Carlton, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 1,014. Population change since 2000: +1.4%
 
Males: 538  (53.1%)
Females: 476  (46.9%)
Median resident age:  44.4 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54216.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $60,309 (it was $50,227 in 2000)
Carlton:

$60,309
WI:

$51,467

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $28,224 (it was $20,660 in 2000)

Carlton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $152,596 (it was $98,900 in 2000)
Carlton:

$152,596
WI:

$163,000
  • Races in Carlton, WI (2010)

    Carlton races chart
    • 97396.0%White alone
    • 292.9%Hispanic
    • 60.6%Two or more races
    • 40.4%Asian alone
    • 10.10%Black alone
    • 10.10%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Carlton: 93.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (48.6%), Czech (31.1%), Polish (17.7%), Irish (6.9%), Norwegian (4.4%), Swedish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 35.6 square miles.

Population density: 28 people per square mile   (very low).

Carlton,WI real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Carlton:

  • High school or higher: 83.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Carlton town:

  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 61.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 4.1%

5 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.5%
Wisconsin:

4.8%

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

Carlton town:  1.1% ($1,125)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Green Bay, WI (23.6 miles , pop. 102,313).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (93.6 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (175.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: West Kewaunee, WI (2.3 miles ), Two Creeks, WI (2.5 miles ), Kewaunee, WI (2.6 miles ), Montpelier, WI (2.9 miles ), Gibson, WI (3.1 miles ), Mishicot, WI (3.2 miles ), Pierce, WI (3.4 miles ), Casco, WI (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $133,000
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $153,800
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $99,700
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $143,500
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $109,400
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $97,800
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $361,000
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $350,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $445,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $233,300
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $183,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.38 N, Longitude: 87.58 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 920

Carlton household income distribution Carlton home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.7%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -47 (-4.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (24%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Metal and metal products (9%)
  • Machinery (8%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Paper (4%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (4%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Metal and metal products (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (20%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Carlton-area historical tornado activity is below Wisconsin state average. It is 28% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/5/1994, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.3 miles away from the Carlton town center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/27/1984, a category F4 tornado 36.0 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:

Carlton-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 410.2 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 212.7 miles away from Carlton 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 384.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 377.1 miles away from the city 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 414.7 miles away from Carlton center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 312.0 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 Kewaunee County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Carlton:

  • KEWAUNEE CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; KEWAUNEE, WI)
  • KEWAUNEE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; KEWAUNEE, WI)
  • ST MARYS KEWAUNEE AREA MEM HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 7 miles away; KEWAUNEE, WI)
  • HAMILTON MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; TWO RIVERS, WI)

Nuclear power plants:


Kewaunee . Westinghouse Electric Corp.Fluor. Westinghouse Electric Corp.Wisconsin Public Service Corp.Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). Net Output: 503 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 03/1974. Commercial start: 06/1974..

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Carlton:

  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (about 20 miles; Green Bay, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,415)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 25 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 29 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 6,069)
  • Lakeland College (about 41 miles; Plymouth, WI; FT enrollment: 2,395)
  • Lawrence University (about 42 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 2,821)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 45 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 5,682)
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (about 55 miles; Oshkosh, WI; FT enrollment: 10,637)

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Notable locations in Carlton: Kewoc Dairy Farm (A), Hardtke Farms (B), Klimesh Dairy Farm (C), Langer Farms (D), Rabas Dairy Farm (E), Mueller Farms (F), Paplham Dairy (G), Schleis Farms (H), Stangel Farms (I), Sandy Bay (J), Dominion Energy Kewaunee Nuclear Plant Fire Brigade (K), Carlton Town Volunteer Fire Department (L), Tisch Mills Fire Department (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Carlton include: Saint Joseph Catholic Church (A), Saint Peters Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Sandy Bay Cemetery (1), Norman Cemetery (2), Saint Josephs Catholic Cemetery (3), Saint Peters Cemetery (4), Volunteer Cemetery (5), Saint Peters Cemetery (6), Forest View Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: 0.4 Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Kewaunee 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 101. This is worse than average.

City:

101
U.S.:

74

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.66. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.66
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.78. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.78
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 0.00649. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00649
U.S.:

0.01468
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  72.4%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.4%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

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

3.0%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

2.1%
Whole state:

3.7%

Carlton 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.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Wisconsin average:

11.0

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (50%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (40%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Electricity (2%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Carlton town (based on Kewaunee County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic10,6067
Evangelical Protestant3,25710
Mainline Protestant6635
Other81
None6,040-
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: 5
Kewaunee County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Kewaunee County:

6.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Kewaunee County:

29.9%
Wisconsin:

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

14.5%
State:

13.0%

4.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,916 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.28%
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 Brown County, WI  1.87% ($34,712 average AGI)
from Door County, WI  0.43% ($20,417)
from Manitowoc County, WI  0.17% ($37,286)


4.45% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,413 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.45%
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 Brown County, WI  2.04% ($36,830 average AGI)
to Door County, WI  0.38% ($32,219)
to Manitowoc County, WI  0.17% ($39,857)

Strongest AM radio stations in Carlton:

  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTAQ (1360 AM; 10 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCUB (980 AM; 5 kW; TWO RIVERS, WI; Owner: CUB RADIO, INC.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNFL (1440 AM; 5 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTRW (1590 AM; 1 kW; TWO RIVERS, WI; Owner: WTRW, INC.)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WOMT (1240 AM; 1 kW; MANITOWOC, WI; Owner: SEEHAFER BROADCASTING CORP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Carlton:

  • WAUN-FM (92.7 FM; KEWAUNEE, WI; Owner: MAGNUM BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • WXWX (107.5 FM; BRILLION, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPNE-FM (89.3 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WZOR (94.7 FM; MISHICOT, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEMY (91.5 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: EVANGEL MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WOGB (103.1 FM; KAUKAUNA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLYD (99.7 FM; STURGEON BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WKSZ (95.9 FM; DE PERE, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WORQ (90.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: LAKESHORE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBDK (96.7 FM; ALGOMA, WI; Owner: NICOLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJLW (106.7 FM; ALLOUEZ, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • WLTU (92.1 FM; MANITOWOC, WI; Owner: CUB RADIO, INC.)
  • WAPL-FM (105.7 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRLU (104.1 FM; ALGOMA, WI; Owner: NICOLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W270AJ (101.9 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WQTC-FM (102.3 FM; MANITOWOC, WI; Owner: SEEHAFER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRKU (102.1 FM; FORESTVILLE, WI; Owner: NICOLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W215BF (90.9 FM; MANITOWOC, WI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Carlton:

  • WLUK-TV (Channel 11; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFRV-TV (Channel 5; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WBAY-TV (Channel 2; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF GREEN BAY, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • W49CB (Channel 49; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WIWB (Channel 14; SURING, WI; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF WISCONSIN, LLC)
  • W30BU (Channel 30; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WMMF-TV (Channel 68; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF WISCONSIN, A CALIFORNIA LTD PARTNRSHP)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 30m98ftTotal length
  • $378,000Total costs
  • 9,330Total average daily traffic
  • 424Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,169Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 41970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 41990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Carlton, WI

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Hwy 42 Electric Generating Plant (Lat: 44.342222 Lon: -87.535639), Call Sign: KNCE247
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.7400 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/20/2003, Expiration Date: 10/17/2013, Certifier: William B Bell
    Registrant: Dominion Resources Services, Inc., 5th Floor, Richmond, VA 23261, Phone: (804) 771-6133, Fax: (804) 771-6570, Email:
  • Lat: 44.340556 Lon: -87.536389, Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPWS681
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.225 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/04/2012, Expiration Date: 01/15/2023, Certifier: William B Bell
    Registrant: Dominion Resources Services, Inc., 5th Floor, Richmond, VA 23261, Phone: (804) 771-6133, Fax: (804) 771-6570, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, Hwy 42 Kewaunee Nuclear Plnt (Lat: 44.341083 Lon: -87.540611), Overall height: 71.3 m, Call Sign: WNTA237
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz, 6256.54 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/23/2010, Expiration Date: 02/23/2020

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • N490 Hwy 42 (Lat: 44.341861 Lon: -87.546389), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WQBN496
    Assigned Frequencies: 9410.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/10/2004, Expiration Date: 11/10/2014, Certifier: William B Bell
    Registrant: Dominion Resources Services, Inc., 5th Floor, Richmond, VA 23261, Phone: (804) 771-6133, Fax: (804) 771-6570, Email:

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