Eau Galle, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 1,139. Population change since 2000: +29.1%
Males: 584  (51.3%)
Females: 555  (48.7%)
Median resident age:  40.4 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54740.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $74,616 (it was $56,250 in 2000)
Eau Galle:

$74,616
WI:

$56,811

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $32,622 (it was $20,787 in 2000)

Eau Galle town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $246,677 (it was $154,500 in 2000)
Eau Galle:

$246,677
WI:

$173,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $248,168; Detached houses: $261,832; Townhouses or other attached units: $166,478; In 2-unit structures: $182,304; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $183,772; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $166,546; Mobile homes: $34,021
  • Races in Eau Galle, WI (2010)

    Eau Galle races chart
    • 1,09696.2%White alone
    • 221.9%Asian alone
    • 90.8%Black alone
    • 50.4%Two or more races
    • 50.4%Hispanic
    • 10.09%American Indian alone
    • 10.09%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Eau Galle: 103.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (47.8%), Norwegian (40.7%), English (9.1%), Dutch (9.0%), Irish (8.6%), Swedish (5.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 780 feet

Land area: 33.6 square miles.

Population density: 34 people per square mile   (very low).

Eau Galle,WI real estate house value index trend

Eau Galle, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Eau Galle:

  • High school or higher: 90.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Eau Galle town:

  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 65.2%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 4.8%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.2%
Wisconsin:

3.6%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Eau Galle, Wisconsin as of November 20, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Eau Galle to the number of sex offenders is 380 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Eau Galle town:  1.2% ($1,781)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
Eau Galle satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Paul, MN (39.6 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (314.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Woodville, WI (1.9 miles ), Spring Valley, WI (2.2 miles ), Rush River, WI (2.2 miles ), Cady, WI (2.3 miles ), Baldwin, WI (2.4 miles ), Wilson, WI (2.8 miles) , Martell, WI (2.8 miles ), Spring Lake, WI (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $110,500
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $134,100
  • 2000: 18 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 2001: 18 buildings, average cost: $145,500
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $258,500
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $309,500
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $229,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.90 N, Longitude: 92.31 W

Area code: 715

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.0%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +128 (+17.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Metal and metal products (7%)
  • Wood products (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Social assistance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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

Average climate in Eau Galle, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Eau Galle-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 20% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1958, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 1.0 miles away from the Eau Galle town center killed 21 people and injured 74 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/30/1977, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.3 miles away from the town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Eau Galle-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 189.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 201.1 miles away from Eau Galle center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 353.0 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 293.4 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 229.8 miles away from Eau Galle center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 131.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)
Eau Galle topographic map

Birthplace of: Bob McRoberts (American football) - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Eau Galle:

  • PARK VIEW HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WOODVILLE, WI)
  • BALDWIN AREA MED CTR Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; BALDWIN, WI)
  • BALDWIN CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; BALDWIN, WI)
  • AMERICAN HERITAGE CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HAMMOND, WI)
  • HERITAGE OF ELMWOOD NH (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ELMWOOD, WI)
  • GLENHAVEN (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; GLENWOOD CITY, WI)
  • ELLSWORTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; ELLSWORTH, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Eau Galle:

  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (about 16 miles; River Falls, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,868)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 19 miles; Menomonie, WI; FT enrollment: 8,120)
  • Century College (about 35 miles; White Bear Lake, MN; FT enrollment: 7,393)
  • Inver Hills Community College (about 37 miles; Inver Grove Heights, MN; FT enrollment: 4,049)
  • Metropolitan State University (about 38 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 6,159)
  • Dakota County Technical College (about 40 miles; Rosemount, MN; FT enrollment: 2,478)
  • Saint Paul College (about 40 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 4,778)

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Notable location: Eau Galle Townhall (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Creek: Carr Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

St. Croix County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 68.8. This is about average.

City:

68.8
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 9.25. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.25
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  79.6%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.7%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.6%
Whole state:

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

0.7%
Whole state:

3.7%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Wisconsin average:

11.0

Eau Galle travel time to work - commute Eau Galle mode of transportation to work chart

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Eau Galle town (based on St. Croix County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic18,4719
Mainline Protestant14,84830
Evangelical Protestant8,72534
Other5375
None41,764-
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: 9
St. Croix County:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
St. Croix County:

4.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 67
Here:

8.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.4%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Croix County:

26.1%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.7%
State:

13.0%

5.73% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,970 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
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 Washington County, MN  0.77% ($62,138 average AGI)
from Pierce County, WI  0.63% ($33,106)
from Polk County, WI  0.55% ($32,967)


6.02% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,208 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.02%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($100 average AGI)
St. Croix County:

0.04%
Wisconsin average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Washington County, MN  0.79% ($51,192 average AGI)
to Ramsey County, MN  0.61% ($42,970)
to Pierce County, WI  0.48% ($33,196)

Strongest AM radio stations in Eau Galle:

  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WIXK (1590 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEW RICHMOND, WI; Owner: WIXK-AM, LLC)
  • WXCE (1260 AM; 5 kW; AMERY, WI; Owner: LAKE COUNTRY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WMGT (1220 AM; 5 kW; STILLWATER, MN; Owner: ENDURANCE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMIN (740 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: WRPX, INC.)
  • WAYY (790 AM; 5 kW; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Eau Galle:

  • WVSS (90.7 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • W211AY (90.1 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WXPT (104.1 FM; ST. LOUIS PARK, MN; Owner: THE AUDIO HOUSE, INC.)
  • WHWC (88.3 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • 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)
  • WEVR-FM (106.3 FM; RIVER FALLS, WI; Owner: HANTEN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WMEQ-FM (92.1 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWNG (105.9 FM; RED WING, MN; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDMO (95.9 FM; DURAND, WI; Owner: ZOE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Eau Galle:

  • WHWC-TV (Channel 28; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • 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.)
  • WQOW-TV (Channel 18; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WXOW-WQOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W55AP (Channel 55; RIVER FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)

Eau Galle fatal accident list:

Oct 5, 1988 11:45 PM, Co C, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 27Number of bridges
  • 83m272ftTotal length
  • $2,212,000Total costs
  • 179,176Total average daily traffic
  • 15,560Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 71950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 42010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Eau Galle, WI

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KB9LUK, Licensee ID: L01049649, Grant Date: 11/03/2015, Expiration Date: 10/18/2025, Certifier: James R Kinney, Registrant: James R Kinney, E 3078 70th Ave, Eau Galle, WI 54737
  • Call Sign: KB9QGK, Licensee ID: L01240953, Grant Date: 01/31/2007, Expiration Date: 04/25/2017, Certifier: Deena M Kinney, Registrant: Deena M Kinney, E3078 70th Ave, Eau Galle, WI 54737
  • Call Sign: KD9EDI, Licensee ID: L01952924, Grant Date: 06/23/2015, Expiration Date: 06/23/2025, Cancellation Date: 07/14/2015, Certifier: James R Kinney, Registrant: Western Wisconsin Repeater System, E 3078 70th Ave, Eau Galle, WI 54737
  • Call Sign: WW9RS, Previous Call Sign: KD9EDI, Licensee ID: L01952924, Grant Date: 07/14/2015, Expiration Date: 07/14/2025, Certifier: James R Kinney, Registrant: Western Wisconsin Repeater System, E 3078 70th Ave, Eau Galle, WI 54737

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: VANS AIRCRAFT INC RV-12 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 650KW , Serial Number: 120388, Year manufactured: 2013, Airworthiness Date: 09/10/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Roger A Weinzirl, W6319 County Road Dd, Eau Galle, WI 54737
  • Aircraft: WEINZIRL ROGER TITAN TORNADO (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 763RW , Serial Number: T9350350HK0063, Year manufactured: 1995, Airworthiness Date: 01/19/1995
    Registrant (Individual): Roger A Weinzirl, W6319 County Road Dd, Eau Galle, WI 54737

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

  • ST HENRYS CATHOLIC CHURCH (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (58%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (19%)
  • Wood (11%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Utility gas (4%)

Eau Galle 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.
  • 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 below state average.
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