Nekoosa, Wisconsin

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Population in 2019: 2,422 (88% urban, 12% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.5%
 
Males: 1,187  (49.0%)
Females: 1,235  (51.0%)
Median resident age:

39.6 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.9 years

Zip codes: 54457.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $55,420 (it was $39,375 in 2000)
Nekoosa:

$55,420
WI:

$64,168

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $29,419 (it was $17,063 in 2000)

Nekoosa city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $84,321 (it was $62,700 in 2000)
Nekoosa:

$84,321
WI:

$197,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $166,491; detached houses: $170,624; townhouses or other attached units: $203,957; in 2-unit structures: $120,071; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $166,314; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $533,484; mobile homes: $47,282

Median gross rent in 2019: $793.

March 2019 cost of living index in Nekoosa: 75.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.0%
(8.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 34.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Nekoosa, WI (2019)
    • 2,46794.8%White alone
    • 361.4%Hispanic
    • 261.0%American Indian alone
    • 251.0%Two or more races
    • 210.8%Black alone
    • 130.5%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Nekoosa, Wisconsin as of March 07, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Nekoosa is 91 to 1.


Crime rates in Nekoosa by year

Type

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
11
(454.4)
1
(41.5)
4
(164.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
36
(1,487)
47
(1,952)
52
(2,138)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(206.5)
1
(41.5)
2
(82.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(41.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index107.884.3103.6

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Nekoosa, WI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.88
Wisconsin average:

2.18
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Ancestries: German (38.0%), American (11.9%), Irish (7.7%), Polish (7.1%), Slovene (4.0%), English (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1926

Elevation: 955 feet

Land area: 3.39 square miles.

Population density: 714 people per square mile   (low).

Nekoosa, Wisconsin map

28 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.1%
Wisconsin:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,824 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,934 (2.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Oshkosh, WI (69.9 miles , pop. 62,916).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (89.7 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (204.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Port Edwards, WI (1.7 miles ),
Saratoga, WI (1.9 miles ),
Wisconsin Rapids, WI (2.5 miles ),
Seneca, WI (2.5 miles ),
Cranmoor, WI (2.5 miles),
Grand Rapids, WI (2.7 miles ),
Lake Wazeecha, WI (2.9 miles ),
Lake Arrowhead, WI (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 44.32 N, Longitude: 89.90 W

Area code: 715

Distribution of median household income in Nekoosa, WI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Nekoosa, WI in 2019
Nekoosa satellite photo by USGS

Nekoosa tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $88,800
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $88,800
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $88,800
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $73,600
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $125,400
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2005: 15 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2006: 14 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $168,100
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Nekoosa, WI residents
Average permit cost in Nekoosa, WI
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.7%
Wisconsin:

4.5%
Historical population in Nekoosa, WI
Historical housing units in Nekoosa, WI

Population change in the 1990s: +31 (+1.2%).
Most common industries in Nekoosa, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Paper (19.5%)
  • Health care (10.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
  • Educational services (4.3%)
  • Construction (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Paper (28.5%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.8%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Food (4.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.3%)
  • Truck transportation (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.3%)
  • Paper (9.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.6%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
  • Food (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Nekoosa, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (3.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (14.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.2%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Registered nurses (5.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.9%)

Average climate in Nekoosa, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Nekoosa, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI SO2 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2001 was 25.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

25.9
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 3.05. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.05
U.S.:

1.79
Lead Level

Tornado activity:

Nekoosa-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 28% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.6 miles away from the Nekoosa city center killed one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 9/26/1951, a category F4 tornado 29.7 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Nekoosa-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 10% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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 204.1 miles away from Nekoosa 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 419.0 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 394.3 miles away from Nekoosa center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 314.5 miles away from the city 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 177.3 miles away from Nekoosa center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 419.0 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 Wood County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Nekoosa topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Nekoosa:

  • EDGEWATER HAVEN NUR HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; PORT EDWARDS, WI)
  • WISCONSIN RAPIDS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI)
  • STRAWBERRY LANE MEDICAL AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI)

Airports located in Nekoosa:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nekoosa:

  • Mid-State Technical College (about 8 miles; Wisconsin Rapids, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,128)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 22 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 9,089)
  • Northcentral Technical College (about 48 miles; Wausau, WI; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (about 71 miles; Oshkosh, WI; FT enrollment: 10,637)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 72 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 5,682)
  • Lawrence University (about 75 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 2,821)
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (about 75 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 9,837)

Public high school in Nekoosa:

  • NEKOOSA HIGH (Location: 500 CEDAR ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Nekoosa:

  • ALEXANDER MIDDLE (Students: 467, Location: 540 BIRCH ST, Grades: 4-8)
  • HUMKE ELEMENTARY (Location: 500 S SECTION ST, Grades: PK-3)
  • NIIKUUSRA COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Location: 540 BIRCH ST, Grades: 4-8, Charter school)
  • CENTRAL WISCONSIN STEM ACADEMY (Location: 540 BIRCH ST, Grades: 4-8, Charter school)
See full list of schools located in Nekoosa

Libraries in Nekoosa:

  • CHARLES & JOANN LESTER LIBRARY (Operating income: $161,785; Location: 100 PARK ST.; 27,555 books; 1 e-books; 436 audio materials; 2,000 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 10 other licensed databases; 67 print serial subscriptions)
  • LESTER PUBLIC LIBRARY OF ROME (Operating income: $133,640; Location: 1157 ROME CENTER DRIVE; 15,739 books; 1,000 audio materials; 694 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 10 other licensed databases; 55 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Nekoosa Fire Department / Nekoosa Ambulance Service (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Nekoosa include: Bethlehem Lutheran Church (A), Sacred Heart of Jesus Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Nekoosa: Riverside Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Historic Point Basse Inc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 364 Wakeley Road).

Birthplace of: Ed Lewis (wrestler) - Wrestler, Edgar Manske - Football player, Chief Oshkosh - Native leader, Frederick C. Peerenboom - Radio and TV broadcaster.

Wood 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 Nekoosa and their reported violations in the past:

SHERMALOT MOTEL 1 (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUN-18-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-18-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUN-18-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-26-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-13-2007)

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

  • ROME MUNICIPAL BUILDING (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TRAILS END BAR AND GRILL (Population served: 26, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WOODLAND LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SHERMALOT MOTEL 2 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROMANOS PIZZARIA 1 CMPGRD (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROMANOS CAMPGROUND 2 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ST PAULS EV LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SIDELINE SPORTS BAR & GRILL (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.6%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.9%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
21 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
72 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Nekoosa (2011 data):

  • Nekoosa Port Edwards State Bank: at 405 Market Street, branch established on 1913/12/13; Rome Lakes Branch at 383 Highway 13 South, branch established on 1990/08/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $202.3 mil, Deposits: $176.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Nekoosa Port Edwards Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Paper City Savings Association: 226 Market St Branch at 226 Market St, branch established on 2004/06/30. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $156.8 mil, Deposits: $141.2 mil, headquarters in Wisconsin Rapids, WI, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • KeySavings Bank: Keysavings Bank - Lakes Office Branc at 292 Matterhorn Trail, branch established on 2007/07/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $79.6 mil, Deposits: $67.1 mil, headquarters in Wisconsin Rapids, WI, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Wisconsin Rapids Adams Branch at 1146 County Trunk D, branch established on 1973/03/10. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Nekoosa:

Marital status in Nekoosa, WI
  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 49.2%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 11.2%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

For population 25 years and over in Nekoosa:

  • High school or higher: 93.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.2
Wisconsin average:

10.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Nekoosa
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Nekoosa, WI (based on Wood County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic27,05018
Evangelical Protestant16,32751
Mainline Protestant7,78525
Other9736
None22,614-
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: 9
Wood County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Wood County:

4.61 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 65
Wood County:

8.81 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

8.6%
State:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.4%
State:

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

11.3%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

52.9%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Nekoosa:

50.5%
Wisconsin:

45.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.8
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.6%
Wisconsin:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

8.7%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Nekoosa:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Nekoosa:

32.7%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

58.6%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.5%
Wisconsin:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Nekoosa, WI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 8$32,096$48,1443$2,156
Police Protection - Officers 6$29,461$58,9224$4,490
Sewerage 2$15,115$90,6900$0
Water Supply 2$6,820$40,9200$0
Local Libraries 1$7,221$86,6526$9,413
Health 0$0 40$78,474
Financial Administration 0$0 2$627
Police - Other 0$0 2$1,827
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$3,195
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$68
Firefighters 0$0 28$4,019
Totals for Government 19$90,713$57,29295$104,268

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $103,000 ($42.53)
    General Public Buildings: $40,000 ($16.52)
    General - Other: $26,000 ($10.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000 ($8.26)
    Health - Other: $10,000 ($4.13)
    Natural Resources - Other: $8,000 ($3.30)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $892,000 ($368.29)
    Health - Other: $794,000 ($327.83)
    Police Protection: $752,000 ($310.49)
    Regular Highways: $748,000 ($308.84)
    Sewerage: $743,000 ($306.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $253,000 ($104.46)
    Local Fire Protection: $231,000 ($95.38)
    Libraries: $218,000 ($90.01)
    Financial Administration: $157,000 ($64.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $130,000 ($53.67)
    General - Other: $118,000 ($48.72)
    Central Staff Services: $67,000 ($27.66)
    General Public Buildings: $43,000 ($17.75)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $32,000 ($13.21)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $16,000 ($6.61)
    Air Transportation: $9,000 ($3.72)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,000 ($1.24)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000 ($0.41)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $258,000 ($106.52)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $69,000 ($28.49)
    Regular Highways: $18,000 ($7.43)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000 ($2.48)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $529,000 ($218.41)
    Other: $491,000 ($202.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $116,000 ($47.89)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $25,000 ($10.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $18,000 ($7.43)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.83)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $22,000 ($9.08)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $437,000 ($180.43)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $105,000 ($43.35)
    General Revenue - Other: $59,000 ($24.36)
    Fines and Forfeits: $41,000 ($16.93)
    Rents: $23,000 ($9.50)
    Sale of Property: $7,000 ($2.89)
    Special Assessments: $2,000 ($0.83)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,042,000 ($430.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,031,000 ($425.68)
    Highways: $186,000 ($76.80)
    Education: $84,000 ($34.68)
    Other: $43,000 ($17.75)
  • Tax - Property: $1,651,000 ($681.67)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $18,000 ($7.43)
    Other: $3,000 ($1.24)
    Other License: $3,000 ($1.24)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,102,000 ($4170.93)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,471,000 ($3910.40)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $630,000 ($260.12)

5.25% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,018 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.25%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Portage County, WI  0.86% ($38,967 average AGI)
from Marathon County, WI  0.79% ($39,397)
from Clark County, WI  0.31% ($35,687)


5.31% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,979 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.31%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Marathon County, WI  0.85% ($53,070 average AGI)
to Portage County, WI  0.82% ($40,185)
to Dane County, WI  0.25% ($51,148)
Businesses in Nekoosa, WI
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FedEx1McDonald's1
H&R Block1Subway1

Strongest AM radio stations in Nekoosa:

  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WFHR (1320 AM; 5 kW; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN RAPIDS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WLBL (930 AM; 5 kW; AUBURNDALE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRIG (1390 AM; 10 kW; SCHOFIELD, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WDUX (800 AM; 5 kW; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCCN (1370 AM; 5 kW; NEILLSVILLE, WI; Owner: CENTRAL WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Nekoosa:

  • WGLX-FM (103.3 FM; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN RAPIDS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMMA (93.9 FM; NEKOOSA, WI; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIZD (99.9 FM; RUDOLPH, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC)
  • WLJY (106.5 FM; MARSHFIELD, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WYTE (96.7 FM; WHITING, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WGNV (88.5 FM; MILLADORE, WI; Owner: EVANGEL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WAXX (104.5 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WVCX (98.9 FM; TOMAH, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WSPT-FM (97.9 FM; STEVENS POINT, WI; Owner: AMERICUS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WWSP (89.9 FM; STEVENS POINT, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS OF UNIV. OF WISCONSIN)

TV broadcast stations around Nekoosa:

  • W24BV (Channel 24; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W60CI (Channel 60; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WDLS-LP (Channel 35; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • W16AY (Channel 16; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W18CS (Channel 18; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W40BC (Channel 40; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W62DA (Channel 62; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WEAU-TV (Channel 13; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WEAU LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W64AU (Channel 64; ADAMS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • W06BU (Channel 6; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
Nekoosa fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Nekoosa fatal accident list:

Nov 14, 2002 09:27 AM, Sr-173, Lat: 44.312861, Lon: -89.928441, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 1, 2000 01:54 AM, Sr-73, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 19, 1996 11:48 AM, 173, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Mar 12, 1983 05:51 PM, 113, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jan 18, 1981 06:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

80 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Nekoosa)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Nekoosa, WI)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Nekoosa)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: DJI INSPIRE 1 (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 106R , Serial Number: W13DCG29040373, Certificate Issue Date: 10/19/2016
    Registrant (Government): Town Of Rome, C/O Jason Lauby / 1156 Alpine Dr, Nekoosa, WI 54457
  • Aircraft: BLANKENSHIP STANLEY SONEX (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 174BB , Serial Number: 0920, Year manufactured: 2009, Airworthiness Date: 08/15/2009, Certificate Issue Date: 12/30/2019
    Registrant (Co-Owned): William A Mecozzi, 1089 Kings Way, Nekoosa, WI 54457, Other Owners: Judy L Mecozzi
  • Aircraft: FLIGHT DESIGN GMBH CTSW (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 221CT , Serial Number: 06-04-13, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 07/19/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 07/23/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Dan Trustee Stoil, 875 Plymouth Ct, Nekoosa, WI 54457
  • Aircraft: JENKINS CLARE MERLIN GT (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4172G , Serial Number: M-1177, Year manufactured: 1991, Airworthiness Date: 10/24/1991, Certificate Issue Date: 03/29/1991
    Registrant (Individual): Clare W Jenkins, 969 Wellington Ct, Nekoosa, WI 54457
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6063Q , Serial Number: 896, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 11/11/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 05/13/2019
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Alan M Taylor, 1406 Alpine Dr, Nekoosa, WI 54457, Other Owners: Ann M Taylor

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 34. The highest number of fires - 66 took place in 2007, and the least - 13 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Nekoosa, WI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (48.9%), and Outside Fires (31.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Nekoosa, WI
    • 28148.9%Structure Fires
    • 18031.3%Outside Fires
    • 7412.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 407.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Nekoosa, WI
Most common first names in Nekoosa, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5576.3 years
Robert4968.6 years
William4775.4 years
George3375.9 years
Edward3375.5 years
Joseph2877.9 years
James2671.8 years
Donald2472.7 years
Charles2374.0 years
Frank2175.9 years
Most common last names in Nekoosa, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson1874.9 years
Schmidt1880.2 years
Moody1177.4 years
Arendt1178.7 years
Bredl1070.2 years
Gotz1078.7 years
Kuhn980.1 years
Miller975.4 years
Wolfe986.0 years
Larson880.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Nekoosa, WI
  • 85.5%Utility gas
  • 5.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.9%Wood
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Nekoosa, WI
  • 46.6%Utility gas
  • 41.8%Electricity
  • 3.4%Wood
  • 3.4%Other fuel
  • 2.7%No fuel used
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Nekoosa compared to Wisconsin state average:

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

Nekoosa on our top lists:

  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other noninstitutional group quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 4 pilots and 10 other airmen in this city.
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