Wascott, WI Demographics


Population (year 2000): 714. Estimated population in July 2005: 776 (+8.7% change)
Males: 403 (56.4%), Females: 311 (43.6%)

Douglas County

Median resident age: 50.6 years
Median household income: $40,714 (year 2000)
Median house value: $120,500 (year 2000)

Races in Wascott:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.9%)
  • Black (4.3%)
  • American Indian (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (30.0%), Norwegian (17.5%), Irish (14.0%), Swedish (12.7%), Polish (9.9%), English (8.8%).

Elevation: 1090 feet

Population

For population 25 years and over in Wascott

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 40.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wascott town

  • Never married: 12.1%
  • Now married: 68.5%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

1.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +178 (+33.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Wascott:

  • SPOONER HEALTH SYSTEM 84 (about 25 miles; SPOONER, WI)
  • INDIANHEAD MEDICAL CTR SHELL LAKE (about 32 miles; SHELL LAKE, WI)
  • HAYWARD AREA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 33 miles; HAYWARD, WI)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wascott:

  • DULUTH INTL (about 53 miles; DULUTH, MN; ID: DLH)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY REGIONAL (about 94 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; ID: EAU)
  • CHISHOLM-HIBBING (about 110 miles; HIBBING, MN; ID: HIB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Wascott:

  • SOLON SPRINGS MUNI (about 9 miles; SOLON SPRINGS, WI; ID: OLG)
  • EAU CLAIRE LAKES (about 25 miles; DRUMMOND, WI; ID: 5G4)
  • SAWYER COUNTY (about 28 miles; HAYWARD, WI; ID: HYR)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wascott:

  • WISCONSIN INDIANHEAD TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 32 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-SUPERIOR (about 41 miles; SUPERIOR, WI; FT enrollment: 2,436)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA-DULUTH (about 48 miles; DULUTH, MN; FT enrollment: 8,224)
  • LAKE SUPERIOR COLLEGE (about 52 miles; DULUTH, MN; FT enrollment: 2,512)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT (about 91 miles; MENOMONIE, WI; FT enrollment: 7,183)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 99 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; FT enrollment: 9,866)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 99 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; FT enrollment: 2,601)