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Population (year 2000): 27,368. Estimated population in July 2005: 26,779 (-2.2% change)
Males: 13,140 (48.0%), Females: 14,228 (52.0%)

Douglas County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 35.9 years
Median household income: $31,921 (year 2000)
Median house value: $65,900 (year 2000)

Superior, WI residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Superior:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.8%)
  • American Indian (3.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Black (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (20.7%), Swedish (15.3%), Norwegian (15.2%), Irish (13.3%), Polish (9.3%), English (5.5%).Wisconsin

Elevation: 642 feet

Land area: 36.9 square miles

Superior,

For population 25 years and over in Superior

  • High school or higher: 85.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Superior city

  • Never married: 30.8%
  • Now married: 47.0%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

2.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +54 (+0.2%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MN Duluth, (5.5 miles pop. 86,918).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Paul, MN St. (140.3 miles pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (452.7 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: WI Superior, (0.0 miles MN Duluth, (5.5 miles WI (7.2 miles Riverview, WI (7.3 miles Parkland, WI (8.1 miles Oliver, MN (10.0 miles Proctor, MN (11.3 miles Arnold,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $105,400

Latitude: 46.71 N, Longitude: 92.09 W

Area code: 715

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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (24.4%), Retail trade (13.9%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (11.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,557 (+5.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,804 (60.3%)

Crime in Superior by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 0 0 2 0
    per 100,000 3.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 7.3 0.0
Rapes 18 6 14 16 11 12
    per 100,000 65.8 21.9 51.2 58.5 40.2 43.8
Robberies 17 9 11 15 12 13
    per 100,000 62.1 32.9 40.2 54.8 43.8 47.5
Assaults 55 41 39 41 49 37
    per 100,000 201.0 149.8 142.5 149.8 179.0 135.2
Burglaries 248 201 246 274 280 257
    per 100,000 906.2 734.4 898.9 1001.2 1023.1 939.1
Thefts 1,221 1,144 1,260 1,380 1,129 1,208
    per 100,000 4461.4 4180.1 4603.9 5042.4 4125.3 4413.9
Auto thefts 96 85 103 77 68 88
    per 100,000 350.8 310.6 376.4 281.4 248.5 321.5
358.7 292.1 338.2 364.1 328.9 326.8

Average climate in Superior, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Superior,

Superior-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1969, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.1 miles away from the Superior city center killed 2 people and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/11/1966, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 51.9 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Kris Benson - 2005 Major League Baseball player (New York Mets, born: Nov 7, 1974).


Hospital/medical center in Superior:
  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL OF SUPERIOR NO 63 (3500 TOWER AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Superior:
  • MILLER DWAN MEDICAL CENTER (about 7 miles; DULUTH, MN)
  • ST LUKES HOSPITAL OF DULUTH (about 7 miles; DULUTH, MN)
  • ST MARYS MEDICAL CENTER (about 7 miles; DULUTH, MN)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Superior:
  • DULUTH INTL (about 12 miles; DULUTH, MN; ID: DLH)
  • CHISHOLM-HIBBING (about 70 miles; HIBBING, MN; ID: HIB)
  • GRAND RAPIDS/ITASCA CO-GORDON NEWSTROM FLD (about 104 miles; GRAND RAPIDS, MN; ID: GPZ)
Other public-use airports nearest to Superior:
  • RICHARD I BONG (about 2 miles; SUPERIOR, WI; ID: SUW)
  • SKY HARBOR (about 4 miles; DULUTH, MN; ID: DYT)
  • NORTH COUNTRY (about 21 miles; DULUTH, MN; ID: 9M0)

Amtrak station near Superior:
  • 5 miles: DULUTH (2122 W. SUPERIOR ST.) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for taxi service.
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
Streets and Highways 39 $133,396 $41,044 0 $0
Firefighters 37 $136,484 $44,265 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 7 $23,464 $40,224 1 $892
Sewerage 24 $76,813 $38,406 4 $2,316
Other Government Administration 28 $73,638 $31,559 13 $4,417
Parks and Recreation 20 $59,043 $35,425 1 $266
Financial Administration 13 $42,201 $38,954 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 2 $7,563 $45,378 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 56 $221,737 $47,515 0 $0
Police - Other 7 $16,789 $28,781 11 $3,093
Local Libraries 15 $43,687 $34,949 18 $15,704
Fire - Other 3 $8,086 $32,344 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 23 $73,082 $38,129 2 $4,457
Totals for Government 274 $915,981 $40,115 50 $31,144
College/University in Superior:
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-SUPERIOR (Full-time enrollment: 2,436; Location: BELKNAP & CATLIN; Public; Website: www.uwsuper.edu; Offers Master's degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Superior:
  • UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA-DULUTH (about 8 miles; DULUTH, MN; Full-time enrollment: 8,224)
  • LAKE SUPERIOR COLLEGE (about 11 miles; DULUTH, MN; FT enrollment: 2,512)
  • WISCONSIN INDIANHEAD TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 67 miles; Shell Lake, WI; FT enrollment: 2,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT (about 127 miles; MENOMONIE, WI; FT enrollment: 7,183)
  • CENTURY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 129 miles; WHITE BEAR LAKE, MN; FT enrollment: 4,381)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-RIVER FALLS (about 133 miles; RIVER FALLS, WI; FT enrollment: 5,491)
  • BETHEL COLLEGE (about 136 miles; ST PAUL, MN; FT enrollment: 2,787)
Public high school in Superior:
  • SUPERIOR HI (Students: 1,651; Location: 2600 CATLIN AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Superior:
  • MARANATHA ACADEMY (Students: 135; Location: 4916 S STATE HWY 35; Grades: PK - 12)
  • TWIN PORTS BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 14; Location: 208 52ND AVENUE EAST; Grades: 2 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Superior:
  • SUPERIOR MIDDLE (Students: 1,193; Location: 3626 HAMMOND AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • NORTHERN LIGHTS EL (Students: 643; Location: 1201 N 28TH ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • GREAT LAKES EL (Students: 384; Location: 129 N 28TH ST E; Grades: KG - 05)
  • BRYANT EL (Students: 322; Location: 1423 CENTRAL AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • COOPER EL (Students: 317; Location: 1807 MISSOURI AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • FOUR CORNERS EL (Students: 232; Location: 4465 E COUNTY ROAD B; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LAKE SUPERIOR EL (Students: 196; Location: 6200 E 3RD ST; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle school in Superior:
  • CATHEDRAL SCHOOL (Students: 385; Location: 1419 BAXTER AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Superior:
  • SUPERIOR PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,201,119; Location: 1530 TOWER AVE.; 117,514 books; 3,024 audio materials; 6,390 video materials; 286 serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • East Middle School and Central Middle School are no longer in existance.
 

Superior compared to Wisconsin state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Superior:
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WDSM (710 AM; 10 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KDAL (610 AM; 5 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGEE (970 AM; 1 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJC (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WWJC, INC.)
  • KQDS (1490 AM; 1 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: RED ROCK RADIO CORP.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WNMT (650 AM; 10 kW; NASHWAUK, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WHSM (910 AM; 5 kW; HAYWARD, WI; Owner: QB BROADCASTING, LTD.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Superior:
  • KBMX (107.7 FM; PROCTOR, MN; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF DULUTH, INC.)
  • WSCN (100.5 FM; CLOQUET, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KDNI (90.5 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KLDJ (101.7 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF DULUTH, INC.)
  • WWAX (92.1 FM; HERMANTOWN, MN; Owner: RED ROCK RADIO CORP.)
  • KDAL-FM (95.7 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKCB (105.1 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF DULUTH, INC.)
  • KQDS-FM (94.9 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: RED ROCK RADIO CORP.)
  • KUMD-FM (103.3 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: REGENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA)
  • KUWS (91.3 FM; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS, UNIV. OF WISC. SYS.)
  • KDNW (97.3 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WSCD-FM (92.9 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KRBR-FM (102.5 FM; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCO (98.9 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNCB (89.5 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: REFUGE MEDIA GROUP)
  • W203AL (88.5 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KZIO (104.3 FM; TWO HARBORS, MN; Owner: RED ROCK RADIO CORP.)
  • WKLK-FM (96.5 FM; CLOQUET, MN; Owner: QB BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • K292EZ (106.3 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: RED ROCK RADIO CORP.)
TV broadcast stations around Superior:
  • WDIO-TV (Channel 10; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WDIO-TV, LLC)
  • KDLH (Channel 3; DULUTH, MN; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF DULUTH, LLC)
  • KBJR-TV (Channel 6; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: KBJR LICENSE, INC.)
  • KQDS-TV (Channel 21; DULUTH, MN; Owner: KQDS ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WDSE-TV (Channel 8; DULUTH, MN; Owner: DULUTH-SUPERIOR AREA EDUCATIONAL TV CORPORATION)
  • K58CM (Channel 58; DULUTH, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K15DU (Channel 15; DULUTH, MN; Owner: DAN BLECHMAN)
  • K66EO (Channel 66; DULUTH, MN; Owner: HAROLD AND/ OR SUE KROGMAN)
  • K38DS (Channel 38; DULUTH, MN; Owner: STEVEN R. ZUKERBERG)
  • K62EP (Channel 62; DULUTH, MN; Owner: DAN BLECHMAN)
  • K64EF (Channel 64; DULUTH, MN; Owner: STEVEN R. ZUKERBERG)
  • K68EA (Channel 68; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KWMN-LP (Channel 56; DULUTH, MN; Owner: DULUTH DATACASTING PARTNERS, G.P.)
  • KDUL-LP (Channel 60; DULUTH, MN; Owner: DULUTH TV PARTNERS, GP)

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