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Population in 2012: 215 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.6%
 

Males: 108  (50.6%)
Females: 107  (49.4%)

Median resident age:  30.5 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip code: 54422

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,713 (it was $29,250 in 2000)
Curtiss:

$29,713
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,180

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $94,819 (it was $41,300 in 2000)
Curtiss:

$94,819
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $59,314; Detached houses: $73,481; Townhouses or other attached units: $107,395; In 2-unit structures: $32,219; Mobile homes: $23,045

Median gross rent in 2012: $694.

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  • Hispanic - 112 (51.9%)
  • White alone - 103 (47.7%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.5%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Curtiss: 87.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (15.2%), Irish (3.1%), Norwegian (1.9%), United States (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1917

Elevation: 1365 feet

Land area: 0.69 square miles.

Population density: 314 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Curtiss:

  • High school or higher: 56.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 11.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Curtiss village:

  • Never married: 37.4%
  • Now married: 40.8%
  • Separated: 7.3%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

84 residents are foreign born

This village:  32.9%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,679 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,050 (2.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eau Claire, WI (52.8 miles , pop. 61,704).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (131.2 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (255.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hoard, WI (1.9 miles ), Green Grove, WI (2.1 miles ), Abbotsford, WI (2.4 miles ), Dorchester, WI (2.4 miles ), Colby, WI (2.5 miles ), Owen, WI (2.5 miles ), Withee, WI (2.8 miles ), Holton, WI (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $56,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $63,500
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $112,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $103,000
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 44.95 N, Longitude: 90.43 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 715

Curtiss household income distribution Curtiss home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.3%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +25 (+14.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (60%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (25%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Manufacturing (37%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (16%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10%)
  • Food processing workers (10%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (14%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (11%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (9%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)


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Tornado activity:

Curtiss-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 50% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1958, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.2 miles away from the Curtiss village center killed 4 people and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1953, a category F4 tornado 37.8 miles away from the village center killed 2 people and injured 24 people.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clark County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Curtiss:

  • COLONIAL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; COLBY, WI)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-CONTINENTAL MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ABBOTSFORD, WI)
  • MEMORIAL HEALTH CENTER DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; MEDFORD, WI)

Political contributions by individuals in Curtiss, WI

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Curtiss:

  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 52 miles; Stevens Point, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,352)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 54 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 9,913)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 54 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 3,059)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 74 miles; Menomonie, WI; FT enrollment: 7,101)
  • Winona State University (about 87 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 7,637)
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (about 89 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 8,660)
  • Western Technical College (about 89 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 2,278)

Private elementary/middle school in Curtiss:

  • GREEN MEADOW SCHOOL (Students: 25; Location: N1435 WREN DR; Grades: 1 - 8)

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

Hotel: Curtiss Hotel (813 Meridian Street).

 
Clark 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
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AQI  PM2.5

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 19.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

7.91
U.S.:

9.59

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

CURTISS WATERWORKS (Population served: 176, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-21-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-21-1999), St Public Notif received (APR-23-1999), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-1999), St Public Notif received (MAY-05-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and AUG-18-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-18-2004)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between JAN-10-2000 and JUN-12-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-20-2000), St No addtl Formal Action needed (APR-26-2000), St Compliance achieved (JUN-12-2000)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 40.1%
(27.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.8 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  68.4%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  11.8%
Whole state:  7.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Curtiss, WI

Curtiss compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Curtiss travel time to work - commute


Curtiss mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Other fuel (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Curtiss village (based on Clark County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 70.38%
Here70.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist Church
Adherents45.2%13.4%13.2%5.4%4.7%
Congregations11.4%11.4%12.7%8.9%16.5%
NameWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodOld Order MennoniteOld Order AmishConservative Baptist Association of AmericaOther
Adherents4.5%3.2%2.6%2.2%5.5%
Congregations3.8%5.1%11.4%1.3%17.7%
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: 9
Clark County:

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Clark County:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
This county:

7.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Clark County:

28.3%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.2%
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 4$1,566
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$762
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$1,288
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$1,948
Other and Unallocable 0$0 4$2,398
Totals for Government 0$0 15$7,962

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

  • Construction - General: $184,000 ($855.81)
    Regular Highways: $123,000 ($572.09)
    Sewerage: $19,000 ($88.37)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($18.60)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($13.95)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $143,000 ($665.12)
    Sewerage: $67,000 ($311.63)
    Fire Protection: $62,000 ($288.37)
    Regular Highways: $35,000 ($162.79)
    Central Staff Services: $13,000 ($60.47)
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000 ($37.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($32.56)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($18.60)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($13.95)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($13.95)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $2,000 ($9.30)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $53,000 ($246.51)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $18,000 ($83.72)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $80,000 ($372.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($41.86)
    All Other: $3,000 ($13.95)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($4.65)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($4.65)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $243,000 ($1130.23)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($41.86)
    General Revenue, NEC: $8,000 ($37.21)
    Rents: $5,000 ($23.26)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $104,000 ($483.72)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $68,000 ($316.28)
    Housing & Community Development: $14,000 ($65.12)
    Highways: $4,000 ($18.60)
    All Other: $1,000 ($4.65)
  • Tax - Property: $39,000 ($181.40)
    NEC: $2,000 ($9.30)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $296,000 ($1376.74)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $5,000 ($23.26)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $103,000 ($479.07)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $286,000 ($1330.23)
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $108,000 ($502.33)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $10,000 ($46.51)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $120,000 ($558.14)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $36,000 ($167.44)

4.98% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,388 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.98%
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 Marathon County, WI  0.76% ($42,587 average AGI)
from Wood County, WI  0.71% ($28,663)
from Taylor County, WI  0.43% ($24,212)


6.54% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,457 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.54%
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 Marathon County, WI  1.00% ($31,194 average AGI)
to Wood County, WI  0.92% ($28,912)
to Eau Claire County, WI  0.52% ($22,844)

Strongest AM radio stations in Curtiss:

  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WLBL (930 AM; 5 kW; AUBURNDALE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WCCN (1370 AM; 5 kW; NEILLSVILLE, WI; Owner: CENTRAL WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRIG (1390 AM; 10 kW; SCHOFIELD, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WIGM (1490 AM; 1 kW; MEDFORD, WI; Owner: W I G M, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WAYY (790 AM; 5 kW; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))

Strongest FM radio stations in Curtiss:

  • WAXX (104.5 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WOSQ (92.3 FM; SPENCER, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WDEZ (101.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: W R I G, INC.)
  • WHRM (90.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WKEB (99.3 FM; MEDFORD, WI; Owner: WIGM, INCORPORATED)
  • WIFC (95.5 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WWIB (103.7 FM; HALLIE, WI; Owner: STEWARDS OF SOUND, INC.)
  • WOFM (94.7 FM; MOSINEE, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WCCN-FM (107.5 FM; NEILLSVILLE, WI; Owner: CENTRAL WISCONSIN B/CG INC.)
  • WLBL-FM (91.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WXPW (91.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WHITE PINE COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WLJY (106.5 FM; MARSHFIELD, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Curtiss:

  • WEAU-TV (Channel 13; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WEAU LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W24BV (Channel 24; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 16 meters (52ft)
Total average daily traffic: 4,899


FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1.4 Mi E Int Rt E & Pine Hill Rd (Lat: 44.971917 Lon: -90.411250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 152 m, Call Sign: WPQX209, Licensee ID: L00001014
    Assigned Frequencies: 862.837 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/20/2002, Expiration Date: 02/06/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/15/2011, Certifier: Robin J Glenny
    Registrant: Nextel Wip Expansion Two Corp.

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 1.4 Miles E Of Int St Rt E And Pine Hill Rd (Lat: 44.971889 Lon: -90.411222), Overall height: 152.1 m, Call Sign: KNKD729
    Assigned Frequencies: 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:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: AIR CREATION TWIN 503 TRIKE (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 DCDI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2534J , Serial Number: 301092385, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 11/18/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Tom L Buchanan, N13689 Oak Grove Ave, Curtiss, WI 54422
  • Aircraft: CHALLENGER SINGLE SEAT LW (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 DCDI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2647T , Serial Number: 020378, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 10/24/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Sensenig H Landis, N15630 Romadka Ave, Curtiss, WI 54422
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 83543 , Serial Number: 18-7709064, Airworthiness Date: 02/03/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Albert H Buss, Rr 2 Box 188, Curtiss, WI 54422


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3

Businesses in Curtiss, WI

  • FedEx: 1
  • UPS: 1

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