Minocqua, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 4,385.
Population change since 2000: -9.8%
 
Males: 2,155  (49.1%)
Females: 2,230  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

51.6 years
Wisconsin median age:

42.6 years

Zip codes: 54548.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $63,343 (it was $40,333 in 2000)
Minocqua:

$63,343
WI:

$64,168

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $44,792 (it was $24,461 in 2000)

Minocqua town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $257,576 (it was $140,100 in 2000)
Minocqua:

$257,576
WI:

$197,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $234,511; detached houses: $247,053; townhouses or other attached units: $223,664; in 2-unit structures: $238,265; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $142,609; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $164,313; mobile homes: $70,279; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $53,724
March 2019 cost of living index in Minocqua: 94.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Minocqua, WI (2010)
    • 4,18295.4%White alone
    • 731.7%American Indian alone
    • 511.2%Two or more races
    • 350.8%Asian alone
    • 370.8%Hispanic
    • 70.2%Black alone

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Minocqua, Wisconsin as of June 22, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Minocqua is 487 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Minocqua by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(40.9)
1
(19.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(68.1)
2
(45.7)
1
(22.5)
3
(67.2)
1
(22.5)
1
(22.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(90.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(20.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(122.7)
4
(79.6)
5
(101.1)
1
(21.1)
2
(40.7)
1
(22.7)
15
(343.1)
10
(225.2)
14
(313.6)
5
(112.3)
3
(67.6)
7
(157.4)
7
(159.8)
5
(113.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
18
(368.0)
7
(139.3)
14
(283.0)
22
(463.3)
22
(447.7)
10
(227.1)
12
(274.5)
6
(135.1)
11
(246.4)
4
(89.8)
16
(360.5)
2
(45.0)
2
(45.7)
1
(22.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
160
(3,271)
138
(2,746)
220
(4,447)
236
(4,969)
236
(4,803)
138
(3,134)
118
(2,699)
64
(1,441)
74
(1,658)
100
(2,245)
87
(1,960)
82
(1,844)
31
(707.8)
39
(884.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(143.1)
10
(199.0)
13
(262.8)
5
(105.3)
3
(61.1)
5
(113.5)
2
(45.7)
4
(90.1)
2
(44.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(45.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.1)
1
(20.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index231.4167.3238.9243.8236.5209.4236.0137.4210.3136.5135.2112.063.5134.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Minocqua, WI

Crime rate in Minocqua detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 15 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.27
Wisconsin average:

2.18
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Ancestries: German (47.7%), English (12.0%), Irish (11.2%), Norwegian (8.9%), Polish (8.6%), Swedish (4.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1603 feet

Land area: 150.8 square miles.

Population density: 29 people per square mile   (very low).

Minocqua, Wisconsin map

53 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.1%
Wisconsin:

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

1.3% ($1,867)
Wisconsin:

2.0% ($2,245)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eau Claire, WI (107.8 miles , pop. 61,704).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (171.0 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (297.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Hazelhurst, WI (2.5 miles ),
Woodruff, WI (3.0 miles ),
Arbor Vitae, WI (3.0 miles ),
Lac du Flambeau, WI (3.0 miles ),
Lake Tomahawk, WI (3.4 miles ),
Cassian, WI (3.6 miles ),
Little Rice, WI (3.8 miles ),
Lynne, WI (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 45.85 N, Longitude: 89.83 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The Island City

Area code: 715

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

Minocqua tourist attractions:

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.1%
Wisconsin:

4.5%
Historical population in Minocqua, WI
Historical housing units in Minocqua, WI

Population change in the 1990s: +1,419 (+41.3%).
Most common industries in Minocqua, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (17.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.2%)
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.7%)
  • Public administration (3.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.5%)
  • Health care (11.6%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.3%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (2.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.0%)
  • Educational services (13.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Minocqua, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Registered nurses (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Carpenters (3.6%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (7.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.8%)

Average climate in Minocqua, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Minocqua, Wisconsin average temperatures Minocqua, Wisconsin average precipitation Minocqua, Wisconsin humidity Minocqua, Wisconsin wind speed Minocqua, Wisconsin snowfall Minocqua, Wisconsin sunshine Minocqua, Wisconsin clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 59.3. This is better than average.

City:

59.3
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.930. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.930
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.18. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.18
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 0.00227. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00227
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Minocqua-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 49% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/25/1950, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.1 miles away from the Minocqua town center killed 2 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/27/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.2 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 8 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Minocqua-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 77% 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 299.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 307.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 312.0 miles away from Minocqua center
On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 332.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/2/2017 at 16:53:31, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 159.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/7/2020 at 18:30:28, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML) earthquake occurred 177.8 miles away from Minocqua 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 Oneida County (8) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winds: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Minocqua topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Minocqua:

  • AVANTI HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER, LLC (9969 OLD HWY 70 RD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Minocqua:

  • DAVITA - NORTHERN STAR DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; WOODRUFF, WI)
  • DR KATE'S WOODLAND MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WOODRUFF, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Minocqua:

  • Northcentral Technical College (about 61 miles; Wausau, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,356)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 92 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 9,089)
  • Mid-State Technical College (about 101 miles; Wisconsin Rapids, WI; FT enrollment: 2,128)
  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (about 101 miles; Shell Lake, WI; FT enrollment: 2,414)
  • Michigan Technological University (about 108 miles; Houghton, MI; FT enrollment: 6,078)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 109 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 10,143)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 110 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 4,038)

Public high school in Minocqua:

  • LAKELAND HIGH (Students: 770, Location: 9573 STATE HWY 70, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Minocqua:

  • MINOCQUA ELEMENTARY (Students: 505, Location: 7450 TITUS DR, Grades: PK-8)
  • WOODLAND PROGRESSIVE SCHOOL FOR 21ST CENTURY CITIZ (Location: 7450 TITUS DR, Grades: 6-8, Charter school)
  • CREATIVE MINDS (Location: 7450 TITUS DR, Grades: 3-5, Charter school)

Private elementary/middle school in Minocqua:

  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 50, Location: 8781 BRUNSWICK RD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Minocqua

Library in Minocqua:

  • MINOCQUA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $472,935; Location: 415 MENOMINEE ST.; 29,421 books; 8,805 e-books; 5,766 audio materials; 2,195 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 28 state licensed databases; 8 other licensed databases; 141 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Minocqua: Minocqua Public Library (A), Minocqua Museum (B), Minocqua Community Building (C), Minocqua Fire Department Station 1 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Minocqua include: Northwoods Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship (A), Saint Andrews Orthodox Mission (B), Saint Matthias Episcopal Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Minocqua: Torpy Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Minocqua Museum Inc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 503 Flambeau Street), Brother John's Art World (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 306 Oneida St), Minocqua Bats (375 West Park Avenue), Minocqua Sport Rental (Tours & Charters; 9568 Hwy 70 W).

Hotels: Comfort Inn (8729 US Highway 51 North), Whitehaven Bed & Breakfast Resort (1077 County Rd F), Lake Minocqua Motel (8280 Hwy 51), Americinn - Minocqua- Wi (700 Us Hwy 51 North), Comfort Inn Minocqua (8729 US 51 North), Aqua Aire Motel (806 Highway 51 North), Bay View Lodge (8555 US Highway 51 North), Island City Inn (7528 US Highway 51 South), New Concord Inn (320 Front).

Oneida County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

TIMBER RDG TNNS & GOLF COURSE (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (MAY-16-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-19-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-19-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-27-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-03-2013), St Boil Water Order (OCT-03-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-03-2013), St Public Notif issued (OCT-04-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-14-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-30-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-30-2013), St Boil Water Order (AUG-30-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-11-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-17-2013), St Public Notif issued (SEP-17-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: E. COLI
MINOCQUA COUNTRY CLUB PRO SHOP (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
LORNORS PORTAGE RESORT (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-01-2014 and AUG-21-2014, Contaminant: Nitrate
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
LAKESIDE GRILL (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-27-2013), St Boil Water Order (JUN-27-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-27-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-05-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-15-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
MINOCQUA WINTER PARK & NORDIC CENTER (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
NARROWS RESORT PINE CREST (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
R & R GATORS (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (JUN-29-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-29-2007), St Boil Water Order (JUN-29-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-29-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUN-29-2007), St No addtl Formal Action needed (AUG-06-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
MOTO MART MINOCQUA (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Minocqua that have no violations reported:

  • ROCK OF AGES LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WILDWOOD WILDLIFE PARK (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MAMAS (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RED PINE CMP MAIN (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TIMBER RDG TNNS & GOLF RSTRNT (Population served: 140, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TIMBER RDG TNNS & GOLF SNCK SHP (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PATRICIA LAKE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MINOCQUA COUNTRY CLUB INC (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAKELAND HAWKS ICE ARENA (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORWOOD PINES SUPPER CLUB (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.1 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

62.7%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.8%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

6.5%
Whole state:

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

2.3%
Whole state:

3.7%
7 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Minocqua (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Minocqua Main Branch at 9760 Highway 70 West, branch established on 1991/06/24; Minocqua Island at 401 Oneida Avenue, branch established on 1975/08/04. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • The Baraboo National Bank: Northwoods National Bank at 8760 North Ridgeway, branch established on 2008/07/16. Info updated 2009/03/26: Bank assets: $766.1 mil, Deposits: $684.2 mil, headquarters in Baraboo, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Baraboo Bancorporation, Inc., The
  • River Valley Bank: Minocqua Office at 8588 Hwy 51 North, branch established on 1998/06/29. Info updated 2007/11/20: Bank assets: $984.4 mil, Deposits: $839.5 mil, headquarters in Wausau, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: River Valley Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Peoples State Bank: Minocqua Branch at 9560 Highway 70 West, branch established on 2004/05/03. Info updated 2006/08/21: Bank assets: $621.9 mil, Deposits: $484.1 mil, headquarters in Wausau, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Psb Holdings, Inc.
  • Citizens Bank: Minocqua Branch at 599 Chippewa Street, branch established on 1994/07/20. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $9,212.3 mil, Deposits: $7,452.0 mil, headquarters in Flint, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 220 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Republic Bancorp, Inc.
  • Associated Bank, National Association: Minocqua Branch at 8751 Us 51 N, branch established on 1964/01/01. Info updated 2008/09/12: Bank assets: $21,715.0 mil, Deposits: $15,244.4 mil, headquarters in Green Bay, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 282 total offices, Holding Company: Associated Banc-Corp
  • Mid-Wisconsin Bank: Minocqua Branch at 8744 Us Highway 51 N, Suite 4, branch established on 2006/06/26. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $484.9 mil, Deposits: $384.4 mil, headquarters in Medford, WI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Mid-Wisconsin Financial Services, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Minocqua:

Marital status in Minocqua, WI
  • Never married: 17.9%
  • Now married: 64.7%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

For population 25 years and over in Minocqua:

  • High school or higher: 87.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Wisconsin average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Minocqua, WI (based on Oneida County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic10,3276
Evangelical Protestant5,15132
Mainline Protestant4,65411
Other4656
Orthodox161
None15,385-
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: 6
Oneida County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Oneida County:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
This county:

6.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 73
Oneida County:

20.19 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

8.9%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Oneida County:

28.3%
Wisconsin:

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

9.2%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

6.36% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($68,690 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.36%
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 Vilas County, WI  0.83% ($44,797 average AGI)
from Lincoln County, WI  0.56% ($39,032)
from Marathon County, WI  0.39% ($57,692)


5.94% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,690 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
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 Vilas County, WI  0.96% ($36,113 average AGI)
to Lincoln County, WI  0.48% ($42,076)
to Marathon County, WI  0.41% ($61,412)
Businesses in Minocqua, WI
NameCountNameCount
AmericInn1Lane Furniture1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Best Western1Maurices1
Burger King1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx2Slumberland1
Ford1U-Haul3
GNC1UPS3
H&R Block1Verizon Wireless1
Jones New York1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1

Strongest AM radio stations in Minocqua:

  • WLKD (1570 AM; 5 kW; MINOCQUA, WI; Owner: RAVEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WJMS (590 AM; 5 kW; IRONWOOD, MI; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WJJQ (810 AM; daytime; 1 kW; TOMAHAWK, WI; Owner: GREGORY A & MARGARUITE S ALBERT)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WRIG (1390 AM; 10 kW; SCHOFIELD, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Minocqua:

  • WMQA-FM (95.9 FM; MINOCQUA, WI; Owner: RAVEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHBM-FM (90.3 FM; PARK FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WCQM (98.3 FM; PARK FALLS, WI; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, LLC)
  • W207BC (89.3 FM; WOODRUFF, WI; Owner: NORTHWOODS CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Minocqua:

  • W31BA (Channel 31; MINOCQUA, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W02CF (Channel 2; MINOCQUA, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYOW (Channel 34; EAGLE RIVER, WI; Owner: WAOW-WYOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLEF-TV (Channel 36; PARK FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WJFW-TV (Channel 12; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: NORTHLAND TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W57AR (Channel 57; SAYNER/VILAS COUNTY, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W04CS (Channel 4; CRANDON, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Minocqua fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Minocqua fatal accident list:

Sep 23, 2015 08:23 AM, Sr-70, Lat: 45.885550, Lon: -89.826394, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 2, 2001 11:01 PM, Blue Lake Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 118ft / 35.9mTotal length
  • 33,552Total average daily traffic
  • 1,740Total average daily truck traffic
  • 44,176Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Minocqua)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Minocqua, WI)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Minocqua)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 24 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Minocqua)

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 13. The highest number of reported fires - 31 took place in 2009, and the least - 1 in 2005. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Minocqua, WI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (58.4%), and Outside Fires (25.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Minocqua, WI
    • 11158.4%Structure Fires
    • 4925.8%Outside Fires
    • 2714.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 31.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Minocqua, WI

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Minocqua, Wisconsin:

  • Pointe Hotel & Conference Center, 8269 S Hwy 51, Minocqua, Wisconsin 54548 , Phone: (715) 356-4431
  • Comfort Inn Minocqua, 8729 Hwy 51 N, Minocqua, Wisconsin 54548 , Phone: (715) 358-2588, Fax: (715) 356-1402
  • Americinn Minocqua, 700 Hwy 51 N, Minocqua, Wisconsin 54548 , Phone: (715) 356-3730, Fax: (715) 356-6958
  • The Waters Of Minocqua, 8100 Us Hwy 51 S, Minocqua, Wisconsin 54548 , Phone: (715) 358-4000, Fax: (715) 358-4010
  • Best Western PLUS Concord Inn, 320 Front St, Minocqua, Wisconsin 54548 , Phone: (715) 356-1800, Fax: (715) 356-6955
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Minocqua, Wisconsin
Most common first names in Minocqua, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William5474.9 years
John4874.8 years
Robert4074.9 years
George3281.6 years
Mary2978.2 years
Dorothy2877.0 years
Harold2775.6 years
Edward2475.8 years
Joseph2179.4 years
James2069.0 years
Most common last names in Minocqua, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1881.2 years
Nelson1284.1 years
Miller1175.8 years
Jossart1073.6 years
Anderson1077.9 years
Jones879.9 years
Smith880.4 years
Grundy674.1 years
Ahlborn675.4 years
Meyer678.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Minocqua, WI
  • 54.8%Utility gas
  • 31.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.3%Wood
  • 4.3%Electricity
  • 3.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Minocqua, WI
  • 44.4%Utility gas
  • 31.8%Electricity
  • 18.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.3%Other fuel
  • 1.8%Wood


Minocqua compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population 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.
There are 19 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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  • Kelly Sparks (1)
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