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Demographics

People

Total Population3,566
Male Share of the Population46.5%
Female Share of the Population53.5%
Senior Citizens20.9%
Employed Population 16+1,706
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married44.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.3%
Median Earnings25+$34,643
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,037

Wealth

Median Family Income$66,618
% Above Poverty Level90.6%
% Below Poverty Level9.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home4.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone36.3%
Median Gross Rent$574
Median House Value$115,100

Ancestry

German42.5%
Norwegian24.3%
Irish16.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)7.7%
English5.9%
Welsh5%
Swedish4.8%
Italian4.5%
French Except Basque4.5%
Polish3.1%
Danishn3.1%
Czech3.1%
Dutch1.2%
Scottish0.8%
Swiss0.7%
Ukrainian0.6%
Canadian0.3%
Greek0.3%
Belgian0.3%
Croatian0.2%
Finnish0.1%
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Black River Falls Almanac

CategoryValue
County Jackson County
Standard Zip Codes54615
Phone Area Codes715
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude44.29
Approximate Longitude-90.84

Black River Falls Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationHATFIELD HYDRO PLANT
Distance7.4 miles
Jan Temp1 to 23 F
Apr Temp31 to 57 F
Jul Temp57 to 81 F
Oct Temp34 to 60 F
Annual Precip33.5 inches
StationNEILLSVILLE 3 SW
Distance19.7 miles
Jan Temp0 to 22 F
Apr Temp31 to 56 F
Jul Temp56 to 81 F
Oct Temp34 to 58 F
Annual Precip32.4 inches
StationSPARTA
Distance25.1 miles
Jan Temp3 to 24 F
Apr Temp34 to 57 F
Jul Temp59 to 83 F
Oct Temp37 to 60 F
Annual Precip33 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Alma Center580$54,250
Blair1,324$58,375
Hixton433$58,438
Melrose564$44,500
Merrillan651$44,044
Taylor489$52,778

Black River Falls Public Libraries

Black River Falls Public Library
222 FILLMORE ST.
Black River Falls, Wisconsin
(715) 284-4112

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Black River Falls Hospitals

Black River Mem Hsptl
(Non-profit)
711 W Adams St
(715) 284-5361

Black River Falls Public Schools

Black River Area Green School
301 N 4th St
ZIP: 54615
(715) 284-4324
Black River Correctional Center
W6898 E Staffon Rd
ZIP: 54615
(715) 333-5681
High
Total Enrollment 2
Black River Falls High
1200 Pierce St
ZIP: 54615
(715) 284-4324
High
Total Enrollment 519
Black River Falls Middle
1202 Pierce St
ZIP: 54615
(715) 284-5315
Middle
Total Enrollment 405
Forrest Street Early Learning Center
720 Forrest St
ZIP: 54615
(715) 284-9406
Primary
Total Enrollment 387
Gebhardt Elementary
411 Gebhardt Rd
ZIP: 54615
(715) 284-5125
Middle
Total Enrollment 239
Jackson Correctional Institution
N6500 Haiper Rd
ZIP: 54615
(715) 284-7360
High
Total Enrollment 2
Third Street Elementary
206 N 3rd St
ZIP: 54615
(715) 284-7155
Primary
Total Enrollment 252
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Black River Falls between 1880 and 1899

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Black River Falls between 1880 and 1899

Black River Falls (railroad crossing) between 1880 and 1899

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