Park Falls, Wisconsin

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Population in 2019: 2,230 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -20.2%
 
Males: 1,069  (48.0%)
Females: 1,161  (52.0%)
Median resident age:

47.8 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.9 years

Zip codes: 54552.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $39,310 (it was $33,860 in 2000)
Park Falls:

$39,310
WI:

$64,168

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $26,737 (it was $17,929 in 2000)

Park Falls city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $81,675 (it was $60,800 in 2000)
Park Falls:

$81,675
WI:

$197,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $90,119; detached houses: $92,913; mobile homes: $14,551

Median gross rent in 2019: $544.

March 2019 cost of living index in Park Falls: 85.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 22.3%
(19.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 60.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 83.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 36.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Park Falls, WI (2019)
    • 2,06191.2%White alone
    • 984.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 522.3%Hispanic
    • 482.1%Asian alone
    • 291.3%Two or more races
    • 70.3%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Park Falls, Wisconsin as of May 14, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Park Falls is 171 to 1.


Crime rates in Park Falls 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)
1
(42.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(41.2)
1
(43.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(42.8)
2
(86.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(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)
1
(45.2)
Assaults
(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)
2
(84.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.3)
1
(44.1)
7
(314.3)
5
(226.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(121.3)
4
(164.9)
3
(129.1)
1
(45.2)
1
(44.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(122.9)
1
(42.1)
1
(42.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.3)
3
(132.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
38
(1,537)
43
(1,773)
40
(1,722)
32
(1,448)
35
(1,564)
29
(1,173)
39
(1,598)
19
(799.7)
19
(801.0)
26
(1,113)
28
(1,212)
1
(44.1)
1
(44.9)
6
(271.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(40.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.0)
1
(45.2)
1
(44.7)
2
(80.9)
2
(81.9)
1
(42.1)
1
(42.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(42.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index73.2115.5115.864.769.353.479.1122.555.278.7132.819.964.769.6

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 Park Falls, WI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.16
Wisconsin average:

2.18
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Ancestries: German (44.2%), Irish (8.9%), Polish (5.6%), Norwegian (4.8%), French Canadian (3.9%), American (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1912

Elevation: 1490 feet

Land area: 3.55 square miles.

Population density: 628 people per square mile   (low).

Park Falls, Wisconsin map

86 residents are foreign born (2.2% Oceania, 0.4% Europe).

This city:

3.8%
Wisconsin:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,658 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,792 (2.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eau Claire, WI (92.6 miles , pop. 61,704).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (146.0 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (315.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Lake, WI (2.2 miles ),
Butternut, WI (2.4 miles ),
Eisenstein, WI (2.7 miles ),
Fifield, WI (3.0 miles ),
Agenda, WI (3.2 miles ),
Peeksville, WI (3.7 miles),
Chippewa, WI (3.8 miles ),
Worcester, WI (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 45.93 N, Longitude: 90.45 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Ruffed Grouse Capital of the World

Area code: 715

Distribution of median household income in Park Falls, WI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Park Falls, WI in 2019
Park Falls satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $107,900
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $256,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Park Falls, WI residents
Average permit cost in Park Falls, WI
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.6%
Wisconsin:

4.5%
Historical population in Park Falls, WI
Historical housing units in Park Falls, WI
Most common industries in Park Falls, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (18.7%)
  • Paper (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Wood products (5.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.8%)
  • Construction (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Paper (13.0%)
  • Wood products (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.0%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Health care (5.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (34.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Social assistance (4.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.0%)
  • Paper (3.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Park Falls, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Carpenters (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Registered nurses (5.6%)
  • Child care workers (4.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.2%)

Average climate in Park Falls, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Park Falls-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 48% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.1 miles away from the Park Falls city center killed 2 people and injured 42 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.1 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 24 people.

Earthquake activity:

Park Falls-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 74% 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 270.2 miles away from Park Falls center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 282.3 miles away from Park Falls center
On 2/7/2020 at 18:30:28, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 151.9 miles away from Park Falls center
On 4/8/2020 at 17:14:33, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML) earthquake occurred 153.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/9/2020 at 18:16:48, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MB) earthquake occurred 153.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/2/2017 at 16:53:31, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 ML) earthquake occurred 137.4 miles away from Park Falls center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Price County (7) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Park Falls:

  • FLAMBEAU HOSPITAL INC (provides emergency services, 98 SHERRY AVE PO BOX 310)
  • FLAMBEAU HSPTL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 98 SHERRY AVE, P0 BOX 310)
  • COM HLTH RESOURCES (1133 S FOURTH AVE PO BOX 110)
  • SUPPORTIVE HOME SVCS (1181 N 4TH AVENUE)
  • PARK MNR LTD (250 LAWRENCE AVE)

Airports located in Park Falls:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Park Falls:

  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (about 72 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,414)
  • Northcentral Technical College (about 77 miles; Wausau, WI; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 94 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 10,143)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 95 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 4,038)
  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 96 miles; Superior, WI; FT enrollment: 2,302)
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth (about 100 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 10,612)
  • The College of Saint Scholastica (about 100 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,762)

Public high schools in Park Falls:

Public elementary/middle school in Park Falls:

Private elementary/middle school in Park Falls:

  • ST ANTHONY OF PADUA CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 128, Location: 200 5TH AVE S, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Park Falls

Library in Park Falls:

  • PARK FALLS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $417,959; Location: 121 N. FOURTH AVE.; 35,277 books; 4,723 e-books; 5,983 audio materials; 1,975 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 7 other licensed databases; 104 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Park Falls: Park Manor Nursing Home (A), Park Falls Public Library (B), Park Falls City Hall (C), Park Falls Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Park Falls include: United Pentecostal Church (A), Saint Margarets Episcopal Church (B), Saint Anthony of Padua Catholic Church (C), Peace Lutheran Church (D), First Congregational United Church of Christ (E), Family Worship Center of the Assemblies of God (F), Faith Baptist Church (G), Evangelical Covenant Church (H), Christ the Servant Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Nola Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Lower Park Falls Flowage 762 (A), Upper Park Falls Flowage 760 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Park Falls include: Hines Park (1), Triangle Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Springstead Historic District (Historical Places & Services; 3880 North Stone Lake Road).

Hotels: Frontier Inn (1391 North State Highway 182), Hilltop Motel (914 4th Avenue South), Edge O' Town Motel (900 4th Avenue North), Mason Motel (798 4th Avenue South).

Birthplace of: David Greenwood (American football) - Football player.

Price 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 Park Falls and their reported violations in the past:

NORTHERNAIRE BAR (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
WILD GOOSE RESORT (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (JUN-17-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-17-2010), St Boil Water Order (JUL-01-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-13-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-29-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-29-2010), St Other (JUN-29-2010)
OXBO RESORT (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-02-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2006), St Boil Water Order (AUG-02-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-05-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
MOOSE JAW RESORT (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
ROUND UP BAR & GRILL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-25-2012), St Boil Water Order (JUN-25-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-25-2012), St Public Notif issued (JUN-29-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-29-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-02-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-11-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-11-2010), St Boil Water Order (AUG-11-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-24-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-20-2010), St Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2010)
OK CORRAL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-11-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-11-2010), St Boil Water Order (AUG-11-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-08-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-20-2010), St Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-16-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-16-2010), St Other (AUG-16-2010)

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

  • MUSKY JACKS (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SPORTSMANS LOUNGE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SUGARBUSH TAVERN (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WINTER GREEN RESORT (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PARK FALLS MOTEL (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

56.8%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.3%
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: 0.7% of all households
104 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
7 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
138 people in nursing homes in 2000
5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Park Falls (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Park Falls: The First National Bank Of Park Fall at Second Avenue And Division Street, branch established on 1914/02/26; Park Falls - South Office at 1142 4th Avenue South, branch established on 2000/05/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $107.5 mil, Deposits: $94.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Park Falls Agency, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Park Falls Branch at 155 Third Avenue South, branch established on 1903/09/03. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Associated Bank, National Association: Park Falls Branch at 1156 4th Avenue South, branch established on 1902/01/01. 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

For population 15 years and over in Park Falls:

Marital status in Park Falls, WI
  • Never married: 27.6%
  • Now married: 40.8%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 22.0%

For population 25 years and over in Park Falls:

  • High school or higher: 90.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Wisconsin average:

10.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Park Falls
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Park Falls, WI (based on Price County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,5025
Evangelical Protestant2,22420
Mainline Protestant1,4459
Other31
Orthodox--
None5,985-
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
Price County:

4.16 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
This county:

11.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.3%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.1%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Park Falls:

46.0%
Wisconsin:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

39.1%
Wisconsin:

45.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
Wisconsin:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.1%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.6%
Wisconsin:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.9%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

49.1%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Park Falls:

72.9%
Wisconsin:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Park Falls, WI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 8$31,483$47,2250$0
Police Protection - Officers 7$25,608$43,8993$3,060
Financial Administration 3$14,964$59,8561$111
Local Libraries 3$11,906$47,6244$3,908
Water Supply 1$3,988$47,8560$0
Police - Other 1$2,442$29,3041$1,027
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$268
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$5,762
Airports 0$0 1$1,329
Totals for Government 23$90,391$47,16120$15,464

Park Falls government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,052,000 ($920.18)
    Housing and Community Development: $27,000 ($12.11)
    Libraries: $14,000 ($6.28)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $835,000 ($374.44)
    Police Protection: $790,000 ($354.26)
    General - Other: $781,000 ($350.22)
    Regular Highways: $595,000 ($266.82)
    Sewerage: $491,000 ($220.18)
    Libraries: $462,000 ($207.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $175,000 ($78.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $136,000 ($60.99)
    Financial Administration: $134,000 ($60.09)
    Local Fire Protection: $105,000 ($47.09)
    Central Staff Services: $95,000 ($42.60)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $47,000 ($21.08)
    General Public Buildings: $46,000 ($20.63)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $29,000 ($13.00)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,000 ($10.76)
    Air Transportation: $22,000 ($9.87)
    Health - Other: $7,000 ($3.14)
    Natural Resources - Other: $7,000 ($3.14)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,000 ($1.35)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $226,000 ($101.35)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $68,000 ($30.49)
    Local Fire Protection: $35,000 ($15.70)
    Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($4.04)

Park Falls government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $688,000 ($308.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $157,000 ($70.40)
    Other: $67,000 ($30.04)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $28,000 ($12.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000 ($10.31)
    Air Transportation: $9,000 ($4.04)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $207,000 ($92.83)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $441,000 ($197.76)
    General Revenue - Other: $46,000 ($20.63)
    Fines and Forfeits: $18,000 ($8.07)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($6.73)
    Sale of Property: $2,000 ($0.90)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.45)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,256,000 ($563.23)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,079,000 ($483.86)
    Highways: $176,000 ($78.92)
    Housing and Community Development: $170,000 ($76.23)
    Education: $70,000 ($31.39)
    Other: $17,000 ($7.62)
  • Tax - Property: $1,771,000 ($794.17)
    Other: $25,000 ($11.21)
    Other Selective Sales: $19,000 ($8.52)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $8,000 ($3.59)
    Other License: $3,000 ($1.35)

Park Falls government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,077,000 ($3621.97)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,933,000 ($3108.97)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,548,000 ($694.17)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,430,000 ($641.26)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,191,000 ($534.08)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $155,000 ($69.51)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $48,000 ($21.52)
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $37,000 ($16.59)

Park Falls government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,430,000 ($641.26)

4.68% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,815 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.68%
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 Ashland County, WI  0.58% ($29,543 average AGI)
from Marathon County, WI  0.35% ($31,190)


4.90% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,959 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.90%
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 Taylor County, WI  0.38% ($26,826 average AGI)
to Ashland County, WI  0.37% ($37,182)
Businesses in Park Falls, WI
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1Super 81
H&R Block1True Value1
Hardee's1U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1UPS1
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Park Falls:

  • WNBI (980 AM; 1 kW; PARK FALLS, WI)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WJMS (590 AM; 5 kW; IRONWOOD, MI; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WLKD (1570 AM; 5 kW; MINOCQUA, WI; Owner: RAVEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WHSM (910 AM; 5 kW; HAYWARD, WI; Owner: QB BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDSM (710 AM; 10 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Park Falls:

  • WCQM (98.3 FM; PARK FALLS, WI; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, LLC)
  • WHBM-FM (90.3 FM; PARK FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)

TV broadcast stations around Park Falls:

  • WLEF-TV (Channel 36; PARK FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WYOW (Channel 34; EAGLE RIVER, WI; Owner: WAOW-WYOW TELEVISION, INC.)
Park Falls fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Park Falls fatal accident list:

Jan 25, 1993 07:10 AM, 13, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 2, 1989 09:10 AM, 13, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jun 28, 1988 02:54 AM, Str 13, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 12, 1980 07:55 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 12.9mTotal length
  • 9,900Total average daily traffic
  • 729Total average daily truck traffic
  • 14,190Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Park Falls)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Park Falls, WI)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • PARK FALLS, W4551 Sr 182 (Lat: 45.945139 Lon: -90.272917), Type: Tower, Structure height: 439.2 m, Overall height: 456.9 m, Call Sign: WLU357,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, Grant Date: 03/29/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Carol Keith, Registrant: Windstream, 1275 K St Nw, Suite 350, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 223-7664, Fax: (330) 487-2740, Email:
  • WCQM Studio, Highway 13 South (Lat: 45.917222 Lon: -90.449722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 35.1 m, Call Sign: WPUJ364,
    Assigned Frequencies: 948.000 MHz, Grant Date: 03/15/2002, Expiration Date: 12/01/2020, Certifier: Roger Utnehmer, Registrant: Pepper & Corazzini, LLP, 1776 K St., Nw, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 296-0600, Fax: (202) 296-5572, Email:
  • PARK FALLS DNR, Intersection Of 3rd Ave And 8th St (Lat: 45.926389 Lon: -90.449722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.4 m, Overall height: 36.5 m, Call Sign: WQHL557,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6121.86 MHz, Grant Date: 10/05/2017, Expiration Date: 08/30/2027, Certifier: Diane K Miller, Registrant: Wisconsin State Patrol, 4822 Madison Yards Way, Madison, WI 53707, Phone: (608) 709-0095, Email:
  • PARK FALLS, W10890 Cth E (Lat: 45.918611 Lon: -90.620278), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 98.1 m, Call Sign: KSH47,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6775.00 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6865.00 MHz, 6765.00 MHz, 6765.00 MHz, 6765.00 MHz, 6765.00 MHz, 6373.90 MHz, 6775.00 MHz... (+3 more), Grant Date: 05/02/2018, Expiration Date: 07/13/2028, Registrant: Wisconsin State Patrol, 4822 Madison Yards Way, Madison, WI 53707, Phone: (608) 709-0095, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • 22 Miles East Of Park Falls Wi. On State Road 182 (Lat: 46.016611 Lon: -90.108472), Call Sign: KNKO420, Licensee ID: L00114981,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.030 MHz, Expiration Date: 04/01/1999, Cancellation Date: 06/05/1999, Registrant: Flowers, Dennis Dba: Springstead Communications, Hcr 2 Box 445a, Park Falls, WI 54552-0000, Phone: (715) 583-2210
  • 3.4 Miles North Of (Lat: 45.976611 Lon: -90.466528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 61 m, Overall height: 62.2 m, Call Sign: KTS230,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.240 MHz, Grant Date: 03/10/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 02/12/2016, Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, LLP, 2120 L Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830, Fax: (202) 828-5568

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Park Falls Municipal Airport (Lat: 45.953056 Lon: -90.426389), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WRLB2895,
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.37151 MHz, Grant Date: 02/06/2006, Expiration Date: 01/30/2016, Cancellation Date: 04/02/2016, Registrant: Park Falls Municipal Airport, N14499 Hwy 13, Park Falls, WI 54552, Phone: (715) 762-3971, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Park Falls)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A185F (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 185TN , Serial Number: 18502469, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 08/20/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 03/10/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Robert M Jr Burge, 1551 N Double Ee Rd, Park Falls, WI 54552
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T310R (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 167 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4GK , Serial Number: 310R0219, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 05/01/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 06/11/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Lugino D Dalessandro, 4671 W Marty Lake Rd, Park Falls, WI 54552
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 152 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 67958 , Serial Number: 15282115, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 08/16/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 05/19/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Janet E Dalessandro, 4671 W Marty Lake Rd, Park Falls, WI 54552

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Park Falls, Wisconsin:

  • Park Falls Super 8, 1212 Hwy 13, Park Falls, Wisconsin 54552 , Phone: (714) 762-3383, Fax: (714) 762-2256
  • Americasbestvalue Inn, 1212 Hwy 13 S, Park Falls, Wisconsin 54552 , Phone: (715) 762-3383, Fax: (715) 762-2256
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Park Falls, Wisconsin
Most common first names in Park Falls, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7875.6 years
William6378.7 years
Mary6287.5 years
George5380.1 years
Frank4779.3 years
Anna4687.0 years
Joseph4178.9 years
Robert3771.9 years
Edward3576.6 years
Helen3281.6 years
Most common last names in Park Falls, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hilgart4077.4 years
Herbst2177.7 years
Peterson1776.9 years
Schmidt1574.1 years
Johnson1580.7 years
Smith1578.4 years
Miller1478.6 years
Schultz1476.6 years
Hoffman1277.8 years
Kundinger1273.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Park Falls, WI
  • 81.7%Utility gas
  • 7.0%Wood
  • 5.1%Electricity
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Park Falls, WI
  • 52.5%Utility gas
  • 41.8%Electricity
  • 2.3%Wood
  • 1.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.8%No fuel used


Park Falls compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 9 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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