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Weston, Wisconsin
Location of Weston in Marathon County, Wisconsin.
Location of Weston in Marathon County, Wisconsin.
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
County Marathon
Area
 • Total 21.64 sq mi (56.05 km2)
 • Land 21.62 sq mi (55.99 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.06 km2)
Elevation
1,250 ft (381 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 14,868
 • Estimate 
(2019)
15,167
 • Density 701.62/sq mi (270.89/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
FIPS code 55-86025
GNIS feature ID 1761601

Weston is a village in Marathon County, Wisconsin, United States. It is part of the Wausau Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 14,868 at the 2010 census.

History

The village was founded on March 11, 1996. Much of the area of the town of Weston was split off from it to form the new village of the same name.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 21.58 square miles (55.89 km2), of which, 21.55 square miles (55.81 km2) of it is land and 0.03 square miles (0.08 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 3,375
1980 8,775 160.0%
1990 9,714 10.7%
2000 12,079 24.3%
2010 14,868 23.1%
2019 (est.) 15,167 2.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 14,868 people, 5,772 households, and 3,928 families living in the village. The population density was 689.9 inhabitants per square mile (266.4/km2). There were 6,364 housing units at an average density of 295.3 per square mile (114.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 87.7% White, 0.8% African American, 0.4% Native American, 8.7% Asian, 0.8% from other races, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.0% of the population.

There were 5,772 households, of which 36.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.2% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.9% were non-families. 25.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.06.

The median age in the village was 35.6 years. 27.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.4% were from 25 to 44; 24.8% were from 45 to 64; and 11.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.5% male and 50.5% female.

Education

The village is served by the D.C. Everest School District. Public schools located in Weston are Mountain Bay Elementary, D.C. Everest Middle School, D.C. Everest Junior High, and D.C. Everest Senior High School.

Transportation

Airport

The Central Wisconsin Airport (KCWA) serves Weston, the county and surrounding communities with both scheduled commercial jet service and general aviation services.

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