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Population in 2010: 1,416. Population change since 2000: -45.0%
Males: 726  (51.3%)
Females: 690  (48.7%)

Median resident age:  49.6 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53949.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,763 (it was $31,823 in 2000)
Packwaukee:

$38,763
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,373

Packwaukee town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $140,546 (it was $87,100 in 2000)
Packwaukee:

$140,546
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $163,251; Detached houses: $175,277; Townhouses or other attached units: $565,265; Mobile homes: $88,618

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  • White alone - 1,368 (96.6%)
  • Hispanic - 35 (2.5%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.2%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.1%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Packwaukee: 165.0 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (25.7%), Irish (9.5%), Polish (5.4%), English (5.2%), Norwegian (4.8%), Italian (4.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 780 feet

Land area: 38.1 square miles.

Population density: 37 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Packwaukee:

  • High school or higher: 76.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Packwaukee town:

  • Never married: 20.7%
  • Now married: 57.6%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

66 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 0.5% Latin America, 0.4% Africa, 0.3% Asia).

This town:  2.6%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

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

Packwaukee town:  1.7% ($1,483)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Oshkosh, WI (47.2 miles , pop. 62,916).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (48.2 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (160.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Endeavor, WI (2.1 miles ), Montello, WI (2.3 miles ), Harris, WI (2.6 miles ), Moundville, WI (2.6 miles ), Oxford, WI (2.6 miles ), Buffalo, WI (2.8 miles ), Westfield, WI (2.9 miles ), Douglas, WI (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 43.77 N, Longitude: 89.43 W

Area code: 608

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.5%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (9%)
  • Truck transportation (7%)
  • Repair and maintenance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Food (7%)
  • Metal and metal products (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Packwaukee-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 147% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 34.3 miles away from the Packwaukee town center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/26/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.8 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Marquette County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Packwaukee:

  • MONTELLO CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MONTELLO, WI)
  • NORTHLAND HOME HLTH (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; WESTFIELD, WI)
  • DIVINE SAVIOR HEALTHCARE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; PORTAGE, WI)

Amtrak stations near Packwaukee:

  • 16 miles: PORTAGE (400 W. ONEIDA ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 20 miles: WISCONSIN DELLS (LACROSSE ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Packwaukee:

  • Madison Area Technical College (about 46 miles; Madison, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,928)
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (about 48 miles; Oshkosh, WI; FT enrollment: 9,356)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 49 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 37,050)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 49 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 8,846)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 53 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 8,352)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 60 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 3,092)
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 74 miles; Whitewater, WI; FT enrollment: 9,532)

Library in Packwaukee:

  • PACKWAUKEE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $36,622; Location: N3511 STATE ST.; 7,483 books; 11,260 e-books; 3,997 audio materials; 1,950 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 11 other licensed databases; 11 print serial subscriptions)

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Marquette 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 Packwaukee and their reported violations in the past:

PACKWAUKEE TOWN HALL (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between DEC-2003 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

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

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.7%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.8%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

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

5.1%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

2.8%
Whole state:

3.7%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Packwaukee, WI


1,277 people in federal prisons and detention centers in 2000
13 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000

Packwaukee compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above 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:

  • Utility gas (53%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (34%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Packwaukee town (based on Marquette County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.58%
Here49.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents43.2%21.7%10.9%10.3%13.8%
Congregations17.9%25.0%7.1%17.9%32.1%
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: 5
Marquette County:

3.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Marquette County:

6.02 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

11.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Marquette County:

30.3%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.0%
State:

13.0%

8.38% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,892 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.38%
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 Columbia County, WI  1.74% ($33,872 average AGI)
from Dane County, WI  0.80% ($54,460)
from Adams County, WI  0.61% ($22,947)


8.60% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,037 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.60%
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 Columbia County, WI  1.62% ($27,118 average AGI)
to Dane County, WI  1.08% ($27,426)
to Waushara County, WI  0.67% ($27,381)

Strongest AM radio stations in Packwaukee:

  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIBU (900 AM; 1 kW; WISCONSIN DELLS, WI; Owner: MAGNUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRPN (1600 AM; 5 kW; RIPON, WI)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDUX (800 AM; 5 kW; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Packwaukee:

  • WOLX-FM (94.9 FM; BARABOO, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WBKY (95.9 FM; PORTAGE, WI; Owner: MAGNUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDDC (100.1 FM; PORTAGE, WI; Owner: ZOE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNNO-FM (106.9 FM; WISCONSIN DELLS, WI; Owner: MAGNUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WAUH (102.3 FM; WAUTOMA, WI; Owner: HOMETOWN BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WBJZ (104.7 FM; BERLIN, WI; Owner: CAXAMBAS CORPORATION)
  • WPKR (99.5 FM; OMRO, WI; Owner: MIDWEST DIMENSIONS, INC.)
  • WDKM (106.1 FM; ADAMS, WI; Owner: ROCHE-A-CRI BROADCASTING)

TV broadcast stations around Packwaukee:

  • WISC-TV (Channel 3; MADISON, WI; Owner: TELEVISION WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • W64AU (Channel 64; ADAMS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WDLS-LP (Channel 35; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • WMMF-TV (Channel 68; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF WISCONSIN, A CALIFORNIA LTD PARTNRSHP)
  • WMSN-TV (Channel 47; MADISON, WI; Owner: WMSN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKOW-TV (Channel 27; MADISON, WI; Owner: WKOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHA-TV (Channel 21; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 10 meters (33ft)
Total costs: $502,000
Total average daily traffic: 23,605
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,280

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Packwaukee)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • PACKWAUKEE, Packwaukee Site: N3463 6th Road (Lat: 43.765750 Lon: -89.494167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 125 m, Call Sign: WQID774
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/14/2008, Expiration Date: 01/14/2018, Certifier: Jerry Wilke
    Registrant: Element Mobile, 320 W Grand Ave Ste 302, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495, Phone: (715) 818-5423, Fax: (715) 818-5424, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WA9DIB, Licensee ID: L01160968
    Grant Date: 06/10/2006, Expiration Date: 07/30/2016
    Registrant: Robert W Murre, Packwaukee, WI 53953



Most common first names in Packwaukee, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Donald563.4 years
John574.2 years
Richard561.8 years
George473.8 years
Charles466.5 years
Robert466.5 years
William473.5 years
Henry368.6 years
Kenneth360.4 years
Harry283.4 years
Most common last names in Packwaukee, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Whaley571.1 years
Johnson464.5 years
Krivanek375.3 years
Patterson345.0 years
Walters384.0 years
Courval270.4 years
Austin277.5 years
Hassel277.4 years
Barton284.5 years
Herrick267.5 years

Packwaukee on our top lists:

  • #32 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males"
  • #48 (53949) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Moroccan first ancestries"
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