Port Edwards, Wisconsin

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Population in 2013: 1,766 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.2%
 
Males: 809  (45.9%)
Females: 957  (54.1%)
Median resident age:  43.5 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54469.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $50,068 (it was $48,850 in 2000)
Port Edwards:

$50,068
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,486 (it was $20,750 in 2000)

Port Edwards village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $95,931 (it was $83,900 in 2000)
Port Edwards:

$95,931
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $117,446; Detached houses: $117,575; Townhouses or other attached units: $136,742; In 2-unit structures: $79,006

Median gross rent in 2012: $636.

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  • White alone - 1,701 (93.6%)
  • Hispanic - 42 (2.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 23 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 20 (1.1%)
  • Black alone - 16 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 14 (0.8%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.06%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.06%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Port Edwards: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (35.6%), Irish (9.0%), Polish (8.5%), Norwegian (5.2%), English (4.2%), French (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1902

Elevation: 975 feet

Land area: 6.04 square miles.

Population density: 293 people per square mile   (very low).

Port Edwards,WI real estate house value index trend

Port Edwards, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Port Edwards:

  • High school or higher: 96.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Port Edwards village:

  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 49.5%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

41 residents are foreign born (2.9% Asia, 0.6% Latin America, 0.5% Europe, 0.3% Africa).

This village:  2.2%
Wisconsin:  4.8%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Port Edwards, Wisconsin as of March 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Port Edwards to the number of sex offenders is 1,387 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,372 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,552 (2.4%)

Port Edwards satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Oshkosh, WI (68.5 miles , pop. 62,916).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (91.1 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (205.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Nekoosa, WI (1.7 miles ), Wisconsin Rapids, WI (1.8 miles ), Saratoga, WI (1.9 miles ), Grand Rapids, WI (2.1 miles ), Lake Wazeecha, WI (2.3 miles ), Seneca, WI (2.5 miles ), Biron, WI (2.5 miles ), Cranmoor, WI (2.8 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $190,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $650,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $650,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.35 N, Longitude: 89.86 W

Area code: 715

Port Edwards household income distribution Port Edwards home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.4%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +98 (+5.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)

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

Average climate in Port Edwards, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Port Edwards-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 27% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.6 miles away from the Port Edwards village center killed one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 9/26/1951, a category F4 tornado 27.6 miles away from the village center killed 6 people and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Port Edwards-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 205.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 420.5 miles away from Port Edwards center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 395.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 315.8 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 183.0 miles away from Port Edwards center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 419.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wood County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Port Edwards topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Port Edwards:

  • EDGEWATER HAVEN NUR HOME (1351 WISCONSIN RIVER DR)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Port Edwards:

  • WISCONSIN RAPIDS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI)
  • STRAWBERRY LANE MEDICAL AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Port Edwards:

  • Mid-State Technical College (about 5 miles; Wisconsin Rapids, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,128)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 19 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 9,089)
  • Northcentral Technical College (about 46 miles; Wausau, WI; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (about 69 miles; Oshkosh, WI; FT enrollment: 10,637)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 70 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 5,682)
  • Lawrence University (about 73 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 2,821)
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (about 78 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 9,837)

Public high school in Port Edwards:

Public elementary/middle schools in Port Edwards:

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Notable locations in Port Edwards: Nepco Camp (A), Port Edwards Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Port Edwards include: Saint Alexanders Catholic Church (A), Trinity Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Nepco Lake (A), Nepco Lake 175 (B), Centralia Flowage 5401 (C), Port Edwards Flowage 5405 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bloody Run (A), Ripple Creek (B), Moccasin Creek (C), Twomile Creek (D), Fourmile Creek (E), Onemile Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Port Edwards include: Edwards Alexander Memorial Park (1), Nepco Lake County Park (2), Ripple Creek Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Wood County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2002 was 55.8. This is better than average.

City:

55.8
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 3.05. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.05
U.S.:

1.93

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Port Edwards that have no violations reported:

  • YMCA CAMP ALEXANDER 2 (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • YMCA CAMP ALEXANDER 3 LESTER (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • YMCA CAMP ALEXANDER 1 (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • YMCA CAMP ALEXANDER 5 (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • YMCA CAMP ALEXANDER 4 (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.6%
(7.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.8% for Black residents, 41.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 6.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  70.2%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.9%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
75 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Port Edwards in 2000:

  • 103 people in nursing homes
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 11 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Port Edwards, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Port Edwards compared to Wisconsin state average:

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

Banks with branches in Port Edwards (2011 data):

  • Nekoosa Port Edwards State Bank: Port Edwards Branch at 240 Market Avenue, branch established on 1949/05/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $202.3 mil, Deposits: $176.6 mil, headquarters in Nekoosa, WI, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Nekoosa Port Edwards Bancorporation, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Port Edwards travel time to work - commute Port Edwards mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Port Edwards village (based on Wood County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 76.07%
Here: 76.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodUnited Methodist Church
Adherents52.7%18.6%7.5%3.9%3.1%
Congregations20.2%14.6%6.7%4.5%4.5%
NameUnited Church of ChristAssemblies of GodMoravian Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.8%2.4%1.3%1.1%6.7%
Congregations5.6%3.4%5.6%2.2%32.6%
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: 9
Wood County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Wood County:

4.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 65
Here:

8.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.6%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Wood County:

28.4%
Wisconsin:

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

11.3%
State:

13.0%
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
Other Government Administration 6$23,209$46,4180$0
Police Protection - Officers 6$20,584$41,1680$0
Firefighters 0$0 32$8,489
Streets and Highways 4$13,319$39,9571$894
Solid Waste Management 4$11,046$33,1380$0
Sewerage 2$6,660$39,9600$0
Parks and Recreation 2$5,826$34,9562$1,788
Water Supply 2$6,660$39,9600$0
Totals for Government 26$87,304$40,29435$11,171

Port Edwards government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $515,000 ($291.62)
    Sewerage: $97,000 ($54.93)
    Parks & Recreation: $39,000 ($22.08)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $386,000 ($218.57)
    Water Utilities: $246,000 ($139.30)
    Police Protection: $218,000 ($123.44)
    Sewerage: $121,000 ($68.52)
    Fire Protection: $119,000 ($67.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $117,000 ($66.25)
    Parks & Recreation: $93,000 ($52.66)
    Central Staff Services: $80,000 ($45.30)
    Financial Administration: $43,000 ($24.35)
    General - Other: $17,000 ($9.63)
    Health Services - Other: $16,000 ($9.06)
    General Public Buildings: $14,000 ($7.93)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $13,000 ($7.36)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000 ($7.36)
    Air Transportation: $11,000 ($6.23)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $99,000 ($56.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $8,000 ($4.53)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($2.83)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($1.70)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $613,000 ($347.11)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $17,000 ($9.63)

Port Edwards government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $193,000 ($109.29)
    All Other: $12,000 ($6.80)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($3.96)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $4,000 ($2.27)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $13,000 ($7.36)
    Highways: $7,000 ($3.96)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $73,000 ($41.34)
    Special Assessments: $14,000 ($7.93)
    General Revenue, NEC: $12,000 ($6.80)
    Rents: $5,000 ($2.83)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $178,000 ($100.79)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $413,000 ($233.86)
    All Other: $226,000 ($127.97)
    Highways: $90,000 ($50.96)
  • Tax - Property: $840,000 ($475.65)
    NEC: $12,000 ($6.80)

Port Edwards government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $875,000 ($495.47)
    Water Utilities: $285,000 ($161.38)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $451,000 ($255.38)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $61,000 ($34.54)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $454,000 ($257.08)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $224,000 ($126.84)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $375,000 ($212.34)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $500,000 ($283.13)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $61,000 ($34.54)
    Other, NEC: $58,000 ($32.84)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,373,000 ($777.46)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $375,000 ($212.34)

4.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,100 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.18%
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 Portage County, WI  0.60% ($29,123 average AGI)
from Marathon County, WI  0.56% ($31,557)
from Clark County, WI  0.29% ($28,099)


4.71% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,246 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.71%
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 Marathon County, WI  0.60% ($37,335 average AGI)
to Portage County, WI  0.52% ($36,297)
to Clark County, WI  0.27% ($34,212)

Strongest AM radio stations in Port Edwards:

  • WFHR (1320 AM; 5 kW; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN RAPIDS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WLBL (930 AM; 5 kW; AUBURNDALE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRIG (1390 AM; 10 kW; SCHOFIELD, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDUX (800 AM; 5 kW; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WCCN (1370 AM; 5 kW; NEILLSVILLE, WI; Owner: CENTRAL WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Port Edwards:

  • WGLX-FM (103.3 FM; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN RAPIDS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WIZD (99.9 FM; RUDOLPH, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC)
  • WMMA (93.9 FM; NEKOOSA, WI; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLJY (106.5 FM; MARSHFIELD, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WYTE (96.7 FM; WHITING, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WGNV (88.5 FM; MILLADORE, WI; Owner: EVANGEL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WHRM (90.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WAXX (104.5 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WDEZ (101.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: W R I G, INC.)
  • WIFC (95.5 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WSPT-FM (97.9 FM; STEVENS POINT, WI; Owner: AMERICUS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WWSP (89.9 FM; STEVENS POINT, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS OF UNIV. OF WISCONSIN)
  • WLBL-FM (91.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WXPW (91.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WHITE PINE COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Port Edwards:

  • W24BV (Channel 24; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W60CI (Channel 60; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W16AY (Channel 16; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W18CS (Channel 18; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W40BC (Channel 40; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W62DA (Channel 62; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WDLS-LP (Channel 35; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • WEAU-TV (Channel 13; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WEAU LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W06BU (Channel 6; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W64AU (Channel 64; ADAMS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
Port Edwards, Wisconsin:
  • Fatal accident count: 16
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 22
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 19
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 45
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Wisconsin average:
  • Fatal accident count: 85
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 127
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 36
  • Fatalities: 92
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 211
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12
See more detailed statistics of Port Edwards fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total average daily traffic: 23,449
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,279
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 34,650

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • Carolyn J Tann, 911 Second Street (Lat: 44.349500 Lon: -89.860500), Type: 41.2, Overall height: 41.2 m
    Registrant: 7158873511, Joe.Terry@port-Edwards.Org, 201 MARKET AVE. P.O. BOX 10

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 44.347500 Lon: -89.865278, Call Sign: WPUP461
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.200 MHz, 462.225 MHz, 462.250 MHz, 462.275 MHz, 462.325 MHz, 461.100 MHz, 461.150 MHz, 461.225 MHz, 461.300 MHz, 461.325 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/08/2002, Expiration Date: 04/08/2012, Cancellation Date: 06/09/2012, Certifier: Sherri K Morris
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514
  • Lat: 44.351111 Lon: -89.867500, Call Sign: WQOJ817, Licensee ID: L00039851
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.712 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/20/2011, Expiration Date: 10/20/2021, Certifier: Joseph M Terry
    Registrant: Port Edwards Water Utility, 201 Market Ave., Port Edwards, WI 54469, Phone: (715) 887-3511, Fax: (715) 887-3524, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KF9MX, Licensee ID: L00247859
    Grant Date: 09/12/1997, Expiration Date: 01/12/2003, Cancellation Date: 10/28/2000
    Registrant: Michael J Podawiltz, 941 Craig Ct, Port Edwards, WI 54469
  • Call Sign: N9MQO, Previous Call Sign: KB9GZV, Licensee ID: L00496250
    Grant Date: 09/01/2012, Expiration Date: 10/13/2022, Certifier: James J Reichert
    Registrant: James J Reichert Mr, 340 Market Ave., Port Edwards, WI 54469
  • Call Sign: W9IHW, Licensee ID: L00215691
    Grant Date: 04/10/1996, Expiration Date: 04/10/2006, Cancellation Date: 12/01/2005
    Registrant: Gustav C Bonow, 961 Wisconsin River Dr, Port Edwards, WI 54469
  • Call Sign: W9IIB, Licensee ID: L00176899
    Grant Date: 10/10/1996, Expiration Date: 10/10/2006, Cancellation Date: 04/30/2003
    Registrant: Darwin W Alverson, 330 Washington Ave, Port Edwards, WI 54469
  • Call Sign: W9PIE, Licensee ID: L01082831
    Grant Date: 11/10/2005, Expiration Date: 02/07/2016, Certifier: Donald F Podvin Sr
    Registrant: Donald F Podvin Sr, 1011 Wisconsin River Dr, Port Edwards, WI 54469
  • Call Sign: WB9FNJ, Licensee ID: L00185503
    Grant Date: 05/07/2008, Expiration Date: 07/30/2018, Certifier: James C Custer
    Registrant: James C Custer, 1471 Wisconsin River Dr, Port Edwards, WI 54469
  • Call Sign: KF9X, Previous Call Sign: KF9MX, Licensee ID: L00247859
    Grant Date: 09/04/2010, Expiration Date: 10/28/2020, Certifier: Michael J Podawiltz
    Registrant: Michael J Podawiltz, 941 Craig Court, Port Edwards, WI 54469

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Businesses in Port Edwards, WI

  • YMCA: 1
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