Tony, Wisconsin

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Population in 2013: 110 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.8%
Males: 62  (56.7%)
Females: 48  (43.3%)
Median resident age:  42.8 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip code: 54563

Estimated median household income in 2012: $25,468 (it was $21,563 in 2000)
Tony:

$25,468
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,651 (it was $16,328 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $69,892 (it was $44,200 in 2000)
Tony:

$69,892
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $99,389; Detached houses: $99,389
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  • White alone - 104 (92.0%)
  • Black alone - 7 (6.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.9%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.9%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Tony: 91.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (26.8%), Irish (26.0%), Norwegian (16.3%), United States (11.4%), English (4.9%), French Canadian (4.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1911

Elevation: 1230 feet

Land area: 2.03 square miles.

Population density: 54 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Tony:

  • High school or higher: 88.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tony village:

  • Never married: 8.0%
  • Now married: 53.2%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 16.7%
  • Divorced: 20.7%

1 residents are foreign born

This village:  1.1%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,250 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,083 (2.0%)

Tony satellite photo by USGS

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

Tony household income distribution Tony home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.5%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -9 (-7.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Other services, except public administration (42%)
  • Retail trade (29%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Manufacturing (54%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)

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 Tony 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 the city 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 Tony 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 (12).
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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Birthplace of: Jim Leonhard - 2005 NFL player (Buffalo Bills, born: Oct 27, 1982).

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

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)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 33.3%
(24.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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

Tony compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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 significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (54%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (25%)
  • Other fuel (10%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Wood (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Tony village (based on Rusk County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.17%
Here: 48.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents49.2%20.5%6.5%5.3%3.5%
Congregations20.5%10.3%5.1%12.8%7.7%
NameLutheran ChurchUnited Church of ChristNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsMennonite; Other GroupsOther
Adherents3.1%2.9%1.9%1.8%5.3%
Congregations5.1%7.7%2.6%7.7%20.5%
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
Rusk County:

4.16 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This 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%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$853
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$2,314
Sewerage 0$0 1$1,285
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,285
Totals for Government 0$0 10$5,737

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $10,000 ($90.91)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,000 ($9.09)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $32,000 ($290.91)
    Fire Protection: $26,000 ($236.36)
    Regular Highways: $16,000 ($145.45)
    Housing & Community Development: $11,000 ($100.00)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($72.73)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($72.73)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($45.45)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($27.27)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($27.27)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($36.36)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $20,000 ($181.82)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($145.45)

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

  • Charges - Housing & Community Development: $13,000 ($118.18)
    Sewerage: $13,000 ($118.18)
    All Other: $6,000 ($54.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $0 ($0.00)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $2,000 ($18.18)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($9.09)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $14,000 ($127.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $37,000 ($336.36)
    Highways: $9,000 ($81.82)
  • Tax - Property: $18,000 ($163.64)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $260,000 ($2363.64)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $11,000 ($100.00)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $8,000 ($72.73)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $257,000 ($2336.36)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $3,000 ($27.27)
    Other, NEC: $3,000 ($27.27)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $41,000 ($372.73)

4.82% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,695 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.82%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Chippewa County, WI  0.68% ($35,842 average AGI)
from Barron County, WI  0.63% ($24,543)
from Eau Claire County, WI  0.38% ($25,095)


5.19% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,746 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.19%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Eau Claire County, WI  0.78% ($27,295 average AGI)
to Barron County, WI  0.59% ($27,061)
to Chippewa County, WI  0.59% ($27,273)

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
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 3,100
Total average daily truck traffic: 310
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 5,800

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: 03/09/2005, Expiration Date: 03/09/2015
    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: 04/12/2006, Expiration Date: 04/12/2016, 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:

1
  • 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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 3, 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
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Richard H Pedersen, N6490 Cth I, Tony, WI 54563, Other Owners: Karen M Pedersen
  • Aircraft: HEIRONIMUS ROGER L SWICK-T (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 50AH , Serial Number: 110, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 05/21/2003
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Roger L Trustee Heironimus, W6304 Lakeshore Dr, Tony, WI 54563, Other Owners: Marion A Trustee Heironimus
  • 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

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