Molitor, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 324. Population change since 2000: +23.2%
Males: 175  (54.0%)
Females: 149  (46.0%)
Median resident age:  47.0 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54451.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,913 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Molitor:

$42,913
WI:

$51,467

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,582 (it was $18,804 in 2000)

Molitor town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $144,392 (it was $92,500 in 2000)
Molitor:

$144,392
WI:

$163,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $144,654; Detached houses: $154,043; Townhouses or other attached units: $145,979; In 2-unit structures: $177,218; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $185,367; Mobile homes: $48,986
  • Races in Molitor, WI (2010)

    Molitor races chart
    • 31296.3%White alone
    • 61.9%Hispanic
    • 30.9%Two or more races
    • 20.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.3%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Molitor: 91.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (57.8%), Polish (16.7%), Irish (8.7%), United States (4.9%), Czech (3.4%), French (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 35.3 square miles.

Population density: 9.2 people per square mile   (very low).

Molitor,WI real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Molitor:

  • High school or higher: 70.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Molitor town:

  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 68.3%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 2.7%

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

Molitor town:  1.4% ($1,283)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eau Claire, WI (57.9 miles , pop. 61,704).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (130.1 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (274.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Chelsea, WI (2.5 miles ), Westboro, WI (2.5 miles ), Hammel, WI (2.6 miles ), Whittlesey, WI (2.8 miles) , Medford, WI (3.2 miles ), Holway, WI (3.5 miles ), Little Black, WI (3.6 miles ), Browning, WI (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $30,800
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $134,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $155,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $131,600
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $223,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $223,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 45.25 N, Longitude: 90.48 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 715

Molitor household income distribution Molitor home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.8%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +80 (+43.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Wood products (15%)
  • Truck transportation (15%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (8%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (8%)
  • Wood products (21%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Health care (9%)
  • Gasoline stations (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Woodworkers (17%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Customer service representatives (10%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Molitor-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Wisconsin state average. It is 10% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/10/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.3 miles away from the Molitor town center killed 2 people and injured 24 people.

On 6/4/1958, a category F4 tornado 31.7 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Molitor-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 271.1 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) earthquake occurred 274.2 miles away from Molitor center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 283.3 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 250.0 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 444.2 miles away from Molitor center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 311.3 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).

Hospitals and medical centers near Molitor:

  • MEMORIAL HEALTH CENTER DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; MEDFORD, WI)
  • MEMORIAL NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MEDFORD, WI)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-RIB LAKE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; RIB LAKE, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Molitor:

  • Northcentral Technical College (about 45 miles; Wausau, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,356)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 59 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 10,143)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 60 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 4,038)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 68 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 9,089)
  • Mid-State Technical College (about 69 miles; Wisconsin Rapids, WI; FT enrollment: 2,128)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 76 miles; Menomonie, WI; FT enrollment: 8,120)
  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (about 78 miles; Shell Lake, WI; FT enrollment: 2,414)

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Notable locations in Molitor: Sackett Lake Recreation Area (A), North Twin Lake Campground (B), Molitor Townhall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lakes and reservoirs: Perch Lake (A), Pickerel Lake (B), Sackett Lake (C), Salem Lake (D), Scoof Lake (E), South Twin Lake (F), Lake Thirty (G), Blank Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Molitor: Twin Lakes Bog State Natural Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.15
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  73.4%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.9%
Whole state:  7.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

13.4%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

9.3%
Whole state:

3.7%

Molitor compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Wisconsin average:

11.0

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (46%)
  • Wood (39%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (14%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Molitor town (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%

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 Molitor:

  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WIGM (1490 AM; 1 kW; MEDFORD, WI; Owner: W I G M, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WRIG (1390 AM; 10 kW; SCHOFIELD, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLBL (930 AM; 5 kW; AUBURNDALE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • 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.)
  • WAYY (790 AM; 5 kW; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Molitor:

  • WKEB (99.3 FM; MEDFORD, WI; Owner: WIGM, INCORPORATED)
  • WAXX (104.5 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WWIB (103.7 FM; HALLIE, WI; Owner: STEWARDS OF SOUND, INC.)
  • WHRM (90.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WDEZ (101.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: W R I G, INC.)
  • WIFC (95.5 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WOFM (94.7 FM; MOSINEE, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Molitor:

  • WEAU-TV (Channel 13; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WEAU LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WLEF-TV (Channel 36; PARK FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 35Total average daily traffic
  • 3Total average daily truck traffic
  • 53Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
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