Schofield, Wisconsin

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Schofield, Wisconsin

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Schofield Short Commute Times
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Schofield Walking and Biking to Work
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Schofield Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Schofield Well-Paid Single Women
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 17% Schofield Racial Diversity
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Schofield Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Schofield, Wisconsin

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 2 2
Average Household Size 2 1


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 10 9
Public Transportation Use 9 9
Working at Home 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 9
People Living Alone 9 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 8
Affordability of Rents 4 4
Housing Recently Built 3 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 6

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Schofield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 73 miles NW of Appleton, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 154 miles NW of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Marathon
Metro Area Wausau
Standard Zip Codes 54476
Phone Area Codes 715
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.909
Longitude -89.604

Schofield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 2.2 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 22 F
Apr Temp 33 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 57 F
Annual Precip 33.3 inches
Distance 21.3 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 22 F
Apr Temp 30 to 54 F
Jul Temp 55 to 80 F
Oct Temp 33 to 57 F
Annual Precip 32.6 inches
Distance 28.4 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 33 to 54 F
Jul Temp 59 to 80 F
Oct Temp 36 to 56 F
Annual Precip 32.1 inches
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Schofield Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,117 100%
Male 1,071 50.6%
Female 1,046 49.4%
Under 18 451 21.3%
18+ 1,666 78.7%
65+ 328 15.5%
Median Age 37.1
Average Family Size 2.86
White 2,025 95.7%
African-American 8 0.4%
Asian 46 2.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.3%
Other 12 0.6%
Mixed Race 19 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 28 1.3%

Estimated Schofield Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,160
Growth 43
Growth % 2%

Schofield 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 51.2%
Polish 13.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.4%
US/American 3.7%
Italian 3.7%
Norwegian 3.1%
Irish 2.3%
Swedish 2.1%
European 1.6%
Croatian 1.4%
Dutch 1.4%
English 1.4%
Czech 1.2%
French Canadian 1.1%
Ukrainian 1%
French (except Basque) 1%
Hungarian 0.9%
Danish 0.7%
Scottish 0.7%
Finnish 0.6%
Canadian 0.4%
Northern European 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
British 0.3%
Belgian 0.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
Lithuanian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Kelly (54476)

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)
Schofield 2,117 $50,850
Hatley 476 $48,125
Marathon City 1,640 $53,036
Mosinee 4,063 $51,776
Rothschild 4,970 $58,149
Wausau 38,426 $47,065
Weston 12,079 $52,398
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