Rhinelander, Wisconsin

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Population in 2017: 7,563 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.2%
 
Males: 3,484  (46.1%)
Females: 4,079  (53.9%)
Median resident age:

41.1 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 54501.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $41,774 (it was $29,622 in 2000)
Rhinelander:

$41,774
WI:

$59,305

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,395 (it was $16,047 in 2000)

Rhinelander city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $97,534 (it was $72,700 in 2000)
Rhinelander:

$97,534
WI:

$178,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $168,187; detached houses: $115,408; townhouses or other attached units: $324,680; in 2-unit structures: over $1,000,000; mobile homes: $24,099

Median gross rent in 2017: $776.

March 2019 cost of living index in Rhinelander: 77.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.6%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 86.8% for Black residents, 26.7% for American Indian residents, 4.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Rhinelander, WI (2017)
    • 6,85690.9%White alone
    • 2222.9%Two or more races
    • 1552.1%Black alone
    • 1522.0%American Indian alone
    • 1001.3%Hispanic
    • 180.2%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 84 registered sex offenders living in Rhinelander, Wisconsin as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Rhinelander is 90 to 1.


Crime rates in Rhinelander by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(64.2)
2
(26.2)
1
(13.2)
1
(13.4)
2
(25.7)
5
(65.7)
3
(40.0)
6
(80.8)
4
(53.5)
0
(0.0)
6
(79.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.5)
1
(13.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
10
(128.4)
6
(78.5)
6
(78.9)
16
(214.2)
13
(167.2)
18
(236.5)
5
(66.6)
12
(161.5)
12
(160.5)
8
(105.8)
15
(199.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
29
(372.5)
23
(301.0)
36
(473.6)
40
(535.4)
28
(360.1)
29
(381.0)
30
(399.8)
28
(376.9)
34
(454.7)
34
(449.7)
22
(292.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
266
(3,416)
252
(3,298)
296
(3,894)
329
(4,404)
235
(3,022)
197
(2,588)
189
(2,519)
202
(2,719)
145
(1,939)
143
(1,892)
168
(2,230)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(115.6)
8
(104.7)
8
(105.2)
4
(53.5)
5
(64.3)
5
(65.7)
9
(120.0)
9
(121.1)
5
(66.9)
2
(26.5)
2
(26.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.2)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)249.0198.0223.6271.4205.2235.3183.7245.8193.7130.4215.3

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Crime rate in Rhinelander detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 20 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.26
Wisconsin average:

2.15
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Ancestries: German (38.9%), American (9.0%), Polish (8.7%), Norwegian (7.7%), Irish (5.8%), English (4.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1894

Elevation: 1554 feet

Land area: 7.72 square miles.

Population density: 980 people per square mile   (low).

Rhinelander, Wisconsin map

90 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
Wisconsin:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,889 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,742 (2.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Green Bay, WI (103.5 miles , pop. 102,313).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (177.4 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (276.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Pine Lake, WI (1.7 miles ),
Pelican, WI (1.8 miles ),
Crescent, WI (2.1 miles ),
Stella, WI (2.8 miles ),
Enterprise, WI (3.1 miles ),
Newbold, WI (3.1 miles ),
Woodboro, WI (3.2 miles ),
Monico, WI (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 45.64 N, Longitude: 89.41 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Home of the Hodag

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,853 (+77.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,720 (72.8%)

Area code: 715

Distribution of median household income in Rhinelander, WI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Rhinelander, WI in 2017
Rhinelander satellite photo by USGS

Rhinelander tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $91,500
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $100,400
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $222,000
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $74,700
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $107,400
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $137,000
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $106,200
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $106,200
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $201,700
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $68,900
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $167,500
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $167,500
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $167,500
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $167,500
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $66,300
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $66,300
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $201,300
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $250,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Rhinelander, WI residents
Average permit cost in Rhinelander, WI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
Wisconsin:

3.3%
Historical population in Rhinelander, WI
Historical housing units in Rhinelander, WI
Most common industries in Rhinelander, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.2%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.6%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Paper (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.3%)
  • Paper (4.6%)
  • Educational services (3.7%)
  • Public administration (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.2%)
  • Educational services (11.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.4%)
  • Social assistance (5.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.8%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Rhinelander, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Cashiers (5.5%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)
  • Registered nurses (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)

Average climate in Rhinelander, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Rhinelander, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 9.20. This is significantly better than average.

City:

9.20
U.S.:

74.20
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.930. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.930
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2011 was 31.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.7
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Rhinelander-area historical tornado activity is below Wisconsin state average. It is 41% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/25/1950, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.5 miles away from the Rhinelander city center killed 2 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.8 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 42 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rhinelander-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 320.4 miles away from Rhinelander center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 290.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 332.6 miles away from Rhinelander center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 498.3 miles away from Rhinelander 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 271.0 miles away from Rhinelander center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 435.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Oneida County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rhinelander topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Rhinelander:

  • MINISTRY ST MARYS HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 2251 NORTH SHORE DR)
  • SACRED HEART, ST MARY'S INC HOSPICE (1044 KABEL AVE)
  • FRIENDLY VILLAGE (900 BOYCE DR)
  • FRIENDLY VILLAGE NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (900 BOYCE DR)
  • HORIZONS UNLIMITED (900 BOYCE DR)
  • TAYLOR PARK NURSING AND REHAB CTR (903 BOYCE DR)
  • DAVITA - PINE CREST DIALYSIS (232 S COURTNEY ST, SUITE 2)
  • MINISTRY HM CR HH RHINELANDER (1864 N STEVENS ST)

Airports located in Rhinelander:

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College/University in Rhinelander:

  • Nicolet Area Technical College (Full-time enrollment: 949; Location: Hwy G South; Public; Website: www.nicoletcollege.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rhinelander:

  • Northcentral Technical College (about 47 miles; Wausau, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,356)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 78 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 9,089)
  • Mid-State Technical College (about 89 miles; Wisconsin Rapids, WI; FT enrollment: 2,128)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 100 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 6,069)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 105 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 5,682)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 106 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (about 106 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 5,415)

Public high schools in Rhinelander:

Public elementary/middle schools in Rhinelander:

Private elementary/middle schools in Rhinelander:

  • NATIVITY OF OUR LORD SCHOOL (Students: 323, Location: 103 E KING ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ZION LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 87, Location: 26 W FREDERICK ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • RHINELANDER CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 12, Location: 123 E MONICO, Grades: KG-7)
See full list of schools located in Rhinelander

Library in Rhinelander:

  • RHINELANDER DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $842,077; Location: 106 N. STEVENS ST.; 75,765 books; 8,805 e-books; 7,195 audio materials; 4,430 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 8 other licensed databases; 152 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Saint Mary's Hospital 2251 North Shore Drive Rhinelander, WI 54501 Telephone: (715) 361-2000
  • Nicolet Area Technical College website: http://www.nicoletcollege.com/

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Rhinelander: Rhinelander Wastewater Treatment Facility (A), Rhinelander District Library (B), Rhinelander City Hall (C), Oneida County Courthouse (D), Rhinelander Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Oneida Mall Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Rhinelander include: Calvary Baptist Church (A), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (B), First Baptist Church (C), First Church of Christ Scientist (D), First Congregational United Church of Christ (E), First United Methodist Church (F), Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church (G), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (H), Saint Augustines Episcopal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Forest Home Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Twin Lakes (A), Hanson Lake (B), Boom Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

River: Pelican River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Rhinelander include: Hodag Park (1), Pioneer Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Logging Museum (Rhinelander Parks &) (1), Northwoods Coin Machines (307 East Kemp Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Holiday Acres Resort (4060 South Shore Drive) (1), Comfort Hotel Rhinelander (1490 Lincoln Street) (2), Americinn (648 West Kemp Street) (3), Downtown Motel (15 East Anderson Street) (4), Coach Motel (4981 Highway 8) (5), Lone Pine Landing (7022 County Road K) (6), Best Western Claridge Motor Inn (70 North Stevens Street) (7), Americinn of Rhinelander (638 West Kemp Street) (8), Best Western Claridge Mtr Inn (70 North Stevens Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Oneida County - Courthouse Offices- Circuit Court Branch I (1 South Oneida Avenue) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Craig Ludwig - Ice hockey player, Deming Bronson - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Jason Doering - 2005 NFL player (Washington Redskins, born: Apr 22, 1978), John Lehman (Wisconsin politician) - Politician, Rob Nilsson - Film director, Dan Forsman - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 7/15/58), Walt Kichefski - Football player, Charles F. Smith, Jr. - Politician, Darrell Einertson - Baseball player, Matt Osterman - Film director.

Oneida County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Rhinelander and their reported violations in the past:

PINE GROVE COMMUNITY CHURCH (Population served: 280, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-2012), St Boil Water Order (OCT-29-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-29-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-31-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-09-2012)
WHITE STAG INN (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
RHINELANDER NORTHWOOD GOLF COURSE (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
FISHERMANS PARADISE MHP (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-26-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-26-2011), St Boil Water Order (JAN-26-2011), St Public Notif issued (JAN-28-2011), St Public Notif received (JAN-28-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-04-2011)
SUGAR CAMP TN HALL (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-26-2011), St Other (AUG-26-2011), St Boil Water Order (AUG-26-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-26-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-26-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2011), St Other (SEP-13-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-03-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2011), St Boil Water Order (AUG-03-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-05-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-05-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (SEP-01-2011), St Public Notif issued (SEP-06-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-06-2011)
U S F S ADA LAKE L7 OLD PUMP (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-08-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-08-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2011), St Public Notif issued (SEP-27-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-27-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-13-2012)
RUMMYS (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-14-2013), St Boil Water Order (OCT-14-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-14-2013), St Public Notif issued (OCT-17-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-17-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-24-2013)
SHADY SUES SOUTH 17 SUPPER CLUB (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Rhinelander that have no violations reported:

  • WEST BAY CMPNG RSRT MAIN BLDG (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ST KUNEGUNDA CATHOLIC CHURCH (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WEST BAY CMPNG RSRT SITES 48-71 (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROCKYS ROADHOUSE (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WEST BAY CMPNG RSRT SITES 1-47 (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SPENCERS DEN (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MOONDANCE BAR & GRILL (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WISCONSIN RIVER CRUISES (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PINE HARBOR BAR (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PINE VALLEY LODGE (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

52.9%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.9%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Rhinelander in 2010:

  • 166 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 149 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 35 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Rhinelander in 2000:

  • 265 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 107 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 91 people in nursing homes
  • 77 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Rhinelander (2011 data):

  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Rhinelander at 7 North Brown Street, branch established on 1886/05/05; Rhinelander Drive-In Branch at 210west Davenport Street, branch established on 1973/11/23. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • Mid-Wisconsin Bank: Rhinelander Branch at 2170 Lincoln Street, branch established on 1997/09/22. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $484.9 mil, Deposits: $384.4 mil, headquarters in Medford, WI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Mid-Wisconsin Financial Services, Inc.
  • Peoples State Bank: Rhinelander Branch at 8 East Anderson Street, branch established on 2002/08/19. Info updated 2006/08/21: Bank assets: $621.9 mil, Deposits: $484.1 mil, headquarters in Wausau, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Psb Holdings, Inc.
  • Associated Bank, National Association: Rhinelander Branch at 8 West Davenport Street, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2008/09/12: Bank assets: $21,715.0 mil, Deposits: $15,244.4 mil, headquarters in Green Bay, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 282 total offices, Holding Company: Associated Banc-Corp
  • The Baraboo National Bank: Northwoods State Bank/Branch at 1225 Lincoln Street, branch established on 1912/01/01. Info updated 2009/03/26: Bank assets: $766.1 mil, Deposits: $684.2 mil, headquarters in Baraboo, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Baraboo Bancorporation, Inc., The

For population 15 years and over in Rhinelander:

Marital status in Rhinelander, WI
  • Never married: 33.8%
  • Now married: 40.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

For population 25 years and over in Rhinelander:

  • High school or higher: 88.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Wisconsin average:

10.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Rhinelander
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rhinelander, WI (based on Oneida County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic10,3276
Evangelical Protestant5,15132
Mainline Protestant4,65411
Other4656
Orthodox161
None15,385-
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: 6
This county:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Here:

6.64 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 73
This county:

20.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.9%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.3%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.2%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.3%
Wisconsin:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Rhinelander:

47.7%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
Wisconsin:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.6%
Wisconsin:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.6%
Wisconsin:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Rhinelander:

6.9
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
Rhinelander:

35.6%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
Rhinelander:

57.0%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Rhinelander:

77.8%
Wisconsin:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rhinelander, WI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 19$111,441$70,3840$0
Police Protection - Officers 17$101,735$71,8130$0
Streets and Highways 16$72,378$54,2840$0
Local Libraries 8$30,373$45,56010$10,981
Sewerage 7$34,310$58,8170$0
Airports 7$32,552$55,8030$0
Water Supply 6$28,263$56,5260$0
Parks and Recreation 5$23,697$56,8731$505
Other Government Administration 4$19,016$57,04814$5,485
Police - Other 3$10,724$42,8960$0
Financial Administration 3$12,639$50,5560$0
Fire - Other 1$3,386$40,6322$3,620
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$565
Totals for Government 96$480,514$60,06428$21,156

Rhinelander government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $515,000 ($68.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $116,000 ($15.34)
    Parking Facilities: $57,000 ($7.54)
    General - Other: $32,000 ($4.23)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $2,520,000 ($333.20)
    Police Protection: $2,135,000 ($282.30)
    Regular Highways: $1,986,000 ($262.59)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,932,000 ($255.45)
    Water Utilities: $1,814,000 ($239.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,040,000 ($137.51)
    General - Other: $717,000 ($94.80)
    Health - Other: $590,000 ($78.01)
    Central Staff Services: $578,000 ($76.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $321,000 ($42.44)
    Libraries: $260,000 ($34.38)
    Financial Administration: $250,000 ($33.06)
    Air Transportation: $201,000 ($26.58)
    General Public Buildings: $59,000 ($7.80)
    Parking Facilities: $35,000 ($4.63)
    Natural Resources - Other: $18,000 ($2.38)
    Housing and Community Development: $16,000 ($2.12)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,013,000 ($133.94)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $192,000 ($25.39)
    Regular Highways: $150,000 ($19.83)
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000 ($1.06)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($0.40)

Rhinelander government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,915,000 ($385.43)
    Other: $875,000 ($115.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $633,000 ($83.70)
    Regular Highways: $459,000 ($60.69)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $29,000 ($3.83)
    Air Transportation: $18,000 ($2.38)
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000 ($0.40)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $258,000 ($34.11)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $12,000 ($1.59)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $159,000 ($21.02)
    Interest Earnings: $149,000 ($19.70)
    Donations From Private Sources: $65,000 ($8.59)
    Special Assessments: $42,000 ($5.55)
    Fines and Forfeits: $39,000 ($5.16)
    Rents: $21,000 ($2.78)
    Sale of Property: $2,000 ($0.26)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,797,000 ($237.60)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,297,000 ($171.49)
    Highways: $557,000 ($73.65)
    Education: $178,000 ($23.54)
    Transit Utilities: $110,000 ($14.54)
    Other: $97,000 ($12.83)
  • Tax - Property: $6,683,000 ($883.64)
    Other Selective Sales: $192,000 ($25.39)
    Other License: $143,000 ($18.91)
    Other: $130,000 ($17.19)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $35,000 ($4.63)

Rhinelander government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,978,000 ($4757.11)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,324,000 ($4538.41)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,347,000 ($310.33)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $693,000 ($91.63)

6.36% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($68,690 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.36%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Vilas County, WI  0.83% ($44,797 average AGI)
from Lincoln County, WI  0.56% ($39,032)
from Marathon County, WI  0.39% ($57,692)


5.94% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,690 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Vilas County, WI  0.96% ($36,113 average AGI)
to Lincoln County, WI  0.48% ($42,076)
to Marathon County, WI  0.41% ($61,412)
Businesses in Rhinelander, WI
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1MasterBrand Cabinets5
AT&T1Maurices1
AmericInn1McDonald's2
Arby's1Menards1
AutoZone1New Balance1
Best Western1Nike4
Budget Car Rental1OfficeMax1
Burger King1Payless1
Chevrolet1Penske1
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Quality1
Decora Cabinetry2RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx4Slumberland1
Goodwill4Subway2
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hardee's1Toyota1
Home Depot1U-Haul1
Honda1UPS6
JCPenney1Vans1
Jones New York1Verizon Wireless1
Kohl's1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Rhinelander:

  • WOBT (1240 AM; 1 kW; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WLKD (1570 AM; 5 kW; MINOCQUA, WI; Owner: RAVEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WJJQ (810 AM; daytime; 1 kW; TOMAHAWK, WI; Owner: GREGORY A & MARGARUITE S ALBERT)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRIG (1390 AM; 10 kW; SCHOFIELD, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WJMS (590 AM; 5 kW; IRONWOOD, MI; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WERL (950 AM; 1 kW; EAGLE RIVER, WI)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rhinelander:

  • WRHN (100.1 FM; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WRLO-FM (105.3 FM; ANTIGO, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WXPR (91.7 FM; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: WHITE PINE COMMUNITY B/CASTING, INC.)
  • WHDG (97.5 FM; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: RAVEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLSL (93.7 FM; THREE LAKES, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING OF RHINELANDER, INC.)
  • W210BP (89.9 FM; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: WRVM, INC)
  • WMQA-FM (95.9 FM; MINOCQUA, WI; Owner: RAVEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYCO (107.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: SEEHAFER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJJQ-FM (92.5 FM; TOMAHAWK, WI; Owner: GREGORY A & MARGARUITE S ALBERT)

TV broadcast stations around Rhinelander:

  • WYOW (Channel 34; EAGLE RIVER, WI; Owner: WAOW-WYOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WJFW-TV (Channel 12; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: NORTHLAND TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W04CS (Channel 4; CRANDON, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTPX (Channel 46; ANTIGO, WI; Owner: PAXSON WAUSAU LICENSE, INC.)
  • WLEF-TV (Channel 36; PARK FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WFXS (Channel 55; WITTENBERG, WI; Owner: DAVIS TELEVISION WAUSAU, LLC)
  • W31BA (Channel 31; MINOCQUA, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBIJ (Channel 4; CRANDON, WI; Owner: SELENKA COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W57AR (Channel 57; SAYNER/VILAS COUNTY, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Rhinelander: Deming Bronson.

Rhinelander fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Rhinelander fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 66ft / 19.9mTotal length
  • 26,286Total average daily traffic
  • 1,285Total average daily truck traffic
  • 34,380Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 31. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 59 took place in 2003, and the least - 5 in 2006. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Rhinelander, WI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (44.0%), and Outside Fires (27.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Rhinelander, WI
    • 21544.0%Structure Fires
    • 13327.2%Outside Fires
    • 7415.1%Other
    • 6713.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rhinelander, WI

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Rhinelander, Wisconsin:

  • Best Western Claridge Motor Inn, 70 North Stevens St, Rhinelander, Wisconsin 54501 , Phone: (715) 362-7100, Fax: (715) 362-3883
  • Quality Inn, 668 W Kemp St, Rhinelander, Wisconsin 54501 , Phone: (715) 369-3600, Fax: (715) 369-3601
  • Comfort Inn, 1490 Lincoln St, Rhinelander, Wisconsin 54501 , Phone: (715) 369-1100, Fax: (715) 369-1123
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 667 W Kemp St, Rhinelander, Wisconsin 54501 , Phone: (715) 369-5880, Fax: (715) 369-2312
  • Comfort Inn of Rhinelander, 1490 Lincoln St, Rhinelander, Wisconsin 54501 , Phone: (715) 369-1100
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Rhinelander, Wisconsin
Most common first names in Rhinelander, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John18774.5 years
William13975.3 years
Robert13468.7 years
Mary11477.9 years
George8477.1 years
Margaret8279.6 years
Dorothy8077.6 years
Joseph7977.8 years
James7971.0 years
Edward7676.0 years
Most common last names in Rhinelander, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson8777.7 years
Miller5477.2 years
Smith4872.9 years
Anderson4577.1 years
Nelson3975.6 years
Larson3874.3 years
Olson3481.5 years
Brown2475.5 years
Peterson2485.0 years
Thompson2372.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rhinelander, WI
  • 90.9%Utility gas
  • 3.5%Electricity
  • 3.1%Wood
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rhinelander, WI
  • 54.1%Utility gas
  • 35.8%Electricity
  • 5.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.8%No fuel used
  • 1.7%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Rhinelander compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Rhinelander on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of robberies per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded (population 1,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: utilities (population 5,000+)"
There are 34 pilots and 12 other airmen in this city.
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  • John T. Herman (4)
  • James L. Otto (2)
  • John C. Wozniak (2)
  • Timothy C. Stolar (2)
  • Thomas J. Umlauf (2)
  • Kurt W. Klemm (2)
  • John Engel (2)
  • Dana R. Morton (2)
  • Norma Jurgens (1)

Total of 36 patent applications in 2008-2020.