Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin

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Population in 2014: 961 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.9%
 
Males: 468  (48.8%)
Females: 493  (51.2%)
Median resident age:  55.3 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 53020.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $52,529 (it was $56,538 in 2000)
Elkhart Lake:

$52,529
WI:

$51,467

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $32,789 (it was $27,873 in 2000)

Elkhart Lake village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $177,281 (it was $119,800 in 2000)
Elkhart Lake:

$177,281
WI:

$163,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $211,671; Detached houses: $202,516; Townhouses or other attached units: $253,311; In 2-unit structures: $130,439; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $252,079

Median gross rent in 2013: $660.

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  • Races in Elkhart Lake, WI (2010)

    Elkhart Lake races chart
    • 93897.0%White alone
    • 161.7%Hispanic
    • 80.8%American Indian alone
    • 30.3%Two or more races
    • 20.2%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Elkhart Lake: 88.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (45.7%), Irish (9.4%), English (7.0%), French (5.4%), Norwegian (5.1%), Polish (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1894

Elevation: 938 feet

Land area: 1.29 square miles.

Population density: 744 people per square mile   (low).

Elkhart Lake,WI real estate house value index trend

Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Elkhart Lake:

  • High school or higher: 97.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elkhart Lake village:

  • Never married: 19.1%
  • Now married: 66.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 6.9%

30 residents are foreign born (2.5% Europe, 0.5% Oceania).

This village:

3.0%
Wisconsin:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,023 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,458 (1.7%)

Elkhart Lake satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sheboygan, WI (15.7 miles , pop. 50,792).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (54.0 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (138.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Rhine, WI (1.2 miles ), Glenbeulah, WI (1.7 miles ), Greenbush, WI (2.4 miles ), Kiel, WI (2.4 miles ), Plymouth, WI (2.5 miles ), Schleswig, WI (2.6 miles ), St. Cloud, WI (2.7 miles ), Herman, WI (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $159,200
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $135,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $103,900
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $339,800
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $339,800
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $220,000
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $497,200
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $217,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $245,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $378,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $406,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.83 N, Longitude: 88.02 W

Area code: 920

Elkhart Lake household income distribution Elkhart Lake home values distribution

Crime rates in Elkhart Lake by Year
Type 2002 2003 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000100001N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.085.10.00.00.00.0104.3N/A
Robberies 000000010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.080.10.00.00.00.0
Assaults 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Burglaries 101230220131
per 100,000 96.50.094.3186.6260.20.0168.6160.30.0103.5312.8104.2
Thefts 181431303227261618231911
per 100,000 1,737.51,354.02,924.52,798.52,775.42,297.92,192.21,282.11,853.82,381.01,981.21,145.8
Auto thefts 000102000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.093.30.0170.20.00.00.0103.50.00.0
Arson 0N/A0000000000
per 100,000 0.0N/A0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 285.2) 68.248.4110.5118.5115.6155.389.077.466.399.1165.1122.0

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Elkhart Lake detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.13
Wisconsin average:

2.23

Elkhart Lake tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.0%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -22 (-2.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (45%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (28%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)
  • Transportation occupations (4%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Elkhart Lake: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Elkhart Lake-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 18% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/18/1996, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 19.7 miles away from the Elkhart Lake village center injured 12 people and caused $40 million in damages.

On 4/4/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.3 miles away from the village center killed 3 people and injured 53 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elkhart Lake-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 372.2 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 170.1 miles away from Elkhart Lake center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 346.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 294.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 380.9 miles away from Elkhart Lake 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 419.9 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 Sheboygan County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elkhart Lake topographic map

Birthplace of: Edward Leigh Chase - Artist.

Hospitals and medical centers near Elkhart Lake:

  • AURORA VALLEY VIEW MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 7 miles away; PLYMOUTH, WI)
  • PLYMOUTH CARE CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; PLYMOUTH, WI)
  • VALLEY MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; PLYMOUTH, WI)
  • WILLOWDALE NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; NEW HOLSTEIN, WI)
  • CALUMET HOMESTEAD (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; NEW HOLSTEIN, WI)
  • HOMESTEAD CARE CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; NEW HOLSTEIN, WI)
  • PINE HAVEN CHRISTIAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; SHEBOYGAN FALLS, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elkhart Lake:

  • Lakeland College (about 7 miles; Plymouth, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,395)
  • Moraine Park Technical College (about 21 miles; Fond du Lac, WI; FT enrollment: 3,079)
  • Marian University (about 21 miles; Fond Du Lac, WI; FT enrollment: 2,045)
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (about 30 miles; Oshkosh, WI; FT enrollment: 10,637)
  • Lawrence University (about 36 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 2,821)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 39 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 5,682)
  • Concordia University-Wisconsin (about 41 miles; Mequon, WI; FT enrollment: 5,253)

Public high school in Elkhart Lake:

Public elementary/middle school in Elkhart Lake:

  • ELKHART LAKE ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE (Location: 251 E MAPLE ST, Grades: PK-8)
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Library in Elkhart Lake:

  • ELKHART LAKE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $114,844; Location: 40 PINE ST.; 19,685 books; 10,382 e-books; 3,156 audio materials; 2,750 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 68 print serial subscriptions)

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Tourist attractions: Exhibition (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 94 West Rhine St), Elkhart Lake Tourism Commission (41 East Rhine St), 3 Guys And A Grill At Marsh Lodge (Tours & Charters; 7039 W Hwy Sr).

Hotels: Christi's Inn (121 South East Street), East Lake Bed & Breakfast (111 S East).

Sheboygan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 89.0. This is about average.

City:

89.0
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 36.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.9
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.5%
(8.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.1 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  62.6%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  7.7%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
28 people in nursing homes in 2000

Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Elkhart Lake (2011 data):

  • National Exchange Bank and Trust: Elkhart Lake Branch at 54 South Lake, branch established on 1907/08/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,273.7 mil, Deposits: $956.4 mil, headquarters in Fond Du Lac, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: Neb Corporation
  • Community Bank & Trust: Elkhart Lake Branch at 274 Osthoff Avenue, branch established on 1995/10/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $579.5 mil, Deposits: $474.9 mil, headquarters in Sheboygan, WI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Community Banc-Corp Of Sheboygan, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Wisconsin average:

10.5

Elkhart Lake travel time to work - commute Elkhart Lake mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Elkhart Lake village (based on Sheboygan County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant25,18372
Catholic24,03611
Mainline Protestant18,33943
Other6867
Orthodox1451
None47,118-
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: 19
Sheboygan County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Sheboygan County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 46
Sheboygan County:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 97
Here:

8.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.1%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Sheboygan County:

26.5%
Wisconsin:

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

13.3%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Elkhart Lake:

46.9%
Wisconsin:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

55.5%
Wisconsin:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Elkhart Lake:

26.3
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Elkhart Lake:

18.3%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

4.1%
Wisconsin:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

27.8%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

61.3%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

84.2%
Wisconsin:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Elkhart Lake, 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 1$4,049$48,5880$0
Other Government Administration 1$4,049$48,58815$2,941
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$382
Police Protection - Officers 3$17,225$68,9000$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$337
Firefighters 0$0 13$1,024
Streets and Highways 1$5,655$67,8601$609
Health 0$0 4$408
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$213
Sewerage 1$179$2,1481$62
Parks and Recreation 1$306$3,6721$427
Water Supply 1$2,037$24,4441$122
Local Libraries 0$0 5$4,371
Other and Unallocable 2$5,754$34,52418$268
Totals for Government 11$39,254$42,82364$11,164

Elkhart Lake government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $494,000 ($514.05)
    Regular Highways: $213,000 ($221.64)
    Sewerage: $184,000 ($191.47)
    Parks & Recreation: $37,000 ($38.50)
    Health - Other: $12,000 ($12.49)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($1.04)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $234,000 ($243.50)
    Police Protection: $229,000 ($238.29)
    Water Utilities: $225,000 ($234.13)
    Sewerage: $183,000 ($190.43)
    Regular Highways: $129,000 ($134.24)
    Fire Protection: $103,000 ($107.18)
    Central Staff Services: $89,000 ($92.61)
    Libraries: $68,000 ($70.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $49,000 ($50.99)
    Parks & Recreation: $38,000 ($39.54)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $28,000 ($29.14)
    Financial Administration: $23,000 ($23.93)
    Health Services - Other: $12,000 ($12.49)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $9,000 ($9.37)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($5.20)
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000 ($3.12)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $669,000 ($696.15)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Regular Highways: $3,000 ($3.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($1.04)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Regular Highways: $6,000 ($6.24)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $21,000 ($21.85)
    Fire Protection: $19,000 ($19.77)
    Central Staff: $3,000 ($3.12)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $264,000 ($274.71)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($4.16)

Elkhart Lake government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $180,000 ($187.30)
    All Other: $4,000 ($4.16)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($1.04)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $67,000 ($69.72)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $212,000 ($220.60)
    General Revenue, NEC: $146,000 ($151.93)
    Special Assessments: $14,000 ($14.57)
    Rents: $3,000 ($3.12)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $117,000 ($121.75)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $173,000 ($180.02)
    Highways: $74,000 ($77.00)
    All Other: $29,000 ($30.18)
  • Tax - Property: $1,440,000 ($1498.44)
    Other Selective Sales: $170,000 ($176.90)
    NEC: $15,000 ($15.61)

Elkhart Lake government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $62,000 ($64.52)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $8,898,000 ($9259.11)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $3,285,000 ($3418.31)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $451,000 ($469.30)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $42,000 ($43.70)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $8,145,000 ($8475.55)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $3,587,000 ($3732.57)
    Water Utilities: $20,000 ($20.81)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,431,000 ($1489.07)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,349,000 ($2444.33)

3.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,928 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.41%
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 Manitowoc County, WI  0.36% ($37,737 average AGI)
from Milwaukee County, WI  0.35% ($34,255)
from Ozaukee County, WI  0.32% ($42,948)


4.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,699 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.12%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($204 average AGI)
Sheboygan County:

0.04%
Wisconsin average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.47% ($36,178 average AGI)
to Manitowoc County, WI  0.33% ($39,698)
to Ozaukee County, WI  0.25% ($49,231)

Strongest AM radio stations in Elkhart Lake:

  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHBL (1330 AM; 5 kW; SHEBOYGAN, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WCUB (980 AM; 5 kW; TWO RIVERS, WI; Owner: CUB RADIO, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJUB (1420 AM; 1 kW; PLYMOUTH, WI)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WTAQ (1360 AM; 10 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCLB (950 AM; 1 kW; SHEBOYGAN, WI; Owner: RBH ENTERPRISES, INC. D/B/A YELLOW DOG BROADCASTING)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elkhart Lake:

  • WSTM (91.3 FM; KIEL, WI; Owner: JUBILATION MINISTRIES INC)
  • WXER (104.5 FM; PLYMOUTH, WI; Owner: RBH ENTERPRISES, INC. D/B/A YELLOW DOG BROADCASTING)
  • WAPL-FM (105.7 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHID (88.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: BD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIV OF WI SYS)
  • WIXX (101.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLKN (98.1 FM; CLEVELAND, WI; Owner: RADIO K-T, INC.)
  • WOGB (103.1 FM; KAUKAUNA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WXWX (107.5 FM; BRILLION, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPNE-FM (89.3 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • W215BF (90.9 FM; MANITOWOC, WI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KFIZ-FM (107.1 FM; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: RBH ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WBFM (93.7 FM; SHEBOYGAN, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSZ (95.9 FM; DE PERE, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • W255AC (98.9 FM; SHEBOYGAN, WI; Owner: FAMILY EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WHBZ (106.5 FM; SHEBOYGAN FALLS, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBWI-FM (92.5 FM; WEST BEND, WI; Owner: WEST BEND BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WPCK (104.9 FM; KAUKAUNA, WI; Owner: MIDWEST DIMENSIONS, INC.)
  • WLTU (92.1 FM; MANITOWOC, WI; Owner: CUB RADIO, INC.)
  • WROE (94.3 FM; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W236AG (95.1 FM; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: FAMILY EDUCATION BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Elkhart Lake:

  • WMMF-TV (Channel 68; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF WISCONSIN, A CALIFORNIA LTD PARTNRSHP)
  • WLUK-TV (Channel 11; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFRV-TV (Channel 5; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WBAY-TV (Channel 2; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF GREEN BAY, INC.)
  • WWRS-TV (Channel 52; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WGBA (Channel 26; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: ARIES TELECOMMUNICATION CORPORATION)
  • WPNE (Channel 38; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WACY (Channel 32; APPLETON, WI; Owner: ACE TV, INC.)
  • W16BS (Channel 16; SHEBOYGAN, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WITI (Channel 6; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WITI LICENSE,INC.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Elkhart Lake)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Elkhart Lake, WI)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Elkhart Lake, Lat: 43.806111 Lon: -87.991667, Call Sign: WPVK842
    Assigned Frequencies: 2367.00 MHz, 2384.00 MHzGrant Date: 07/04/2002, Expiration Date: 07/08/2002, Cancellation Date: 10/13/2002, Certifier: Paul R BoykinRegistrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw Suite 500 W, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4282, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • ELKHART LAKE WT, Off Of Arbor Dr., Approx. 1,000 Ft. Se Of Intersection Of Cr J And Sugar Bush Ln (Lat: 43.819444 Lon: -88.012611), Type: Tank, Structure height: 37.8 m, Overall height: 38.7 m, Call Sign: WQJZ984
    Assigned Frequencies: 11132.5 MHzGrant Date: 03/03/2009, Expiration Date: 03/03/2019, Cancellation Date: 09/01/2010, Certifier: James W LienauRegistrant: Nsighttel Wireless, LLC, 450 Security Boulevard, Green Bay, WI 54313, Phone: (920) 617-7064, Fax: (920) 617-7319, Email:
  • ML15AL154, N8429 Highway 57(310671) (Lat: 43.845167 Lon: -87.939944), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.8 m, Overall height: 77.7 m, Call Sign: WQRF274
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHzGrant Date: 04/30/2013, Expiration Date: 04/30/2023, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • ML94505A, Elkhart Lake Site (Lat: 43.843139 Lon: -88.016389), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 60.3 m, Call Sign: WQXK986
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHzGrant Date: 04/05/2016, Expiration Date: 04/05/2026, Certifier: David WerblowRegistrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182H (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 135F , Serial Number: 18256502, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 08/10/1965
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Glenn C Moore, N8163 Snake Rd, Elkhart Lake, WI 53020, Other Owners: Sylvia A Moore
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 24705 , Serial Number: 3373, Year manufactured: 1939, Airworthiness Date: 10/22/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Frank G Brotz, W7397 County Road H, Elkhart Lake, WI 53020
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5598F , Serial Number: 28-7725064, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 10/12/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph Mierzejewski, N9534 Sexton Rd, Elkhart Lake, WI 53020
  • Aircraft: CLELAND DOUGLAS LONG EZE (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 600EZ , Serial Number: 102, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 03/21/2002
    Registrant (Individual): Glenn C Moore, N 8163 Snake Rd, Elkhart Lake, WI 53020

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$143,6107$153,0701$60,5901$288,170
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$169,5000$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$194,4700$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0103.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$123,130
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2003 2001

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0103.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Elkhart Lake and their reported violations in the past:

ROAD AMERICA VIP BLDG MEDIA CTR HI CAP WELL (Address: N7390 STATE ROAD 67 , Population served: 468, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-29-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-29-2009), St Public Notif issued (APR-29-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-29-2009), St Boil Water Order (APR-29-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-11-2009)
ST PETER EVANGELICAL CHURCH (Population served: 167, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (NOV-23-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-23-2005), St Public Notif requested (NOV-23-2005), St Other (NOV-23-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-29-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-07-2005)
SCRUBS BAR AND GRILL (Population served: 53, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-04-2009), St Boil Water Order (DEC-04-2009), St Public Notif issued (DEC-04-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-04-2009), St Public Notif received (DEC-08-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-22-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • ELKHART LAKE WATERWORKS (Population served: 1,223, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROAD AMERICA PADDOCK - SOUTH WELL (Address: N7390 STATE ROAD 67 , Population served: 468, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROAD AMERICA RESTROOM & SHOWERS WELL (Address: N7390 STATE ROAD 67 , Population served: 468, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROAD AMERICA OFFICE WELL - NORTH WELL (Address: N7390 STATE ROAD 67 , Population served: 468, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROAD AMERICA GO CART CAMPGROUND WELL (Address: N7390 STATE ROAD 67 , Population served: 468, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROAD AMERICA CENTER (Address: N7390 STATE ROAD 67 , Population served: 468, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ST PAUL CHRISTIAN CHURCH (Population served: 129, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ST JOHNS UNITED CH OF CHRIST (Population served: 103, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PINE GROVE LANES (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
Most common first names in Elkhart Lake, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1574.8 years
Robert1470.1 years
Walter1375.4 years
John1272.5 years
Henry1284.0 years
Donald1072.5 years
Arthur1072.4 years
Ruth979.7 years
Richard868.9 years
Milton875.6 years
Most common last names in Elkhart Lake, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Schmidt1279.1 years
Henschel1176.2 years
Kuhn1079.1 years
Spindler982.3 years
Kissinger881.0 years
Kraemer780.5 years
Conrad773.7 years
Luecke773.9 years
Meyer779.5 years
Horneck680.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Businesses in Elkhart Lake, WI

  • FedEx: 1
  • Subway: 1

Elkhart Lake 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Elkhart Lake on our top lists:

  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in France (population 500+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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