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Population in 2010: 713. Population change since 2000: -19.2%
 

Males: 366  (51.3%)
Females: 347  (48.7%)

Median resident age:  46.8 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54459.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,322 (it was $29,545 in 2000)
Ogema:

$34,322
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,039

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $90,215 (it was $58,900 in 2000)
Ogema:

$90,215
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $102,532; Detached houses: $115,549; Mobile homes: $34,794
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Ogema races chart
  • White alone - 677 (95.0%)
  • Hispanic - 22 (3.1%)
  • Two or more races - 7 (1.0%)
  • Black alone - 5 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ogema: 141.4 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (39.2%), Swedish (19.6%), Irish (9.3%), Norwegian (8.7%), English (5.1%), Polish (4.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1583 feet

Land area: 81.3 square miles.

Population density: 8.8 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Ogema:

  • High school or higher: 78.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ogema town:

  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 61.1%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

4 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.5%
Wisconsin:  4.8%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Ogema, Wisconsin as of October 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Ogema to the number of sex offenders is 281 to 1.


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

Ogema town:  1.4% ($838)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
Ogema satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eau Claire, WI (71.0 miles , pop. 61,704).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (139.1 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (282.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hill, WI (2.5 miles ), Prentice, WI (2.7 miles ), Westboro, WI (2.9 miles ), Catawba, WI (3.3 miles) , Hackett, WI (3.3 miles ), Rib Lake, WI (3.4 miles ), Spirit, WI (3.4 miles ), Chelsea, WI (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $133,700
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $133,700
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $133,700
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $152,800
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $161,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 45.45 N, Longitude: 90.35 W

Area code: 715

Ogema household income distribution Ogema home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.2%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +21 (+2.4%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Wood products (18%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Machinery (11%)
  • Truck transportation (8%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (5%)
  • Broadcasting and telecommunications (4%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Machinery (6%)
  • Food (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Customer service representatives (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Ogema-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 18% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/10/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.0 miles away from the Ogema town center killed 2 people and injured 24 people.

On 6/25/1950, a category F4 tornado 38.3 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Price County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ogema topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Ogema:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-RIB LAKE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; RIB LAKE, WI)

Political contributions by individuals in Ogema, WI

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ogema:

  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 72 miles; Eau Claire, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,913)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 73 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 3,059)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 74 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 8,352)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 87 miles; Menomonie, WI; FT enrollment: 7,101)
  • Winona State University (about 116 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 7,637)
  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (about 118 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 2,056)
  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (about 119 miles; River Falls, WI; FT enrollment: 5,911)

Library in Ogema:

  • OGEMA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $40,747; Location: W5005 STATE ROAD 86; 18,095 books; 4,723 e-books; 377 audio materials; 1,271 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 28 state licensed databases; 7 other licensed databases; 6 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Ogema Volunteer Fire Company (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Lakes and reservoirs: Lindberg Lake (A), Ogema Millpond (B), 5.0 Reservoir (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Price County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 25.9. This is better than average.
City:

25.9
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.91. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

7.91
U.S.:

9.59

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

  • OGEMA BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MOOSE CAFE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  61.9%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.2%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

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

14.6%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

8.4%
Whole state:

3.7%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Ogema, WI

4 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

Ogema compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below 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 (35%)
  • Utility gas (26%)
  • Wood (23%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Electricity (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Ogema town (based on Price County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.04%
Here65.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaBaptist General ConferenceUnited Church of Christ
Adherents48.1%18.1%15.4%6.8%3.8%
Congregations15.2%12.1%18.2%12.1%6.1%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)United Methodist ChurchWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsOther
Adherents1.9%1.5%1.5%1.3%1.5%
Congregations3.0%9.1%6.1%3.0%15.2%
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: 6
Price County:

4.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Price County:

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

11.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Price County:

28.3%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.1%
State:

13.0%

5.28% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,316 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.28%
Wisconsin average:

6.06%

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


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Ashland County, WI  0.45% ($29,778 average AGI)
from Taylor County, WI  0.35% ($24,048)
from Marathon County, WI  0.33% ($29,100)


6.41% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,191 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
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 Taylor County, WI  0.41% ($33,360 average AGI)
to Dane County, WI  0.37% ($24,000)
to Ashland County, WI  0.36% ($35,227)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ogema:

  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WRIG (1390 AM; 10 kW; SCHOFIELD, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLKD (1570 AM; 5 kW; MINOCQUA, WI; Owner: RAVEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMS (590 AM; 5 kW; IRONWOOD, MI; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ogema:

  • WWIB (103.7 FM; HALLIE, WI; Owner: STEWARDS OF SOUND, INC.)
  • WKEB (99.3 FM; MEDFORD, WI; Owner: WIGM, INCORPORATED)
  • WHBM-FM (90.3 FM; PARK FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)

TV broadcast stations around Ogema:

  • WLEF-TV (Channel 36; PARK FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WYOW (Channel 34; EAGLE RIVER, WI; Owner: WAOW-WYOW TELEVISION, INC.)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 13 meters (43ft)
Total average daily traffic: 4,894
Total average daily truck traffic: 375
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 6,444


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • 1859 Danialson Road (Lat: 45.444167 Lon: -90.176944), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: KNKQ437, Licensee ID: L00128694
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/17/2007, Expiration Date: 02/04/2017, Certifier: Michael P Goggin
    Registrant: New Cingular Wireless Pcs, LLC
  • 1859 Danialson Road (Lat: 45.444167 Lon: -90.176944), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: KNKN344, Licensee ID: L00128694
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/02/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Michael P Goggin
    Registrant: New Cingular Wireless Pcs, LLC

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • On Sugar Bush Rd .75 Mi Sw 186 Timms Hill Near (Lat: 45.443028 Lon: -90.175972), Call Sign: KNFP380, Licensee ID: L00102977
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.400 MHz, 452.750 MHz, 452.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/02/2002, Expiration Date: 09/03/2012, Cancellation Date: 07/29/2003
    Registrant: State Of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53701, Phone: (608) 266-0471
  • Timms Hill Fire Tower (Lat: 45.450806 Lon: -90.195139), Type: Tower, Structure height: 40 m, Overall height: 34 m, Call Sign: KAW371
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.145 MHz, 151.205 MHz, 151.310 MHz, 151.355 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/18/2012, Expiration Date: 10/05/2022, Certifier: Thomas L Tuttle
    Registrant: Wisconsin State Patrol, Madison, WI 53707-7912, Phone: (608) 267-3573, Fax: (608) 267-4495, Email:
  • S Of Sth 8 2 Mi E Of Cth C (Lat: 45.443028 Lon: -90.175972), Call Sign: KNDT372, Licensee ID: L00007608
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.463 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/23/1997, Expiration Date: 10/20/2002, Cancellation Date: 07/10/2001
    Registrant: Dairyland Power Cooperative, 3200 East Ave S, La Crosse, WI 54601, Phone: (608) 788-4000
  • W3170 Ring School Rd (Lat: 45.456111 Lon: -90.200833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55 m, Overall height: 60 m, Call Sign: WQBP725, Licensee ID: L00192640
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.437 MHz, 466.762 MHz, 466.962 MHz, 468.312 MHz, 468.562 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/18/2004, Expiration Date: 11/18/2014, Certifier: Harold R Yates Mr
    Registrant: Air Communications Of Wi Inc, 2335 Eddy Lane Ste A, Eau Claire, WI 54703, Phone: (715) 835-1751, Fax: (715) 835-4046, Email:
  • Lat: 45.441361 Lon: -90.295139, Call Sign: WQEH676
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.680 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/27/2006, Expiration Date: 01/27/2016, Certifier: Mark B Wildberg
    Registrant: Northway Communications Inc., 105 East Oak Street, Wausau, WI 54401, Phone: (715) 842-0841, Fax: (715) 848-1413, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KA9UXX
    Grant Date: 12/12/1995, Expiration Date: 12/12/2005, Cancellation Date: 12/13/2007
    Registrant: Vangel D Hartwig, N 850 St Rd 102, Ogema, WI 54459
  • Call Sign: KB9USS, Licensee ID: L01164315
    Grant Date: 05/22/2009, Expiration Date: 05/19/2019, Certifier: Page G Ryan
    Registrant: Page G Ryan, N711 Linden Rd, Ogema, WI 54459
  • Call Sign: N0GMJ, Licensee ID: L00241795
    Grant Date: 05/24/2005, Expiration Date: 08/16/2015, Certifier: Allen N Schnepf
    Registrant: Allen N Schnepf, W5000 Sr 86, Ogema, WI 54459-0558
  • Call Sign: N9KHD, Previous Call Sign: KB9FMO, Licensee ID: L00192556
    Grant Date: 09/18/2012, Expiration Date: 12/08/2022
    Registrant: Andrew R Borg, N 2290 Jacobson Rd, Ogema, WI 54459
  • Call Sign: WA9UWG, Licensee ID: L01414702
    Grant Date: 07/08/2008, Expiration Date: 09/30/2018, Certifier: Stanley I Carlson
    Registrant: Stanley I Carlson, N701 Park Dr, Ogema, WI 54459
  • Call Sign: KB9VHH, Licensee ID: L00161801
    Grant Date: 10/14/2009, Expiration Date: 10/14/2019, Certifier: Patricia E Schnepf
    Registrant: Patricia E Schnepf, W5000 Hwy 86, Ogema, WI 54459
  • Call Sign: KC9FNC, Licensee ID: L00821237
    Grant Date: 02/27/2004, Expiration Date: 02/27/2014, Certifier: Amy E Deshotels
    Registrant: Amy E Deshotels, Ogema, WI 54459

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182H (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2426X , Serial Number: 18256326, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 05/06/1965
    Registrant (Individual): John L Walkowicz, W5002 Vic Dahl Rd, Ogema, WI 54459



Most common first names in Ogema, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1581.2 years
Carl1382.6 years
George1274.6 years
Charles1280.3 years
William1175.6 years
Mary1075.6 years
Edward977.0 years
Harold877.9 years
Robert778.4 years
Oscar784.9 years
Most common last names in Ogema, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3179.4 years
Nelson3081.1 years
Carlson1379.6 years
Anderson1281.4 years
Nikkila1074.5 years
Olson1081.6 years
Peterson984.0 years
Rhody871.6 years
Blomberg777.1 years
Larson785.7 years
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