Introduction to Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin

Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin, in Sheboygan county, is 5 miles W of Sheboygan, Wisconsin and 48 miles N of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The city is part of the Sheboygan metropolitan statistical area. About 6,772 people live in Sheboygan Falls.

Sheboygan Falls History

In 1635, French explorer Jean Nicolet became the first European to visit this area. The gurgling noise of the Sheboygan River prompted the Native Americans to name the are Schwab-we-way-kum, meaning "great noise underground" in their native language.

Sheboygan Falls and nearby Attractions

  • Riverfront Boardwalk
  • Sheboygan County Museum
  • Above & Beyond Children's Museum
  • John Michael Kohler Arts Center
  • Kohler - Andrae State Park

Things To Do In Sheboygan Falls

Deland Park and General King Park are popular local recreational spots. The Sheboygan County Museum and the Kohler-Andrae State Park are also nearby..

Sheboygan Falls Transportation

Austin Straubel International is the nearest airport.

Sheboygan Falls Higher Education

The University of Wisconsin, Lakeland College and the Lakeshore Technical College are the nearby colleges and universitities.


Total Population 7,796
Male Share of the Population 46.7%
Female Share of the Population 53.3%
Senior Citizens 15.5%
Employed Population 16+ 3,937
Age of the Population 45


% of people married 57.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.7%
Median Earnings25+ $38,702
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $45,691
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,873


Median Family Income $64,176
% Above Poverty Level 95.5%
% Below Poverty Level 4.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home 3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.1%


People Living Alone 34.9%
Median Gross Rent $659
Median House Value $142,500


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.6%
US/American 0%
English 4.6%
Irish 9%

Sheboygan Falls Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles W of Sheboygan, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 48 miles N of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Sheboygan
Metro Area Sheboygan
Standard Zip Codes 53085
Phone Area Codes 920
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.729
Longitude -87.81

Sheboygan Falls Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance 4.9 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 36 to 53 F
Jul Temp 61 to 81 F
Oct Temp 43 to 59 F
Annual Precip 31.9 inches
Distance 24.1 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 27 F
Apr Temp 38 to 50 F
Jul Temp 64 to 78 F
Oct Temp 44 to 58 F
Annual Precip 32 inches
Distance 28.6 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 55 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 59 F
Annual Precip 32.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Howards Grove 3,212 $74,896
Kohler 2,315 $100,329
Oostburg 2,905 $71,118
Plymouth 8,408 $69,415
Sheboygan 48,918 $54,217

Sheboygan Falls Public Libraries

Sheboygan Falls Memorial Library
Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin
(920) 467-7908
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Student/teacher ratio: 14.2

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