Elmwood, Wisconsin

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Elmwood, Wisconsin

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High Points

Elmwood strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Wisconsin):

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Elmwood Low Rate of Poverty
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 17% Elmwood Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Elmwood, Wisconsin

Comparing Elmwood 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
Senior Citizens 9 10
Female Share of the Population 9 10
Age of the Population 8 9
Well-Paid Single Women 8 6
Well-Paid Single Men 7 3
Racial Diversity 3 4
Male Share of the Population 2 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 5
Average Household Size 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 8
People in Middle Class or Better 6 3
Median Family Income 6 3
College Educated Adults 4 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 8
Walking and Biking to Work 7 4
Public Transportation Use 5 5
Short Commute Times 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
Affordability of Rents 6 8
Housing Recently Built 4 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 9

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Elmwood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles W of Eau Claire, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 47 miles E of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Pierce
Metro Area Minneapolis - Saint Paul
Standard Zip Codes 54740
Phone Area Codes 715
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.781
Longitude -92.145

Elmwood Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.6 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 24 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 60 F
Annual Precip 30.5 inches
Distance 16.1 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34.4 inches
Station ALMA DAM 4
Distance 32.7 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 23 F
Apr Temp 38 to 57 F
Jul Temp 64 to 83 F
Oct Temp 42 to 58 F
Annual Precip 34.6 inches
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Elmwood Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 841 100%
Male 388 46.1%
Female 453 53.9%
Under 18 188 22.4%
18+ 653 77.6%
65+ 201 23.9%
Median Age 41.3
Average Family Size 2.9
White 824 98%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 7 0.8%
Mixed Race 6 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 12 1.4%

Estimated Elmwood Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 796
Growth -45
Growth % -5.4%

Elmwood 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 49.7%
US/American 13.2%
Norwegian 12.9%
Irish 5.4%
French (except Basque) 3.4%
English 2.4%
French Canadian 1.9%
Scottish 1.9%
Austrian 1.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.2%
Dutch 1%
Swedish 1%
Italian 0.8%
Czech 0.8%
Scandinavian 0.8%
Danish 0.7%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
Portuguese 0.5%
Polish 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Elmwood 841 $41,250
Knapp 421 $47,500
Menomonie 14,937 $44,458
Plum City 574 $46,607
Spring Valley 1,189 $45,714
Wilson 176 $43,438
Woodville 1,104 $49,643

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Elmwood Public Library
Elmwood, Wisconsin
(715) 639-2615

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Elmwood High Schools (2004)

Serves 120 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.4

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