Almena, Wisconsin

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Almena, Wisconsin

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
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Comparative Profile of Almena, Wisconsin

Comparing Almena 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
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 8
Well-Paid Single Men 6 2
Senior Citizens 4 4
Racial Diversity 3 4
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Age of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 5 6
Portion of People Married 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 4 1
People Above Poverty 4 1
College Educated Adults 3 2
Median Family Income 3 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 6
Working at Home 6 6
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 8
Affordability of Rents 6 8
Housing Recently Built 6 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 10

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Almena Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 49 miles NW of Eau Claire, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 60 miles NE of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Barron
Standard Zip Codes 54805
Phone Area Codes 715
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.416
Longitude -92.032

Almena Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.1 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 19 F
Apr Temp 32 to 54 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 36 to 55 F
Annual Precip 33.5 inches
Distance 12.1 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 19 F
Apr Temp 33 to 54 F
Jul Temp 59 to 80 F
Oct Temp 36 to 56 F
Annual Precip 32 inches
Station AMERY
Distance 18.1 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 19 F
Apr Temp 33 to 54 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 35 to 57 F
Annual Precip 31.9 inches
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Almena Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 720 100%
Male 360 50%
Female 360 50%
Under 18 215 29.9%
18+ 505 70.1%
65+ 100 13.9%
Median Age 32
Average Family Size 2.99
White 699 97.1%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 9 1.3%
Other 6 0.8%
Mixed Race 5 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 11 1.5%

Estimated Almena Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 743
Growth 23
Growth % 3.2%

Almena 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 48.1%
Norwegian 12.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.3%
Irish 6.5%
Swiss 4.1%
French (except Basque) 3.6%
US/American 2.4%
Swedish 2.2%
English 1.9%
French Canadian 1.7%
Italian 1.7%
Dutch 1.5%
Polish 1.5%
Finnish 1.2%
Estonian 1.2%
Hungarian 1%
Danish 0.7%
Scandinavian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Almena 720 $34,028
Barron 3,248 $40,401
Cameron 1,546 $40,625
Clayton 507 $34,375
Cumberland 2,280 $41,612
Prairie Farm 508 $41,667
Turtle Lake 1,065 $36,875
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