Blooming Grove, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 1,815. Population change since 2000: +2.7%
 
Males: 920  (50.7%)
Females: 895  (49.3%)
Median resident age:  41.5 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53718.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $68,753 (it was $56,328 in 2000)
Blooming Grove:

$68,753
WI:

$51,467

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $32,894 (it was $24,263 in 2000)

Blooming Grove town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $188,516 (it was $121,000 in 2000)
Blooming Grove:

$188,516
WI:

$163,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $259,448; Detached houses: $277,127; Townhouses or other attached units: $179,715; In 2-unit structures: $176,203; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $169,911; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $190,972; Mobile homes: $24,183
  • Races in Blooming Grove, WI (2010)

    Blooming Grove races chart
    • 1,52984.2%White alone
    • 1166.4%Hispanic
    • 905.0%Black alone
    • 392.1%Asian alone
    • 291.6%Two or more races
    • 110.6%American Indian alone
    • 10.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Blooming Grove: 101.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (40.4%), Norwegian (13.4%), Irish (9.3%), Polish (6.3%), English (4.5%), Italian (3.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 7.50 square miles.

Population density: 242 people per square mile   (very low).

Blooming Grove,WI real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Blooming Grove:

  • High school or higher: 91.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blooming Grove town:

  • Never married: 26.2%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

125 residents are foreign born (3.1% Europe, 2.6% Asia, 1.4% Latin America).

This town:

7.1%
Wisconsin:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Blooming Grove town:  1.9% ($2,347)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)

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

Blooming Grove household income distribution Blooming Grove home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.2%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -216 (-10.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (6%)
  • Printing and related support activities (5%)
  • Machinery (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Construction (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Printing workers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (13%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Business operations specialists (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Blooming Grove-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 72% 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 above Wisconsin state average. It is 87% 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 327.4 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 112.7 miles away from Blooming Grove 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 302.5 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 360.0 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 326.2 miles away from Blooming Grove center
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), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Blooming Grove:

  • HOME HLTH UNITED VNS (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; MADISON, WI)
  • MONONA DRIVE REST HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; MADISON, WI)
  • KARMENTA CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; MADISON, WI)
  • BELMONT NUR REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; MADISON, WI)
  • CITY VIEW NUR HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MADISON, WI)
  • METHODIST HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MADISON, WI)
  • CAPITOL LAKES HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MADISON, WI)

Amtrak station near Blooming Grove:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blooming Grove:

  • Madison Area Technical College (about 5 miles; Madison, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,603)
  • Herzing University-Madison (about 6 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 3,160)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 6 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 6 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 34,621)
  • Edgewood College (about 7 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 32 miles; Whitewater, WI; FT enrollment: 11,124)
  • Waukesha County Technical College (about 53 miles; Pewaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 4,415)

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Notable location: Blooming Grove Fire Department (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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 88.6. This is about average.

City:

88.6
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 34.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 16.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.46. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.46
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00432. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00432
U.S.:

0.01468
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  58.9%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  13.1%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.9%
Whole state:

8.7%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.3%
Whole state:

3.7%
7 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Blooming Grove compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
Wisconsin average:

11.0

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (84%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Blooming Grove town (based on Dane County data)

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.
Wisconsin:

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

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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.
State:

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

8.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.0%

6.00% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,234 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($186 average AGI)
Dane County:

0.03%
Wisconsin average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Milwaukee County, WI  0.30% ($34,934 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.28% ($50,103)
from Rock County, WI  0.25% ($35,033)


5.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,394 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($618 average AGI)
Dane County:

0.09%
Wisconsin average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.34% ($31,242 average AGI)
to Cook County, IL  0.26% ($38,444)
to Columbia County, WI  0.25% ($43,088)

Strongest AM radio stations in Blooming Grove:

  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLMV (1480 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WTDY (1670 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WHA (970 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD REGENTS OF UNIV OF WI SYSTEM)
  • WTUX (1550 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MADISON, WI)
  • WNWC (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SUN PRAIRIE, WI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WIBA (1310 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blooming Grove:

  • W216BL (91.1 FM; MCFARLAND, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WZEE (104.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WORT (89.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BACK PORCH RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIBA-FM (101.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMGN (98.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WMAD-FM (92.1 FM; SUN PRAIRIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHIT-FM (93.1 FM; DE FOREST, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WMMM-FM (105.5 FM; VERONA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • W215AQ (90.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WJJO (94.1 FM; WATERTOWN, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGMENT, INC.)
  • WNWC-FM (102.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WWQM-FM (106.3 FM; MIDDLETON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT INC.)
  • WCJZ (96.3 FM; SAUK CITY, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBZU (105.1 FM; WAUNAKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WOLX-FM (94.9 FM; BARABOO, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WKPO (105.9 FM; EVANSVILLE, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WSUM (91.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WJVL (99.9 FM; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: SOUTHERN WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Blooming Grove:

  • WISC-TV (Channel 3; MADISON, WI; Owner: TELEVISION WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • W23BW (Channel 23; MADISON, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WMTV (Channel 15; MADISON, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • 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)
  • W08CK (Channel 8; MADISON-MIDDLETON, WI; Owner: HEALTHY'S, INC.)
  • W38CT (Channel 38; MADISON, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W58CO (Channel 58; SAULT STE. MARIE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WWRS-TV (Channel 52; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 100m328ftTotal length
  • $2,531,000Total costs
  • 420,980Total average daily traffic
  • 40,345Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 91960-1969
  • 121990-1999
  • 22010-2012
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Blooming Grove, WI

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 4345 Buckeye Road (Lat: 43.074167 Lon: -89.275944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 58 m, Call Sign: WPLR297
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.740 MHz, 157.740 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/11/1997, Expiration Date: 12/11/2007, Cancellation Date: 01/26/2008, Certifier: Eugene H Kreeft
    Registrant: Preferred Networks Inc, 5801 Goshen Springs Rd, Suite D, Norcross, GA 30071, Fax: (770) 734-0936

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