Fort Winnebago, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 825. Population change since 2000: -3.5%
 
Males: 434  (52.6%)
Females: 391  (47.4%)
Median resident age:  48.3 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53901.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $76,996 (it was $55,673 in 2000)
Fort Winnebago:

$76,996
WI:

$55,638

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $31,881 (it was $22,171 in 2000)

Fort Winnebago town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $198,931 (it was $132,700 in 2000)
Fort Winnebago:

$198,931
WI:

$168,300

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $211,817; Detached houses: $221,016; Townhouses or other attached units: $145,864; In 2-unit structures: $177,431; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $110,693; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $177,644; Mobile homes: $30,668
  • Races in Fort Winnebago, WI (2010)

    Fort Winnebago races chart
    • 80998.1%White alone
    • 50.6%Hispanic
    • 30.4%Black alone
    • 30.4%American Indian alone
    • 30.4%Two or more races
    • 20.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Fort Winnebago detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fort Winnebago: 93.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (53.1%), Irish (18.4%), English (12.0%), Norwegian (10.9%), Polish (8.1%), Dutch (5.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 33.5 square miles.

Population density: 25 people per square mile   (very low).

Fort Winnebago,WI real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Fort Winnebago:

  • High school or higher: 91.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fort Winnebago town:

  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 67.4%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 4.8%

1 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.1%
Wisconsin:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Fort Winnebago town:  1.1% ($1,461)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Madison, WI (37.1 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (150.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Portage, WI (2.3 miles ), Moundville, WI (2.3 miles ), Marcellon, WI (2.3 miles ), Buffalo, WI (2.6 miles ), Pacific, WI (2.6 miles ), Lewiston, WI (2.7 miles ), Endeavor, WI (2.8 miles ), Pardeeville, WI (2.8 miles ).

Latitude: 43.61 N, Longitude: 89.42 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 608

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +36 (+4.4%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)
  • Health care (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Health care (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)

Work and jobs in Fort Winnebago: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Fort Winnebago, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Fort Winnebago-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 72% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 23.5 miles away from the Fort Winnebago town center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/26/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.9 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fort Winnebago-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 88% 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 365.6 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 151.1 miles away from Fort Winnebago 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 340.7 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 130.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 364.5 miles away from Fort Winnebago center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 398.3 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 Columbia County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Fort Winnebago:

  • DIVINE SAVIOR HEALTHCARE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; PORTAGE, WI)
  • DIVINE SAVIOR HLTHCARE Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; PORTAGE, WI)
  • COLUMBIA HLTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WYOCENA, WI)
  • MONTELLO CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MONTELLO, WI)

Amtrak stations near Fort Winnebago:

  • 6 miles: PORTAGE (400 W. ONEIDA ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 18 miles: WISCONSIN DELLS (LACROSSE ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Winnebago:

  • Herzing University-Madison (about 33 miles; Madison, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,160)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 35 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 9,603)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 38 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 34,621)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 38 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)
  • Edgewood College (about 39 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • Marian University (about 52 miles; Fond Du Lac, WI; FT enrollment: 2,045)
  • Moraine Park Technical College (about 52 miles; Fond du Lac, WI; FT enrollment: 3,079)

Public high schools in Fort Winnebago:

  • WINNEBAGO MENTAL HEALTH INSTITUTION (Location: 1300 SOUTH DR, Grades: PK-12)
  • WISCONSIN RESOURCE CENTER (Location: 1505 NORTH DR, Grades: 8-12)

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Cemeteries: Henion Cemetery (1), Bach Cemetery (2), Old Fort Winnebago Cemetery (3), Fuller Cemetery (4), Spicer Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Dates Millpond (A), Dates Millpond 14 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Spring Creek (A), French Creek (B), Neenah Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Fort Winnebago: Governor Bend County Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Columbia 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 53.5. This is better than average.

City:

53.5
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 4.36. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.36
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 1.66. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.66
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 35.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.28. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.28
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  73.5%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.0%
Whole state:  7.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.2%
Whole state:

8.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

0.7%
Whole state:

3.7%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Wisconsin average:

11.0

Fort Winnebago travel time to work - commute Fort Winnebago mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fort Winnebago town (based on Columbia County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic11,4739
Evangelical Protestant9,99044
Mainline Protestant9,91134
Other93
None25,450-
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: 10
Columbia County:

1.81 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Columbia County:

6.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 68
Here:

12.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Columbia County:

26.8%
Wisconsin:

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

14.0%
State:

13.0%

6.35% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,509 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($85 average AGI)
Columbia County:

0.05%
Wisconsin average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dane County, WI  2.15% ($43,088 average AGI)
from Sauk County, WI  0.78% ($30,688)
from Dodge County, WI  0.36% ($38,161)


6.69% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,462 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.69%
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 Dane County, WI  1.86% ($35,679 average AGI)
to Sauk County, WI  0.82% ($34,271)
to Dodge County, WI  0.57% ($35,457)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fort Winnebago:

  • WPDR (1350 AM; 1 kW; PORTAGE, WI; Owner: ZOE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIBU (900 AM; 1 kW; WISCONSIN DELLS, WI; Owner: MAGNUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WLMV (1480 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WNWC (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SUN PRAIRIE, WI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fort Winnebago:

  • WDDC (100.1 FM; PORTAGE, WI; Owner: ZOE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOLX-FM (94.9 FM; BARABOO, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WBKY (95.9 FM; PORTAGE, WI; Owner: MAGNUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WNNO-FM (106.9 FM; WISCONSIN DELLS, WI; Owner: MAGNUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIBA-FM (101.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCJZ (96.3 FM; SAUK CITY, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZEE (104.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WORT (89.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BACK PORCH RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNFM (104.9 FM; REEDSBURG, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WTLX (100.5 FM; COLUMBUS, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WJWD (90.3 FM; MARSHALL, WI; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)

TV broadcast stations around Fort Winnebago:

  • WISC-TV (Channel 3; MADISON, WI; Owner: TELEVISION WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WMSN-TV (Channel 47; MADISON, WI; Owner: WMSN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKOW-TV (Channel 27; MADISON, WI; Owner: WKOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHA-TV (Channel 21; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WMTV (Channel 15; MADISON, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WMMF-TV (Channel 68; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF WISCONSIN, A CALIFORNIA LTD PARTNRSHP)
  • WDLS-LP (Channel 35; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • WWRS-TV (Channel 52; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W64AU (Channel 64; ADAMS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 70m230ftTotal length
  • $1,505,000Total costs
  • 55,202Total average daily traffic
  • 7,174Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11910-1919
  • 21950-1959
  • 81960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 12010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Fort Winnebago, WI

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (56%)
  • Utility gas (20%)
  • Wood (11%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Fort Winnebago 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 significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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