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People

Total Population 2,255
Male Share of the Population 50%
Female Share of the Population 50%
Senior Citizens 20.2%
Employed Population 16+ 1,136
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 40.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $55,038
% Above Poverty Level 83.3%
% Below Poverty Level 16.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.9%
% Using Public Transportation 1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 33.8%
Median Gross Rent $591
Median House Value $161,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.2%
US/American 0%
English 10%
Irish 17.6%

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

Wisconsin Dells Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 42 miles NW of Madison, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 102 miles NW of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Columbia
Standard Zip Codes 53965
Phone Area Codes 608
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.627
Longitude -89.77

Wisconsin Dells 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 WISCONSIN DELLS
Distance 0.8 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 25 F
Apr Temp 32 to 56 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 35 to 59 F
Annual Precip 33.1 inches
Station BARABOO
Distance 12.4 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 26 F
Apr Temp 30 to 57 F
Jul Temp 55 to 83 F
Oct Temp 33 to 60 F
Annual Precip 33.7 inches
Station MAUSTON 1 SE
Distance 18.3 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 25 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 33.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Wisc Dells (53965)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Baraboo 12,071 $51,638
Lake Delton 2,952 $60,000
Lyndon Station 651 $56,719
Reedsburg 9,468 $59,901
Rock Springs 386 $53,750

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

Wisconsin Dells Public Libraries

Library
Kilbourn Public Library
620 ELM ST.
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
(608) 254-2146
Library Web Site

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Wisconsin Dells High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

WISCONSIN DELLS HI
520 RACE ST
608-253-1461
Serves 579 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.2

KILBOURN ACADEMY
520 RACE ST
608-253-1461
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Serves 17 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17

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