Forest Junction, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 616.
Males: 334  (54.3%)
Females: 282  (45.7%)
Median resident age:  33.5 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 54123, 54129.

Forest Junction Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2016: $72,865
Forest Junction:

$72,865
WI:

$56,811

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $32,595

Forest Junction CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $172,785
Forest Junction:

$172,785
WI:

$173,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $126,621; Detached houses: $142,886; Mobile homes: $15,363

Median gross rent in 2016: $621.

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  • Races in Forest Junction, WI (2010)

    Forest Junction races chart
    • 58795.3%White alone
    • 132.1%Hispanic
    • 121.9%Two or more races
    • 30.5%Black alone
    • 10.2%American Indian alone

Races in Forest Junction detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Forest Junction: 88.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (59.7%), American (5.2%), Polish (4.9%), Norwegian (3.8%), Irish (2.6%), European (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 828 feet

Forest Junction,WI real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Forest Junction:

  • High school or higher: 91.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Forest Junction CDP:

  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 63.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.5%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

4 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.6%
Wisconsin:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,908 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $3,243 (2.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Appleton, WI (13.3 miles , pop. 70,087).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (80.8 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (165.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Brillion, WI (2.2 miles ), Hilbert, WI (2.3 miles ), Potter, WI (2.6 miles ), Sherwood, WI (2.7 miles ), Greenleaf, WI (2.7 miles ), Rantoul, WI (2.8 miles ), Kaukauna, WI (2.8 miles ), Wrightstown, WI (2.8 miles ).

Latitude: 44.21 N, Longitude: 88.14 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 920

Forest Junction household income distribution Forest Junction home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.8%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (36%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (28%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Forest Junction: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Tornado activity:

Forest Junction-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 12% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/5/1994, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.7 miles away from the Forest Junction place center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/27/1984, a category F4 tornado 18.1 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Forest Junction-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 398.7 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 194.2 miles away from Forest Junction 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 373.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 397.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 319.0 miles away from Forest Junction 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 435.4 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 Calumet County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Forest Junction:

  • ST PAUL HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; KAUKAUNA, WI)
  • ST PAUL ELDER SERVICES, INC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; KAUKAUNA, WI)
  • KAUKAUNA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 8 miles away; KAUKAUNA, WI)
  • ST PAUL HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; KAUKAUNA, WI)
  • FMC - KAUKAUNA (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; KAUKAUNA, WI)
  • PARKSIDE CARE CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LITTLE CHUTE, WI)
  • COLONY OAKS CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; APPLETON, WI)

Amtrak station near Forest Junction:

  • 14 miles: APPLETON (500 N. ONEIDA ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Forest Junction:

  • Lawrence University (about 14 miles; Appleton, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,821)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 17 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 5,682)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 17 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 22 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 6,069)
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (about 24 miles; Oshkosh, WI; FT enrollment: 10,637)
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (about 25 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 5,415)
  • Lakeland College (about 29 miles; Plymouth, WI; FT enrollment: 2,395)

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Notable locations in Forest Junction: Forest Assembly Ground (A), Forest Junction Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Calumet 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 63.2. This is about average.

City:

63.2
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.39. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.39
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 34.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.77. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.77
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 0.4%
(0.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.0%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.4%
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.4
Wisconsin average:

10.4

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Forest Junction CDP (based on Calumet County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic15,1687
Evangelical Protestant5,20815
Mainline Protestant2,1458
Other831
None26,367-
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
Calumet County:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Calumet County:

3.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

6.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Calumet County:

27.2%
Wisconsin:

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

14.7%
State:

13.0%

6.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,421 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.60%
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 Outagamie County, WI  2.18% ($40,506 average AGI)
from Winnebago County, WI  1.12% ($37,856)
from Manitowoc County, WI  0.43% ($36,855)


6.30% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,900 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
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 Outagamie County, WI  2.09% ($42,240 average AGI)
to Winnebago County, WI  0.94% ($39,589)
to Brown County, WI  0.45% ($33,860)

Strongest AM radio stations in Forest Junction:

  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTAQ (1360 AM; 10 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJOK (1050 AM; 1 kW; KAUKAUNA, WI; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNFL (1440 AM; 5 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WCUB (980 AM; 5 kW; TWO RIVERS, WI; Owner: CUB RADIO, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSCO (1570 AM; 1 kW; APPLETON, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Forest Junction:

  • WPCK (104.9 FM; KAUKAUNA, WI; Owner: MIDWEST DIMENSIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WOGB (103.1 FM; KAUKAUNA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WXWX (107.5 FM; BRILLION, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WIXX (101.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPNE-FM (89.3 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WKSZ (95.9 FM; DE PERE, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WORQ (90.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: LAKESHORE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLFM (91.1 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN)
  • WNCY-FM (100.3 FM; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEMY (91.5 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: EVANGEL MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WROE (94.3 FM; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEMI (91.9 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: EVANGEL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WJLW (106.7 FM; ALLOUEZ, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • W270AJ (101.9 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WECB (104.3 FM; SEYMOUR, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVBO (103.9 FM; WINNECONNE, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W215BF (90.9 FM; MANITOWOC, WI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WWWX (96.9 FM; OSHKOSH, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Forest Junction:

  • WFRV-TV (Channel 5; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WLUK-TV (Channel 11; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBAY-TV (Channel 2; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF GREEN BAY, INC.)
  • WGBA (Channel 26; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: ARIES TELECOMMUNICATION CORPORATION)
  • WACY (Channel 32; APPLETON, WI; Owner: ACE TV, INC.)
  • WPNE (Channel 38; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WMMF-TV (Channel 68; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF WISCONSIN, A CALIFORNIA LTD PARTNRSHP)
  • W30BU (Channel 30; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W49CB (Channel 49; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WIWB (Channel 14; SURING, WI; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF WISCONSIN, LLC)
  • W23BL (Channel 23; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W17CF (Channel 17; RIPON, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Forest Junction)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, Holmes Rd .5 Mi N Of Hwy 10 (Lat: 44.219694 Lon: -88.151750), Overall height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: WNTQ974
    Assigned Frequencies: 2134.00 MHzGrant Date: 01/10/2008, Expiration Date: 03/29/2018, Cancellation Date: 06/21/2012Registrant: Phone: (414) 221-2226
  • FOREST JUNCTION, W 2230 State Hwy 10 (Lat: 44.212778 Lon: -88.149361), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 40.4 m, Overall height: 43.3 m, Call Sign: WQRL405
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHzGrant Date: 06/11/2013, Expiration Date: 06/11/2023, Certifier: Steven T CampbellRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

Drinking water stations with addresses in Forest Junction and their reported violations in the past:

FOREST JUNCTION PUB UTIL (Population served: 320, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Other (JAN-14-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Other (FEB-17-2006), St Public Notif requested (FEB-20-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-20-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-22-2006)

Forest Junction 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 below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
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