Quick Facts

Place Type


Administrative Entity

St. Croix County

Time Zone



373.0 meters


2.91 square kilometers

FIPS 55-3 Code




Coordinates Latitude: 44.9666323 Longitude: -92.3743576

Demographics & Economic Data

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Percent High School Grad Or Higher
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Median Household Income
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Baldwin is a city in Wisconsin.


Baldwin was founded in 1871 by Dana Reed Bailey. First known as "Clarksville" after the railroad depot of the young town, it was later renamed Baldwin after the manager of the Western Wisconsin Railroad (Mr D. A. Baldwin), who was responsible for the railroad through the town.


Baldwin is located at 44°57′51″N 92°22′23″W (44.964401, -92.373251).It is 30 miles (48 km) east of Minneapolis, Minnesota, and 40 miles (64 km) west of Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.91 square miles (7.54 km2), all of it land.


2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 3,957 people, 1,572 households, and 1,006 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,359.8 inhabitants per square mile (525.0/km2). There were 1,724 housing units at an average density of 592.4 per square mile (228.7/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.0% White, 0.9% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.6% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.6% of the population.
There were 1,572 households of which 37.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.7% were married couples living together, 7.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.0% were non-families. 28.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 3.09.
The median age in the village was 32.3 years. 28% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 32.3% were from 25 to 44; 19.9% were from 45 to 64; and 12.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.4% male and 51.6% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000 In the village, the population was spread out with 24.1% under the age of 18, 10.0% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 18.0% from 45 to 64, and 18.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.3 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $40,313, and the median income for a family was $51,250. Males had a median income of $37,216 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $20,748. About 3.0% of families and 5.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.0% of those under age 18 and 5.6% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people

Hans A. Aune, Wisconsin State Representative, businessman, and educator, was born in Baldwin.
Raymond A. Peabody, Wisconsin State Representative and businessman, was born in Baldwin.
James Patrick Powers, Roman Catholic bishop of the Diocese of Superior, was born in Baldwin.


There are three public schools in the Baldwin Woodville School District. Greenfield Elementary School and Baldwin-Woodville High School are in Baldwin, and Viking Middle School is in Woodville.



DJ's Restaurante, 740 Main St, ☎ +1 715 688-3881. M-F 9AM-9PM, Sa 10:30AM-9PM. Mexican.


The Hazelnut Tree, 860 Main St, ☎ +1 715-684-4858. M 7AM-noon, Tu-F 7AM-3PM, Sa 8AM-3PM. Coffeehouse, small baked goods menu. Free wifi.


AmericInn, 500 Baldwin Plaza Dr, ☎ +1 715 684-5888. Check-in: 3PM, check-out: 11AM. $76+.
Super 8, 805 Energy St, ☎ +1 715 684-2700. Check-in: 3PM, check-out: 11AM. $50+.


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