SperlingViews - Shawano, Wisconsin
Cost of Living,
82.44% of people are white, 0.71% are black, 0.42% are asian, 12.32% are native american, and 4.12% claim 'Other'. 0.42% of the people in Shawano, WI, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 99.58% are non-hispanic).
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Shawano - 2/14/2011
Good retirement town not much in the way of industry. Summer Activities include Fishing, Boating and Jet Skiing, Fall activities include hunting and fishing and winter activities include Snowmobiling and Ice Fishing. [read more...]
My review of Shawano Wisconsin, nice people quaint - 8/11/2009
When I lived in Shawano I developed a slogan there. "Come to Shawano on vacation, leave on probation" I put it on bumper stickers and sold a ton of them.
Shawano for the most part is a good town. The local people are very friendly. There are many lakes in the area to choose from for recreation. Shawano does have one of the highest rates of alcoholism in the country though. There are more bars per capita than anywhere in Wisconsin. I find that the utility costs are high in comparison to other cities that I have lived in around the world. The nice thing about Shawano is everyone waves to each other whether walking down the streets or passing cars. It is an ideal place for all kinds of activities for winter and summer. The law enforcement there is extremely crooked. Many of Shawano County's laws are not upheld anywhere else in Wisconsin. In fact the FBI and other Federal agencies are currently monitoring the entire Shawano municipality system. The average median income is the least when compared to Wisconsin. Domestic violence seems to be about the major crime in Shawano in addition to DUI and minor drug offenses. The school system was outstanding and I think it's a good place to raise young children. Shawano has a rich history but changes are always happening. Good luck...[read more...]
Shawano Culture - 6/2/2009
Shawano, WI is a friendly small town that offers a wide range of outdoor activities with a full 4-seasons. The people are friendly, with the exception of the local cult that is on the north edge of town. The cult owens business in town, but for the most part are not friendly.[read more...]