Big Bend, Wisconsin

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Population in 2017: 1,378 (93% urban, 7% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.8%
 
Males: 665  (48.3%)
Females: 713  (51.7%)
Median resident age:

43.6 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 53103, 53150, 53189.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $77,671 (it was $56,767 in 2000)
Big Bend:

$77,671
WI:

$59,305

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $39,169 (it was $22,072 in 2000)

Big Bend village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $218,514 (it was $140,600 in 2000)
Big Bend:

$218,514
WI:

$178,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $329,967; detached houses: $342,933; townhouses or other attached units: $234,139; in 2-unit structures: $238,930; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $191,738; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $267,258; mobile homes: $34,901

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,054.

March 2019 cost of living index in Big Bend: 98.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.4%
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  • Races in Big Bend, WI (2010)
    • 1,23495.7%White alone
    • 302.3%Hispanic
    • 141.1%Two or more races
    • 60.5%Asian alone
    • 20.2%Black alone
    • 30.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Big Bend, Wisconsin as of July 15, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Big Bend is 406 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Big Bend by year

Type

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(71.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(155.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(75.0)
1
(75.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(77.2)
1
(77.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(76.0)
1
(75.9)
3
(226.6)
2
(143.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
10
(778.2)
7
(524.7)
8
(603.3)
5
(385.8)
15
(1,157)
1
(77.0)
6
(460.5)
1
(76.0)
2
(151.7)
4
(302.1)
2
(143.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
56
(4,358)
28
(2,099)
25
(1,885)
39
(3,009)
32
(2,469)
24
(1,848)
10
(767.5)
10
(759.9)
12
(910.5)
12
(906.3)
19
(1,362)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(155.6)
2
(149.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(77.2)
3
(231.5)
1
(77.0)
2
(153.5)
1
(76.0)
1
(75.9)
2
(151.1)
1
(71.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(77.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)287.9147.7132.7153.5213.7100.875.257.068.3114.8156.3

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City-data.com crime index in Big Bend, WI

Crime rate in Big Bend detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 6 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
Wisconsin average:

2.15
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Ancestries: German (43.8%), American (15.0%), Polish (14.7%), English (4.8%), Norwegian (2.6%), French Canadian (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1928

Elevation: 820 feet

Land area: 2.26 square miles.

Population density: 609 people per square mile   (low).

Big Bend, Wisconsin map

13 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.0%
Wisconsin:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,185 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,341 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waukesha, WI (8.5 miles , pop. 64,825).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (17.2 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (77.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Vernon, WI (1.3 miles ),
Tichigan, WI (2.0 miles ),
Muskego, WI (2.1 miles ),
Wind Lake, WI (2.3 miles ),
Waterford North, WI (2.4 miles ),
Mukwonago, WI (2.5 miles ),
Norway, WI (2.5 miles ),
New Berlin, WI (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 42.89 N, Longitude: 88.21 W

Area code: 262

Distribution of median household income in Big Bend, WI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Big Bend, WI in 2017
Big Bend satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $131,300
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $106,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $99,700
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $137,200
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $154,200
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $139,600
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $251,800
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $314,100
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $326,500
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $268,500
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $284,600
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $225,000
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $240,000
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $288,700
  • 2015: 8 buildings, average cost: $294,800
  • 2016: 25 buildings, average cost: $259,600
  • 2017: 26 buildings, average cost: $297,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Big Bend, WI residents
Average permit cost in Big Bend, WI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.7%
Wisconsin:

3.3%
Most common industries in Big Bend, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (11.0%)
  • Health care (7.8%)
  • Machinery (5.7%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.8%)
  • Machinery (8.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.1%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (4.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.0%)
  • Educational services (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.4%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.1%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Big Bend, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.4%)
  • Engineers (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Cashiers (6.8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.9%)

Average climate in Big Bend, Wisconsin

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Big Bend, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 79.2. This is about average.

City:

79.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.354. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.354
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.77. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.77
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.205. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.205
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 15.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.68. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.68
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 0.0169. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0169
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Big Bend-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 34% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.3 miles away from the Big Bend village center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/5/1977, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.1 miles away from the village center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Big Bend-area historical earthquake activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 307.3 miles away from Big Bend center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 104.9 miles away from Big Bend center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 281.8 miles away from Big Bend center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 339.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 305.8 miles away from Big Bend center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 256.4 miles away from Big Bend 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 Waukesha County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Big Bend topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Big Bend:

  • HANNAH HOME HLTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; MUKWONAGO, WI)
  • PURITY DIALYSIS - MUKWONAGO (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; MUKWONAGO, WI)
  • PURITY DIALYSIS - WAUKESHA SOUTH (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; WAUKESHA, WI)
  • WAUKESHA SPRINGS HLTH REHAB (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WAUKESHA, WI)
  • ROLLAND NELSON MEMORIAL HOSPICE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; WAUKESHA, WI)
  • PURITY DIALYSIS - WAUKESHA (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; WAUKESHA, WI)
  • WAUKESHA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; WAUKESHA, WI)

Amtrak station near Big Bend:

  • 19 miles: MILWAUKEE (433 W. ST. PAUL AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Big Bend:

  • Carroll University (about 9 miles; Waukesha, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,313)
  • Waukesha County Technical College (about 13 miles; Pewaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 4,415)
  • Marquette University (about 18 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 9,844)
  • Milwaukee Area Technical College (about 19 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 13,156)
  • Milwaukee School of Engineering (about 19 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (about 22 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 24,196)
  • Cardinal Stritch University (about 24 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 3,595)

Public elementary/middle school in Big Bend:

Private elementary/middle schools in Big Bend:

  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 125, Location: S89W22650 MILWAUKEE AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • CHRIST LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 92, Location: W229S8930 CLARK ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Big Bend

Library in Big Bend:

  • BIG BEND VILLAGE LIBRARY (Operating income: $74,297; Location: W230 S9175 NEVINS ST.; 14,539 books; 7,007 e-books; 3,139 audio materials; 779 video materials; 10 local licensed databases; 28 state licensed databases; 38 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Big Bend: Big Bend - Vernon Fire Department Station 1 (A), Big Bend - Vernon Fire Department Station 3 (B), Big Bend Village Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Big Bend: Living Spirit Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Big Bend: Big Bend Village Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Hal Peck - Baseball player.

Waukesha County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Big Bend that have no violations reported:

  • MILLER BROTHERS PARTNERSHIP (Population served: 65, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WOODLAND DENTAL GROUP (Population served: 41, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • VERNON TOWN HALL (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ZANERS CLUB SHAMROCK (Population served: 28, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.6 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

77.2%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

6.2%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Big Bend (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank of Mukwonago: Big Bend Branch at W230 S9125 Clark Street, branch established on 1937/06/26; Vernon Branch at W236 S7050 Big Bend Drive, branch established on 1989/06/13. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $651.0 mil, Deposits: $577.4 mil, headquarters in Mukwonago, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bank Holding, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Big Bend:

Marital status in Big Bend, WI
  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 67.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.2%
  • Divorced: 5.3%

For population 25 years and over in Big Bend:

  • High school or higher: 97.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Wisconsin average:

10.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Big Bend
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Big Bend, WI (based on Waukesha County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic115,00828
Evangelical Protestant71,237128
Mainline Protestant38,65487
Other9,84029
None155,152-
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: 57
This county:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Waukesha County:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 106
Here:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 283
This county:

7.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.7%
State:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.8%
Wisconsin:

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

13.2%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Big Bend:

49.9%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

48.0%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Big Bend:

28.8
Wisconsin:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Big Bend:

19.8%
Wisconsin:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.4%
Wisconsin:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Big Bend:

6.8
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
Big Bend:

36.8%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

57.2%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.1%
State:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Big Bend, WI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 6$21,177$42,3546$7,911
Streets and Highways 2$7,717$46,3021$3,438
Financial Administration 2$6,231$37,3861$434
Other Government Administration 2$4,300$25,8009$30,202
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 12$39,425$39,42517$41,985

Big Bend government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $30,000 ($21.77)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $415,000 ($301.16)
    Local Fire Protection: $221,000 ($160.38)
    Regular Highways: $111,000 ($80.55)
    Central Staff Services: $109,000 ($79.10)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $105,000 ($76.20)
    General Public Buildings: $88,000 ($63.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $81,000 ($58.78)
    Libraries: $71,000 ($51.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $41,000 ($29.75)
    Financial Administration: $36,000 ($26.12)
    General - Other: $15,000 ($10.89)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $9,000 ($6.53)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $45,000 ($32.66)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $115,000 ($83.45)
    Police Protection: $9,000 ($6.53)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.73)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $393,000 ($285.20)

Big Bend government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $44,000 ($31.93)
    Housing and Community Development: $21,000 ($15.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($2.90)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $4,000 ($2.90)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $22,000 ($15.97)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $95,000 ($68.94)
    General Revenue - Other: $64,000 ($46.44)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($5.81)
    Donations From Private Sources: $4,000 ($2.90)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $179,000 ($129.90)
    Highways: $75,000 ($54.43)
    Other: $19,000 ($13.79)
  • Tax - Property: $852,000 ($618.29)
    Other License: $62,000 ($44.99)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $8,000 ($5.81)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.73)

Big Bend government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $892,000 ($647.31)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $880,000 ($638.61)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $845,000 ($613.21)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $833,000 ($604.50)

Big Bend government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $200,000 ($145.14)

6.24% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($72,606 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.24%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($435 average AGI)
Waukesha County:

0.02%
Wisconsin average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Milwaukee County, WI  2.85% ($69,452 average AGI)
from Washington County, WI  0.36% ($66,753)
from Jefferson County, WI  0.20% ($59,814)


5.94% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($71,948 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($474 average AGI)
Waukesha County:

0.04%
Wisconsin average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Milwaukee County, WI  2.08% ($50,450 average AGI)
to Washington County, WI  0.41% ($68,585)
to Jefferson County, WI  0.27% ($57,852)
Businesses in Big Bend, WI
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1U-Haul1
McDonald's1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Big Bend:

  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAUK (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WALT-WEST WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WOKY (920 AM; 5 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEMP (1250 AM; 5 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKSH (1640 AM; 10 kW; SUSSEX, WI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMCS (1290 AM; 5 kW; GREENFIELD, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Big Bend:

  • WFZH (105.3 FM; MUKWONAGO, WI; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVCY-FM (107.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WMYX-FM (99.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKKV-FM (100.7 FM; RACINE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHAD (90.7 FM; DELAFIELD, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WJZI (93.3 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WMIL-FM (106.1 FM; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKTI-FM (94.5 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WLTQ (97.3 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • WMWK (88.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLUM-FM (102.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WRIT-FM (95.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLZR (102.9 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJMR-FM (98.3 FM; MENOMONEE FALLS, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WEZY (92.1 FM; RACINE, WI; Owner: RACINE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WEXT (104.7 FM; STURTEVANT, WI; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WFMR (106.9 FM; BROOKFIELD, WI; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF MILWAUKEE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Big Bend:

  • WTAS-LP (Channel 43; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WAUKESHA TOWER ASSOCIATES)
  • WDJT-TV (Channel 58; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WDJT-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJJA (Channel 49; RACINE, WI; Owner: TV-49, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WCGV-TV (Channel 24; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WCGV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WITI (Channel 6; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WITI LICENSE,INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WWRS-TV (Channel 52; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)

Big Bend fatal accident list:

Aug 30, 2012 04:50 PM, Sr-164, Lat: 42.917672, Lon: -88.223367, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 12, 2012 00:19 AM, Atesian Ave, Lat: 42.893567, Lon: -88.198206, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 19, 2010 02:37 AM, Sr-164, Lat: 42.889847, Lon: -88.208875, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 23, 2003 05:08 PM, Sr-164, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Dec 19, 2003 09:48 PM, Sr-164, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Feb 21, 1976 08:35 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 21, 1975 08:35 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 1.5mTotal length
  • 14,342Total average daily traffic
  • 573Total average daily truck traffic
  • 15,776Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Big Bend)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • W230 S9185 Nevins St (Lat: 42.876417 Lon: -88.208417), Call Sign: WNFD347,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.180 MHz, Grant Date: 10/20/2010, Expiration Date: 11/17/2020, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 42.888611 Lon: -88.212306, Call Sign: WQBY436,
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.0200 MHz, Grant Date: 01/05/2005, Expiration Date: 01/05/2015, Cancellation Date: 03/07/2015, Certifier: Thomas Martinez, Registrant: Federal Licensing, Inc., 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:
  • Lat: 42.862694 Lon: -88.229167, Call Sign: WQOV994,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.312 MHz, 467.237 MHz, 467.312 MHz, 467.362 MHz, 461.537 MHz, Grant Date: 02/13/2012, Expiration Date: 02/13/2022, Certifier: Jeff Millies, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • VERNON, W249 S8910 Center Drive (Lat: 42.882417 Lon: -88.245528), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WQWN815,
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.212 MHz, 851.750 MHz, 852.112 MHz, 852.262 MHz, 852.350 MHz, 852.537 MHz, 852.612 MHz, 852.800 MHz, 852.825 MHz, 853.100 MHz... (+4 more), Grant Date: 10/14/2015, Expiration Date: 10/14/2025, Certifier: Chris Petterson, Registrant: Cdx Wireless, Inc, 1434 Spruce Street, Suite 100, Boulder, CO 80302, Phone: (847) 774-7102, Fax: (928) 752-0954, Email:
  • VERNON, W249 S8910 Center Drive (Lat: 42.882417 Lon: -88.245528), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WQXF368,
    Assigned Frequencies: 855.462 MHz, 858.262 MHz, Grant Date: 02/18/2016, Expiration Date: 02/18/2026, Certifier: Chris Petterson, Registrant: Cdx Wireless, 1434 Spruce Street, Suite 100, Boulder, CO 80302, Phone: (847) 774-7102, Fax: (928) 752-0954, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Vernon, W249 S8910 Center Drive (Lat: 42.882417 Lon: -88.245528), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WQWZ777, Licensee ID: L00039925,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6093.45 MHz, Grant Date: 01/08/2016, Expiration Date: 01/08/2026, Certifier: Chris Petterson, Registrant: County Of Waukesha, 2120 Davidson Rd, Waukesha, WI 53186, Phone: (262) 548-7600, Fax: (262) 548-7855, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Big Bend)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: BALLOON WORKS FIREFLY 7-15 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 3282V , Serial Number: F7-1033, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 12/18/1997, Certificate Issue Date: 12/20/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Mark E Naber, S89w22570 Loretto Ln, Big Bend, WI 53103
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5067M , Serial Number: 10367, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 05/21/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 01/02/2002
    Registrant (Individual): Jerome J Washicheck, Po Box 125, Big Bend, WI 53103
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5632Q , Serial Number: 672, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 04/08/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 06/25/2009
    Registrant (Individual): Floyd E Farr, S92w22440 Henneberry Ave, Big Bend, WI 53103
  • Aircraft: KENNETH KANNARD ELA 07 COUGAR (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6728K , Serial Number: 10144220712, Year manufactured: 2018, Airworthiness Date: 03/24/2018, Certificate Issue Date: 03/12/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth Kannard, Po Box 339, Big Bend, WI 53103
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8147W , Serial Number: 28-2261, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 03/04/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 04/19/1988
    Registrant (Individual): Floyd E Farr, 592 W 22440 Henneberry Ave, Big Bend, WI 53103
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-235 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9477W , Serial Number: 28-11210, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 11/27/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 06/12/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth K Kannard, Po Box 339, Big Bend, WI 53103

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$307,4104$198,85534$185,6042$100,430
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$396,9600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$04$215,1301$39,140
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$263,3050$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2020.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$271,120
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2020.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Big Bend, WI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Big Bend, WI - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 12. The highest number of fires - 29 took place in 2006, and the least - 2 in 2011. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Big Bend, WI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (40.0%), and Outside Fires (36.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Big Bend, WI
    • 7240.0%Structure Fires
    • 6536.1%Outside Fires
    • 3418.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 95.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Big Bend, WI
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Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Big Bend, WI
  • 82.3%Utility gas
  • 7.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.9%Electricity
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Big Bend, WI
  • 71.3%Utility gas
  • 22.5%Electricity
  • 6.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Big Bend 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 7 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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