Owen, Wisconsin

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Population in 2019: 928 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.9%
 
Males: 418  (45.1%)
Females: 510  (54.9%)
Median resident age:

46.6 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.9 years

Zip codes: 54460, 54498.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $44,247 (it was $27,368 in 2000)
Owen:

$44,247
WI:

$64,168

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,380 (it was $14,981 in 2000)

Owen city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $88,008 (it was $47,800 in 2000)
Owen:

$88,008
WI:

$197,200

Median gross rent in 2019: $641.

March 2019 cost of living index in Owen: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.9%
(16.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 66.7% for Black residents, 2.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Owen, WI (2019)
    • 77787.4%White alone
    • 738.2%Hispanic
    • 313.5%Two or more races
    • 30.3%Black alone
    • 30.3%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Owen, Wisconsin as of September 29, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Owen is 119 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.23
Wisconsin average:

2.21
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Ancestries: German (29.9%), Norwegian (9.7%), American (9.5%), Polish (8.1%), English (7.2%), Swedish (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1925

Elevation: 1245 feet

Land area: 1.83 square miles.

Population density: 507 people per square mile   (low).

Owen, Wisconsin map

26 residents are foreign born (2.9% Latin America, 0.4% Asia).

This city:

2.9%
Wisconsin:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,481 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,852 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eau Claire, WI (46.4 miles , pop. 61,704).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (124.8 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (259.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Withee, WI (1.3 miles ),
Hixon, WI (1.8 miles ),
Longwood, WI (1.9 miles ),
Hoard, WI (2.2 miles ),
Green Grove, WI (2.2 miles ),
Curtiss, WI (2.5 miles),
Maplehurst, WI (2.9 miles ),
Reseburg, WI (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 44.95 N, Longitude: 90.56 W

Area code: 715

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $73,300
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $133,900
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $62,600
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $134,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $160,200
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $160,200
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $160,200
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $160,200
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $160,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Owen, WI residents
Average permit cost in Owen, WI
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.2%
Wisconsin:

4.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +41 (+4.6%).
Most common industries in Owen, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (18.9%)
  • Wood products (10.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.2%)
  • Food (6.4%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Wood products (13.5%)
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Food (9.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.8%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Truck transportation (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (32.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.2%)
  • Wood products (7.5%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Food (3.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Owen, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (14.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.3%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)

Average climate in Owen, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 60.5. This is better than average.

City:

60.5
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.59. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.59
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Owen-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 2% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1958, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.5 miles away from the Owen city center killed 4 people and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/4/1958, a category F4 tornado 33.7 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 50 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Owen-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 74% 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 271.0 miles away from Owen center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 255.4 miles away from Owen 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 230.7 miles away from Owen center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 283.1 miles away from Owen center
On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 318.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 230.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clark County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Owen topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Owen:

  • CLARK CTY HCC (W4266 STATE HWY 29)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Owen:

  • OAKBROOK HLTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; THORP, WI)
  • COLONIAL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; COLBY, WI)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-CONTINENTAL MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ABBOTSFORD, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Owen:

  • Northcentral Technical College (about 45 miles; Wausau, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,356)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 48 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 10,143)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 48 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 4,038)
  • Mid-State Technical College (about 55 miles; Wisconsin Rapids, WI; FT enrollment: 2,128)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 57 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 9,089)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 67 miles; Menomonie, WI; FT enrollment: 8,120)
  • Winona State University (about 83 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 8,397)

Public high school in Owen:

  • OWEN-WITHEE HIGH (Location: 832 W 3RD ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Owen:

See full list of schools located in Owen

Library in Owen:

  • OWEN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $89,415; Location: 414 CENTRAL AVE.; 21,369 books; 8,805 e-books; 4,296 audio materials; 1,616 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 8 other licensed databases; 56 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Owen - Withee - Curtiss Fire Association / Owen - Withee Community Ambulance Service (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Owen Pond 5 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Birthplace of: Brian Brunkhorst - Basketball player.

Clark County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Owen and their reported violations in the past:

CLARK CO HEALTH CARE CENTER (Address: W4266 HWY 29 , Population served: 510, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-27-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-27-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-28-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-24-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-05-2007), St Public Notif requested (SEP-11-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-11-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-25-2007)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 6 regular monitoring violations
ROBINS NEST (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (DEC-23-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-23-2010), St Public Notif requested (DEC-23-2010), St Public Notif received (APR-27-2011), St Other (AUG-17-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-17-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In DEC-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Other (DEC-06-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-13-2010), St Other (DEC-13-2010), St Public Notif requested (DEC-16-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-16-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-20-2010)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.1%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.0%
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
7 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010

Banks with branches in Owen (2011 data):

  • Time Federal Savings Bank: 249 W Third St Branch at 249 W Third St, branch established on 1935/02/18. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $610.0 mil, Deposits: $505.0 mil, headquarters in Medford, WI, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • Community Bank of Central Wisconsin: Owen Branch at 328 North Central Avenue, branch established on 1996/10/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $98.4 mil, Deposits: $82.5 mil, headquarters in Colby, WI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Central Wisconsin Bancorporation, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Owen:

Marital status in Owen, WI
  • Never married: 18.0%
  • Now married: 60.3%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

For population 25 years and over in Owen:

  • High school or higher: 89.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Wisconsin average:

10.3

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Owen, WI (based on Clark County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,5359
Evangelical Protestant6,59441
Mainline Protestant3,98125
Other75
Orthodox--
None14,573-
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
This county:

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
This county:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
This county:

7.78 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

7.9%
State:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.3%
Wisconsin:

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

16.2%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.1%
Wisconsin:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

41.9%
Wisconsin:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Owen:

19.6%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Owen:

14.7%
State:

10.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.5%
Wisconsin:

34.0%

General health condition:
Owen:

51.7%
Wisconsin:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.0%
Wisconsin:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Owen, 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
Police Protection - Officers 3$10,677$42,7080$0
Welfare 3$10,846$43,3840$0
Sewerage 1$3,030$36,3600$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,119$37,4281$3,229
Local Libraries 1$2,908$34,8963$1,503
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$396
Totals for Government 9$30,580$40,7735$5,128

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $359,000 ($386.85)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($8.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($6.47)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $435,000 ($468.75)
    Water Utilities: $342,000 ($368.53)
    Police Protection: $273,000 ($294.18)
    Regular Highways: $220,000 ($237.07)
    Local Fire Protection: $182,000 ($196.12)
    Libraries: $91,000 ($98.06)
    Central Staff Services: $84,000 ($90.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $71,000 ($76.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $47,000 ($50.65)
    Natural Resources - Other: $46,000 ($49.57)
    General - Other: $46,000 ($49.57)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $28,000 ($30.17)
    Financial Administration: $22,000 ($23.71)
    General Public Buildings: $9,000 ($9.70)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $4,000 ($4.31)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $208,000 ($224.14)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($8.62)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($5.39)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($4.31)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $366,000 ($394.40)
    Solid Waste Management: $31,000 ($33.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $28,000 ($30.17)
    Other: $16,000 ($17.24)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $146,000 ($157.33)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $58,000 ($62.50)
    Rents: $33,000 ($35.56)
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,000 ($4.31)
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000 ($3.23)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $343,000 ($369.61)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $481,000 ($518.32)
    Highways: $179,000 ($192.89)
    Education: $27,000 ($29.09)
    Other: $9,000 ($9.70)
  • Tax - Property: $543,000 ($585.13)
    Other: $13,000 ($14.01)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000 ($3.23)
    Other License: $1,000 ($1.08)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,102,000 ($5497.84)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,873,000 ($5251.08)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $229,000 ($246.77)

4.79% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,902 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.79%
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 Marathon County, WI  0.94% ($39,941 average AGI)
from Wood County, WI  0.62% ($39,449)
from Chippewa County, WI  0.47% ($36,797)

Strongest AM radio stations in Owen:

  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WCCN (1370 AM; 5 kW; NEILLSVILLE, WI; Owner: CENTRAL WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WLBL (930 AM; 5 kW; AUBURNDALE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WRIG (1390 AM; 10 kW; SCHOFIELD, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WAYY (790 AM; 5 kW; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEAQ (1150 AM; 5 kW; CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WIGM (1490 AM; 1 kW; MEDFORD, WI; Owner: W I G M, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Owen:

  • WAXX (104.5 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WWIB (103.7 FM; HALLIE, WI; Owner: STEWARDS OF SOUND, INC.)
  • WOSQ (92.3 FM; SPENCER, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WCCN-FM (107.5 FM; NEILLSVILLE, WI; Owner: CENTRAL WISCONSIN B/CG INC.)
  • WDEZ (101.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: W R I G, INC.)
  • WHRM (90.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WIFC (95.5 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WKEB (99.3 FM; MEDFORD, WI; Owner: WIGM, INCORPORATED)
  • WOFM (94.7 FM; MOSINEE, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Owen:

  • WEAU-TV (Channel 13; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WEAU LICENSEE CORP.)

Owen fatal accident list:

Aug 13, 2011 07:13 PM, Cr-D, Lat: 44.957125, Lon: -90.557039, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 14.2mTotal length
  • $530,000Total costs
  • 19,945Total average daily traffic
  • 350Total average daily truck traffic
  • 23,538Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Owen)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Fire Station (Lat: 44.948583 Lon: -90.566806), Call Sign: KLO232,
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.5800 MHz, Grant Date: 06/23/1997, Expiration Date: 08/19/2002, Cancellation Date: 12/22/2002, Registrant: City Of Owen, City Hall, Owen, WI 54460, Phone: (715) 229-2404
  • Cr X .6 Mi W Jct Crs D & X (Lat: 44.948306 Lon: -90.570139), Call Sign: KLG517, Licensee ID: L00103961,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.360 MHz, Grant Date: 04/22/1997, Expiration Date: 07/10/2002, Cancellation Date: 11/10/2002, Registrant: Wills Gas Company Inc, Owen, WI 54460, Phone: (715) 229-2121
  • At Owen Pl Sta On Cr P 5.3 Mi Se (Lat: 44.891361 Lon: -90.497639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76 m, Overall height: 82 m, Call Sign: KVJ599,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.700 MHz, Grant Date: 02/10/2012, Expiration Date: 03/21/2022, Certifier: Mark K Jerabek, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Lat: 44.948333 Lon: -90.551667, Call Sign: WPUD266,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.987 MHz, Grant Date: 02/07/2002, Expiration Date: 02/07/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/14/2012, Certifier: Gary Smith, Registrant: Jsm Communications Ins, N5764 Cty Tt, Sheboygan Falls, WI 53085, Phone: (920) 467-2281, Fax: (920) 467-8686, Email:
  • N16871 Cty Rd D (Lat: 44.961667 Lon: -90.556944), Call Sign: WQWB829,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.645 MHz, Grant Date: 07/13/2015, Expiration Date: 07/13/2025, Certifier: Scott Purgett Mr, Registrant: Air Communications Of Wi, 1600 Western Ave, Eau Claire, WI 54703, Phone: (715) 835-1751, Fax: (715) 835-4046, Email:
  • Lat: 44.954167 Lon: -90.564722, Call Sign: WQXS785,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.412 MHz, Grant Date: 05/31/2016, Expiration Date: 05/31/2026, Certifier: Patrick J Rielly, Registrant: Elbow River Marketing Usa Ltd, 500 Industrial Avenue, Owen, WI 54460, Phone: (587) 226-5916, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • OWEN, .06 Mi N Int. Railroad St And Xing (Lat: 44.951722 Lon: -90.564111), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 99.1 m, Overall height: 100.9 m, Call Sign: WQNN810,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6093.45 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, Grant Date: 04/01/2021, Expiration Date: 04/04/2031, Certifier: Michael K O'Connell, Registrant: Cn, 17641 S Ashland Avenue, Homewood, IL 60430, Phone: (708) 332-3543, Email:
  • OWEN, N14341 Fairground Avenue (Lat: 44.938639 Lon: -90.581500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WQPG615,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, Grant Date: 05/11/2012, Expiration Date: 05/11/2022, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Cellco Partnership, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:
  • OWEN, Industrial Avenue (Lat: 44.953333 Lon: -90.563528), Type: Tank, Structure height: 56 m, Call Sign: WRAU288, Licensee ID: L01632258,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6123.10 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, Grant Date: 03/05/2018, Expiration Date: 03/05/2028, Certifier: John Ross, Registrant: County Of (Wisconsin) Clark, 517 Court St Room 306, Neillsville, WI 54456, Phone: (715) 743-5100, Fax: (715) 743-4350, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: N9QWB, Licensee ID: L00286850, Grant Date: 03/06/2003, Expiration Date: 06/01/2013, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2015, Registrant: Henry G Peterson, Owen, WI 54460

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: MARCKS PHILIP C ALLEGRO 2000 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3131F, N3131F, N-3131F, Serial Number: 04-711, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 11/03/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 08/05/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Landis H Sensenig, N15801 Pelsdorf Ave, Owen, WI 54460
  • Aircraft: RICHCREEK DONALD M RV-6 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 822L, N822L, N-822L, Serial Number: DR2A, Year manufactured: 1994, Airworthiness Date: 03/12/1994
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, N15801 Pelsdorf Ave, Owen, WI 54460
  • Aircraft: FLIGHTSTAR FLIGHTSTAR II SC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: HKS 700E (60 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 924EC, N924EC, N-924EC, Serial Number: 251, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 06/10/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 01/12/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel D Reis, N12135 Highway P, Owen, WI 54460
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 09/27/2017

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 9. The highest number of reported fires - 19 took place in 2015, and the least - 2 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Owen, WI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (54.3%), and Outside Fires (16.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Owen, WI
    • 7654.3%Structure Fires
    • 2316.4%Outside Fires
    • 2115.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2014.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Owen, WI
Most common first names in Owen, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5078.3 years
William3475.4 years
Mary3380.8 years
Joseph2481.2 years
Frank2081.7 years
Helen1882.8 years
Anna1787.6 years
James1668.2 years
George1577.7 years
Charles1483.5 years
Most common last names in Owen, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson1377.3 years
Potocnik1284.3 years
Johnson1077.1 years
Nelson869.4 years
Miller870.2 years
Wilson870.0 years
Smith881.9 years
Hamm764.4 years
Hansen780.9 years
Peterson780.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Owen, WI
  • 82.2%Utility gas
  • 5.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.9%Electricity
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Wood
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 1.0%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Owen, WI
  • 54.7%Utility gas
  • 40.2%Electricity
  • 5.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Owen compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 1 other airmen in this city.
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