For population 25 years and over in White River:
For population 15 years and over in White River town:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Duluth, MN (65.5 miles , pop. 86,918).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (150.6 miles , pop. 287,151).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (354.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Ashland, WI (2.5 miles ), Gingles, WI (2.7 miles ), Marengo, WI (2.8 miles ), Kelly, WI (2.8 miles ), Lincoln, WI (3.0 miles ), Ashland, WI (3.3 miles ), Mason, WI (3.3 miles) , Eileen, WI (3.4 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 46.44 N, Longitude: 90.83 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 715
Population change in the 1990s: +134 (+17.7%).
Work and jobs in White River: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in White River, Wisconsin
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
White River-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/30/1968, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 8.1 miles away from the White River town center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 6/8/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 39.2 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 42 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Ashland County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near White River:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to White River:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 8.10. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 5.69. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
White River compared to Wisconsin state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for White River (based on Ashland County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 69.10%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.87% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,511 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:
6.74% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,043 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 White River:
Strongest FM radio stations in White River:
TV broadcast stations around White River:
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for White River, WI
Total length: 26 meters (85ft)
Total costs: $264,000
Total average daily traffic: 8,055
Total average daily truck traffic: 489
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 7,085