Christiana, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 1,235. Population change since 2000: -5.9%
 
Males: 644  (52.1%)
Females: 591  (47.9%)
Median resident age:  44.1 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53523, 54667.

Christiana Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2016: $80,604 (it was $56,042 in 2000)
Christiana:

$80,604
WI:

$56,811

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $31,079 (it was $20,504 in 2000)

Christiana town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $294,652 (it was $168,800 in 2000)
Christiana:

$294,652
WI:

$173,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $298,610; Detached houses: $315,668; Townhouses or other attached units: $210,044; In 2-unit structures: $254,502; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $197,466; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $218,345; Mobile homes: $33,414
  • Races in Christiana, WI (2010)

    Christiana races chart
    • 1,19796.9%White alone
    • 131.1%Black alone
    • 131.1%Two or more races
    • 80.6%Hispanic
    • 20.2%Asian alone
    • 20.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Christiana: 96.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (40.0%), Norwegian (35.9%), Irish (10.9%), English (7.8%), French (4.7%), Polish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 35.3 square miles.

Population density: 35 people per square mile   (very low).

Christiana,WI real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Christiana:

  • High school or higher: 89.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Christiana town:

  • Never married: 22.6%
  • Now married: 64.4%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

58 residents are foreign born (3.0% Latin America, 0.6% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

This town:

4.4%
Wisconsin:

3.6%

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

Christiana town:  1.4% ($2,284)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Madison, WI (16.4 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (107.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Rockdale, WI (1.8 miles ), Cambridge, WI (2.0 miles ), Deerfield, WI (2.1 miles ), Lake Ripley, WI (2.3 miles ), Pleasant Springs, WI (2.5 miles ), Oakland, WI (2.5 miles ), Albion, WI (2.8 miles ), Stoughton, WI (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $134,000
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $134,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $134,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $134,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $134,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $140,300
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $220,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $315,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $250,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.99 N, Longitude: 89.09 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 608

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.7%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +112 (+9.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Transportation equipment (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers (5%)
  • Food (5%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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

Average climate in Christiana, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Christiana-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 69% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 29.5 miles away from the Christiana 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 9.3 miles away from the town center injured 30 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Christiana-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 320.2 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 106.3 miles away from Christiana 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 295.2 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 352.9 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 319.0 miles away from Christiana center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 308.7 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 (13).
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).

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Christiana: Truman O. Olson.

Hospitals and medical centers near Christiana:

  • SKAALEN NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; STOUGHTON, WI)
  • SKAALEN SUNSET HOME-RCF (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; STOUGHTON, WI)
  • STOUGHTON HSPTL HH UNITED (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; STOUGHTON, WI)
  • STOUGHTON HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; STOUGHTON, WI)
  • NYGAARD MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; STOUGHTON, WI)
  • MCCARTHY NURS HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; STOUGHTON, WI)
  • NAZARETH HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; STOUGHTON, WI)

Amtrak stations near Christiana:

  • 17 miles: MADISON (800 LANGDON ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: JANESVILLE (HWY. 26 & HWY. 14) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Christiana:

  • Herzing University-Madison (about 15 miles; Madison, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,160)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 16 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 9,603)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 17 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 17 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 34,621)
  • Edgewood College (about 18 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 21 miles; Whitewater, WI; FT enrollment: 11,124)
  • Waukesha County Technical College (about 43 miles; Pewaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 4,415)

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Notable locations in Christiana: Smithback Farm (A), Vasby Farms (B), Christiana Farms (C), RockGen Energy Center (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Christiana: East Koshkonkong Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Rockdale Millpond (A), Rockdale Millpond 134 (B). Display/hide their locations 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 2013 was 66.7. This is about average.

City:

66.7
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.38. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.38
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 34.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.08. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.08
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00432. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00432
U.S.:

0.01376
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.7%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.5%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

9.2%
Whole state:

8.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.1%
Whole state:

3.7%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Wisconsin average:

11.0

Christiana travel time to work - commute Christiana mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Christiana 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 Christiana:

  • 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.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WNWC (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SUN PRAIRIE, WI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WHA (970 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD REGENTS OF UNIV OF WI SYSTEM)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTUX (1550 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MADISON, WI)
  • WIBA (1310 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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 Christiana:

  • WJJO (94.1 FM; WATERTOWN, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGMENT, INC.)
  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WZEE (104.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WORT (89.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BACK PORCH RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMGN (98.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WIBA-FM (101.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • WJVL (99.9 FM; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: SOUTHERN WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WKPO (105.9 FM; EVANSVILLE, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • WCJZ (96.3 FM; SAUK CITY, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWQM-FM (106.3 FM; MIDDLETON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT INC.)
  • WBZU (105.1 FM; WAUNAKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WKCH (106.5 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WHAD (90.7 FM; DELAFIELD, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)

TV broadcast stations around Christiana:

  • 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.)
  • W23BW (Channel 23; MADISON, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W38CT (Channel 38; MADISON, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WWRS-TV (Channel 52; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W65EE (Channel 65; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W08CK (Channel 8; MADISON-MIDDLETON, WI; Owner: HEALTHY'S, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 65m213ftTotal length
  • $721,000Total costs
  • 206,481Total average daily traffic
  • 31,205Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 141960-1969
  • 41980-1989
  • 12010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Christiana, WI

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (69%)
  • Utility gas (12%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Electricity (4%)

Christiana compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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