Wisconsin Dells, WI Population

Population: 2,418. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,559 (+5.8% change)
Males: 1,131 (46.8%), Females: 1,287 (53.2%)

Columbia County

Zip code: 53965

Median resident age: 40.6 years
Median household income: $35,699
Median house value: $96,300

Races in Wisconsin Dells:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.7%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (37.0%), Irish (12.8%), Polish (11.9%), Norwegian (9.7%), United States (8.6%), English (7.9%).

Elevation: 912 feet

Land area: 4.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Wisconsin Dells

  • High school or higher: 83.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wisconsin Dells city

  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

5.3% Foreign born (4.3% Europe, 0.5% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +49 (+2.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Wisconsin Dells:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wisconsin Dells:

  • VOLK FIELD (about 40 miles; CAMP DOUGLAS, WI; Abbreviation: VOK)
  • DANE COUNTY REGIONAL-TRUAX FIELD (about 46 miles; MADISON, WI; Abbreviation: MSN)
  • CENTRAL WISCONSIN (about 79 miles; MOSINEE, WI; Abbreviation: CWA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Wisconsin Dells:

  • BARABOO WISCONSIN DELLS (about 8 miles; BARABOO, WI; Abbreviation: DLL)
  • REEDSBURG MUNI (about 16 miles; REEDSBURG, WI; Abbreviation: C35)
  • PORTAGE MUNI (about 22 miles; PORTAGE, WI; Abbreviation: C47)
Amtrak station:
WISCONSIN DELLS (LACROSSE ST.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wisconsin Dells:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 46 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,737)
  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 46 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,914)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 46 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 37,607)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STEVENS POINT (about 64 miles; STEVENS POINT, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,083)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PLATTEVILLE (about 79 miles; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,045)
  • MORAINE PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 87 miles; FOND DU LAC, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,037)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-OSHKOSH (about 91 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,057)

Schools

Public high schools in Wisconsin Dells:

  • WISCONSIN DELLS HI (Students: 579; Location: 520 RACE ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • KILBOURN ACADEMY (Students: 17; Location: 520 RACE ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Wisconsin Dells:

  • SPRING HILL EL (Students: 430; Location: 300 VINE ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • SPRING HILL MID (Students: 420; Location: 300 VINE ST; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Wisconsin Dells:

  • KILBOURN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $241,300; Location: 620 ELM STREET; 43,556 books; 1,069 audio materials; 991 video materials; 162 serial subscriptions)