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Population in 2010: 1,145. Population change since 2000: +1.3%
 
Males: 611  (53.4%)
Females: 534  (46.6%)
Median resident age:  43.0 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54170.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $67,114 (it was $54,453 in 2000)
Bovina:

$67,114
WI:

$56,811

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $27,256 (it was $19,102 in 2000)

Bovina town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $182,152 (it was $119,000 in 2000)
Bovina:

$182,152
WI:

$173,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $190,376; Detached houses: $194,214; Townhouses or other attached units: $157,359; In 2-unit structures: $155,955; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $141,713; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $143,773; Mobile homes: $56,135
  • Races in Bovina, WI (2010)

    Bovina races chart
    • 1,08995.1%White alone
    • 464.0%Hispanic
    • 50.4%American Indian alone
    • 40.3%Asian alone
    • 10.09%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bovina: 91.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (56.8%), Irish (11.1%), Dutch (8.7%), Polish (5.0%), English (4.8%), French (4.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 33.7 square miles.

Population density: 34 people per square mile   (very low).

Bovina,WI real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Bovina:

  • High school or higher: 87.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bovina town:

  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 67.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 4.6%

24 residents are foreign born (1.8% Latin America, 0.4% Europe).

This town:

2.1%
Wisconsin:

3.6%

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

Bovina town:  1.7% ($1,989)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Appleton, WI (15.4 miles , pop. 70,087).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (101.8 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (186.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Shiocton, WI (1.1 miles ), Black Creek, WI (2.4 miles ), Ellington, WI (2.5 miles ), Maple Creek, WI (2.6 miles ), Center, WI (2.9 miles ), Cicero, WI (2.9 miles ), Nichols, WI (3.0 miles ), Hortonville, WI (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $258,900
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $203,300

Latitude: 44.46 N, Longitude: 88.56 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 920

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.1%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +173 (+18.1%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (25%)
  • Paper (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Machinery (6%)
  • Transportation equipment (5%)
  • Food (3%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Paper (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Food (6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6%)
  • Health care (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)

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

Average climate in Bovina, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Bovina, Wisconsin average temperatures Bovina, Wisconsin average precipitation Bovina, Wisconsin humidity Bovina, Wisconsin wind speed Bovina, Wisconsin snowfall Bovina, Wisconsin sunshine Bovina, Wisconsin clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Bovina-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 17% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/26/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.8 miles away from the Bovina town center killed 6 people and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/27/1984, a category F4 tornado 12.9 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bovina-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 208.0 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, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 416.8 miles away from Bovina 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 391.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 422.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 345.2 miles away from Bovina center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 461.1 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 Outagamie County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Bovina:

  • ST JOSEPH RESIDENCE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; NEW LONDON, WI)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD SERVICES LTD (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; SEYMOUR, WI)
  • OUTAGAMIE COUNTY HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; APPLETON, WI)
  • BREWSTER VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; APPLETON, WI)
  • THEDACARE AT HOME (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; APPLETON, WI)
  • RENNES HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER- APPLETON (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; APPLETON, WI)
  • APPLETON HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; APPLETON, WI)

Amtrak stations near Bovina:

  • 10 miles: NEW LONDON (501 S. PEARL ST.) - Bus Station
  • 16 miles: CLINTONVILLE (20 S. MAIN ST.) - Bus Station
  • 16 miles: APPLETON (500 N. ONEIDA ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bovina:

  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 14 miles; Appleton, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,682)
  • Lawrence University (about 16 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 2,821)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 24 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 6,069)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 25 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (about 30 miles; Oshkosh, WI; FT enrollment: 10,637)
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (about 33 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 5,415)
  • Moraine Park Technical College (about 48 miles; Fond du Lac, WI; FT enrollment: 3,079)

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Notable location: Shiocton - Bovina Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Bovina Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Rivers and creeks: Black Creek (A), Shioc River (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Bovina include: Hamlin Park (1), Mack State Wildlife Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Outagamie 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 2013 was 68.0. This is about average.

City:

68.0
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 34.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.79. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.79
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  80.3%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.7%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.7%
Whole state:

8.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

0.9%
Whole state:

3.7%

People in group quarters in Bovina in 2000:

  • 17 people in nursing homes
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Wisconsin average:

11.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bovina town (based on Outagamie County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic72,01423
Evangelical Protestant31,44772
Mainline Protestant22,90829
Other2,63513
Orthodox2242
None47,467-
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: 29
Outagamie County:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 71
Outagamie County:

4.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 149
Here:

8.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.5%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Outagamie County:

27.1%
Wisconsin:

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

14.1%
State:

13.0%

6.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,206 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($93 average AGI)
Outagamie County:

0.02%
Wisconsin average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Winnebago County, WI  1.72% ($32,844 average AGI)
from Brown County, WI  0.71% ($33,356)
from Calumet County, WI  0.55% ($42,240)


6.39% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,897 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.39%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($309 average AGI)
Outagamie County:

0.04%
Wisconsin average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Winnebago County, WI  1.76% ($31,095 average AGI)
to Brown County, WI  0.64% ($32,575)
to Calumet County, WI  0.57% ($40,506)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bovina:

  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFCL (1380 AM; 4 kW; CLINTONVILLE, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WTAQ (1360 AM; 10 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WDUX (800 AM; 5 kW; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WNFL (1440 AM; 5 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WJOK (1050 AM; 1 kW; KAUKAUNA, WI; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bovina:

  • WOZZ (93.5 FM; NEW LONDON, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WAPL-FM (105.7 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WECB (104.3 FM; SEYMOUR, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNCY-FM (100.3 FM; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIXX (101.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJMQ (92.3 FM; CLINTONVILLE, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHID (88.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: BD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIV OF WI SYS)
  • WPNE-FM (89.3 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WOGB (103.1 FM; KAUKAUNA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKSZ (95.9 FM; DE PERE, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WXWX (107.5 FM; BRILLION, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLFM (91.1 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN)
  • WEMI (91.9 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: EVANGEL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WPCK (104.9 FM; KAUKAUNA, WI; Owner: MIDWEST DIMENSIONS, INC.)
  • WRVM (102.7 FM; SURING, WI; Owner: WRVM, INC.)
  • WEMY (91.5 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: EVANGEL MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WORQ (90.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: LAKESHORE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQLH (98.5 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WROE (94.3 FM; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W271AC (102.1 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: FAMILY EDUC. BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Bovina:

  • WIWB (Channel 14; SURING, WI; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF WISCONSIN, LLC)
  • WBAY-TV (Channel 2; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF GREEN BAY, INC.)
  • WLUK-TV (Channel 11; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFRV-TV (Channel 5; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPNE (Channel 38; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WGBA (Channel 26; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: ARIES TELECOMMUNICATION CORPORATION)
  • WMMF-TV (Channel 68; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF WISCONSIN, A CALIFORNIA LTD PARTNRSHP)
  • WACY (Channel 32; APPLETON, WI; Owner: ACE TV, INC.)
  • W66DC (Channel 66; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W49CB (Channel 49; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W30BU (Channel 30; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W23BL (Channel 23; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W17CF (Channel 17; RIPON, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 12m39ftTotal length
  • 4,638Total average daily traffic
  • 174Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,227Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (64%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (19%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Electricity (3%)

Bovina compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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