Anson, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 2,076. Population change since 2000: +10.4%
 
Males: 1,071  (51.6%)
Females: 1,005  (48.4%)
Median resident age:  45.2 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54748.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $64,331 (it was $46,500 in 2000)
Anson:

$64,331
WI:

$56,811

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $31,744 (it was $20,845 in 2000)

Anson town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $185,414 (it was $103,700 in 2000)
Anson:

$185,414
WI:

$173,200
  • Races in Anson, WI (2010)

    Anson races chart
    • 2,02397.4%White alone
    • 221.1%Two or more races
    • 90.4%Black alone
    • 90.4%Asian alone
    • 60.3%American Indian alone
    • 60.3%Hispanic
    • 10.05%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Anson: 93.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (47.5%), Norwegian (20.4%), Irish (12.4%), French (7.1%), Polish (6.5%), English (6.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 946 feet

Land area: 37.4 square miles.

Population density: 55 people per square mile   (very low).

Anson,WI real estate house value index trend

Anson, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Anson:

  • High school or higher: 86.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Anson town:

  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 68.1%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 6.0%

7 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.4%
Wisconsin:

3.6%

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

Anson town:  1.3% ($1,337)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
Anson satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eau Claire, WI (17.5 miles , pop. 61,704).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (90.0 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (284.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Jim Falls, WI (1.4 miles ), Eagle Point, WI (2.0 miles ), Goetz, WI (2.5 miles ), Lafayette, WI (2.5 miles ), Lake Wissota, WI (2.5 miles ), Arthur, WI (2.7 miles ), Cadott, WI (2.8 miles ), Chippewa Falls, WI (2.8 miles ).

Latitude: 45.02 N, Longitude: 91.28 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 715

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.5%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +257 (+15.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Computer and electronic products (10%)
  • Food (4%)
  • Machinery (4%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (3%)
  • Health care (22%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Computer and electronic products (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Construction (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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

Average climate in Anson, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Anson-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 4% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1958, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 19.3 miles away from the Anson town center killed 21 people and injured 74 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/4/1958, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.8 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 50 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Anson-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 96% 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 235.9 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 248.0 miles away from Anson center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 273.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 404.0 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 276.4 miles away from Anson center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 246.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Chippewa County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Anson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Anson:

  • WISSOTA HEALTH AND REGIONAL VENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI)
  • NORTHERN WI CTR FDD (Hospital, about 8 miles away; CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI)
  • CHIPPEWA CTY PUBLIC HLTH (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI)
  • RUTLEDGE HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI)
  • NORTHWEST WI HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI)
  • CHIPPEWA MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI)
  • HETZEL CARE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER LLC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BLOOMER, WI)

Amtrak station near Anson:

  • 18 miles: EAU CLARE (101 N. FARWELL ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Anson:

  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 19 miles; Eau Claire, WI; Full-time enrollment: 10,143)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 19 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 4,038)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 34 miles; Menomonie, WI; FT enrollment: 8,120)
  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (about 60 miles; Shell Lake, WI; FT enrollment: 2,414)
  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (about 67 miles; River Falls, WI; FT enrollment: 5,868)
  • Winona State University (about 70 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 8,397)
  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (about 71 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 4,022)

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Notable locations in Anson: Hard Scrabble Farms (A), Elks Country Club (B), Anson Station (C), Anson Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lakes and reservoirs: Pheffercorn Lake (A), Old Abe Lake (B), Old Abe Lake 4891 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Iron Creek (A), Yellow River (B), Dutch Creek (C), Drywood Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Anson include: Anson Park (1), Lake Wissota State Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Chippewa 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 2013 was 53.6. This is better than average.

City:

53.6
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.28. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.28
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  76.7%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.4%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.7%
Whole state:

8.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.0%
Whole state:

3.7%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Wisconsin average:

11.0

Anson travel time to work - commute Anson mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Anson town (based on Chippewa County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic14,85012
Mainline Protestant7,98928
Evangelical Protestant6,29642
Other2014
Orthodox251
None33,054-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
Chippewa County:

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Chippewa County:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Chippewa County:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 52
Here:

8.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.5%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Chippewa County:

28.4%
Wisconsin:

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

11.5%
State:

13.0%

5.62% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,383 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.62%
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 Eau Claire County, WI  2.12% ($33,602 average AGI)
from Dunn County, WI  0.39% ($30,927)
from Barron County, WI  0.26% ($35,123)


5.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,357 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.70%
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 Eau Claire County, WI  2.11% ($29,748 average AGI)
to Dunn County, WI  0.30% ($31,107)
to Barron County, WI  0.29% ($31,616)

Strongest AM radio stations in Anson:

  • WEAQ (1150 AM; 5 kW; CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WOGO (680 AM; 3 kW; HALLIE, WI; Owner: STEWARDS OF SOUND, INC.)
  • WAYY (790 AM; 5 kW; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • 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)

Strongest FM radio stations in Anson:

  • WQRB (95.1 FM; BLOOMER, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWIB (103.7 FM; HALLIE, WI; Owner: STEWARDS OF SOUND, INC.)
  • WAXX (104.5 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WCFW (105.7 FM; CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI; Owner: BUSHLAND RADIO SPECIALTIES/WCFW)
  • WMEQ-FM (92.1 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUEC (89.7 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WVCF (90.5 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WDRK (99.9 FM; CORNELL, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WHWC (88.3 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WBIZ-FM (100.7 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WECL (92.9 FM; ELK MOUND, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WIAL (94.1 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WATQ (106.7 FM; CHETEK, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WISM-FM (98.1 FM; ALTOONA, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHEM (91.3 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: FOURTH DIMENSION, INC.)
  • W256AE (99.1 FM; CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI; Owner: BUSHLAND RADIO SPECIALTIES/ WCFW)

TV broadcast stations around Anson:

  • WEAU-TV (Channel 13; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WEAU LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WQOW-TV (Channel 18; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WXOW-WQOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHWC-TV (Channel 28; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WEUX (Channel 48; CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI; Owner: GRANT MEDIA INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 67m220ftTotal length
  • $1,466,000Total costs
  • 9,390Total average daily traffic
  • 9,390Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (43%)
  • Utility gas (22%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (19%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Anson compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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 below state average.
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