Kickapoo, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 626. Population change since 2000: +10.6%
 
Males: 321  (51.3%)
Females: 305  (48.7%)
Median resident age:  44.0 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54652.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $55,884 (it was $36,023 in 2000)
Kickapoo:

$55,884
WI:

$56,811

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,276 (it was $15,543 in 2000)

Kickapoo town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $179,612 (it was $94,000 in 2000)
Kickapoo:

$179,612
WI:

$173,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $184,191; Detached houses: $197,541; Townhouses or other attached units: $173,577; In 2-unit structures: $149,361; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $161,981; Mobile homes: $63,305
  • Races in Kickapoo, WI (2010)

    Kickapoo races chart
    • 59294.6%White alone
    • 213.4%Hispanic
    • 40.6%Black alone
    • 40.6%Asian alone
    • 40.6%Two or more races
    • 10.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Kickapoo: 93.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (28.4%), German (25.6%), English (14.1%), Irish (13.6%), United States (4.8%), Scottish (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 37.9 square miles.

Population density: 17 people per square mile   (very low).

Kickapoo,WI real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Kickapoo:

  • High school or higher: 83.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kickapoo town:

  • Never married: 14.6%
  • Now married: 74.2%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 3.9%

15 residents are foreign born (2.7% Europe).

This town:

2.7%
Wisconsin:

3.6%

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

Kickapoo town:  1.4% ($1,338)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: La Crosse, WI (34.1 miles , pop. 51,818).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (73.6 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (192.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Readstown, WI (1.0 miles ), Soldiers Grove, WI (2.2 miles ), Viola, WI (2.3 miles ), Sylvan, WI (2.9 miles ), Viroqua, WI (3.1 miles ), La Farge, WI (3.1 miles ), Gays Mills, WI (3.3 miles ), Akan, WI (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $183,300
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $235,400

Latitude: 43.46 N, Longitude: 90.75 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 608

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.2%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +94 (+19.9%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (34%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Repair and maintenance (8%)
  • Truck transportation (7%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (4%)
  • Food (3%)
  • Machinery (3%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Transportation equipment (5%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (28%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)

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

Average climate in Kickapoo, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Kickapoo-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 36% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.8 miles away from the Kickapoo town center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/5/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.1 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kickapoo-area historical earthquake activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 377.5 miles away from the city center
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 167.7 miles away from Kickapoo 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 354.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 301.8 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 138.0 miles away from Kickapoo center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 376.8 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 Vernon County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 7, Mudslides: 2, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Kickapoo:

  • BETHEL HOME AND SERVICES (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; VIROQUA, WI)
  • GUNDERSEN LUTHERAN RENAL DIALYSIS - VIROQUA (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; VIROQUA, WI)
  • VERNON MEM HSPTL HHC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; VIROQUA, WI)
  • VERNON MEM HSPTL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; VIROQUA, WI)
  • NORSELAND NUR HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; WESTBY, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kickapoo:

  • Viterbo University (about 34 miles; La Crosse, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,848)
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (about 35 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 9,837)
  • Western Technical College (about 35 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 3,377)
  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 53 miles; Platteville, WI; FT enrollment: 7,679)
  • Luther College (about 54 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,700)
  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 60 miles; Calmar, IA; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Winona State University (about 61 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 8,397)

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Notable locations in Kickapoo: Kickapoo Center (A), Forest Home Farm (B), Glenwood Farm (C), Readstown Emergency Medical Services (D), Readstown Volunteer Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Berry Cemetery (1), Carter Cemetery (2), Maiben Cemetery (3), Manning Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Tenny Spring Creek (A), Harrison Creek (B), West Fork Kickapoo River (C), Elk Creek (D), Sherry Creek (E), Reads Creek (F), Day Creek (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Vernon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 60.0. This is better than average.

City:

60.0
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 35.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.3
U.S.:

32.0
Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  74.1%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.9%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

7.2%
Whole state:

8.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.3%
Whole state:

3.7%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Wisconsin average:

11.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kickapoo town (based on Vernon County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant8,27626
Evangelical Protestant6,86450
Catholic3,0604
Other1153
None11,458-
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: 4
Vernon County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Vernon County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Vernon County:

5.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

7.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Vernon County:

28.3%
Wisconsin:

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

16.2%
State:

13.0%

5.26% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,271 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.26%
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 La Crosse County, WI  1.24% ($36,212 average AGI)
from Monroe County, WI  0.44% ($26,714)
from Richland County, WI  0.35% ($32,359)


5.26% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,156 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.26%
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 La Crosse County, WI  1.32% ($28,178 average AGI)
to Monroe County, WI  0.49% ($23,074)
to Richland County, WI  0.34% ($29,842)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kickapoo:

  • WVRQ (1360 AM; 1 kW; VIROQUA, WI; Owner: ROBINSON CORPORATION)
  • WKTY (580 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WKLJ (1290 AM; 5 kW; SPARTA, WI; Owner: SPARTA-TOMAH BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WIZM (1410 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kickapoo:

  • WVRQ-FM (102.3 FM; VIROQUA, WI; Owner: ROBINSON CORPORATION)
  • WVCX (98.9 FM; TOMAH, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WIZM-FM (93.3 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • KQEG (102.7 FM; LA CRESCENT, MN; Owner: WHITE EAGLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHLA (90.3 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WLSU (88.9 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: BD.OF REGENTS, UNIV.OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • KXLC (91.1 FM; LA CRESCENT, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WRQT (95.7 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WXYM (96.1 FM; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOG (94.5 FM; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRCO-FM (100.9 FM; RICHLAND CENTER, WI; Owner: FRUIT BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Kickapoo:

  • WDLS-LP (Channel 35; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • WXOW-TV (Channel 19; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: WXOW-WQOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WKBT (Channel 8; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: QUEENB TELEVISION, LLC)
  • K41AD (Channel 41; LANSING, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • WLAX (Channel 25; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: GRANT MEDIA, INC.)
  • WHLA-TV (Channel 31; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 47m154ftTotal length
  • $945,000Total costs
  • 15,455Total average daily traffic
  • 1,641Total average daily truck traffic
  • 21,498Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 42000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Kickapoo, WI

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (47%)
  • Wood (31%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Solar energy (1%)

Kickapoo compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage 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.
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