Charlestown, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 775. Population change since 2000: -1.8%
Males: 403  (52.0%)
Females: 372  (48.0%)
Median resident age:  45.6 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53014.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $63,627 (it was $52,300 in 2000)
Charlestown:

$63,627
WI:

$51,467

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $32,506 (it was $24,715 in 2000)

Charlestown town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $170,934 (it was $115,400 in 2000)
Charlestown:

$170,934
WI:

$163,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $179,744; Detached houses: $184,797; Townhouses or other attached units: $137,395; In 2-unit structures: $225,108; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $165,776; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $75,154; Mobile homes: $25,765
  • Races in Charlestown, WI (2010)

    Charlestown races chart
    • 75196.9%White alone
    • 91.2%Hispanic
    • 70.9%Black alone
    • 50.6%Two or more races
    • 20.3%Asian alone
    • 10.1%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Charlestown: 93.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (74.9%), Irish (11.2%), French (5.7%), Norwegian (3.7%), Dutch (2.5%), United States (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 31.8 square miles.

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

Charlestown,WI real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Charlestown:

  • High school or higher: 81.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Charlestown town:

  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 65.4%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

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

Charlestown town:  1.3% ($1,539)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Oshkosh, WI (22.1 miles , pop. 62,916).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (67.2 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (152.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Chilton, WI (1.6 miles ), New Holstein, WI (2.2 miles ), Rantoul, WI (2.5 miles ), Potter, WI (2.6 miles ), Brothertown, WI (2.8 miles ), Collins, WI (2.8 miles) , Kiel, WI (2.8 miles ), Schleswig, WI (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 44.02 N, Longitude: 88.11 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 920

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

4.6%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -85 (-9.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (20%)
  • Machinery (13%)
  • Metal and metal products (10%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Food (4%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Machinery (8%)
  • Food (6%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (14%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (13%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Financial managers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Charlestown-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 18% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/18/1996, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.7 miles away from the Charlestown town center injured 12 people and caused $40 million in damages.

On 4/21/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.3 miles away from the town center injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Charlestown-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 385.1 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 181.4 miles away from Charlestown 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 359.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 389.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 307.4 miles away from Charlestown 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 428.6 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 Calumet County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Charlestown:

  • CHILTON CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; CHILTON, WI)
  • CHILTON VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; CHILTON, WI)
  • CALUMET MEDICAL CTR Critical Access Hospitals (about 3 miles away; CHILTON, WI)
  • CALUMET HOMESTEAD (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; NEW HOLSTEIN, WI)
  • HOMESTEAD CARE CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; NEW HOLSTEIN, WI)
  • WILLOWDALE NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; NEW HOLSTEIN, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Charlestown:

  • Lakeland College (about 17 miles; Plymouth, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,395)
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (about 22 miles; Oshkosh, WI; FT enrollment: 10,637)
  • Lawrence University (about 23 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 2,821)
  • Moraine Park Technical College (about 23 miles; Fond du Lac, WI; FT enrollment: 3,079)
  • Marian University (about 23 miles; Fond Du Lac, WI; FT enrollment: 2,045)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 26 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 5,682)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 30 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,324)

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

Cemeteries: Hayton Hillside Cemetery (1), Saint Martin Catholic Cemetery (2), Charlestown Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Hayton Pond 104 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Rivers and creeks: Killsnake River (A), Pine Creek (B), Cedar Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Calumet 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 85.3. This is about average.

City:

85.3
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 34.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.81. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.81
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 0.00649. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00649
U.S.:

0.01468
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  80.1%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.1%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

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

4.0%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

2.1%
Whole state:

3.7%

Charlestown compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
Wisconsin average:

11.0

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (35%)
  • Utility gas (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Electricity (2%)
  • Other fuel (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 Charlestown town (based on Calumet County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic15,1687
Evangelical Protestant5,20815
Mainline Protestant2,1458
Other831
None26,367-
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
Calumet County:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Calumet County:

3.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

6.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Calumet County:

27.2%
Wisconsin:

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

14.7%
State:

13.0%

6.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,421 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.60%
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 Outagamie County, WI  2.18% ($40,506 average AGI)
from Winnebago County, WI  1.12% ($37,856)
from Manitowoc County, WI  0.43% ($36,855)


6.30% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,900 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
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 Outagamie County, WI  2.09% ($42,240 average AGI)
to Winnebago County, WI  0.94% ($39,589)
to Brown County, WI  0.45% ($33,860)

Strongest AM radio stations in Charlestown:

  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMBE (1530 AM; daytime; 0 kW; CHILTON, WI; Owner: MASZJA-PACER RADIO, INC.)
  • WCUB (980 AM; 5 kW; TWO RIVERS, WI; Owner: CUB RADIO, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WTAQ (1360 AM; 10 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHBL (1330 AM; 5 kW; SHEBOYGAN, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Charlestown:

  • WAPL-FM (105.7 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, 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.)
  • WOGB (103.1 FM; KAUKAUNA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WXWX (107.5 FM; BRILLION, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPCK (104.9 FM; KAUKAUNA, WI; Owner: MIDWEST DIMENSIONS, INC.)
  • WPNE-FM (89.3 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WKSZ (95.9 FM; DE PERE, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WORQ (90.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: LAKESHORE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WROE (94.3 FM; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSTM (91.3 FM; KIEL, WI; Owner: JUBILATION MINISTRIES INC)
  • W215BF (90.9 FM; MANITOWOC, WI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WNCY-FM (100.3 FM; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLKN (98.1 FM; CLEVELAND, WI; Owner: RADIO K-T, INC.)
  • WVBO (103.9 FM; WINNECONNE, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KFIZ-FM (107.1 FM; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: RBH ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WLFM (91.1 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN)
  • WEMY (91.5 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: EVANGEL MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WXER (104.5 FM; PLYMOUTH, WI; Owner: RBH ENTERPRISES, INC. D/B/A YELLOW DOG BROADCASTING)
  • WLTU (92.1 FM; MANITOWOC, WI; Owner: CUB RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Charlestown:

  • WMMF-TV (Channel 68; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF WISCONSIN, A CALIFORNIA LTD PARTNRSHP)
  • 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.)
  • WGBA (Channel 26; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: ARIES TELECOMMUNICATION CORPORATION)
  • WPNE (Channel 38; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WACY (Channel 32; APPLETON, WI; Owner: ACE TV, INC.)
  • WWRS-TV (Channel 52; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W49CB (Channel 49; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W23BL (Channel 23; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W30BU (Channel 30; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W17CF (Channel 17; RIPON, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 19m62ftTotal length
  • $554,000Total costs
  • 5,050Total average daily traffic
  • 238Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,840Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 41970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
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