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Population (year 2000): 8,419. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,620 (+2.4% change)
Males: 4,164 (49.5%), Females: 4,255 (50.5%)

Monroe County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 37.9 years
Median household income: $31,986 (year 2000)
Median house value: $76,400 (year 2000)

Tomah, WI residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Tomah:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.2%)
  • American Indian (2.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Black (1.0%)

Ancestries: German (40.8%), Irish (12.0%), Norwegian (10.2%), English (8.2%), United States (6.2%), Polish (4.1%).

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Elevation: 980 feet

Land area: 7.3 square miles

Tomah,

For population 25 years and over in Tomah

  • High school or higher: 82.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 13.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tomah city

  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 53.0%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

1.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +688 (+8.9%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Crosse, WI La (51.5 miles pop. 51,818).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WI Madison, (98.9 miles pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (244.3 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: WI (0.0 miles Tomah, Wyeville, WI (8.6 miles) , WI (8.8 miles Oakdale, WI (10.0 miles Warrens, WI (12.0 miles Wilton, WI (12.5 miles Clifton,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $101,500
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $129,200
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $75,800
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $137,600
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $110,800
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $120,300

Latitude: 43.99 N, Longitude: 90.50 W

Area code: 608


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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.0%), Manufacturing (19.1%), Retail trade (12.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,204 (+38.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,779 (71.5%)


 

Crime in Tomah by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 11.9 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 3 3 4 3
    per 100,000 35.6 35.6 47.5 35.6
Robberies 0 0 4 5
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 47.5 59.4
Assaults 16 25 26 37
    per 100,000 190.0 296.9 308.8 439.5
Burglaries 43 99 68 45
    per 100,000 510.7 1175.9 807.7 534.5
Thefts 323 338 274 276
    per 100,000 3836.6 4014.7 3254.5 3278.3
Auto thefts 15 13 7 20
    per 100,000 178.2 154.4 83.1 237.6
267.6 328.9 288.4 307.5


Average climate in Tomah, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Tomah,

Tomah-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 21% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1957, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.6 miles away from the Tomah city center killed one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1957, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.6 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Tomah:
  • TOMAH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (321 BUTTS AVENUE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Tomah:
  • FRANCISCAN SKEMP MED CTR SPARTA HOSP (about 22 miles; SPARTA, WI)
  • ST JOSEPHS COMMUNITY HEALTH SERV INC (about 27 miles; HILLSBORO, WI)
  • BLACK RIVER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 29 miles; BLACK RIVER FALLS, WI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Tomah:
  • VOLK FIELD (about 18 miles; CAMP DOUGLAS, WI; ID: VOK)
  • LA CROSSE MUNI (about 53 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; ID: LSE)
  • CENTRAL WISCONSIN (about 79 miles; MOSINEE, WI; ID: CWA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Tomah:
  • BLOYER FIELD (about 2 miles; TOMAH, WI; ID: Y72)
  • SPARTA/FORT MC COY (about 17 miles; SPARTA, WI; ID: CMY)
  • ELROY MUNI (about 27 miles; ELROY, WI; ID: 60C)

Amtrak station:
TOMAH (W. WASHINGTON ST.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.


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 $529
Other Government Administration 3 $11,110 $44,440 0 $0
Financial Administration 2 $6,113 $36,678 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 4 $12,301 $36,903 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 18 $58,184 $38,789 1 $513
Other and Unallocable 3 $8,652 $34,608 1 $450
Local Libraries 4 $11,409 $34,227 6 $1,791
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2 $6,480 $38,880 0 $0
Police - Other 6 $15,440 $30,880 10 $2,330
Water Supply 5 $19,087 $45,808 0 $0
Firefighters 0 $0   1 $1,074
Streets and Highways 16 $53,694 $40,270 0 $0
Sewerage 9 $26,712 $35,616 0 $0
Totals for Government 72 $229,182 $38,197 20 $6,687


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tomah:
  • WESTERN WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 47 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,973)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-LA CROSSE (about 51 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; FT enrollment: 8,669)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STEVENS POINT (about 76 miles; STEVENS POINT, WI; FT enrollment: 8,083)
  • WINONA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 80 miles; WINONA, MN; FT enrollment: 6,568)
  • SAINT MARY'S UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA (about 80 miles; WINONA, MN; FT enrollment: 2,969)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PLATTEVILLE (about 86 miles; PLATTEVILLE, WI; FT enrollment: 5,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 87 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; FT enrollment: 9,866)
Public high school in Tomah:
  • TOMAH HI (Students: 1,029; Location: 901 LINCOLN AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Tomah:
  • TOMAH MID (Students: 659; Location: 612 HOLLISTER AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LEMONWEIR EL (Students: 298; Location: 711 N GLENDALE AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LA GRANGE EL (Students: 287; Location: 600 STRAW ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MILLER EL (Students: 273; Location: 813 OAK ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ROBERT KUPPER LEARNING CENTER (Students: 61; Location: 26232 CTH CA; Grades: 03 - 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Tomah:
  • ST PAUL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 232; Location: 505 SUPERIOR AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 201; Location: 315 WEST MONROE STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • TARR VALLEY SDA ELEMENTARY (Students: 17; Location: RT 5 BOX 212B; Grades: 1 - 9)
Library in Tomah:
  • TOMAH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $366,788; Location: 716 SUPERIOR AVE.; 47,201 books; 1,627 audio materials; 1,572 video materials; 139 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Tomah: Tomah Industrial Park (A), Tomah Public Library (B), Tomah City Hall (C), North Side Fire Station (D).

Churches in Tomah include: Gloria Dei Lutheran Church (A), Saint Marys Catholic Church (B), Tomah Baptist Church (C), Saint Marys Episcopal Church (D), Seventh Day Adventist Church (E), Saint Pauls Evangelical Lutheran Church (F), First Church of Christ Scientist (G), First Congregational Church (H).

Cemeteries: Saint Marys Cemetery (1), Oak Grove Cemetery (2).

Reservoirs: Lake Tomah 26 (A), Lake Tomah (B).

Creeks: Deer Creek (A), Council Creek (B).

Parks in Tomah include: Fireman Park (1), Buckley Park (2), Butts Park (3), Jodi Circle Park (4), Hiawatha Park (5), Gillett PArk (6), Glendale Ball Park (7), Lake Park (8), Recreation Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Tomah compared to Wisconsin state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in 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.

Strongest AM radio stations in Tomah:
  • WTMB (1460 AM; 1 kW; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WKLJ (1290 AM; 5 kW; SPARTA, WI; Owner: SPARTA-TOMAH BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WKTY (580 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WCCN (1370 AM; 5 kW; NEILLSVILLE, WI; Owner: CENTRAL WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WLBL (930 AM; 5 kW; AUBURNDALE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIZM (1410 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tomah:
  • WXYM (96.1 FM; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOG (94.5 FM; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • WVCX (98.9 FM; TOMAH, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WAXX (104.5 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WCOW-FM (97.1 FM; SPARTA, WI; Owner: SPARTA-TOMAH BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRJC-FM (92.1 FM; MAUSTON, WI; Owner: WRJC, INCORPORATED)

TV broadcast stations around Tomah:
  • WDLS-LP (Channel 35; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • WEAU-TV (Channel 13; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WEAU LICENSEE CORP.)

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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