City At A Glance

Granite Peak Ski Area

Quick Facts:

Population: 39,590
Median Household Income: $42,826
Average Work Commute: 13 Minutes
Median Home Price: $78,000

About Wausau, WI

Tourism is one of Wausau's largest industries, and for good reason. Nearby recreation activites range from exploring Rib Mountain State Park to strolling through parks or hitting the slopes. The city's scenery landed Wausau a spot on our Top 10 Places to Start a Fall Foliage Tour and Top 10 Hiking Trails lists. Wausau also promotes a flourishing arts scene, preserved historic districts and a variety of nightlife spots and restaurants. Other economic drivers include manufacturing, insurance and agriculture.