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Population in 2010: 1,331. Population change since 2000: +4.6%
 

Males: 680  (51.1%)
Females: 651  (48.9%)

Median resident age:  32.8 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54806.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,084 (it was $26,711 in 2000)
Sanborn:

$32,084
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,666

Sanborn town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $82,289 (it was $47,200 in 2000)
Sanborn:

$82,289
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $109,417; Detached houses: $124,240; Mobile homes: $55,065

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Sanborn races chart
  • American Indian alone - 1,020 (76.6%)
  • White alone - 188 (14.1%)
  • Hispanic - 68 (5.1%)
  • Two or more races - 52 (3.9%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sanborn: 132.8 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (5.6%), Polish (2.7%), Norwegian (1.5%), Swedish (1.5%), Irish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 830 feet

Land area: 156.4 square miles.

Population density: 8.5 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Sanborn:

  • High school or higher: 83.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sanborn town:

  • Never married: 41.3%
  • Now married: 32.2%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 17.6%

14 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.1%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

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

Sanborn town:  2.1% ($979)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Duluth, MN (67.6 miles , pop. 86,918).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (161.7 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (361.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Diaperville, WI (1.1 miles) , Odanah, WI (1.4 miles ), New Odanah, WI (1.7 miles ), Franks Field, WI (2.5 miles) , Gingles, WI (2.6 miles ), Ashland, WI (2.8 miles ), Birch Hill, WI (3.0 miles ), Washburn, WI (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $152,800
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 46.59 N, Longitude: 90.72 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 715

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.3%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +291 (+29.7%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (22%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (21%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Public administration (23%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (17%)
  • Social assistance (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (5%)
  • Life, physical, and social science technicians (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Child care workers (8%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Sanborn-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/30/1968, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 17.4 miles away from the Sanborn town center injured 2 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 47.3 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 42 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ashland County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Sanborn:

  • ASHLAND CO HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; ASHLAND, WI)
  • BAY AREA HLTH (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; ASHLAND, WI)
  • FMC DIALYSIS - CHEQUAMEGON BAY (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; ASHLAND, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sanborn:

  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 66 miles; Superior, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,160)
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth (about 67 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 9,823)
  • The College of Saint Scholastica (about 68 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,184)
  • Lake Superior College (about 69 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • Michigan Technological University (about 109 miles; Houghton, MI; FT enrollment: 6,330)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 130 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 9,913)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 131 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 3,059)

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Notable locations in Sanborn: Waverly Campground (A), Bad River Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Sanborn: Odanah Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Pictured Rock Lake (A), Bad River Slough (B), Sugarbush Lake (C), Honest John Lake (D), Lost Lake (E), Moonshine Lake (F), Alex Pond (G), Elm Hoist Wildlife Pond 0.5 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Beartrap Creek (A), Sugarbush Creek (B), Potato River (C), Thornapple Creek (D), Marengo River (E), Vaughn Creek (F), Kakagon River (G), Camerons Creek (H), Bad River (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Ashland 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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AQI  PM2.5 Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 24.8. This is better than average.
City:

24.8
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 8.10. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.10
U.S.:

22.92
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 5.69. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.69
U.S.:

9.59


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

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.4%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  16.5%
Whole state:  7.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

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

27.4%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

7.2%
Whole state:

3.7%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Sanborn, WI

Sanborn compared to Wisconsin state average:

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

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (32%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Electricity (5%)

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 Sanborn town (based on Ashland County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 69.10%
Here69.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)United Church of Christ
Adherents52.8%18.7%9.5%4.4%3.1%
Congregations24.2%15.2%6.1%3.0%9.1%
NameBaptist General ConferenceUnited Methodist ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.2%1.9%1.9%1.8%3.8%
Congregations3.0%9.1%3.0%9.1%18.2%
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: 8
Ashland County:

4.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Ashland County:

6.76 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
This county:

18.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Ashland County:

26.4%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.7%
State:

13.0%

5.87% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,511 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.87%
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 Bayfield County, WI  1.18% ($23,356 average AGI)
from Price County, WI  0.35% ($35,227)
from St. Louis County, MN  0.18% ($33,909)


6.74% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,043 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.74%
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 Bayfield County, WI  0.99% ($38,048 average AGI)
to Price County, WI  0.43% ($29,778)
to Douglas County, WI  0.37% ($20,739)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sanborn:

  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WATW (1400 AM; 1 kW; ASHLAND, WI; Owner: BAY BROADCASTING)
  • WJMS (590 AM; 5 kW; IRONWOOD, MI; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDSM (710 AM; 10 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WWJC (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WWJC, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WHSM (910 AM; 5 kW; HAYWARD, WI; Owner: QB BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • KDAL (610 AM; 5 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sanborn:

  • WJJH (96.7 FM; ASHLAND, WI; Owner: BAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEGZ (105.9 FM; WASHBURN, WI; Owner: KEWEENAW BAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBSZ (93.3 FM; ASHLAND, WI; Owner: GERALD JAMES HACKMAN)
  • WIMI (99.7 FM; IRONWOOD, MI; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNXR (107.3 FM; IRON RIVER, WI; Owner: GERALD J. HACKMAN)
  • W284AN (104.7 FM; ASHLAND, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • W275AF (102.9 FM; ASHLAND, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)

TV broadcast stations around Sanborn:

  • W45CI (Channel 45; ASHLAND, WI; Owner: KQDS ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WAST-LP (Channel 25; ASHLAND, WI; Owner: RESOURCE RECOVERY OF WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WLEF-TV (Channel 36; PARK FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 33 meters (108ft)
Total average daily traffic: 18,690
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,430
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 30,470


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  • #85 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas"
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  • #33 (54806) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Croatian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #81 (54806) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swedish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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