Oliver, Wisconsin

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Population in 2014: 399 (56% urban, 44% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.5%
 
Males: 225  (56.6%)
Females: 174  (43.4%)
Median resident age:  37.8 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 54880.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $53,687 (it was $41,750 in 2000)
Oliver:

$53,687
WI:

$56,811

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $24,547 (it was $19,527 in 2000)

Oliver village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $159,199 (it was $72,900 in 2000)
Oliver:

$159,199
WI:

$173,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $160,769; Detached houses: $166,843; Townhouses or other attached units: $170,307; In 2-unit structures: $154,250; Mobile homes: $61,371; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $64,004

Median gross rent in 2016: $838.

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  • Races in Oliver, WI (2010)

    Oliver races chart
    • 38496.2%White alone
    • 71.8%Two or more races
    • 51.3%American Indian alone
    • 20.5%Asian alone
    • 10.3%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Oliver: 98.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (23.9%), Finnish (9.4%), Irish (6.8%), American (6.0%), Italian (5.1%), European (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1917

Elevation: 649 feet

Land area: 2.05 square miles.

Population density: 195 people per square mile   (very low).

Oliver,WI real estate house value index trend

Oliver, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Oliver:

  • High school or higher: 85.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oliver village:

  • Never married: 27.8%
  • Now married: 54.5%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

7 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.8%
Wisconsin:

4.8%

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

Oliver village:  2.1% ($1,538)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
Oliver satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Duluth, MN (9.2 miles , pop. 86,918).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (125.9 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (401.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Superior, WI (2.5 miles ), Proctor, MN (2.5 miles ), Esko, MN (3.0 miles ), Duluth, MN (3.0 miles ), Wrenshall, MN (3.1 miles ), Thomson, MN (3.1 miles) , Parkland, WI (3.1 miles ), Hermantown, MN (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $157,400
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $173,800
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $183,900
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $149,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $206,300
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $150,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 46.66 N, Longitude: 92.19 W

Oliver household income distribution Oliver home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.8%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +96 (+36.6%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Utilities (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (29%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Oliver, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Oliver-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/11/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.5 miles away from the Oliver village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/6/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.2 miles away from the village center killed 2 people and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oliver-area historical earthquake activity is below Wisconsin state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 196.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 207.8 miles away from Oliver center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 231.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 388.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 177.3 miles away from Oliver center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 394.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Douglas County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oliver topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Oliver:

  • ST ELIGIUS HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; DULUTH, MN)
  • NOPEMING NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; DULUTH, MN)
  • ST FRANCIS IN THE PARK HLTH REHAB (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SUPERIOR, WI)
  • COLONIAL HEALTH CARE SERVICES INC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SUPERIOR, WI)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-SUPERIOR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SUPERIOR, WI)
  • ST FRANCIS HOME SOUTH 3065 (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SUPERIOR, WI)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE - SPIRIT VALLEY (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; DULUTH, MN)

Amtrak station near Oliver:

  • 9 miles: DULUTH (2122 W. SUPERIOR ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oliver:

  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 7 miles; Superior, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,302)
  • Lake Superior College (about 10 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • The College of Saint Scholastica (about 12 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,762)
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth (about 13 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 10,612)
  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (about 65 miles; Shell Lake, WI; FT enrollment: 2,414)
  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 99 miles; Brainerd, MN; FT enrollment: 3,371)
  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College (about 117 miles; Coon Rapids, MN; FT enrollment: 5,918)

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Douglas 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 66.4. This is about average.

City:

66.4
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.135. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.135
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.80. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.80
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 23.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 5.91. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.91
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00119. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00119
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 20.0%
(15.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 69.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  73.0%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.3%
Whole state:  7.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Wisconsin average:

10.4

Oliver travel time to work - commute Oliver mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Oliver village (based on Douglas County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic11,1048
Mainline Protestant5,29016
Evangelical Protestant5,01229
Other142
None22,739-
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
Douglas County:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Douglas County:

5.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 40
Here:

9.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Douglas County:

27.0%
Wisconsin:

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

14.5%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Oliver:

55.0%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Oliver:

45.0%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Oliver:

28.1
Wisconsin:

28.7

Average hours sleeping at night:
Oliver:

5.2
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

30.0%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

68.8%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

86.0%
State:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Oliver, WI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 4$1,091
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$2,109
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$378
Sewerage 0$0 1$433
Water Supply 0$0 3$943
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$357
Totals for Government 0$0 17$15,311

Oliver government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing & Community Development: $18,000 ($45.11)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $92,000 ($230.58)
    Regular Highways: $46,000 ($115.29)
    Central Staff Services: $23,000 ($57.64)
    Water Utilities: $19,000 ($47.62)
    Fire Protection: $18,000 ($45.11)
    Financial Administration: $11,000 ($27.57)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($12.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($5.01)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($5.01)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,000 ($2.51)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $25,000 ($62.66)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $43,000 ($107.77)

Oliver government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $87,000 ($218.05)
    Sewerage: $70,000 ($175.44)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $9,000 ($22.56)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $31,000 ($77.69)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($2.51)
    Rents: $1,000 ($2.51)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $15,000 ($37.59)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $54,000 ($135.34)
    Highways: $9,000 ($22.56)
  • Tax - Property: $64,000 ($160.40)
    NEC: $2,000 ($5.01)

Oliver government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $605,000 ($1516.29)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $75,000 ($187.97)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $484,000 ($1213.03)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $46,000 ($115.29)

Oliver government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $118,000 ($295.74)

4.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,632 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
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 St. Louis County, MN  1.63% ($27,641 average AGI)
from Bayfield County, WI  0.16% ($26,222)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.10% ($25,722)


5.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,204 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
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 St. Louis County, MN  1.46% ($28,508 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.24% ($23,667)
to Bayfield County, WI  0.21% ($40,111)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oliver:

  • WWJC (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WWJC, INC.)
  • WDSM (710 AM; 10 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KDAL (610 AM; 5 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGEE (970 AM; 1 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KQDS (1490 AM; 1 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: RED ROCK RADIO CORP.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WKLK (1230 AM; 1 kW; CLOQUET, MN; Owner: QB BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • WNMT (650 AM; 10 kW; NASHWAUK, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • 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.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oliver:

  • KBMX (107.7 FM; PROCTOR, MN; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF DULUTH, INC.)
  • WSCN (100.5 FM; CLOQUET, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WWAX (92.1 FM; HERMANTOWN, MN; Owner: RED ROCK RADIO CORP.)
  • KLDJ (101.7 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF DULUTH, INC.)
  • KDNI (90.5 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDAL-FM (95.7 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KUMD-FM (103.3 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: REGENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA)
  • KQDS-FM (94.9 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: RED ROCK RADIO CORP.)
  • KKCB (105.1 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF DULUTH, INC.)
  • KUWS (91.3 FM; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS, UNIV. OF WISC. SYS.)
  • WSCD-FM (92.9 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KRBR-FM (102.5 FM; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCO (98.9 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KDNW (97.3 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WNCB (89.5 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: REFUGE MEDIA GROUP)
  • W203AL (88.5 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKLK-FM (96.5 FM; CLOQUET, MN; Owner: QB BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • KZIO (104.3 FM; TWO HARBORS, MN; Owner: RED ROCK RADIO CORP.)
  • WHSA (89.9 FM; BRULE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)

TV broadcast stations around Oliver:

  • WDIO-TV (Channel 10; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WDIO-TV, LLC)
  • KDLH (Channel 3; DULUTH, MN; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF DULUTH, LLC)
  • KBJR-TV (Channel 6; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: KBJR LICENSE, INC.)
  • KQDS-TV (Channel 21; DULUTH, MN; Owner: KQDS ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WDSE-TV (Channel 8; DULUTH, MN; Owner: DULUTH-SUPERIOR AREA EDUCATIONAL TV CORPORATION)
  • K58CM (Channel 58; DULUTH, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K38DS (Channel 38; DULUTH, MN; Owner: STEVEN R. ZUKERBERG)
  • K62EP (Channel 62; DULUTH, MN; Owner: DAN BLECHMAN)
  • K64EF (Channel 64; DULUTH, MN; Owner: STEVEN R. ZUKERBERG)
  • K68EA (Channel 68; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KWMN-LP (Channel 56; DULUTH, MN; Owner: DULUTH DATACASTING PARTNERS, G.P.)
  • K15DU (Channel 15; DULUTH, MN; Owner: DAN BLECHMAN)
  • K66EO (Channel 66; DULUTH, MN; Owner: HAROLD AND/ OR SUE KROGMAN)
  • KDUL-LP (Channel 60; DULUTH, MN; Owner: DULUTH TV PARTNERS, GP)

Oliver fatal accident list:

Oct 13, 2012 06:43 PM, Cr-W, Lat: 46.64901, Lon: -92.19787, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
May 31, 2009 07:03 AM, Sr-105, Lat: 46.65851, Lon: -92.17718, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 28, 1987 07:03 PM, 105, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 3
Apr 29, 1980 10:35 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (76%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • Wood (1%)

Oliver 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age below state average.
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