Spooner, WI Population

By | July 3, 2019

Population: 2,653. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,670 (+0.6% change)
Males: 1,226 (46.2%), Females: 1,427 (53.8%)

Washburn County

Zip code: 54801

Median resident age: 40.7 years
Median household income: $27,768
Median house value: $71,600

Races in Spooner:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.6%)
  • American Indian (2.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)

Ancestries: German (30.9%), Norwegian (11.9%), Swedish (11.0%), Irish (10.2%), English (8.1%), Italian (7.5%).

Elevation: 1065 feet

Land area: 3.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Spooner

  • High school or higher: 83.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Spooner city

  • Never married: 22.6%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 12.0%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +143 (+5.7%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Spooner:

  • SPOONER HEALTH SYSTEM 84 (819 ASH STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Spooner:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Spooner:

  • DULUTH INTL (about 73 miles; DULUTH, MN; Abbreviation: DLH)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY REGIONAL (about 73 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Abbreviation: EAU)
  • MINNEAPOLIS-ST PAUL INTL/WOLD-CHAMBERLAIN/ (about 113 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Abbreviation: MSP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Spooner:

  • SHELL LAKE MUNI (about 8 miles; SHELL LAKE, WI; Abbreviation: SSQ)
  • CUMBERLAND MUNI (about 23 miles; CUMBERLAND, WI; Abbreviation: UBE)
  • RICE LAKE REGIONAL – CARL’S FIELD (about 30 miles; RICE LAKE, WI; Abbreviation: RPD)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Spooner:

  • WISCONSIN INDIANHEAD TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 9 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-SUPERIOR (about 61 miles; SUPERIOR, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,436)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT (about 66 miles; MENOMONIE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,183)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA-DULUTH (about 69 miles; DULUTH, MN; Full-time enrollment: 8,224)
  • LAKE SUPERIOR COLLEGE (about 72 miles; DULUTH, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,512)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 78 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,866)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 78 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,601)

Schools

Public high school in Spooner:

  • SPOONER HI (Students: 596; Location: 500 COLLEGE ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Spooner:

  • SPOONER EL (Students: 459; Location: 1821 SCRIBNER ST; Grades: PK – 04)
  • SPOONER MID (Students: 457; Location: 500 COLLEGE ST; Grades: 05 – 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Spooner:

  • ST FRANCIS DE SALES SCHOOL (Students: 78; Location: 300 OAK; Grades: PK – 8)
  • NEW COVENANT CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 25; Location: 337 GREENWOOD AVE; Grades: KG – 11)

Libraries

Library in Spooner:

  • SPOONER MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $165,407; Location: 421 HIGH ST.; 29,209 books; 1,303 audio materials; 923 video materials; 58 serial subscriptions)