FALLS EL (Students: 288; Location: 380 9TH ST N; Grades: PK – 05)
  • PARK FALLS MIDDLE (Students: 196; Location: 420 2ND AVE N; Grades: 06 – 08)
Private primary/middle school in Park Falls:

  • ST. ANTHONY OF PADUA CATHOLIC (Students: 125; Location: 200 5TH AVE SO; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Park Falls:

  • PARK FALLS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $275,511; Location: 121 NORTH FOURTH AVENUE; 34,109 books; 1,094 audio materials; 1,066 video materials; 153 serial subscriptions)