Wagner, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 681.
Population change since 2000: -5.7%
 
Males: 349  (51.2%)
Females: 332  (48.8%)
Median resident age:

49.7 years
Wisconsin median age:

42.6 years

Zip codes: 54177.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $59,033 (it was $39,792 in 2000)
Wagner:

$59,033
WI:

$64,168

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,396 (it was $15,165 in 2000)

Wagner town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $158,513 (it was $82,200 in 2000)
Wagner:

$158,513
WI:

$197,200
March 2019 cost of living index in Wagner: 89.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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  • Races in Wagner, WI (2010)
    • 67599.1%White alone
    • 20.3%American Indian alone
    • 20.3%Asian alone
    • 20.3%Two or more races

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Ancestries: German (44.3%), Polish (15.1%), French (10.0%), Irish (7.1%), Swedish (6.1%), French Canadian (4.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1700 feet

Land area: 53.2 square miles.

Population density: 13 people per square mile   (very low).

Wagner, Wisconsin map

20 residents are foreign born (2.1% Europe, 0.4% Latin America).

This town:

2.8%
Wisconsin:

3.6%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Wagner town:

1.6% ($1,284)
Wisconsin:

2.0% ($2,245)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Green Bay, WI (56.6 miles , pop. 102,313).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (156.3 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (239.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Stephenson, MI (3.1 miles ),
Porterfield, WI (3.1 miles ),
Middle Inlet, WI (3.2 miles ),
Wausaukee, WI (3.5 miles ),
Daggett, MI (3.5 miles ),
Menominee, MI (3.7 miles ),
Crivitz, WI (3.8 miles ),
Marinette, WI (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 45.31 N, Longitude: 87.73 W

Distribution of median household income in Wagner, WI in 2019
Wagner satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $50,800
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $75,700
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $65,700
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $75,100
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $75,100
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $97,900
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $221,700
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $221,700
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $117,700
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,700
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $170,300
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $139,200
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $122,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $165,700
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $166,900
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $166,900
  • 2018: 5 buildings, average cost: $190,000
  • 2019: 3 buildings, average cost: $209,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Wagner, WI residents
Average permit cost in Wagner, WI
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.5%
Wisconsin:

4.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +53 (+7.9%).
Most common industries in Wagner, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (15.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (10.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.1%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.2%)
  • Machinery (6.2%)
  • Educational services (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (13.2%)
  • Construction (12.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.0%)
  • Machinery (7.4%)
  • Wood products (4.8%)
  • Paper (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (31.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.9%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.9%)
  • Machinery (4.6%)
  • Gasoline stations (4.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Wagner, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.7%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (14.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13.2%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (9.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)

Average climate in Wagner, Wisconsin

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Tornado activity:

Wagner-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/19/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.0 miles away from the Wagner town center killed 2 people and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1991, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.6 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wagner-area historical earthquake activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 241.3 miles away from Wagner center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 272.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 417.3 miles away from Wagner center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 452.8 miles away from Wagner center
On 2/10/2010 at 09:59:35, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 234.0 miles away from Wagner center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 371.0 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 Marinette County (6) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wagner topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Wagner:

  • BAY AREA MEDICAL CENTER MENOMNEE (Hospital, about 15 miles away; MENOMINEE, MI)
  • NEWCARE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; CRIVITZ, WI)
  • RESCARE HOME CARE WISCONSIN, INC (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; MARINETTE, WI)

Amtrak station near Wagner:

  • 16 miles: MARINETTE (RIVER CITY FEUR PLAZA, 2200 CLEVELAND AV) - Bus Station . Services: public restrooms, car rental agency, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wagner:

  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (about 55 miles; Green Bay, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,415)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 58 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 6,069)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 62 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 80 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 5,682)
  • Lawrence University (about 80 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 2,821)
  • Northern Michigan University (about 88 miles; Marquette, MI; FT enrollment: 8,258)
  • Northcentral Technical College (about 97 miles; Wausau, WI; FT enrollment: 3,356)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Wagner: Wagner Townhall (A), Wagner Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Wagner: Community Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Lakes: Mud Lake (A), Stephenson Lake (B), Lake Mary (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Wagner Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Wagner include: Grand Rapids Flowage Number 1 Public Access (1), Menominee River County Park (2), Twin Island Wayside Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Marinette 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:

2.2 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

73.4%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

3.9%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.8%
Whole state:

8.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.5%
Whole state:

3.7%

For population 15 years and over in Wagner:

Marital status in Wagner, WI
  • Never married: 17.8%
  • Now married: 68.0%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

For population 25 years and over in Wagner:

  • High school or higher: 83.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Wisconsin average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wagner, WI (based on Marinette County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic10,05310
Evangelical Protestant6,20533
Mainline Protestant3,86620
Other14
None21,624-
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: 12
This county:

2.83 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Marinette County:

7.54 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 50
This county:

11.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Marinette County:

29.0%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Marinette County:

7.1%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

5.56% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,203 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.56%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Menominee County, MI  0.92% ($37,994 average AGI)
from Brown County, WI  0.90% ($47,026)
from Oconto County, WI  0.44% ($31,707)


5.65% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,687 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Brown County, WI  0.98% ($45,756 average AGI)
to Menominee County, MI  0.71% ($39,156)
to Oconto County, WI  0.52% ($37,528)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wagner:

  • WDBC (680 AM; 10 kW; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WAGN (1340 AM; 1 kW; MENOMINEE, MI; Owner: BADGER COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WTAQ (1360 AM; 10 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMAM (570 AM; 0 kW; MARINETTE, WI; Owner: BADGER COMMUNICATIONS L.L.C.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wagner:

  • WMXG (106.3 FM; STEPHENSON, MI; Owner: ESCANABA LICENSE CORP.)
  • WSFQ (96.3 FM; PESHTIGO, WI; Owner: BADGER COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • W297AE (107.3 FM; STEPHENSON, MI; Owner: BD OF CNTRL, NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIV)
  • WLST (95.1 FM; MARINETTE, WI; Owner: BADGER COMMUNICATIONS L.L.C.)
  • WRVM (102.7 FM; SURING, WI; Owner: WRVM, INC.)
  • WYKX (104.7 FM; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHYB (103.7 FM; MENOMINEE, MI; Owner: BADGER COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WPFF (90.5 FM; STURGEON BAY, WI; Owner: FAMILY ED BC CORP OF DOOR COUNTY WI)
  • WDOR-FM (93.9 FM; STURGEON BAY, WI; Owner: DOOR COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WZNL (94.3 FM; NORWAY, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WSRG (97.7 FM; STURGEON BAY, WI; Owner: MAGNUM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHDI (91.9 FM; SISTER BAY, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WHND (89.7 FM; SISTER BAY, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)

TV broadcast stations around Wagner:

  • WJMN-TV (Channel 3; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WIWB (Channel 14; SURING, WI; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF WISCONSIN, LLC)
  • KTTM (Channel 12; HURON, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W55AO (Channel 55; SISTER BAY, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 79ft / 24.4mTotal length
  • 1,185Total average daily traffic
  • 1,303Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wagner, WI
  • 59.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 18.5%Wood
  • 14.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.5%Electricity
  • 2.2%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wagner, WI
  • 50.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 33.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 16.7%Utility gas


Wagner compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 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.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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