Daniels, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 649.
Population change since 2000: -2.4%
 
Males: 334  (51.5%)
Females: 315  (48.5%)
Median resident age:

49.6 years
Wisconsin median age:

42.6 years

Zip codes: 54872.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,283 (it was $36,597 in 2000)
Daniels:

$51,283
WI:

$59,305

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,678 (it was $19,081 in 2000)

Daniels town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $175,512 (it was $93,400 in 2000)
Daniels:

$175,512
WI:

$178,900
March 2019 cost of living index in Daniels: 92.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Daniels, WI (2010)
    • 62896.8%White alone
    • 91.4%Hispanic
    • 71.1%Two or more races
    • 30.5%Asian alone
    • 20.3%American Indian alone

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

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Ancestries: German (37.1%), Swedish (27.1%), Norwegian (21.4%), Irish (11.3%), French (8.7%), English (8.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 33.7 square miles.

Population density: 19 people per square mile   (very low).

5 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.8%
Wisconsin:

3.6%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Daniels town:

1.2% ($1,148)
Wisconsin:

2.0% ($2,245)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Coon Rapids, MN (57.2 miles , pop. 61,607).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (63.5 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (361.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

West Sweden, WI (2.0 miles ),
Lewis, WI (2.1 miles),
Siren, WI (2.2 miles ),
Wood River, WI (2.3 miles ),
Frederic, WI (2.6 miles ),
Clam Falls, WI (2.6 miles ),
Trade Lake, WI (2.7 miles ),
Meenon, WI (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 45.75 N, Longitude: 92.47 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 715

Distribution of median household income in Daniels, WI in 2017

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Daniels, WI residents
Average permit cost in Daniels, WI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.5%
Wisconsin:

3.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +54 (+8.8%).
Most common industries in Daniels, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.2%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Machinery (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.0%)
  • Food (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (9.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.9%)
  • Food (7.3%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (6.2%)
  • Machinery (5.1%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.4%)
  • Machinery (8.3%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
Most common occupations in Daniels, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Woodworkers (3.7%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Woodworkers (6.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.9%)

Average climate in Daniels, Wisconsin

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Tornado activity:

Daniels-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Wisconsin state average. It is 18% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/21/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.4 miles away from the Daniels town center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/18/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.9 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 16 people and caused $10 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Daniels-area historical earthquake activity is below Wisconsin state average. It is 94% 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 172.5 miles away from Daniels center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 184.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 355.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 212.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 133.5 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 346.5 miles away from Daniels center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Burnett County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Daniels:

  • CAPESIDE COVE GOOD SAMARITAN (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SIREN, WI)
  • FREDERIC NUR REHAB COM (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; FREDERIC, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Daniels:

  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (about 27 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,414)
  • Century College (about 56 miles; White Bear Lake, MN; FT enrollment: 7,393)
  • Bethel University (about 59 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 4,061)
  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College (about 59 miles; Coon Rapids, MN; FT enrollment: 5,918)
  • University of Northwestern-St Paul (about 61 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 2,680)
  • Metropolitan State University (about 63 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 6,159)
  • North Hennepin Community College (about 63 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,943)

Points of interest:

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Cemetery: Mud Hen Lake Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: Black Lake (A), Blomberg Lake (B), Ward Lake (C), Doctor Lake (D), Dunham Lake (E), Wilson Lake (F), Hunters Lake (G), Lind Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Daniels: Blomberg Lake State Natural Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Burnett County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

70.7%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.5%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

8.5%
Whole state:

8.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.4%
Whole state:

3.7%

For population 15 years and over in Daniels:

Marital status in Daniels, WI
  • Never married: 16.0%
  • Now married: 64.9%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

For population 25 years and over in Daniels:

  • High school or higher: 79.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Wisconsin average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Daniels, WI (based on Burnett County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,82913
Evangelical Protestant1,36114
Catholic1,1814
Other11
None10,085-
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
Burnett County:

3.68 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
This county:

4.91 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

16.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Burnett County:

28.3%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Burnett County:

14.0%
State:

13.0%

6.18% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($58,450 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.18%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Polk County, WI  1.07% ($35,157 average AGI)
from Washburn County, WI  0.47% ($35,194)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.43% ($107,286)

Strongest AM radio stations in Daniels:

  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WXCE (1260 AM; 5 kW; AMERY, WI; Owner: LAKE COUNTRY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAQE (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WDSM (710 AM; 10 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJC (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WWJC, INC.)
  • WHSM (910 AM; 5 kW; HAYWARD, WI; Owner: QB BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Daniels:

  • WXCX (105.7 FM; SIREN, WI; Owner: QUARNSTROM MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WGMO (95.3 FM; SHELL LAKE, WI; Owner: ZOE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WXPT (104.1 FM; ST. LOUIS PARK, MN; Owner: THE AUDIO HOUSE, INC.)
  • WLMX-FM (104.9 FM; BALSAM LAKE, WI; Owner: QUARNSTROM MEDIA GROUP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Daniels:

  • W24CL (Channel 24; GRANTSBURG, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 0.7mTotal length
  • 58Total average daily traffic
  • 63Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Daniels, WI
  • 61.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.4%Wood
  • 10.8%Utility gas
  • 7.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.8%Electricity
  • 0.7%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Daniels, WI
  • 38.9%Utility gas
  • 33.3%Electricity
  • 22.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Daniels 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.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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