For population 25 years and over in Rantoul:
For population 15 years and over in Rantoul town:
7 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Appleton, WI (18.7 miles , pop. 70,087).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (73.3 miles , pop. 596,974).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (158.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Potter, WI (0.9 miles ), Hilbert, WI (2.0 miles ), Brillion, WI (2.2 miles ), Collins, WI (2.4 miles) , Chilton, WI (2.5 miles ), Charlestown, WI (2.5 miles ), Forest Junction, WI (2.8 miles ), Reedsville, WI (2.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.11 N, Longitude: 88.10 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 920
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -41 (-4.6%).
Work and jobs in Rantoul: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Rantoul-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 70% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/18/1996, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 30.2 miles away from the Rantoul town center injured 12 people and caused $40 million in damages.
On 7/5/1994, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.3 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Calumet County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Gervase Hephner - Politician.
Hospitals/medical centers near Rantoul:
Amtrak station near Rantoul:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rantoul:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.97. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.
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)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Rantoul compared to Wisconsin state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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1996 Presidential Elections Results
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2008 Presidential Elections Results
2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Rantoul town (based on Calumet County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.01%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.48% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,005 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:
8.21% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,903 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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Rantoul:
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TV broadcast stations around Rantoul:
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 16 meters (52ft)
Total costs: $207,000
Total average daily traffic: 3,516
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 3,880