Tomahawk, Wisconsin

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Population in 2012: 3,339 (85% urban, 15% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.4%
 
Males: 1,509  (45.2%)
Females: 1,830  (54.8%)
Median resident age:  44.8 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54487.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,543 (it was $33,986 in 2000)
Tomahawk:

$46,543
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,334 (it was $17,277 in 2000)

Tomahawk city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $140,664 (it was $79,100 in 2000)
Tomahawk:

$140,664
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $153,392; Detached houses: $162,848; In 2-unit structures: $97,632; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $249,702; Mobile homes: $28,590

Median gross rent in 2012: $578.

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  • White alone - 3,327 (97.4%)
  • Asian alone - 29 (0.8%)
  • Hispanic - 16 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 11 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.2%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.09%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Tomahawk: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (39.0%), Irish (9.6%), Norwegian (5.6%), Swedish (5.3%), Polish (5.0%), French (4.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1891

Elevation: 1450 feet

Land area: 7.44 square miles.

Population density: 449 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Tomahawk,WI real estate house value index trend

Tomahawk, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Tomahawk:

  • High school or higher: 89.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tomahawk city:

  • Never married: 15.2%
  • Now married: 57.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 12.5%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

48 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.4%
Wisconsin:  4.8%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Tomahawk, Wisconsin as of January 26, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Tomahawk to the number of sex offenders is 26 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,438 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,637 (1.7%)

Tomahawk satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eau Claire, WI (97.3 miles , pop. 61,704).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (166.8 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (271.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Bradley, WI (1.3 miles ), King, WI (2.3 miles ), Skanawan, WI (2.6 miles ), Nokomis, WI (2.7 miles ), Woodboro, WI (3.2 miles ), Birch, WI (3.2 miles ), Rock Falls, WI (3.4 miles ), Little Rice, WI (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 22 buildings, average cost: $76,900
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $87,800
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $112,400
  • 2000: 18 buildings, average cost: $89,100
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $139,100
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $142,100
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $107,800
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $133,700
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $182,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $152,800
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $184,800
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $248,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 45.47 N, Longitude: 89.73 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +821 (+24.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 702 (49.1%)

Area code: 715

Tomahawk household income distribution Tomahawk home values distribution

Crime rates in Tomahawk by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000110000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.027.027.40.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000010002000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.026.00.00.00.054.30.00.00.0
Robberies 010000010000
per 100,000 0.026.10.00.00.00.00.027.40.00.00.00.0
Assaults 171557913578543
per 100,000 447.7392.2131.3182.6233.9338.3134.8191.9217.2139.7117.288.5
Burglaries 323533191532142315141614
per 100,000 842.8915.0866.4495.7389.9832.7377.6630.7407.2391.1468.9413.0
Thefts 13712815510310783107105111863536
per 100,000 3608.13346.44069.32687.22781.42159.82885.72879.13013.02402.21025.81061.9
Auto thefts 5946479611085
per 100,000 131.7235.3105.0156.5104.0182.1242.7164.527.1279.3234.5147.5
Arson 01N/A100000001
per 100,000 0.026.1N/A26.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.029.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 292.9292.6249.2184.6207.1219.1233.8264.5229.9167.8112.197.4

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

Crime rate in Tomahawk detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
Wisconsin average:

2.22
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.2%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +417 (+12.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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

Average climate in Tomahawk, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Tomahawk-area historical tornado activity is below Wisconsin state average. It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/25/1950, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.4 miles away from the Tomahawk city center killed 2 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1953, a category F4 tornado 33.4 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 24 people.

Earthquake activity:

Tomahawk-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 97% 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 305.7 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 280.8 miles away from Tomahawk center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 317.9 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 260.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 506.0 miles away from Tomahawk center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 435.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lincoln County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tomahawk topographic map

Birthplace of: Mike Webster - Football player, Merton W. Baker - General.

Hospitals and medical centers in Tomahawk:

  • SACRED HEART HOSPITAL (216 NORTH 7TH ST)
  • SACRED HEART HSPTL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 401 W MOHAWK DR STE 100)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-GOLDEN AGE (720 E KINGS RD)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-RIVERVIEW (428 N 6TH ST)

Airports located in Tomahawk:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tomahawk:

  • Northcentral Technical College (about 35 miles; Wausau, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,356)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 66 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 9,089)
  • Mid-State Technical College (about 75 miles; Wisconsin Rapids, WI; FT enrollment: 2,128)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 99 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 10,143)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 99 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 4,038)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 104 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 6,069)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 104 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 5,682)

Public high school in Tomahawk:

  • Tomahawk Hi (Students: 481; Location: 1048 E Kings Rd; Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Tomahawk:

  • Tomahawk El (Students: 536; Location: 1048 E Kings Rd; Grades: KG-5)
  • Tomahawk Mid (Students: 333; Location: 1048 E Kings Rd; Grades: 6-8)

Private elementary/middle school in Tomahawk:

  • ST MARYS SCHOOL (Students: 117; Location: 110 N 7TH ST; Grades: PK - 5)
See full list of schools located in Tomahawk

Library in Tomahawk:

  • TOMAHAWK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $393,916; Location: 300 W. LINCOLN AVE.; 53,180 books; 8,805 e-books; 7,082 audio materials; 4,250 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 8 other licensed databases; 105 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Tomahawk: Tomahawk City Hall (A), Lincoln County Emergency Medical Services Tomahawk (B), Tomahawk Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Tomahawk include: Assembly of God Tabernacle (A), Evangelical Covenant Church (B), First Church of Christ Scientist (C), First Congregational Church (D), Grace Lutheran Church (E), Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church (F), Saint Barnabas Episcopal Church (G), Saint Marys Roman Catholic Church (H), Saint Pauls Evangelical Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lakes and reservoirs: Spring Pond (A), Sawdys Pond (B), Mirror Lake (C), Bullhead Pond (D), Jersey City Flowage 557 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Muskellunge Creek (A), Tomahawk River (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Tomahawk include: Bradley Park (1), Memorial Park (2), Pride Park (3), Sara Park (4), Washington Park (5), Water Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Brown's Amusements (Amusement & Theme Parks; N11417 Half Moon Road).

Hotels: Best Western Lake Aire Motel (North 11925 Country Road L), Best Western Lake-Aire Motel & Resort (North 11925 Business Highway 51), Bridge Inn - Motel (15 Deer Park Road), Alamo Plaza Motel (411 Southgate Dr), Motel Nokomis (N11750 County Road L).

Court: Lincoln County Clerk Of Court (310 West Wisconsin Avenue).

Lincoln County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2011 was 63.8. This is about average.

City:

63.8
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2011 was 31.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.7
U.S.:

32.0

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

MIDGET SPORTS CLUB (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between OCT-2003 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St No addtl Formal Action needed (NOV-23-2004)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
MORANS LANDING COTTAGES (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUN-26-1997), St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-30-1997), St Compliance achieved (JUL-03-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
MORANS LANDING TAVERN (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
MR EDS CORRAL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-20-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-20-1997), St Compliance achieved (DEC-08-1997), St Tech Assistance Visit (JAN-20-1998)
OAKS PUB (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
LAST CHANCE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-21-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-21-2003), St Boil Water Order (FEB-21-2003), St Compliance achieved (MAR-10-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (SEP-09-1999), St Public Notif requested (SEP-09-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-09-1999), St Compliance achieved (SEP-14-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between MAY-2003 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Other (JUL-01-2004)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
R&R GATORS (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
NORMAS 2 (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

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

  • NORTH FOREST CAMPGROUND 2 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORTH FOREST CAMPGROUND 1 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NOKOMIS INN (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.2%
(15.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.1%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.8%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
123 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
17 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Tomahawk in 2000:

  • 138 people in nursing homes
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in other group homes
  • 5 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Tomahawk, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Tomahawk compared to Wisconsin 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 significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Tomahawk (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank: Tomahawk Branch at 227 West Wisconsin Avenue, branch established on 1903/05/01; North Bay Branch at 662 North 4th Street, branch established on 1990/08/27. 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.
  • Tomahawk Community Bank S.S.B.: Tomahawk Community Bank S.S.b. at 15 East Wisconsin Avenue, branch established on 1920/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $80.4 mil, Deposits: $70.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices
  • River Valley Bank: Tomahawk Office at 1218 N 4th St, branch established on 1997/06/11. Info updated 2007/11/20: Bank assets: $984.4 mil, Deposits: $839.5 mil, headquarters in Wausau, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: River Valley Bancorporation, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Tomahawk, Wisconsin:

  • Super 8 Motel, 108 W Mohawk Dr, Tomahawk, WI 54487 , Phone: (715) 453-5210, Fax: (715) 453-9700
  • Comfort Inn, 1738 E Comfort Dr, Tomahawk, WI 54487 , Phone: (715) 453-8900, Fax: (715) 453-5030
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Tomahawk, Wisconsin

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Tomahawk travel time to work - commute Tomahawk mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Tomahawk city (based on Lincoln County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 68.31%
Here: 68.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
Adherents33.8%29.8%14.9%7.7%4.6%
Congregations10.0%20.0%10.0%7.5%10.0%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodVineyard USAPresbyterian Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.9%1.3%1.1%1.1%2.8%
Congregations7.5%5.0%2.5%2.5%25.0%
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: 6
Lincoln County:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

8.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
Here:

11.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

28.9%
Wisconsin:

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

15.2%
State:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,325$39,9000$0
Other Government Administration 1$4,264$51,16815$1,871
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,979
Police Protection - Officers 7$26,876$46,0730$0
Police - Other 1$2,327$27,9246$7,304
Firefighters 0$0 26$4,308
Streets and Highways 6$18,642$37,2840$0
Sewerage 2$10,094$60,5640$0
Parks and Recreation 2$7,317$43,9020$0
Water Supply 2$6,452$38,7120$0
Local Libraries 4$9,631$28,8934$3,367
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$695
Totals for Government 26$88,928$41,04453$19,524

Tomahawk government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $2,760,000 ($826.59)
    Regular Highways: $406,000 ($121.59)
    General Public Buildings: $46,000 ($13.78)
    Parks & Recreation: $40,000 ($11.98)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $554,000 ($165.92)
    Sewerage: $506,000 ($151.54)
    Regular Highways: $485,000 ($145.25)
    Water Utilities: $343,000 ($102.73)
    Libraries: $306,000 ($91.64)
    Fire Protection: $227,000 ($67.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $202,000 ($60.50)
    Parks & Recreation: $179,000 ($53.61)
    Financial Administration: $108,000 ($32.35)
    Central Staff Services: $92,000 ($27.55)
    General - Other: $91,000 ($27.25)
    General Public Buildings: $24,000 ($7.19)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $23,000 ($6.89)
    Air Transportation: $21,000 ($6.29)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $18,000 ($5.39)
    Health Services - Other: $2,000 ($0.60)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $193,000 ($57.80)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Solid Waste Management: $79,000 ($23.66)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($3.59)
    General: $11,000 ($3.29)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Solid Waste Management: $208,000 ($62.29)
    General: $138,000 ($41.33)
    Regular Highways: $45,000 ($13.48)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($0.90)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,000 ($0.60)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($0.60)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($0.30)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $21,000 ($6.29)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,235,000 ($369.87)

Tomahawk government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $483,000 ($144.65)
    Regular Highways: $37,000 ($11.08)
    Parks & Recreation: $35,000 ($10.48)
    All Other: $12,000 ($3.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.30)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $21,000 ($6.29)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $284,000 ($85.06)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $357,000 ($106.92)
    Interest Earnings: $90,000 ($26.95)
    Special Assessments: $49,000 ($14.68)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $244,000 ($73.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $893,000 ($267.45)
    Highways: $238,000 ($71.28)
    Housing & Community Development: $42,000 ($12.58)
    All Other: $37,000 ($11.08)
  • Tax - Property: $1,136,000 ($340.22)
    Other Selective Sales: $45,000 ($13.48)
    NEC: $38,000 ($11.38)

Tomahawk government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,723,000 ($1414.50)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $2,201,000 ($659.18)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,315,000 ($992.81)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $3,138,000 ($939.80)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $471,000 ($141.06)

Tomahawk government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,774,000 ($830.79)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $99,000 ($29.65)

4.80% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200537,888 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.80%
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 Marathon County, WI  1.40% ($33,509 average AGI)
from Oneida County, WI  0.34% ($37,875)
from Langlade County, WI  0.16% ($30,474)


5.72% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200631,095 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
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 Marathon County, WI  1.72% ($28,839 average AGI)
to Oneida County, WI  0.45% ($29,778)
to Dane County, WI  0.21% ($24,520)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tomahawk:

  • WJJQ (810 AM; daytime; 1 kW; TOMAHAWK, WI; Owner: GREGORY A & MARGARUITE S ALBERT)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WLKD (1570 AM; 5 kW; MINOCQUA, WI; Owner: RAVEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WRIG (1390 AM; 10 kW; SCHOFIELD, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJMT (730 AM; 1 kW; MERRILL, WI; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOBT (1240 AM; 1 kW; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tomahawk:

  • WJJQ-FM (92.5 FM; TOMAHAWK, WI; Owner: GREGORY A & MARGARUITE S ALBERT)
  • WRLO-FM (105.3 FM; ANTIGO, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WYCO (107.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: SEEHAFER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHDG (97.5 FM; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: RAVEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHRM (90.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WDEZ (101.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: W R I G, INC.)
  • WIFC (95.5 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WMZK (104.1 FM; MERRILL, WI; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING, 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)
  • WRHN (100.1 FM; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WMQA-FM (95.9 FM; MINOCQUA, WI; Owner: RAVEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCLQ (89.5 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: CHRISTIAN LIFE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Tomahawk:

  • WYOW (Channel 34; EAGLE RIVER, WI; Owner: WAOW-WYOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WJFW-TV (Channel 12; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: NORTHLAND TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTPX (Channel 46; ANTIGO, WI; Owner: PAXSON WAUSAU LICENSE, INC.)
  • WLEF-TV (Channel 36; PARK FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WFXS (Channel 55; WITTENBERG, WI; Owner: DAVIS TELEVISION WAUSAU, LLC)
  • W31BA (Channel 31; MINOCQUA, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W04CS (Channel 4; CRANDON, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Tomahawk, Wisconsin:
  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 11
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 21
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Wisconsin average:
  • Fatal accident count: 85
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 127
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 36
  • Fatalities: 92
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 211
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

Tomahawk fatal accident list:

Sep 15, 2001 03:20 AM, Sr-86, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 9, 1997 09:23 PM, 51, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Mar 31, 1993 05:18 PM, B51, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Jan 24, 1986 06:08 PM, 12, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 20, 1985 02:08 AM, Cc, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 2
Jul 12, 1978 09:53 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 138 meters (453ft)
Total average daily traffic: 43,900
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,937

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Tomahawk)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Tomahawk, WI)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • NOKOMIS, Cruisers Road And County Road N (Lat: 45.574056 Lon: -89.677917), Type: Tower, Structure height: 82 m, Call Sign: WQIX877
    Assigned Frequencies: 6855.00 MHz, 6765.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/16/2008, Expiration Date: 06/16/2018, Certifier: Ken Kortenhof
    Registrant: Oneida County Emergency Management, 2000 E Winnebago St, Rhinelander, WI 54501, Phone: (715) 361-5167, Fax: (715) 361-5223, Email:
  • TOMAHAWK, Crnr Railway St&wisc. Ave (Lat: 45.471611 Lon: -89.734833), Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WDD51
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/06/1987, Expiration Date: 12/10/1997, Cancellation Date: 12/10/1997
    Registrant: Gte North Incorporated, Mc:hqb07a12, Irving, TX 75015-2210

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • Tomahawk Regional Airport-W7350 River Rd (Lat: 45.468056 Lon: -89.809444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 11 m, Call Sign: WPZZ651
    Assigned Frequencies: 118.250 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/23/2009, Expiration Date: 04/16/2019
    Registrant: Northway Communicatiions Inc., 105 East Oak Street, Wausau, WI 54401, Phone: (715) 842-0841, Fax: (715) 848-1413, Email:
  • W7350 South River Road-Tomahawk Regional Airport (Lat: 45.467417 Lon: -89.802917), Type: Bant, Structure height: 4 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQMK277
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/31/2010, Expiration Date: 08/31/2020, Certifier: Dean Clark
    Registrant: Aviation Spectrum Resources Inc, 2551 Riva Rd, Annapolis, MD 21401, Phone: (410) 266-2132, Fax: (410) 573-3003, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

102 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tomahawk)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

35 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Tomahawk)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 16
  • Hazardous Condition: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Tomahawk

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Tomahawk, WI
Businesses in Tomahawk, WI
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Best Western1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rodeway Inn1
Decora Cabinetry4Super 81
FedEx3U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
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