Schofield, WI Demographics


Population (year 2000): 2,117. Estimated population in July 2005: 2,160 (+2.0% change)
Males: 1,071 (50.6%), Females: 1,046 (49.4%)

Marathon County

Zip code: 54476

Median resident age: 37.1 years
Median household income: $38,158 (year 2000)
Median house value: $79,500 (year 2000)

Races in Schofield:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.1%)
  • Other Asian (1.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (52.7%), Polish (21.1%), Irish (5.4%), Norwegian (5.3%), English (3.9%), Italian (3.8%).

Elevation: 1198 feet

Land area: 1.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Schofield

  • High school or higher: 81.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Schofield city

  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

2.4% Foreign born (1.4% Europe, 0.7% Asia, 0.4% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: -309 (-12.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Schofield:

  • NORTH CENTRAL HEALTH CARE FACIL 206 (about 5 miles; WAUSAU, WI)
  • WAUSAU HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; WAUSAU, WI)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN HEALTH CTR OF MERRILL (about 20 miles; MERRILL, WI)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Schofield:

  • CENTRAL WISCONSIN (about 11 miles; MOSINEE, WI; ID: CWA)
  • RHINELANDER-ONEIDA COUNTY (about 50 miles; RHINELANDER, WI; ID: RHI)
  • VOLK FIELD (about 81 miles; CAMP DOUGLAS, WI; ID: VOK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Schofield:

  • WAUSAU DOWNTOWN (about 1 miles; WAUSAU, WI; ID: AUW)
  • MERRILL MUNI (about 20 miles; MERRILL, WI; ID: RRL)
  • STEVENS POINT MUNI (about 28 miles; STEVENS POINT, WI; ID: STE)
Amtrak station near Schofield:

  • 5 miles: WAUSAU (109 S. 17TH AVE.) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Schofield:

  • NORTHCENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 5 miles; WAUSAU, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,039)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STEVENS POINT (about 28 miles; STEVENS POINT, WI; FT enrollment: 8,083)
  • FOX VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE AT APPLETON (about 93 miles; APPLETON, WI; FT enrollment: 3,364)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-OSHKOSH (about 96 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; FT enrollment: 9,057)
  • MORAINE PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 111 miles; FOND DU LAC, WI; FT enrollment: 3,037)
  • SAINT NORBERT COLLEGE (about 112 miles; DE PERE, WI; FT enrollment: 2,031)
  • NORTHEAST WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 116 miles; GREEN BAY, WI; FT enrollment: 4,198)
Public primary/middle school in Schofield:

  • SCHOFIELD EL (Students: 208; Location: 1310 GRAND AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Schofield:

  • ST PETER LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 111; Location: 115 EAU CLAIRE STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • SAINT THERESE SCH (Students: 70; Location: 113 KORT ST W; Grades: 4 – 6)
  • WAUSAU COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 62; Location: PO BOX 170; Grades: KG – 9)