Tony, Wisconsin

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Population in 2017: 103 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.9%
Males: 44  (43.4%)
Females: 59  (56.6%)
Median resident age:

55.9 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.5 years

Zip code: 54563

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,488 (it was $21,563 in 2000)
Tony:

$40,488
WI:

$59,305

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,399 (it was $16,328 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $90,665 (it was $44,200 in 2000)
Tony:

$90,665
WI:

$178,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $104,143; detached houses: $104,400

Median gross rent in 2017: $957.

March 2019 cost of living index in Tony: 87.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.5%
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  • Races in Tony, WI (2010)
    • 10492.0%White alone
    • 76.2%Black alone
    • 10.9%American Indian alone
    • 10.9%Hispanic



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Tony, Wisconsin as of December 09, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Tony is 100 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (43.1%), Polish (13.8%), Norwegian (12.1%), Scandinavian (6.9%), American (5.2%), Czech (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1911

Elevation: 1230 feet

Land area: 2.03 square miles.

Population density: 51 people per square mile   (very low).

Tony, Wisconsin map

2 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.9%
Wisconsin:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,376 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $911 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eau Claire, WI (52.1 miles , pop. 61,704).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (109.5 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (301.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Grow, WI (2.1 miles ),
Glen Flora, WI (2.2 miles),
Ladysmith, WI (2.3 miles ),
Flambeau, WI (2.3 miles ),
True, WI (2.4 miles ),
Conrath, WI (2.6 miles),
Ingram, WI (3.0 miles),
Cedar Rapids, WI (3.3 miles)

Latitude: 45.48 N, Longitude: 90.99 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 715

Distribution of median household income in Tony, WI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Tony, WI in 2017

Tony satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.7%
Wisconsin:

3.3%

Average climate in Tony, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Tony-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Wisconsin state average. It is 18% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/30/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.2 miles away from the Tony village center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1953, a category F4 tornado 27.9 miles away from the village center killed 2 people and injured 24 people.

Earthquake activity:

Tony-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 244.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 256.8 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 297.3 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 421.6 miles away from Tony center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 284.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 197.9 miles away from the city 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 Rusk County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Tony:

  • LADYSMITH NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LADYSMITH, WI)
  • RUSK CTY DEPT OF HLTH AND HUMAN SVCS (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; LADYSMITH, WI)
  • INDIANHEAD HOME HLTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; LADYSMITH, WI)
  • RUSK CTY MEM HSPTL NH (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LADYSMITH, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tony:

  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (about 49 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,414)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 54 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 10,143)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 54 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 4,038)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 62 miles; Menomonie, WI; FT enrollment: 8,120)
  • Northcentral Technical College (about 75 miles; Wausau, WI; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (about 91 miles; River Falls, WI; FT enrollment: 5,868)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 96 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 9,089)

Public high schools in Tony:

  • FLAMBEAU HIGH (Students: 197, Location: N4540 COUNTY RD I, Grades: 9-12)
  • WHITETAIL ACADEMY (Students: 8, Location: N4540 COUNTY RD I, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)

Public elementary/middle schools in Tony:

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

Birthplace of: Jim Leonhard - 2005 NFL player (Buffalo Bills, born: Oct 27, 1982).

Rusk 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 Tony that have no violations reported:

  • REEL LIVIN CAMPGROUND (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.4 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

61.7%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

12.8%
Whole state:

7.3%


No gay or lesbian households reported

2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Tony:

Marital status in Tony, WI
  • Never married: 17.9%
  • Now married: 51.2%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 18.3%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

For population 25 years and over in Tony:

  • High school or higher: 79.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Wisconsin average:

10.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tony, WI (based on Rusk County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,2568
Evangelical Protestant2,19022
Mainline Protestant2,05913
Other11
None7,249-
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: 6
This county:

4.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Rusk County:

8.32 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

8.3%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Rusk County:

29.2%
Wisconsin:

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

16.2%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

41.2%
Wisconsin:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Tony:

41.9%
Wisconsin:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.2
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Tony:

14.7%
Wisconsin:

21.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
Tony:

23.8%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
Tony:

55.6%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

82.3%
Wisconsin:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tony, 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
Airports 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$853
Sewerage 0$0 1$1,285
Correction 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$2,314
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,285
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 10$5,737

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $41,000 ($398.06)
    Local Fire Protection: $24,000 ($233.01)
    Sewerage: $14,000 ($135.92)
    General - Other: $12,000 ($116.50)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($97.09)
    Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($87.38)
    General Public Buildings: $6,000 ($58.25)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($38.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($19.42)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($184.47)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $5,000 ($48.54)
    Other - General - Other: $3,000 ($29.13)
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($9.71)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $23,000 ($223.30)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $25,000 ($242.72)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,000 ($19.42)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $26,000 ($252.43)
    Rents: $10,000 ($97.09)
    General Revenue - Other: $8,000 ($77.67)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($29.13)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $9,000 ($87.38)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $43,000 ($417.48)
    Highways: $11,000 ($106.80)
  • Tax - Property: $18,000 ($174.76)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($9.71)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $386,000 ($3747.57)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $316,000 ($3067.96)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,000 ($679.61)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $120,000 ($1165.05)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $28,000 ($271.84)

4.91% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,092 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.91%
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 Barron County, WI  1.08% ($35,017 average AGI)
to Chippewa County, WI  0.95% ($37,830)
to Eau Claire County, WI  0.58% ($42,438)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tony:

  • WLDY (1340 AM; 1 kW; LADYSMITH, WI; Owner: FLAMBEAU BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WAQE (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHSM (910 AM; 5 kW; HAYWARD, WI; Owner: QB BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WAYY (790 AM; 5 kW; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tony:

  • WJBL (93.1 FM; LADYSMITH, WI; Owner: FLAMBEAU BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWIB (103.7 FM; HALLIE, WI; Owner: STEWARDS OF SOUND, INC.)
  • WAXX (104.5 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WOJB (88.9 FM; RESERVE, WI; Owner: LAC COURTE OREILLES OJIBWA PUBLIC)

TV broadcast stations around Tony:

  • W63AR (Channel 63; LADYSMITH, WI; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLEF-TV (Channel 36; PARK FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WEAU-TV (Channel 13; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WEAU LICENSEE CORP.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 49ft / 15.3mTotal length
  • $377,000Total costs
  • 3,797Total average daily traffic
  • 310Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,566Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3
  • Rusk County Airport (Lat: 45.499139 Lon: -91.001806), Type: Building, Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: WOH8,
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz, Grant Date: 12/23/1999, Expiration Date: 12/14/2004, Cancellation Date: 02/19/2005, Registrant: County Of Rusk, W6371 Airport Rd, Tony, WI 54563
  • On Airport Property (Lat: 45.493361 Lon: -90.998472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 11.3 m, Call Sign: WQCI231,
    Assigned Frequencies: 118.125 MHz, Grant Date: 04/01/2015, Expiration Date: 03/09/2025, Registrant: Northway Communications Inc., 105 East Oak Street, Wausau, WI 54401, Phone: (715) 842-0841, Fax: (715) 848-1413, Email:
  • Rusk County Airport (Lat: 45.499139 Lon: -91.001806), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WQET784,
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz, Grant Date: 05/05/2016, Expiration Date: 04/12/2026, Certifier: Michael Naczas, Registrant: Northway Communications Inc., 105 East Oak Street, Wausau, WI 54401, Phone: (715) 842-0841, Fax: (715) 848-1413, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KG9RA, Previous Call Sign: KG9MV, Licensee ID: L00138845, Grant Date: 09/30/1999, Expiration Date: 09/30/2009, Cancellation Date: 07/24/2004, Certifier: James V Staatz, Registrant: James V Staatz, W5414 Progressive Road, Tony, WI 54563-9695
  • Call Sign: KC9NMD, Licensee ID: L01393273, Grant Date: 12/04/2018, Expiration Date: 12/04/2028, Certifier: Brandon M Brookshaw, Registrant: Brandon M Brookshaw, N5387 Walnut Street, Tony, WI 54563

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1585E , Serial Number: 7AC5150, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 07/05/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 11/21/1986
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Richard H Pedersen, N6490 Cth I, Tony, WI 54563, Other Owners: Karen M Pedersen
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BF (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5052M , Serial Number: 10352, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): Osborne Luke, Rusk County Airport, Tony, WI 54563
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8601B , Serial Number: 36301, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 10/31/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 09/05/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Gerald E Sillman, W6179 Mae West Rd, Tony, WI 54563
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/06/2019

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Tony, WI
  • 44.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 38.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.5%Utility gas
  • 4.3%Electricity
  • 4.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Tony, WI
  • 41.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 41.7%Wood
  • 16.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Tony compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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