For population 25 years and over in Powers Lake:
For population 15 years and over in Powers Lake CDP:
51 residents are foreign born (1.8% Africa, 1.6% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $3,859 (1.8%)
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 ), Wheatland, WI (2.1 miles ), Richmond, IL (2.2 miles ), Bohners Lake, WI (2.4 miles ).
Latitude: 42.54 N, Longitude: 88.30 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 262
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
Powers Lake-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 104% 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 significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 98% 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 80.8 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 81.2 miles away from Powers Lake center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), 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, Blizzard: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Powers Lake:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Powers Lake:
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.70. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Powers Lake and their reported violations in the past:KNOLLS WATER COOPERATIVE (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:OAKLAND PIT STOP (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 8.1%
(7.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 66.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
15 people in other workers' dormitories in 2000
Powers Lake compared to Wisconsin state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Powers Lake (based on Kenosha County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.19%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 32
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 58
Number of full-service restaurants: 115
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.54% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($44,827 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($508 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.52% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,677 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($364 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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TV broadcast stations around Powers Lake:
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:6
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.