Stevens Point, Wisconsin

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Population in 2013: 26,670 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.6%
 
Males: 12,832  (48.1%)
Females: 13,838  (51.9%)
Median resident age:  26.7 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 54481.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,163 (it was $33,178 in 2000)
Stevens Point:

$38,163
WI:

$51,467

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,330 (it was $17,510 in 2000)

Stevens Point city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $114,099 (it was $80,100 in 2000)
Stevens Point:

$114,099
WI:

$163,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $629.

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  • Races in Stevens Point, WI (2013)

    Stevens Point races chart
    • 23,93089.5%White alone
    • 1,1734.4%Asian alone
    • 6642.5%Hispanic
    • 5922.2%Two or more races
    • 1900.7%Black alone
    • 1840.7%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Stevens Point: 81.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (33.3%), Polish (17.8%), Irish (8.2%), Norwegian (6.9%), English (4.6%), Swedish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1858

Elevation: 1093 feet

Land area: 15.3 square miles.

Population density: 1,742 people per square mile   (low).

Stevens Point,WI real estate house value index trend

Stevens Point, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Stevens Point:

  • High school or higher: 97.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.2%
  • Unemployed: 9.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Stevens Point city:

  • Never married: 53.8%
  • Now married: 34.3%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

1,011 residents are foreign born (2.3% Asia, 0.7% Europe, 0.4% Latin America).

This city:

3.8%
Wisconsin:

4.8%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Stevens Point, Wisconsin as of August 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Stevens Point to the number of sex offenders is 1,573 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,542 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,261 (2.2%)

Stevens Point satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Appleton, WI (60.0 miles , pop. 70,087).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (100.5 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (208.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Park Ridge, WI (0.8 miles ), Hull, WI (1.3 miles ), Whiting, WI (1.5 miles ), Plover, WI (2.0 miles ), Linwood, WI (2.2 miles ), Stockton, WI (2.7 miles ), Polonia, WI (2.8 miles ), Dewey, WI (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 32 buildings, average cost: $114,700
  • 1998: 52 buildings, average cost: $143,100
  • 1999: 54 buildings, average cost: $162,200
  • 2000: 48 buildings, average cost: $170,500
  • 2001: 66 buildings, average cost: $144,000
  • 2002: 61 buildings, average cost: $155,800
  • 2003: 50 buildings, average cost: $161,800
  • 2004: 35 buildings, average cost: $162,900
  • 2005: 41 buildings, average cost: $194,900
  • 2006: 56 buildings, average cost: $164,500
  • 2007: 40 buildings, average cost: $206,500
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $185,900
  • 2009: 19 buildings, average cost: $189,200
  • 2010: 24 buildings, average cost: $203,000
  • 2011: 13 buildings, average cost: $186,700
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $162,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.52 N, Longitude: 89.56 W

Stevens Point nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): See Our Point of View, Gateway to the Pineries

Daytime population change due to commuting: +9,701 (+36.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 10,658 (78.0%)

Area code: 715

Stevens Point household income distribution Stevens Point home values distribution

Crime rates in Stevens Point by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 000010000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.04.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 13710171491142787
per 100,000 52.628.140.869.257.436.945.215.87.926.129.826.2
Robberies 223245105433
per 100,000 8.18.012.28.116.420.54.10.019.814.911.211.2
Assaults 443133486761453030363731
per 100,000 178.0124.5134.7195.3274.6250.1184.9118.5118.9134.2138.0115.8
Burglaries 1251201039215014913568998313158
per 100,000 505.5481.8420.3374.3614.7611.0554.8268.6392.3309.3488.6216.7
Thefts 789852696760707656656625584567571500
per 100,000 3,191.03,421.02,840.03,092.42,897.22,690.02,695.92,468.42,314.22,113.12,129.91,868.2
Auto thefts 33383322222518131113155
per 100,000 133.5152.6134.789.590.2102.574.051.343.648.456.018.7
Arson 51N/A011225120
per 100,000 20.24.0N/A0.04.14.18.27.919.83.77.50.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.5) 229.0209.9195.9229.1252.7220.4204.8142.6144.0146.4161.3125.3

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Stevens Point detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 50 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Wisconsin average:

2.19
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.1%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +514 (+2.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Stevens Point: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Stevens Point, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Stevens Point-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 23% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/26/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.5 miles away from the Stevens Point city center killed 6 people and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1957, a category F4 tornado 35.5 miles away from the city center killed one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Stevens Point-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 90% 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 214.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 428.8 miles away from Stevens Point center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 403.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 326.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 193.9 miles away from Stevens Point center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 427.5 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 Portage County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Stevens Point topographic map

Birthplace of: Peter Weller - Actor, Chris Solinsky - Distance runner, Garrett Weber-Gale - Swimmer, Joel Hodgson - Comedian, Julie Lassa - Politician, Kathy Kinney - Film actor, Kevin Shibilski - Politician, Lauren Sesselmann - Association footballer, Ross Kolodziej - 2005 NFL player (Arizona Cardinals, born: May 11, 1978), Don Hanaway - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Stevens Point:

  • MINISTRY HC HSPC STEVENS POINT (2501 MAIN ST STE A)
  • MINISTRY ST MICHAELS HOSPITAL OF STEVENS POINT (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 900 ILLINOIS AVE)
  • DAVITA - STEVENS POINT DIALYSIS (900 ILLINOIS AVE)
  • PORTAGE CTY HLTH CARE CTR (825 WHITING AVE)
  • STEVENS POINT CARE CENTER (1800 SHERMAN AVE)

Airports located in Stevens Point:

College/University in Stevens Point:

  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (Full-time enrollment: 9,089; Location: 2100 Main St; Public; Website: www.uwsp.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Stevens Point:

  • Mid-State Technical College (about 15 miles; Wisconsin Rapids, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,128)
  • Northcentral Technical College (about 33 miles; Wausau, WI; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 57 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 5,682)
  • Lawrence University (about 61 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 2,821)
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (about 61 miles; Oshkosh, WI; FT enrollment: 10,637)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 72 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 6,069)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 74 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,324)

Public high schools in Stevens Point:

Private high school in Stevens Point:

  • PACELLI HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 260; Location: 1301 MARIA DR; Grades: 9 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Stevens Point:

Private elementary/middle schools in Stevens Point:

  • ST STANISLAUS SCHOOL (Students: 198; Location: 2150 HIGH ST; Grades: PK - 2)
  • ST PETER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 175; Location: 708 1ST ST; Grades: 6 - 8)
  • ST PAUL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 155; Location: 1919 WYATT AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST STEPHEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 138; Location: 1335 CLARK ST; Grades: 3 - 5)
  • STEVENS POINT CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 27; Location: 801 US HIGHWAY 10 W; Grades: KG - 9)
See full list of schools located in Stevens Point

Library in Stevens Point:

  • PORTAGE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,782,798; Location: 1001 MAIN ST.; 175,990 books; 1,700 e-books; 9,910 audio materials; 9,379 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 28 state licensed databases; 10 other licensed databases; 349 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Stevens Point: Sentry World Golf Course (A), Park Ridge Fire Department (B), Stevens Point Fire Department (C), Watson Hall (D), University Center (E), Thomson Hall (F), Stevens Point City Hall (G), Steiner Hall (H), South Hall (I), Smith Hall (J), Sims Hall (K), Schmeeckle Shelter (L), Schmeeckle Center (M), Roach Hall (N), Quandt Fieldhouse (O), Pray Hall (P), Portage County Courthouse (Q), Parker Memorial Field House (R), Old Main (S), Nelson Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Center Point Mall Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Stevens Point include: Assembly of God Church (A), Berea Baptist Church (B), Beth Israel Synagogue (C), Church of the Intercession (D), Community Church (E), Evangelical Free Church (F), First Baptist Church (G), First Church of Christ Scientist (H), First English Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Stephens Cemetery (1), Union Cemetery (2), Lutheran Cemetery (3), Forest Cemetery (4), Saint Josephs Cemetery (5), Guardian Angel Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Joanis (A), Wisconsin River Flowage 4964 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Lost Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Stevens Point include: Allen Recreation Center (1), Mathias Mitchell Public Square Main Street Historic District (2), McGlachin Park (3), Schmeeckle Reserve (4), Zenoff Park (5), Atwell Park (6), Bukolt Park (7), Goerke Park (8), Iverson Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Central Wisconsin Children's Museum (Center Point Market) (1), Portage County Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1475 Water Street) (2), Fix Amusement (Amusement & Theme Parks; 301 2nd Street North) (3), IPMC Travel (1145 Clark Street) (4), Convention & Visitors Bureau (340 Division Street North) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Comfort Suites Stevens Point (300 Division Street North) (1), A Victorian Swan on Water (1716 Water Street) (2), Hawthorn Inn & Suites (1101 Amber Avenue) (3), America's Best Value Inn (247 Division Street North) (4), Blue Top Motel (3425 Church Street) (5), Best Western Royale (5110 Main Street) (6), Baymont Inn & Suites - Stevens Point (4917 Main Street) (7), Country Springs Hotel (1501 Northpoint Drive) (8), Holiday Inn (1001 Amber Avenue) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Portage County - Circuit Court Judge Branch 3 (1516 Church Street) (1), Portage County - Community Health Nursing- Wic- Volunteer Services- Juvenile Court Serv (817 Whiting Avenue) (2), Portage County - Circuit Court Judge Branch 1 (1516 Church Street) (3), Portage County - Circuit Court Judge Branch 2 (1516 Church Street) (4), Portage County - Juvenile Court Clerk (1516 Church Street) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Portage 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)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 70.7. This is about average.

City:

70.7
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 3.05. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.05
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 35.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Stevens Point and their reported violations in the past:

STANDING ROCKS CO PARK (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (MAY-18-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-18-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAY-18-2005), St Public Notif received (MAY-23-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAY-24-2005)
TIKI BEACH BAR AND GRILL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
ST CASIMIR CATHOLIC CHURCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-01-2007 and NOV-15-2007, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-15-2007), St Public Notif requested (NOV-21-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2007), St Public Notif received (DEC-19-2007), St Other (FEB-20-2008)
ST MARYS CHURCH TORUN (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (MAY-08-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-08-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAY-08-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-15-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-24-2012)
WISCONSIN RIVER GOLF CLUB (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-05-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-05-2010), St Boil Water Order (OCT-05-2010), St Public Notif requested (OCT-05-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-07-2010)
ROSSIERS STOCKTON BAR (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-23-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-26-2013), St Public Notif requested (2 times from AUG-26-2013 to JAN-27-2014), St Public Notif received (JAN-27-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-27-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-26-2014)
RED MILL SUPPER CLUB INC (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-06-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-06-2011), St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-11-2011), St Other (OCT-13-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (NOV-01-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2005), St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-03-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-04-2005)
SADDLE UP SALOON (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (NOV-12-2010), St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-18-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-22-2010)

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

  • RIVERS EDGE CMPGD NORTH WELL (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PETERSON CO PARK (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PARKWAY BAR (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RUSTIC PINES (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAKESIDE BAR (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • STORE 81 THE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SLOS PLACE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RIVERS EDGE BAR & GRILL (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • STORE 88 THE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • YMCA CAMPS AT GLACIER HOLLOW (Address: 1000 DIVISION STREET , Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.0%
(25.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.5% for Black residents, 44.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 61.3% for American Indian residents, 36.5% for other race residents, 17.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  46.7%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.7%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Stevens Point in 2010:

  • 3,009 people in college/university student housing
  • 94 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 77 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 62 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 41 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 24 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 16 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 7 people in correctional residential facilities

People in group quarters in Stevens Point in 2000:

  • 2,818 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 141 people in nursing homes
  • 128 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 69 people in religious group quarters
  • 47 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 24 people in other group homes
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 11 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 6 people in halfway houses
  • 5 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 5 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Stevens Point, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Stevens Point compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with most branches in Stevens Point (2011 data):

  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Stevens Point at 1245 Main Street, branch established on 1883/08/01; Stevens Point Branch at 2900b Church Street, branch established on 1994/03/18. 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
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Stevens Point at 5673 U.S. Hwy 10 East, branch established on 1998/03/10; University Of Wi - Stevens Point Bra at 1015 Reserve Street, branch established on 2008/01/22. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Associated Bank, National Association: Stevens Point Branch at 1325 Church Street, branch established on 1994/12/05; Associated Card Services Bank Branch at 1305 Main Street, branch established on 1996/07/19. Info updated 2008/09/12: Bank assets: $21,715.0 mil, Deposits: $15,244.4 mil, headquarters in Green Bay, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 282 total offices, Holding Company: Associated Banc-Corp
  • Portage County Bank: Stevens Point Branch at 1600 Academy Drive, branch established on 2002/12/11; Vern Holmes Drive Branch at 5417 Vern Holmes Drive, branch established on 2007/12/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $105.2 mil, Deposits: $92.6 mil, headquarters in Almond, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Portage County Bancshares, Inc.
  • River Cities Bank: Stevens Point Branch at 5709 Windy Drive, Suite A, branch established on 2002/02/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $186.7 mil, Deposits: $149.7 mil, headquarters in Wisconsin Rapids, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: River Cities Bancshares, Inc.
  • Citizens Bank: Central Branch at 5597 Highway Ten East, branch established on 1975/09/08. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $9,212.3 mil, Deposits: $7,452.0 mil, headquarters in Flint, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 220 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Republic Bancorp, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Stevens Point Main Office Branch at 601 Main Street, branch established on 1893/07/13. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Community First Bank: Highway 10 Branch at 5525 Highway 10 East, branch established on 1994/06/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $65.5 mil, Deposits: $58.0 mil, headquarters in Rosholt, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Rosholt Bancorporation, Inc.
  • AnchorBank, fsb: American Equity Branch at 640 Division Street, branch established on 1924/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $3,067.4 mil, Deposits: $2,481.9 mil, headquarters in Madison, WI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 56 total offices
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Stevens Point, Wisconsin:

  • Best Western Royale, 5110 Main St, Stevens Point, WI 54481 , Phone: (715) 341-5110, Fax: (715) 341-5007
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites, 4917 Main St, Stevens Point, WI 54481 , Phone: (715) 344-1900, Fax: (715) 344-1254
  • Comfort Suites, 300 Division St N, Stevens Point, WI 54481 , Phone: (715) 341-6000, Fax: (715) 341-8908
  • Stevens Point Fairfield Inn, 5317 Hwy 10 E, Stevens Point, WI 54481 , Phone: (715) 342-9300, Fax: (715) 342-9300
  • Holiday Inn Express Stevens Point, 1100 Amber Ave, Stevens Point, WI 54482 , Phone: (715) 344-0000, Fax: (715) 341-8120
  • Country Inn & Suites, 301 Division St, N, Stevens Point, WI 54481 , Phone: (715) 345-7000, Fax: (715) 345-7008
  • Holiday Inn Hotel And Convention Center, 1001 Amber Ave, Stevens Point, WI 54482 , Phone: (715) 344-0200, Fax: (715) 344-0202
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Stevens Point, Wisconsin

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Wisconsin average:

10.5

Stevens Point travel time to work - commute Stevens Point mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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Religion statistics for Stevens Point city (based on Portage County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic28,52016
Evangelical Protestant6,39035
Mainline Protestant5,68717
Other3926
None29,030-
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: 8
Portage County:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Portage County:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.9%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Portage County:

28.1%
Wisconsin:

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

11.6%
State:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$27,508$55,0161$1,523
Other Government Administration 6$27,262$54,5240$0
Judicial and Legal 2$11,632$69,7920$0
Police Protection - Officers 41$211,856$62,0070$0
Police - Other 15$54,855$43,88410$4,043
Firefighters 40$229,296$68,7890$0
Fire - Other 1$4,065$48,7800$0
Streets and Highways 31$133,464$51,6630$0
Airports 2$7,971$47,8261$675
Solid Waste Management 7$29,240$50,1260$0
Sewerage 10$44,098$52,9180$0
Parks and Recreation 13$55,091$50,85333$16,109
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$14,047$56,1880$0
Natural Resources 2$9,059$54,3540$0
Water Supply 16$68,851$51,6380$0
Transit 9$39,082$52,10914$34,884
Other and Unallocable 2$4,861$29,1662$1,273
Totals for Government 206$972,238$56,63561$58,507

Stevens Point government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,823,000 ($68.35)
    Water Utilities: $461,000 ($17.29)
    Sewerage: $330,000 ($12.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $314,000 ($11.77)
    Health - Other: $284,000 ($10.65)
    Air Transportation: $100,000 ($3.75)
    General Public Buildings: $67,000 ($2.51)
    General - Other: $19,000 ($0.71)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,980,000 ($186.73)
    Regular Highways: $3,763,000 ($141.09)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,233,000 ($121.22)
    Water Utilities: $2,481,000 ($93.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,290,000 ($85.86)
    Sewerage: $2,278,000 ($85.41)
    General - Other: $1,731,000 ($64.90)
    Transit Utilities: $1,345,000 ($50.43)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,099,000 ($41.21)
    Health - Other: $1,086,000 ($40.72)
    Solid Waste Management: $725,000 ($27.18)
    Central Staff Services: $638,000 ($23.92)
    Financial Administration: $553,000 ($20.73)
    Air Transportation: $425,000 ($15.94)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $261,000 ($9.79)
    General Public Buildings: $230,000 ($8.62)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $67,000 ($2.51)
    Parking Facilities: $17,000 ($0.64)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $13,000 ($0.49)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($0.11)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $523,000 ($19.61)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $1,367,000 ($51.26)
    Regular Highways: $779,000 ($29.21)
    Central Staff Services: $400,000 ($15.00)
    Sewerage: $69,000 ($2.59)
    Police Protection: $68,000 ($2.55)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,589,000 ($397.04)

Stevens Point government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,342,000 ($87.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $430,000 ($16.12)
    Air Transportation: $280,000 ($10.50)
    All Other: $109,000 ($4.09)
    Parking Facilities: $42,000 ($1.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $36,000 ($1.35)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($0.41)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $7,000 ($0.26)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $400,000 ($15.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,270,000 ($47.62)
    Sewerage: $478,000 ($17.92)
    Highways: $7,000 ($0.26)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $777,000 ($29.13)
    Sale of Property: $529,000 ($19.84)
    General Revenue, NEC: $372,000 ($13.95)
    Fines and Forfeits: $312,000 ($11.70)
    Donations From Private Sources: $144,000 ($5.40)
    Special Assessments: $133,000 ($4.99)
    Rents: $5,000 ($0.19)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,660,000 ($99.74)
    Transit Utilities: $75,000 ($2.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,684,000 ($213.12)
    All Other: $2,276,000 ($85.34)
    Highways: $1,319,000 ($49.46)
  • Tax - Property: $10,811,000 ($405.36)
    Other Selective Sales: $545,000 ($20.43)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $334,000 ($12.52)
    NEC: $127,000 ($4.76)
    Other License: $84,000 ($3.15)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,000 ($0.30)

Stevens Point government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,334,000 ($649.94)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,481,000 ($580.46)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,275,000 ($122.80)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,422,000 ($53.32)

Stevens Point government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $31,921,000 ($1196.89)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $597,000 ($22.38)

5.29% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,048 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.29%
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 Wood County, WI  0.61% ($36,297 average AGI)
from Marathon County, WI  0.57% ($27,442)
from Dane County, WI  0.31% ($37,250)


5.84% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,481 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.84%
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 Wood County, WI  0.68% ($29,123 average AGI)
to Marathon County, WI  0.53% ($34,958)
to Dane County, WI  0.44% ($31,868)

Strongest AM radio stations in Stevens Point:

  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • 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.)
  • WLBL (930 AM; 5 kW; AUBURNDALE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WDUX (800 AM; 5 kW; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Stevens Point:

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

TV broadcast stations around Stevens Point:

  • 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.)
  • WFXS (Channel 55; WITTENBERG, WI; Owner: DAVIS TELEVISION WAUSAU, LLC)
  • WHRM-TV (Channel 20; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Stevens Point fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 90m295ftTotal length
  • 120,145Total average daily traffic
  • 10,500Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11930-1939
  • 61960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Stevens Point, WI
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Stevens Point)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 112 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Stevens Point, WI)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 121 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Stevens Point)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 46 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Stevens Point)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 71
  • Hazardous Condition: 93
  • Service Call: 25
  • Good Intent Call: 8

Incident types - Stevens Point

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Stevens Point, WI
Most common first names in Stevens Point, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John28276.4 years
Mary23782.3 years
Joseph16677.8 years
Helen15281.6 years
Frank14781.7 years
Robert12069.4 years
Edward11376.5 years
Anna10784.1 years
William10174.5 years
Frances10183.6 years
Most common last names in Stevens Point, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson4676.7 years
Hintz4473.9 years
Glodowski4175.5 years
Miller4075.4 years
Firkus4078.5 years
Anderson3680.4 years
Pliska3576.9 years
Smith3477.9 years
Kluck2976.4 years
Wroblewski2780.7 years
Businesses in Stevens Point, WI
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Little Caesars Pizza1
AT&T1Marriott1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's2
Applebee's1New Balance1
Arby's2Nike4
AutoZone1Nissan1
Bath & Body Works1Penske1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Cold Stone Creamery1RadioShack1
Comfort Suites1Ramada1
Dairy Queen1Slumberland1
Domino's Pizza1Sprint Nextel1
Econo Lodge1Staples1
FedEx2Starbucks1
Ford1Subway5
GNC1Super 81
H&R Block2Taco Bell2
Hardee's2Target1
Holiday Inn2U-Haul3
Honda1U.S. Cellular4
Hyundai1UPS8
Jimmy John's1Vans1
KFC1Volkswagen1
Kmart1Walgreens3
La Quinta1Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1
Lane Furniture1
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