For population 25 years and over in Polar:
For population 15 years and over in Polar town:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Green Bay, WI (66.1 miles , pop. 102,313).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (145.9 miles , pop. 208,054).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (239.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Price, WI (2.1 miles ), Antigo, WI (2.4 miles ), Evergreen, WI (2.5 miles ), Norwood, WI (2.6 miles ), Antigo, WI (2.8 miles ), Neva, WI (2.9 miles ), Rolling, WI (3.1 miles ), Mattoon, WI (3.3 miles ).
Latitude: 45.17 N, Longitude: 89.00 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 715
Population change in the 1990s: +122 (+14.0%).
Work and jobs in Polar: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Polar, Wisconsin
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Polar-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 19% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/7/2007, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.7 miles away from the Polar town center injured 3 people and caused $15 million in damages.
On 4/27/1984, a category F3 tornado 12.6 miles away from the town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Langlade County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Polar:
Airports located in Polar:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Polar:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Polar and their reported violations in the past:POLAR COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Polar compared to Wisconsin state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Polar (based on Langlade County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 69.12%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.36% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,694 average adjusted gross income)
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:
5.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,374 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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TV broadcast stations around Polar:
Polar fatal accident list:
Feb 27, 1998 09:24 PM, Us-2, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Aug 20, 1983 10:36 PM, 64, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: