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Wisconsin Rapids is a city in Wood County.
It is the county seat.
The latitude of Wisconsin Rapids is 44.383N. The longitude is -89.817W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,027 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 18,041.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Wisconsin Rapids demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wood County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 54469 ZIP code.
38% of Wisconsin Rapids residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wisconsin Rapids ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wisconsin Rapids was $17,723, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Wisconsin Rapids residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Wisconsin Rapids, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $393. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $720.
Libraries in Wisconsin Rapids include McMillan Memorial Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Wisconsin Rapids include Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune
Wood County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wisconsin Rapids political report.
The average commute time for Wisconsin Rapids workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Wisconsin Rapids between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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