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Population in 2012: 521 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.9%
 

Males: 244  (46.9%)
Females: 277  (53.1%)

Median resident age:  41.3 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54859.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,053 (it was $25,341 in 2000)
Minong:

$43,053
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,895

Minong village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $86,608 (it was $50,200 in 2000)
Minong:

$86,608
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $101,780; Detached houses: $112,464; In 2-unit structures: $206,218; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $92,211; Mobile homes: $48,011

Median gross rent in 2012: $530.

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  • White alone - 483 (91.7%)
  • Hispanic - 32 (6.1%)
  • Two or more races - 7 (1.3%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Minong: 87.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (40.0%), Norwegian (17.3%), English (7.9%), Irish (5.2%), French (4.7%), Polish (4.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1915

Elevation: 1064 feet

Land area: 1.52 square miles.

Population density: 343 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Minong:

  • High school or higher: 89.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 8.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Minong village:

  • Never married: 16.6%
  • Now married: 54.7%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 13.9%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

6 residents are foreign born

This village:  1.1%
Wisconsin:  4.8%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Minong, Wisconsin as of October 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Minong to the number of sex offenders is 434 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,388 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,386 (1.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Duluth, MN (49.1 miles , pop. 86,918).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (100.8 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (359.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Frog Creek, WI (2.4 miles) , Wascott, WI (2.6 miles ), Chicog, WI (2.7 miles ), Gull Lake, WI (2.9 miles) , Stinnett, WI (3.4 miles ), Springbrook, WI (3.5 miles ), Casey, WI (3.5 miles ), Gordon, WI (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $37,500
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $62,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $74,000
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $50,100
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $94,700
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $61,600
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $99,600
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 46.10 N, Longitude: 91.83 W

Area code: 715

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.0%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -64 (-10.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (31%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (16%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Electricians (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Food processing workers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Cashiers (11%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Food processing workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Minong-area historical tornado activity is below Wisconsin state average. It is 27% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/18/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.9 miles away from the Minong village center killed 2 people and injured 16 people and caused $10 million in damages.

On 6/30/1968, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 10.6 miles away from the village center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washburn County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

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


Local government website: www.villageofminong.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Minong:

  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 45 miles; Superior, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,160)
  • Lake Superior College (about 50 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth (about 51 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 9,823)
  • The College of Saint Scholastica (about 52 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,184)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 85 miles; Menomonie, WI; FT enrollment: 7,101)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 92 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 9,913)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 92 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 3,059)

Public high schools in Minong:

  • Northwood Sch (Students: 346; Location: N14463 Highway 53; Grades: KG-12)
  • Northwood Hi (Location: N14463 Highway 53; Grades: 9-12)

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Notable locations in Minong: Minong Area Ambulance Service (A), Minong Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Washburn County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.6%
(9.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.2 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  54.2%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  8.0%
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: 0.8% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Minong, WI

Minong compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Minong (2011 data):

  • Bank of the West: Minong Branch at 401 5th Avenue West, branch established on 1969/03/03. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Minong travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (58%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Other fuel (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Minong village (based on Washburn County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.36%
Here46.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist Church The Wesleyan ChurchLutheran Church
Adherents33.9%27.8%9.8%7.7%7.2%
Congregations14.7%14.7%11.8%5.9%5.9%
NameWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodChurch of the NazareneNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesOther
Adherents2.4%2.2%1.9%1.6%5.4%
Congregations2.9%5.9%2.9%2.9%32.4%
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: 9
Washburn County:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Washburn County:

7.80 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
This county:

17.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Washburn County:

27.1%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.3%
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
Other Government Administration 1$1,935$23,2201$133
Police Protection - Officers 2$8,654$51,9240$0
Streets and Highways 2$2,392$14,3520$0
Sewerage 0$0 4$3,238
Water Supply 0$0 4$3,065
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$345
Totals for Government 5$12,981$31,15410$6,781

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $117,000 ($224.57)
    Sewerage: $106,000 ($203.45)
    General: $65,000 ($124.76)
    Parks & Recreation: $33,000 ($63.34)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($5.76)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($3.84)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($1.92)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $117,000 ($224.57)
    Fire Protection: $100,000 ($191.94)
    Regular Highways: $87,000 ($166.99)
    Water Utilities: $79,000 ($151.63)
    Police Protection: $62,000 ($119.00)
    Health Services - Other: $32,000 ($61.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $27,000 ($51.82)
    Central Staff Services: $25,000 ($47.98)
    Financial Administration: $24,000 ($46.07)
    General Public Buildings: $11,000 ($21.11)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($19.19)
    Natural Resources - Other: $8,000 ($15.36)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($11.52)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,000 ($3.84)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($1.92)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($26.87)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $154,000 ($295.59)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($3.84)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($3.84)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($1.92)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $138,000 ($264.88)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($7.68)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $164,000 ($314.78)
    All Other: $33,000 ($63.34)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $137,000 ($262.96)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $45,000 ($86.37)
    Special Assessments: $17,000 ($32.63)
    Rents: $3,000 ($5.76)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($3.84)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $57,000 ($109.40)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $183,000 ($351.25)
    Highways: $30,000 ($57.58)
    All Other: $12,000 ($23.03)
    Housing & Community Development: $5,000 ($9.60)
  • Tax - Property: $134,000 ($257.20)
    NEC: $10,000 ($19.19)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $69,000 ($132.44)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $210,000 ($403.07)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $180,000 ($345.49)
    Water Utilities: $58,000 ($111.32)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $354,000 ($679.46)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $119,000 ($228.41)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $36,000 ($69.10)
    Water Utilities: $8,000 ($15.36)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $689,000 ($1322.46)

6.88% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,536 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.88%
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 Barron County, WI  0.95% ($43,410 average AGI)
from Sawyer County, WI  0.57% ($27,919)
from Burnett County, WI  0.45% ($29,414)


7.08% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,410 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.08%
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 Barron County, WI  1.18% ($21,526 average AGI)
to Eau Claire County, WI  0.51% ($19,758)
to Sawyer County, WI  0.51% ($28,333)

Strongest AM radio stations in Minong:

  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WHSM (910 AM; 5 kW; HAYWARD, WI; Owner: QB BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • WDSM (710 AM; 10 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJC (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WWJC, INC.)
  • 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))
  • KDAL (610 AM; 5 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WAQE (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Minong:

  • WHSM-FM (101.1 FM; HAYWARD, WI; Owner: QB BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • WRLS-FM (92.3 FM; HAYWARD, WI; Owner: VACATIONLAND BROADCASTER, INC.)
  • WOJB (88.9 FM; RESERVE, WI; Owner: LAC COURTE OREILLES OJIBWA PUBLIC)
  • WHSA (89.9 FM; BRULE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WGMO (95.3 FM; SHELL LAKE, WI; Owner: ZOE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Minong:

  • W57AS (Channel 57; SPOONER, WI; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K31GH (Channel 31; HAYWARD, WI; Owner: KQDS ACQUISITION CORP.)

Minong fatal accident list:

Jun 16, 2006 11:58 AM, Us-53, Sr0-77, Lat: 46.100436, Lon: -91.827553, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Jul 1, 2006 11:14 AM, Us-53, Sr-77, Lat: 46.100369, Lon: -91.827531, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Apr 23, 1998 08:28 AM, Us-53, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 12, Fatalities: 1
Jul 30, 1998 12:33 AM, Us-53, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Minong)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • At Lakehead Pumping Sta 2 Mi Nnw Of Chittano Crossing 6 Mi Of (Lat: 46.152500 Lon: -91.731667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 79.3 m, Overall height: 85.3 m, Call Sign: KVK403
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.750 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/23/2011, Expiration Date: 06/17/2021, Certifier: Mark Jerabek
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • On Cr 1 7 Mi W (Lat: 46.103000 Lon: -91.936028), Call Sign: KBH272, Licensee ID: L00092410
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.4000 MHz, 48.5000 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/26/2012, Expiration Date: 07/08/2022
    Registrant: Dahlberg Light & Power Co, Solon Springs, WI 54873-0300, Phone: (715) 378-2205

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • LAMPSON, Cth F, 8 Miles S Of (Lat: 45.986056 Lon: -91.801556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55 m, Call Sign: WQGZ889
    Assigned Frequencies: 933.375 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/06/2007, Expiration Date: 06/06/2017, Certifier: Diane K Miller
    Registrant: State Of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53707-7912, Phone: (608) 266-2497, Fax: (608) 267-4495, Email:
  • FROG CREEK, 200' North Of Frog Creek Rd And Wisconsin Central Tracks (Lat: 46.128444 Lon: -91.716528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Call Sign: WQNN805, Licensee ID: L00013390
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 6197.24 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/04/2011, Expiration Date: 04/04/2021, Certifier: Michael K O'Connell
    Registrant: Illinois Central Railroad Company, 17641 S Ashland Ave, Homewood, IL 60430, Phone: (708) 332-6739, Fax: (708) 332-6669, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Lake Head Pump Station Six Miles Northeast Of (Lat: 46.153528 Lon: -91.730722), Overall height: 128 m, Call Sign: KNKC605
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.700 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/21/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Certifier: Gary S Rozynek
    Registrant: Putbrese Hunsaker & Trent, P.C., 200 South Church Street, Woodstock, VA 22664, Phone: (540) 459-7646, Fax: (540) 459-7656, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Minong)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Minong)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

Businesses in Minong, WI

  • FedEx: 1

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