Silver Cliff, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 491. Population change since 2000: -7.2%
 
Males: 245  (49.9%)
Females: 246  (50.1%)
Median resident age:  56.9 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54104.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,492 (it was $31,053 in 2000)
Silver Cliff:

$35,492
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,268 (it was $15,956 in 2000)

Silver Cliff town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $97,680 (it was $64,800 in 2000)
Silver Cliff:

$97,680
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $141,646; Detached houses: $159,474; Townhouses or other attached units: $301,918; Mobile homes: $76,405
Silver Cliff races chart
  • White alone - 485 (98.8%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.4%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Silver Cliff: 145.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (52.2%), Polish (10.4%), Irish (8.7%), English (7.0%), French (5.1%), Danish (4.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 106.4 square miles.

Population density: 4.6 people per square mile   (very low).

Silver Cliff,WI real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Silver Cliff:

  • High school or higher: 79.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Silver Cliff town:

  • Never married: 12.2%
  • Now married: 77.2%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 4.4%

4 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.8%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

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

Silver Cliff town:  1.0% ($647)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Green Bay, WI (64.5 miles , pop. 102,313).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (164.9 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (249.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Athelstane, WI (2.9 miles ), Lakewood, WI (3.1 miles ), Stephenson, WI (3.5 miles ), Wabeno, WI (3.6 miles ), Riverview, WI (3.6 miles ), Blackwell, WI (3.7 miles ), Goodman, WI (3.8 miles ), Dunbar, WI (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 1999: 21 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2000: 19 buildings, average cost: $108,200
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2002: 19 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2003: 17 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2004: 17 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $149,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $152,800
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $168,100
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $160,200
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $167,300
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $167,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 45.42 N, Longitude: 88.31 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 715

Silver Cliff household income distribution Silver Cliff home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.5%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +269 (+103.5%).
Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Truck transportation (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Metal and metal products (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care (25%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Construction laborers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Silver Cliff-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 45% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/19/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.2 miles away from the Silver Cliff town center killed 2 people and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 9/28/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.3 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Silver Cliff-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 275.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 374.7 miles away from Silver Cliff center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 445.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 481.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 392.2 miles away from Silver Cliff center
On 9/2/1994 at 21:23:06, a magnitude 3.5 (3.4 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 258.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Marinette County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Silver Cliff:

  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 63 miles; Green Bay, WI; Full-time enrollment: 6,069)
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (about 65 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 5,415)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 69 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Northcentral Technical College (about 72 miles; Wausau, WI; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 80 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 5,682)
  • Lawrence University (about 81 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 2,821)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 88 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 9,089)

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Notable location: Silver Cliff Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Silver Cliff: Saint Mary of the Cliff Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: Murbou Lake (A), Perch Lake (B), Rooney Lake (C), Spruce Lake (D), Spring Lake (E), Babson Pond (F), Lake Irwin (G), Three Little Lakes (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Swamp Creek (A), Otter Creek (B), Swede John Creek (C), Camp Five Creek (D), Spring Creek (E), Brandywine Creek (F), Smith Creek (G), Newman Creek (H), Rat River (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Silver Cliff include: Marinette County Beech Forest State Natural Area (1), Goodman County Park (2), Mc Clintock County Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Marinette 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 Silver Cliff and their reported violations in the past:

MOUNTAIN JEDS CMPGD (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-16-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-16-2014), St Boil Water Order (JUN-16-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-26-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
WILDMAN WHITEWATER RANCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.3%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.7%
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: 0.5% of all households

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

15.1%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

5.0%
Whole state:

3.7%

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (70%)
  • Wood (21%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

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 Silver Cliff town (based on Marinette County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.42%
Here: 64.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents59.8%11.5%10.9%3.9%2.7%
Congregations18.6%10.2%11.9%8.5%10.2%
NameAssemblies of GodNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsBaptist General ConferenceLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents2.5%2.5%1.6%0.9%3.8%
Congregations8.5%8.5%3.4%1.7%18.6%
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: 12
Marinette County:

2.83 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Marinette County:

7.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 50
Here:

11.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Marinette County:

29.0%
Wisconsin:

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

7.1%
State:

13.0%

5.05% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,872 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.05%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Menominee County, MI  0.79% ($24,008 average AGI)
from Brown County, WI  0.78% ($31,538)
from Oconto County, WI  0.44% ($29,096)


5.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,108 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.31%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Brown County, WI  1.06% ($28,758 average AGI)
to Menominee County, MI  0.65% ($27,147)
to Oconto County, WI  0.48% ($34,750)

Strongest AM radio stations in Silver Cliff:

  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDBC (680 AM; 10 kW; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTAQ (1360 AM; 10 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRIG (1390 AM; 10 kW; SCHOFIELD, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Silver Cliff:

  • WRVM (102.7 FM; SURING, WI; Owner: WRVM, INC.)
  • WRLO-FM (105.3 FM; ANTIGO, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WOBE (100.7 FM; CRYSTAL FALLS, MI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING OF IRON MOUNTAIN, INC.)
  • WHTO (106.7 FM; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: TODD STUART NOORDYK)
  • WJNR-FM (101.5 FM; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING OF IRON MOUNTAIN, INC.)
  • WVCM (91.5 FM; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: VCY AMERICA INC.)
  • WIMK (93.1 FM; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • W244AW (96.7 FM; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: FAMILY ED BC CORP OF DOOR CNTY WI)
  • WZNL (94.3 FM; NORWAY, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WEUL (98.1 FM; KINGSFORD, MI; Owner: GOSPEL OPPORTUNITIES, INC.)
  • WSFQ (96.3 FM; PESHTIGO, WI; Owner: BADGER COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Silver Cliff:

  • WYOW (Channel 34; EAGLE RIVER, WI; Owner: WAOW-WYOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WJFW-TV (Channel 12; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: NORTHLAND TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTTM (Channel 12; HURON, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W54AR (Channel 54; FENCE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WIWB (Channel 14; SURING, WI; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF WISCONSIN, LLC)
  • WBIJ (Channel 4; CRANDON, WI; Owner: SELENKA COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 14 meters (46ft)
Total costs: $207,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,600
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 1,388

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • James W Lienau, Conklin Ln (Lat: 45.403333 Lon: -88.357500), Type: 128.0, Overall height: 121.9 m
    Registrant: 2027750070, Welchlaw@earthlink.Net, 1330 NEW HAMPSHIRE AVE., NW #113
  • James W Lienau, Conklin Ln (Lat: 45.403333 Lon: -88.357500), Type: 128.0, Overall height: 121.9 m
    Registrant: 2027750070, Welchlaw@earthlink.Net, 1330 NEW HAMPSHIRE AVE., NW #113
  • James W Lienau, Conklin Ln (Lat: 45.403194 Lon: -88.357722), Type: 128.0, Overall height: 121.9 m
    Registrant: 2027750070, Welchlaw@earthlink.Net, 1330 NEW HAMPSHIRE AVE., NW #113
  • James W Lienau, Conklin Ln (Lat: 45.403194 Lon: -88.357722), Type: 128.0, Structure height: 55075 m, Overall height: 121.9 m
    Registrant: 2027750070, Welchlaw@earthlink.Net, 1330 NEW HAMPSHIRE AVE., NW #113
  • Conklin Ln (Lat: 45.403333 Lon: -88.357500), Type: 128.0, Overall height: 121.9 m
    Registrant: 7157359656, , 816 ELIZABETH AVE

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Silver Cliff, Conklin Lane (Lat: 45.402083 Lon: -88.357528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 48.7 m, Overall height: 51.2 m, Call Sign: WQET781
    Assigned Frequencies: 6735.62 MHz, 6750.62 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/12/2006, Expiration Date: 04/12/2016, Certifier: Steve Martz
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4282, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N9XEW, Licensee ID: L00879969
    Grant Date: 06/17/2004, Expiration Date: 06/22/2014, Certifier: William M Lund
    Registrant: William M Lund, W14382 Killdeer Ln, Silver Cliff, WI 54104
  • Call Sign: WB9LLU, Licensee ID: L01314511
    Grant Date: 08/15/2007, Expiration Date: 11/10/2017, Certifier: Leonard F Doering Sr
    Registrant: Leonard F Doering Sr, W 13418 Hwy C, Silver Cliff, WI 54104

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