Port Edwards, WI Population

By | July 3, 2019

Population: 1,944. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,797 (-7.6% change)
Males: 948 (48.8%), Females: 996 (51.2%)

Wood County

Zip code: 54469

Median resident age: 40.1 years
Median household income: $48,850
Median house value: $83,500

Races in Port Edwards:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.8%)
  • Other Asian (3.3%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • Black (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (47.4%), Polish (13.0%), Irish (9.6%), English (9.0%), Norwegian (8.2%), Swedish (3.7%).

Elevation: 975 feet

Land area: 6.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Port Edwards

  • High school or higher: 88.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 23.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Port Edwards village

  • Never married: 19.3%
  • Now married: 61.0%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

3.5% Foreign born (2.9% Asia, 0.5% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +98 (+5.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Port Edwards:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Port Edwards:

  • CENTRAL WISCONSIN (about 32 miles; MOSINEE, WI; Abbreviation: CWA)
  • VOLK FIELD (about 40 miles; CAMP DOUGLAS, WI; Abbreviation: VOK)
  • DANE COUNTY REGIONAL-TRUAX FIELD (about 92 miles; MADISON, WI; Abbreviation: MSN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Port Edwards:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Port Edwards:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STEVENS POINT (about 25 miles; STEVENS POINT, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,083)
  • NORTHCENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 44 miles; WAUSAU, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,039)
  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 92 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,914)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 93 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,737)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 93 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 37,607)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-OSHKOSH (about 94 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,057)
  • WESTERN WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 96 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,973)

Schools

Public high school in Port Edwards:

  • JOHN EDWARDS HI (Students: 151; Location: 801 2ND ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Port Edwards:

  • PORT EDWARDS EL (Students: 208; Location: 801 2ND ST; Grades: KG – 04)
  • JOHN EDWARDS MID (Students: 163; Location: 801 2ND ST; Grades: 05 – 08)