Laona, WI Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 1,367. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,330 (-2.7% change)
Males: 658 (48.1%), Females: 709 (51.9%)

Forest County

Zip code: 54541

Median resident age: 39.7 years
Median household income: $31,852
Median house value: $67,200

Races in Laona:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.7%)
  • American Indian (3.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)

Ancestries: German (38.0%), Polish (17.2%), Irish (12.3%), French Canadian (7.7%), French (6.9%), English (5.8%).

Elevation: 1580 feet

Population

For population 25 years and over in Laona

  • High school or higher: 84.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Laona town

  • Never married: 20.4%
  • Now married: 60.3%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

0.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -18 (-1.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Laona:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Laona:

  • FORD (about 44 miles; IRON MOUNTAIN KINGSFORD, MI; Abbreviation: IMT)
  • RHINELANDER-ONEIDA COUNTY (about 55 miles; RHINELANDER, WI; Abbreviation: RHI)
  • MENOMINEE-MARINETTE TWIN COUNTY (about 79 miles; MENOMINEE, MI; Abbreviation: MNM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Laona:

  • CRANDON MUNI (about 19 miles; CRANDON, WI; Abbreviation: Y55)
  • LAKEWOOD COUNTRY CLUB (about 24 miles; LAKEWOOD, WI; Abbreviation: 6M5)
  • THREE LAKES MUNI (about 35 miles; THREE LAKES, WI; Abbreviation: 40D)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Laona:

  • NORTHCENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 81 miles; WAUSAU, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,039)
  • FOX VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE AT APPLETON (about 88 miles; APPLETON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,364)
  • SAINT NORBERT COLLEGE (about 89 miles; DE PERE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,031)
  • NORTHEAST WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 89 miles; GREEN BAY, WI; Full-time enrollment: 4,198)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-GREEN BAY (about 91 miles; GREEN BAY, WI; Full-time enrollment: 4,794)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STEVENS POINT (about 95 miles; STEVENS POINT, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,083)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-OSHKOSH (about 105 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,057)

Schools

Public high school in Laona:

  • LAONA HI (Students: 139; Location: 5216 FOREST AVE; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Laona:

  • ROBINSON EL (Students: 152; Location: 5216 FOREST AVE; Grades: PK – 06)

Libraries

Library in Laona:

  • EDITH EVANS COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $42,192; Location: 5216 FOREST AVE.; 15,764 books; 85 audio materials; 1,700 video materials; 150 serial subscriptions)