Entering Ephraim, the scene before you looks as if it was plucked from a vintage postcard.

Welcome to Ephraim

Historic charm in the heart of Door County

Considering a move to Ephraim? This desirable and charming village in Wisconsin is a perfect blend of natural beauty and history. You can enjoy breathtaking sunsets over Eagle Harbor and take leisurely strolls along the picturesque harbor. With its mix of beauty and heritage, Ephraim offers a unique living experience.

What to Love

  • Scenic beauty
  • Historic charm, including the storied Hillside Waterfront Hotel
  • A friendly community
  • Pedestrian-friendly harbor

Local Lifestyle

With its close-knit community, life here is peaceful with a leisurely pace. The location on the sheltered harbor adds to this tranquility. If you’re looking for the finest small-town living in Door County, Ephraim will likely be a perfect fit for you. In 2024, Ephraim was voted one of the Best Places to Live by Coastal Living Magazine.

Dining and Entertainment

Ephraim's dining scene is as delightful as its scenery is gorgeous. Stop by Pearl Wine Cottage to appreciate their expertly curated selection of wines. Meanwhile, Wilson's Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor is a nod to the nostalgic, served with a scoop of old-fashioned charm. And for those seeking a modern twist, Sip is a favorite local café with delicious coffee and a bright, colorful atmosphere.

Things to Do

Ephraim is a village that celebrates life with enthusiasm. The Fyr Ball festival lights up the longest day of the year, a favorite local tradition that honors the village's Scandinavian roots. At the end of the year, Christmas in the Village transforms Ephraim into a winter wonderland, capturing the magic of the season. Additionally, The Evenings in Ephraim: Concert Series offers entertaining music – where the community gathers to enjoy music under the stars.


The Gibraltar School District offers excellent educational opportunities, focusing on both academic and community values. The district is known for nurturing young minds in a supportive and enriching environment.

Reach out to Diane at Arbor Crowne Properties for a complimentary consultation to discuss purchasing your dream waterfront or water-view property in Northern Door County. Diane will guide you through the process and help you determine the best time to buy. Let us handle all the details, so you can focus on finding the perfect home for you and your family.

Overview for EPHRAIM, WI

272 people live in EPHRAIM, where the median age is 68.6 and the average individual income is $46,657. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

68.6 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for EPHRAIM, WI

EPHRAIM has 160 households, with an average household size of 1.7. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in EPHRAIM do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


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Median Age

43.75 / 56.25%

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  • Bachelor Degree
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Commute Time

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Arbor Crowne Properties specializes in luxury and waterfront Door County homes. Situated in the idyllic town of Ephraim and operating out of the historic Hillside Waterfront Hotel, Arbor Crowne is perfectly positioned to address your buying and selling needs.

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