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Demographics Analysis

The people of Lafayette County, 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
(Lafayette County, Wisconsin)

Male:

Under 5 years : 522

5 to 9 years : 555

10 to 14 years : 575

15 to 17 years : 403

18 and 19 years : 196

20 years : 88

21 years : 106

22 to 24 years : 287

25 to 29 years : 406

30 to 34 years : 363

35 to 39 years : 410

40 to 44 years : 653

45 to 49 years : 709

50 to 54 years : 685

55 to 59 years : 541

60 and 61 years : 169

62 to 64 years : 220

65 and 66 years : 131

67 to 69 years : 175

70 to 74 years : 308

75 to 79 years : 255

80 to 84 years : 157

85 years and over : 103

Female:

Under 5 years : 480

5 to 9 years : 486

10 to 14 years : 499

15 to 17 years : 385

18 and 19 years : 193

20 years : 65

21 years : 134

22 to 24 years : 286

25 to 29 years : 324

30 to 34 years : 337

35 to 39 years : 422

40 to 44 years : 608

45 to 49 years : 714

50 to 54 years : 639

55 to 59 years : 509

60 and 61 years : 175

62 to 64 years : 181

65 and 66 years : 165

67 to 69 years : 229

70 to 74 years : 284

75 to 79 years : 280

80 to 84 years : 262

85 years and over : 209


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Lafayette County, Wisconsin)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 7,205

Multiple ancestry : 7,114

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 73

Ancestry not reported : 1,491


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Lafayette County, Wisconsin)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 15,687

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 3

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 21

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 42

Not a U.S. citizen : 130


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Lafayette County, Wisconsin)

Total:

Under 5 years : 1,002

5 to 17 years : 2,903

18 to 24 years : 1,355

25 to 34 years : 1,430

35 to 44 years : 2,093

45 to 54 years : 2,747

55 to 59 years : 1,050

60 and 61 years : 344

62 to 64 years : 401

65 to 74 years : 1,292

75 years and over : 1,266

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 827

5 to 17 years : 2,284

18 to 24 years : 1,047

25 to 34 years : 1,046

35 to 44 years : 1,610

45 to 54 years : 2,014

55 to 59 years : 757

60 and 61 years : 227

62 to 64 years : 278

65 to 74 years : 917

75 years and over : 1,034

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 175

5 to 17 years : 581

18 to 24 years : 297

25 to 34 years : 350

35 to 44 years : 441

45 to 54 years : 701

55 to 59 years : 281

60 and 61 years : 115

62 to 64 years : 119

65 to 74 years : 368

75 years and over : 218

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 10

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 2

45 to 54 years : 6

55 to 59 years : 6

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 : 28

18 to 24 years : 11

25 to 34 years : 34

35 to 44 years : 40

45 to 54 years : 26

55 to 59 years : 6

60 and 61 years : 2

62 to 64 years : 4

65 to 74 years : 7

75 years and over : 14


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Lafayette County, Wisconsin)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 6,127

Female : 5,914

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 1,788

Female : 1,858

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 8

Female : 16

Foreign born:

Male : 94

Female : 78


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Lafayette County, Wisconsin)

Born in state of residence : 11,941

Born in other state in the United States : 3,550

Native: born outside the United States : 21

Foreign born : 141


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Lafayette County, Wisconsin)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 2,258

Now married, except separated : 5,686

Divorced : 752

Separated : 77

Widowed : 753

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 668

Now married, except separated : 1,864

Divorced : 320

Separated : 23

Widowed : 200

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 5

Now married, except separated : 14

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 38

Now married, except separated : 90

Divorced : 6

Separated : 0

Widowed : 12


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 14,438

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 118

Speak English less than "very well" : 138

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 56

Speak English less than "very well" : 21

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 32

Speak English less than "very well" : 55

Scandinavian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 7

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Lafayette County, Wisconsin

  • German: 6,095   (31.5%)
  • Irish: 3,062   (15.8%)
  • Norwegian: 2,882   (14.9%)
  • English: 2,648   (13.7%)
  • Swiss: 1,504   (7.8%)
  • United States Or American: 789   (4.1%)
  • Other Groups: 334   (1.7%)
  • Dutch: 329   (1.7%)
  • French (except Basque): 316   (1.6%)
  • Polish: 221   (1.1%)
  • Swedish: 169   (0.9%)
  • Italian: 154   (0.8%)
  • Scottish: 132   (0.7%)
  • Danish: 93   (0.5%)
  • Czech: 88   (0.5%)
  • Scotch-irish: 85   (0.4%)
  • Welsh: 84   (0.4%)
  • European: 54   (0.3%)
  • French Canadian: 50   (0.3%)
  • Greek: 26   (0.1%)
  • Hungarian: 22   (0.1%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 21   (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 20   (0.1%)
  • British: 19   (0.1%)
  • Scandinavian: 18   (0.1%)
  • Croatian: 17   (0.1%)
  • Russian: 17   (0.1%)
  • Luxemburger: 16   (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 14   (0.1%)
  • Yugoslavian: 13   (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 13   (0.1%)
  • Lithuanian: 12   (0.1%)
  • Bulgarian: 12   (0.1%)
  • Finnish: 8   (0.0%)
  • Arab: 6   (0.0%)
  • Canadian: 5   (0.0%)
  • Portuguese: 4   (0.0%)
  • Slavic: 4   (0.0%)
  • Slovene: 3   (0.0%)
  • Acadian/cajun: 2   (0.0%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 2   (0.0%)
  • Australian: 2   (0.0%)
  • Slovak: 2   (0.0%)
  • Subsaharan African: 2   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Lafayette County, Wisconsin is 15,883



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Lafayette County, Wisconsin: 8,017
Female Population in Lafayette County, Wisconsin: 7,866


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Lafayette County, Wisconsin: 41.0
Median Female Resident Age in Lafayette County, Wisconsin: 43.1


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Wisconsin is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Lafayette County, Wisconsin


White


Both sexes

41.3

Male

40.5

Female

42.2

Black or African American


Both sexes

17.3

Male

24.0

Female

12.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

20.0

Male

23.5

Female

18.5

Asian


Both sexes

20.5

Male

19.5

Female

21.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

21.6

Male

21.9

Female

20.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

16.7

Male

15.0

Female

17.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

22.3

Male

22.2

Female

22.7

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

41.6

Male

40.7

Female

42.5


(updated 2010)



Races in Lafayette County, Wisconsin


  • White: 15,653
  • African American: 56
  • American Indian: 44
  • Asian: 19
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 18
  • Two or More Races: 93



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Lafayette County, Wisconsin

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 8   (0.16%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 7   (0.14%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 9   (0.18%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 335   (6.54%)
  • 9th Grade: 100   (1.95%)
  • 10th Grade: 145   (2.83%)
  • 11th Grade: 110   (2.15%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 124   (2.42%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 2,528   (49.37%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 335   (6.54%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 529   (10.33%)
  • Associate Degree: 274   (5.35%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 426   (8.32%)
  • Master's Degree: 140   (2.73%)
  • Professional School Degree: 38   (0.74%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 13   (0.25%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 17   (0.31%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 6   (0.11%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 11   (0.2%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 240   (4.44%)
  • 9th Grade: 76   (1.41%)
  • 10th Grade: 114   (2.11%)
  • 11th Grade: 105   (1.94%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 116   (2.15%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 2,378   (43.98%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 476   (8.8%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 642   (11.87%)
  • Associate Degree: 439   (8.12%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 560   (10.36%)
  • Master's Degree: 171   (3.16%)
  • Professional School Degree: 37   (0.68%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 19   (0.35%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Lafayette County, Wisconsin

  • Darlington Community


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 11630 Center Hill Rd, Darlington, WI 53530, Phone: (608) 776-2006, Students: 809 )

  • Black Hawk


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 303, South Wayne, WI 53587, Phone: (608) 439-5400, Students: 503 )

  • Pecatonica Area


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 117, Blanchardville, WI 53516, Phone: (608) 523-4248, Students: 466 )

  • Shullsburg


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 444 N Judgement St, Shullsburg, WI 53586, Phone: (608) 965-4427, Students: 377 )

  • Argyle


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 256, Argyle, WI 53504, Phone: (608) 543-3318, Students: 359 )

  • Belmont Community


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 348, Belmont, WI 53510, Phone: (608) 762-5131, Students: 330 )

  • Benton


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 7, Benton, WI 53803, Phone: (608) 759-4002, Students: 276 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Lafayette County, Wisconsin

  • Darlington Elementary/middle


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 11630 Center Hill Rd, Darlington, WI 53530, Phone: (608) 776-4021, Students: 530 )

  • Argyle High


    ( Grades: 6-12, Location: Po Box 256, Argyle, WI 53504, Phone: (608) 543-3318, Students: 195 )

  • Black Hawk Elementary


    ( Grades: K-4, Location: Po Box 303, South Wayne, WI 53587, Phone: (608) 439-5444, Students: 181 )

  • Belmont Elementary


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: Po Box 348, Belmont, WI 53510, Phone: (608) 762-5131, Students: 167 )

  • Shullsburg Elementary


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 444 N Judgement St, Shullsburg, WI 53586, Phone: (608) 965-4427, Students: 162 )

  • Argyle Elementary


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: Po Box 256, Argyle, WI 53504, Phone: (608) 543-3318, Students: 162 )

  • Benton Elementary


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: Po Box 7, Benton, WI 53803, Phone: (608) 759-4002, Students: 145 )

  • Black Hawk Middle


    ( Grades: 5-8, Location: Po Box 457, Gratiot, WI 53541, Phone: (608) 922-6457, Students: 135 )

  • Shullsburg Junior High


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 444 N Judgement St, Shullsburg, WI 53586, Phone: (608) 965-4427, Students: 92 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Lafayette County, Wisconsin

  • Darlington High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 11838 Center Hill Rd, Darlington, WI 53530, Phone: (608) 776-4001, Students: 279 )

  • Pecatonica High


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: Po Box 117, Blanchardville, WI 53516, Phone: (608) 523-4285, Students: 249 )

  • Black Hawk High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Po Box 303, South Wayne, WI 53587, Phone: (608) 439-5371, Students: 187 )

  • Belmont High


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: Po Box 348, Belmont, WI 53510, Phone: (608) 762-5131, Students: 162 )

  • Benton High


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: Po Box 7, Benton, WI 53803, Phone: (608) 759-4002, Students: 131 )

  • Shullsburg High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 444 N Judgement St, Shullsburg, WI 53586, Phone: (608) 965-4427, Students: 123 )

  • Alea Argyle Land Ethic Acad


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Po Box 256, Argyle, WI 53504, Phone: (608) 543-3318, )

Largest Schools (Private) In Lafayette County, Wisconsin

  • Holy Rosary Elem School


    ( Grades: K-4, Location: Po Box 208, Darlington, WI 53530, Phone: (608) 776-3710, Students: 44 )

  • Cornerstone Christian School


    ( Grades: 2-6, Location: 15691 County Road K, Darlington, WI 53530, Phone: (608) 482-3018, Students: 7 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Lafayette County, Wisconsin

  • Gratiot Annex Library Branch


    5895 Main St., Gratiot, WI 53541

(updated 2012)

Public Libraries (Central) In Lafayette County, Wisconsin

  • Argyle Public Library


    401 E. Milwaukee, Argyle, WI 53504

  • Benton Public Library


    48 W. Main St., Benton, WI 53803

  • Blanchardville Public Library


    208 Mason St., Blanchardville, WI 53516

  • John Turgeson Public Library


    220 S. Mound Ave., Belmont, WI 53510

  • Johnson Public Library


    131 E. Catherine St., Darlington, WI 53530

  • Mccoy Public Library


    190 N. Judgement St., Shullsburg, WI 53586

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Lafayette County, Wisconsin


  • Acadiana American Association Of Zoo Keepers Chapter


    116 Lakeview Dr, Broussard, LA 70518
    http://www.zooofacadiana.org

  • Battle Of Lexington State Historic Site


    Po Box 176, Lexington, MO 64067

  • Blanchardville Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 62, Blanchardville, WI 53516

  • Childrens Museum Of Acadiana


    201 E Congress St, Lafayette, LA 70501
    http://www.childrensmuseumofacadiana.com

  • Concordia Area Museum


    802 S Gordon St, Concordia, MO 64020

  • Cotesworth Culture And Heritage Center


    213 Colonial Rd, Oxford, MS 38655

  • Driftwood Nature Center Inc


    Po Box 40068, Lafayette, LA 70506

  • Driver Opera House Restoration Inc


    117 W Ann Street, Darlington, WI 53530

  • Faulkner Home


    Old Taylor Rd, Oxford, MS 38655

  • Haynie Family Historical Collection


    Po Box 52129, Lafayette, LA 70501

  • Historic Argyle Inc


    Po Box 101, Argyle, WI 53504
    http://www.historicargyle.org

  • Lafayette County Historical Society


    2023 Main St, Higginsville, MO 64037

  • Lafayette County Historical Society Inc


    525 Main Street, Darlington, WI 53530
    http://lafayettehistorical.com

  • Lafayette Museum Association Inc


    1122 Lafayette St, Lafayette, LA 70501

  • Lafayette Natural History Museum


    637 Girard Park Drive, Lafayette, LA 70503

  • Lafayette Science Museum Foundation Inc


    433 Jefferson St, Lafayette, LA 70501
    http://www.lafayettesciencemuseum.org

  • Lexington Historical Association


    112 S 13th, Lexington, MO 64067

  • Lexington Historical Museum


    112 S Business Highway 13, Lexington, MO 64067
    http://www.lexingtonmuseum.org

  • Louisiana Historical Association


    Po Box 42808, Lafayette, LA 70506

  • Louisiana Military Hall Of Fame & Museum Inc


    Po Box 61930, Lafayette, LA 70506

  • Oxford-lafayette Historic Homes Inc


    Po Box 351, Oxford, MS 38655

  • Paul And Lul Hillard Art Msm


    710 E Saint Mary Blvd, Lafayette, LA 70503
    http://museum.louisiana.edu

  • Preservation Alliance Of Lafayette


    220 W Willow Street No B, Lafayette, LA 70501

  • Rowan Oak, Home Of William Faulkner


    University Of Mississippi; English Depart., University, MS 38677

  • Scott Historical And Genealogical Society


    Po Box 1882, Scott, LA 70583

  • Skipwith Historical And Genealogical Society Inc


    113 Cr 436, Oxford, MS 38655

  • St Augustine Chapel Fund Inc


    150 West Church Street, Shullsburg, WI 53586

  • Twilight Steamship Museum Inc


    4800 Outer Road, Odessa, MO 64076

  • University Of Louisiana At Lafayette


    104 University Circle, Lafayette, LA 70501
    http://www.louisiana.edu

  • University Of Mississippi


    100 Barr Hall, University, MS 38677
    http://www.olemiss.edu

  • Uss Myles C Fox Dd 829 Association Inc


    106 Young Dr, Lafayette, LA 70506

  • Vermilionville


    , Lafayette, LA 70501

  • Vermilionville Living History Museum Foundation


    300 Fisher Rd, Lafayette, LA 70508
    http://www.vermilionville.org

  • Waverly Citizens For Progress Inc


    Po Box 82, Waverly, MO 64096

  • Whitman Heritage Foundation


    509 Main St, Higginsville, MO 64037

  • Yoknapatawpha Heritage Foundation


    173 County Road 233, Oxford, MS 38655

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Lafayette County, 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 Lafayette County, Wisconsin.

Area Features of Lafayette County, Wisconsin


Airport


(1) Bakers Field   (2) Darlington Aviation Inc Airport   (3) Shullsburg Airport   (4) Whoopy Hollow Aerodrome  

Bend


(1) Horseshoe Bend  

Building


(1) Argyle Adams Fire Department   (2) Argyle Emergency Medical Services   (3) Belmont Fire Department   (4) Benton Volunteer Fire Department   (5) Blanchardville Fire Department   (6) Blanchardville Village Hall   (7) Darlington Volunteer Fire Department   (8) Gratiot Volunteer Fire Department   (9) Johnson Public Library   (10) Rural Metro Corporation   (11) Shullsburg Ambulance Service   (12) Shullsburg Volunteer Fire Department   (13) South Wayne Volunteer Fire Department   (14) Wiota Volunteer Fire Department   (15) Woodford Volunteer Fire Department  

Cemetery


(1) Andrews Cemetery   (2) Apple Grove Lutheran Cemetery   (3) Brown Cemetery   (4) Calvary Cemetery   (5) Eastman Cemetery   (6) Fayette Cemetery   (7) Gratiot Cemetery   (8) Highland Cemetery   (9) Hoffman Cemetery   (10) Holy Rosary Cemetery   (11) Kenneltown Cemetery   (12) Kingsley Cemetery   (13) Lamont Cemetery   (14) Leslie Cemetery   (15) Lewis Cemetery   (16) Masonic Cemetery   (17) Miller Cemetery   (18) Monticello Cemetery   (19) Mount Hope Cemetery   (20) Pillings Cemetery   (21) Pleasant View Cemetery   (22) Saint Marys Catholic Cemetery   (23) Saint Matthews Cemetery   (24) Saint Michaels Catholic Cemetery   (25) Saint Peters Catholic Cemetery   (26) Schwartz Cemetery   (27) Shawnee Cemetery   (28) Shooks Prairie Cemetery   (29) Strawberry Cemetery   (30) Trinity Cemetery   (31) Ula Cemetery   (32) Union Cemetery   (33) Union Grove Cemetery   (34) West Wiota Lutheran Cemetery   (35) White Oak Cemetery   (36) Woodlawn Cemetery   (37) Yellowstone Lutheran Cemetery   (38) Zion Cemetery  

Census


(1) Wiota Census Designated Place   (2) Woodford Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Adams Church   (2) Apple Grove Lutheran Church   (3) Belmont - Whig United Methodist Church   (4) Blanchardville Lutheran Church   (5) First Baptist Church   (6) Holy Rosary Church   (7) Immaculate Conception Catholic Church   (8) Immanuel United Church Of Christ   (9) Kingdom Hall Of Jehovahs Witnesses   (10) Lead Mine Church   (11) Peace Lutheran Church   (12) Pleasant View Church   (13) Roseville Church   (14) Saint Francis Church   (15) Saint Joseph Catholic Church   (16) Saint Marys Church   (17) Saint Michaels Church   (18) Saint Pauls Church   (19) Trinity Lutheran Church   (20) West Wiota Church   (21) Yellowstone Church   (22) York Church   (23) York Memorial Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Darlington   (2) City Of Shullsburg   (3) Lafayette County   (4) Town Of Adams   (5) Town Of Argyle   (6) Town Of Belmont   (7) Town Of Benton   (8) Town Of Blanchard   (9) Town Of Darlington   (10) Town Of Elk Grove   (11) Town Of Fayette   (12) Town Of Gratiot   (13) Town Of Jordan   (14) Town Of Kendall   (15) Town Of Lamont   (16) Town Of Monticello   (17) Town Of New Diggings   (18) Town Of Seymour   (19) Town Of Shullsburg   (20) Town Of Wayne   (21) Town Of White Oak Springs   (22) Town Of Willow Springs   (23) Town Of Wiota   (24) Town Of York   (25) Village Of Argyle   (26) Village Of Belmont   (27) Village Of Benton   (28) Village Of Blanchardville   (29) Village Of Gratiot   (30) Village Of South Wayne  

Dam


(1) Hidden Valley Lake G6316 Dam   (2) Mcnett E6379 Dam   (3) Metz Number 1 G9922 Dam   (4) Metz Number 2 G9922 Dam   (5) William Beers Dam   (6) Wright-palzkill 3sd78808 Dam   (7) Yellowstone 2wp88652 Dam  

Hospital


(1) Memorial Hospital Of Lafayette County  

Lake


(1) Bloody Lake   (2) Horseshoe Lake  

Locale


(1) Apple Branch Acres   (2) Argyle Wastewater Treatment Facility   (3) Baxter Farm   (4) Belmont Wastewater Treatment Facility   (5) Big Valley Farm   (6) Blanchardville Wastewater Treatment Facility   (7) Breezy - D Farm   (8) Cotton Wood Dairy   (9) Cottonwood Dairy   (10) D And S Farms   (11) Darlington Ridge Farms   (12) Davis Family Farm   (13) Davis Farms   (14) Deereview Farms   (15) Evergreen Farm   (16) Fitzsimons Dairy Farm   (17) Five Corners   (18) Gill Brothers Dairy   (19) Gleason Farm   (20) Godfrey Farm   (21) Hi - Ho Dairy   (22) Hi View Farm   (23) High Point Pork Farms   (24) Highway Dairy Farms   (25) Holmesville Dairy   (26) Jordan Center   (27) Keleher Farms   (28) Kisting Farm   (29) Komprood Dairy Farm   (30) Lattin Farms   (31) Monson Udder Farms   (32) Mosley Farms   (33) Other Farm   (34) Otter Creek Farms   (35) Owego Stock Farm   (36) Quad Town Dairy Farm   (37) Rear Farm   (38) Red Rock View Farms   (39) Redfearn Farms   (40) Reuter Farms   (41) Rielly Farm   (42) Riverside Dairy   (43) Robelia Dairy Farms   (44) Schilling Farm   (45) Seymour Corners   (46) Siegenthaler Dairy   (47) Silent Hollow Farm   (48) Silver Creek Family Farms   (49) South Wayne Wastewater Treatment Facility   (50) Spring Valley Dairy   (51) Stietz Farms   (52) Swiss Acre Farm   (53) Teutschmann Farm   (54) Thorson Farm   (55) Thunderbranch Acres   (56) Turry Farms   (57) Twin Ridge Farm   (58) Upmann Farm   (59) Wallace Farms   (60) Weiskircher Dairy   (61) Whitcomb Farms   (62) Windy Acres   (63) Wolters Farm  

Mine


(1) Belmont Quarry   (2) Blackstone Mine   (3) Burkett Mine   (4) Calumet And Hecla Mine   (5) Huggins Quarry   (6) Mulcahy Mine  

Park


(1) Belmont Mound Woods State Natural Area   (2) Belmont Prairie State Natural Area   (3) First Capitol State Park   (4) Mckellar Park   (5) Yellowstone Conservation Area   (6) Yellowstone Savanna State Natural Area   (7) York Prairie State Natural Area  

Populated Place


(1) Argyle   (2) Avon   (3) Belmont   (4) Benton   (5) Blanchardville   (6) Calamine   (7) Darlington   (8) Dunbarton   (9) Etna   (10) Fayette   (11) Gratiot   (12) Lamont   (13) Lead Mine   (14) Leslie   (15) Moscow   (16) New Diggings   (17) Red Rock   (18) Riverside   (19) Shullsburg   (20) South Wayne   (21) Strawbridge   (22) Truman   (23) White Oak   (24) Willet Historical   (25) Wiota   (26) Woodford   (27) Yellowstone  

Post Office


(1) Blanchardville Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) 0 3 Reservoir   (2) 0 37 Reservoir   (3) 1 Reservoir   (4) Beardsley Lake   (5) Hidden Valley Lake 1   (6) Lake Joy 2   (7) Yellowstone Lake   (8) Yellowstone Lake 18  

School


(1) Alea Argyle Land Ethic Academy   (2) Argyle Elementary School   (3) Argyle High School   (4) Bachford School   (5) Belmont Elementary School   (6) Belmont High School   (7) Benton Elementary School   (8) Benton High School   (9) Bethel Grove School   (10) Black Bear School   (11) Black Hawk Elementary School   (12) Black Hawk High School   (13) Black Hawk Middle School   (14) Brannon School   (15) Burr Oak School   (16) Center School   (17) Cherry Branch School   (18) Cornerstone Christian School   (19) Cottage Inn School   (20) Darlington Elementary Middle School   (21) Darlington High School   (22) Dobbs School   (23) Dublin School   (24) Dunbarton School   (25) Einerson School   (26) Engebretson School   (27) Everson School   (28) Glenville School   (29) Hamestreet School   (30) Hawley School   (31) Hazel Valley School   (32) Holland School   (33) Holy Rosary Church And School   (34) Hovey School   (35) Ipswich School   (36) Jennings School   (37) Johnny Cake School   (38) Lead Mine School   (39) Leslie School   (40) Levitt School   (41) Loyalty School   (42) Meylor School   (43) Mud Hollow School   (44) Mullen School   (45) O Brien School   (46) O Toole School   (47) Otter Creek School   (48) Paper School   (49) Pecatonica Christian Preschool   (50) Pecatonica High School   (51) Pleasant View School   (52) Porter School   (53) Race Track School   (54) Red Rock School   (55) Rowe School   (56) Saint Peters School   (57) Salty Hollow School   (58) Seymour Central School   (59) Shullsburg Elementary School   (60) Shullsburg High School   (61) Shullsburg Junior High School   (62) Silverthorne School   (63) Strawberry School   (64) Sullivan School   (65) Summit School   (66) Truman School   (67) Van Meter School   (68) Vickers School   (69) Wardsville School   (70) Watson School   (71) Wayne Center School   (72) West School   (73) West Wayne School   (74) White Thorne School   (75) Willow Branch School   (76) Willow Springs School   (77) Wood Branch School   (78) Youle School   (79) Zion School  

Stream


(1) Ames Branch   (2) Apple Branch   (3) Blacks Creek   (4) Bonner Branch   (5) Braezels Branch   (6) Brager Branch   (7) Brennan Creek   (8) Brown Branch Spafford Creek   (9) Bull Branch   (10) Canon Creek   (11) Cherry Branch   (12) Coon Branch   (13) Copper Creek   (14) Cottage Inn Branch   (15) Diggins Creek   (16) Dougherty Creek   (17) East Branch Pecatonica River   (18) Ellis Branch   (19) Erickson Creek   (20) Feather Branch   (21) Forked Deer Creek   (22) Gordon Creek   (23) Gravel Run Creek   (24) Kelsey Branch   (25) Kentucky Creek   (26) Lovett Creek   (27) Madden Branch   (28) Mcclintock Creek   (29) Mcpeace Valley Creek   (30) Mud Branch   (31) North Fork Ames Branch   (32) Otter Creek   (33) Prairie Brook   (34) Sawmill Creek   (35) Scrabble Branch   (36) Shullsburg Branch   (37) Silver Spring Creek   (38) South Fork Ames Branch   (39) Spafford Creek   (40) Spring Branch   (41) Steiner Branch   (42) Thunder Branch   (43) Trotter Branch   (44) Trout Brook   (45) Turtle Creek   (46) Vinegar Branch   (47) West Fork Apple River   (48) Whiteside Branch   (49) Whiteside Creek   (50) Wolf Creek   (51) Wood Branch   (52) Yellowstone River  

Summit


(1) Belmont Mound   (2) Little Mound   (3) White Hill  

Valley


(1) Hay Hollow   (2) Jockey Hollow   (3) Mcpeace Valley   (4) Puddledock Hollow   (5) Yankee Hollow  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Lafayette County, Wisconsin

53530 (pop. 4,346) 53586 (pop. 2,170) 53504 (pop. 2,116)
53516 (pop. 1,846) 53510 (pop. 1,308) 53587 (pop. 1,285)
53803 (pop. 1,188) 53541 (pop. 1,011)  


Counties Nearby Lafayette County, Wisconsin

Iowa County, WI  (pop. 23,764) 23.0 Miles
Green County, WI  (pop. 36,992) 28.2 Miles
Grant County, WI  (pop. 51,101) 31.2 Miles
Dane County, WI  (pop. 503,273) 47.1 Miles



Area Code(s) in Lafayette County, Wisconsin

608



Elevation in Lafayette County, Wisconsin is 965.0 ft. (294.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Lafayette County, Wisconsin

Lat: 42.656111 N        Long: -90.130924 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Lafayette County, 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 Lafayette County, Wisconsin

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 487   (6.5%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 411   (5.5%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 619   (8.3%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 819   (10.9%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 734   (9.8%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 1,107   (14.8%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 1,131   (15.1%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 610   (8.1%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 164   (2.2%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 197   (2.6%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 137   (1.8%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 54   (0.7%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 532   (7.1%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 485   (6.5%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Lafayette County, Wisconsin)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 6,147

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 755

In 3-person carpool : 159

In 4-person carpool : 65

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 36

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 20

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 28

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 20

Bicycle : 3

Walked : 265

Other means : 72

Worked at home : 844


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Lafayette County, Wisconsin)

Less than 5 minutes : 827

5 to 9 minutes : 1,060

10 to 14 minutes : 988

15 to 19 minutes : 861

20 to 24 minutes : 903

25 to 29 minutes : 426

30 to 34 minutes : 792

35 to 39 minutes : 241

40 to 44 minutes : 324

45 to 59 minutes : 566

60 to 89 minutes : 392

90 or more minutes : 190


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Lafayette County, Wisconsin)

With Social Security income : 2,051

No Social Security income : 4,487


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Lafayette County, Wisconsin)

With retirement income : 886

No retirement income : 5,652


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Lafayette County, Wisconsin)

Less than $10,000 : 84

$10,000 to $14,999 : 85

$15,000 to $19,999 : 155

$20,000 to $24,999 : 203

$25,000 to $29,999 : 182

$30,000 to $34,999 : 199

$35,000 to $39,999 : 306

$40,000 to $44,999 : 304

$45,000 to $49,999 : 311

$50,000 to $59,999 : 585

$60,000 to $74,999 : 698

$75,000 to $99,999 : 786

$100,000 to $124,999 : 258

$125,000 to $149,999 : 148

$150,000 to $199,999 : 81

$200,000 or more : 77


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Lafayette County, Wisconsin)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $57,295


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Lafayette County, Wisconsin

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 1,366  (30.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 251  (5.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 476  (10.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 344  (7.7%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 715  (15.9%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 1,175  (29.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 824  (20.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 1,312  (32.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 100  (2.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 41  (1.0%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Lafayette County, Wisconsin

Employed: 8,780
Unemployed: 378



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Lafayette County, Wisconsin

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Other: 100%



Water Usage In Lafayette County, Wisconsin

Ground Water

 
Fresh 2.92 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 2.92 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 0.00 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 0.00 Mgal/d





There are 1,119 Farms In Lafayette County, Wisconsin


(updated 2008)



Banks In Lafayette County, Wisconsin

Woodford State Bank - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $722k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 5

The Benton State Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $120.8k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 3

Talmer Bank And Trust - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $4.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 76

Gratiot State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $44.8k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 1

The First National Bank And Trust Company - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $815.9k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 13

Mound City Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $274.5k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 6

Clare Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $277.4k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 8

First National Bank At Darlington - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $99.1k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 1

Firstmerit Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $24.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 382

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Lafayette County, Wisconsin

  • Dubuque Regional


    (about 34.1 miles in Dubuque, Iowa; Airport Code: DBQ)

  • Albertus


    (about 39.8 miles in Baileyville, Illinois; Airport Code: FEP)

  • Dane County Regional-Truax Field


    (about 52.3 miles in Madison, Wisconsin; Airport Code: MSN)

  • Truax Field


    (about 52.4 miles in Madison, Wisconsin; Airport Code: MSN)

  • Southern Wisconsin Regional


    (about 55.4 miles in Afton, Wisconsin; Airport Code: JVL)

  • Rock County


    (about 55.6 miles in Afton, Wisconsin; Airport Code: JVL)

  • Prairie Du Chien Municipal


    (about 56.2 miles in Prairie Du Chien, Wisconsin; Airport Code: PCD)

  • Clinton Municipal


    (about 57.9 miles in Low Moor, Iowa; Airport Code: CWI)

  • Chicago/Rockford International


    (about 61.7 miles in Rockford, Illinois; Airport Code: RFD)

  • Whiteside County-Jos H. Bittorf Field


    (about 67.4 miles in Rock Falls, Illinois; Airport Code: SQI)

  • Davenport Municipal


    (about 76.0 miles in Davenport, Iowa; Airport Code: DVN)

  • Quad City International


    (about 85.6 miles in Moline, Illinois; Airport Code: MLI)

  • De Kalb Taylor Municipal


    (about 88.3 miles in Cortland, Illinois; Airport Code: II3)

  • Americana


    (about 88.5 miles in Springfield, Wisconsin; Airport Code: XES)

  • Volk Field


    (about 88.9 miles in Camp Douglas, Wisconsin; Airport Code: VOK)

  • Decorah Municipal


    (about 91.8 miles in Decorah, Iowa; Airport Code: DEH)

  • The Eastern Iowa


    (about 96.6 miles in Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Airport Code: CID)

  • Cedar Rapids Municipal


    (about 96.6 miles in Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Airport Code: CID)

  • Waukesha County


    (about 99.6 miles in Waukesha, Wisconsin; Airport Code: UES)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Lafayette County, Wisconsin

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

70.18%

Carpooled

12.03%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.39%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.06%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.04%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.13%

Walked

5.53%

Other Means

0.55%

Worked At Home

11.09%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Lafayette County, 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
(Lafayette County, Wisconsin)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 3,744

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 314

Female householder, no husband present : 404

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,719

Householder not living alone : 357


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Lafayette County, Wisconsin)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 17

Male householder and female partner : 178

Female householder and female partner : 10

Female householder and male partner : 157

All other households : 6,176


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Lafayette County, Wisconsin)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3,322

Renter-occupied housing units : 422

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 191

Renter-occupied housing units : 123

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 269

Renter-occupied housing units : 135

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,363

Renter-occupied housing units : 713


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Lafayette County, Wisconsin)

Less than $10,000 : 404

$10,000 to $14,999 : 369

$15,000 to $19,999 : 356

$20,000 to $24,999 : 385

$25,000 to $29,999 : 335

$30,000 to $34,999 : 415

$35,000 to $39,999 : 421

$40,000 to $44,999 : 406

$45,000 to $49,999 : 393

$50,000 to $59,999 : 740

$60,000 to $74,999 : 815

$75,000 to $99,999 : 863

$100,000 to $124,999 : 289

$125,000 to $149,999 : 172

$150,000 to $199,999 : 89

$200,000 or more : 86


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Lafayette County, Wisconsin)

Total : 7,085


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Lafayette County, Wisconsin)

Occupied : 6,538

Vacant : 547


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Lafayette County, Wisconsin)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Lafayette County, Wisconsin)

Built 2005 or later : 71

Built 2000 to 2004 : 339

Built 1990 to 1999 : 557

Built 1980 to 1989 : 473

Built 1970 to 1979 : 985

Built 1960 to 1969 : 544

Built 1950 to 1959 : 557

Built 1940 to 1949 : 479

Built 1939 or earlier : 3,080


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Lafayette County, Wisconsin)

Utility gas : 2,226

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 1,809

Electricity : 676

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 1,279

Coal or coke : 2

Wood : 497

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 45

No fuel used : 4


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Lafayette County, Wisconsin)

Less than $10,000 : 92

$10,000 to $14,999 : 45

$15,000 to $19,999 : 51

$20,000 to $24,999 : 42

$25,000 to $29,999 : 43

$30,000 to $34,999 : 26

$35,000 to $39,999 : 68

$40,000 to $49,999 : 112

$50,000 to $59,999 : 138

$60,000 to $69,999 : 263

$70,000 to $79,999 : 384

$80,000 to $89,999 : 416

$90,000 to $99,999 : 409

$100,000 to $124,999 : 826

$125,000 to $149,999 : 481

$150,000 to $174,999 : 454

$175,000 to $199,999 : 264

$200,000 to $249,999 : 417

$250,000 to $299,999 : 149

$300,000 to $399,999 : 218

$400,000 to $499,999 : 60

$500,000 to $749,999 : 91

$750,000 to $999,999 : 30

$1,000,000 or more : 66


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Lafayette County, 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 : 201

Home equity loan only : 507

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 15

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 2,293

Housing units without a mortgage : 2,129


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Lafayette County, Wisconsin)

Built 2005 or later : $313,000

Built 2000 to 2004 : $190,600

Built 1990 to 1999 : $156,100

Built 1980 to 1989 : $135,900

Built 1970 to 1979 : $118,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $100,000

Built 1950 to 1959 : $106,000

Built 1940 to 1949 : $101,900

Built 1939 or earlier : $102,400


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Lafayette County, Wisconsin: 69.2%

Percentage of Family Households in Wisconsin: 64.4%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Lafayette County, 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 46 46 $4,712,993
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

46 46 $4,712,993
2000        
  Single Family 56 56 $5,195,800
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

56 56 $5,195,800
2001        
  Single Family 52 52 $5,906,996
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 15 $300,000
  Total

53 67 $6,206,996
2002        
  Single Family 44 44 $4,500,828
  Two Family 1 2 $150,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

45 46 $4,650,828
2003        
  Single Family 77 77 $9,939,836
  Two Family 2 4 $378,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

79 81 $10,317,836
2004        
  Single Family 103 103 $13,195,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

103 103 $13,195,000
2005        
  Single Family 67 67 $11,110,000
  Two Family 1 2 $300,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

68 69 $11,410,000
2006        
  Single Family 67 67 $12,011,582
  Two Family 2 4 $400,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

69 71 $12,411,582


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Lafayette County, WI): $37,220
Median Household Income In 2000 (Wisconsin): $43,791


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Lafayette County): $79,900
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Wisconsin): $109,900


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Lafayette County, Wisconsin

Utility Gas: 34.7%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 23.0%
Electricity: 7.9%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 28.9%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 5.1%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.3%
No Fuel Used: 0.1%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Lafayette County, Wisconsin

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 20%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 61.67%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 5.83%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 12.5%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Lafayette County): $404
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Wisconsin): $540
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Lafayette County): $546


(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 Lafayette County, Wisconsin are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Lafayette County, Wisconsin

Lafayette Cty Nur Agcy


     Address: 729 Clay St Po Box 118, Darlington, Wisconsin 53530
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 4/23/1973

Jodaviess County Health Depart


     Address: 9483 Us Rte 20 W. Po Box 318, Galena, Illinois 61036
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 5/13/1981

Upland Hills Home Care


     Address: 800 Compassion Way, Dodgeville, Wisconsin 53533
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 4/17/1975

The Monroe Clinic Home Care


     Address: 515 22nd Ave, Monroe, Wisconsin 53566
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 6/26/1985

Grant Cty Home Nur Svc


     Address: 111 S Jefferson St, Lancaster, Wisconsin 53813
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Hospitals Close To Lafayette County, Wisconsin

Memorial Hsptl Lafayette Cty


     Address: 800 Clay St Po Box 70, Darlington, Wisconsin 53530
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Midwest Medical Center


     Address: One Medical Center Drive, Galena, Illinois 61036
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Federal

Upland Hills Hlth


     Address: 800 Compassion Way, Dodgeville, Wisconsin 53533
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Monroe Clinic


     Address: 515 22nd Ave, Monroe, Wisconsin 53566
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Grant Reg Hlth Ctr


     Address: 507 S Monroe St, Lancaster, Wisconsin 53813
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Lafayette County, Wisconsin

Lafayette Mnr


     Address: 719 E Catherine St Box 167, Darlington, Wisconsin 53530
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 75
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Mineral Point Care Ctr


     Address: 109 N Iowa St, Mineral Point, Wisconsin 53565
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 35
     Percent Occupied: 66%

Upland Hills Nur And Rehab


     Address: 800 Compassion Way, Dodgeville, Wisconsin 53533
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 41
     Percent Occupied: 93%

Bloomfield Mnr Nur Home


     Address: 3151 Cty Rd Ch, Dodgeville, Wisconsin 53533
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 62
     Percent Occupied: 73%

Monroe Mnr Nur Rehab


     Address: 516 26th Ave, Monroe, Wisconsin 53566
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 61
     Percent Occupied: 82%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Lafayette County, Wisconsin

Name: Byron
Address: 4450 North German Church Road; Byron, IL 61010
Distance: 56 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Lafayette County, Wisconsin

    Retired Workers: 2,265
    Disabled Workers: 330
    Widowers Workers: 370
    Spouses Workers: 230
    Children Workers: 185


(updated 2007)



Lafayette County, Wisconsin Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 52.48%
  • Bush & Cheney 46.84%
  • Other 0.68%



(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 Lafayette County, Wisconsin citizens.

Relocation to Lafayette County, WI

5.38 % of Lafayette County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $30,045

Wisconsin Average 6.06 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Grant County , WI 1.05 % ($28,594 AGI )
  • Green County , WI 0.79 % ($23,346 AGI )
  • Dane County , WI 0.78 % ($32,667 AGI )
  • Iowa County , WI 0.61 % ($32,050 AGI )
  • Jo Daviess County , IL 0.26 % ($24,824 AGI )
  • Rock County , WI 0.15 % ($47,200 AGI )

Relocation away from Lafayette County, WI

6.32 % of Lafayette 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 $33,098

Wisconsin Average 6.22 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Grant County , WI 1.18 % ($37,282 AGI )
  • Green County , WI 1.03 % ($30,250 AGI )
  • Dane County , WI 0.97 % ($31,781 AGI )
  • Iowa County , WI 0.54 % ($37,500 AGI )
  • Dubuque County , IA 0.23 % ($34,267 AGI )
  • Jo Daviess County , IL 0.15 % ($24,700 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 Lafayette County, Wisconsin is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Lafayette County, Wisconsin


On 05/31/1958, a tornado touched down 4.52 miles from the center of Lafayette County, Wisconsin. The tornado was rated a category 2 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $50,000-$500,000.

On 07/25/1971, a tornado touched down 4.82 miles from the center of Lafayette County, Wisconsin. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 06/29/1969, a tornado touched down 6.36 miles from the center of Lafayette County, Wisconsin. The tornado was rated a category 2 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $50,000-$500,000.

On 06/11/1967, a tornado touched down 7.23 miles from the center of Lafayette County, Wisconsin. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 05/08/1988, a tornado touched down 7.28 miles from the center of Lafayette County, Wisconsin. The tornado was rated a category 3 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $50,000-$500,000.



Storms In Lafayette County, Wisconsin

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
05/22/2004, 11:30 pm 0 0 $100K $200K
06/04/2002, 11:00 am 0 0 $5K --
09/11/2000, 05:40 pm 0 0 $10K --
05/31/2000, 08:30 pm 0 0 $50K $50K
05/16/1999, 09:30 pm 0 0 $250K $500K
07/18/1996, 01:00 am 0 0 $480K $100K
02/22/1994, 10:00 pm 2 0 -- --
02/20/1994, 12:00 am 0 0 $5K --
         
Hail        
04/13/2006, 08:05 pm 0 0 $4M --
04/13/2006, 08:00 pm 0 0 $4M --
08/20/2003, 06:01 pm 0 0 -- $2K
07/04/2003, 03:44 am 0 0 $1K $1K
05/18/2000, 05:33 am 0 0 $500K $100K
05/17/2000, 12:50 pm 0 0 $8K $15K
05/31/1998, 12:48 am 0 0 -- $25K
         
Heavy Rain        
07/03/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $1K --
         
Lightning        
09/11/2000, 05:15 pm 0 0 $30K --
06/01/2000, 06:00 pm 0 0 $3K --
06/29/1998, 03:15 pm 0 0 $4K --
06/15/1997, 11:40 pm 0 0 $10K --
05/18/1997, 09:30 am 0 0 $17K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
09/18/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $2K --
08/22/2007, 01:15 am 0 0 $10K --
08/21/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $1K --
07/03/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $25K --
06/21/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $1K --
07/09/2006, 04:50 pm 0 0 $25K --
06/04/2005, 11:50 pm 0 0 $10K --
07/21/2004, 06:15 am 0 0 $50K --
08/20/2003, 05:58 pm 0 0 $2K --
09/07/2001, 05:05 pm 0 0 $1K $8K
07/10/2000, 02:08 am 0 0 $3K --
05/08/2000, 06:55 am 0 0 $2K --
05/16/1999, 02:45 pm 0 0 $1K --
07/03/1998, 02:48 pm 0 0 $2K --
06/27/1998, 10:00 pm 0 0 $3K --
06/18/1998, 04:40 pm 0 0 $4K --
06/18/1998, 04:35 pm 0 0 $3K --
06/18/1998, 04:25 pm 0 0 $40K --
05/31/1998, 12:48 am 0 0 $25K $20K
09/16/1997, 05:55 pm 0 0 $30K --
06/21/1997, 02:40 am 0 0 $1K --
06/15/1997, 04:15 pm 0 0 $3K --
04/05/1997, 05:00 pm 0 0 $30K --
08/05/1996, 04:15 pm 0 0 $18K --
07/23/1994, 07:54 pm 0 0 $5K $5K
07/04/1994, 01:15 pm 0 0 $500K $5K
05/23/1994, 03:35 pm 0 0 -- $5K
04/14/1994, 10:45 pm 0 0 $5K --
01/01/1902, 12:00 am 0 0 $10K --
12/13/1901, 08:45 pm 0 0 $28K $20K
         



Tornados In Lafayette County, Wisconsin

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  1988-05-08 8 200 2 0 0 $250K --
  1985-05-30 14 500 2 0 0 $250K --
  1985-05-30 2 500 2 0 0 $250K --
  1983-07-03 1 50 4 0 0 $25K --
  1969-06-26 2 100 2 0 2 $25K --
  1969-06-04 24 200 2 0 0 $250K --
  1967-05-18 -- 100 1 0 0 -- --
  1965-05-15 1 33 2 0 1 $25K --
  1965-04-11 21 200 4 0 3 $3M --
  1903-01-01 1 50 1 0 0 $250K --





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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 Lafayette County, Wisconsin directly or research local government web sites.

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)



Jails in Lafayette County, Wisconsin


  • Lafayette County Jail


    626 North Main Street, Darlington, WI 53530
    Capacity: 25
    Confined: 23
    Avg. Population: 22


(updated 2006)



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