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Population in 2012: 108 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -27.5%
Males: 56  (52.3%)
Females: 52  (47.7%)

Median resident age:  52.0 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip code: 54515

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,170 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
Catawba:

$35,170
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,191

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $72,825 (it was $41,700 in 2000)
Catawba:

$72,825
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $80,090; Detached houses: $81,005; Mobile homes: $75,932
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  • White alone - 109 (99.1%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.9%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Catawba: 87.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (37.3%), Irish (8.7%), Norwegian (8.7%), Swedish (8.7%), Polish (7.1%), Dutch (4.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1922

Elevation: 1510 feet

Land area: 4.46 square miles.

Population density: 24 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Catawba:

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Catawba village:

  • Never married: 13.5%
  • Now married: 41.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 25.7%
  • Divorced: 18.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $967 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,000 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eau Claire, WI (68.5 miles , pop. 61,704).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (132.1 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (292.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Kennan, WI (1.7 miles) , Hawkins, WI (3.0 miles ), South Fork, WI (3.2 miles) , Ogema, WI (3.3 miles ), Elk, WI (3.4 miles ), Prentice, WI (3.4 miles ), Hackett, WI (3.5 miles ), Phillips, WI (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $116,300
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 45.54 N, Longitude: 90.53 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 715

Catawba household income distribution Catawba home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.2%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -29 (-16.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (36%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Retail trade (38%)
  • Public administration (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (17%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Engineers (10%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (10%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (35%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (15%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (12%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)


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Tornado activity:

Catawba-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 13% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/10/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.9 miles away from the Catawba village center killed 2 people and injured 24 people.

On 9/2/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.8 miles away from the village center injured 27 people and caused $25 million in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Price County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Catawba:

  • ASPIRUS PLEASANT VIEW (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PHILLIPS, WI)
  • FLAMBEAU HM HLTH AND HSPC (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; PHILLIPS, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Catawba:

  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 70 miles; Eau Claire, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,913)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 71 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 3,059)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 83 miles; Menomonie, WI; FT enrollment: 7,101)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 84 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 8,352)
  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 111 miles; Superior, WI; FT enrollment: 2,160)
  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (about 113 miles; River Falls, WI; FT enrollment: 5,911)
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth (about 116 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 9,823)

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

Church in Catawba: Saint Paul Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 25.9. This is better than average.
City:

25.9
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.91. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

7.91
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.6%

Average household size:
This village:  1.8 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  51.7%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.0%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Catawba travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (43%)
  • Wood (28%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (25%)
  • Utility gas (4%)

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1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Catawba village (based on Price County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.04%
Here65.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaBaptist General ConferenceUnited Church of Christ
Adherents48.1%18.1%15.4%6.8%3.8%
Congregations15.2%12.1%18.2%12.1%6.1%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)United Methodist ChurchWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsOther
Adherents1.9%1.5%1.5%1.3%1.5%
Congregations3.0%9.1%6.1%3.0%15.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Price County:

4.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

11.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Price County:

9.2%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Price County:

28.3%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.1%
State:

13.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$145
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$644
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$52
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$39
Totals for Government 0$0 7$880

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $17,000 ($157.41)
    Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($74.07)
    General Public Buildings: $6,000 ($55.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($55.56)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($37.04)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($27.78)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($18.52)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($9.26)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Regular Highways: $9,000 ($83.33)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $9,000 ($83.33)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $1,000 ($9.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($9.26)
    Parks & Recreation: $0 ($0.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($9.26)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $5,000 ($46.30)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($18.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $37,000 ($342.59)
    Highways: $23,000 ($212.96)
    All Other: $2,000 ($18.52)
  • Tax - Property: $6,000 ($55.56)
    NEC: $1,000 ($9.26)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $83,000 ($768.52)

5.28% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,316 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.28%
Wisconsin average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Ashland County, WI  0.45% ($29,778 average AGI)
from Taylor County, WI  0.35% ($24,048)
from Marathon County, WI  0.33% ($29,100)


6.41% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,191 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
Wisconsin average:

6.22%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Taylor County, WI  0.41% ($33,360 average AGI)
to Dane County, WI  0.37% ($24,000)
to Ashland County, WI  0.36% ($35,227)

Strongest AM radio stations in Catawba:

  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJMS (590 AM; 5 kW; IRONWOOD, MI; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRIG (1390 AM; 10 kW; SCHOFIELD, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WLKD (1570 AM; 5 kW; MINOCQUA, WI; Owner: RAVEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Catawba:

  • WHBM-FM (90.3 FM; PARK FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WWIB (103.7 FM; HALLIE, WI; Owner: STEWARDS OF SOUND, INC.)
  • WCQM (98.3 FM; PARK FALLS, WI; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Catawba:

  • WLEF-TV (Channel 36; PARK FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WYOW (Channel 34; EAGLE RIVER, WI; Owner: WAOW-WYOW TELEVISION, INC.)

Catawba fatal accident list:

Jun 4, 2005 11:15 PM, I, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 23, 1985 02:05 AM, 8, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 12, 1979 07:58 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Nov 9, 1975 10:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1



FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KC8MPY, Licensee ID: L00312008
    Grant Date: 06/03/1999, Expiration Date: 06/03/2009, Cancellation Date: 06/04/2011
    Registrant: George H Listman, N3406 Cyt Rd 1, Catawba, WI 54515
  • Call Sign: KC9DNW, Licensee ID: L00663931
    Grant Date: 01/17/2013, Expiration Date: 04/01/2023, Certifier: Jerry J Veverka
    Registrant: Jerry J Veverka, N6727 State Hwy 111, Catawba, WI 54515


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