Washburn, WI Population

Population: 2,280. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,281 (+0.0% change)
Males: 1,094 (48.0%), Females: 1,186 (52.0%)

Bayfield County

Zip code: 54891

Median resident age: 40.5 years
Median household income: $33,257
Median house value: $80,900

Races in Washburn:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.6%)
  • American Indian (6.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (36.2%), Norwegian (16.2%), Swedish (11.0%), Irish (10.1%), French (9.1%), English (8.6%).

Elevation: 700 feet

Land area: 3.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Washburn

  • High school or higher: 86.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 24.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 13.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Washburn city

  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 54.1%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -19 (-0.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Washburn:

  • MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER INC (about 7 miles; ASHLAND, WI)
  • GRAND VIEW HOSPITAL (about 54 miles; IRONWOOD, MI)
  • HAYWARD AREA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 56 miles; HAYWARD, WI)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Washburn:

  • GOGEBIC-IRON COUNTY (about 56 miles; IRONWOOD, MI; Abbreviation: IWD)
  • DULUTH INTL (about 90 miles; DULUTH, MN; Abbreviation: DLH)
  • RHINELANDER-ONEIDA COUNTY (about 123 miles; RHINELANDER, WI; Abbreviation: RHI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Washburn:

  • JOHN F KENNEDY MEMORIAL (about 10 miles; ASHLAND, WI; Abbreviation: ASX)
  • MADELINE ISLAND (about 13 miles; LA POINTE, WI; Abbreviation: 4R5)
  • BAYFIELD COUNTY (about 39 miles; IRON RIVER, WI; Abbreviation: Y77)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Washburn:

  • UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA-DULUTH (about 82 miles; DULUTH, MN; Full-time enrollment: 8,224)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-SUPERIOR (about 83 miles; SUPERIOR, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,436)
  • LAKE SUPERIOR COLLEGE (about 90 miles; DULUTH, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,512)
  • WISCONSIN INDIANHEAD TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 99 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 137 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,866)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 137 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,601)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT (about 144 miles; MENOMONIE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,183)

Schools

Public high school in Washburn:

  • WASHBURN HI (Students: 293; Location: 305 W 4TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Washburn:

  • WASHBURN EL (Students: 299; Location: 411 W 8TH ST; Grades: PK – 06)
  • DUPONT MID (Students: 131; Location: 305 W 4TH ST; Grades: 07 – 08)
Private primary/middle school in Washburn:

  • ST LOUIS SCHOOL (Students: 79; Location: 713 WASHINGTON ST; Grades: PK – 6)

Libraries

Library in Washburn:

  • WASHBURN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $118,742; Location: 307 WASHINGTON AVE.; 18,822 books; 525 audio materials; 1,564 video materials; 68 serial subscriptions)