For population 25 years and over in Cold Spring:
For population 15 years and over in Cold Spring town:
21 residents are foreign born (1.2% Latin America, 0.8% Europe, 0.8% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Janesville, WI (19.2 miles , pop. 59,498).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (36.7 miles , pop. 208,054).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (88.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Whitewater, WI (1.4 miles ), Hebron, WI (2.2 miles ), Koshkonong, WI (2.5 miles ), Fort Atkinson, WI (2.7 miles ), Palmyra, WI (2.7 miles ), Lake Lorraine, WI (3.0 miles ), La Grange, WI (3.1 miles ), Rome, WI (3.1 miles ).
Latitude: 42.86 N, Longitude: 88.73 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 262
Population change in the 1990s: +85 (+12.5%).
Work and jobs in Cold Spring: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Cold Spring, Wisconsin
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Cold Spring-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 134% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/27/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.9 miles away from the Cold Spring town center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 1/24/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.5 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Cold Spring-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 97.5 miles away from the city 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 86.8 miles away from Cold Spring center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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:
15 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
Cold Spring compared to Wisconsin state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Cold Spring town (based on Jefferson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 76.99%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 16
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Number of full-service restaurants: 73
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.60% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,953 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($73 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.54% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,525 average adjusted gross income)
0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($153 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: 5
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total average daily traffic: 10,300
Total average daily truck traffic: 224
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 12,340
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Cold Spring)