Wausau, WI: What you need to know

Looking to move to Wausau , WI? We’ve got everything you want to know about the key factors that could make this the best place for you, including Wausau , WI real estate. Let’s start with the basics: Wausau , WI is located in Marathon County . It has a population of 39,210, and we have a cool graph below that shows the city’s ethnic diversity, as well as other important facts and figures.

What about cost of living in Wausau , WI? The median income in Wausau , WI is $41,575 and the median home value is $114,300, which should give you a pretty good idea of its affordability.

Wausau, WI City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 39,210
Median Age 39
Median Household Income $41,575
Median Home Price $114,300

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Wausau, WI Demographics

Population By Gender

  Male 48.7%
  Female 51.3%

in Wausau , WI

Median Population

Median Age 38.6%
Age 18 Over 76.8%
Age 21 Over 73.7%
Age 62 Over 20.4%
Age 65 Over 16.9%


  Ethnicity White 81.7%
  Ethnicity Black 1.7%
  Ethnicity Asian 12.5%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 3.7%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.4%
  Ethnicity Other 0.3%


  Median Household Income $41,575
  Median Home Price $114,300
  Homes Owned 40.8%
  Homes Rent 59.2%
  Median Property Rent $654


  English Only 85.5%
  English Other 14.5%

in Wausau , WI

Commute Types

  Walked 3.1%
  Worked at Home 2.5%
  Public Transportation 1.2%
  Other Means 1.9%
  Drove Alone 81.3%
  Carpooled 10%