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Lena

Lena, Wisconsin

  •   State: 
    Wisconsin
      County: 
    Oconto County
      City: 
    Lena
      County all: 
    Oconto | Marinette
      County FIPS: 
    55083 | 55075
      Coordinates: 
    44°59′7″N 88°3′22″W
      Area total: 
    1.07 sq mi (2.76 km²)
      Area land: 
    1.06 sq mi (2.75 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.00 sq mi (0.01 km²)
      Elevation: 
    699 ft (213 m)
  •   Latitude: 
    44,9461
      Longitude: 
    -88,0636
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Green Bay, WI
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    54139
      GMAP: 

    Lena, Oconto County, Wisconsin, United States

  •   Population: 
    8,337
      Population density: 
    507.06 residents per square mile of area (195.81/km²)
      Household income: 
    $34,722
      Households: 
    201
      Unemployment rate: 
    9.00%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    5.50%
      Income taxes: 
    6.75%

Lena is a village in Oconto County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 564 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Green Bay Metropolitan Statistical Area. The first white family at the site that became Lena was the French-Swiss immigrant Étienne Clement Roserens (also spelled Rosera, 1831-1911) and his French-Canadian wife Vitaline née Tessier (1842-1919) Their daughter Anna Rosera Hendricks (1874-1951) was the first white child born in the settlement. Other early white settlers in this vicinity arrived in the late 1870s and consisted primarily of French Canadian immigrants. Lena was incorporated as a village as a town in 1921. The village is located at 44°571N 88°33W (44.950453, -88.051066). According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.03 square miles (2.67 km²) The first church in Lena was a Seventh Day Adventist church, built in 1880. A Catholic church was built in 1882, and a Methodist church in 1888. A Lutheran church was also built in the early 20th century. The town of Lena is located within the Town of Lena and is home to the Lena High School, a public high school, and the Lena Junior/Senior High School. The high school is located in Lena and has a junior/senior high school that was founded in 1872.

History

Lena is the primary city name, but also Stiles are acceptable city names or spellings. The official name is Lena, Wisconsin. Lena, Wisconsin, was originally known as Maple Valley. The first white family at the site that became Lena was the French-Swiss immigrant Étienne Clement Roserens (also spelled Rosera, 1831-1911) Rosera Street in Lena is named after the family. Lena was incorporated as a village in 1921. The name "Maple Valley" had already been assigned to another Wisconsin post office, and the recommendation of a new name fell to Oconto Postmaster George R. Hall (1853-1935). Hall submitted the first name of his future wife (Helena "Lena" Louisa McCartney, 1858-1927) to the federal postmaster. Lena is located on the Wisconsin-Illinois border and was founded in 1872 by French-Canadian immigrant Sam King (1842-1919) King donated land for the first schoolhouse in the area. The town is now home to the University of Wisconsin-Oconto, which was founded by Sam King in 1871. It is located along Jones Creek, a tributary of the Little River, which flows into the Wisconsin River. The village is located near the junction of the Wisconsin, Illinois, and Illinois Turnpike, which runs through the town. It was the site of the U.S. Civil War Battle of the Bulge, which took place in 1864. The Battle was fought over the right-of-way between the Wisconsin and Illinois rivers. The Wisconsin River flows through the village and into the Illinois River.

Geography

Lena is located at 44°571N 88°33W (44.950453, -88.051066).According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.03 square miles (2.67 km²), all of it land. The village is located on the Ohio River, which flows through Lena. Lena is located in the Ohio Valley, one of the most scenic places in the United States. The Ohio River runs through Lena, and it is the source of the town's name. It is also known as "Lena Lake" or "Luna Lake" because of its location on the river. The town has a population of about 2,000 people, most of whom live in the town of Lena. It has a post office with a ZIP code of 44°571 N 88°33 W, and an area code of 88°44 W. It also has a city of Lena, Ohio, which is located just south of the village. It was named after Lena, a town in the state's eastern part, which was once part of the Russian Empire. The city's name is derived from the word Lena, which means "lion" in Russian and means "peaceful" and "home" in English. The community has a history of being rich in history, especially in the 18th and 19th centuries. The current mayor of Lena is the son of a former mayor of the city.

Churches

The first church in Lena was the Seventh Day Adventist church, built in 1880. A Catholic church was built in 1882, and a Methodist church in 1888. A Lutheran church was also built in the early 20th century. The city is home to more than 1,000 churches and synagogues, many of which are still in use today.

Demographics

As of the census of 2010, there were 564 people, 251 households, and 143 families residing in the village. The racial makeup of the village was 96.6% White, 1.4% Native American, 0.2% Asian, and 1.6%. Hispanic or Latino people of any race were 1.8% of the population. The median income for a household in the Village was $30,000, and $34,750 for a family. About 11.7% of families and 13.7%. of the residents were below the poverty line, including 26.4%. of those under age 18 and 7.1% of those age 65 or over. The village is located on the U.S. Geological Survey map of New Hampshire. The map shows the topography of the state, as well as the topographical features of the town and its surrounding areas. The U.N. Census estimates the village has a population of 564. The population of the Village of Stonewall, New Hampshire, as of the 2010 census was 564, with a population density of 547.6 inhabitants per square mile (211.4/km²). The village's population is expected to grow to more than 1,000 by the end of the decade. It is home to the Stonewalling School District, which was founded in the early 1900s. The school district was the first in the state to be built. It was built in the 19th century. The town's name is derived from the word "stonewall" or "steward" which means "place".

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Lena, Oconto County, Wisconsin = 93. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 50. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 99. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Lena = 3 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 8,337 individuals with a median age of 34.9 age the population dropped by -10.20% in Lena, Oconto County, Wisconsin population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 507.06 residents per square mile of area (195.81/km²). There are average 2.28 people per household in the 201 households with an average household income of $34,722 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 9.00% of the available work force and has dropped -3.06% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 24.88%. The number of physicians in Lena per 100,000 population = 64.3.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Lena = 30.6 inches and the annual snowfall = 45.3 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 101. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 189. 81 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 6 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 50, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Lena, Oconto County, Wisconsin which are owned by the occupant = 66.02%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 64 years with median home cost = $91,870 and home appreciation of -2.12%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $14.79 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $6,789 per student. There are 12.8 students for each teacher in the school, 214 students for each Librarian and 429 students for each Counselor. 10.10% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 7.41% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 4.38% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Lena's population in Oconto County, Wisconsin of 3,517 residents in 1900 has increased 2,37-fold to 8,337 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 48.03% female residents and 51.97% male residents live in Lena, Oconto County, Wisconsin.

    As of 2020 in Lena, Oconto County, Wisconsin are married and the remaining 42.41% are single population.

  • 22.5 minutes is the average time that residents in Lena require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    69.96% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 18.39% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool and 2.69% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Lena, Oconto County, Wisconsin, 66.02% are owner-occupied homes, another 31.55% are rented apartments, and the remaining 2.43% are vacant.

  • The 55.42% of the population in Lena, Oconto County, Wisconsin who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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