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Population (year 2000): 13,437. Estimated population in July 2005: 14,311 (+6.5% change)
Males: 6,569 (48.9%), Females: 6,868 (51.1%)

Walworth County

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Median resident age: 21.9 years
Median household income: $31,793 (year 2000)
Median house value: $115,500 (year 2000)

Whitewater, WI residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Whitewater:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.8%)
  • Hispanic (6.5%)
  • Other race (2.5%)
  • Black (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (41.8%), Irish (12.9%), Norwegian (9.0%), English (7.8%), Polish (7.7%), Swedish (3.7%).

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Elevation: 840 feet

Land area: 7.0 square miles

Whitewater,

For population 25 years and over in Whitewater

  • High school or higher: 81.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.4%
  • Unemployed: 13.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Whitewater city

  • Never married: 57.7%
  • Now married: 30.8%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 5.0%

4.4% Foreign born (2.4% Latin America, 0.9% Asia, 0.7% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +614 (+4.8%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: WI Janesville, (21.9 miles pop. 59,498).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WI Madison, (48.2 miles pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (100.0 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: WI Whitewater, (0.0 miles Spring, WI (4.7 miles Cold WI (7.1 miles Hebron, WI (8.4 miles Richmond, Grange, WI (9.5 miles La


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1997: 22 buildings, average cost: $120,600
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $139,000
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $110,800
  • 2000: 21 buildings, average cost: $108,100
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $121,200
  • 2002: 23 buildings, average cost: $132,700
  • 2003: 26 buildings, average cost: $144,200
  • 2004: 40 buildings, average cost: $120,700

Latitude: 42.83 N, Longitude: 88.74 W

Area code: 262


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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (30.8%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (16.2%), Retail trade (14.1%), Manufacturing (13.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +470 (+3.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,430 (48.7%)


 

Crime in Whitewater 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 5 5 0 3 3 7
    per 100,000 37.2 37.2 0.0 22.3 22.3 52.1
Robberies 0 2 0 3 2 0
    per 100,000 0.0 14.9 0.0 22.3 14.9 0.0
Assaults 9 14 8 8 20 13
    per 100,000 67.0 104.2 59.5 59.5 148.8 96.7
Burglaries 20 26 26 30 26 37
    per 100,000 148.8 193.5 193.5 223.3 193.5 275.4
Thefts 244 280 298 258 311 236
    per 100,000 1815.9 2083.8 2217.8 1920.1 2314.5 1756.3
Auto thefts 12 7 13 18 8 8
    per 100,000 89.3 52.1 96.7 134.0 59.5 59.5
118.5 141.3 121.9 130.7 154.1 134.5


Average climate in Whitewater, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Whitewater,

Whitewater-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 76% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1984, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.1 miles away from the Whitewater city center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 1/24/1967, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Thomas Hulce - (born 1953), actor.


Hospitals/medical centers near Whitewater:
  • FORT ATKINSON MEMORIAL HEALTH SERVICES (about 10 miles; FORT ATKINSON, WI)
  • AURORA LAKELAND MEDICAL CTR (about 16 miles; ELKHORN, WI)
  • MEMORIAL COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; EDGERTON, WI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Whitewater:
  • ROCK CO (about 26 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; ID: JVL)
  • DANE COUNTY REGIONAL-TRUAX FIELD (about 47 miles; MADISON, WI; ID: MSN)
  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 51 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; ID: RFD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Whitewater:
  • GUTZMER'S TWIN OAKS (about 2 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; ID: 5Y3)
  • FORT ATKINSON MUNI (about 10 miles; FORT ATKINSON, WI; ID: 61C)
  • PALMYRA MUNI (about 12 miles; PALMYRA, WI; ID: 88C)

Amtrak station near Whitewater:
  • 20 miles: JANESVILLE (HWY. 26 & HWY. 14) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website:

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
Other Government Administration 7 $28,813 $49,393 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 23 $92,056 $48,029 0 $0
Police - Other 8 $19,432 $29,148 14 $7,282
Streets and Highways 10 $35,723 $42,867 0 $0
Sewerage 8 $29,614 $44,421 3 $2,216
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2 $7,331 $43,986 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 2 $3,826 $22,956 0 $0
Natural Resources 1 $4,709 $56,508 0 $0
Water Supply 4 $13,636 $40,908 0 $0
Local Libraries 4 $14,940 $44,820 9 $12,119
Other and Unallocable 5 $15,673 $37,615 3 $1,579
Parks and Recreation 4 $11,951 $35,853 4 $1,720
Financial Administration 4 $13,167 $39,501 0 $0
Totals for Government 82 $290,871 $42,566 33 $24,916


College/University in Whitewater:
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER (Full-time enrollment: 9,493; Location: 800 W MAIN ST; Public; Website: www.uww.edu; Offers Master's degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Whitewater:
  • WAUKESHA COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 37 miles; PEWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,465)
  • CARROLL COLLEGE (about 39 miles; WAUKESHA, WI; FT enrollment: 2,332)
  • ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE (about 41 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; FT enrollment: 4,200)
  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 47 miles; MADISON, WI; FT enrollment: 7,914)
  • MCHENRY COUNTY COLLEGE (about 49 miles; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; FT enrollment: 2,707)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 50 miles; MADISON, WI; FT enrollment: 37,607)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 51 miles; MADISON, WI; FT enrollment: 8,737)
Public high school in Whitewater:
  • WHITEWATER HI (Students: 726; Location: 534 S ELIZABETH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Whitewater:
  • KETTLE MORAINE BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 50; Location: 505 S WISCONSIN ST; Grades: KG - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Whitewater:
  • WHITEWATER MID (Students: 446; Location: 401 S ELIZABETH ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LINCOLN EL (Students: 389; Location: 242 S PRINCE ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WASHINGTON EL (Students: 274; Location: 506 E MAIN ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • LAKEVIEW EL (Students: 216; Location: W8363 R&W TOWNLINE RD; Grades: KG - 05)
Library in Whitewater:
  • IRVIN L. YOUNG MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $707,474; Location: 431 W. CENTER ST.; 67,627 books; 3,327 audio materials; 3,657 video materials; 261 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Whitewater: Carlson Hall (A), McGraw Hall (B), Goodhue Hall (C), Andersen Library (D), Irvin Young Memorial Library (E), Arey Hall (F), Sayles Hall (G), Veterans Memorial Building (H), Winther Hall (I), Salisbury Hall (J), Upham Hall (K), University Center (L), Fricker Hall (M), Young Auditorium (N), Baker Hall (O), Tutt Hall (P), Center of the Arts (Q), Moraine Bookstore (R), Fischer Hall (S), Roseman Hall (T).

Churches in Whitewater include: Whitewater Bible Church (A), Whitewater Baptist Church (B), University Lutheran Church (C), Saint Patricks Catholic Church (D), Congregational United Church of Christ (E), First English Lutheran Church (F), First United Methodist Church (G), Saint Johns Lutheran Church (H).

Cemeteries: Oak Grove Cemetery (1), Hillside Cemetery (2), Calvary Cemetery (3).

Reservoirs: Tripp Lake (A), Tripp Lake 12.0 (B), Cravath Lake (C), Cravath Lake 27.5 (D).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Spring Brook (A).

Parks in Whitewater include: Trippe Lake Park (1), Starin Park (2), Perkins Stadium (3).

Post office: (A).  


Whitewater compared to Wisconsin state average:
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Whitewater:
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WFAW (940 AM; 1 kW; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, 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.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WAUK (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WALT-WEST WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKSH (1640 AM; 10 kW; SUSSEX, WI; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Whitewater:
  • WSUW (91.7 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS, UNIV. OF WIS.)
  • WSLD (104.5 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKCH (106.5 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WHAD (90.7 FM; DELAFIELD, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WJJO (94.1 FM; WATERTOWN, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGMENT, INC.)
  • WJVL (99.9 FM; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: SOUTHERN WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WLKG (96.1 FM; LAKE GENEVA, WI; Owner: CTJ COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)

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

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