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Population (year 2000): 24,551. Estimated population in July 2005: 24,298 (-1.0% change)
Males: 11,812 (48.1%), Females: 12,739 (51.9%)

Portage County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 25.6 years
Median household income: $33,178 (year 2000)
Median house value: $80,800 (year 2000)

Stevens Point, WI residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Stevens Point:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.6%)
  • Other Asian (3.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (39.6%), Polish (26.6%), Irish (9.6%), English (6.5%), Norwegian (6.4%), French (2.8%).Point, Wisconsin

Elevation: 1093 feet

Land area: 15.3 square miles

Stevens

For population 25 years and over in Stevens Point

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Stevens Point city

  • Never married: 43.9%
  • Now married: 41.0%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

3.8% Foreign born (2.5% Asia, 0.6% Europe, 0.4% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +514 (+2.1%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: WI (77.4 miles Oshkosh, pop. 62,916).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WI Madison, (100.8 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (226.1 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ridge, WI (1.0 miles Park WI (2.4 miles Whiting, WI (4.1 miles Plover, WI (5.2 miles Jordan, WI (6.5 miles Stockton, City, WI (14.8 miles Junction


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 50 buildings, average cost: $123,100

Latitude: 44.52 N, Longitude: 89.56 W

Area code: 715

Stevens Point, Wisconsin business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (24.3%), Retail trade (15.5%), Manufacturing (12.9%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (12.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +9,827 (+40.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,862 (72.1%)

Crime in Stevens Point 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 9 11 13 7 10 17
    per 100,000 36.7 44.8 53.0 28.5 40.7 69.2
Robberies 2 0 2 2 3 2
    per 100,000 8.1 0.0 8.1 8.1 12.2 8.1
Assaults 42 20 44 31 33 48
    per 100,000 171.1 81.5 179.2 126.3 134.4 195.5
Burglaries 108 106 125 120 103 92
    per 100,000 439.9 431.8 509.1 488.8 419.5 374.7
Thefts 761 787 789 852 696 760
    per 100,000 3099.7 3205.6 3213.7 3470.3 2834.9 3095.6
Auto thefts 33 28 33 38 33 22
    per 100,000 134.4 114.0 134.4 154.8 134.4 89.6
216.9 201.8 234.4 224.5 200.4 226.5

Average climate in Stevens Point, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Stevens

Stevens Point-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 28% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/26/1951, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.3 miles away from the Stevens Point city center killed 6 people and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1957, a category 4 tornado 43.3 miles away from the city center killed one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Ross Kolodziej - 2005 NFL player (Arizona Cardinals, born: May 11, 1978), Janel McCarville - WNBA player (Charlotte Sting, born: Nov 3, 1982).


Hospital/medical center in Stevens Point:
  • ST MICHAELS HOSPITAL (900 ILLINOIS AVENUE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Stevens Point:
  • RIVERVIEW HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION (about 27 miles; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI)
  • WAUSAU HOSPITAL (about 31 miles; WAUSAU, WI)
  • NORTH CENTRAL HEALTH CARE FACIL 206 (about 32 miles; WAUSAU, WI)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Stevens Point:
  • CENTRAL WISCONSIN (about 19 miles; MOSINEE, WI; ID: CWA)
  • VOLK FIELD (about 63 miles; CAMP DOUGLAS, WI; ID: VOK)
  • OUTAGAMIE COUNTY REGIONAL (about 75 miles; APPLETON, WI; ID: ATW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Stevens Point:
  • STEVENS POINT MUNI (about 4 miles; STEVENS POINT, WI; ID: STE)
  • ALEXANDER FIELD SOUTH WOOD COUNTY (about 23 miles; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI; ID: ISW)
  • WAUSAU DOWNTOWN (about 28 miles; WAUSAU, WI; ID: AUW)

Local government website:

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
Police Protection - Officers 44 $170,722 $46,560 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 0 $0   1 $1,392
Other Government Administration 6 $18,746 $37,492 0 $0
Financial Administration 8 $27,425 $41,137 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 14 $45,414 $38,926 2 $735
Transit 8 $20,435 $30,652 6 $3,737
Water Supply 15 $49,873 $39,898 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 16 $39,974 $29,980 0 $0
Sewerage 6 $22,744 $45,488 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 8 $23,555 $35,332 0 $0
Streets and Highways 34 $108,118 $38,159 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $2,730 $32,760 0 $0
Firefighters 37 $178,313 $57,831 0 $0
Police - Other 13 $32,251 $29,770 10 $2,312
Totals for Government 210 $740,300 $42,302 19 $8,176
College/University in Stevens Point:
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STEVENS POINT (Full-time enrollment: 8,083; Location: MAIN ST; Public; Website: www.uwsp.edu; Offers Master's degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Stevens Point:
  • NORTHCENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 31 miles; WAUSAU, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,039)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-OSHKOSH (about 79 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; FT enrollment: 9,057)
  • FOX VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE AT APPLETON (about 82 miles; APPLETON, WI; FT enrollment: 3,364)
  • MORAINE PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 90 miles; FOND DU LAC, WI; FT enrollment: 3,037)
  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 98 miles; MADISON, WI; FT enrollment: 7,914)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 101 miles; MADISON, WI; FT enrollment: 37,607)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 101 miles; MADISON, WI; FT enrollment: 8,737)
Public high schools in Stevens Point:
  • STEVENS POINT AREA HI (Students: 1,835; Location: 1201 N POINT DR; Grades: 10 - 12)
  • ALTERNATIVE HI (Students: 154; Location: 1025 CLARK ST; Grades: 10 - 12)
  • WIS RIVERS COMMUNITY CHARTER (Students: 57; Location: 1201 N POINT DR; Grades: 10 - 12)
  • ESD (Students: 37; Location: 1201 N POINT DR; Grades: 10 - 12)
  • JUVENILE DETENTION (Students: 6; Location: 1500 STRONGS AVE; Grades: 10 - 12)
Private high schools in Stevens Point:
  • PACELLI HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 247; Location: 1301 MARIA DRIVE; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • STEVEN'S POINT CHRISTIAN ACADA (Students: 82; Location: 801 HWY 10 WEST; Grades: KG - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Stevens Point:
  • P J JACOBS JR (Students: 927; Location: 2400 MAIN ST; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • BENJAMIN FRANKLIN JR (Students: 855; Location: 2000 POLK ST; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • BANNACH EL (Students: 467; Location: 5400 WALTER ST; Grades: PK - 06)
  • WASHINGTON EL (Students: 405; Location: 3500 PRAIS ST; Grades: PK - 06)
  • MADISON EL (Students: 400; Location: 600 MARIA DR; Grades: KG - 06)
  • MCDILL ACADEMIES CHARTER SCH (Students: 386; Location: 2516 SCHOOL ST; Grades: PK - 06)
  • JACKSON ENVIRONMENTAL CTR (Students: 375; Location: 1900 W ZINDA DR; Grades: PK - 06)
  • MCKINLEY CENTER (Students: 375; Location: 2926 BLAINE ST; Grades: PK - 06)
  • JEFFERSON EL (Students: 283; Location: 1800 EAST AVE; Grades: PK - 06)
  • CARE (Students: 33; Location: 2000 POLK ST; Grades: 07 - 09)
Private primary/middle schools in Stevens Point:
  • ST PAUL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 214; Location: 1919 WYATT AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST PETER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 189; Location: 708 FIRST ST; Grades: 6 - 8)
  • ST STANISLAUS ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 176; Location: 2150 HIGH STREET; Grades: KG - 5)
  • ST STEPHEN ELEMENTARY (Students: 174; Location: 1335 CLARK ST; Grades: PK - 5)
  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 70; Location: 1901 LINCOLN AVE; Grades: KG - 2)
  • BRANCH SDA SCHOOL (Students: 8; Location: 1510 SHERMAN AVE; Grades: 1 - 7)
Library in Stevens Point:
  • PORTAGE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,383,711; Location: 1001 MAIN ST.; 166,439 books; 6,954 audio materials; 5,376 video materials; 368 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Stevens Point: Sentry World Golf Course (A), Watson Hall (B), Quandt Fieldhouse (C), Delzell Hall (D), Communication Arts Center (E), Schmeeckle Shelter (F), Schmeeckle Center (G), Christina Kuhl House (H), University Center (I), J L Jensen House (J), DeBot Residence Center (K), Fox Theater (L), David McMillan House (M), Baldwin Hall (N), College Classroom Center (O), Michelson Concert Hall (P), Roach Hall (Q), H B Willett Ice Arena (R), Fire Station Number 2 (S), Fine Arts Center (T).

Shopping Center: Center Point Mall Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Stevens Point include: Church of the Intercession (A), Assembly of God Church (B), Redeemer Lutheran Church (C), Trinity Lutheran Church (D), Peace United Church of Christ (E), Peace Lutheran Campus Center (F), Berea Baptist Church (G), Beth Israel Synagogue (H).

Cemeteries: Saint Josephs Cemetery (1), Union Cemetery (2), Guardian Angel Cemetery (3), Forest Cemetery (4), Lutheran Cemetery (5), Saint Stephens Cemetery (6).

Lakes and reservoirs: Joanis, Lake (A), Wisconsin River Flowage (B), Wisconsin River Flowage 4964 (C).

Creek: Lost Creek (A).

Parks in Stevens Point include: Slomann Park (1), Schmeeckle Reserve (2), Bukolt Park (3), Mead Park (4), Allen Recreation Center (5), Pioneer Park (6), Atwell Park (7), Goerke Park (8), Iverson Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Stevens Point compared to Wisconsin state average:
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Stevens Point:
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WRIG (1390 AM; 10 kW; SCHOFIELD, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WFHR (1320 AM; 5 kW; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN RAPIDS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLBL (930 AM; 5 kW; AUBURNDALE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WDUX (800 AM; 5 kW; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Stevens Point:
  • WSPT-FM (97.9 FM; STEVENS POINT, WI; Owner: AMERICUS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WWSP (89.9 FM; STEVENS POINT, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS OF UNIV. OF WISCONSIN)
  • WYTE (96.7 FM; WHITING, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WGLX-FM (103.3 FM; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN RAPIDS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WIZD (99.9 FM; RUDOLPH, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC)
  • WLJY (106.5 FM; MARSHFIELD, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WHRM (90.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WIFC (95.5 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WDEZ (101.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: W R I G, INC.)
  • WGNV (88.5 FM; MILLADORE, WI; Owner: EVANGEL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WLBL-FM (91.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WXPW (91.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WHITE PINE COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WYCO (107.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: SEEHAFER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCLQ (89.5 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: CHRISTIAN LIFE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKQH (104.9 FM; MARATHON, WI; Owner: RLM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
TV broadcast stations around Stevens Point:
  • W24BV (Channel 24; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W60CI (Channel 60; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W16AY (Channel 16; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W18CS (Channel 18; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W40BC (Channel 40; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W62DA (Channel 62; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W06BU (Channel 6; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WAOW-TV (Channel 9; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WAOW-WYOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WSAW-TV (Channel 7; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WFXS (Channel 55; WITTENBERG, WI; Owner: DAVIS TELEVISION WAUSAU, LLC)
  • WHRM-TV (Channel 20; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)

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.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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