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Pepin County, Wisconsin (WI)

County population in 2014: 7,335 (all rural); it was 7,213 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,462
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 966
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,195
Renter-occupied apartments: 623 (it was 564 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

32%

Land area: 232 sq. mi.

Water area: 16.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 32 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Pepin County: 87.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (32.6%), Educational, health and social services (16.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 54%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 44%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Pepin County, Wisconsin:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (97.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)
Median resident age:  44.0 years
Wisconsin median age:  38.0 years
Males: 3,712  (50.6%)
Females: 3,623  (49.4%)
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Pepin County,WI real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Pepin County:

2.0 people
Wisconsin:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $46,840 ($37,609 in 1999)

This county:

$46840
Wisconsin:

$51467

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $450 (lower quartile is $293, upper quartile is $567)
This county:

$450
State:

$644


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $131,493 (it was $83,800 in 2000)
Pepin:

$131,493
Wisconsin:

$163,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $87,765 - $196,886

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $162,327
Here:

$162,327
State:

$201,380

Townhouses or other attached units: $100,562
Here:

$100,562
State:

$167,784

In 2-unit structures: $322,014
Here:

$322,014
State:

$167,332

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $144,857
Here:

$144,857
State:

$161,462

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $206,762
Here:

$206,762
State:

$151,419

Mobile homes: $36,433
Here:

$36,433
State:

$46,729
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,184
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $470

Institutionalized population: 122

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 10
  • Burglaries: 22
  • Thefts: 0
  • Auto thefts: 2

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 10
  • Thefts: 2
  • Auto thefts: 1
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 17 buildings, average cost: $148,400
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $159,800
  • 2009: 17 buildings, average cost: $167,000
  • 2010: 16 buildings, average cost: $155,600
  • 2011: 15 buildings, average cost: $188,100
  • 2012: 16 buildings, average cost: $170,400
  • 2013: 13 buildings, average cost: $185,400
  • 2014: 18 buildings, average cost: $207,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,683 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,610 (2.2%)

Pepin County household income distribution in 2009 Pepin County home values distribution Pepin County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.5%
(12.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Black residents, 40.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.0% for other race residents, 6.8% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.9%
Pepin County:

12.9%
Wisconsin:

13.5%
(12.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Black residents, 41.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.6% for other race residents, 6.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 44 years old
(Males: 43 years old, Females: 45 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45 years old, Black residents: 21 years old, American Indian residents: 44 years old, Asian residents: 47 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26 years old, Other race residents: 30 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Pepin County is $406 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $519 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $658 a month.

Cities in this county include: Durand, Pepin, Waterville, Waubeek, Arkansaw, Stockholm.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Pepin County: Crystal Lake Corners (A), Waupaca Boys Camp (B), Vic-to-Rae Camp (C), Spencer Lake Bible Camp (D), Christensen's Orchard (E), Honkens Hilltop Farm (F), Rawhide Boys Camp (G), Fremont Station (H), Wyoming Guernsey Stock Farm (I), Sunny Slope Farm (J), Stanleys Landing (K), Fitzgerald Corners (L), Parfitt Landing (M), Maple Lind Farm (N), Maple Grove Farm (O), Grove Terrace Farm (P), Evanswood Stock Farm (Q), Elder Lawn Farm (R), Big Falls Dairy Farm (S), Lind Center (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Pepin County include: Emaus Church (A), Farmington Church (B), Hitterdahl Church (C), Zion Church (D), Trinity Lutheran Church (E), Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran Church (F), Saint Pauls Church (G), Saint Patrick Church (H), Saint Johns Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Little Creek Cemetery (1), Union Cemetery (2), Danish Cemetery (3), Little Wolf Cemetery (4), Scandinavia Cemetery (5), Lola Cemetery (6), Baldwins Mill Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Mud Lake (A), Myklebust Lake (B), Mynyard Lake (C), Newsome Lake (D), Norby Lake (E), North Lake (F), Partridge Crop Lake (G), Partridge Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Allen Creek (A), Beaver Creek (B), Blake Creek (C), Spaulding Creek (D), Little River (E), Jackson Creek (F), Nace Creek (G), Murry Creek (H), Hydes Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Pepin County include: Wolf River State Fishery Area (1), Keller Whitcomb Creek Woods State Natural Area (2), Little Wolf River State Natural Area (3), Mud Lake-Radley Creek Savanna State Natural Area (4), Mud Lake Bog State Natural Area (5), Mukwa Bottomland Forest State Natural Area (6), Myklebust Lake State Natural Area (7), Poppy's Rock State Natural Area (8), Skunk and Foster Lakes State Natural Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Buffalo County , Clark County , Juneau County , Ramsey County, Minnesota , Redwood County, Minnesota , Waushara County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.9%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 247
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 42 (36% naturalized citizens)

Pepin County:

0.6%
Whole state:

3.6%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 21
  • 1990 to 1994: 2
  • 1985 to 1989: 5
  • 1980 to 1984: 0
  • 1975 to 1979: 6
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 2
  • 1965 to 1969: 6

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 53.8%

Pepin County marital status for males Pepin County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,392
  • One, attached: 46
  • Two: 79
  • 3 or 4: 73
  • 5 to 9: 75
  • 10 to 19: 98
  • 20 or more: 66
  • Mobile homes: 205
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 2

Housing units in Pepin County with a mortgage: 774 (82 second mortgage, 83 home equity loan, 2 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 690

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

68.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Pepin County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,1803
Mainline Protestant1,7737
Evangelical Protestant5689
Other1401
None2,808-
Pepin County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Pepin County:

2.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Pepin County:

5.43 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

13.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Pepin County:

8.2%
Wisconsin:

7.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Pepin County:

28.7%
State:

27.5%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.4%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Pepin County:

Average size of farms: 222 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $69,431
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $121.46
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 79.16%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $56,662
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 53.62%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $61,754
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.03%
Average age of principal farm operators: 51 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 23.06
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 33.01%
Corn for grain: 22878 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 10075 harvested acres
Vegetables: 194 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Pepin County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 1026202.8 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 6 fatalities and 8 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 9/26/1951, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed 6 people and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pepin County-area historical earthquake activity is below Wisconsin state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 210.1 miles away from Pepin County center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 221.8 miles away from the county center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 267.8 miles away from the county center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 366.3 miles away from the county center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 250.4 miles away from Pepin County center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 149.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • WisconsinHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3249): September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3249, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • WisconsinFlooding, Incident Period: April 10, 2001 to July 6, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1369): May 11, 2001, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1369, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • WisconsinWisconsin Severe Storms, Straight-Line Winds, Tornadoes, Heavy Rain And Flooding, Incident Period: June 18, 1998 to June 30, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1236): July 24, 1998, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1236, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind, Heavy Rain
  • WisconsinFlooding, Severe Storm, Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 7, 1993 to August 25, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-994): July 2, 1993, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-994, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • WisconsinFlooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: September 14, 1992 to September 24, 1992, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-964): September 30, 1992, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-964, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • WisconsinSevere Storms, Hail, Flooding, Tornadoes, Incident Period: July 7, 1978, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-559): July 7, 1978, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-559, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • WisconsinDrought, Incident Period: June 17, 1976, Emergency Declared (EM-3014): June 17, 1976, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3014, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • WisconsinHeavy Rains, Tornadoes, Flash Floods, Incident Period: September 15, 1975, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-482): September 15, 1975, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-482, Natural disaster type: Tornado, Flash Flood, Heavy Rain
  • WisconsinSEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: April 27, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-376): April 27, 1973, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-376, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • WisconsinFLOODING, Incident Period: May 1, 1969, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-260): May 1, 1969, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-260, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Pepin County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rains: 2, Drought: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Canada (24%)
  • Germany (14%)
  • Korea (14%)
  • Jamaica (12%)
  • Philippines (10%)
  • Laos (7%)
  • United Kingdom (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Pepin County (%):

  • German (42%)
  • Norwegian (13%)
  • Austrian (10%)
  • Swedish (7%)
  • United States or American (5%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • English (4%)

Pepin County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,608 (74%)
  • Carpooled: 405 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 12 (0%)
  • Walked: 179 (5%)
  • Other means: 17 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 310 (9%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Pepin County, Wisconsin in 2000:

  • 107 people in nursing homes
  • 7 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in Pepin County, Wisconsin in 2010:

  • 93 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 29 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 14 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $53,209.

5.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,742 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.17% relocated from other counties in Wisconsin ($22,026 average AGI)
2.03% relocated from other states ($20,715 average AGI)
Pepin County:

2.03%
Wisconsin average:

1.76%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dunn County, WI  0.86% ($32,320 average AGI)
from Buffalo County, WI  0.62% ($28,722)
from Pierce County, WI  0.59% ($39,471)
from Eau Claire County, WI  0.38% ($43,000)


6.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,431 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.40%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.53% relocated to other counties in Wisconsin ($24,154 average AGI)
1.87% relocated to other states ($9,277 average AGI)
Pepin County:

1.87%
Wisconsin average:

2.00%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dunn County, WI  1.23% ($35,194 average AGI)
to Eau Claire County, WI  0.85% ($36,280)
to Buffalo County, WI  0.58% ($34,059)
to Pierce County, WI  0.58% ($32,647)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.8

Births per 1000 population in Pepin County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Pepin County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Pepin County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Pepin County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Pepin County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,459 (1,290 aged, 169 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 117 (7%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Pepin County, Wisconsin in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (123)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (69)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (68)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (58)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (37)
  • Unspecified dementia (36)
  • Congestive heart failure (32)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (32)
  • Malignant neoplasm without specification of site (26)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (24)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 13.51
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7941.650
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1121.020
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 17152.89

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1084.010
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1165.310
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 13.55

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 42.15
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 67.75

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 27.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,333
  • In family households: 6,185 (1,691 male householders, 394 female householders)
    1,760 spouses, 2,043 children (1,906 natural, 36 adopted, 101 stepchildren), 73 grandchildren, 28 brothers or sisters, 28 parents, 26 other relatives, 124 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,148 (501 male householders (406 living alone)), 465 female householders (411 living alone)), 182 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 136 (122 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,089 2-persons, 390 3-persons, 364 4-persons, 159 5-persons, 43 6-persons, 40 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 817 1-person, 131 2-persons, 11 3-persons, 4 4-persons, 1 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

1,571 married couples with children.
272 single-parent households (86 men, 186 women).

94.3% of residents of Pepin County speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (46% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 28% speak English not well).
4.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (49% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (40% speak English very well, 60% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $39,660,000 ($5357 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $495,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $18,295,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $8,838,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,540,000
Federal grants: $8,010,000
Federal procurement contracts: $425,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,552,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $659,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,510,000
Federal Government insurance: $7,675,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 423
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

65 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 431
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +4
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +188
Here:

+25 per 1000 residents
State:

+3 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Pepin County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.39 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 139
  • 2000 to 2004: 553
  • 1990 to 1999: 374
  • 1980 to 1989: 365
  • 1970 to 1979: 541
  • 1960 to 1969: 243
  • 1950 to 1959: 304
  • 1940 to 1949: 222
  • 1939 or earlier: 901
Rooms in houses/apartments in Pepin County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 4
  • 2 rooms: 11
  • 3 rooms: 49
  • 4 rooms: 172
  • 5 rooms: 424
  • 6 rooms: 448
  • 7 rooms: 440
  • 8 rooms: 337
  • 9+ rooms: 310
  • 1 room: 5
  • 2 rooms: 34
  • 3 rooms: 112
  • 4 rooms: 146
  • 5 rooms: 135
  • 6 rooms: 53
  • 7 rooms: 45
  • 8 rooms: 24
  • 9+ rooms: 10
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Pepin County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 8
  • 1 bedroom: 73
  • 2 bedrooms: 472
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,046
  • 4 bedrooms: 496
  • 5+ bedrooms: 100
  • no bedroom: 7
  • 1 bedroom: 121
  • 2 bedrooms: 286
  • 3 bedrooms: 102
  • 4 bedrooms: 39
  • 5+ bedrooms: 9
Cars and other vehicles available in Pepin County, Wisconsin in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 107
  • 1 vehicle: 457
  • 2 vehicles: 936
  • 3 vehicles: 482
  • 4 vehicles: 167
  • 5+ vehicles: 46
  • no vehicle: 98
  • 1 vehicle: 262
  • 2 vehicles: 152
  • 3 vehicles: 41
  • 4 vehicles: 8
  • 5+ vehicles: 3

66% of Pepin County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 74% lived in Wisconsin.

Pepin County:

66.0%
State average:

57.2%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 5344
  • Northeast: 77
  • Midwest: 1557
  • South: 88
  • West: 91

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $80,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Pepin County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (39.0%)
  • Utility gas (25.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (19.2%)
  • Wood (12.5%)
  • Electricity (4.3%)
  • Electricity (39.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (31.7%)
  • Utility gas (14.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10.6%)
  • Wood (3.5%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 214
Here:

24.1%
Wisconsin:

16.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 12
Here:

2.3%
Wisconsin:

9.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 14
Here:

6.5%
Wisconsin:

18.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Pepin County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,004,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,720,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,314,000
    Health - Other: $2,266,000
    Police Protection: $959,000
    General - Other: $776,000
    Financial Administration: $482,000
    Correctional Institutions: $444,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $390,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $353,000
    General Public Buildings: $297,000
    Solid Waste Management: $274,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $124,000
    Central Staff Services: $115,000
    Libraries: $59,000
    Parks and Recreation: $54,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $69,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $567,000
    Police Protection: $74,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $62,000
    General Public Building: $39,000
    General - Other: $39,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,000
    Health - Other: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,754,000

Pepin County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $835,000
    Solid Waste Management: $128,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $13,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $8,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $813,000
    All Other: $171,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $99,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $52,000
    Rents: $46,000
    Sale of Property: $37,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $2,193,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,747,000
    Highways: $1,245,000
    General Local Government Support: $850,000
    All Other: $433,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,986,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $340,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $20,000
    Other License: $19,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $12,000
    NEC: $4,000

Pepin County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,716,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,601,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $115,000

Pepin County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,136,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 109
  • Number of aged recipients: 23
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 86
  • Number of recipients under 18: 16
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 59
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 34
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 62
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 49
Pepin County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Pepin County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Pepin County, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8276.7 years
Mary5785.7 years
William5778.9 years
George4379.0 years
Robert3773.7 years
Margaret3581.1 years
James3074.0 years
Edward2778.2 years
Frank2779.9 years
Arthur2679.4 years
Most common last names in Pepin County, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Bauer9378.7 years
Johnson4878.1 years
Anderson3775.5 years
Brunner2481.3 years
Fedie2276.7 years
Smith2280.0 years
Peterson2182.7 years
Brantner1977.4 years
Weber1681.4 years
Jones1681.7 years
Businesses in Pepin County, WI
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
H&R Block1True Value1
Lane Furniture2