Brodhead, Wisconsin

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Population in 2019: 3,247 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.1%
 
Males: 1,653  (50.9%)
Females: 1,594  (49.1%)
Median resident age:

44.2 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.9 years

Zip codes: 53520.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $45,360 (it was $36,506 in 2000)
Brodhead:

$45,360
WI:

$64,168

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,090 (it was $17,455 in 2000)

Brodhead city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $125,680 (it was $81,400 in 2000)
Brodhead:

$125,680
WI:

$197,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $215,332; detached houses: $225,528; townhouses or other attached units: $171,949; in 2-unit structures: $125,108; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $216,510; mobile homes: $25,532

Median gross rent in 2019: $736.

March 2019 cost of living index in Brodhead: 78.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.2%
(11.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.5% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents)
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  • Races in Brodhead, WI (2019)
    • 3,00692.3%White alone
    • 1273.9%Hispanic
    • 551.7%Asian alone
    • 331.0%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 300.9%Two or more races
    • 90.3%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Brodhead, Wisconsin as of January 17, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Brodhead is 303 to 1.


Crime rates in Brodhead by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(97.4)
1
(32.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(60.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.3)
1
(30.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(97.4)
2
(64.7)
2
(65.2)
2
(64.1)
1
(32.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.3)
3
(91.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(92.4)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
6
(194.9)
7
(226.6)
6
(195.6)
1
(32.1)
2
(64.7)
18
(544.3)
7
(211.9)
3
(91.7)
5
(152.0)
7
(213.2)
9
(273.5)
1
(30.5)
3
(92.4)
1
(30.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
37
(1,202)
56
(1,813)
103
(3,357)
75
(2,405)
58
(1,876)
73
(2,207)
79
(2,391)
85
(2,599)
51
(1,550)
37
(1,127)
38
(1,155)
34
(1,038)
52
(1,601)
19
(586.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(65.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.6)
4
(128.3)
1
(32.3)
2
(60.5)
7
(211.9)
2
(61.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(92.4)
2
(61.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.6)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index164.3127.2163.6121.688.6131.2191.0142.872.662.471.443.796.430.6

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Brodhead, WI

Crime rate in Brodhead detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 12 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.47
Wisconsin average:

2.18
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Ancestries: German (38.2%), Norwegian (11.9%), Irish (11.0%), American (5.6%), Swiss (4.9%), English (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1891

Elevation: 798 feet

Land area: 1.63 square miles.

Population density: 1,997 people per square mile   (low).

Brodhead, Wisconsin map

98 residents are foreign born (1.1% Latin America, 0.9% Europe).

This city:

3.0%
Wisconsin:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,856 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,558 (2.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Janesville, WI (18.8 miles , pop. 59,498).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (31.6 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (102.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Decatur, WI (1.8 miles ),
Spring Grove, WI (2.4 miles ),
Avon, WI (2.4 miles ),
Orfordville, WI (2.5 miles ),
Albany, WI (2.6 miles ),
Juda, WI (2.6 miles ),
Magnolia, WI (2.7 miles ),
Sylvester, WI (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 42.62 N, Longitude: 89.38 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The Bicycle Gateway to Wisconsin

Area code: 608

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $84,300
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $88,800
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $93,400
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $133,500
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $113,900
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $99,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $142,500
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $90,500
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2018: 2 buildings, average cost: $270,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Brodhead, WI residents
Average permit cost in Brodhead, WI
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.3%
Wisconsin:

4.5%
Historical population in Brodhead, WI
Historical housing units in Brodhead, WI

Population change in the 1990s: +13 (+0.4%).
Most common industries in Brodhead, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (14.9%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Machinery (5.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (15.7%)
  • Construction (11.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.6%)
  • Machinery (8.6%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (4.2%)
  • Utilities (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (14.1%)
  • Educational services (9.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Brodhead, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (11.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (12.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (11.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Cashiers (5.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)

Average climate in Brodhead, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Brodhead, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 82.4. This is about average.

City:

82.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 35.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.8
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Brodhead-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 59% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 39.1 miles away from the Brodhead city center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 1/24/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.3 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brodhead-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 52% 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 298.6 miles away from Brodhead 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 83.8 miles away from Brodhead 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 274.0 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 298.7 miles away from the city 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 63.5 miles away from Brodhead center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 331.2 miles away from Brodhead 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 Green County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brodhead topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Brodhead:

  • WOODS CROSSING AT WOODS POINT (E401 23RD ST PO BOX 34)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Brodhead:

  • EVANSVILLE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; EVANSVILLE, WI)
  • MONROE MNR NUR REHAB (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MONROE, WI)
  • MONROE CLINIC DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; MONROE, WI)
  • THE MONROE CLINIC HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; MONROE, WI)
  • MEDINA NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; DURAND, IL)
  • THE MONROE CLINIC Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; MONROE, WI)

Airports located in Brodhead:

Amtrak station near Brodhead:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brodhead:

  • Rock Valley College (about 29 miles; Rockford, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,269)
  • Edgewood College (about 31 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 32 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 32 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 34,621)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 35 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 9,603)
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 36 miles; Whitewater, WI; FT enrollment: 11,124)
  • Herzing University-Madison (about 37 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 3,160)

Public high school in Brodhead:

  • BRODHEAD HIGH (Students: 345, Location: 2501 W 5TH AVE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Brodhead:

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Library in Brodhead:

  • BRODHEAD MEMORIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $224,258; Location: 1207 25TH ST.; 38,445 books; 8,370 e-books; 6,939 audio materials; 3,859 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 10 other licensed databases; 113 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Brodhead: Brodhead Wastewater Treatment Facility (A), Brodhead Area Emergency Medical Services (B), Brodhead Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Brodhead include: Church of the Nazarene (A), Saint Rose of Lima Catholic Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Milton S. Livingston - Accelerator physicist.

Green 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 Brodhead and their reported violations in the past:

OLINS JUDA OASIS (Population served: 320, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-19-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-19-2008), St Boil Water Order (DEC-19-2008), St Public Notif received (JAN-07-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-26-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-26-2008), St Boil Water Order (NOV-26-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-02-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-04-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • BRODHEAD WATERWORKS (Population served: 3,216, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SWEET MINNIHAHA CMPGD - SHOWER/DUMP STATION (Population served: 152, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MAGNOLIA ADVENT CHRISTIAN CHURCH (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.2%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.3%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
33 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
14 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
10 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Brodhead (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank: Brodhead Branch at 1035 1st Center Avenue, branch established on 1895/06/10. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $9,212.3 mil, Deposits: $7,452.0 mil, headquarters in Flint, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 220 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Republic Bancorp, Inc.
  • The Bank of New Glarus: Brodhead Branch at 2006 First Center Avenue, branch established on 1995/08/07. Info updated 2008/10/08: Bank assets: $210.3 mil, Deposits: $174.5 mil, headquarters in New Glarus, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorp Of New Glarus, Inc.
  • The Bank of Brodhead: The Bank Of Brodhead at 806 East Exchange, branch established on 1896/04/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $128.2 mil, Deposits: $105.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Brodhead:

Marital status in Brodhead, WI
  • Never married: 30.9%
  • Now married: 41.8%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

For population 25 years and over in Brodhead:

  • High school or higher: 87.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 1.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Wisconsin average:

10.3

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

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Religion statistics for Brodhead, WI (based on Green County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,82220
Catholic6,5604
Evangelical Protestant1,92217
Other1126
None21,426-
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: 8
Green County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Green County:

4.20 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
Green County:

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.3%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Green County:

26.9%
Wisconsin:

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

24.3%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

44.3%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

33.7%
State:

46.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.5
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.4%
Wisconsin:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Brodhead:

7.0%
State:

10.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
Brodhead:

26.0%
State:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

50.3%
Wisconsin:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Brodhead:

73.1%
Wisconsin:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Brodhead, 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
Police Protection - Officers 8$42,581$63,8727$10,766
Electric Power 5$26,883$64,5190$0
Police - Other 4$13,853$41,5599$1,811
Streets and Highways 3$12,516$50,0641$906
Sewerage 2$9,765$58,5900$0
Water Supply 2$10,753$64,5180$0
Parks and Recreation 1$4,499$53,9881$156
Local Libraries 1$4,416$52,99214$8,033
Other Government Administration 1$6,773$81,2760$0
Judicial and Legal 1$4,511$54,1320$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 4$2,014
Totals for Government 28$136,550$58,52136$23,686

Brodhead government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $263,000 ($81.00)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $3,857,000 ($1187.87)
    Police Protection: $1,176,000 ($362.18)
    Sewerage: $798,000 ($245.77)
    Water Utilities: $554,000 ($170.62)
    Local Fire Protection: $335,000 ($103.17)
    Regular Highways: $311,000 ($95.78)
    Libraries: $285,000 ($87.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $247,000 ($76.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $209,000 ($64.37)
    Central Staff Services: $146,000 ($44.96)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $120,000 ($36.96)
    General - Other: $119,000 ($36.65)
    Natural Resources - Other: $61,000 ($18.79)
    Financial Administration: $58,000 ($17.86)
    Health - Other: $30,000 ($9.24)
    General Public Buildings: $27,000 ($8.32)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $23,000 ($7.08)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $113,000 ($34.80)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $177,000 ($54.51)
    Regular Highways: $86,000 ($26.49)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($0.92)

Brodhead government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $864,000 ($266.09)
    Regular Highways: $91,000 ($28.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $85,000 ($26.18)
    Other: $55,000 ($16.94)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $38,000 ($11.70)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $77,000 ($23.71)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $182,000 ($56.05)
    Fines and Forfeits: $46,000 ($14.17)
    General Revenue - Other: $33,000 ($10.16)
    Donations From Private Sources: $24,000 ($7.39)
    Rents: $16,000 ($4.93)
    Special Assessments: $2,000 ($0.62)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $3,870,000 ($1191.87)
    Water Utilities: $600,000 ($184.79)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $807,000 ($248.54)
    Other: $188,000 ($57.90)
    Highways: $168,000 ($51.74)
    Education: $65,000 ($20.02)
  • Tax - Property: $1,818,000 ($559.90)
    Other License: $66,000 ($20.33)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $10,000 ($3.08)
    Other: $3,000 ($0.92)

Brodhead government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,890,000 ($1198.03)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,807,000 ($1172.47)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $994,000 ($306.13)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $910,000 ($280.26)

5.48% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,237 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.48%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Dane County, WI  1.84% ($56,461 average AGI)
from Rock County, WI  0.85% ($36,949)
from Lafayette County, WI  0.44% ($34,845)


5.48% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,557 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.48%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Dane County, WI  1.55% ($53,138 average AGI)
to Rock County, WI  0.88% ($41,236)
to Lafayette County, WI  0.41% ($38,530)
Businesses in Brodhead, WI
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
H&R Block1Subway1
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Brodhead:

  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, 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.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLMV (1480 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WTJK (1380 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH BELOIT, IL; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WTDY (1670 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WEKZ (1260 AM; 1 kW; MONROE, WI; Owner: RONALD M. SPIELMAN & SCOTT THOMPSON)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHA (970 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD REGENTS OF UNIV OF WI SYSTEM)
  • WFRL (1570 AM; 5 kW; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: MAYFAIR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brodhead:

  • WKPO (105.9 FM; EVANSVILLE, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WJVL (99.9 FM; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: SOUTHERN WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WEKZ-FM (93.7 FM; MONROE, WI; Owner: RONALD M.SPIELMAN & SCOTT THOMPSON)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WZEE (104.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIBA-FM (101.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WORT (89.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BACK PORCH RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNIE (89.1 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WFEN (88.3 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAITH ACADEMY, DBA WFEN)
  • WKMQ-FM (96.7 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMGN (98.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WMMM-FM (105.5 FM; VERONA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WGFB (103.1 FM; ROCKTON, IL; Owner: WRWC, Inc.)
  • WXXQ (98.5 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYHY (95.3 FM; WINNEBAGO, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGSL (91.1 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN LIFE CENTER SCHOOL)
  • WQFL (100.9 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUEST FOR LIFE, INC.)
  • W215AQ (90.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WSUM (91.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)

TV broadcast stations around Brodhead:

  • 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)
  • W65EE (Channel 65; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WMTV (Channel 15; MADISON, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WIFR (Channel 23; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTVO (Channel 17; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WINNEBAGO TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WFBN-LP (Channel 33; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WREX-TV (Channel 13; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WREX TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WQRF-TV (Channel 39; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUORUM OF ROCKFORD LICENSE, LLC)
  • W38CT (Channel 38; MADISON, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W23BW (Channel 23; MADISON, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Brodhead fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Brodhead fatal accident list:

May 13, 2012 09:30 AM, Sr-11, Sr-104, Lat: 42.629322, Lon: -89.367414, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 14, 2011 03:51 AM, 14th St, Lat: 42.616336, Lon: -89.375789, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 10, 1984 07:35 PM, 1st Center, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 5.7mTotal length
  • 5,495Total average daily traffic
  • 607Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,153Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 29. The highest number of fires - 62 took place in 2003, and the least - 6 in 2007. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Brodhead, WI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (44.6%), and Outside Fires (39.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Brodhead, WI
    • 22144.6%Structure Fires
    • 19739.8%Outside Fires
    • 6012.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 173.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Brodhead, WI
Most common first names in Brodhead, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert3971.4 years
John3077.6 years
Mary2979.3 years
Donald2374.6 years
William2377.3 years
Anna2186.6 years
Helen2182.1 years
George2077.5 years
Charles1876.5 years
Frank1780.9 years
Most common last names in Brodhead, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson1874.6 years
Olson1779.9 years
Pinnow1583.1 years
Clark1376.3 years
Johnson1379.6 years
Gilbert1281.8 years
Jones1179.6 years
Smith1183.0 years
Williams1179.0 years
Moore1073.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Brodhead, WI
  • 82.1%Utility gas
  • 8.3%Electricity
  • 5.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Brodhead, WI
  • 66.2%Utility gas
  • 16.8%Electricity
  • 10.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Other fuel


Brodhead compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
There are 10 pilots and 10 other airmen in this city.
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