Wild Rose, Wisconsin

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Wild Rose, Wisconsin

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 8% Wild Rose Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Wild Rose, Wisconsin

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


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 5
College Educated Adults 5 4
People in Middle Class or Better 5 2
Median Family Income 4 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Short Commute Times 8 7
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3
Public Transportation Use 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
Affordability of Rents 6 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 10
Housing Recently Built 3 3

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Wild Rose Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 36 miles W of Oshkosh, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 103 miles NW of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Waushara
Standard Zip Codes 54984
Phone Area Codes 920
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.178
Longitude -89.248

Wild Rose Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14.8 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 14.9 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
Station DALTON
Distance 36.6 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 33.3 inches
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Wild Rose Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 765 100%
Male 348 45.5%
Female 417 54.5%
Under 18 180 23.5%
18+ 585 76.5%
65+ 204 26.7%
Median Age 43.2
Average Family Size 2.97
White 744 97.3%
African-American 6 0.8%
Asian 2 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 7 0.9%
Mixed Race 5 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 17 2.2%

Estimated Wild Rose Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 756
Growth -9
Growth % -1.2%

Wild Rose 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 44.6%
Norwegian 9.7%
Irish 6.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.7%
English 5%
Polish 4.5%
Italian 4.2%
US/American 4%
Welsh 2.5%
European 2%
French Canadian 1.7%
Swedish 1.5%
Scottish 1%
French (except Basque) 1%
Latvian 1%
Dutch 1%
Czech 0.8%
Danish 0.8%
Czechoslovakian 0.7%
Belgian 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
Greek 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Wild Rose 765 $37,361
Almond 459 $47,500
Hancock 463 $36,250
Lohrville 408 $36,500
Plainfield 899 $43,977
Redgranite 1,040 $34,875
Wautoma 1,998 $37,500

Wild Rose Public Libraries

Patterson Memorial Library
Wild Rose, Wisconsin
(920) 622-3835

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Wild Rose Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
(920) 622-3257
Emergency Service: Yes

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Wild Rose High Schools (2004)

Serves 415 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.5

Wild Rose Colleges

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