Dresser, Wisconsin

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Comparative Profile of Dresser, Wisconsin

Comparing Dresser to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Wisconsin (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 7 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 8
Well-Paid Single Men 6 2
Well-Paid Single Women 6 2
Female Share of the Population 4 4
Age of the Population 3 3
Senior Citizens 3 3
Racial Diversity 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 7
Average Household Size 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 6
People in Middle Class or Better 8 6
Median Family Income 7 4
College Educated Adults 4 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 5 3
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3
Public Transportation Use 4 3
Working at Home 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 8
Affordability of Rents 5 6
Housing Recently Built 5 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 2
People Living Alone 4 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 7

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Dresser Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 35 miles NE of Coon Rapids, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 35 miles NE of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Polk
Standard Zip Codes 54009
Phone Area Codes 715
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.356
Longitude -92.644

Dresser Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.2 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 23 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 60 F
Annual Precip 30.6 inches
Distance 13.2 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 59 F
Annual Precip 31.7 inches
Station AMERY
Distance 14.1 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 19 F
Apr Temp 33 to 54 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 35 to 57 F
Annual Precip 31.9 inches
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Dresser Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 732 100%
Male 360 49.2%
Female 372 50.8%
Under 18 190 26%
18+ 542 74%
65+ 88 12%
Median Age 35.1
Average Family Size 2.91
White 719 98.2%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.8%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 5 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.5%

Estimated Dresser Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 844
Growth 112
Growth % 15.3%

Dresser Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 30.6%
Norwegian 19.3%
Swedish 12.1%
US/American 9.6%
Irish 5.1%
Danish 4.1%
French (except Basque) 3.4%
English 2.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.6%
Scandinavian 2.1%
Italian 1.8%
Welsh 1.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.7%
Finnish 0.7%
Polish 0.7%
Australian 0.5%
Latvian 0.5%
European 0.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
French Canadian 0.3%
Russian 0.3%
Croatian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Dresser, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Sandlake (54009)
Ubet (54009)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Dresser 732 $44,028
Balsam Lake 950 $42,708
Centuria 865 $39,375
Milltown 888 $36,875
Osceola 2,421 $45,846
St. Croix Falls 2,033 $54,063
Star Prairie 574 $49,000

Dresser Public Libraries

Dresser Public Library
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