Black Earth, Wisconsin

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Population in 2019: 1,419 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.5%
 
Males: 747  (52.7%)
Females: 672  (47.3%)
Median resident age:

40.1 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.9 years

Zip codes: 53515.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $67,693 (it was $51,548 in 2000)
Black Earth:

$67,693
WI:

$64,168

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $36,102 (it was $21,363 in 2000)

Black Earth village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $218,582 (it was $127,200 in 2000)
Black Earth:

$218,582
WI:

$197,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $210,448; detached houses: $214,225; townhouses or other attached units: $156,635; in 2-unit structures: $179,329

Median gross rent in 2019: $785.

March 2019 cost of living index in Black Earth: 95.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 5.4%
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  • Races in Black Earth, WI (2010)
    • 1,28295.8%White alone
    • 191.4%Asian alone
    • 171.3%Hispanic
    • 120.9%Two or more races
    • 50.4%American Indian alone
    • 30.2%Black alone

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Black Earth, Wisconsin as of March 03, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Black Earth is 457 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: German (33.4%), Norwegian (10.9%), European (7.5%), Irish (6.5%), Italian (5.6%), American (4.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1901

Elevation: 818 feet

Land area: 0.66 square miles.

Population density: 2,141 people per square mile   (low).

Black Earth, Wisconsin map

9 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.6%
Wisconsin:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,728 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,180 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Madison, WI (18.3 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (138.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Mazomanie, WI (1.9 miles ),
Vermont, WI (2.0 miles ),
Berry, WI (2.1 miles ),
Cross Plains, WI (2.3 miles ),
Arena, WI (2.9 miles ),
Mount Horeb, WI (3.0 miles ),
Blue Mounds, WI (3.0 miles ),
Roxbury, WI (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 43.14 N, Longitude: 89.75 W

Area code: 608

Distribution of median household income in Black Earth, WI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Black Earth, WI in 2019
Black Earth satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $105,000
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $157,200
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $200,200
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $216,700
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $203,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $170,800
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $218,800
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $289,900
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $305,800
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $275,000
  • 2017: 7 buildings, average cost: $284,700
  • 2018: 11 buildings, average cost: $303,700
  • 2019: 6 buildings, average cost: $249,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Black Earth, WI residents
Average permit cost in Black Earth, WI
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.5%
Wisconsin:

4.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +93 (+7.6%).
Most common industries in Black Earth, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.7%)
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.1%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (6.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (14.7%)
  • Health care (13.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.6%)
  • Public administration (9.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.8%)
  • Electronic shopping & mail-order houses (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Black Earth, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Carpenters (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Customer service representatives (7.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)

Average climate in Black Earth, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Black Earth, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.0. This is about average.

City:

74.0
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 4.36. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.36
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.249. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.249
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.22. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.22
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00428. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00428
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Black Earth-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 67% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 15.2 miles away from the Black Earth village center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/3/1983, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.5 miles away from the village center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Black Earth-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 42% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 338.3 miles away from Black Earth center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 123.8 miles away from Black Earth 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 313.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 338.4 miles away from Black Earth center
On 2/10/2010 at 09:59:35, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 102.8 miles away from Black Earth center
On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 228.2 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 Dane County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 8, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Black Earth topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Black Earth:

  • HEARTLAND COUNTRY VILLAGE (634 CENTER ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Black Earth:

  • REST HAVEN HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; VERONA, WI)
  • MAPLEWOOD OF SAUK PRAIRIE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SAUK CITY, WI)
  • UNIV HSPTL HHA (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; MIDDLETON, WI)
  • ATTIC ANGEL PLACE HC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MIDDLETON, WI)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHAB-MIDDLETON VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MIDDLETON, WI)
  • SOUTHERNCARE MADISON (Hospital, about 14 miles away; MADISON, WI)
  • OAKWOOD LUTHERAN HM HEBRON HALL (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MADISON, WI)

Amtrak station near Black Earth:

  • 19 miles: MADISON (800 LANGDON ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Black Earth:

  • Edgewood College (about 18 miles; Madison, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,455)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 18 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 34,621)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 18 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 22 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 9,603)
  • Herzing University-Madison (about 24 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 3,160)
  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 47 miles; Platteville, WI; FT enrollment: 7,679)
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 55 miles; Whitewater, WI; FT enrollment: 11,124)

Public elementary/middle school in Black Earth:

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Library in Black Earth:

  • BLACK EARTH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $119,044; Location: 1210 MILLS ST.; 18,241 books; 8,370 e-books; 5,855 audio materials; 1,437 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 10 other licensed databases; 63 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Black Earth Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Black Earth: Black Earth Congregational Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

BLACK EARTH WATERWORKS (Population served: 1,374, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

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

  • ROOKIES (Population served: 110, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • VERMONT LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MIDLAND UNITED METHODIST CHURCH (Population served: 45, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.3 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

61.9%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

7.3%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
43 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
41 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Black Earth (2011 data):

  • State Bank of Cross Plains: Black Earth State Bank Branch at 1030 Mills Street, branch established on 1904/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/11: Bank assets: $797.7 mil, Deposits: $698.4 mil, headquarters in Cross Plains, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: S.B.c.p. Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Black Earth:

Marital status in Black Earth, WI
  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 56.4%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

For population 25 years and over in Black Earth:

  • High school or higher: 97.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Wisconsin average:

10.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Black Earth
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Black Earth, WI (based on Dane County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic106,03634
Mainline Protestant73,128113
Evangelical Protestant30,727146
Other12,96849
Black Protestant7795
Orthodox4454
None263,990-
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: 73
Dane County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Dane County:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 154
Dane County:

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 382
This county:

8.03 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Dane County:

6.0%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Dane County:

23.9%
Wisconsin:

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

11.1%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Black Earth:

57.2%
Wisconsin:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

58.4%
Wisconsin:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.9
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.5%
Wisconsin:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Black Earth:

7.0%
Wisconsin:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Black Earth:

7.0
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.4%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
Here:

63.6%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.3%
Wisconsin:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Black Earth, WI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,907$46,8840$0
Water Supply 0$0 2$1,328
Local Libraries 0$0 2$1,905
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,479
Electric Power 0$0 2$481
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$556
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$1,251
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$521
Totals for Government 1$3,907$46,88412$7,521

Black Earth government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $56,000 ($39.46)
    Regular Highways: $38,000 ($26.78)
    General - Other: $35,000 ($24.67)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,801,000 ($1269.20)
    Sewerage: $512,000 ($360.82)
    Police Protection: $235,000 ($165.61)
    Water Utilities: $214,000 ($150.81)
    Regular Highways: $198,000 ($139.53)
    Libraries: $181,000 ($127.55)
    Local Fire Protection: $111,000 ($78.22)
    Central Staff Services: $76,000 ($53.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $69,000 ($48.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $66,000 ($46.51)
    Financial Administration: $51,000 ($35.94)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $28,000 ($19.73)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $15,000 ($10.57)
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,000 ($7.05)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($7.05)
    Health - Other: $9,000 ($6.34)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($2.11)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $1,000 ($0.70)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $86,000 ($60.61)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $16,000 ($11.28)

Black Earth government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $458,000 ($322.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $75,000 ($52.85)
    Other: $10,000 ($7.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.70)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $175,000 ($123.33)
    Rents: $64,000 ($45.10)
    Special Assessments: $55,000 ($38.76)
    Donations From Private Sources: $36,000 ($25.37)
    Fines and Forfeits: $32,000 ($22.55)
    Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($8.46)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,859,000 ($1310.08)
    Water Utilities: $137,000 ($96.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $98,000 ($69.06)
    General Local Government Support: $81,000 ($57.08)
    Other: $54,000 ($38.05)
    Education: $37,000 ($26.07)
  • Tax - Property: $889,000 ($626.50)
    Other: $27,000 ($19.03)
    Other License: $20,000 ($14.09)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000 ($2.11)

Black Earth government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,626,000 ($2555.32)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,119,000 ($2198.03)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,373,000 ($967.58)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $865,000 ($609.58)

Black Earth government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $362,000 ($255.11)

6.03% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($56,493 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($520 average AGI)
Dane County:

0.05%
Wisconsin average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Milwaukee County, WI  0.30% ($47,775 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.28% ($69,574)
from Rock County, WI  0.27% ($49,909)


6.06% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($61,650 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.06%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($881 average AGI)
Dane County:

0.08%
Wisconsin average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Columbia County, WI  0.31% ($53,710 average AGI)
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.29% ($44,282)
to Rock County, WI  0.25% ($51,355)
Businesses in Black Earth, WI
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1Nike1
Goodwill2SAS Shoes1
New Balance1Vans1

Strongest AM radio stations in Black Earth:

  • WLMV (1480 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WTDY (1670 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHA (970 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD REGENTS OF UNIV OF WI SYSTEM)
  • WIBA (1310 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WTUX (1550 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MADISON, WI)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNWC (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SUN PRAIRIE, WI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • 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.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Black Earth:

  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WCJZ (96.3 FM; SAUK CITY, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIBA-FM (101.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZEE (104.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WORT (89.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BACK PORCH RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOLX-FM (94.9 FM; BARABOO, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • W215AQ (90.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WNWC-FM (102.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WMMM-FM (105.5 FM; VERONA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WWQM-FM (106.3 FM; MIDDLETON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT INC.)
  • WMGN (98.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WSUM (91.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WDMP-FM (99.3 FM; DODGEVILLE, WI; Owner: DODGE POINT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMAD-FM (92.1 FM; SUN PRAIRIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHHI (91.3 FM; HIGHLAND, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • W277AE (103.3 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: FAITH ACADEMY DBA WFEN)
  • WBZU (105.1 FM; WAUNAKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)

TV broadcast stations around Black Earth:

  • 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.)
  • W58CO (Channel 58; SAULT STE. MARIE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W38CT (Channel 38; MADISON, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W23BW (Channel 23; MADISON, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W08CK (Channel 8; MADISON-MIDDLETON, WI; Owner: HEALTHY'S, INC.)

Black Earth fatal accident list:

Mar 12, 1976 02:45 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 12, 1975 02:45 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 6.3mTotal length
  • $466,000Total costs
  • 13,323Total average daily traffic
  • 928Total average daily truck traffic
  • 18,634Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • BLACK EARTH, 1210 Mills Street (Lat: 43.126333 Lon: -89.744667), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 59.7 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQSG273,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6404.79 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/17/2013, Expiration Date: 09/17/2023, Certifier: John Monday, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S Akard St., Rm 2100, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Email:
  • Black Earth, Unnamed Road (Lat: 43.126333 Lon: -89.744667), Type: Pole, Structure height: 53 m, Overall height: 54 m, Call Sign: WRCF970,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/21/2018, Expiration Date: 09/21/2028, Certifier: Dwayne Latzke, Registrant: Intelpath, Hinsdale, IL 60522, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Black Earth)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: BELL 206B (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: ALLISON 250-C20 SER (420 HP) (Turbo-shaft)
    N-Number: 234JR , Serial Number: 4151, Year manufactured: 1991, Airworthiness Date: 12/08/2000, Certificate Issue Date: 04/11/2017
    Registrant (LLC): Air Enterprises LLC, 4524 Blue Mounds Trl, Black Earth, WI 53515
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 70379 , Serial Number: 17365, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 02/22/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 08/26/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Henry N Riepe, 10756 Sutcliffe Rd, Black Earth, WI 53515
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540-AB1A5 (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 890MB , Serial Number: 18282365, Year manufactured: 2013, Airworthiness Date: 03/27/2013, Certificate Issue Date: 02/04/2019
    Registrant (LLC): Air Enterprises LLC, 4524 Blue Mounds Trl, Black Earth, WI 53575

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$152,930
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0131.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Black Earth, WI
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Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Black Earth, WI
  • 92.1%Utility gas
  • 4.6%Electricity
  • 2.6%Wood
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Black Earth, WI
  • 62.3%Utility gas
  • 33.7%Electricity
  • 2.3%No fuel used
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Black Earth compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 4 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 11 patent applications in 2008-2021.