Elderon, Wisconsin

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Population in 2014: 181 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.2%
 
Males: 90  (50.2%)
Females: 91  (49.8%)
Median resident age:  30.9 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.4 years

Zip code: 54499

Estimated median household income in 2016: $32,486 (it was $38,125 in 2000)
Elderon:

$32,486
WI:

$56,811

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $15,397 (it was $19,225 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $73,702 (it was $52,500 in 2000)
Elderon:

$73,702
WI:

$173,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $73,750; Detached houses: $81,352; Mobile homes: $36,143

Median gross rent in 2016: $561.

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  • Races in Elderon, WI (2010)

    Elderon races chart
    • 16290.5%White alone
    • 84.5%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 73.9%Hispanic
    • 10.6%American Indian alone
    • 10.6%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Elderon: 86.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Polish (7.9%), German (6.1%), Norwegian (4.7%), Irish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1917

Elevation: 1199 feet

Land area: 1.11 square miles.

Population density: 164 people per square mile   (very low).

For population 25 years and over in Elderon:

  • High school or higher: 51.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elderon village:

  • Never married: 49.1%
  • Now married: 32.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

167 residents are foreign born (55.5% Latin America).

This village:

55.5%
Wisconsin:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,092 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,412 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Appleton, WI (55.1 miles , pop. 70,087).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (118.4 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (218.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Franzen, WI (1.9 miles ), Wittenberg, WI (2.2 miles ), Germania, WI (2.4 miles ), Eland, WI (2.5 miles ), Reid, WI (2.8 miles ), Norrie, WI (2.8 miles ), Hatley, WI (2.9 miles ), Bevent, WI (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $71,900
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $80,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.78 N, Longitude: 89.25 W

Area code: 715

Elderon household income distribution Elderon home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.2%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +14 (+8.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (44%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (44%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (51%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (44%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (3%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (3%)

Average climate in Elderon, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Elderon-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 6% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/26/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.4 miles away from the Elderon village center killed 6 people and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/7/2007, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.9 miles away from the village center injured 3 people and caused $15 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elderon-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 230.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 336.3 miles away from Elderon center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 212.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 384.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 463.2 miles away from Elderon center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 501.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Marathon County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elderon topographic map

Birthplace of: Roger Breske - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Elderon:

  • HOMME HOME FOR THE AGING (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WITTENBERG, WI)

Amtrak stations near Elderon:

  • 6 miles: WITTENBERG (HWYS. 45 & 29) - Bus Station . Services: full-service food facilities.
  • 11 miles: TIGERTON (U.S. HWY 45 & HWY M) - Bus Station
  • 20 miles: MARION (U.S. HWY 45) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elderon:

  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 24 miles; Stevens Point, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,089)
  • Northcentral Technical College (about 24 miles; Wausau, WI; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • Mid-State Technical College (about 38 miles; Wisconsin Rapids, WI; FT enrollment: 2,128)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 53 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 5,682)
  • Lawrence University (about 56 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 2,821)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 60 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 6,069)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 63 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,324)

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

Lake: Lilly Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Elderon: Elderon County Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Marathon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 3.2%
(5.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.2 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  66.3%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  10.0%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Elderon (2011 data):

  • Community First Bank: Elderon Branch at 480 Highland Avenue, branch established on 1934/03/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $65.5 mil, Deposits: $58.0 mil, headquarters in Rosholt, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Rosholt Bancorporation, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.7
Wisconsin average:

10.4

Elderon travel time to work - commute Elderon mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Elderon village (based on Marathon County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic41,26025
Evangelical Protestant23,68675
Mainline Protestant20,77939
Other1,1969
Orthodox401
None47,102-
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: 32
Marathon County:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 54
Marathon County:

4.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 106
Here:

8.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Marathon County:

27.1%
Wisconsin:

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

13.2%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

44.0%
Wisconsin:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

36.4%
Wisconsin:

45.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

24.8%
Wisconsin:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Elderon:

9.8%
Wisconsin:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Elderon:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Elderon:

34.0%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

49.1%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Elderon:

74.8%
Wisconsin:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Elderon, 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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,333
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$2,113
Totals for Government 0$0 6$3,446

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

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $63,000 ($348.07)
    Regular Highways: $17,000 ($93.92)
  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($60.77)
    Central Staff Services: $10,000 ($55.25)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($44.20)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($22.10)
    General Public Buildings: $4,000 ($22.10)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($22.10)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($16.57)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($11.05)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $11,000 ($60.77)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,000 ($44.20)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $2,000 ($11.05)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($5.52)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,000 ($16.57)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $14,000 ($77.35)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($5.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $39,000 ($215.47)
    Highways: $11,000 ($60.77)
    All Other: $1,000 ($5.52)
  • Tax - Property: $15,000 ($82.87)
    NEC: $1,000 ($5.52)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $98,000 ($541.44)

3.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,954 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.95%
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 Wood County, WI  0.35% ($37,335 average AGI)
from Lincoln County, WI  0.32% ($31,017)
from Portage County, WI  0.26% ($34,958)


4.46% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,123 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.46%
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 Wood County, WI  0.32% ($31,557 average AGI)
to Portage County, WI  0.28% ($27,442)
to Dane County, WI  0.28% ($29,040)

Strongest AM radio stations in Elderon:

  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WRIG (1390 AM; 10 kW; SCHOFIELD, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDUX (800 AM; 5 kW; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFCL (1380 AM; 4 kW; CLINTONVILLE, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLBL (930 AM; 5 kW; AUBURNDALE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WFHR (1320 AM; 5 kW; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN RAPIDS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTAQ (1360 AM; 10 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elderon:

  • WYCO (107.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: SEEHAFER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHRM (90.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WIFC (95.5 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WDEZ (101.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: W R I G, 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)
  • WCLQ (89.5 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: CHRISTIAN LIFE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYNW (92.9 FM; BIRNAMWOOD, WI; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLJY (106.5 FM; MARSHFIELD, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WRLO-FM (105.3 FM; ANTIGO, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WGLX-FM (103.3 FM; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN RAPIDS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WRVM (102.7 FM; SURING, WI; Owner: WRVM, INC.)
  • WYTE (96.7 FM; WHITING, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WMZK (104.1 FM; MERRILL, WI; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGNV (88.5 FM; MILLADORE, WI; Owner: EVANGEL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WSPT-FM (97.9 FM; STEVENS POINT, WI; Owner: AMERICUS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKQH (104.9 FM; MARATHON, WI; Owner: RLM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WWSP (89.9 FM; STEVENS POINT, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS OF UNIV. OF WISCONSIN)

TV broadcast stations around Elderon:

  • WFXS (Channel 55; WITTENBERG, WI; Owner: DAVIS TELEVISION WAUSAU, LLC)
  • W24BV (Channel 24; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WAOW-TV (Channel 9; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WAOW-WYOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WSAW-TV (Channel 7; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W60CI (Channel 60; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WHRM-TV (Channel 20; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WYOW (Channel 34; EAGLE RIVER, WI; Owner: WAOW-WYOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W16AY (Channel 16; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W18CS (Channel 18; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W40BC (Channel 40; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W62DA (Channel 62; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WIWB (Channel 14; SURING, WI; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF WISCONSIN, LLC)
  • WTPX (Channel 46; ANTIGO, WI; Owner: PAXSON WAUSAU LICENSE, INC.)
  • W31CI (Channel 31; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W27AU (Channel 27; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: NORTHLAND TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W04CW (Channel 4; TIGERTON, ETC., WI; Owner: CENTRAL AUTOMATIC MACHINING, INC.)

Elderon fatal accident list:

Apr 7, 2013 02:00 AM, Sr-49/Highland Ave, Sr-153/Main St, Lat: 44.78396, Lon: -89.24461, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Stephanie Court, Main Street And Center Street (Lat: 44.782694 Lon: -89.248722), Type: 94.5, Structure height: 55073 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 7152532111, Mahnke@wittenbergnet.Net, 104 WEST WALKER STREET
  • Stephanie Court, Main Street And Center Street (Lat: 44.782694 Lon: -89.248722), Type: 94.5, Structure height: 55073 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 7152532111, Mahnke@wittenbergnet.Net, 104 WEST WALKER STREET

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$173,340
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0017.00

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

  • MARKS BAR (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OUR SAVIORS EV LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (90%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

Elderon compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above 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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