Stratford, WI Demographics


Population (year 2000): 1,523. Estimated population in July 2005: 1,515 (-0.5% change)
Males: 751 (49.3%), Females: 772 (50.7%)

Marathon County

Zip code: 54484

Median resident age: 33.8 years
Median household income: $42,569 (year 2000)
Median house value: $79,300 (year 2000)

Races in Stratford:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.2%)
  • Other Asian (1.2%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (70.9%), Polish (9.1%), Irish (5.3%), French (4.8%), Norwegian (3.7%), English (2.7%).

Elevation: 1250 feet

Land area: 5.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Stratford

  • High school or higher: 83.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Stratford village

  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 64.1%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

0.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -15 (-1.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Stratford:

  • NORWOOD HEALTH CTR 211 (about 13 miles; MARSHFIELD, WI)
  • ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; MARSHFIELD, WI)
  • WAUSAU HOSPITAL (about 30 miles; WAUSAU, WI)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Stratford:

  • CENTRAL WISCONSIN (about 29 miles; MOSINEE, WI; ID: CWA)
  • VOLK FIELD (about 61 miles; CAMP DOUGLAS, WI; ID: VOK)
  • RHINELANDER-ONEIDA COUNTY (about 70 miles; RHINELANDER, WI; ID: RHI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Stratford:

  • MARSHFIELD MUNI (about 14 miles; MARSHFIELD, WI; ID: MFI)
  • TAYLOR COUNTY (about 26 miles; MEDFORD, WI; ID: MDZ)
  • WAUSAU DOWNTOWN (about 33 miles; WAUSAU, WI; ID: AUW)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Stratford:

  • NORTHCENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 30 miles; WAUSAU, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,039)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STEVENS POINT (about 41 miles; STEVENS POINT, WI; FT enrollment: 8,083)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 98 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; FT enrollment: 9,866)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 98 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; FT enrollment: 2,601)
  • WESTERN WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 98 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; FT enrollment: 2,973)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-LA CROSSE (about 105 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; FT enrollment: 8,669)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-OSHKOSH (about 119 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; FT enrollment: 9,057)

Schools

Public high school in Stratford:

  • STRATFORD JR/SR HI (Students: 383; Location: 522 THIRD AVE; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Stratford:

  • STRATFORD EL (Students: 394; Location: 521 N THIRD AVE; Grades: PK – 06)
Private primary/middle school in Stratford:

  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 112; Location: 420 LARCH STREET BOX 6; Grades: PK – 8)