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Population in 2010: 727. Population change since 2000: -5.1%
 

Males: 369  (50.8%)
Females: 358  (49.2%)

Median resident age:  45.3 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53190.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $69,569 (it was $60,789 in 2000)
Cold Spring:

$69,569
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,354

Cold Spring town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $230,675 (it was $155,800 in 2000)
Cold Spring:

$230,675
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $246,246; Detached houses: $252,910; In 2-unit structures: $252,351; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $168,234; Mobile homes: $99,694

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Cold Spring races chart
  • White alone - 682 (93.8%)
  • Hispanic - 23 (3.2%)
  • Two or more races - 11 (1.5%)
  • Asian alone - 6 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cold Spring: 175.7 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (50.7%), English (13.2%), Irish (11.0%), Polish (9.7%), United States (9.5%), Norwegian (7.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 810 feet

Land area: 23.5 square miles.

Population density: 31 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Cold Spring:

  • High school or higher: 85.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cold Spring town:

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 63.8%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

21 residents are foreign born (1.2% Latin America, 0.8% Europe, 0.8% Asia).

This town:  2.7%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

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

Cold Spring town:  1.6% ($2,524)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)

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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.0%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +85 (+12.5%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Truck transportation (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Personal and laundry services (4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

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

Average climate in Cold Spring, Wisconsin

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Tornado activity:

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).
Cold Spring topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Cold Spring:

  • FAIRHAVEN CORP (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WHITEWATER, WI)
  • FAIRHAVEN CORPORATION (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WHITEWATER, WI)
  • LUTH SOC SVC HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; WHITEWATER, WI)

Amtrak stations near Cold Spring:

  • 17 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.
  • 19 miles: JANESVILLE (3136 EAST COUNTY ROAD O)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cold Spring:

  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 3 miles; Whitewater, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,532)
  • Carroll University (about 28 miles; Waukesha, WI; FT enrollment: 2,756)
  • Waukesha County Technical College (about 28 miles; Pewaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 2,559)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 36 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 5,928)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 37 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 8,846)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 38 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 37,050)
  • Rock Valley College (about 41 miles; Rockford, IL; FT enrollment: 3,903)

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Streams, rivers, and creeks: Galloway Creek (A), Steel Brook (B), Scuppernong River (C), Whitewater Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Jefferson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  76.5%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.0%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

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

3.8%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

1.5%
Whole state:

3.7%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Cold Spring, WI

5 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
15 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Cold Spring compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age 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:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (36%)
  • Utility gas (32%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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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%
Here77.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of Christ
Adherents37.8%29.2%13.8%5.4%3.1%
Congregations12.5%20.0%12.5%16.3%5.0%
NameLutheran ChurchMoravian Church in America Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsOther
Adherents3.0%2.8%1.3%1.2%2.2%
Congregations7.5%5.0%1.3%6.3%13.8%
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: 16
Here:

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
This county:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 73
Jefferson County:

9.12 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

7.2%
State:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.0%
State:

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

15.7%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

7.60% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,953 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.60%
Wisconsin average:

6.06%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($73 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.04%
Wisconsin average:

0.08%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Waukesha County, WI  1.57% ($46,643 average AGI)
from Dane County, WI  1.18% ($41,295)
from Dodge County, WI  1.08% ($33,817)


7.54% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,525 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.54%
Wisconsin average:

6.22%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($153 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.03%
Wisconsin average:

0.04%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Dodge County, WI  1.29% ($36,545 average AGI)
to Dane County, WI  1.28% ($36,843)
to Waukesha County, WI  0.97% ($40,479)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cold Spring:

  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WFAW (940 AM; 1 kW; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, 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.)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAUK (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WALT-WEST WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKSH (1640 AM; 10 kW; SUSSEX, WI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLMV (1480 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cold Spring:

  • WSUW (91.7 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS, UNIV. OF WIS.)
  • WKCH (106.5 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WSLD (104.5 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WHAD (90.7 FM; DELAFIELD, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WJJO (94.1 FM; WATERTOWN, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGMENT, INC.)
  • WFZH (105.3 FM; MUKWONAGO, WI; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZEE (104.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJVL (99.9 FM; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: SOUTHERN WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WORT (89.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BACK PORCH RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIBA-FM (101.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKPO (105.9 FM; EVANSVILLE, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WMGN (98.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WLKG (96.1 FM; LAKE GENEVA, WI; Owner: CTJ COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)

TV broadcast stations around Cold Spring:

  • 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)
  • WWRS-TV (Channel 52; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WDJT-TV (Channel 58; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WDJT-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WISN-TV (Channel 12; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WISN HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMTV (Channel 15; MADISON, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WPXE (Channel 55; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: PAXSON MILWAUKEE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMVS (Channel 10; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WMVT (Channel 36; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WCGV-TV (Channel 24; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WCGV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WMLW-CA (Channel 46; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W63CU (Channel 63; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVTV (Channel 18; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WVTV LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WTMJ-TV (Channel 4; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WITI (Channel 6; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WITI LICENSE,INC.)
  • WJJA (Channel 49; RACINE, WI; Owner: TV-49, INC.)
  • WVCY-TV (Channel 30; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WTAS-LP (Channel 43; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WAUKESHA TOWER ASSOCIATES)
  • W65EE (Channel 65; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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


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