Spencer, WI Population

Population: 1,932. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,833 (-5.1% change)
Males: 941 (48.7%), Females: 991 (51.3%)

Marathon County

Zip code: 54479

Median resident age: 36.6 years
Median household income: $40,665
Median house value: $73,800

Races in Spencer:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.5%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (67.5%), Norwegian (11.0%), Irish (7.6%), Polish (6.1%), French (3.7%), English (3.6%).

Elevation: 1310 feet

Land area: 2.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Spencer

  • High school or higher: 82.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Spencer village

  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 57.1%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

0.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +154 (+8.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Spencer:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Spencer:

  • CENTRAL WISCONSIN (about 44 miles; MOSINEE, WI; Abbreviation: CWA)
  • VOLK FIELD (about 57 miles; CAMP DOUGLAS, WI; Abbreviation: VOK)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY REGIONAL (about 83 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Abbreviation: EAU)
Other public-use airports nearest to Spencer:

  • MARSHFIELD MUNI (about 12 miles; MARSHFIELD, WI; Abbreviation: MFI)
  • NEILLSVILLE MUNI (about 20 miles; NEILLSVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: VIQ)
  • TAYLOR COUNTY (about 24 miles; MEDFORD, WI; Abbreviation: MDZ)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Spencer:

  • NORTHCENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 46 miles; WAUSAU, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,039)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STEVENS POINT (about 54 miles; STEVENS POINT, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,083)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 82 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,866)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 82 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,601)
  • WESTERN WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 84 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,973)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-LA CROSSE (about 92 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,669)
  • WINONA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 106 miles; WINONA, MN; Full-time enrollment: 6,568)

Schools

Public high school in Spencer:

  • SPENCER HI (Students: 281; Location: 300 SCHOOL ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Spencer:

  • SPENCER EL (Students: 538; Location: 300 SCHOOL ST; Grades: PK – 08)