Tripp, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 231. Population change since 2000: +10.5%
 
Males: 114  (49.4%)
Females: 117  (50.6%)
Median resident age:  42.5 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54847.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $46,261 (it was $35,000 in 2000)
Tripp:

$46,261
WI:

$51,467

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,517 (it was $12,653 in 2000)

Tripp town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $126,773 (it was $71,700 in 2000)
Tripp:

$126,773
WI:

$163,000
  • Races in Tripp, WI (2010)

    Tripp races chart
    • 21793.9%White alone
    • 93.9%Two or more races
    • 20.9%American Indian alone
    • 20.9%Asian alone
    • 10.4%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Tripp: 93.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (26.3%), Irish (8.1%), English (7.2%), Swedish (5.3%), French (4.8%), Dutch (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 34.7 square miles.

Population density: 6.7 people per square mile   (very low).

Tripp,WI real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Tripp:

  • High school or higher: 74.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 16.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tripp town:

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 58.6%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

4 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.9%
Wisconsin:

4.8%

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

Tripp town:  1.6% ($1,167)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Duluth, MN (37.5 miles , pop. 86,918).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (142.7 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (377.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Iron River, WI (2.2 miles ), Oulu, WI (2.6 miles ), Hughes, WI (2.8 miles ), Orienta, WI (3.0 miles) , Pilsen, WI (3.1 miles ), Delta, WI (3.2 miles ), Keystone, WI (3.2 miles ), Port Wing, WI (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 46.62 N, Longitude: 91.36 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 715

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

7.7%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +27 (+14.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (28%)
  • Construction (28%)
  • Machinery (8%)
  • Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (8%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Health care (28%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Social assistance (7%)
  • Personal and laundry services (7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (7%)
  • Transportation equipment (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (14%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Carpenters (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (26%)
  • Registered nurses (17%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (11%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9%)
  • Special education teachers (7%)
  • Personal appearance workers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Tripp-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 33.1 miles away from the Tripp town center killed 2 people and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/3/1980, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 17.5 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tripp-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 233.6 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 245.1 miles away from Tripp 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 269.5 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 424.3 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 377.1 miles away from Tripp center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 208.0 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 Bayfield County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tripp:

  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 36 miles; Superior, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,302)
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth (about 37 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 10,612)
  • The College of Saint Scholastica (about 38 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,762)
  • Lake Superior College (about 39 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (about 66 miles; Shell Lake, WI; FT enrollment: 2,414)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 123 miles; Menomonie, WI; FT enrollment: 8,120)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 127 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 10,143)

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Notable locations in Tripp: Iron River National Fish Hatchery (A), Tripp Townhall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lakes: Silver Sack Lake (A), Bailey Lake (B), Jackman Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Hill Creek (A), Middle Creek (B), DeChamps Creek (C), Townsend Creek (D), Schacte Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Bayfield County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.3%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  14.3%
Whole state:  7.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

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

6.3%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

1.1%
Whole state:

3.7%

Tripp compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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 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.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Wisconsin average:

11.0

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (46%)
  • Wood (31%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (20%)
  • Electricity (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 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 Tripp town (based on Bayfield County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,10910
Mainline Protestant2,24714
Evangelical Protestant84710
Other11
Orthodox--
None8,810-
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: 5
Bayfield County:

3.32 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

8.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 40
Here:

26.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Bayfield County:

27.6%
Wisconsin:

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

14.3%
State:

13.0%

5.52% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,643 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.52%
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 Ashland County, WI  0.88% ($28,127 average AGI)
from Douglas County, WI  0.58% ($40,111)
from St. Louis County, MN  0.26% ($37,500)


4.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,601 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
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 Ashland County, WI  0.71% ($28,227 average AGI)
to Douglas County, WI  0.44% ($26,222)
to St. Louis County, MN  0.23% ($27,429)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tripp:

  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WDSM (710 AM; 10 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJC (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WWJC, INC.)
  • KDAL (610 AM; 5 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WHSM (910 AM; 5 kW; HAYWARD, WI; Owner: QB BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • WJMS (590 AM; 5 kW; IRONWOOD, MI; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WNMT (650 AM; 10 kW; NASHWAUK, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tripp:

  • WNXR (107.3 FM; IRON RIVER, WI; Owner: GERALD J. HACKMAN)
  • WHSA (89.9 FM; BRULE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WEGZ (105.9 FM; WASHBURN, WI; Owner: KEWEENAW BAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBMX (107.7 FM; PROCTOR, MN; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF DULUTH, INC.)
  • WWAX (92.1 FM; HERMANTOWN, MN; Owner: RED ROCK RADIO CORP.)
  • WSCN (100.5 FM; CLOQUET, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KDNI (90.5 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KQDS-FM (94.9 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: RED ROCK RADIO CORP.)
  • KLDJ (101.7 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF DULUTH, INC.)
  • KUMD-FM (103.3 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: REGENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA)
  • KDAL-FM (95.7 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKCB (105.1 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF DULUTH, INC.)
  • WJJH (96.7 FM; ASHLAND, WI; Owner: BAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Tripp:

  • WDIO-TV (Channel 10; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WDIO-TV, LLC)
  • KDLH (Channel 3; DULUTH, MN; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF DULUTH, LLC)
  • KBJR-TV (Channel 6; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: KBJR LICENSE, INC.)
  • KQDS-TV (Channel 21; DULUTH, MN; Owner: KQDS ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WAST-LP (Channel 25; ASHLAND, WI; Owner: RESOURCE RECOVERY OF WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WDSE-TV (Channel 8; DULUTH, MN; Owner: DULUTH-SUPERIOR AREA EDUCATIONAL TV CORPORATION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 5m16ftTotal length
  • 2,450Total average daily traffic
  • 2,475Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
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