Gays Mills, Wisconsin

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Population in 2017: 518 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -17.1%
Males: 247  (47.7%)
Females: 271  (52.3%)
Median resident age:

42.5 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 54631.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,825 (it was $29,250 in 2000)
Gays Mills:

$43,825
WI:

$59,305

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,402 (it was $17,786 in 2000)

Gays Mills village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $90,771 (it was $62,900 in 2000)
Gays Mills:

$90,771
WI:

$178,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $99,850; detached houses: $106,989; mobile homes: $20,464

Median gross rent in 2017: $570.

March 2019 cost of living index in Gays Mills: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.8%
(15.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Gays Mills, WI (2010)
    • 47797.1%White alone
    • 61.2%Black alone
    • 61.2%Two or more races
    • 10.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.2%Hispanic

Races in Gays Mills detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Gays Mills, Wisconsin as of October 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Gays Mills is 266 to 1.


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Ancestries: Norwegian (42.5%), German (12.8%), English (9.3%), American (5.3%), Irish (4.9%), Eastern European (4.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1900

Elevation: 700 feet

Land area: 4.60 square miles.

Population density: 113 people per square mile   (very low).

Gays Mills, Wisconsin map

3 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.6%
Wisconsin:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,751 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,242 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: La Crosse, WI (39.3 miles , pop. 51,818).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (75.1 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (190.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Bell Center, WI (1.4 miles),
Mount Sterling, WI (2.0 miles ),
Haney, WI (2.2 miles ),
Soldiers Grove, WI (2.6 miles ),
Steuben, WI (3.1 miles),
Readstown, WI (3.2 miles ),
Kickapoo, WI (3.3 miles ),
Akan, WI (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 43.32 N, Longitude: 90.85 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The Apple Capital of Wisconsin

Area code: 608

Distribution of median household income in Gays Mills, WI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Gays Mills, WI in 2017
Gays Mills satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $62,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $111,800
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $147,700
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $35,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,500
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $117,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $147,200
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $150,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Gays Mills, WI residents
Average permit cost in Gays Mills, WI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.2%
Wisconsin:

3.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +48 (+8.3%).
Most common industries in Gays Mills, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.8%)
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.3%)
  • Electronic shopping & mail-order houses (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.2%)
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.7%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.1%)
  • Educational services (13.4%)
  • Electronic shopping & mail-order houses (7.9%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (5.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Gays Mills, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (8.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.5%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (3.9%)

Average climate in Gays Mills, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Gays Mills-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 41% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/30/1954, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.9 miles away from the Gays Mills village center .

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 21.6 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gays Mills-area historical earthquake activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 87% 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 370.4 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 162.5 miles away from the city 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 347.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 303.4 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 131.9 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 369.8 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 Crawford County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 14, Tornadoes: 7, Mudslides: 2, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gays Mills topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Gays Mills:

  • BOSCOBEL CARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BOSCOBEL, WI)
  • BOSCOBEL AREA HEALTH CARE Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; BOSCOBEL, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gays Mills:

  • Viterbo University (about 39 miles; La Crosse, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,848)
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (about 40 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 9,837)
  • Western Technical College (about 40 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 3,377)
  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 45 miles; Platteville, WI; FT enrollment: 7,679)
  • Luther College (about 49 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,700)
  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 53 miles; Calmar, IA; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 59 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 5,275)

Library in Gays Mills:

  • GAYS MILLS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $41,692; Location: 205 MAIN ST.; 6,881 books; 4,183 audio materials; 1,562 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 31 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Gays Mills: Sunrise Orchards (A), Ocooch Mountain Rescue (B), Gays Mills Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Gays Mills Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Gays Mills Tourist Information (212 State Highway 131).

Crawford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Gays Mills and their reported violations in the past:

GAYS MILLS WATERWORKS (Population served: 620, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Other (FEB-29-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-13-2007), St Public Notif requested (NOV-13-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-21-2007), St Public Notif issued (DEC-30-2007), St Public Notif received (MAR-19-2008)
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Gays Mills that have no violations reported:

  • ST PHILIPS CATHOLIC CHURCH (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.2 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

58.4%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

4.4%
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

Banks with branches in Gays Mills (2011 data):

  • Royal Bank: Gays Mills Branch at 114 Hwy 171 East, branch established on 1904/09/01. Info updated 2011/02/15: Bank assets: $309.8 mil, Deposits: $257.1 mil, headquarters in Elroy, WI, positive income, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Royal Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Gays Mills:

Marital status in Gays Mills, WI
  • Never married: 34.1%
  • Now married: 40.8%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 17.8%

For population 25 years and over in Gays Mills:

  • High school or higher: 93.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.2%
  • Unemployed: 9.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Wisconsin average:

10.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Gays Mills
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Gays Mills, WI (based on Crawford County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,1507
Mainline Protestant2,82919
Evangelical Protestant1,16910
Other2372
None7,259-
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: 7
Crawford County:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Crawford County:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Here:

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

10.03 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Crawford County:

8.8%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.6%
Wisconsin:

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

11.3%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

53.8%
Wisconsin:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Gays Mills:

46.6%
Wisconsin:

45.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.8
Wisconsin:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Gays Mills:

7.4%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Gays Mills:

10.2%
Wisconsin:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Gays Mills:

7.2
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
Gays Mills:

28.5%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
Gays Mills:

51.1%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Gays Mills:

77.8%
Wisconsin:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Gays Mills, WI Residents
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
Other Government Administration 7$122$2090$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,504$30,0480$0
Water Supply 1$4,256$51,0720$0
Other and Unallocable 1$5,314$63,7680$0
Local Libraries 1$1,267$15,2041$162
Financial Administration 1$3,676$44,1121$350
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 12$17,139$17,1392$512

Gays Mills government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $4,254,000 ($8212.36)
    General - Other: $2,931,000 ($5658.30)
    Regular Highways: $2,406,000 ($4644.79)
    Health - Other: $503,000 ($971.04)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($23.17)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $313,000 ($604.25)
    Water Utilities: $125,000 ($241.31)
    Sewerage: $122,000 ($235.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $98,000 ($189.19)
    Regular Highways: $91,000 ($175.68)
    Central Staff Services: $72,000 ($139.00)
    Local Fire Protection: $57,000 ($110.04)
    Libraries: $43,000 ($83.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $29,000 ($55.98)
    Financial Administration: $26,000 ($50.19)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $10,000 ($19.31)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000 ($13.51)
    General Public Buildings: $7,000 ($13.51)
    Health - Other: $4,000 ($7.72)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $55,000 ($106.18)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $28,000 ($54.05)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $234,000 ($451.74)

Gays Mills government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $112,000 ($216.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $24,000 ($46.33)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $5,000 ($9.65)
    Other: $4,000 ($7.72)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $3,238,000 ($6250.97)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $16,000 ($30.89)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $70,000 ($135.14)
    Donations From Private Sources: $26,000 ($50.19)
    General Revenue - Other: $24,000 ($46.33)
    Rents: $6,000 ($11.58)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($5.79)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($1.93)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $62,000 ($119.69)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $6,308,000 ($12177.61)
    General Local Government Support: $243,000 ($469.11)
    Highways: $61,000 ($117.76)
  • Tax - Property: $124,000 ($239.38)
    Other: $9,000 ($17.37)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000 ($5.79)

Gays Mills government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,922,000 ($3710.42)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,851,000 ($3573.36)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $315,000 ($608.11)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $244,000 ($471.04)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $50,000 ($96.53)

Gays Mills government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $669,000 ($1291.51)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $65,000 ($125.48)

5.88% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,842 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Grant County, WI  1.28% ($41,452 average AGI)
to La Crosse County, WI  0.72% ($45,319)
to Vernon County, WI  0.70% ($38,239)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gays Mills:

  • WKTY (580 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WVRQ (1360 AM; 1 kW; VIROQUA, WI; Owner: ROBINSON CORPORATION)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WIZM (1410 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gays Mills:

  • WQPC (94.3 FM; PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WI; Owner: ROBINSON CORPORATION)
  • WVRQ-FM (102.3 FM; VIROQUA, WI; Owner: ROBINSON CORPORATION)
  • WIZM-FM (93.3 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • KQEG (102.7 FM; LA CRESCENT, MN; Owner: WHITE EAGLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVCX (98.9 FM; TOMAH, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WHLA (90.3 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WLSU (88.9 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: BD.OF REGENTS, UNIV.OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WHHI (91.3 FM; HIGHLAND, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KNEI-FM (103.5 FM; WAUKON, IA; Owner: WENNES COMMUNICATIONS STATIONS, INC.)
  • WRQT (95.7 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Gays Mills:

  • WDLS-LP (Channel 35; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • K41AD (Channel 41; LANSING, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • WXOW-TV (Channel 19; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: WXOW-WQOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W22CI (Channel 22; BLOOMINGTON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)

Gays Mills fatal accident list:

Sep 12, 2009 01:55 PM, Sr-171, Lat: 43.312908, Lon: -90.843650, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 28, 2008 01:45 AM, Sr-171, Lat: 43.331730, Lon: -90.865860, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 30, 2004 02:00 PM, Sr-171, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 8, 1990 09:20 PM, Westriver, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Jul 28, 1979 11:23 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 95ft / 29.2mTotal length
  • $211,000Total costs
  • 11,482Total average daily traffic
  • 588Total average daily truck traffic
  • 17,919Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Gays Mills, WI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 51990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Gays Mills, WI

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • SANDY L PETERS, 50272 Old Gays Mills Road (Lat: 43.321778 Lon: -90.865861), Type: 94.4, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight, LLP, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989
  • SANDRA L PETERS, 50272 Old Gays Mills Road (Lat: 43.321778 Lon: -90.865861), Type: 94.4, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight, LLP, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989
  • STEVEN T CAMPBELL, 50272 Old Gays Mills Road (Lat: 43.321778 Lon: -90.865861), Type: 94.4, Structure height: 55023 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight, LLP, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 955-3000
  • ANGELA L BOSSARD, 20277 Country View Drive. 1 Mile N Of Seneca On Hwy 27 (Lat: 43.273750 Lon: -90.955306), Type: 86.6, Structure height: 55023 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Wisconsin Power And Light Company, Jimteach@alliantenergy.Com, , Madis-on, Phone: (608) 458-0409
  • ANGELA L BOSSARD, 20277 Country View Drive. 1 Mile N Of Seneca On Hwy 27 (Lat: 43.273750 Lon: -90.955306), Type: 86.6, Structure height: 55023 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Wisconsin Power And Light Company, Jimteach@alliantenergy.Com, , Madis-on, Phone: (608) 458-0409

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Highway Shop (Lat: 43.318306 Lon: -90.846250), Call Sign: WAH330,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.060 MHz, Grant Date: 03/13/2014, Expiration Date: 05/23/2024, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • Hwy 171 2.25 Mi Ene (Lat: 43.322194 Lon: -90.716250), Call Sign: KNDD886, Licensee ID: L00095367,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.220 MHz, Grant Date: 05/27/1997, Expiration Date: 08/04/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/08/2002, Registrant: North Crawford School District, Box 68, Gays Mills, WI 54631, Phone: (608) 735-4318
  • Hwy 171 1 Mi E (Lat: 43.316917 Lon: -90.841528), Call Sign: KNDE309, Licensee ID: L00516278,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.915 MHz, Grant Date: 05/14/2002, Expiration Date: 07/20/2012, Cancellation Date: 09/22/2012, Registrant: New Horizons Supply Co Op, Gays Mills, WI 54631, Phone: (608) 735-4308

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • GAYS MILLS WI, On Old Hwy 17 1.25 Mi Nw (Lat: 43.321667 Lon: -90.867222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: WPRR534,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6526.25 MHz, 6566.25 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, Grant Date: 01/18/2011, Expiration Date: 12/27/2020, Certifier: Kerry R Groetsch, Registrant: Mona Lee & Associates, 3730 Kirby Drive, Suite 1200, Pmb 165, Houston, TX 77098, Phone: (832) 850-7646, Email:
  • GAYS MILLS, 50272 Old Gays Mills Road (Lat: 43.321778 Lon: -90.865861), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.4 m, Call Sign: WQHE465,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 11215.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/27/2017, Expiration Date: 07/11/2027, Certifier: John E Rooney, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • STATION, On Old Hwy 171 1 1/4 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 43.321361 Lon: -90.868722), Overall height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: WEG346,
    Assigned Frequencies: 1985.00 MHz, 1965.00 MHz, Grant Date: 04/20/2000, Expiration Date: 04/19/2010, Cancellation Date: 06/21/2001, Phone: (608) 788-4000

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Gays Mills)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: RICK J SCHUCH SEAREY LSX (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: HIRTH 3702 (84 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 143WD , Serial Number: 1LK503C, Year manufactured: 2016, Airworthiness Date: 07/20/2016, Certificate Issue Date: 05/01/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Rick J Schuch, 47233 Sand Creek Rd, Gays Mills, WI 54631
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 1468V , Serial Number: 17263605, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 07/31/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 02/08/1980
    Registrant (Corporation): Peter J Holzhauer Md Sc, 49495 Docs Ln, Gays Mills, WI 54631
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 66073 , Serial Number: 15075815, Airworthiness Date: 06/01/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 05/29/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Jerome D Jenkins, 47532 Drake Rd, Gays Mills, WI 54631
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 08/20/2013
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 17-30 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 142 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7386V , Serial Number: 30238, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 09/10/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 05/20/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Jerome D Jenkins, 47532 Drake Rd, Gays Mills, WI 54631
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7437J , Serial Number: 28R-30782, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 06/03/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 03/14/1986
    Registrant (Individual): Rick J Schuch, 47233 Sand Creek Rd, Gays Mills, WI 54631
  • Aircraft: SKYKITS USA CORP SAVANNAH (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 8608A , Serial Number: 05-10-51-430, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 05/27/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 08/04/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Richard Zeitler, 45122 State Highway 171, Gays Mills, WI 54631

Most common first names in Gays Mills, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1676.6 years
John1274.0 years
Robert1170.0 years
Mary1085.0 years
George973.8 years
Charles876.8 years
Henry880.0 years
James776.9 years
Mildred780.7 years
Lawrence768.1 years
Most common last names in Gays Mills, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Olson1380.2 years
Anderson1173.3 years
Fleming979.3 years
Knoble980.3 years
Smith877.3 years
Stussy768.1 years
Murphy676.9 years
Heisz666.0 years
Drake680.7 years
Bell675.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Gays Mills, WI
  • 65.8%Utility gas
  • 10.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.5%Electricity
  • 7.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.3%Wood
  • 1.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Gays Mills, WI
  • 46.0%Electricity
  • 44.0%Utility gas
  • 6.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.0%Wood


Gays Mills compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
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