U.S. Cities - City-Data Homepage  
Sarona, Wisconsin forum City-Data.com Homepage

Sarona, Wisconsin



Jump to a detailed profile or search
site with Google Custom Search

Back to Sarona, WI housing info, Washburn County, Wisconsin, WI smaller cities, WI small cities, All Cities.


We are giving away $1200 in prizes - enter simply by sending us your own city pictures!

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map

Washburn County

Population in July 2009: 408. Population change since 2000: +6.8%
 

Males: 217  (53.4%)
Females: 191  (46.6%)

Median resident age:  45.7 years
Wisconsin median age:  36.0 years

Zip code: 54870

Estimated median household income in 2011: $35,637 (it was $30,357 in 2000)
Sarona:

$35,637
Wisconsin:

$50,395
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $25,595

Sarona town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $156,051 (it was $91,800 in 2000)
Sarona:

$156,051
Wisconsin:

$166,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $222,765; Detached houses: $237,876; Mobile homes: $92,440
Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip code 54870

Sarona, WI residents, houses, and apartments details

Business Search - 14 Million verified businesses
Search for: near:  
Sarona races chart
  • White alone - 366 (95.8%)
  • Two or more races - 11 (2.9%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.3%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sarona: 172.0 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Sarona, WI forum
Recent posts about Sarona, Wisconsin on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users:
Coming to Wisconsin  (26 replies)

Latest news from Sarona, WI collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: German (47.1%), Norwegian (11.3%), Czech (9.4%), French (9.2%), Irish (8.6%), English (6.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1300 feet

Land area: 31.9 square miles.

Population density: 13 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Sarona,WI real estate house value index trend





Home Value Estimate
Address:
Unit (optional):
City
State
Zip


Recent Home Sales
Address:
City

State
Zip
Min Price (optional)

Max Price (optional)
Prioritization:



Sarona, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Sarona:

  • High school or higher: 83.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sarona town:

  • Never married: 19.4%
  • Now married: 54.2%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 12.2%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

8 residents are foreign born (1.0% North America, 0.5% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

This town:  2.1%
Wisconsin:  4.5%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Sarona, Wisconsin as of April 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Sarona to the number of sex offenders is 102 to 1.


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

Sarona town:  1.3% ($1,183)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
Sarona satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eau Claire, WI (62.7 miles , pop. 61,704).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (80.5 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (337.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Shell Lake, WI (2.3 miles ), Long Lake, WI (2.3 miles ), Beaver Brook, WI (2.4 miles ), Haugen, WI (2.5 miles ), Bear Lake, WI (2.6 miles ), Barronett, WI (2.7 miles ), Madge, WI (2.8 miles ), Oak Grove, WI (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 45.69 N, Longitude: 91.83 W

Area code: 715

Sarona household income distribution Sarona home values distribution

This town's Wikipedia profile

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.0%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -10 (-2.6%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (23%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Food and beverage stores (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (4%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Metal and metal products (10%)
  • U. S. Postal service (9%)
  • Repair and maintenance (9%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Carpenters (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Construction laborers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Customer service representatives (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)

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

Average climate in Sarona, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Sarona, Wisconsin average temperatures Sarona, Wisconsin average precipitation
 
Sarona, Wisconsin humidity
 
Sarona, Wisconsin wind speed
 
Sarona, Wisconsin snowfall
 
Sarona, Wisconsin sunshine
 
Sarona, Wisconsin clear and cloudy days
 

Back to the top

Tornado activity:

Sarona-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 15% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1958, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 44.9 miles away from the Sarona town center killed 21 people and injured 74 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/18/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.8 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 16 people and caused $10 million in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washburn County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sarona topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Sarona:

  • LAKEVIEW MED CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 13 miles away; RICE LAKE, WI)
  • INDIANHEAD MED CTR (Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 14 miles away; SHELL LAKE, WI)
  • CUMBERLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 15 miles away; CUMBERLAND, WI)

Political contributions by individuals in Sarona, WI

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sarona:

  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 57 miles; Menomonie, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,101)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 64 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 9,913)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 65 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 3,059)
  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (about 70 miles; River Falls, WI; FT enrollment: 5,911)
  • Century Community and Technical College (about 72 miles; White Bear Lake, MN; FT enrollment: 4,930)
  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 73 miles; Superior, WI; FT enrollment: 2,160)
  • Lake Superior College (about 78 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 2,374)

Click to draw/clear town borders

Notable locations in Sarona: Shell Lake Substation - Barron Electric Coopert (A), Sarona Town Hall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Sarona: Sarona United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Lakes: Ripley Lake (A), Round Lake (B), Shallow Lake (C), Sport Lake (D), Star Lake (E), Chain Lake (F), Yechout Lake (G), Kekegama Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Bear Creek (A), Boyer Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Sarona: Bear Lake State Public Fishery Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Washburn 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 Sarona and their reported violations in the past:

PIONEER ON LONG LAKE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between JUN-2003 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St No addtl Formal Action needed (DEC-08-2004)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PROPS SPORTS BAR AND GRILL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
LONG LAKE LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

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

  • LEESOME PINE CMPGDS (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  61.1%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  13.0%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

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

12.3%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

5.0%
Whole state:

3.7%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Sarona, WI

6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Sarona compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


Back to the top

Banks with branches in Sarona (2011 data):

  • Shell Lake State Bank: Sarona Branch at County Road D, branch established on 1934/09/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $148.8 mil, Deposits: $111.8 mil, headquarters in Shell Lake, WI, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Shell Lake Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (62%)
  • Wood (19%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Sarona (based on Washburn County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.36%
Here46.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist Church The Wesleyan ChurchLutheran Church
Adherents33.9%27.8%9.8%7.7%7.2%
Congregations14.7%14.7%11.8%5.9%5.9%
NameWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodChurch of the NazareneNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesOther
Adherents2.4%2.2%1.9%1.6%5.4%
Congregations2.9%5.9%2.9%2.9%32.4%
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: 9
Washburn County:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Washburn County:

7.80 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
This county:

17.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Washburn County:

27.1%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.3%
State:

13.0%

6.88% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,536 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.88%
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 Barron County, WI  0.95% ($43,410 average AGI)
from Sawyer County, WI  0.57% ($27,919)
from Burnett County, WI  0.45% ($29,414)


7.08% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,410 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.08%
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 Barron County, WI  1.18% ($21,526 average AGI)
to Eau Claire County, WI  0.51% ($19,758)
to Sawyer County, WI  0.51% ($28,333)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sarona:

  • WAQE (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WCSW (940 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SHELL LAKE, WI; Owner: ZOE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WHSM (910 AM; 5 kW; HAYWARD, WI; Owner: QB BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WJMC (1240 AM; 1 kW; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WDSM (710 AM; 10 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sarona:

  • WGMO (95.3 FM; SHELL LAKE, WI; Owner: ZOE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKFX (97.7 FM; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WAQE-FM (97.7 FM; BARRON, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WJMC-FM (96.1 FM; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WOJB (88.9 FM; RESERVE, WI; Owner: LAC COURTE OREILLES OJIBWA PUBLIC)
  • WHWC (88.3 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WLMX-FM (104.9 FM; BALSAM LAKE, WI; Owner: QUARNSTROM MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WHSM-FM (101.1 FM; HAYWARD, WI; Owner: QB BROADCASTING, LTD.)

TV broadcast stations around Sarona:

  • W57AS (Channel 57; SPOONER, WI; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHWC-TV (Channel 28; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 20

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sarona)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • SHELL LAKE, Hubin Rd Off Hwy 253 4.5 Mi N Of (Lat: 45.766111 Lon: -91.846944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55 m, Overall height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: WNTT714
    Assigned Frequencies: 6745.00 MHz, 942.375 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6152.75 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/19/2011, Expiration Date: 05/07/2021
    Registrant: State Of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53707-7912, Phone: (608) 266-2497, Fax: (608) 267-4495, Email:
  • SARONA, Lat: 45.720806 Lon: -91.808056, Type: Tower, Structure height: 57.2 m, Overall height: 58 m, Call Sign: WQOV677
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 6256.54 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/09/2012, Expiration Date: 02/09/2022, Certifier: Preston M Pearson
    Registrant: Mosaic Telecom, 401 South 1 St Street, Cameron, WI 54822, Phone: (715) 458-5400, Fax: (715) 458-2112, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: K9OC, Previous Call Sign: AA9QH, Licensee ID: L00143037
    Grant Date: 09/08/2006, Expiration Date: 12/04/2016
    Registrant: Orlin J Church, W 5458 Bigkegama Rd, Sarona, WI 54870
  • Call Sign: KC7ZAE, Licensee ID: L00833249
    Grant Date: 05/22/2007, Expiration Date: 08/18/2017, Certifier: Mark D Peterson
    Registrant: Mark D Peterson, W3020 Cty Hwy B, Sarona, WI 54870
  • Call Sign: N9YEJ
    Grant Date: 08/06/1994, Expiration Date: 08/06/2004, Cancellation Date: 08/08/2006
    Registrant: Debra K Lockbaum, Rt 1 Box 173, Sarona, WI 54870

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4228F , Serial Number: 46128, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 10/27/1958
    Registrant (Individual): Llewellyn D Langland, N3482 Langland Rd, Sarona, WI 54870
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 6172W , Serial Number: 28-25221
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas W Elliott, W6446 Cty Hwy D, Sarona, WI 54870
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9541K , Serial Number: 28-7625183, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 04/05/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas W Elliott, W6446 County Highway D, Sarona, WI 54870



Most common first names in Sarona, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph1074.4 years
Robert1072.3 years
John976.2 years
James972.8 years
Richard868.8 years
Frank777.7 years
Walter774.0 years
George670.3 years
Kenneth671.7 years
Carl682.1 years
Most common last names in Sarona, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1073.9 years
Foss582.0 years
Olson578.6 years
West577.8 years
Dahle471.2 years
Coleman466.7 years
Bailey482.2 years
Lerback472.5 years
Kennedy481.0 years
Pokorny475.7 years
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Larry G. Seever (2)
  • Colton Sirek (2)
  • Frank H. Hitzke (2)
  • Andrew Sirek (2)
  • Carla J. Ingram (1)
  • Larry Seever (1)

Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2014.

Back to Sarona, WI housing info, Washburn County, Wisconsin, WI smaller cities, WI small cities, All Cities.

 

Back to the top




Recent home sales, price trends, and home value evaluator powered by Onboard Informatics
© 2013 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.
 
City-data.com does not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of any information on this site.  Use at your own risk.
Website © 2003-2014 Advameg, Inc.