Hawthorne, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 1,136. Population change since 2000: +8.7%
 
Males: 564  (49.6%)
Females: 572  (50.4%)
Median resident age:  44.9 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54849.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $56,790 (it was $44,856 in 2000)
Hawthorne:

$56,790
WI:

$51,467

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,948 (it was $16,855 in 2000)

Hawthorne town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $127,216 (it was $70,700 in 2000)
Hawthorne:

$127,216
WI:

$163,000
  • Races in Hawthorne, WI (2010)

    Hawthorne races chart
    • 1,06693.8%White alone
    • 393.4%Two or more races
    • 161.4%American Indian alone
    • 80.7%Black alone
    • 40.4%Hispanic
    • 20.2%Other race alone
    • 10.09%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Hawthorne: 93.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Swedish (22.0%), German (19.7%), Norwegian (16.1%), Irish (8.1%), United States (7.9%), English (7.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1160 feet

Land area: 45.6 square miles.

Population density: 25 people per square mile   (very low).

Hawthorne,WI real estate house value index trend

Hawthorne, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Hawthorne:

  • High school or higher: 77.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hawthorne town:

  • Never married: 18.1%
  • Now married: 61.8%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 12.0%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

4 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.4%
Wisconsin:

4.8%

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

Hawthorne town:  1.4% ($983)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
Hawthorne satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Duluth, MN (22.9 miles , pop. 86,918).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (124.2 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (383.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Bennett, WI (2.1 miles ), Amnicon, WI (2.3 miles ), Poplar, WI (2.3 miles ), Lake Nebagamon, WI (2.5 miles ), Maple, WI (3.0 miles ), Lakeside, WI (3.0 miles ), Parkland, WI (3.3 miles ), Solon Springs, WI (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 46.51 N, Longitude: 91.83 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 715

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

6.3%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -5 (-0.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Truck transportation (8%)
  • Repair and maintenance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Rail transportation (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Social assistance (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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

Average climate in Hawthorne, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Hawthorne, Wisconsin average temperatures Hawthorne, Wisconsin average precipitation Hawthorne, Wisconsin humidity Hawthorne, Wisconsin wind speed Hawthorne, Wisconsin snowfall Hawthorne, Wisconsin sunshine Hawthorne, Wisconsin clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Hawthorne-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/1980, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.2 miles away from the Hawthorne town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/11/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 52.1 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hawthorne-area historical earthquake activity is 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 210.0 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 221.5 miles away from Hawthorne 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 246.1 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 400.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 185.1 miles away from Hawthorne 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 378.7 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 Douglas County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hawthorne topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hawthorne:

  • MIDDLE RIVER HCC (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SOUTH RANGE, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hawthorne:

  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 19 miles; Superior, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,302)
  • Lake Superior College (about 24 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth (about 25 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 10,612)
  • The College of Saint Scholastica (about 25 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,762)
  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (about 54 miles; Shell Lake, WI; FT enrollment: 2,414)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 113 miles; Menomonie, WI; FT enrollment: 8,120)
  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 115 miles; Brainerd, MN; FT enrollment: 3,371)

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Notable location: Hawthorne Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Hawthorne include: Lake Nebagamon Church (A), Whispering Pines Church (B), Hawthorne Tabernacle (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lakes: Steele Lake (A), Twin Lakes (B), Little Steele Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Douglas 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 86.3. This is about average.

City:

86.3
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.146. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.146
U.S.:

0.303

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 26.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 21.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 5.48. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.48
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00125. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00125
U.S.:

0.01468

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

ROADHOUSE RESTAURANT (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform

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

  • ROADHOUSE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  76.1%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.1%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

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

7.0%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

2.5%
Whole state:

3.7%
92 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
94 people in nursing homes in 2000

Hawthorne 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.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below 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.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Wisconsin average:

11.0

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (65%)
  • Wood (14%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)
  • Utility gas (8%)

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 Hawthorne town (based on Douglas County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic11,1048
Mainline Protestant5,29016
Evangelical Protestant5,01229
Other142
None22,739-
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: 9
Douglas County:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Douglas County:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Douglas County:

5.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 40
Here:

9.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Douglas County:

27.0%
Wisconsin:

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

14.5%
State:

13.0%

4.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,632 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
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 St. Louis County, MN  1.63% ($27,641 average AGI)
from Bayfield County, WI  0.16% ($26,222)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.10% ($25,722)


5.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,204 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
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 St. Louis County, MN  1.46% ($28,508 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.24% ($23,667)
to Bayfield County, WI  0.21% ($40,111)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hawthorne:

  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WDSM (710 AM; 10 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJC (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WWJC, INC.)
  • KDAL (610 AM; 5 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WHSM (910 AM; 5 kW; HAYWARD, WI; Owner: QB BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WGEE (970 AM; 1 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WNMT (650 AM; 10 kW; NASHWAUK, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hawthorne:

  • WHSA (89.9 FM; BRULE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KBMX (107.7 FM; PROCTOR, MN; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF DULUTH, INC.)
  • WWAX (92.1 FM; HERMANTOWN, MN; Owner: RED ROCK RADIO CORP.)
  • WSCN (100.5 FM; CLOQUET, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KDNI (90.5 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KQDS-FM (94.9 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: RED ROCK RADIO CORP.)
  • KLDJ (101.7 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF DULUTH, INC.)
  • KDAL-FM (95.7 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KUMD-FM (103.3 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: REGENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA)
  • KKCB (105.1 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF DULUTH, INC.)
  • KUWS (91.3 FM; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS, UNIV. OF WISC. SYS.)
  • WSCD-FM (92.9 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KRBR-FM (102.5 FM; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCO (98.9 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KDNW (97.3 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WNCB (89.5 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: REFUGE MEDIA GROUP)
  • WNXR (107.3 FM; IRON RIVER, WI; Owner: GERALD J. HACKMAN)

TV broadcast stations around Hawthorne:

  • WDIO-TV (Channel 10; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WDIO-TV, LLC)
  • KDLH (Channel 3; DULUTH, MN; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF DULUTH, LLC)
  • KBJR-TV (Channel 6; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: KBJR LICENSE, INC.)
  • KQDS-TV (Channel 21; DULUTH, MN; Owner: KQDS ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WDSE-TV (Channel 8; DULUTH, MN; Owner: DULUTH-SUPERIOR AREA EDUCATIONAL TV CORPORATION)
  • K58CM (Channel 58; DULUTH, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K15DU (Channel 15; DULUTH, MN; Owner: DAN BLECHMAN)
  • K66EO (Channel 66; DULUTH, MN; Owner: HAROLD AND/ OR SUE KROGMAN)
  • K38DS (Channel 38; DULUTH, MN; Owner: STEVEN R. ZUKERBERG)
  • K62EP (Channel 62; DULUTH, MN; Owner: DAN BLECHMAN)
  • K64EF (Channel 64; DULUTH, MN; Owner: STEVEN R. ZUKERBERG)
  • K68EA (Channel 68; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KWMN-LP (Channel 56; DULUTH, MN; Owner: DULUTH DATACASTING PARTNERS, G.P.)
  • KDUL-LP (Channel 60; DULUTH, MN; Owner: DULUTH TV PARTNERS, GP)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • 1,965Total average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Marin Fettman, 6857 S Cr E (A1n0369d) (Lat: 46.514611 Lon: -91.858917), Type: 76.2, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 4253834000, Marin.Fettman@t-Mobile.Com, 12920 S.E. 38TH STREET
  • Marin Fettman, 6857 S Cr E (A1n0369d) (Lat: 46.514611 Lon: -91.858917), Type: 76.2, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 4253834000, Marin.Fettman@t-Mobile.Com, 12920 S.E. 38TH STREET
  • Michael K O'Connell, 380' S Of Bridge Street And Wisconsin Central Tracks (Lat: 46.502167 Lon: -91.859500), Type: 106.7, Overall height: 106.7 m
    Registrant: 7083326739, Mike.Oconnell@cn.Ca, 17641 S ASHLAND AVE
  • Michael K O'Connell, 380' S Of Bridge Street And Wisconsin Central Tracks (Lat: 46.502167 Lon: -91.859500), Type: 106.7, Overall height: 106.7 m
    Registrant: 7083326739, Mike.Oconnell@cn.Ca, 17641 S ASHLAND AVE

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Old Us Hwy 53 3.33 Mi N (Lat: 46.537444 Lon: -91.862694), Structure height: 55 m, Call Sign: WNYH848
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.260 MHz, 160.785 MHz, 161.295 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/03/1996, Expiration Date: 01/28/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002
    Registrant: Wisconsin Central, Stevens Point, WI 54481, Phone: (715) 345-2461

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • HAWTHORNE, 380' S Of Bridge Street And Wisconsin Central Tracks (Lat: 46.502167 Lon: -91.859500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WQNN820, Licensee ID: L00013390
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz, 6286.19 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/04/2011, Expiration Date: 04/04/2021, Certifier: Michael K O'Connell
    Registrant: Illinois Central Railroad Company, 17641 S Ashland Ave, Homewood, IL 60430, Phone: (708) 332-6739, Fax: (708) 332-6669, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
Most common first names in Hawthorne, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1174.4 years
Frank1084.5 years
Anna690.1 years
Albert578.6 years
Margaret570.6 years
Joseph588.2 years
Bertha589.4 years
Helen588.6 years
Ellen476.8 years
Ida491.7 years
Most common last names in Hawthorne, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1182.0 years
Smith688.9 years
Anderson583.8 years
Jarvi383.6 years
Carlson384.7 years
Love375.6 years
Berglund383.3 years
Erickson389.6 years
Brown383.3 years
Hanson383.0 years
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