Wheeler, WI Population

Population: 317. Estimated population in July 2020: 319 (+0.6% change)
Males: 167 (52.7%), Females: 150 (47.3%)

Dunn County

Zip code: 54772

Median resident age: 35.7 years
Median household income: $25,938
Median house value: $53,300

Races in Wheeler:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.4%)
  • American Indian (1.6%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)

Ancestries: Norwegian (31.2%), German (25.6%), Irish (11.4%), English (8.2%), French (5.4%), Dutch (4.1%).

Elevation: 938 feet

Land area: 0.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Wheeler

  • High school or higher: 70.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 11.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 35.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wheeler village

  • Never married: 23.6%
  • Now married: 45.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 12.0%
  • Divorced: 18.6%

0.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -32 (-9.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Wheeler:

  • MYRTLE WERTH HOSPITAL MAYO HEALTH SYST (about 13 miles; MENOMONIE, WI)
  • BARRON MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER MAYO (about 25 miles; BARRON, WI)
  • BLOOMER MEDICAL CTR (about 30 miles; BLOOMER, WI)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wheeler:

  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY REGIONAL (about 33 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Abbreviation: EAU)
  • ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL (about 89 miles; ROCHESTER, MN; Abbreviation: RST)
  • MINNEAPOLIS-ST PAUL INTL/WOLD-CHAMBERLAIN/ (about 92 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Abbreviation: MSP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Wheeler:

  • BOYCEVILLE MUNI (about 8 miles; BOYCEVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: 3T3)
  • MENOMONIE MUNICIPAL-SCORE FIELD (about 12 miles; MENOMONIE, WI; Abbreviation: W11)
  • BARRON MUNI (about 26 miles; BARRON, WI; Abbreviation: 9Y7)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wheeler:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT (about 13 miles; MENOMONIE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,183)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 35 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,866)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 35 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,601)
  • WISCONSIN INDIANHEAD TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 49 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-RIVER FALLS (about 51 miles; RIVER FALLS, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,491)
  • WINONA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 72 miles; WINONA, MN; Full-time enrollment: 6,568)
  • SAINT MARY’S UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA (about 72 miles; WINONA, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,969)