Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

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Population in 2017: 17,806 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.4%
 
Males: 8,443  (47.4%)
Females: 9,363  (52.6%)
Median resident age:

39.8 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 54494.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $38,699 (it was $34,956 in 2000)
Wisconsin Rapids:

$38,699
WI:

$59,305

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,788 (it was $17,723 in 2000)

Wisconsin Rapids city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $92,102 (it was $67,700 in 2000)
Wisconsin Rapids:

$92,102
WI:

$178,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $109,238; detached houses: $108,900; townhouses or other attached units: $215,682; in 2-unit structures: $168,162; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $19,010; mobile homes: $37,588

Median gross rent in 2017: $716.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wisconsin Rapids: 77.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.0%
(16.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.3% for Black residents, 23.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 48.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Wisconsin Rapids, WI (2017)
    • 15,70387.2%White alone
    • 9305.2%Hispanic
    • 6643.7%Asian alone
    • 3772.1%Two or more races
    • 2121.2%Black alone
    • 1290.7%Other race alone
    • 280.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 100.06%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 148 registered sex offenders living in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wisconsin Rapids is 122 to 1.


Crime rates in Wisconsin Rapids by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(11.2)
1
(5.6)
2
(11.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(27.9)
5
(28.3)
5
(28.4)
3
(17.3)
4
(23.5)
3
(17.2)
3
(16.3)
6
(32.6)
7
(38.5)
7
(39.0)
8
(44.8)
3
(16.9)
18
(101.1)
12
(67.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(5.6)
2
(11.3)
4
(22.7)
2
(11.5)
6
(35.3)
3
(17.2)
3
(16.3)
6
(32.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.6)
5
(28.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(22.5)
2
(11.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(44.6)
11
(62.2)
5
(28.4)
2
(11.5)
4
(23.5)
4
(23.0)
2
(10.8)
3
(16.3)
3
(16.5)
3
(16.7)
4
(22.4)
4
(22.5)
7
(39.3)
11
(62.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
141
(786.3)
130
(735.0)
142
(805.3)
158
(909.5)
225
(1,322)
143
(822.0)
103
(558.4)
136
(738.2)
97
(533.8)
105
(584.7)
135
(755.5)
114
(640.4)
83
(466.1)
54
(304.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
678
(3,781)
713
(4,031)
727
(4,123)
675
(3,886)
712
(4,183)
665
(3,823)
704
(3,816)
697
(3,783)
599
(3,297)
636
(3,541)
653
(3,654)
603
(3,387)
595
(3,341)
518
(2,922)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
29
(161.7)
25
(141.4)
30
(170.1)
10
(57.6)
19
(111.6)
20
(115.0)
17
(92.2)
12
(65.1)
16
(88.1)
14
(78.0)
24
(134.3)
12
(67.4)
30
(168.5)
27
(152.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(11.2)
3
(17.0)
2
(11.3)
6
(34.5)
1
(5.9)
2
(11.5)
1
(5.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.5)
3
(16.7)
1
(5.6)
1
(5.6)
1
(5.6)
4
(22.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)252.1262.5270.1254.8302.9243.2219.2247.3210.4236.1258.5226.2286.5242.9

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City-data.com crime index in Wisconsin Rapids, WI

Crime rate in Wisconsin Rapids detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 41 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.09
Wisconsin average:

2.15
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Ancestries: German (30.3%), American (9.7%), Polish (8.8%), Norwegian (4.3%), European (4.2%), Irish (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1869

Elevation: 1028 feet

Land area: 13.3 square miles.

Population density: 1,343 people per square mile   (low).

Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin map

524 residents are foreign born (2.3% Asia, 1.2% Latin America, 0.4% Europe).

This city:

2.9%
Wisconsin:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,888 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,034 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Oshkosh, WI (67.8 miles , pop. 62,916).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (93.3 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (206.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Grand Rapids, WI (1.7 miles ),
Port Edwards, WI (1.8 miles ),
Biron, WI (1.8 miles ),
Lake Wazeecha, WI (1.9 miles ),
Saratoga, WI (2.4 miles ),
Nekoosa, WI (2.5 miles ),
Seneca, WI (2.6 miles ),
Sigel, WI (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 44.39 N, Longitude: 89.82 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Paper City

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,786 (+21.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,971 (52.9%)

Area code: 715

Distribution of median household income in Wisconsin Rapids, WI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Wisconsin Rapids, WI in 2017
Wisconsin Rapids satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 19 buildings, average cost: $111,200
  • 1998: 23 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 1999: 23 buildings, average cost: $152,200
  • 2000: 18 buildings, average cost: $139,300
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $131,300
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $142,400
  • 2003: 29 buildings, average cost: $112,600
  • 2004: 18 buildings, average cost: $139,600
  • 2005: 58 buildings, average cost: $150,600
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $178,100
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $171,700
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $160,100
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $202,200
  • 2010: 13 buildings, average cost: $124,600
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $135,300
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $144,300
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $195,800
  • 2016: 9 buildings, average cost: $166,000
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $148,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Wisconsin Rapids, WI residents
Average permit cost in Wisconsin Rapids, WI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.2%
Wisconsin:

3.3%
Historical population in Wisconsin Rapids, WI
Historical housing units in Wisconsin Rapids, WI
Most common industries in Wisconsin Rapids, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Paper (14.0%)
  • Health care (8.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Food (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Paper (20.8%)
  • Construction (10.8%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Food (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Truck transportation (3.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.6%)
  • Educational services (11.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.3%)
  • Paper (6.9%)
  • Social assistance (6.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.4%)
Most common occupations in Wisconsin Rapids, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.2%)

Average climate in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

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Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 52.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.1
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 3.05. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.05
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 34.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.2
U.S.:

33.3
Lead Level

Tornado activity:

Wisconsin Rapids-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 26% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.7 miles away from the Wisconsin Rapids city center killed one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 9/26/1951, a category F4 tornado 26.2 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wisconsin Rapids-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 207.8 miles away from the city center
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 422.6 miles away from Wisconsin Rapids 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 397.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 316.5 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 185.4 miles away from Wisconsin Rapids 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 421.4 miles away from Wisconsin Rapids 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 Wood County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wisconsin Rapids topographic map

Main business address for: NORTHLAND CRANBERRIES INC /WI/ (AGRICULTURE PRODUCTION - CROPS), RENAISSANCE LEARNING INC (SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE).

Hospitals and medical centers in Wisconsin Rapids:

  • RIVERVIEW HSPTL ASSOC (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 410 DEWEY ST)
  • STRAWBERRY LANE MEDICAL AND REHAB (130 STRAWBERRY LN)
  • WISCONSIN RAPIDS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (1350 RIVER RUN DR)
  • DAVITA - WISCONSIN RAPIDS DIALYSIS (1041 B. HILL ST)

Airports located in Wisconsin Rapids:

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College/University in Wisconsin Rapids:

  • Mid-State Technical College (Full-time enrollment: 2,128; Location: 500 32nd St N; Public; Website: www.mstc.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Wisconsin Rapids:

  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 16 miles; Stevens Point, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,089)
  • Northcentral Technical College (about 43 miles; Wausau, WI; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 68 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 5,682)
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (about 68 miles; Oshkosh, WI; FT enrollment: 10,637)
  • Lawrence University (about 72 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 2,821)
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (about 81 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 9,837)
  • Western Technical College (about 81 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 3,377)

Public high schools in Wisconsin Rapids:

Private high school in Wisconsin Rapids:

  • ASSUMPTION HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 154, Location: 445 CHESTNUT ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Wisconsin Rapids:

  • MEAD ELEMENTARY CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 393, Location: 241 17TH AVE S, Grades: PK-5, Charter school)
  • GROVE ELEMENTARY (Students: 291, Location: 471 GROVE AVE, Grades: PK-5)
  • GRANT ELEMENTARY (Location: 8511 COUNTY ROAD WW, Grades: PK-5)
  • HOWE ELEMENTARY (Location: 221 8TH ST N, Grades: KG-5)
  • WASHINGTON ELEMENTARY (Location: 2911 WASHINGTON ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • WISCONSIN RAPIDS AREA MIDDLE (Location: 1921 27TH AVE S, Grades: 6-7)
  • WOODSIDE ELEMENTARY (Location: 611 TWO MILE AVE, Grades: PK-5)

Private elementary/middle schools in Wisconsin Rapids:

  • ASSUMPTION MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 131, Location: 440 MEAD ST, Grades: 6-8)
  • IMMANUEL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 116, Location: 111 11TH ST N, Grades: PK-8)
  • OUR LADY QUEEN OF HEAVEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 108, Location: 750 10TH AVE S, Grades: KG-2)
  • ST VINCENT DE PAUL SCHOOL (Students: 97, Location: 831 12TH ST S, Grades: 3-5)
  • ST PAULS EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 91, Location: 311 14TH AVE S, Grades: PK-8)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 15, Location: 10611 STATE HIGHWAY 13 S, Grades: UG-8)
See full list of schools located in Wisconsin Rapids

Library in Wisconsin Rapids:

  • MCMILLAN MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,476,700; Location: 490 E. GRAND AVE.; 87,347 books; 8,370 e-books; 10,023 audio materials; 10,377 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 28 state licensed databases; 10 other licensed databases; 252 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Wisconsin Rapids: Higgins Ambulance Service (A), Wisconsin Rapids Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services Station 1 (B), Wisconsin Rapids Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services Station 2 (C), Wood County Courthouse (D), Wisconsin Rapids City Hall (E), South Wood County Historical Society Museum (F), McMillian Memorial Library (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Rapids Mall Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Wisconsin Rapids include: NORTHLAND CRANBERRIES INC /WI/ (A), RENAISSANCE LEARNING INC (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wisconsin Rapids include: Calvary Baptist Church (A), Christian Reformed Church (B), Fiath Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), First Church of Christ Scientist (E), First Congregational Church (F), First English Lutheran Church (G), First Moravian Church (H), Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Forest Hill Cemetery (1), Calvary Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Quinnell Creek (A), Cranberry Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Wisconsin Rapids include: Demitz Park (1), Gaynor Park (2), Hanson Park (3), Lyon Park (4), Mead Field (5), Rapids Municipal Zoo (6), Witter Field (7), Robinson Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Historical Corporation South Wood County (Museums; 540 3rd Street South) (1), D & D Amusements (Amusement & Theme Parks; 4511 76th Street South) (2), Midwest Amusements (6710 Plover Road) (3), Herman's District & Vending CO (Arcades & Amusements; 2948 State Highway 13 North) (4), Lamers Bus Lines Inc (Tours & Charters; 2611 West Grand Avenue) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Best Western Rapids Motor Inn (911 Huntington Avenue) (1), Econo Lodge Wisconsin Rapids (3300 8th Street South) (2), Hotel Mead (451 East Grand Avenue) (3), Hotel Mead & Conference Center - Grand Avenue Grill- Cafe' Mulino (451 East Grand Avenue) (4), AmericInn Wisconsin Rapids (3010 8th Street South) (5), Cozy Inn Motel & R V Park (2710 Plover Road) (6), Hotel Mead & Conference Center - Catering Convention Services (451 East Grand Avenue) (7), Flamingo Motel (1220 Wisconsin Dls Parkway) (8), Camelot Motel (9210 State Highway 13 South) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Wood County - Circuit Court Branch #3 (400 Market Street) (1), Wood County - Clerk Of Circuit Court (400 Market Street) (2), Wisconsin Rapids City - Court Clerk (444 West Grand Avenue) (3), Wood County - Circuit Court Jury (400 Market Street) (4), Wood County - Court House- Or Wisconsin Rapids (400 Market Street) (5), Wood County - Court House (400 Market) (6), Wood County - Circuit Court Branch #1 (400 Market Street) (7), Wood County - Circuit Court Branch #2 (400 Market Street) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Ken Anderson (wrestler) - Professional wrestler, Bonnie Bartlett - Film actor, Grim Natwick - Animator, James Daly (actor) - Television actor, Scott Scharff - Football player, Bryan Reffner - Busch series NASCAR driver (born: Nov 6, 1963), Amy Sue Vruwink - Politician, Bruno Block - Baseball player, David Kedrowski - Politician, John Offerdahl - Football player.

Wood County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Wisconsin Rapids and their reported violations in the past:

BIRON WATER UTILITY (Population served: 879, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-03-2006), St Public Notif requested (OCT-11-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-11-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-08-2007)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ST JOHNS EV LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-31-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2011), St Boil Water Order (OCT-31-2011), St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-23-2012)
NWCP HAWTHORNE HILL 4 & 10 (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
NWCP 9 - BALL DIAMOND (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-12-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-12-2008), St Public Notif requested (AUG-12-2008), St Other (AUG-25-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-28-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-10-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUL-10-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-11-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-24-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-16-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-16-2008), St Public Notif received (MAY-21-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-05-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
NWCP SHELTER HOUSE 8 (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (APR-25-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-25-2006), St Public Notif requested (APR-25-2006), St Public Notif received (APR-26-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-11-2006)
MISTYS MENU (Address: 9041 Hwy 13 SOUTH , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
WILD HORSE SALOON (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-04-2006), St Public Notif requested (OCT-05-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-05-2006), St Public Notif received (OCT-11-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-19-2006)
NEPCO LAKE CO PARK SHELTER (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (MAY-06-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-07-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAY-08-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-08-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-13-2013)

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

  • SARATOGA MORAVIAN CHURCH (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TRI CITY GOLF COURSE (Address: 2800 RIDGEWOOD TRAIL , Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SWITCHED (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SWCP 12 CMPGD LOOP 2 (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SWCP 03 OAK RIDGE (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SWCP 02 BUENA VISTA (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SWCP 09 RED BEACH SHELTER (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SWCP 01 WHITE BEACH (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NWCP LOWER LOOP HP 1 (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NWCP 6 - BEACH HOUSE (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

55.8%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.6%
Whole state:

7.3%


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

People in group quarters in Wisconsin Rapids in 2010:

  • 157 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 110 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 99 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 8 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Wisconsin Rapids in 2000:

  • 217 people in nursing homes
  • 104 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 54 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 17 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 14 people in other group homes
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with most branches in Wisconsin Rapids (2011 data):

  • WOODTRUST BANK, N. A.: Woodtrust Bank, N. A. at 181 Second Street South, branch established on 1891/08/11; 2651 8th Street Office at 2651 8th Street South, branch established on 1963/04/08. Info updated 2009/01/28: Bank assets: $331.4 mil, Deposits: $274.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Woodtrust Financial Corp
  • Associated Bank, National Association: Wisconsin Rapids Branch at 711 Grand Avenue, branch established on 1964/01/01; Wisconsin Rapids Copps Branch at 900a East Riverview Expressway, branch established on 1998/02/25. Info updated 2008/09/12: Bank assets: $21,715.0 mil, Deposits: $15,244.4 mil, headquarters in Green Bay, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 282 total offices, Holding Company: Associated Banc-Corp
  • Paper City Savings Association: at 4200 8th Street South, branch established on 1933/01/01; 555 West Grand Avenue at 555 West Grand Ave, branch established on 2003/06/08. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $156.8 mil, Deposits: $141.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Wisconsin Rapids Branch at 311 West Grand Avenue, branch established on 1961/12/07; Wisconsin Rapids 8th Street Branch at 3520 8th Street South, branch established on 1992/03/10. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Bancroft State Bank: Kellner Branch at 3821 80th St S, branch established on 1974/01/31; Saratoga Branch at 9031 Highway 13 South, branch established on 1992/10/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $68.8 mil, Deposits: $62.5 mil, headquarters in Bancroft, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Bancroft State Bancshares, Inc.
  • KeySavings Bank: Keysavings Bank at 811 East Grand Avenue, branch established on 1920/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $79.6 mil, Deposits: $67.1 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • River Cities Bank: at 1601 Lincoln Street, branch established on 1997/07/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $186.7 mil, Deposits: $149.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: River Cities Bancshares, Inc.
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Wisc Rapids Branch at 1100 8th St. South, branch established on 1995/11/01. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • Citizens Community Federal: Wisconsin Rapids at 4331 8th St S, branch established on 2009/05/27. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $530.8 mil, Deposits: $444.7 mil, headquarters in Eau Claire, WI, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 28 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Wisconsin Rapids:

Marital status in Wisconsin Rapids, WI
  • Never married: 26.8%
  • Now married: 46.3%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 17.2%

For population 25 years and over in Wisconsin Rapids:

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Wisconsin average:

10.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Wisconsin Rapids
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wisconsin Rapids, WI (based on Wood County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic27,05018
Evangelical Protestant16,32751
Mainline Protestant7,78525
Other9736
None22,614-
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: 9
This county:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
This county:

4.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 65
Wood County:

8.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Wood County:

8.6%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.4%
Wisconsin:

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

11.3%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.3%
Wisconsin:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

48.5%
Wisconsin:

45.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Wisconsin Rapids:

19.6%
Wisconsin:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.2%
Wisconsin:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.3%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
Wisconsin Rapids:

57.2%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.8%
Wisconsin:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wisconsin Rapids, WI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 39$180,575$55,5620$0
Police Protection - Officers 36$216,823$72,2740$0
Firefighters 35$217,928$74,7180$0
Local Libraries 13$56,803$52,43419$13,498
Other and Unallocable 10$47,811$57,3731$547
Sewerage 9$44,306$59,0750$0
Parks and Recreation 7$30,985$53,1177$2,139
Other Government Administration 7$32,012$54,87816$8,069
Solid Waste Management 5$21,158$50,7790$0
Financial Administration 4$20,828$62,4844$7,781
Police - Other 4$14,147$42,44118$4,896
Judicial and Legal 2$11,957$71,7422$3,372
Welfare 2$7,298$43,7880$0
Fire - Other 1$3,671$44,0520$0
Airports 1$4,497$53,9640$0
Totals for Government 175$910,799$62,45567$40,302

Wisconsin Rapids government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,250,000 ($126.36)
    General - Other: $524,000 ($29.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $460,000 ($25.83)
    Sewerage: $354,000 ($19.88)
    Health - Other: $209,000 ($11.74)
    Housing and Community Development: $157,000 ($8.82)
    Libraries: $115,000 ($6.46)
    Transit Utilities: $68,000 ($3.82)
    General Public Buildings: $41,000 ($2.30)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $25,649,000 ($1440.47)
    Police Protection: $4,759,000 ($267.27)
    Regular Highways: $3,416,000 ($191.85)
    Water Utilities: $3,331,000 ($187.07)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,831,000 ($158.99)
    Sewerage: $2,161,000 ($121.36)
    Libraries: $1,664,000 ($93.45)
    Health - Other: $1,515,000 ($85.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,270,000 ($71.32)
    Central Staff Services: $1,179,000 ($66.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $847,000 ($47.57)
    General - Other: $685,000 ($38.47)
    Financial Administration: $632,000 ($35.49)
    Transit Utilities: $495,000 ($27.80)
    Air Transportation: $303,000 ($17.02)
    Housing and Community Development: $254,000 ($14.26)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $248,000 ($13.93)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $232,000 ($13.03)
    Natural Resources - Other: $85,000 ($4.77)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $68,000 ($3.82)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,496,000 ($84.02)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $153,000 ($8.59)
    Police Protection: $139,000 ($7.81)
    Regular Highways: $138,000 ($7.75)
    Central Staff Services: $54,000 ($3.03)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,331,000 ($804.84)

Wisconsin Rapids government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,974,000 ($279.34)
    Other: $1,199,000 ($67.34)
    Regular Highways: $665,000 ($37.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $154,000 ($8.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $60,000 ($3.37)
    Air Transportation: $30,000 ($1.68)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $314,000 ($17.63)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $766,000 ($43.02)
    Sewerage: $244,000 ($13.70)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,162,000 ($65.26)
    Interest Earnings: $541,000 ($30.38)
    Special Assessments: $329,000 ($18.48)
    Fines and Forfeits: $261,000 ($14.66)
    Rents: $78,000 ($4.38)
    Sale of Property: $43,000 ($2.41)
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,000 ($0.28)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $27,969,000 ($1570.76)
    Water Utilities: $4,993,000 ($280.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,368,000 ($245.31)
    Highways: $1,340,000 ($75.26)
    Other: $428,000 ($24.04)
    Education: $425,000 ($23.87)
    Transit Utilities: $225,000 ($12.64)
  • Tax - Property: $11,612,000 ($652.14)
    Other Selective Sales: $398,000 ($22.35)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $385,000 ($21.62)
    Other License: $246,000 ($13.82)
    Other: $125,000 ($7.02)

Wisconsin Rapids government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,748,000 ($2344.60)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $39,871,000 ($2239.19)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,348,000 ($581.15)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,470,000 ($475.68)

Wisconsin Rapids government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $40,021,000 ($2247.61)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $861,000 ($48.35)

5.25% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,018 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.25%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Portage County, WI  0.86% ($38,967 average AGI)
from Marathon County, WI  0.79% ($39,397)
from Clark County, WI  0.31% ($35,687)


5.31% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,979 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.31%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Marathon County, WI  0.85% ($53,070 average AGI)
to Portage County, WI  0.82% ($40,185)
to Dane County, WI  0.25% ($51,148)
Businesses in Wisconsin Rapids, WI
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
AmericInn1Little Caesars Pizza1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Arby's1Maurices1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Bath & Body Works1Nike3
Carson Pirie Scott1Penske1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Quality1
Domino's Pizza1Rodeway Inn1
FedEx2Sleep Inn1
Ford1Staples1
GNC1Subway4
GameStop1Taco Bell1
Goodwill5U-Haul3
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
Home Depot1UPS5
JCPenney1Vans1
Jones New York3Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Wisconsin Rapids:

  • WFHR (1320 AM; 5 kW; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN RAPIDS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WLBL (930 AM; 5 kW; AUBURNDALE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRIG (1390 AM; 10 kW; SCHOFIELD, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDUX (800 AM; 5 kW; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WCCN (1370 AM; 5 kW; NEILLSVILLE, WI; Owner: CENTRAL WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wisconsin Rapids:

  • WGLX-FM (103.3 FM; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN RAPIDS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WIZD (99.9 FM; RUDOLPH, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC)
  • WLJY (106.5 FM; MARSHFIELD, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WYTE (96.7 FM; WHITING, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WMMA (93.9 FM; NEKOOSA, WI; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGNV (88.5 FM; MILLADORE, WI; Owner: EVANGEL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WSPT-FM (97.9 FM; STEVENS POINT, WI; Owner: AMERICUS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WWSP (89.9 FM; STEVENS POINT, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS OF UNIV. OF WISCONSIN)
  • WAXX (104.5 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WLBL-FM (91.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WXPW (91.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WHITE PINE COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Wisconsin Rapids:

  • W24BV (Channel 24; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W60CI (Channel 60; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W16AY (Channel 16; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W18CS (Channel 18; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W40BC (Channel 40; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W62DA (Channel 62; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WDLS-LP (Channel 35; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • W06BU (Channel 6; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WEAU-TV (Channel 13; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WEAU LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W64AU (Channel 64; ADAMS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Wisconsin Rapids fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 213ft / 65.0mTotal length
  • $3,989,000Total costs
  • 69,672Total average daily traffic
  • 2,007Total average daily truck traffic
  • 83,708Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Wisconsin Rapids, WI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Wisconsin Rapids, WI
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Wisconsin Rapids)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 167 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Wisconsin Rapids, WI)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 173 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wisconsin Rapids)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Wisconsin Rapids)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 51 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 70. The highest number of reported fires - 101 took place in 2015, and the least - 28 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Wisconsin Rapids, WI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (57.4%), and Outside Fires (22.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Wisconsin Rapids, WI
    • 64157.4%Structure Fires
    • 25322.7%Outside Fires
    • 14412.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 787.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wisconsin Rapids, WI

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin:

  • Best Western Rapids Motor Inn, 911 Huntington Ave, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin 54494 , Phone: (715) 423-3211
  • Wisconsin Rapids Quality Inn, 3120 8TH St S, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin 54494 , Phone: (715) 423-5506, Fax: (715) 423-7150
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 3410 8TH St S, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin 54494 , Phone: (715) 423-8080, Fax: (715) 423-3595
  • Sleep Inn & Suites, 4221 8th Street S, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin 54494 , Phone: (715) 424-6800, Fax: (715) 424-6810
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
Most common first names in Wisconsin Rapids, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John20875.5 years
William17176.9 years
Robert17072.4 years
Mary14981.9 years
James12470.9 years
George12376.5 years
Dorothy11679.8 years
Edward11376.7 years
Margaret10680.4 years
Donald10373.0 years
Most common last names in Wisconsin Rapids, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson10677.7 years
Smith8775.7 years
Anderson6477.6 years
Miller5779.0 years
Nelson3782.0 years
Olson3679.0 years
Hanneman3579.3 years
Schroeder3276.4 years
Peterson3278.8 years
Schmidt3178.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wisconsin Rapids, WI
  • 84.2%Utility gas
  • 6.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.7%Wood
  • 3.6%Electricity
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wisconsin Rapids, WI
  • 66.9%Utility gas
  • 24.3%Electricity
  • 2.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.6%Other fuel
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%No fuel used


Wisconsin Rapids compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Wisconsin Rapids on our top lists:

  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of libraries per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time local library workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • Bernard G. Lager, Ii (2)
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