Wisconsin Rapids, WI Population

Population: 18,435. Estimated population in July 2020: 17,621 (-4.4% change)
Males: 8,736 (47.4%), Females: 9,699 (52.6%)

Wood County

Zip codes: 54494, 54495.

Median resident age: 37.6 years
Median household income: $34,956
Median house value: $68,700

Races in Wisconsin Rapids:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.3%)
  • Other Asian (2.9%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • American Indian (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)

Ancestries: German (44.4%), Polish (11.8%), Irish (10.6%), Norwegian (7.3%), English (6.6%), United States (4.7%).

Elevation: 1028 feet

Land area: 13.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Wisconsin Rapids

  • High school or higher: 82.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wisconsin Rapids city

  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 55.1%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

2.9% Foreign born (2.3% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -84 (-0.5%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Wisconsin Rapids:

  • RIVERVIEW HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION (410 DEWEY ST PO BOX 8080)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Wisconsin Rapids:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wisconsin Rapids:

  • CENTRAL WISCONSIN (about 29 miles; MOSINEE, WI; Abbreviation: CWA)
  • VOLK FIELD (about 43 miles; CAMP DOUGLAS, WI; Abbreviation: VOK)
  • RHINELANDER-ONEIDA COUNTY (about 89 miles; RHINELANDER, WI; Abbreviation: RHI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Wisconsin Rapids:

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Wisconsin Rapids:

  • MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,364; Location: 500 32ND ST N; Public)

Colleges and Universities

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

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STEVENS POINT (about 21 miles; STEVENS POINT, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,083)
  • NORTHCENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 41 miles; WAUSAU, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,039)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-OSHKOSH (about 93 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,057)
  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 93 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,914)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 95 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,737)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 95 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 37,607)
  • FOX VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE AT APPLETON (about 99 miles; APPLETON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,364)

Schools

Public high schools in Wisconsin Rapids:

  • LINCOLN HI (Students: 1,479; Location: 1801 16TH ST S; Grades: 10 – 12)
  • RIVER CITIES HIGH SCH (Students: 74; Location: 680 W GRAND AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Wisconsin Rapids:

  • EAST JR (Students: 786; Location: 311 LINCOLN ST; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • WEST JR (Students: 620; Location: 1921 27TH AVE S; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • MEAD EL (Students: 419; Location: 241 17TH AVE S; Grades: PK – 06)
  • HOWE EL (Students: 387; Location: 221 8TH ST N; Grades: KG – 06)
  • WOODSIDE EL (Students: 380; Location: 611 TWO MILE AVE; Grades: PK – 06)
  • GROVE EL (Students: 322; Location: 471 GROVE AVE; Grades: PK – 06)
  • GRANT EL (Students: 321; Location: 8511 COUNTY ROAD WW; Grades: KG – 06)
  • WASHINGTON EL (Students: 310; Location: 2911 WASHINGTON ST; Grades: PK – 06)
  • PITSCH EL (Students: 162; Location: 501 17TH ST S; Grades: KG – 06)
  • CHILDRENS CHOICE EL (Students: 161; Location: 2390 48TH ST S; Grades: PK – 06)

Libraries

Library in Wisconsin Rapids:

  • MCMILLAN MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,470,025; Location: 490 EAST GRAND AVENUE; 111,561 books; 5,545 audio materials; 5,723 video materials; 340 serial subscriptions)