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Population in 2010: 332. Population change since 2000: -2.1%
 

Males: 179  (53.9%)
Females: 153  (46.1%)

Median resident age:  50.5 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54486.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,087 (it was $38,542 in 2000)
Germania:

$45,087
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,254

Germania town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $123,860 (it was $85,000 in 2000)
Germania:

$123,860
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $155,978; Detached houses: $158,860; Townhouses or other attached units: $207,914; Mobile homes: $37,803

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Germania races chart
  • White alone - 322 (97.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (1.5%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (1.2%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Germania: 150.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (74.0%), Polish (36.0%), Norwegian (7.1%), English (6.5%), French (4.1%), Irish (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 36.2 square miles.

Population density: 9.2 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Germania:

  • High school or higher: 71.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Germania town:

  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 60.3%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 5.9%

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

Germania town:  1.1% ($916)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
Germania satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Appleton, WI (49.2 miles , pop. 70,087).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (114.6 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (212.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Franzen, WI (2.3 miles ), Tigerton, WI (2.3 miles ), Fairbanks, WI (2.4 miles ), Elderon, WI (2.4 miles) , Wittenberg, WI (2.6 miles ), Alban, WI (2.9 miles ), Morris, WI (3.0 miles ), Rosholt, WI (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 44.72 N, Longitude: 89.16 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 715

Germania household income distribution Germania home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.2%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -60 (-15.0%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (19%)
  • Metal and metal products (14%)
  • Food (7%)
  • Wood products (7%)
  • Transportation equipment (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Metal and metal products (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Food (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (16%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (6%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)

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Average climate in Germania, Wisconsin

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Tornado activity:

Germania-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 63% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/26/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.8 miles away from the Germania town center killed 6 people and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/27/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.0 miles away from the town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Shawano County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Germania topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Germania:

  • HOMME HOME FOR THE AGING (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WITTENBERG, WI)

Amtrak stations near Germania:

  • 6 miles: TIGERTON (U.S. HWY 45 & HWY M) - Bus Station
  • 8 miles: WITTENBERG (HWYS. 45 & 29) - Bus Station . Services: full-service food facilities.
  • 14 miles: MARION (U.S. HWY 45) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Germania:

  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 26 miles; Stevens Point, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,352)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 47 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 3,092)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 54 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 3,643)
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (about 58 miles; Oshkosh, WI; FT enrollment: 9,356)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 58 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,041)
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (about 63 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 4,962)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 112 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 5,928)

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Creeks: Beetle Creek (A), Larsen Creek (B), Cleveland Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  72.4%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.1%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

8.9%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

2.5%
Whole state:

3.7%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Germania, WI

Germania compared to Wisconsin state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (45%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (21%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Germania town (based on Shawano County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 73.48%
Here73.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodUnited Methodist Church
Adherents35.0%32.9%16.4%3.1%2.9%
Congregations15.7%28.9%21.7%3.6%8.4%
NameAssemblies of GodUnited Church of ChristLDS (Mormon) ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.3%1.9%1.4%1.3%2.8%
Congregations2.4%2.4%2.4%2.4%12.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Shawano County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Shawano County:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 48
This county:

11.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.9%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Shawano County:

28.1%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.0%
State:

13.0%

6.01% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,836 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
Wisconsin average:

6.06%

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:
from Brown County, WI  0.85% ($41,481 average AGI)
from Outagamie County, WI  0.60% ($35,105)
from Waupaca County, WI  0.52% ($25,341)


6.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,772 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
Wisconsin average:

6.22%

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:
to Brown County, WI  1.06% ($29,530 average AGI)
to Marathon County, WI  0.73% ($31,905)
to Outagamie County, WI  0.63% ($30,610)

Strongest AM radio stations in Germania:

  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRIG (1390 AM; 10 kW; SCHOFIELD, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WDUX (800 AM; 5 kW; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFCL (1380 AM; 4 kW; CLINTONVILLE, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WLBL (930 AM; 5 kW; AUBURNDALE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WFHR (1320 AM; 5 kW; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN RAPIDS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTAQ (1360 AM; 10 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Germania:

  • WYCO (107.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: SEEHAFER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHRM (90.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WIFC (95.5 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WDEZ (101.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: W R I G, 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)
  • WCLQ (89.5 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: CHRISTIAN LIFE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYNW (92.9 FM; BIRNAMWOOD, WI; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRVM (102.7 FM; SURING, WI; Owner: WRVM, INC.)
  • WGLX-FM (103.3 FM; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN RAPIDS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WYTE (96.7 FM; WHITING, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WGNV (88.5 FM; MILLADORE, WI; Owner: EVANGEL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WSPT-FM (97.9 FM; STEVENS POINT, WI; Owner: AMERICUS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJMQ (92.3 FM; CLINTONVILLE, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWSP (89.9 FM; STEVENS POINT, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS OF UNIV. OF WISCONSIN)

TV broadcast stations around Germania:

  • W24BV (Channel 24; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WFXS (Channel 55; WITTENBERG, WI; Owner: DAVIS TELEVISION WAUSAU, LLC)
  • WAOW-TV (Channel 9; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WAOW-WYOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W60CI (Channel 60; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WSAW-TV (Channel 7; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WIWB (Channel 14; SURING, WI; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF WISCONSIN, 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)
  • WHRM-TV (Channel 20; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • W04CW (Channel 4; TIGERTON, ETC., WI; Owner: CENTRAL AUTOMATIC MACHINING, INC.)
  • W66DC (Channel 66; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 170
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 187

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