Anderson, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 398. Population change since 2000: +7.0%
 
Males: 213  (53.5%)
Females: 185  (46.5%)
Median resident age:  44.5 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54565, 54840.

Anderson Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,529 (it was $31,818 in 2000)
Anderson:

$35,529
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,637 (it was $17,013 in 2000)

Anderson town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $114,026 (it was $64,400 in 2000)
Anderson:

$114,026
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $130,816; Detached houses: $144,332; In 2-unit structures: $81,288; Mobile homes: $66,611
Anderson races chart
  • White alone - 392 (98.5%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (1.0%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.3%)

Races in Anderson detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Anderson: 142.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (48.4%), Swedish (28.5%), Norwegian (23.9%), Irish (11.6%), Polish (8.6%), English (5.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 870 feet

Land area: 62.8 square miles.

Population density: 6.3 people per square mile   (very low).

Anderson,WI real estate house value index trend

Anderson, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Anderson:

  • High school or higher: 86.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Anderson town:

  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 60.7%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

4 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.1%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

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

Anderson town:  1.0% ($660)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
Anderson satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Coon Rapids, MN (44.6 miles , pop. 61,607).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (53.3 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (366.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Sterling, WI (2.3 miles ), Trade Lake, WI (2.7 miles ), Grantsburg, WI (2.7 miles ), Laketown, WI (3.0 miles ), Wood River, WI (3.1 miles ), Rock Creek, MN (3.2 miles ), Rush City, MN (3.3 miles ), Eureka, WI (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 45.68 N, Longitude: 92.74 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 715

Anderson household income distribution Anderson home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.2%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +51 (+15.9%).
Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Plastics and rubber products (16%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Repair and maintenance (10%)
  • Metal and metal products (8%)
  • Machinery (8%)
  • Transportation equipment (5%)
  • Wood products (4%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (8%)
  • Metal and metal products (7%)
  • Apparel (5%)
  • Wood products (5%)
  • Machinery (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (24%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (13%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)

Work and jobs in Anderson: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Anderson, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Anderson-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Wisconsin state average. It is 9% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/21/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.7 miles away from the Anderson town center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/18/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.3 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 16 people and caused $10 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Anderson-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Wisconsin state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 159.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 171.5 miles away from Anderson center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 341.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 199.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 119.3 miles away from Anderson center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 365.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Burnett County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Anderson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Anderson:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - RUSH CITY (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; RUSH CITY, MN)
  • HILLCREST HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; RUSH CITY, MN)
  • RUSH CITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 12 miles away; RUSH CITY, MN)
  • FREDERIC NUR REHAB COM (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; FREDERIC, WI)
  • PINE CITY DIALYSIS OF DAVITA (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; PINE CITY, MN)
  • LAKESIDE MEDICAL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; PINE CITY, MN)
  • CHISAGO CO PUBLIC HEALTH DEPT (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; NORTH BRANCH, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Anderson:

  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (about 41 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,414)
  • Century College (about 46 miles; White Bear Lake, MN; FT enrollment: 7,393)
  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College (about 46 miles; Coon Rapids, MN; FT enrollment: 5,918)
  • Bethel University (about 48 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 4,061)
  • University of Northwestern-St Paul (about 50 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 2,680)
  • North Hennepin Community College (about 51 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,943)
  • Hennepin Technical College (about 52 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,515)

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Notable location: Anderson Townhall (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Anderson include: Pleasant Prairie Church (A), Bethany Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Logging Creek Cemetery (1), Saint Olaf Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Little Holmes Lake (A), Canute Creek Flowage (B), County Trunk O Flowage (C), Logging Creek Flowage 6 (D), Daniels Flowage (E), Dueholm Flowage (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

River: North Fork Trade River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Anderson include: Fish Lake Meadow State Natural Area (1), Fish Lake Pines State Natural Area (2), Saint Croix Seeps State Natural Area (3), Fish Lake State Wildlife Area (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2001 was 28.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2001 was 0.194. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.194
U.S.:

0.303
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.5%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  12.1%
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: 1.2% of all households

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

7.7%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

3.4%
Whole state:

3.7%

Anderson compared to Wisconsin 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (61%)
  • Wood (21%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12%)
  • Electricity (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Anderson town (based on Burnett County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.57%
Here: 37.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchBaptist General ConferenceLutheran Church
Adherents44.1%26.2%9.9%7.4%3.8%
Congregations27.6%13.8%17.2%10.3%6.9%
Name The Evangelical Covenant ChurchAssemblies of God The Wesleyan ChurchEvangelical Free Church of AmericaOther
Adherents3.3%2.1%1.2%1.1%1.0%
Congregations6.9%3.4%3.4%3.4%6.9%
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: 6
Burnett County:

3.68 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Burnett County:

4.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

16.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.8%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Burnett County:

28.3%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.0%
State:

13.0%

5.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,515 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.02%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Polk County, WI  0.76% ($24,122 average AGI)
from Barron County, WI  0.31% ($21,200)
from Washburn County, WI  0.31% ($24,200)


4.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,537 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.61%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Polk County, WI  0.78% ($31,560 average AGI)
to Ramsey County, MN  0.26% ($27,118)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.23% ($39,533)

Strongest AM radio stations in Anderson:

  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WXCE (1260 AM; 5 kW; AMERY, WI; Owner: LAKE COUNTRY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • WCMP (1350 AM; 1 kW; PINE CITY, MN; Owner: QUEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDSM (710 AM; 10 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • WWJC (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WWJC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Anderson:

  • WXPT (104.1 FM; ST. LOUIS PARK, MN; Owner: THE AUDIO HOUSE, INC.)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KJZI (100.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • WXCX (105.7 FM; SIREN, WI; Owner: QUARNSTROM MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMKL (90.3 FM; NORTH BRANCH, MN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WGVY (105.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • WCMP-FM (100.9 FM; PINE CITY, MN; Owner: QUARNSTROM MEDIA GROUP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Anderson:

  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W24CL (Channel 24; GRANTSBURG, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 8 meters (26ft)
Total average daily traffic: 4,310
Total average daily truck traffic: 341
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 5,885
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