Meenon, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 1,163. Population change since 2000: -0.8%
 
Males: 617  (53.1%)
Females: 546  (46.9%)
Median resident age:  47.5 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54893.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $47,755 (it was $37,011 in 2000)
Meenon:

$47,755
WI:

$56,811

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $27,017 (it was $18,067 in 2000)

Meenon town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $150,365 (it was $81,800 in 2000)
Meenon:

$150,365
WI:

$173,200
  • Races in Meenon, WI (2010)

    Meenon races chart
    • 1,06091.1%White alone
    • 494.2%American Indian alone
    • 393.4%Two or more races
    • 50.4%Asian alone
    • 50.4%Hispanic
    • 40.3%Black alone
    • 10.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Meenon: 92.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (42.2%), Norwegian (16.0%), Irish (15.4%), Swedish (15.2%), English (7.1%), Polish (6.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 31.9 square miles.

Population density: 36 people per square mile   (very low).

Meenon,WI real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Meenon:

  • High school or higher: 78.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Meenon town:

  • Never married: 23.6%
  • Now married: 53.6%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

11 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.9%
Wisconsin:

3.6%

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

Meenon town:  1.5% ($1,266)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Duluth, MN (65.7 miles , pop. 86,918).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (72.2 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (361.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Webster, WI (1.7 miles ), Siren, WI (2.2 miles ), La Follette, WI (2.6 miles ), Daniels, WI (3.0 miles ), Lewis, WI (3.1 miles) , Clam Falls, WI (3.3 miles ), Lorain, WI (3.4 miles ), Danbury, WI (3.4 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $46,700
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $20,000
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $61,900
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $61,900
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $80,600
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $71,900
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $71,900
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $100,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 45.84 N, Longitude: 92.34 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 715

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.2%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +192 (+19.6%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (22%)
  • Repair and maintenance (9%)
  • Food (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (3%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Food and beverage stores (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Personal and laundry services (6%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)

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

Average climate in Meenon, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Meenon-area historical tornado activity is below Wisconsin state average. It is 26% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/21/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.1 miles away from the Meenon town center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/18/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.8 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 16 people and caused $10 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Meenon-area historical earthquake activity is below Wisconsin state average. It is 94% 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 179.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 191.3 miles away from Meenon center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 363.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 218.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 141.9 miles away from Meenon 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 348.5 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 Burnett County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Meenon:

  • CAPESIDE COVE GOOD SAMARITAN (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SIREN, WI)
  • FREDERIC NUR REHAB COM (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; FREDERIC, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Meenon:

  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (about 22 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,414)
  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 62 miles; Superior, WI; FT enrollment: 2,302)
  • Century College (about 64 miles; White Bear Lake, MN; FT enrollment: 7,393)
  • Lake Superior College (about 66 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • Bethel University (about 68 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 4,061)
  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College (about 68 miles; Coon Rapids, MN; FT enrollment: 5,918)
  • The College of Saint Scholastica (about 69 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,762)

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Notable locations in Meenon: Kruger School (A), Meenon Townhall (B), North Memorial Ambulance Burnett County (C), Webster Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oak Grove Cemetery (1), Chelmo Cemetery (2), Clam Lake Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Pike Lake (A), Bass Lake (B), Mallard Slough (C), Lower Clam Lake (D), Money Lake (E), Clam Lake (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Burnett 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:  65.9%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.6%
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: 0.6% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

7.0%
Whole state:

8.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.9%
Whole state:

3.7%
29 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
27 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
44 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
10 people in other types of correctional institutions in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Wisconsin average:

11.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Meenon town (based on Burnett County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,82913
Evangelical Protestant1,36114
Catholic1,1814
Other11
None10,085-
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: 6
Burnett County:

3.68 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Burnett County:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Burnett County:

4.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

16.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Burnett County:

28.3%
Wisconsin:

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

14.0%
State:

13.0%

5.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,515 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.02%
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 Polk County, WI  0.76% ($24,122 average AGI)
from Barron County, WI  0.31% ($21,200)
from Washburn County, WI  0.31% ($24,200)


4.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,537 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.61%
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 Polk County, WI  0.78% ($31,560 average AGI)
to Ramsey County, MN  0.26% ($27,118)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.23% ($39,533)

Strongest AM radio stations in Meenon:

  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDSM (710 AM; 10 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAQE (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WWJC (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WWJC, INC.)
  • WHSM (910 AM; 5 kW; HAYWARD, WI; Owner: QB BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WCSW (940 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SHELL LAKE, WI; Owner: ZOE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WXCE (1260 AM; 5 kW; AMERY, WI; Owner: LAKE COUNTRY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Meenon:

  • WXCX (105.7 FM; SIREN, WI; Owner: QUARNSTROM MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WGMO (95.3 FM; SHELL LAKE, WI; Owner: ZOE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLMX-FM (104.9 FM; BALSAM LAKE, WI; Owner: QUARNSTROM MEDIA GROUP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Meenon:

  • W24CL (Channel 24; GRANTSBURG, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • W57AS (Channel 57; SPOONER, WI; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 24m79ftTotal length
  • 15,110Total average daily traffic
  • 764Total average daily truck traffic
  • 26,640Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (59%)
  • Utility gas (15%)
  • Wood (12%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Meenon compared to Wisconsin state average:

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

Meenon on our top lists:

  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other types of correctional institutions (population 1,000+)"
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