Black Wolf, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 2,410. Population change since 2000: +3.4%
 
Males: 1,254  (52.0%)
Females: 1,156  (48.0%)
Median resident age:  48.1 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54902.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $59,811 (it was $53,405 in 2000)
Black Wolf:

$59,811
WI:

$51,467

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $32,680 (it was $26,769 in 2000)

Black Wolf town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $202,238 (it was $136,800 in 2000)
Black Wolf:

$202,238
WI:

$163,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $163,312; Detached houses: $168,627; Townhouses or other attached units: $153,507; In 2-unit structures: $123,111; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $132,061; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $86,477; Mobile homes: $38,585
  • Races in Black Wolf, WI (2010)

    Black Wolf races chart
    • 2,33897.0%White alone
    • 251.0%Asian alone
    • 241.0%Two or more races
    • 130.5%Hispanic
    • 90.4%Black alone
    • 10.04%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Black Wolf: 94.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (58.4%), Irish (10.0%), United States (6.8%), English (6.6%), Polish (5.6%), Italian (4.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 799 feet

Land area: 15.6 square miles.

Population density: 155 people per square mile   (very low).

Black Wolf,WI real estate house value index trend

Black Wolf, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Black Wolf:

  • High school or higher: 88.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Black Wolf town:

  • Never married: 19.1%
  • Now married: 71.7%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 4.1%

47 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 0.4% Asia, 0.2% North America).

This town:

2.0%
Wisconsin:

4.8%

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

Black Wolf town:  1.5% ($2,044)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
Black Wolf satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Oshkosh, WI (6.5 miles , pop. 62,916).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (67.1 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (150.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Van Dyne, WI (1.9 miles ), Nekimi, WI (2.0 miles ), Oshkosh, WI (2.6 miles ), Eldorado, WI (2.7 miles ), North Fond du Lac, WI (3.0 miles ), Utica, WI (3.1 miles ), Taycheedah, WI (3.2 miles ), St. Peter, WI (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 1998: 22 buildings, average cost: $139,600
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $131,400
  • 2000: 19 buildings, average cost: $138,400
  • 2001: 18 buildings, average cost: $166,400
  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $186,500
  • 2003: 23 buildings, average cost: $186,500
  • 2004: 21 buildings, average cost: $188,300
  • 2005: 15 buildings, average cost: $253,300
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $257,600
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $212,700
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $211,600
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $213,300
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $237,300
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $208,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.94 N, Longitude: 88.50 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 920

Black Wolf household income distribution Black Wolf home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.7%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +162 (+7.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation equipment (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Machinery (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Paper (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Transportation equipment (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)

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

Average climate in Black Wolf, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Black Wolf-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 45% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/18/1996, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 16.2 miles away from the Black Wolf town center injured 12 people and caused $40 million in damages.

On 4/21/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.3 miles away from the town center injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Black Wolf-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 89% 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 380.8 miles away from the city 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 172.5 miles away from Black Wolf 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 355.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 316.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 406.1 miles away from Black Wolf 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 379.3 miles away from the city 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 Winnebago County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Black Wolf topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Black Wolf:

  • RESCARE HOME CARE WISCONSIN, INC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; OSHKOSH, WI)
  • FMC DIALYSIS - OSHKOSH (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; OSHKOSH, WI)
  • BETHEL HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; OSHKOSH, WI)
  • NORTHPOINT MED AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; OSHKOSH, WI)
  • MERCY MED CTR OF OSHKOSH Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; OSHKOSH, WI)
  • MERCY MEDICAL CTR SUBACUTE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; OSHKOSH, WI)
  • EVERGREEN HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; OSHKOSH, WI)

Amtrak stations near Black Wolf:

  • 6 miles: OSHKOSH (124 N. MAIN ST.) - Bus Station
  • 14 miles: FONT DU LAC (FOND DU LAC, 24 W. PIONEER RD.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Black Wolf:

  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (about 7 miles; Oshkosh, WI; Full-time enrollment: 10,637)
  • Moraine Park Technical College (about 12 miles; Fond du Lac, WI; FT enrollment: 3,079)
  • Marian University (about 12 miles; Fond Du Lac, WI; FT enrollment: 2,045)
  • Lawrence University (about 24 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 2,821)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 25 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 5,682)
  • Lakeland College (about 32 miles; Plymouth, WI; FT enrollment: 2,395)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 42 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,324)

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Notable locations in Black Wolf: Black Wolf Farm (A), Oshkosh Country Club (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Black Wolf include: New Bethel Church (A), New Elm Church (B), Jesuit Retreat (C), Saint Johns Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Wilhelmina Cemetery (1), Evangelical Cemetery (2), New Elm Cemetery (3), Oaklawn Cemetery (4), Saint Johns Lutheran Cemetery (5), Knack Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Van Dyne Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Winnebago County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 96.8. This is worse than average.

City:

96.8
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 36.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 10.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

9.1
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:  5.2%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

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

1.8%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

0.3%
Whole state:

3.7%
2 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
6 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Black Wolf 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.
  • 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 significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Wisconsin average:

11.0

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Black Wolf town (based on Winnebago County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic36,51411
Evangelical Protestant23,93866
Mainline Protestant21,02243
Other1,35910
None84,161-
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
Winnebago County:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Winnebago County:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
Winnebago County:

3.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 121
Here:

7.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Winnebago County:

26.3%
Wisconsin:

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

13.4%
State:

13.0%

6.36% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,332 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.36%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($253 average AGI)
Winnebago County:

0.02%
Wisconsin average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Outagamie County, WI  1.92% ($31,095 average AGI)
from Fond du Lac County, WI  0.36% ($30,641)
from Calumet County, WI  0.27% ($39,589)


6.30% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,685 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($539 average AGI)
Winnebago County:

0.04%
Wisconsin average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Outagamie County, WI  1.87% ($32,844 average AGI)
to Fond du Lac County, WI  0.34% ($32,461)
to Calumet County, WI  0.32% ($37,856)

Strongest AM radio stations in Black Wolf:

  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOSH (1490 AM; 1 kW; OSHKOSH, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WRPN (1600 AM; 5 kW; RIPON, WI)
  • KFIZ (1450 AM; 1 kW; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: RBH ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WTAQ (1360 AM; 10 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDUX (800 AM; 5 kW; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Black Wolf:

  • WVBO (103.9 FM; WINNECONNE, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAPL-FM (105.7 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WROE (94.3 FM; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFIZ-FM (107.1 FM; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: RBH ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • W203AV (88.5 FM; OSHKOSH, WI; Owner: WRVM, INC.)
  • WWWX (96.9 FM; OSHKOSH, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTCX (96.1 FM; RIPON, WI; Owner: RADIO B/C LTD PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPKR (99.5 FM; OMRO, WI; Owner: MIDWEST DIMENSIONS, INC.)
  • WRST-FM (90.3 FM; OSHKOSH, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WNCY-FM (100.3 FM; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHID (88.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: BD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIV OF WI SYS)
  • WIXX (101.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOGB (103.1 FM; KAUKAUNA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WXWX (107.5 FM; BRILLION, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBJZ (104.7 FM; BERLIN, WI; Owner: CAXAMBAS CORPORATION)
  • WPNE-FM (89.3 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WPCK (104.9 FM; KAUKAUNA, WI; Owner: MIDWEST DIMENSIONS, INC.)
  • WFDL-FM (97.7 FM; LOMIRA, WI; Owner: RADIO PLUS OF FOND DU LAC, INC.)
  • W236AG (95.1 FM; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: FAMILY EDUCATION BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSTM (91.3 FM; KIEL, WI; Owner: JUBILATION MINISTRIES INC)

TV broadcast stations around Black Wolf:

  • WMMF-TV (Channel 68; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF WISCONSIN, A CALIFORNIA LTD PARTNRSHP)
  • W23BL (Channel 23; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLUK-TV (Channel 11; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFRV-TV (Channel 5; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WWRS-TV (Channel 52; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WBAY-TV (Channel 2; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF GREEN BAY, INC.)
  • W17CF (Channel 17; RIPON, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPNE (Channel 38; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WGBA (Channel 26; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: ARIES TELECOMMUNICATION CORPORATION)
  • WACY (Channel 32; APPLETON, WI; Owner: ACE TV, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 19m62ftTotal length
  • $143,000Total costs
  • 20,561Total average daily traffic
  • 1,088Total average daily truck traffic
  • 33,857Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 22000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Black Wolf, WI
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