Washburn, Wisconsin

Population 2,182

Washburn is located in Bayfield County, WI. The population is 2,182, making Washburn the largest city in Bayfield County.

There are 3 public schools in Washburn with an average Homefacts rating of A-. The total crime rate for Washburn is low , and there are 17 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Washburn is high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Washburn property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Washburn include Bayview, Ashland and Barksdale.

Washburn Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Excellent
  • No High School Diploma: 5.9%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 54%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 40%

Crime Rate

65.97% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 147
  • Violent Crimes: 295
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 0
  • Property Crime: 639
  • Larceny Theft: 492

Registered Offenders

73.15% Higher than national avg.
  • 17 offenders in Washburn
  • 77.91 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

68 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 0
  • Superfunds: 1
  • Tanks & Spills: 67


High 5.9%
  • Wisconsin unemployment average: 2.7%
  • National unemployment average: 3.6%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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3 Public Schools view public schools

There are 3 K-12 public schools in Washburn, WI and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Washburn's schools as Excellent, with an overall A- rating.

0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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17 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Washburn, WI

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Property Report Overview

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Housing Inventory

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  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

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2 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Washburn, WI issued 2 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Washburn, WI issued 2 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $481
  • 1 Bedroom: $526
  • 2 Bedrooms: $700
  • 3 Bedrooms: $878
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,094

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Environmental Hazards

68 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality MODERATE (254/311)
    Washburn, WI has 81.67% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Washburn, WI is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 3.7 Average
    Washburn, WI is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 13.45°
  • February 17.98°
  • March 29.75°
  • April 40.27°
  • May 51.53°
  • June 61.33°
  • July 67.22°
  • August 65.56°
  • September 57.02°
  • October 45.55°
  • November 33.7°
  • December 18°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Washburn, WI

Washburn, WI has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Washburn, WI has no risk of hurricanes.
Washburn, WI has a very low risk of hail storms.
Washburn, WI has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Washburn, WI: $37,708


Unemployment in Washburn is 5.9%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 2.7% and 3.6% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 45.50%
White Collar - 54.50%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Scott Walker
  • Sen. Tammy Baldwin
  • Sen. Ron Johnson

City Representatives

  • Sean P. Duffy

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

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2 Cemeteries view all

1 FCC Tower view all

1 Fire Station view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Washburn, WI

1 Library view all

2 Police Stations view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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