Hawkins, Wisconsin

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Population in 2013: 294 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.3%
 
Males: 140  (47.9%)
Females: 154  (52.1%)
Median resident age:  47.9 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 54530.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,738 (it was $29,286 in 2000)
Hawkins:

$31,738
WI:

$51,467

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,508 (it was $17,159 in 2000)

Hawkins village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $68,575 (it was $47,100 in 2000)
Hawkins:

$68,575
WI:

$163,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $453.

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  • Races in Hawkins, WI (2010)

    Hawkins races chart
    • 29697.0%White alone
    • 62.0%Two or more races
    • 10.3%American Indian alone
    • 10.3%Asian alone
    • 10.3%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Hawkins: 86.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (30.8%), Polish (16.7%), Irish (9.4%), Norwegian (8.7%), English (7.3%), Swedish (5.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1922

Elevation: 1369 feet

Land area: 2.19 square miles.

Population density: 134 people per square mile   (very low).

Hawkins,WI real estate house value index trend

Hawkins, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Hawkins:

  • High school or higher: 88.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hawkins village:

  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 57.0%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 12.4%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

4 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.2%
Wisconsin:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,195 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $755 (1.2%)

Hawkins satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eau Claire, WI (61.4 miles , pop. 61,704).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (123.1 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (295.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ingram, WI (2.2 miles) , Kennan, WI (2.5 miles) , South Fork, WI (2.5 miles) , True, WI (2.9 miles ), Cedar Rapids, WI (2.9 miles) , Glen Flora, WI (3.0 miles) , Catawba, WI (3.0 miles) , Jump River, WI (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $101,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $125,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 45.51 N, Longitude: 90.71 W

Area code: 715

Hawkins household income distribution Hawkins home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.5%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -58 (-15.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (38%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (52%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (26%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (29%)
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Hawkins: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Hawkins, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hawkins-area historical tornado activity is below Wisconsin state average. It is 21% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/10/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.3 miles away from the Hawkins village center killed 2 people and injured 24 people.

On 7/30/1977, a category F4 tornado 29.8 miles away from the village center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hawkins-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 258.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 270.2 miles away from Hawkins center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 294.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 435.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 297.9 miles away from Hawkins center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 270.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Rusk County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hawkins topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hawkins:

  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (about 61 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,414)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 63 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 10,143)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 63 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 4,038)
  • Northcentral Technical College (about 64 miles; Wausau, WI; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 74 miles; Menomonie, WI; FT enrollment: 8,120)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 88 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 9,089)
  • Mid-State Technical College (about 90 miles; Wisconsin Rapids, WI; FT enrollment: 2,128)

Library in Hawkins:

  • HAWKINS AREA LIBRARY (Operating income: $33,322; Location: 709 MAIN ST.; 8,355 books; 29 audio materials; 624 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 7 other licensed databases)

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Notable locations in Hawkins: Hawkins Emergency Medical Services (A), Hawkins Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

Creeks: Spring Creek (A), Morgan Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 37.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

37.7
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.15. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.15
U.S.:

9.14

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

  • HAWKINS WATERWORKS (Population served: 333, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.9%
(19.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  1.9 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  52.8%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.9%
Whole state:  7.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Hawkins compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median household income below 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
Wisconsin average:

10.5

Hawkins travel time to work - commute Hawkins mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (53%)
  • Wood (21%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (18%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hawkins village (based on Rusk County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,2568
Evangelical Protestant2,19022
Mainline Protestant2,05913
Other11
None7,249-
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: 6
Rusk County:

4.16 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

8.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Rusk County:

29.2%
Wisconsin:

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

16.2%
State:

13.0%
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
Financial Administration 1$2,657$31,8840$0
Other Government Administration 5$125$3000$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,555$30,6600$0
Sewerage 1$279$3,3480$0
Water Supply 1$788$9,4560$0
Totals for Government 9$6,404$8,5390$0

Hawkins government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $48,000 ($163.27)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($3.40)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $74,000 ($251.70)
    Sewerage: $60,000 ($204.08)
    Fire Protection: $48,000 ($163.27)
    Central Staff Services: $41,000 ($139.46)
    Water Utilities: $33,000 ($112.24)
    Libraries: $14,000 ($47.62)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($30.61)
    General Public Buildings: $9,000 ($30.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($27.21)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($20.41)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($17.01)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($6.80)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($40.82)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $31,000 ($105.44)
    Central Staff: $10,000 ($34.01)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($13.61)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $91,000 ($309.52)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($3.40)

Hawkins government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $54,000 ($183.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $21,000 ($71.43)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($10.20)
    All Other: $2,000 ($6.80)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $67,000 ($227.89)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($44.22)
    Rents: $10,000 ($34.01)
    General Revenue, NEC: $5,000 ($17.01)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $24,000 ($81.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $167,000 ($568.03)
    Highways: $39,000 ($132.65)
    All Other: $14,000 ($47.62)
  • Tax - Property: $25,000 ($85.03)
    NEC: $4,000 ($13.61)

Hawkins government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $16,000 ($54.42)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $199,000 ($676.87)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $169,000 ($574.83)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $14,000 ($47.62)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $30,000 ($102.04)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($6.80)

Hawkins government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $515,000 ($1751.70)

4.82% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,695 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.82%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Chippewa County, WI  0.68% ($35,842 average AGI)
from Barron County, WI  0.63% ($24,543)
from Eau Claire County, WI  0.38% ($25,095)


5.19% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,746 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.19%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Eau Claire County, WI  0.78% ($27,295 average AGI)
to Barron County, WI  0.59% ($27,061)
to Chippewa County, WI  0.59% ($27,273)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hawkins:

  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WHSM (910 AM; 5 kW; HAYWARD, WI; Owner: QB BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLDY (1340 AM; 1 kW; LADYSMITH, WI; Owner: FLAMBEAU BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WAQE (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hawkins:

  • WWIB (103.7 FM; HALLIE, WI; Owner: STEWARDS OF SOUND, INC.)
  • WAXX (104.5 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WJBL (93.1 FM; LADYSMITH, WI; Owner: FLAMBEAU BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WHBM-FM (90.3 FM; PARK FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WCQM (98.3 FM; PARK FALLS, WI; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Hawkins:

  • WLEF-TV (Channel 36; PARK FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WEAU-TV (Channel 13; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WEAU LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W63AR (Channel 63; LADYSMITH, WI; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)

Hawkins fatal accident list:

Apr 19, 1992 08:27 PM, 8, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 2,000Total average daily traffic
  • 220Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,290Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hawkins)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • W City Limits On Hwy 8 (Lat: 45.517194 Lon: -90.719028), Call Sign: KTA677
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.835 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/03/1997, Expiration Date: 04/21/2002, Cancellation Date: 12/07/2001
    Registrant: Ray Baker, Box 319, Hawkins, WI 54530

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC9SVM, Licensee ID: L01583843
    Grant Date: 07/22/2010, Expiration Date: 07/22/2020, Certifier: Brian J Snider
    Registrant: Brian J Snider, 619 Factory St, Hawkins, WI 54530

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: MOONEY COLLIN E KIT FOX IV (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582UL DCDI (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 461DC , Serial Number: 1879, Year manufactured: 2010, Airworthiness Date: 10/27/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel P Cynor, W2510 Lessard Rd, Hawkins, WI 54530

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
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