Whiting, Wisconsin

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Whiting, Wisconsin

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Whiting Short Commute Times
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Whiting Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Whiting Well-Paid Single Women
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 16% Whiting Racial Diversity
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Whiting College Educated Adults
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Whiting People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Whiting, Wisconsin

Comparing Whiting 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
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 9 8
Female Share of the Population 9 10
Well-Paid Single Men 9 6
Racial Diversity 7 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 3
Male Share of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 8
Average Household Size 3 3


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 10
Working at Home 8 9
Walking and Biking to Work 6 4
Public Transportation Use 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 9
Housing Recently Built 7 8
People Living Alone 7 6
Affordability of Rents 6 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Whiting Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 58 miles W of Appleton, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 130 miles NW of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Portage
Standard Zip Codes 54481
Phone Area Codes 715
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.493
Longitude -89.558

Whiting Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 1.3 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 33 to 54 F
Jul Temp 59 to 80 F
Oct Temp 36 to 56 F
Annual Precip 32.1 inches
Distance 26.1 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 33 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 80 F
Oct Temp 38 to 58 F
Annual Precip 31.6 inches
Distance 26.3 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 24 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 38 to 58 F
Annual Precip 33.6 inches
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Whiting Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,760 100%
Male 812 46.1%
Female 948 53.9%
Under 18 350 19.9%
18+ 1,410 80.1%
65+ 470 26.7%
Median Age 46.2
Average Family Size 2.91
White 1,679 95.4%
African-American 8 0.5%
Asian 50 2.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.2%
Other 2 0.1%
Mixed Race 17 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 20 1.1%

Estimated Whiting Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,691
Growth -69
Growth % -3.9%

Whiting 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
Polish 38.2%
German 28%
US/American 5.3%
English 4.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4%
Norwegian 3.4%
Irish 3.2%
Swedish 2.3%
Italian 2.3%
French (except Basque) 2.3%
Dutch 1%
Yugoslavian 0.8%
Danish 0.7%
Slovak 0.6%
Swiss 0.5%
Belgian 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
Czech 0.3%
Hungarian 0.3%
Slovene 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Scotch-Irish 0.3%
French Canadian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Arnott (54481)
Dewey (54481)
Ellis (54481)
Hull (54481)
Jordan (54481)
Linwood (54481)
Stockton (54481)

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)
Whiting 1,760 $56,667
Biron 915 $51,719
Junction City 440 $42,031
Park Ridge 488 $70,962
Plover 10,520 $60,146
Rudolph 423 $50,625
Stevens Point 24,551 $47,176
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