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Population in 2010: 1,439. Population change since 2000: +12.3%
Males: 740  (51.4%)
Females: 699  (48.6%)

Median resident age:  49.6 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54656, 54970.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,168 (it was $39,524 in 2000)
Leon:

$45,168
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,600

Leon town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $146,055 (it was $94,100 in 2000)
Leon:

$146,055
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $183,474; Detached houses: $195,031; Townhouses or other attached units: $184,645; Mobile homes: $77,845

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Leon races chart
  • White alone - 1,408 (97.8%)
  • Hispanic - 18 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.1%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.1%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.07%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Leon: 159.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (51.9%), Polish (11.7%), English (9.5%), Irish (8.4%), Norwegian (5.1%), Danish (4.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 783 feet

Land area: 36.0 square miles.

Population density: 40 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Leon:

  • High school or higher: 79.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Leon town:

  • Never married: 14.6%
  • Now married: 69.2%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

25 residents are foreign born

This town:  2.0%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

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

Leon town:  1.5% ($1,396)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Oshkosh, WI (26.2 miles , pop. 62,916).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (74.1 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (172.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Poy Sippi, WI (1.9 miles ), Redgranite, WI (2.3 miles ), Poysippi, WI (2.4 miles ), Mount Morris, WI (2.4 miles ), Saxeville, WI (2.4 miles ), Lohrville, WI (2.5 miles ), Springwater, WI (2.8 miles ), Tustin, WI (3.0 miles) .

Latitude: 44.12 N, Longitude: 89.06 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 920

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.9%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Transportation equipment (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Machinery (4%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • U. S. Postal service (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Leon-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 122% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.8 miles away from the Leon town center killed 7 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/27/1984, a category F4 tornado 15.8 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Waushara County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Leon:

  • WILD ROSE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WILD ROSE, WI)
  • WILD ROSE COM MEM HOSPITAL, INC (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 11 miles away; WILD ROSE, WI)
  • WILD ROSE COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 11 miles away; WILD ROSE, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leon:

  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (about 27 miles; Oshkosh, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,356)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 33 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 3,092)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 39 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 8,352)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 55 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,041)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 56 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 3,643)
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (about 63 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 4,962)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 71 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 5,928)

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Notable location: Sorenson Hillview Jersey Farm (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Pine River Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Pearl Lake (A), Taylor Lake (B), Middle Lake (C), Pine River Millpond 100 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Carpenter Creek (A), Little Silver Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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:  6.7%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

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

7.7%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

3.4%
Whole state:

3.7%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Leon, WI

Leon compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher 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:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (62%)
  • Utility gas (12%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Solar energy (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Leon town (based on Waushara County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.71%
Here49.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
Adherents34.2%21.4%12.0%10.9%5.6%
Congregations8.7%15.2%17.4%13.0%4.3%
NameAssemblies of GodNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsUnited Church of ChristEvangelical Free Church of AmericaOther
Adherents4.0%2.4%2.2%1.7%5.6%
Congregations4.3%4.3%4.3%2.2%26.1%
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: 9
Waushara County:

3.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Waushara County:

4.86 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

8.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Waushara County:

28.1%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.9%
State:

13.0%

7.10% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,672 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
Wisconsin average:

6.06%

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


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Winnebago County, WI  1.08% ($39,753 average AGI)
from Milwaukee County, WI  0.60% ($37,407)
from Green Lake County, WI  0.47% ($32,571)


6.54% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,969 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.54%
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 Winnebago County, WI  1.06% ($23,768 average AGI)
to Waupaca County, WI  0.59% ($37,321)
to Portage County, WI  0.45% ($28,925)

Strongest AM radio stations in Leon:

  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WDUX (800 AM; 5 kW; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WRPN (1600 AM; 5 kW; RIPON, WI)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WISS (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BERLIN, WI; Owner: HOMETOWN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WTAQ (1360 AM; 10 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Leon:

  • WAUH (102.3 FM; WAUTOMA, WI; Owner: HOMETOWN BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WBJZ (104.7 FM; BERLIN, WI; Owner: CAXAMBAS CORPORATION)
  • WAPL-FM (105.7 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPKR (99.5 FM; OMRO, WI; Owner: MIDWEST DIMENSIONS, INC.)
  • WDUX-FM (92.7 FM; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WROE (94.3 FM; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTCX (96.1 FM; RIPON, WI; Owner: RADIO B/C LTD PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVBO (103.9 FM; WINNECONNE, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Leon:

  • WMMF-TV (Channel 68; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF WISCONSIN, A CALIFORNIA LTD PARTNRSHP)
  • W24BV (Channel 24; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W66DC (Channel 66; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W64AU (Channel 64; ADAMS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • W23BL (Channel 23; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total costs: $191,000
Total average daily traffic: 3,675
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 3,675

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