Caroline, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 270.
Males: 124  (46.1%)
Females: 146  (53.9%)
Median resident age:

51.2 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.9 years

Zip codes: 54928.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $58,747
Caroline:

$58,747
WI:

$64,168

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $30,387

Caroline CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $149,265
Caroline:

$149,265
WI:

$197,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $131,142; detached houses: $131,045

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,645.

March 2019 cost of living index in Caroline: 92.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.6%

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  • Races in Caroline, WI (2019)
    • 20087.0%White alone
    • 2611.3%Two or more races
    • 20.9%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Caroline, Wisconsin as of January 30, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Caroline is 235 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (72.1%), American (6.6%), Irish (3.3%), Norwegian (2.5%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%), Czech (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 902 feet

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,633 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,602 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Appleton, WI (39.7 miles , pop. 70,087).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (116.6 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (208.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Marion, WI (1.8 miles ),
Leopolis, WI (2.0 miles),
Pella, WI (2.0 miles ),
Dupont, WI (2.4 miles ),
Tilleda, WI (2.6 miles),
Larrabee, WI (2.7 miles ),
Fairbanks, WI (2.8 miles ),
Tigerton, WI (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 44.72 N, Longitude: 88.89 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 715

Distribution of median household income in Caroline, WI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Caroline, WI in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.3%
Wisconsin:

4.5%

Tornado activity:

Caroline-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 7% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/26/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.2 miles away from the Caroline place center killed 6 people and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/27/1984, a category F4 tornado 34.6 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Caroline-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 81% 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 225.5 miles away from Caroline center
On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 244.4 miles away from the city 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 191.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 354.5 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 445.5 miles away from Caroline center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 369.6 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).

Hospitals and medical centers near Caroline:

  • PINE MANOR HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CLINTONVILLE, WI)
  • BEHLING MEMORIAL HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CLINTONVILLE, WI)
  • CLINTONVILLE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 10 miles away; CLINTONVILLE, WI)
  • FMC - SHAWANO (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; SHAWANO, WI)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-SHAWANO (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SHAWANO, WI)
  • EVERGREEN CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SHAWANO, WI)
  • BIRCH HILL CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; SHAWANO, WI)

Amtrak stations near Caroline:

  • 3 miles: MARION (U.S. HWY 45) - Bus Station
  • 9 miles: TIGERTON (U.S. HWY 45 & HWY M) - Bus Station
  • 10 miles: CLINTONVILLE (20 S. MAIN ST.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Caroline:

  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 36 miles; Stevens Point, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,089)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 38 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 5,682)
  • Lawrence University (about 41 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 2,821)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 41 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 6,069)
  • Northcentral Technical College (about 42 miles; Wausau, WI; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 45 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Mid-State Technical College (about 50 miles; Wisconsin Rapids, WI; FT enrollment: 2,128)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Grant Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Salem Cemetery (1), Zion Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Caroline Pond 247 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Rivers: Middle Branch Embarrass River (A), South Branch Embarrass River (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

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

ZION LUTHERAN CH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-04-2011), St Public Notif received (APR-26-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-18-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-05-2006), St Boil Water Order (OCT-05-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-05-2006), St Public Notif received (OCT-12-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

77.6%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.4%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Caroline:

Marital status in Caroline, WI
  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 63.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 3.6%

For population 25 years and over in Caroline:

  • High school or higher: 83.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Wisconsin average:

10.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Caroline, 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
Here:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.72 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

8.9%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.1%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Shawano 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 Caroline:

  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFCL (1380 AM; 4 kW; CLINTONVILLE, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDUX (800 AM; 5 kW; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTCH (960 AM; 1 kW; SHAWANO, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING OF SHAWANO, INC.)
  • WRIG (1390 AM; 10 kW; SCHOFIELD, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WTAQ (1360 AM; 10 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Caroline:

  • WJMQ (92.3 FM; CLINTONVILLE, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WRVM (102.7 FM; SURING, WI; Owner: WRVM, INC.)
  • WYCO (107.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: SEEHAFER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOZZ (93.5 FM; NEW LONDON, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WAPL-FM (105.7 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, 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.)
  • WOWN (99.3 FM; SHAWANO, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING OF SHAWANO, INC.)
  • WYNW (92.9 FM; BIRNAMWOOD, WI; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Caroline:

  • WIWB (Channel 14; SURING, WI; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF WISCONSIN, LLC)
  • WFXS (Channel 55; WITTENBERG, WI; Owner: DAVIS TELEVISION WAUSAU, LLC)
  • W24BV (Channel 24; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W66DC (Channel 66; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W04CW (Channel 4; TIGERTON, ETC., WI; Owner: CENTRAL AUTOMATIC MACHINING, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 14.2mTotal length
  • $393,000Total costs
  • 2,199Total average daily traffic
  • 3Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,417Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • CAROLINE, WI, Lat: 44.709694 Lon: -88.836861, Overall height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPWS438,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.175 MHz, Grant Date: 06/10/2013, Expiration Date: 01/14/2023, Certifier: Rick Riccardi, Registrant: Aclara, 30400 Solon Rd, Solon, OH 44139, Phone: (440) 528-7200, Fax: (703) 812-0468, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2728C, N2728C, N-2728C, Serial Number: 26272
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, N4055 Malueg Rd, Caroline, WI 54928
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/13/2018
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7499X, N7499X, N-7499X, Serial Number: 17247999, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 10/31/1960, Certificate Issue Date: 05/18/1996
    Registrant (Corporation): Vintage Aircraft Ltd, Po Box 147, Caroline, WI 54928
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-260 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9264P, N9264P, N-9264P, Serial Number: 24-4763, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 06/13/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 11/30/2012
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Richard P Trustee Beil, W12819 Uecker St, Caroline, WI 54928, Other Owners: Barbara J Trustee Beil

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Caroline, WI
  • 46.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 43.4%Utility gas
  • 5.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.6%Electricity
  • 2.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Caroline, WI
  • 66.7%Electricity
  • 33.3%Utility gas


Caroline compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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