Stratford, Wisconsin

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Stratford, Wisconsin

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High Points

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

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People in Middle Class or Better
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Top 16% Stratford People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Stratford, Wisconsin

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 8
Average Household Size 6 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 9 7
Median Family Income 8 7
People Above Poverty 8 6
College Educated Adults 5 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 7
Short Commute Times 7 5
Working at Home 5 4
Public Transportation Use 1 1


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

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Stratford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 69 miles E of Eau Claire, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 147 miles E of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Marathon
Metro Area Wausau
Standard Zip Codes 54484
Phone Area Codes 715
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.801
Longitude -90.079

Stratford Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.9 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
Distance 23.7 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 26.5 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 32 to 52 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 35 to 55 F
Annual Precip 33.2 inches
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Stratford Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,523 100%
Male 751 49.3%
Female 772 50.7%
Under 18 412 27.1%
18+ 1,111 72.9%
65+ 208 13.7%
Median Age 33.8
Average Family Size 3.06
White 1,495 98.2%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 18 1.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.4%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 4 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 15 1%

Estimated Stratford Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,515
Growth -8
Growth % -0.5%

Stratford 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 73.3%
Polish 5.7%
Irish 3%
US/American 2.9%
Norwegian 2.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.1%
French Canadian 2%
French (except Basque) 1.9%
English 1.6%
Dutch 0.7%
Swedish 0.6%
Danish 0.5%
Lithuanian 0.5%
Welsh 0.4%
Canadian 0.3%
Czech 0.3%
European 0.3%
Finnish 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.2%
Luxemburger 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
Yugoslavian 0.2%
Slovene 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Rozellville (54484)

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)
Stratford 1,523 $51,250
Edgar 1,386 $51,250
Fenwood 174 $48,750
Hewitt 670 $56,875
Marshfield 18,800 $50,498
Spencer 1,932 $45,268
Unity 368 $47,813
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Stratford High Schools (2004)

Serves 383 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.1

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