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Population (year 2000): 20,501. Estimated population in July 2005: 22,040 (+7.5% change)
Males: 10,633 (51.9%), Females: 9,868 (48.1%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 31.3 years
Median household income: $50,433 (year 2000)
Median house value: $176,000 (year 2000)

Races in Fitchburg:

  • White Non-Hispanic (79.6%)
  • Black (8.6%)
  • Hispanic (6.5%)
  • Other race (3.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.5%)
  • Other Asian (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)
  • Chinese (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (35.7%), Irish (13.0%), Norwegian (11.1%), English (8.6%), Polish (4.9%), Italian (4.6%).Wisconsin

Elevation: 1020 feet

Land area: 34.8 square miles

Fitchburg,

For population 25 years and over in Fitchburg

  • High school or higher: 92.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fitchburg city

  • Never married: 35.8%
  • Now married: 50.8%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 2.5%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

8.9% Foreign born (3.5% Latin America, 2.6% Asia, 1.7% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +4,485 (+28.0%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: WI Madison, (5.4 miles pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (144.9 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hills, WI (5.1 miles Shorewood WI Madison, (5.4 miles WI Oregon, (6.6 miles WI Verona, (7.2 miles WI (7.6 miles Monona,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 83 buildings, average cost: $219,900
  • 1997: 67 buildings, average cost: $209,500
  • 1998: 74 buildings, average cost: $204,900
  • 1999: 62 buildings, average cost: $170,500
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 63 buildings, average cost: $164,400
  • 2002: 66 buildings, average cost: $164,100
  • 2003: 72 buildings, average cost: $164,100
  • 2004: 71 buildings, average cost: $164,100

Latitude: 43.01 N, Longitude: 89.43 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 608


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.4%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (12.0%), Manufacturing (10.8%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (10.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,102 (-20.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,550 (13.3%)


 

Crime in Fitchburg by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 1 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.9 0.0 0.0
Rapes 9 4 2 5 16 8
    per 100,000 43.9 19.5 9.8 24.4 78.0 39.0
Robberies 8 15 9 8 21 20
    per 100,000 39.0 73.2 43.9 39.0 102.4 97.6
Assaults 12 6 15 13 23 39
    per 100,000 58.5 29.3 73.2 63.4 112.2 190.2
Burglaries 72 92 81 81 82 89
    per 100,000 351.2 448.8 395.1 395.1 400.0 434.1
Thefts 333 418 546 418 449 431
    per 100,000 1624.3 2038.9 2663.3 2038.9 2190.1 2102.3
Auto thefts 24 25 58 43 49 45
    per 100,000 117.1 121.9 282.9 209.7 239.0 219.5
139.9 158.3 188.5 165.0 219.1 215.0

Average climate in Fitchburg, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Fitchburg,

Fitchburg-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 78% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 19.9 miles away from the Fitchburg city center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/2/1967, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.9 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Fitchburg:
  • MERITER HOSPITAL INC (about 5 miles; MADISON, WI)
  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 5 miles; MADISON, WI)
  • UNIV OF WI HOSPITALS/CLINICS AUTHORITY (about 5 miles; MADISON, WI)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fitchburg:
  • DANE COUNTY REGIONAL-TRUAX FIELD (about 12 miles; MADISON, WI; ID: MSN)
  • ROCK CO (about 39 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; ID: JVL)
  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 62 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; ID: RFD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fitchburg:
  • VERONA (about 7 miles; VERONA, WI; ID: W19)
  • MOREY (about 9 miles; MIDDLETON, WI; ID: C29)
  • WAUNAKEE (about 12 miles; WAUNAKEE, WI; ID: 6P3)

Amtrak station near Fitchburg:
  • 6 miles: MADISON (800 LANGDON ST.) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, public transit connection.
Local government website:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fitchburg:
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 5 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,737)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 5 miles; MADISON, WI; FT enrollment: 37,607)
  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 10 miles; MADISON, WI; FT enrollment: 7,914)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER (about 51 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; FT enrollment: 9,493)
  • ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE (about 57 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; FT enrollment: 4,200)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PLATTEVILLE (about 76 miles; PLATTEVILLE, WI; FT enrollment: 5,045)
  • MORAINE PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 81 miles; FOND DU LAC, WI; FT enrollment: 3,037)
Public primary/middle school in Fitchburg:
  • SAVANNA OAKS MID (Students: 478; Location: 5890 LACY RD; Grades: 06 - 08)

Notable locations in Fitchburg: Oakhill Correctional Institution (A), Oregon State Camp And Farm (B).

Shopping Center: Fitchburg Ridge Shopping Center (1).

Cemeteries: Oak Hall Cemetery (1), Holy Mother of Consolation Cemetery (2).

Lake: Barney, Lake (A).

Parks in Fitchburg include: Western Hills Park (1), Dunns Marsh Park (2).


Fitchburg compared to Wisconsin state average:
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Fitchburg:
  • WIBA (1310 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLMV (1480 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WTDY (1670 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WHA (970 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD REGENTS OF UNIV OF WI SYSTEM)
  • WTUX (1550 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MADISON, WI)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNWC (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SUN PRAIRIE, WI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Fitchburg:
  • WZEE (104.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WORT (89.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BACK PORCH RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WMGN (98.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WIBA-FM (101.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMMM-FM (105.5 FM; VERONA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WWQM-FM (106.3 FM; MIDDLETON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT INC.)
  • WNWC-FM (102.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • W215AQ (90.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • W277AE (103.3 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: FAITH ACADEMY DBA WFEN)
  • WCJZ (96.3 FM; SAUK CITY, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSUM (91.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WOLX-FM (94.9 FM; BARABOO, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WMAD-FM (92.1 FM; SUN PRAIRIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKPO (105.9 FM; EVANSVILLE, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WBZU (105.1 FM; WAUNAKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WHIT-FM (93.1 FM; DE FOREST, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WJJO (94.1 FM; WATERTOWN, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGMENT, INC.)
  • WJVL (99.9 FM; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: SOUTHERN WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
TV broadcast stations around Fitchburg:
  • WMTV (Channel 15; MADISON, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • 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)
  • W38CT (Channel 38; MADISON, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W23BW (Channel 23; MADISON, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W08CK (Channel 8; MADISON-MIDDLETON, WI; Owner: HEALTHY'S, INC.)
  • W58CO (Channel 58; SAULT STE. MARIE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

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