Lessor, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 1,263.
Population change since 2000: +13.6%
 
Males: 653  (51.7%)
Females: 610  (48.3%)
Median resident age:

39.1 years
Wisconsin median age:

42.6 years

Zip codes: 54107.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $74,025 (it was $47,969 in 2000)
Lessor:

$74,025
WI:

$64,168

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $30,442 (it was $18,024 in 2000)

Lessor town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $188,490 (it was $108,600 in 2000)
Lessor:

$188,490
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 Lessor: 92.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Lessor, WI (2010)
    • 1,22096.6%White alone
    • 181.4%Hispanic
    • 110.9%American Indian alone
    • 70.6%Asian alone
    • 60.5%Two or more races
    • 10.08%Black alone

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

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Ancestries: German (52.1%), Polish (18.0%), Norwegian (7.8%), Dutch (7.4%), French Canadian (4.0%), French (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 35.9 square miles.

Population density: 35 people per square mile   (very low).

4 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.4%
Wisconsin:

3.6%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Lessor town:

1.2% ($1,351)
Wisconsin:

2.0% ($2,245)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Green Bay, WI (22.2 miles , pop. 102,313).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (111.8 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (196.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Nichols, WI (2.2 miles ),
Navarino, WI (2.4 miles ),
Cicero, WI (2.5 miles ),
Maple Grove, WI (2.5 miles ),
Bonduel, WI (2.7 miles ),
Waukechon, WI (3.0 miles ),
Angelica, WI (3.0 miles ),
Seymour, WI (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 44.63 N, Longitude: 88.44 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 920

Distribution of median household income in Lessor, WI in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.3%
Wisconsin:

4.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +219 (+24.5%).
Most common industries in Lessor, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (16.0%)
  • Construction (10.4%)
  • Paper (9.8%)
  • Health care (6.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.2%)
  • Educational services (3.8%)
  • Truck transportation (2.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (20.8%)
  • Construction (18.2%)
  • Paper (10.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.3%)
  • Wood products (5.1%)
  • Truck transportation (4.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.5%)
  • Paper (8.8%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Lessor, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (10.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.8%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (15.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.3%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)

Average climate in Lessor, 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 SO2 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 2.82. This is significantly better than average.

City:

2.82
U.S.:

74.20
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.448. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.448
U.S.:

1.789
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 6.67. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.67
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Lessor-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Wisconsin state average. It is 2% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.2 miles away from the Lessor town center killed one person and injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 9/26/1951, a category F4 tornado 20.3 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:

Lessor-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 20% 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 220.6 miles away from Lessor center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 428.4 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 224.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 402.9 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 184.2 miles away from Lessor center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 428.4 miles away from Lessor center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), 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 Lessor:

  • GOOD SHEPHERD SERVICES LTD (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SEYMOUR, WI)
  • BIRCH HILL CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SHAWANO, WI)
  • FMC - SHAWANO (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; SHAWANO, WI)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-SHAWANO (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; SHAWANO, WI)
  • EVERGREEN CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; SHAWANO, WI)
  • PINE MANOR HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; CLINTONVILLE, WI)
  • CLINTONVILLE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 16 miles away; CLINTONVILLE, WI)

Amtrak station near Lessor:

  • 16 miles: CLINTONVILLE (20 S. MAIN ST.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lessor:

  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 18 miles; Green Bay, WI; Full-time enrollment: 6,069)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 23 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 25 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 5,682)
  • Lawrence University (about 26 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 2,821)
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (about 27 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 5,415)
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (about 43 miles; Oshkosh, WI; FT enrollment: 10,637)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 57 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 9,089)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Lessor: Nichols Wastewater Treatment Facility (A), Navarino - Lessor Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Lessor: Our Saviors Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Union Cemetery (1), Church Cemetery (2), Lessor Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: White Lake (A). Display/hide its location 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:

2.9 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

80.3%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.1%
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: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

9.0%
Whole state:

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

2.7%
Whole state:

3.7%

For population 15 years and over in Lessor:

Marital status in Lessor, WI
  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 64.8%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

For population 25 years and over in Lessor:

  • High school or higher: 84.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Wisconsin average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lessor, 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
This 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.
State:

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

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

11.72 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.9%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Shawano County:

28.1%
Wisconsin:

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

11.0%
Wisconsin:

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 Lessor:

  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTAQ (1360 AM; 10 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WFCL (1380 AM; 4 kW; CLINTONVILLE, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WNFL (1440 AM; 5 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTCH (960 AM; 1 kW; SHAWANO, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING OF SHAWANO, INC.)
  • WDUX (800 AM; 5 kW; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, 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)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lessor:

  • WOZZ (93.5 FM; NEW LONDON, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WAPL-FM (105.7 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WECB (104.3 FM; SEYMOUR, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQLH (98.5 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WIXX (101.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRVM (102.7 FM; SURING, WI; Owner: WRVM, INC.)
  • WPNE-FM (89.3 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WOWN (99.3 FM; SHAWANO, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING OF SHAWANO, INC.)
  • WHID (88.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: BD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIV OF WI SYS)
  • WOGB (103.1 FM; KAUKAUNA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKSZ (95.9 FM; DE PERE, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WXWX (107.5 FM; BRILLION, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEMY (91.5 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: EVANGEL MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WJMQ (92.3 FM; CLINTONVILLE, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WORQ (90.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: LAKESHORE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W270AJ (101.9 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WJLW (106.7 FM; ALLOUEZ, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • WNCY-FM (100.3 FM; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPCK (104.9 FM; KAUKAUNA, WI; Owner: MIDWEST DIMENSIONS, INC.)
  • WLFM (91.1 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN)

TV broadcast stations around Lessor:

  • WIWB (Channel 14; SURING, WI; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF WISCONSIN, LLC)
  • WBAY-TV (Channel 2; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF GREEN BAY, INC.)
  • WLUK-TV (Channel 11; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFRV-TV (Channel 5; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPNE (Channel 38; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WGBA (Channel 26; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: ARIES TELECOMMUNICATION CORPORATION)
  • WACY (Channel 32; APPLETON, WI; Owner: ACE TV, INC.)
  • WMMF-TV (Channel 68; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF WISCONSIN, A CALIFORNIA LTD PARTNRSHP)
  • W49CB (Channel 49; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W30BU (Channel 30; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W66DC (Channel 66; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 6.3mTotal length
  • $171,000Total costs
  • 10,253Total average daily traffic
  • 882Total average daily truck traffic
  • 17,098Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lessor, WI
  • 55.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 25.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.5%Wood
  • 5.6%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Electricity
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lessor, WI
  • 53.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 33.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.7%Utility gas
  • 6.7%Electricity


Lessor compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly 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 below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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