Algoma, Wisconsin

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Algoma, Wisconsin

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High Points

Algoma strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Wisconsin):

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Algoma Low Violent Crime
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 10% Algoma Affordability of Rents
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Algoma Short Commute Times
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Algoma Well-Paid Single Women
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Algoma Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Algoma, Wisconsin

Comparing Algoma to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Wisconsin (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 9 9
Well-Paid Single Women 9 7
Age of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 8 5
Female Share of the Population 7 9
Male Share of the Population 4 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 2
Racial Diversity 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 4
Average Household Size 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 7
People in Middle Class or Better 8 5
Median Family Income 7 5
College Educated Adults 6 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 8
Walking and Biking to Work 8 6
Public Transportation Use 7 6
Working at Home 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 9
Affordability of Rents 8 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 7
Housing Recently Built 3 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 4 3

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Algoma Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 29 miles E of Green Bay, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 111 miles N of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Kewaunee
Standard Zip Codes 54201
Phone Area Codes 920
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.608
Longitude -87.432

Algoma Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 26 F
Apr Temp 34 to 49 F
Jul Temp 60 to 77 F
Oct Temp 40 to 56 F
Annual Precip 30.3 inches
Distance 18.5 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 24 F
Apr Temp 32 to 50 F
Jul Temp 59 to 79 F
Oct Temp 39 to 56 F
Annual Precip 31.5 inches
Distance 52.4 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 24 F
Apr Temp 35 to 54 F
Jul Temp 62 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 58 F
Annual Precip 30.1 inches
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Algoma Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,357 100%
Male 1,580 47.1%
Female 1,777 52.9%
Under 18 707 21.1%
18+ 2,650 78.9%
65+ 747 22.3%
Median Age 41.8
Average Family Size 2.85
White 3,304 98.4%
African-American 3 0.1%
Asian 2 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 10 0.3%
Other 17 0.5%
Mixed Race 21 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 33 1%

Estimated Algoma Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,197
Growth -160
Growth % -4.8%

Algoma Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 41.4%
Belgian 17.7%
US/American 7.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.1%
Polish 5.5%
Irish 5.4%
Norwegian 4.5%
Czech 2.5%
French (except Basque) 2.4%
English 1.3%
Italian 1.3%
Finnish 0.8%
French Canadian 0.6%
Swedish 0.6%
Dutch 0.5%
Danish 0.4%
Scottish 0.3%
Canadian 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
European 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Algoma, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Rio Creek (54201)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Algoma 3,357 $46,552
Casco 572 $50,000
Forestville 429 $50,313
Kewaunee 2,806 $45,643
Luxemburg 1,935 $50,795
Sturgeon Bay 9,437 $45,084
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Student/teacher ratio: 13.4

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