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Population (year 2000): 12,925. Estimated population in July 2005: 13,374 (+3.5% change)
Males: 6,104 (47.2%), Females: 6,821 (52.8%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 37.3 years
Median household income: $32,744 (year 2000)
Median house value: $81,300 (year 2000)

Races in Chippewa Falls:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (46.3%), Norwegian (19.1%), Irish (12.9%), French (8.3%), Polish (5.9%), English (5.4%).

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Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 10.9 square miles

Chippewa

For population 25 years and over in Chippewa Falls

  • High school or higher: 84.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chippewa Falls city

  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 48.9%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

0.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -64 (-0.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Claire, WI Eau (10.7 miles pop. 61,704).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Paul, MN St. (118.2 miles pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (333.0 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: WI (4.5 miles Hallie, Wissota, WI (5.6 miles Lake WI (5.9 miles Tilden, Point, WI (6.7 miles Eagle WI (8.0 miles Anson, WI (8.1 miles Seymour, .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 36 buildings, average cost: $105,300
  • 1997: 37 buildings, average cost: $88,100
  • 1998: 40 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 1999: 19 buildings, average cost: $130,600
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $139,100
  • 2001: 20 buildings, average cost: $162,000
  • 2002: 17 buildings, average cost: $122,700
  • 2003: 14 buildings, average cost: $149,700
  • 2004: 17 buildings, average cost: $145,700

Latitude: 44.93 N, Longitude: 91.39 W

Area code: 715


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (28.4%), Educational,health and social services (20.2%), Retail trade (14.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,452 (+42.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,121 (51.8%)


 

Crime in Chippewa Falls by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 5 1 0 8 3 0
    per 100,000 38.7 7.7 0.0 61.9 23.2 0.0
Robberies 3 3 2 0 1 1
    per 100,000 23.2 23.2 15.5 0.0 7.7 7.7
Assaults 10 11 10 5 18 4
    per 100,000 77.4 85.1 77.4 38.7 139.3 30.9
Burglaries 49 59 60 41 37 47
    per 100,000 379.1 456.5 464.2 317.2 286.3 363.6
Thefts 304 269 306 264 257 282
    per 100,000 2352.0 2081.2 2367.5 2042.6 1988.4 2181.8
Auto thefts 16 17 10 21 21 20
    per 100,000 123.8 131.5 77.4 162.5 162.5 154.7
168.4 152.8 153.5 149.4 152.0 133.6


Average climate in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Chippewa

Chippewa Falls-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 16% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1958, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.6 miles away from the Chippewa Falls city center killed 21 people and injured 74 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/4/1958, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.3 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 50 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Chippewa Falls:
  • ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL (2661 COUNTY TRUNK I)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Chippewa Falls:
  • OAK LEAF SURGICAL HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI)
  • SACRED HEART HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI)
  • BLOOMER MEDICAL CTR (about 14 miles; BLOOMER, WI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Chippewa Falls:
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY REGIONAL (about 9 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; ID: EAU)
  • LA CROSSE MUNI (about 75 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; ID: LSE)
  • ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL (about 104 miles; ROCHESTER, MN; ID: RST)
Other public-use airports nearest to Chippewa Falls:
  • CHETEK MUNI-SOUTHWORTH (about 31 miles; CHETEK, WI; ID: Y23)
  • MENOMONIE MUNICIPAL-SCORE FIELD (about 33 miles; MENOMONIE, WI; ID: W11)
  • RICE LAKE REGIONAL - CARL'S FIELD (about 43 miles; RICE LAKE, WI; ID: RPD)

Amtrak station near Chippewa Falls:
  • 12 miles: EAU CLARE (101 N. FARWELL ST.) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Judicial and Legal 0 $0   1 $3,700
Other Government Administration 3 $8,353 $33,412 8 $2,393
Financial Administration 3 $9,832 $39,328 0 $0
Water Supply 13 $35,083 $32,384 1 $1,058
Transit 2 $8,212 $49,272 1 $1,700
Natural Resources 1 $2,785 $33,420 0 $0
Local Libraries 12 $32,039 $32,039 7 $5,340
Streets and Highways 32 $112,290 $42,108 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 4 $13,065 $39,195 0 $0
Sewerage 11 $45,958 $50,136 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 10 $31,255 $37,506 8 $1,550
Fire - Other 1 $2,455 $29,460 0 $0
Firefighters 25 $92,981 $44,630 0 $0
Police - Other 7 $18,947 $32,480 3 $3,613
Police Protection - Officers 27 $96,475 $42,877 0 $0
Totals for Government 151 $509,731 $40,508 29 $19,355


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chippewa Falls:
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 13 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,866)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 13 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; FT enrollment: 2,601)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT (about 38 miles; MENOMONIE, WI; FT enrollment: 7,183)
  • WINONA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 65 miles; WINONA, MN; FT enrollment: 6,568)
  • SAINT MARY'S UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA (about 65 miles; WINONA, MN; FT enrollment: 2,969)
  • WISCONSIN INDIANHEAD TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 70 miles; Shell Lake, WI; FT enrollment: 2,045)
  • WESTERN WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 73 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; FT enrollment: 2,973)
Public high schools in Chippewa Falls:
  • CHIPPEWA FALLS HI (Students: 1,476; Location: 735 TERRILL ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • NORTHERN WISCONSIN CENTER (Location: PO BOX 340; Grades: 12 - 12)
Private high schools in Chippewa Falls:
  • MCDONELL CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 263; Location: 1316 BEL AIR BOULEVARD; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • LIBERTY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 65; Location: 7480 157TH ST; Grades: KG - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Chippewa Falls:
  • CHIPPEWA FALLS MID (Students: 1,068; Location: 750 TROPICANA BLVD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • PARKVIEW EL (Students: 516; Location: 501 JEFFERSON AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • HALMSTAD EL (Students: 372; Location: 565 E SOUTH AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • STILLSON EL (Students: 341; Location: 17250 COUNTY HIGHWAY J; Grades: KG - 05)
  • HILLCREST EL (Students: 333; Location: 1200 MILES ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SOUTHVIEW EL (Students: 279; Location: 615 A ST; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Chippewa Falls:
  • ST CHARLES PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 376; Location: 429 W SPRUCE ST; Grades: PK - 2)
  • NOTRE DAME MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 176; Location: 22 S PRAIRIE ST; Grades: 6 - 8)
  • CHRIST LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 113; Location: 467 E COLOME; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST PETER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 76; Location: 11370 COUNTY HWY Q; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • VALLEY SCHOOL (Students: 2; Location: 15157 50TH AVE; Grades: 7 - 7)
Library in Chippewa Falls:
  • CHIPPEWA FALLS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $810,842; Location: 105 W. CENTRAL ST.; 95,048 books; 5,848 audio materials; 2,791 video materials; 216 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Chippewa Falls: Timber Terrace Golf Course (A), Cook Rutledge Historical Mansion (B), Chippewa County Courthouse (C), Chippewa County Jail (D), Chippewa Falls City Hall (E), Chippewa Falls Public Library (F), Hannah M Rutledge Home for the Aged (G).

Churches in Chippewa Falls include: Christ Episcopal Church (A), Christ Church (B), Trinity United Methodist Church (C), Christian Gospel Chapel (D), Seventh Day Adventist Church (E), Our Saviours Lutheran Church (F), Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic Church (G), Notre Dame Roman Catholic Church (H).

Cemeteries: Forest Hill Cemetery (1), Home Park Cemetery (2), Hope Cemetery (3), Calvary Cemetery (4).

Reservoirs: Star Lake (A), Glen Lock Lake (B), Glen Loch Flowage 116.5 (C), Chippewa Falls Flowage 5555 (D).

Creek: Duncan Creek (A).

Parks in Chippewa Falls include: Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds (1), Irvine Park (2).

Post office: (A).  


Chippewa Falls compared to Wisconsin 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Chippewa Falls:
  • WEAQ (1150 AM; 5 kW; CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WOGO (680 AM; 3 kW; HALLIE, WI; Owner: STEWARDS OF SOUND, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WDVM (1050 AM; 1 kW; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WBIZ (1400 AM; 1 kW; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chippewa Falls:
  • WQRB (95.1 FM; BLOOMER, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUEC (89.7 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WVCF (90.5 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • W256AE (99.1 FM; CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI; Owner: BUSHLAND RADIO SPECIALTIES/ WCFW)
  • WIAL (94.1 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WBIZ-FM (100.7 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWIB (103.7 FM; HALLIE, WI; Owner: STEWARDS OF SOUND, INC.)
  • WCFW (105.7 FM; CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI; Owner: BUSHLAND RADIO SPECIALTIES/WCFW)
  • WAXX (104.5 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WECL (92.9 FM; ELK MOUND, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WMEQ-FM (92.1 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WISM-FM (98.1 FM; ALTOONA, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHWC (88.3 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WDRK (99.9 FM; CORNELL, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WHEM (91.3 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: FOURTH DIMENSION, INC.)
  • WATQ (106.7 FM; CHETEK, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W206AH (89.1 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Chippewa Falls:
  • WQOW-TV (Channel 18; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WXOW-WQOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WEAU-TV (Channel 13; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WEAU LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WHWC-TV (Channel 28; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WEUX (Channel 48; CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI; Owner: GRANT MEDIA INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

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