Strum, Wisconsin

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Strum, Wisconsin

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 8% Strum Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Strum, Wisconsin

Comparing Strum 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 10
Male Share of the Population 9 8
Age of the Population 8 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 8
Well-Paid Single Men 7 4
Female Share of the Population 3 3
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 4
Average Household Size 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 6
People in Middle Class or Better 7 4
Median Family Income 6 2
College Educated Adults 5 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 4
Public Transportation Use 5 5
Short Commute Times 5 3
Working at Home 4 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Affordability of Rents 8 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 4
Housing Recently Built 5 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 7 5
Low Property Crime 5 5

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Strum Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles S of Eau Claire, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 87 miles E of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Trempealeau
Standard Zip Codes 54770
Phone Area Codes 715
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.549
Longitude -91.392

Strum Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14.4 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 24 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 33.5 inches
Distance 22.4 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 21 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 58 F
Annual Precip 32.1 inches
Station DODGE
Distance 29.8 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 26 F
Apr Temp 33 to 60 F
Jul Temp 58 to 85 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 33.6 inches
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Strum Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,001 100%
Male 499 49.9%
Female 502 50.1%
Under 18 254 25.4%
18+ 747 74.6%
65+ 236 23.6%
Median Age 40.1
Average Family Size 3
White 990 98.9%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 6 0.6%
Mixed Race 5 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 14 1.4%

Estimated Strum Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 971
Growth -30
Growth % -3%

Strum 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
Norwegian 66.2%
German 13.5%
Polish 4.8%
Irish 3.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.3%
English 2%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
US/American 1%
Scottish 0.9%
Lithuanian 0.8%
Swedish 0.7%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
Czech 0.7%
Italian 0.7%
Belgian 0.2%
British 0.2%
Dutch 0.2%
Luxemburger 0.2%
Scandinavian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Strum 1,001 $40,938
Eleva 635 $41,964
Independence 1,244 $41,691
Mondovi 2,634 $40,954
Osseo 1,669 $40,819
Pigeon Falls 388 $50,556
Whitehall 1,651 $48,047

Strum Public Libraries

Strum Public Library
202 5TH AVE. S.
Strum, Wisconsin
(715) 695-3848

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Strum High Schools (2004)

W23597 US HIGHWAY 10
Serves 356 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.2

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1. Blair, Wisconsin 90   38.2% 28.5% 10% 25 $41,292 6.4% 1.5% 1,273 9.6% 33 1.1% 0.8
2. Narrows, Virginia 85.4   32.9% 18.4% 11.6% 27 $42,610 6.2% 1.1% 2,111 8.7% 13.3 0.6% 1.4
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