Wausau Metro Area, Wisconsin 

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Population

135,293

+2.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.8%

Median Income

$53,779

Median Home Price

$144,000

United States / Wisconsin / Wausau Metro Area / Counties / Cities / Zip Codes
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Best Places to Live in Wausau Metro Area, Wisconsin

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

Wausau, WI Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Small-town atmosphere
Outdoor recreation
Low crime rates
Cons
Cold winters
Isolation
Recent economic weakness


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.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Wisconsin
County: Marathon
Metro Area: Wausau Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately conservative
City: Wausau, Marshfield, 58 total
Zip Codes: 54401, 54403, 54476, 54455, 54411, 54484, 54426, 54448, 54479, 54474, 16 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 1196 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Wausau Metro Area is 3.8% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Wausau Metro Area jobs have increased by 2.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Wausau Metro Area's cost of living is 15.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Wausau Metro Area's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, the Wausau metro area remained very strongly Republican, 58.1% to 40.1%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Wausau Metro Area's population is 135,293 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 2.0%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Wausau Metro Area is Real Estate: $144,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.0%.

SCHOOLS
Wausau Metro Area public schools spend $12,123 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.8 students per teacher in Wausau Metro Area. More Education



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Housing Market in Wausau

It's a good time to buy in Wausau. Home Appreciation is up 6.0% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Wausau is $144,000.

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MAPS OF WAUSAU METRO AREA, WISCONSIN
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ZIP CODES IN WAUSAU METRO AREA, WISCONSIN
54401, 54403, 54476, 54455, 54411, 54484, 54426, 54448, 54479, 54474, 16 total

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