Mukwa, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 2,930. Population change since 2000: +5.7%
 
Males: 1,481  (50.5%)
Females: 1,449  (49.5%)
Median resident age:  43.9 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54983.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $63,376 (it was $51,953 in 2000)
Mukwa:

$63,376
WI:

$51,467

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $29,477 (it was $21,254 in 2000)

Mukwa town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $170,798 (it was $117,800 in 2000)
Mukwa:

$170,798
WI:

$163,000
  • Races in Mukwa, WI (2010)

    Mukwa races chart
    • 2,86797.8%White alone
    • 321.1%Hispanic
    • 130.4%Two or more races
    • 100.3%Asian alone
    • 70.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.03%Black alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Mukwa: 93.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (59.5%), Irish (16.5%), French (6.9%), Polish (5.9%), Norwegian (5.1%), Dutch (4.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 31.4 square miles.

Population density: 93 people per square mile   (very low).

Mukwa,WI real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Mukwa:

  • High school or higher: 89.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mukwa town:

  • Never married: 20.7%
  • Now married: 66.8%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

10 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.4%
Wisconsin:

4.8%

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

Mukwa town:  1.5% ($1,713)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Appleton, WI (21.9 miles , pop. 70,087).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (94.6 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (184.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Northport, WI (1.6 miles ), New London, WI (1.9 miles ), Royalton, WI (2.4 miles ), Hortonia, WI (2.4 miles ), Little Wolf, WI (2.6 miles ), Weyauwega, WI (2.6 miles ), Manawa, WI (2.8 miles ), Maple Creek, WI (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 2001: 22 buildings, average cost: $148,000
  • 2002: 29 buildings, average cost: $154,200
  • 2003: 27 buildings, average cost: $171,500
  • 2004: 29 buildings, average cost: $188,600
  • 2005: 19 buildings, average cost: $207,400
  • 2006: 19 buildings, average cost: $165,600
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $189,300
  • 2008: 12 buildings, average cost: $191,600
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $191,800
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $220,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.38 N, Longitude: 88.82 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 920

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

6.2%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +463 (+20.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Food (12%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (12%)
  • Paper (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Food (6%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Paper (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Food processing workers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Customer service representatives (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Mukwa-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 29% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/26/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.7 miles away from the Mukwa town center killed 6 people and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/27/1984, a category F4 tornado 20.8 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mukwa-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 201.8 miles away from the city center
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 412.6 miles away from Mukwa 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 387.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 364.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 349.1 miles away from Mukwa center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 432.0 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 Waupaca County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Mukwa:

  • ST JOSEPH RESIDENCE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; NEW LONDON, WI)
  • WEYAUWEGA HEALTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WEYAUWEGA, WI)
  • LAKEVIEW MANOR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WEYAUWEGA, WI)
  • MANAWA COM NUR CTR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MANAWA, WI)
  • HOSPICE PGM WAUPACA CTY (Hospital, about 13 miles away; WAUPACA, WI)
  • RECOVER HEALTH OF WISCONSIN INC (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; WAUPACA, WI)
  • RIVERSIDE MEDICAL CENTER, INC Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; WAUPACA, WI)

Amtrak stations near Mukwa:

  • 4 miles: NEW LONDON (501 S. PEARL ST.) - Bus Station
  • 18 miles: CLINTONVILLE (20 S. MAIN ST.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mukwa:

  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 19 miles; Appleton, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,682)
  • Lawrence University (about 23 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 2,821)
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (about 28 miles; Oshkosh, WI; FT enrollment: 10,637)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 37 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 6,069)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 38 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 39 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 9,089)
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (about 46 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 5,415)

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Notable locations in Mukwa: Vic-to-Rae Camp (A), Stanleys Landing (B), Parfitt Landing (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Ostrander-Northport Cemetery (1), Old Ostrander Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Tom Bayou (A), Traders Bayou (B), Cincoe Lake (C), Little Horseshoe Bayou (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Potters Creek (A), Cedar Creek (B), Little Wolf River (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Mukwa include: Wolf River State Fishery Area (1), Mukwa Bottomland Forest State Natural Area (2), Poppy's Rock State Natural Area (3), Mukwa State Wildlife Area (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 85.3. This is about average.

City:

85.3
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 34.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.81. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.81
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  77.2%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.9%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

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

3.5%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

1.0%
Whole state:

3.7%
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Mukwa compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Wisconsin average:

11.0

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (38%)
  • Utility gas (37%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Electricity (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mukwa town (based on Waupaca County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant19,15262
Mainline Protestant7,94118
Catholic6,9327
Other93
None18,376-
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: 10
Waupaca County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Waupaca County:

6.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 50
Here:

9.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Waupaca County:

27.6%
Wisconsin:

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

11.4%
State:

13.0%

4.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,682 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.96%
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 Outagamie County, WI  1.15% ($34,154 average AGI)
from Winnebago County, WI  0.63% ($36,432)
from Portage County, WI  0.38% ($38,675)


4.82% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,017 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.82%
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 Outagamie County, WI  1.02% ($34,742 average AGI)
to Winnebago County, WI  0.58% ($34,000)
to Portage County, WI  0.39% ($31,889)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mukwa:

  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDUX (800 AM; 5 kW; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WFCL (1380 AM; 4 kW; CLINTONVILLE, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WTAQ (1360 AM; 10 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRIG (1390 AM; 10 kW; SCHOFIELD, WI; Owner: WRIG, 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.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mukwa:

  • WAPL-FM (105.7 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOZZ (93.5 FM; NEW LONDON, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WJMQ (92.3 FM; CLINTONVILLE, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WNCY-FM (100.3 FM; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDUX-FM (92.7 FM; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WIXX (101.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHID (88.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: BD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIV OF WI SYS)
  • WPNE-FM (89.3 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WOGB (103.1 FM; KAUKAUNA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WROE (94.3 FM; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WXWX (107.5 FM; BRILLION, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKSZ (95.9 FM; DE PERE, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WEMI (91.9 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: EVANGEL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WLFM (91.1 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN)
  • WPCK (104.9 FM; KAUKAUNA, WI; Owner: MIDWEST DIMENSIONS, INC.)
  • WECB (104.3 FM; SEYMOUR, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWWX (96.9 FM; OSHKOSH, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVBO (103.9 FM; WINNECONNE, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W271AC (102.1 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: FAMILY EDUC. BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Mukwa:

  • W66DC (Channel 66; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WMMF-TV (Channel 68; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF WISCONSIN, A CALIFORNIA LTD PARTNRSHP)
  • WBAY-TV (Channel 2; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF GREEN BAY, INC.)
  • WLUK-TV (Channel 11; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFRV-TV (Channel 5; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WIWB (Channel 14; SURING, WI; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF WISCONSIN, LLC)
  • WPNE (Channel 38; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • W24BV (Channel 24; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WGBA (Channel 26; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: ARIES TELECOMMUNICATION CORPORATION)
  • WACY (Channel 32; APPLETON, WI; Owner: ACE TV, INC.)
  • W23BL (Channel 23; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 22m72ftTotal length
  • $1,486,000Total costs
  • 17,464Total average daily traffic
  • 632Total average daily truck traffic
  • 26,607Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
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