Tomah, WI Population

Population: 8,419. Estimated population in July 2020: 8,620 (+2.4% change)
Males: 4,164 (49.5%), Females: 4,255 (50.5%)

Monroe County

Zip code: 54660

Median resident age: 37.9 years
Median household income: $31,986
Median house value: $76,400

Races in Tomah:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.2%)
  • American Indian (2.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Black (1.0%)

Ancestries: German (40.8%), Irish (12.0%), Norwegian (10.2%), English (8.2%), United States (6.2%), Polish (4.1%).

Elevation: 980 feet

Land area: 7.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Tomah

  • High school or higher: 82.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 13.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tomah city

  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 53.0%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

1.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +688 (+8.9%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Tomah:

  • TOMAH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (321 BUTTS AVENUE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Tomah:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Tomah:

Other public-use airports nearest to Tomah:

  • BLOYER FIELD (about 2 miles; TOMAH, WI; Abbreviation: Y72)
  • SPARTA/FORT MC COY (about 17 miles; SPARTA, WI; Abbreviation: CMY)
  • ELROY MUNI (about 27 miles; ELROY, WI; Abbreviation: 60C)
Amtrak station:
TOMAH (W. WASHINGTON ST.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tomah:

  • WESTERN WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 47 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,973)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-LA CROSSE (about 51 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,669)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STEVENS POINT (about 76 miles; STEVENS POINT, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,083)
  • WINONA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 80 miles; WINONA, MN; Full-time enrollment: 6,568)
  • SAINT MARY’S UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA (about 80 miles; WINONA, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,969)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PLATTEVILLE (about 86 miles; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 87 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,866)

Schools

Public high school in Tomah:

  • TOMAH HI (Students: 1,029; Location: 901 LINCOLN AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Tomah:

  • TOMAH MID (Students: 659; Location: 612 HOLLISTER AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • LEMONWEIR EL (Students: 298; Location: 711 N GLENDALE AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • LA GRANGE EL (Students: 287; Location: 600 STRAW ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • MILLER EL (Students: 273; Location: 813 OAK ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • ROBERT KUPPER LEARNING CENTER (Students: 61; Location: 26232 CTH CA; Grades: 03 – 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Tomah:

  • ST PAUL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 232; Location: 505 SUPERIOR AVE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 201; Location: 315 WEST MONROE STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • TARR VALLEY SDA ELEMENTARY (Students: 17; Location: RT 5 BOX 212B; Grades: 1 – 9)

Libraries

Library in Tomah:

  • TOMAH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $366,788; Location: 716 SUPERIOR AVE.; 47,201 books; 1,627 audio materials; 1,572 video materials; 139 serial subscriptions)