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Population (year 2000): 9,989. Estimated population in July 2005: 9,854 (-1.4% change)
Males: 5,435 (54.4%), Females: 4,554 (45.6%)

Grant County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 23.0 years
Median household income: $35,742 (year 2000)
Median house value: $88,100 (year 2000)

Platteville, WI residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Platteville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.6%)
  • Black (1.1%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (49.6%), Irish (13.6%), English (12.2%), Norwegian (8.9%), Polish (5.7%), French (3.2%).

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Elevation: 994 feet

Land area: 4.2 square miles

Platteville,

For population 25 years and over in Platteville

  • High school or higher: 87.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Platteville city

  • Never married: 51.3%
  • Now married: 37.5%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 5.4%

2.2% Foreign born (1.5% Asia, 0.3% Africa, 0.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +143 (+1.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IA Dubuque, (21.6 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WI Madison, (78.0 miles pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (202.0 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: WI Platteville, (0.0 miles WI (7.3 miles Union, .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 12 buildings, average cost: $116,400

Latitude: 42.74 N, Longitude: 90.48 W

Area code: 608


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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (32.0%), Retail trade (15.5%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (13.8%), Manufacturing (11.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +74 (+0.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,810 (56.1%)


 

Crime in Platteville by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 2 3 3 3 3
    per 100,000 20.0 30.0 30.0 30.0 30.0
Robberies 0 1 0 3 0
    per 100,000 0.0 10.0 0.0 30.0 0.0
Assaults 9 18 9 24 18
    per 100,000 90.1 180.2 90.1 240.3 180.2
Burglaries 14 26 31 20 16
    per 100,000 140.2 260.3 310.3 200.2 160.2
Thefts 270 319 346 295 272
    per 100,000 2703.0 3193.5 3463.8 2953.2 2723.0
Auto thefts 5 5 9 6 4
    per 100,000 50.1 50.1 90.1 60.1 40.0
148.0 201.0 197.5 206.0 171.4


Average climate in Platteville, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Platteville,

Platteville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 69% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 37.8 miles away from the Platteville city center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/3/1983, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.8 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Jesse Baker - College football player (Cornell Big Red).


Hospital/medical center in Platteville:
  • SOUTHWEST HEALTH CENTER INC (250 CAMP ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Platteville:
  • GRANT REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER (about 18 miles; LANCASTER, WI)
  • FINLEY HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; DUBUQUE, IA)
  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER-DUBUQUE (about 21 miles; DUBUQUE, IA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Platteville:
  • DUBUQUE REGIONAL (about 28 miles; DUBUQUE, IA; ID: DBQ)
  • CLINTON MUNI (about 65 miles; CLINTON, IA; ID: CWI)
  • VOLK FIELD (about 84 miles; CAMP DOUGLAS, WI; ID: VOK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Platteville:
  • PLATTEVILLE MUNICIPAL (about 5 miles; PLATTEVILLE, WI; ID: PVB)
  • LANCASTER MUNI (about 14 miles; LANCASTER, WI; ID: 73C)
  • IOWA COUNTY (about 20 miles; MINERAL POINT, WI; ID: MRJ)

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
Other and Unallocable 7 $23,592 $40,443 0 $0
Local Libraries 5 $14,338 $34,411 7 $4,975
Firefighters 1 $2,464 $29,568 0 $0
Streets and Highways 13 $42,706 $39,420 2 $2,444
Welfare 0 $0   4 $2,362
Health 1 $2,934 $35,208 27 $8,838
Sewerage 5 $16,195 $38,868 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 7 $22,563 $38,679 16 $8,643
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4 $14,971 $44,913 2 $3,992
Water Supply 2 $6,744 $40,464 1 $1,324
Police - Other 6 $19,366 $38,732 4 $5,238
Police Protection - Officers 21 $84,599 $48,342 15 $3,689
Other Government Administration 5 $17,882 $42,916 1 $33
Financial Administration 2 $7,388 $44,328 1 $2,110
Totals for Government 79 $275,743 $41,885 80 $43,649


College/University in Platteville:
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PLATTEVILLE (Full-time enrollment: 5,045; Location: 1 UNIVERSITY PLZ; Public; Website: uwplatt.edu; Offers Master's degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Platteville:
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 77 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,737)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 78 miles; MADISON, WI; FT enrollment: 37,607)
  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 83 miles; MADISON, WI; FT enrollment: 7,914)
  • SAINT AMBROSE UNIVERSITY (about 83 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; FT enrollment: 2,310)
  • EASTERN IOWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT (about 84 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; FT enrollment: 4,180)
  • BLACK HAWK COLLEGE (about 86 miles; MOLINE, IL; FT enrollment: 3,891)
  • AUGUSTANA COLLEGE (about 86 miles; ROCK ISLAND, IL; FT enrollment: 2,220)
Public high school in Platteville:
  • PLATTEVILLE HI (Students: 556; Location: 710 E MADISON ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Platteville:
  • PLATTEVILLE MID (Students: 425; Location: 40 E MADISON ST; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • WILKINS EL (Students: 225; Location: 425 BROADWAY ST; Grades: 01 - 04)
  • GRAY EARLY LEARNING CENTER (Students: 184; Location: 155 W LEWIS ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • WESTVIEW EL (Students: 170; Location: 1205 CAMP ST; Grades: 01 - 04)
Private primary/middle school in Platteville:
  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 173; Location: 345 NORTH COURT STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Platteville:
  • PLATTEVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $462,718; Location: 65 S. ELM ST.; 41,545 books; 1,592 audio materials; 2,164 video materials; 173 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Platteville: Mining Museum (A), Jamison Museum (B), Platteville City Hall (C).

Churches in Platteville include: Trinity Episcopal Church (A), Saint Marys Roman Catholic Church (B), Saint Pauls Evangelical Lutheran Church (C), Evangelical Lutheran Church of Peace (D), First Congregational United Church of Christ (E), First English Lutheran Church (F), Free Methodist Church (G).

Cemeteries: Greenwood Cemetery (1), Hillside Cemetery (2).

Parks in Platteville include: Smith Park (1), City Hall Park (2), Legion Park (3).

Post office: (A).  


Platteville compared to Wisconsin state average:
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Platteville:
  • WPVL (1590 AM; 1 kW; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • KDTH (1370 AM; 5 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, 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.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGLR (1280 AM; 1 kW; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Platteville:
  • WSUP (90.5 FM; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • KATF (92.9 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • KIYX (106.1 FM; SAGEVILLE, IA; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WPVL-FM (107.1 FM; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WGLR-FM (97.7 FM; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WJTY (88.1 FM; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: JOY PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KXGE (102.3 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K254AE (98.7 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • WVRE (101.1 FM; DICKEYVILLE, WI; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WJOD (103.3 FM; ASBURY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHHI (91.3 FM; HIGHLAND, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • K269EK (101.7 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • WDMP-FM (99.3 FM; DODGEVILLE, WI; Owner: DODGE POINT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KLYV (105.3 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDBQ-FM (107.5 FM; GALENA, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Platteville:
  • KFXB (Channel 40; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: DUBUQUE TV LTD. PARTNERSHIP)

 

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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