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Population (year 2000): 10,711. Estimated population in July 2005: 10,927 (+2.0% change)
Males: 5,160 (48.2%), Females: 5,551 (51.8%)

Sauk County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 35.8 years
Median household income: $38,375 (year 2000)
Median house value: $92,800 (year 2000)

Baraboo, WI residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Baraboo:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.2%)
  • Hispanic (1.6%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Black (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (46.1%), Irish (13.5%), English (9.6%), Norwegian (7.7%), Polish (6.0%), United States (4.9%).

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Elevation: 894 feet

Land area: 5.3 square miles

Baraboo,

For population 25 years and over in Baraboo

  • High school or higher: 83.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Baraboo city

  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 52.5%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +1,437 (+15.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: WI Madison, (36.3 miles pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (181.1 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: WI (0.0 miles Baraboo, Baraboo, WI (1.7 miles West Freedom, WI (8.6 miles North Delton, WI (9.2 miles Lake WI Merrimac, (10.3 miles WI (10.5 miles Lewiston, Dells, WI (11.0 miles Wisconsin


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 25 buildings, average cost: $129,300
  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 28 buildings, average cost: $126,900
  • 2000: 32 buildings, average cost: $117,600
  • 2001: 37 buildings, average cost: $127,400
  • 2002: 40 buildings, average cost: $122,200
  • 2003: 32 buildings, average cost: $145,600
  • 2004: 42 buildings, average cost: $158,000

Latitude: 43.47 N, Longitude: 89.74 W

Area code: 608


Baraboo, Wisconsin business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (19.8%), Educational,health and social services (18.7%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (14.9%), Retail trade (13.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,971 (+27.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,291 (59.5%)


 

Crime in Baraboo by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 0 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 9.3 0.0 0.0 9.3
Rapes 1 2 0 4 3
    per 100,000 9.3 18.7 0.0 37.3 28.0
Robberies 1 1 4 2 2
    per 100,000 9.3 9.3 37.3 18.7 18.7
Assaults 20 32 7 16 18
    per 100,000 186.7 298.8 65.4 149.4 168.1
Burglaries 39 54 24 45 39
    per 100,000 364.1 504.2 224.1 420.1 364.1
Thefts 386 397 241 426 451
    per 100,000 3603.8 3706.5 2250.0 3977.2 4210.6
Auto thefts 32 15 14 17 12
    per 100,000 298.8 140.0 130.7 158.7 112.0
237.4 274.1 140.4 251.6 262.6


Average climate in Baraboo, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Baraboo,

Baraboo-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 72% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.2 miles away from the Baraboo city center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/26/1951, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.8 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Baraboo:
  • ST CLARE HOSPITAL AND HEALTH SERVICES (707 14TH STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Baraboo:
  • SAUK PRAIRIE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; PRAIRIE DU SAC, WI)
  • REEDSBURG AREA MEDICAL CTR 179 (about 18 miles; REEDSBURG, WI)
  • DIVINE SAVIOR HEALTHCARE 80 (about 20 miles; PORTAGE, WI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Baraboo:
  • DANE COUNTY REGIONAL-TRUAX FIELD (about 37 miles; MADISON, WI; ID: MSN)
  • VOLK FIELD (about 48 miles; CAMP DOUGLAS, WI; ID: VOK)
  • ROCK CO (about 77 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; ID: JVL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Baraboo:
  • BARABOO WISCONSIN DELLS (about 4 miles; BARABOO, WI; ID: DLL)
  • SAUK-PRAIRIE (about 13 miles; PRAIRIE DU SAC, WI; ID: 91C)
  • REEDSBURG MUNI (about 16 miles; REEDSBURG, WI; ID: C35)

Amtrak stations near Baraboo:
  • 11 miles: WISCONSIN DELLS (LACROSSE ST.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, call for taxi service.
  • 20 miles: PORTAGE (400 W. ONEIDA ST.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 25 $88,000 $42,240 0 $0
Police - Other 4 $9,108 $27,324 9 $2,544
Other and Unallocable 1 $3,514 $42,168 0 $0
Local Libraries 6 $15,514 $31,028 11 $10,736
Other Government Administration 5 $17,579 $42,189 13 $1,975
Financial Administration 4 $9,713 $29,139 1 $1,105
Judicial and Legal 1 $6,310 $75,720 0 $0
Fire - Other 2 $6,835 $41,010 2 $102
Streets and Highways 16 $46,817 $35,112 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 3 $8,305 $33,220 0 $0
Sewerage 4 $11,916 $35,748 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 10 $28,795 $34,554 23 $3,886
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3 $9,664 $38,656 6 $146
Water Supply 8 $23,794 $35,691 3 $104
Totals for Government 92 $285,863 $37,286 68 $20,597


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Baraboo:
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 36 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,737)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 36 miles; MADISON, WI; FT enrollment: 37,607)
  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 37 miles; MADISON, WI; FT enrollment: 7,914)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PLATTEVILLE (about 72 miles; PLATTEVILLE, WI; FT enrollment: 5,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STEVENS POINT (about 74 miles; STEVENS POINT, WI; FT enrollment: 8,083)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER (about 83 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; FT enrollment: 9,493)
  • MORAINE PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 87 miles; FOND DU LAC, WI; FT enrollment: 3,037)
Public high school in Baraboo:
  • BARABOO HI (Students: 1,041; Location: 1201 DRAPER ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Baraboo:
  • LIVING HOPE ACADEMY (Students: 25; Location: S3963 HWY 12; Grades: 2 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Baraboo:
  • BARABOO MID (Students: 700; Location: 1531 DRAPER ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WILLSON EL (Students: 327; Location: 146 BERKLEY BLVD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • EAST EL (Students: 320; Location: 815 6TH ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SOUTH EL (Students: 236; Location: 400 MULBERRY ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WEST EL (Students: 114; Location: 707 CENTER ST; Grades: KG - 04)
  • FAIRFIELD CENTER EL (Students: 97; Location: E12654 COUNTY ROAD T; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Baraboo:
  • ST JOHNS LUTHERAN (Students: 165; Location: 515 5TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 154; Location: 310 SECOND STREET; Grades: PK - 6)
Library in Baraboo:
  • BARABOO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $623,328; Location: 230 FOURTH AVE.; 82,012 books; 3,108 audio materials; 2,461 video materials; 228 serial subscriptions)

Cemetery: Saint Michaels Cemetery (1).


Baraboo compared to Wisconsin state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Baraboo:
  • WRPQ (740 AM; 0 kW; BARABOO, WI; Owner: BARABOO BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WIBU (900 AM; 1 kW; WISCONSIN DELLS, WI; Owner: MAGNUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WLMV (1480 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTDY (1670 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WHA (970 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD REGENTS OF UNIV OF WI SYSTEM)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Baraboo:
  • W290AL (105.9 FM; BARABOO, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WOLX-FM (94.9 FM; BARABOO, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WCJZ (96.3 FM; SAUK CITY, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNNO-FM (106.9 FM; WISCONSIN DELLS, WI; Owner: MAGNUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIBA-FM (101.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZEE (104.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBKY (95.9 FM; PORTAGE, WI; Owner: MAGNUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WORT (89.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BACK PORCH RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNFM (104.9 FM; REEDSBURG, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WBDL (102.9 FM; REEDSBURG, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WDDC (100.1 FM; PORTAGE, WI; Owner: ZOE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W215AQ (90.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)

TV broadcast stations around Baraboo:
  • WISC-TV (Channel 3; MADISON, WI; Owner: TELEVISION WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WMSN-TV (Channel 47; MADISON, WI; Owner: WMSN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKOW-TV (Channel 27; MADISON, WI; Owner: WKOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHA-TV (Channel 21; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WMTV (Channel 15; MADISON, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W58CO (Channel 58; SAULT STE. MARIE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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