Rhinelander, WI Population

Population: 7,735. Estimated population in July 2020: 7,889 (+2.0% change)
Males: 3,534 (45.7%), Females: 4,201 (54.3%)

Oneida County

Zip code: 54501

Median resident age: 38.9 years
Median household income: $29,622
Median house value: $72,700

Races in Rhinelander:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.5%)
  • American Indian (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (49.7%), Irish (13.9%), French (9.3%), Norwegian (8.9%), Polish (7.9%), English (6.6%).

Elevation: 1554 feet

Land area: 7.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Rhinelander

  • High school or higher: 78.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 20.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 12.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rhinelander city

  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 51.2%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

0.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -159 (-2.0%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Rhinelander:

  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL (1044 KABEL AVENUE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Rhinelander:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rhinelander:

  • RHINELANDER-ONEIDA COUNTY (about 5 miles; RHINELANDER, WI; Abbreviation: RHI)
  • CENTRAL WISCONSIN (about 63 miles; MOSINEE, WI; Abbreviation: CWA)
  • GOGEBIC-IRON COUNTY (about 78 miles; IRONWOOD, MI; Abbreviation: IWD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Rhinelander:

  • EAGLE RIVER UNION (about 22 miles; EAGLE RIVER, WI; Abbreviation: EGV)
  • THREE LAKES MUNI (about 23 miles; THREE LAKES, WI; Abbreviation: 40D)
  • LAKELAND/NOBLE F. LEE MEMORIAL FIELD (about 29 miles; MINOCQUA-WOODRUFF, WI; Abbreviation: ARV)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Rhinelander:

  • NICOLET AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 833; Location: HWY G SOUTH; Public; Website: www.nicolet.tec.wi.us)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rhinelander:

  • NORTHCENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 51 miles; WAUSAU, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,039)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STEVENS POINT (about 78 miles; STEVENS POINT, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,083)
  • FOX VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE AT APPLETON (about 115 miles; APPLETON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,364)
  • MICHIGAN TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (about 118 miles; HOUGHTON, MI; Full-time enrollment: 5,779)
  • SAINT NORBERT COLLEGE (about 125 miles; DE PERE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,031)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-OSHKOSH (about 126 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,057)
  • NORTHEAST WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 127 miles; GREEN BAY, WI; Full-time enrollment: 4,198)

Schools

Public high school in Rhinelander:

  • RHINELANDER HI (Students: 1,190; Location: 665 COOLIDGE AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Rhinelander:

  • WILLIAMS JR (Students: 744; Location: 915 ACACIA LN; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CENTRAL EL (Students: 209; Location: 418 N PELHAM ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • PINE LAKE EL (Students: 208; Location: 5491 RIVER RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • CRESCENT EL (Students: 192; Location: 3319 BOYCE DR; Grades: 01 – 05)
  • WEST EL (Students: 178; Location: 309 MAPLE ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • PELICAN EL (Students: 177; Location: 3350 V HICKEY RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • SUGAR CAMP EL (Students: 147; Location: 4066 CAMP FOUR RD; Grades: KG – 06)
  • NEWBOLD EL (Students: 132; Location: 4630 APPERSON DR; Grades: KG – 05)
  • SOUTH PARK KINDERGARTEN (Students: 61; Location: 511 S PELHAM ST; Grades: PK – KG)
  • NORTHWOODS COMMUNITY SEC SCH (Location: 511 S PELHAM ST; Grades: N – N )
Private primary/middle schools in Rhinelander:

  • RHINELANDER CATHOLIC CTRL SCH (Students: 288; Location: 103 EAST KING STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ZION EVANG LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 116; Location: 26 WEST FREDRICK STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • RHINELANDER SDA ELEM (Students: 8; Location: 123 MONICO ST; Grades: 4 – 8)

Libraries

Library in Rhinelander:

  • RHINELANDER DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $616,188; Location: 106 N. STEVENS ST.; 84,950 books; 2,827 audio materials; 2,432 video materials; 197 serial subscriptions)