Beecher, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 724.
Population change since 2000: -7.5%
 
Males: 378  (52.2%)
Females: 346  (47.8%)
Median resident age:

49.9 years
Wisconsin median age:

42.6 years

Zip codes: 54156.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $43,181 (it was $29,107 in 2000)
Beecher:

$43,181
WI:

$64,168

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $29,598 (it was $17,674 in 2000)

Beecher town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $121,488 (it was $63,000 in 2000)
Beecher:

$121,488
WI:

$197,200
March 2019 cost of living index in Beecher: 90.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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  • Races in Beecher, WI (2010)
    • 69596.0%White alone
    • 172.3%Hispanic
    • 60.8%Two or more races
    • 20.3%American Indian alone
    • 20.3%Asian alone
    • 20.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

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Ancestries: German (39.0%), Polish (7.7%), French (7.3%), Irish (6.5%), English (4.9%), French Canadian (4.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 977 feet

Land area: 48.5 square miles.

Population density: 15 people per square mile   (very low).

Beecher, Wisconsin map

10 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.3%
Wisconsin:

3.6%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Beecher town:

1.6% ($1,036)
Wisconsin:

2.0% ($2,245)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Green Bay, WI (74.0 miles , pop. 102,313).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (174.9 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (259.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Pembine, WI (2.1 miles ),
Amberg, WI (2.6 miles ),
Dunbar, WI (3.3 miles ),
Athelstane, WI (3.7 miles ),
Niagara, WI (3.8 miles ),
Wausaukee, WI (3.8 miles ),
Norway, MI (3.8 miles ),
Aurora, WI (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 45.58 N, Longitude: 87.92 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 715

Distribution of median household income in Beecher, WI in 2019
Beecher satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $27,900
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2005: 17 buildings, average cost: $70,600
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $98,700
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $120,100
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $33,800
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $27,500
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $136,700
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $85,800
  • 2018: 6 buildings, average cost: $143,800
  • 2019: 6 buildings, average cost: $134,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Beecher, WI residents
Average permit cost in Beecher, WI
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.5%
Wisconsin:

4.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +136 (+21.0%).
Most common industries in Beecher, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.3%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Wood products (4.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
  • Paper (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (22.5%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Paper (6.5%)
  • Wood products (5.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.3%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (5.3%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (19.8%)
  • Educational services (13.2%)
  • Health care (10.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.4%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Beecher, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Cashiers (5.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.9%)
  • Carpenters (5.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (11.4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)

Average climate in Beecher, Wisconsin

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Tornado activity:

Beecher-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 58% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/4/1986, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.0 miles away from the Beecher town center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1991, a category F3 tornado 11.6 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Beecher-area historical earthquake activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 262.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 289.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 436.1 miles away from Beecher 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 471.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2010 at 09:59:35, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 251.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 392.7 miles away from Beecher 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 Marinette County (6) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Beecher topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Beecher:

  • MARYHILL MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; NIAGARA, WI)
  • ANDERSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 15 miles away; NORWAY, MI)
  • MARYHILL MANOR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; NIAGARA, WI)

Airports located in Beecher:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Beecher:

  • Northern Michigan University (about 72 miles; Marquette, MI; Full-time enrollment: 8,258)
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (about 73 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 5,415)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 74 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 6,069)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 79 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 94 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 5,682)
  • Northcentral Technical College (about 94 miles; Wausau, WI; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • Lawrence University (about 95 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 2,821)

Points of interest:

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Church in Beecher: Beecher Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Mullaney Lake (A), Papoose Lake (B), Barr Lake (C), Beecher Lake (D), Clarey Lake (E), Upper Lake (F), Beecher Lake (G), McAllister Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Beecher Creek (A), Town Corner Creek (B), Miscauno Creek (C), McAllister Creek (D), Mullaney Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Beecher include: Miscauno Cedar Swamp State Natural Area (1), Miscauno State Public Hunting Grounds (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Marinette County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.2 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

64.0%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.9%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

11.9%
Whole state:

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

6.4%
Whole state:

3.7%

For population 15 years and over in Beecher:

Marital status in Beecher, WI
  • Never married: 15.0%
  • Now married: 67.0%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

For population 25 years and over in Beecher:

  • High school or higher: 81.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Wisconsin average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Beecher, WI (based on Marinette County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic10,05310
Evangelical Protestant6,20533
Mainline Protestant3,86620
Other14
None21,624-
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
Here:

2.83 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Marinette County:

7.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 50
Marinette County:

11.78 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

7.9%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Marinette County:

29.0%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Marinette County:

7.1%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

5.56% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,203 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.56%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Menominee County, MI  0.92% ($37,994 average AGI)
from Brown County, WI  0.90% ($47,026)
from Oconto County, WI  0.44% ($31,707)


5.65% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,687 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Brown County, WI  0.98% ($45,756 average AGI)
to Menominee County, MI  0.71% ($39,156)
to Oconto County, WI  0.52% ($37,528)

Strongest AM radio stations in Beecher:

  • WDBC (680 AM; 10 kW; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMIQ (1450 AM; 1 kW; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WTAQ (1360 AM; 10 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZAM (970 AM; 5 kW; ISHPEMING, MI)

Strongest FM radio stations in Beecher:

  • WZNL (94.3 FM; NORWAY, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WOBE (100.7 FM; CRYSTAL FALLS, MI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING OF IRON MOUNTAIN, INC.)
  • WHTO (106.7 FM; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: TODD STUART NOORDYK)
  • WJNR-FM (101.5 FM; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING OF IRON MOUNTAIN, INC.)
  • WVCM (91.5 FM; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: VCY AMERICA INC.)
  • WIMK (93.1 FM; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • W244AW (96.7 FM; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: FAMILY ED BC CORP OF DOOR CNTY WI)
  • WYKX (104.7 FM; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMXG (106.3 FM; STEPHENSON, MI; Owner: ESCANABA LICENSE CORP.)
  • WEUL (98.1 FM; KINGSFORD, MI; Owner: GOSPEL OPPORTUNITIES, INC.)
  • W297AE (107.3 FM; STEPHENSON, MI; Owner: BD OF CNTRL, NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIV)

TV broadcast stations around Beecher:

  • KTTM (Channel 12; HURON, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJMN-TV (Channel 3; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WYOW (Channel 34; EAGLE RIVER, WI; Owner: WAOW-WYOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W54AR (Channel 54; FENCE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WDHS (Channel 8; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 36ft / 11.5mTotal length
  • $128,000Total costs
  • 3,846Total average daily traffic
  • 4,223Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Fred Kleber, 3 Mi. S Of Pembine, Wi (Lat: 45.596944 Lon: -88.044444), Type: 97.6, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Global Tower, LLC, Fcc-Contact@global-Towers.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-0320
  • Timothy J Duffy, 3 Mi. S Of Pembine, Wi (Lat: 45.596944 Lon: -88.044444), Type: 97.6, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, Jcohen@wbklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 783-4141
  • Timothy J Duffy, 3 Mi. S Of Pembine, Wi (Lat: 45.596944 Lon: -88.044444), Type: 97.6, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, Jcohen@wbklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 783-4141
  • Leslie N Nixon, 3 Mi. S Of Pembine, Wi (Lat: 45.596944 Lon: -88.044444), Type: 97.6, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Global Tower, LLC, Fcc-Contact@gtpsites.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-0320
  • Kristen Cesana, 3 Mi. S Of Pembine, Wi (Lat: 45.596944 Lon: -88.044444), Type: 97.6, Structure height: 55075 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: American Towers, LLC., Faa-Fcc@americantower.Com, , Wobur-n, Phone: (678) 265-6770
  • 3 Mi. S Of Pembine, Wi (Lat: 45.596944 Lon: -88.044444), Type: 97.6, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Pricellular Corporation Dba , Price3@mindspring.Com, , White- Plains, Phone: (914) 422-0800

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WB9TYT, Licensee ID: L00135019, Grant Date: 10/12/2016, Expiration Date: 01/09/2027, Certifier: Daniel R Bolander Sr, Registrant: Daniel R Bolander Sr, N 16909 Love Ln, Beecher, WI 54156-9727

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Beecher, WI
  • 75.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.1%Wood
  • 7.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.6%Electricity
  • 2.1%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Beecher, WI
  • 68.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.0%Electricity
  • 11.1%Wood
  • 3.7%Utility gas
  • 3.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Beecher compared to Wisconsin state average:

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