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Population in 2012: 4,294 (92% urban, 8% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.3%
 

Males: 2,100  (48.9%)
Females: 2,194  (51.1%)

Median resident age:  43.0 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54451.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,839 (it was $35,278 in 2000)
Medford:

$38,839
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,027

Medford city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $107,429 (it was $75,400 in 2000)
Medford:

$107,429
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $114,818; Detached houses: $127,410; In 2-unit structures: $206,944; Mobile homes: $22,834

Median gross rent in 2012: $486.

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Medford races chart
  • White alone - 4,166 (96.3%)
  • Hispanic - 54 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 46 (1.1%)
  • Black alone - 22 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 22 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 15 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.02%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Medford: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (47.4%), Polish (8.6%), Norwegian (6.6%), Irish (6.4%), English (3.8%), Swedish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1889

Elevation: 1476 feet

Land area: 3.50 square miles.

Population density: 1,228 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Medford:

  • High school or higher: 87.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 11.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Medford city:

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 53.3%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

74 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.7%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,455 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,048 (2.1%)

Medford satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eau Claire, WI (60.4 miles , pop. 61,704).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (135.9 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (264.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Little Black, WI (2.0 miles ), Stetsonville, WI (2.1 miles ), Browning, WI (2.4 miles ), Whittlesey, WI (2.4 miles) , Deer Creek, WI (2.5 miles ), Hammel, WI (2.7 miles ), Holway, WI (2.9 miles ), Chelsea, WI (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 21 buildings, average cost: $124,400
  • 2000: 18 buildings, average cost: $124,400
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 2003: 14 buildings, average cost: $151,900
  • 2004: 18 buildings, average cost: $176,900
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $172,700
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $149,600
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $150,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 45.14 N, Longitude: 90.35 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,160 (+96.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,600 (79.3%)

Area code: 715

Medford household income distribution Medford home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Medford 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 151222322011
per 100,000 22.8113.323.347.147.147.673.049.949.00.023.023.1
Robberies 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 651232484700
per 100,000 137.0113.323.347.170.747.697.4199.497.9175.20.00.0
Burglaries 1418143216141316121884
per 100,000 319.6407.9326.0754.2376.9333.0316.5398.8293.8450.6184.192.3
Thefts 12911313919212312914516315217514263
per 100,000 2944.52560.63237.14525.12897.53068.53529.74062.83720.94380.53268.11454.3
Auto thefts 342532112462
per 100,000 68.590.646.6117.870.747.624.324.949.0100.1138.146.2
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) 159.0209.1149.1241.4166.1164.2202.2226.3193.0207.7143.972.2

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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 Medford detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
Wisconsin average:

2.22

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Medford, Wisconsin accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.5%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +25 (+0.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Medford-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 40% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1958, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.3 miles away from the Medford city center killed 4 people and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1953, a category F4 tornado 25.3 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 24 people.

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Medford topographic map

Birthplace of: Jeane Dixon - (1904-1997), astrologer, Scott Suder - Politician, Erny Pinckert - Football player.

Main business address for: MID WISCONSIN FINANCIAL SERVICES INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Medford:

  • MEMORIAL HEALTH CENTER DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 135 S GIBSON ST)
  • MEMORIAL HEALTH CTR (Critical Access Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 135 S GIBSON ST)
  • MEMORIAL NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, 135 S GIBSON ST)

Political contributions by individuals in Medford, WI

Airports and heliports located in Medford:


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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Medford:

  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 57 miles; Stevens Point, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,352)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 62 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 9,913)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 62 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 3,059)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 80 miles; Menomonie, WI; FT enrollment: 7,101)
  • Winona State University (about 99 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 7,637)
  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (about 101 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 2,056)
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (about 102 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 8,660)

Public high school in Medford:

  • Medford Hi (Students: 650; Location: 1015 W Broadway Ave; Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Medford:

  • Medford Mid (Students: 628; Location: 509 E Clark St; Grades: 5-8)
  • Medford El (Students: 606; Location: 1065 W Broadway Ave; Grades: KG-4)
  • Rural Virtual Academy (Students: 40; Location: 509 E Clark St; Grades: KG-8)

Private elementary/middle schools in Medford:

  • HOLY ROSARY SCHOOL (Students: 157; Location: 215 S WASHINGTON AVE; Grades: PK - 6)
  • IMMANUEL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 81; Location: 420 LINCOLN ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • HILLSIDE SCHOOL (Students: 27; Location: APPLE AVE; Grades: 1 - 8)
See full list of schools located in Medford

Library in Medford:

  • FRANCES L. SIMEK MEMORIAL LIBRARY MEDFORD (Operating income: $314,607; Location: 400 N. MAIN ST.; 40,001 books; 8,805 e-books; 5,613 audio materials; 2,672 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 8 other licensed databases; 124 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Medford: Taylor County Jail (A), Taylor County Courthouse (B), Medford Public Library (C), Medford City Hall (D), Taylor County Ambulance Service Medford (E), Medford Area Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Medford include: Saint Pauls Evangelical Lutheran Church (A), Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church (B), Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church (C), Evangelical Community Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Medford Flowage 35.4 (A), Medford Flowage (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Medford: Taylor County Fair Grounds (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Perkinstown Winter Sports Area (Recreation Areas; N4168 Winter Sports Road), Liberty Amusements (Amusement & Theme Parks; 540 Jensen Drive).

Hotels: Malibu Inn (854 North 8th Street), AmericInn Medford (435 South 8th Street).

Courts: Taylor County - Corporation Counsel- Family Court Commissioner (224 South 2nd Street), Taylor County - Clerk Of Circuit Court (224 South 2nd Street), Taylor County - Register In Probate- Circuit Court (224 South 2nd Street).

 
Taylor 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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AQI  PM2.5 PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.6. This is about average.
City:

30.6
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 1.04. This is significantly worse than average. There were 37 monitors within city limits.
City:

1.04
U.S.:

0.49
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.80. This is about average. There were 18 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.80
U.S.:

9.59

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

PAUL & LITAS PURE COUNTRY (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Other (DEC-20-2005)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between MAR-2000 and SEP-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-13-2000)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
POT BELLY PUB (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUL-25-1997), St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-1997), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-25-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-25-1997), St Compliance achieved (MAY-26-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
OUR LADY PERPETUAL HELP CATH (Address: 424 W CEDAR ST , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
PERKINSTOWN WINTER SPORTS AREA (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-08-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
P TOWN INN (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (MAY-19-2000), St Public Notif requested (MAY-19-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-19-2000), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

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

  • OPIE & TAMMYS KOUNTRY KORNER (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.9%
(13.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  55.2%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.1%
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: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Medford, WI

People in group quarters in Medford in 2010:

  • 107 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 51 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Medford in 2000:

  • 104 people in nursing homes
  • 12 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Medford compared to Wisconsin state average:

Medford, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in Medford (2011 data):

  • Mid-Wisconsin Bank: Plaza Branch at 134 South Eighth Street, branch established on 1987/08/01; at 132 West State Street, branch established on 1890/09/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $484.9 mil, Deposits: $384.4 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Mid-Wisconsin Financial Services, Inc.
  • Time Federal Savings Bank: at 675 E. Broadway Ave., branch established on 1935/02/18. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $610.0 mil, Deposits: $505.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • Forward Financial Bank SSB: Medford Branch at 346 S 8th St, branch established on 2010/10/01. Info updated 2010/10/19: Bank assets: $270.9 mil, Deposits: $209.4 mil, headquarters in Marshfield, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices
  • Fidelity National Bank: at 215 South Eighth Street, branch established on 1975/10/21. Info updated 2007/06/11: Bank assets: $91.1 mil, Deposits: $80.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Fidelity Bancorp, Inc.
  • Associated Bank, National Association: Medford Branch at 160 Medford Plaza, branch established on 1990/07/02. Info updated 2008/09/12: Bank assets: $21,715.0 mil, Deposits: $15,244.4 mil, headquarters in Green Bay, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 282 total offices, Holding Company: Associated Banc-Corp

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Medford, Wisconsin:

  • Malibu Inn Motel, 854 N 8TH St, Medford, WI 54451 , Phone: (715) 748-3995, Fax: (715) 748-3995
  • Americinn Motel, 435 S 8TH St, Medford, WI 54451 , Phone: (715) 748-2330, Fax: (715) 748-5543
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Medford, Wisconsin

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Medford travel time to work - commute


Medford mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (64%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Medford city (based on Taylor County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.86%
Here74.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents57.9%17.6%7.5%6.1%2.5%
Congregations28.1%15.6%9.4%9.4%6.3%
NameBaptist General ConferenceUnited Church of ChristOld Order AmishNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsOther
Adherents2.3%1.8%1.4%1.0%2.0%
Congregations3.1%3.1%9.4%3.1%12.5%
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: 3
Taylor County:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

5.18 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
This county:

6.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Taylor County:

27.1%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.1%
State:

13.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,265$27,1800$0
Other Government Administration 5$12,622$30,2939$1,982
Police Protection - Officers 9$26,568$35,4240$0
Police - Other 1$2,887$34,6440$0
Firefighters 0$0 28$9,387
Streets and Highways 10$21,914$26,2970$0
Sewerage 3$7,534$30,1360$0
Electric Power 5$17,765$42,6360$0
Local Libraries 0$0 9$5,860
Totals for Government 34$91,555$32,31446$17,229

Medford government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $962,000 ($224.03)
    Regular Highways: $391,000 ($91.06)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($3.03)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $7,901,000 ($1840.01)
    Sewerage: $1,123,000 ($261.53)
    Police Protection: $772,000 ($179.79)
    Regular Highways: $656,000 ($152.77)
    Water Utilities: $505,000 ($117.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $312,000 ($72.66)
    Libraries: $289,000 ($67.30)
    Central Staff Services: $256,000 ($59.62)
    General - Other: $200,000 ($46.58)
    Financial Administration: $196,000 ($45.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $190,000 ($44.25)
    Local Fire Protection: $143,000 ($33.30)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $53,000 ($12.34)
    General Public Buildings: $39,000 ($9.08)
    Natural Resources - Other: $29,000 ($6.75)
    Parking Facilities: $1,000 ($0.23)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $459,000 ($106.89)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $251,000 ($58.45)
    Regular Highways: $140,000 ($32.60)
    Police Protection: $22,000 ($5.12)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,669,000 ($388.68)

Medford government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,013,000 ($235.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $327,000 ($76.15)
    All Other: $134,000 ($31.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $28,000 ($6.52)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $46,000 ($10.71)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $181,000 ($42.15)
    Sewerage: $81,000 ($18.86)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $295,000 ($68.70)
    Special Assessments: $202,000 ($47.04)
    General Revenue, NEC: $90,000 ($20.96)
    Fines and Forfeits: $25,000 ($5.82)
    Rents: $14,000 ($3.26)
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000 ($2.56)
    Sale of Property: $8,000 ($1.86)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $8,404,000 ($1957.15)
    Water Utilities: $505,000 ($117.61)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,327,000 ($309.04)
    Highways: $379,000 ($88.26)
    All Other: $124,000 ($28.88)
  • Tax - Property: $1,814,000 ($422.45)
    NEC: $83,000 ($19.33)
    Other Selective Sales: $43,000 ($10.01)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $12,000 ($2.79)
    Other License: $11,000 ($2.56)

Medford government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,535,000 ($1987.66)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,385,000 ($1719.84)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,645,000 ($848.86)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,495,000 ($581.04)

Medford government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,790,000 ($2512.81)

4.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,301 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.47%
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 Clark County, WI  0.77% ($28,276 average AGI)
from Marathon County, WI  0.41% ($36,226)
from Price County, WI  0.33% ($33,360)


5.73% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,611 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
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 Marathon County, WI  0.84% ($26,375 average AGI)
to Clark County, WI  0.69% ($24,212)
to Eau Claire County, WI  0.41% ($27,161)

Strongest AM radio stations in Medford:

  • WIGM (1490 AM; 1 kW; MEDFORD, WI; Owner: W I G M, INC.)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WRIG (1390 AM; 10 kW; SCHOFIELD, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WLBL (930 AM; 5 kW; AUBURNDALE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WCCN (1370 AM; 5 kW; NEILLSVILLE, WI; Owner: CENTRAL WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Medford:

  • WKEB (99.3 FM; MEDFORD, WI; Owner: WIGM, INCORPORATED)
  • WAXX (104.5 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WDEZ (101.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: W R I G, INC.)
  • WHRM (90.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WIFC (95.5 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WOFM (94.7 FM; MOSINEE, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WWIB (103.7 FM; HALLIE, WI; Owner: STEWARDS OF SOUND, 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)
  • WYCO (107.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: SEEHAFER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMZK (104.1 FM; MERRILL, WI; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOSQ (92.3 FM; SPENCER, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Medford:

  • WEAU-TV (Channel 13; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WEAU LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WAOW-TV (Channel 9; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WAOW-WYOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHRM-TV (Channel 20; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Medford, Wisconsin:
  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 5
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 13
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Wisconsin average:
  • Fatal accident count: 85
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 128
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 36
  • Fatalities: 93
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 212
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

Medford fatal accident list:

Sep 23, 2011 12:14 AM, Perkins St, Lat: 45.13468333, Lon: -90.3394, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 26, 1995 11:35 AM, 7th St, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Mar 14, 1986 12:44 AM, 13, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 12, 1977 01:30 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 11 meters (36ft)
Total costs: $1,498,000
Total average daily traffic: 23,600
Total average daily truck traffic: 513
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 27,780

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Medford)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Medford, WI)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Medford)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 28 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Medford)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 13
  • Hazardous Condition: 3

Incident types - Medford


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Medford, WI
Businesses in Medford, WI
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
AmericInn1Maurices1
Arby's1McDonald's1
FedEx2RadioShack1
H&R Block1Sears1
Hardee's1Taco Bell1
KFC1U-Haul2
Kmart1UPS2
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Marie Renee Wilkening (3)
  • Edward L. Schield (2)
  • William Roger Doberstein, Jr. (1)
  • Grant William Voermans (1)
  • Daniel Shereda (1)
  • Jan Huml (1)
  • George Charles Tuma (1)
  • Mark Robert Rinehart (1)
  • Brian Flood (1)
  • James L. Peterson (1)

Total of 12 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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