King, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 855. Population change since 2000: +1.5%
 
Males: 440  (51.5%)
Females: 415  (48.5%)
Median resident age:  52.2 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54487.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,914 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
King:

$44,914
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,545 (it was $18,549 in 2000)

King town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $151,517 (it was $102,000 in 2000)
King:

$151,517
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $191,951; Detached houses: $204,958; Mobile homes: $95,846
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  • White alone - 843 (98.6%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.2%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.1%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in King: 168.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (43.5%), Polish (7.6%), Irish (7.2%), English (5.6%), Swedish (4.8%), United States (4.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 898 feet

Land area: 33.9 square miles.

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

King,WI real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in King:

  • High school or higher: 82.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in King town:

  • Never married: 15.0%
  • Now married: 67.7%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

19 residents are foreign born (1.5% Europe, 0.5% Asia, 0.2% North America).

This town:  2.3%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

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

King town:  1.6% ($1,623)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
King satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eau Claire, WI (102.5 miles , pop. 61,704).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (168.0 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (271.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Bradley, WI (2.2 miles ), Tomahawk, WI (2.3 miles ), Skanawan, WI (2.4 miles ), Woodboro, WI (2.6 miles ), Nokomis, WI (2.8 miles ), Crescent, WI (3.1 miles ), Birch, WI (3.3 miles ), Parrish, WI (3.6 miles) .

Latitude: 45.50 N, Longitude: 89.63 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 715

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

7.2%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +156 (+22.7%).
Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Paper (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Construction (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in King, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

King-area historical tornado activity is below Wisconsin state average. It is 32% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/25/1950, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.2 miles away from the King town center killed 2 people and injured 12 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 15.2 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 8 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

King-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 97% 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 310.7 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) earthquake occurred 281.6 miles away from King center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 322.9 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 261.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 502.3 miles away from King center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 433.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lincoln County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
King topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in King:

  • WI VETERANS HM STORDOCK 700 (N2665 CTY RD QQ)

Other hospitals and medical centers near King:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-GOLDEN AGE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; TOMAHAWK, WI)
  • SACRED HEART HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 6 miles away; TOMAHAWK, WI)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-RIVERVIEW (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; TOMAHAWK, WI)
  • SACRED HEART HSPTL Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; TOMAHAWK, WI)
  • MINISTRY HM CR HH RHINELANDER (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; RHINELANDER, WI)
  • FRIENDLY VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; RHINELANDER, WI)
  • FRIENDLY VILLAGE NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; RHINELANDER, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to King:

  • Northcentral Technical College (about 36 miles; Wausau, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,356)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 67 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 9,089)
  • Mid-State Technical College (about 77 miles; Wisconsin Rapids, WI; FT enrollment: 2,128)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 101 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 6,069)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 102 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 5,682)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 104 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 10,143)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 104 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 4,038)

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Notable locations in King: Edmunds Dock (A), King Fire Department - Wisconsin Veterans Home (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Old Taylor Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lincoln 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 2011 was 63.8. This is about average.

City:

63.8
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2011 was 31.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.7
U.S.:

32.0

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

WHEELHOUSE RESTR (Population served: 110, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-12-2010), St Boil Water Order (AUG-12-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-12-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-13-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-16-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

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

  • SCOOPERS ICE CREAM & COOKIES (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  72.9%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.6%
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: 0.8% of all households

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

5.1%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

3.1%
Whole state:

3.7%

King 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.
  • Median age significantly above 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 below state average.

Banks with branches in King (2011 data):

  • The Farmers State Bank of Waupaca: Chain O'lakes Branch at N2699-N2703 County Qq, branch established on 1991/12/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $186.8 mil, Deposits: $153.6 mil, headquarters in Waupaca, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers State Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Baylake Bank: King Branch at Highway 22, branch established on 1974/06/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,087.7 mil, Deposits: $868.0 mil, headquarters in Sturgeon Bay, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 27 total offices, Holding Company: Baylake Corp.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (41%)
  • Utility gas (38%)
  • Wood (13%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 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 King town (based on Lincoln County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 68.31%
Here: 68.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
Adherents33.8%29.8%14.9%7.7%4.6%
Congregations10.0%20.0%10.0%7.5%10.0%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodVineyard USAPresbyterian Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.9%1.3%1.1%1.1%2.8%
Congregations7.5%5.0%2.5%2.5%25.0%
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
Lincoln County:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Lincoln County:

8.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
Here:

11.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

28.9%
Wisconsin:

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

15.2%
State:

13.0%

3.99% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,133 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.99%
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 Marathon County, WI  1.27% ($34,033 average AGI)
from Oneida County, WI  0.30% ($31,444)
from Dane County, WI  0.13% ($43,133)


4.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,393 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.90%
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 Marathon County, WI  1.46% ($31,017 average AGI)
to Oneida County, WI  0.30% ($38,278)
to Brown County, WI  0.18% ($23,318)

Strongest AM radio stations in King:

  • WJJQ (810 AM; daytime; 1 kW; TOMAHAWK, WI; Owner: GREGORY A & MARGARUITE S ALBERT)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WLKD (1570 AM; 5 kW; MINOCQUA, WI; Owner: RAVEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WRIG (1390 AM; 10 kW; SCHOFIELD, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WOBT (1240 AM; 1 kW; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJMT (730 AM; 1 kW; MERRILL, WI; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in King:

  • WJJQ-FM (92.5 FM; TOMAHAWK, WI; Owner: GREGORY A & MARGARUITE S ALBERT)
  • WRLO-FM (105.3 FM; ANTIGO, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WHDG (97.5 FM; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: RAVEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYCO (107.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: SEEHAFER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRHN (100.1 FM; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WHRM (90.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WIFC (95.5 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WDEZ (101.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: W R I G, INC.)
  • WMZK (104.1 FM; MERRILL, WI; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WMQA-FM (95.9 FM; MINOCQUA, WI; Owner: RAVEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXPR (91.7 FM; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: WHITE PINE COMMUNITY B/CASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around King:

  • WYOW (Channel 34; EAGLE RIVER, WI; Owner: WAOW-WYOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WJFW-TV (Channel 12; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: NORTHLAND TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTPX (Channel 46; ANTIGO, WI; Owner: PAXSON WAUSAU LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFXS (Channel 55; WITTENBERG, WI; Owner: DAVIS TELEVISION WAUSAU, LLC)
  • WLEF-TV (Channel 36; PARK FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • W04CS (Channel 4; CRANDON, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W31BA (Channel 31; MINOCQUA, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 23 meters (75ft)
Total average daily traffic: 7,590
Total average daily truck traffic: 603

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Fire Station Wisconsin Veterans Home (Lat: 44.335528 Lon: -89.143444), Call Sign: KRZ851, Licensee ID: L00099866
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.205 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/29/1997, Expiration Date: 03/01/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/01/2003
    Registrant: State Of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Veterans Home Hwy Qq, King, WI 54946, Phone: (715) 258-5586
  • Hwy 22 2 Mi S Hwy 54 S (Lat: 44.335528 Lon: -89.143444), Call Sign: WKL29
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.955 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/29/1997, Expiration Date: 02/25/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/01/2003
    Registrant: State Of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Veterans Home Hwy Qq, King, WI 54946, Phone: (715) 258-5586
  • Wisconsin Veterans Home Fire Station (Lat: 44.335528 Lon: -89.143444), Call Sign: KRZ852
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.860 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/24/1997, Expiration Date: 02/25/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/01/2003
    Registrant: State Of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Veterans Home Hwt Qq, King, WI 54946, Phone: (715) 258-5586
  • Hwy Qq (Lat: 44.335528 Lon: -89.143444), Call Sign: KNDV388, Licensee ID: L00099866
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.450 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/22/1997, Expiration Date: 09/25/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/12/2003
    Registrant: State Of Wisconsin, Hwy Qq, King, WI 54946, Phone: (715) 258-5586
  • Lat: 44.321917 Lon: -89.150028, Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPTF862
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.987 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/27/2011, Expiration Date: 09/24/2021, Certifier: Jerry L Stearns
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-5993, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 44.344278 Lon: -89.144278, Call Sign: WPYL585, Licensee ID: L00099866
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz, 72.1800 MHz, 72.2600 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/03/2003, Expiration Date: 09/03/2013, Certifier: Doug Tyndall
    Registrant: Wisconsin Veterans Home

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB9AUQ, Licensee ID: L01362571
    Grant Date: 01/26/2008, Expiration Date: 04/08/2018
    Registrant: Jacqueline R Tramm, 600 Mitchell Ave, King, WI 54946
  • Call Sign: WT9P, Licensee ID: L00257553
    Grant Date: 08/10/2010, Expiration Date: 08/10/2020
    Registrant: Ralph H Tramm, 600 Mitchell Ave, King, WI 54946

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: SLOCUM WILLIAM HAWK CLASSIC (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 DCDI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 407KJ , Serial Number: 84HSC929, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 11/20/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth L Jaschob, Po Box 125, King, WI 54946

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