Crandon, Wisconsin

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Population in 2013: 1,894 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.4%
 
Males: 970  (51.3%)
Females: 924  (48.7%)
Median resident age:  42.4 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 54520.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $36,560 (it was $27,125 in 2000)
Crandon:

$36,560
WI:

$51,467

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,656 (it was $14,757 in 2000)

Crandon city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $95,986 (it was $70,300 in 2000)
Crandon:

$95,986
WI:

$163,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $381.

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  • Races in Crandon, WI (2013)

    Crandon races chart
    • 1,46785.6%White alone
    • 1629.5%American Indian alone
    • 583.4%Two or more races
    • 120.7%Black alone
    • 70.4%Hispanic
    • 20.1%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Crandon: 87.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (35.5%), Irish (15.9%), Polish (8.0%), English (5.4%), French Canadian (2.8%), United States (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1898

Elevation: 1630 feet

Land area: 5.22 square miles.

Population density: 363 people per square mile   (very low).

Crandon,WI real estate house value index trend

Crandon, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Crandon:

  • High school or higher: 84.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Crandon city:

  • Never married: 32.7%
  • Now married: 39.3%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 19.0%

14 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.8%
Wisconsin:

4.8%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Crandon, Wisconsin as of September 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Crandon to the number of sex offenders is 38 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,707 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,013 (1.9%)

Crandon satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $65,000

Latitude: 45.57 N, Longitude: 88.90 W

Area code: 715

Crandon household income distribution Crandon home values distribution

Crime rates in Crandon by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000006000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0319.10.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000100001000N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.053.00.00.00.00.055.50.00.00.0N/A
Robberies 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 3766234214012
per 100,000 151.9351.9307.4318.0107.2160.1212.8108.055.5221.50.052.3104.5
Burglaries 1010815101215181515733
per 100,000 506.3502.8409.8794.9535.9640.3797.9971.9832.9830.6363.1157.0156.7
Thefts 48504258565442313449313611
per 100,000 2,430.42,513.82,151.63,073.73,001.12,881.52,234.01,673.91,887.82,713.21,607.91,883.8574.7
Auto thefts 41251023314231
per 100,000 202.550.3102.5265.0535.9106.7159.6162.055.5221.5103.7157.052.2
Arson 00N/A1010000000
per 100,000 0.00.0N/A53.00.053.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 182.6214.1187.9311.5226.0204.4854.5172.7197.4233.099.9111.460.1

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Crandon detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 4 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
Wisconsin average:

2.19
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.3%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -60 (-3.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (26%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (30%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Crandon, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 Crandon 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 the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 416.5 miles away from Crandon 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 (12).
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

Birthplace of: Alexander H. Smith - Mycologist.

Hospitals and medical centers in Crandon:

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

Airports located in Crandon:

See details about airports located in Crandon, WI

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 schools in Crandon:

Private high school in Crandon:

  • NEW HOPE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 12; Location: 601 N SUMMIT DR; Grades: 6 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Crandon:

  • Crandon El (Students: 472; Location: 9750 US Highway 8 W; Grades: KG-5)
  • Crandon Mid (Students: 196; Location: 9750 US Highway 8 W; Grades: 6-8)
See full list of schools located in Crandon

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)

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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).

Forest 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 65.9. This is about average.

City:

65.9
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.16. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.16
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.692. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.692
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 34.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 5.00. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.00
U.S.:

20.22

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 4.97. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.97
U.S.:

9.14

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)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.7%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.7% for American Indian residents)
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

Crandon, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Crandon compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Crandon, Wisconsin:

  • Best Western Inn & Suites, 9075 E Pioneer St, Crandon, WI 54520 , Phone: (715) 478-4000, Fax: (715) 478-1197
  • Mole Lake Casino Lodge & Conference Center, 3084 Hwy 55, Crandon, WI 54520 , Phone: (715) 478-3200, Fax: (715) 478-1428
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Crandon, Wisconsin

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Wisconsin average:

10.5

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (65%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Wood (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Crandon city (based on Forest County data)

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
Forest County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

14.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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:
This county:

19.3%
State:

13.0%
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
Financial Administration 1$1,230$14,7600$0
Other Government Administration 4$7,662$22,9860$0
Judicial and Legal 1$1,182$14,1840$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$12,790$30,6964$2,504
Streets and Highways 3$8,396$33,5840$0
Sewerage 4$6,430$19,2900$0
Water Supply 4$6,430$19,2900$0
Local Libraries 2$4,094$24,5641$720
Totals for Government 24$48,214$24,1075$3,224

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

  • Construction - Libraries: $184,000 ($97.15)
    Regular Highways: $43,000 ($22.70)
    Parking Facilities: $35,000 ($18.48)
    General: $26,000 ($13.73)
    Parks & Recreation: $16,000 ($8.45)
    Health - Other: $12,000 ($6.34)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($1.58)
    Air Transportation: $3,000 ($1.58)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $273,000 ($144.14)
    Police Protection: $245,000 ($129.36)
    Regular Highways: $189,000 ($99.79)
    Water Utilities: $162,000 ($85.53)
    Fire Protection: $135,000 ($71.28)
    Central Staff Services: $97,000 ($51.21)
    Housing & Community Development: $88,000 ($46.46)
    Financial Administration: $66,000 ($34.85)
    Libraries: $62,000 ($32.73)
    General - Other: $49,000 ($25.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $49,000 ($25.87)
    Parks & Recreation: $47,000 ($24.82)
    General Public Buildings: $27,000 ($14.26)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $16,000 ($8.45)
    Natural Resources - Other: $9,000 ($4.75)
    Parking Facilities: $2,000 ($1.06)
    Air Transportation: $2,000 ($1.06)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($0.53)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $87,000 ($45.93)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $58,000 ($30.62)
    Fire Protection: $16,000 ($8.45)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($4.75)
    Central Staff: $8,000 ($4.22)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $545,000 ($287.75)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.53)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $244,000 ($128.83)
    All Other: $83,000 ($43.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $50,000 ($26.40)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $118,000 ($62.30)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $177,000 ($93.45)
    Rents: $100,000 ($52.80)
    Interest Earnings: $74,000 ($39.07)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $111,000 ($58.61)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $542,000 ($286.17)
    Highways: $93,000 ($49.10)
    Housing & Community Development: $16,000 ($8.45)
    All Other: $10,000 ($5.28)
  • Tax - Property: $508,000 ($268.22)
    NEC: $14,000 ($7.39)

Crandon government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $19,000 ($10.03)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,274,000 ($1200.63)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $100,000 ($52.80)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $947,000 ($500.00)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,214,000 ($640.97)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $213,000 ($112.46)
    Water Utilities: $19,000 ($10.03)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,592,000 ($840.55)

4.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,857 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.48%
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  0.45% ($58,750 average AGI)
from Milwaukee County, WI  0.45% ($39,063)
from Oneida County, WI  0.31% ($44,545)


4.59% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,339 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.59%
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  0.39% ($36,571 average AGI)
to Oneida County, WI  0.39% ($35,571)
to Outagamie County, WI  0.36% ($30,308)

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 fatal accident list:

Jun 11, 2013 11:49 PM, Sr-55 / Pioneer St W, Lat: 45.56469, Lon: -88.91494, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Mar 25, 2007 02:58 AM, Sr-32, Lat: 45.58429, Lon: -88.90455, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Mar 6, 1998 07:43 AM, Sr-32, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 15, 1992 06:05 PM, N Park, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • 3,000Total average daily traffic
  • 120Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,720Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 1 Mi E Summit & E Glen St (Lat: 45.572194 Lon: -88.884278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 98 m, Overall height: 104 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, Madison, WI 53707-7912, Phone: (608) 267-3573, Fax: (608) 267-4495, Email:
  • 1/2 Mi E (Lat: 45.572472 Lon: -88.882889), Call Sign: KSA313
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.640 MHz, 155.640 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/23/2011, Expiration Date: 10/06/2021
    Registrant: Northway Communications Inc., 105 East Oak Street, Wausau, WI 54401, Phone: (715) 842-0841, Fax: (715) 848-1413, Email:
  • Police Dept (Lat: 45.569417 Lon: -89.904861), Call Sign: WFK741
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.910 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/02/2004, Expiration Date: 06/26/2014
    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, Licensee ID: L00005375
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.9000 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/05/2004, Expiration Date: 06/20/2014
    Registrant: Anr Pipeline Company, 5250 Corporate Drive, Troy, MI 48098, Phone: (248) 205-4572, Fax: (248) 205-4672, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • CRANDON, .5 Mi N Of Rt 8 1 Mi E Of Rt 55 (Lat: 45.574167 Lon: -88.882500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 128 m, Call Sign: WPNI472
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6345.49 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: John T Scott Iii
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • Crandon Tower, Lat: 45.575250 Lon: -88.882194, Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQJH835
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/16/2008, Expiration Date: 09/16/2018, Certifier: Mark E Dodge
    Registrant: Granite Wireless, Inc., 300 Industrial Dr, Random Lake, WI 53075, Phone: (920) 994-2388, Email:
  • CRANDON, 2.5 Mi E Of (Lat: 45.558278 Lon: -88.812611), Overall height: 107 m, Call Sign: KSJ41
    Assigned Frequencies: 3950.00 MHz, 3790.00 MHz, 3950.00 MHz, 3790.00 MHz, 4030.00 MHz, 4110.00 MHz, 4030.00 MHz, 4110.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/02/2010, Expiration Date: 02/01/2020, Cancellation Date: 01/24/2011
    Registrant: At&t Corp., 2315 Salem Road, First Floor, H9, Conyers, GA 30013, Phone: (770) 602-2065, Fax: (770) 929-4454, Email:
  • CRANDON, 701 E. Glen St. (Lat: 45.572222 Lon: -88.884167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 97.5 m, Overall height: 104.2 m, Call Sign: KSK58
    Assigned Frequencies: 6785.00 MHz, 6795.00 MHz, 6845.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/15/2012, Expiration Date: 04/28/2022
    Registrant: State Of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53707-7912, Phone: (608) 266-2497, Fax: (608) 267-4495, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3
  • 1/2 Mile East Of County Fairgrounds Racetrack (Lat: 45.574167 Lon: -88.882500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 128 m, Call Sign: KNKD729
    Assigned Frequencies: 75.5800 MHz, 454.175 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/03/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8678, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:
  • 0.6 Miles E Of (Lat: 45.558556 Lon: -88.859278), Call Sign: WXS332
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.100 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/01/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018
    Registrant: Frontier Communications Corporation, 250 South Franklin, Cookeville, TN 38501, Phone: (931) 528-1584, Fax: (931) 528-1581, Email:
  • 0.6 Miles East Of (Lat: 45.558556 Lon: -88.859278), Call Sign: WXS335
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.540 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/07/1998, Expiration Date: 07/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 10/25/2001
    Registrant: Citizens Communications Company, 5600 Headquarters Drive, Plano, TX 75025-1209, Phone: (469) 365-3317, Fax: (469) 365-2707, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KB9CFU
    Grant Date: 11/24/1998, Expiration Date: 11/24/2008, Cancellation Date: 11/25/2010
    Registrant: Carl W Packard, 708 N Central Ave, Crandon, WI 54520
  • Call Sign: W9RQQ
    Grant Date: 02/23/1988, Expiration Date: 02/23/1998, Cancellation Date: 02/24/2000
    Registrant: Melvin E Freimuth, 402 N Park, Crandon, WI 54520
  • Call Sign: W9YAG
    Grant Date: 05/24/1994, Expiration Date: 05/24/2004, Cancellation Date: 05/25/2006
    Registrant: Karl A Unger, 400 N Lind Ave, Crandon, WI 54520
  • Call Sign: WR9C, Previous Call Sign: KB8GQY, Licensee ID: L00198708
    Grant Date: 02/03/2010, Expiration Date: 04/17/2020, Certifier: Ronald A Eveland
    Registrant: Ronald A Eveland, 707 N Central Ave, Crandon, WI 54520
  • Call Sign: KC9SSU, Licensee ID: L01579782
    Grant Date: 06/29/2010, Expiration Date: 06/29/2020, Certifier: Marie R Hageny
    Registrant: Marie R Hageny, 11536 Old 8 Rd, Crandon, WI 54520
  • Call Sign: KC9SSV, Licensee ID: L01579783
    Grant Date: 06/29/2010, Expiration Date: 06/29/2020, Certifier: Pamela I Rau
    Registrant: Pamela I Rau, 975 Schallock Rd, Crandon, WI 54520
  • Call Sign: KC9VTJ, Licensee ID: L01700632
    Grant Date: 04/03/2012, Expiration Date: 04/03/2022, Certifier: David M Zold
    Registrant: David M Zold, 5925 Yocum Rd, Crandon, WI 54520

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1187Y , Serial Number: 15059587, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 08/17/1962
    Registrant (Individual): Jim M Houle, 800 West 5th Street, Crandon, WI 54520
  • Aircraft: PIPER J5A (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 77 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 38184 , Serial Number: 5-885, Year manufactured: 1941, Airworthiness Date: 07/21/1958
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Rolland W Yocum, 6391 Yocum Rd, Crandon, WI 54520, Other Owners: Gail A Yocum
  • 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
    Registrant (Individual): Timmy A Bahr, 4928 E Lakeview St, Crandon, WI 54520

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