Dresser, Wisconsin

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Population in 2017: 859 (78% urban, 22% rural).
Population change since 2000: +17.3%
Males: 447  (52.1%)
Females: 412  (47.9%)
Median resident age:

36.9 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 54009, 54020.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $58,337 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Dresser:

$58,337
WI:

$59,305

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,338 (it was $17,926 in 2000)

Dresser village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $131,243 (it was $87,900 in 2000)
Dresser:

$131,243
WI:

$178,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $143,697; detached houses: $150,988; townhouses or other attached units: $134,543; mobile homes: $11,607

Median gross rent in 2017: $926.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dresser: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.0%
(9.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 65.5% for Black residents, 30.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 77.8% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Dresser, WI (2017)
    • 84791.9%White alone
    • 293.1%Black alone
    • 252.7%Other race alone
    • 131.4%Hispanic
    • 80.9%American Indian alone
    • 30.3%Two or more races
    • 20.2%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Dresser, Wisconsin as of June 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Dresser is 185 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (19.3%), Norwegian (15.9%), American (10.8%), Irish (7.1%), Swedish (4.6%), Czech (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1919

Elevation: 973 feet

Land area: 1.90 square miles.

Population density: 451 people per square mile   (low).

Dresser, Wisconsin map

10 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.1%
Wisconsin:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,662 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,056 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Coon Rapids, MN (35.2 miles , pop. 61,607).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (36.4 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (347.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Taylors Falls, MN (1.9 miles ),
St. Croix Falls, WI (1.9 miles ),
Osceola, WI (2.0 miles ),
Shafer, MN (2.4 miles ),
Garfield, WI (2.7 miles ),
Centuria, WI (2.7 miles ),
Alden, WI (3.0 miles ),
Center City, MN (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 45.36 N, Longitude: 92.63 W

Area code: 715

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $67,000
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $122,200
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $102,400
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $99,900
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $105,300
  • 2004: 23 buildings, average cost: $143,100
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $108,600
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $118,300
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $186,600
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $177,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Dresser, WI residents
Average permit cost in Dresser, WI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.0%
Wisconsin:

3.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +103 (+16.4%).
Most common industries in Dresser, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Plastics & rubber products (11.2%)
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Construction (9.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.0%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.4%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (12.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.4%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.6%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.5%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (9.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.4%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
  • Social assistance (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Dresser, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.7%)

Average climate in Dresser, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2011 was 62.0. This is about average.

City:

62.0
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2011 was 30.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.8
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Dresser-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 8% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1958, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 34.9 miles away from the Dresser village center killed 21 people and injured 74 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/21/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.2 miles away from the village center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dresser-area historical earthquake activity is slightly 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 166.5 miles away from Dresser center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 178.6 miles away from Dresser center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 341.7 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 206.9 miles away from Dresser center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 117.9 miles away from Dresser 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 328.4 miles away from Dresser 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 Polk 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: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dresser topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Dresser:

  • ST CROIX REG MED CTR Critical Access Hospitals (about 4 miles away; SAINT CROIX FALLS, WI)
  • ST CROIX FALLS DIALYSIS OF DAVITA (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; SAINT CROIX FALLS, WI)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY-ST CROIX VALLEY (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; ST CROIX FALLS, WI)
  • LADD MEMORIAL HOSPTIAL, INC Critical Access Hospitals (about 5 miles away; OSCEOLA, WI)
  • CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY HOME OF OSCEOLA, INC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; OSCEOLA, WI)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; ST CROIX FALLS, WI)
  • L O SIMENSTAD NUR CARE UNIT (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; OSCEOLA, WI)

Heliports located in Dresser:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dresser:

  • Century College (about 28 miles; White Bear Lake, MN; Full-time enrollment: 7,393)
  • Bethel University (about 33 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 4,061)
  • University of Northwestern-St Paul (about 35 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 2,680)
  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (about 35 miles; River Falls, WI; FT enrollment: 5,868)
  • Metropolitan State University (about 36 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 6,159)
  • Saint Paul College (about 37 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 4,778)
  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College (about 38 miles; Coon Rapids, MN; FT enrollment: 5,918)

Public school in Dresser:

  • DRESSER ELEMENTARY (Location: 131 2ND AVE, Grades: PK-KG)

Library in Dresser:

  • DRESSER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $50,617; Location: 117 S. CENTRAL AVE.; 13,324 books; 4,723 e-books; 4,428 audio materials; 599 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 7 other licensed databases; 31 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Dresser - Osceola - Garfield Fire Association Dresser Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Polk 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 Dresser and their reported violations in the past:

DRESSER WATERWORKS (Population served: 875, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-17-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-17-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-18-2012), St Public Notif issued (SEP-18-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-21-2012)

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

  • PEACE LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 600, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.5 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

64.0%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

11.9%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Dresser (2011 data):

  • Frandsen Bank & Trust: Dresser Branch at Highway 35, branch established on 1931/01/24. Info updated 2012/03/26: Bank assets: $1,439.6 mil, Deposits: $1,194.5 mil, headquarters in Lonsdale, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 38 total offices, Holding Company: Frandsen Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Dresser:

Marital status in Dresser, WI
  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 45.6%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 22.2%

For population 25 years and over in Dresser:

  • High school or higher: 91.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Wisconsin average:

10.4

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dresser, WI (based on Polk County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant10,59637
Evangelical Protestant6,48039
Catholic3,7165
Orthodox1301
Other153
None23,268-
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: 11
This county:

2.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Polk County:

5.65 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Polk County:

8.37 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.0%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.9%
Wisconsin:

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

9.1%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Dresser:

47.1%
Wisconsin:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.4%
Wisconsin:

45.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.4
Wisconsin:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Dresser:

24.2%
Wisconsin:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Dresser:

11.6%
Wisconsin:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Dresser:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Dresser:

35.2%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
Dresser:

54.9%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.2%
State:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dresser, 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
Other Government Administration 7$738$1,2650$0
Streets and Highways 2$8,944$53,6640$0
Financial Administration 1$5,064$60,7681$757
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,891$46,6921$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 3$2,663
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 11$18,637$20,3315$3,420

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $267,000 ($310.83)
    Regular Highways: $172,000 ($200.23)
    Water Utilities: $121,000 ($140.86)
    Police Protection: $96,000 ($111.76)
    Local Fire Protection: $73,000 ($84.98)
    Central Staff Services: $60,000 ($69.85)
    Libraries: $45,000 ($52.39)
    Housing and Community Development: $22,000 ($25.61)
    General Public Buildings: $20,000 ($23.28)
    Financial Administration: $13,000 ($15.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($12.81)
    Health - Other: $4,000 ($4.66)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($3.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($3.49)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($3.49)
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000 ($2.33)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,000 ($2.33)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $72,000 ($83.82)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $258,000 ($300.35)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $214,000 ($249.13)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($2.33)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $15,000 ($17.46)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $42,000 ($48.89)
    Fines and Forfeits: $6,000 ($6.98)
    Rents: $4,000 ($4.66)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($1.16)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $61,000 ($71.01)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $177,000 ($206.05)
    Highways: $74,000 ($86.15)
    Other: $2,000 ($2.33)
  • Tax - Property: $365,000 ($424.91)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $7,000 ($8.15)
    Other: $4,000 ($4.66)
    Other License: $3,000 ($3.49)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,179,000 ($1372.53)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,115,000 ($1298.02)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $609,000 ($708.96)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $545,000 ($634.46)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $649,000 ($755.53)

6.10% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,403 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.10%
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 St. Croix County, WI  1.26% ($45,524 average AGI)
from Barron County, WI  0.51% ($33,860)
from Washington County, MN  0.44% ($60,432)


5.41% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,930 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.41%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to St. Croix County, WI  0.97% ($45,858 average AGI)
to Barron County, WI  0.46% ($34,012)
to Burnett County, WI  0.39% ($35,157)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dresser:

  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WXCE (1260 AM; 5 kW; AMERY, WI; Owner: LAKE COUNTRY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WIXK (1590 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEW RICHMOND, WI; Owner: WIXK-AM, LLC)
  • WMGT (1220 AM; 5 kW; STILLWATER, MN; Owner: ENDURANCE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dresser:

  • WXPT (104.1 FM; ST. LOUIS PARK, MN; Owner: THE AUDIO HOUSE, INC.)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • KMKL (90.3 FM; NORTH BRANCH, MN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KEEY-FM (102.1 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS-FM (98.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDWB-FM (101.3 FM; RICHFIELD, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQRS-FM (92.5 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, Inc.)
  • KSJN (99.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXXR (93.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KJZI (100.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMP (107.1 FM; COON RAPIDS, MN; Owner: WFMP-FM, LLC)
  • WHWC (88.3 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WLMX-FM (104.9 FM; BALSAM LAKE, WI; Owner: QUARNSTROM MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WLKX-FM (95.9 FM; FOREST LAKE, MN; Owner: LAKES BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Dresser:

  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHWC-TV (Channel 28; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • K58BS (Channel 58; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Dresser fatal accident list:

Nov 4, 1982 03:55 PM, 035, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 14, 1980 04:40 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Dresser)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • TROLLHAUGEN, Trollhaugen Ski Hill, So Of Cty F (Lat: 45.347194 Lon: -92.625694), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: KUY419,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.145 MHz, Grant Date: 04/30/2015, Expiration Date: 07/05/2025, Registrant: Wisconsin State Patrol, 4822 Madison Yards Way, Madison, WI 53707, Phone: (608) 709-0095, Email:
  • On Cr Mi 4.25 Mi E (Lat: 45.311556 Lon: -92.586306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 32 m, Call Sign: KRY815,
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.6800 MHz, Grant Date: 11/22/2013, Expiration Date: 12/14/2023, Registrant: Oneok Inc, 100 W. 5th St., Tulsa, OK 74103, Phone: (918) 591-5183, Fax: (918) 732-1440, Email:
  • DRESSER, Westside 24th St S (Lat: 45.367528 Lon: -92.645861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.9 m, Call Sign: WQAJ974,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.010 MHz, 154.025 MHz, 154.800 MHz, 155.550 MHz, Grant Date: 06/17/2004, Expiration Date: 06/17/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/28/2011, Certifier: Steve Moe, Registrant: Polk County Sheriff\'s Department, 1005 West Main St Ste 900, Balsam Lake, WI 54810, Phone: (715) 485-8300, Fax: (715) 485-8310, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • Various Locations (Lat: 45.349944 Lon: -92.616861), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPNH640,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.293 MHz, Grant Date: 07/17/2012, Expiration Date: 09/25/2022, Registrant: Village Of Dresser, 102 W Main Street, Dresser, WI 54009, Phone: (715) 755-2940, Fax: (715) 755-2046, Email:
  • TROLLHAUGEN WI, Located Atop Trollhaugen Ski Hill, South Of County Road F (Lat: 45.347194 Lon: -92.625694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: WQEW687,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6638.75 MHz, Grant Date: 05/12/2016, Expiration Date: 05/04/2026, Certifier: Kerry R Groetsch, Registrant: Mona Lee & Associates, LLC, 3730 Kirby Drive, Suite 1200, Pmb 165, Houston, TX 77098, Phone: (281) 580-2101, Email:
  • TROLLHAUGEN, Located Atop Trollhaugen Ski Hill, South Of County Road F (Lat: 45.347194 Lon: -92.625694), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: WQFJ970,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6655.00 MHz, 6755.00 MHz, Grant Date: 05/13/2016, Expiration Date: 08/02/2026, Certifier: Steven B Moe, Registrant: Polk County Sheriffs Department, 1005 West Main St. Ste 900, Balsam Lake, WI 54810, Phone: (715) 485-8300, Fax: (715) 485-8310, Email:
  • TROLLHAUGEN, Located Atop Trollhaugen Ski Hill, South Of County Road F (Lat: 45.347194 Lon: -92.625694), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: WQGM615,
    Assigned Frequencies: 942.775 MHz, 6865.00 MHz, 6865.00 MHz, 6865.00 MHz, 6865.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/28/2017, Expiration Date: 03/02/2027, Certifier: Diane K Miller, Registrant: Wisconsin State Patrol, 4822 Madison Yards Way, Madison, WI 53707, Phone: (608) 709-0095, Email:
  • DRESSER, 1094 240th Street (Lat: 45.367556 Lon: -92.645139), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQUP382,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17865.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/02/2014, Expiration Date: 09/02/2024, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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  • 2 Miles South Of St. Croix Falls (Lat: 45.366611 Lon: -92.646028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 58 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: KNKM587,
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.487 MHz, Grant Date: 04/27/1999, Expiration Date: 06/15/2008, Cancellation Date: 11/02/2004, Certifier: William Buxbaum, Registrant: Network Services, LLC Debtor-In-Possession, 525 South Douglas Street, El Segundo, CA 90245, Phone: (310) 615-6523, Fax: (310) 615-6581, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 19962 , Serial Number: 17260891, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 08/18/1972, Certificate Issue Date: 03/15/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Shawn Koosman, 2054a 85th Ave, Dresser, WI 54009
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172I (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 46255 , Serial Number: 17257140, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 07/17/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 11/07/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Chad J Simpson, 402 Roosevelt Dr, Dresser, WI 54009
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 175A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR GO-300 SERIES (175 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7006E , Serial Number: 56506, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 01/16/1960, Certificate Issue Date: 05/17/2019
    Registrant (Partnership): Ben M Melin, 2037 99th Ave, Dresser, WI 54009, Other Owners: Cory T Capra

Most common first names in Dresser, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1173.6 years
Carl878.8 years
George680.8 years
Lillian685.0 years
Earl578.6 years
Donald574.6 years
Kenneth576.7 years
Lester580.8 years
Mary587.6 years
Robert574.0 years
Most common last names in Dresser, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1978.2 years
Peterson1580.8 years
Anderson1481.6 years
Nelson1270.0 years
Norlander784.6 years
Olson780.8 years
Carlson679.8 years
Hanson678.2 years
Clark681.7 years
Christensen674.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dresser, WI
  • 83.1%Utility gas
  • 6.5%Electricity
  • 4.6%Wood
  • 3.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dresser, WI
  • 69.8%Utility gas
  • 28.8%Electricity
  • 1.4%Other fuel


Dresser compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 6 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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