For population 25 years and over in Wescott:
For population 15 years and over in Wescott town:
36 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Green Bay, WI (33.8 miles , pop. 102,313).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (125.6 miles , pop. 596,974).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (210.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Shawano, WI (1.9 miles ), Washington, WI (2.2 miles ), Cecil, WI (2.3 miles ), Keshena, WI (2.4 miles ), Richmond, WI (2.4 miles ), Legend Lake, WI (2.4 miles ), Waukechon, WI (2.4 miles ), Bonduel, WI (2.7 miles ).
Latitude: 44.82 N, Longitude: 88.56 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 715
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: +595 (+19.5%).
Work and jobs in Wescott: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Wescott, Wisconsin
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Wescott-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 40% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/26/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.3 miles away from the Wescott 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 28.3 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Shawano County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
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/medical centers near Wescott:
Amtrak stations near Wescott:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wescott:
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Wescott compared to Wisconsin state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Wescott (based on Shawano County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 73.48%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 10
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Number of full-service restaurants: 48
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.01% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,836 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,772 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total average daily traffic: 3,981
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 4,665