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Washburn is a town in Bayfield County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Washburn. For links to other places called Washburn, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Washburn is 46.663N. The longitude is -91.09W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,175 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 541.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Washburn demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Bayfield 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 54827 ZIP code.
28% of Washburn residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Washburn ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Washburn was $17,892, compared with $21,587 nationally.
29% of Washburn residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Washburn, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $313. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $742.
Bayfield County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Washburn political report.
The average commute time for Washburn workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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