For population 25 years and over in Fence:
For population 15 years and over in Fence town:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Green Bay, WI (89.5 miles , pop. 102,313).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (189.2 miles , pop. 596,974).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (274.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Armstrong Creek, WI (2.5 miles ), Long Lake, WI (2.9 miles) , Ross, WI (3.1 miles) , Caswell, WI (3.2 miles) , Fern, WI (3.3 miles) , Homestead, WI (3.4 miles ), Popple River, WI (3.4 miles) , Goodman, WI (3.5 miles ).
Latitude: 45.76 N, Longitude: 88.51 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 715
Population change in the 1990s: +7 (+3.1%).
Work and jobs in Fence: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Fence, Wisconsin
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Fence-area historical tornado activity is below Wisconsin state average. It is 35% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/25/1950, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.9 miles away from the Fence town center killed 2 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 7/4/1986, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.8 miles away from the town center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Florence County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fence:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 29.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.10. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.44. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Fence and their reported violations in the past:LAKE HILBERT CMPGD (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Fence that have no violations reported:
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Fence compared to Wisconsin state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Fence (based on Florence County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.39%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.08% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($52,119 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.83% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,454 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Fence:
Strongest FM radio stations in Fence:
TV broadcast stations around Fence:
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 11 meters (36ft)
Total average daily traffic: 1,556
Total average daily truck traffic: 140
Total future (year 2012) average daily traffic: 2,330
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:5
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: