Montello, Wisconsin

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Population in 2022: 1,446 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.5%
 
Males: 690  (47.8%)
Females: 756  (52.2%)
Median resident age:

56.1 years
Wisconsin median age:

40.4 years

Zip codes: 53949.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $51,441 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Montello:

$51,441
WI:

$70,996

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $28,422 (it was $15,676 in 2000)

Montello city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $161,687 (it was $77,900 in 2000)
Montello:

$161,687
WI:

$252,800

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $259,069; detached houses: $273,846; townhouses or other attached units: $280,851; in 2-unit structures: $207,769; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $188,613; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $419,985; mobile homes: $106,094

Median gross rent in 2022: $619.

March 2022 cost of living index in Montello: 85.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 12.6%
(10.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 68.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Montello, WI (2022)
    • 1,33294.7%White alone
    • 342.4%Hispanic
    • 241.7%Two or more races
    • 50.4%Black alone

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 37 registered sex offenders living in Montello, Wisconsin as of April 12, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Montello is 41 to 1.


Crime rates in Montello by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(68.2)
1
(66.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(66.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(136.4)
2
(133.8)
2
(133.2)
4
(266.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(69.0)
1
(70.0)
1
(69.5)
1
(68.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
12
(818.6)
8
(535.1)
6
(399.5)
5
(332.9)
5
(343.2)
3
(204.8)
2
(137.7)
3
(207.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(139.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
30
(2,046)
38
(2,542)
23
(1,531)
26
(1,731)
23
(1,579)
18
(1,229)
21
(1,446)
21
(1,449)
27
(1,889)
16
(1,112)
8
(547.6)
12
(819.7)
9
(620.3)
13
(900.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(66.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(69.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(69.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index221.0239.5121.2145.887.263.567.591.889.673.735.632.824.836.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Montello, WI

Crime rate in Montello detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2020, including police officers: 3 (2 officers - 2 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.37
Wisconsin average:

2.11
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Ancestries: German (43.3%), American (11.8%), Polish (11.5%), Irish (6.9%), Norwegian (6.6%), English (4.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1938

Elevation: 782 feet

Land area: 1.91 square miles.

Population density: 758 people per square mile   (low).

Montello, Wisconsin map

12 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.9%
Wisconsin:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $2,334 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $3,147 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Oshkosh, WI (42.0 miles , pop. 62,916).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (49.7 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (158.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Packwaukee, WI (2.3 miles ),
Mecan, WI (2.4 miles ),
Harris, WI (2.7 miles ),
Buffalo, WI (2.7 miles ),
Endeavor, WI (3.0 miles ),
Marquette, WI (3.2 miles),
Westfield, WI (3.2 miles ),
Moundville, WI (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 43.79 N, Longitude: 89.33 W

Area code: 608

Distribution of median household income in Montello, WI in 2022
Distribution of house value in Montello, WI in 2022

Montello satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 1 building, cost: $273,300
  • 2021: 1 building, cost: $244,800
  • 2020: 2 buildings, average cost: $237,700
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $35,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $83,700
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $126,700
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $97,000
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $79,700
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $100,100
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $86,500
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $68,300
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $73,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Montello, WI residents
Average permit cost in Montello, WI
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

4.0%
Wisconsin:

2.7%
Most common industries in Montello, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.2%)
  • Educational services (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Food (7.5%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Health care (5.6%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.5%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (7.8%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Food (6.2%)
  • Wood products (5.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.9%)
  • Educational services (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (14.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.3%)
  • Health care (11.8%)
  • Food (9.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.0%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Montello, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Carpenters (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.3%)

Average climate in Montello, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Montello-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 67% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/18/1996, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 36.0 miles away from the Montello city center injured 12 people and caused $40 million in damages.

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 tornado 36.7 miles away from the city center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Montello-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 15% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 376.9 miles away from Montello center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 162.8 miles away from the city 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 351.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 376.9 miles away from Montello center
On 2/10/2010 at 09:59:35, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 132.9 miles away from Montello center
On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 224.7 miles away from Montello 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 Marquette County (8) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Montello topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Montello:

  • MONTELLO CARE CENTER (251 FOREST LANE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Montello:

  • SUNNYVIEW HEALTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PRINCETON, WI)
  • SUNNYVIEW VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PRINCETON, WI)
  • NORTHLAND HOME HLTH (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; WESTFIELD, WI)

Airports located in Montello:

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Amtrak station near Montello:

  • 19 miles: PORTAGE (400 W. ONEIDA ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Montello:

  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (about 43 miles; Oshkosh, WI; Full-time enrollment: 10,637)
  • Herzing University-Madison (about 45 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 3,160)
  • Marian University (about 46 miles; Fond Du Lac, WI; FT enrollment: 2,045)
  • Moraine Park Technical College (about 46 miles; Fond du Lac, WI; FT enrollment: 3,079)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 47 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 9,603)
  • Mid-State Technical College (about 48 miles; Wisconsin Rapids, WI; FT enrollment: 2,128)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 50 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 34,621)

Public high schools in Montello:

Public elementary/middle school in Montello:

  • FOREST LANE COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Location: 222 FOREST LN, Grades: PK-6, Charter school)

Private elementary/middle school in Montello:

  • ST JOHN'S LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 69, Location: 313 E MONTELLO ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Montello

Library in Montello:

  • MONTELLO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $93,578; Location: 128 LAKE CT.; 9,988 books; 11,266 e-books; 4,045 audio materials; 2,178 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 11 other licensed databases; 26 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Montello: Marquette County Emergency Medical Services Montello Branch (A), Montello Fire District (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Montello: Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Buffalo Lake (A), Buffalo Lake 398 (B), Lake Montello 160 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

River: Montello River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Diamond Back Enterprises (N3936 14th Court), Bisonridge Ranch & Retreat Center (Tours & Charters; W5707 County Road D).

Hotels: Kozy Rest Motel (106 Central Avenue), Burreson's Bayview Motel (465 Underwood Avenue), Hilltop Motel (131 Church Street), Be-Jax Sundowner Motel (510 Underwood Avenue).

Birthplace of: Jeff Kendall - Busch series NASCAR driver (born: Feb 1, 1962).

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

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

WHITE LK BEACH SUPPER CLUB (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
TRINITY UNITED METHODIST CH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-29-2006), St Boil Water Order (SEP-29-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-29-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-05-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-05-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-01-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-01-2006), St Boil Water Order (SEP-01-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-06-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-15-2006), St Public Notif received (OCT-05-2006)
MAZUREK BUFFALO LAKE SUPPER CLUB (Population served: 95, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
RIVERS BEND RESORT TAVERN (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-29-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-29-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-29-2005), St Public Notif received (SEP-10-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-29-2005)
RIVERS BEND RESORT CMPGD (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
WHITE LK COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (APR-29-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-29-2010), St Boil Water Order (APR-29-2010), St Public Notif requested (APR-29-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In APR-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-27-2010), St Public Notif requested (SEP-13-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-13-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
OAK TREE RESTAURANT (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-18-2010), St Boil Water Order (OCT-18-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-18-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-25-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-20-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
WILDERNESS CMPGD NEAR OFC (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (MAY-01-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-01-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-07-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-09-2013)

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

  • SKY LODGE CC MAIN COMPLEX (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SKY LODGE CC CAMPER PK (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SKY LODGE CC OLD CABINS (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SKY LODGE CC STAFF CABINS (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WILDERNESS CMPGD EE AREA (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SKY LODGE CC COTTONWOOD (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MIKE & CATHYS GOOD OLD DAYS (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RUSTIC BAR & GRILL (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • UMOS CAMP 047 MONTELLO CNTR (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PACKWAUKEE TOWN HALL (Address: W5244 CTH C , Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

56.7%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.0%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Montello in 2010:

  • 46 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 39 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Montello in 2000:

  • 33 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 30 people in nursing homes
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Montello (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Berlin: Montello Branch at 408 Main Street, branch established on 2000/04/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $283.2 mil, Deposits: $249.9 mil, headquarters in Berlin, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: First Berlin Bancorp, Inc.
  • National Exchange Bank and Trust: Montello Branch at 24 West Street, branch established on 1900/02/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,273.7 mil, Deposits: $956.4 mil, headquarters in Fond Du Lac, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: Neb Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Montello:

Marital status in Montello, WI
  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 38.2%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 21.5%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

For population 25 years and over in Montello:

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Wisconsin average:

10.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Montello
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Montello, WI (based on Marquette County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,45018
Catholic2,5674
Mainline Protestant1,36711
Other2-
None8,018-
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: 5
Marquette County:

3.34 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Marquette County:

6.02 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
This county:

11.37 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

9.2%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.3%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Marquette County:

12.0%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Montello:

47.5%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

40.9%
Wisconsin:

46.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Wisconsin:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.3%
Wisconsin:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Montello:

13.8%
Wisconsin:

10.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Montello:

6.8
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
Montello:

34.7%
Wisconsin:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

51.1%
Wisconsin:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

73.8%
Wisconsin:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Montello, WI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$13,137$52,5480$0
Streets and Highways 2$9,871$59,2261$2,325
Water Supply 2$9,799$58,7940$0
Sewerage 1$3,646$43,7520$0
Local Libraries 1$4,539$54,4682$1,764
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$1,882
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$1,008
Totals for Government 9$40,991$54,65514$6,979

Montello government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $18,000 ($12.45)
    General Public Buildings: $11,000 ($7.61)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $327,000 ($226.14)
    Water Utilities: $254,000 ($175.66)
    Police Protection: $246,000 ($170.12)
    Regular Highways: $160,000 ($110.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $131,000 ($90.59)
    Local Fire Protection: $117,000 ($80.91)
    Libraries: $110,000 ($76.07)
    Central Staff Services: $104,000 ($71.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $72,000 ($49.79)
    General Public Buildings: $63,000 ($43.57)
    Financial Administration: $21,000 ($14.52)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($6.92)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($3.46)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $133,000 ($91.98)

Montello government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $268,000 ($185.34)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.69)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $62,000 ($42.88)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $33,000 ($22.82)
    Fines and Forfeits: $26,000 ($17.98)
    Rents: $16,000 ($11.07)
    Sale of Property: $7,000 ($4.84)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($1.38)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.69)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $170,000 ($117.57)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $209,000 ($144.54)
    Highways: $93,000 ($64.32)
    Education: $34,000 ($23.51)
    Transit Utilities: $11,000 ($7.61)
    Other: $5,000 ($3.46)
  • Tax - Property: $863,000 ($596.82)
    Other Selective Sales: $11,000 ($7.61)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $8,000 ($5.53)
    Other License: $7,000 ($4.84)
    Other: $6,000 ($4.15)

Montello government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,110,000 ($2150.76)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,928,000 ($2024.90)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $475,000 ($328.49)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $293,000 ($202.63)

Montello government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $154,000 ($106.50)
Businesses in Montello, WI
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Strongest AM radio stations in Montello:

  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WRPN (1600 AM; 5 kW; RIPON, WI)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDUX (800 AM; 5 kW; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLMV (1480 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Montello:

  • WOLX-FM (94.9 FM; BARABOO, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WBJZ (104.7 FM; BERLIN, WI; Owner: CAXAMBAS CORPORATION)
  • WAUH (102.3 FM; WAUTOMA, WI; Owner: HOMETOWN BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WBKY (95.9 FM; PORTAGE, WI; Owner: MAGNUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDDC (100.1 FM; PORTAGE, WI; Owner: ZOE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPKR (99.5 FM; OMRO, WI; Owner: MIDWEST DIMENSIONS, INC.)
  • WNNO-FM (106.9 FM; WISCONSIN DELLS, WI; Owner: MAGNUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Montello:

  • WMMF-TV (Channel 68; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF WISCONSIN, A CALIFORNIA LTD PARTNRSHP)
  • WISC-TV (Channel 3; MADISON, WI; Owner: TELEVISION WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • W64AU (Channel 64; ADAMS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WMSN-TV (Channel 47; MADISON, WI; Owner: WMSN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WWRS-TV (Channel 52; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WKOW-TV (Channel 27; MADISON, WI; Owner: WKOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHA-TV (Channel 21; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • Montello, Wisconsin
  • Fatal accident count12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents17
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:7
  • Fatalities12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents28
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Wisconsin average
  • Fatal accident count5325
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents8031
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2241
  • Fatalities5936
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents13019
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents511
See more detailed statistics of Montello fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 39ft / 12.4mTotal length
  • 26,660Total average daily traffic
  • 2,895Total average daily truck traffic
  • 36,912Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Montello)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Montello, WI)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Montello)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Montello)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 19. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 44 took place in 2015, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Montello, WI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (43.8%), and Outside Fires (37.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Montello, WI
    • 13443.8%Structure Fires
    • 11537.6%Outside Fires
    • 3210.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 258.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Montello, WI
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Montello, WI
  • 89.8%Utility gas
  • 3.7%Electricity
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Other fuel
  • 1.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Montello, WI
  • 47.1%Utility gas
  • 45.7%Electricity
  • 5.0%Other fuel
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Montello compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2024.