Stanley, Wisconsin

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Stanley, Wisconsin

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Stanley Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 11% Stanley Affordability of Rents
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Stanley Low Violent Crime

Comparative Profile of Stanley, Wisconsin

Comparing Stanley 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 10 10
Female Share of the Population 9 10
Age of the Population 8 9
Well-Paid Single Women 6 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 6
Well-Paid Single Men 5 1
Racial Diversity 5 6
Male Share of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 3 3
Average Household Size 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 7 4
People Above Poverty 7 4
Median Family Income 6 3
College Educated Adults 5 4

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Affordability of Rents 8 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 10
Housing Recently Built 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 9 9
Low Property Crime 5 5

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Stanley Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 29 miles E of Eau Claire, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 105 miles E of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Chippewa
Metro Area Eau Claire
Standard Zip Codes 54768
Phone Area Codes 715
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.96
Longitude -90.936

Stanley Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.5 miles
Jan Temp -0 to 20 F
Apr Temp 31 to 54 F
Jul Temp 57 to 80 F
Oct Temp 34 to 56 F
Annual Precip 31.5 inches
Distance 21.2 miles
Jan Temp -2 to 22 F
Apr Temp 31 to 55 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 35 to 57 F
Annual Precip 31.7 inches
Distance 27.5 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 21 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 58 F
Annual Precip 32.1 inches
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Stanley Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,898 100%
Male 868 45.7%
Female 1,030 54.3%
Under 18 448 23.6%
18+ 1,450 76.4%
65+ 478 25.2%
Median Age 41.6
Average Family Size 2.96
White 1,874 98.7%
African-American 2 0.1%
Asian 8 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 7 0.4%
Mixed Race 5 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 24 1.3%

Estimated Stanley Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,304
Growth 1,406
Growth % 74.1%

Stanley 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 34.8%
Norwegian 15.8%
Polish 14.7%
Irish 7.8%
Dutch 4.2%
French (except Basque) 3.1%
US/American 2.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.7%
English 2.3%
Czech 2.2%
Ukrainian 1.7%
French Canadian 1.5%
Scandinavian 1.3%
Italian 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Austrian 0.5%
Danish 0.5%
Swiss 0.4%
Scottish 0.4%
Swedish 0.4%
Hungarian 0.4%
Palestinian 0.2%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Stanley 1,898 $41,964
Boyd 680 $46,875
Cadott 1,345 $38,333
Cornell 1,466 $38,313
Gilman 474 $50,833
Thorp 1,536 $39,000
Withee 508 $38,542

Stanley Public Libraries

D.r. Moon Memorial Library
154 4TH AVE.
Stanley, Wisconsin
(715) 644-2004

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Stanley Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
1120 PINE ST
(715) 644-5571
Emergency Service: Yes

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Stanley High Schools (2004)

507 E 1ST AVE
Serves 374 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.1

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City, State Similarity   1 Person Houses 65+ College Grads Commute Minutes Family Income Kids 0-4 Non White Pop. Poverty Prop. Crime Seasonal Housing Viol. Crime
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1. Attica, Indiana 85.9   33.4% 17.3% 8.1% 23 $45,137 7% 1.6% 3,491 11.3% 45.3 0.9% 8.3
2. Frederic, Wisconsin 82   42.3% 31.5% 12.7% 23 $40,000 5.5% 2.2% 1,262 10.9% 41.2 2% 6.3
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