Sheldon, Wisconsin

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Population in 2019: 214 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -16.4%
 
Males: 107  (50.0%)
Females: 107  (50.0%)
Median resident age:

45.3 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.9 years

Zip codes: 54766.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $39,836 (it was $28,125 in 2000)
Sheldon:

$39,836
WI:

$64,168

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $24,292 (it was $13,562 in 2000)

Sheldon village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $79,164 (it was $50,600 in 2000)
Sheldon:

$79,164
WI:

$197,200

Median gross rent in 2019: $438.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sheldon: 84.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.5%
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According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Sheldon, Wisconsin as of June 22, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sheldon is 77 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (17.4%), German (16.3%), English (5.8%), Irish (5.8%), French Canadian (3.5%), Italian (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1917

Elevation: 1129 feet

Land area: 0.66 square miles.

Population density: 324 people per square mile   (very low).

Sheldon, Wisconsin map

6 residents are foreign born (2.6% Latin America).

This village:

2.6%
Wisconsin:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,263 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $942 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eau Claire, WI (43.1 miles , pop. 61,704).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (108.0 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (290.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Ruby, WI (2.1 miles ),
McKinley, WI (2.3 miles ),
Pershing, WI (2.4 miles),
Conrath, WI (2.5 miles),
Willard, WI (2.5 miles ),
Grow, WI (2.7 miles ),
Lake Holcombe, WI (2.9 miles ),
Holcombe, WI (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 45.31 N, Longitude: 90.96 W

Area code: 715

Distribution of median household income in Sheldon, WI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Sheldon, WI in 2019

Sheldon satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $161,100
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $185,000
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.9%
Wisconsin:

4.5%
Most common industries in Sheldon, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Wood products (14.6%)
  • Educational services (13.6%)
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.8%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.9%)
  • Food (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (20.0%)
  • Wood products (14.0%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (10.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.0%)
  • Truck transportation (6.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (22.6%)
  • Wood products (15.1%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (7.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.5%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Apparel (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.7%)
Most common occupations in Sheldon, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.9%)
  • Woodworkers (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Woodworkers (10.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Carpenters (8.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8.0%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (6.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.0%)
  • Top executives (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (11.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.5%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (7.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.5%)
  • Personal appearance workers (5.7%)

Average climate in Sheldon, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Sheldon, Wisconsin average temperatures Sheldon, Wisconsin average precipitation Sheldon, Wisconsin humidity Sheldon, Wisconsin wind speed Sheldon, Wisconsin snowfall Sheldon, Wisconsin sunshine Sheldon, Wisconsin clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 60.5. This is better than average.

City:

60.5
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.59. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.59
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Sheldon-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Wisconsin state average. It is 10% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/30/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.0 miles away from the Sheldon village center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/4/1958, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 39.1 miles away from the village center killed 21 people and injured 74 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sheldon-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 72% 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 247.6 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 259.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 285.7 miles away from Sheldon center
On 2/7/2020 at 18:30:28, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 172.0 miles away from Sheldon center
On 2/10/2010 at 09:59:35, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 261.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/9/2020 at 18:16:48, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MB) earthquake occurred 175.2 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 Rusk County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sheldon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Sheldon:

  • GILMAN CARE CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; GILMAN, WI)
  • INDIANHEAD HOME HLTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; LADYSMITH, WI)
  • RUSK CTY MEM HSPTL NH (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; LADYSMITH, WI)
  • RUSK CTY DEPT OF HLTH AND HUMAN SVCS (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; LADYSMITH, WI)
  • LADYSMITH NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; LADYSMITH, WI)
  • CORNELL AREA CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CORNELL, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sheldon:

  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 45 miles; Eau Claire, WI; Full-time enrollment: 10,143)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 45 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 4,038)
  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (about 56 miles; Shell Lake, WI; FT enrollment: 2,414)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 56 miles; Menomonie, WI; FT enrollment: 8,120)
  • Northcentral Technical College (about 68 miles; Wausau, WI; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • Mid-State Technical College (about 86 miles; Wisconsin Rapids, WI; FT enrollment: 2,128)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 87 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 9,089)

Private elementary/middle school in Sheldon:

  • LITTLE JUMP AMISH SCHOOL (Students: 23, Location: N1009 MARSHALL RD, Grades: 1-8)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Sheldon Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Rusk 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 Sheldon and their reported violations in the past:

SILENT WATERS CAMPGROUND - EAST (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • PIOTROWSKIS TAVERN (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LISAS SPOT TAVERN & CAMPGROUND (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.0 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

57.8%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

6.9%
Whole state:

7.3%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Sheldon (2011 data):

  • Dairyland State Bank: Sheldon Branch at W5513 Main Street, branch established on 1935/08/15. Info updated 2008/06/11: Bank assets: $78.7 mil, Deposits: $69.3 mil, headquarters in Bruce, WI, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Dairyland Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Sheldon:

Marital status in Sheldon, WI
  • Never married: 17.8%
  • Now married: 56.3%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 11.8%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

For population 25 years and over in Sheldon:

  • High school or higher: 79.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 11.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Wisconsin average:

10.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Sheldon
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sheldon, WI (based on Rusk County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,2568
Evangelical Protestant2,19022
Mainline Protestant2,05913
Other11
None7,249-
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
Rusk County:

4.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Rusk County:

8.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Rusk County:

29.2%
State:

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

16.2%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.1%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

39.4%
Wisconsin:

45.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.2
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Sheldon:

26.3%
Wisconsin:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Sheldon:

9.8%
Wisconsin:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
Sheldon:

33.4%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
Here:

51.8%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Sheldon:

75.6%
Wisconsin:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sheldon, WI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$3,850
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$312
Financial Administration 0$0 5$2,576
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$1,202
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$1,374
Water Supply 0$0 1$4,724
Totals for Government 0$0 14$14,038

Sheldon government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $41,000 ($191.59)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($4.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($4.67)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $91,000 ($425.23)
    Water Utilities: $70,000 ($327.10)
    Local Fire Protection: $42,000 ($196.26)
    Regular Highways: $24,000 ($112.15)
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000 ($88.79)
    Central Staff Services: $17,000 ($79.44)
    Financial Administration: $13,000 ($60.75)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($46.73)
    General Public Buildings: $7,000 ($32.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($28.04)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($9.35)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $1,000 ($4.67)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($56.07)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $6,000 ($28.04)

Sheldon government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $62,000 ($289.72)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($9.35)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $2,000 ($9.35)
    Other: $1,000 ($4.67)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $6,000 ($28.04)
    General Revenue - Other: $6,000 ($28.04)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($4.67)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($4.67)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $36,000 ($168.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $105,000 ($490.65)
    Highways: $11,000 ($51.40)
    Education: $3,000 ($14.02)
  • Tax - Property: $35,000 ($163.55)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($4.67)

Sheldon government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $287,000 ($1341.12)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $276,000 ($1289.72)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $90,000 ($420.56)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $81,000 ($378.50)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $10,000 ($46.73)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000 ($46.73)

Sheldon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $276,000 ($1289.72)

4.91% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,092 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.91%
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 Barron County, WI  1.08% ($35,017 average AGI)
to Chippewa County, WI  0.95% ($37,830)
to Eau Claire County, WI  0.58% ($42,438)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sheldon:

  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • 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)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WLDY (1340 AM; 1 kW; LADYSMITH, WI; Owner: FLAMBEAU BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAYY (790 AM; 5 kW; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WEAQ (1150 AM; 5 kW; CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • 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.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sheldon:

  • WWIB (103.7 FM; HALLIE, WI; Owner: STEWARDS OF SOUND, INC.)
  • WJBL (93.1 FM; LADYSMITH, WI; Owner: FLAMBEAU BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WAXX (104.5 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WQRB (95.1 FM; BLOOMER, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMEQ-FM (92.1 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDRK (99.9 FM; CORNELL, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Sheldon:

  • WEAU-TV (Channel 13; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WEAU LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W63AR (Channel 63; LADYSMITH, WI; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHWC-TV (Channel 28; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WQOW-TV (Channel 18; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WXOW-WQOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 95ft / 29.1mTotal length
  • $2,194,000Total costs
  • 3,802Total average daily traffic
  • 4,178Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Sheldon, WI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 41990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Sheldon, WI

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • Chris Kaitson, At Lpl Pumping Sta. On Cr Vv 1.75 Mi. S (Lat: 45.285556 Lon: -90.950278), Type: 82.3, Overall height: 82.3 m, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, Buckley@khlaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 434-4282
  • Chris Kaitson, At Lpl Pumping Sta. On Cr Vv 1.75 Mi. S (Lat: 45.285556 Lon: -90.950278), Type: 82.3, Overall height: 82.3 m, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, Buckley@khlaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 434-4282
  • Tracy Drunasky, 30175 Cth Vv (Lat: 45.280500 Lon: -90.954500), Type: 94.5, Structure height: 55017 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Edge Consulting Engineers, Inc., Tdrunasky@edgeconsult.Com, , Prair-ie Du Sac, Phone: (608) 644-1449
  • Karen Stoner, 30175 Cth Vv (Lat: 45.280500 Lon: -90.954500), Type: 94.5, Structure height: 55017 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Edge Consulting Engineers, Inc., Tdrunasky@edgeconsult.Com, , Prair-ie Du Sac, Phone: (608) 644-1449
  • Karen Stoner, 30175 Cth Vv (Lat: 45.280500 Lon: -90.954500), Type: 94.5, Structure height: 55017 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Edge Consulting Engineers, Inc., Tdrunasky@edgeconsult.Com, , Prair-ie Du Sac, Phone: (608) 644-1449
  • Edward G Roach, 30175 Cth Vv (Lat: 45.280500 Lon: -90.954500), Type: 94.5, Structure height: 55017 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Sba Central Acquisition 2015, LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670
  • Edward G Roach, 30175 Cth Vv (Lat: 45.280500 Lon: -90.954500), Type: 94.5, Structure height: 55017 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Sba Towers Ix, LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • SHELDON, Water Tower (Lat: 45.313583 Lon: -90.961806), Type: Tank, Structure height: 37 m, Overall height: 42 m, Call Sign: WQS862,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.625 MHz, Grant Date: 01/27/2015, Expiration Date: 04/24/2025, Registrant: Ancom Communications, Inc, 1800 East Cliff Rd Suite 17, Burnsville, MN 55337, Phone: (952) 808-0033, Fax: (952) 808-0034, Email:
  • At Lpl Pumping Sta. On Cr Vv 1.75 Mi. S (Lat: 45.285556 Lon: -90.950278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: KVJ600,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.750 MHz, Grant Date: 10/13/2015, Expiration Date: 11/01/2025, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • N 7918 Hwy 73 (Lat: 45.320806 Lon: -90.781250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54 m, Overall height: 60 m, Call Sign: KVA610,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.885 MHz, Grant Date: 07/21/2012, Expiration Date: 08/20/2022, Registrant: Northway Communicatons Inc., 105 East Oak Street, Wausau, WI 54401, Phone: (715) 842-0841, Fax: (715) 848-1413, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sheldon)

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 11. The highest number of fire incidents - 25 took place in 2006, and the least - 2 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Sheldon, WI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (52.0%), and Outside Fires (28.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sheldon, WI
    • 7752.0%Structure Fires
    • 4228.4%Outside Fires
    • 2214.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 74.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sheldon, WI
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sheldon, WI
  • 65.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 17.9%Wood
  • 11.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.1%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sheldon, WI
  • 50.0%Electricity
  • 30.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 16.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.8%Wood


Sheldon compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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