Boaz, Wisconsin

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Population in 2014: 153 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.7%
 
Males: 73  (47.9%)
Females: 80  (52.1%)
Median resident age:  54.8 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 53573, 53581.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $47,464 (it was $31,563 in 2000)
Boaz:

$47,464
WI:

$56,811

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $23,280 (it was $16,883 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $85,563 (it was $49,400 in 2000)
Boaz:

$85,563
WI:

$173,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $77,908; Detached houses: $90,717; Mobile homes: $25,037

Median gross rent in 2016: $699.

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    • 15398.1%White alone
    • 21.3%Asian alone
    • 10.6%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Boaz: 87.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (49.3%), Irish (9.0%), Norwegian (9.0%), American (6.0%), European (3.0%), English (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1939

Elevation: 740 feet

Land area: 0.36 square miles.

Population density: 428 people per square mile   (low).

Boaz, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Boaz:

  • High school or higher: 91.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Boaz village:

  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 53.2%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,467 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,146 (1.9%)

Boaz satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: La Crosse, WI (48.6 miles , pop. 51,818).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (59.8 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (177.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Akan, WI (2.2 miles ), Sylvan, WI (2.5 miles ), Richwood, WI (2.7 miles ), Richland Center, WI (2.7 miles ), Richland, WI (2.8 miles ), Orion, WI (3.1 miles ), Blue River, WI (3.2 miles ), Rockbridge, WI (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 43.33 N, Longitude: 90.53 W

Area code: 608

Boaz household income distribution Boaz home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +36 (+35.6%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (50%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (21%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Public administration (24%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (32%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (3%)

Average climate in Boaz, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.5 miles away from the Boaz village center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 37.2 miles away from the village center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Boaz-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 364.6 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 153.8 miles away from Boaz 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 341.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 316.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 124.5 miles away from Boaz 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 363.8 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 Richland County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 7, Mudslides: 2, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Boaz topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Boaz:

  • SCHMITT WOODLAND HILLS (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; RICHLAND CENTER, WI)
  • PINE VALLEY HLTH CARE REHAB (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; RICHLAND CENTER, WI)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-RIVERDALE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MUSCODA, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Boaz:

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 42 miles; Platteville, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,679)
  • Viterbo University (about 49 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 2,848)
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (about 49 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 9,837)
  • Western Technical College (about 50 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 3,377)
  • Edgewood College (about 59 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 60 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 34,621)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 60 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)

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Richland County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 22.2%
(15.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.3 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  59.7%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  11.9%
Whole state:  7.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.3
Wisconsin average:

10.4

Boaz travel time to work - commute Boaz mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Boaz village (based on Richland County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,70614
Catholic2,3304
Evangelical Protestant1,43516
Other652
None11,485-
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: 4
Richland County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Richland County:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

5.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

9.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Richland County:

29.2%
Wisconsin:

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

17.4%
State:

13.0%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$2,509
Sewerage 0$0 2$960
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$712
Totals for Government 0$0 5$4,181

Boaz government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Parks & Recreation: $21,000 ($137.25)
    Central Staff Services: $14,000 ($91.50)
    Sewerage: $13,000 ($84.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($78.43)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($58.82)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($58.82)
    General Public Buildings: $7,000 ($45.75)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $40,000 ($261.44)

Boaz government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $11,000 ($71.90)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($6.54)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,000 ($13.07)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($45.75)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $57,000 ($372.55)
    Highways: $4,000 ($26.14)
  • Tax - Property: $11,000 ($71.90)
    NEC: $1,000 ($6.54)

Boaz government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $39,000 ($254.90)

5.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,333 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.42%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Sauk County, WI  0.91% ($31,656 average AGI)
from Grant County, WI  0.67% ($22,422)
from Vernon County, WI  0.57% ($29,842)


5.98% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,382 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.98%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Sauk County, WI  0.99% ($29,881 average AGI)
to Dane County, WI  0.77% ($32,173)
to Vernon County, WI  0.58% ($32,359)

Strongest AM radio stations in Boaz:

  • WRCO (1450 AM; 1 kW; RICHLAND CENTER, WI; Owner: FRUIT BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WKTY (580 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Boaz:

  • WRCO-FM (100.9 FM; RICHLAND CENTER, WI; Owner: FRUIT BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WHHI (91.3 FM; HIGHLAND, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WOLX-FM (94.9 FM; BARABOO, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WVCX (98.9 FM; TOMAH, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WJTY (88.1 FM; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: JOY PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WVRQ-FM (102.3 FM; VIROQUA, WI; Owner: ROBINSON CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Boaz:

  • WDLS-LP (Channel 35; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 9m30ftTotal length
  • 2,040Total average daily traffic
  • 148Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,490Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Jct Of Keller Hill Rd & Quarry Hill Dr (Lat: 43.403306 Lon: -90.514583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55 m, Overall height: 60 m, Call Sign: WPPG569
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.025 MHz, 451.050 MHzGrant Date: 12/04/2014, Expiration Date: 12/08/2024, Certifier: Kerry R GroetschRegistrant: Mona Lee & Associates, LLC, 3730 Kirby Drive Suite 1200, Pmb 165, Houston, TX 77098, Phone: (832) 850-7646, Email:
  • Sw 1/4 Of Ne 1/4 Of Sct 29 T11 N R1 W (Lat: 43.403306 Lon: -90.514583), Call Sign: WGR582, Licensee ID: L00007608
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.463 MHzGrant Date: 01/22/1997, Expiration Date: 02/11/2002, Cancellation Date: 06/28/2001Registrant: Dairyland Power Cooperative, 3200 East Ave S, La Crosse, WI 54601, Phone: (608) 788-4000

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (89%)
  • Other fuel (5%)
  • Wood (4%)

Boaz compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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