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Population in 2010: 2,090. Population change since 2000: +2.8%
 

Males: 1,110  (53.1%)
Females: 980  (46.9%)

Median resident age:  45.6 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54220.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $58,627 (it was $55,114 in 2000)
Kossuth:

$58,627
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,867

Kossuth town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $152,503 (it was $109,600 in 2000)
Kossuth:

$152,503
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $170,048; Detached houses: $179,289; Townhouses or other attached units: $227,336; In 2-unit structures: $202,417; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $6,995; Mobile homes: $54,174; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $62,955

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Kossuth races chart
  • White alone - 2,031 (97.2%)
  • Asian alone - 16 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 16 (0.8%)
  • Hispanic - 16 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.2%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.05%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kossuth: 151.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (54.7%), Czech (23.4%), Polish (10.3%), French (7.6%), Irish (6.8%), Norwegian (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 38.7 square miles.

Population density: 54 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Kossuth:

  • High school or higher: 87.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kossuth town:

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 65.2%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 7.1%

47 residents are foreign born (0.9% Latin America, 0.7% Asia, 0.6% Europe).

This town:  2.3%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

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

Kossuth town:  1.4% ($1,487)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Green Bay, WI (26.0 miles , pop. 102,313).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (80.0 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (163.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Francis Creek, WI (0.7 miles ), Kellnersville, WI (2.0 miles ), Mishicot, WI (2.3 miles ), Gibson, WI (2.4 miles ), Whitelaw, WI (2.5 miles ), Manitowoc Rapids, WI (2.6 miles ), Maribel, WI (2.6 miles ), Cooperstown, WI (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 1998: 0 buildings

Latitude: 44.20 N, Longitude: 87.73 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 920

Kossuth household income distribution Kossuth home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.1%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +71 (+3.6%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Metal and metal products (14%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Machinery (9%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Metal and metal products (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (14%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3%)

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

 
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Tornado activity:

Kossuth-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 30% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/5/1994, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.2 miles away from the Kossuth town center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/18/1996, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 46.2 miles away from the town center injured 12 people and caused $40 million in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Manitowoc County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Hospitals/medical centers near Kossuth:

  • RIVERS BEND HLTH REHAB (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MANITOWOC, WI)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-NORTH RIDGE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MANITOWOC, WI)
  • NORTH RIDGE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MANITOWOC, WI)

Amtrak station near Kossuth:

  • 9 miles: MANITOWOC (1545 S. 41ST ST.) - Bus Station

Operable nuclear power plants near Kossuth:

  • 9 miles: Point Beach 1 and 2 in Two Rivers, WI.
  • 15 miles: Kewaunee in Carlton, WI.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kossuth:

  • Saint Norbert College (about 24 miles; De Pere, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,041)
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (about 26 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 4,962)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 30 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 3,643)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 37 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 3,092)
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (about 43 miles; Oshkosh, WI; FT enrollment: 9,356)
  • Concordia University-Wisconsin (about 67 miles; Mequon, WI; FT enrollment: 4,592)
  • Cardinal Stritch University (about 74 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 4,562)

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Notable locations in Kossuth: Rainbow Variety Farm (A), Meadow Brook Dairy Farms (B), Ravenswood Ranch (C), Alimar Farms (D), Eisland Farms (E), Rosik Farm (F), French Creek Farms (G), Edgewood Game Farm (H), Willow Creek Farms (I), Diamond Dairy (J), Francis Creek Volunteer Fire Department (K), Rockwood Fire Department (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Kossuth include: Saint Augustines Catholic Church (A), Saint Anne Catholic Church (B), Saint Augustine Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Knollwood Memorial Gardens Cemetery (1), Francis Creek National Cemetery (2), Kossuth Cemetery (3), Kossuth Evergreen Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: 1 Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

 
Manitowoc 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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.0. This is about average.
City:

34.0
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.49. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.49
U.S.:

9.59


Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  76.7%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.0%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

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

3.1%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

1.2%
Whole state:

3.7%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Kossuth, WI

Kossuth compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly 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 above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (49%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (28%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (14%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Kossuth town (based on Manitowoc County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 81.42%
Here81.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristLutheran Church
Adherents63.9%15.5%6.2%4.7%2.0%
Congregations31.7%20.7%6.1%7.3%2.4%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchSalvation ArmyPresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Free Church of AmericaOther
Adherents1.8%1.4%1.2%0.9%2.5%
Congregations7.3%1.2%3.7%2.4%17.1%
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: 10
Manitowoc County:

1.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Manitowoc County:

4.09 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 65
This county:

8.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Manitowoc County:

29.2%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.8%
State:

13.0%

3.81% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,594 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.81%
Wisconsin average:

6.06%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($317 average AGI)
Manitowoc County:

0.04%
Wisconsin average:

0.08%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Sheboygan County, WI  0.69% ($45,131 average AGI)
from Brown County, WI  0.42% ($32,460)
from Calumet County, WI  0.25% ($33,639)


4.37% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,484 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.37%
Wisconsin average:

6.22%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Brown County, WI  0.57% ($36,400 average AGI)
to Sheboygan County, WI  0.56% ($33,893)
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.30% ($33,350)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kossuth:

  • WCUB (980 AM; 5 kW; TWO RIVERS, WI; Owner: CUB RADIO, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WOMT (1240 AM; 1 kW; MANITOWOC, WI; Owner: SEEHAFER BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WTAQ (1360 AM; 10 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTRW (1590 AM; 1 kW; TWO RIVERS, WI; Owner: WTRW, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WNFL (1440 AM; 5 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHBL (1330 AM; 5 kW; SHEBOYGAN, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kossuth:

  • WZOR (94.7 FM; MISHICOT, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLTU (92.1 FM; MANITOWOC, WI; Owner: CUB RADIO, INC.)
  • WQTC-FM (102.3 FM; MANITOWOC, WI; Owner: SEEHAFER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHID (88.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: BD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIV OF WI SYS)
  • WXWX (107.5 FM; BRILLION, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WIXX (101.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W215BF (90.9 FM; MANITOWOC, WI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WOGB (103.1 FM; KAUKAUNA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPNE-FM (89.3 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WORQ (90.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: LAKESHORE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSZ (95.9 FM; DE PERE, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WAPL-FM (105.7 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEMY (91.5 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: EVANGEL MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WLKN (98.1 FM; CLEVELAND, WI; Owner: RADIO K-T, INC.)
  • WJLW (106.7 FM; ALLOUEZ, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • WPCK (104.9 FM; KAUKAUNA, WI; Owner: MIDWEST DIMENSIONS, INC.)
  • W270AJ (101.9 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WLYD (99.7 FM; STURGEON BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WAUN-FM (92.7 FM; KEWAUNEE, WI; Owner: MAGNUM BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Kossuth:

  • WLUK-TV (Channel 11; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFRV-TV (Channel 5; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WBAY-TV (Channel 2; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF GREEN BAY, INC.)
  • WGBA (Channel 26; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: ARIES TELECOMMUNICATION CORPORATION)
  • WACY (Channel 32; APPLETON, WI; Owner: ACE TV, INC.)
  • WPNE (Channel 38; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WMMF-TV (Channel 68; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF WISCONSIN, A CALIFORNIA LTD PARTNRSHP)
  • W49CB (Channel 49; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W30BU (Channel 30; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WIWB (Channel 14; SURING, WI; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF WISCONSIN, LLC)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 26
Total length: 128 meters (420ft)
Total costs: $507,000
Total average daily traffic: 135,330
Total average daily truck traffic: 21,284

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 2
  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 3
  • 1970-1979: 17
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 0
  • 2010-2012: 1
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