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Population in 2010: 803. Population change since 2000: -0.7%
 

Males: 426  (53.1%)
Females: 377  (46.9%)

Median resident age:  41.6 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54454.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $55,870 (it was $52,143 in 2000)
Sherry:

$55,870
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,514

Sherry town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $125,513 (it was $88,300 in 2000)
Sherry:

$125,513
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $148,432; Detached houses: $158,293; Mobile homes: $58,889

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Sherry races chart
  • White alone - 787 (98.0%)
  • Hispanic - 6 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.6%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (0.6%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sherry: 141.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (58.2%), Polish (16.9%), Dutch (6.4%), Norwegian (5.7%), Irish (4.8%), Czech (4.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1150 feet

Land area: 35.3 square miles.

Population density: 23 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Sherry:

  • High school or higher: 88.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sherry town:

  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 59.2%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

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

Sherry town:  1.4% ($1,244)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
Sherry satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Oshkosh, WI (76.5 miles , pop. 62,916).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (106.5 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (219.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Milladore, WI (1.8 miles ), Junction City, WI (2.6 miles ), Rudolph, WI (2.6 miles ), Arpin, WI (2.6 miles ), Auburndale, WI (2.6 miles ), Sigel, WI (2.7 miles ), Vesper, WI (2.7 miles ), Carson, WI (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,400
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $93,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $128,800
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $84,000
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $104,900
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $147,500
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $160,200
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $184,700
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $120,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 44.57 N, Longitude: 89.90 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 715

Sherry household income distribution Sherry home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.9%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +40 (+5.2%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Paper (19%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Truck transportation (12%)
  • Wood products (5%)
  • Food (3%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (3%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Paper (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Truck transportation (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Food (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Sherry-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 73% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1958, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.3 miles away from the Sherry town center killed 4 people and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1957, a category F4 tornado 29.2 miles away from the town center killed one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 2, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sherry topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Sherry:

  • BETHEL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ARPIN, WI)
  • STRAWBERRY LANE MEDICAL AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI)
  • WISCONSIN RAPIDS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sherry:

  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 16 miles; Stevens Point, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,352)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 74 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 3,092)
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (about 77 miles; Oshkosh, WI; FT enrollment: 9,356)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 81 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 9,913)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 81 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 3,059)
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (about 85 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 8,660)
  • Western Technical College (about 86 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 2,278)

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Notable location: Sherry Township Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Sherry: Reformed Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

 
Wood County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  76.7%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.1%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

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

2.3%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

1.6%
Whole state:

3.7%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Sherry, WI

Sherry compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below 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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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (38%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (32%)
  • Wood (17%)
  • Utility gas (11%)
  • Electricity (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Sherry town (based on Wood County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 76.07%
Here76.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodUnited Methodist Church
Adherents52.7%18.6%7.5%3.9%3.1%
Congregations20.2%14.6%6.7%4.5%4.5%
NameUnited Church of ChristAssemblies of GodMoravian Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.8%2.4%1.3%1.1%6.7%
Congregations5.6%3.4%5.6%2.2%32.6%
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
Wood County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Wood County:

4.61 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 65
This county:

8.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.6%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Wood County:

28.4%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.3%
State:

13.0%

4.76% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,704 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.76%
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 Marathon County, WI  0.58% ($28,474 average AGI)
from Portage County, WI  0.58% ($29,132)
from Clark County, WI  0.38% ($28,912)


5.83% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,981 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.83%
Wisconsin average:

6.22%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($208 average AGI)
Wood County:

0.04%
Wisconsin average:

0.04%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Portage County, WI  0.77% ($32,034 average AGI)
to Marathon County, WI  0.73% ($44,780)
to Dane County, WI  0.35% ($31,613)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sherry:

  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WLBL (930 AM; 5 kW; AUBURNDALE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WFHR (1320 AM; 5 kW; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN RAPIDS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WRIG (1390 AM; 10 kW; SCHOFIELD, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCCN (1370 AM; 5 kW; NEILLSVILLE, WI; Owner: CENTRAL WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDUX (800 AM; 5 kW; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WDLB (1450 AM; 1 kW; MARSHFIELD, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sherry:

  • WLJY (106.5 FM; MARSHFIELD, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WGNV (88.5 FM; MILLADORE, WI; Owner: EVANGEL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WGLX-FM (103.3 FM; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN RAPIDS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WYTE (96.7 FM; WHITING, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WHRM (90.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WDEZ (101.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: W R I G, INC.)
  • WIFC (95.5 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WLBL-FM (91.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WXPW (91.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WHITE PINE COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WSPT-FM (97.9 FM; STEVENS POINT, WI; Owner: AMERICUS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WAXX (104.5 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WWSP (89.9 FM; STEVENS POINT, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS OF UNIV. OF WISCONSIN)
  • WIZD (99.9 FM; RUDOLPH, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC)
  • WYCO (107.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: SEEHAFER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKQH (104.9 FM; MARATHON, WI; Owner: RLM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WCLQ (89.5 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: CHRISTIAN LIFE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOFM (94.7 FM; MOSINEE, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WMMA (93.9 FM; NEKOOSA, WI; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sherry:

  • W24BV (Channel 24; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W60CI (Channel 60; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W16AY (Channel 16; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W18CS (Channel 18; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W40BC (Channel 40; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W62DA (Channel 62; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W06BU (Channel 6; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WAOW-TV (Channel 9; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WAOW-WYOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WSAW-TV (Channel 7; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WEAU-TV (Channel 13; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WEAU LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WDLS-LP (Channel 35; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • WHRM-TV (Channel 20; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WFXS (Channel 55; WITTENBERG, WI; Owner: DAVIS TELEVISION WAUSAU, LLC)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10
Total length: 12 meters (39ft)
Total costs: $336,000
Total average daily traffic: 3,935
Total average daily truck traffic: 25
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 4,300

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 3
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 3
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