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Overview

Introduction to Plymouth, Wisconsin

Plymouth, Wisconsin, in Sheboygan county, is 13 miles W of Sheboygan, Wisconsin and 49 miles N of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Plymouth History

Plymouth was first surveyed in 1835. Local Native Americans called the area Ta-quit-qui-oc, or Crooked River. Henry and Thomas Davidson settled in the area in 1845. The city officially adopted its present name in 1852. It was named after Plymouth, Massachusetts. The Sheboygan and Mississippi Railroad first entered the area in 1859. Plymouth was incorporated in 1877, with Otto Puhlman becoming its first mayor.

Plymouth and nearby Attractions

  • John Michael Kohler Arts Center
  • Harrington Beach State Park
  • Above & Beyond Children's Museum
  • Kettle Moraine State Forest
  • Rogers Street Fishing Village
  • Kohler - Andrae State Park

Things To Do In Plymouth

Meyer Park, Hudson Park, Rotary Park and Nutt Park are all located in Plymouth. The Above & Beyond Children's Museum, the John Michael Kohler Arts Center and the Rogers Street Fishing Village are popular local destinations, while the Harrington Beach State Park, the Kohler-Andrae State Park and the Kettle Moraine State Forest are all accessible from Plymouth as well. Local celebrations include the Americana Music Festival, the Mill Street Festival, the Sheboygan County Fair, the Cheese Capital Jazz Crawl for the Arts and Oktoberfest.

Plymouth Transportation

Austin Straubel International is the nearest major airport.

Plymouth Higher Education

Local colleges and universities include Lakeland College, Moraine Park Technical College and Concordia University-Wisconsin.

Demographics

People

Total Population8,454
Male Share of the Population47.7%
Female Share of the Population52.3%
Senior Citizens20.4%
Employed Population 16+4,346
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married55.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher29.9%
Median Earnings25+$39,063
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,220
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,615

Wealth

Median Family Income$64,154
% Above Poverty Level91.5%
% Below Poverty Level8.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone36.3%
Median Gross Rent$650
Median House Value$137,600

Ancestry

German60.5%
Irish12.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.3%
English7%
Norwegian4.3%
Polish4.2%
French Except Basque3%
Italian2.7%
Dutch2.5%
Russian2%
Scottish1.3%
Hungarian1%
Swedish0.9%
Swiss0.7%
Luxemburger0.7%
Canadian0.6%
Finnish0.6%
Danishn0.5%
Belgian0.5%
Welsh0.4%
Czech0.4%
Austrian0.4%
African0.3%
Slovene0.3%
Serbian0.2%
US/American0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
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Plymouth Almanac

CategoryValue
County Sheboygan County
Standard Zip Codes53073
Phone Area Codes920
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude43.74
Approximate Longitude-87.97

Plymouth Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationPLYMOUTH
Distance1.2 miles
Jan Temp9 to 25 F
Apr Temp34 to 54 F
Jul Temp60 to 81 F
Oct Temp40 to 58 F
Annual Precip36.3 inches
StationSHEBOYGAN
Distance13 miles
Jan Temp13 to 29 F
Apr Temp36 to 53 F
Jul Temp61 to 81 F
Oct Temp43 to 59 F
Annual Precip31.9 inches
StationPORT WASHINGTON
Distance25.9 miles
Jan Temp13 to 27 F
Apr Temp38 to 50 F
Jul Temp64 to 78 F
Oct Temp44 to 58 F
Annual Precip32 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Adell498$74,583
Cascade681$65,833
Elkhart Lake1,046$69,250
Glenbeulah491$61,667
Sheboygan Falls7,792$66,692
Waldo536$61,875

Plymouth Public Libraries

Plymouth Public Library
130 DIVISION ST.
Plymouth, Wisconsin
(920) 892-4416

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Plymouth Public Schools

Fairview Elementary
300 Salem Dr
ZIP: 53073
(920) 892-2621
Primary
Total Enrollment 281
Horizon Elementary
411 S Highland Ave
ZIP: 53073
(920) 892-2225
Primary
Total Enrollment 284
Kettle Moraine Correctional Institution
W9071 Forest Dr
ZIP: 53073
(920) 526-9202
High
Total Enrollment 50
Parkview Elementary
500 Parkview Dr
ZIP: 53073
(920) 892-4076
Primary
Total Enrollment 329
Plymouth High
125 S Highland Ave
ZIP: 53073
(920) 893-6911
High
Total Enrollment 814
Riverview Middle
300 Riverside Cir
ZIP: 53073
(920) 892-4353
Middle
Total Enrollment 604

Plymouth Private Schools

Faith Christian Academy
1223 Krumrey St
ZIP: 53073
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 24
St John Lutheran School
222 Stafford St
ZIP: 53073
Elementary
Total Enrollment 147
St John The Baptist Catholic School
116 N Pleasant St
ZIP: 53073
Elementary
Total Enrollment 208
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