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Population (year 2000): 15,169. Estimated population in July 2005: 15,153 (-0.1% change)
Males: 7,318 (48.2%), Females: 7,851 (51.8%)

Dodge County

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Median resident age: 37.3 years
Median household income: $37,873 (year 2000)
Median house value: $91,400 (year 2000)

Beaver Dam, WI residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Beaver Dam:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.9%)
  • Hispanic (4.2%)
  • Other race (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (54.6%), Irish (11.2%), Polish (8.2%), English (5.9%), French (4.8%), Norwegian (4.6%).

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Elevation: 879 feet

Land area: 5.2 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Beaver Dam

  • High school or higher: 82.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Beaver Dam city

  • Never married: 24.0%
  • Now married: 53.3%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

2.7% Foreign born (1.3% Latin America, 0.5% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +854 (+6.0%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: WI (43.7 miles Oshkosh, pop. 62,916).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WI Madison, (46.7 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (137.3 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Dam, WI Beaver (0.0 miles Grove, WI (8.0 miles Oak WI (8.4 miles Lowell, Lake, WI (8.7 miles Fox .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $92,700
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $92,700
  • 1999: 16 buildings, average cost: $92,700
  • 2000: 36 buildings, average cost: $171,900
  • 2001: 36 buildings, average cost: $171,900
  • 2003: 39 buildings, average cost: $171,900
  • 2004: 35 buildings, average cost: $137,100

Latitude: 43.46 N, Longitude: 88.84 W

Area code: 920


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

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (31.0%), Educational,health and social services (20.4%), Retail trade (13.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +191 (+1.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,735 (49.8%)


 

Crime in Beaver Dam by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 0 3 0 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 19.8 0.0 0.0 6.6
Robberies 0 0 2 5 3 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 13.2 33.0 19.8 0.0
Assaults 14 11 5 10 11 1
    per 100,000 92.3 72.5 33.0 65.9 72.5 6.6
Burglaries 46 53 54 58 65 45
    per 100,000 303.3 349.4 356.0 382.4 428.5 296.7
Thefts 395 387 555 536 500 420
    per 100,000 2604.0 2551.3 3658.8 3533.5 3296.2 2768.8
Auto thefts 16 14 15 11 12 5
    per 100,000 105.5 92.3 98.9 72.5 79.1 33.0
152.3 148.4 197.6 197.0 188.6 138.1


Average climate in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Beaver

Beaver Dam-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 95% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/18/1996, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.3 miles away from the Beaver Dam city center injured 12 people and caused $40 million in damages.

On 9/26/1951, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.4 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Bobby Hatfield - (1940-2003), singer, the Righteous Brothers, Eric Schultz - College football player (Iowa State Cyclones).


Hospital/medical center in Beaver Dam:
  • BEAVER DAM COMMUNITY HOSPITAL INC (707 S UNIVERSITY AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Beaver Dam:
  • WAUPUN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; WAUPUN, WI)
  • COLUMBUS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; COLUMBUS, WI)
  • WATERTOWN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; WATERTOWN, WI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Beaver Dam:
  • WITTMAN REGIONAL (about 42 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; ID: OSH)
  • DANE COUNTY REGIONAL-TRUAX FIELD (about 42 miles; MADISON, WI; ID: MSN)
  • OUTAGAMIE COUNTY REGIONAL (about 59 miles; APPLETON, WI; ID: ATW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Beaver Dam:
  • DODGE COUNTY (about 10 miles; JUNEAU, WI; ID: UNU)
  • WATERTOWN MUNI (about 22 miles; WATERTOWN, WI; ID: RYV)
  • GILBERT FIELD (about 29 miles; RIO, WI; ID: 94C)

Amtrak station near Beaver Dam:
  • 15 miles: COLUMBUS (359 LUDINGTON ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.


Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 7 $20,460 $35,074 0 $0
Police - Other 10 $26,477 $31,772 20 $7,027
Firefighters 16 $61,957 $46,467 0 $0
Streets and Highways 25 $88,839 $42,642 0 $0
Sewerage 5 $20,165 $48,396 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 8 $27,321 $40,981 13 $2,542
Water Supply 8 $30,719 $46,078 0 $0
Local Libraries 7 $22,406 $38,410 14 $5,291
Other and Unallocable 3 $9,035 $36,140 3 $1,703
Police Protection - Officers 30 $121,670 $48,668 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 2 $8,167 $49,002 1 $1,246
Other Government Administration 3 $12,111 $48,444 0 $0
Totals for Government 124 $449,327 $43,483 51 $17,809


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Beaver Dam:
  • MORAINE PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 29 miles; FOND DU LAC, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,037)
  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 43 miles; MADISON, WI; FT enrollment: 7,914)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER (about 45 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; FT enrollment: 9,493)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-OSHKOSH (about 46 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; FT enrollment: 9,057)
  • WAUKESHA COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 48 miles; PEWAUKEE, WI; FT enrollment: 3,465)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 48 miles; MADISON, WI; FT enrollment: 37,607)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 49 miles; MADISON, WI; FT enrollment: 8,737)
Public high school in Beaver Dam:
  • BEAVER DAM HI (Students: 1,172; Location: 500 GOULD ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Beaver Dam:
  • WAYLAND ACADEMY (Students: 193; Location: 101 299 NORTH UNIVERSITY AVENU; Grades: 9 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Beaver Dam:
  • BEAVER DAM MID (Students: 708; Location: 108 4TH ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • JEFFERSON EL (Students: 312; Location: 301 BROOK ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WASHINGTON EL (Students: 273; Location: 600 GROVE ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • PRAIRIE VIEW EL (Students: 261; Location: 510 N CRYSTAL LAKE RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LINCOLN EL (Students: 227; Location: 210 GOULD ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WILSON EL (Students: 142; Location: 405 W 3RD ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • BEAVER DAM CHARTER SCH (Students: 120; Location: 400 E BURNETT ST; Grades: 06 - 12)
  • SOUTH BEAVER DAM EL (Students: 118; Location: W9787 COUNTY ROAD D; Grades: KG - 05)
  • TRENTON EL (Students: 110; Location: N8954 COUNTY ROAD W; Grades: 01 - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Beaver Dam:
  • UNIFIED CATHOLIC PARISH SCHOOL (Students: 357; Location: 503 SOUTH SPRING STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST STEPHENS LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 264; Location: 412 WEST MAPLE AVENUE; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Beaver Dam:
  • BEAVER DAM COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $764,938; Location: 311 N. SPRING ST.; 107,337 books; 6,411 audio materials; 4,100 video materials; 208 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Beaver Dam: Beaver Dam Water Works (A), North Centre Street Station Beaver Dam Water Works (B), Roundy Hall (C), Beaver Dam Community Library (D), Linfield Hall (E), Wayland Hall (F).

Churches in Beaver Dam include: Saint Marks Episcopal Church (A), Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church (B), Saint Michaels Polish Catholic Church (C), Trinity United Methodist Church (D), Peace Lutheran Church (E), Saint Patricks Roman Catholic Church (F), Cornerstone Baptist Church (G), Covenant Church (H).

Cemetery: Beaver Dam Cemetery (1).

Reservoir: Beaver Dam Lake (A).

Parks in Beaver Dam include: Lakeview Park (1), Roller Avenue Park (2), Edgewater Park (3), Waterworks Park (4), Swan Park (5).


Beaver Dam compared to Wisconsin state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Beaver Dam:
  • WBEV (1430 AM; 1 kW; BEAVER DAM, WI)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WRPN (1600 AM; 5 kW; RIPON, WI)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFDL (1170 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WAUPUN, WI; Owner: RADIO PLUS, INC.)
  • WNWC (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SUN PRAIRIE, WI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Beaver Dam:
  • WXRO (95.3 FM; BEAVER DAM, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WTLX (100.5 FM; COLUMBUS, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WFDL-FM (97.7 FM; LOMIRA, WI; Owner: RADIO PLUS OF FOND DU LAC, INC.)
  • WPKR (99.5 FM; OMRO, WI; Owner: MIDWEST DIMENSIONS, INC.)
  • WJWD (90.3 FM; MARSHALL, WI; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WMDC (98.7 FM; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: RADIO PLUS, INC.)
  • WTCX (96.1 FM; RIPON, WI; Owner: RADIO B/C LTD PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Beaver Dam:
  • WWRS-TV (Channel 52; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WMMF-TV (Channel 68; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF WISCONSIN, A CALIFORNIA LTD PARTNRSHP)

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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