Sand Creek, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 570. Population change since 2000: -2.7%
 
Males: 285  (50.0%)
Females: 285  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  42.7 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54757.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,471 (it was $40,197 in 2000)
Sand Creek:

$45,471
WI:

$51,467

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,947 (it was $16,937 in 2000)

Sand Creek town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $106,207 (it was $78,800 in 2000)
Sand Creek:

$106,207
WI:

$163,000
  • Races in Sand Creek, WI (2010)

    Sand Creek races chart
    • 55897.9%White alone
    • 71.2%Hispanic
    • 30.5%Black alone
    • 20.4%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Sand Creek: 91.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (48.1%), German (36.7%), Irish (10.6%), English (7.7%), Polish (5.5%), Swedish (4.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1000 feet

Land area: 35.7 square miles.

Population density: 16 people per square mile   (very low).

Sand Creek,WI real estate house value index trend

Sand Creek, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Sand Creek:

  • High school or higher: 86.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sand Creek town:

  • Never married: 21.6%
  • Now married: 63.5%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 7.1%

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

Sand Creek town:  1.1% ($833)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
Sand Creek satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eau Claire, WI (26.3 miles , pop. 61,704).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (70.0 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (306.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Sioux Creek, WI (2.5 miles ), New Auburn, WI (2.8 miles ), Dovre, WI (2.9 miles ), Dallas, WI (2.9 miles ), Cooks Valley, WI (2.9 miles ), Ridgeland, WI (3.1 miles ), Chetek, WI (3.4 miles ), Colfax, WI (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $126,300
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $126,300
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $160,800
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $172,500
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $154,600
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $169,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 45.16 N, Longitude: 91.71 W

Area code: 715

Sand Creek household income distribution Sand Creek home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.5%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +17 (+3.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (19%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Food (8%)
  • Truck transportation (7%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Machinery (3%)
  • Health care (30%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Data processing, libraries, and other information services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Electricians (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (8%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)

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

Average climate in Sand Creek, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Sand Creek-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 4% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1958, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 8.0 miles away from the Sand Creek town center killed 21 people and injured 74 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/30/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.9 miles away from the town center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sand Creek-area historical earthquake activity is below Wisconsin state average. It is 95% 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 213.1 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 225.2 miles away from Sand Creek 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 292.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 384.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 253.5 miles away from Sand Creek center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 160.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Duplin County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sand Creek topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Sand Creek:

  • DALLAS CARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; DALLAS, WI)
  • KNAPP HAVEN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CHETEK, WI)
  • MAYO CLINIC HLTH SYSTEM CHIPPEWA VALLEY-MAPLEWOOD (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BLOOMER, WI)
  • COLFAX HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; COLFAX, WI)
  • HETZEL CARE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER LLC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BLOOMER, WI)
  • PIONEER NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; PRAIRIE FARM, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sand Creek:

  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 22 miles; Menomonie, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,120)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 28 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 10,143)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 28 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 4,038)
  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (about 42 miles; Shell Lake, WI; FT enrollment: 2,414)
  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (about 50 miles; River Falls, WI; FT enrollment: 5,868)
  • Century College (about 63 miles; White Bear Lake, MN; FT enrollment: 7,393)
  • Metropolitan State University (about 69 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 6,159)

Library in Sand Creek:

  • CLARELLA HACKETT JOHNSON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $18,025; Location: E9311 COUNTY ROAD I; 5,042 books; 4,723 e-books; 376 audio materials; 575 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 7 other licensed databases; 30 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Sand Creek: Wildu Farm (A), Sand Creek Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Sand Creek: New Hope Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Our Saviors Cemetery (1), Zion Cemetery (2), Myron Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Beaver Creek (A), Sand Creek (B), Hay Creek (C), Upper Pine Creek (D), Lower Pine Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Sand Creek include: Hay Creek State Public Hunting Grounds (1), Myron Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Dunn 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 Sand Creek and their reported violations in the past:

NEW HOPE LUTHERAN CHURCH-SAND CREEK (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Check/Repeat/Confirmation - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Other (AUG-15-2006), St No addtl Formal Action needed (AUG-16-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-16-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-30-2006), St Public Notif requested (SEP-01-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-01-2006)
  • Monitoring, Check/Repeat/Confirmation - Between MAY-18-2006 and JUN-30-2006, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Other (JUN-27-2006), St No addtl Formal Action needed (AUG-16-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-16-2006)

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

  • SAND CREEK CAFE & BAKERY (Address: Main Street , Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  65.8%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.5%
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: 0.8% of all households

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

8.2%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

4.8%
Whole state:

3.7%

Sand Creek compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Sand Creek (2011 data):

  • Security Bank: Sand Creek Branch at County Road 1, branch established on 1935/10/02. Info updated 2007/09/05: Bank assets: $70.0 mil, Deposits: $59.5 mil, headquarters in New Auburn, WI, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Security Bank Shares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Wisconsin average:

11.0

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (55%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (22%)
  • Wood (12%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sand Creek town (based on Dunn County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant11,52231
Evangelical Protestant4,72232
Catholic4,4225
Other4806
None22,711-
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
Dunn County:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Dunn County:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Dunn County:

4.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
Here:

7.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.2%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Dunn County:

26.8%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.0%
State:

13.0%

Strongest AM radio stations in Sand Creek:

  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WAYY (790 AM; 5 kW; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WEAQ (1150 AM; 5 kW; CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WAQE (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WOGO (680 AM; 3 kW; HALLIE, WI; Owner: STEWARDS OF SOUND, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sand Creek:

  • WATQ (106.7 FM; CHETEK, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMEQ-FM (92.1 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHWC (88.3 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WWIB (103.7 FM; HALLIE, WI; Owner: STEWARDS OF SOUND, INC.)
  • WQRB (95.1 FM; BLOOMER, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAXX (104.5 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WDRK (99.9 FM; CORNELL, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WECL (92.9 FM; ELK MOUND, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WJMC-FM (96.1 FM; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WUEC (89.7 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WVSS (90.7 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WKFX (97.7 FM; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WVCF (90.5 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • W211AY (90.1 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WAQE-FM (97.7 FM; BARRON, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WBIZ-FM (100.7 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIAL (94.1 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Sand Creek:

  • WHWC-TV (Channel 28; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WEUX (Channel 48; CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI; Owner: GRANT MEDIA INC.)
  • WQOW-TV (Channel 18; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WXOW-WQOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WEAU-TV (Channel 13; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WEAU LICENSEE CORP.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 26m85ftTotal length
  • $159,000Total costs
  • 4,969Total average daily traffic
  • 164Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,479Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Sand Creek, WI

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Jeff Littlejohn, .7 Km W Of Cr U (Lat: 45.184444 Lon: -91.731389), Type: 152.0, Overall height: 151 m
    Registrant: 9186644581, Fcccontact@clearchannel.Com, 2625 S. MEMORIAL DRIVE, SUITE A
  • Jeff Littlejohn, .7 Km W Of Cr U (Lat: 45.184444 Lon: -91.731389), Type: 152.0, Overall height: 151 m
    Registrant: 9186644581, Troylangham@clearchannel.Com, 2625 S. MEMORIAL DRIVE, SUITE A
  • .7 Km W Of Cr U (Lat: 45.184444 Lon: -91.731389), Type: 152.0, Overall height: 151 m
    Registrant: 7152352112
  • E8409 1390th Ave (Lat: 45.184444 Lon: -91.731667), Type: 154.2, Overall height: 151.7 m
    Registrant: 7152352112, Arrow92.Com, 430 CRESCENT ST

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Approx. 3 1/4 M North Of Sand Creek (Lat: 45.218833 Lon: -91.683500), Call Sign: KSJ756
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.750 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/17/1998, Expiration Date: 07/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 10/29/2004
    Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Jackson & Dickens, 2120 L Street, N. W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830, Fax: (202) 828-5568

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