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Population in 2010: 2,637. Population change since 2000: +3.6%
 

Males: 1,365  (51.8%)
Females: 1,272  (48.2%)

Median resident age:  46.8 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53090.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $73,036 (it was $64,861 in 2000)
Barton:

$73,036
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $35,124

Barton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $224,047 (it was $161,800 in 2000)
Barton:

$224,047
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $269,399; Detached houses: $270,419; Townhouses or other attached units: $285,026; In 2-unit structures: $214,960

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Barton races chart
  • White alone - 2,563 (97.2%)
  • Hispanic - 36 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 16 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 12 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 5 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Barton: 175.4 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (67.6%), Polish (11.6%), Irish (7.2%), French (5.3%), French Canadian (2.7%), English (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 950 feet

Land area: 19.2 square miles.

Population density: 137 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Barton:

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Barton town:

  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 65.0%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 4.7%

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

Barton town:  1.4% ($2,295)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
Barton satellite photo by USGS

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:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $156,200
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $184,400
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $214,500
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $186,000
  • 2001: 16 buildings, average cost: $209,500
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $226,700
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $247,600
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $248,900
  • 2005: 22 buildings, average cost: $243,600
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $286,000
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $226,200
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $263,400
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $367,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $233,800
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $437,500
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $230,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 43.45 N, Longitude: 88.22 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 262

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.0%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +19 (+0.8%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Metal and metal products (11%)
  • Machinery (10%)
  • Transportation equipment (6%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care (23%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (10%)
  • Personal and laundry services (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Printing and related support activities (5%)
  • Machinery (3%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Personal appearance workers (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)

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

Average climate in Barton, Wisconsin

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Tornado activity:

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).
Barton topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Barton:

  • SAMARITAN HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WEST BEND, WI)
  • CEDAR COMMUNITY HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; WEST BEND, WI)
  • THE KATHY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; WEST BEND, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Barton:

  • Concordia University-Wisconsin (about 21 miles; Mequon, WI; Full-time enrollment: 4,592)
  • Waukesha County Technical College (about 27 miles; Pewaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 2,559)
  • Cardinal Stritch University (about 27 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 4,562)
  • Carroll University (about 32 miles; Waukesha, WI; FT enrollment: 2,756)
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (about 32 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 23,570)
  • Milwaukee Area Technical College (about 33 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 7,048)
  • Marquette University (about 33 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 9,743)

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Notable location: Highview Farm (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Barton: Tree of Life Ministries Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Newark Cemetery (1), Old Saint Marys Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Smith Lake (A), Allis Lake (B), Lake Lenwood (C), 204 Reservoir (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Ozone  PM2.5 CO  SO2 PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.8. This is about average.
City:

35.8
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

30.2
U.S.:

28.3
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.
City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.6
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.
City:

0.00581
U.S.:

0.05221
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.
City:

0.0995
U.S.:

0.3342
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.
City:

11.8
U.S.:

22.1


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

Percentage of family households:
This town:  77.0%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.5%
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: 0.3% of all households

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

1.7%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

1.4%
Whole state:

3.7%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Barton, WI


4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Barton compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above 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 above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (16%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Barton town (based on Washington County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.71%
Here62.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchUnited Church of Christ
Adherents59.4%12.0%8.0%7.7%5.1%
Congregations17.3%17.3%9.9%7.4%17.3%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchChristian and Missionary AllianceEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents3.3%0.8%0.6%0.6%2.5%
Congregations4.9%1.2%2.5%3.7%18.5%
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: 16
Washington County:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 49
Washington County:

3.83 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 91
This county:

7.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.4%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

26.5%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.7%
State:

13.0%

6.89% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($51,500 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.89%
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 Milwaukee County, WI  2.04% ($52,017 average AGI)
from Waukesha County, WI  1.48% ($57,661)
from Ozaukee County, WI  0.64% ($56,925)


6.51% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($48,556 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.51%
Wisconsin average:

6.22%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($141 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.03%
Wisconsin average:

0.04%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Milwaukee County, WI  1.22% ($34,807 average AGI)
to Waukesha County, WI  0.98% ($50,743)
to Dodge County, WI  0.57% ($41,037)

Strongest AM radio stations in Barton:

  • WBKV (1470 AM; 3 kW; WEST BEND, WI; Owner: WEST BEND BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKSH (1640 AM; 10 kW; SUSSEX, WI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRRD (540 AM; 0 kW; JACKSON, WI; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WAUK (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WALT-WEST WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WOKY (920 AM; 5 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Barton:

  • WBWI-FM (92.5 FM; WEST BEND, WI; Owner: WEST BEND BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WLTQ (97.3 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMIL-FM (106.1 FM; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJZI (93.3 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WKTI-FM (94.5 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WUWM (89.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WXSS (103.7 FM; WAUWATOSA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKLH (96.5 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WGLB-FM (100.1 FM; PORT WASHINGTON, WI; Owner: STARBOARD MEDIA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WSTM (91.3 FM; KIEL, WI; Owner: JUBILATION MINISTRIES INC)
  • WLUM-FM (102.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WMWK (88.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WMDC (98.7 FM; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: RADIO PLUS, INC.)
  • WTKM-FM (104.9 FM; HARTFORD, WI; Owner: KETTLE MORAINE B/CTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFDL-FM (97.7 FM; LOMIRA, WI; Owner: RADIO PLUS OF FOND DU LAC, INC.)
  • WHAD (90.7 FM; DELAFIELD, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WRIT-FM (95.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXER (104.5 FM; PLYMOUTH, WI; Owner: RBH ENTERPRISES, INC. D/B/A YELLOW DOG BROADCASTING)
  • WFZH (105.3 FM; MUKWONAGO, WI; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFMR (106.9 FM; BROOKFIELD, WI; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF MILWAUKEE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Barton:

  • WWRS-TV (Channel 52; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WMMF-TV (Channel 68; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF WISCONSIN, A CALIFORNIA LTD PARTNRSHP)
  • WITI (Channel 6; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WITI LICENSE,INC.)
  • WDJT-TV (Channel 58; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WDJT-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WISN-TV (Channel 12; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WISN HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WPXE (Channel 55; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: PAXSON MILWAUKEE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMVS (Channel 10; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WMVT (Channel 36; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WMLW-CA (Channel 46; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W63CU (Channel 63; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCGV-TV (Channel 24; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WCGV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WVTV (Channel 18; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WVTV LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WTMJ-TV (Channel 4; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WVCY-TV (Channel 30; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WMKE-CA (Channel 7; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: KM LPTV OF MILWAUKEE, L.L.C.)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 12
Total length: 56 meters (184ft)
Total costs: $1,300,000
Total average daily traffic: 89,400
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,052

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • Before 1900: 1
  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 2
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 8
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Barton, WI

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Barton)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Barton, 7579 Friendly Dr. (Lat: 43.464722 Lon: -88.207778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 88.3 m, Overall height: 89.9 m, Call Sign: WPWK394
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/05/2002, Expiration Date: 12/05/2012, Cancellation Date: 09/28/2012, Certifier: Kenneth R Meyers
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • Barton Wt Tower, Lat: 43.437556 Lon: -88.185444, Type: Tank, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 46 m, Call Sign: WQJH835
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/16/2008, Expiration Date: 09/16/2018, Certifier: Mark E Dodge
    Registrant: Granite Wireless, Inc., 300 Industrial Dr, Random Lake, WI 53075, Phone: (920) 994-2388, Email:


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