Iola, Wisconsin

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Population in 2017: 1,243 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.2%
 
Males: 653  (52.5%)
Females: 590  (47.5%)
Median resident age:

46.4 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 54945.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,606 (it was $32,829 in 2000)
Iola:

$46,606
WI:

$59,305

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,094 (it was $17,778 in 2000)

Iola village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $102,395 (it was $81,200 in 2000)
Iola:

$102,395
WI:

$178,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $127,418; detached houses: $126,516; townhouses or other attached units: $185,930

Median gross rent in 2017: $580.

March 2019 cost of living index in Iola: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.6%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Iola, WI (2010)
    • 1,27397.8%White alone
    • 151.2%Hispanic
    • 40.3%American Indian alone
    • 40.3%Two or more races
    • 20.2%Black alone
    • 30.2%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Iola, Wisconsin as of July 15, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Iola is 426 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: German (33.5%), Norwegian (21.1%), Polish (12.5%), American (11.5%), English (4.2%), Irish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1892

Elevation: 955 feet

Land area: 1.71 square miles.

Population density: 725 people per square mile   (low).

Iola, Wisconsin map

6 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.5%
Wisconsin:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,357 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,420 (2.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Appleton, WI (39.7 miles , pop. 70,087).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (100.0 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (198.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Scandinavia, WI (1.8 miles ),
Helvetia, WI (2.3 miles ),
St. Lawrence, WI (2.3 miles ),
Ogdensburg, WI (2.5 miles ),
New Hope, WI (2.8 miles ),
Amherst, WI (3.0 miles ),
Nelsonville, WI (3.0 miles),
Big Falls, WI (3.1 miles)

Latitude: 44.51 N, Longitude: 89.13 W

Area code: 715

Distribution of median household income in Iola, WI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Iola, WI in 2017
Iola satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $92,700
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $82,800
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,100
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $12,700
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $103,200
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $92,900
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $11,800
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $146,000
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $34,900
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $32,300
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $135,000
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $239,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $62,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Iola, WI residents
Average permit cost in Iola, WI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Wisconsin:

3.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +181 (+16.2%).
Most common industries in Iola, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (21.2%)
  • Health care (10.7%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.3%)
  • Construction (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (17.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (13.0%)
  • Construction (9.2%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Food (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Utilities (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (24.5%)
  • Health care (18.0%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (3.9%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Iola, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Media and communications workers (6.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.7%)
  • Media and communications workers (6.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Top executives (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (11.4%)
  • Media and communications workers (6.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.3%)

Average climate in Iola, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Iola-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 24% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/26/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.9 miles away from the Iola village center killed 6 people and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/27/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.4 miles away from the village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Iola-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 90% 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 211.1 miles away from Iola 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 423.8 miles away from the city 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 398.6 miles away from Iola center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 346.9 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 193.4 miles away from Iola center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 366.3 miles away from Iola 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 Waupaca County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Iola topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Iola:

  • IOLA LIVING ASSISTANCE, INC (185 CHET KRAUSE DR PO BOX 237)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Iola:

  • DAVITA - GRAND SEASONS DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; WAUPACA, WI)
  • FMC DIALYSIS - WAUPACA (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; WAUPACA, WI)
  • RECOVER HEALTH OF WISCONSIN INC (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; WAUPACA, WI)
  • MANAWA COM NUR CTR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MANAWA, WI)
  • HOSPICE PGM WAUPACA CTY (Hospital, about 12 miles away; WAUPACA, WI)
  • RIVERSIDE MEDICAL CENTER, INC Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; WAUPACA, WI)
  • CRYSTAL RIVER NUR REHAB (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WAUPACA, WI)

Airports and heliports located in Iola:

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Amtrak stations near Iola:

  • 17 miles: TIGERTON (U.S. HWY 45 & HWY M) - Bus Station
  • 17 miles: MARION (U.S. HWY 45) - Bus Station
  • 20 miles: CLINTONVILLE (20 S. MAIN ST.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Iola:

  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 22 miles; Stevens Point, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,089)
  • Mid-State Technical College (about 34 miles; Wisconsin Rapids, WI; FT enrollment: 2,128)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 37 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 5,682)
  • Lawrence University (about 40 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 2,821)
  • Northcentral Technical College (about 42 miles; Wausau, WI; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (about 45 miles; Oshkosh, WI; FT enrollment: 10,637)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 51 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 6,069)

Public high school in Iola:

Public elementary/middle school in Iola:

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Library in Iola:

  • IOLA VILLAGE LIBRARY (Operating income: $184,170; Location: 180 S. MAIN ST.; 17,702 books; 13,261 e-books; 4,687 audio materials; 3,015 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 11 other licensed databases; 50 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Iola and Rural Volunteer Fire Department and Ambulance Service (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Iola: Our Saviors Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Iola Lake 100 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Dave Krieg - Football player.

Waupaca 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 Iola and their reported violations in the past:

IOLA WATERWORKS (Population served: 1,350, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-10-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-10-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-14-2011)
  • One minor monitoring violation
SCHMIDTS CORNER BAR (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • NORTHLAND SPORTS BAR & GRILL (Population served: 110, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SUBWAY (Population served: 95, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORTH NEW HOPE LUTH CHURCH (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORTHLAND LUTHERAN CH (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.1 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

57.8%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

5.4%
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: 0.0% of all households
48 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
60 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Iola (2011 data):

  • First National Bank: North Main Street Branch at 148 North Main Street, branch established on 1934/03/15. Info updated 2008/01/22: Bank assets: $750.4 mil, Deposits: $668.6 mil, headquarters in Waupaca, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Waupaca Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Premier Community Bank: Iola Branch at 505 East State Street, branch established on 1991/11/04. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $195.6 mil, Deposits: $159.8 mil, headquarters in Marion, WI, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: M.S.b. Bancorporation, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Iola:

Marital status in Iola, WI
  • Never married: 20.7%
  • Now married: 47.4%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 12.8%
  • Divorced: 17.6%

For population 25 years and over in Iola:

  • High school or higher: 93.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Wisconsin average:

10.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Iola
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Iola, WI (based on Waupaca County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant19,15262
Mainline Protestant7,94118
Catholic6,9327
Other93
None18,376-
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: 10
Waupaca County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Waupaca County:

6.35 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 50
Here:

9.63 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

7.9%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Waupaca County:

27.6%
Wisconsin:

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

11.4%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.3%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Iola:

47.5%
Wisconsin:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Iola:

28.4
Wisconsin:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

26.9%
Wisconsin:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

15.2%
Wisconsin:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Iola:

7.1
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.8%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

53.2%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Iola:

76.2%
Wisconsin:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Iola, WI Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 3$11,402$45,6080$0
Local Libraries 2$5,492$32,9522$1,300
Other and Unallocable 2$2,500$15,0000$0
Sewerage 1$4,800$57,6000$0
Financial Administration 1$4,170$50,0401$500
Streets and Highways 1$4,800$57,6000$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$336
Police - Other 0$0 7$1,450
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$4,431
Totals for Government 10$33,164$39,79711$8,017

Iola government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $730,000 ($587.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($2.41)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $370,000 ($297.67)
    Police Protection: $288,000 ($231.70)
    Libraries: $184,000 ($148.03)
    Regular Highways: $153,000 ($123.09)
    Water Utilities: $117,000 ($94.13)
    Central Staff Services: $54,000 ($43.44)
    Financial Administration: $53,000 ($42.64)
    General - Other: $51,000 ($41.03)
    General Public Buildings: $40,000 ($32.18)
    Local Fire Protection: $36,000 ($28.96)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $21,000 ($16.89)
    Health - Other: $19,000 ($15.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($8.05)
    Housing and Community Development: $9,000 ($7.24)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $5,000 ($4.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.80)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $117,000 ($94.13)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $12,000 ($9.65)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $482,000 ($387.77)

Iola government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $313,000 ($251.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.80)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $82,000 ($65.97)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $566,000 ($455.35)
    Rents: $53,000 ($42.64)
    General Revenue - Other: $29,000 ($23.33)
    Special Assessments: $5,000 ($4.02)
    Sale of Property: $5,000 ($4.02)
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,000 ($3.22)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.80)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $90,000 ($72.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $273,000 ($219.63)
    Highways: $77,000 ($61.95)
    Other: $3,000 ($2.41)
  • Tax - Property: $600,000 ($482.70)
    Other License: $5,000 ($4.02)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,000 ($3.22)

Iola government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,440,000 ($1962.99)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,420,000 ($1946.90)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $153,000 ($123.09)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $133,000 ($107.00)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $319,000 ($256.64)
    Beginning: $319,000 ($256.64)

Iola government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $244,000 ($196.30)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $85,000 ($68.38)

5.50% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,147 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.50%
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 Outagamie County, WI  1.28% ($49,400 average AGI)
from Winnebago County, WI  0.64% ($38,625)
from Portage County, WI  0.49% ($44,571)


5.64% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,464 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.64%
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 Outagamie County, WI  1.48% ($41,063 average AGI)
to Winnebago County, WI  0.57% ($38,789)
to Shawano County, WI  0.50% ($34,336)

Businesses in Iola, WI

  • Jones New York: 1
  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Iola:

  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WDUX (800 AM; 5 kW; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFCL (1380 AM; 4 kW; CLINTONVILLE, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WRIG (1390 AM; 10 kW; SCHOFIELD, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WFHR (1320 AM; 5 kW; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN RAPIDS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTAQ (1360 AM; 10 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLBL (930 AM; 5 kW; AUBURNDALE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Iola:

  • WDUX-FM (92.7 FM; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHRM (90.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WAPL-FM (105.7 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIFC (95.5 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WDEZ (101.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: W R I G, INC.)
  • WGLX-FM (103.3 FM; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN RAPIDS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WYCO (107.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: SEEHAFER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLJY (106.5 FM; MARSHFIELD, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WLBL-FM (91.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WXPW (91.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WHITE PINE COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WYTE (96.7 FM; WHITING, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WJMQ (92.3 FM; CLINTONVILLE, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WOZZ (93.5 FM; NEW LONDON, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WIZD (99.9 FM; RUDOLPH, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC)
  • WSPT-FM (97.9 FM; STEVENS POINT, WI; Owner: AMERICUS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WWSP (89.9 FM; STEVENS POINT, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS OF UNIV. OF WISCONSIN)

TV broadcast stations around Iola:

  • W66DC (Channel 66; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W24BV (Channel 24; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W60CI (Channel 60; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WIWB (Channel 14; SURING, WI; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF WISCONSIN, LLC)
  • W16AY (Channel 16; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W18CS (Channel 18; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W40BC (Channel 40; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W62DA (Channel 62; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WFXS (Channel 55; WITTENBERG, WI; Owner: DAVIS TELEVISION WAUSAU, LLC)

Iola fatal accident list:

Apr 29, 2011 03:50 PM, Sr-161, Sr-49, Lat: 44.507172, Lon: -89.122897, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Aug 7, 2004 10:31 PM, Sr-49, Lat: 44.507116, Lon: -89.122874, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 23, 2003 11:19 PM, Sr-161, Lat: 44.509557, Lon: -89.134974, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Feb 2, 2000 10:35 PM, Sr-49, Lat: 44.507116, Lon: -89.122874, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jan 4, 1999 02:10 AM, Sr-49, Lat: 44.507116, Lon: -89.122874, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 8, 1995 10:20 PM, 49, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 4.9mTotal length
  • $226,000Total costs
  • 16,185Total average daily traffic
  • 1,361Total average daily truck traffic
  • 28,892Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • 150 Depot St (Lat: 44.509139 Lon: -89.132056), Call Sign: KCG359,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.203 MHz, Grant Date: 01/05/2005, Expiration Date: 01/22/2015, Cancellation Date: 01/25/2013, Registrant: Central Wisconsin Electric Cooperative, 10401 Lystul Rd, Rosholt, WI 54473, Phone: (715) 677-2211, Email:
  • Iola Substation 3 Mi Ne On Co Hwy G (Lat: 44.543583 Lon: -89.102611), Call Sign: KFS481,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.203 MHz, Grant Date: 01/05/2005, Expiration Date: 01/08/2015, Cancellation Date: 01/25/2013, Registrant: Central Wisconsin Electric Cooperative, 10401 Lystul Rd, Rosholt, WI 54473, Phone: (715) 677-2211, Email:
  • 150 Depot St (Lat: 44.509139 Lon: -89.132056), Call Sign: WCS417,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.525 MHz, Grant Date: 12/12/2012, Expiration Date: 12/21/2022, Registrant: Central Wisconsin Electric Cooperative, 10401 Lystul Rd, Rosholt, WI 54473, Phone: (715) 677-2211, Email:
  • Lat: 44.506944 Lon: -89.141667, Call Sign: WPWK591,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.887 MHz, Grant Date: 10/25/2012, Expiration Date: 12/09/2022, Certifier: Herb Trinrud, Registrant: Jsm Communications, Sheboygan Falls, WI 53085, Phone: (920) 467-2281
  • Lat: 44.503611 Lon: -89.127222, Call Sign: WQFF827,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.540 MHz, Grant Date: 07/06/2006, Expiration Date: 07/06/2016, Cancellation Date: 09/10/2016, Certifier: Eugene L Knutson, Registrant: Iola Old Carishow Inc, E2245 Johanson Rd, Iola, WI 54945, Phone: (715) 281-2881, Email:
  • 700 East State St (Lat: 44.503333 Lon: -89.114833), Call Sign: WRBT431,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.080 MHz, 160.080 MHz, 160.110 MHz, 160.110 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 154.540 MHz, Grant Date: 06/13/2018, Expiration Date: 06/13/2028, Certifier: Joe Opperman, Registrant: Northway Communications Inc., 105 East Oak Street, Wausau, WI 54401, Phone: (715) 842-0841, Fax: (715) 848-1413, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • IOLA/SCANDINAVIA, E1649 Johnson Road (Iola) (Lat: 44.515528 Lon: -89.147250), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 83.2 m, Call Sign: WQUA743,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, Grant Date: 05/21/2014, Expiration Date: 05/21/2024, Certifier: Steven T Campbell, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3
  • 1.75 Mi West Of Ogdensburg (Lat: 44.447750 Lon: -89.077889), Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: KNKJ650,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.240 MHz, Grant Date: 04/27/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 08/22/2001, Registrant: Joyce & Jacobs, 1019 19th Street, N.W., 14th Fl., Ph-2, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-0100
  • Appx 2 Miles Southeast Of Iola (Lat: 44.472194 Lon: -89.100639), Call Sign: KNKJ650,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.240 MHz, Grant Date: 04/27/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 08/22/2001, Registrant: Joyce & Jacobs, 1019 19th Street, N.W., 14th Fl., Ph-2, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-0100
  • 1.75 Miles W Of Ogdensburg (Lat: 44.447750 Lon: -89.077889), Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: KNLQ962,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.240 MHz, Expiration Date: 06/16/2005, Cancellation Date: 08/08/2001, Registrant: Joyce & Jacobs, 1019 19th Street, N.W., 14th Fl., Ph-2, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-0100

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Iola)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: DJI PHANTOM 3 PROFESSION (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 519SA , Serial Number: P76DCE14011078, Certificate Issue Date: 06/28/2016
    Registrant (LLC): Northmoods LLC, N8846 Olson Rd, Iola, WI 54945
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 12/23/1996, Exported to: Canada
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-250 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6280Y , Serial Number: 27-3527, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 10/21/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 05/12/2011
    Registrant (LLC): J & S Of Wi LLC, 130 Division Ct, Iola, WI 54945
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8215C , Serial Number: 28-7625097, Year manufactured: 1975, Certificate Issue Date: 05/12/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Anthony Hawke, Rt 1 Lake Shore Dr, Iola, WI 54945
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 89104 , Serial Number: 8108, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 08/02/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 09/03/1987
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas A Ricchio, 190 Fairway Dr, Iola, WI 54945
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 11AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9445E , Serial Number: 11AC-1082, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 07/28/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 09/26/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Frank J Kropiolowski, N 10211 Highway 49, Iola, WI 54945

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 13. The highest number of fires - 27 took place in 2018, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Iola, WI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (54.0%), and Outside Fires (36.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Iola, WI
    • 11654.0%Structure Fires
    • 7836.3%Outside Fires
    • 177.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 41.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Iola, WI
Most common first names in Iola, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4676.1 years
Robert3875.4 years
Clara3684.6 years
George3474.4 years
William3274.6 years
Raymond2879.2 years
Arthur2684.2 years
Charles2670.5 years
Anna2487.4 years
Harold2475.2 years
Most common last names in Iola, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Olson10879.5 years
Johnson7281.1 years
Peterson4082.0 years
Larson3681.7 years
Bestul3282.1 years
Swenson2879.8 years
Anderson2677.7 years
Knutson2482.5 years
Thompson2474.7 years
Lien2285.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Iola, WI
  • 89.9%Utility gas
  • 7.4%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Iola, WI
  • 55.8%Utility gas
  • 29.8%Electricity
  • 6.6%No fuel used
  • 4.7%Other fuel
  • 3.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Iola 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.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
There are 8 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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