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Population in 2010: 718. Population change since 2000: -2.4%
 

Males: 375  (52.2%)
Females: 343  (47.8%)

Median resident age:  48.6 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54407.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $48,387 (it was $46,538 in 2000)
New Hope:

$48,387
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,900

New Hope town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $173,486 (it was $114,800 in 2000)
New Hope:

$173,486
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $206,998; Detached houses: $209,855; Mobile homes: $98,912

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New Hope races chart
  • White alone - 688 (95.8%)
  • Hispanic - 18 (2.5%)
  • Two or more races - 7 (1.0%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in New Hope: 171.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (39.9%), Polish (39.9%), Norwegian (17.4%), English (8.0%), Irish (8.0%), Swedish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1154 feet

Land area: 35.9 square miles.

Population density: 20 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in New Hope:

  • High school or higher: 79.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Hope town:

  • Never married: 21.8%
  • Now married: 68.7%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 5.3%

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

New Hope town:  1.3% ($1,492)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Appleton, WI (47.3 miles , pop. 70,087).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (102.0 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (203.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Nelsonville, WI (2.1 miles) , Amherst Junction, WI (2.4 miles ), Rosholt, WI (2.5 miles ), Alban, WI (2.5 miles ), Amherst, WI (2.6 miles ), Polonia, WI (2.7 miles ), Iola, WI (2.8 miles ), Stockton, WI (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 44.55 N, Longitude: 89.27 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 715

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.5%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +14 (+1.9%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Truck transportation (7%)
  • Paper (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Secondary school teachers (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Therapists (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)

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Tornado activity:

New Hope-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 81% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/26/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.1 miles away from the New Hope 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 F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.5 miles away from the town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Portage County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near New Hope:

  • MINISTRY HC HSPC STEVENS POINT (Hospital, about 15 miles away; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • DAVITA - STEVENS POINT DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • MINISTRY ST MICHAELS HOSPITAL OF STEVENS POINT (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Church, about 15 miles away; STEVENS POINT, WI)

Amtrak station near New Hope:

  • 18 miles: TIGERTON (U.S. HWY 45 & HWY M) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Hope:

  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 16 miles; Stevens Point, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,352)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 45 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 3,092)
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (about 51 miles; Oshkosh, WI; FT enrollment: 9,356)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 58 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 3,643)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 61 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,041)
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (about 67 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 4,962)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 99 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 5,928)

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Notable location: Chick-A-Gami Bay Scout Camp (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in New Hope include: South New Hope Church (A), North New Hope Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lakes: Onland Lake (A), Reton Lake (B), Rinehart Lake (C), Skunk Lake (D), Sunset Lake (E), Budsberg Lake (F), Hintz Lake (G), Johnson Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Poncho Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in New Hope: New Hope Pines State Natural Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.4%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.4%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

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

6.3%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

2.5%
Whole state:

3.7%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in New Hope, WI

New Hope 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 above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (55%)
  • Wood (23%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (19%)
  • Electricity (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for New Hope town (based on Portage County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.91%
Here66.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents71.0%9.2%8.1%3.1%1.9%
Congregations28.1%12.3%10.5%8.8%1.8%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodEvangelical Free Church of AmericaGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesOther
Adherents1.1%1.0%0.8%0.6%3.1%
Congregations1.8%1.8%3.5%3.5%28.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Portage County:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Portage County:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 67
This county:

9.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.9%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Portage County:

28.1%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.6%
State:

13.0%

5.98% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,463 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.98%
Wisconsin average:

6.06%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($71 average AGI)
Portage County:

0.05%
Wisconsin average:

0.08%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Wood County, WI  0.92% ($32,034 average AGI)
from Marathon County, WI  0.44% ($36,117)
from Waupaca County, WI  0.33% ($27,440)


6.46% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,044 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.46%
Wisconsin average:

6.22%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Marathon County, WI  0.70% ($33,553 average AGI)
to Wood County, WI  0.68% ($29,132)
to Dane County, WI  0.44% ($32,140)

Strongest AM radio stations in New Hope:

  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WDUX (800 AM; 5 kW; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WFHR (1320 AM; 5 kW; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN RAPIDS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFCL (1380 AM; 4 kW; CLINTONVILLE, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WLBL (930 AM; 5 kW; AUBURNDALE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WTAQ (1360 AM; 10 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in New Hope:

  • WHRM (90.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WIFC (95.5 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WDEZ (101.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: W R I G, INC.)
  • WGLX-FM (103.3 FM; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN RAPIDS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WYTE (96.7 FM; WHITING, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WLJY (106.5 FM; MARSHFIELD, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WYCO (107.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: SEEHAFER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WLBL-FM (91.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WXPW (91.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WHITE PINE COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WIZD (99.9 FM; RUDOLPH, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC)
  • WGNV (88.5 FM; MILLADORE, WI; Owner: EVANGEL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WDUX-FM (92.7 FM; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCLQ (89.5 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: CHRISTIAN LIFE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around New Hope:

  • W24BV (Channel 24; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W60CI (Channel 60; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WFXS (Channel 55; WITTENBERG, WI; Owner: DAVIS TELEVISION WAUSAU, LLC)
  • W66DC (Channel 66; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WAOW-TV (Channel 9; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WAOW-WYOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WSAW-TV (Channel 7; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WHRM-TV (Channel 20; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • W06BU (Channel 6; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 2,260
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 3,260

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