Blair, Wisconsin

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Population in 2019: 1,346 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.7%
 
Males: 601  (44.7%)
Females: 745  (55.3%)
Median resident age:

41.0 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.9 years

Zip codes: 54616.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $53,000 (it was $30,769 in 2000)
Blair:

$53,000
WI:

$64,168

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $24,939 (it was $16,253 in 2000)

Blair city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $107,881 (it was $62,400 in 2000)
Blair:

$107,881
WI:

$197,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $117,970; detached houses: $125,655; mobile homes: $19,582

Median gross rent in 2019: $713.

March 2019 cost of living index in Blair: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.6%
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  • Races in Blair, WI (2019)
    • 1,21992.1%White alone
    • 705.3%Hispanic
    • 191.4%Two or more races
    • 110.8%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Blair, Wisconsin as of October 18, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Blair is 133 to 1.


Crime rates in Blair by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(158.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(81.6)
1
(72.9)
1
(72.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(74.3)
Robberies
(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)
1
(72.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(158.0)
2
(156.7)
1
(79.8)
1
(80.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(72.4)
3
(219.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(74.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
12
(947.9)
9
(705.3)
6
(478.9)
4
(321.8)
9
(734.1)
4
(291.5)
4
(290.1)
2
(146.3)
1
(72.4)
2
(146.4)
5
(370.9)
3
(216.8)
1
(73.3)
2
(148.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
27
(2,133)
22
(1,724)
21
(1,676)
17
(1,368)
21
(1,713)
10
(728.9)
6
(435.1)
15
(1,097)
7
(506.5)
16
(1,171)
7
(519.3)
5
(361.3)
5
(366.3)
1
(74.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(79.0)
2
(156.7)
3
(239.4)
3
(241.4)
2
(163.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(73.2)
1
(72.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(222.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(78.4)
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)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index316.0162.2135.7112.6198.2107.995.760.067.3101.064.529.619.887.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Blair, WI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.23
Wisconsin average:

2.18
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Ancestries: Norwegian (46.8%), German (20.1%), Polish (5.3%), American (3.8%), Dutch (3.1%), Irish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1949

Elevation: 859 feet

Land area: 1.08 square miles.

Population density: 1,243 people per square mile   (low).

Blair, Wisconsin map

53 residents are foreign born (2.6% Latin America, 0.5% Europe).

This city:

4.0%
Wisconsin:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,729 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,008 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: La Crosse, WI (33.3 miles , pop. 51,818).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (103.4 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (247.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Taylor, WI (2.4 miles ),
Whitehall, WI (2.6 miles ),
Pigeon, WI (2.7 miles ),
Ettrick, WI (3.0 miles ),
Pigeon Falls, WI (3.0 miles ),
Curran, WI (3.1 miles ),
Independence, WI (3.2 miles ),
Burnside, WI (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 44.29 N, Longitude: 91.23 W

Area code: 608

Distribution of median household income in Blair, WI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Blair, WI in 2019
Blair satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $85,700
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,500
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $94,500
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $95,700
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $55,100
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $149,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $152,800
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $170,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $275,000
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $165,500
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $230,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Blair, WI residents
Average permit cost in Blair, WI
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.5%
Wisconsin:

4.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +154 (+13.8%).
Most common industries in Blair, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (12.6%)
  • Health care (12.1%)
  • Food (11.9%)
  • Construction (6.8%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (16.8%)
  • Construction (13.0%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (9.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.8%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.5%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (15.5%)
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Social assistance (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Food (6.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.7%)
Most common occupations in Blair, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.8%)
  • Food processing workers (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)

Average climate in Blair, Wisconsin

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Tornado activity:

Blair-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 8% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1958, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.9 miles away from the Blair city center killed 4 people and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.9 miles away from the city center injured 7 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blair-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 33% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 253.8 miles away from Blair center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 228.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 439.7 miles away from Blair 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 416.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 439.8 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 211.9 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 Trempealeau County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Blair topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Blair:

  • GRAND VIEW CARE CTR (620 GRAND VIEW AVE PO BOX 27)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Blair:

  • TRI COUNTY MEMORIAL NH (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WHITEHALL, WI)
  • PIGEON FALLS HCC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; PIGEON FALLS, WI)
  • ARCADIA NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; ARCADIA, WI)
  • MARINUKA MANOR (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; GALESVILLE, WI)

Airports located in Blair:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blair:

  • Winona State University (about 27 miles; Winona, MN; Full-time enrollment: 8,397)
  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (about 29 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 4,022)
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (about 34 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 9,837)
  • Western Technical College (about 34 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 3,377)
  • Viterbo University (about 35 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 2,848)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 38 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 4,038)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 38 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 10,143)

Public high school in Blair:

Public elementary/middle schools in Blair:

Private elementary/middle schools in Blair:

  • PINEHILL AMISH SCHOOL (Students: 27, Location: N35329 COUNTY RD S, Grades: 1-8)
  • LARKIN VALLEY AMISH SCHOOL (Students: 14, Location: N33522 LARKIN VALLEY RD, Grades: 1-8)
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Library in Blair:

  • BLAIR-PRESTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $75,317; Location: 122 S. URBERG AVE.; 11,167 books; 8,396 e-books; 4,113 audio materials; 1,275 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 51 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Blair - Preston Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Blair include: Zion Lutheran Church (A), Saint Ansgar Catholic Church (B), First Lutheran Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Corness Cemetery (1), Rest Haven Cemetery (2), Zion Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lake Henry (A), Lake Henry 173 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Tappen Coulee Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Blair: Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Blair and their reported violations in the past:

BLAIR WATERWORKS (Population served: 1,303, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Check/Repeat/Confirmation - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-05-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-08-2005), St Public Notif received (MAY-26-2006)
  • Monitoring, Check/Repeat/Confirmation - Between MAY-17-2005 and JUN-30-2005, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-08-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-08-2005), St Public Notif received (MAY-26-2006)
RAINBOW RESTAURANT (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-06-2005), St Boil Water Order (OCT-06-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-17-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-21-2005)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

55.9%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

10.2%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
72 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
95 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Blair (2011 data):

  • Union Bank of Blair: Union Bank Of Blair at 123 Urberg Street, branch established on 1899/10/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $79.9 mil, Deposits: $70.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: H. R. Financial, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Blair:

Marital status in Blair, WI
  • Never married: 35.3%
  • Now married: 42.3%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

For population 25 years and over in Blair:

  • High school or higher: 86.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Wisconsin average:

10.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Blair
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Blair, WI (based on Trempealeau County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant11,82128
Catholic7,7008
Evangelical Protestant1,68815
Other102
None7,597-
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: 6
Here:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Here:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
This county:

5.04 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Trempealeau County:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Trempealeau County:

28.4%
State:

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

15.2%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Blair:

47.0%
Wisconsin:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Blair:

40.4%
Wisconsin:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Blair:

28.4
Wisconsin:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.6%
Wisconsin:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Blair:

14.0%
State:

10.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Blair:

6.9
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
Blair:

31.1%
State:

34.0%

General health condition:
Blair:

49.7%
State:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Blair:

71.9%
Wisconsin:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Blair, WI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 3$11,543$46,1720$0
Other Government Administration 2$7,821$46,9267$1,599
Local Libraries 1$3,184$38,2082$478
Water Supply 1$3,955$47,4600$0
Streets and Highways 1$4,110$49,3200$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$2,746
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$150
Totals for Government 8$30,613$45,92012$4,973

Blair government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $53,000 ($39.38)
    Regular Highways: $46,000 ($34.18)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $986,000 ($732.54)
    General - Other: $494,000 ($367.01)
    Water Utilities: $403,000 ($299.41)
    Police Protection: $213,000 ($158.25)
    Local Fire Protection: $168,000 ($124.81)
    Central Staff Services: $138,000 ($102.53)
    Regular Highways: $123,000 ($91.38)
    Libraries: $112,000 ($83.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $109,000 ($80.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $77,000 ($57.21)
    Financial Administration: $45,000 ($33.43)
    General Public Buildings: $36,000 ($26.75)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $25,000 ($18.57)
    Health - Other: $18,000 ($13.37)
    Natural Resources - Other: $8,000 ($5.94)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $111,000 ($82.47)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $69,000 ($51.26)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $407,000 ($302.38)

Blair government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $853,000 ($633.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $52,000 ($38.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000 ($14.86)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($1.49)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.74)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $40,000 ($29.72)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($2.23)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $258,000 ($191.68)
    Donations From Private Sources: $198,000 ($147.10)
    General Revenue - Other: $29,000 ($21.55)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($11.14)
    Sale of Property: $12,000 ($8.92)
    Fines and Forfeits: $7,000 ($5.20)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $403,000 ($299.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $618,000 ($459.14)
    Highways: $60,000 ($44.58)
    Education: $16,000 ($11.89)
    Other: $6,000 ($4.46)
  • Tax - Property: $649,000 ($482.17)
    Other: $17,000 ($12.63)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,000 ($2.97)
    Other License: $2,000 ($1.49)

Blair government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,911,000 ($2905.65)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,818,000 ($2836.55)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $493,000 ($366.27)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $400,000 ($297.18)

Blair government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,053,000 ($3754.09)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $495,000 ($367.76)

5.63% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,350 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
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 La Crosse County, WI  1.13% ($42,510 average AGI)
from Eau Claire County, WI  0.95% ($43,426)
from Jackson County, WI  0.63% ($43,213)


5.80% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,915 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.80%
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 La Crosse County, WI  1.04% ($41,594 average AGI)
to Eau Claire County, WI  0.75% ($46,906)
to Jackson County, WI  0.58% ($40,000)

Businesses in Blair, WI

  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Blair:

  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WKTY (580 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKLJ (1290 AM; 5 kW; SPARTA, WI; Owner: SPARTA-TOMAH BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KAGE (1380 AM; 4 kW; WINONA, MN; Owner: KAGE, INC.)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WAYY (790 AM; 5 kW; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WIZM (1410 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blair:

  • WHTL-FM (102.3 FM; WHITEHALL, WI; Owner: THE WHTL GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • WAXX (104.5 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • KHME (101.1 FM; WINONA, MN; Owner: KAGE, INC.)
  • WWIS-FM (99.7 FM; BLACK RIVER FALLS, WI; Owner: WWIS RADIO, INC.)
  • WIZM-FM (93.3 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WHLA (90.3 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WLSU (88.9 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: BD.OF REGENTS, UNIV.OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • KXLC (91.1 FM; LA CRESCENT, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KQAL (89.5 FM; WINONA, MN; Owner: WINONA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFBZ (105.5 FM; TREMPEALEAU, WI; Owner: S & S BROADCASTING)
  • KQEG (102.7 FM; LA CRESCENT, MN; Owner: WHITE EAGLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCOW-FM (97.1 FM; SPARTA, WI; Owner: SPARTA-TOMAH BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KAGE-FM (95.3 FM; WINONA, MN; Owner: KAGE, INC.)
  • K220EP (91.9 FM; LA CRESCENT, MN; Owner: FAITH SOUND, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Blair:

  • WKBT (Channel 8; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: QUEENB TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WEAU-TV (Channel 13; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WEAU LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WDLS-LP (Channel 35; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • WXOW-TV (Channel 19; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: WXOW-WQOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WQOW-TV (Channel 18; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WXOW-WQOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLAX (Channel 25; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: GRANT MEDIA, INC.)
  • WHLA-TV (Channel 31; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KQEG-CA (Channel 50; La CRESCENT, MN; Owner: WHITE EAGLE PARTNERSHIP)
  • K38CL (Channel 38; WINONA, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K62EV (Channel 62; WINONA, MN; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)

Blair fatal accident list:

Sep 27, 1978 04:05 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 5, 1977 06:23 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 89ft / 26.6mTotal length
  • $460,000Total costs
  • 24,626Total average daily traffic
  • 1,102Total average daily truck traffic
  • 29,614Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Blair, WI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 42000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Blair, WI

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Blair)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 4800 Due N Of The Center Of (Lat: 44.299972 Lon: -91.233500), Call Sign: KNAG788, Licensee ID: L00111913,
    Assigned Frequencies: 43.0600 MHz, Grant Date: 10/24/2000, Expiration Date: 12/11/2005, Cancellation Date: 02/11/2006, Registrant: Olson Lp Gas Inc, 213 N Gilbert St, Blair, WI 54616, Phone: (608) 989-2533
  • Lat: 44.317222 Lon: -91.260250, Call Sign: WQNN595,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.900 MHz, 456.900 MHz, Grant Date: 01/21/2021, Expiration Date: 03/31/2031, Certifier: Clint Napton, Registrant: Rassbach Communications Svc., 405 N. Hastings Place, Eau Claire, WI 54703, Phone: (715) 832-6763, Fax: (715) 832-1698, Email:
  • BLAIR, Lat: 44.285306 Lon: -91.347611, Call Sign: WQRM270,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.785 MHz, 160.260 MHz, 161.295 MHz, 160.335 MHz, Grant Date: 06/17/2013, Expiration Date: 06/17/2023, Certifier: Theodore K Kalick, Registrant: Cn, 17641 South Ashland Avenue, Homewood, IL 60430, Phone: (708) 332-3543, Fax: (708) 332-6669, Email:
  • Lat: 44.304750 Lon: -91.166806, Call Sign: WQSX674,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.237 MHz, 462.337 MHz, 462.437 MHz, 467.237 MHz, 467.287 MHz, Grant Date: 12/05/2013, Expiration Date: 12/05/2023, Certifier: Tony Bere, Registrant: Laird Controls North Americal Inc, 655 North River Road Nw, Suite A, Warren, OH 44483, Phone: (234) 806-0018, Fax: (234) 806-0019, Email:
  • Lat: 44.317333 Lon: -91.272861, Call Sign: WQTG935,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.400 MHz, Grant Date: 01/30/2014, Expiration Date: 01/30/2024, Certifier: Benjamin Ebner, Registrant: Rassbach Communications Svc., 405 N. Hastings Place, Eau Claire, WI 54703, Phone: (715) 832-6763, Fax: (715) 832-1698, Email:
  • N31024 Elland Road (Lat: 44.290556 Lon: -91.209472), Type: Mast, Structure height: 10.7 m, Overall height: 12.3 m, Call Sign: WQUG716,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz, Grant Date: 07/02/2014, Expiration Date: 07/02/2024, Certifier: Jeff Eide, Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464
  • 620 Grand View Ave (Lat: 44.291278 Lon: -91.237944), Call Sign: WRAG741,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.212 MHz, 467.212 MHz, 462.262 MHz, 467.262 MHz, 462.312 MHz, 467.312 MHz, 462.362 MHz, 467.362 MHz, 462.437 MHz, 467.437 MHz, Grant Date: 11/13/2017, Expiration Date: 11/13/2027, Certifier: Stacy Suchla, Registrant: Advanced Wireless Communications, 20809 Kensington Blvd, Lakeville, MN 55044-8353, Phone: (952) 469-5400, Fax: (952) 469-0170, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • BLAIR, W15111 Chenoweth Lane (Lat: 44.279028 Lon: -91.248889), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 77.7 m, Call Sign: WQFZ840,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, Grant Date: 11/29/2016, Expiration Date: 11/21/2026, Certifier: John E Rooney, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • BLAIR, W15111 Chenoweth Lane (Lat: 44.279028 Lon: -91.248889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 77.7 m, Call Sign: WQNZ901,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11683.1 MHz, 955.550 MHz, Grant Date: 05/14/2021, Expiration Date: 07/20/2031, Certifier: Dan Schreiner, Registrant: Baycom Inc, 2040 Radisson Street, Green Bay, WI 54166, Phone: (920) 544-4248, Fax: (920) 468-8615, Email:
  • BLAIR, County Road S (Lat: 44.322000 Lon: -91.209556), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 77.7 m, Call Sign: WRBM603,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/01/2018, Expiration Date: 05/01/2028, Certifier: Dwayne Latzke, Registrant: Intelpath, Hinsdale, IL 60522, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB0PAX, Licensee ID: L00837710, Grant Date: 09/05/2014, Expiration Date: 09/21/2024, Certifier: Ronald H Amundson, Registrant: Ronald H Amundson, 318 Tenney Ave, Blair, WI 54616
  • Call Sign: KB9LLO, Previous Call Sign: KA9EXY, Licensee ID: L01104117, Grant Date: 01/11/2006, Expiration Date: 01/11/2016, Cancellation Date: 12/07/2006, Certifier: Lawerance A Neve Jr, Registrant: Lawerance A Neve Jr, N29434 Cty Rd I, Blair, WI 54616
  • Call Sign: KC9UXX, Licensee ID: L01670512, Grant Date: 11/03/2011, Expiration Date: 11/03/2021, Certifier: Mary B Myskewitz, Registrant: Mary B Myskewitz, 1021 E Taft St, Blair, WI 54616

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6346R, N6346R, N-6346R, Serial Number: 28-21516, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 03/02/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 11/19/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Noah A Buresh, W14364 Lyngen Rd, Blair, WI 54616

Most common first names in Blair, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Clara2288.1 years
John1881.0 years
Anna1687.9 years
Robert1468.9 years
James1471.4 years
Helen1383.5 years
Lloyd1280.6 years
Albert1286.8 years
Melvin1281.3 years
Evelyn1180.8 years
Most common last names in Blair, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson6380.6 years
Anderson3382.9 years
Thompson3382.3 years
Berg3077.5 years
Olson2978.1 years
Nelson1978.0 years
Hanson1782.1 years
Knutson1678.1 years
Dahl1383.5 years
Solberg1380.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Blair, WI
  • 80.2%Utility gas
  • 7.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.1%Electricity
  • 4.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Blair, WI
  • 71.4%Utility gas
  • 20.5%Electricity
  • 5.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Blair 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 5 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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