Trenton, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 4,732. Population change since 2000: +6.6%
Males: 2,457  (51.9%)
Females: 2,275  (48.1%)
Median resident age:  44.0 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53933, 54014.

Trenton Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2012: $74,558 (it was $66,213 in 2000)
Trenton:

$74,558
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $33,408 (it was $24,767 in 2000)

Trenton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $216,431 (it was $156,300 in 2000)
Trenton:

$216,431
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $267,698; Detached houses: $272,682; Townhouses or other attached units: $190,366; In 2-unit structures: $242,045; Mobile homes: $26,495; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $41,636
Trenton races chart
  • White alone - 4,557 (96.3%)
  • Hispanic - 65 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 43 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 27 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 26 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 13 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.02%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Trenton: 171.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Latest news from Trenton, WI collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: German (63.2%), Irish (10.9%), Polish (6.6%), English (4.5%), United States (4.0%), French (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 760 feet

Land area: 33.4 square miles.

Population density: 142 people per square mile   (very low).

Trenton,WI real estate house value index trend

Trenton, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Trenton:

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Trenton town:

  • Never married: 21.2%
  • Now married: 69.9%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 2.8%
  • Divorced: 5.3%

37 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.8%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

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

Trenton town:  1.5% ($2,292)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
Trenton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Milwaukee, WI (26.4 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (111.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Newburg, WI (1.8 miles ), West Bend, WI (1.9 miles ), Barton, WI (2.4 miles ), Waubeka, WI (2.7 miles ), Jackson, WI (2.7 miles ), Saukville, WI (2.9 miles ), Fredonia, WI (2.9 miles ), Polk, WI (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 18 buildings, average cost: $123,400
  • 1998: 18 buildings, average cost: $185,800
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $128,400
  • 2000: 20 buildings, average cost: $168,100
  • 2001: 15 buildings, average cost: $189,200
  • 2002: 35 buildings, average cost: $199,900
  • 2003: 47 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2004: 61 buildings, average cost: $212,100
  • 2005: 51 buildings, average cost: $202,400
  • 2006: 22 buildings, average cost: $255,400
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $236,400
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $259,400
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $332,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $365,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $187,500
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $250,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.42 N, Longitude: 88.11 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 262

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

5.5%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Machinery (13%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Metal and metal products (9%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Printing and related support activities (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3%)
  • Top executives (3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Accountants and auditors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)

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

Average climate in Trenton, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Trenton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 30% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/18/1996, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.9 miles away from the Trenton town center injured 12 people and caused $40 million in damages.

On 4/4/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.7 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 53 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Trenton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 343.7 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 141.3 miles away from Trenton 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 318.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 276.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 342.1 miles away from Trenton center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 375.8 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 Washington County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Trenton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Trenton:

  • SAMARITAN HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WEST BEND, WI)
  • ST JOSEPH'S COMMUNITY HOSPITAL OF WEST BEND, INC Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; WEST BEND, WI)
  • SAMARITAN'S CEDAR CROSSING SUBACUTE UNIT (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WESTBEND, WI)
  • THE KATHY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; WEST BEND, WI)
  • CEDAR COMMUNITY HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; WEST BEND, WI)
  • AURORA MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; GRAFTON, WI)
  • HERITAGE NURSING AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; PORT WASHINGTON, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Trenton:

  • Concordia University-Wisconsin (about 15 miles; Mequon, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,253)
  • Cardinal Stritch University (about 22 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 3,595)
  • Waukesha County Technical College (about 26 miles; Pewaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 4,415)
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (about 27 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 24,196)
  • Milwaukee Area Technical College (about 28 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 13,156)
  • Milwaukee School of Engineering (about 28 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Marquette University (about 28 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 9,844)

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Notable locations in Trenton: Groth Farms (A), Decorah Farm (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Trenton: Saint Augustine Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Augustine Cemetery (1), Trenton Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Wallace Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Trenton: Sandy Knoll County Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 95.1. This is worse than average.

City:

95.1
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2009 was 0.0995. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0995
U.S.:

0.3026

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 1.59. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.59
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 35.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 11.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.15. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.15
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.0106. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0106
U.S.:

0.0147
Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  81.6%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.2%
Whole state:  7.3%

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

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

2.9%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

1.9%
Whole state:

3.7%
7 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
11 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Trenton compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (61%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Trenton town (based on Washington County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.71%
Here: 62.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchUnited Church of Christ
Adherents59.4%12.0%8.0%7.7%5.1%
Congregations17.3%17.3%9.9%7.4%17.3%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchChristian and Missionary AllianceEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents3.3%0.8%0.6%0.6%2.5%
Congregations4.9%1.2%2.5%3.7%18.5%
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: 16
Washington County:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 49
Washington County:

3.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 91
Here:

7.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.4%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

26.5%
Wisconsin:

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

10.7%
State:

13.0%

5.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,512 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.11%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($174 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.02%
Wisconsin average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Milwaukee County, WI  1.31% ($43,070 average AGI)
from Waukesha County, WI  1.05% ($52,834)
from Ozaukee County, WI  0.45% ($59,864)


5.20% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,772 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($78 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.02%
Wisconsin average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Milwaukee County, WI  1.12% ($34,830 average AGI)
to Waukesha County, WI  0.88% ($48,390)
to Ozaukee County, WI  0.43% ($46,766)

Strongest AM radio stations in Trenton:

  • WBKV (1470 AM; 3 kW; WEST BEND, WI; Owner: WEST BEND BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRRD (540 AM; 0 kW; JACKSON, WI; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKSH (1640 AM; 10 kW; SUSSEX, WI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WAUK (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WALT-WEST WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOKY (920 AM; 5 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHBL (1330 AM; 5 kW; SHEBOYGAN, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Trenton:

  • WBWI-FM (92.5 FM; WEST BEND, WI; Owner: WEST BEND BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WGLB-FM (100.1 FM; PORT WASHINGTON, WI; Owner: STARBOARD MEDIA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WLTQ (97.3 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMIL-FM (106.1 FM; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJZI (93.3 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WKTI-FM (94.5 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WXSS (103.7 FM; WAUWATOSA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WUWM (89.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WKLH (96.5 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLUM-FM (102.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WMWK (88.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WRIT-FM (95.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSTM (91.3 FM; KIEL, WI; Owner: JUBILATION MINISTRIES INC)
  • WHAD (90.7 FM; DELAFIELD, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WTKM-FM (104.9 FM; HARTFORD, WI; Owner: KETTLE MORAINE B/CTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFMR (106.9 FM; BROOKFIELD, WI; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF MILWAUKEE, LLC)
  • WFZH (105.3 FM; MUKWONAGO, WI; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMDC (98.7 FM; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: RADIO PLUS, INC.)
  • WLZR (102.9 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WXER (104.5 FM; PLYMOUTH, WI; Owner: RBH ENTERPRISES, INC. D/B/A YELLOW DOG BROADCASTING)

TV broadcast stations around Trenton:

  • WITI (Channel 6; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WITI LICENSE,INC.)
  • WWRS-TV (Channel 52; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WDJT-TV (Channel 58; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WDJT-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WISN-TV (Channel 12; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WISN HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WPXE (Channel 55; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: PAXSON MILWAUKEE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMVS (Channel 10; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WMVT (Channel 36; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WMLW-CA (Channel 46; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMMF-TV (Channel 68; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF WISCONSIN, A CALIFORNIA LTD PARTNRSHP)
  • W63CU (Channel 63; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCGV-TV (Channel 24; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WCGV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WVTV (Channel 18; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WVTV LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WTMJ-TV (Channel 4; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WVCY-TV (Channel 30; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WMKE-CA (Channel 7; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: KM LPTV OF MILWAUKEE, L.L.C.)
  • WJJA (Channel 49; RACINE, WI; Owner: TV-49, INC.)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 10 meters (33ft)
Total average daily traffic: 10,630
Total average daily truck traffic: 536
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 15,660

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
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