Lake Wazeecha, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 2,651. Population change since 2000: -0.3%
Males: 1,094  (41.3%)
Females: 1,557  (58.7%)
Median resident age:  41.5 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 54494.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $68,729 (it was $54,261 in 2000)
Lake Wazeecha:

$68,729
WI:

$56,811

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $34,693 (it was $22,094 in 2000)

Lake Wazeecha CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $144,805 (it was $104,000 in 2000)
Lake Wazeecha:

$144,805
WI:

$173,200

Median gross rent in 2016: $698.

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  • Races in Lake Wazeecha, WI (2010)

    Lake Wazeecha races chart
    • 2,59697.9%White alone
    • 180.7%American Indian alone
    • 130.5%Asian alone
    • 120.5%Hispanic
    • 70.3%Two or more races
    • 50.2%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lake Wazeecha: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (49.2%), American (19.8%), Polish (5.1%), English (3.5%), Norwegian (3.0%), Swedish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 3.76 square miles.

Population density: 706 people per square mile   (low).

Lake Wazeecha,WI real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Lake Wazeecha:

  • High school or higher: 96.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake Wazeecha CDP:

  • Never married: 15.4%
  • Now married: 69.5%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

31 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.2%
Wisconsin:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,343 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,255 (2.1%)

Lake Wazeecha satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Oshkosh, WI (64.1 miles , pop. 62,916).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (91.3 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (203.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Grand Rapids, WI (1.1 miles ), Wisconsin Rapids, WI (1.9 miles ), Grant, WI (2.0 miles ), Biron, WI (2.0 miles ), Port Edwards, WI (2.3 miles ), Saratoga, WI (2.5 miles ), Nekoosa, WI (2.9 miles ), Rudolph, WI (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 44.37 N, Longitude: 89.75 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 715

Lake Wazeecha household income distribution Lake Wazeecha home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.1%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (38%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Lake Wazeecha, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lake Wazeecha-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 29% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.4 miles away from the Lake Wazeecha place center killed one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 9/26/1951, a category F4 tornado 22.4 miles away from the place center killed 6 people and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lake Wazeecha-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 89% 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 205.8 miles away from the city center
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 420.5 miles away from Lake Wazeecha 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 395.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 320.3 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 183.9 miles away from Lake Wazeecha 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 419.4 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 Wood County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lake Wazeecha topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lake Wazeecha:

  • WISCONSIN RAPIDS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI)
  • STRAWBERRY LANE MEDICAL AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI)
  • EDGEWATER HAVEN NUR HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PORT EDWARDS, WI)
  • STEVENS POINT CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • PORTAGE CTY HLTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • MINISTRY HC HSPC STEVENS POINT (Hospital, about 15 miles away; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • DAVITA - STEVENS POINT DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; STEVENS POINT, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake Wazeecha:

  • Mid-State Technical College (about 3 miles; Wisconsin Rapids, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,128)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 15 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 9,089)
  • Northcentral Technical College (about 43 miles; Wausau, WI; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (about 65 miles; Oshkosh, WI; FT enrollment: 10,637)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 65 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 5,682)
  • Lawrence University (about 68 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 2,821)
  • Moraine Park Technical College (about 78 miles; Fond du Lac, WI; FT enrollment: 3,079)

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Notable locations in Lake Wazeecha: Camp Sacajawea (A), Grand Rapids Volunteer Fire Department (B), Grand Rapids Municipal Building (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Wazeecha Lake 100 (A), Wazeecha Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Lake Wazeecha: South Wood County Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Wood 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 2013 was 60.9. This is better than average.

City:

60.9
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 3.05. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.05
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 36.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 3.9%
(3.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  78.5%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.2%
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: 0.2% of all households
2 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
5 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Wisconsin average:

10.4

Lake Wazeecha travel time to work - commute Lake Wazeecha mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lake Wazeecha CDP (based on Wood County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic27,05018
Evangelical Protestant16,32751
Mainline Protestant7,78525
Other9736
None22,614-
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: 9
Wood County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Wood County:

4.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.6%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Wood County:

28.4%
Wisconsin:

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

11.3%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.9%
Wisconsin:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.7%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.7
Wisconsin:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lake Wazeecha:

17.8%
Wisconsin:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lake Wazeecha:

18.4%
Wisconsin:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.1
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lake Wazeecha:

39.4%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
Here:

55.3%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Lake Wazeecha:

85.7%
State:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lake Wazeecha, WI Residents

4.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,100 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.18%
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 Portage County, WI  0.60% ($29,123 average AGI)
from Marathon County, WI  0.56% ($31,557)
from Clark County, WI  0.29% ($28,099)


4.71% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,246 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.71%
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  0.60% ($37,335 average AGI)
to Portage County, WI  0.52% ($36,297)
to Clark County, WI  0.27% ($34,212)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Wazeecha:

  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WFHR (1320 AM; 5 kW; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN RAPIDS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WLBL (930 AM; 5 kW; AUBURNDALE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRIG (1390 AM; 10 kW; SCHOFIELD, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD 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)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCCN (1370 AM; 5 kW; NEILLSVILLE, WI; Owner: CENTRAL WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Wazeecha:

  • WGLX-FM (103.3 FM; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN RAPIDS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WIZD (99.9 FM; RUDOLPH, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC)
  • WYTE (96.7 FM; WHITING, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WLJY (106.5 FM; MARSHFIELD, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WMMA (93.9 FM; NEKOOSA, WI; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGNV (88.5 FM; MILLADORE, WI; Owner: EVANGEL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WSPT-FM (97.9 FM; STEVENS POINT, WI; Owner: AMERICUS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WWSP (89.9 FM; STEVENS POINT, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS OF UNIV. OF WISCONSIN)
  • WHRM (90.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WDEZ (101.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: W R I G, INC.)
  • WIFC (95.5 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, 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)

TV broadcast stations around Lake Wazeecha:

  • W24BV (Channel 24; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W60CI (Channel 60; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W16AY (Channel 16; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W18CS (Channel 18; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W40BC (Channel 40; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W62DA (Channel 62; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W06BU (Channel 6; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WDLS-LP (Channel 35; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • W64AU (Channel 64; ADAMS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (90%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Electricity (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Lake Wazeecha 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 significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.
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