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Population in 2010: 726. Population change since 2000: -15.0%
 

Males: 378  (52.1%)
Females: 348  (47.9%)

Median resident age:  52.7 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54102.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,479 (it was $26,667 in 2000)
Amberg:

$30,479
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,616

Amberg town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $105,820 (it was $70,200 in 2000)
Amberg:

$105,820
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $130,141; Detached houses: $135,790; Townhouses or other attached units: $181,151; In 2-unit structures: $241,534; Mobile homes: $82,846
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  • White alone - 698 (96.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 11 (1.5%)
  • Hispanic - 11 (1.5%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.3%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Amberg: 157.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (37.5%), Polish (12.2%), Irish (11.5%), English (9.4%), United States (5.9%), Norwegian (5.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 893 feet

Land area: 71.8 square miles.

Population density: 10 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Amberg:

  • High school or higher: 78.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 9.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Amberg town:

  • Never married: 21.0%
  • Now married: 57.3%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

14 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.6%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Amberg town:  1.2% ($853)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Green Bay, WI (67.3 miles , pop. 102,313).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (168.4 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (252.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Beecher, WI (2.6 miles ), Wausaukee, WI (2.8 miles ), Athelstane, WI (3.1 miles ), Pembine, WI (3.3 miles ), Dunbar, WI (3.6 miles ), Middle Inlet, WI (3.7 miles ), Stephenson, WI (4.0 miles ), Wagner, WI (4.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $55,700
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $55,700
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $69,200
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $36,400
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $64,600
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $64,600
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $64,600
  • 2004: 18 buildings, average cost: $59,300
  • 2005: 17 buildings, average cost: $59,300
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $152,800
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $168,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $160,200
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $135,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $140,000

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Latitude: 45.49 N, Longitude: 87.97 W

Area code: 715

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.9%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -49 (-5.4%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Wood products (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Metal and metal products (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (5%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Electricians (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Amberg-area historical tornado activity is below Wisconsin state average. It is 32% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/19/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.6 miles away from the Amberg town center killed 2 people and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1991, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.5 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Marinette County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Political contributions by individuals in Amberg, WI

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Amberg:

  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (about 67 miles; Green Bay, WI; Full-time enrollment: 4,962)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 67 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 3,643)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 73 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,041)
  • Northern Michigan University (about 79 miles; Marquette, MI; FT enrollment: 7,952)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 87 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 3,092)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 104 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 8,352)
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (about 106 miles; Oshkosh, WI; FT enrollment: 9,356)

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Notable location: Amberg Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Amberg Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Italian Inn (N14835 USHighway 141).

 
Marinette County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Amberg and their reported violations in the past:

PLEASANT VIEW CMPGD (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUL-20-1998), St Public Notif requested (JUL-20-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-20-1998), St Compliance achieved (SEP-14-1998)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Amberg that have no violations reported:

  • NORTH WOODS BAR (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Average household size:
This town:  2.0 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  56.6%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.2%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

13.2%
Whole state:

8.7%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

6.2%
Whole state:

3.7%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Amberg, WI

6 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

Amberg compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Amberg (2011 data):

  • Bank North: Amberg Branch at W7912 Amberg Street, branch established on 1983/05/09. Info updated 2006/09/25: Bank assets: $116.7 mil, Deposits: $94.2 mil, headquarters in Crivitz, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Pwb Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (62%)
  • Wood (28%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Amberg town (based on Marinette County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.42%
Here64.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents59.8%11.5%10.9%3.9%2.7%
Congregations18.6%10.2%11.9%8.5%10.2%
NameAssemblies of GodNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsBaptist General ConferenceLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents2.5%2.5%1.6%0.9%3.8%
Congregations8.5%8.5%3.4%1.7%18.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
Marinette County:

2.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Marinette County:

7.54 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 50
This county:

11.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Marinette County:

7.9%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Marinette County:

29.0%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

7.1%
State:

13.0%

5.54% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,218 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.54%
Wisconsin average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Menominee County, MI  1.02% ($26,789 average AGI)
from Brown County, WI  0.83% ($32,719)
from Oconto County, WI  0.46% ($27,831)


6.21% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,578 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.21%
Wisconsin average:

6.22%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($630 average AGI)
Marinette County:

0.08%
Wisconsin average:

0.04%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Brown County, WI  1.15% ($25,722 average AGI)
to Menominee County, MI  0.86% ($32,455)
to Oconto County, WI  0.40% ($31,926)

Strongest AM radio stations in Amberg:

  • WDBC (680 AM; 10 kW; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WTAQ (1360 AM; 10 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMIQ (1450 AM; 1 kW; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Amberg:

  • WZNL (94.3 FM; NORWAY, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WMXG (106.3 FM; STEPHENSON, MI; Owner: ESCANABA LICENSE CORP.)
  • WOBE (100.7 FM; CRYSTAL FALLS, MI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING OF IRON MOUNTAIN, INC.)
  • WHTO (106.7 FM; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: TODD STUART NOORDYK)
  • WJNR-FM (101.5 FM; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING OF IRON MOUNTAIN, INC.)
  • WVCM (91.5 FM; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: VCY AMERICA INC.)
  • WIMK (93.1 FM; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • W244AW (96.7 FM; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: FAMILY ED BC CORP OF DOOR CNTY WI)
  • WYKX (104.7 FM; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRVM (102.7 FM; SURING, WI; Owner: WRVM, INC.)
  • WEUL (98.1 FM; KINGSFORD, MI; Owner: GOSPEL OPPORTUNITIES, INC.)
  • WSFQ (96.3 FM; PESHTIGO, WI; Owner: BADGER COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • W297AE (107.3 FM; STEPHENSON, MI; Owner: BD OF CNTRL, NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIV)

TV broadcast stations around Amberg:

  • KTTM (Channel 12; HURON, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJMN-TV (Channel 3; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WYOW (Channel 34; EAGLE RIVER, WI; Owner: WAOW-WYOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W54AR (Channel 54; FENCE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 24 meters (79ft)
Total costs: $644,000
Total average daily traffic: 7,577
Total average daily truck traffic: 8
Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic: 9,767

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Amberg)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Int Coleman Ave & Mclellen (Lat: 45.487750 Lon: -88.002889), Call Sign: KNED305
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.010 MHz, 154.295 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/15/1997, Expiration Date: 11/19/2002, Cancellation Date: 03/02/2003
    Registrant: City Of Amberg, Route 1, Amberg, WI 54102
  • Int Coleman Ave & Mclellen (Lat: 45.487750 Lon: -88.002889), Call Sign: KNGY308, Licensee ID: L00109542
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.115 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/07/1998, Expiration Date: 07/14/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/14/2003
    Registrant: Amberg, Town Of, Route 1, Amberg, WI 54102

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Amberg SS, S Of Cth K 1 Mi E Of Us 141 (Lat: 45.496639 Lon: -87.975667), Type: Upole, Structure height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: WNEW763
    Assigned Frequencies: 953.550 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/08/2008, Expiration Date: 11/18/2018, Cancellation Date: 10/20/2008
    Registrant: Wisconsin Electric Power Company, Milwaukee, WI 53201-2046, Phone: (414) 221-5384, Fax: (414) 221-2894, Email:
  • AMBERG, Weycker & Lanfear Rds (Lat: 45.483556 Lon: -88.005111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WLV918
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz... (+6 more)
    Grant Date: 03/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/09/2010
    Registrant: Norlight Telecommunications, Inc., 13935 Bishop\'s Drive, Brookfield, WI 53005, Phone: (262) 792-7915, Fax: (262) 792-7767, Email:
  • AMBERG, Next To Downing Road Near Amberg, Wi (Lat: 45.519750 Lon: -88.005111), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.7 m, Overall height: 96.3 m, Call Sign: WQQP641
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/07/2013, Expiration Date: 02/07/2023, Certifier: James W Lienau
    Registrant: Nsighttel Wireless, LLC, 450 Security Boulevard, Green Bay, WI 54313, Phone: (920) 617-7064, Fax: (920) 617-7319, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KC4UOI
    Grant Date: 02/04/1992, Expiration Date: 02/04/2002, Cancellation Date: 02/05/2004
    Registrant: Lloyd G Reuter, Rt 1 Box 204, Amberg, WI 54102
  • Call Sign: N9XTP, Licensee ID: L00695761
    Grant Date: 04/19/2004, Expiration Date: 07/15/2014, Certifier: Gene T Howard
    Registrant: Gene T Howard, N15494 Hardwoods Rd, Amberg, WI 54102
  • Call Sign: WA9WCJ, Licensee ID: L01030206
    Grant Date: 06/15/2005, Expiration Date: 09/13/2015, Certifier: Kenneth D Jones
    Registrant: Kenneth D Jones, W6270 Barker Rd, Amberg, WI 54102
  • Call Sign: WB9SDD, Licensee ID: L00790164
    Grant Date: 12/31/2003, Expiration Date: 03/22/2014, Certifier: Larry C Christianson
    Registrant: Larry C Christianson, N15969 Town Corner Lake Rd., Amberg, WI 54102
  • Call Sign: KC9AXN, Licensee ID: L00453590
    Grant Date: 03/21/2012, Expiration Date: 03/21/2022, Certifier: James J Pietraszewski
    Registrant: James J Pietraszewski, W6965 Black Sam Rd, Amberg, WI 54102
  • Call Sign: KC9PAL, Licensee ID: L01463421
    Grant Date: 02/02/2009, Expiration Date: 02/02/2019, Certifier: David R Rose
    Registrant: David R Rose, Amberg, WI 54102

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2899C , Serial Number: 26442, Year manufactured: 1954, Airworthiness Date: 07/26/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, Rr 1, Amberg, WI 54102



Most common first names in Amberg, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1169.5 years
John877.2 years
Mary778.3 years
Elmer778.7 years
Ruth682.8 years
George683.5 years
William685.1 years
Joseph671.0 years
Charles678.8 years
Henry674.5 years
Most common last names in Amberg, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson780.3 years
Mathis780.3 years
Mctrusty581.4 years
Wolford565.8 years
White575.6 years
Hearty486.3 years
Mattison474.0 years
Howarth475.8 years
Marundee477.5 years
Beattie475.5 years

Businesses in Amberg, WI

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