Merton, Wisconsin

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Population in 2017: 3,679 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +91.0%
Males: 1,869  (50.8%)
Females: 1,810  (49.2%)
Median resident age:

39.5 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 53029.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $153,891 (it was $71,509 in 2000)
Merton:

$153,891
WI:

$59,305

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $54,564 (it was $24,927 in 2000)

Merton village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $464,554 (it was $202,900 in 2000)
Merton:

$464,554
WI:

$178,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $423,973; detached houses: $422,148

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,139.

March 2019 cost of living index in Merton: 98.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 1.8%
(1.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Merton, WI (2010)
    • 3,16194.5%White alone
    • 722.2%Hispanic
    • 491.5%Asian alone
    • 321.0%Two or more races
    • 220.7%Black alone
    • 50.1%American Indian alone
    • 30.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.06%Other race alone

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

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Ancestries: German (39.9%), Irish (8.2%), American (5.7%), European (4.4%), Polish (3.8%), Norwegian (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1922

Elevation: 960 feet

Land area: 2.64 square miles.

Population density: 1,396 people per square mile   (low).

Merton, Wisconsin map

196 residents are foreign born (1.6% Europe, 1.2% North America).

This village:

5.4%
Wisconsin:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $6,117 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,750 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waukesha, WI (9.8 miles , pop. 64,825).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (18.9 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (95.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Hartland, WI (1.8 miles ),
Lisbon, WI (1.9 miles ),
Chenequa, WI (2.0 miles ),
Sussex, WI (2.1 miles ),
Nashotah, WI (2.4 miles ),
Delafield, WI (2.5 miles ),
Pewaukee, WI (2.5 miles ),
Okauchee Lake, WI (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 43.14 N, Longitude: 88.31 W

Area code: 262

Distribution of median household income in Merton, WI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Merton, WI in 2017
Merton satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 79 buildings, average cost: $177,500
  • 1998: 99 buildings, average cost: $178,100
  • 1999: 65 buildings, average cost: $220,200
  • 2000: 44 buildings, average cost: $252,800
  • 2001: 48 buildings, average cost: $257,500
  • 2002: 39 buildings, average cost: $342,300
  • 2003: 45 buildings, average cost: $315,100
  • 2004: 47 buildings, average cost: $326,100
  • 2005: 32 buildings, average cost: $387,500
  • 2006: 37 buildings, average cost: $436,500
  • 2007: 29 buildings, average cost: $420,200
  • 2008: 16 buildings, average cost: $635,500
  • 2009: 15 buildings, average cost: $394,700
  • 2010: 16 buildings, average cost: $518,700
  • 2011: 15 buildings, average cost: $367,400
  • 2012: 18 buildings, average cost: $347,600
  • 2013: 22 buildings, average cost: $356,300
  • 2014: 22 buildings, average cost: $469,300
  • 2015: 19 buildings, average cost: $518,600
  • 2016: 22 buildings, average cost: $480,800
  • 2017: 28 buildings, average cost: $604,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Merton, WI residents
Average permit cost in Merton, WI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.7%
Wisconsin:

3.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +725 (+60.4%).
Most common industries in Merton, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.0%)
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Machinery (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.4%)
  • Machinery (7.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.6%)
  • Printing & related support activities (4.4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.6%)
  • Educational services (12.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Merton, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Top executives (4.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Registered nurses (4.0%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)

Average climate in Merton, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Merton, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 83.8. This is about average.

City:

83.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2009 was 0.0995. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0995
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.77. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.77
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.205. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.205
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 15.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.84. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.84
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 0.0169. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0169
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Merton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 43% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.0 miles away from the Merton village center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/4/1981, a category F4 tornado 20.7 miles away from the village center killed 3 people and injured 53 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Merton-area historical earthquake activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 87% 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 325.1 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 120.1 miles away from Merton 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 299.6 miles away from Merton 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 323.6 miles away from Merton 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 357.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 271.3 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 Waukesha County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Merton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Merton:

  • PROHEALTH HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; HARTLAND, WI)
  • ROLLAND NELSON CROSSROADS HSPC (Hospital, about 5 miles away; HARTLAND, WI)
  • HOME AND HOSPICE ADVANTAGE (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; PEWAUKEE, WI)
  • RIVER HILLS WEST HCC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PEWAUKEE, WI)
  • KETTLE MORAINE HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 8 miles away; OCONOMOWOC, WI)
  • ROGERS MEM HSPTL (Hospital, about 8 miles away; OCONOMOWOC, WI)
  • ROGERS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; OCONOMOWOC, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Merton:

  • Waukesha County Technical College (about 6 miles; Pewaukee, WI; Full-time enrollment: 4,415)
  • Carroll University (about 11 miles; Waukesha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,313)
  • Cardinal Stritch University (about 21 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 3,595)
  • Marquette University (about 21 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 9,844)
  • Milwaukee Area Technical College (about 21 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 13,156)
  • Concordia University-Wisconsin (about 22 miles; Mequon, WI; FT enrollment: 5,253)
  • Milwaukee School of Engineering (about 22 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 2,386)

Public elementary/middle schools in Merton:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Merton: Merton Fire Department (A), Merton Village Hall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoir: Merton Millpond 26 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Merton: Merton Fireman's Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Waukesha County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

ST JOHNS UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST (Population served: 54, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-22-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-22-2007), St Boil Water Order (FEB-22-2007), St Public Notif issued (FEB-23-2007), St Public Notif received (FEB-26-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAR-05-2007)
MERTON VILLAGE HALL (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-24-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-24-2014), St Public Notif received (JAN-29-2014), St Public Notif issued (JAN-29-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAR-27-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (FEB-07-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-07-2013), St Public Notif received (FEB-07-2013), St Public Notif issued (FEB-07-2013), St Public Notif requested (FEB-07-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-09-2013), St Boil Water Order (JAN-09-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-09-2013), St Public Notif issued (JAN-09-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-09-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-21-2013)

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

  • POLLWORTH PARK PAVILION (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MERTON SUB SHOP (Population served: 27, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

3.3 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

91.6%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

3.0%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Merton:

Marital status in Merton, WI
  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 68.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.3%
  • Divorced: 5.8%

For population 25 years and over in Merton:

  • High school or higher: 98.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 59.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Wisconsin average:

10.4

Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Merton
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Merton, WI (based on Waukesha County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic115,00828
Evangelical Protestant71,237128
Mainline Protestant38,65487
Other9,84029
None155,152-
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: 57
Here:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Here:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 106
Waukesha County:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 283
This county:

7.47 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

6.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.8%
Wisconsin:

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

13.2%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

55.2%
Wisconsin:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Merton:

57.5%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Merton:

28.7
Wisconsin:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Merton:

18.8%
Wisconsin:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

5.6%
Wisconsin:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Merton:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.9%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
Here:

62.2%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

82.6%
Wisconsin:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Merton, WI Residents
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
Parks and Recreation 1$5,560$66,7202$313
Other and Unallocable 0$0 16$4,460
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$7,154
Totals for Government 1$5,560$66,72021$11,927

Merton government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $26,000 ($7.07)
    General Public Buildings: $23,000 ($6.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($2.99)
  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $196,000 ($53.28)
    Regular Highways: $191,000 ($51.92)
    Police Protection: $163,000 ($44.31)
    General Public Buildings: $130,000 ($35.34)
    Local Fire Protection: $122,000 ($33.16)
    Central Staff Services: $117,000 ($31.80)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $64,000 ($17.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $47,000 ($12.78)
    Financial Administration: $37,000 ($10.06)
    Natural Resources - Other: $27,000 ($7.34)
    General - Other: $18,000 ($4.89)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($1.09)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($0.54)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $85,000 ($23.10)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $5,000 ($1.36)
    Other - Police Protection: $3,000 ($0.82)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $286,000 ($77.74)

Merton government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $202,000 ($54.91)
    Other: $15,000 ($4.08)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $3,000 ($0.82)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $20,000 ($5.44)
    Interest Earnings: $14,000 ($3.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $149,000 ($40.50)
    Highways: $79,000 ($21.47)
    Other: $12,000 ($3.26)
  • Tax - Property: $977,000 ($265.56)
    Other License: $67,000 ($18.21)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $37,000 ($10.06)

Merton government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,715,000 ($737.97)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,350,000 ($638.76)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $365,000 ($99.21)

Merton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,904,000 ($517.53)

6.24% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($72,606 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.24%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($435 average AGI)
Waukesha County:

0.02%
Wisconsin average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Milwaukee County, WI  2.85% ($69,452 average AGI)
from Washington County, WI  0.36% ($66,753)
from Jefferson County, WI  0.20% ($59,814)


5.94% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($71,948 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($474 average AGI)
Waukesha County:

0.04%
Wisconsin average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Milwaukee County, WI  2.08% ($50,450 average AGI)
to Washington County, WI  0.41% ($68,585)
to Jefferson County, WI  0.27% ($57,852)

Strongest AM radio stations in Merton:

  • WKSH (1640 AM; 10 kW; SUSSEX, WI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WAUK (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WALT-WEST WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOKY (920 AM; 5 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEMP (1250 AM; 5 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMCS (1290 AM; 5 kW; GREENFIELD, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WBKV (1470 AM; 3 kW; WEST BEND, WI; Owner: WEST BEND BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Merton:

  • WHAD (90.7 FM; DELAFIELD, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WFZH (105.3 FM; MUKWONAGO, WI; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLTQ (97.3 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJZI (93.3 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WMIL-FM (106.1 FM; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKTI-FM (94.5 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WFMR (106.9 FM; BROOKFIELD, WI; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF MILWAUKEE, LLC)
  • WXSS (103.7 FM; WAUWATOSA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WUWM (89.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WKLH (96.5 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLUM-FM (102.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WMWK (88.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WTKM-FM (104.9 FM; HARTFORD, WI; Owner: KETTLE MORAINE B/CTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WVCY-FM (107.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WRIT-FM (95.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBWI-FM (92.5 FM; WEST BEND, WI; Owner: WEST BEND BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WLZR (102.9 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WMYX-FM (99.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJMR-FM (98.3 FM; MENOMONEE FALLS, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKKV-FM (100.7 FM; RACINE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Merton:

  • WDJT-TV (Channel 58; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WDJT-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WISN-TV (Channel 12; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WISN HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WITI (Channel 6; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WITI LICENSE,INC.)
  • WPXE (Channel 55; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: PAXSON MILWAUKEE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMLW-CA (Channel 46; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMVS (Channel 10; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WMVT (Channel 36; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • W63CU (Channel 63; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCGV-TV (Channel 24; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WCGV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WVTV (Channel 18; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WVTV LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WTMJ-TV (Channel 4; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WWRS-TV (Channel 52; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WVCY-TV (Channel 30; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WTAS-LP (Channel 43; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WAUKESHA TOWER ASSOCIATES)
  • WMKE-CA (Channel 7; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: KM LPTV OF MILWAUKEE, L.L.C.)
  • WJJA (Channel 49; RACINE, WI; Owner: TV-49, INC.)
  • WMMF-TV (Channel 68; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF WISCONSIN, A CALIFORNIA LTD PARTNRSHP)

Merton fatal accident list:

Jun 29, 2001 00:04 AM, Center Oak Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 4.6mTotal length
  • 10,324Total average daily traffic
  • 116Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,354Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • N 76 W 30200 Cth W (Lat: 43.159167 Lon: -88.344444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: KNKA207
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 11/18/2014, Expiration Date: 10/01/2024, Certifier: Kenneth R MeyersRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • PETER M CONNOLLY, N 76 W 30200 Cth W (Lat: 43.159167 Lon: -88.344444), Type: 59.4, Overall height: 54.9 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, Pconnoll@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989
  • STEVEN T CAMPBELL, N 76 W 30200 Cth W (Lat: 43.159167 Lon: -88.344444), Type: 59.4, Structure height: 55133 m, Overall height: 54.9 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989
  • N 76 W 30200 Cth W (Lat: 43.159167 Lon: -88.344444), Type: 59.4, Overall height: 54.9 m, Registrant: United States Cellular Corporation, Linda.Hartman@koteen.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 467-5700

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • On Hwy 74 1 Km N (Lat: 43.156389 Lon: -88.309806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 61 m, Call Sign: WPHV560,
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.337 MHz, Grant Date: 07/19/2000, Expiration Date: 07/19/2010, Cancellation Date: 07/25/2005, Certifier: Lowell Todd, Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, 2120 L Street, N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830, Fax: (202) 828-5568

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 28343 Sussex Rd (Lat: 43.141111 Lon: -88.310083), Call Sign: KRY960, Licensee ID: L00075630,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.205 MHz, 154.295 MHz, 154.430 MHz, Grant Date: 07/17/1997, Expiration Date: 08/26/2002, Cancellation Date: 12/29/2002, Registrant: Merton Fire Department Inc, 28343 Sussex Rd, Merton, WI 53056, Phone: (414) 538-4325
  • 28343 Sussex Rd (Lat: 43.141111 Lon: -88.310083), Call Sign: KDZ888,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.085 MHz, Grant Date: 06/23/1997, Expiration Date: 08/26/2002, Cancellation Date: 12/29/2002, Registrant: Merton, Village Of, 28343 Sussex Rd, Merton, WI 53056, Phone: (414) 538-0820
  • Lat: 43.142833 Lon: -88.308444, Call Sign: WQXZ372,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1800 MHz, Grant Date: 07/20/2016, Expiration Date: 07/20/2026, Certifier: John Nettesheim, Registrant: Primex Wireless Inc, 965 Wells St., Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 531-0464, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3
  • Sh 74, .5 Miles North (Lat: 43.156389 Lon: -88.309806), Call Sign: KNKC261,
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.375 MHz, Grant Date: 04/27/1999, Expiration Date: 06/15/2008, Cancellation Date: 11/02/2004, Certifier: William Buxbaum, Registrant: Network Services, LLC Debtor-In-Possession, 525 South Douglas Street, El Segundo, CA 90245, Phone: (310) 615-6523, Fax: (310) 615-6581, Email:
  • Highway 47, .5 Miles North Of (Lat: 43.156389 Lon: -88.309806), Overall height: 56 m, Call Sign: KNKK747,
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.487 MHz, Grant Date: 04/27/1999, Expiration Date: 06/15/2008, Cancellation Date: 08/02/2008, Certifier: Jerry Nelson, Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, 1650 Tysons Blvd., Suite 1500, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8678, Fax: (703) 584-8695, Email:
  • On Hwy. 74 - 0.5 Miles North Of Merton (Lat: 43.156389 Lon: -88.309806), Structure height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: KUC854,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.100 MHz, Grant Date: 08/03/1998, Expiration Date: 06/15/2008, Cancellation Date: 11/10/2004, Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, Chartered, 1111 19th St., Nw Suite 1200, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 857-3500, Fax: (202) 828-8409, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: K9KKU, Grant Date: 07/24/1996, Expiration Date: 07/24/2006, Cancellation Date: 07/25/2008, Registrant: Vincent J White, 7255 Main St, Merton, WI 53056

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$159,84022$398,132142$285,5163$187,8072$162,975
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$08$271,9841$288,3200$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$83,9003$301,20013$304,0440$01$16,270
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$334,08013$319,8080$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$237,7251$7,6300$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2034.05

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$288,8301$212,040
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$460,1901$342,220
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$200,860
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2034.05

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Merton, WI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Merton, WI - Value
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Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Merton, WI
  • 87.9%Utility gas
  • 9.7%Electricity
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Merton, WI
  • 100.0%Utility gas


Merton compared to Wisconsin state average:

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

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  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of family households, population 1,000+"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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