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Sigel is a town in Chippewa County, in the Eau Claire metro area.
The community was named after Franz Siegel, Civil War general
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Sigel. For links to other places called Sigel, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Sigel is 44.902N. The longitude is -91.172W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 961 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 825.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sigel demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Chippewa County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Eau Claire area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 54727 ZIP code.
39% of Sigel residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sigel ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sigel was $15,635, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Sigel residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Sigel, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $336. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $667.
Chippewa County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sigel political report.
The average commute time for Sigel workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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