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People

Total Population 2,030
Male Share of the Population 50.6%
Female Share of the Population 49.4%
Senior Citizens 15.2%
Employed Population 16+ 966
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 50.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.7%
Median Earnings25+ $35,912
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $26,786
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,317

Wealth

Median Family Income $57,829
% Above Poverty Level 89.9%
% Below Poverty Level 10.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 4.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29.1%
Median Gross Rent $573
Median House Value $100,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.8%
US/American 0%
English 1.5%
Irish 6.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Spencer Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 59 miles E of Eau Claire, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 137 miles E of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Marathon
Metro Area Wausau
Standard Zip Codes 54479
Phone Area Codes 715
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.757
Longitude -90.296

Spencer Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station MARSHFIELD EXP FARM
Distance 11.8 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 21 F
Apr Temp 33 to 55 F
Jul Temp 58 to 81 F
Oct Temp 35 to 58 F
Annual Precip 33 inches
Station OWEN 3 W
Distance 20.7 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 19 F
Apr Temp 32 to 52 F
Jul Temp 57 to 78 F
Oct Temp 35 to 55 F
Annual Precip 33 inches
Station NEILLSVILLE 3 SW
Distance 22.7 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 22 F
Apr Temp 31 to 56 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 58 F
Annual Precip 32.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Riplinger (54479)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Colby 1,851 $60,625
Granton 377 $41,667
Loyal 1,206 $46,118
Marshfield 18,410 $63,316
Stratford 1,726 $62,292

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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715-659-4211
Serves 281 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.1

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