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River Falls, WI (Wisconsin) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $187,565 (it was $125,800 in 2000)
River Falls:

$187,565
Wisconsin:

$178,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $160,186 - $247,480

River Falls,WI index of house prices

Total population: 15,175 (Urban population: 12,538 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 80 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 5,661 (5,413 occupied: 2,690 owner occupied, 2,737 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

50%
State:

33%

Housing density: 1,138 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017 in this county: $358,432.

Median contract rent in 2017: $506 (lower quartile is $386, upper quartile is $592)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $852


Median gross rent in River Falls, WI in 2017: $565

Housing units in River Falls with a mortgage: 1,869 (78 second mortgage, 253 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 816

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $97,444

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $63,522

Median monthly housing costs: $896


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River Falls, Wisconsin Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1988

Median year apartment built: 1977

Household type by relationship:

Households: 15,341
  • In family households: 8,533 (1,389 male householders, 1,474 female householders)
    2,195 spouses, 3,062 children (2,964 natural, 8 adopted, 86 stepchildren), 95 grandchildren, 98 brothers or sisters, 29 parents, 15 other relatives, 162 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,377 (1,103 male householders (670 living alone)), 1,462 female householders (1,028 living alone)), 1,847 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,469

Size of family households: 1,469 2-persons, 612 3-persons, 432 4-persons, 240 5-persons, 92 6-persons, 14 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,701 1-person, 511 2-persons, 96 3-persons, 70 4-persons, 186 5-persons, 27 6-persons.

1,862 married couples with children.
652 single-parent households (230 men, 422 women).

94.8% of residents of River Falls speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (35% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 27% speak English not well, 33% don't speak English at all).
1.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (46% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 21% speak English not well).
1.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (48% speak English very well, 42% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 266 (1.7%)
(16.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

3.9
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in River Falls, Wisconsin
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in River Falls, Wisconsin
  • 0no bedroom
  • 361 bedroom
  • 4892 bedrooms
  • 1,3033 bedrooms
  • 6654 bedrooms
  • 2055+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in River Falls, Wisconsin
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in River Falls, Wisconsin
  • 61no bedroom
  • 8391 bedroom
  • 1,2292 bedrooms
  • 3933 bedrooms
  • 1334 bedrooms
  • 735+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in River Falls in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in River Falls in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 53no vehicle
  • 6911 vehicle
  • 1,2562 vehicles
  • 5493 vehicles
  • 1104 vehicles
  • 235+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in River Falls in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in River Falls in renter-occupied apartments
  • 343no vehicle
  • 1,0491 vehicle
  • 9712 vehicles
  • 2233 vehicles
  • 114 vehicles
  • 1445+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in River Falls, Wisconsin
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in River Falls, Wisconsin
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 703 rooms
  • 1544 rooms
  • 4715 rooms
  • 4786 rooms
  • 4677 rooms
  • 3848 rooms
  • 6739+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in River Falls, Wisconsin
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in River Falls, Wisconsin
  • 201 room
  • 3322 rooms
  • 6813 rooms
  • 9134 rooms
  • 2625 rooms
  • 2516 rooms
  • 1167 rooms
  • 1048 rooms
  • 469+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2017 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in River Falls, WI
  • River Falls, WI household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in River Falls, WI in 2017
  • 178Less than $10,000
  • 563$10,000 to $19,999
  • 505$20,000 to $29,999
  • 449$30,000 to $39,999
  • 628$40,000 to $49,999
  • 523$50,000 to $59,999
  • 615$60,000 to $74,999
  • 679$75,000 to $99,999
  • 515$100,000 to $124,999
  • 229$125,000 to $149,999
  • 298$150,000 to $199,999
  • 226$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in River Falls, WI

  • Distribution of house value in River Falls, WI in 2017
  • 8Less than $10,000
  • 50$15,000 to $19,999
  • 17$20,000 to $24,999
  • 42$50,000 to $59,999
  • 6$60,000 to $69,999
  • 41$80,000 to $89,999
  • 32$90,000 to $99,999
  • 133$100,000 to $124,999
  • 249$125,000 to $149,999
  • 641$150,000 to $174,999
  • 406$175,000 to $199,999
  • 498$200,000 to $249,999
  • 275$250,000 to $299,999
  • 223$300,000 to $399,999
  • 35$400,000 to $499,999
  • 14$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in River Falls, WI

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in River Falls, WI in 2017
  • 66$200 to $249
  • 92$250 to $299
  • 86$300 to $349
  • 20$350 to $399
  • 27$400 to $449
  • 100$450 to $499
  • 210$500 to $549
  • 141$550 to $599
  • 124$600 to $649
  • 385$650 to $699
  • 137$700 to $749
  • 320$750 to $799
  • 230$800 to $899
  • 238$900 to $999
  • 286$1,000 to $1,249
  • 34$1,250 to $1,499
  • 153$1,500 to $1,999
  • 8$3,000 to $3,499
  • 49$3,500 or more
  • 51No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 35.2%
Number of people working at home: 325 (3.8% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 531
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,452
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,280
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,002
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 932
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 368
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,041
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 349
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 422
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 643
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 216
  • 90 or more minutes: 23
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - River Falls

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,903 (73%)
  • Carpooled: 464 (7%)
  • Taxi: 73 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 111 (2%)
  • Walked: 759 (11%)
  • Worked at home: 325 (5%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 0.7%Males
  • 1.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 32.7%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 11.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 9.8%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 27.2%Males
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in River Falls, Wisconsin
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in River Falls, Wisconsin
  • 1642010 or later
  • 612000 to 2009
  • 151990 to 1999
  • 491980 to 1989
  • 661970 to 1979
  • 6Before 1970
Ancestries in River Falls, WI

First ancestries reported:

  • German: 2,007 (32.8%)
  • Norwegian: 662 (10.8%)
  • Irish: 410 (6.7%)
  • American: 306 (5.0%)
  • Polish: 258 (4.2%)
  • English: 231 (3.8%)
  • European: 188 (3.1%)
  • Swedish: 134 (2.2%)
  • Scandinavian: 120 (2.0%)
  • Brazilian: 116 (1.9%)
  • Czech: 106 (1.7%)
  • Finnish: 104 (1.7%)
  • Danish: 88 (1.4%)
  • Italian: 88 (1.4%)
  • French Canadian: 57 (0.9%)
  • Dutch: 43 (0.7%)
  • British: 35 (0.6%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 33 (0.5%)
  • Scottish: 32 (0.5%)
  • Northern European: 27 (0.4%)
  • French: 24 (0.4%)
  • Swiss: 20 (0.3%)
  • Slovene: 19 (0.3%)
  • Lebanese: 18 (0.3%)
  • Ethiopian: 16 (0.3%)
  • Eastern European: 14 (0.2%)
  • Luxemburger: 11 (0.2%)
  • Ukrainian: 10 (0.2%)
  • Russian: 9 (0.1%)
  • Nigerian: 9 (0.1%)
  • Hungarian: 7 (0.1%)
  • Lithuanian: 6 (0.10%)
  • Albanian: 6 (0.10%)
  • African: 5 (0.08%)
  • Belgian: 4 (0.07%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Brazil
River Falls:

35.0% (93)
Wisconsin:

0.5% (1,422)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
River Falls:

14.7% (39)
Wisconsin:

5.4% (15,165)

Korea
River Falls:

9.0% (24)
Wisconsin:

2.3% (6,576)

Laos
River Falls:

7.9% (21)
Wisconsin:

6.2% (17,374)

Nicaragua
River Falls:

6.4% (17)
Wisconsin:

0.6% (1,557)

England
River Falls:

5.3% (14)
Wisconsin:

1.0% (2,780)

Ethiopia
River Falls:

5.3% (14)
Wisconsin:

0.4% (1,117)

India
River Falls:

4.9% (13)
Wisconsin:

7.8% (21,926)

Nigeria
River Falls:

4.1% (11)
Wisconsin:

0.5% (1,515)

Thailand
River Falls:

3.8% (10)
Wisconsin:

3.5% (9,981)

Norway
River Falls:

3.8% (10)
Wisconsin:

0.1% (406)

Taiwan
River Falls:

1.9% (5)
Wisconsin:

0.5% (1,417)

Australia
River Falls:

1.9% (5)
Wisconsin:

0.2% (592)

Other Middle Africa
River Falls:

1.5% (4)
Wisconsin:

0.1% (309)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 7,842
  • Other state: 7,089
  • Northeast: 212
  • Midwest: 6,016
  • South: 396
  • West: 399

61.5% of River Falls residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 22.5% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 58.2% lived in Wisconsin.


River Falls:

61.5%
State average:

85.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 23
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 41
  • 9th grade: 41
  • 10th grade: 22
  • 11th grade: 16
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 75
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 931
  • Less than 1 year of college: 193
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 619
  • Associate degree: 373
  • Bachelor's degree: 854
  • Master's degree: 295
  • Professional school degree: 76
  • Doctorate degree: 115
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 44
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 113
  • 11th grade: 10
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 44
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 755
  • Less than 1 year of college: 234
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 517
  • Associate degree: 622
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,214
  • Master's degree: 616
  • Professional school degree: 23
  • Doctorate degree: 86
Educational Attainment for Females
River Falls marital status for males
River Falls marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,411
  • One, attached: 851
  • Two: 218
  • 3 or 4: 205
  • 5 to 9: 354
  • 10 to 19: 487
  • 20 to 49: 884
  • 50 or more: 169
  • Mobile homes: 120

Median worth of mobile homes: $51,766

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 1.2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 1.2%
Year householders moved into residence in River Falls
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in River Falls, WI
  • 90.2%Utility gas
  • 8.1%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in River Falls, WI
  • 51.3%Electricity
  • 42.1%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.4%Other fuel
  • 1.4%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 114
Here:

9.1%
Wisconsin:

14.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Wisconsin:

8.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 300
Here:

7.3%
Wisconsin:

18.3%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability