Superior, WI Population, Airports, Hospitals & Zip Codes


Demographics

Population: 27,368. Estimated population in July 2020: 26,779 (-2.2% change)
Males: 13,140 (48.0%), Females: 14,228 (52.0%)

Douglas County

Zip code: 54880

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

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%).

Elevation: 642 feet

Land area: 36.9 square miles

Population

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%).

Hospitals

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

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Superior:

  • DULUTH INTL (about 12 miles; DULUTH, MN; Abbreviation: DLH)
  • CHISHOLM-HIBBING (about 70 miles; HIBBING, MN; Abbreviation: HIB)
  • GRAND RAPIDS/ITASCA CO-GORDON NEWSTROM FLD (about 104 miles; GRAND RAPIDS, MN; Abbreviation: GPZ)
Other public-use airports nearest to Superior:

  • RICHARD I BONG (about 2 miles; SUPERIOR, WI; Abbreviation: SUW)
  • SKY HARBOR (about 4 miles; DULUTH, MN; Abbreviation: DYT)
  • NORTH COUNTRY (about 21 miles; DULUTH, MN; Abbreviation: 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.

Colleges and Universities

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; Full-time enrollment: 2,512)
  • WISCONSIN INDIANHEAD TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 67 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT (about 127 miles; MENOMONIE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,183)
  • CENTURY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 129 miles; WHITE BEAR LAKE, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,381)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-RIVER FALLS (about 133 miles; RIVER FALLS, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,491)
  • BETHEL COLLEGE (about 136 miles; ST PAUL, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,787)

Schools

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)

Libraries

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)

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