Waukechon, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 1,021.
Population change since 2000: +10.0%
 
Males: 527  (51.6%)
Females: 494  (48.4%)
Median resident age:

41.6 years
Wisconsin median age:

42.6 years

Zip codes: 54166.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $65,337 (it was $46,000 in 2000)
Waukechon:

$65,337
WI:

$59,305

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,960 (it was $18,041 in 2000)

Waukechon town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $176,205 (it was $105,600 in 2000)
Waukechon:

$176,205
WI:

$178,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $175,438; detached houses: $182,527; townhouses or other attached units: $159,704; in 2-unit structures: $157,069; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $102,447; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $211,844; mobile homes: $69,555
March 2019 cost of living index in Waukechon: 92.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Waukechon, WI (2010)
    • 98096.0%White alone
    • 181.8%American Indian alone
    • 90.9%Two or more races
    • 60.6%Black alone
    • 50.5%Hispanic
    • 30.3%Asian alone

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

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Ancestries: German (62.3%), Norwegian (8.6%), Polish (8.1%), United States (5.6%), Czech (5.1%), Dutch (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 35.4 square miles.

Population density: 29 people per square mile   (very low).

4 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.4%
Wisconsin:

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

1.3% ($1,370)
Wisconsin:

2.0% ($2,245)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Green Bay, WI (30.2 miles , pop. 102,313).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (120.0 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (204.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Shawano, WI (2.0 miles ),
Bonduel, WI (2.2 miles ),
Wescott, WI (2.4 miles ),
Belle Plaine, WI (2.4 miles ),
Cecil, WI (2.6 miles ),
Navarino, WI (2.7 miles ),
Thornton, WI (2.9 miles),
Embarrass, WI (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 44.73 N, Longitude: 88.55 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 715

Distribution of median household income in Waukechon, WI in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Wisconsin:

3.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +173 (+22.9%).
Most common industries in Waukechon, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (15.6%)
  • Health care (14.2%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.6%)
  • Paper (5.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (23.0%)
  • Construction (13.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.4%)
  • Paper (7.1%)
  • Educational services (3.7%)
  • Food (3.3%)
  • Truck transportation (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (26.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (12.9%)
  • Educational services (12.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.0%)
  • Paper (2.6%)
Most common occupations in Waukechon, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (10.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (16.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.3%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)
  • Carpenters (5.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.3%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)

Average climate in Waukechon, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Waukechon-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Wisconsin state average. It is 1% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/26/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.6 miles away from the Waukechon town center killed 6 people and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/27/1984, a category F4 tornado 23.1 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Waukechon-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 227.2 miles away from Waukechon center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 430.7 miles away from Waukechon center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 370.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 359.6 miles away from the city 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 468.4 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 213.1 miles away from Waukechon 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 Shawano County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Waukechon:

  • BIRCH HILL CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SHAWANO, WI)
  • EVERGREEN CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SHAWANO, WI)
  • FMC - SHAWANO (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; SHAWANO, WI)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-SHAWANO (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SHAWANO, WI)
  • PINE MANOR HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CLINTONVILLE, WI)
  • CLINTONVILLE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 13 miles away; CLINTONVILLE, WI)
  • BEHLING MEMORIAL HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CLINTONVILLE, WI)

Amtrak stations near Waukechon:

  • 14 miles: CLINTONVILLE (20 S. MAIN ST.) - Bus Station
  • 18 miles: MARION (U.S. HWY 45) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waukechon:

  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 26 miles; Green Bay, WI; Full-time enrollment: 6,069)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 31 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 32 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 5,682)
  • Lawrence University (about 34 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 2,821)
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (about 34 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 5,415)
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (about 50 miles; Oshkosh, WI; FT enrollment: 10,637)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 53 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 9,089)

Points of interest:

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Churches in Waukechon include: Saint Wenceslaus Church (A), Jerusalem Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

Shawano County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.8 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

77.2%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.1%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.8%
Whole state:

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

0.5%
Whole state:

3.7%

For population 15 years and over in Waukechon:

Marital status in Waukechon, WI
  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 63.9%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

For population 25 years and over in Waukechon:

  • High school or higher: 82.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Wisconsin average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Waukechon, WI (based on Shawano County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,35743
Catholic6,93012
Mainline Protestant4,99523
Other5273
None18,140-
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: 10
Here:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Shawano County:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
This county:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 48
Shawano County:

11.72 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.9%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.1%
Wisconsin:

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

11.0%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

5.76% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,677 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.76%
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 Brown County, WI  0.93% ($43,381 average AGI)
from Waupaca County, WI  0.64% ($34,336)
from Marathon County, WI  0.57% ($31,821)


5.56% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,158 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.56%
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  0.93% ($43,643 average AGI)
to Marathon County, WI  0.55% ($36,923)
to Waupaca County, WI  0.51% ($36,471)

Strongest AM radio stations in Waukechon:

  • WTCH (960 AM; 1 kW; SHAWANO, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING OF SHAWANO, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFCL (1380 AM; 4 kW; CLINTONVILLE, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WTAQ (1360 AM; 10 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDUX (800 AM; 5 kW; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WNFL (1440 AM; 5 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRIG (1390 AM; 10 kW; SCHOFIELD, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waukechon:

  • WOWN (99.3 FM; SHAWANO, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING OF SHAWANO, INC.)
  • WRVM (102.7 FM; SURING, WI; Owner: WRVM, INC.)
  • WOZZ (93.5 FM; NEW LONDON, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WAPL-FM (105.7 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIXX (101.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQLH (98.5 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJMQ (92.3 FM; CLINTONVILLE, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPNE-FM (89.3 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WHID (88.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: BD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIV OF WI SYS)
  • WOGB (103.1 FM; KAUKAUNA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WXWX (107.5 FM; BRILLION, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKSZ (95.9 FM; DE PERE, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WEMY (91.5 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: EVANGEL MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WECB (104.3 FM; SEYMOUR, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Waukechon:

  • WIWB (Channel 14; SURING, WI; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF WISCONSIN, LLC)
  • WBAY-TV (Channel 2; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF GREEN BAY, INC.)
  • WLUK-TV (Channel 11; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFRV-TV (Channel 5; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPNE (Channel 38; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WGBA (Channel 26; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: ARIES TELECOMMUNICATION CORPORATION)
  • WACY (Channel 32; APPLETON, WI; Owner: ACE TV, INC.)
  • W66DC (Channel 66; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 171ft / 51.6mTotal length
  • 49,066Total average daily traffic
  • 2,292Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Waukechon, WI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 91990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Waukechon, WI
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Waukechon, WI
  • 50.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 24.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 18.8%Wood
  • 3.5%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Electricity
  • 1.3%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Waukechon, WI
  • 43.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 30.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 26.1%Wood


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