Thorp, WI Population

Population: 1,536. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,554 (+1.2% change)
Males: 691 (45.0%), Females: 845 (55.0%)

Clark County

Zip code: 54771

Median resident age: 42.0 years
Median household income: $29,102
Median house value: $64,500

Races in Thorp:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (44.1%), Polish (35.7%), Irish (8.3%), Norwegian (6.8%), English (4.1%), United States (3.9%).

Elevation: 1210 feet

Land area: 1.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Thorp

  • High school or higher: 74.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Thorp city

  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 55.0%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 14.0%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

0.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -133 (-8.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Thorp:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Thorp:

  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY REGIONAL (about 48 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Abbreviation: EAU)
  • CENTRAL WISCONSIN (about 80 miles; MOSINEE, WI; Abbreviation: CWA)
  • VOLK FIELD (about 81 miles; CAMP DOUGLAS, WI; Abbreviation: VOK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Thorp:

  • NEILLSVILLE MUNI (about 36 miles; NEILLSVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: VIQ)
  • TAYLOR COUNTY (about 36 miles; MEDFORD, WI; Abbreviation: MDZ)
  • RUSK COUNTY (about 39 miles; LADYSMITH, WI; Abbreviation: RCX)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Thorp:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 49 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,866)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 49 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,601)
  • WESTERN WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 77 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,973)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT (about 79 miles; MENOMONIE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,183)
  • NORTHCENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 79 miles; WAUSAU, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,039)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-LA CROSSE (about 85 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,669)
  • WINONA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 87 miles; WINONA, MN; Full-time enrollment: 6,568)

Schools

Public high school in Thorp:

  • THORP HI (Students: 238; Location: 605 S CLARK ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Thorp:

  • THORP EL (Students: 365; Location: 605 S CLARK ST; Grades: PK – 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Thorp:

  • THORP CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 125; Location: 411 E SCHOOL STREET; Grades: 1 – 8)
  • THORP MENNONITE SCHOOL (Students: 35; Location: N 16014 STATE ROAD 73; Grades: 1 – 8)
  • BRUCE MOUND PAROCHIAL SCH (Students: 29; Location: N14244 BRUCE MOUND AVE; Grades: 1 – 8)
  • ABUNDANT LIFE CHRISTIAN ACAD (Students: 23; Location: 107 E HILL ST; Grades: 1 – 11)
  • VICTORY BAPTIST CHRISTIAN ACAD (Students: 14; Location: 430 E STANLEY ST; Grades: PK – 11)

Libraries

Library in Thorp:

  • THORP PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $78,617; Location: 401 S. CONWAY DR.; 22,232 books; 920 audio materials; 448 video materials; 81 serial subscriptions)