Markesan, Wisconsin

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Population in 2013: 1,438 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.0%
 
Males: 615  (42.8%)
Females: 823  (57.2%)
Median resident age:  42.3 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53946.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,327 (it was $38,472 in 2000)
Markesan:

$36,327
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,750 (it was $18,774 in 2000)

Markesan city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $102,835 (it was $79,600 in 2000)
Markesan:

$102,835
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $111,774; Detached houses: $114,141; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $85,931; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $252,737; Mobile homes: $24,552

Median gross rent in 2012: $518.

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  • White alone - 1,362 (92.3%)
  • Hispanic - 109 (7.4%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.07%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Markesan: 88.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (44.1%), Dutch (7.2%), Irish (6.8%), Polish (6.3%), United States (4.6%), English (4.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1959

Elevation: 847 feet

Land area: 2.36 square miles.

Population density: 610 people per square mile   (low).

Markesan,WI real estate house value index trend

Markesan, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Markesan:

  • High school or higher: 85.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Markesan city:

  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 48.5%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 16.5%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

54 residents are foreign born (0.4% North America).

This city:  3.7%
Wisconsin:  4.8%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Markesan, Wisconsin as of May 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Markesan to the number of sex offenders is 112 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,212 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,452 (2.1%)

Markesan satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Oshkosh, WI (31.0 miles , pop. 62,916).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (48.2 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (145.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Mackford, WI (1.7 miles ), Manchester, WI (2.1 miles ), Fairwater, WI (2.5 miles ), Kingston, WI (2.7 miles ), Alto, WI (2.8 miles ), Marquette, WI (2.8 miles) , Metomen, WI (3.0 miles ), Friesland, WI (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $116,600
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $94,700
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $107,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $155,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $170,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $154,300
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $110,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.71 N, Longitude: 88.99 W

Area code: 920

Markesan household income distribution Markesan home values distribution

Crime rates in Markesan by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 412001200000
per 100,000 284.570.6144.60.00.073.9150.20.00.00.00.00.0
Burglaries 7612319477354
per 100,000 497.9423.7867.7216.673.0664.7300.3543.1551.2237.9337.4269.7
Thefts 342743212732241217282433
per 100,000 2418.21906.83109.21516.21970.82363.41801.8931.01338.62220.51619.42225.2
Auto thefts 211101110000
per 100,000 142.270.672.372.20.073.975.177.60.00.00.00.0
Arson 00N/A000000000
per 100,000 0.00.0N/A0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 204.7128.7225.183.586.0165.6132.283.494.3108.090.5110.5

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Markesan detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Wisconsin average:

2.22
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.0%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -327 (-19.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (34%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • 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 (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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

Average climate in Markesan, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Markesan-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 70% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/18/1996, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 18.4 miles away from the Markesan city center injured 12 people and caused $40 million in damages.

On 4/21/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.5 miles away from the city center injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Markesan-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 367.9 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 155.4 miles away from Markesan 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 342.7 miles away from the city 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 366.6 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 139.1 miles away from Markesan center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 400.6 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 Green Lake 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, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Markesan topographic map

Birthplace of: Arthur Frank Mathews - Artist.

Hospitals and medical centers in Markesan:

  • MARKESAN RESIDENT HOME (1130 N MARGARET)
  • RIVERDALE MANOR (150 SOUTH BRIDGE ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Markesan:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-CONTINENTAL MANOR OF RANDOLPH (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; RANDOLPH, WI)
  • FMC - RIPON SOUTH (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; RIPON, WI)
  • RIPON MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 12 miles away; RIPON, WI)
  • SUNNYVIEW HEALTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PRINCETON, WI)
  • SUNNYVIEW VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PRINCETON, WI)
  • FOUNTAIN VIEW CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; RIPON, WI)
  • PARKVIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; RIPON, WI)

Airports located in Markesan:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Markesan:

  • Marian University (about 29 miles; Fond Du Lac, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,045)
  • Moraine Park Technical College (about 30 miles; Fond du Lac, WI; FT enrollment: 3,079)
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (about 32 miles; Oshkosh, WI; FT enrollment: 10,637)
  • Herzing University-Madison (about 42 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 3,160)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 44 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 9,603)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 48 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 5,682)
  • Lawrence University (about 49 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 2,821)

Public high school in Markesan:

  • Markesan Hi (Students: 211; Location: 100 E Vista Blvd; Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Markesan:

Private elementary/middle school in Markesan:

  • FAITH LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 32; Location: N1529 STATE ROAD 73; Grades: KG - 8)
See full list of schools located in Markesan

Library in Markesan:

  • MARKESAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $129,989; Location: 75 N. BRIDGE ST.; 13,306 books; 11,266 e-books; 4,211 audio materials; 2,704 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 11 other licensed databases; 44 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Markesan: Markesan Wastewater Treatment Facility (A), Southern Green Lake County Ambulance Service (B), Grand River Fire District - Markesan Fire Department (C), Markesan City Government Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Markesan: Saint Johns Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Tourist attraction: Grand River Valley Museum (214 E John).

Hotel: Lake House Motel (675 North Margaret Street).

Green Lake 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 2012 was 82.9. This is about average.

City:

82.9
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.140. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.140
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.480. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.480
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 33.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 16.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.89. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.89
U.S.:

9.14

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

PRAIRIE LANES REC CENTER (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-01-2007 and JUL-12-2010, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-27-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-27-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-28-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-12-2010)
VANDYS LAKESIDE PUB INC (Population served: 77, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
REILLYS PUB (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

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

  • TERRACE SHORES CH YOUTH BLDG (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TERRACE SHORES EV FREE CH (Population served: 93, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MILLERS RESORT (Population served: 77, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SHADY OAKS CMPGD WELL NEAR FRONT GATE (Population served: 70, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SHADY OAKS CMPGD WELL NEAR MGRS TRAILER (Population served: 70, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WHITE SAILS SUBDIVISION (Population served: 36, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MARKESAN CITY OF SOLDIERS & SAILORS PARK (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.5%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.0%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.2%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
95 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Markesan, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Markesan compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Markesan (2011 data):

  • Markesan State Bank: Margaret Street Branch at 825 North Margaret Street, branch established on 2001/10/01; at 84 N. Bridge Street, branch established on 1891/11/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $139.3 mil, Deposits: $118.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Markesan Bancshares, Inc.
  • Farmers State Bank: at 86 East Water Street, branch established on 1910/01/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $77.1 mil, Deposits: $63.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Fs Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Markesan travel time to work - commute Markesan mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Markesan city (based on Green Lake County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 81.06%
Here: 81.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist Church
Adherents47.2%19.8%7.6%6.7%6.6%
Congregations18.9%24.3%5.4%2.7%13.5%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOld Order AmishUnited Church of ChristEvangelical Free Church of AmericaOther
Adherents5.0%2.2%1.9%1.1%1.9%
Congregations5.4%13.5%5.4%2.7%8.1%
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: 7
Green Lake County:

3.75 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Green Lake County:

5.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

14.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Green Lake County:

26.8%
Wisconsin:

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

12.8%
State:

13.0%
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
Financial Administration 1$830$9,9600$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,474$29,6880$0
Police Protection - Officers 3$10,504$42,0160$0
Streets and Highways 2$3,358$20,1480$0
Solid Waste Management 2$1,108$6,6480$0
Sewerage 2$3,996$23,9760$0
Parks and Recreation 2$1,372$8,2320$0
Water Supply 2$3,994$23,9640$0
Totals for Government 15$27,636$22,1090$0

Markesan government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $53,000 ($36.86)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($6.95)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $226,000 ($157.16)
    Police Protection: $203,000 ($141.17)
    Libraries: $151,000 ($105.01)
    Regular Highways: $116,000 ($80.67)
    Fire Protection: $102,000 ($70.93)
    Water Utilities: $85,000 ($59.11)
    General - Other: $68,000 ($47.29)
    Financial Administration: $53,000 ($36.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $51,000 ($35.47)
    Central Staff Services: $43,000 ($29.90)
    General Public Buildings: $42,000 ($29.21)
    Health Services - Other: $16,000 ($11.13)
    Parks & Recreation: $11,000 ($7.65)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $10,000 ($6.95)
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000 ($3.48)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $5,000 ($3.48)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($2.78)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $102,000 ($70.93)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $8,000 ($5.56)
    Central Staff: $2,000 ($1.39)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $555,000 ($385.95)

Markesan government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $248,000 ($172.46)
    All Other: $124,000 ($86.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.70)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $71,000 ($49.37)
    Interest Earnings: $41,000 ($28.51)
    Rents: $15,000 ($10.43)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $84,000 ($58.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $504,000 ($350.49)
    Highways: $87,000 ($60.50)
    All Other: $21,000 ($14.60)
  • Tax - Property: $413,000 ($287.20)
    NEC: $19,000 ($13.21)

Markesan government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,076,000 ($1443.67)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,703,000 ($1184.28)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $230,000 ($159.94)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $143,000 ($99.44)

Markesan government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,050,000 ($1425.59)

6.00% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,243 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
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 Fond du Lac County, WI  1.18% ($34,591 average AGI)
from Winnebago County, WI  0.93% ($45,589)
from Waushara County, WI  0.48% ($27,842)


5.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,441 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
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 Fond du Lac County, WI  1.17% ($35,913 average AGI)
to Winnebago County, WI  0.97% ($26,632)
to Waushara County, WI  0.48% ($29,553)

Strongest AM radio stations in Markesan:

  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRPN (1600 AM; 5 kW; RIPON, WI)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WFDL (1170 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WAUPUN, WI; Owner: RADIO PLUS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDUX (800 AM; 5 kW; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Markesan:

  • WPKR (99.5 FM; OMRO, WI; Owner: MIDWEST DIMENSIONS, INC.)
  • WBJZ (104.7 FM; BERLIN, WI; Owner: CAXAMBAS CORPORATION)
  • WTCX (96.1 FM; RIPON, WI; Owner: RADIO B/C LTD PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOLX-FM (94.9 FM; BARABOO, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WXRO (95.3 FM; BEAVER DAM, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WFDL-FM (97.7 FM; LOMIRA, WI; Owner: RADIO PLUS OF FOND DU LAC, INC.)
  • WDDC (100.1 FM; PORTAGE, WI; Owner: ZOE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTLX (100.5 FM; COLUMBUS, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WAUH (102.3 FM; WAUTOMA, WI; Owner: HOMETOWN BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WJWD (90.3 FM; MARSHALL, WI; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)

TV broadcast stations around Markesan:

  • WMMF-TV (Channel 68; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF WISCONSIN, A CALIFORNIA LTD PARTNRSHP)
  • WWRS-TV (Channel 52; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WISC-TV (Channel 3; MADISON, WI; Owner: TELEVISION WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WMSN-TV (Channel 47; MADISON, WI; Owner: WMSN LICENSEE, LLC)

Markesan fatal accident list:

Aug 26, 2001 02:25 AM, W Manchester St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total average daily traffic: 6,292
Total average daily truck traffic: 344
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 8,590

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Markesan)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Markesan, WI)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • KINGSTON, W4260 State Rd 44 (Lat: 43.697583 Lon: -89.091833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 80.7 m, Overall height: 85.3 m, Call Sign: WQFV632
    Assigned Frequencies: 6595.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/16/2006, Expiration Date: 10/16/2016, Certifier: John E Rooney
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • MARKESAN, N2286 Tichora Rd (Lat: 43.713417 Lon: -88.955028), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 55.1 m, Call Sign: WQQT896
    Assigned Frequencies: 11525.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/01/2013, Expiration Date: 03/01/2023, Certifier: Jerry B Wilke
    Registrant: Element Mobile, 320 W Grand Ave Ste 302, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495, Phone: (715) 818-5423, Fax: (715) 818-5424, Email:
  • GREEN LAKE, County Hwy B 3 1/2 Mi N (Lat: 43.757778 Lon: -88.970833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 80 m, Overall height: 86.3 m, Call Sign: KSG58
    Assigned Frequencies: 6745.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/11/2010, Expiration Date: 01/23/2021
    Registrant: State Of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53707-7912, Phone: (608) 266-2497, Fax: (608) 267-4495, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Markesan)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8E (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2040K , Serial Number: 4767, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 04/28/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Donald D Schonasky, 306 West John St, Markesan, WI 53946
  • Aircraft: GULFSTREAM AMERICAN CORP AA-5A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 26880 , Serial Number: AA5A0782, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 04/17/2009
    Registrant (Co-Owned): John I Delong, W2721 Menominee Ct, Markesan, WI 53946, Other Owners: Carolyn A Delong
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-201 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-360 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 31906 , Serial Number: 28R-7837254, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 05/12/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Bobby J Bosveld, W1044 County Road Aw, Markesan, WI 53946
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT DCO-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 54751 , Serial Number: 5764, Year manufactured: 1943, Airworthiness Date: 10/07/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Donald D Schonasky, 306 W John St, Markesan, WI 53946
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 56387 , Serial Number: 287305584, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 08/09/1973
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Walter J Nowatzski, N1810 Cty U, Markesan, WI 53946, Other Owners: Robin R Hein
  • Aircraft: SOCATA TBM 700 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W PT6A66D (850 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 616CM , Serial Number: 540, Year manufactured: 2010, Airworthiness Date: 04/23/2010
    Registrant (Corporation): Dccm LLC, 608 Airport Dr, Markesan, WI 53946
  • Aircraft: NIGHTINGALE MICHAEL V AIR-BIKE (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 752MN , Serial Number: AB77AMS
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, W 1109 Sunny Dr, Markesan, WI 53946

Most common first names in Markesan, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3680.8 years
John3378.6 years
Fred2484.8 years
Elmer2381.2 years
Arthur2179.4 years
Clarence2077.2 years
Edward1978.2 years
Margaret1882.6 years
Helen1882.0 years
Robert1875.4 years
Most common last names in Markesan, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Schwandt1684.7 years
Abendroth1388.1 years
Laper1178.8 years
Prochnow1081.3 years
Mielke1084.3 years
Krueger1084.1 years
Dillie980.3 years
Skotarzak983.7 years
Berg980.6 years
Page977.2 years

Businesses in Markesan, WI

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