Tomahawk, WI Population

By | July 3, 2019

Population: 3,770. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,829 (+1.6% change)
Males: 1,774 (47.1%), Females: 1,996 (52.9%)

Lincoln County

Zip code: 54487

Median resident age: 39.2 years
Median household income: $33,986
Median house value: $79,600

Races in Tomahawk:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.5%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (49.0%), Irish (13.0%), Polish (10.2%), Norwegian (8.1%), French (6.0%), English (5.3%).

Elevation: 1450 feet

Land area: 7.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Tomahawk

  • High school or higher: 82.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tomahawk city

  • Never married: 19.4%
  • Now married: 61.7%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

1.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +417 (+12.4%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Tomahawk:

  • SACRED HEART HOSPITAL (216 N 7TH ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Tomahawk:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Tomahawk:

  • RHINELANDER-ONEIDA COUNTY (about 21 miles; RHINELANDER, WI; Abbreviation: RHI)
  • CENTRAL WISCONSIN (about 49 miles; MOSINEE, WI; Abbreviation: CWA)
  • GOGEBIC-IRON COUNTY (about 77 miles; IRONWOOD, MI; Abbreviation: IWD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Tomahawk:

  • TOMAHAWK REGIONAL (about 5 miles; TOMAHAWK, WI; Abbreviation: T08)
  • MERRILL MUNI (about 21 miles; MERRILL, WI; Abbreviation: RRL)
  • LAKELAND/NOBLE F. LEE MEMORIAL FIELD (about 31 miles; MINOCQUA-WOODRUFF, WI; Abbreviation: ARV)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tomahawk:

  • NORTHCENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 36 miles; WAUSAU, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,039)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STEVENS POINT (about 67 miles; STEVENS POINT, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,083)
  • FOX VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE AT APPLETON (about 122 miles; APPLETON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,364)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-OSHKOSH (about 129 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,057)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 131 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,866)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 131 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,601)
  • SAINT NORBERT COLLEGE (about 136 miles; DE PERE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,031)

Schools

Public high school in Tomahawk:

  • TOMAHAWK HI (Students: 594; Location: 1048 E KINGS RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Tomahawk:

  • TOMAHAWK EL (Students: 656; Location: 1048 E KINGS RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • TOMAHAWK MID (Students: 385; Location: 1048 E KINGS RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
Private primary/middle school in Tomahawk:

  • ST MARYS SCHOOL (Students: 105; Location: 110 N 7TH STREET; Grades: PK – 5)

Libraries

Library in Tomahawk:

  • TOMAHAWK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $349,593; Location: 300 WEST LINCOLN AVE.; 52,607 books; 2,357 audio materials; 2,806 video materials; 163 serial subscriptions)