For population 25 years and over in Wheaton:
For population 15 years and over in Wheaton town:
30 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eau Claire, WI (6.9 miles , pop. 61,704).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (76.2 miles , pop. 287,151).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (287.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Howard, WI (2.3 miles ), Union, WI (2.4 miles ), Hallie, WI (2.6 miles ), Elk Mound, WI (2.6 miles ), Eau Claire, WI (2.6 miles ), Elk Mound, WI (2.7 miles ), Seymour, WI (2.8 miles ), Chippewa Falls, WI (2.9 miles ).
Latitude: 44.90 N, Longitude: 91.56 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 715
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: +242 (+11.4%).
Work and jobs in Wheaton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Wheaton, Wisconsin
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Wheaton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 62% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/4/1958, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 11.5 miles away from the Wheaton town center killed 21 people and injured 74 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 6/4/1958, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.7 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 50 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Chippewa County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Wheaton:
Amtrak station near Wheaton:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wheaton:
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
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:
2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
Wheaton compared to Wisconsin state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Wheaton (based on Chippewa County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.98%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 12
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Number of full-service restaurants: 52
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.52% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,092 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:
6.19% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,507 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($141 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Wheaton:
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TV broadcast stations around Wheaton:
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 30See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Wheaton, WI
Total length: 140 meters (459ft)
Total costs: $320,000
Total average daily traffic: 112,824
Total average daily truck traffic: 9,002
FCC Registered Paging Towers:2