For population 25 years and over in West Sweden:
For population 15 years and over in West Sweden town:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Coon Rapids, MN (54.5 miles , pop. 61,607).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (60.1 miles , pop. 287,151).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (358.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Frederic, WI (1.6 miles ), Daniels, WI (2.0 miles ), Clam Falls, WI (2.3 miles ), Trade Lake, WI (2.5 miles ), Luck, WI (2.6 miles ), Wood River, WI (2.7 miles ), Siren, WI (2.7 miles ), .
Latitude: 45.69 N, Longitude: 92.47 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 715
Population change in the 1990s: +85 (+13.2%).
Work and jobs in West Sweden: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in West Sweden, Wisconsin
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
West Sweden-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 28% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/21/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.5 miles away from the West Sweden town center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 6/23/1952, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.3 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Polk County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near West Sweden:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Sweden:
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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:
West Sweden compared to Wisconsin state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for West Sweden (based on Polk County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.81%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 11
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.49% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,121 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:
6.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,277 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:
Strongest AM radio stations in West Sweden:
Strongest FM radio stations in West Sweden:
TV broadcast stations around West Sweden:
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 200
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 200