Medford, Wisconsin

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Population in 2013: 4,368 (92% urban, 8% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.4%
 
Males: 2,183  (50.0%)
Females: 2,185  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  42.5 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 54451.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,892 (it was $35,278 in 2000)
Medford:

$35,892
WI:

$51,467

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,028 (it was $19,962 in 2000)

Medford city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $101,936 (it was $75,400 in 2000)
Medford:

$101,936
WI:

$163,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $110,388; Detached houses: $125,228; In 2-unit structures: $224,303; Mobile homes: $23,799

Median gross rent in 2013: $525.

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  • Races in Medford, WI (2010)

    Medford races chart
    • 4,16696.3%White alone
    • 541.2%Hispanic
    • 461.1%Two or more races
    • 220.5%Black alone
    • 220.5%Asian alone
    • 150.3%American Indian alone
    • 10.02%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Medford: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (49.3%), Polish (8.2%), Norwegian (5.0%), Irish (5.0%), English (3.9%), United States (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1889

Elevation: 1476 feet

Land area: 3.50 square miles.

Population density: 1,249 people per square mile   (low).

Medford,WI real estate house value index trend

Medford, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Medford:

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Medford city:

  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 46.2%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 12.9%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

69 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.6%
Wisconsin:

4.8%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Medford, Wisconsin as of August 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Medford to the number of sex offenders is 81 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,430 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,931 (2.0%)

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:

  • 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: +4,187 (+95.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,313 (65.5%)

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 2013
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1512223220118
per 100,000 22.8113.323.347.147.147.673.049.949.00.023.023.1186.7
Robberies 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 6512324847005
per 100,000 137.0113.323.347.170.747.697.4199.497.9175.20.00.0116.7
Burglaries 141814321614131612188411
per 100,000 319.6407.9326.0754.2376.9333.0316.5398.8293.8450.6184.192.3256.6
Thefts 1291131391921231291451631521751426391
per 100,000 2,944.52,560.63,237.14,525.12,897.53,068.53,529.74,062.83,720.94,380.53,268.11,454.32,123.2
Auto thefts 3425321124622
per 100,000 68.590.646.6117.870.747.624.324.949.0100.1138.146.246.7
Arson 00N/A0000000001
per 100,000 0.00.0N/A0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.023.3
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 160.0210.4150.0242.9167.1165.2203.4227.7194.1209.0144.872.6233.6

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City-data.com crime index 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 2013, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
Wisconsin average:

2.19
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.8%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +25 (+0.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Medford, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Medford, Wisconsin average temperatures Medford, Wisconsin average precipitation Medford, Wisconsin humidity Medford, Wisconsin wind speed Medford, Wisconsin snowfall Medford, Wisconsin sunshine Medford, Wisconsin clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Medford-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Wisconsin state average. It is 6% smaller 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.

Earthquake activity:

Medford-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 279.0 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) earthquake occurred 264.6 miles away from Medford center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 291.1 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 240.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 450.1 miles away from Medford center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 439.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

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: 4, Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 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 and medical centers in Medford:

  • MEMORIAL HEALTH CTR (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 135 S GIBSON ST)
  • MEMORIAL HEALTH CENTER DIALYSIS (135 S GIBSON ST)
  • MEMORIAL NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (135 S GIBSON ST)

Airports and heliports located in Medford:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Medford:

  • Northcentral Technical College (about 36 miles; Wausau, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,356)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 57 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 9,089)
  • Mid-State Technical College (about 59 miles; Wisconsin Rapids, WI; FT enrollment: 2,128)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 62 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 10,143)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 62 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 4,038)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 80 miles; Menomonie, WI; FT enrollment: 8,120)
  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (about 88 miles; Shell Lake, WI; FT enrollment: 2,414)

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

Main business address in Medford: MID WISCONSIN FINANCIAL SERVICES INC (A). Display/hide its location 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 37.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

37.7
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.15. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.15
U.S.:

9.14

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

THIRSTY MOOSE SALOON (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-11-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-11-2006), St Boil Water Order (JUL-11-2006), St Public Notif issued (JUL-26-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-26-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-20-2006)
U S F S GLACIAL SPRING (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-2013), St Boil Water Order (JUL-15-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-15-2013), St Public Notif issued (JUL-16-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-16-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-25-2013)

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

  • PHIL & ELEANORS STEAKHOUSE (Population served: 55, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WHITTLESEY LIONS CLUB (Population served: 55, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • U S F S SPEARHEAD POINT CMPGRD 2 (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • POT BELLY PUB (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • U S F S CHIPPEWA CMPGD (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ST PETER EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ST ANDREW EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROCK POINT BAIT & CONVENIENCE STORE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OPIE & TAMMYS KOUNTRY KORNER (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OUR SAVIOURS LUTHERAN CHURCH ELCA (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.7%
(15.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black 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

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, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Medford 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Wisconsin average:

10.5

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (61%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,4178
Evangelical Protestant4,23119
Mainline Protestant2,6449
Orthodox701
Other1-
None5,326-
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: 3
Taylor County:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

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

6.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Taylor County:

27.1%
Wisconsin:

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

10.1%
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$4,240$50,8800$0
Other Government Administration 6$16,297$32,5940$0
Police Protection - Officers 9$41,469$55,2920$0
Police - Other 1$3,144$37,7280$0
Firefighters 31$1,165$4510$0
Streets and Highways 11$38,026$41,4830$0
Sewerage 3$12,491$49,9640$0
Electric Power 5$28,392$68,1410$0
Local Libraries 2$5,631$33,78614$5,418
Other and Unallocable 19$714$4510$0
Totals for Government 88$151,569$20,66914$5,418

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

  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $962,000 ($220.24)
    Regular Highways: $391,000 ($89.51)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($2.98)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $7,901,000 ($1808.84)
    Sewerage: $1,123,000 ($257.10)
    Police Protection: $772,000 ($176.74)
    Regular Highways: $656,000 ($150.18)
    Water Utilities: $505,000 ($115.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $312,000 ($71.43)
    Libraries: $289,000 ($66.16)
    Central Staff Services: $256,000 ($58.61)
    General - Other: $200,000 ($45.79)
    Financial Administration: $196,000 ($44.87)
    Parks and Recreation: $190,000 ($43.50)
    Local Fire Protection: $143,000 ($32.74)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $53,000 ($12.13)
    General Public Buildings: $39,000 ($8.93)
    Natural Resources - Other: $29,000 ($6.64)
    Parking Facilities: $1,000 ($0.23)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $459,000 ($105.08)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $251,000 ($57.46)
    Regular Highways: $140,000 ($32.05)
    Police Protection: $22,000 ($5.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,669,000 ($382.10)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,013,000 ($231.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $327,000 ($74.86)
    All Other: $134,000 ($30.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $28,000 ($6.41)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $46,000 ($10.53)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $181,000 ($41.44)
    Sewerage: $81,000 ($18.54)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $295,000 ($67.54)
    Special Assessments: $202,000 ($46.25)
    General Revenue, NEC: $90,000 ($20.60)
    Fines and Forfeits: $25,000 ($5.72)
    Rents: $14,000 ($3.21)
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000 ($2.52)
    Sale of Property: $8,000 ($1.83)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $8,404,000 ($1923.99)
    Water Utilities: $505,000 ($115.61)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,327,000 ($303.80)
    Highways: $379,000 ($86.77)
    All Other: $124,000 ($28.39)
  • Tax - Property: $1,814,000 ($415.29)
    NEC: $83,000 ($19.00)
    Other Selective Sales: $43,000 ($9.84)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $12,000 ($2.75)
    Other License: $11,000 ($2.52)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,535,000 ($1953.98)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,385,000 ($1690.71)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,645,000 ($834.48)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,495,000 ($571.20)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,790,000 ($2470.24)

4.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,891 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.41%
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 Clark County, WI  0.60% ($26,152 average AGI)
from Marathon County, WI  0.55% ($28,762)
from Chippewa County, WI  0.35% ($32,519)


4.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,241 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.93%
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  0.74% ($60,175 average AGI)
to Clark County, WI  0.57% ($34,909)
to Eau Claire County, WI  0.47% ($24,861)

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)
Medford fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


Medford fatal accident list:

Sep 23, 2011 12:14 AM, Perkins St, Lat: 45.13468, Lon: -90.33940, 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 persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 11m36ftTotal length
  • $1,498,000Total costs
  • 23,600Total average daily traffic
  • 513Total average daily truck traffic
  • 27,780Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
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

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Businesses in Medford, WI
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
AmericInn1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's1Maurices1
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
FedEx2RadioShack1
Ford1Sears1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hardee's1U-Haul2
KFC1UPS2
Kmart1Walmart1
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