Wausau is the employment, transportation, healthcare and cultural hub of the region. Wausau is proud of a vibrant downtown, outstanding local arts scene and a growing urban waterfront along the Wisconsin River.

The city offers unique open space like the 400 Block and innovative playgrounds like Riverlife Park, along with three renovated neighborhood pools.


The River’s Edge Trail spans more than 10 miles of shoreline along the Wisconsin River.

"Wausau, Wis., with a median home price of $228,770 and an estimated monthly mortgage payment of $1,482, came out on top, spurred by low rates of unemployment and crime. Cities in Indiana, Missouri and North Dakota followed." - Best Places to Buy a House on a Budget, New York Times. 3/30/23

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