Manawa, Wisconsin

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Manawa, Wisconsin

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 7% Manawa Affordability of Rents
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Manawa Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Manawa, Wisconsin

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 5 6
Portion of People Married 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 7
People in Middle Class or Better 8 5
People Above Poverty 6 3
College Educated Adults 5 3

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 9
Affordability of Rents 9 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 7
Housing Recently Built 3 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 6

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Manawa Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles NW of Appleton, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 110 miles NW of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Waupaca
Standard Zip Codes 54949
Phone Area Codes 920
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.464
Longitude -88.919

Manawa Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.7 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 24 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 38 to 58 F
Annual Precip 33.6 inches
Distance 13.4 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 23 F
Apr Temp 32 to 54 F
Jul Temp 58 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 58 F
Annual Precip 32 inches
Distance 24.8 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 31.4 inches
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Manawa Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,330 100%
Male 634 47.7%
Female 696 52.3%
Under 18 364 27.4%
18+ 966 72.6%
65+ 284 21.4%
Median Age 36.6
Average Family Size 3.16
White 1,318 99.1%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.4%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 5 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 18 1.4%

Estimated Manawa Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,333
Growth 3
Growth % 0.2%

Manawa 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 56.6%
Norwegian 8.7%
Irish 7.6%
US/American 5.1%
English 3.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.4%
French Canadian 2.3%
Polish 1.8%
Scottish 1.3%
Danish 1.3%
French (except Basque) 1.1%
European 1.1%
Swedish 1%
Italian 0.9%
Finnish 0.9%
Greek 0.7%
Dutch 0.7%
Czech 0.5%
Belgian 0.3%
Hungarian 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Manawa 1,330 $52,656
Bear Creek 415 $46,250
Iola 1,298 $45,859
New London 7,085 $49,028
Ogdensburg 224 $39,583
Waupaca 5,676 $45,128
Weyauwega 1,806 $42,067

Manawa Public Libraries

Sturm Memorial Library
Manawa, Wisconsin
(920) 596-2252

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Manawa High Schools (2004)

Serves 301 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.1

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