Kohler, Wisconsin

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Population in 2017: 2,081 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: +8.0%
 
Males: 1,003  (48.2%)
Females: 1,078  (51.8%)
Median resident age:

46.0 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 53044, 53081.

Kohler Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $85,934 (it was $75,000 in 2000)
Kohler:

$85,934
WI:

$59,305

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $47,820 (it was $39,355 in 2000)

Kohler village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $250,446 (it was $144,000 in 2000)
Kohler:

$250,446
WI:

$178,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $284,679; detached houses: $300,417; townhouses or other attached units: $193,760; in 2-unit structures: $279,014; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $62,134

Median gross rent in 2017: $967.

March 2019 cost of living index in Kohler: 91.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.6%
(3.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Kohler, WI (2017)
    • 2,08992.9%White alone
    • 673.0%Hispanic
    • 391.7%Two or more races
    • 331.5%Asian alone
    • 50.2%American Indian alone
    • 30.1%Black alone

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

Crime rates in Kohler by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(50.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2
(100.7)
1
(50.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(50.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.6)
2
(95.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.4)
2
(95.1)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
52
(2,617)
54
(2,703)
58
(2,912)
54
(2,744)
62
(3,178)
48
(2,463)
54
(2,536)
67
(3,186)
70
(3,324)
59
(2,800)
95
(4,507)
71
(3,378)
35
(1,685)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(100.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(51.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)126.8111.6124.5113.3127.1102.6101.5130.8143.4150.0187.4141.871.3

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City-data.com crime index in Kohler, WI

Crime rate in Kohler detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.37
Wisconsin average:

2.15
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Ancestries: German (46.3%), Polish (5.2%), American (5.1%), Scandinavian (4.3%), Dutch (3.7%), English (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1912

Land area: 5.44 square miles.

Population density: 383 people per square mile   (very low).

Kohler, Wisconsin map

84 residents are foreign born (1.6% Europe, 0.6% Asia).

This village:

3.8%
Wisconsin:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,038 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,392 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sheboygan, WI (2.9 miles , pop. 50,792).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (48.3 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (131.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Sheboygan Falls, WI (1.4 miles ),
Sheboygan, WI (1.7 miles ),
Lima, WI (2.5 miles ),
Gibbsville, WI (2.5 miles ),
Howards Grove, WI (2.6 miles ),
Mosel, WI (2.8 miles ),
Oostburg, WI (2.8 miles ),
Herman, WI (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 43.74 N, Longitude: 87.78 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,720 (+255.3%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 406 (40.5%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 920

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

Kohler tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $216,700
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $292,700
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $236,200
  • 2000: 12 buildings, average cost: $281,500
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $405,700
  • 2002: 19 buildings, average cost: $344,800
  • 2003: 17 buildings, average cost: $332,300
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $504,700
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $325,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $575,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $323,300
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $550,300
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $332,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Kohler, WI residents
Average permit cost in Kohler, WI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.6%
Wisconsin:

3.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +92 (+5.0%).
Most common industries in Kohler, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (16.7%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
  • Construction (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (21.8%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (8.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.0%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
  • Construction (4.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.3%)
  • Health care (12.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.1%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.2%)
  • Construction (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Kohler, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Engineers (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Top executives (4.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Engineers (10.1%)
  • Top executives (7.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.6%)
  • Registered nurses (6.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4.0%)
  • Media and communications workers (4.0%)

Average climate in Kohler, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.9. This is about average.

City:

74.9
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 36.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.54. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.54
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 0.00649. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00649
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Kohler-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Wisconsin state average. It is 1% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/18/1996, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 30.0 miles away from the Kohler village center injured 12 people and caused $40 million in damages.

On 8/22/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.7 miles away from the village center injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kohler-area historical earthquake activity is slightly 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 365.7 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 167.6 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 340.2 miles away from Kohler center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 282.1 miles away from Kohler center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 367.6 miles away from Kohler 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 406.6 miles away from Kohler 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 Sheboygan County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kohler topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Kohler:

  • SUNNY RIDGE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SHEBOYGAN, WI)
  • SUNNY RIDGE HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SHEBOYGAN, WI)
  • PINE HAVEN CHRISTIAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SHEBOYGAN FALLS, WI)
  • VNA OF WISCONSIN-SHEBOYGAN INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; SHEBOYGAN, WI)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-SHEBOYGAN (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SHEBOYGAN, WI)
  • GREENDALE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SHEBOYGAN, WI)
  • ST NICHOLAS TRANS CARE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SHEBOYGAN, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kohler:

  • Lakeland College (about 9 miles; Plymouth, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,395)
  • Moraine Park Technical College (about 32 miles; Fond du Lac, WI; FT enrollment: 3,079)
  • Marian University (about 33 miles; Fond Du Lac, WI; FT enrollment: 2,045)
  • Concordia University-Wisconsin (about 35 miles; Mequon, WI; FT enrollment: 5,253)
  • Cardinal Stritch University (about 42 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 3,595)
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (about 44 miles; Oshkosh, WI; FT enrollment: 10,637)
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (about 47 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 24,196)

Public high school in Kohler:

  • KOHLER HIGH (Students: 462, Location: 333 UPPER RD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Kohler:

  • KOHLER ELEMENTARY (Students: 144, Location: 333 UPPER RD, Grades: PK-5)
  • KOHLER MIDDLE (Location: 333 UPPER RD, Grades: 6-8)
See full list of schools located in Kohler

Library in Kohler:

  • KOHLER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $191,932; Location: 333 UPPER ROAD; 40,672 books; 10,382 e-books; 3,380 audio materials; 5,111 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 28 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 71 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Re FM radio stations, the call letters WGLB (100.1 FM) have changed to WPJP.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Kohler: River Bend (A), Waelderhaus (B), Kohler Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Kohler include: Bethany Lutheran Church (A), Saint Johns Church (B), Grace United Church of Christ (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Sheboygan Cemetery (1), Sheboygan Falls Cemetery (2), Kohler Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Weedons Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Emporium (Highland Drive), American Club (Highland Drive), Inn On Woodlake (705 Woodlake Rd).

Birthplace of: Joe Wolf - Basketball player-coach.

Sheboygan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

KOHLER WATERWORKS (Population served: 2,040, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-12-2013), St Public Notif requested (APR-21-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-21-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-22-2014), St Public Notif issued (APR-23-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-12-2013), St Public Notif requested (APR-21-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-21-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-22-2014), St Public Notif issued (APR-23-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-12-2013), St Public Notif requested (APR-21-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-21-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-22-2014), St Public Notif issued (APR-23-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-12-2013), St Public Notif requested (APR-21-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-21-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-22-2014), St Public Notif issued (APR-23-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-12-2013), St Public Notif requested (APR-21-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-21-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-22-2014), St Public Notif issued (APR-23-2014)
  • One other older monitoring violation

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

  • WHISTLING STRAITS GOLF COURSE CLUBHOUSE (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WHISTLING STRAITS GOLF COURSE MAINTENANCE (Population served: 108, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WHISTLING STRAITS GOLF COURSE N SHELTER (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WHISTLING STRAITS CHAMPIONS LOCKER RM (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WHISTLING STRAITS GOLF COURSE S SHELTER (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RIVER WILDLIFE LODGE (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.7 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

77.6%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

3.3%
Whole state:

7.3%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Kohler (2011 data):

  • Johnson Bank: Kohler Branch 84000 at 815 Woodlake Road, branch established on 1993/12/01. Info updated 2006/07/05: Bank assets: $4,144.5 mil, Deposits: $3,567.4 mil, headquarters in Racine, WI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 55 total offices, Holding Company: Johnson Financial Group, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Kohler:

Marital status in Kohler, WI
  • Never married: 18.8%
  • Now married: 66.5%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

For population 25 years and over in Kohler:

  • High school or higher: 99.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 63.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 25.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
Wisconsin average:

10.4

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kohler, WI (based on Sheboygan County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant25,18372
Catholic24,03611
Mainline Protestant18,33943
Other6867
Orthodox1451
None47,118-
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: 19
Here:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Sheboygan County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Sheboygan County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 46
This county:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 97
Sheboygan County:

8.49 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

7.1%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Sheboygan County:

26.5%
Wisconsin:

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

13.3%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Kohler:

59.4%
Wisconsin:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

60.4%
Wisconsin:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Kohler:

27.7
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Kohler:

19.0%
Wisconsin:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

6.4%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Kohler:

7.1
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
Kohler:

34.8%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
Kohler:

65.2%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Kohler:

81.6%
State:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kohler, 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 7$37,082$63,5690$0
Streets and Highways 7$30,956$53,0670$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,235$38,8207$2,017
Financial Administration 1$6,252$75,0240$0
Local Libraries 1$3,237$38,8447$2,232
Police - Other 1$3,480$41,7602$2,458
Parks and Recreation 0$0 5$3,142
Firefighters 0$0 29$2,758
Totals for Government 18$84,242$56,16150$12,607

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

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $177,000 ($85.06)
    Regular Highways: $167,000 ($80.25)
    Libraries: $7,000 ($3.36)
    General Public Buildings: $4,000 ($1.92)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $847,000 ($407.02)
    Water Utilities: $610,000 ($293.13)
    Regular Highways: $547,000 ($262.85)
    Natural Resources - Other: $421,000 ($202.31)
    Parks and Recreation: $313,000 ($150.41)
    Sewerage: $275,000 ($132.15)
    Local Fire Protection: $247,000 ($118.69)
    Libraries: $181,000 ($86.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $144,000 ($69.20)
    Financial Administration: $120,000 ($57.66)
    Central Staff Services: $90,000 ($43.25)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $43,000 ($20.66)
    General Public Buildings: $22,000 ($10.57)
    General - Other: $12,000 ($5.77)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $12,000 ($5.77)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $2,000 ($0.96)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $129,000 ($61.99)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $279,000 ($134.07)
    Other - Sewerage: $154,000 ($74.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $22,000 ($10.57)
    Regular Highways: $22,000 ($10.57)
    Local Fire Protection: $11,000 ($5.29)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,190,000 ($571.84)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $531,000 ($255.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $126,000 ($60.55)
    Regular Highways: $31,000 ($14.90)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $21,000 ($10.09)
    Other: $4,000 ($1.92)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $39,000 ($18.74)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $91,000 ($43.73)
    Fines and Forfeits: $29,000 ($13.94)
    Rents: $26,000 ($12.49)
    General Revenue - Other: $9,000 ($4.32)
    Sale of Property: $7,000 ($3.36)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($1.92)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $608,000 ($292.17)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $259,000 ($124.46)
    Highways: $226,000 ($108.60)
    Other: $62,000 ($29.79)
  • Tax - Property: $1,418,000 ($681.40)
    Other Selective Sales: $872,000 ($419.03)
    Other License: $76,000 ($36.52)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $34,000 ($16.34)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,358,000 ($1613.65)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,090,000 ($1484.86)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,300,000 ($1105.24)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,032,000 ($976.45)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,959,000 ($1902.45)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $58,000 ($27.87)

3.89% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,762 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.89%
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 Milwaukee County, WI  0.45% ($36,371 average AGI)
from Ozaukee County, WI  0.37% ($54,225)
from Manitowoc County, WI  0.36% ($54,237)


4.20% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,995 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.20%
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 Manitowoc County, WI  0.49% ($44,068 average AGI)
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.40% ($39,046)
to Ozaukee County, WI  0.29% ($51,592)
Businesses in Kohler, WI
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Home Depot1
Bath & Body Works1Jones New York1
Carson Pirie Scott1Maurices1
FedEx2UPS1
GNC1

Strongest AM radio stations in Kohler:

  • WHBL (1330 AM; 5 kW; SHEBOYGAN, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCLB (950 AM; 1 kW; SHEBOYGAN, WI; Owner: RBH ENTERPRISES, INC. D/B/A YELLOW DOG BROADCASTING)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCUB (980 AM; 5 kW; TWO RIVERS, WI; Owner: CUB RADIO, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJUB (1420 AM; 1 kW; PLYMOUTH, WI)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kohler:

  • W269AD (101.7 FM; SHEBOYGAN, ETC., WI; Owner: THE MEN OF HARMONY)
  • W255AC (98.9 FM; SHEBOYGAN, WI; Owner: FAMILY EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WBFM (93.7 FM; SHEBOYGAN, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHBZ (106.5 FM; SHEBOYGAN FALLS, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSTM (91.3 FM; KIEL, WI; Owner: JUBILATION MINISTRIES INC)
  • W235AG (94.9 FM; SHEBOYGAN, WI; Owner: CHRISTIAN COMMUNICATION NETWORK)
  • WSHS (91.7 FM; SHEBOYGAN, WI; Owner: SHEBOYGAN AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WXER (104.5 FM; PLYMOUTH, WI; Owner: RBH ENTERPRISES, INC. D/B/A YELLOW DOG BROADCASTING)
  • WLKN (98.1 FM; CLEVELAND, WI; Owner: RADIO K-T, INC.)
  • WAPL-FM (105.7 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W215BF (90.9 FM; MANITOWOC, WI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WHID (88.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: BD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIV OF WI SYS)
  • WGLB-FM (100.1 FM; PORT WASHINGTON, WI; Owner: STARBOARD MEDIA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WLTU (92.1 FM; MANITOWOC, WI; Owner: CUB RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Kohler:

  • W16BS (Channel 16; SHEBOYGAN, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WMMF-TV (Channel 68; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF WISCONSIN, A CALIFORNIA LTD PARTNRSHP)
  • WLUK-TV (Channel 11; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFRV-TV (Channel 5; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WWRS-TV (Channel 52; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WISN-TV (Channel 12; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WISN HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WDJT-TV (Channel 58; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WDJT-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WITI (Channel 6; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WITI LICENSE,INC.)
  • WPXE (Channel 55; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: PAXSON MILWAUKEE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMVS (Channel 10; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WMVT (Channel 36; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WCGV-TV (Channel 24; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WCGV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WMLW-CA (Channel 46; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W63CU (Channel 63; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVTV (Channel 18; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WVTV LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WGBA (Channel 26; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: ARIES TELECOMMUNICATION CORPORATION)
  • WTMJ-TV (Channel 4; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • Kohler, Wisconsin
  • Fatal accident count11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents15
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:7
  • Fatalities12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents25
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Wisconsin average
  • Fatal accident count6109
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents9166
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons3159
  • Fatalities6895
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents15272
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents382
See more detailed statistics of Kohler fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 144ft / 43.8mTotal length
  • 248,604Total average daily traffic
  • 10,604Total average daily truck traffic
  • 164,313Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Kohler, WI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 71980-1989
  • 11990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Kohler, WI

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Kohler)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Lat: 43.738333 Lon: -87.777028, Call Sign: WPBR603,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.000 MHz, 461.925 MHz, 462.225 MHz, 463.525 MHz, 464.575 MHz, Grant Date: 11/30/2012, Expiration Date: 02/11/2023, Registrant: Kohler Company, 444 Highland Drive, Kohle, WI 53044, Phone: (920) 457-4441, Email:
  • Lat: 43.745000 Lon: -87.786944, Call Sign: WPTP524,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.750 MHz, 467.825 MHz, Grant Date: 11/15/2001, Expiration Date: 11/15/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/21/2012, Certifier: Kenneth A Yurk, Registrant: Kohler Co, 444 Highland Drive, Kohler, WI 53044, Phone: (920) 457-4441, Fax: (920) 459-1888, Email:
  • Lat: 43.739250 Lon: -87.783361, Call Sign: WQCA712, Licensee ID: L00966459,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.2200 MHz, Grant Date: 01/19/2005, Expiration Date: 01/19/2015, Cancellation Date: 03/21/2015, Certifier: Jeffrey Dickert, Registrant: Kohler School District
  • Lat: 43.740722 Lon: -87.784861, Call Sign: WQTX463,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.562 MHz, 452.600 MHz, Grant Date: 04/29/2014, Expiration Date: 04/29/2024, Certifier: Ryan Miller, Registrant: Baycom Inc., 2040 Radisson Street, Green Bay, WI 54302, Phone: (920) 544-4248, Fax: (920) 468-8615, Email:
  • Lat: 43.740333 Lon: -87.780806, Call Sign: WRCQ561,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.162 MHz, 457.162 MHz, 452.362 MHz, 457.362 MHz, Grant Date: 12/06/2018, Expiration Date: 12/04/2018, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2019, Certifier: Patrick Mccarty, Registrant: Creative Communications Sales & Rentals, 3332 E Broadway Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85040, Phone: (602) 353-5553, Fax: (602) 955-1049, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Kohler, 5217 Country Hwy A (Lat: 43.696667 Lon: -87.773889), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WPWQ424,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 11005.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/06/2003, Expiration Date: 01/06/2013, Cancellation Date: 11/13/2012, Certifier: Kenneth R Meyers, 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 Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: K9DWS, Licensee ID: L01283998, Grant Date: 05/08/2017, Expiration Date: 07/31/2027, Certifier: John J Multer, Registrant: John J Multer, 501 Valley Rd, Kohler, WI 53044
  • Call Sign: KD9PI, Previous Call Sign: N9ESW, Licensee ID: L00298844, Grant Date: 02/13/1990, Expiration Date: 02/13/2000, Cancellation Date: 02/21/2002, Registrant: Brian P Bieberitz, 501 School St, Kohler, WI 53044
  • Call Sign: N9WSJ, Previous Call Sign: KB9IXB, Licensee ID: L00811471, Grant Date: 02/11/2004, Expiration Date: 04/12/2014, Cancellation Date: 04/13/2016, Certifier: Eugene A Povalski, Registrant: Eugene A Povalski, 624 Pine Tree Rd, Kohler, WI 53044
  • Call Sign: W9ADW, Grant Date: 02/13/1996, Expiration Date: 12/17/2001, Cancellation Date: 12/18/2003, Registrant: Robert K Roenitz, 524 School St, Kohler, WI 53044
  • Call Sign: WB9RQU, Licensee ID: L00147591, Grant Date: 10/19/2010, Expiration Date: 10/19/2020, Registrant: Richard A Nolan, 526 Pine Tree Rd, Kohler, WI 53044
  • Call Sign: KC9TMU, Licensee ID: L01613603, Grant Date: 01/19/2011, Expiration Date: 01/19/2021, Certifier: Clayton W Schmeling, Registrant: Clayton W Schmeling, 222 Forest Rd, Kohler, WI 53044


FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Kohler)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$164,94722$173,635183$178,6839$72,1626$282,4051$90,870
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$07$180,1762$10,0400$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$86,99019$186,8882$64,8050$01$65,860
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$91,5701$170,46013$190,9472$19,0200$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$146,8700$03$337,1730$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0107.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$186,24410$211,531
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$165,890
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$90,520
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0107.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Kohler, WI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Kohler, WI - Value
Most common first names in Kohler, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1477.8 years
George1275.0 years
Robert1175.9 years
William1080.9 years
Marie989.6 years
Dorothy879.8 years
Margaret880.7 years
Arthur877.8 years
Richard864.2 years
Helen778.0 years
Most common last names in Kohler, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Kohler877.3 years
Mueller675.8 years
Zitzer581.4 years
Weeden571.2 years
Gordon473.5 years
Bahler482.0 years
Johnson472.5 years
Krepsky478.5 years
Newton473.7 years
Rudolph478.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kohler, WI
  • 93.7%Utility gas
  • 3.6%Electricity
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kohler, WI
  • 84.4%Utility gas
  • 15.6%Electricity


Kohler compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Kohler on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Southern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #69 (53081) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most alcohol drinking places in 2005"
  • #94 (53081) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of German first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • John C. Esche (17)
  • Kohler Co. (10)
  • James R. Millis (7)
  • Roger W. Murphy (6)
  • Jeffrey James Elsesser (5)
  • Benjamin Marotz (5)
  • David H. Ritter (5)
  • Benjamin W. Marotz (4)
  • Robert Eric Macdonald (4)
  • Timothy W. White (4)

Total of 100 patent applications in 2008-2020.