Crandon, Wisconsin

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Population in 2017: 1,844 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.0%
 
Males: 1,018  (55.2%)
Females: 826  (44.8%)
Median resident age:

37.6 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 54520.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $41,373 (it was $27,125 in 2000)
Crandon:

$41,373
WI:

$59,305

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,072 (it was $14,757 in 2000)

Crandon city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $109,792 (it was $70,300 in 2000)
Crandon:

$109,792
WI:

$178,900

Median gross rent in 2017: $488.

March 2019 cost of living index in Crandon: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.8%
(17.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 61.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.6% for American Indian residents, 72.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Crandon, WI (2010)
    • 1,63685.2%White alone
    • 1648.5%American Indian alone
    • 653.4%Two or more races
    • 402.1%Hispanic
    • 80.4%Black alone
    • 50.3%Asian alone
    • 10.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.05%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Crandon, Wisconsin as of July 13, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Crandon is 133 to 1.


Crime rates in Crandon by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(319.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(55.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(53.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(107.2)
3
(160.1)
4
(212.8)
2
(108.0)
1
(55.5)
4
(221.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(52.3)
2
(104.5)
1
(53.0)
1
(53.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.1)
1
(54.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
10
(535.9)
12
(640.3)
15
(797.9)
18
(971.9)
15
(832.9)
15
(830.6)
7
(363.1)
3
(157.0)
3
(156.7)
4
(211.9)
1
(53.2)
2
(108.0)
2
(108.1)
1
(54.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
56
(3,001)
54
(2,882)
42
(2,234)
31
(1,674)
34
(1,888)
49
(2,713)
31
(1,608)
36
(1,884)
11
(574.7)
16
(847.5)
17
(905.2)
14
(755.9)
23
(1,243)
15
(818.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(535.9)
2
(106.7)
3
(159.6)
3
(162.0)
1
(55.5)
4
(221.5)
2
(103.7)
3
(157.0)
1
(52.2)
3
(158.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.0)
1
(54.1)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(53.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)221.9200.6838.8169.5193.8228.798.0109.459.072.066.642.172.447.5

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City-data.com crime index in Crandon, WI

Crime rate in Crandon detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 4 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.64
Wisconsin average:

2.15
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Ancestries: German (39.4%), English (6.5%), Irish (5.9%), Polish (5.4%), American (4.6%), Norwegian (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1898

Elevation: 1630 feet

Land area: 5.22 square miles.

Population density: 353 people per square mile   (very low).

Crandon, Wisconsin map

13 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.7%
Wisconsin:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,666 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,022 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Green Bay, WI (84.9 miles , pop. 102,313).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (174.3 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (265.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Mole Lake, WI (2.7 miles ),
Nashville, WI (2.8 miles ),
Laona, WI (3.2 miles ),
Argonne, WI (3.4 miles ),
Monico, WI (3.5 miles ),
Caswell, WI (3.5 miles),
Post Lake, WI (3.5 miles ),
Schoepke, WI (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 45.57 N, Longitude: 88.90 W

Area code: 715

Distribution of median household income in Crandon, WI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Crandon, WI in 2017
Crandon satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $185,500
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $182,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Crandon, WI residents
Average permit cost in Crandon, WI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.7%
Wisconsin:

3.3%
Most common industries in Crandon, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.8%)
  • Public administration (10.1%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.9%)
  • Wood products (6.3%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.6%)
  • Public administration (9.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.5%)
  • Wood products (7.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.4%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.3%)
  • Educational services (11.7%)
  • Public administration (10.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.8%)
  • Wood products (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Crandon, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.4%)
  • Cashiers (3.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (5.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)
  • Child care workers (3.8%)

Average climate in Crandon, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Crandon, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.5. This is better than average.

City:

56.5
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 0.642. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.642
U.S.:

5.558
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.575. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.575
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 34.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 4.37. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.37
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Tornado activity:

Crandon-area historical tornado activity is below Wisconsin state average. It is 42% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/25/1950, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.9 miles away from the Crandon city center killed 2 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.6 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 42 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Crandon-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 345.4 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) earthquake occurred 284.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 474.8 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 510.9 miles away from Crandon center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 416.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 357.5 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 Forest County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Crandon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Crandon:

  • CRANDON NURSING HOME (105 W PIONEER AVE PO BOX 400)

Airports located in Crandon:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Crandon:

  • Northcentral Technical College (about 55 miles; Wausau, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,356)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 80 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 9,089)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 82 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 6,069)
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (about 87 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 5,415)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 88 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 92 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 5,682)
  • Mid-State Technical College (about 93 miles; Wisconsin Rapids, WI; FT enrollment: 2,128)

Public high school in Crandon:

  • CRANDON HIGH (Students: 235, Location: 9750 US HIGHWAY 8 W, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Crandon:

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Library in Crandon:

  • CRANDON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $95,909; Location: HOBBS BUILDING, 110 W. POLK ST.; 14,658 books; 8,805 e-books; 4,144 audio materials; 1,168 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 8 other licensed databases; 20 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Crandon: Forest County Courthouse (A), Crandon City Hall (B), Crandon Area Rescue Squad (C), Crandon Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Crandon include: Church of God (A), Lakeland Baptist Church (B), Praise Chapel (C), Saint Josephs Catholic Church (D), Saint Lukes United Methodist Church (E), Saint Pauls Lutheran Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lakes: Peshtigo Lake (A), Surprise Lake (B), Clear Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Crandon: Forest County Fairground (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Forest County Historical & Geneogical Society MUSM (Museums; 105 West Jackson Street).

Hotels: Four Seasons Motel (304 West Glen Street), Main Street Inn (400 South Lake Avenue), Motel-Country Suites (304 North Lake Avenue).

Courts: Forest County Potawatomi - Tribal Court (8000 Potawatomi Trail), Forest County - Court Commissioner (200 East Madison Street).

Birthplace of: Alexander H. Smith - Mycologist.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Crandon and their reported violations in the past:

CRANDON WATERWORKS (Population served: 1,958, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK-CMPGD (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUN-15-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-15-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUN-15-2005), St Public Notif issued (JUN-17-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-21-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-23-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Crandon that have no violations reported:

  • NORTHERN GETAWAY 1 (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORTHERN GETAWAY 2 (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORTHERN GETAWAY 3 (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.3%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.3%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Crandon in 2010:

  • 76 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 44 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults
78 people in nursing homes in 2000
44 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Crandon (2011 data):

  • Laona State Bank: Lake Ave Branch at 108 North Lake Street, branch established on 1913/01/01; Crandon Branch at Highway 8 East, Pioneer Plaza, branch established on 1994/08/29. Info updated 2008/03/14: Bank assets: $153.7 mil, Deposits: $136.9 mil, headquarters in Laona, WI, positive income, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Northern Wisconsin Bank Holding Company, Inc.
  • Associated Bank, National Association: Crandon Branch at 210 South Lake Avenue, branch established on 1925/11/14. Info updated 2008/09/12: Bank assets: $21,715.0 mil, Deposits: $15,244.4 mil, headquarters in Green Bay, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 282 total offices, Holding Company: Associated Banc-Corp

For population 15 years and over in Crandon:

Marital status in Crandon, WI
  • Never married: 31.5%
  • Now married: 41.7%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 18.3%

For population 25 years and over in Crandon:

  • High school or higher: 86.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Wisconsin average:

10.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Crandon
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Crandon, WI (based on Forest County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,9845
Evangelical Protestant1,13211
Mainline Protestant2664
Other23
None4,920-
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: 2
This county:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
This county:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
This county:

14.30 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

9.9%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Forest County:

28.5%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.3%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.6%
Wisconsin:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.3%
Wisconsin:

45.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.4
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.8%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.1%
Wisconsin:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Crandon:

37.3%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
Here:

54.3%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Crandon:

75.9%
Wisconsin:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Crandon, WI Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 5$12,790$30,6964$2,504
Water Supply 4$6,430$19,2900$0
Other Government Administration 4$7,662$22,9860$0
Sewerage 4$6,430$19,2900$0
Streets and Highways 3$8,396$33,5840$0
Local Libraries 2$4,094$24,5641$720
Judicial and Legal 1$1,182$14,1840$0
Financial Administration 1$1,230$14,7600$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 24$48,214$24,1075$3,224

Crandon government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $79,000 ($42.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $45,000 ($24.40)
    General Public Buildings: $25,000 ($13.56)
    Health - Other: $11,000 ($5.97)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($4.88)
    Air Transportation: $6,000 ($3.25)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($0.54)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $360,000 ($195.23)
    Police Protection: $303,000 ($164.32)
    Regular Highways: $261,000 ($141.54)
    Water Utilities: $195,000 ($105.75)
    Libraries: $133,000 ($72.13)
    Financial Administration: $117,000 ($63.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $102,000 ($55.31)
    Central Staff Services: $101,000 ($54.77)
    Local Fire Protection: $75,000 ($40.67)
    Housing and Community Development: $51,000 ($27.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $51,000 ($27.66)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $34,000 ($18.44)
    Health - Other: $33,000 ($17.90)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,000 ($13.02)
    General Public Buildings: $21,000 ($11.39)
    General - Other: $14,000 ($7.59)
    Air Transportation: $12,000 ($6.51)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $38,000 ($20.61)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $38,000 ($20.61)
    Police Protection: $16,000 ($8.68)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($1.08)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($1.08)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $668,000 ($362.26)

Crandon government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $301,000 ($163.23)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $9,000 ($4.88)
    Other: $2,000 ($1.08)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,000 ($5.97)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $126,000 ($68.33)
    Sewerage: $33,000 ($17.90)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $97,000 ($52.60)
    General Revenue - Other: $62,000 ($33.62)
    Rents: $37,000 ($20.07)
    Fines and Forfeits: $17,000 ($9.22)
    Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($7.05)
    Donations From Private Sources: $4,000 ($2.17)
    Sale of Property: $3,000 ($1.63)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $184,000 ($99.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $566,000 ($306.94)
    Highways: $105,000 ($56.94)
    Other: $5,000 ($2.71)
  • Tax - Property: $705,000 ($382.32)
    Other Selective Sales: $8,000 ($4.34)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $5,000 ($2.71)
    Other: $3,000 ($1.63)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.54)

Crandon government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $899,000 ($487.53)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $764,000 ($414.32)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $135,000 ($73.21)

Crandon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,124,000 ($1151.84)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $45,000 ($24.40)
Businesses in Crandon, WI
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Subway1
Curves1True Value1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets1

Strongest AM radio stations in Crandon:

  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRIG (1390 AM; 10 kW; SCHOFIELD, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WDBC (680 AM; 10 kW; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLKD (1570 AM; 5 kW; MINOCQUA, WI; Owner: RAVEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOBT (1240 AM; 1 kW; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Crandon:

  • WRLO-FM (105.3 FM; ANTIGO, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WHDG (97.5 FM; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: RAVEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYCO (107.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: SEEHAFER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXPR (91.7 FM; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: WHITE PINE COMMUNITY B/CASTING, INC.)
  • WLSL (93.7 FM; THREE LAKES, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING OF RHINELANDER, INC.)
  • WRHN (100.1 FM; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Crandon:

  • WBIJ (Channel 4; CRANDON, WI; Owner: SELENKA COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WYOW (Channel 34; EAGLE RIVER, WI; Owner: WAOW-WYOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WJFW-TV (Channel 12; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: NORTHLAND TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTPX (Channel 46; ANTIGO, WI; Owner: PAXSON WAUSAU LICENSE, INC.)
  • W54AR (Channel 54; FENCE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WFXS (Channel 55; WITTENBERG, WI; Owner: DAVIS TELEVISION WAUSAU, LLC)
  • Crandon, Wisconsin
  • Fatal accident count11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents16
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:4
  • Fatalities13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents27
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Wisconsin average
  • Fatal accident count5791
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents8907
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2316
  • Fatalities6417
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents14206
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents679
See more detailed statistics of Crandon fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 6.2mTotal length
  • 1,900Total average daily traffic
  • 76Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,720Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Crandon)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 1/4 Mi E Of Town Center 1 Mi E Summit & Glen (Lat: 45.572222 Lon: -88.884167), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 97.5 m, Overall height: 104.2 m, Call Sign: WRU874,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.310 MHz, 159.225 MHz, 159.255 MHz, 159.330 MHz, Grant Date: 09/18/2012, Expiration Date: 10/05/2022, Certifier: Thomas L Tuttle, Registrant: Wisconsin State Patrol, 4822 Madison Yards Way, Madison, WI 53707, Phone: (608) 709-0095, Email:
  • Police Dept (Lat: 45.569417 Lon: -89.904861), Call Sign: WFK741,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.910 MHz, Grant Date: 04/02/2014, Expiration Date: 06/26/2024, Registrant: Northway Communications Inc., 105 East Oak Street, Wausau, WI 54401, Phone: (715) 842-0841, Fax: (715) 848-1413, Email:
  • 1.6 Mi N (Lat: 45.585806 Lon: -88.902333), Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: KSW895,
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.9000 MHz, Grant Date: 03/25/2014, Expiration Date: 06/20/2024, Registrant: Transcanada, 5250 Corporate Dr., Troy, MI 48098, Phone: (248) 205-7464, Fax: (248) 205-4464, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Crandon)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: KEN SMITH RANS S-6S (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 4 Cycle
    N-Number: 39KS , Serial Number: 09051695, Certificate Issue Date: 11/04/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Roger J Hillberg, Po Box 94, Crandon, WI 54520
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 9117U , Serial Number: 15078068, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 03/26/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 04/02/2003
    Registrant (Individual): Timmy A Bahr, 4928 E Lakeview St, Crandon, WI 54520

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 9. The highest number of fire incidents - 31 took place in 2012, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Crandon, WI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (49.6%), and Outside Fires (27.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Crandon, WI
    • 6649.6%Structure Fires
    • 3627.1%Outside Fires
    • 1612.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1511.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Crandon, WI

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Crandon, Wisconsin:

  • Best Western Inn & Suites, 9075 E Pioneer St, Crandon, Wisconsin 54520 , Phone: (715) 478-4000, Fax: (715) 478-1197
  • Mole Lake Casino Lodge & Conference Center, 3084 Hwy 55, Crandon, Wisconsin 54520 , Phone: (715) 478-3200, Fax: (715) 478-1428
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Crandon, Wisconsin
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Crandon, WI
  • 74.0%Utility gas
  • 10.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.8%Wood
  • 5.8%Electricity
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Crandon, WI
  • 49.2%Utility gas
  • 40.2%Electricity
  • 3.4%Other fuel
  • 2.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 0.9%No fuel used


Crandon compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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