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Overview

Introduction to Marshfield, Wisconsin

Marshfield, Wisconsin, in Wood county, is 65 miles E of Eau Claire, Wisconsin and 144 miles E of St. Paul, Minnesota.

Marshfield History

Marshfield was first settled in 1868. It is the largest city of Wood County, which was established in 1856. A portion of the city also lies in Marathon County, which was founded in 1807. The city was officially incorporated in 1883. Marshfield is home to the World's Largest Round Barn.

Marshfield and nearby Attractions

  • Washington Square Shopping Center
  • Upham Mansion
  • Wildwood Park & Zoo
  • Foxfire Gardens
  • New Visions Gallery
  • Rib Mountain State Park

Things To Do In Marshfield

Local parks include the Grant Mini-Park, Forest Ridge Park, Wildwood Park, the Miller Recreation Area, Breem Park, Northern Hills Park and Columbia Park. The Upham Mansion, the New Visions Gallery and Foxfire Gardens are all accessible from Marshfield as well. Local celebrations include the Central Wisconsin State Fair, the Maple Fall Fest, the Cultural Fair and the Dairyfest.

Marshfield Transportation

Central Wisconsin Airport is nearby.

Marshfield Higher Education

Local colleges and universities include the Northcentral Technical College, the Western Wisconsin Technical College and the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

Demographics

People

Total Population18,410
Male Share of the Population48.7%
Female Share of the Population51.3%
Senior Citizens19.1%
Employed Population 16+9,732
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married50.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher29%
Median Earnings25+$33,840
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$14,368
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,963

Wealth

Median Family Income$66,396
% Above Poverty Level88.8%
% Below Poverty Level11.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work7.9%
% Using Public Transportation0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone36.3%
Median Gross Rent$594
Median House Value$133,400

Ancestry

German53.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.8%
Polish9.3%
Irish6.2%
Norwegian5.4%
English4.6%
Swedish3.5%
French Except Basque3.3%
Dutch2.2%
Italian1.9%
Czech1.6%
Swiss1.2%
Danishn1.2%
Ukrainian1%
Canadian0.9%
Finnish0.8%
Scottish0.7%
Slovak0.6%
Russian0.5%
Belgian0.5%
Austrian0.5%
West Indian0.5%
Jamaican0.5%
Welsh0.4%
Albanian0.3%
African0.3%
Hungarian0.2%
Greek0.2%
Nigerian0.2%
Croatian0.1%
Slovene0.1%
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Marshfield Almanac

CategoryValue
County Wood County
Standard Zip Codes54449
Company Zip Codes54404, 54472
Phone Area Codes715
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude44.66
Approximate Longitude-90.17

Marshfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationMARSHFIELD EXP FARM
Distance3.1 miles
Jan Temp2 to 21 F
Apr Temp33 to 55 F
Jul Temp58 to 81 F
Oct Temp35 to 58 F
Annual Precip33 inches
StationPITTSVILLE
Distance16.4 miles
Jan Temp4 to 25 F
Apr Temp33 to 58 F
Jul Temp57 to 82 F
Oct Temp36 to 60 F
Annual Precip31.9 inches
StationNEILLSVILLE 3 SW
Distance24.6 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Arpin328$52,500
Auburndale705$79,688
Hewitt792$87,188
Spencer2,019$55,982
Stratford1,748$62,829
Unity377$56,250

Marshfield Public Libraries

Everett Roehl Marshfield Public Library
105 SO. MAPLE AVE.
Marshfield, Wisconsin
(715) 387-8494

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Marshfield Hospitals

Norwood Hlth Ctr
(Government - Local)
1600 N Chestnut Ave
(715) 384-2188
Ministry Saint Josephs Hospital
(Non-profit)
611 St Joseph Ave
(715) 387-7850

Marshfield Public Schools

Grant Elementary
425 W Upham St
ZIP: 54449
(715) 384-4747
Primary
Total Enrollment 692
Lincoln Elementary
1621 S Felker Ave
ZIP: 54449
(715) 387-1296
Primary
Total Enrollment 354
Madison Elementary
510 N Palmetto Ave
ZIP: 54449
(715) 384-8181
Primary
Total Enrollment 357
Marshfield High
1401 E Becker Rd
ZIP: 54449
(715) 387-8464
High
Total Enrollment 1211
Marshfield K4
1010 E Fourth St
ZIP: 54449
(715) 387-1101
Primary
Total Enrollment 243
Marshfield Middle School
900 E 4th St
ZIP: 54449
(715) 387-1249
Middle
Total Enrollment 530
Nasonville Elementary
11044 Us Highway 10
ZIP: 54449
(715) 676-3611
Primary
Total Enrollment 292
Washington Elementary
1112 W 11th St
ZIP: 54449
(715) 387-1238
Primary
Total Enrollment 372

Marshfield Private Schools

Columbus Catholic Middle & High School
710 S Columbus Ave
ZIP: 54449
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 241
Immanuel Lutheran School
604 S Chestnut Ave
ZIP: 54449
Elementary
Total Enrollment 75
Marshfield Children's House
1033 S Adams Ave
ZIP: 54449
Elementary
Total Enrollment 8
Our Lady Of Peace Intermediate School
1300 W 5th St
ZIP: 54449
Elementary
Total Enrollment 100
St John Primary School
307 N Walnut Ave
ZIP: 54449
Elementary
Total Enrollment 123
Trinity Lutheran School
9529 State Highway 13
ZIP: 54449
Elementary
Total Enrollment 58
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