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Population in 2010: 346. Population change since 2000: -6.5%
 

Males: 170  (49.1%)
Females: 176  (50.9%)

Median resident age:  47.5 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53801.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,840 (it was $29,038 in 2000)
Wyalusing:

$35,840
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,339

Wyalusing town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $146,116 (it was $97,300 in 2000)
Wyalusing:

$146,116
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $198,463; Detached houses: $222,716; Mobile homes: $52,941

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Wyalusing races chart
  • White alone - 331 (95.7%)
  • Hispanic - 10 (2.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.3%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Wyalusing: 180.0 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (44.6%), English (15.9%), Irish (9.5%), Scottish (5.1%), French (4.6%), Norwegian (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 650 feet

Land area: 39.9 square miles.

Population density: 8.7 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Wyalusing:

  • High school or higher: 85.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wyalusing town:

  • Never married: 15.6%
  • Now married: 69.2%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 4.9%

5 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.4%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

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

Wyalusing town:  1.0% ($975)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
Wyalusing satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dubuque, IA (36.5 miles , pop. 57,686).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (86.4 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (190.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Bagley, WI (1.6 miles ), Clayton, IA (1.9 miles) , Bridgeport, WI (2.3 miles ), Patch Grove, WI (2.5 miles) , McGregor, IA (2.7 miles ), Prairie du Chien, WI (2.8 miles ), Marquette, IA (2.9 miles ), Garnavillo, IA (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $88,800
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $102,500
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $44,700
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $68,800
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $138,000
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $74,900
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,500
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $176,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $24,500
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $490,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.94 N, Longitude: 91.09 W

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.1%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: 0 (0.0%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (30%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Wood products (5%)
  • Machinery (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (23%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Electronic shopping and mail-order houses (5%)
  • Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (25%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Electricians (5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (13%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (12%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Child care workers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Wyalusing-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 140% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/30/1954, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.1 miles away from the Wyalusing town center .

On 5/15/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 38.8 miles away from the town center killed 5 people and injured 156 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Grant County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 2, Floods: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wyalusing topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Wyalusing:

  • GREAT RIVER CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MC GREGOR, IA)
  • PRAIRIE MAISON (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WI)
  • PRAIRIE DU CHIEN MEM HSPTL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 8 miles away; PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wyalusing:

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 34 miles; Platteville, WI; Full-time enrollment: 6,352)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 37 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 3,144)
  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 43 miles; Calmar, IA; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • Luther College (about 45 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,470)
  • Viterbo University (about 61 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 2,076)
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (about 61 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 8,660)
  • Western Technical College (about 62 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 2,278)

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

Rivers and creeks: Wisconsin River (A), Lane Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Wyalusing include: Gasner Hollow Prairie State Natural Area (1), Wyalusing Hardwood Forest State Natural Area (2), Wyalusing Walnut Forest State Natural Area (3), Wyalusing State Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  65.8%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.1%
Whole state:  7.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

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

8.8%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

5.5%
Whole state:

3.7%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Wyalusing, WI

Wyalusing compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above 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.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (63%)
  • Wood (23%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (14%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Wyalusing town (based on Grant County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 79.86%
Here79.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental Baptists
Adherents70.5%9.4%9.1%2.1%1.0%
Congregations21.1%10.5%18.9%6.3%3.2%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Free Church of AmericaNational Association of Congregational Christian ChurchesOld Order AmishOther
Adherents0.8%0.8%0.8%0.7%4.8%
Congregations3.2%2.1%3.2%4.2%27.4%
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: 12
Grant County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Grant County:

5.29 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 49
This county:

9.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Grant County:

27.8%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.4%
State:

13.0%

5.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,617 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.30%
Wisconsin average:

6.06%

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:
from Iowa County, WI  0.49% ($33,396 average AGI)
from Dane County, WI  0.47% ($30,379)
from Lafayette County, WI  0.42% ($37,282)


6.40% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,116 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.40%
Wisconsin average:

6.22%

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:
to Dane County, WI  0.98% ($97,317 average AGI)
to Dubuque County, IA  0.51% ($31,760)
to Iowa County, WI  0.44% ($27,841)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wyalusing:

  • WPRE (980 AM; 1 kW; PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WI; Owner: ROBINSON CORPORATION)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WKTY (580 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • KKHQ (950 AM; 5 kW; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KDTH (1370 AM; 5 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • KADR (1400 AM; 1 kW; ELKADER, IA; Owner: DESIGN HOMES, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wyalusing:

  • WQPC (94.3 FM; PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WI; Owner: ROBINSON CORPORATION)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KCTN (100.1 FM; GARNAVILLO, IA; Owner: DESIGN HOMES, INC.)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KATF (92.9 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • WGLR-FM (97.7 FM; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • KNEI-FM (103.5 FM; WAUKON, IA; Owner: WENNES COMMUNICATIONS STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Wyalusing:

  • W22CI (Channel 22; BLOOMINGTON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KWWL (Channel 7; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KGAN (Channel 2; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KGAN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCRG-TV (Channel 9; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KFXB (Channel 40; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: DUBUQUE TV LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • K41AD (Channel 41; LANSING, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 11
Total length: 21 meters (69ft)
Total costs: $361,000
Total average daily traffic: 10,830
Total average daily truck traffic: 747
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 19,698

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 2
  • 2000-2009: 4
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