Beloit, Wisconsin

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Population in 2012: 36,842 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.0%
 
Males: 17,376  (47.2%)
Females: 19,466  (52.8%)
Median resident age:  33.1 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53511.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,775 (it was $36,414 in 2000)
Beloit:

$34,775
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,831 (it was $16,912 in 2000)

Beloit city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $83,804 (it was $67,500 in 2000)
Beloit:

$83,804
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $105,572; Detached houses: $106,141; Townhouses or other attached units: $117,627; In 2-unit structures: $105,914; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $122,074; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $257,667; Mobile homes: $14,687

Median gross rent in 2012: $705.

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Beloit races chart
  • White alone - 23,780 (64.3%)
  • Hispanic - 6,850 (18.5%)
  • Black alone - 3,170 (8.6%)
  • Two or more races - 2,314 (6.3%)
  • Asian alone - 502 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 163 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 14 (0.04%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Beloit: 94.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (22.1%), Irish (11.2%), Norwegian (6.6%), English (5.9%), Polish (3.3%), Subsaharan African (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1857

Elevation: 780 feet

Land area: 16.4 square miles.

Population density: 2,241 people per square mile   (low).

Beloit,WI real estate house value index trend

Beloit, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Beloit:

  • High school or higher: 75.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Beloit city:

  • Never married: 38.0%
  • Now married: 40.1%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

3,346 residents are foreign born (1.0% Asia).

This city:  9.1%
Wisconsin:  4.8%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Beloit, Wisconsin as of January 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Beloit to the number of sex offenders is 830 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,174 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,131 (2.4%)

Beloit satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Janesville, WI (11.6 miles , pop. 59,498).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (42.8 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (83.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: South Beloit, IL (1.5 miles ), Turtle, WI (1.9 miles ), Rockton, IL (2.2 miles ), Roscoe, IL (2.7 miles ), Rock, WI (2.7 miles ), Newark, WI (2.8 miles ), La Prairie, WI (2.9 miles ), Clinton, WI (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 26 buildings, average cost: $59,500
  • 2001: 36 buildings, average cost: $188,400
  • 2003: 31 buildings, average cost: $132,000
  • 2005: 23 buildings, average cost: $127,700
  • 2007: 14 buildings, average cost: $127,400
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $191,900
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $271,600
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $500,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $241,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.52 N, Longitude: 89.03 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,655 (+4.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,958 (48.3%)

Area code: 608

Beloit household income distribution Beloit home values distribution

Crime rates in Beloit by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 2103042225311
per 100,000 5.52.80.08.40.011.15.65.55.413.88.22.72.7
Rapes 1313171319131712151314148
per 100,000 35.636.146.836.253.236.147.532.940.835.938.237.721.6
Robberies 54535256574879635657605438
per 100,000 148.0147.1143.3156.1159.5133.4221.0173.0152.4157.5163.7145.4102.7
Assaults 39727055848587749196748772
per 100,000 106.9199.8192.9153.3235.0236.2243.3203.2247.7265.2201.9234.3194.6
Burglaries 219279263314243306344283255279296354299
per 100,000 600.0774.4724.7875.1679.9850.5962.2777.0694.1770.8807.6953.5807.9
Thefts 1,2311,2451,6261,3531,2851,4441,4421,3271,3041,0401,028916946
per 100,000 3372.83455.54480.33770.73595.14013.34033.33643.23549.62873.22804.82467.22556.2
Auto thefts 861221161149910911210916070746349
per 100,000 235.6338.6319.6317.7277.0302.9313.3299.3435.5193.4201.9169.7132.4
Arson 61313N/A151001483111713
per 100,000 16.436.135.8N/A42.027.80.038.421.88.330.045.835.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 312.4350.9388.8374.4364.3397.3433.8367.4378.1354.0333.5316.7271.8

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

Crime rate in Beloit detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.04
Wisconsin average:

2.22

Beloit tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.5%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -399 (-1.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (36%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (3%)

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

Average climate in Beloit, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Beloit-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 55% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.3 miles away from the Beloit city center killed 24 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 1/7/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.4 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused $4 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Beloit-area historical earthquake activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 86% 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 287.5 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 73.4 miles away from Beloit 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 262.6 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 320.2 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 286.3 miles away from Beloit center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 275.9 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 Rock County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 4, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Beloit topographic map

Birthplace of: Fred Ascani - General, Franklin Clarke - Football player, Gene Knutson - Player of football, John Baxter Kinne - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Max Maxfield - Auditor and Secretary of State of Wyoming, Roy Chapman Andrews - Paleontologist, Sarah Turner (journalist) - Strategic communications specialist, Tom Craddick - Politician, Tommy Mills - Football player and coach, George Field (actor) - Actor.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Beloit: John B. Kinne.

Main business address for: AMERICAN BUILDERS & CONTRACTORS SUPPLY CO INC (WHOLESALE-LUMBER & OTHER CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS), REGAL BELOIT CORP (MOTORS & GENERATORS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Beloit:

  • ABARIS CTR FOR CHEMICALLY DEPENDENT (provides emergency services, 431 OLYMPIAN BLVD)
  • BELOIT MEM HSPTL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1969 W HART RD)
  • BELOIT REGIONAL HSPC (655 THIRD ST STE 200)
  • BELOIT HEALTH SYSTEM - DIALYSIS (1969 W HART RD)
  • AT-HOME HEALTHCARE (1904 EAST HUEBBE PARKWAY)
  • BELOIT CONV CENTER (1905 W HART RD)
  • BELOIT HEALTH AND REHAB CTR (1905 W HART RD)
  • CARAVILLA (203 W SUNNY LANE PO BOX 75)
  • PREMIER REHAB AND SKILLED NURSING (2121 PIONEER DR)

Airports and heliports located in Beloit:

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Amtrak station:

BELOIT (HWY. 75 & HWY. 51) - Bus Station . Services: call for taxi service.

Colleges/Universities in Beloit:

  • Beloit College (Full-time enrollment: 1,364; Location: 700 College St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.beloit.edu)
  • First Class Cosmetology School (FT enrollment: 64; Location: 306 State Street; Private, for-profit; Website: firstclasscosmetologyschool.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Beloit:

  • Rock Valley College (about 15 miles; Rockford, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,269)
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 27 miles; Whitewater, WI; FT enrollment: 11,124)
  • McHenry County College (about 39 miles; Crystal Lake, IL; FT enrollment: 4,886)
  • Kishwaukee College (about 41 miles; Malta, IL; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • Edgewood College (about 43 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • Northern Illinois University (about 43 miles; Dekalb, IL; FT enrollment: 18,126)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 43 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)

Public high schools in Beloit:

Private high school in Beloit:

  • ROCK COUNTY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 71; Location: 916 BUSHNELL ST; Grades: 6 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Beloit:

  • McNeel Mid (Students: 758; Location: 1524 Frederick St; Grades: 6-8)
  • Aldrich Mid (Students: 651; Location: 1859 Northgate Dr; Grades: 6-8)
  • Beloit Early Learning at Royce (Students: 417; Location: 825 Liberty Ave; Grades: PK-KG)
  • Gaston El (Students: 402; Location: 610 McKinley Ave; Grades: KG-3)
  • Hackett El (Students: 380; Location: 533 W Grand Ave; Grades: KG-3)
  • Turner Mid (Students: 378; Location: 1237 Inman Pkwy; Grades: 6-8)
  • Robinson El (Students: 378; Location: 1801 Cranston Rd; Grades: KG-3)
  • Powers El (Students: 372; Location: 620 Hillside Dr; Grades: KG-2)
  • Converse El (Students: 366; Location: 1602 Townline Ave; Grades: KG-3)
  • Todd El (Students: 344; Location: 1621 Oakwood Ave; Grades: KG-3)

Private elementary/middle schools in Beloit:

  • BROTHER DUTTON CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 85; Location: 717 HACKETT ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOHNS LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 43; Location: 1000 BLUFF ST; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Beloit

Library in Beloit:

  • BELOIT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,968,209; Location: 409 PLEASANT ST.; 118,544 books; 18,981 audio materials; 8,741 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 28 state licensed databases; 260 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • One of Beloits leading attractions --Beloit Auction Service,located at 534 W. Grand Ave. brings hundreds of people to the Beloit area every Wednesday evening for their exciting estate auctions!
  • Birthplace of: Danica Patrick - 2006 IndyCar Driver (born March 25, 1982)
  • Beloit Catholic High School closed in either 2000 or 2001.
  • Beloit Catholic High is no longer in existence.

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Notable locations in Beloit: Waverly Beach (A), Strong Memorial Stadium (B), Smith Observatory (C), Matthew A Marvin Field House (D), Hancock Field (E), Wright Museum of Art (F), Wood Hall (G), William Simpson Godfrey Anthropology Building (H), William H Grinnel Memorial Hall (I), South College (J), Scovill Hall (K), Pettibone World Affairs Center (L), Pearson Hall (M), Morse-Ingersoll Hall (N), Miles Music Center (O), Middle College (P), Memorial Hall (Q), Maurer Memorial Hall (R), Logan Museum (S), Laura Aldrich Neese Performing Arts Center (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Beloit Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Beloit include: AMERICAN BUILDERS & CONTRACTORS SUPPLY CO INC (A), REGAL BELOIT CORP (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Beloit include: Quaker Meeting of Beloit (A), Wesley Methodist Church (B), Wesley Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (C), Victory Baptist Church (D), Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church (E), Sun Valley Presbyterian Church (F), Second Congregational Church (G), Saint Pauls Roman Catholic Church (H), Saint Pauls Episcopal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oakwood Cemetery (1), East Lawn Cemetery (2), Tabor Cemetery (3), Calvary Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: 3391 Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Beloit include: Hickley Field Park (1), Leeson Park (2), Riverside Park (3), White Park (4), Vernon Avenue Park (5), Mechanics Green (6), Telfer Park (7), Turtle Creek Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Angel Museum (656 Pleasant Street) (1), Beloit Historical Society (Museums; 845 Hackett Street) (2), Beckman Mill (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 11600 South County Road H) (3), Welty Environmental Center (Nature Centers; 8606 West County Road H) (4), Allied Games (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2951 Kennedy Drive) (5), Beloit Convention & Visitor Bureau (1003 Pleasant Street) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Beloit Fairfield Inn (2784 Milwaukee Road) (1), Econo Lodge (2956 Milwaukee Road) (2), Beloit Inn (500 Pleasant Street) (3), Comfort Inn Beloit (2786 Milwaukee Road) (4), Driftwood Motel (1826 Riverside Drive) (5), Ike's Motel (114 Dearborn Street) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Rock 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 78.6. This is about average.

City:

78.6
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.29. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.29
U.S.:

9.14

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

BELOIT CITY OF (Population served: 37,110, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
MARINE CORPS LEAGUE (Population served: 62, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-28-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-28-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-09-2013), St Compliance Meeting conducted (OCT-08-2013), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-17-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-23-2013)
PRESERVATION PARK (Address: 2871 S AFTON RD , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-15-2009), St Boil Water Order (JUN-15-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-15-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-24-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-28-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-22-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-22-2008), St Public Notif requested (OCT-22-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-29-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-21-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-17-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-17-2008), St Boil Water Order (SEP-17-2008), St Public Notif received (SEP-24-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-08-2008)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-06-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-06-2008), St Boil Water Order (AUG-06-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-11-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-15-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-05-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-05-2007), St Boil Water Order (SEP-05-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-14-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-17-2007)

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

  • LUTHER VALLEY CHURCH (Population served: 401, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RIVERSIDE MOBIL (Population served: 205, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • VFW POST 2306 (Population served: 135, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SOPHIAS RESTAURANT (Population served: 85, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LITTLE STORE, THE (Population served: 68, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • UNITED PENTECOSTAL CH CAMP (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SHOPIERE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TURTLE GREENS GOLF COURSE (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RIVERSIDE ENERGY CENTER (Population served: 26, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TURTLE COMMUNITY CENTER TOWN OF (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.0%
(17.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.4% for Black residents, 31.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.8% for American Indian residents, 23.7% for other race residents, 42.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.3%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.8%
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 Beloit in 2010:

  • 1,137 people in college/university student housing
  • 242 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 84 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 70 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 20 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Beloit in 2000:

  • 949 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 349 people in nursing homes
  • 40 people in other group homes
  • 36 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 28 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

Beloit, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Beloit compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.

Banks with branches in Beloit (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank and Trust Company: The Madison Road Branch, Inman Parkway Branch, The First National Bank And Trust Co, Cranston Rd. Branch. Info updated 2009/12/03: Bank assets: $834.5 mil, Deposits: $661.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Centre 1 Bancorp, Inc.
  • Blackhawk Bank: Cranston Road Branch at 2200 Cranston, branch established on 1987/02/01; Blackhawk Bank at 400 Broad Street, branch established on 1881/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/25: Bank assets: $558.2 mil, Deposits: $476.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Blackhawk Bancorp, Inc.
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Beloit Branch at 500 East Grand Avenue, branch established on 1966/01/18; Prairie Branch at 2850 Prairie Avenue, branch established on 1968/04/02. 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
  • Associated Bank, National Association: Beloit Downtown Branch at 531 East Grand Ave, branch established on 1916/01/01; Beloit Shopko Branch at 2741 Prairie Ave, branch established on 1916/01/01. 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
  • Gateway Community Bank: Beloit Wi Branch at 2215 Cranston Road, branch established on 2009/02/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $87.4 mil, Deposits: $78.2 mil, headquarters in Roscoe, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Gateway Banc Corp.
  • Bank Mutual: 3 Beloit Mall Shopping Center Branch at 3 Beloit Mall Shopping Center, 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 Beloit, Wisconsin:

  • Comfort Inn Beloit, 2786 Milwaukee Rd, Beloit, WI 53511 , Phone: (608) 362-2666, Fax: (608) 362-2666
  • Holiday Inn Express Beloit, 2790 Milwaukee Rd, Beloit, WI 53511 , Phone: (608) 365-6000, Fax: (608) 365-1974
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 3002 Milwaukee Rd, Beloit, WI 53511 , Phone: (608) 365-8680, Fax: (608) 365-2411
  • Fairfield Inn-beloit, 2784 Milwaukee Rd, Beloit, WI 53511 , Phone: (608) 365-2200
  • The Beloit Inn, 500 Pleasant St, Beloit, WI 53511 , Phone: (608) 362-5500, Fax: (608) 362-7025
  • Hampton Inn Beloit, 2700 Cranston Rd, Beloit, WI 53511 , Phone: (608) 362-6000, Fax: (608) 362-6005
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Beloit, Wisconsin

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Beloit travel time to work - commute Beloit mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

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Religion statistics for Beloit city (based on Rock County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.32%
Here: 51.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents39.7%21.2%9.5%6.6%2.7%
Congregations9.0%12.8%8.3%9.8%4.5%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChristian Churches and Churches of ChristWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents2.5%2.4%2.3%1.7%11.3%
Congregations4.5%2.3%3.0%3.8%42.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 22
Rock County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Rock County:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 65
Rock County:

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 130
Here:

8.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Rock County:

27.5%
Wisconsin:

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

13.5%
State:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 24$103,228$51,6140$0
Other Government Administration 9$48,874$65,1651$430
Judicial and Legal 6$25,446$50,8925$8,181
Police Protection - Officers 76$390,563$61,6680$0
Police - Other 11$36,436$39,74812$21,062
Firefighters 61$332,127$65,3360$0
Fire - Other 2$6,631$39,7865$7,404
Streets and Highways 43$199,147$55,5760$0
Solid Waste Management 13$47,991$44,2990$0
Sewerage 20$91,839$55,1030$0
Parks and Recreation 19$79,843$50,42717$6,321
Housing and Community Development(Local) 14$54,998$47,1411$1,809
Water Supply 11$39,418$43,0010$0
Transit 16$67,011$50,2585$7,822
Local Libraries 16$59,207$44,40534$26,282
Other and Unallocable 18$73,348$48,8992$4,036
Totals for Government 359$1,656,107$55,35782$83,347

Beloit government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,371,000 ($145.78)
    General - Other: $1,179,000 ($32.00)
    Sewerage: $827,000 ($22.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $696,000 ($18.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $638,000 ($17.32)
    Parking Facilities: $192,000 ($5.21)
    Health - Other: $191,000 ($5.18)
    General Public Buildings: $89,000 ($2.42)
    Housing and Community Development: $43,000 ($1.17)
    Libraries: $31,000 ($0.84)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $9,833,000 ($266.90)
    Sewerage: $7,545,000 ($204.79)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,683,000 ($181.40)
    Regular Highways: $4,178,000 ($113.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,585,000 ($70.16)
    Health - Other: $2,462,000 ($66.83)
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,229,000 ($60.50)
    Transit Utilities: $1,832,000 ($49.73)
    Libraries: $1,828,000 ($49.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,790,000 ($48.59)
    Water Utilities: $1,698,000 ($46.09)
    Central Staff Services: $1,438,000 ($39.03)
    Financial Administration: $1,095,000 ($29.72)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $650,000 ($17.64)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $643,000 ($17.45)
    General - Other: $590,000 ($16.01)
    General Public Buildings: $485,000 ($13.16)
    Housing and Community Development: $423,000 ($11.48)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $251,000 ($6.81)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,457,000 ($120.98)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $1,450,000 ($39.36)
    Central Staff Services: $584,000 ($15.85)
    Police Protection: $384,000 ($10.42)
    Regular Highways: $17,000 ($0.46)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,708,000 ($534.93)

Beloit government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $7,466,000 ($202.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,529,000 ($41.50)
    All Other: $1,114,000 ($30.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $703,000 ($19.08)
    Housing and Community Development: $410,000 ($11.13)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $148,000 ($4.02)
    Regular Highways: $29,000 ($0.79)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,085,000 ($56.59)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,260,000 ($34.20)
    Health and Hospitals: $377,000 ($10.23)
    Highways: $74,000 ($2.01)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $574,000 ($15.58)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,483,000 ($40.25)
    Fines and Forfeits: $945,000 ($25.65)
    Sale of Property: $877,000 ($23.80)
    Rents: $776,000 ($21.06)
    General Revenue, NEC: $594,000 ($16.12)
    Special Assessments: $221,000 ($6.00)
    Donations From Private Sources: $61,000 ($1.66)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,606,000 ($125.02)
    Transit Utilities: $151,000 ($4.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $18,192,000 ($493.78)
    Highways: $1,576,000 ($42.78)
    All Other: $1,191,000 ($32.33)
    Health and Hospitals: $683,000 ($18.54)
    Housing and Community Development: $18,000 ($0.49)
  • Tax - Property: $10,939,000 ($296.92)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $421,000 ($11.43)
    NEC: $330,000 ($8.96)
    Motor Vehicle License: $290,000 ($7.87)
    Other License: $190,000 ($5.16)
    Other Selective Sales: $45,000 ($1.22)

Beloit government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $76,578,000 ($2078.55)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $71,686,000 ($1945.77)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,316,000 ($280.01)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,424,000 ($147.22)

Beloit government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,523,000 ($177.05)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $44,117,000 ($1197.46)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,021,000 ($54.86)

5.11% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,381 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.11%
Wisconsin average:

6.06%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($136 average AGI)
Rock County:

0.07%
Wisconsin average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Dane County, WI  1.06% ($40,708 average AGI)
from Winnebago County, IL  0.51% ($33,808)
from Walworth County, WI  0.42% ($32,842)


4.88% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,400 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.88%
Wisconsin average:

6.22%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($150 average AGI)
Rock County:

0.03%
Wisconsin average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Dane County, WI  0.86% ($37,443 average AGI)
to Winnebago County, IL  0.43% ($33,772)
to Walworth County, WI  0.23% ($37,239)

Strongest AM radio stations in Beloit:

  • WGEZ (1490 AM; 1 kW; BELOIT, WI; Owner: REGO, LTD.)
  • WTJK (1380 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH BELOIT, IL; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WROK (1440 AM; 5 kW; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCLO (1230 AM; 1 kW; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: SOUTHERN WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, LLC.)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Beloit:

  • WBCR-FM (90.3 FM; BELOIT, WI; Owner: THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES/BELOIT COLLEGE)
  • WGFB (103.1 FM; ROCKTON, IL; Owner: WRWC, Inc.)
  • WFEN (88.3 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAITH ACADEMY, DBA WFEN)
  • WKMQ-FM (96.7 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGSL (91.1 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN LIFE CENTER SCHOOL)
  • WQFL (100.9 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUEST FOR LIFE, INC.)
  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WJVL (99.9 FM; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: SOUTHERN WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WXRX (104.9 FM; BELVIDERE, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WYHY (95.3 FM; WINNEBAGO, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZOK (97.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKPO (105.9 FM; EVANSVILLE, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WZEE (104.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W220BL (91.9 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • W233AD (94.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WEKZ-FM (93.7 FM; MONROE, WI; Owner: RONALD M.SPIELMAN & SCOTT THOMPSON)
  • WNIE (89.1 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WSLD (104.5 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W289AB (105.7 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Beloit:

  • WIFR (Channel 23; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WFBN-LP (Channel 33; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTVO (Channel 17; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WINNEBAGO TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WQRF-TV (Channel 39; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUORUM OF ROCKFORD LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCFC-CA (Channel 51; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN COMMUNICATIONS OF CHICAGOLAND, INC.)
  • WISC-TV (Channel 3; MADISON, WI; Owner: TELEVISION WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • W65EE (Channel 65; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WREX-TV (Channel 13; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WREX TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WQFL-CA (Channel 8; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAMILY VALUES ORGANIZATION, 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.)
  • W25CL (Channel 25; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Beloit fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 23
Total length: 147 meters (482ft)
Total costs: $8,441,000
Total average daily traffic: 308,058
Total average daily truck traffic: 21,517

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 6
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 3
  • 1990-1999: 5
  • 2000-2009: 4
  • 2010-2012: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Beloit, WI
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Beloit)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Beloit, WI)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 116 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Beloit)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Beloit)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 45 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED79$79,340129$59,531506$80,84772$18,9251$195,000119$53,3522$57,495
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$72,5562$75,60540$79,7379$11,8820$05$42,2680$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED30$78,16120$49,103215$80,59449$20,1900$020$44,0471$115,990
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$85,3146$65,155121$87,0349$40,9410$010$52,7900$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$04$77,54360$101,5571$21,6700$02$55,3500$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 11 tracts in Beloit, WI

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED25$82,45735$97,744
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$81,82615$86,313
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$71,1956$85,880
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$134,0502$78,305
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$84,5300$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 103
  • Hazardous Condition: 105
  • Service Call: 37
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Beloit

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Beloit, WI
Most common first names in Beloit, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John35375.1 years
Mary29478.8 years
Robert28971.3 years
William28674.7 years
George22176.0 years
James21969.6 years
Charles19075.1 years
Margaret16379.6 years
Helen15279.2 years
Harold15276.2 years
Most common last names in Beloit, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson15977.1 years
Anderson10078.9 years
Smith8876.0 years
Olson7277.3 years
Nelson7276.0 years
Miller6775.4 years
Williams6573.4 years
Peterson5975.1 years
Davis5875.0 years
Brown5573.8 years
Businesses in Beloit, WI
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware2Marriott1
Advance Auto Parts2MasterBrand Cabinets3
Applebee's1McDonald's4
Arby's2Menards1
AutoZone2New Balance1
Burger King2Nike3
CVS2Penske1
Carson Pirie Scott1Pizza Hut2
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Cricket Wireless2Rodeway Inn1
DHL1SAS Shoes1
Dairy Queen2Sears1
Econo Lodge1Staples1
FedEx5Starbucks1
GNC1T-Mobile2
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block3U-Haul3
Holiday Inn1UPS5
Jones New York1Walgreens3
KFC1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's1
Long John Silver's1YMCA1
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Richard A. Himmelmann (51)
  • Carl A. Wagner (14)
  • Robert K. Newton (10)
  • Bruce A. Strohm (8)
  • Peter F. Mcnamee (7)
  • Stephen M. Wadle (6)
  • David Smith (5)
  • Jerod L. Ptacin (5)
  • Regal Beloit America, Inc. (5)
  • Howard E. Tews (4)

Total of 159 patent applications in 2008-2015.

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