Plain, WI Population

Population: 792. Estimated population in July 2020: 768 (-3.0% change)
Males: 400 (50.5%), Females: 392 (49.5%)

Sauk County

Zip code: 53577

Median resident age: 39.1 years
Median household income: $44,028
Median house value: $97,500

Races in Plain:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.1%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (61.5%), Irish (13.1%), Norwegian (5.9%), Polish (3.9%), English (3.7%), United States (2.5%).

Elevation: 820 feet

Land area: 0.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Plain

  • High school or higher: 82.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 20.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Plain village

  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 65.7%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

1.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +100 (+14.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Plain:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Plain:

  • VOLK FIELD (about 48 miles; CAMP DOUGLAS, WI; Abbreviation: VOK)
  • DANE COUNTY REGIONAL-TRUAX FIELD (about 51 miles; MADISON, WI; Abbreviation: MSN)
  • DUBUQUE REGIONAL (about 76 miles; DUBUQUE, IA; Abbreviation: DBQ)
Other public-use airports nearest to Plain:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Plain:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 46 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,737)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 47 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 37,607)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PLATTEVILLE (about 48 miles; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,045)
  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 50 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,914)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-LA CROSSE (about 89 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,669)
  • WESTERN WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 89 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,973)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STEVENS POINT (about 93 miles; STEVENS POINT, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,083)
Public primary/middle school in Plain:

  • PLAIN EL (Students: 106; Location: 1370 CHERRY ST; Grades: KG – 05)
Private primary/middle school in Plain:

  • ST LUKE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 123; Location: 1290 NACHREINER AVENUE; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Plain:

  • PLAIN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $39,386; Location: 1015 CEDAR ST.; 7,287 books; 19 audio materials; 184 video materials; 40 serial subscriptions)