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Population (year 2000): 12,560. Estimated population in July 2005: 13,254 (+5.5% change)
Males: 5,715 (45.5%), Females: 6,845 (54.5%)

Pierce County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 23.6 years
Median household income: $41,184 (year 2000)
Median house value: $127,000 (year 2000)

River Falls, WI residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in River Falls:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Black (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (42.8%), Norwegian (20.8%), Irish (12.4%), Swedish (9.4%), English (7.8%), Polish (5.7%).

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Elevation: 920 feet

Land area: 5.0 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in River Falls

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in River Falls city

  • Never married: 48.9%
  • Now married: 39.4%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 6.2%

1.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +1,390 (+12.4%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Paul, MN St. (34.2 miles )

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Nearest cities: Falls, WI (0.0 miles River WI (9.3 miles Trimbelle, WI (9.9 miles Roberts, Marys Point, MN (10.8 miles St. St. Croix Beach, MN (10.9 miles Lake WI Hudson, (11.4 miles Shores, MN (11.4 miles Lakeland


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1998: 22 buildings, average cost: $141,200
  • 1999: 58 buildings, average cost: $118,100
  • 2001: 68 buildings, average cost: $125,700
  • 2002: 99 buildings, average cost: $127,700
  • 2004: 86 buildings, average cost: $179,500

Latitude: 44.86 N, Longitude: 92.63 W

Area code: 715


River Falls, Wisconsin business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (28.6%), Retail trade (15.1%), Manufacturing (13.8%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (12.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,088 (-8.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,441 (44.9%)


 

Crime in River Falls by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 1 1 1 0 2
    per 100,000 0.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 0.0 15.9
Robberies 0 2 0 0 3 4
    per 100,000 0.0 15.9 0.0 0.0 23.9 31.8
Assaults 7 23 23 7 4 12
    per 100,000 55.7 183.1 183.1 55.7 31.8 95.5
Burglaries 33 40 53 51 51 80
    per 100,000 262.7 318.5 422.0 406.1 406.1 636.9
Thefts 407 453 429 475 464 400
    per 100,000 3240.4 3606.7 3415.6 3781.8 3694.3 3184.7
Auto thefts 14 16 16 17 23 14
    per 100,000 111.5 127.4 127.4 135.4 183.1 111.5
168.1 221.3 216.2 204.9 204.4 215.9


Average climate in River Falls, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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River Falls-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 28% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1958, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.5 miles away from the River Falls city center killed 21 people and injured 74 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1965, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 38.0 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 158 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Aldrich Ames - (b. 1941).


Hospital/medical center in River Falls:
  • RIVER FALLS AREA HOSPITAL (1629 E DIVISION STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near River Falls:
  • HUDSON HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; HUDSON, WI)
  • REGINA MEDICAL COMPLEX (about 19 miles; HASTINGS, MN)
  • BALDWIN AREA MEDICAL CTR 141 (about 19 miles; BALDWIN, WI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to River Falls:
  • MINNEAPOLIS-ST PAUL INTL/WOLD-CHAMBERLAIN/ (about 41 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; ID: MSP)
  • ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL (about 67 miles; ROCHESTER, MN; ID: RST)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY REGIONAL (about 79 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; ID: EAU)
Other public-use airports nearest to River Falls:
  • LAKE ELMO (about 18 miles; ST PAUL, MN; ID: 21D)
  • NEW RICHMOND MUNI (about 20 miles; NEW RICHMOND, WI; ID: RNH)
  • RED WING RGNL (about 22 miles; RED WING, MN; ID: RGK)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 0 $0   57 $14,719
Streets and Highways 10 $29,659 $35,590 1 $323
Health 1 $3,261 $39,132 23 $5,356
Judicial and Legal 1 $2,613 $31,356 2 $3,186
Solid Waste Management 0 $0   1 $299
Police - Other 3 $6,514 $26,056 10 $5,787
Police Protection - Officers 22 $89,273 $48,694 0 $0
Other Government Administration 7 $31,228 $53,533 18 $6,728
Sewerage 4 $14,646 $43,938 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 4 $14,896 $44,688 25 $3,832
Water Supply 6 $24,451 $48,902 0 $0
Local Libraries 5 $17,495 $41,988 13 $10,864
Other and Unallocable 5 $18,677 $44,824 31 $937
Electric Power 13 $58,569 $54,063 0 $0
Financial Administration 14 $46,729 $40,053 3 $5,035
Totals for Government 95 $358,010 $45,222 184 $57,066


College/University in River Falls:
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-RIVER FALLS (Full-time enrollment: 5,491; Location: 410 S 3RD ST; Public; Website: www.uwrf.edu; Offers Master's degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near River Falls:
  • INVER HILLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 29 miles; INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,475)
  • METROPOLITAN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 31 miles; ST PAUL, MN; FT enrollment: 3,171)
  • CENTURY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 31 miles; WHITE BEAR LAKE, MN; FT enrollment: 4,381)
  • ST PAUL TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 35 miles; ST PAUL, MN; FT enrollment: 2,587)
  • BROWN INSTITUTE LTD (about 36 miles; MENDOTA HEIGHTS, MN; FT enrollment: 2,171)
  • HAMLINE UNIVERSITY (about 38 miles; ST PAUL, MN; FT enrollment: 2,847)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ST THOMAS (about 38 miles; ST PAUL, MN; FT enrollment: 7,652)
Public high school in River Falls:
  • RENAISSANCE ALT CHARTER SCH (Students: 73; Location: 211 N FREEMONT ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in River Falls:
  • GOOD SHEPHERD CHRISTIAN ACADEM (Students: 101; Location: 896 HWY 65 N.; Grades: KG - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in River Falls:
  • MEYER MID (Students: 688; Location: 230 N 9TH ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WESTSIDE EL (Students: 437; Location: 1007 W PINE ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ROCKY BRANCH EL (Students: 383; Location: 1415 BARTOSH LN; Grades: PK - 05)
  • GREENWOOD EL (Students: 375; Location: 418 N 8TH ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • RIVER FALLS MONTESSORI CHARTER (Students: 46; Location: 211 N FREEMONT ST; Grades: KG - 03)
Private primary/middle schools in River Falls:
  • ST BRIDGET SCHOOL (Students: 210; Location: 135 E DIVISION ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • HEARTLAND COMMUNITY SCH (Students: 25; Location: N8226 945TH ST; Grades: UG - UG)
Library in River Falls:
  • RIVER FALLS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $681,257; Location: 140 UNION ST.; 65,478 books; 2,937 audio materials; 2,951 video materials; 203 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in River Falls: University of Wisconsin - River Falls Farm Number 1 (A), Ames Teacher Education Center (B), Prucha Hall (C), May Hall (D), Johnson Hall (E), Hillcrest Rest Home (F), River Falls City Hall (G), River Falls Public Library (H), Centennial Science Hall (I), Rodli Commons (J), Grimm Hall (K), Hagestad Student Center (L), McMillian Hall (M), Hathorn Cottage (N), North Hall (O), South Hall (P), Chalmer Davee Library (Q), Hathorn Hall (R), Stratton Hall (S), Klienpell Fine Arts Building (T).

Shopping Center: Riverside Square Shopping Mall (1).

Churches in River Falls include: Apostolic Church (A), Trinity Episcopal Church (B), Church of Saint Bridget (C), Ezekiel Lutheran Church (D), First Baptist Church (E), First Congregational Church (F), First Covenant Church (G), Luther Memorial Lutheran Church (H).

Cemeteries: Saint Bridget Cemetery (1), Greenwood Cemetery (2).

Reservoirs: Lower Kinnikinnic Pond 116 (A), Upper Basin 0.34 Reservoir (B), Upper Kinnickinnic 112 Reservoir (C).

River: South Fork Kinnickinnic River (A).

Parks in River Falls include: Ramer Field (1), Tower Park (2), Hoffman Park (3), West Dale Park (4), Glen Park (5), Wells Park (6), Golf View Park (7), Mound Park (8), Wall Amphitheatre (9).

Post office: (A).  


River Falls compared to Wisconsin state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in River Falls:
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WEVR (1550 AM; 1 kW; RIVER FALLS, WI; Owner: HANTEN BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WMIN (740 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: WRPX, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WIXK (1590 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEW RICHMOND, WI; Owner: WIXK-AM, LLC)
  • WMGT (1220 AM; 5 kW; STILLWATER, MN; Owner: ENDURANCE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in River Falls:
  • WEVR-FM (106.3 FM; RIVER FALLS, WI; Owner: HANTEN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WXPT (104.1 FM; ST. LOUIS PARK, MN; Owner: THE AUDIO HOUSE, INC.)
  • WRFW (88.7 FM; RIVER FALLS, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, UNIV. OF WIS. SYS.)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • KEEY-FM (102.1 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS-FM (98.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDWB-FM (101.3 FM; RICHFIELD, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQRS-FM (92.5 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, Inc.)
  • KSJN (99.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXXR (93.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • WCAL (89.3 FM; NORTHFIELD, MN; Owner: ST. OLAF COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around River Falls:
  • W55AP (Channel 55; RIVER FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)

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