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Population (year 2000): 28,152. Estimated population in July 2005: 29,549 (+5.0% change)
Males: 13,574 (48.2%), Females: 14,578 (51.8%)

Washington County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 35.3 years
Median household income: $48,315 (year 2000)
Median house value: $132,500 (year 2000)

West Bend, WI residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in West Bend:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.2%)
  • Hispanic (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (58.3%), Irish (10.7%), Polish (8.3%), English (5.8%), United States (4.4%), Norwegian (3.7%).

New! Bend, Wisconsin forum

Elevation: 893 feet

Land area: 12.7 square miles

West

For population 25 years and over in West Bend

  • High school or higher: 86.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Bend city

  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 58.5%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +3,402 (+13.7%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: WI Waukesha, (28.7 miles www.TripAdvisor.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WI Milwaukee, (29.9 miles pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (114.7 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Bend, WI West (0.0 miles WI (1.5 miles Barton, WI (6.8 miles Jackson, WI (7.6 miles Kewaskum, .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 25 buildings, average cost: $187,400

Latitude: 43.42 N, Longitude: 88.18 W

Area code: 262


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

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (30.7%), Educational,health and social services (19.8%), Retail trade (10.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +974 (+3.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,200 (42.9%)


 

Crime in West Bend 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 3 3 1 1 4 1
    per 100,000 10.7 10.7 3.6 3.6 14.2 3.6
Robberies 2 4 3 5 4 7
    per 100,000 7.1 14.2 10.7 17.8 14.2 24.9
Assaults 26 3 2 8 14 19
    per 100,000 92.4 10.7 7.1 28.4 49.7 67.5
Burglaries 53 49 81 30 51 62
    per 100,000 188.3 174.1 287.7 106.6 181.2 220.2
Thefts 758 789 806 633 773 613
    per 100,000 2692.5 2802.6 2863.0 2248.5 2745.8 2177.5
Auto thefts 39 27 32 21 24 23
    per 100,000 138.5 95.9 113.7 74.6 85.3 81.7
156.8 142.6 149.8 115.8 149.2 131.4


Average climate in West Bend, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

West

West Bend-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 56% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1981, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.3 miles away from the West Bend city center killed 3 people and injured 53 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/18/1996, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.7 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused $40 million in damages.


Main business address for: GEHL CO (FARM MACHINERY & EQUIPMENT).


Hospital/medical center in West Bend:
  • ST JOSEPHS COMMUNITY HOSP OF WEST BEND (551 SO SILVERBROOK DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near West Bend:
  • AURORA MEDICAL CTR OF WASHINGTON CTY (about 16 miles; HARTFORD, WI)
  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL OZAUKEE INC 246 (about 18 miles; MEQUON, WI)
  • COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; MENOMONEE FALLS, WI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to West Bend:
  • GENERAL MITCHELL INTERNATIONAL (about 40 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; ID: MKE)
  • WITTMAN REGIONAL (about 47 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; ID: OSH)
  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 61 miles; KENOSHA, WI; ID: ENW)
Other public-use airports nearest to West Bend:
  • WEST BEND MUNI (about 5 miles; WEST BEND, WI; ID: ETB)
  • HAHN SKY RANCH (about 8 miles; WEST BEND, WI; ID: 2T5)
  • HARTFORD MUNI (about 16 miles; HARTFORD, WI; ID: HXF)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 6 $23,085 $46,170 1 $1,645
Solid Waste Management 7 $25,437 $43,606 2 $157
Streets and Highways 28 $104,122 $44,623 0 $0
Fire - Other 0 $0   1 $1,027
Firefighters 39 $179,885 $55,349 16 $2,176
Police - Other 21 $60,062 $34,321 27 $8,909
Police Protection - Officers 54 $252,268 $56,059 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 3 $12,755 $51,020 0 $0
Other Government Administration 20 $73,994 $44,396 10 $4,191
Financial Administration 17 $57,535 $40,612 4 $2,841
Local Libraries 13 $41,641 $38,437 20 $12,294
Water Supply 17 $66,132 $46,681 5 $4,293
Other and Unallocable 12 $40,211 $40,211 5 $7,282
Parks and Recreation 15 $48,761 $39,008 22 $8,156
Totals for Government 252 $985,888 $46,947 113 $52,971


College/University in West Bend:
  • WEST BEND AIR INC (Location: PO BOX 409; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Bend:
  • CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY-WISCONSIN (about 18 miles; MEQUON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,654)
  • WAUKESHA COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 25 miles; PEWAUKEE, WI; FT enrollment: 3,465)
  • CARDINAL STRITCH UNIVERSITY (about 27 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; FT enrollment: 4,913)
  • CARROLL COLLEGE (about 28 miles; WAUKESHA, WI; FT enrollment: 2,332)
  • MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY (about 32 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; FT enrollment: 9,589)
  • MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 32 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; FT enrollment: 7,048)
  • MORAINE PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 33 miles; FOND DU LAC, WI; FT enrollment: 3,037)
Public high schools in West Bend:
  • EAST HI (Students: 1,206; Location: 1305 E DECORAH RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • WEST HI (Students: 1,199; Location: 1305 E DECORAH RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in West Bend:
  • FIRST BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 64; Location: 224 BUTTERNUT ST; Grades: KG - 12)
  • CALVARY LIFE ACADEMY (Students: 59; Location: 1110 E DECORAH RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • TRICENTER SCHOOL (Students: 10; Location: 279 S 17TH AVE SUITE 6; Grades: 9 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in West Bend:
  • BADGER MID (Students: 837; Location: 710 S MAIN ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SILVERBROOK MID (Students: 604; Location: 120 N SILVERBROOK DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • GREEN TREE EL (Students: 522; Location: 1330 GREEN TREE RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MCLANE EL (Students: 521; Location: 833 CHESTNUT ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • FAIR PARK EL (Students: 475; Location: 519 N INDIANA AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • DECORAH EL (Students: 427; Location: 1225 SYLVAN WAY; Grades: PK - 05)
  • BARTON EL (Students: 386; Location: 614 SCHOOL PL; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SILVER MAPLE PK (Students: 172; Location: 5190 S 18TH AVE; Grades: PK - PK)
Private primary/middle schools in West Bend:
  • HOLY ANGELS SCHOOL (Students: 463; Location: 230 N 8TH AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST FRANCES CABRINI SCHOOL (Students: 441; Location: 529 WEST HAWTHORN DR; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST. JOHN'S LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 301; Location: 899 SOUTH SIXTH AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 230; Location: 777 INDIANA AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST MARY SCHOOL (Students: 177; Location: 415 ROOSEVELT DRIVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 80; Location: 1268 PLEASANT VALLEY; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MONTESSORI CHILDREN HOUSE WEST BEND (Students: 35; Location: 1701 VOGT DRIVE; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in West Bend:
  • WEST BEND COMMUNITY MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,342,217; Location: 630 POPLAR ST.; 140,092 books; 6,211 audio materials; 6,638 video materials; 336 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in West Bend: West Bend Industrial Park South (A), West Bend Industrial Park North (B), Washington County Historical Museum (C), Washington County Courthouse (D), Cedar Ridge Retirement Campus (E), The Samaritan-Washington County Home (F), West Bend Community Memorial Library (G).

Shopping Center: Paradise Mall Shopping Center (1).

Churches in West Bend include: Immanuel United Church of Christ (A), Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church (B), Grace Christian Settlement Church (C), Trinity Lutheran Church (D), Bible Baptist Church (E), Saint Marys Immaculate Conception Catholic Church (F), Saint James Episcopal Church (G), Community Church (H).

Cemetery: Union Cemetery (1).

Reservoirs: West Bend Pond 222 (A), 206 Reservoir (B), Barton Pond 219 (C).

Creek: Silver Creek (A).

Parks in West Bend include: Sunset Park (1), Decorah Hills Park (2), Kenny Park (3), Kilbourn Street Park (4), Aibecker County Park (5), Forest View Park (6), Glacial Blue Hills Recreation Area (7), Barton Park (8), Riverside Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


West Bend compared to Wisconsin state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in West Bend:
  • WBKV (1470 AM; 3 kW; WEST BEND, WI; Owner: WEST BEND BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRRD (540 AM; 0 kW; JACKSON, WI; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKSH (1640 AM; 10 kW; SUSSEX, WI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WAUK (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WALT-WEST WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOKY (920 AM; 5 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Bend:
  • WBWI-FM (92.5 FM; WEST BEND, WI; Owner: WEST BEND BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WLTQ (97.3 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMIL-FM (106.1 FM; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJZI (93.3 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WKTI-FM (94.5 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WXSS (103.7 FM; WAUWATOSA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WUWM (89.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WKLH (96.5 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLUM-FM (102.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WMWK (88.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WSTM (91.3 FM; KIEL, WI; Owner: JUBILATION MINISTRIES INC)
  • WHAD (90.7 FM; DELAFIELD, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WTKM-FM (104.9 FM; HARTFORD, WI; Owner: KETTLE MORAINE B/CTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGLB-FM (100.1 FM; PORT WASHINGTON, WI; Owner: STARBOARD MEDIA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WRIT-FM (95.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFZH (105.3 FM; MUKWONAGO, WI; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFMR (106.9 FM; BROOKFIELD, WI; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF MILWAUKEE, LLC)
  • WVCY-FM (107.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WXER (104.5 FM; PLYMOUTH, WI; Owner: RBH ENTERPRISES, INC. D/B/A YELLOW DOG BROADCASTING)
  • WLZR (102.9 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around West Bend:
  • WWRS-TV (Channel 52; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WMMF-TV (Channel 68; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF WISCONSIN, A CALIFORNIA LTD PARTNRSHP)
  • WITI (Channel 6; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WITI LICENSE,INC.)
  • WDJT-TV (Channel 58; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WDJT-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WISN-TV (Channel 12; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WISN HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WPXE (Channel 55; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: PAXSON MILWAUKEE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMLW-CA (Channel 46; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMVS (Channel 10; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WMVT (Channel 36; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • W63CU (Channel 63; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCGV-TV (Channel 24; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WCGV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WVTV (Channel 18; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WVTV LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WTMJ-TV (Channel 4; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WVCY-TV (Channel 30; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WMKE-CA (Channel 7; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: KM LPTV OF MILWAUKEE, L.L.C.)

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