Thorp, Wisconsin

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Population in 2017: 1,623 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.7%
 
Males: 805  (49.6%)
Females: 818  (50.4%)
Median resident age:

41.6 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 54771.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,339 (it was $29,102 in 2000)
Thorp:

$42,339
WI:

$59,305

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,568 (it was $15,828 in 2000)

Thorp city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $94,575 (it was $62,400 in 2000)
Thorp:

$94,575
WI:

$178,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $107,826; detached houses: $114,588; in 2-unit structures: $65,720; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $77,366; mobile homes: $7,520

Median gross rent in 2017: $572.

March 2019 cost of living index in Thorp: 85.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.5%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 52.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Thorp, WI (2010)
    • 1,58998.0%White alone
    • 140.9%Hispanic
    • 90.6%American Indian alone
    • 80.5%Two or more races
    • 10.06%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Thorp, Wisconsin as of December 08, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Thorp is 160 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.85
Wisconsin average:

2.15
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Ancestries: Polish (34.0%), German (27.3%), Norwegian (10.5%), American (7.9%), Irish (4.1%), French Canadian (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1948

Elevation: 1210 feet

Land area: 1.33 square miles.

Population density: 1,225 people per square mile   (low).

Thorp, Wisconsin map

3 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.2%
Wisconsin:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,716 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,757 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eau Claire, WI (35.3 miles , pop. 61,704).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (113.2 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (266.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Worden, WI (2.1 miles ),
Reseburg, WI (2.4 miles ),
Stanley, WI (2.6 miles ),
Roosevelt, WI (2.8 miles ),
Taft, WI (2.8 miles ),
Lublin, WI (3.0 miles),
Hixon, WI (3.1 miles ),
Withee, WI (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 44.96 N, Longitude: 90.80 W

Area code: 715

Distribution of median household income in Thorp, WI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Thorp, WI in 2017
Thorp satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $66,300
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $108,800
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $113,000
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $106,400
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $144,300
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $163,300
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $106,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $199,700
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $350,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $162,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Thorp, WI residents
Average permit cost in Thorp, WI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Wisconsin:

3.3%
Most common industries in Thorp, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.7%)
  • Health care (13.5%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
  • Food (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.4%)
  • Food (8.5%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.3%)
  • Wood products (6.0%)
  • Truck transportation (6.0%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.1%)
  • Educational services (22.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
  • Social assistance (3.8%)
  • Food (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Thorp, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
  • Registered nurses (3.8%)

Average climate in Thorp, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Thorp, Wisconsin average temperatures Thorp, Wisconsin average precipitation Thorp, Wisconsin humidity Thorp, Wisconsin wind speed Thorp, Wisconsin snowfall Thorp, Wisconsin sunshine Thorp, Wisconsin clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 60.5. This is better than average.

City:

60.5
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.59. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.59
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Thorp-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 3% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1958, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.1 miles away from the Thorp city center killed 3 people and injured 50 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/4/1958, a category F4 tornado 26.5 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 259.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 260.3 miles away from Thorp center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 271.6 miles away from Thorp 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 234.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 426.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 300.0 miles away from Thorp center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clark County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Thorp topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Thorp:

  • OAKBROOK HLTH AND REHAB (206 W PROSPECT ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Thorp:

  • DAVITA - MEADOW LANE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; STANLEY, WI)
  • OUR LADY OF VICTORY HSPTL Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; STANLEY, WI)
  • GILMAN CARE CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; GILMAN, WI)

Airports located in Thorp:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Thorp:

  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 37 miles; Eau Claire, WI; Full-time enrollment: 10,143)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 37 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 4,038)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 56 miles; Menomonie, WI; FT enrollment: 8,120)
  • Northcentral Technical College (about 57 miles; Wausau, WI; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • Mid-State Technical College (about 64 miles; Wisconsin Rapids, WI; FT enrollment: 2,128)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 68 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 9,089)
  • Winona State University (about 76 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 8,397)

Public high school in Thorp:

  • THORP HIGH (Students: 184, Location: 605 S CLARK ST, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Thorp:

  • ABUNDANT LIFE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 43, Location: 107 E HILL ST, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Thorp:

Private elementary/middle schools in Thorp:

  • THORP CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 105, Location: 411 E SCHOOL ST, Grades: KG-8)
  • PLEASANT VALLEY MENNONITE SCHOOL (Students: 36, Location: W 7877 PINE RD, Grades: UG-8)
  • BRUCE MOUND MENNONITE SCHOOL (Students: 23, Location: N13559 BRUCE MOUND AVE, Grades: 1-8)
  • THORP MENNONITE SCHOOL (Students: 23, Location: N1618 STATE ROAD 73, Grades: 1-8)
See full list of schools located in Thorp

Library in Thorp:

  • THORP PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $104,703; Location: 401 S. CONWAY DR.; 23,394 books; 8,805 e-books; 4,111 audio materials; 1,339 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 8 other licensed databases; 84 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • 99.9 The carp is another radio station 100.7 z100 is another radio station added by Bad Bird

Points of interest:

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Church in Thorp: Saint Pauls Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Bernard Cemetery (1), Saint Hedwig Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Thorp: Conway Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Thorp Area Historical Society (Historical Places & Services; N14945 Gorman Avenue).

Hotels: Heritage Court Motel of Thorp (100 South Washington Street), Americinn (203 West Hill Street).

Birthplace of: Andy North - College golfer, Mike Maslowski - 2005 NFL player (Kansas City Chiefs, born: Jul 11, 1974).

Clark 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 Thorp and their reported violations in the past:

OBERLES SILVER DOLLAR (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-04-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-11-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-21-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (SEP-19-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-19-2013), St Public Notif requested (SEP-19-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-02-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-11-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

55.2%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.9%
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: 0.1% of all households
58 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
7 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
47 people in nursing homes in 2000
4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Thorp (2011 data):

  • Northwestern Bank: Thorp Branch at 111 North Washington Street, branch established on 1989/10/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $376.9 mil, Deposits: $318.6 mil, headquarters in Chippewa Falls, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Nw Bancshares, Inc.
  • Forward Financial Bank SSB: Thorp Branch at 105 South Washington Street, branch established on 1989/09/27. Info updated 2010/10/19: Bank assets: $270.9 mil, Deposits: $209.4 mil, headquarters in Marshfield, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices
  • Community Bank of Central Wisconsin: Thorp Branch at 300 North Washington Street, branch established on 2006/01/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $98.4 mil, Deposits: $82.5 mil, headquarters in Colby, WI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Central Wisconsin Bancorporation, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Thorp:

Marital status in Thorp, WI
  • Never married: 30.6%
  • Now married: 40.7%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 12.0%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

For population 25 years and over in Thorp:

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Wisconsin average:

10.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Thorp
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Thorp, WI (based on Clark County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,5359
Evangelical Protestant6,59441
Mainline Protestant3,98125
Other75
Orthodox--
None14,573-
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: 9
Clark County:

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Here:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
This county:

7.78 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

7.9%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Clark County:

28.3%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Clark County:

16.2%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.8%
Wisconsin:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.5%
Wisconsin:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Thorp:

28.1
Wisconsin:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

17.3%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Thorp:

10.5%
Wisconsin:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Thorp:

6.9
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
Thorp:

33.4%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

53.8%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Thorp:

75.0%
State:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Thorp, WI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 3$11,285$45,1400$0
Streets and Highways 3$11,094$44,3760$0
Financial Administration 2$8,504$51,0240$0
Sewerage 1$3,394$40,7280$0
Water Supply 1$3,374$40,4880$0
Local Libraries 1$2,168$26,0161$1,282
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,500
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$335
Totals for Government 11$39,819$43,43910$3,117

Thorp government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $311,000 ($191.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $45,000 ($27.73)
    Libraries: $25,000 ($15.40)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $371,000 ($228.59)
    Water Utilities: $309,000 ($190.39)
    Sewerage: $284,000 ($174.98)
    Police Protection: $280,000 ($172.52)
    Housing and Community Development: $256,000 ($157.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $168,000 ($103.51)
    Central Staff Services: $162,000 ($99.82)
    Local Fire Protection: $157,000 ($96.73)
    Libraries: $112,000 ($69.01)
    Natural Resources - Other: $25,000 ($15.40)
    General - Other: $23,000 ($14.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $19,000 ($11.71)
    Financial Administration: $18,000 ($11.09)
    General Public Buildings: $13,000 ($8.01)
    Health - Other: $11,000 ($6.78)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000 ($3.70)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $4,000 ($2.46)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $186,000 ($114.60)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $1,000 ($0.62)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $545,000 ($335.80)

Thorp government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $290,000 ($178.68)
    Other: $111,000 ($68.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $49,000 ($30.19)
    Regular Highways: $13,000 ($8.01)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $2,000 ($1.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.62)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $235,000 ($144.79)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $43,000 ($26.49)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $35,000 ($21.57)
    Special Assessments: $29,000 ($17.87)
    Rents: $28,000 ($17.25)
    General Revenue - Other: $17,000 ($10.47)
    Fines and Forfeits: $9,000 ($5.55)
    Donations From Private Sources: $4,000 ($2.46)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $303,000 ($186.69)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $666,000 ($410.35)
    Highways: $106,000 ($65.31)
    Other: $14,000 ($8.63)
  • Tax - Property: $513,000 ($316.08)
    Other: $31,000 ($19.10)
    Other Selective Sales: $30,000 ($18.48)
    Other License: $11,000 ($6.78)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $8,000 ($4.93)

Thorp government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,441,000 ($2736.29)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,481,000 ($2144.79)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,210,000 ($745.53)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $250,000 ($154.04)

Thorp government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $578,000 ($356.13)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,846,000 ($1753.54)

4.79% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,902 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.79%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Marathon County, WI  0.94% ($39,941 average AGI)
from Wood County, WI  0.62% ($39,449)
from Chippewa County, WI  0.47% ($36,797)
Businesses in Thorp, WI
NameCountNameCount
Ford1McDonald's1
La-Z-Boy1Subway1

Strongest AM radio stations in Thorp:

  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WAYY (790 AM; 5 kW; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WEAQ (1150 AM; 5 kW; CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WCCN (1370 AM; 5 kW; NEILLSVILLE, WI; Owner: CENTRAL WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOGO (680 AM; 3 kW; HALLIE, WI; Owner: STEWARDS OF SOUND, INC.)
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WLBL (930 AM; 5 kW; AUBURNDALE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Thorp:

  • WAXX (104.5 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WWIB (103.7 FM; HALLIE, WI; Owner: STEWARDS OF SOUND, INC.)
  • WCCN-FM (107.5 FM; NEILLSVILLE, WI; Owner: CENTRAL WISCONSIN B/CG INC.)
  • WQRB (95.1 FM; BLOOMER, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUEC (89.7 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WOSQ (92.3 FM; SPENCER, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WCFW (105.7 FM; CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI; Owner: BUSHLAND RADIO SPECIALTIES/WCFW)

TV broadcast stations around Thorp:

  • WEAU-TV (Channel 13; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WEAU LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WQOW-TV (Channel 18; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WXOW-WQOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • Thorp, Wisconsin
  • Fatal accident count18
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents30
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:2
  • Fatalities21
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents48
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Wisconsin average
  • Fatal accident count5561
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents8425
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2446
  • Fatalities6264
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents13818
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents444
See more detailed statistics of Thorp fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 98ft / 29.6mTotal length
  • 39,806Total average daily traffic
  • 3,054Total average daily truck traffic
  • 47,408Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Thorp, WI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 81990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Thorp, WI

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Thorp)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • 1 Mi W And 3/4 Mi N Int Hwy 29 & 73 (Lat: 44.969694 Lon: -90.820417), Call Sign: KEC556, Licensee ID: L00121910,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.205 MHz, Grant Date: 03/28/2002, Expiration Date: 05/06/2012, Cancellation Date: 07/07/2012, Registrant: Lou J Hein, 103 W Main St, Thorp, WI 54771, Phone: (715) 669-5355
  • Lat: 44.964222 Lon: -90.792667, Call Sign: WPVT606,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.450 MHz, 451.825 MHz, 452.050 MHz, 462.050 MHz, 463.450 MHz, Grant Date: 09/07/2012, Expiration Date: 08/16/2022, Certifier: Bruce J Bradley, Registrant: Mobile Radio Engineering Inc, 745 Boone Ave N, Golden Valley, MN 55427, Phone: (763) 544-3319, Fax: (763) 544-2078, Email:
  • Lat: 44.954167 Lon: -90.795083, Call Sign: WQHB603,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1200 MHz, Grant Date: 06/03/2017, Expiration Date: 06/20/2027, Certifier: Barkley Anderson, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E # 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • 418 E Stanley St (Lat: 44.959139 Lon: -90.795028), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WQLA963,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.875 MHz, Grant Date: 11/17/2009, Expiration Date: 11/17/2019, Certifier: Jason Hazuga, Registrant: Visiplex, Inc., 100 N Fairway Drive, Suite 120, Vernon Hills, IL 60061, Phone: (847) 918-0250, Fax: (847) 918-0259, Email:
  • 101 W Hill Street (Lat: 44.953583 Lon: -90.800417), Call Sign: WQOQ838,
    Assigned Frequencies: 469.212 MHz, 469.037 MHz, 469.237 MHz, 469.062 MHz, 469.262 MHz, 469.087 MHz, 469.287 MHz, 469.112 MHz, 469.312 MHz, 469.137 MHz... (+21 more), Grant Date: 12/30/2011, Expiration Date: 12/30/2021, Certifier: Todd D Perrin, Registrant: Panasonic System Networks Company, 5201 Tollview Dr.,E1-D9, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008-3711, Phone: (847) 637-4738, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • AP THORP, Thorp Site: N14966 Gorman Avenue (Lat: 44.961056 Lon: -90.759889), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.8 m, Overall height: 81.1 m, Call Sign: WQUU698,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, Grant Date: 10/17/2014, Expiration Date: 10/17/2024, Certifier: Steven A Regitz, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:
  • THORP, W9177 County Trunk Highway X (Lat: 44.958389 Lon: -90.774667), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 92.1 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WQVV367,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, Grant Date: 05/19/2015, Expiration Date: 05/19/2025, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • THORP, E Birch St & N Boardman St (Lat: 44.963417 Lon: -90.798500), Type: Tank, Structure height: 43 m, Call Sign: WRAU286, Licensee ID: L01632258,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6845.00 MHz, 6845.00 MHz, 6845.00 MHz, 6845.00 MHz, 6845.00 MHz, 6845.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/05/2018, Expiration Date: 03/05/2028, Certifier: John Ross, Registrant: County Of (Wisconsin) Clark, 517 Court St Room 306, Neillsville, WI 54456, Phone: (715) 743-5100, Fax: (715) 743-4350, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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  • Highway 29 3 Mile East Of Highway 73 (Lat: 44.948278 Lon: -90.740667), Call Sign: KNKI974,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.700 MHz, Grant Date: 04/30/2019, Expiration Date: 04/01/2029, Certifier: David A Asplin, Registrant: Vital Communication, Inc., 508 N Central Ave, Ste 105, Marshfield, WI 54449, Phone: (715) 387-1970, Email:
  • 0.5 Miles West Of Highway 73 And 0.1 Mile North Of Soo R.R. (Lat: 44.963833 Lon: -90.803444), Call Sign: KNKJ834, Licensee ID: L00314308,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.100 MHz, Grant Date: 08/21/2007, Expiration Date: 08/15/2017, Cancellation Date: 12/18/2012, Certifier: Vicki Schultheis, Registrant: Centurytel Of The Midwest - Wisconsin, LLC, 805 Broadway Suite 800, Vancouver, WA 98660, Phone: (360) 905-6839, Fax: (360) 905-5953, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Thorp)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: WILLIS GARY CHALLENGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 410P , Serial Number: 0400, Year manufactured: 1991, Airworthiness Date: 05/10/1991, Certificate Issue Date: 05/08/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Keith E Marshall, N14347 Fisher Ave, Thorp, WI 54771
  • Aircraft: WILLINGHAM DAVE L KOLB TWINSTAR (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5759 , Serial Number: TS-0083, Year manufactured: 1988, Airworthiness Date: 11/21/1988, Certificate Issue Date: 04/06/2006
    Registrant (Individual): James M Kaz, N14785 Bachelors Ave, Thorp, WI 54771
  • Aircraft: BUCKEYE AVIATION INC BREEZE LX (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582SER (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 8054V , Serial Number: 16412, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 10/24/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 07/27/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Ed Alexander Abramowicz, W15417 County Road F, Thorp, WI 54771

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Thorp, WI
  • 85.1%Utility gas
  • 5.1%Electricity
  • 4.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.7%Wood
  • 2.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Thorp, WI
  • 60.2%Utility gas
  • 32.2%Electricity
  • 6.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%No fuel used


Thorp compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 4 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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