Pilsen, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 210. Population change since 2000: +3.4%
 
Males: 109  (51.9%)
Females: 101  (48.1%)
Median resident age:  53.0 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54806.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $58,351 (it was $45,000 in 2000)
Pilsen:

$58,351
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,358 (it was $17,895 in 2000)

Pilsen town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $181,860 (it was $102,900 in 2000)
Pilsen:

$181,860
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $188,376; Detached houses: $196,076; Mobile homes: $65,189
Pilsen races chart
  • White alone - 199 (94.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (1.9%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (1.9%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (1.4%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Pilsen: 156.8 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (32.5%), Irish (15.8%), Czech (12.3%), English (10.8%), Slovak (8.4%), Norwegian (6.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 888 feet

Land area: 34.9 square miles.

Population density: 6.0 people per square mile   (very low).

Pilsen,WI real estate house value index trend

Pilsen, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Pilsen:

  • High school or higher: 93.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pilsen town:

  • Never married: 17.6%
  • Now married: 67.3%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 3.8%

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

Pilsen town:  1.4% ($1,417)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
Pilsen satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Duluth, MN (47.1 miles , pop. 86,918).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (145.4 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (369.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Keystone, WI (1.7 miles ), Barksdale, WI (2.7 miles ), Eileen, WI (3.0 miles ), Delta, WI (3.0 miles ), Tripp, WI (3.1 miles ), Iron River, WI (3.1 miles ), Mason, WI (3.3 miles) , Kelly, WI (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 46.56 N, Longitude: 91.18 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 715

Pilsen household income distribution Pilsen home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.7%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: 0 (0.0%).
Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (27%)
  • Repair and maintenance (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Paper (7%)
  • Machinery (7%)
  • Health care (26%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Food and beverage stores (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (15%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (11%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Secondary school teachers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (16%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Business operations specialists (11%)
  • Registered nurses (11%)
  • Other financial specialists (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)

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

Average climate in Pilsen, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Pilsen-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/30/1968, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 12.6 miles away from the Pilsen town center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/6/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 41.2 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pilsen-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 96% 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 241.3 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 252.9 miles away from Pilsen 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 277.6 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 431.4 miles away from the city 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 370.8 miles away from Pilsen center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 213.8 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 Bayfield County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Pilsen:

  • MEMORIAL MED CTR Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; ASHLAND, WI)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-COURT MANOR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; ASHLAND, WI)
  • ASHLAND HEALTH AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; ASHLAND, WI)
  • REGIONAL HSPC SVCS (Hospital, about 14 miles away; ASHLAND, WI)
  • FMC DIALYSIS - CHEQUAMEGON BAY (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; ASHLAND, WI)
  • BAY AREA HLTH (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; ASHLAND, WI)
  • ASHLAND CO HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; ASHLAND, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pilsen:

  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 45 miles; Superior, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,302)
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth (about 47 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 10,612)
  • The College of Saint Scholastica (about 48 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,762)
  • Lake Superior College (about 49 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (about 67 miles; Shell Lake, WI; FT enrollment: 2,414)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 122 miles; Menomonie, WI; FT enrollment: 8,120)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 124 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 10,143)

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Lakes: Sawdust Lake (A), Twin Lakes (B), Honey Lake (C), Lake Louise (D), Mirror Lake (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Bayfield 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 2012 was 57.0. This is better than average.

City:

57.0
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 8.10. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.10
U.S.:

20.22

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 5.21. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.21
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.7%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.1%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households

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

2.1%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

0.0%
Whole state:

3.7%

Pilsen 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 significantly 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 significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (57%)
  • Wood (23%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12%)
  • Electricity (8%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pilsen town (based on Bayfield County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.02%
Here: 39.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaBaptist General ConferenceUnited Church of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents50.1%22.9%6.3%4.6%3.8%
Congregations28.1%18.8%9.4%6.3%6.3%
NameAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchAssociation of Free Lutheran CongregationsOther
Adherents3.6%2.3%2.2%1.5%2.7%
Congregations6.3%6.3%3.1%6.3%9.4%
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
Bayfield County:

3.32 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Bayfield County:

8.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

26.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Bayfield County:

27.6%
Wisconsin:

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

14.3%
State:

13.0%

5.52% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,643 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.52%
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 Ashland County, WI  0.88% ($28,127 average AGI)
from Douglas County, WI  0.58% ($40,111)
from St. Louis County, MN  0.26% ($37,500)


4.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,601 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
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 Ashland County, WI  0.71% ($28,227 average AGI)
to Douglas County, WI  0.44% ($26,222)
to St. Louis County, MN  0.23% ($27,429)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pilsen:

  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WDSM (710 AM; 10 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJC (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WWJC, INC.)
  • WJMS (590 AM; 5 kW; IRONWOOD, MI; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDAL (610 AM; 5 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WHSM (910 AM; 5 kW; HAYWARD, WI; Owner: QB BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • WATW (1400 AM; 1 kW; ASHLAND, WI; Owner: BAY BROADCASTING)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pilsen:

  • WNXR (107.3 FM; IRON RIVER, WI; Owner: GERALD J. HACKMAN)
  • WEGZ (105.9 FM; WASHBURN, WI; Owner: KEWEENAW BAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJJH (96.7 FM; ASHLAND, WI; Owner: BAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHSA (89.9 FM; BRULE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WBSZ (93.3 FM; ASHLAND, WI; Owner: GERALD JAMES HACKMAN)

TV broadcast stations around Pilsen:

  • WAST-LP (Channel 25; ASHLAND, WI; Owner: RESOURCE RECOVERY OF WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • W45CI (Channel 45; ASHLAND, WI; Owner: KQDS ACQUISITION CORP.)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total average daily traffic: 200
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 230
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