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Population (year 2000): 7,338. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,592 (+3.5% change)
Males: 3,639 (49.6%), Females: 3,699 (50.4%)

Jefferson County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 36.2 years
Median household income: $40,962 (year 2000)
Median house value: $112,800 (year 2000)

Jefferson, WI residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Jefferson:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.1%)
  • Hispanic (6.8%)
  • Other race (3.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Black (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (54.0%), Irish (10.6%), Norwegian (8.4%), United States (5.7%), English (5.3%), Polish (4.7%).

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Elevation: 820 feet

Land area: 4.5 square miles

Jefferson,

For population 25 years and over in Jefferson

  • High school or higher: 78.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jefferson city

  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 53.3%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

3.7% Foreign born (2.7% Latin America, 1.0% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +947 (+14.8%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: WI Janesville, (26.3 miles pop. 59,498).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WI Madison, (40.6 miles pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (111.7 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: WI Jefferson, (0.0 miles Atkinson, WI (5.7 miles Fort Creek, WI (5.8 miles Johnson WI (6.1 miles Aztalan, WI (7.3 miles Milford,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 19 buildings, average cost: $107,100
  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $131,200
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $128,000
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $86,000

Latitude: 43.00 N, Longitude: 88.81 W

Area code: 920


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

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (36.8%), Educational,health and social services (17.9%), Retail trade (11.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +945 (+12.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,387 (37.6%)


 

Crime in Jefferson by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003
Murders 0 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 13.6
Rapes 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0
Robberies 1 1 0
    per 100,000 13.6 13.6 0.0
Assaults 7 2 5
    per 100,000 95.4 27.3 68.1
Burglaries 16 12 13
    per 100,000 218.0 163.5 177.2
Thefts 262 196 212
    per 100,000 3570.5 2671.0 2889.1
Auto thefts 22 11 12
    per 100,000 299.8 149.9 163.5
205.2 139.8 168.3


Average climate in Jefferson, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Jefferson,

Jefferson-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 82% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1984, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.1 miles away from the Jefferson city center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/5/1980, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.2 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Jefferson:
  • FORT ATKINSON MEMORIAL HEALTH SERVICES (about 7 miles; FORT ATKINSON, WI)
  • WATERTOWN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; WATERTOWN, WI)
  • MEMORIAL COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; EDGERTON, WI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Jefferson:
  • ROCK CO (about 31 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; ID: JVL)
  • DANE COUNTY REGIONAL-TRUAX FIELD (about 38 miles; MADISON, WI; ID: MSN)
  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 60 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; ID: RFD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Jefferson:
  • FORT ATKINSON MUNI (about 4 miles; FORT ATKINSON, WI; ID: 61C)
  • GUTZMER'S TWIN OAKS (about 12 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; ID: 5Y3)
  • WATERTOWN MUNI (about 13 miles; WATERTOWN, WI; ID: RYV)


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
Parks and Recreation 6 $18,161 $36,322 8 $662
Sewerage 6 $21,412 $42,824 0 $0
Health 2 $5,451 $32,706 1 $1,362
Streets and Highways 11 $39,989 $43,624 0 $0
Firefighters 0 $0   23 $2,017
Police - Other 4 $5,566 $16,698 3 $1,621
Police Protection - Officers 13 $49,757 $45,929 5 $2,241
Other Government Administration 3 $13,503 $54,012 1 $1,461
Judicial and Legal 1 $2,367 $28,404 0 $0
Local Libraries 8 $16,001 $24,001 4 $1,390
Electric Power 10 $34,007 $40,808 0 $0
Water Supply 2 $8,092 $48,552 0 $0
Totals for Government 66 $214,306 $38,964 45 $10,753


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jefferson:
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER (about 14 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,493)
  • WAUKESHA COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 38 miles; PEWAUKEE, WI; FT enrollment: 3,465)
  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 39 miles; MADISON, WI; FT enrollment: 7,914)
  • CARROLL COLLEGE (about 42 miles; WAUKESHA, WI; FT enrollment: 2,332)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 42 miles; MADISON, WI; FT enrollment: 37,607)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 43 miles; MADISON, WI; FT enrollment: 8,737)
  • ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE (about 50 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; FT enrollment: 4,200)
Public high schools in Jefferson:
  • JEFFERSON HI (Students: 598; Location: 700 W MILWAUKEE ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • JEFFERSON COUNTY ALT SCH (Students: 5; Location: 700 W MILWAUKEE ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Jefferson:
  • JEFFERSON MID (Students: 391; Location: 501 S TAFT AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • EAST EL (Students: 278; Location: 120 S SANBORN AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WEST EL (Students: 241; Location: 900 W MILWAUKEE ST; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Jefferson:
  • ST JOHNS EVANG LUTHERAN SCH (Students: 207; Location: 232 EAST CHURCH STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOHN THE BAPTIST (Students: 146; Location: 333 EAST CHURCH STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Jefferson:
  • JEFFERSON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $320,468; Location: 321 S. MAIN ST.; 42,112 books; 1,245 audio materials; 1,036 video materials; 127 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Jefferson: Meadow Springs Golf Course (A), North Industrial Park (B), South Industrial Park (C), Jefferson City Hall (D), Jefferson County Courthouse (E).

Churches in Jefferson include: Immanuel United Methodist Church (A), Saint Marks Lutheran Church (B), Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church (C), Saint Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church (D).

Cemeteries: Saint John Cemetery (1), Union Cemetery (2), Greenwood Cemetery (3).

Reservoir: 1074 Reservoir (A).

River: Crawfish River (A).

Parks in Jefferson include: Oak Ridge Park (1), Tensfeldt Park (2), Jefferson County Fairgrounds (3), River Front Park (4).

Post office: (A).  


Jefferson compared to Wisconsin state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Jefferson:
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFAW (940 AM; 1 kW; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNWC (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SUN PRAIRIE, WI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WLMV (1480 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WAUK (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WALT-WEST WISCONSIN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jefferson:
  • WKCH (106.5 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WJJO (94.1 FM; WATERTOWN, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGMENT, INC.)
  • WHAD (90.7 FM; DELAFIELD, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WSLD (104.5 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSUW (91.7 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS, UNIV. OF WIS.)
  • WJVL (99.9 FM; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: SOUTHERN WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • W277AC (103.3 FM; WATERTOWN, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Jefferson:
  • WWRS-TV (Channel 52; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • 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)

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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