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Population in 2010: 932. Population change since 2000: +5.3%
 

Males: 466  (50.0%)
Females: 466  (50.0%)

Median resident age:  48.6 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54888.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,266 (it was $35,069 in 2000)
Trego:

$41,266
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,012

Trego town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $160,604 (it was $93,600 in 2000)
Trego:

$160,604
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $190,085; Detached houses: $205,489; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $398,545; Mobile homes: $105,191
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Trego races chart
  • White alone - 891 (95.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 16 (1.7%)
  • Two or more races - 11 (1.2%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 4 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Trego: 165.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (39.0%), Irish (14.2%), Norwegian (13.9%), English (9.6%), Italian (7.8%), Swedish (7.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1086 feet

Land area: 35.9 square miles.

Population density: 26 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Trego:

  • High school or higher: 84.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Trego town:

  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 64.3%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

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

Trego town:  1.3% ($1,228)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
Trego satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Duluth, MN (61.5 miles , pop. 86,918).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (90.9 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (349.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Casey, WI (2.5 miles ), Springbrook, WI (2.5 miles ), Spooner, WI (2.6 miles ), Crystal, WI (2.6 miles ), Gull Lake, WI (2.8 miles) , Beaver Brook, WI (3.1 miles ), Chicog, WI (3.3 miles ), Bashaw, WI (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 45.91 N, Longitude: 91.83 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The Wild River City

Area code commonly used in this area: 715

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.0%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +162 (+22.4%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Wood products (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Food processing workers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)

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Average climate in Trego, Wisconsin

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Tornado activity:

Trego-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Wisconsin state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/18/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.8 miles away from the Trego town center killed 2 people and injured 16 people and caused $10 million in damages.

On 6/4/1958, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 60.2 miles away from the town center killed 21 people and injured 74 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Trego:

  • HEARTS OF GOLD (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; SHELL LAKE, WI)
  • INDIANHEAD MED CTR (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 13 miles away; SHELL LAKE, WI)

Political contributions by individuals in Trego, WI

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Trego:

  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 58 miles; Superior, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,160)
  • Lake Superior College (about 62 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth (about 64 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 9,823)
  • The College of Saint Scholastica (about 64 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,184)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 73 miles; Menomonie, WI; FT enrollment: 7,101)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 79 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 9,913)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 80 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 3,059)

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Creeks: Potato Creek (A), Little Mackay Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Trego: Trego Lake County Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Ackley Novelty CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; W5627 Dexter Street).

 
Washburn 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 Trego and their reported violations in the past:

LOG CABIN RESORT (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
MAC LAKE STORE AND TAVERN (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-05-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-05-2003), St Boil Water Order (JUN-05-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUL-14-2003), St Public Notif received (DEC-20-2004), St Public Notif issued (DEC-20-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between DEC-2003 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Other (DEC-21-2005)
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between AUG-2003 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St No addtl Formal Action needed (DEC-08-2004)
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between JUN-05-2003 and DEC-20-2004, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-31-2003), St Other (DEC-04-2004), St Compliance achieved (DEC-20-2004)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations

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

  • PRIME BAR FAMILY DINING INC (Address: PO BOX 70, Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PAPPYS LEATHER NECKS (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  72.3%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.0%
Whole state:  7.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

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

15.1%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

8.4%
Whole state:

3.7%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Trego, WI

Trego compared to Wisconsin state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (52%)
  • Utility gas (17%)
  • Wood (16%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Trego town (based on Washburn County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.36%
Here46.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist Church The Wesleyan ChurchLutheran Church
Adherents33.9%27.8%9.8%7.7%7.2%
Congregations14.7%14.7%11.8%5.9%5.9%
NameWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodChurch of the NazareneNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesOther
Adherents2.4%2.2%1.9%1.6%5.4%
Congregations2.9%5.9%2.9%2.9%32.4%
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: 9
Washburn County:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Washburn County:

7.80 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
This county:

17.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Washburn County:

27.1%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.3%
State:

13.0%

6.88% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,536 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.88%
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 Barron County, WI  0.95% ($43,410 average AGI)
from Sawyer County, WI  0.57% ($27,919)
from Burnett County, WI  0.45% ($29,414)


7.08% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,410 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.08%
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 Barron County, WI  1.18% ($21,526 average AGI)
to Eau Claire County, WI  0.51% ($19,758)
to Sawyer County, WI  0.51% ($28,333)

Strongest AM radio stations in Trego:

  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WHSM (910 AM; 5 kW; HAYWARD, WI; Owner: QB BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WAQE (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WDSM (710 AM; 10 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WWJC (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WWJC, INC.)
  • WCSW (940 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SHELL LAKE, WI; Owner: ZOE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • KDAL (610 AM; 5 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Trego:

  • WGMO (95.3 FM; SHELL LAKE, WI; Owner: ZOE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHSM-FM (101.1 FM; HAYWARD, WI; Owner: QB BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • WOJB (88.9 FM; RESERVE, WI; Owner: LAC COURTE OREILLES OJIBWA PUBLIC)
  • WRLS-FM (92.3 FM; HAYWARD, WI; Owner: VACATIONLAND BROADCASTER, INC.)
  • WKFX (97.7 FM; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WJMC-FM (96.1 FM; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WAQE-FM (97.7 FM; BARRON, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Trego:

  • W57AS (Channel 57; SPOONER, WI; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K31GH (Channel 31; HAYWARD, WI; Owner: KQDS ACQUISITION CORP.)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 23 meters (75ft)
Total costs: $477,000
Total average daily traffic: 15,160
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,374


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • N11688 Verns Road (122204) (Lat: 46.055139 Lon: -91.602861), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: KNKN386, Licensee ID: L00128694
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/28/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Michael P Goggin
    Registrant: New Cingular Wireless Pcs, LLC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Diane K Miller, W4998 Hwy F (Lat: 45.987167 Lon: -91.793500), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 6082662497, Carl.Guse@dot.Wi.Gov
  • Carl R Guse, W4998 Hwy F (Lat: 45.987167 Lon: -91.793500), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 6082662497, Carl.Guse@dot.Wi.Gov

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • LAMPSON, W4998 Hwy F (Lat: 45.987167 Lon: -91.793500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: KAW369
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.145 MHz, 151.205 MHz, 151.310 MHz, 151.355 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/18/2012, Expiration Date: 10/05/2022, Certifier: Thomas L Tuttle
    Registrant: Wisconsin State Patrol, Madison, WI 53707-7912, Phone: (608) 266-2497, Fax: (608) 267-4495, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 1.7 Miles West Of Intersection Of Oak Ridge Rd. & U.S. Highw (Lat: 45.964667 Lon: -91.860722), Call Sign: KNKC729
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.100 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/03/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018
    Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, LLP, 2120 L Street, N. W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830, Fax: (202) 828-5568

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KF9XN, Previous Call Sign: N9MNJ, Licensee ID: L00851711
    Grant Date: 04/23/2004, Expiration Date: 04/26/2014
    Registrant: Cary A Javener, N9550 Lakeside Rd., Trego, WI 54888
  • Call Sign: N9UCK
    Grant Date: 06/22/1993, Expiration Date: 06/22/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/23/2005
    Registrant: Gary L Schaub, Rt 2 Schaub Rd, Trego, WI 54888
  • Call Sign: N9ZLW
    Grant Date: 05/24/1995, Expiration Date: 12/14/2004, Cancellation Date: 12/15/2006
    Registrant: John W Biebesheimer Jr, Rt 1 Box 1065, Trego, WI 54888
  • Call Sign: W9CDF
    Grant Date: 10/31/1994, Expiration Date: 10/31/2004, Cancellation Date: 11/01/2006
    Registrant: Wilfred J Hansen, Rt 2 Box 2029 Obrien Rd, Trego, WI 54888
  • Call Sign: WB9VPP
    Grant Date: 03/08/1988, Expiration Date: 03/08/1998, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2000
    Registrant: Charles H Cash, Route 2 Box 2021, Trego, WI 54888
  • Call Sign: AE9DX, Previous Call Sign: KC9AIO, Licensee ID: L00404904
    Grant Date: 03/03/2012, Expiration Date: 05/21/2022, Certifier: John D Oscar
    Registrant: John D Oscar, W5789 River Road, Trego, WI 54888
  • Call Sign: KC9OYT, Licensee ID: L01460382
    Grant Date: 01/21/2009, Expiration Date: 01/21/2019, Certifier: Laura J Oscar
    Registrant: Laura J Oscar, W5789 River Rd, Trego, WI 54888

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: AVERY JACK H GLASTAR GS-1 (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-360 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 103A , Serial Number: 5328, Airworthiness Date: 04/18/2002
    Registrant (Individual): Jack H Avery, W6066 Pair O Lakes Rd, Trego, WI 54888
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2166V , Serial Number: 14395, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 03/17/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffrey A Potocnik, N7420 Trego Haven Rd, Trego, WI 54888
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-105 SPECIAL (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 295T , Serial Number: 18-2409, Year manufactured: 1953
    Registrant (Individual): Wanda J Smith, W5948 Pair O Lakes Rd, Trego, WI 54888
  • Aircraft: KOSHUTIN IGOR V SIX CHUTER SPIRIT (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582DCDI-99 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 80904 , Serial Number: DE2906, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 11/24/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, N11648 Mcclain Lake Rd, Trego, WI 54888
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8673U , Serial Number: 17252576, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 03/08/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Wanda J Smith, W5948 Pair O Lakes Rd, Trego, WI 54888



Most common first names in Trego, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1474.3 years
George1078.3 years
John1076.0 years
Frank973.8 years
Robert869.5 years
Edward875.6 years
Arthur873.9 years
Dorothy868.1 years
Mildred576.0 years
Blanche586.0 years
Most common last names in Trego, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Peterson582.8 years
Mack583.0 years
Larson567.4 years
Anderson481.5 years
Nelson466.5 years
Canfield481.0 years
Grimm472.5 years
Schaub472.7 years
Johnson481.3 years
Miller471.5 years

Businesses in Trego, WI

  • Subway: 1

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