Fenwood, Wisconsin

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Population in 2014: 152 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.6%
 
Males: 81  (53.4%)
Females: 71  (46.6%)
Median resident age:  40.4 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.4 years

Zip code: 54426

Estimated median household income in 2016: $49,242 (it was $44,000 in 2000)
Fenwood:

$49,242
WI:

$56,811

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $23,712 (it was $15,920 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $86,572 (it was $60,000 in 2000)
Fenwood:

$86,572
WI:

$173,200

Median gross rent in 2016: $674.

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    • 14897.4%White alone
    • 42.6%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fenwood: 86.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (70.0%), American (7.1%), Italian (5.7%), Swiss (4.3%), English (1.4%), French Canadian (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1904

Elevation: 1300 feet

Land area: 0.98 square miles.

Population density: 154 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Fenwood:

  • High school or higher: 92.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fenwood village:

  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 67.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $989 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,103 (1.2%)

Fenwood satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eau Claire, WI (72.6 miles , pop. 61,704).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (127.6 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (239.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Wien, WI (1.6 miles ), Edgar, WI (2.2 miles ), Stratford, WI (2.3 miles ), Cassel, WI (2.4 miles ), Frankfort, WI (2.5 miles ), Rietbrock, WI (2.8 miles ), Rib Falls, WI (3.1 miles ), Day, WI (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $55,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $250,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.87 N, Longitude: 90.01 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 715

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

3.2%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -41 (-19.1%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (44%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (28%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (35%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (19%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (3%)

Average climate in Fenwood, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Fenwood-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 4% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1958, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.6 miles away from the Fenwood village center killed 4 people and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 9/28/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.7 miles away from the village center injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fenwood-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 96% 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 298.5 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 242.2 miles away from Fenwood center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 310.6 miles away from the city 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 219.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 414.4 miles away from Fenwood center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 499.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), 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).
Fenwood topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Fenwood:

  • DAVITA - MARSHFIELD DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; MARSHFIELD, WI)
  • NORWOOD HEALTH CTR-CENTRAL (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MARSHFIELD, WI)
  • MINISTRY HC HM HLTH MARSHFIELD (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; MARSHFIELD, WI)
  • MOUNT VIEW NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; WAUSAU, WI)
  • MARSHFIELD CLNC- MARSHFIELD CENTER ASC (Hospital, about 16 miles away; MARSHFIELD, WI)
  • COLONIAL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; COLBY, WI)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-CONTINENTAL MANOR (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; ABBOTSFORD, WI)

Amtrak station near Fenwood:

  • 19 miles: WAUSAU (109 S. 17TH AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fenwood:

  • Northcentral Technical College (about 20 miles; Wausau, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,356)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 32 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 9,089)
  • Mid-State Technical College (about 35 miles; Wisconsin Rapids, WI; FT enrollment: 2,128)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 74 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 10,143)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 74 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 4,038)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 87 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 5,682)
  • Lawrence University (about 90 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 2,821)

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Notable location: Stratford Area Fire Department Station 3 (A). 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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 60.9. This is better than average.

City:

60.9
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 36.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.3
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 2.3%
Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  67.2%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  7.8%
Whole state:  7.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Wisconsin average:

10.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fenwood 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%
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$340
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$909
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$350
Other and Unallocable 0$0 6$346
Totals for Government 0$0 12$1,945

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $16,000 ($105.26)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($59.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($39.47)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($39.47)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($32.89)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($26.32)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($26.32)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($19.74)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($19.74)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $18,000 ($118.42)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $21,000 ($138.16)
    All Other: $1,000 ($6.58)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($13.16)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $59,000 ($388.16)
    Highways: $7,000 ($46.05)
  • Tax - Property: $8,000 ($52.63)

Fenwood government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $58,000 ($381.58)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $55,000 ($361.84)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $3,000 ($19.74)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $112,000 ($736.84)

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 Fenwood:

  • 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.)
  • WLBL (930 AM; 5 kW; AUBURNDALE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDLB (1450 AM; 1 kW; MARSHFIELD, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WFHR (1320 AM; 5 kW; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN RAPIDS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCCN (1370 AM; 5 kW; NEILLSVILLE, WI; Owner: CENTRAL WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fenwood:

  • WDEZ (101.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: W R I G, INC.)
  • WOFM (94.7 FM; MOSINEE, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WHRM (90.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WIFC (95.5 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, 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)
  • WLJY (106.5 FM; MARSHFIELD, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WGNV (88.5 FM; MILLADORE, WI; Owner: EVANGEL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WKQH (104.9 FM; MARATHON, WI; Owner: RLM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WYCO (107.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: SEEHAFER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAXX (104.5 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WMZK (104.1 FM; MERRILL, WI; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCLQ (89.5 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: CHRISTIAN LIFE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGLX-FM (103.3 FM; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN RAPIDS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WOSQ (92.3 FM; SPENCER, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WYTE (96.7 FM; WHITING, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Fenwood:

  • WAOW-TV (Channel 9; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WAOW-WYOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WSAW-TV (Channel 7; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WHRM-TV (Channel 20; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • W24BV (Channel 24; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WEAU-TV (Channel 13; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WEAU LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WFXS (Channel 55; WITTENBERG, WI; Owner: DAVIS TELEVISION WAUSAU, LLC)
  • W60CI (Channel 60; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • 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)
  • W31CI (Channel 31; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W27AU (Channel 27; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: NORTHLAND TELEVISION, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 1,670Total average daily traffic
  • 45Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,730Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$150,535
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0019.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (51%)
  • Wood (27%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)

Fenwood compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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