Port Wing, WI Population

Population: 420. Estimated population in July 2020: 421 (+0.2% change)
Males: 218 (51.9%), Females: 202 (48.1%)

Bayfield County

Zip code: 54865

Median resident age: 46.2 years
Median household income: $30,000
Median house value: $57,800

Races in Port Wing:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.6%)
  • American Indian (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (30.2%), Swedish (27.9%), Norwegian (20.5%), Irish (12.9%), Polish (8.3%), English (4.3%).

Elevation: 660 feet

Population

For population 25 years and over in Port Wing

  • High school or higher: 93.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 21.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 12.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 36.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Port Wing town

  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 58.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

1.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -15 (-3.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Port Wing:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Port Wing:

  • DULUTH INTL (about 56 miles; DULUTH, MN; Abbreviation: DLH)
  • GOGEBIC-IRON COUNTY (about 90 miles; IRONWOOD, MI; Abbreviation: IWD)
  • CHISHOLM-HIBBING (about 109 miles; HIBBING, MN; Abbreviation: HIB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Port Wing:

  • BAYFIELD COUNTY (about 15 miles; IRON RIVER, WI; Abbreviation: Y77)
  • RICHARD B HELGESON (about 30 miles; TWO HARBORS, MN; Abbreviation: TWM)
  • EAU CLAIRE LAKES (about 32 miles; DRUMMOND, WI; Abbreviation: 5G4)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Port Wing:

  • UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA-DULUTH (about 48 miles; DULUTH, MN; Full-time enrollment: 8,224)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-SUPERIOR (about 50 miles; SUPERIOR, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,436)
  • LAKE SUPERIOR COLLEGE (about 56 miles; DULUTH, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,512)
  • WISCONSIN INDIANHEAD TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 82 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT (about 137 miles; MENOMONIE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,183)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 138 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,866)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 138 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,601)

Schools

Public high school in Port Wing:

  • SOUTH SHORE JR/SR HI (Students: 123; Location: WASHINGTON & SCHOOL STS; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Port Wing:

  • SOUTH SHORE EL (Students: 90; Location: WASHINGTON & SCHOOL STS; Grades: PK – 06)