Cylon, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 683.
Population change since 2000: +8.6%
 
Males: 360  (52.7%)
Females: 323  (47.3%)
Median resident age:

40.2 years
Wisconsin median age:

42.6 years

Zip codes: 54007.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $79,536 (it was $51,042 in 2000)
Cylon:

$79,536
WI:

$64,168

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $35,001 (it was $21,213 in 2000)

Cylon town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $224,659 (it was $117,900 in 2000)
Cylon:

$224,659
WI:

$197,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $291,218; detached houses: $308,781; townhouses or other attached units: $199,645; in 2-unit structures: $220,111; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $188,482; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $271,366; mobile homes: $36,291
March 2019 cost of living index in Cylon: 100.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Cylon, WI (2010)
    • 64794.7%White alone
    • 192.8%Hispanic
    • 71.0%Two or more races
    • 50.7%American Indian alone
    • 40.6%Asian alone
    • 10.1%Other race alone

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

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Ancestries: German (40.7%), Norwegian (20.7%), Irish (10.7%), Swedish (10.2%), English (6.0%), French (5.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1061 feet

Land area: 35.4 square miles.

Population density: 19 people per square mile   (very low).

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

1.1% ($1,270)
Wisconsin:

2.0% ($2,245)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Paul, MN (40.3 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (328.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Deer Park, WI (1.6 miles ),
Black Brook, WI (2.4 miles ),
Emerald, WI (2.4 miles ),
Clear Lake, WI (2.6 miles ),
Erin Prairie, WI (2.6 miles ),
Stanton, WI (2.6 miles ),
Star Prairie, WI (3.0 miles ),
Amery, WI (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 45.17 N, Longitude: 92.35 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 715

Distribution of median household income in Cylon, WI in 2019
Cylon satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $115,700
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $111,300
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $77,600
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $116,200
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $168,000
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $138,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $225,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $115,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $277,500
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $240,000
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $245,000
  • 2018: 2 buildings, average cost: $248,500
  • 2019: 2 buildings, average cost: $237,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Cylon, WI residents
Average permit cost in Cylon, WI
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.3%
Wisconsin:

4.5%
Most common industries in Cylon, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.7%)
  • Construction (9.1%)
  • Machinery (7.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Health care (4.5%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (14.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.3%)
  • Machinery (10.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (7.1%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (4.3%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (8.8%)
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.2%)
  • Food (7.5%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Personal & laundry services (6.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
Most common occupations in Cylon, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.3%)
  • Carpenters (3.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (8.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.0%)
  • Carpenters (6.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.4%)
  • Construction laborers (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.4%)
  • Other financial specialists (4.8%)
  • Personal appearance workers (4.8%)

Average climate in Cylon, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 56.0. This is better than average.

City:

56.0
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.0
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Cylon-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 12% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1958, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 18.5 miles away from the Cylon town center killed 21 people and injured 74 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/30/1977, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.2 miles away from the town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cylon-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 63% 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 182.7 miles away from Cylon center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 194.8 miles away from Cylon center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 353.4 miles away from the city 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 223.2 miles away from Cylon center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 309.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/7/2020 at 18:30:28, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML) earthquake occurred 160.9 miles away from Cylon center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in St. Croix County (1) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cylon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Cylon:

  • AMERY REG MED CTR Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; AMERY, WI)
  • GOLDEN AGE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; AMERY, WI)
  • AMERY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 10 miles away; AMERY, WI)
  • WESTFIELDS HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; NEW RICHMOND, WI)
  • DEERFIELD CARE CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; NEW RICHMOND, WI)
  • GLENHAVEN (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; GLENWOOD CITY, WI)
  • AMERICAN HERITAGE CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; HAMMOND, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cylon:

  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (about 26 miles; River Falls, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,868)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 29 miles; Menomonie, WI; FT enrollment: 8,120)
  • Century College (about 33 miles; White Bear Lake, MN; FT enrollment: 7,393)
  • Metropolitan State University (about 39 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 6,159)
  • Saint Paul College (about 41 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 4,778)
  • Bethel University (about 41 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 4,061)
  • University of Northwestern-St Paul (about 42 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 2,680)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Cylon: Eliason Farms (A), Alex Acres (B), Deer Park Area Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Cylon: Cylon Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Black Brook (A), Hutton Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Cylon: Cylon State Public Hunting Grounds (1). Display/hide its location on the map

St. Croix 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:

2.7 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

74.9%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

10.2%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

5.7%
Whole state:

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

3.0%
Whole state:

3.7%

For population 15 years and over in Cylon:

Marital status in Cylon, WI
  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 63.3%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

For population 25 years and over in Cylon:

  • High school or higher: 90.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Wisconsin average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cylon, WI (based on St. Croix County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic18,4719
Mainline Protestant14,84830
Evangelical Protestant8,72534
Other5375
None41,764-
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
St. Croix County:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
St. Croix County:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
This county:

4.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 67
This county:

8.27 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

6.4%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Croix County:

26.1%
Wisconsin:

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

12.7%
State:

13.0%

6.79% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($61,987 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.79%
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 Washington County, MN  1.11% ($69,465 average AGI)
from Pierce County, WI  1.01% ($52,925)
from Ramsey County, MN  0.55% ($75,824)


6.57% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($56,992 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.57%
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 Pierce County, WI  0.92% ($46,730 average AGI)
to Washington County, MN  0.78% ($69,496)
to Polk County, WI  0.65% ($45,524)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cylon:

  • WXCE (1260 AM; 5 kW; AMERY, WI; Owner: LAKE COUNTRY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WIXK (1590 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEW RICHMOND, WI; Owner: WIXK-AM, LLC)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WMGT (1220 AM; 5 kW; STILLWATER, MN; Owner: ENDURANCE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • WMIN (740 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: WRPX, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cylon:

  • WXPT (104.1 FM; ST. LOUIS PARK, MN; Owner: THE AUDIO HOUSE, INC.)
  • WHWC (88.3 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • WVSS (90.7 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • KEEY-FM (102.1 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS-FM (98.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDWB-FM (101.3 FM; RICHFIELD, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQRS-FM (92.5 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, Inc.)
  • KSJN (99.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXXR (93.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • W211AY (90.1 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WMEQ-FM (92.1 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WATQ (106.7 FM; CHETEK, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLMX-FM (104.9 FM; BALSAM LAKE, WI; Owner: QUARNSTROM MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WEVR-FM (106.3 FM; RIVER FALLS, WI; Owner: HANTEN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cylon:

  • WHWC-TV (Channel 28; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 115ft / 35.3mTotal length
  • 26,306Total average daily traffic
  • 1,492Total average daily truck traffic
  • 36,198Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Cylon, WI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Cylon, WI
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cylon, WI
  • 65.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 15.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.1%Electricity
  • 7.0%Wood
  • 3.8%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cylon, WI
  • 37.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 35.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.5%Electricity
  • 8.1%Utility gas
  • 5.4%Wood


Cylon 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 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.
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