For population 25 years and over in Blooming Grove:
For population 15 years and over in Blooming Grove town:
125 residents are foreign born (3.1% Europe, 2.6% Asia, 1.4% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Madison, WI (5.4 miles , pop. 208,054).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (117.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Monona, WI (1.5 miles ), McFarland, WI (1.8 miles ), Cottage Grove, WI (2.2 miles ), Maple Bluff, WI (2.3 miles ), Madison, WI (2.3 miles ), Dunn, WI (2.4 miles ), Burke, WI (2.6 miles ), Pleasant Springs, WI (2.7 miles ).
Latitude: 43.06 N, Longitude: 89.29 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 608
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -216 (-10.9%).
Work and jobs in Blooming Grove: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Blooming Grove-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 156% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 18.9 miles away from the Blooming Grove town center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 6/17/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.2 miles away from the town center injured 30 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Blooming Grove-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 93.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Dane County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Blooming Grove:
Amtrak station near Blooming Grove:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blooming Grove:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00432. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
7 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
Blooming Grove compared to Wisconsin state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Blooming Grove town (based on Dane County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.50%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 73
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 154
Number of full-service restaurants: 382
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.99% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,387 average adjusted gross income)
0.32% of residents moved from foreign countries ($397 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.35% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,540 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($296 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 23See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Blooming Grove, WI
Total length: 100 meters (328ft)
Total costs: $2,531,000
Total average daily traffic: 420,980
Total average daily truck traffic: 40,345
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1