Wheatland, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 3,373. Population change since 2000: +2.5%
 
Males: 1,716  (50.9%)
Females: 1,657  (49.1%)
Median resident age:  42.5 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53105.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $60,418 (it was $52,386 in 2000)
Wheatland:

$60,418
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,090 (it was $21,299 in 2000)

Wheatland town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $179,409 (it was $128,600 in 2000)
Wheatland:

$179,409
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $210,555; Detached houses: $243,203; Townhouses or other attached units: $385,374; Mobile homes: $34,437
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Wheatland races chart
  • White alone - 3,227 (95.7%)
  • Hispanic - 75 (2.2%)
  • Asian alone - 28 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 22 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 12 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Wheatland: 187.0 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (47.8%), Irish (16.2%), Polish (10.1%), English (8.9%), United States (7.3%), Italian (6.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 763 feet

Land area: 23.6 square miles.

Population density: 143 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Wheatland,WI real estate house value index trend

Wheatland, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Wheatland:

  • High school or higher: 82.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wheatland town:

  • Never married: 26.9%
  • Now married: 57.1%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

48 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.5%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

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

Wheatland town:  1.8% ($2,324)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
Wheatland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kenosha, WI (19.4 miles , pop. 90,352).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (35.6 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (58.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lily Lake, WI (1.0 miles ), Silver Lake, WI (1.9 miles ), Randall, WI (2.0 miles ), Twin Lakes, WI (2.1 miles ), Bohners Lake, WI (2.1 miles ), Powers Lake, WI (2.1 miles ), Wilmot, WI (2.2 miles ), Camp Lake, WI (2.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $63,700
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $70,600
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $90,900
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $53,900
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $132,300
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $86,800
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $133,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $239,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.58 N, Longitude: 88.23 W

Area code: 262

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

6.6%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +25 (+0.8%).
Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (22%)
  • Transportation equipment (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (3%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (3%)
  • Repair and maintenance (3%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)
  • Machinery (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in Wheatland, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Wheatland, Wisconsin average temperatures Wheatland, Wisconsin average precipitation Wheatland, Wisconsin humidity Wheatland, Wisconsin wind speed Wheatland, Wisconsin snowfall Wheatland, Wisconsin sunshine Wheatland, Wisconsin clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Wheatland-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 34% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.8 miles away from the Wheatland town center killed 24 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 20.7 miles away from the town center killed 6 people and injured 75 people.

Earthquake activity:

Wheatland-area historical earthquake activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 285.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 260.4 miles away from Wheatland center
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 84.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 318.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 284.3 miles away from Wheatland center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 275.7 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 Kenosha County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wheatland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Wheatland:

  • HILLCREST NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; TWIN LAKES, WI)
  • AURORA MEMORIAL HSPTL BURLINGTON Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; BURLINGTON, WI)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHAB-BURLINGTON (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BURLINGTON, WI)
  • MOUNT CARMEL CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BURLINGTON, WI)
  • FMC - ANTIOCH (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; ANTIOCH, IL)
  • GENEVA LAKE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LAKE GENEVA, WI)
  • HOME CARE NETWORK (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; LAKE GENEVA, WI)

Amtrak station near Wheatland:

  • 19 miles: STURTEVANT (2904 WISCONSIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wheatland:

  • College of Lake County (about 19 miles; Grayslake, IL; Full-time enrollment: 11,041)
  • Gateway Technical College (about 20 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 5,089)
  • University of Wisconsin-Parkside (about 20 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,843)
  • Carthage College (about 21 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,130)
  • McHenry County College (about 24 miles; Crystal Lake, IL; FT enrollment: 4,886)
  • Carroll University (about 30 miles; Waukesha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,313)
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 32 miles; Whitewater, WI; FT enrollment: 11,124)

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Notable locations in Wheatland: Camp Oh-da-ko-ta (A), Wheatland Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wheatland include: Saint Theresa Church (A), Saint Johns Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: High Street Cemetery (1), Saint Johns Cemetery (2), First German Presbyterian Cemetery (3), Free Will Baptist Cemetery (4), Saint Alphonsus Cemetery (5), Wheatland Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lilly Lake (A), Dyer Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Bassett Creek (A), Palmer Creek (B), New Munster Creek (C), Peterson Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Wheatland: New Munster Bog Island State Natural Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Kenosha 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 104. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

104
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 0.477. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.477
U.S.:

0.303

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.38. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.38
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  72.9%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.5%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

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

5.3%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

2.6%
Whole state:

3.7%

Wheatland compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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.
  • 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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (87%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wheatland town (based on Kenosha County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.19%
Here: 48.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodMuslim EstimateUnited Methodist Church
Adherents61.5%11.6%4.4%3.3%3.0%
Congregations16.3%9.8%7.6%2.2%10.9%
NameAssemblies of GodSouthern Baptist ConventionNorth American Baptist ConferenceLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents3.0%1.7%1.4%1.0%9.2%
Congregations3.3%5.4%3.3%3.3%38.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 32
Kenosha County:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Kenosha County:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 58
Kenosha County:

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 115
Here:

7.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.6%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Kenosha County:

28.2%
Wisconsin:

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

13.9%
State:

13.0%

6.54% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200544,827 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.54%
Wisconsin average:

6.06%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries($508 average AGI)
Kenosha County:

0.09%
Wisconsin average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Lake County, IL  1.94% ($44,480 average AGI)
from Racine County, WI  0.91% ($38,998)
from Cook County, IL  0.55% ($52,063)


6.52% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200640,677 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.52%
Wisconsin average:

6.22%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries($364 average AGI)
Kenosha County:

0.07%
Wisconsin average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Racine County, WI  1.16% ($38,913 average AGI)
to Lake County, IL  0.94% ($41,573)
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.49% ($36,510)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wheatland:

  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WZRK (1550 AM; 1 kW; LAKE GENEVA, WI)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNVR (1030 AM; 5 kW; VERNON HILLS, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WAUK (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WALT-WEST WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WOKY (920 AM; 5 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEMP (1250 AM; 5 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wheatland:

  • WLKG (96.1 FM; LAKE GENEVA, WI; Owner: CTJ COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WWDV (96.9 FM; ZION, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WKKV-FM (100.7 FM; RACINE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEZY (92.1 FM; RACINE, WI; Owner: RACINE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WIIL (95.1 FM; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WZSR (105.5 FM; WOODSTOCK, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WFZH (105.3 FM; MUKWONAGO, WI; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJZI (93.3 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WMIL-FM (106.1 FM; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKTI-FM (94.5 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WBSD (89.1 FM; BURLINGTON, WI; Owner: BURLINGTON AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WHAD (90.7 FM; DELAFIELD, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WLTQ (97.3 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUWM (89.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WVCY-FM (107.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WXSS (103.7 FM; WAUWATOSA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKLH (96.5 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WMWK (88.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WEXT (104.7 FM; STURTEVANT, WI; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMYX-FM (99.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Wheatland:

  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WJJA (Channel 49; RACINE, WI; Owner: TV-49, INC.)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WPXE (Channel 55; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: PAXSON MILWAUKEE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMVS (Channel 10; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WMVT (Channel 36; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WDJT-TV (Channel 58; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WDJT-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WISN-TV (Channel 12; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WISN HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WCGV-TV (Channel 24; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WCGV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WMLW-CA (Channel 46; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVTV (Channel 18; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WVTV LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WTMJ-TV (Channel 4; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • W63CU (Channel 63; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WVCY-TV (Channel 30; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WITI (Channel 6; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WITI LICENSE,INC.)
  • WTAS-LP (Channel 43; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WAUKESHA TOWER ASSOCIATES)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 36 meters (118ft)
Total average daily traffic: 39,240
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,200
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 75,198
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