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Population in 2010: 3,842. Population change since 2000: +11.8%
 

Males: 1,984  (51.6%)
Females: 1,858  (48.4%)

Median resident age:  42.9 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54082.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $100,424 (it was $81,277 in 2000)
St. Joseph:

$100,424
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $41,633

St. Joseph town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $273,870 (it was $193,400 in 2000)
St. Joseph:

$273,870
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $354,978; Detached houses: $371,016; Townhouses or other attached units: $374,289; Mobile homes: $13,455

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St. Joseph races chart
  • White alone - 3,648 (95.0%)
  • Hispanic - 94 (2.4%)
  • Two or more races - 43 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 29 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 12 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 13 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.08%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in St. Joseph: 188.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (50.7%), Norwegian (19.4%), Irish (16.5%), English (7.1%), French (7.0%), Polish (6.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1301 feet

Land area: 32.1 square miles.

Population density: 120 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in St. Joseph:

  • High school or higher: 96.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.0 minutes

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

  • Never married: 16.3%
  • Now married: 73.7%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 5.7%

68 residents are foreign born

This town:  2.0%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

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

St. Joseph town:  1.4% ($2,713)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
St. Joseph satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Paul, MN (20.8 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (336.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Houlton, WI (2.0 miles ), Bayport, MN (2.0 miles ), North Hudson, WI (2.1 miles ), Oak Park Heights, MN (2.2 miles ), Stillwater, MN (2.3 miles ), Somerset, WI (2.3 miles ), Hudson, WI (2.4 miles ), Lakeland, MN (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 27 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 1998: 31 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 1999: 32 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 2000: 27 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 2001: 30 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 2002: 28 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 2003: 33 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 2004: 32 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 2005: 30 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 2006: 25 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 2007: 18 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $189,800
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $392,500
  • 2012: 12 buildings, average cost: $160,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 45.05 N, Longitude: 92.71 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 715

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.3%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +758 (+28.3%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Metal and metal products (10%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Air transportation (3%)
  • Broadcasting and telecommunications (3%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Paper (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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

Average climate in St. Joseph, Wisconsin

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Tornado activity:

St. Joseph-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 83% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1958, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 21.3 miles away from the St. Joseph town center killed 21 people and injured 74 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.9 miles away from the town center killed 6 people and injured 158 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

St. Joseph topographic map

Birthplace of: George Albert Hammes - Catholic bishop.


Hospitals/medical centers near St. Joseph:

  • STILLWATER RESIDENCE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; STILLWATER, MN)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - LINDEN (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; STILLWATER, MN)
  • LINDEN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; STILLWATER, MN)

Political contributions by individuals in St. Joseph, WI

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

  • Century Community and Technical College (about 14 miles; White Bear Lake, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,930)
  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (about 15 miles; River Falls, WI; FT enrollment: 5,911)
  • Metropolitan State University (about 19 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 2,673)
  • Saint Paul College - A Community and Technical College (about 21 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 2,404)
  • Bethel University (about 23 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 3,411)
  • Northwestern College (about 23 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 2,046)
  • Inver Hills Community College (about 23 miles; Inver Grove Heights, MN; FT enrollment: 2,541)

Public elementary/middle school in St. Joseph:

  • Houlton El (Students: 232; Location: 70 County Road E; Grades: KG-5)

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St. Croix County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  Pb  CO  SO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.5. This is about average.
City:

33.5
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.0313. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0313
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.201. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.201
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.478. This is significantly better than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.478
U.S.:

2.433
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 15.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

15.7
U.S.:

13.8
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 28.4. This is worse than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

28.4
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.6


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

Percentage of family households:
This town:  81.8%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.1%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

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

1.4%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

0.7%
Whole state:

3.7%

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

32 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
29 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000

St. Joseph compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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 significantly above 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 above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (64%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for St. Joseph town (based on St. Croix County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.15%
Here63.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchBaptist General Conference
Adherents47.1%26.0%8.0%5.0%2.9%
Congregations15.0%23.3%8.3%13.3%3.3%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist Churches in the USAReformed Church in AmericaWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodOther
Adherents1.3%1.2%1.2%1.1%6.0%
Congregations3.3%1.7%1.7%3.3%26.7%
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
St. Croix County:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
St. Croix County:

4.82 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 67
This county:

8.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.4%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Croix County:

26.1%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.7%
State:

13.0%

8.94% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($49,666 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.94%
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 Washington County, MN  1.57% ($59,592 average AGI)
from Ramsey County, MN  1.08% ($48,784)
from Pierce County, WI  0.85% ($39,054)


6.86% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($45,731 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.86%
Wisconsin average:

6.22%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($109 average AGI)
St. Croix County:

0.03%
Wisconsin average:

0.04%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Washington County, MN  0.75% ($56,283 average AGI)
to Polk County, WI  0.69% ($38,739)
to Pierce County, WI  0.68% ($39,824)

Strongest AM radio stations in St. Joseph:

  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WMGT (1220 AM; 5 kW; STILLWATER, MN; Owner: ENDURANCE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WIXK (1590 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEW RICHMOND, WI; Owner: WIXK-AM, LLC)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WMIN (740 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: WRPX, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • WXCE (1260 AM; 5 kW; AMERY, WI; Owner: LAKE COUNTRY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in St. Joseph:

  • WXPT (104.1 FM; ST. LOUIS PARK, MN; Owner: THE AUDIO HOUSE, INC.)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • KEEY-FM (102.1 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS-FM (98.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDWB-FM (101.3 FM; RICHFIELD, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQRS-FM (92.5 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, Inc.)
  • KSJN (99.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXXR (93.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • WEVR-FM (106.3 FM; RIVER FALLS, WI; Owner: HANTEN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFMP (107.1 FM; COON RAPIDS, MN; Owner: WFMP-FM, LLC)
  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCAL (89.3 FM; NORTHFIELD, MN; Owner: ST. OLAF COLLEGE)
  • KJZI (100.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WHWC (88.3 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • K214DF (90.7 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KBEM-FM (88.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: BD. OF EDUCATION, S.S.D. NO. 1)
  • K294AM (106.7 FM; WEST ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: FRESH AIR, INCORPORATED)

TV broadcast stations around St. Joseph:

  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K07UI (Channel 7; MINNEAPOLIS, ETC., MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W55AP (Channel 55; RIVER FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • K58BS (Channel 58; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K67HG (Channel 67; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K19ER (Channel 19; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • K14KH (Channel 14; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W62BD (Channel 62; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WHWC-TV (Channel 28; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBWX-CA (Channel 13; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 66 meters (217ft)
Total costs: $6,055,000
Total average daily traffic: 51,610
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,530

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