Overview

Introduction to Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin

Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin, in Sheboygan county, is 5 miles W of Sheboygan, Wisconsin and 48 miles N of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The city is part of the Sheboygan metropolitan statistical area.

Sheboygan Falls History

In 1635, French explorer Jean Nicolet became the first European to visit this area. The gurgling noise of the Sheboygan River prompted the Native Americans to name the are Schwab-we-way-kum, meaning "great noise underground" in their native language.

Sheboygan Falls and nearby Attractions

  • Riverfront Boardwalk
  • Sheboygan County Museum
  • Above & Beyond Children's Museum
  • John Michael Kohler Arts Center
  • Kohler - Andrae State Park

Things To Do In Sheboygan Falls

Deland Park and General King Park are popular local recreational spots. The Sheboygan County Museum and the Kohler-Andrae State Park are also nearby.

Sheboygan Falls Transportation

Austin Straubel International is the nearest airport.

Sheboygan Falls Higher Education

The University of Wisconsin, Lakeland College and the Lakeshore Technical College are the nearby colleges and universities.

Demographics

People

Total Population7,878
Male Share of the Population48.3%
Female Share of the Population51.7%
Senior Citizens18.5%
Employed Population 16+4,007
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married52.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher31.7%
Median Earnings25+$36,956
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$30,500
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,188

Wealth

Median Family Income$69,688
% Above Poverty Level93.9%
% Below Poverty Level6.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone36.1%
Median Gross Rent$729
Median House Value$142,300

Ancestry

German54.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.1%
Dutch8.4%
Irish8.2%
Polish6.8%
English5.3%
French Except Basque4.8%
Norwegian4.6%
Italian3.1%
Russian2.2%
Scottish1.1%
Albanian0.9%
Slovene0.9%
Danishn0.9%
Swedish0.7%
Canadian0.7%
Swiss0.6%
Greek0.5%
Arab0.4%
Egyptian0.3%
Belgian0.3%
Luxemburger0.3%
Finnish0.3%
African0.2%
Czech0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Austrian0.1%
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Sheboygan Falls Almanac

CategoryValue
County Sheboygan County
Standard Zip Codes53085
Phone Area Codes920
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude43.72
Approximate Longitude-87.82

Sheboygan 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)

StationSHEBOYGAN
Distance4.9 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
Distance24.1 miles
Jan Temp13 to 27 F
Apr Temp38 to 50 F
Jul Temp64 to 78 F
Oct Temp44 to 58 F
Annual Precip32 inches
StationWEST BEND
Distance28.6 miles
Jan Temp11 to 26 F
Apr Temp35 to 55 F
Jul Temp60 to 81 F
Oct Temp40 to 59 F
Annual Precip32.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Howards Grove3,254$80,946
Kohler2,193$97,240
Oostburg2,988$71,818
Plymouth8,540$71,351
Sheboygan48,531$61,875
Waldo634$76,875

Sheboygan Falls Public Libraries

Sheboygan Falls Memorial Library
330 BUFFALO ST.
Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin
(920) 467-7908

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Sheboygan Falls Public Schools

Sheboygan Falls Elementary
1 Alfred W Miley Ave
ZIP: 53085
(920) 467-7820
Primary
Total Enrollment 691
Sheboygan Falls High
220 Amherst Ave
ZIP: 53085
(920) 467-7890
High
Total Enrollment 540
Sheboygan Falls Middle
101 School St
ZIP: 53085
(920) 467-7880
Middle
Total Enrollment 490

Sheboygan Falls Private Schools

St Mary School
313 Giddings Ave
ZIP: 53085
Elementary
Total Enrollment 43
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