El Paso, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 681. Population change since 2000: -1.3%
 
Males: 357  (52.4%)
Females: 324  (47.6%)
Median resident age:  41.7 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54011.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $57,950 (it was $49,375 in 2000)
El Paso:

$57,950
WI:

$51,467

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,395 (it was $19,441 in 2000)

El Paso town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $210,099 (it was $141,300 in 2000)
El Paso:

$210,099
WI:

$163,000
  • Races in El Paso, WI (2010)

    El Paso races chart
    • 66197.1%White alone
    • 172.5%Hispanic
    • 10.1%Black alone
    • 10.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in El Paso: 105.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (53.9%), Norwegian (24.6%), Irish (14.2%), Swedish (6.8%), English (4.8%), Czech (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 910 feet

Land area: 35.1 square miles.

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

El Paso,WI real estate house value index trend

El Paso, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in El Paso:

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in El Paso town:

  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 59.1%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.3%
Wisconsin:

4.8%

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

El Paso town:  1.0% ($1,431)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
El Paso satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eau Claire, WI (41.3 miles , pop. 61,704).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (41.7 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (307.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Rock Elm, WI (2.5 miles ), Ellsworth, WI (2.8 miles ), Martell, WI (2.8 miles ), Spring Lake, WI (2.9 miles ), Spring Valley, WI (3.0 miles ), Elmwood, WI (3.0 miles ), Plum City, WI (3.1 miles ), Isabelle, WI (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 44.73 N, Longitude: 92.32 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 715

El Paso household income distribution El Paso home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.5%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +66 (+10.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (23%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (6%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Leather and allied products (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (19%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)

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

Average climate in El Paso, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

El Paso, Wisconsin average temperatures El Paso, Wisconsin average precipitation El Paso, Wisconsin humidity El Paso, Wisconsin wind speed El Paso, Wisconsin snowfall El Paso, Wisconsin sunshine El Paso, Wisconsin clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

El Paso-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 24% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1958, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 11.7 miles away from the El Paso town center killed 21 people and injured 74 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 9/12/1951, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

El Paso-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 192.4 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 204.1 miles away from El Paso center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 351.4 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 284.7 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 232.7 miles away from El Paso center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 132.5 miles away from the city 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 Pierce County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rains: 2, Drought: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
El Paso topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near El Paso:

  • PIETY PLACE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ELLSWORTH, WI)
  • PIERCE CTY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; ELLSWORTH, WI)
  • ELLSWORTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ELLSWORTH, WI)
  • HERITAGE OF ELMWOOD NH (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ELMWOOD, WI)
  • PLUM CITY CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PLUM CITY, WI)
  • BALDWIN AREA MED CTR Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; BALDWIN, WI)
  • PARK VIEW HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; WOODVILLE, WI)

Amtrak station near El Paso:

  • 16 miles: RED WING (LEVEE RD.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Operable nuclear power plants near El Paso:

  • 17 miles: Prairie Island 1 and 2 in Red Wing, MN.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to El Paso:

  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (about 17 miles; River Falls, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,868)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 23 miles; Menomonie, WI; FT enrollment: 8,120)
  • Inver Hills Community College (about 37 miles; Inver Grove Heights, MN; FT enrollment: 4,049)
  • Dakota County Technical College (about 38 miles; Rosemount, MN; FT enrollment: 2,478)
  • Century College (about 39 miles; White Bear Lake, MN; FT enrollment: 7,393)
  • Metropolitan State University (about 40 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 6,159)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 41 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 4,038)

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Cemeteries: Lost Creek Cemetery (1), Saint Josephs Catholic Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Cave Creek (A), Brush Creek (B), Lost Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Pierce County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  78.7%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.3%
Whole state:  7.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.9%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

2.3%
Whole state:

3.7%

El Paso compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Wisconsin average:

11.0

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (64%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (16%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for El Paso town (based on Pierce County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant9,31629
Catholic6,7906
Evangelical Protestant3,27520
Other1372
None21,501-
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
Pierce County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Pierce County:

3.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

7.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.4%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Pierce County:

26.7%
Wisconsin:

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

10.4%
State:

13.0%

5.77% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,364 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.77%
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 St. Croix County, WI  1.06% ($33,196 average AGI)
from Dakota County, MN  0.46% ($41,485)
from Washington County, MN  0.46% ($49,353)


6.83% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,572 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.83%
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 St. Croix County, WI  1.38% ($33,106 average AGI)
to Dakota County, MN  0.51% ($35,883)
to Ramsey County, MN  0.43% ($33,047)

Strongest AM radio stations in El Paso:

  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WAYY (790 AM; 5 kW; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WXCE (1260 AM; 5 kW; AMERY, WI; Owner: LAKE COUNTRY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCUE (1250 AM; 1 kW; RED WING, MN; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in El Paso:

  • W211AY (90.1 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WVSS (90.7 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • KWNG (105.9 FM; RED WING, MN; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHWC (88.3 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • 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)
  • WDMO (95.9 FM; DURAND, WI; Owner: ZOE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • KLCH (94.9 FM; LAKE CITY, MN; Owner: WAITT RADIO, 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.)
  • WEVR-FM (106.3 FM; RIVER FALLS, WI; Owner: HANTEN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KMFX-FM (102.5 FM; LAKE CITY, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCAL (89.3 FM; NORTHFIELD, MN; Owner: ST. OLAF COLLEGE)
  • K297AF (107.3 FM; RED WING, MN; Owner: KRCH OF MINNESOTA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around El Paso:

  • 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.)
  • KXLT-TV (Channel 47; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SHOCKLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • 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)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 37m121ftTotal length
  • $2,426,000Total costs
  • 3,929Total average daily traffic
  • 114Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,769Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for El Paso, WI
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