Almon, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 584.
Population change since 2000: -1.2%
 
Males: 313  (53.6%)
Females: 271  (46.4%)
Median resident age:

45.1 years
Wisconsin median age:

42.6 years

Zip codes: 54416.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $58,121 (it was $37,663 in 2000)
Almon:

$58,121
WI:

$64,168

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $26,843 (it was $15,893 in 2000)

Almon town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $135,206 (it was $77,900 in 2000)
Almon:

$135,206
WI:

$197,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $189,558; detached houses: $196,616; townhouses or other attached units: $175,241; in 2-unit structures: $206,365; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $119,219; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $235,238; mobile homes: $75,290
March 2019 cost of living index in Almon: 90.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Almon, WI (2010)
    • 54192.6%White alone
    • 193.3%Hispanic
    • 132.2%Two or more races
    • 101.7%American Indian alone
    • 10.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

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Ancestries: German (71.7%), Polish (8.1%), Norwegian (4.9%), English (4.7%), Italian (4.7%), French (4.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1160 feet

Land area: 35.1 square miles.

Population density: 17 people per square mile   (very low).

Almon, Wisconsin map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Almon town:

1.2% ($939)
Wisconsin:

2.0% ($2,245)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Appleton, WI (54.5 miles , pop. 70,087).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (127.6 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (222.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Bowler, WI (2.1 miles ),
Hutchins, WI (2.2 miles ),
Morris, WI (2.4 miles ),
Bartelme, WI (2.5 miles ),
Mattoon, WI (2.7 miles ),
Wittenberg, WI (2.8 miles ),
Birnamwood, WI (2.8 miles ),
Eland, WI (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 44.90 N, Longitude: 89.05 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 715

Distribution of median household income in Almon, WI in 2019
Almon satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.3%
Wisconsin:

4.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +33 (+5.9%).
Most common industries in Almon, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (16.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.7%)
  • Wood products (5.4%)
  • Construction (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (23.4%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Wood products (7.8%)
  • Truck transportation (7.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.8%)
  • Machinery (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (12.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (10.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.9%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Food (5.6%)
Most common occupations in Almon, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (10.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.1%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Cashiers (4.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (14.9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (12.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.1%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (7.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.7%)
  • Cashiers (7.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.3%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)

Average climate in Almon, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Almon-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Wisconsin state average. It is 3% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/2007, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the Almon town center injured 3 people and caused $15 million in damages.

On 9/26/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.8 miles away from the town center killed 6 people and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Almon-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 238.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 258.8 miles away from Almon center
On 2/10/2010 at 09:59:35, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 204.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 344.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 458.2 miles away from Almon center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 384.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Shawano County (7) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Almon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Almon:

  • HOMME HOME FOR THE AGING (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WITTENBERG, WI)

Amtrak stations near Almon:

  • 8 miles: WITTENBERG (HWYS. 45 & 29) - Bus Station . Services: full-service food facilities.
  • 12 miles: TIGERTON (U.S. HWY 45 & HWY M) - Bus Station
  • 18 miles: MARION (U.S. HWY 45) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Almon:

  • Northcentral Technical College (about 30 miles; Wausau, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,356)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 37 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 9,089)
  • Mid-State Technical College (about 51 miles; Wisconsin Rapids, WI; FT enrollment: 2,128)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 52 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 5,682)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 54 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 6,069)
  • Lawrence University (about 55 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 2,821)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 58 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,324)

Points of interest:

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Cemeteries: Riverside Cemetery (1), Town Cemetery (2), Leiskau Cemetery (3), Saint Pauls Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Hennig Lake (A), Kolpack Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Shawano 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:

2.5 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

71.4%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.7%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

16.2%
Whole state:

8.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

5.8%
Whole state:

3.7%

For population 15 years and over in Almon:

Marital status in Almon, WI
  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 57.8%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

For population 25 years and over in Almon:

  • High school or higher: 78.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Wisconsin average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Almon, WI (based on Shawano County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,35743
Catholic6,93012
Mainline Protestant4,99523
Other5273
None18,140-
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: 10
Shawano County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Shawano County:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 48
Here:

11.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.9%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Shawano County:

28.1%
Wisconsin:

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

11.0%
State:

13.0%

5.76% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,677 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.76%
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 Brown County, WI  0.93% ($43,381 average AGI)
from Waupaca County, WI  0.64% ($34,336)
from Marathon County, WI  0.57% ($31,821)


5.56% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,158 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.56%
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 Brown County, WI  0.93% ($43,643 average AGI)
to Marathon County, WI  0.55% ($36,923)
to Waupaca County, WI  0.51% ($36,471)

Strongest AM radio stations in Almon:

  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • 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.)
  • WFCL (1380 AM; 4 kW; CLINTONVILLE, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WTAQ (1360 AM; 10 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WTCH (960 AM; 1 kW; SHAWANO, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING OF SHAWANO, INC.)
  • WLBL (930 AM; 5 kW; AUBURNDALE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)

Strongest FM radio stations in Almon:

  • WYCO (107.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: SEEHAFER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYNW (92.9 FM; BIRNAMWOOD, WI; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHRM (90.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WIFC (95.5 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WDEZ (101.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: W R I G, INC.)
  • WRLO-FM (105.3 FM; ANTIGO, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WRVM (102.7 FM; SURING, WI; Owner: WRVM, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WCLQ (89.5 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: CHRISTIAN LIFE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WACD (106.1 FM; ANTIGO, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WHDG (97.5 FM; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: RAVEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Almon:

  • WFXS (Channel 55; WITTENBERG, WI; Owner: DAVIS TELEVISION WAUSAU, LLC)
  • WYOW (Channel 34; EAGLE RIVER, WI; Owner: WAOW-WYOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WIWB (Channel 14; SURING, WI; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF WISCONSIN, LLC)
  • W24BV (Channel 24; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WAOW-TV (Channel 9; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WAOW-WYOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTPX (Channel 46; ANTIGO, WI; Owner: PAXSON WAUSAU LICENSE, INC.)
  • WJFW-TV (Channel 12; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: NORTHLAND TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WSAW-TV (Channel 7; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WHRM-TV (Channel 20; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • W04CW (Channel 4; TIGERTON, ETC., WI; Owner: CENTRAL AUTOMATIC MACHINING, INC.)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Almon Substation (Lat: 44.883861 Lon: -88.990389), Call Sign: WNAE939,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.203 MHz, Grant Date: 01/05/2005, Expiration Date: 01/08/2015, Cancellation Date: 01/25/2013, Registrant: Central Wisconsin Electric Cooperative, 10401 Lystul Rd, Rosholt, WI 54473, Phone: (715) 677-2211, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Almon, WI
  • 36.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 33.2%Wood
  • 26.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%Electricity
  • 1.0%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Almon, WI
  • 43.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 34.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 13.0%Wood
  • 8.7%Electricity


Almon compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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