For population 25 years and over in Birch:
For population 15 years and over in Birch town:
4 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Appleton, WI (95.9 miles , pop. 70,087).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (157.4 miles , pop. 208,054).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (261.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Skanawan, WI (2.2 miles ), Rock Falls, WI (2.3 miles ), Schley, WI (2.8 miles ), Tomahawk, WI (3.2 miles ), King, WI (3.3 miles ), Bradley, WI (3.4 miles ), Merrill, WI (3.4 miles ), Harding, WI (3.5 miles ).
Latitude: 45.34 N, Longitude: 89.63 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 715
Population change in the 1990s: +117 (+17.1%).
Work and jobs in Birch: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Birch, Wisconsin
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Birch-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 13% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/25/1950, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.5 miles away from the Birch town center killed 2 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 6/4/1958, a category F4 tornado 37.5 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Lincoln County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Birch:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Birch:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.09. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.
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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:
326 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents in 2000
Birch compared to Wisconsin state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Birch town (based on Lincoln County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 68.31%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.80% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,888 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:
5.72% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,095 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 7,701
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 13,076
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