Winter, WI Population

Population: 969. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,106 (+14.1% change)
Males: 526 (54.3%), Females: 443 (45.7%)

Sawyer County

Zip code: 54896

Median resident age: 45.3 years
Median household income: $33,500
Median house value: $108,600

Races in Winter:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.0%)
  • Black (3.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)

Ancestries: German (49.4%), Polish (11.0%), Irish (10.6%), English (10.3%), Swedish (9.3%), French (7.1%).

Elevation: 1370 feet

Land area: 0.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Winter

  • High school or higher: 85.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Winter town

  • Never married: 20.7%
  • Now married: 60.7%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

2.9% Foreign born (2.5% Europe, 0.4% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +167 (+20.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Winter:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Winter:

  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY REGIONAL (about 75 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Abbreviation: EAU)
  • GOGEBIC-IRON COUNTY (about 79 miles; IRONWOOD, MI; Abbreviation: IWD)
  • DULUTH INTL (about 107 miles; DULUTH, MN; Abbreviation: DLH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Winter:

  • RUSK COUNTY (about 24 miles; LADYSMITH, WI; Abbreviation: RCX)
  • CABLE UNION (about 30 miles; CABLE, WI; Abbreviation: 3CU)
  • SAWYER COUNTY (about 33 miles; HAYWARD, WI; Abbreviation: HYR)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Winter:

  • WISCONSIN INDIANHEAD TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 68 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 79 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,866)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 79 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,601)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT (about 92 miles; MENOMONIE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,183)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-SUPERIOR (about 96 miles; SUPERIOR, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,436)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA-DULUTH (about 101 miles; DULUTH, MN; Full-time enrollment: 8,224)
  • LAKE SUPERIOR COLLEGE (about 107 miles; DULUTH, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,512)

Schools

Public high school in Winter:

  • WINTER HI (Students: 155; Location: 6585 W GROVE ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Winter:

  • WINTER EL (Students: 167; Location: 6585 W GROVE ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • WINTER MID (Students: 89; Location: 6585 W GROVE ST; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Winter:

  • TICE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $49,225; Location: 6593 W. HAZEL ST.; 4,846 books; 158 audio materials; 494 video materials; 34 serial subscriptions)