Weston, Wisconsin

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Weston, Wisconsin

Introduction to Weston, Wisconsin

Weston, Wisconsin is 70 miles NW of Appleton, Wisconsin and 151 miles NW of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The village is in the Wausau area. There are 12,079 residents in Weston.

Weston History

Weston is located in Marathon County, which was established in 1807. It is served by the D.C. Everest School District, named after David Clark Everest, a renowned paper industrialist in Marathon County.

Weston and nearby Attractions

  • Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum
  • Rib Mountain State Park
  • Kennedy Park
  • Aquatic Center

Things To Do In Weston

Local parks include the Rib Mountain State Park, Dog Park and Kennedy Park. The Aquatic Center .

Weston Transportation

Central Wisconsin Airport is nearby.

Weston Higher Education

Northeast Technical College and the University of Wisconsin - Marathon County are some of the local colleges and universities.

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 13% Weston Public Transportation Use
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 15% Weston Racial Diversity
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Weston Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Weston, Wisconsin

Comparing Weston 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 10
Male Share of the Population 9 8
Well-Paid Single Men 6 5
Racial Diversity 4 9
Female Share of the Population 2 3
Senior Citizens 2 2
Age of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 8
Average Household Size 7 9


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 9
Public Transportation Use 6 9
Working at Home 5 4
Walking and Biking to Work 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 10
Affordability of Rents 6 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 5
People Living Alone 3 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2

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Weston Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 70 miles NW of Appleton, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 151 miles NW of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Marathon
Metro Area Wausau
Standard Zip Codes 54474, 54476
Phone Area Codes 715
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.89
Longitude -89.547

Weston Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.1 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 27.1 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
Station BOWLER
Distance 27.8 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 21 F
Apr Temp 30 to 53 F
Jul Temp 55 to 80 F
Oct Temp 33 to 56 F
Annual Precip 31.5 inches
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Weston Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 12,079 100%
Male 5,988 49.6%
Female 6,091 50.4%
Under 18 3,434 28.4%
18+ 8,645 71.6%
65+ 1,104 9.1%
Median Age 32.2
Average Family Size 3.1
White 11,247 93.1%
African-American 36 0.3%
Asian 590 4.9%
American Indian & Alaskan 48 0.4%
Other 39 0.3%
Mixed Race 117 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 84 0.7%

Estimated Weston Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 12,921
Growth 842
Growth % 7%

Weston 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 49.9%
Polish 12.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.4%
Norwegian 5.1%
English 4%
Irish 3.8%
US/American 2.7%
French (except Basque) 2.3%
Italian 2%
Swedish 1.9%
Dutch 1.8%
French Canadian 1.1%
Finnish 0.9%
Czech 0.6%
Danish 0.5%
Scottish 0.5%
Ukrainian 0.4%
Swiss 0.4%
Austrian 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.4%
Belgian 0.4%
Hungarian 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Albanian 0.3%
Russian 0.2%
European 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Weston Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
(715) 393-3000
Emergency Service: Yes

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Weston High Schools (2004)

Serves 1,252 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.7

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