Argonne, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 512. Population change since 2000: -3.8%
 
Males: 266  (52.0%)
Females: 246  (48.0%)
Median resident age:  39.2 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54511.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $50,131 (it was $40,909 in 2000)
Argonne:

$50,131
WI:

$51,467

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,537 (it was $18,169 in 2000)

Argonne town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $117,362 (it was $75,000 in 2000)
Argonne:

$117,362
WI:

$163,000
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  • Races in Argonne, WI (2010)

    Argonne races chart
    • 46590.8%White alone
    • 244.7%Two or more races
    • 91.8%American Indian alone
    • 91.8%Hispanic
    • 30.6%Black alone
    • 20.4%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Argonne: 91.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (31.0%), Irish (22.0%), Polish (12.8%), French (6.2%), English (6.0%), French Canadian (4.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1641 feet

Land area: 108.2 square miles.

Population density: 4.7 people per square mile   (very low).

Argonne,WI real estate house value index trend

Argonne, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Argonne:

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Argonne town:

  • Never married: 29.2%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 11.9%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Argonne, Wisconsin as of August 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Argonne to the number of sex offenders is 173 to 1.


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

Argonne town:  0.9% ($658)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
Argonne satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Green Bay, WI (93.7 miles , pop. 102,313).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (185.8 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (275.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ross, WI (2.6 miles) , Newald, WI (2.7 miles) , Hiles, WI (3.0 miles ), Popple River, WI (3.0 miles) , Caswell, WI (3.2 miles) , Crandon, WI (3.4 miles ), Piehl, WI (3.7 miles) , Three Lakes, WI (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 45.73 N, Longitude: 88.85 W

Area code: 715

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

8.3%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +35 (+7.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (22%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Machinery (8%)
  • Truck transportation (8%)
  • Wood products (6%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (6%)
  • Paper (5%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Social assistance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Food and beverage stores (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)

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

Average climate in Argonne, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Argonne-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 51% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/25/1950, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.5 miles away from the Argonne town center killed 2 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.4 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 42 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Argonne-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 97% 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 347.2 miles away from the city 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 295.5 miles away from Argonne center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 479.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 514.7 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 359.3 miles away from Argonne center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 424.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Forest County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Argonne topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Argonne:

  • CRANDON NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CRANDON, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Argonne:

  • Northcentral Technical College (about 65 miles; Wausau, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,356)
  • Northern Michigan University (about 90 miles; Marquette, MI; FT enrollment: 8,258)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 91 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 9,089)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 92 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 6,069)
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (about 95 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 5,415)
  • Michigan Technological University (about 97 miles; Houghton, MI; FT enrollment: 6,078)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 97 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,324)

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

Hotel: Little Pine Motel (9245 State Highway 32).

Forest 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 2012 was 65.9. This is about average.

City:

65.9
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.16. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.16
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.692. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.692
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 34.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 5.00. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.00
U.S.:

20.22

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 4.97. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.97
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.3%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.4%
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: 1.5% of all households

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

10.1%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

4.0%
Whole state:

3.7%

Argonne compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • 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

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Wisconsin average:

11.0

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (56%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Electricity (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Argonne town (based on Forest County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,9845
Evangelical Protestant1,13211
Mainline Protestant2664
Other23
None4,920-
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: 2
Forest County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Forest County:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

14.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.9%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Forest County:

28.5%
Wisconsin:

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

19.3%
State:

13.0%

4.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,857 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.48%
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 Brown County, WI  0.45% ($58,750 average AGI)
from Milwaukee County, WI  0.45% ($39,063)
from Oneida County, WI  0.31% ($44,545)


4.59% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,339 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.59%
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 Brown County, WI  0.39% ($36,571 average AGI)
to Oneida County, WI  0.39% ($35,571)
to Outagamie County, WI  0.36% ($30,308)

Strongest AM radio stations in Argonne:

  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WDBC (680 AM; 10 kW; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLKD (1570 AM; 5 kW; MINOCQUA, WI; Owner: RAVEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WERL (950 AM; 1 kW; EAGLE RIVER, WI)
  • WRIG (1390 AM; 10 kW; SCHOFIELD, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIKB (1230 AM; 1 kW; IRON RIVER, MI; Owner: NORTHLAND ADVERTISING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Argonne:

  • WRLO-FM (105.3 FM; ANTIGO, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WHDG (97.5 FM; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: RAVEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXPR (91.7 FM; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: WHITE PINE COMMUNITY B/CASTING, INC.)
  • WLSL (93.7 FM; THREE LAKES, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING OF RHINELANDER, INC.)
  • WIKB-FM (99.1 FM; IRON RIVER, MI; Owner: NORTHLAND ADVERTISING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Argonne:

  • WYOW (Channel 34; EAGLE RIVER, WI; Owner: WAOW-WYOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WJFW-TV (Channel 12; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: NORTHLAND TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBIJ (Channel 4; CRANDON, WI; Owner: SELENKA COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WTPX (Channel 46; ANTIGO, WI; Owner: PAXSON WAUSAU LICENSE, INC.)
  • W54AR (Channel 54; FENCE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KTTM (Channel 12; HURON, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 10m33ftTotal length
  • 1,460Total average daily traffic
  • 65Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,583Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Carl E Manson, 4407 Us Hwy 8 (Lat: 45.655222 Lon: -88.654444), Type: 78.3, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG
  • Edward G Roach, 4407 Us Hwy 8 (Lat: 45.655222 Lon: -88.654444), Type: 78.3, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Edward G Roach, 4407 Us Hwy 8 (Lat: 45.655222 Lon: -88.654444), Type: 78.3, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 4.4 Mi W Of G & Hwy 8 (Lat: 45.655250 Lon: -88.755111), Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WNRW558, Licensee ID: L00297414
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.7200 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/16/1999, Expiration Date: 04/05/2004, Cancellation Date: 09/23/2003, Certifier: Tambra L Curtis
    Registrant: Stora Enso North America Corp, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495-8050, Phone: (715) 422-3111, Fax: (715) 422-3469

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7275A , Serial Number: 29375, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 09/24/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Norman T Knoll, 8765 Mary St, Argonne, WI 54511

Most common first names in Argonne, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1571.2 years
George1376.6 years
John1076.0 years
Charles974.6 years
Joseph878.8 years
Robert869.7 years
Edward773.7 years
Frank677.3 years
Florence573.8 years
Harry572.6 years
Most common last names in Argonne, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Roberts784.2 years
Tauer680.7 years
Samz686.3 years
Dufour575.8 years
Spencer571.4 years
Yeskis559.4 years
Colburn474.5 years
Schultz474.8 years
Marvin455.0 years
Jameson472.5 years
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