For population 25 years and over in Rock Elm:
For population 15 years and over in Rock Elm town:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eau Claire, WI (35.3 miles , pop. 61,704).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (47.7 miles , pop. 287,151).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (302.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Elmwood, WI (2.2 miles ), Union, WI (2.2 miles ), Plum City, WI (2.5 miles ), El Paso, WI (2.5 miles ), Spring Lake, WI (2.5 miles ), Eau Galle, WI (2.7 miles ), Salem, WI (2.8 miles ), Gilman, WI (3.0 miles ).
Latitude: 44.72 N, Longitude: 92.20 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 715
Population change in the 1990s: +39 (+8.4%).
Work and jobs in Rock Elm: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Rock Elm, Wisconsin
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Rock Elm-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 80% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/4/1958, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the Rock Elm town center killed 21 people and injured 74 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 9/12/1951, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.6 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Pierce County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Floods: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Rock Elm:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rock Elm:
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Rock Elm compared to Wisconsin state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Rock Elm (based on Pierce County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.24%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.46% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,646 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:
7.19% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,294 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:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 12See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Rock Elm, WI
Total length: 14 meters (46ft)
Total average daily traffic: 2,663
Total average daily truck traffic: 85
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 3,103