DeForest, Wisconsin

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Population in 2013: 9,372 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +27.2%
Males: 4,435  (47.3%)
Females: 4,937  (52.7%)
Median resident age:  34.8 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 53532, 53598.

DeForest Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $67,099 (it was $55,369 in 2000)
DeForest:

$67,099
WI:

$51,467

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $32,242 (it was $21,089 in 2000)

DeForest village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $188,969 (it was $136,200 in 2000)
DeForest:

$188,969
WI:

$163,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $259,448; Detached houses: $277,127; Townhouses or other attached units: $179,715; In 2-unit structures: $176,203; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $169,911; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $190,972; Mobile homes: $24,183

Median gross rent in 2013: $929.

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  • Races in DeForest, WI (2010)

    DeForest races chart
    • 8,14491.1%White alone
    • 3253.6%Hispanic
    • 1752.0%Black alone
    • 1331.5%Asian alone
    • 1231.4%Two or more races
    • 250.3%American Indian alone
    • 80.09%Other race alone
    • 30.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in DeForest: 97.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (39.6%), Norwegian (12.5%), Irish (10.9%), English (5.9%), Polish (4.6%), United States (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1903

Land area: 4.83 square miles.

Population density: 1,940 people per square mile   (low).

DeForest,WI real estate house value index trend

DeForest, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in DeForest:

  • High school or higher: 94.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in DeForest village:

  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 57.8%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

309 residents are foreign born (0.8% Europe, 0.4% Latin America).

This village:

3.3%
Wisconsin:

4.8%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in DeForest, Wisconsin as of July 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in DeForest to the number of sex offenders is 2,312 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,955 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,791 (2.3%)

DeForest satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Madison, WI (12.1 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (129.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Windsor, WI (1.4 miles ), Vienna, WI (1.8 miles ), Leeds, WI (2.4 miles ), Burke, WI (2.5 miles ), Arlington, WI (2.6 miles ), Waunakee, WI (2.6 miles ), Sun Prairie, WI (2.6 miles ), Westport, WI (2.7 miles ).

Latitude: 43.25 N, Longitude: 89.35 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -653 (-7.0%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 875 (17.1%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 608

DeForest household income distribution DeForest home values distribution

Crime rates in DeForest by Year
Type 2001 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 231101322225
per 100,000 27.038.012.312.20.011.333.122.221.622.322.053.5
Robberies 001210210010
per 100,000 0.00.012.324.311.80.022.011.10.00.011.00.0
Assaults 082196244058
per 100,000 0.0101.324.612.2106.367.822.044.443.20.054.985.6
Burglaries 39161722252616252012125
per 100,000 525.5202.6208.8267.5295.2294.0176.3277.6216.0133.7131.853.5
Thefts 11617017616717313717113210110410272
per 100,000 1,563.12,152.72,161.62,030.92,042.71,548.91,884.51,465.71,090.71,158.81,119.9770.1
Auto thefts 773374331411
per 100,000 94.388.636.836.582.745.233.133.310.844.611.010.7
Arson 1N/A000001N/A000
per 100,000 13.5N/A0.00.00.00.00.011.1N/A0.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.9) 136.9168.4130.5130.4142.6115.9136.2118.091.182.292.4101.6

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in DeForest detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 20 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Wisconsin average:

2.31
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.2%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +2,328 (+46.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Finance and insurance (15%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in DeForest, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

DeForest-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 75% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 9.1 miles away from the DeForest village center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/26/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.2 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

DeForest-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 340.2 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 125.6 miles away from DeForest 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 315.4 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 339.1 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 372.9 miles away from DeForest 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 105.6 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 (12).
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).
DeForest topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near DeForest:

  • OAKWOOD VILLAGE EAST HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MADISON, WI)
  • THE WILLOWS NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SUN PRAIRIE, WI)
  • WAUNAKEE MNR HLTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WAUNAKEE, WI)
  • WI DIALYSIS INC - EAST (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; MADISON, WI)
  • CENTRAL WI CTR FDD (Hospital, about 8 miles away; MADISON, WI)
  • SUN PRAIRIE HEALTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SUN PRAIRIE, WI)
  • MENDOTA MENTAL HLTH INSTITUTE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; MADISON, WI)

Amtrak stations near DeForest:

  • 13 miles: MADISON (800 LANGDON ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: COLUMBUS (359 LUDINGTON ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to DeForest:

  • Herzing University-Madison (about 8 miles; Madison, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,160)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 9 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 9,603)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 13 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 34,621)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 13 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)
  • Edgewood College (about 14 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 42 miles; Whitewater, WI; FT enrollment: 11,124)
  • Waukesha County Technical College (about 57 miles; Pewaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 4,415)

Library in DeForest:

  • DEFOREST AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $695,931; Location: 203 LIBRARY ST.; 65,821 books; 8,370 e-books; 10,169 audio materials; 10,212 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 10 other licensed databases; 193 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in DeForest: De Forest Village Hall (A), De Forest Public Library (B), De Forest Museum (C), De Forest Area Community Center (D), DeForest Area Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in DeForest include: Norway Grove Memorial Lutheran Church (A), Christ Lutheran Church (B), De Forest Moravian Church (C), Lord of Love Lutheran Church (D), Saint Olafs Catholic Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in DeForest include: Firemens Park (1), Western Green Area Park (2). 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 2012 was 87.5. This is about average.

City:

87.5
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 4.36. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.36
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 1.66. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.66
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 37.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.74. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.74
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00432. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00432
U.S.:

0.01468

Drinking water stations with addresses in DeForest and their reported violations in the past:

MONSANTO VEGETABLES RESEARCH - CORN SHOP (Population served: 48, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-21-2012), St Boil Water Order (MAY-21-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-21-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-24-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2012)
WINDSOR TN HALL & DANE CO NE PRECINCT (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-02-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-02-2008), St Boil Water Order (JUL-02-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-15-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2008)
DEFOREST SOUTH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-04-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAY-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-05-2010), St Public Notif issued (MAY-14-2010), St Public Notif received (MAY-20-2010)
  • One minor monitoring violation

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

  • DEFOREST WATERWORKS (Population served: 9,400, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MADISON CAMPGROUND LLC (Population served: 131, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MONSANTO VEGETABLES RESEARCH - OFFICE (Population served: 48, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WINDSOR SPORTS COMMONS - LINDE FIELDS (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • STOP N GO (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 1.8%
(1.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.6 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  71.9%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  8.1%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
31 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
20 people in nursing homes in 2000

DeForest compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Wisconsin average:

10.5

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for DeForest village (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%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 5$11,635$27,92412$3,020
Local Libraries 7$17,440$29,89713$5,672
Water Supply 2$5,187$31,1220$0
Parks and Recreation 2$4,610$27,6602$770
Sewerage 2$5,187$31,1220$0
Streets and Highways 5$14,694$35,2660$0
Police - Other 3$6,987$27,9481$3,808
Police Protection - Officers 10$43,109$51,7311$804
Judicial and Legal 2$6,879$41,2740$0
Other Government Administration 6$21,693$43,3861$609
Financial Administration 2$6,538$39,2280$0
Totals for Government 46$143,959$37,55530$14,683

DeForest government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Libraries: $3,211,000 ($342.62)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,408,000 ($150.23)
    Regular Highways: $826,000 ($88.13)
    Water Utilities: $565,000 ($60.29)
    Sewerage: $169,000 ($18.03)
    Parks & Recreation: $120,000 ($12.80)
    General: $35,000 ($3.73)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $1,000 ($0.11)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,009,000 ($107.66)
    Regular Highways: $711,000 ($75.86)
    Sewerage: $564,000 ($60.18)
    Water Utilities: $548,000 ($58.47)
    Libraries: $518,000 ($55.27)
    Central Staff Services: $357,000 ($38.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $290,000 ($30.94)
    Parks & Recreation: $281,000 ($29.98)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $276,000 ($29.45)
    Fire Protection: $263,000 ($28.06)
    Natural Resources - Other: $180,000 ($19.21)
    General - Other: $166,000 ($17.71)
    Housing & Community Development: $63,000 ($6.72)
    Financial Administration: $29,000 ($3.09)
    General Public Buildings: $16,000 ($1.71)
    Health Services - Other: $4,000 ($0.43)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,545,000 ($164.85)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Sewerage: $273,000 ($29.13)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $78,000 ($8.32)
    Police Protection: $32,000 ($3.41)
    Water Utilities: $30,000 ($3.20)
    Sewerage: $23,000 ($2.45)
    Central Staff: $2,000 ($0.21)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,876,000 ($200.17)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $111,000 ($11.84)

DeForest government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $638,000 ($68.08)
    Sewerage: $630,000 ($67.22)
    Parks & Recreation: $125,000 ($13.34)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $57,000 ($6.08)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $225,000 ($24.01)
    Highways: $116,000 ($12.38)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $574,000 ($61.25)
    General Revenue, NEC: $148,000 ($15.79)
    Rents: $110,000 ($11.74)
    Special Assessments: $36,000 ($3.84)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $605,000 ($64.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $719,000 ($76.72)
    Highways: $375,000 ($40.01)
    All Other: $112,000 ($11.95)
  • Tax - Property: $3,735,000 ($398.53)
    NEC: $290,000 ($30.94)

DeForest government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,842,000 ($196.54)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $24,900,000 ($2656.85)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $5,097,000 ($543.85)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $8,946,000 ($954.55)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $228,000 ($24.33)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $20,610,000 ($2199.10)
    Water Utilities: $1,485,000 ($158.45)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $441,000 ($47.06)
    Water Utilities: $129,000 ($13.76)

DeForest government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,717,000 ($396.61)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,951,000 ($741.68)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,839,000 ($516.33)

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 DeForest:

  • WNWC (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SUN PRAIRIE, WI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • 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.)
  • WHA (970 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD REGENTS OF UNIV OF WI SYSTEM)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WIBA (1310 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTUX (1550 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MADISON, WI)
  • WHFA (1240 AM; 1 kW; POYNETTE, WI; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in DeForest:

  • WBZU (105.1 FM; WAUNAKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WMAD-FM (92.1 FM; SUN PRAIRIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • WIBA-FM (101.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOLX-FM (94.9 FM; BARABOO, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WCJZ (96.3 FM; SAUK CITY, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHIT-FM (93.1 FM; DE FOREST, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • W215AQ (90.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WMGN (98.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WNWC-FM (102.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WWQM-FM (106.3 FM; MIDDLETON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT INC.)
  • WMMM-FM (105.5 FM; VERONA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WJWD (90.3 FM; MARSHALL, WI; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WJJO (94.1 FM; WATERTOWN, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGMENT, INC.)
  • WTLX (100.5 FM; COLUMBUS, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WDDC (100.1 FM; PORTAGE, WI; Owner: ZOE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WSUM (91.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)

TV broadcast stations around DeForest:

  • 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)
  • W58CO (Channel 58; SAULT STE. MARIE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W38CT (Channel 38; MADISON, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WWRS-TV (Channel 52; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W08CK (Channel 8; MADISON-MIDDLETON, WI; Owner: HEALTHY'S, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • $276,000Total costs
  • 18,555Total average daily traffic
  • 622Total average daily truck traffic
  • 18,750Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Token Creek Site 4205 Anderson Road (Lat: 43.170833 Lon: -89.323722), Structure height: 36.5 m, Call Sign: KNKA612
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/07/2006, Expiration Date: 11/29/2016
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street., Nw, Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • PETER M CONNOLLY, Cty "dm" And Patton Road (Lat: 43.276389 Lon: -89.423056), Type: 57.9, Overall height: 51.8 m
    Registrant: 2024675700, Linda.Hartman@koteen.Com, 1150 CONNECTICUT AVE #1000
  • 4205 Anderson Road (Lat: 43.170833 Lon: -89.323611), Type: 40.2, Overall height: 13.7 m
    Registrant: 6082239641, , 2305 KELBE DRIVE
  • Cty "dm" And Patton Road (Lat: 43.276389 Lon: -89.423056), Type: 57.9, Overall height: 51.8 m
    Registrant: 2024675700, Linda.Hartman@koteen.Com, 1150 CONNECTICUT AVE #1000

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in DeForest, WI)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • DEFOREST, Cty "dm" And Patton Road (Lat: 43.276389 Lon: -89.423056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 51.8 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WPTN683
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6855.00 MHz, 6256.54 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/12/2011, Expiration Date: 11/09/2021, Certifier: John E Rooney
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • ML60XC629, 103 River Road (Lat: 43.250472 Lon: -89.366694), Type: Tank, Structure height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WQRF389
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/01/2013, Expiration Date: 05/01/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KB9QDF
    Grant Date: 04/16/1997, Expiration Date: 04/16/2007, Cancellation Date: 04/17/2009
    Registrant: Robert D Miracle, 6567 Winding Way, Deforest, WI 53532
  • Call Sign: KB9UOH, Licensee ID: L00176900
    Grant Date: 04/29/1999, Expiration Date: 04/29/2009, Cancellation Date: 04/05/2005
    Registrant: Edward M Barber, 404 Woodvale Dr, Deforest, WI 53532
  • Call Sign: N9XWB, Licensee ID: L00830642
    Grant Date: 06/03/2004, Expiration Date: 07/15/2014
    Registrant: Joel C Hosler, 6484 Windsor Prairie Rd, Deforest, WI 53532
  • Call Sign: KC9GPG, Licensee ID: L00921478
    Grant Date: 09/24/2004, Expiration Date: 09/24/2014, Certifier: Carol R Steffl
    Registrant: Carol R Steffl, 720 Yorktown Rd, Deforest, WI 53532-1647
  • Call Sign: WE2UNI, Previous Call Sign: KB9UOH, Licensee ID: L00176900
    Grant Date: 04/05/2005, Expiration Date: 04/05/2015, Certifier: Edward M Barber
    Registrant: Edward M Barber, 404 Woodvale Dr, Deforest, WI 53532
  • Call Sign: WX9TRS, Previous Call Sign: KC9HDZ, Licensee ID: L00982480
    Grant Date: 09/13/2005, Expiration Date: 09/13/2015, Certifier: Timothy R Shriver
    Registrant: Timothy R Shriver, 800 Acker Pkwy, Deforest, WI 53532

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172H (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 172H , Serial Number: 17256262, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 06/02/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Gregory S Matusky, 3720 Millstone Lane, Deforest, WI 53532
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4645R , Serial Number: 28-21399, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 01/19/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Paul A Kunz, 4765 Rd Hahn, Deforest, WI 53532
  • Aircraft: FULLER RANDALL D SEA REY (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 677G , Serial Number: 034, Year manufactured: 1995, Airworthiness Date: 06/24/1995
    Registrant (Individual): Randall D Fuller, 205 Harvard Drive Box 143, Deforest, WI 53532
  • Aircraft: BALLOON WORKS FIREFLY 8-24 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 60 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 7120K , Serial Number: F8-102, Airworthiness Date: 04/09/1987
    Registrant (Corporation): Token Creek Balloons Inc, 3717 Shiloh Rd, Deforest, WI 53532
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7350J , Serial Number: 17270592, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 03/15/1978
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Vernon B Trustee Herring, 4349 Cth Dm, Deforest, WI 53532, Other Owners: Mildred A Trustee Herring
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 04/23/1992, Exported to: Malaysia
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8329U , Serial Number: 17252229, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 11/05/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Norman C Danielson, Rt 3 / 6157 Rattman Rd, Deforest, WI 53532
  • Aircraft: ENSTROM F-28A (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0-360-B1E (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9266 , Serial Number: 216, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 08/08/1974
    Registrant (Corporation): Rv Engine Repair, 536 Dennis Dr, Deforest, WI 53532

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED19$194,57731$154,113271$155,80111$67,01110$153,114
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$170,5402$211,56014$182,1481$9,0300$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$181,5305$119,79244$186,7945$31,9500$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$149,1502$155,23529$170,0471$63,9800$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$113,0404$165,3400$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0133.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$187,51813$199,692
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$185,5234$201,940
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$166,4202$154,055
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$161,320
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0133.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Businesses in DeForest, WI
NameCountNameCount
Comfort Inn1Jones New York2
Holiday Inn1McDonald's1
Jimmy John's1
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