Rib Lake, WI Population

By | July 3, 2019

Population: 878. Estimated population in July 2020: 858 (-2.3% change)
Males: 408 (46.5%), Females: 470 (53.5%)

Taylor County

Zip code: 54470

Median resident age: 41.3 years
Median household income: $32,222
Median house value: $63,200

Races in Rib Lake:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.7%)

Ancestries: German (54.4%), Norwegian (9.7%), Polish (8.4%), Swedish (7.5%), Irish (7.4%), United States (5.2%).

Elevation: 1570 feet

Land area: 1.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Rib Lake

  • High school or higher: 69.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rib Lake village

  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 56.1%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 12.7%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

0.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -6 (-0.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Rib Lake:

  • MEMORIAL HEALTH CENTER INC (about 18 miles; MEDFORD, WI)
  • SACRED HEART HOSPITAL (about 36 miles; TOMAHAWK, WI)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN HEALTH CTR OF MERRILL (about 36 miles; MERRILL, WI)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rib Lake:

  • CENTRAL WISCONSIN (about 54 miles; MOSINEE, WI; Abbreviation: CWA)
  • RHINELANDER-ONEIDA COUNTY (about 56 miles; RHINELANDER, WI; Abbreviation: RHI)
  • GOGEBIC-IRON COUNTY (about 83 miles; IRONWOOD, MI; Abbreviation: IWD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Rib Lake:

  • PRENTICE (about 16 miles; PRENTICE, WI; Abbreviation: 5N2)
  • TAYLOR COUNTY (about 17 miles; MEDFORD, WI; Abbreviation: MDZ)
  • PRICE COUNTY (about 30 miles; PHILLIPS, WI; Abbreviation: PBH)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rib Lake:

  • NORTHCENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 45 miles; WAUSAU, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,039)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STEVENS POINT (about 71 miles; STEVENS POINT, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,083)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 96 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,866)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 96 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,601)
  • WESTERN WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 118 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,973)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT (about 124 miles; MENOMONIE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,183)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-LA CROSSE (about 126 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,669)

Schools

Public high school in Rib Lake:

  • RIB LAKE HI (Students: 210; Location: 1200 NORTH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Rib Lake:

  • RIB LAKE EL (Students: 218; Location: 1236 KENNEDY ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • RIB LAKE MID (Students: 111; Location: 1296 NORTH ST; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Rib Lake:

  • RIB LAKE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $63,043; Location: 645 PEARL STREET; 20,773 books; 656 audio materials; 529 video materials; 69 serial subscriptions)