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Population in 2010: 798. Population change since 2000: -5.1%
Males: 416  (52.1%)
Females: 382  (47.9%)

Median resident age:  40.3 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54129.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $57,566 (it was $48,000 in 2000)
Rantoul:

$57,566
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,590

Rantoul town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $162,380 (it was $110,200 in 2000)
Rantoul:

$162,380
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $179,840; Detached houses: $183,219; Mobile homes: $80,158

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Rantoul races chart
  • White alone - 769 (96.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 7 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 6 (0.8%)
  • Hispanic - 5 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.3%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Rantoul: 160.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (74.6%), Irish (7.3%), United States (6.7%), Polish (3.7%), English (3.4%), Norwegian (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 32.4 square miles.

Population density: 25 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Rantoul:

  • High school or higher: 84.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.7%
  • Unemployed: 0.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rantoul town:

  • Never married: 21.0%
  • Now married: 70.5%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 4.5%

7 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.8%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Rantoul town:  1.3% ($1,382)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)

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:

  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $317,500

Latitude: 44.11 N, Longitude: 88.10 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 920

Rantoul household income distribution Rantoul home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.3%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -41 (-4.6%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (23%)
  • Metal and metal products (17%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Machinery (13%)
  • Paper (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Food (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Machinery (11%)
  • Health care (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Food (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (16%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)

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

 
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Tornado activity:

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:

  • CALUMET MEDICAL CTR (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 7 miles away; CHILTON, WI)
  • CHILTON CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CHILTON, WI)
  • CHILTON VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CHILTON, WI)

Amtrak station near Rantoul:

  • 19 miles: APPLETON (500 N. ONEIDA ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rantoul:

  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 22 miles; Appleton, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,092)
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (about 24 miles; Oshkosh, WI; FT enrollment: 9,356)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 24 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,041)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 29 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 3,643)
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (about 31 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 4,962)
  • Concordia University-Wisconsin (about 60 miles; Mequon, WI; FT enrollment: 4,592)
  • Cardinal Stritch University (about 68 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 4,562)

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Notable locations in Rantoul: Hilbert Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Potter Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Rantoul: Peace United Church of Christ (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Rantoul Cemetery (1), Trinity Lutheran Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Round Lake (A), Becker Lake (B), Boot Lake (C), Grass Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Spring Creek (A), North Branch Manitowoc River (B), South Branch Manitowoc River (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Rantoul: Brillion State Wildlife Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Calumet 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 34.9. This is about average.
City:

34.9
U.S.:

32.0
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.
City:

9.97
U.S.:

9.59


Average household size:
This town:  2.9 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  85.3%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.1%
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: 0.4% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.1%
Whole state:

8.7%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.3%
Whole state:

3.7%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Rantoul, WI

Rantoul compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (45%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (38%)
  • Wood (11%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Electricity (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Rantoul town (based on Calumet County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.01%
Here51.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Church of ChristWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodUnited Methodist Church
Adherents66.8%12.4%7.9%7.1%3.3%
Congregations36.4%18.2%12.1%6.1%9.1%
NameChristian and Missionary AllianceAssemblies of GodOld Order AmishEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents1.5%0.6%0.3%0.1%0.0%
Congregations3.0%6.1%3.0%3.0%3.0%
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: 6
Calumet County:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Calumet County:

3.62 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
This county:

6.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Calumet County:

27.2%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.7%
State:

13.0%

7.48% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,005 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.48%
Wisconsin average:

6.06%

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:
from Outagamie County, WI  2.50% ($48,998 average AGI)
from Winnebago County, WI  1.26% ($38,407)
from Manitowoc County, WI  0.55% ($33,905)


8.21% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,903 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.21%
Wisconsin average:

6.22%

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:
to Outagamie County, WI  2.66% ($39,399 average AGI)
to Winnebago County, WI  1.41% ($44,486)
to Brown County, WI  0.51% ($28,886)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rantoul:

  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTAQ (1360 AM; 10 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCUB (980 AM; 5 kW; TWO RIVERS, WI; Owner: CUB RADIO, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WNFL (1440 AM; 5 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJOK (1050 AM; 1 kW; KAUKAUNA, WI; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WMBE (1530 AM; daytime; 0 kW; CHILTON, WI; Owner: MASZJA-PACER RADIO, INC.)
  • WHBL (1330 AM; 5 kW; SHEBOYGAN, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rantoul:

  • WAPL-FM (105.7 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHID (88.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: BD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIV OF WI SYS)
  • WPCK (104.9 FM; KAUKAUNA, WI; Owner: MIDWEST DIMENSIONS, INC.)
  • WOGB (103.1 FM; KAUKAUNA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WXWX (107.5 FM; BRILLION, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WIXX (101.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPNE-FM (89.3 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WKSZ (95.9 FM; DE PERE, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WORQ (90.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: LAKESHORE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WROE (94.3 FM; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNCY-FM (100.3 FM; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLFM (91.1 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN)
  • WEMY (91.5 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: EVANGEL MINISTRIES, INC)
  • W215BF (90.9 FM; MANITOWOC, WI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WLKN (98.1 FM; CLEVELAND, WI; Owner: RADIO K-T, INC.)
  • WLTU (92.1 FM; MANITOWOC, WI; Owner: CUB RADIO, INC.)
  • WJLW (106.7 FM; ALLOUEZ, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • WEMI (91.9 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: EVANGEL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WSTM (91.3 FM; KIEL, WI; Owner: JUBILATION MINISTRIES INC)
  • WVBO (103.9 FM; WINNECONNE, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Rantoul:

  • WLUK-TV (Channel 11; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFRV-TV (Channel 5; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WMMF-TV (Channel 68; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF WISCONSIN, A CALIFORNIA LTD PARTNRSHP)
  • WBAY-TV (Channel 2; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF GREEN BAY, INC.)
  • WGBA (Channel 26; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: ARIES TELECOMMUNICATION CORPORATION)
  • WACY (Channel 32; APPLETON, WI; Owner: ACE TV, INC.)
  • WPNE (Channel 38; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • W49CB (Channel 49; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W30BU (Channel 30; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WIWB (Channel 14; SURING, WI; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF WISCONSIN, LLC)
  • W23BL (Channel 23; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W17CF (Channel 17; RIPON, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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

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