Darlington, Wisconsin

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Population in 2017: 2,363 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.3%
 
Males: 1,176  (49.8%)
Females: 1,187  (50.2%)
Median resident age:

38.7 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 53530.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,787 (it was $34,539 in 2000)
Darlington:

$51,787
WI:

$59,305

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,225 (it was $17,403 in 2000)

Darlington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $99,225 (it was $66,600 in 2000)
Darlington:

$99,225
WI:

$178,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $107,473; detached houses: $112,627; in 2-unit structures: $122,803; mobile homes: $9,405

Median gross rent in 2017: $721.

March 2019 cost of living index in Darlington: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.7%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 57.1% for Black residents, 20.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Darlington, WI (2010)
    • 2,11486.3%White alone
    • 29712.1%Hispanic
    • 200.8%Two or more races
    • 80.3%Black alone
    • 70.3%American Indian alone
    • 50.2%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Darlington, Wisconsin as of May 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Darlington is 176 to 1.


Crime rates in Darlington by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(44.7)
2
(91.3)
1
(44.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(125.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(42.3)
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)
0
(0.0)
2
(81.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(41.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(126.6)
5
(212.8)
9
(386.6)
6
(268.1)
2
(91.3)
0
(0.0)
4
(162.5)
1
(40.7)
1
(41.0)
8
(333.9)
10
(416.3)
11
(458.9)
6
(253.7)
10
(425.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
4
(168.8)
4
(170.2)
3
(128.9)
2
(89.4)
3
(136.9)
3
(134.6)
1
(40.6)
6
(244.4)
7
(287.0)
7
(292.2)
3
(124.9)
4
(166.9)
2
(84.6)
2
(85.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
29
(1,224)
29
(1,234)
27
(1,160)
36
(1,609)
50
(2,282)
30
(1,346)
25
(1,015)
32
(1,303)
26
(1,066)
24
(1,002)
24
(999.2)
38
(1,585)
24
(1,015)
24
(1,021)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(84.4)
1
(42.6)
2
(85.9)
4
(178.7)
4
(182.6)
1
(44.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(123.0)
2
(83.5)
2
(83.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)92.8107.2139.6174.3206.8102.776.0101.880.8246.7138.6166.9131.1131.9

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City-data.com crime index in Darlington, WI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Wisconsin average:

2.15
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Ancestries: German (26.1%), Irish (12.5%), Norwegian (12.1%), English (11.5%), Swiss (7.4%), American (6.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1877

Elevation: 817 feet

Land area: 1.31 square miles.

Population density: 1,811 people per square mile   (low).

Darlington, Wisconsin map

115 residents are foreign born (4.2% Latin America, 0.5% Europe).

This city:

4.9%
Wisconsin:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,976 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,517 (2.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dubuque, IA (31.5 miles , pop. 57,686).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (45.6 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (137.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Willow Springs, WI (2.2 miles ),
Lamont, WI (2.4 miles ),
Gratiot, WI (2.9 miles ),
Fayette, WI (3.0 miles ),
Shullsburg, WI (3.1 miles ),
Wiota, WI (3.2 miles ),
Belmont, WI (3.4 miles ),
Apple River, IL (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 42.68 N, Longitude: 90.12 W

Area code: 608

Distribution of median household income in Darlington, WI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Darlington, WI in 2017
Darlington satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $149,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $180,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Darlington, WI residents
Average permit cost in Darlington, WI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.9%
Wisconsin:

3.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +162 (+7.2%).
Most common industries in Darlington, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.3%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Electronic shopping & mail-order houses (8.5%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.2%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.4%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.1%)
  • Electronic shopping & mail-order houses (13.5%)
  • Educational services (11.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Darlington, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.5%)

Average climate in Darlington, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Darlington, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Darlington-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 60% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 21.1 miles away from the Darlington city center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/3/1983, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.0 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Darlington-area historical earthquake activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 86% 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 315.1 miles away from Darlington 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 105.0 miles away from the city 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 291.4 miles away from Darlington 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 347.2 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 314.3 miles away from Darlington 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 75.1 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 Lafayette County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Darlington topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Darlington:

  • MEMORIAL HSPTL LAFAYETTE CTY (Government - Local, 800 CLAY ST)
  • LAFAYETTE MANOR (719 E CATHERINE ST BOX 167)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF LAFAYETTE COUNTY (800 CLAY STREET)
  • LAFAYETTE CTY NUR AGCY (729 CLAY ST PO BOX 118)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Darlington:

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 20 miles; Platteville, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,679)
  • Edgewood College (about 44 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 46 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 46 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 34,621)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 51 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 9,603)
  • Herzing University-Madison (about 53 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 3,160)
  • Ashford University (about 58 miles; Clinton, IA; FT enrollment: 73,330)

Public high school in Darlington:

  • DARLINGTON HIGH (Students: 247, Location: 11838 CENTER HILL RD, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Darlington:

  • CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 8, Location: 15691 COUNTY ROAD K, Grades: 2-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Darlington:

Private elementary/middle school in Darlington:

  • HOLY ROSARY CHURCH & SCHOOL (Students: 40, Location: 744 WELLS ST, Grades: KG-4)
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Library in Darlington:

  • JOHNSON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $173,486; Location: 131 E. CATHERINE ST.; 32,354 books; 4,970 audio materials; 2,862 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 28 state licensed databases; 110 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Darlington: Johnson Public Library (A), Rural Metro Corporation (B), Darlington Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Darlington include: First Baptist Church (A), Holy Rosary Church (B), Immanuel United Church of Christ (C), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Vinegar Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Lafayette County Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 525 Main Street).

Hotel: B Barber Shop-Hotel (123 Ann Street).

Courts: Lafayette County - Darlington- Clerk Of Circuit Court (626 Main Street), Lafayette County - Circuit Court Judge- Darlington- Register In Pro (626 Main Street).

Birthplace of: Charlie Dougherty - Baseball player, Dan Fitzsimons - Screenwriter, Peter Anderson (Medal of Honor) - Union Army Medal of Honor recipient.

Lafayette 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 Darlington and their reported violations in the past:

DARLINGTON WATERWORKS (Population served: 2,235, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Public Education - In JAN-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-20-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-18-2008), St Public Notif requested (NOV-18-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-26-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-26-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-11-2008), St Public Notif requested (SEP-11-2008), St Public Notif received (SEP-16-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-19-2008)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-20-2006)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
RANCH HOUSE LANES (Population served: 62, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • LAMONT UNITED METHODIST CH (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.7%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.1%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
74 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
24 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
87 people in nursing homes in 2000
18 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Darlington (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank: Darlington Branch at 207 Wells Street, branch established on 1903/01/01. 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.
  • First National Bank at Darlington: First National Bank At Darlington at 245 Main Street, branch established on 1934/06/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $93.1 mil, Deposits: $79.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices
  • Talmer Bank and Trust: Darlington Branch at 15815 Highway 81, branch established on 2001/05/29. Info updated 2011/05/03: Bank assets: $2,126.7 mil, Deposits: $1,722.6 mil, headquarters in Troy, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 56 total offices, Holding Company: Talmer Bancorp Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Darlington:

Marital status in Darlington, WI
  • Never married: 30.0%
  • Now married: 48.2%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

For population 25 years and over in Darlington:

  • High school or higher: 85.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Wisconsin average:

10.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Darlington
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Darlington, WI (based on Lafayette County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,91613
Mainline Protestant4,60222
Evangelical Protestant1,02817
Other-1
None5,290-
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: 4
This county:

2.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Lafayette County:

7.60 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Lafayette County:

12.03 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

7.8%
State:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Lafayette County:

29.8%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lafayette County:

13.9%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.5%
Wisconsin:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Darlington:

39.8%
Wisconsin:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Darlington:

28.5
Wisconsin:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Darlington:

22.6%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.8%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
Darlington:

33.8%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
Darlington:

49.9%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

73.8%
State:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Darlington, WI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 5$20,006$48,0143$2,263
Streets and Highways 3$10,319$41,2760$0
Financial Administration 2$7,610$45,6601$3,275
Other and Unallocable 2$5,630$33,7803$1,900
Solid Waste Management 1$5,508$66,0960$0
Water Supply 1$3,689$44,2680$0
Parks and Recreation 1$4,213$50,5563$961
Local Libraries 1$2,960$35,5207$3,671
Sewerage 1$3,689$44,2680$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,452
Totals for Government 17$63,624$44,91124$13,522

Darlington government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parking Facilities: $31,000 ($13.12)
    General - Other: $29,000 ($12.27)
    Natural Resources - Other: $20,000 ($8.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000 ($8.04)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($6.35)
    General Public Buildings: $8,000 ($3.39)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $556,000 ($235.29)
    Police Protection: $477,000 ($201.86)
    Water Utilities: $450,000 ($190.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $409,000 ($173.09)
    Regular Highways: $319,000 ($135.00)
    Local Fire Protection: $190,000 ($80.41)
    Libraries: $187,000 ($79.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $120,000 ($50.78)
    Central Staff Services: $94,000 ($39.78)
    Financial Administration: $94,000 ($39.78)
    General Public Buildings: $92,000 ($38.93)
    General - Other: $20,000 ($8.46)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000 ($4.23)
    Health - Other: $8,000 ($3.39)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $5,000 ($2.12)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $288,000 ($121.88)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $28,000 ($11.85)
    Police Protection: $22,000 ($9.31)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.42)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $998,000 ($422.34)

Darlington government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $729,000 ($308.51)
    Parks and Recreation: $149,000 ($63.06)
    Other: $59,000 ($24.97)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.85)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $71,000 ($30.05)
    Fines and Forfeits: $24,000 ($10.16)
    Interest Earnings: $21,000 ($8.89)
    General Revenue - Other: $12,000 ($5.08)
    Donations From Private Sources: $10,000 ($4.23)
    Sale of Property: $2,000 ($0.85)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $347,000 ($146.85)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $864,000 ($365.64)
    Highways: $178,000 ($75.33)
    Other: $34,000 ($14.39)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000 ($1.69)
  • Tax - Property: $1,156,000 ($489.21)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $15,000 ($6.35)
    Other: $4,000 ($1.69)
    Other License: $3,000 ($1.27)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,000 ($0.42)

Darlington government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,004,000 ($3387.22)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,566,000 ($3201.86)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $461,000 ($195.09)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,000 ($9.73)

Darlington government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,045,000 ($1711.81)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $484,000 ($204.82)

5.42% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,455 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.42%
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 Grant County, WI  1.40% ($36,602 average AGI)
to Green County, WI  1.02% ($34,845)
to Dane County, WI  0.72% ($52,780)
Businesses in Darlington, WI
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Subway1
Ford1Super 81
H&R Block1True Value1
McDonald's1U.S. Cellular1
RadioShack1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Darlington:

  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDTH (1370 AM; 5 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WLMV (1480 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WTDY (1670 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WHA (970 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD REGENTS OF UNIV OF WI SYSTEM)

Strongest FM radio stations in Darlington:

  • KATF (92.9 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WDMP-FM (99.3 FM; DODGEVILLE, WI; Owner: DODGE POINT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WEKZ-FM (93.7 FM; MONROE, WI; Owner: RONALD M.SPIELMAN & SCOTT THOMPSON)
  • WIBA-FM (101.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZEE (104.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJOD (103.3 FM; ASBURY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WORT (89.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BACK PORCH RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJTY (88.1 FM; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: JOY PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHHI (91.3 FM; HIGHLAND, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KIYX (106.1 FM; SAGEVILLE, IA; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WPVL-FM (107.1 FM; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WGLR-FM (97.7 FM; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • K254AE (98.7 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • WVRE (101.1 FM; DICKEYVILLE, WI; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • KXGE (102.3 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDBQ-FM (107.5 FM; GALENA, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Darlington:

  • W56AB (Channel 56; DARLINGTON, WI; Owner: CITY OF DARLINGTON, WISCONSIN)
  • W67AC (Channel 67; DARLINGTON, WI; Owner: CITY OF DARLINGTON, WISCONSIN)
  • W69AB (Channel 69; DARLINGTON, WI; Owner: CITY OF DARLINGTON, WISCONSIN)
  • 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)
  • KFXB (Channel 40; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: DUBUQUE TV LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMTV (Channel 15; MADISON, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
Darlington fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Darlington fatal accident list:

Sep 22, 2009 03:20 PM, Center Hill Rd, Lat: 42.661183, Lon: -90.125956, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 27, 2008 05:07 AM, Sr-23, Lat: 42.677010, Lon: -90.118180, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 24, 1997 05:59 PM, 23, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 17, 1990 08:50 AM, 23, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 108ft / 32.5mTotal length
  • $388,000Total costs
  • 16,833Total average daily traffic
  • 1,204Total average daily truck traffic
  • 18,110Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Darlington, WI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Darlington, WI

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Darlington)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Darlington, WI)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KB9JAL, Grant Date: 11/27/1996, Expiration Date: 07/21/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/22/2006, Registrant: Joseph P Gibes, 518 E Minerva, Darlington, WI 53530
  • Call Sign: KC9YHK, Licensee ID: L01766290, Grant Date: 02/14/2013, Expiration Date: 02/14/2023, Certifier: April L Lancaster, Registrant: April L Lancaster, 10418 Hwy 81, Darlington, WI 53530
  • Call Sign: KD9HTL, Licensee ID: L02078079, Grant Date: 01/27/2017, Expiration Date: 01/27/2027, Certifier: Amanda L Groom, Registrant: Amanda L Groom, 13729 Stub Lane, Darlington, WI 53530
  • Call Sign: KD9JDO, Licensee ID: L02124588, Grant Date: 08/17/2017, Expiration Date: 08/17/2027, Certifier: Joshua Singer, Registrant: Joshua Singer, 714 Main Street, Darlington, WI 53530

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BEECH 77 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3809Z , Serial Number: WA-213, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 12/05/1980, Certificate Issue Date: 10/29/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Charles M Helm, 17624 Rielly Rd, Darlington, WI 53530
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150J (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 61028 , Serial Number: 15070746, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 05/10/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 08/13/1982
    Registrant (Individual): Robert T Corley, 428 Galena St, Darlington, WI 53530

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 24. The highest number of fire incidents - 35 took place in 2014, and the least - 7 in 2013. The data has a constant trend.
    Fire incident types in Darlington, WI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (43.6%), and Outside Fires (33.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Darlington, WI
    • 15843.6%Structure Fires
    • 12033.1%Outside Fires
    • 6317.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 215.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Darlington, WI
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Darlington, WI
  • 64.8%Utility gas
  • 16.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.7%Electricity
  • 6.3%Wood
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Darlington, WI
  • 44.4%Electricity
  • 41.3%Utility gas
  • 13.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Darlington 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 above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
There are 3 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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