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Population (year 2000): 35,775. Estimated population in July 2005: 35,621 (-0.4% change)
Males: 17,148 (47.9%), Females: 18,627 (52.1%)

Rock County

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Median resident age: 32.7 years
Median household income: $36,414 (year 2000)
Median house value: $68,200 (year 2000)

Beloit, WI residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Beloit:

  • White Non-Hispanic (71.9%)
  • Black (15.4%)
  • Hispanic (9.1%)
  • Other race (4.6%)
  • Two or more races (2.8%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (25.0%), Irish (12.5%), English (9.3%), Norwegian (8.6%), United States (4.6%), Italian (3.3%).

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Elevation: 780 feet

Land area: 16.4 square miles

Beloit,

For population 25 years and over in Beloit

  • High school or higher: 75.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Beloit city

  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 50.1%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

7.1% Foreign born (5.3% Latin America, 1.0% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -399 (-1.1%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: WI Janesville, (11.6 miles www.MeetingTomorrow.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WI Madison, (46.0 miles pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (103.9 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: WI Beloit, (0.0 miles Beloit, IL (2.3 miles South IL Rockton, (5.1 miles IL Roscoe, (7.2 miles WI (8.4 miles Tiffany, Park, IL Machesney (11.2 miles WI Bergen, (11.4 miles .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 25 buildings, average cost: $111,600
  • 1997: 26 buildings, average cost: $59,500
  • 1998: 29 buildings, average cost: $59,500
  • 1999: 26 buildings, average cost: $111,400
  • 2004: 72 buildings, average cost: $80,400

Latitude: 42.52 N, Longitude: 89.03 W

Area code: 608


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

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (34.9%), Educational,health and social services (18.4%), Retail trade (11.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,397 (-3.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,827 (43.9%)


 

Crime in Beloit by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 2 1 0 3 0
    per 100,000 2.8 5.6 2.8 0.0 8.4 0.0
Rapes 12 13 13 17 13 19
    per 100,000 33.5 36.3 36.3 47.5 36.3 53.1
Robberies 46 54 53 52 56 57
    per 100,000 128.6 150.9 148.1 145.4 156.5 159.3
Assaults 28 39 72 70 55 84
    per 100,000 78.3 109.0 201.3 195.7 153.7 234.8
Burglaries 260 219 279 263 314 243
    per 100,000 726.8 612.2 779.9 735.2 877.7 679.2
Thefts 1,267 1,231 1,245 1,626 1,353 1,285
    per 100,000 3541.6 3441.0 3480.1 4545.1 3782.0 3591.9
Auto thefts 95 86 122 116 114 99
    per 100,000 265.5 240.4 341.0 324.2 318.7 276.7
284.2 286.9 323.1 361.0 338.8 329.4


Average climate in Beloit, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Beloit,

Beloit-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 62% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.9 miles away from the Beloit city center killed 24 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 1/24/1967, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.8 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Kyle Weaver - College basketball player (Washington State Cougars), Lamarr Farr - College basketball player (Montana Grizzlies).


Main business address for: AMERICAN BUILDERS & CONTRACTORS SUPPLY CO INC (WHOLESALE-LUMBER & OTHER CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS), REGAL BELOIT CORP (MOTORS & GENERATORS).


Hospital/medical center in Beloit:
  • BELOIT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL INC (1969 WEST HART ROAD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Beloit:
  • MERCY HEALTH SYSTEM CORP (about 13 miles; JANESVILLE, WI)
  • H DOUGLAS SINGER MENTAL HLTH CTR (about 16 miles; ROCKFORD, IL)
  • ROCKFORD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; ROCKFORD, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Beloit:
  • ROCK CO (about 7 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; ID: JVL)
  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 24 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; ID: RFD)
  • DANE COUNTY REGIONAL-TRUAX FIELD (about 48 miles; MADISON, WI; ID: MSN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Beloit:
  • BELOIT (about 5 miles; BELOIT, WI; ID: 44C)
  • COTTONWOOD (about 18 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; ID: 1C8)
  • POPLAR GROVE (about 20 miles; POPLAR GROVE, IL; ID: C77)

Amtrak station:
BELOIT (HWY. 75 & HWY. 51) - Bus Station. Services: call for taxi service.

Local government website:

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
Judicial and Legal 6 $22,392 $44,784 5 $6,850
Other Government Administration 10 $43,833 $52,599 0 $0
Financial Administration 22 $83,995 $45,815 2 $2,280
Transit 15 $50,344 $40,275 6 $9,188
Other and Unallocable 18 $65,397 $43,598 2 $2,708
Local Libraries 17 $57,515 $40,598 30 $20,491
Police Protection - Officers 74 $362,151 $58,727 0 $0
Police - Other 9 $22,866 $30,488 17 $15,990
Firefighters 62 $299,534 $57,974 0 $0
Fire - Other 2 $5,287 $31,722 1 $1,386
Streets and Highways 24 $94,243 $47,121 2 $1,280
Health 16 $51,577 $38,682 71 $51,252
Solid Waste Management 14 $48,000 $41,142 0 $0
Sewerage 28 $106,141 $45,489 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 11 $33,482 $36,525 2 $3,170
Housing and Community Development(Local) 11 $35,940 $39,207 0 $0
Water Supply 1 $3,976 $47,712 0 $0
Totals for Government 340 $1,386,673 $48,941 138 $114,595


College/University in Beloit:
  • BELOIT COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,224; Location: 700 COLLEGE ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.beloit.edu)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Beloit:
  • ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE (about 15 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,200)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER (about 30 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; FT enrollment: 9,493)
  • KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE (about 42 miles; MALTA, IL; FT enrollment: 2,289)
  • NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 46 miles; DeKalb, IL; FT enrollment: 19,477)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 47 miles; MADISON, WI; FT enrollment: 37,607)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 47 miles; MADISON, WI; FT enrollment: 8,737)
  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 48 miles; MADISON, WI; FT enrollment: 7,914)
Public high schools in Beloit:
  • MEMORIAL HI (Students: 1,938; Location: 1225 4TH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • TURNER HI (Students: 377; Location: 1231 INMAN PKWY; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Beloit:
  • ROCK COUNTY CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 243; Location: 916 BUSHNELL; Grades: PK - 12)
  • BELOIT CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 85; Location: 1221 HENRY AVENUE; Grades: 9 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Beloit:
  • MCNEEL MID (Students: 857; Location: 1524 FREDERICK ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • ALDRICH MID (Students: 777; Location: 1859 NORTHGATE DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CONVERSE EL (Students: 331; Location: 1602 TOWNLINE AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • HACKETT EL (Students: 327; Location: 533 W GRAND AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • GASTON EL (Students: 312; Location: 610 MCKINLEY AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ROBINSON EL (Students: 301; Location: 1801 CRANSTON RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • TURNER MID (Students: 290; Location: 1237 INMAN PKWY; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MERRILL EL (Students: 289; Location: 1333 COPELAND AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CUNNINGHAM EL (Students: 275; Location: 910 TOWNLINE AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ROYCE EL (Students: 268; Location: 825 LIBERTY AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Beloit:
  • OUR LADY-ASSUMPTION SCHOOL (Students: 192; Location: 2222 SHOPIERE ROAD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • BROTHER DUTTON SCHOOL (Students: 181; Location: 717 HACKETT STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST. JOHN'S LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 96; Location: 1000 BLUFF STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MONTESSORI LEARNING CENTER (Students: 33; Location: 511 PUBLIC AVENUE; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Beloit:
  • BELOIT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,747,693; Location: 409 PLEASANT ST.; 133,662 books; 10,722 audio materials; 6,578 video materials; 320 serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • Beloit Catholic High School closed in either 2000 or 2001.

Notable locations in Beloit: Waverly Beach (A), Smith Observatory (B), Matthew A Marvin Field House (C), Scovill Hall (D), Maurer Memorial Hall (E), Colonel Robert H Morse Library (F), Memorial Hall (G), Wood Hall (H), Wright Museum of Art (I), Middle College (J), Miles Music Center (K), Flood Arena (L), Morse-Ingersoll Hall (M), Fire Station Number 2 (N), Central Fire Station (O), Pettibone World Affairs Center (P), William Simpson Godfrey Anthropology Building (Q), William H Grinnel Memorial Hall (R), Logan Museum (S), Emerson Hall (T).

Shopping Center: Beloit Plaza Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Beloit include: Rock Valley Chapel (A), Saint Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church (B), Church of the Atonement (C), Wesley Methodist Church (D), Riverside Church of God in Christ (E), Wesley Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (F), Grace Bible Church (G), Victory Baptist Church (H).

Cemeteries: East Lawn Cemetery (1), Tabor Cemetery (2), Oakwood Cemetery (3), Calvary Cemetery (4).

Reservoir: 3391 Reservoir (A).

Parks in Beloit include: Vernon Avenue Park (1), Turtle Creek Park (2), Strong Memorial Stadium (3), Hickley Field Park (4), White Park (5), Leeson Park (6), Hancock Field (7), Telfer Park (8), Riverside Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Beloit compared to Wisconsin state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Beloit:
  • WGEZ (1490 AM; 1 kW; BELOIT, WI; Owner: REGO, LTD.)
  • WTJK (1380 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH BELOIT, IL; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WROK (1440 AM; 5 kW; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCLO (1230 AM; 1 kW; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: SOUTHERN WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, LLC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Beloit:
  • WBCR-FM (90.3 FM; BELOIT, WI; Owner: THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES/BELOIT COLLEGE)
  • WGFB (103.1 FM; ROCKTON, IL; Owner: WRWC, Inc.)
  • WFEN (88.3 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAITH ACADEMY, DBA WFEN)
  • WKMQ-FM (96.7 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGSL (91.1 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN LIFE CENTER SCHOOL)
  • WQFL (100.9 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUEST FOR LIFE, INC.)
  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WXRX (104.9 FM; BELVIDERE, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJVL (99.9 FM; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: SOUTHERN WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WYHY (95.3 FM; WINNEBAGO, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZOK (97.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKPO (105.9 FM; EVANSVILLE, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • W220BL (91.9 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • W233AD (94.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W289AB (105.7 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Beloit:
  • WIFR (Channel 23; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WFBN-LP (Channel 33; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTVO (Channel 17; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WINNEBAGO TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WQRF-TV (Channel 39; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUORUM OF ROCKFORD LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCFC-CA (Channel 51; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN COMMUNICATIONS OF CHICAGOLAND, INC.)
  • W65EE (Channel 65; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WISC-TV (Channel 3; MADISON, WI; Owner: TELEVISION WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WREX-TV (Channel 13; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WREX TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WQFL-CA (Channel 8; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAMILY VALUES ORGANIZATION, 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)
  • W25CL (Channel 25; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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