For population 25 years and over in Barton:
For population 15 years and over in Barton town:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Milwaukee, WI (30.7 miles , pop. 596,974).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (114.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: West Bend, WI (1.7 miles ), Kewaskum, WI (2.2 miles ), Trenton, WI (2.4 miles ), Allenton, WI (2.6 miles ), Addison, WI (2.7 miles ), Wayne, WI (2.8 miles ), Newburg, WI (2.9 miles ), Polk, WI (3.0 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 43.45 N, Longitude: 88.22 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 262
Population change in the 1990s: +19 (+0.8%).
Work and jobs in Barton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Barton, Wisconsin
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Barton-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 105% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/18/1996, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.2 miles away from the Barton town center injured 12 people and caused $40 million in damages.
On 4/4/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.8 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 53 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Washington County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Barton:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Barton:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00581. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.0995. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
Barton compared to Wisconsin state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Barton town (based on Washington County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.71%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 16
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 49
Number of full-service restaurants: 91
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.89% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($51,500 average adjusted gross income)
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:
6.51% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($48,556 average adjusted gross income)
0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($141 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Barton:
Strongest FM radio stations in Barton:
TV broadcast stations around Barton:
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 12See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Barton, WI
Total length: 56 meters (184ft)
Total costs: $1,300,000
Total average daily traffic: 89,400
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,052
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Barton)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2