Grand Marsh, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 127.
Males: 65  (51.6%)
Females: 62  (48.4%)
Median resident age:

46.8 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.5 years

Zip code: 53936

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,977
Grand Marsh:

$45,977
WI:

$59,305

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,047

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $135,047
Grand Marsh:

$135,047
WI:

$178,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $102,965; detached houses: $102,985

Median gross rent in 2017: $848.

March 2019 cost of living index in Grand Marsh: 88.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 1.9%
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  • Races in Grand Marsh, WI (2010)
    • 11892.9%White alone
    • 75.5%Hispanic
    • 10.8%Asian alone
    • 10.8%Two or more races



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Grand Marsh, Wisconsin as of September 21, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Grand Marsh is 17 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (32.0%), Portuguese (20.0%), Polish (16.0%), American (12.0%), English (12.0%), Irish (8.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1010 feet

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,182 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,845 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Oshkosh, WI (58.3 miles , pop. 62,916).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (58.3 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (174.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

New Chester, WI (1.5 miles ),
Easton, WI (2.3 miles ),
Adams, WI (2.7 miles ),
Friendship, WI (2.8 miles ),
Springville, WI (3.0 miles ),
Oxford, WI (3.2 miles ),
Preston, WI (3.2 miles ),
Westfield, WI (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 43.89 N, Longitude: 89.71 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 608

Distribution of median household income in Grand Marsh, WI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Grand Marsh, WI in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.9%
Wisconsin:

3.3%

Tornado activity:

Grand Marsh-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 55% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.7 miles away from the Grand Marsh place center killed one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 43.0 miles away from the place center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Grand Marsh-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 172.8 miles away from the city center
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 387.7 miles away from Grand Marsh 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 362.9 miles away from Grand Marsh center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 334.4 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 150.5 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 386.5 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 Adams County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Grand Marsh:

  • MOUNDVIEW MEM HSPTL AND CLINICS Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; FRIENDSHIP, WI)
  • VILLA PINES LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FRIENDSHIP, WI)
  • NORTHLAND HOME HLTH (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; WESTFIELD, WI)

Amtrak station near Grand Marsh:

  • 19 miles: WISCONSIN DELLS (LACROSSE ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grand Marsh:

  • Mid-State Technical College (about 36 miles; Wisconsin Rapids, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,128)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 45 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 9,089)
  • Herzing University-Madison (about 56 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 3,160)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 57 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 9,603)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 59 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 34,621)
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (about 59 miles; Oshkosh, WI; FT enrollment: 10,637)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 59 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)

Public elementary/middle school in Grand Marsh:

  • GRAND MARSH ELEMENTARY (Location: 620 COUNTY ROAD E, Grades: PK-5)

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Adams County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Grand Marsh and their reported violations in the past:

SPRINGVILLE TAP LLC (Population served: 26, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Other (APR-01-2010), St Public Notif requested (APR-12-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-12-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAR-25-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-25-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-27-2011)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Grand Marsh that have no violations reported:

  • NEW CHESTER TOWN HALL (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.8 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

69.6%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

10.9%
Whole state:

7.3%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Grand Marsh (2011 data):

  • Grand Marsh State Bank: at 643 Main St, branch established on 1915/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $123.9 mil, Deposits: $103.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Bosshard Financial Group, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Grand Marsh:

Marital status in Grand Marsh, WI
  • Never married: 16.1%
  • Now married: 55.4%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 18.6%

For population 25 years and over in Grand Marsh:

  • High school or higher: 72.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.9
Wisconsin average:

10.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Grand Marsh, WI (based on Adams County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,7002
Mainline Protestant1,5119
Evangelical Protestant8398
Other2892
None16,536-
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: 1
Here:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Adams County:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Adams County:

3.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Adams County:

7.80 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

9.2%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.7%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Adams County:

13.8%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

9.25% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,946 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.25%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Columbia County, WI  0.90% ($33,200 average AGI)
from Sauk County, WI  0.75% ($45,379)
from Wood County, WI  0.71% ($28,309)


7.16% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,701 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.16%
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 Wood County, WI  1.08% ($40,341 average AGI)
to Sauk County, WI  0.61% ($25,087)
to Columbia County, WI  0.59% ($41,422)

Strongest AM radio stations in Grand Marsh:

  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WIBU (900 AM; 1 kW; WISCONSIN DELLS, WI; Owner: MAGNUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDUX (800 AM; 5 kW; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFHR (1320 AM; 5 kW; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN RAPIDS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grand Marsh:

  • WDKM (106.1 FM; ADAMS, WI; Owner: ROCHE-A-CRI BROADCASTING)
  • WOLX-FM (94.9 FM; BARABOO, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WVCX (98.9 FM; TOMAH, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WRJC-FM (92.1 FM; MAUSTON, WI; Owner: WRJC, INCORPORATED)
  • WNNO-FM (106.9 FM; WISCONSIN DELLS, WI; Owner: MAGNUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBKY (95.9 FM; PORTAGE, WI; Owner: MAGNUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGLX-FM (103.3 FM; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN RAPIDS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNFM (104.9 FM; REEDSBURG, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WBDL (102.9 FM; REEDSBURG, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WAUH (102.3 FM; WAUTOMA, WI; Owner: HOMETOWN BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WMMA (93.9 FM; NEKOOSA, WI; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Grand Marsh:

  • W64AU (Channel 64; ADAMS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WDLS-LP (Channel 35; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • W24BV (Channel 24; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Grand Marsh)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 500 Railroad St (Lat: 43.886917 Lon: -89.711500), Call Sign: WXA708,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.535 MHz, Grant Date: 01/30/2003, Expiration Date: 02/24/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/27/2013, Certifier: Mike H Novak, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 43.888889 Lon: -89.677500, Call Sign: WQSL612,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.487 MHz, Grant Date: 10/25/2013, Expiration Date: 10/25/2023, Certifier: Todd Willer, Registrant: Baycom Inc, 2040 Radisson Street, Green Bay, WI 54302, Phone: (920) 544-4248, Fax: (920) 468-8615

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • GRAND MARSH, 2573 County Road E (Lat: 43.880278 Lon: -89.658889), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 97.5 m, Overall height: 100.5 m, Call Sign: WQKB908,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, Grant Date: 04/02/2019, Expiration Date: 03/24/2029, 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:
  • BROOKS SUB, 508 Edgewood Avenue (Lat: 43.876500 Lon: -89.678083), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 56.4 m, Call Sign: WQTW680,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz... (+14 more), Grant Date: 04/28/2014, Expiration Date: 04/28/2024, Certifier: Dean Hansen, Registrant: Bug Tussel Wireless LLC, Green Bay, WI 54305, Phone: (920) 697-1090, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: WA9DLZ, Grant Date: 08/16/1988, Expiration Date: 08/16/1998, Cancellation Date: 08/17/2000, Registrant: Dell O Wright, Rt 1 Box 45, Grand Marsh, WI 53936
  • Call Sign: WD9HXC, Licensee ID: L00408825, Grant Date: 11/15/2011, Expiration Date: 01/07/2022, Registrant: Brian L Vodvarka, 3365 11th Ave, Grand Marsh, WI 53936
  • Call Sign: KC9PNE, Licensee ID: L00115032, Grant Date: 04/08/2009, Expiration Date: 04/08/2019, Cancellation Date: 05/01/2009, Certifier: Daniel L Blanchard Jr, Registrant: Daniel L Blanchard Jr, 3037 11th Ct, Grand Marsh, WI 53936
  • Call Sign: W9DLB, Previous Call Sign: KC9PNE, Licensee ID: L00115032, Grant Date: 02/05/2019, Expiration Date: 05/01/2029, Certifier: Daniel L Blanchard Jr, Registrant: Daniel L Blanchard Jr, 3037 11th Ct, Grand Marsh, WI 53936
  • Call Sign: KD9HEN, Licensee ID: L02059384, Grant Date: 10/25/2016, Expiration Date: 10/25/2026, Certifier: Cory J Riccioni, Registrant: Cory J Riccioni, 2999 13th Ave, Grand Marsh, WI 53936
  • Call Sign: KD9HNY, Licensee ID: L00741721, Grant Date: 12/14/2016, Expiration Date: 12/14/2026, Certifier: Patrick T Swadish, Registrant: Patrick T Swadish, 350 Dyke Ave, Grand Marsh, WI 53936
  • Call Sign: KD9LKK, Licensee ID: L01835868, Grant Date: 07/10/2018, Expiration Date: 07/10/2028, Certifier: James L Bondowski, Registrant: James L Bondowski, 743 Eagle St, Grand Marsh, WI 53936

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PRECISION DRONE LLC PACESETTER (Category: Land, Engines: 6), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 785BS , Serial Number: DB000223, Certificate Issue Date: 08/23/2016
    Registrant (Corporation): Wallendal Supply Inc, 2401 5th Ave, Grand Marsh, WI 53936

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 9. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 14 took place in 2016, and the least - 1 in 2005. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Grand Marsh, WI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (46.7%), and Outside Fires (35.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Grand Marsh, WI
    • 5646.7%Structure Fires
    • 4335.8%Outside Fires
    • 1714.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 43.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Grand Marsh, WI
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Grand Marsh, WI
  • 78.7%Utility gas
  • 14.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Grand Marsh, WI
  • 100.0%Utility gas


Grand Marsh compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above 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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