Powers Lake, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 1,615. Population change since 2000: +7.7%
Males: 837  (51.9%)
Females: 778  (48.1%)
Median resident age:  51.1 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 53128.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $73,024 (it was $53,403 in 2000)
Powers Lake:

$73,024
WI:

$51,467

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $41,583 (it was $22,766 in 2000)

Powers Lake CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $204,273 (it was $145,300 in 2000)
Powers Lake:

$204,273
WI:

$163,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $181,533; Detached houses: $193,474; Townhouses or other attached units: $142,094; In 2-unit structures: $146,162; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $133,575; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $112,261; Mobile homes: $37,795

Median gross rent in 2013: $967.

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  • Races in Powers Lake, WI (2010)

    Powers Lake races chart
    • 1,52494.4%White alone
    • 664.1%Hispanic
    • 70.4%Other race alone
    • 70.4%Two or more races
    • 50.3%Black alone
    • 50.3%Asian alone
    • 10.06%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Powers Lake: 107.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (31.5%), Irish (14.1%), Swedish (9.4%), Polish (8.4%), English (7.8%), Italian (7.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 860 feet

Land area: 1.91 square miles.

Population density: 844 people per square mile   (low).

Powers Lake,WI real estate house value index trend

Powers Lake, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Powers Lake:

  • High school or higher: 93.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Powers Lake CDP:

  • Never married: 19.9%
  • Now married: 65.0%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 2.6%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

39 residents are foreign born (3.2% Europe, 0.4% Asia).

This place:

3.2%
Wisconsin:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,626 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $4,146 (2.7%)

Powers Lake satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kenosha, WI (23.2 miles , pop. 90,352).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (39.5 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (57.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Randall, WI (1.2 miles ), Twin Lakes, WI (1.5 miles ), Bloomfield, WI (1.7 miles ), Genoa City, WI (1.7 miles ), Pell Lake, WI (1.7 miles ), Lake Ivanhoe, WI (1.9 miles ), Wheatland, WI (2.1 miles ), Richmond, IL (2.2 miles ).

Latitude: 42.54 N, Longitude: 88.30 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 262

Powers Lake household income distribution Powers Lake home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.6%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Finance and insurance (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Information (3%)
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Powers Lake, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Powers Lake-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 37% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.7 miles away from the Powers Lake place center killed 24 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 18.9 miles away from the place center killed 6 people and injured 75 people.

Earthquake activity:

Powers Lake-area historical earthquake activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 283.5 miles away from the city 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 258.1 miles away from Powers Lake center
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 80.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 316.0 miles away from the city 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 282.0 miles away from Powers Lake center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 273.2 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 Kenosha County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Powers Lake topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Powers Lake:

  • HILLCREST NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; TWIN LAKES, WI)
  • HOME CARE NETWORK (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; LAKE GENEVA, WI)
  • GENEVA LAKE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LAKE GENEVA, WI)
  • DAVITA - LAKE GENEVA DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; LAKE GENEVA, WI)
  • AURORA MEMORIAL HSPTL BURLINGTON Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; BURLINGTON, WI)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHAB-BURLINGTON (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BURLINGTON, WI)
  • MOUNT CARMEL CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BURLINGTON, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Powers Lake:

  • College of Lake County (about 20 miles; Grayslake, IL; Full-time enrollment: 11,041)
  • McHenry County College (about 20 miles; Crystal Lake, IL; FT enrollment: 4,886)
  • Gateway Technical College (about 24 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 5,089)
  • University of Wisconsin-Parkside (about 24 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,843)
  • Carthage College (about 25 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,130)
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 31 miles; Whitewater, WI; FT enrollment: 11,124)
  • Carroll University (about 33 miles; Waukesha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,313)

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Notable location: Randall Fire Department Station 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Powers Lake: Saint Theresa Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: Powers Lake (A), Benedict Lake (B), Tombeau Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Kenosha 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
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Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 89.0. This is about average.

City:

89.0
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.8%
(12.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.2%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.1%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
5 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
15 people in other workers' dormitories in 2000

Powers Lake compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
Wisconsin average:

10.5

Powers Lake travel time to work - commute Powers Lake mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (94%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Electricity (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Powers Lake CDP (based on Kenosha County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic35,00814
Evangelical Protestant15,18355
Mainline Protestant9,67529
Other1,63511
Orthodox3002
Black Protestant1993
None104,426-
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: 32
Kenosha County:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Kenosha County:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 58
Kenosha County:

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 115
Here:

7.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.6%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Kenosha County:

28.2%
Wisconsin:

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

13.9%
State:

13.0%

5.06% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,215 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.06%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($249 average AGI)
Kenosha County:

0.03%
Wisconsin average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lake County, IL  1.30% ($38,879 average AGI)
from Racine County, WI  0.85% ($38,241)
from Cook County, IL  0.39% ($38,130)


5.38% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,706 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($422 average AGI)
Kenosha County:

0.04%
Wisconsin average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Racine County, WI  0.94% ($34,868 average AGI)
to Lake County, IL  0.74% ($39,059)
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.46% ($33,130)

Strongest AM radio stations in Powers Lake:

  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WZRK (1550 AM; 1 kW; LAKE GENEVA, WI)
  • WNVR (1030 AM; 5 kW; VERNON HILLS, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WAIT (850 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WAUK (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WALT-WEST WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WOKY (920 AM; 5 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Powers Lake:

  • WLKG (96.1 FM; LAKE GENEVA, WI; Owner: CTJ COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WZSR (105.5 FM; WOODSTOCK, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WWDV (96.9 FM; ZION, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WKKV-FM (100.7 FM; RACINE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIIL (95.1 FM; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WEZY (92.1 FM; RACINE, WI; Owner: RACINE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WFZH (105.3 FM; MUKWONAGO, WI; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJZI (93.3 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WMIL-FM (106.1 FM; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKTI-FM (94.5 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHAD (90.7 FM; DELAFIELD, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WVCY-FM (107.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • W206AI (89.1 FM; LAKE VILLA, IL; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WBSD (89.1 FM; BURLINGTON, WI; Owner: BURLINGTON AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WXLC (102.3 FM; WAUKEGAN, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Powers Lake:

  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WJJA (Channel 49; RACINE, WI; Owner: TV-49, INC.)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WPXE (Channel 55; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: PAXSON MILWAUKEE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVS (Channel 10; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WMVT (Channel 36; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WDJT-TV (Channel 58; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WDJT-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WISN-TV (Channel 12; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WISN HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCGV-TV (Channel 24; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WCGV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WMLW-CA (Channel 46; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVTV (Channel 18; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WVTV LICENSEE, INC.)
  • W63CU (Channel 63; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTMJ-TV (Channel 4; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WVCY-TV (Channel 30; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Christopher B Page, 38700 87th St. (Lat: 42.550833 Lon: -88.280278), Type: 67.0, Overall height: 61 m
    Registrant: 8472401508, Atcfaa-Fccmidwest@americantower.Com, 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE STE 700
  • Vielka M Gabriel, 38700 87th St. (Lat: 42.550833 Lon: -88.280278), Type: 67.1, Overall height: 61 m
    Registrant: 9194656649, Maria.Gabriel@spectrasite.Com, 100 REGENCY FOREST DRIVE, SUITE 400
  • Frederick E Cannady, 38700 87th St. (Lat: 42.550833 Lon: -88.280278), Type: 67.0, Overall height: 61 m
    Registrant: 8663222724, Fred.Cannady@spectrasite.Com, 400 REGENCY FOREST DRIVE, SUITE 400
  • Willette l Prince, 38700 87th St. (Lat: 42.550833 Lon: -88.280278), Type: 67.0, Overall height: 61 m
    Registrant: 8663222724, Fred.Cannady@spectrasite.Com, 400 REGENCY FOREST DRIVE, SUITE 400
  • Bridget Carter, 38700 87th St. (Lat: 42.550833 Lon: -88.280278), Type: 67.0, Structure height: 55059 m, Overall height: 61 m
    Registrant: 8472401508, Atcfaa-Fccmidwest@americantower.Com, 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE STE 700
  • 38700 87th St. (Lat: 42.550833 Lon: -88.280278), Type: 67.1, Overall height: 61 m
    Registrant: 6305723606, Kevin.Skube@nextel.Com, 2301 WEST 22ND STREET

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • STATION 1, 38828 93rd Street (Lat: 42.538889 Lon: -88.281639), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 6.4 m, Overall height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WNAC214
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.250 MHz, 154.265 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/27/2004, Expiration Date: 08/17/2014
    Registrant: Paul Maplethorpe, Antioch, IL 60002-0184, Phone: (847) 727-2600, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: K9EIC, Licensee ID: L00240298
    Grant Date: 07/31/1996, Expiration Date: 07/31/2006, Cancellation Date: 08/01/2008
    Registrant: John C Grobark, Powers Lake, WI 53159

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
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