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Population in 2010: 142. Population change since 2000: -30.7%
Males: 73  (51.4%)
Females: 69  (48.6%)

Median resident age:  55.8 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54542.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,958 (it was $31,250 in 2000)
Tipler:

$38,958
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,119

Tipler town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $96,997 (it was $57,500 in 2000)
Tipler:

$96,997
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $138,957; Detached houses: $172,829; Townhouses or other attached units: $49,858; Mobile homes: $70,312

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Tipler races chart
  • White alone - 139 (97.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (2.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Tipler: 138.3 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (24.9%), Irish (23.9%), French (18.5%), United States (7.8%), English (6.3%), Polish (4.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1537 feet

Land area: 42.8 square miles.

Population density: 3.3 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Tipler:

  • High school or higher: 63.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tipler town:

  • Never married: 15.2%
  • Now married: 59.4%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

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

Tipler town:  1.0% ($571)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Green Bay, WI (103.7 miles , pop. 102,313).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (202.7 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (288.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Gaastra, MI (2.7 miles ), Caspian, MI (2.8 miles ), Stambaugh, MI (3.0 miles ), Popple River, WI (3.1 miles) , Alvin, WI (3.2 miles) , Iron River, MI (3.2 miles ), Mineral Hills, MI (3.4 miles ), Alpha, MI (3.6 miles) .

Latitude: 45.95 N, Longitude: 88.62 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 906

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.3%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +29 (+16.5%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Wood products (19%)
  • Truck transportation (16%)
  • Metal and metal products (12%)
  • Office supplies and stationery stores (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (5%)
  • Personal and laundry services (26%)
  • Food and beverage stores (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (22%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (21%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (16%)
  • Construction laborers (11%)
  • Woodworkers (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (5%)
  • Cashiers (22%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (13%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (13%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (9%)
  • Personal appearance workers (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (9%)

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Tornado activity:

Tipler-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 46% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/25/1950, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.6 miles away from the Tipler town center killed 2 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/4/1986, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 33.4 miles away from the town center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Florence County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Tipler:

  • DICKINSON IRON DIST HELTH DEPT (Hospital, about 10 miles away; IRON RIVER, MI)
  • IRON RIVER CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; IRON RIVER, MI)
  • UNITED HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; IRON RIVER, MI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tipler:

  • Northern Michigan University (about 72 miles; Marquette, MI; Full-time enrollment: 7,952)
  • Michigan Technological University (about 81 miles; Houghton, MI; FT enrollment: 6,330)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 102 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 3,643)
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (about 104 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 4,962)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 108 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,041)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 110 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 8,352)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 117 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 3,092)

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Notable location: Florence County Park Campground (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Tipler: Maple Grove Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Lakes: Porcupine Lake (A), Lake of Dreams (B), Duck Lake (C), Johnson Pond (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Wisconsin Creek (A), Meadowbrook Creek (B), Johnson Creek (C), Huff Creek (D), Chuks Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Tipler: Wisconsin Slough State Natural Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Florence County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Average household size:
This town:  2.0 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  61.8%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.9%
Whole state:  7.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

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

16.0%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

11.0%
Whole state:

3.7%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Tipler, WI

3 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
5 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000

Tipler compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in 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 significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (78%)
  • Wood (14%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Utility gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Tipler town (based on Florence County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.39%
Here34.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodPentecostal Church of GodBaptist General ConferenceOther
Adherents68.1%9.8%6.9%5.6%9.7%
Congregations30.0%20.0%20.0%10.0%20.0%
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: 2
Florence County:

4.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.11 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Florence County:

8.43 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

14.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Florence County:

27.9%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

8.3%
State:

13.0%

7.08% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($52,119 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.08%
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 Dickinson County, MI  1.99% ($58,921 average AGI)
from Brown County, WI  0.79% ($18,933)


6.83% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,454 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.83%
Wisconsin average:

6.22%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Dickinson County, MI  2.05% ($38,103 average AGI)
to Marinette County, WI  0.68% ($31,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tipler:

  • WIKB (1230 AM; 1 kW; IRON RIVER, MI; Owner: NORTHLAND ADVERTISING, INC.)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WDBC (680 AM; 10 kW; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZAM (970 AM; 5 kW; ISHPEMING, MI)
  • WJMS (590 AM; 5 kW; IRONWOOD, MI; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WERL (950 AM; 1 kW; EAGLE RIVER, WI)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tipler:

  • WIKB-FM (99.1 FM; IRON RIVER, MI; Owner: NORTHLAND ADVERTISING, INC.)
  • WOBE (100.7 FM; CRYSTAL FALLS, MI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING OF IRON MOUNTAIN, INC.)
  • WHTO (106.7 FM; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: TODD STUART NOORDYK)
  • WJNR-FM (101.5 FM; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING OF IRON MOUNTAIN, INC.)
  • WVCM (91.5 FM; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: VCY AMERICA INC.)
  • WIMK (93.1 FM; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • W244AW (96.7 FM; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: FAMILY ED BC CORP OF DOOR CNTY WI)
  • W237AW (95.3 FM; IRON RIVER, MI; Owner: WRVM, INC.)
  • WEUL (98.1 FM; KINGSFORD, MI; Owner: GOSPEL OPPORTUNITIES, INC.)
  • WMVM (91.3 FM; GOODMAN, WI; Owner: WRVM, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Tipler:

  • WYOW (Channel 34; EAGLE RIVER, WI; Owner: WAOW-WYOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WJFW-TV (Channel 12; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: NORTHLAND TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W54AR (Channel 54; FENCE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KTTM (Channel 12; HURON, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIJ (Channel 4; CRANDON, WI; Owner: SELENKA COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WUPT-CA (Channel 25; CRYSTAL FALLS, MI; Owner: WESTERN UPPER PENINSULA TELEVISION, INC.)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total average daily traffic: 1,180
Total average daily truck traffic: 129
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 1,880


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB9MTY, Previous Call Sign: WB6QDW, Licensee ID: L01089167
    Grant Date: 11/29/2005, Expiration Date: 02/21/2016, Certifier: Edward L Jolicoeur
    Registrant: Edward L Jolicoeur, 470 Lily Pad Rd, Tipler, WI 54542
  • Call Sign: KE9D, Licensee ID: L00174884
    Grant Date: 08/16/2011, Expiration Date: 11/12/2021, Certifier: Roger W Moore
    Registrant: Roger W Moore, 5419 Dorzok Trail, Tipler, WI 54542-9631


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