Westboro, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 684. Population change since 2000: +3.6%
 
Males: 346  (50.6%)
Females: 338  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  43.1 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54490.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,787 (it was $33,021 in 2000)
Westboro:

$37,787
WI:

$51,467

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,326 (it was $14,018 in 2000)

Westboro town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $113,796 (it was $72,900 in 2000)
Westboro:

$113,796
WI:

$163,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $144,654; Detached houses: $154,043; Townhouses or other attached units: $145,979; In 2-unit structures: $177,218; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $185,367; Mobile homes: $48,986
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  • Races in Westboro, WI (2010)

    Westboro races chart
    • 67198.1%White alone
    • 121.8%Hispanic
    • 10.1%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Westboro: 92.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (45.6%), Swedish (8.6%), Polish (7.6%), Irish (7.3%), Norwegian (6.5%), Scotch-Irish (4.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1520 feet

Land area: 124.1 square miles.

Population density: 5.5 people per square mile   (very low).

Westboro,WI real estate house value index trend

Westboro, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Westboro:

  • High school or higher: 80.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Westboro town:

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 61.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 6.6%

3 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.5%
Wisconsin:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Westboro town:  1.2% ($882)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
Westboro satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eau Claire, WI (63.3 miles , pop. 61,704).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (133.6 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (278.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Chelsea, WI (2.5 miles ), Molitor, WI (2.5 miles ), Ogema, WI (2.9 miles ), Whittlesey, WI (3.1 miles) , Rib Lake, WI (3.3 miles ), Hill, WI (3.5 miles ), Hammel, WI (3.6 miles ), Medford, WI (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $45,400
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $47,900
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $56,200
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $41,400
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $64,000
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $140,500
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $70,400
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $16,000
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $72,500
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $126,800
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $192,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 45.34 N, Longitude: 90.43 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 715

Westboro household income distribution Westboro home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.8%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +1 (+0.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Wood products (13%)
  • Food (7%)
  • Machinery (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (5%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Wood products (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)

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

Average climate in Westboro, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Westboro-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Wisconsin state average. It is 14% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/10/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.2 miles away from the Westboro town center killed 2 people and injured 24 people.

On 6/4/1958, a category F4 tornado 35.0 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Westboro-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 272.9 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 279.0 miles away from Westboro center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 285.1 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 255.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 447.4 miles away from Westboro center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 313.0 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 Taylor County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Westboro topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Westboro:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-RIB LAKE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; RIB LAKE, WI)
  • MEMORIAL HEALTH CENTER DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; MEDFORD, WI)
  • MEMORIAL NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MEDFORD, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westboro:

  • Northcentral Technical College (about 46 miles; Wausau, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,356)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 65 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 10,143)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 65 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 4,038)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 71 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 9,089)
  • Mid-State Technical College (about 73 miles; Wisconsin Rapids, WI; FT enrollment: 2,128)
  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (about 78 miles; Shell Lake, WI; FT enrollment: 2,414)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 80 miles; Menomonie, WI; FT enrollment: 8,120)

Library in Westboro:

  • WESTBORO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $34,633; Location: W4941 CENTER ST.; 6,052 books; 8,805 e-books; 3,686 audio materials; 1,417 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 8 other licensed databases; 58 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Westboro Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Northside Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Taylor County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 37.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

37.7
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.15. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.15
U.S.:

9.14

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

  • WOODLAND COMMUNITY CHURCH (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  72.2%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.9%
Whole state:  7.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

11.7%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

3.8%
Whole state:

3.7%

Westboro compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Wisconsin average:

11.0

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (34%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27%)
  • Utility gas (19%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (17%)
  • Electricity (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Westboro town (based on Taylor County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,4178
Evangelical Protestant4,23119
Mainline Protestant2,6449
Orthodox701
Other1-
None5,326-
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: 3
Taylor County:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Taylor County:

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

5.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

6.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Taylor County:

27.1%
Wisconsin:

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

10.1%
State:

13.0%

4.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,891 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.41%
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 Clark County, WI  0.60% ($26,152 average AGI)
from Marathon County, WI  0.55% ($28,762)
from Chippewa County, WI  0.35% ($32,519)


4.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,241 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.93%
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  0.74% ($60,175 average AGI)
to Clark County, WI  0.57% ($34,909)
to Eau Claire County, WI  0.47% ($24,861)

Strongest AM radio stations in Westboro:

  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WIGM (1490 AM; 1 kW; MEDFORD, WI; Owner: W I G M, INC.)
  • WRIG (1390 AM; 10 kW; SCHOFIELD, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLBL (930 AM; 5 kW; AUBURNDALE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Westboro:

  • WKEB (99.3 FM; MEDFORD, WI; Owner: WIGM, INCORPORATED)
  • WAXX (104.5 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WWIB (103.7 FM; HALLIE, WI; Owner: STEWARDS OF SOUND, INC.)
  • WHRM (90.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WDEZ (101.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: W R I G, INC.)
  • WIFC (95.5 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Westboro:

  • WLEF-TV (Channel 36; PARK FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WEAU-TV (Channel 13; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WEAU LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WYOW (Channel 34; EAGLE RIVER, WI; Owner: WAOW-WYOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 31m102ftTotal length
  • $1,267,000Total costs
  • 6,755Total average daily traffic
  • 586Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,525Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • John E Monday, Near N7909 Beards Lane (Lat: 45.321722 Lon: -90.271167), Type: 124.1, Overall height: 121.9 m
    Registrant: 4692297471, Lg5201@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE, MS: A-3
  • John E Monday, Near N7909 Beards Lane (Lat: 45.321722 Lon: -90.271167), Type: 124.1, Overall height: 121.9 m
    Registrant: 4692297471, Fccmw@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE, MS: A-3, Phone: (You) ngb-lood
  • JOHN MONDAY, Near N7909 Beards Lane (Lat: 45.321722 Lon: -90.271167), Type: 124.1, Structure height: 55119 m, Overall height: 121.9 m
    Registrant: 4692297471, Fccmw@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE, MS: A-3, Phone: (You) ngb-lood
  • JOHN MONDAY, Near N7909 Beards Lane (Lat: 45.321722 Lon: -90.271167), Type: 123.7, Structure height: 55119 m, Overall height: 122.5 m
    Registrant: 4692297471, Fccmw@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE, MS: A-3, Phone: (You) ngb-lood
  • JOHN MONDAY, Near N7909 Beards Lane (Lat: 45.321722 Lon: -90.271167), Type: 123.7, Structure height: 55119 m, Overall height: 122.5 m
    Registrant: 4692297471, Fccmw@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE, MS: A-3, Phone: (You) ngb-lood
  • John E Monday, Near N7909 Beards Lane (Lat: 45.321722 Lon: -90.271167), Type: 123.7, Structure height: 55119 m, Overall height: 122.5 m
    Registrant: 9722347003, Fccmw@att.Com, 2200 N. GREENVILLE AVE., 1W, Phone: (You) ngb-lood

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WD9ASX, Licensee ID: L00291864
    Grant Date: 02/09/2006, Expiration Date: 05/01/2016, Certifier: Gordon G Thielke
    Registrant: Gordon G Thielke, W 5578 Chelsea Ave, Westboro, WI 54490

Most common first names in Westboro, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William877.1 years
Richard876.2 years
John871.0 years
Charles675.5 years
Anna688.0 years
George684.8 years
Carl586.0 years
Joseph579.9 years
Clarence481.0 years
Frank480.2 years
Most common last names in Westboro, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Peterson1273.8 years
Grittner783.5 years
Smith476.5 years
Peltier368.0 years
Bucher370.3 years
Lucia381.7 years
Annala372.0 years
Arkola380.3 years
Sulkko384.0 years
Larson372.7 years
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