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Population in 2010: 248. Population change since 2000: -21.0%
Males: 124  (50.0%)
Females: 124  (50.0%)

Median resident age:  48.0 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53573.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $49,370 (it was $40,000 in 2000)
Castle Rock:

$49,370
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,347

Castle Rock town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $171,945 (it was $114,500 in 2000)
Castle Rock:

$171,945
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $277,365; Detached houses: $290,381; In 2-unit structures: $355,263; Mobile homes: $19,737

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Castle Rock races chart
  • White alone - 242 (97.6%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (1.6%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.4%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Castle Rock: 174.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (32.2%), Czech (26.4%), Irish (14.6%), United States (8.6%), Norwegian (8.0%), English (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 35.8 square miles.

Population density: 6.9 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Castle Rock:

  • High school or higher: 84.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 1.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Castle Rock town:

  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 59.1%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 4.2%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.6%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

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

Castle Rock town:  0.5% ($600)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dubuque, IA (40.5 miles , pop. 57,686).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (55.7 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (167.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hickory Grove, WI (2.2 miles ), Wingville, WI (2.4 miles ), Highland, WI (2.5 miles ), Montfort, WI (2.8 miles ), Watterstown, WI (2.8 miles ), Muscoda, WI (2.9 miles ), Blue River, WI (2.9 miles ), Fennimore, WI (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 43.07 N, Longitude: 90.50 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 608

Castle Rock household income distribution Castle Rock home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.1%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +8 (+2.6%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (37%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (10%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (4%)
  • Electronic shopping and mail-order houses (4%)
  • Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers (3%)
  • Social assistance (3%)
  • Electronic shopping and mail-order houses (26%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (19%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Beverage and tobacco products (3%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (30%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Registered nurses (10%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (10%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Castle Rock-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 129% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.8 miles away from the Castle Rock town center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 27.1 miles away from the town center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Grant County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 2, Floods: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Castle Rock:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-RIVERDALE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MUSCODA, WI)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY-FENNIMORE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; FENNIMORE, WI)
  • BOSCOBEL AREA HEALTH CARE (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 12 miles away; BOSCOBEL, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Castle Rock:

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 24 miles; Platteville, WI; Full-time enrollment: 6,352)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 56 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 37,050)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 56 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 8,846)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 60 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 5,928)
  • Viterbo University (about 63 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 2,076)
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (about 64 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 8,660)
  • Western Technical College (about 64 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 2,278)

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Church in Castle Rock: Saint Johns Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Saint Johns Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Big Rock Branch (A), Big Spring Branch (B), Sixmile Branch (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.4%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.5%
Whole state:  7.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

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

3.0%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

2.3%
Whole state:

3.7%

Castle Rock 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 significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (40%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (35%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (22%)
  • Electricity (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Castle Rock town (based on Grant County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 79.86%
Here79.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental Baptists
Adherents70.5%9.4%9.1%2.1%1.0%
Congregations21.1%10.5%18.9%6.3%3.2%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Free Church of AmericaNational Association of Congregational Christian ChurchesOld Order AmishOther
Adherents0.8%0.8%0.8%0.7%4.8%
Congregations3.2%2.1%3.2%4.2%27.4%
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: 12
Grant County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Grant County:

5.29 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 49
This county:

9.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Grant County:

27.8%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.4%
State:

13.0%

5.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,617 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.30%
Wisconsin average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Iowa County, WI  0.49% ($33,396 average AGI)
from Dane County, WI  0.47% ($30,379)
from Lafayette County, WI  0.42% ($37,282)


6.40% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,116 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.40%
Wisconsin average:

6.22%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Dane County, WI  0.98% ($97,317 average AGI)
to Dubuque County, IA  0.51% ($31,760)
to Iowa County, WI  0.44% ($27,841)

Strongest AM radio stations in Castle Rock:

  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKTY (580 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WLMV (1480 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WRCO (1450 AM; 1 kW; RICHLAND CENTER, WI; Owner: FRUIT BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KDTH (1370 AM; 5 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Castle Rock:

  • WHHI (91.3 FM; HIGHLAND, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WJTY (88.1 FM; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: JOY PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WGLR-FM (97.7 FM; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • KATF (92.9 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WDMP-FM (99.3 FM; DODGEVILLE, WI; Owner: DODGE POINT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WOLX-FM (94.9 FM; BARABOO, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WQPC (94.3 FM; PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WI; Owner: ROBINSON CORPORATION)
  • KIYX (106.1 FM; SAGEVILLE, IA; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WPVL-FM (107.1 FM; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WRCO-FM (100.9 FM; RICHLAND CENTER, WI; Owner: FRUIT BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Castle Rock:

  • WISC-TV (Channel 3; MADISON, WI; Owner: TELEVISION WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WDLS-LP (Channel 35; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, 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)
  • W22CI (Channel 22; BLOOMINGTON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KFXB (Channel 40; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: DUBUQUE TV LTD. PARTNERSHIP)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 13
Total length: 25 meters (82ft)
Total costs: $608,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,520
Total average daily truck traffic: 48
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 2,213

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 2
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 6
  • 2000-2009: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Castle Rock, WI

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