Wittenberg, Wisconsin

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Wittenberg, Wisconsin

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 14% Wittenberg Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Wittenberg, Wisconsin

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 4 5
Portion of People Married 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 5
People in Middle Class or Better 6 2
Median Family Income 5 2
People Above Poverty 5 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 8
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3
Public Transportation Use 3 2
Working at Home 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 8
People Living Alone 8 8
Affordability of Rents 7 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 9
Housing Recently Built 2 2

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Wittenberg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 54 miles NW of Appleton, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 138 miles NW of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Shawano
Metro Area Wausau
Standard Zip Codes 54499
P.O. Box Zip Codes 54432
Phone Area Codes 715
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.827
Longitude -89.169

Wittenberg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.2 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 22 F
Apr Temp 30 to 54 F
Jul Temp 55 to 80 F
Oct Temp 33 to 57 F
Annual Precip 32.6 inches
Station BOWLER
Distance 9.3 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
Distance 23.9 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
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Wittenberg Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,177 100%
Male 550 46.7%
Female 627 53.3%
Under 18 292 24.8%
18+ 885 75.2%
65+ 338 28.7%
Median Age 39.8
Average Family Size 3.02
White 1,136 96.5%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 26 2.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 12 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.3%

Estimated Wittenberg Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,123
Growth -54
Growth % -4.6%

Wittenberg 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 54.3%
Polish 11%
Norwegian 10.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.5%
US/American 3.6%
French (except Basque) 3%
Irish 2.5%
Italian 1.8%
French Canadian 1.8%
English 1.4%
Czech 1.3%
Dutch 1.1%
Scottish 0.8%
Slovak 0.6%
Belgian 0.4%
Austrian 0.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.2%
Swedish 0.2%
Scandinavian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Franzen (54499)
Galloway (54432)
Shepley (54499)

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)
Wittenberg 1,177 $40,074
Birnamwood 795 $47,574
Bowler 343 $36,563
Eland 251 $41,607
Elderon 189 $55,417
Hatley 476 $48,125
Tigerton 764 $33,625
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Wittenberg High Schools (2004)

Serves 473 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.4

Wittenberg Colleges

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