Tomah, Wisconsin

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Population in 2019: 9,397 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +11.6%
 
Males: 5,006  (53.3%)
Females: 4,391  (46.7%)
Median resident age:

36.4 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.9 years

Zip codes: 54660.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $53,540 (it was $31,986 in 2000)
Tomah:

$53,540
WI:

$64,168

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $29,712 (it was $17,409 in 2000)

Tomah city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $131,685 (it was $71,200 in 2000)
Tomah:

$131,685
WI:

$197,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $141,747; detached houses: $160,930; in 2-unit structures: $212,079; mobile homes: $34,491

Median gross rent in 2019: $837.

March 2019 cost of living index in Tomah: 78.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.8%
(9.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.0% for Black residents, 7.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.2% for American Indian residents, 3.3% for other race residents, 32.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Tomah, WI (2019)
    • 8,21187.0%White alone
    • 4374.6%Hispanic
    • 4054.3%Black alone
    • 1431.5%American Indian alone
    • 1101.2%Two or more races
    • 921.0%Asian alone
    • 90.10%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 90.10%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 51 registered sex offenders living in Tomah, Wisconsin as of September 22, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Tomah is 185 to 1.


Crime rates in Tomah by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(11.6)
3
(34.2)
5
(56.7)
6
(69.0)
4
(44.9)
4
(43.8)
1
(10.9)
3
(32.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(31.9)
5
(53.0)
1
(10.6)
5
(53.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(34.7)
1
(11.4)
1
(11.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(22.5)
1
(10.9)
2
(21.8)
1
(10.7)
3
(32.0)
1
(10.7)
1
(10.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
13
(150.3)
18
(205.4)
14
(158.9)
18
(207.1)
29
(325.6)
19
(208.0)
18
(195.8)
20
(213.8)
21
(224.0)
23
(245.4)
17
(180.9)
18
(190.7)
12
(127.7)
19
(202.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
41
(473.9)
26
(296.7)
46
(522.0)
42
(483.2)
41
(460.3)
46
(503.7)
68
(739.8)
19
(203.1)
28
(298.6)
12
(128.0)
20
(212.8)
30
(317.8)
10
(106.5)
15
(159.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
445
(5,143)
359
(4,096)
343
(3,892)
253
(2,911)
397
(4,457)
289
(3,164)
449
(4,885)
265
(2,833)
219
(2,336)
193
(2,059)
198
(2,107)
206
(2,182)
199
(2,118)
171
(1,818)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
20
(231.2)
17
(194.0)
7
(79.4)
2
(23.0)
13
(145.9)
7
(76.6)
6
(65.3)
6
(64.1)
3
(32.0)
5
(53.3)
5
(53.2)
7
(74.1)
4
(42.6)
5
(53.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.7)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.6)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index307.1272.0279.2248.7352.4247.9306.8204.3171.3169.2168.3196.0129.7195.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Tomah, WI

Crime rate in Tomah detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 22 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Wisconsin average:

2.18
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Ancestries: German (35.9%), Norwegian (6.9%), American (6.4%), Irish (4.6%), Ghanaian (2.8%), Italian (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1883

Elevation: 980 feet

Land area: 7.33 square miles.

Population density: 1,282 people per square mile   (low).

Tomah, Wisconsin map

315 residents are foreign born (1.1% Latin America, 0.6% Europe, 0.5% Asia, 0.3% North America).

This city:

3.3%
Wisconsin:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,589 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,349 (2.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: La Crosse, WI (38.2 miles , pop. 51,818).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (84.0 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (206.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Tunnel City, WI (1.9 miles),
Oakdale, WI (2.5 miles ),
Adrian, WI (2.6 miles ),
Wyeville, WI (2.6 miles),
Warrens, WI (3.2 miles ),
Ridgeville, WI (3.3 miles ),
Wilton, WI (3.5 miles ),
Norwalk, WI (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 43.99 N, Longitude: 90.50 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,629 (+38.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,511 (56.6%)

Area code: 608

Distribution of median household income in Tomah, WI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Tomah, WI in 2019
Tomah satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $101,500
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $129,200
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $75,800
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $137,600
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $110,800
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $120,300
  • 2005: 23 buildings, average cost: $127,500
  • 2006: 21 buildings, average cost: $127,500
  • 2007: 16 buildings, average cost: $127,500
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $103,000
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $113,600
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $113,600
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $113,600
  • 2012: 14 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2013: 15 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2014: 17 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2015: 16 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2016: 15 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2017: 14 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2018: 15 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2019: 9 buildings, average cost: $226,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Tomah, WI residents
Average permit cost in Tomah, WI
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.1%
Wisconsin:

4.5%
Historical population in Tomah, WI
Historical housing units in Tomah, WI

Population change in the 1990s: +688 (+8.9%).
Most common industries in Tomah, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.4%)
  • Public administration (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Machinery (6.2%)
  • Construction (3.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (10.1%)
  • Machinery (9.2%)
  • Construction (7.3%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (6.2%)
  • Health care (6.2%)
  • Truck transportation (5.3%)
  • Food (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.5%)
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.3%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Tomah, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (5.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Registered nurses (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.2%)

Average climate in Tomah, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tomah, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 59.5. This is better than average.

City:

59.5
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 35.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.3
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

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

On 4/19/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.0 miles away from the Tomah city center killed one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.8 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tomah-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 30% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 192.7 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 406.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 295.5 miles away from the city 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 382.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 406.2 miles away from Tomah center
On 2/10/2010 at 09:59:35, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 172.5 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 Monroe County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 4, Landslides: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tomah topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Tomah:

  • HOSPICE TOUCH (321 ANN ST)
  • TOMAH MEM HSPTL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 321 BUTTS AVE)
  • TOMAH VA MEDICAL CENTER (Government Federal, 500 EAST VETERANS STREET)
  • TOMAH NURSING AND REHAB (1505 BUTTS AVE)
  • GUNDERSEN LUTHERAN RENAL DIALYSIS - TOMAH (321 BUTTS AVE)

Airports and heliports located in Tomah:

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Amtrak station:

TOMAH (W. WASHINGTON ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tomah:

  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (about 39 miles; La Crosse, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,837)
  • Western Technical College (about 39 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 3,377)
  • Viterbo University (about 39 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 2,848)
  • Mid-State Technical College (about 46 miles; Wisconsin Rapids, WI; FT enrollment: 2,128)
  • Winona State University (about 57 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 8,397)
  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (about 60 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 4,022)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 60 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 9,089)

Public high schools in Tomah:

Private high school in Tomah:

  • TOMAH BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 23, Location: 1701 HOLLISTER AVE, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Tomah:

Private elementary/middle school in Tomah:

  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 174, Location: 315 W MONROE ST, Grades: PK-8)
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Library in Tomah:

  • TOMAH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $399,664; Location: 716 SUPERIOR AVE.; 42,016 books; 2,411 audio materials; 4,712 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 127 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Tomah: Tomah Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Tomah Industrial Park (B), Tomah Area Ambulance Service (C), Veterans Affairs Fire Department (D), Tomah Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (E), Tomah Public Library (F), Tomah City Hall (G), Tomah Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 North Side (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Tomah include: Church of Christ (A), First Church of Christ Scientist (B), First Congregational Church (C), First United Methodist Church (D), Gloria Dei Lutheran Church (E), Saint Marys Catholic Church (F), Saint Marys Episcopal Church (G), Saint Pauls Evangelical Lutheran Church (H), Seventh Day Adventist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oak Grove Cemetery (1), Saint Marys Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lake Tomah 26 (A), Lake Tomah (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Deer Creek (A), Council Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Tomah include: Buckley Park (1), Butts Park (2), Fireman Park (3), Gillett PArk (4), Glendale Ball Park (5), Hiawatha Park (6), Jodi Circle Park (7), Lake Park (8), Recreation Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: J & M Cabinets LLC (Amusement & Theme Parks; 320 East Washington Street), Greater Tomah Area Chamber of Commerce (805 Superior Avenue), Chamber of Commerce - Convention & Visitors Bureau (805 Superior Avenue).

Hotels: Brentwood Inn (24318 Gopher Avenue), Hillside Motel (23101 State Highway 16), Holiday Inn (JCT I 94 & Highway 21), Econo Lodge Tomah (2005 North Superior), Comfort Inn Tomah (305 Wittig Road), Econo Lodge (Highway 12 & 21), Cranberry Country Lodge (319 Wittig Road), Americinn Lodge & Suites (750 Vandervort Street), Lark Inn (229 North Superior Avenue).

Birthplace of: Arthur Claude Ruge - Inventor, Frank Augustus Miller - Hotelier.

Monroe 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 Tomah and their reported violations in the past:

OPEN DOOR BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Check/Repeat/Confirmation - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-21-2005), St No addtl Formal Action needed (DEC-02-2005)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
SMITTYS OVERTIME TAVERN (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (NOV-06-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-06-2006), St Public Notif requested (NOV-06-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-16-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-18-2007)

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

  • ST JOHNS LUTHERAN CHURCH (Address: 21693 CTH A , Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RESTWELL INN (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OASIS CHURCH (Address: 22547 HWY 21 , Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

56.3%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.4%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Tomah in 2010:

  • 192 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 70 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 51 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Tomah in 2000:

  • 209 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 146 people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 87 people in nursing homes
  • 63 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 56 people in other group homes
  • 41 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 30 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 9 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

Banks with branches in Tomah (2011 data):

  • Farmers & Merchants Bank: at 1001 Superior Avenue, branch established on 1911/01/01; 1500 Superior Avenue Branch at 1500 North Superior Avenue, branch established on 2001/11/07. Info updated 2007/03/26: Bank assets: $192.9 mil, Deposits: $147.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: F. & M. Bancorp Of Tomah, Inc.
  • Timberwood Bank: Tomah Branch at 102 East Veterans Street, branch established on 1984/10/17; at 110 West Veterans Street, branch established on 1907/08/01. Info updated 2007/07/20: Bank assets: $175.0 mil, Deposits: $138.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Tomah Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Bank: Monowau Street at 120 West Monowau Street, branch established on 1996/07/22; at 1021 Superior Avenue, branch established on 1894/03/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $97.8 mil, Deposits: $87.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Partnership Community Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Tomah:

Marital status in Tomah, WI
  • Never married: 32.5%
  • Now married: 39.5%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 17.4%

For population 25 years and over in Tomah:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Wisconsin average:

10.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Tomah
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tomah, WI (based on Monroe County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,25010
Evangelical Protestant8,91641
Mainline Protestant4,46220
Other3044
None21,741-
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
Here:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Monroe County:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
This county:

4.88 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
Here:

7.44 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

8.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.1%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.4%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

53.9%
Wisconsin:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

53.2%
Wisconsin:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Tomah:

28.5
Wisconsin:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Tomah:

19.9%
Wisconsin:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

7.9%
Wisconsin:

10.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
Tomah:

35.7%
State:

34.0%

General health condition:
Here:

60.1%
State:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.2%
Wisconsin:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tomah, WI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2018)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 19$117,570$74,2550$0
Streets and Highways 10$40,559$48,6710$0
Health 8$40,887$61,33123$23,815
Other and Unallocable 6$25,810$51,6201$917
Sewerage 6$26,875$53,7500$0
Water Supply 5$22,484$53,9620$0
Local Libraries 5$19,368$46,4834$996
Parks and Recreation 5$20,770$49,8483$535
Other Government Administration 4$22,665$67,9959$3,100
Solid Waste Management 3$10,385$41,5400$0
Financial Administration 3$12,819$51,2760$0
Police - Other 2$7,812$46,87212$7,312
Judicial and Legal 1$3,926$47,1121$1,000
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$4,672$56,0640$0
Welfare 1$4,958$59,4961$848
Firefighters 0$0 31$6,499
Totals for Government 79$381,559$57,95885$45,021

Tomah government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,428,000 ($258.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $825,000 ($87.79)
    General - Other: $613,000 ($65.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $138,000 ($14.69)
    Libraries: $25,000 ($2.66)
    Health - Other: $18,000 ($1.92)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,509,000 ($267.00)
    Water Utilities: $1,955,000 ($208.05)
    Sewerage: $1,882,000 ($200.28)
    Health - Other: $1,572,000 ($167.29)
    Regular Highways: $1,496,000 ($159.20)
    Parks and Recreation: $680,000 ($72.36)
    General - Other: $490,000 ($52.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $475,000 ($50.55)
    Central Staff Services: $459,000 ($48.85)
    Libraries: $448,000 ($47.67)
    Transit Utilities: $414,000 ($44.06)
    Financial Administration: $258,000 ($27.46)
    Local Fire Protection: $223,000 ($23.73)
    Housing and Community Development: $186,000 ($19.79)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $122,000 ($12.98)
    General Public Buildings: $108,000 ($11.49)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $97,000 ($10.32)
    Natural Resources - Other: $93,000 ($9.90)
    Air Transportation: $24,000 ($2.55)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $587,000 ($62.47)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $638,000 ($67.89)
    Police Protection: $172,000 ($18.30)
    Regular Highways: $168,000 ($17.88)
    Central Staff Services: $68,000 ($7.24)

Tomah government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,886,000 ($307.12)
    Other: $1,365,000 ($145.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $184,000 ($19.58)
    Air Transportation: $14,000 ($1.49)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($0.32)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $303,000 ($32.24)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $413,000 ($43.95)
    Donations From Private Sources: $194,000 ($20.64)
    Fines and Forfeits: $186,000 ($19.79)
    Rents: $64,000 ($6.81)
    Special Assessments: $26,000 ($2.77)
    Sale of Property: $6,000 ($0.64)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,107,000 ($224.22)
    Transit Utilities: $146,000 ($15.54)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,817,000 ($193.36)
    Highways: $633,000 ($67.36)
    Other: $290,000 ($30.86)
    Education: $113,000 ($12.03)
    Transit Utilities: $4,000 ($0.43)
  • Tax - Property: $5,131,000 ($546.03)
    Other Selective Sales: $651,000 ($69.28)
    Other: $97,000 ($10.32)
    Other License: $81,000 ($8.62)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $32,000 ($3.41)
    Motor Vehicle License: $18,000 ($1.92)

Tomah government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,729,000 ($2312.33)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,430,000 ($1854.85)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,012,000 ($746.20)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,714,000 ($288.82)

5.88% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,664 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%

0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,236 average AGI)
Monroe County:

0.13%
Wisconsin average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from La Crosse County, WI  1.15% ($36,177 average AGI)
from Juneau County, WI  0.52% ($44,958)
from Vernon County, WI  0.33% ($34,542)


6.19% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,019 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.19%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to La Crosse County, WI  1.11% ($35,119 average AGI)
to Juneau County, WI  0.67% ($38,413)
to Vernon County, WI  0.34% ($30,393)
Businesses in Tomah, WI
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Long John Silver's1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Advance Auto Parts1Maurices1
AmericInn1McDonald's1
Arby's1Microtel1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Curves1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Slumberland1
Econo Lodge1Subway2
FedEx3Super 81
Ford1Taco Bell1
Goodwill2U-Haul3
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
Hilton1UPS3
Holiday Inn1Verizon Wireless1
KFC1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy2

Strongest AM radio stations in Tomah:

  • WTMB (1460 AM; 1 kW; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WKLJ (1290 AM; 5 kW; SPARTA, WI; Owner: SPARTA-TOMAH BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WKTY (580 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WIZM (1410 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCCN (1370 AM; 5 kW; NEILLSVILLE, WI; Owner: CENTRAL WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WLBL (930 AM; 5 kW; AUBURNDALE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tomah:

  • WXYM (96.1 FM; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOG (94.5 FM; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • WVCX (98.9 FM; TOMAH, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WCOW-FM (97.1 FM; SPARTA, WI; Owner: SPARTA-TOMAH BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRJC-FM (92.1 FM; MAUSTON, WI; Owner: WRJC, INCORPORATED)
  • WAXX (104.5 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WIZM-FM (93.3 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WHLA (90.3 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)

TV broadcast stations around Tomah:

  • WDLS-LP (Channel 35; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • WKBT (Channel 8; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: QUEENB TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WEAU-TV (Channel 13; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WEAU LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WXOW-TV (Channel 19; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: WXOW-WQOW TELEVISION, INC.)
Tomah fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Tomah fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 85Number of bridges
  • 561ft / 171mTotal length
  • $1,990,000Total costs
  • 568,948Total average daily traffic
  • 61,093Total average daily truck traffic
  • 663,715Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Tomah, WI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 61920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 391960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 72000-2009
  • 122010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Tomah, WI
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Tomah)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 138 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Tomah, WI)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 58 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tomah)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Tomah)

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 36. The highest number of fire incidents - 62 took place in 2012, and the least - 1 in 2006. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Tomah, WI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (38.8%), and Outside Fires (32.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Tomah, WI
    • 20738.8%Structure Fires
    • 17232.3%Outside Fires
    • 13325.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 213.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Tomah, WI

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Tomah, Wisconsin:

  • Econo Lodge, 2005 N Superior Ave, Tomah, Wisconsin 54660 , Phone: (608) 372-9100, Fax: (608) 372-6003
  • Comfort Inn, 305 Wittig Rd, Tomah, Wisconsin 54660 , Phone: (608) 372-6600, Fax: (608) 372-6600
  • Super 8 Motel Tomah, 1008 E Mccoy Blvd, Tomah, Wisconsin 54660 , Phone: (608) 372-3901, Fax: (608) 372-5792
  • Best Western Tomah Hotel, 1017 E Mccoy Blvd, Tomah, Wisconsin 54660 , Phone: (608) 372-3211, Fax: (608) 372-3243
  • Americinn Motel, 750 Vandervort St, Tomah, Wisconsin 54660 , Phone: (800) 634-3444, Fax: (608) 372-4200
  • Microtel Inn And Suites, 115 Andres St, Tomah, Wisconsin 54660 , Phone: (608) 374-2050, Fax: (608) 374-2356
  • Hampton Inn, 219 Buan St, Tomah, Wisconsin 54660 , Phone: (608) 374-3800, Fax: (608) 374-3808
  • Quality Inn Tomah, 305 Wittig Rd, Tomah, Wisconsin 54660 , Phone: (608) 372-6600
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Tomah, Wisconsin
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Tomah, WI
  • 90.8%Utility gas
  • 6.3%Electricity
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Tomah, WI
  • 51.3%Electricity
  • 46.6%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Other fuel
  • 0.7%No fuel used


Tomah compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Tomah on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse (population 1,000+)"
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