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Superior is a town in Douglas County, in the Duluth metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Superior. For links to other places called Superior, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Superior is 46.583N. The longitude is -92.164W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 741 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,058.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Superior demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Douglas 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 54836 ZIP code.
22% of Superior residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Superior ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Superior was $18,775, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Superior residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Superior, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $386. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $805.
Douglas County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Superior political report.
The average commute time for Superior workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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