Wabeno, WI Population

Population: 1,264. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,272 (+0.6% change)
Males: 619 (49.0%), Females: 645 (51.0%)

Forest County

Zip code: 54566

Median resident age: 35.7 years
Median household income: $37,768
Median house value: $63,800

Races in Wabeno:

  • White Non-Hispanic (74.3%)
  • American Indian (23.1%)
  • Two or more races (3.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.7%)

Ancestries: German (41.2%), Irish (11.3%), Polish (7.8%), French (7.2%), French Canadian (5.8%), English (4.4%).

Elevation: 1540 feet

Population

For population 25 years and over in Wabeno

  • High school or higher: 82.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wabeno town

  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 53.4%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

1.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +254 (+25.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Wabeno:

  • LANGLADE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL 117 (about 40 miles; ANTIGO, WI)
  • SHAWANO MEDICAL CTR 36 (about 46 miles; SHAWANO, WI)
  • IRON COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 47 miles; IRON RIVER, MI)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wabeno:

  • FORD (about 47 miles; IRON MOUNTAIN KINGSFORD, MI; Abbreviation: IMT)
  • RHINELANDER-ONEIDA COUNTY (about 58 miles; RHINELANDER, WI; Abbreviation: RHI)
  • MENOMINEE-MARINETTE TWIN COUNTY (about 75 miles; MENOMINEE, MI; Abbreviation: MNM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Wabeno:

  • LAKEWOOD COUNTRY CLUB (about 17 miles; LAKEWOOD, WI; Abbreviation: 6M5)
  • CRANDON MUNI (about 20 miles; CRANDON, WI; Abbreviation: Y55)
  • PISO (about 32 miles; SURING, WI; Abbreviation: 7P5)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wabeno:

  • NORTHCENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 78 miles; WAUSAU, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,039)
  • FOX VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE AT APPLETON (about 79 miles; APPLETON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,364)
  • SAINT NORBERT COLLEGE (about 81 miles; DE PERE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,031)
  • NORTHEAST WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 81 miles; GREEN BAY, WI; Full-time enrollment: 4,198)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-GREEN BAY (about 84 miles; GREEN BAY, WI; Full-time enrollment: 4,794)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STEVENS POINT (about 89 miles; STEVENS POINT, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,083)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-OSHKOSH (about 97 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,057)

Schools

Public high school in Wabeno:

  • WABENO HI (Students: 317; Location: 4325 N BRANCH ST; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Wabeno:

  • WABENO EL (Students: 288; Location: 4346 MILL LN; Grades: KG – 06)

Libraries

Library in Wabeno:

  • WABENO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $19,908; Location: 4556 BRANCH ST.; 8,666 books; 187 audio materials; 234 video materials; 25 serial subscriptions)