For population 25 years and over in Tennyson:
For population 15 years and over in Tennyson village:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,667 (1.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dubuque, IA (12.7 miles , pop. 57,686).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (70.7 miles , pop. 208,054).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (164.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Potosi, WI (1.3 miles ), Harrison, WI (2.0 miles ), Paris, WI (2.2 miles ), Dickeyville, WI (2.5 miles ), Sherrill, IA (2.8 miles) , Waterloo, WI (2.8 miles ), South Lancaster, WI (2.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.69 N, Longitude: 90.69 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 608
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -17 (-4.4%).
Work and jobs in Tennyson: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Tennyson, Wisconsin
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Tennyson-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 150% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 40.8 miles away from the Tennyson village center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 3/13/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.8 miles away from the village center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Tennyson-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 92.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Grant County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 2, Floods: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Tennyson:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tennyson:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 12.5%
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Tennyson compared to Wisconsin state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Tennyson (based on Grant County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 79.86%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 12
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Number of full-service restaurants: 49
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Tennyson government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,617 average adjusted gross income)
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:
6.40% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,116 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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TV broadcast stations around Tennyson:
Tennyson fatal accident list:
Oct 22, 1979 03:21 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 5, 1976 09:20 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:3