Hay River, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 558. Population change since 2000: +2.2%
 
Males: 295  (52.9%)
Females: 263  (47.1%)
Median resident age:  41.6 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54725.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,614 (it was $41,458 in 2000)
Hay River:

$45,614
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,145 (it was $19,272 in 2000)

Hay River town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $117,894 (it was $88,500 in 2000)
Hay River:

$117,894
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $127,816; Detached houses: $156,016; Mobile homes: $52,816
Hay River races chart
  • White alone - 543 (97.3%)
  • Hispanic - 5 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hay River: 152.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (39.2%), Norwegian (33.5%), Irish (8.6%), English (6.6%), United States (4.8%), Slovak (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 36.1 square miles.

Population density: 15 people per square mile   (very low).

Hay River,WI real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Hay River:

  • High school or higher: 80.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hay River town:

  • Never married: 19.9%
  • Now married: 66.7%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

5 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.9%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

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

Hay River town:  2.0% ($1,792)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eau Claire, WI (28.6 miles , pop. 61,704).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (58.1 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (309.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Wheeler, WI (1.7 miles ), Boyceville, WI (2.3 miles ), Sheridan, WI (2.4 miles ), Tiffany, WI (2.6 miles ), Tainter, WI (2.8 miles ), Tainter Lake, WI (2.9 miles ), Ridgeland, WI (3.0 miles ), Downing, WI (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 45.08 N, Longitude: 91.94 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 715

Hay River household income distribution Hay River home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.5%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +57 (+11.7%).
Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (18%)
  • Food (6%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (6%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Food (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Construction laborers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Hay River-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 9% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1958, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 13.4 miles away from the Hay River town center killed 21 people and injured 74 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/30/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.1 miles away from the town center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hay River-area historical earthquake activity is below Wisconsin state average. It is 95% 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 203.3 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 215.4 miles away from Hay River 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 293.5 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 372.2 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 243.9 miles away from Hay River center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 149.6 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 Duplin County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Hay River:

  • GLENHAVEN (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; GLENWOOD CITY, WI)
  • PIONEER NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; PRAIRIE FARM, WI)
  • COLFAX HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; COLFAX, WI)
  • AMERICAN LUTHERAN HOME MENOMONIE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MENOMONIE, WI)
  • MAYO CLINIC DIALYSIS - MENOMONIE (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; MENOMONIE, WI)
  • MAYO CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM - RED CEDAR, INC Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; MENOMONIE, WI)
  • DALLAS CARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; DALLAS, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hay River:

  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 14 miles; Menomonie, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,120)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 30 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 4,038)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 30 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 10,143)
  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (about 38 miles; River Falls, WI; FT enrollment: 5,868)
  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (about 47 miles; Shell Lake, WI; FT enrollment: 2,414)
  • Century College (about 51 miles; White Bear Lake, MN; FT enrollment: 7,393)
  • Metropolitan State University (about 57 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 6,159)

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Notable location: Hay River Townhall (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Hay River include: Church of the Nazarene (A), Hay River Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hay River Cemetery (1), Our Saviors Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Big Beaver Creek (A), South Fork Hay River (B), Tiffany Creek (C), Blairmoor Branch (D), Little Beaver Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Hay River: Big Beaver Creek State Public Hunting Ground (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Dunn County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  72.5%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.1%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

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

6.2%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

2.8%
Whole state:

3.7%

Hay River compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (60%)
  • Wood (19%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (16%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Electricity (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hay River town (based on Dunn County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.50%
Here: 50.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodLutheran Church
Adherents44.2%22.9%9.1%7.2%3.5%
Congregations27.9%8.2%18.0%8.2%6.6%
NameChristian and Missionary AllianceUnited Church of ChristChurch of the NazareneGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesOther
Adherents3.4%2.8%1.5%0.8%4.5%
Congregations3.3%1.6%4.9%3.3%18.0%
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: 6
Dunn County:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Dunn County:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Dunn County:

4.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
Here:

7.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.2%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Dunn County:

26.8%
Wisconsin:

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

13.0%
State:

13.0%

Strongest AM radio stations in Hay River:

  • 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)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WAYY (790 AM; 5 kW; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WXCE (1260 AM; 5 kW; AMERY, WI; Owner: LAKE COUNTRY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEAQ (1150 AM; 5 kW; CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WAQE (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WOGO (680 AM; 3 kW; HALLIE, WI; Owner: STEWARDS OF SOUND, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hay River:

  • WHWC (88.3 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WMEQ-FM (92.1 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WATQ (106.7 FM; CHETEK, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVSS (90.7 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • W211AY (90.1 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WXPT (104.1 FM; ST. LOUIS PARK, MN; Owner: THE AUDIO HOUSE, INC.)
  • WAXX (104.5 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WWIB (103.7 FM; HALLIE, WI; Owner: STEWARDS OF SOUND, INC.)
  • WECL (92.9 FM; ELK MOUND, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WUEC (89.7 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WQRB (95.1 FM; BLOOMER, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJMC-FM (96.1 FM; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WBIZ-FM (100.7 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVCF (90.5 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hay River:

  • WHWC-TV (Channel 28; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WEUX (Channel 48; CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI; Owner: GRANT MEDIA INC.)
  • WQOW-TV (Channel 18; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WXOW-WQOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WEAU-TV (Channel 13; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WEAU LICENSEE CORP.)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 27 meters (89ft)
Total costs: $219,000
Total average daily traffic: 4,341
Total average daily truck traffic: 373
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 6,058
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