Poplar, Wisconsin

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Poplar, Wisconsin

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 7% Poplar Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Poplar, Wisconsin

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 8 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 8
Median Family Income 8 7
People in Middle Class or Better 8 5
People Above Poverty 7 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Public Transportation Use 7 6
Walking and Biking to Work 5 3
Short Commute Times 4 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 8
Housing Recently Built 7 8
Affordability of Rents 5 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 10
People Living Alone 3 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1

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Poplar Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 miles SE of Duluth, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 129 miles NE of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Douglas
Metro Area Duluth - Superior
Standard Zip Codes 54864
Phone Area Codes 715
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.583
Longitude -91.798

Poplar Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.1 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 21 F
Apr Temp 32 to 47 F
Jul Temp 57 to 76 F
Oct Temp 38 to 54 F
Annual Precip 30.7 inches
Distance 18.5 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 31 to 47 F
Jul Temp 57 to 75 F
Oct Temp 38 to 53 F
Annual Precip 25.6 inches
Station GORDON
Distance 23.1 miles
Jan Temp -5 to 19 F
Apr Temp 28 to 53 F
Jul Temp 55 to 80 F
Oct Temp 33 to 55 F
Annual Precip 31.3 inches
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Poplar Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 552 100%
Male 276 50%
Female 276 50%
Under 18 162 29.3%
18+ 390 70.7%
65+ 73 13.2%
Median Age 39.3
Average Family Size 3.14
White 543 98.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 1.3%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.4%

Estimated Poplar Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 591
Growth 39
Growth % 7.1%

Poplar 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
Swedish 23.9%
German 18.6%
Norwegian 14.2%
Finnish 8.9%
Irish 7.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.5%
Polish 5.7%
US/American 3.8%
Welsh 2%
European 1.8%
Russian 1%
Italian 1%
French Canadian 0.8%
Czech 0.8%
French (except Basque) 0.6%
Croatian 0.4%
Scottish 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
English 0.4%
Dutch 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
Belgian 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Poplar 552 $51,406
Lake Nebagamon 1,015 $59,792
Solon Springs 576 $46,875
Superior 27,368 $41,093
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