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River Falls (town), Wisconsin

Coordinates: 44°49′10″N 92°33′28″W / 44.81944°N 92.55778°W / 44.81944; -92.55778
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River Falls, Wisconsin
Location of River Falls, Wisconsin
Location of River Falls, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°49′10″N 92°33′28″W / 44.81944°N 92.55778°W / 44.81944; -92.55778
Country United States
State Wisconsin
 • Total44.7 sq mi (115.7 km2)
 • Land44.7 sq mi (115.7 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation1,024 ft (312 m)
 • Total2,304
 • Density51.6/sq mi (19.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)715 & 534
FIPS code55-68300[2]
GNIS feature ID1584042[1]

River Falls is a town in Pierce County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 2,304 at the 2000 census. The City of River Falls is located mostly within the town.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 44.7 square miles (115.7 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,304 people, 802 households, and 626 families residing in the town. The population density was 51.6 inhabitants per square mile (19.9/km2). There were 821 housing units at an average density of 18.4 per square mile (7.1/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.26% White, 0.30% Black or African American, 0.09% Native American, 0.22% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.52% from other races, and 0.56% from two or more races. 1.26% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 802 households, out of which 40.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.1% were married couples living together, 4.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.9% were non-families. 14.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 2.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.87 and the average family size was 3.20.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 28.6% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 29.5% from 25 to 44, 27.3% from 45 to 64, and 6.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 103.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $65,721, and the median income for a family was $71,750. Males had a median income of $45,577 versus $26,328 for females. The per capita income for the town was $26,358. About 2.7% of families and 4.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.0% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008.

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