Keshena, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 1,262. Population change since 2000: -9.5%
Males: 683  (54.2%)
Females: 579  (45.8%)
Median resident age:  23.7 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54135.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,024 (it was $19,792 in 2000)
Keshena:

$33,024
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $9,680 (it was $8,578 in 2000)

Keshena CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $46,921 (it was $42,700 in 2000)
Keshena:

$46,921
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $75,083; Detached houses: $85,887; Mobile homes: $43,501

Median gross rent in 2012: $524.

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Keshena races chart
  • American Indian alone - 1,122 (88.9%)
  • Hispanic - 83 (6.6%)
  • White alone - 32 (2.5%)
  • Two or more races - 24 (1.9%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.08%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Keshena: 86.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 829 feet

Land area: 8.47 square miles.

Population density: 149 people per square mile   (very low).

Keshena,WI real estate house value index trend

Keshena, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Keshena:

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 24.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Keshena CDP:

  • Never married: 58.5%
  • Now married: 22.3%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

112 residents are foreign born (4.1% Asia).

This place:  8.1%
Wisconsin:  4.8%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Keshena, Wisconsin as of June 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Keshena to the number of sex offenders is 79 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $325 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $957 (2.0%)

Keshena satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Green Bay, WI (39.3 miles , pop. 102,313).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (130.4 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (215.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Legend Lake, WI (1.9 miles ), Menominee, WI (2.1 miles ), Wescott, WI (2.4 miles ), Thornton, WI (2.5 miles) , Middle Village, WI (2.6 miles ), Shawano, WI (2.7 miles ), Red Springs, WI (2.7 miles ), Gresham, WI (2.8 miles ).

Latitude: 44.88 N, Longitude: 88.63 W

Area code: 715

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

17.7%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (24%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (16%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (16%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Secondary school teachers (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Keshena, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Keshena-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Wisconsin state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/26/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.2 miles away from the Keshena place center killed 6 people and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/19/1968, a category F4 tornado 30.3 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Keshena-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 96% 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 236.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 364.8 miles away from Keshena center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 439.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 476.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 370.0 miles away from Keshena 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 222.1 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 Menominee County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Keshena topographic map

Birthplace of: Marcus Oliveria - Boxer, Sheila Tousey - Actor.

Hospitals and medical centers near Keshena:

  • EVERGREEN CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SHAWANO, WI)
  • BIRCH HILL CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SHAWANO, WI)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-SHAWANO (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SHAWANO, WI)
  • FMC - SHAWANO (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; SHAWANO, WI)
  • WOODLAND VILLAGE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; SURING, WI)
  • WOODLAND VILLAGE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; SURING, WI)
  • PINE MANOR HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; CLINTONVILLE, WI)

Amtrak stations near Keshena:

  • 19 miles: MARION (U.S. HWY 45) - Bus Station
  • 19 miles: CLINTONVILLE (20 S. MAIN ST.) - Bus Station

College/University in Keshena:

  • College of Menominee Nation (Full-time enrollment: 466; Location: N172 State Highway 47&55; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.menominee.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Keshena:

  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 36 miles; Green Bay, WI; Full-time enrollment: 6,069)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 41 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 42 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 5,682)
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (about 43 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 5,415)
  • Lawrence University (about 45 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 2,821)
  • Northcentral Technical College (about 51 miles; Wausau, WI; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 53 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 9,089)
See full list of schools located in Keshena

Library in Keshena:

  • MENOMINEE TRIBAL/COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $178,611; Location: W2760 CHIEF LITTLE WAVE RD.; 8,426 books; 13,261 e-books; 3,431 audio materials; 1,637 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 9 other licensed databases; 17 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Keshena: Menominee Tribal Rescue Service (A), Keshena Village Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Keshena: Saint Michaels Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Menominee Casino-Bingo-Hotel (N277 Highway 47 55) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Menominee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 35.4%
(8.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.3% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.4 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  80.2%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  16.8%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households
43 people in federal detention centers in 2010
35 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Keshena, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Keshena compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (46%)
  • Wood (35%)
  • Utility gas (7%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Other fuel (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 Keshena CDP (based on Menominee County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 69.55%
Here: 69.6%
USA: 50.2%

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Menominee County:

2.17 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Menominee County:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.3%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Menominee County:

29.8%
Wisconsin:

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

20.5%
State:

13.0%

7.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,128 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.01%
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 Shawano County, WI  2.84% ($24,711 average AGI)
from Brown County, WI  1.04% ($13,214)


6.10% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($21,395 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.10%
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 Shawano County, WI  2.94% ($19,974 average AGI)
to Brown County, WI  0.75% ($23,800)

Strongest AM radio stations in Keshena:

  • WTCH (960 AM; 1 kW; SHAWANO, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING OF SHAWANO, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • 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.)
  • WTAQ (1360 AM; 10 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDUX (800 AM; 5 kW; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WRIG (1390 AM; 10 kW; SCHOFIELD, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WNFL (1440 AM; 5 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Keshena:

  • WRVM (102.7 FM; SURING, WI; Owner: WRVM, INC.)
  • WOWN (99.3 FM; SHAWANO, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING OF SHAWANO, INC.)
  • WAPL-FM (105.7 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOZZ (93.5 FM; NEW LONDON, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WYCO (107.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: SEEHAFER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIXX (101.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRLO-FM (105.3 FM; ANTIGO, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WQLH (98.5 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJMQ (92.3 FM; CLINTONVILLE, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Keshena:

  • WIWB (Channel 14; SURING, WI; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF WISCONSIN, LLC)
  • WBAY-TV (Channel 2; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF GREEN BAY, INC.)
  • WPNE (Channel 38; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WFXS (Channel 55; WITTENBERG, WI; Owner: DAVIS TELEVISION WAUSAU, LLC)
Keshena, Wisconsin:
  • Fatal accident count: 8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 7
  • Fatalities: 10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 23
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Wisconsin average:
  • Fatal accident count: 85
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 127
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 36
  • Fatalities: 92
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 211
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12
See more detailed statistics of Keshena fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total average daily traffic: 200
Total average daily truck traffic: 29
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 270

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Highway 47 & 55 (Lat: 44.872500 Lon: -88.630556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 97.6 m, Overall height: 103.6 m, Call Sign: WPTH841, Licensee ID: L00169810
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/05/2001, Expiration Date: 04/02/2002, Cancellation Date: 06/23/2002, Certifier: Timothy J Duffy
    Registrant: Acc Wisconsin License LLC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • Highway 47 & 55 (Lat: 44.872500 Lon: -88.630556), Type: 103.6, Overall height: 97.6 m
    Registrant: 7156753331, Schaefer@northcentral.Tec.Wi.Us, 1000 W. CAMPUS DRIVE

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 1500 Sw Of Dnr Ranger Station Hwy 47 Near Jct Hwy 55 (Lat: 44.889694 Lon: -88.665667), Call Sign: KET225
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.145 MHz, 151.145 MHz, 151.205 MHz, 151.310 MHz, 151.355 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/11/2004, Expiration Date: 02/27/2015
    Registrant: Division Of State Patrol, Madison, WI 53707-7912, Phone: (608) 267-3573, Fax: (608) 267-4495, Email:
  • Hwy 47 South (Lat: 44.873028 Lon: -88.631778), Type: Building, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WPPH532
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.850 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/30/1999, Expiration Date: 12/30/2004, Cancellation Date: 03/05/2005, Certifier: Wendell Waukau
    Registrant: Northway Communicaions Inc, 105 East Oak Street, Wausau, WI 54401-4476, Fax: (715) 848-1413
  • Hwy 47 And 55 (Lat: 44.885528 Lon: -88.633444), Call Sign: WPYD531
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.685 MHz, 151.595 MHz, 151.535 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/07/2013, Expiration Date: 07/23/2023, Certifier: John Rothlisberg
    Registrant: Northway Communicatons Inc., 105 East Oak Street, Wausau, WI 54401, Phone: (715) 842-0841, Fax: (715) 848-1413, Email:
  • Lat: 44.888000 Lon: -88.633333, Call Sign: WPYE967
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.487 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/29/2003, Expiration Date: 07/29/2013, Certifier: David Corn
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
  • Lat: 44.869278 Lon: -88.627389, Call Sign: WQBR306, Licensee ID: L00586009
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/29/2004, Expiration Date: 11/29/2014, Certifier: Gordon Waupoose
    Registrant: Menominee Indian School District
  • W2727 Our Children\'s Road (Lat: 44.878611 Lon: -88.626528), Type: Building, Structure height: 9.8 m, Call Sign: WQNE702
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1800 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 01/11/2021, Certifier: Kevin Brinie
    Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (262) 249-2344

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, Hwy 47 & 55 (Lat: 44.872472 Lon: -88.630639), Overall height: 99.1 m, Call Sign: WNTQ363
    Assigned Frequencies: 6640.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/16/1997, Expiration Date: 01/14/2008, Cancellation Date: 10/30/2007
    Registrant: Phone: (715) 675-3331

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KA9WYP
    Grant Date: 01/10/1997, Expiration Date: 01/10/2007, Cancellation Date: 01/13/2009
    Registrant: Morris G Mc Cann, 81 Spirit Ridge Rd, Keshena, WI 54135
  • Call Sign: KA9YCI
    Grant Date: 01/13/1997, Expiration Date: 01/13/2007, Cancellation Date: 01/14/2009
    Registrant: Michael G Janicek, Hc Box 140, Keshena, WI 54135
  • Call Sign: KA9KPL, Previous Call Sign: KA7KPL, Licensee ID: L00205104
    Grant Date: 01/15/2008, Expiration Date: 01/15/2018, Certifier: Mark V Loiler
    Registrant: Mark V Loiler, W2524 Red Rock Road, Keshena, WI 54135

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8288S , Serial Number: 15061888, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 08/28/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Roderick A Boivin, N2840 State Highway 55, Keshena, WI 54135

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