Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

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Population in 2013: 16,345 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.8%
 
Males: 8,086  (49.5%)
Females: 8,259  (50.5%)
Median resident age:  40.2 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 53916.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,920 (it was $37,873 in 2000)
Beaver Dam:

$40,920
WI:

$51,467

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,395 (it was $19,592 in 2000)

Beaver Dam city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $117,312 (it was $91,100 in 2000)
Beaver Dam:

$117,312
WI:

$163,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $705.

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  • Races in Beaver Dam, WI (2013)

    Beaver Dam races chart
    • 14,43688.7%White alone
    • 1,2917.9%Hispanic
    • 2701.7%Black alone
    • 1330.8%Two or more races
    • 1100.7%American Indian alone
    • 380.2%Asian alone

Races in Beaver Dam detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Beaver Dam: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (42.9%), Irish (9.8%), Polish (6.6%), English (5.0%), Norwegian (4.8%), Dutch (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1856

Elevation: 879 feet

Land area: 5.22 square miles.

Population density: 3,130 people per square mile   (average).

Beaver Dam,WI real estate house value index trend

Beaver Dam, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Beaver Dam:

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Beaver Dam city:

  • Never married: 29.8%
  • Now married: 48.2%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

501 residents are foreign born (2.4% Latin America, 0.5% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

This city:

3.1%
Wisconsin:

4.8%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 48 registered sex offenders living in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin as of August 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Beaver Dam to the number of sex offenders is 80 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,663 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,620 (2.1%)

Beaver Dam satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Madison, WI (38.8 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (126.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Calamus, WI (2.5 miles ), Westford, WI (2.6 miles ), Burnett, WI (2.6 miles ), Juneau, WI (2.8 miles ), Fox Lake, WI (2.8 miles ), Lowell, WI (2.9 miles ), Randolph, WI (3.2 miles ), Horicon, WI (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 36 buildings, average cost: $171,900
  • 2003: 39 buildings, average cost: $171,900
  • 2004: 41 buildings, average cost: $171,900
  • 2006: 35 buildings, average cost: $171,900
  • 2007: 26 buildings, average cost: $171,900
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $168,100
  • 2012: 25 buildings, average cost: $137,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.46 N, Longitude: 88.84 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,095 (+6.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,993 (53.7%)

Area code: 920

Beaver Dam household income distribution Beaver Dam home values distribution

Crime rates in Beaver Dam by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 300101100010N/A
per 100,000 19.60.00.06.60.06.66.40.00.00.06.10.0N/A
Robberies 2530103305231
per 100,000 13.132.519.90.06.60.019.319.70.032.812.318.56.1
Assaults 5101114441032257
per 100,000 32.765.073.16.626.526.325.765.519.813.112.330.842.9
Burglaries 545865453774536574845783104
per 100,000 353.5376.9431.7299.0245.2486.6340.8426.0489.5550.5350.0511.2637.0
Thefts 555536500420386464437416477398413402470
per 100,000 3,632.93,483.03,320.52,790.92,558.23,050.82,810.12,726.13,155.62,608.52,536.12,476.12,878.8
Auto thefts 1511125553525251
per 100,000 98.271.579.733.233.132.919.332.813.232.812.330.86.1
Arson 03N/A3200000002
per 100,000 0.019.5N/A19.913.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.012.3
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 212.0201.7197.4147.4134.5175.8159.9166.7172.0164.1143.4154.8177.3

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Beaver Dam detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 35 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Wisconsin average:

2.19
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.3%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +854 (+6.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Beaver Dam: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Beaver Dam-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 71% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/18/1996, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 19.8 miles away from the Beaver Dam city center injured 12 people and caused $40 million in damages.

On 9/26/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.2 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Beaver Dam-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 349.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 138.4 miles away from Beaver Dam center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 324.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 348.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 382.6 miles away from Beaver Dam center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 338.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dodge County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Beaver Dam topographic map

Birthplace of: Jason Maas - Football player, Parry Moon - Electrical engineer, Nick Sirota - Ice hockey player, Robert Kastenmeier - Politician, Andre Jacque - Politician, Bill Rentmeester - Player of football, Bobby Hatfield - (1940-2003), singer, the Righteous Brothers, David Maley - Ice hockey player, Doug Lloyd - Football player, Eric Schultz - College football player (Iowa State Cyclones).

Hospitals and medical centers in Beaver Dam:

  • BEAVER DAM COM HSPTL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 707 S UNIVERSITY AVE)
  • BEAVER DAM DIALYSIS (110 MONROE STREET)
  • HILLSIDE HOME CARE (709 S UNIVERSITY AVE)
  • BEAVER DAM CARE CENTER
  • BEAVER DAM COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (208 LACROSSE ST)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-BEAVER DAM (410 ROEDL CT)
  • HILLSIDE MANOR (803 S UNIVERSITY AVE)

Heliports located in Beaver Dam:

Amtrak station near Beaver Dam:

  • 13 miles: COLUMBUS (359 LUDINGTON ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Beaver Dam:

  • Marian University (about 31 miles; Fond Du Lac, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,045)
  • Moraine Park Technical College (about 31 miles; Fond du Lac, WI; FT enrollment: 3,079)
  • Herzing University-Madison (about 32 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 3,160)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 35 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 9,603)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 40 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 34,621)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 40 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)
  • Waukesha County Technical College (about 40 miles; Pewaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 4,415)

Public high schools in Beaver Dam:

Private high school in Beaver Dam:

  • WAYLAND ACADEMY (Students: 238; Location: 101 N UNIVERSITY AVE; Grades: 9 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Beaver Dam:

  • Beaver Dam Mid (Students: 723; Location: 108 4th St; Grades: 6-8)
  • Wilson El (Students: 371; Location: 405 W 3rd St; Grades: KG-5)
  • Prairie View El (Students: 332; Location: 510 N Crystal Lake Rd; Grades: KG-5)
  • Jefferson El (Students: 330; Location: 301 Brook St; Grades: KG-5)
  • Washington El (Students: 300; Location: 600 Grove St; Grades: KG-5)
  • Lincoln El (Students: 250; Location: 210 Gould St; Grades: KG-5)
  • South Beaver Dam El (Students: 161; Location: W9787 County Road D; Grades: KG-5)
  • Trenton El (Students: 119; Location: N8954 County Road W; Grades: KG-5)

Private elementary/middle schools in Beaver Dam:

  • ST KATHARINE DREXEL SCHOOL (Students: 311; Location: 503 S SPRING ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST STEPHENS LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 155; Location: 412 W MAPLE AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
See full list of schools located in Beaver Dam

Library in Beaver Dam:

  • BEAVER DAM COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $988,979; Location: 311 N. SPRING ST.; 120,636 books; 8,825 e-books; 15,657 audio materials; 12,206 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 165 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The address for Wayland Academy, the private high school is incorrect. The correct address is 101 N. University Ave.
  • Birthplace of actor Fred MacMurray
  • For Wayland Acaademy the correct information is Students: 220; Location: 101 NORTH UNIVERSITY AVENUE; Grades: 9 - 12)

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Notable locations in Beaver Dam: Beaver Dam Wastewater Treatment Facility (A), North Centre Street Station Beaver Dam Water Works (B), Beaver Dam Water Works (C), Beaver Dam Fire and Rescue Department (D), Beaver Dam Community Library (E), Wayland Hall (F), Roundy Hall (G), Linfield Hall (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Beaver Dam include: Covenant Church (A), Cornerstone Baptist Church (B), Church of Christ (C), Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church (D), Free Methodist Church (E), First Evangelical Lutheran Church (F), First Baptist Church (G), Zion United Methodist Church (H), Zion Pentecostal Tabernacle Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Beaver Dam Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Beaver Dam include: Edgewater Park (1), Lakeview Park (2), Roller Avenue Park (3), Swan Park (4), Waterworks Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Dodge County Historical Society (Museums; 105 Park Avenue).

Hotels: Best Western Campus Motor (815 Park Avenue), Americinn Beaver Dam (325 Seippel Boulevard), Grand View Motel (1510 North Center Street), Heffron White House (112 Washington Street), Americinn - Beaver Dam- Wi (325 Seippel Blvd).

Court: Beaver Dam City - Municipal Court (205 South Lincoln Avenue).

Dodge County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 85.0. This is about average.

City:

85.0
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.140. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.140
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.480. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.480
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 33.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 16.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.89. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.89
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.0106. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0106
U.S.:

0.0147

Drinking water stations with addresses in Beaver Dam and their reported violations in the past:

BEAVER DAM WATER UTILITY (Population served: 15,565, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 20 regular monitoring violations
OLD HICKORY COUNTRY CLUB - CLUB HOUSE (Population served: 175, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-02-2012), St Boil Water Order (MAY-02-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-02-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-03-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-11-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-26-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-26-2007), St Public Notif requested (OCT-26-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-29-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-02-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-20-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-20-2007), St Boil Water Order (SEP-20-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-26-2007), St Compliance achieved (OCT-03-2007)
DAKOTA CAPITALCOURT (Population served: 102, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-02-2013)
OLD HICKORY COUNTRY CLUB - 15 TEE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUN-17-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-17-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUN-17-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-18-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-28-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-08-2011), St Boil Water Order (JUL-08-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-08-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-15-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-23-2011)
MARSH HAVEN NATURE CTR (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUN-19-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUN-22-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-22-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-29-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (SEP-28-2007), St Public Notif requested (OCT-02-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-02-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-06-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-17-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between MAR-2009 and OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-02-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUN-16-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-16-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-22-2009)
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Beaver Dam that have no violations reported:

  • UNITED COOPERATIVE STORE & OFFICES (Population served: 542, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MISCHLERS HARLEY DAVIDSON & BMW (Population served: 69, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NEW LIFE PENTECOSTAL CHURCH (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PEPSI BEVERAGE CO, BEAVER DAM (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LEIPSIC TAVERN (Population served: 32, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PTASCHINSKI CONSTRUCTION, INC (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • UNITED COOP PICKETT BRANCH (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.0%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.6% for Black residents, 24.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.3% for American Indian residents, 24.7% for other race residents, 36.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.3%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.3%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Beaver Dam in 2010:

  • 209 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 167 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 30 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 15 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 2 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Beaver Dam in 2000:

  • 200 people in nursing homes
  • 23 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 3 people in other group homes

Beaver Dam, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Beaver Dam compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.

Banks with branches in Beaver Dam (2011 data):

  • Horicon Bank: Beaver Dam Branch, Beaver Dam Branch, Charleston House Facility, Spring Street Branch. Info updated 2011/09/21: Bank assets: $506.5 mil, Deposits: $440.0 mil, headquarters in Horicon, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Sword Financial Corporation
  • The American National Bank of Beaver Dam: The American National Bank Branch, Northside Branch, The American National Bank Of Beaver. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $110.5 mil, Deposits: $98.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: American National Bank Of Beaver Dam Employee Stock Ownership Trust
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Beaver Dam Drive-Up Branch at 200 North Spring Street, branch established on 1970/01/05; Beaver Dam Main Office Branch at 124 North Spring Street, branch established on 1911/09/20. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Webster Bank, National Association: Beaver Dam Branch at 114 Monroe Street, branch established on 2002/07/02. Info updated 2008/12/23: Bank assets: $18,674.3 mil, Deposits: $13,861.5 mil, headquarters in Waterbury, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 167 total offices, Holding Company: Webster Financial Corporation
  • Associated Bank, National Association: Beaver Dam Branch at 201 Park Avenue, branch established on 1920/01/01. Info updated 2008/09/12: Bank assets: $21,715.0 mil, Deposits: $15,244.4 mil, headquarters in Green Bay, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 282 total offices, Holding Company: Associated Banc-Corp
  • National Exchange Bank and Trust: Beaver Dam Regular Branch at 1609 Spring Street, branch established on 2004/04/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,273.7 mil, Deposits: $956.4 mil, headquarters in Fond Du Lac, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: Neb Corporation
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Beaver Dam Branch at 120 Park Avenue, branch established on 1865/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • Bank Mutual: 130 W Maple Street Branch at 130 W Maple Avenue, branch established on 1940/08/14. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $2,497.0 mil, Deposits: $2,046.0 mil, headquarters in Brown Deer, WI, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 79 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin:

  • Super 8, 711 Park Ave, Beaver Dam, WI 53916 , Phone: (920) 887-8880, Fax: (920) 887-8880
  • Americinn, 325 Seippel Blvd, Beaver Dam, WI 53916 , Phone: (920) 356-9000, Fax: (920) 356-9094
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Wisconsin average:

10.5

Beaver Dam travel time to work - commute Beaver Dam mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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Religion statistics for Beaver Dam city (based on Dodge County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,75762
Catholic13,43713
Mainline Protestant12,36332
Other2652
Orthodox--
None43,937-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
Dodge County:

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Dodge County:

3.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 60
Here:

6.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.3%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Dodge County:

28.8%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

8.1%
State:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$19,105$57,3151$1,738
Other Government Administration 3$12,166$48,66414$4,564
Judicial and Legal 1$6,468$77,6162$3,963
Police Protection - Officers 30$145,604$58,2421$40
Police - Other 5$18,187$43,64916$6,880
Firefighters 17$101,984$71,9890$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$1,271
Streets and Highways 16$71,424$53,5680$0
Health 0$0 20$3,515
Sewerage 4$25,116$75,3482$2,542
Parks and Recreation 7$30,176$51,73021$6,136
Water Supply 7$33,880$58,0800$0
Local Libraries 5$20,272$48,65315$11,366
Other and Unallocable 2$7,511$45,0660$0
Totals for Government 101$491,893$58,44393$42,015

Beaver Dam government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $941,000 ($57.57)
    Regular Highways: $503,000 ($30.77)
    General Public Buildings: $352,000 ($21.54)
    Water Utilities: $300,000 ($18.35)
    General: $244,000 ($14.93)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($0.12)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,688,000 ($164.45)
    Regular Highways: $1,928,000 ($117.96)
    Sewerage: $1,804,000 ($110.37)
    Water Utilities: $1,703,000 ($104.19)
    Fire Protection: $1,494,000 ($91.40)
    Libraries: $839,000 ($51.33)
    Solid Waste Management: $724,000 ($44.29)
    Parks & Recreation: $631,000 ($38.61)
    General - Other: $548,000 ($33.53)
    Transit Utilities: $481,000 ($29.43)
    Financial Administration: $476,000 ($29.12)
    Housing & Community Development: $370,000 ($22.64)
    Central Staff Services: $299,000 ($18.29)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $172,000 ($10.52)
    General Public Buildings: $144,000 ($8.81)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $85,000 ($5.20)
    Health Services - Other: $53,000 ($3.24)
    Natural Resources - Other: $15,000 ($0.92)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,169,000 ($71.52)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Regular Highways: $6,000 ($0.37)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $145,000 ($8.87)
    Fire Protection: $125,000 ($7.65)
    Regular Highways: $93,000 ($5.69)
    Libraries: $50,000 ($3.06)
    General Public Building: $39,000 ($2.39)
    Police Protection: $31,000 ($1.90)
    Parks & Recreation: $30,000 ($1.84)
    Sewerage: $20,000 ($1.22)
    Central Staff: $8,000 ($0.49)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($0.18)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,178,000 ($316.79)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $432,000 ($26.43)

Beaver Dam government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,894,000 ($115.88)
    All Other: $189,000 ($11.56)
    Parks & Recreation: $97,000 ($5.93)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $43,000 ($2.63)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $13,000 ($0.80)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $743,000 ($45.46)
    General Revenue, NEC: $498,000 ($30.47)
    Special Assessments: $48,000 ($2.94)
    Rents: $17,000 ($1.04)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,882,000 ($115.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,102,000 ($189.78)
    All Other: $781,000 ($47.78)
    Highways: $780,000 ($47.72)
    Housing & Community Development: $364,000 ($22.27)
  • Tax - Property: $7,075,000 ($432.85)
    NEC: $228,000 ($13.95)
    Other Selective Sales: $103,000 ($6.30)

Beaver Dam government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $7,735,000 ($473.23)
    Industrial Revenue: $2,782,000 ($170.20)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $16,964,000 ($1037.87)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $5,675,000 ($347.20)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $19,407,000 ($1187.34)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $7,325,000 ($448.15)
    Industrial Revenue: $2,345,000 ($143.47)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $437,000 ($26.74)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $3,232,000 ($197.74)
    Water Utilities: $410,000 ($25.08)

Beaver Dam government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $15,728,000 ($962.25)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,616,000 ($221.23)

5.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,930 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jefferson County, WI  1.00% ($32,875 average AGI)
from Fond du Lac County, WI  0.55% ($36,588)
from Washington County, WI  0.51% ($35,884)


5.64% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,404 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.64%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jefferson County, WI  0.82% ($32,003 average AGI)
to Fond du Lac County, WI  0.63% ($35,351)
to Dane County, WI  0.55% ($34,273)

Strongest AM radio stations in Beaver Dam:

  • WBEV (1430 AM; 1 kW; BEAVER DAM, WI)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, 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.)
  • WRPN (1600 AM; 5 kW; RIPON, WI)
  • WNWC (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SUN PRAIRIE, WI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFDL (1170 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WAUPUN, WI; Owner: RADIO PLUS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Beaver Dam:

  • WXRO (95.3 FM; BEAVER DAM, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WTLX (100.5 FM; COLUMBUS, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WOLX-FM (94.9 FM; BARABOO, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WFDL-FM (97.7 FM; LOMIRA, WI; Owner: RADIO PLUS OF FOND DU LAC, INC.)
  • WJWD (90.3 FM; MARSHALL, WI; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WMDC (98.7 FM; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: RADIO PLUS, INC.)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WZEE (104.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBWI-FM (92.5 FM; WEST BEND, WI; Owner: WEST BEND BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WIBA-FM (101.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WORT (89.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BACK PORCH RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPKR (99.5 FM; OMRO, WI; Owner: MIDWEST DIMENSIONS, INC.)
  • WHAD (90.7 FM; DELAFIELD, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WTCX (96.1 FM; RIPON, WI; Owner: RADIO B/C LTD PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJJO (94.1 FM; WATERTOWN, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGMENT, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Beaver Dam:

  • WWRS-TV (Channel 52; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WMMF-TV (Channel 68; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF WISCONSIN, A CALIFORNIA LTD PARTNRSHP)
  • 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)
  • WMTV (Channel 15; MADISON, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Beaver Dam fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 49m161ftTotal length
  • $2,184,000Total costs
  • 98,810Total average daily traffic
  • 6,142Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Beaver Dam, WI

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 57
  • Hazardous Condition: 38
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Beaver Dam

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Beaver Dam, WI
Most common first names in Beaver Dam, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John32077.0 years
Mary27482.2 years
William24877.7 years
Robert21271.7 years
Frank15679.7 years
Dorothy15278.9 years
Edward15278.5 years
Helen15081.5 years
Margaret15080.1 years
Joseph14677.6 years
Most common last names in Beaver Dam, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller13875.8 years
Schmidt9077.7 years
Schultz8679.0 years
Smith8075.5 years
Krueger7076.3 years
Neuman6678.0 years
Linde5880.0 years
Bauer5277.9 years
Hammer5080.5 years
Wendt5076.3 years
Businesses in Beaver Dam, WI
NameCountNameCount
AmericInn1Maurices1
Applebee's1McDonald's2
Arby's1Menards1
AutoZone1Nike4
Best Western1Penske1
Carson Pirie Scott1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
DHL1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Slumberland1
Domino's Pizza1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx2Staples1
Ford1Subway2
GNC1Super 81
GameStop1Taco Bell1
Goodwill4U-Haul2
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular3
Jimmy John's1UPS4
Jones New York1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Kohl's1Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy2YMCA1
MasterBrand Cabinets9
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