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Population in 2010: 2,085. Population change since 2000: +7.9%
 

Males: 1,060  (50.8%)
Females: 1,025  (49.2%)

Median resident age:  52.2 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54558.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,604 (it was $32,969 in 2000)
St. Germain:

$38,604
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,814

St. Germain town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $190,928 (it was $121,000 in 2000)
St. Germain:

$190,928
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $275,432; Detached houses: $286,220; Townhouses or other attached units: $287,401; Mobile homes: $105,591

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St. Germain races chart
  • White alone - 2,016 (96.7%)
  • Hispanic - 25 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 21 (1.0%)
  • Black alone - 8 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 8 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.05%)

Races in St. Germain detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in St. Germain: 193.8 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

St. Germain, WI forum
Recent posts about St. Germain, Wisconsin on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users. St. Germain is mentioned 26 times on our forum:
Best Place for Vacation Home  (20 replies)
Where are the most beautiful rural areas of Wisconsin?  (50 replies)
Best Rural/Country areas to live in  (29 replies)
Top 5 Fav. WI Cities  (48 replies)
Visiting Tomahawk  (4 replies)
What do you like best about living in WI (rural)?  (40 replies)

Ancestries: German (46.0%), Irish (13.0%), Polish (10.2%), English (9.2%), Swedish (6.1%), Norwegian (5.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1630 feet

Land area: 34.0 square miles.

Population density: 61 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in St. Germain:

  • High school or higher: 86.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in St. Germain town:

  • Never married: 12.8%
  • Now married: 71.4%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

38 residents are foreign born

This town:  2.0%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

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

St. Germain town:  1.2% ($1,453)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
St. Germain satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Green Bay, WI (121.3 miles , pop. 102,313).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (188.5 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (296.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Sayner, WI (2.1 miles ), Cloverland, WI (2.3 miles ), Plum Lake, WI (2.7 miles ), Woodruff, WI (3.0 miles ), Arbor Vitae, WI (3.1 miles ), Sugar Camp, WI (3.2 miles ), Eagle River, WI (3.4 miles ), Newbold, WI (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 45.93 N, Longitude: 89.49 W

St. Germain nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): The Friendliest Town in the Northwoods, All Trails Lead to St. Germain, Birthplace of Colorama

Area code commonly used in this area: 715

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +615 (+46.7%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

Work and jobs in St. Germain: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in St. Germain, Wisconsin

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Tornado activity:

St. Germain-area historical tornado activity is below Wisconsin state average. It is 33% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/25/1950, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.5 miles away from the St. Germain town center killed 2 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/27/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.8 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 8 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Vilas County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals/medical centers near St. Germain:

  • DR KATE'S WOODLAND MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WOODRUFF, WI)
  • DAVITA - NORTHERN STAR DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; WOODRUFF, WI)
  • EAGLE RIVER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, about 12 miles away; EAGLE RIVER, WI)

Political contributions by individuals in St. Germain, WI

located in St. Germain:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to St. Germain:

  • Michigan Technological University (about 94 miles; Houghton, MI; Full-time enrollment: 6,330)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 98 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 8,352)
  • Northern Michigan University (about 110 miles; Marquette, MI; FT enrollment: 7,952)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 119 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 3,643)
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (about 123 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 4,962)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 124 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,041)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 125 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 3,092)

Public elementary/middle school in St. Germain:


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Notable location: Saint Germain Fire and Rescue Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Lakes and reservoirs: Mud Lake (A), Shannon Lake (B), South Bay (C), Alma Lake (D), Stella Lake (E), Beaver Lake (F), Big Saint Germain Lake (G), Lake Content (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Muskellunge Creek (A), Plum Creek (B), Mud Creek (C), Found Creek (D), Stella Creek (E), Lost Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Vilas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  SO2 Ozone  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.7. This is about average.
City:

27.7
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.09. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

4.09
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 7.81. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

7.81
U.S.:

22.92
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.36. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.36
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in St. Germain that have no violations reported:

  • LITTLE ACORNS LODGE CHILD DEVELOPEMENT CENTER (Population served: 48, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LOON LANDINGS RESORT (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.8%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.0%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

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

8.0%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

2.2%
Whole state:

3.7%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in St. Germain, WI

5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
2 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

St. Germain compared to Wisconsin 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in St. Germain (2011 data):

  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: St. Germain Branch at 408 Highway 70, branch established on 1990/10/29. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • The First National Bank of Eagle River: Saint Germain Office Branch at 240 Highway 70 East, branch established on 1991/05/13. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $146.0 mil, Deposits: $106.6 mil, headquarters in Eagle River, WI, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Ellis Bankshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (43%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (41%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for St. Germain town (based on Vilas County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.94%
Here54.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
Adherents56.9%9.8%8.4%6.9%6.3%
Congregations25.0%12.5%9.4%9.4%6.3%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Free Church of America The Evangelical Covenant ChurchNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsOther
Adherents3.2%2.7%1.7%1.2%2.7%
Congregations6.3%9.4%3.1%3.1%15.6%
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: 10
Vilas County:

4.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Vilas County:

11.34 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 85
This county:

38.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Vilas County:

26.3%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.7%
State:

13.0%

7.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($55,812 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.13%
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 Oneida County, WI  1.22% ($32,266 average AGI)
from Waukesha County, WI  0.41% ($87,730)
from Milwaukee County, WI  0.40% ($60,083)


7.03% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,442 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.03%
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 Oneida County, WI  1.30% ($30,750 average AGI)
to Dane County, WI  0.37% ($36,545)
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.32% ($18,276)

Strongest AM radio stations in St. Germain:

  • WLKD (1570 AM; 5 kW; MINOCQUA, WI; Owner: RAVEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WERL (950 AM; 1 kW; EAGLE RIVER, WI)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WJMS (590 AM; 5 kW; IRONWOOD, MI; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WOBT (1240 AM; 1 kW; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRIG (1390 AM; 10 kW; SCHOFIELD, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in St. Germain:

  • WMQA-FM (95.9 FM; MINOCQUA, WI; Owner: RAVEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRJO (94.5 FM; EAGLE RIVER, WI; Owner: BERNER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXPR (91.7 FM; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: WHITE PINE COMMUNITY B/CASTING, INC.)
  • WLSL (93.7 FM; THREE LAKES, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING OF RHINELANDER, INC.)
  • WRLO-FM (105.3 FM; ANTIGO, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WRHN (100.1 FM; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WHBM-FM (90.3 FM; PARK FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)

TV broadcast stations around St. Germain:

  • WYOW (Channel 34; EAGLE RIVER, WI; Owner: WAOW-WYOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W57AR (Channel 57; SAYNER/VILAS COUNTY, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WJFW-TV (Channel 12; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: NORTHLAND TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W31BA (Channel 31; MINOCQUA, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WLEF-TV (Channel 36; PARK FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • W04CS (Channel 4; CRANDON, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W02CF (Channel 2; MINOCQUA, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTPX (Channel 46; ANTIGO, WI; Owner: PAXSON WAUSAU LICENSE, INC.)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total average daily traffic: 3,800
Total average daily truck traffic: 228
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 8,190

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