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Demographics Analysis

The people of Dekorra Town, Wisconsin give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Dekorra Town, Wisconsin)

Male:

Under 5 years : 29

5 to 9 years : 46

10 to 14 years : 48

15 to 17 years : 20

18 and 19 years : 16

20 years : 5

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 18

25 to 29 years : 27

30 to 34 years : 90

35 to 39 years : 99

40 to 44 years : 63

45 to 49 years : 153

50 to 54 years : 89

55 to 59 years : 125

60 and 61 years : 55

62 to 64 years : 29

65 and 66 years : 17

67 to 69 years : 51

70 to 74 years : 53

75 to 79 years : 34

80 to 84 years : 20

85 years and over : 23

Female:

Under 5 years : 41

5 to 9 years : 52

10 to 14 years : 94

15 to 17 years : 12

18 and 19 years : 9

20 years : 14

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 22

25 to 29 years : 46

30 to 34 years : 67

35 to 39 years : 96

40 to 44 years : 75

45 to 49 years : 110

50 to 54 years : 104

55 to 59 years : 104

60 and 61 years : 25

62 to 64 years : 43

65 and 66 years : 24

67 to 69 years : 40

70 to 74 years : 73

75 to 79 years : 30

80 to 84 years : 17

85 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Dekorra Town, Wisconsin)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,054

Multiple ancestry : 1,064

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 10

Ancestry not reported : 80


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Dekorra Town, Wisconsin)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 2,172

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 28

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 0

Not a U.S. citizen : 8


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Dekorra Town, Wisconsin)

Total:

Under 5 years : 70

5 to 17 years : 272

18 to 24 years : 84

25 to 34 years : 230

35 to 44 years : 333

45 to 54 years : 456

55 to 59 years : 229

60 and 61 years : 80

62 to 64 years : 72

65 to 74 years : 258

75 years and over : 124

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 70

5 to 17 years : 256

18 to 24 years : 70

25 to 34 years : 151

35 to 44 years : 270

45 to 54 years : 373

55 to 59 years : 193

60 and 61 years : 56

62 to 64 years : 33

65 to 74 years : 170

75 years and over : 75

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 8

25 to 34 years : 71

35 to 44 years : 63

45 to 54 years : 77

55 to 59 years : 36

60 and 61 years : 24

62 to 64 years : 39

65 to 74 years : 88

75 years and over : 49

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 16

18 to 24 years : 6

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 6

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 8

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Dekorra Town, Wisconsin)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 839

Female : 878

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 257

Female : 198

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 6

Female : 22

Foreign born:

Male : 8

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Dekorra Town, Wisconsin)

Born in state of residence : 1,709

Born in other state in the United States : 447

Native: born outside the United States : 28

Foreign born : 8


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Dekorra Town, Wisconsin)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 207

Now married, except separated : 1,025

Divorced : 98

Separated : 13

Widowed : 80

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 81

Now married, except separated : 313

Divorced : 38

Separated : 6

Widowed : 17

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 6

Now married, except separated : 6

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 8

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Dekorra Town, Wisconsin)

Speak only English : 2,107

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 25

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 6


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Dekorra Town, Wisconsin

  • German: 1,194   (41.7%)
  • Norwegian: 339   (11.8%)
  • Irish: 250   (8.7%)
  • English: 244   (8.5%)
  • United States Or American: 123   (4.3%)
  • Polish: 100   (3.5%)
  • Other Groups: 89   (3.1%)
  • Czech: 84   (2.9%)
  • Scottish: 67   (2.3%)
  • Dutch: 64   (2.2%)
  • Italian: 58   (2.0%)
  • Danish: 51   (1.8%)
  • Scotch-irish: 38   (1.3%)
  • French (except Basque): 30   (1.0%)
  • Welsh: 22   (0.8%)
  • Finnish: 18   (0.6%)
  • European: 15   (0.5%)
  • Russian: 12   (0.4%)
  • Hungarian: 12   (0.4%)
  • Swiss: 10   (0.3%)
  • Australian: 9   (0.3%)
  • Belgian: 8   (0.3%)
  • Croatian: 6   (0.2%)
  • French Canadian: 6   (0.2%)
  • Swedish: 5   (0.2%)
  • Lithuanian: 4   (0.1%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 3   (0.1%)
  • Bulgarian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 1   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Dekorra Town, Wisconsin is 2,208



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Dekorra Town, Wisconsin: 1,110
Female Population in Dekorra Town, Wisconsin: 1,098


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Dekorra Town, Wisconsin: 47.4
Median Female Resident Age in Dekorra Town, Wisconsin: 45.8


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Wisconsin is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Dekorra Town, Wisconsin


White


Both sexes

47.7

Male

47.2

Female

48.2

Black or African American


Both sexes

17.8

Male

17.8

Female

0.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

43.5

Male

37.5

Female

57.5

Asian


Both sexes

59.5

Male

47.0

Female

63.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

7.5

Male

14.5

Female

6.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

25.5

Male

33.5

Female

17.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

16.5

Male

18.5

Female

7.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

47.8

Male

47.3

Female

48.2


(updated 2010)



Races in Dekorra Town, Wisconsin


  • White: 2,192
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 16
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 0



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Dekorra Town, Wisconsin citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Dekorra Town, Wisconsin

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 11   (1.23%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 7   (0.78%)
  • 9th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 10th Grade: 12   (1.34%)
  • 11th Grade: 10   (1.12%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 11   (1.23%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 386   (43.18%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 60   (6.71%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 133   (14.88%)
  • Associate Degree: 97   (10.85%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 120   (13.42%)
  • Master's Degree: 33   (3.69%)
  • Professional School Degree: 5   (0.56%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 9   (1.01%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 2   (0.24%)
  • 9th Grade: 11   (1.33%)
  • 10th Grade: 16   (1.94%)
  • 11th Grade: 17   (2.06%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 14   (1.7%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 306   (37.09%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 101   (12.24%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 130   (15.76%)
  • Associate Degree: 67   (8.12%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 114   (13.82%)
  • Master's Degree: 40   (4.85%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (0.24%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 5   (0.61%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Dekorra Town, Wisconsin

  • Poynette


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 10, Poynette, WI 53955, Phone: (608) 635-4347, Students: 1,152 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Dekorra Town, Wisconsin

  • Poynette Elementary


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: Po Box 10, Poynette, WI 53955, Phone: (608) 635-4347, Students: 360 )

  • Poynette Middle


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: Po Box 10, Poynette, WI 53955, Phone: (608) 635-4347, Students: 256 )

  • Dekorra Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-3, Location: W8460 Bilkie Rd, Poynette, WI 53955, Phone: (608) 635-4347, Students: 79 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Dekorra Town, Wisconsin

  • Poynette High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Po Box 10, Poynette, WI 53955, Phone: (608) 635-4347, Students: 374 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Dekorra Town, Wisconsin

  • Poynette Area Public Library


    118 N. Main St., Poynette, WI 53955

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Dekorra Town, Wisconsin


  • Poynette Area Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 162, Poynette, WI 53955

  • Poynette Museum


    116 N Main St, Poynette, WI 53955

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Dekorra Town, Wisconsin affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Dekorra Town, Wisconsin.

Area Features of Dekorra Town, Wisconsin


Airport


(1) Bancroft Landing Strip   (2) Curtis Landing Strip  

Bay


(1) Whalen Bay  

Building


(1) Columbia Energy Center   (2) Poynette - Dekorra Fire Department And Emergency Medical Services  

Cemetery


(1) Dekorra Cemetery   (2) Ginter Cemetery   (3) Hillside Cemetery   (4) Inch Cemetery   (5) Klaila Cemetery   (6) Mcdonald Cemetery   (7) Methodist Cemetery   (8) Rubin-guenther Cemetery   (9) Schofield Cemetery  

Church


(1) Dekorra Church   (2) Inch Church  

Civil


(1) Town Of Dekorra   (2) Village Of Poynette  

Cliff


(1) Allen Bluff   (2) Saint Lawrence Bluff   (3) Whites Bluff  

Island


(1) Lib Cross Island  

Lake


(1) Fulton Pond   (2) Pickerel Lake  

Locale


(1) Poynette State Game Farm  

Mine


(1) Poynette Quarry  

Park


(1) Muir Park  

Populated Place


(1) Dekorra   (2) Lowville   (3) Poynette  

Reservoir


(1) Lake Columbia  

School


(1) Alloa School Historical   (2) Caledonia Elementary School   (3) Dekorra Elementary School   (4) Lincoln School Historical   (5) Lowville Center School   (6) Poynette Christian School   (7) Poynette Elementary School   (8) Poynette High School   (9) Poynette Middle School   (10) South Lowville School  

Stream


(1) Baraboo River   (2) Duck Creek   (3) Hinkson Creek   (4) Rocky Run   (5) Rowan Creek  

Tower


(1) Wibu-am Poynette  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Dekorra Town, Wisconsin

53955 (pop. 5,472)


Cities Nearby Dekorra Town, Wisconsin

Dekorra Town, WI  (pop. 2,208) 0.0 Miles
Poynette Village, WI  (pop. 2,501) 2.9 Miles
Arlington Town, WI  (pop. 865) 5.3 Miles
Caledonia Town, WI  (pop. 1,454) 5.7 Miles
Arlington Village, WI  (pop. 669) 6.5 Miles
Lodi Town, WI  (pop. 3,090) 6.5 Miles
Pacific Town, WI  (pop. 2,711) 6.8 Miles
Lake Wisconsin Cdp, WI  (pop. 4,017) 7.2 Miles
Lowville Town, WI  (pop. 1,131) 7.8 Miles
Lodi City, WI  (pop. 2,898) 8.4 Miles



Area Code(s) in Dekorra Town, Wisconsin

608



Elevation in Dekorra Town, Wisconsin is 847.0 ft. (258.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Dekorra Town, Wisconsin

Lat: 43.417991 N        Long: -89.445353 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Dekorra Town, Wisconsin need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Wisconsin

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.63 5.78 3.99 6.47 0.00 5.37
  Total Electric Industry 6.63 5.78 3.99 6.47 0.00 5.37
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.73 5.82 4.03 6.68 0.00 5.45
  Total Electric Industry 6.73 5.82 4.03 6.68 0.00 5.45
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.91 5.91 4.00 7.04 0.00 5.48
  Total Electric Industry 6.91 5.91 4.00 7.04 0.00 5.48
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.03 5.95 3.98 6.98 0.00 5.52
  Total Electric Industry 7.03 5.95 3.98 6.98 0.00 5.52
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.08 5.87 3.89 7.00 0.00 5.46
  Total Electric Industry 7.08 5.87 3.89 7.00 0.00 5.46
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.97 5.78 3.78 6.85 0.00 5.36
  Total Electric Industry 6.97 5.78 3.78 6.85 0.00 5.36
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.88 5.68 3.66 6.79 0.00 5.25
  Total Electric Industry 6.88 5.68 3.66 6.79 0.00 5.25
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.88 5.60 3.72 6.77 0.00 5.22
  Total Electric Industry 6.88 5.60 3.72 6.77 0.00 5.22
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.17 5.87 3.86 7.01 0.00 5.44
  Total Electric Industry 7.17 5.87 3.86 7.01 0.00 5.44
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.31 5.88 3.89 7.11 0.00 5.53
  Total Electric Industry 7.31 5.88 3.89 7.11 0.00 5.53
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.53 6.03 4.04 7.40 0.00 5.71
  Total Electric Industry 7.53 6.03 4.04 7.40 0.00 5.71
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.90 6.34 4.36 7.70 0.00 6.08
  Total Electric Industry 7.90 6.34 4.36 7.70 0.00 6.08
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 8.18 6.54 4.43 8.08 0.00 6.28
  Total Electric Industry 8.18 6.54 4.43 8.08 0.00 6.28
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 8.67 6.97 4.71 0.00 0.00 6.64
  Total Electric Industry 8.67 6.97 4.71 0.00 0.00 6.64
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 9.07 7.24 4.93 0.00 0.00 6.88
  Total Electric Industry 9.07 7.24 4.93 0.00 0.00 6.88
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 9.66 7.67 5.39 0.00 0.00 7.48
  Total Electric Industry 9.66 7.67 5.39 0.00 0.00 7.48
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 10.51 8.37 5.85 0.00 0.00 8.13
  Total Electric Industry 10.51 8.37 5.85 0.00 0.00 8.13

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Dekorra Town, Wisconsin

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 57   (4.7%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 73   (6.0%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 101   (8.3%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 234   (19.1%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 166   (13.6%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 172   (14.1%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 117   (9.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 93   (7.6%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 22   (1.8%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 39   (3.2%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 24   (2.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 85   (6.9%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 41   (3.3%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Dekorra Town, Wisconsin)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,006

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 139

In 3-person carpool : 7

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 6

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 6

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 6

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 18

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 37


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Dekorra Town, Wisconsin)

Less than 5 minutes : 11

5 to 9 minutes : 76

10 to 14 minutes : 83

15 to 19 minutes : 163

20 to 24 minutes : 185

25 to 29 minutes : 55

30 to 34 minutes : 216

35 to 39 minutes : 98

40 to 44 minutes : 49

45 to 59 minutes : 230

60 to 89 minutes : 22

90 or more minutes : 0


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Dekorra Town, Wisconsin)

With Social Security income : 300

No Social Security income : 716


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Dekorra Town, Wisconsin)

With retirement income : 203

No retirement income : 813


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Dekorra Town, Wisconsin)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 6

$15,000 to $19,999 : 7

$20,000 to $24,999 : 7

$25,000 to $29,999 : 77

$30,000 to $34,999 : 22

$35,000 to $39,999 : 36

$40,000 to $44,999 : 18

$45,000 to $49,999 : 6

$50,000 to $59,999 : 82

$60,000 to $74,999 : 53

$75,000 to $99,999 : 191

$100,000 to $124,999 : 146

$125,000 to $149,999 : 51

$150,000 to $199,999 : 5

$200,000 or more : 6


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Dekorra Town, Wisconsin)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $81,065


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Dekorra Town, Wisconsin

  • WTSO (1070 AM; 5.0 kW; Mc Farland, WI; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WNWC (1190 AM; 4.8 kW; Sun Prairie, WI; Owner: Northwestern College)
  • WHFA (1240 AM; 1.0 kW; Poynette, WI; Owner: Starboard Media Foundation, Inc.)
  • WIBA (1310 AM; 5.0 kW; Fitchburg, WI; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WPDR (1350 AM; 1.0 kW; Portage, WI; Owner: Zoe Communications, Inc.)
  • WRDB (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Reedsburg, WI; Owner: Nrg License Sub, Llc)
  • WBEV (1430 AM; 1.0 kW; Beaver Dam, WI; Owner: Good Karma Broadcasting, L.l.c.)
  • WBEV (1430 AM; 1.0 kW; Beaver Dam, WI; Owner: Good Karma Broadcasting, L.l.c.)
  • NEW (1480 AM; 3.1 kW; Fitchburg, WI; Owner: L & L Communications, L.l.c.)
  • WLMV (1480 AM; 5.0 kW; Fitchburg, WI; Owner: Mid-west Management, Inc.)
  • WTUX (1550 AM; 5.0 kW; Madison, WI; Owner: Mid-west Management, Inc.)
  • WZRK (1550 AM; 1.0 kW; Springfield, WI; Owner: Starboard Media Foundation, Inc.)
  • WTTN (1580 AM; 0.8 kW; Rio, WI; Owner: Good Karma Broadcasting, Llc)
  • WTTN (1580 AM; 5.0 kW; Rio, WI; Owner: Good Karma Broadcasting, Llc)
  • WTDY (1670 AM; 10.0 kW; Fitchburg, WI; Owner: Mid-west Management, Inc.)
  • WAUK (540 AM; 0.4 kW; Jackson, WI; Owner: Sca License Corporation)
  • WRPQ (740 AM; 0.25 kW; Baraboo, WI; Owner: Baraboo Broadcasting Corp.)
  • WDLS (900 AM; 1.0 kW; Wisconsin Dells, WI; Owner: Magnum Communications, Inc.)
  • WHA (970 AM; 5.0 kW; Madison, WI; Owner: Board Regents Of Univ Of Wi System)

FM Radio Stations Near Dekorra Town, Wisconsin

  • WDDC (100.1 FM; Portage, WI; Owner: Zoe Communications, Inc.)
  • WTLX (100.5 FM; Madison, WI; Owner: Good Karma Broadcasting, L.l.c.)
  • WTLX (100.5 FM; Rio, WI; Owner: Good Karma Broadcasting, L.l.c.)
  • WIBA-FM (101.5 FM; Madison, WI; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WNWC-FM (102.5 FM; Fitchburg, WI; Owner: Northwestern College)
  • WBDL (102.9 FM; Reedsburg, WI; Owner: Nrg License Sub, Llc)
  • WZEE (104.1 FM; Fitchburg, WI; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WNFM (104.9 FM; Reedsburg, WI; Owner: Nrg License Sub, Llc)
  • WCHY (105.1 FM; De Forest, WI; Owner: Entercom Madison License, Llc.)
  • WMMM-FM (105.5 FM; Fitchburg, WI; Owner: Entercom Madison License, Llc.)
  • WWQM-FM (106.3 FM; Fitchburg, WI; Owner: Mid-west Management, Inc.)
  • WNNO-FM (106.9 FM; Wisconsin Dells, WI; Owner: Magnum Communications, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.3 FM; Montello, WI; Owner: Basalt Of The Earth, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.3 FM; Portage, WI; Owner: Cornerstone Community Radio, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.3 FM; Kingston, WI; Owner: Optima Enrichment, Inc.)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; Madison, WI; Owner: State Of Wisconsin - Educational Communications Board)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Merrimac, WI; Owner: Liberty And Freedom Inc.)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Lake Delton, WI; Owner: Optima Enrichment, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Rio, WI; Owner: Wisconsin Academy Seventh-day Adventist Church)
  • WORT (89.9 FM; Fitchburg, WI; Owner: Back Porch Radio Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WJWD (90.3 FM; Columbus, WI; Owner: Csn International)
  • NEW (90.5 FM; Merrimac, WI; Owner: Cornerstone Community Radio, Inc.)
  • NEW (90.5 FM; Lake Delton, WI; Owner: Lighthouse Christian Fellowship)
  • NEW (90.9 FM; Dane, WI; Owner: Pierced Communications, Inc.)
  • WXXM (92.1 FM; Madison, WI; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WHLK (93.1 FM; Sun Prairie, WI; Owner: Mid-west Management, Inc.)
  • WOLX-FM (94.9 FM; Merrimac, WI; Owner: Entercom Madison License, Llc.)
  • WXRO (95.3 FM; Beaver Dam, WI; Owner: Good Karma Broadcasting, L.l.c.)
  • WBKY (95.9 FM; Briggsville, WI; Owner: Magnum Communications, Inc.)
  • WLKG (96.1 FM; Springfield, WI; Owner: Ctj Communications, Ltd.)
  • WMAD (96.3 FM; Dane, WI; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WMGN (98.1 FM; Fitchburg, WI; Owner: Mid-west Management, Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Dekorra Town, Wisconsin

  • WMTV (Channel 15; Fitchburg, WI; Owner: Gray Television Licensee, Inc.)
  • WHA-TV (Channel 21; Madison, WI; Owner: Board Of Regents Of The Univ. Of)
  • WKOW-TV (Channel 27; Madison, WI; Owner: Wkow Television, Inc.)
  • WISC-TV (Channel 3; Madison, WI; Owner: Television Wisconsin, Inc.)
  • 960722KN (Channel 45; North Freedom, WI; Owner: Fant Broadcasting Development)
  • WMSN-TV (Channel 47; Madison, WI; Owner: Wmsn Licensee, Llc)
  • WBUW (Channel 57; Fitchburg, WI; Owner: Acme Television Licenses Of Madison, Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Dekorra Town, Wisconsin

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 224  (29.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 47  (6.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 94  (12.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 13  (1.7%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 185  (24.3%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 178  (32.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 80  (14.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 219  (39.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 3  (0.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 9  (1.6%)


(updated 2010)





There are 166 Farms In Dekorra Town, Wisconsin


(updated 2008)



Banks In Dekorra Town, Wisconsin

Bank Of Poynette - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $97.5k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 3

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Dekorra Town, Wisconsin

  • Truax Field


    (about 19.8 miles in Madison, Wisconsin; Airport Code: MSN)

  • Dane County Regional-Truax Field


    (about 20.0 miles in Madison, Wisconsin; Airport Code: MSN)

  • Fond Du Lac County


    (about 53.9 miles in Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin; Airport Code: FLD)

  • Volk Field


    (about 54.1 miles in Camp Douglas, Wisconsin; Airport Code: VOK)

  • Southern Wisconsin Regional


    (about 58.8 miles in Afton, Wisconsin; Airport Code: JVL)

  • Rock County


    (about 58.9 miles in Afton, Wisconsin; Airport Code: JVL)

  • Wittman Regional


    (about 59.1 miles in Oshkosh, Wisconsin; Airport Code: OSH)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Dekorra Town, Wisconsin

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

78.99%

Carpooled

12.68%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.31%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.31%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

1.07%

Other Means

0.15%

Worked At Home

6.49%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Dekorra Town, Wisconsin, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Dekorra Town, Wisconsin)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 658

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 25

Female householder, no husband present : 30

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 223

Householder not living alone : 80


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Dekorra Town, Wisconsin)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 18

Male householder and female partner : 23

Female householder and female partner : 6

Female householder and male partner : 28

All other households : 941


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Dekorra Town, Wisconsin)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 627

Renter-occupied housing units : 31

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 25

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 23

Renter-occupied housing units : 7

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 296

Renter-occupied housing units : 7


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Dekorra Town, Wisconsin)

Less than $10,000 : 37

$10,000 to $14,999 : 13

$15,000 to $19,999 : 12

$20,000 to $24,999 : 21

$25,000 to $29,999 : 91

$30,000 to $34,999 : 40

$35,000 to $39,999 : 89

$40,000 to $44,999 : 24

$45,000 to $49,999 : 33

$50,000 to $59,999 : 126

$60,000 to $74,999 : 82

$75,000 to $99,999 : 224

$100,000 to $124,999 : 162

$125,000 to $149,999 : 51

$150,000 to $199,999 : 5

$200,000 or more : 6


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Dekorra Town, Wisconsin)

Total : 1,412


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Dekorra Town, Wisconsin)

Occupied : 1,016

Vacant : 396


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Dekorra Town, Wisconsin)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Dekorra Town, Wisconsin)

Built 2005 or later : 18

Built 2000 to 2004 : 175

Built 1990 to 1999 : 227

Built 1980 to 1989 : 99

Built 1970 to 1979 : 264

Built 1960 to 1969 : 171

Built 1950 to 1959 : 178

Built 1940 to 1949 : 64

Built 1939 or earlier : 216


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Dekorra Town, Wisconsin)

Utility gas : 386

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 457

Electricity : 14

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 18

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 108

Solar energy : 13

Other fuel : 20

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Dekorra Town, Wisconsin)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 12

$20,000 to $24,999 : 6

$25,000 to $29,999 : 4

$30,000 to $34,999 : 6

$35,000 to $39,999 : 6

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $69,999 : 7

$70,000 to $79,999 : 13

$80,000 to $89,999 : 12

$90,000 to $99,999 : 39

$100,000 to $124,999 : 23

$125,000 to $149,999 : 74

$150,000 to $174,999 : 89

$175,000 to $199,999 : 55

$200,000 to $249,999 : 135

$250,000 to $299,999 : 204

$300,000 to $399,999 : 151

$400,000 to $499,999 : 37

$500,000 to $749,999 : 74

$750,000 to $999,999 : 18

$1,000,000 or more : 6


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Dekorra Town, Wisconsin)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 47

Home equity loan only : 193

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 6

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 412

Housing units without a mortgage : 313


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Dekorra Town, Wisconsin)

Built 2005 or later : $275,000

Built 2000 to 2004 : $275,600

Built 1990 to 1999 : $239,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $242,400

Built 1970 to 1979 : $268,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $166,700

Built 1950 to 1959 : $133,100

Built 1940 to 1949 : $253,600

Built 1939 or earlier : $260,200


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Dekorra Town, Wisconsin: 70.5%

Percentage of Family Households in Wisconsin: 64.4%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Dekorra Town, Wisconsin

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 23 23 $3,072,331
  Two Family 3 6 $494,900
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 5 $280,000
  Total

27 34 $3,847,231
2000        
  Single Family 18 18 $1,811,070
  Two Family 2 4 $305,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 5 $220,000
  Total

21 27 $2,336,070
2001        
  Single Family 23 23 $2,643,313
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

23 23 $2,643,313
2002        
  Single Family 26 26 $2,996,900
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

26 26 $2,996,900
2003        
  Single Family 36 36 $4,445,009
  Two Family 1 2 $200,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

37 38 $4,645,009
2004        
  Single Family 17 17 $2,598,949
  Two Family 1 2 $190,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

18 19 $2,788,949
2005        
  Single Family 10 10 $1,655,018
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

10 10 $1,655,018
2006        
  Single Family 3 3 $470,000
  Two Family 2 4 $390,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

5 7 $860,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Dekorra Town, WI): $55,737
Median Household Income In 2000 (Wisconsin): $43,791


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Dekorra Town): $144,300
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Wisconsin): $109,900


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Dekorra Town): $521
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Wisconsin): $540


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Dekorra Town, Wisconsin

Utility Gas: 24.4%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 56.9%
Electricity: 3.3%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 5.6%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 9.7%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Dekorra Town, Wisconsin are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Dekorra Town, Wisconsin

Divine Savior Home Care


     Address: 2817 New Pinery Rd Po Box 387, Portage, Wisconsin 53901
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 1/30/1997

Sauk Cty Hlth Dept


     Address: 505 Broadway Ste 372, Baraboo, Wisconsin 53913
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 1/12/1967

Rem Hlth Of Wisconsin


     Address: 414 Broadway, Baraboo, Wisconsin 53913
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/29/1984

Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc


     Address: 5752 Tokay Blvd, Suite 500, Madison, Wisconsin 53719
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/11/2005

Home Hlth United Vns


     Address: 4801 Hayes Rd, Madison, Wisconsin 53704
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 6/4/1986

Hospitals Close To Dekorra Town, Wisconsin

Divine Savior Hlthcare


     Address: 2817 New Pinery Rd, Portage, Wisconsin 53901
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

St Clare Hsptl Hlth Svcs


     Address: 707 14th St, Baraboo, Wisconsin 53913
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Sauk Prairie Mem Hsptl


     Address: 80 First St, Prairie Du Sac, Wisconsin 53578
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

St Mary's Hospital


     Address: 707 S Mills St, Madison, Wisconsin 53715
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Meriter Hsptl


     Address: 202 S Park St, Madison, Wisconsin 53715
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Dekorra Town, Wisconsin

Good Samaritan Society-lodi


     Address: 700 Clark St, Lodi, Wisconsin 53555
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 73
     Percent Occupied: 81%

Columbia Hlth Care Ctr


     Address: 323 W Monroe St Po Box 895, Wyocena, Wisconsin 53969
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 120
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Divine Savior Hlthcare


     Address: 715 W Pleasant St, Portage, Wisconsin 53901
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 93
     Percent Occupied: 85%

St Clare Meadows Care Ctr


     Address: 1414 Jefferson St, Baraboo, Wisconsin 53913
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 101
     Percent Occupied: 99%

Waunakee Mnr Hlth Care Ctr


     Address: 801 Klein Dr, Waunakee, Wisconsin 53597
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 98
     Percent Occupied: 94%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Dekorra Town, Wisconsin

Name: Byron
Address: 4450 North German Church Road; Byron, IL 61010
Distance: 87 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Dekorra Town, Wisconsin

    Retired Workers: 715
    Disabled Workers: 90
    Widowers Workers: 65
    Spouses Workers: 35
    Children Workers: 55


(updated 2007)



Columbia County, Wisconsin Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 48.38%
  • Bush & Cheney 50.60%
  • Other 1.01%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Dekorra Town, Wisconsin citizens.

Relocation to Columbia County, WI

8.26 % of Columbia County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $37,942

Wisconsin Average 6.06 %

0.10 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $16,458

Wisconsin Average 0.08 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Columbia County, WI (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Dane County , WI 3.07 % ($41,524 AGI )
  • Sauk County , WI 0.77 % ($35,185 AGI )
  • Dodge County , WI 0.57 % ($32,341 AGI )

Relocation away from Columbia County, WI

7.90 % of Columbia County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $35,017

Wisconsin Average 6.22 %

0.04 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $24,500

Wisconsin Average 0.04 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Columbia County, WI (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Dane County , WI 2.36 % ($33,319 AGI )
  • Sauk County , WI 0.95 % ($36,736 AGI )
  • Dodge County , WI 0.60 % ($33,819 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Wisconsin

Low Bracket: $9,700 (4.60%)
High Bracket: $145,460 (6.75%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Wisconsin

5.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Dekorra Town, Wisconsin is based on over 50 years of data.





















Storms In Dekorra Town, Wisconsin

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Hail        
07/01/2006, 06:40 pm 0 0 $1K --
06/06/2006, 05:25 pm 0 0 $1K --
06/17/2001, 10:37 pm 0 0 -- $3K
09/01/1998, 05:40 pm 0 0 $15K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
09/18/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $1K --
08/21/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $100K --
05/30/2002, 06:05 pm 0 0 $1K --
09/07/2001, 06:05 pm 0 0 $75K --
06/01/2000, 03:47 pm 0 0 $40K --
06/06/1999, 03:08 pm 0 0 $2K --
06/06/1999, 03:00 pm 0 0 $10K --
05/28/1998, 07:30 pm 0 0 $1K --
07/26/1997, 03:15 pm 0 0 $50K --
07/26/1997, 03:08 pm 0 0 $3K --
07/26/1997, 03:00 pm 0 0 $8K $10K
06/24/1997, 02:58 pm 0 0 $8K --
06/15/1997, 03:55 pm 0 0 $3K --
06/15/1997, 03:36 pm 0 0 $4K --
06/29/1996, 06:35 pm 0 0 $10K --
         





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Dekorra Town, Wisconsin directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Dekorra Town, Wisconsin

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rape 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Assault 1 2 2 n/a n/a 1 3 0 0 1 0 1 0
    per 100,000 44 87 84 n/a n/a 39 116 0 0 40 0 39 0
Burglary 8 7 2 n/a n/a 6 4 11 7 1 3 2 5
    per 100,000 351 304 84 n/a n/a 233 155 432 272 40 118 79 200
Larceny Theft 96 49 49 n/a n/a 35 27 16 24 27 19 31 23
    per 100,000 4,207 2,131 2,048 n/a n/a 1,361 1,047 628 931 1,078 748 1,221 919
Vehicle Theft 0 3 0 n/a n/a 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 130 0 n/a n/a 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
26 15 13 n/a n/a 11 8 7 8 7 6 8 7
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
13 8 7 n/a n/a 5 4 3 4 4 3 4 4


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Wisconsin

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
17,169 17,887 19,629 20,199 20,611 21,324 22,106 22,381 22,803 23,165


(updated 2014)



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