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Population in 2010: 1,615. Population change since 2000: +7.7%
Males: 836  (51.8%)
Females: 779  (48.2%)

Median resident age:  42.5 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53128.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $76,729 (it was $53,403 in 2000)
Powers Lake:

$76,729
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $40,378

Powers Lake CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $191,579 (it was $145,300 in 2000)
Powers Lake:

$191,579
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $274,234; Detached houses: $274,234

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,006.

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  • White alone - 1,524 (94.4%)
  • Hispanic - 66 (4.1%)
  • Other race alone - 7 (0.4%)
  • Two or more races - 7 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 5 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.06%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Powers Lake: 108.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (29.9%), Irish (15.8%), Swedish (9.0%), Italian (8.7%), English (7.7%), Polish (7.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 860 feet

Land area: 1.91 square miles.

Population density: 844 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Powers Lake:

  • High school or higher: 90.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 9.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Powers Lake CDP:

  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 63.8%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 1.9%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

22 residents are foreign born (2.2% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

This place:  2.2%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,700 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $4,250 (3.1%)

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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.3%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Customer service representatives (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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Tornado activity:

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).
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Hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Powers Lake, WI

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

  • College of Lake County (about 20 miles; Grayslake, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,779)
  • McHenry County College (about 20 miles; Crystal Lake, IL; FT enrollment: 3,149)
  • Gateway Technical College (about 24 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 2,178)
  • University of Wisconsin-Parkside (about 25 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,732)
  • Carthage College (about 25 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 2,476)
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 31 miles; Whitewater, WI; FT enrollment: 9,532)
  • Carroll University (about 33 miles; Waukesha, WI; FT enrollment: 2,756)

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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)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.6. This is about average.
City:

34.6
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

27.6
U.S.:

28.3
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.
City:

9.70
U.S.:

9.59

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:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
OAKLAND PIT STOP (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (FEB-11-1998), St Public Notif requested (FEB-11-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-11-1998), St Compliance achieved (APR-03-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.4%
(14.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Powers Lake, WI

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:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Powers Lake travel time to work - commute


Powers Lake mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (97%)
  • Electricity (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.19%
Here48.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodMuslim EstimateUnited Methodist Church
Adherents61.5%11.6%4.4%3.3%3.0%
Congregations16.3%9.8%7.6%2.2%10.9%
NameAssemblies of GodSouthern Baptist ConventionNorth American Baptist ConferenceLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents3.0%1.7%1.4%1.0%9.2%
Congregations3.3%5.4%3.3%3.3%38.0%
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: 32
Here:

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
This county:

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.06 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Kenosha County:

7.6%
State:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.2%
State:

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

13.9%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

6.54% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($44,827 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.54%
Wisconsin average:

6.06%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($508 average AGI)
Kenosha County:

0.09%
Wisconsin average:

0.08%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Lake County, IL  1.94% ($44,480 average AGI)
from Racine County, WI  0.91% ($38,998)
from Cook County, IL  0.55% ($52,063)


6.52% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,677 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.52%
Wisconsin average:

6.22%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($364 average AGI)
Kenosha County:

0.07%
Wisconsin average:

0.04%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Racine County, WI  1.16% ($38,913 average AGI)
to Lake County, IL  0.94% ($41,573)
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.49% ($36,510)

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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