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Population in 2010: 426. Population change since 2000: -9.4%
 

Males: 208  (48.8%)
Females: 218  (51.2%)

Median resident age:  44.8 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54755.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,059 (it was $30,156 in 2000)
Gilmanton:

$37,059
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,180

Gilmanton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $115,132 (it was $71,700 in 2000)
Gilmanton:

$115,132
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $193,351; Detached houses: $201,799; Mobile homes: $70,847

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Gilmanton races chart
  • White alone - 412 (96.7%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (1.4%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Gilmanton: 154.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (41.7%), Norwegian (33.8%), Swiss (9.1%), English (8.3%), Polish (4.3%), Irish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 786 feet

Land area: 36.3 square miles.

Population density: 12 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Gilmanton:

  • High school or higher: 84.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gilmanton town:

  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 66.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 6.9%

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

Gilmanton town:  1.1% ($771)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
Gilmanton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eau Claire, WI (25.7 miles , pop. 61,704).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (77.4 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (272.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Modena, WI (2.5 miles ), Mondovi, WI (2.6 miles ), Montana, WI (2.8 miles ), Naples, WI (2.9 miles ), Canton, WI (2.9 miles ), Chimney Rock, WI (3.4 miles ), Drammen, WI (3.6 miles ), Waumandee, WI (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 44.47 N, Longitude: 91.69 W

Area code: 715

Gilmanton household income distribution Gilmanton home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.0%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +1 (+0.2%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (43%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (9%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Food (4%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Truck transportation (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (34%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (13%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Gilmanton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 68% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1958, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 40.0 miles away from the Gilmanton town center killed 21 people and injured 74 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/4/1958, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.4 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Buffalo County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Floods: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gilmanton topographic map

Birthplace of: Harold R. W. Benjamin - Educator.


Hospitals/medical centers near Gilmanton:

  • BUFFALO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL INC (Hospital, provides emergency services, about 7 miles away; MONDOVI, WI)
  • AMERICAN LUTHERAN HOME MONDOVI (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MONDOVI, WI)
  • CRYSTAL LAKE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; STRUM, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gilmanton:

  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 25 miles; Eau Claire, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,059)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 25 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 9,913)
  • Winona State University (about 30 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 7,637)
  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (about 30 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 2,056)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 31 miles; Menomonie, WI; FT enrollment: 7,101)
  • Rochester Community and Technical College (about 48 miles; Rochester, MN; FT enrollment: 3,599)
  • Western Technical College (about 51 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 2,278)

Public high school in Gilmanton:

  • Gilmanton Hi (Students: 90; Location: S889 Larson Rd; Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Gilmanton:

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

Reservoir: 02 Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Hadley Creek (A), Elk Creek (B), Pratt Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Buffalo 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 Gilmanton and their reported violations in the past:

PANTHER CAFE (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
LONGSHOTS BAR (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between OCT-2003 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  75.6%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.8%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

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

7.3%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

3.3%
Whole state:

3.7%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Gilmanton, WI

Gilmanton 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Gilmanton (2011 data):

  • Alliance Bank: Gilmanton Branch at S879 State Road 88, branch established on 1988/08/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $148.0 mil, Deposits: $131.8 mil, headquarters in Mondovi, WI, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Gebsco, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (48%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (35%)
  • Wood (16%)
  • Electricity (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Gilmanton town (based on Buffalo County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 76.11%
Here76.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents34.8%29.1%9.8%9.8%5.2%
Congregations10.8%21.6%13.5%10.8%10.8%
NameUnited Church of ChristNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsOld Order AmishBaptist General ConferenceOther
Adherents4.7%2.7%2.6%0.6%0.7%
Congregations8.1%5.4%10.8%2.7%5.4%
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: 3
Buffalo County:

2.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Buffalo County:

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
This county:

13.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Buffalo County:

28.4%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.3%
State:

13.0%

5.62% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,363 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.62%
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 Trempealeau County, WI  0.72% ($35,500 average AGI)
from Eau Claire County, WI  0.66% ($24,919)
from Winona County, MN  0.64% ($30,944)


6.87% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,560 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.87%
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 Eau Claire County, WI  1.27% ($27,444 average AGI)
to Winona County, MN  0.97% ($30,764)
to Trempealeau County, WI  0.79% ($32,022)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gilmanton:

  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WQOQ (1430 AM; 2 kW; DURAND, WI; Owner: ZOE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAYY (790 AM; 5 kW; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WEAQ (1150 AM; 5 kW; CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WOGO (680 AM; 3 kW; HALLIE, WI; Owner: STEWARDS OF SOUND, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gilmanton:

  • WDMO (95.9 FM; DURAND, WI; Owner: ZOE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAXX (104.5 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • KMFX-FM (102.5 FM; LAKE CITY, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUEC (89.7 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WHWC (88.3 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KHME (101.1 FM; WINONA, MN; Owner: KAGE, INC.)
  • WHTL-FM (102.3 FM; WHITEHALL, WI; Owner: THE WHTL GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • KNXR (97.5 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: UNITED AUDIO CORPORATION)
  • KQAL (89.5 FM; WINONA, MN; Owner: WINONA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBIZ-FM (100.7 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWNG (105.9 FM; RED WING, MN; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KAGE-FM (95.3 FM; WINONA, MN; Owner: KAGE, INC.)
  • WECL (92.9 FM; ELK MOUND, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WISM-FM (98.1 FM; ALTOONA, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHEM (91.3 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: FOURTH DIMENSION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Gilmanton:

  • WKBT (Channel 8; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: QUEENB TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WEAU-TV (Channel 13; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WEAU LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WQOW-TV (Channel 18; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WXOW-WQOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHWC-TV (Channel 28; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KXLT-TV (Channel 47; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SHOCKLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WXOW-TV (Channel 19; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: WXOW-WQOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K57CN (Channel 57; WABASHA, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 12
Total length: 31 meters (102ft)
Total average daily traffic: 5,195
Total average daily truck traffic: 318
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 6,984

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 6
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Gilmanton, WI


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Eagle Peak (MWW), On Eagle Peak, 3 Miles Southwest (Lat: 44.438611 Lon: -91.726667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 106.7 m, Overall height: 112.8 m, Call Sign: KNKN396
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/14/2009, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019, Certifier: Dennis Miller
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Brian Fingerson, On Eagle Peak, 3 Miles Southwest (Lat: 44.438611 Lon: -91.726667), Type: 112.8, Overall height: 106.7 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 GASAREG
  • Gary Christopherson, On Eagle Peak, 3 Miles Southwest (Lat: 44.438611 Lon: -91.726667), Type: 112.8, Overall height: 106.7 m
    Registrant: 2028573500, Lratnavale@fcclaw.Com, 1111 19TH ST., N.W., SUITE 1200
  • James E McDonald, On Eagle Peak, 3 Miles Southwest (Lat: 44.438611 Lon: -91.726667), Type: 112.8, Overall height: 106.7 m
    Registrant: 5019058555, Aci.Wireless.Regulatory@alltel.Com, ONE ALLIED DRIVE, B2F02-A, Phone: (Sup) erv-isor
  • Jerri L Janjua, On Eagle Peak, 3 Miles Southwest (Lat: 44.438611 Lon: -91.726667), Type: 112.8, Overall height: 106.7 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 GASAREG
  • On Eagle Peak, 3 Miles Southwest (Lat: 44.438611 Lon: -91.726667), Type: 112.8, Overall height: 106.7 m
    Registrant: 9208411231, , 4600 WEST COLLEGE AVENUE


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