For population 25 years and over in Foster:
For population 15 years and over in Foster town:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eau Claire, WI (33.6 miles , pop. 61,704).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (113.5 miles , pop. 287,151).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (252.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Seif, WI (2.3 miles ), Hendren, WI (2.5 miles ), Fairchild, WI (2.9 miles ), Butler, WI (3.0 miles) , Fairchild, WI (3.0 miles ), Mentor, WI (3.0 miles ), Mead, WI (3.0 miles ), Hewett, WI (3.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.68 N, Longitude: 90.83 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 715
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +10 (+11.8%).
Average climate in Foster, Wisconsin
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Foster-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 59% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/4/1958, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.3 miles away from the Foster town center killed 4 people and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/26/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.2 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Clark County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Foster:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Foster:
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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:
Foster compared to Wisconsin state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Foster (based on Clark County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 70.38%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.98% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,388 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:
6.54% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,457 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:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total average daily traffic: 770
Total average daily truck traffic: 39
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 905