York, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 886.
Population change since 2000: +3.9%
 
Males: 452  (51.0%)
Females: 434  (49.0%)
Median resident age:

35.2 years
Wisconsin median age:

42.6 years

Zip codes: 53559, 54456.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $62,498 (it was $38,500 in 2000)
York:

$62,498
WI:

$64,168

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $24,606 (it was $14,133 in 2000)

York town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $144,589 (it was $73,600 in 2000)
York:

$144,589
WI:

$197,200
March 2019 cost of living index in York: 89.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in York, WI (2010)
    • 84995.8%White alone
    • 283.2%Hispanic
    • 70.8%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Asian alone
    • 10.1%Two or more races

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

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Ancestries: German (58.5%), English (7.5%), Norwegian (5.7%), Irish (4.1%), Swedish (2.8%), Dutch (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 36.1 square miles.

Population density: 25 people per square mile   (very low).

York, Wisconsin map

5 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.6%
Wisconsin:

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

1.2% ($900)
Wisconsin:

2.0% ($2,245)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eau Claire, WI (50.4 miles , pop. 61,704).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (121.1 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (239.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Granton, WI (1.9 miles ),
Neillsville, WI (2.6 miles ),
Chili, WI (2.7 miles ),
Loyal, WI (2.7 miles ),
Lynn, WI (2.7 miles ),
Pine Valley, WI (2.8 miles ),
Greenwood, WI (3.2 miles ),
Seif, WI (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 44.63 N, Longitude: 90.50 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 715

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $190,000
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.2%
Wisconsin:

4.5%
Most common industries in York, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (25.8%)
  • Health care (14.2%)
  • Wood products (7.9%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Food (5.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.4%)
  • Truck transportation (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (37.5%)
  • Construction (10.5%)
  • Wood products (7.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.9%)
  • Food (6.0%)
  • Truck transportation (4.0%)
  • Educational services (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (28.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (12.0%)
  • Wood products (8.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Food (4.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.3%)
  • Public administration (3.3%)
Most common occupations in York, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (19.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.7%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (27.4%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.5%)
  • Construction laborers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (16.7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (11.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (3.8%)

Average climate in York, Wisconsin

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Tornado activity:

York-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 8% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1958, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.0 miles away from the York town center killed 4 people and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1957, a category F4 tornado 38.2 miles away from the town center killed one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

York-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 10% greater 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 279.6 miles away from York center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 233.9 miles away from York 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 448.4 miles away from York 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 424.1 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 210.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 448.4 miles away from York 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 Clark County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
York topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near York:

  • MEMORIAL MEDICAL CTR Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; NEILLSVILLE, WI)
  • NEILLSVILLE CARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; NEILLSVILLE, WI)
  • MINISTRY SAINT JOSEPH'S HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; MARSHFIELD, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to York:

  • Mid-State Technical College (about 40 miles; Wisconsin Rapids, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,128)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 47 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 9,089)
  • Northcentral Technical College (about 49 miles; Wausau, WI; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 51 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 10,143)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 51 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 4,038)
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (about 68 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 9,837)
  • Western Technical College (about 68 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 3,377)

Points of interest:

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

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

Birthplace of: Clarence P. Dahl - Politician.

Clark County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:

3.0 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

77.1%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.1%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

12.1%
Whole state:

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

8.3%
Whole state:

3.7%

For population 15 years and over in York:

Marital status in York, WI
  • Never married: 29.7%
  • Now married: 58.3%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

For population 25 years and over in York:

  • High school or higher: 76.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Wisconsin average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for York, WI (based on Clark County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,5359
Evangelical Protestant6,59441
Mainline Protestant3,98125
Other75
Orthodox--
None14,573-
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
Clark County:

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Clark County:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
This county:

7.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
State:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.3%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.2%
State:

13.0%

4.79% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,902 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.79%
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 Marathon County, WI  0.94% ($39,941 average AGI)
from Wood County, WI  0.62% ($39,449)
from Chippewa County, WI  0.47% ($36,797)

Strongest AM radio stations in York:

  • WCCN (1370 AM; 5 kW; NEILLSVILLE, WI; Owner: CENTRAL WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WLBL (930 AM; 5 kW; AUBURNDALE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRIG (1390 AM; 10 kW; SCHOFIELD, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WFHR (1320 AM; 5 kW; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN RAPIDS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WAYY (790 AM; 5 kW; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in York:

  • WCCN-FM (107.5 FM; NEILLSVILLE, WI; Owner: CENTRAL WISCONSIN B/CG INC.)
  • WAXX (104.5 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WOSQ (92.3 FM; SPENCER, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WLJY (106.5 FM; MARSHFIELD, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WGLX-FM (103.3 FM; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN RAPIDS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WDEZ (101.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: W R I G, INC.)
  • WHRM (90.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WIFC (95.5 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WWIB (103.7 FM; HALLIE, WI; Owner: STEWARDS OF SOUND, INC.)
  • WGNV (88.5 FM; MILLADORE, WI; Owner: EVANGEL MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around York:

  • WEAU-TV (Channel 13; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WEAU LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WDLS-LP (Channel 35; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • W24BV (Channel 24; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKBT (Channel 8; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: QUEENB TELEVISION, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 82ft / 24.5mTotal length
  • $366,000Total costs
  • 4,602Total average daily traffic
  • 5Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,051Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in York, WI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for York, WI
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in York, WI
  • 33.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 31.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 28.2%Wood
  • 3.7%Electricity
  • 3.3%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in York, WI
  • 42.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 30.8%Wood
  • 23.1%Electricity
  • 3.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


York compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age 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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