Wausau, Wisconsin 

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Population

38,934

-0.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.7%

Median Income

$40,464

Median Home Price

$111,600

Best Places to Live in Wausau, Wisconsin

Small city - North-central Wisconsin. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Wausau, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Small-town atmosphere
Outdoor recreation
Low crime rates
Cons
Cold winters
Isolation
Recent economic weakness
 $489,000 
232783 N 77th Ave
Bed 5 | Bath 4 | 4293 SqFt
 $379,900 
1702 Woodbury Pkwy
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2785 SqFt
 $329,900 
236828 N Troy St
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 3012 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Wausau Metro Area

Wausau is an agricultural center with diversified industry in forest products, paper, and food processing, and more recently, insurance, financial services and health care. The surrounding area is known for outdoor recreation, including watersports and hiking in summer and skiing and snowmobiling in winter. Some of the area’s industries are clearly in transition as shown by the employment numbers, but we expect this area, which is gaining migrants from Chicago and other larger Wisconsin cities, to gain ground.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Wausau
Zip Codes: 54401 54403
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 1196 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Wausau is 3.7% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Wausau jobs have increased by 2.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Wausau's cost of living is 21.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Wausau's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Wausau, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Marathon county voted Republican in four of the last five Presidential elections, voting Democratic in 2008. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Wausau's population is 38,934 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 0.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 15.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Wausau is $111,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.8%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Wausau public schools spend $12,254 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.5 students per teacher in Wausau. More Education



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Housing Market in Wausau

It's a good time to buy in Wausau. Home Appreciation is up 7.8% in the last 12 months. Browse Wausau Real Estate

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Reviews for Wausau   6 Reviews
Wausau in July - 6/3/2019
I visited Wausau during the summer and it was a very nice change from Phoenix. The people were friendly & helpful. It was a little humid than what I’m used to but... Read More

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Wausau is an armpit community - 7/5/2016
I have lived in Wausau all my life except for spending 4-years in Rapid City, SD. I am very surprised at the many negative comments and beliefs about Rapid City... It... Read More

A GOOD WORKING CLASS TOWN! - 7/8/2013
I LIVED IN WAUSAU WI OVER 23 YEARS AGO. I RELOCATED TO WYOMING IN 1990 FOR GOVERMENT POSITION. NOW RETIRED FROM FEDERAL SERVICE, I WILL BE MOVING BACK TO THE UPPER... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN WAUSAU, WISCONSIN
54401 54403

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NEW LISTINGS IN WAUSAU
$489,000
232783 N 77th Ave
Bed 5 | Bath 4

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1702 Woodbury Pkwy
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$329,900
236828 N Troy St
Bed 4 | Bath 4

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