Poplar, WI Population

Population: 552. Estimated population in July 2020: 591 (+7.1% change)
Males: 276 (50.0%), Females: 276 (50.0%)

Douglas County

Zip code: 54864

Median resident age: 39.3 years
Median household income: $41,406
Median house value: $69,300

Races in Poplar:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.0%)
  • American Indian (1.6%)

Ancestries: Swedish (25.7%), German (24.5%), Irish (16.8%), Norwegian (15.2%), Polish (8.7%), United States (3.4%).

Elevation: 985 feet

Land area: 11.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Poplar

  • High school or higher: 86.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 21.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Poplar village

  • Never married: 16.5%
  • Now married: 66.6%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +35 (+6.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Poplar:

  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL OF SUPERIOR NO 63 (about 22 miles; SUPERIOR, WI)
  • MILLER DWAN MEDICAL CENTER (about 26 miles; DULUTH, MN)
  • ST LUKES HOSPITAL OF DULUTH (about 26 miles; DULUTH, MN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Poplar:

  • DULUTH INTL (about 33 miles; DULUTH, MN; Abbreviation: DLH)
  • CHISHOLM-HIBBING (about 91 miles; HIBBING, MN; Abbreviation: HIB)
  • GOGEBIC-IRON COUNTY (about 117 miles; IRONWOOD, MI; Abbreviation: IWD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Poplar:

  • SKY HARBOR (about 19 miles; DULUTH, MN; Abbreviation: DYT)
  • SOLON SPRINGS MUNI (about 20 miles; SOLON SPRINGS, WI; Abbreviation: OLG)
  • RICHARD I BONG (about 22 miles; SUPERIOR, WI; Abbreviation: SUW)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Poplar:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-SUPERIOR (about 22 miles; SUPERIOR, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,436)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA-DULUTH (about 25 miles; DULUTH, MN; Full-time enrollment: 8,224)
  • LAKE SUPERIOR COLLEGE (about 32 miles; DULUTH, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,512)
  • WISCONSIN INDIANHEAD TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 59 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT (about 119 miles; MENOMONIE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,183)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 126 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,866)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 126 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,601)
Public primary/middle schools in Poplar:

  • NORTHWESTERN EL (Students: 495; Location: 10499 E US HIGHWAY 2; Grades: PK – 05)
  • NORTHWESTERN MID (Students: 353; Location: 10555 E US HIGHWAY 2; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • RICHARD I BONG MEMORIAL ACAD (Students: 8; Location: 4956 MEMORIAL DRIVE; Grades: 07 – 08)