Unity, Wisconsin

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Population in 2014: 342 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.1%
 
Males: 177  (51.9%)
Females: 165  (48.1%)
Median resident age:  38.2 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 54488.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $42,913 (it was $31,458 in 2000)
Unity:

$42,913
WI:

$56,811

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,857 (it was $17,819 in 2000)

Unity village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $88,156 (it was $52,600 in 2000)
Unity:

$88,156
WI:

$173,200

Median gross rent in 2016: $504.

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  • Races in Unity, WI (2010)

    Unity races chart
    • 33798.3%White alone
    • 51.5%Hispanic
    • 10.3%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Unity: 86.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (69.3%), Norwegian (5.6%), American (2.8%), French Canadian (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1903

Elevation: 1338 feet

Land area: 0.99 square miles.

Population density: 346 people per square mile   (very low).

Unity,WI real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Unity:

  • High school or higher: 86.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Unity village:

  • Never married: 18.6%
  • Now married: 62.6%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

8 residents are foreign born (1.6% Latin America, 0.5% Europe).

This village:

2.1%
Wisconsin:

4.8%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Unity, Wisconsin as of January 23, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Unity to the number of sex offenders is 148 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,373 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,369 (1.7%)

Unity satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eau Claire, WI (57.8 miles , pop. 61,704).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (130.9 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (246.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Colby, WI (2.1 miles ), Spencer, WI (2.5 miles ), Abbotsford, WI (2.6 miles ), Curtiss, WI (3.1 miles) , Green Grove, WI (3.1 miles ), Frankfort, WI (3.1 miles ), Holton, WI (3.1 miles ), Dorchester, WI (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 44.85 N, Longitude: 90.31 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 715

Unity household income distribution Unity home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -85 (-18.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (37%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Information (2%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (18%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Unity, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Unity-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 4% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1958, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.5 miles away from the Unity village center killed 4 people and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 9/28/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.4 miles away from the village center injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Unity-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 284.4 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 245.0 miles away from Unity center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 296.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 220.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 424.3 miles away from Unity center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 450.3 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 Clark County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Unity topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Unity:

  • COLONIAL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; COLBY, WI)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-CONTINENTAL MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ABBOTSFORD, WI)
  • DAVITA - MARSHFIELD DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; MARSHFIELD, WI)
  • MINISTRY HC HM HLTH MARSHFIELD (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; MARSHFIELD, WI)
  • NORWOOD HEALTH CTR-CENTRAL (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MARSHFIELD, WI)
  • MARSHFIELD CLNC- MARSHFIELD CENTER ASC (Hospital, about 14 miles away; MARSHFIELD, WI)
  • MINISTRY SAINT JOSEPH'S HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; MARSHFIELD, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Unity:

  • Northcentral Technical College (about 34 miles; Wausau, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,356)
  • Mid-State Technical College (about 42 miles; Wisconsin Rapids, WI; FT enrollment: 2,128)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 43 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 9,089)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 59 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 10,143)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 59 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 4,038)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 80 miles; Menomonie, WI; FT enrollment: 8,120)
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (about 85 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 9,837)

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Clark County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 14.6%
(12.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 53.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 44.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  69.7%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  4.1%
Whole state:  7.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.2
Wisconsin average:

10.4

Unity travel time to work - commute Unity mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Unity village (based on Clark County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,5359
Evangelical Protestant6,59441
Mainline Protestant3,98125
Other75
Orthodox--
None14,573-
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: 9
Clark County:

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Clark County:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Here:

7.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Clark County:

28.3%
Wisconsin:

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

16.2%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Unity:

45.5%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

39.3%
Wisconsin:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Unity:

28.6
Wisconsin:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Unity:

20.9%
Wisconsin:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.3%
Wisconsin:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Unity:

6.7
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
Unity:

34.0%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
Unity:

51.3%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

75.5%
Wisconsin:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Unity, 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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$2,166
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$457
Streets and Highways 1$6,717$80,6041$326
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$179
Totals for Government 1$6,717$80,60410$3,128

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $36,000 ($105.26)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($2.92)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $31,000 ($90.64)
    Central Staff Services: $25,000 ($73.10)
    Sewerage: $15,000 ($43.86)
    Fire Protection: $9,000 ($26.32)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($20.47)
    General Public Buildings: $6,000 ($17.54)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($17.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($17.54)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($14.62)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($14.62)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $1,000 ($2.92)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $54,000 ($157.89)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $7,000 ($20.47)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($5.85)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($2.92)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($23.39)
    General Revenue, NEC: $3,000 ($8.77)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $99,000 ($289.47)
    Highways: $10,000 ($29.24)
  • Tax - Property: $62,000 ($181.29)
    NEC: $7,000 ($20.47)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $414,000 ($1210.53)

4.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,517 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
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 Wood County, WI  0.69% ($34,212 average AGI)
from Marathon County, WI  0.57% ($34,786)
from Taylor County, WI  0.36% ($34,909)


5.62% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,314 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.62%
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 Marathon County, WI  0.93% ($28,259 average AGI)
to Wood County, WI  0.73% ($28,099)
to Eau Claire County, WI  0.44% ($21,255)

Strongest AM radio stations in Unity:

  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WLBL (930 AM; 5 kW; AUBURNDALE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WCCN (1370 AM; 5 kW; NEILLSVILLE, WI; Owner: CENTRAL WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRIG (1390 AM; 10 kW; SCHOFIELD, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WDLB (1450 AM; 1 kW; MARSHFIELD, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WFHR (1320 AM; 5 kW; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN RAPIDS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Unity:

  • WOSQ (92.3 FM; SPENCER, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WAXX (104.5 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WDEZ (101.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: W R I G, INC.)
  • WHRM (90.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WIFC (95.5 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WOFM (94.7 FM; MOSINEE, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WLJY (106.5 FM; MARSHFIELD, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WCCN-FM (107.5 FM; NEILLSVILLE, WI; Owner: CENTRAL WISCONSIN B/CG INC.)
  • WLBL-FM (91.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WXPW (91.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WHITE PINE COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WGNV (88.5 FM; MILLADORE, WI; Owner: EVANGEL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WWIB (103.7 FM; HALLIE, WI; Owner: STEWARDS OF SOUND, INC.)
  • WGLX-FM (103.3 FM; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN RAPIDS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKEB (99.3 FM; MEDFORD, WI; Owner: WIGM, INCORPORATED)
  • WMZK (104.1 FM; MERRILL, WI; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Unity:

  • WEAU-TV (Channel 13; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WEAU LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W24BV (Channel 24; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WAOW-TV (Channel 9; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WAOW-WYOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WSAW-TV (Channel 7; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WHRM-TV (Channel 20; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • W60CI (Channel 60; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Unity)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 3 Blocks W Of Hwy 13 (Lat: 44.853861 Lon: -90.319028), Call Sign: KQH626, Licensee ID: L00092317
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.915 MHzGrant Date: 10/11/2002, Expiration Date: 11/30/2012, Cancellation Date: 10/09/2012Registrant: Harmony Coop, Colby, WI 54421, Phone: (715) 223-2306

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, 1.8 Mi N Of St Hwy 153 W Side Of Cth F Se Of (Lat: 44.826333 Lon: -90.241222), Overall height: 152.1 m, Call Sign: WNTL427
    Assigned Frequencies: 22025.0 MHz, 6760.00 MHz, 6790.00 MHzGrant Date: 11/10/2009, Expiration Date: 01/24/2020Registrant: Northcentral Technical College, 1000 W Campus Dr, Wausau, WI 54401, Phone: (715) 675-3331
  • Unity, 3 Mi Nw Of Spencer Wi (Lat: 44.808889 Lon: -90.361389), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 86 m, Overall height: 87 m, Call Sign: WQUJ291
    Assigned Frequencies: 19620.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/22/2014, Expiration Date: 07/22/2024, Certifier: Clint W HagerRegistrant: Intelpath, 16w575 79th St., #102, Willowbrook, IL 60527, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: QUICKSILVER MXL II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 DCDI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 7007U , Serial Number: 000797, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 10/24/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Dwight W Troyer, W1683 Starks Rd, Unity, WI 54488

Drinking water stations with addresses in Unity and their reported violations in the past:

UNITY MENNONITE CHURCH & SCHOOL (Population served: 112, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (APR-12-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-12-2006), St Public Notif requested (APR-12-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-20-2006), St Public Notif received (APR-25-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Other (2 times from OCT-01-2008 to OCT-27-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-17-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-25-2008)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Other (JUL-31-2008), St No addtl Formal Action needed (AUG-06-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-12-2008)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 21 regular monitoring violations

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

  • TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH (Address: 201 Washington St , Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (73%)
  • Wood (11%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

Unity compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly 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 significantly below state average.
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