DeForest, Wisconsin

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Population in 2019: 10,691 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +45.1%
Males: 5,088  (47.6%)
Females: 5,603  (52.4%)
Median resident age:

37.0 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.9 years

Zip codes: 53532, 53598.

DeForest Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2019: $92,459 (it was $55,369 in 2000)
DeForest:

$92,459
WI:

$64,168

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $38,239 (it was $21,089 in 2000)

DeForest village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $259,995 (it was $136,200 in 2000)
DeForest:

$259,995
WI:

$197,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $268,099; detached houses: $279,147; townhouses or other attached units: $207,705; in 2-unit structures: $233,160; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $164,379

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,041.

March 2019 cost of living index in DeForest: 96.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.4%
(5.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.4% for Black residents, 58.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 51.4% for other race residents, 17.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in DeForest, WI (2019)
    • 8,89786.9%White alone
    • 5545.4%Hispanic
    • 3373.3%Asian alone
    • 2892.8%Two or more races
    • 780.8%American Indian alone
    • 650.6%Black alone

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in DeForest, Wisconsin as of May 27, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in DeForest is 811 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in DeForest by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

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)
1
(11.3)
3
(33.1)
2
(22.2)
2
(21.6)
2
(22.3)
2
(22.0)
5
(53.5)
3
(31.6)
0
(0.0)
5
(51.7)
1
(10.2)
3
(28.4)
1
(9.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(11.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(22.0)
1
(11.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.4)
1
(10.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(106.3)
6
(67.8)
2
(22.0)
4
(44.4)
4
(43.2)
0
(0.0)
5
(54.9)
8
(85.6)
10
(105.5)
12
(125.0)
13
(134.4)
8
(81.5)
6
(56.8)
8
(74.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
25
(295.2)
26
(294.0)
16
(176.3)
25
(277.6)
20
(216.0)
12
(133.7)
12
(131.8)
5
(53.5)
7
(73.8)
5
(52.1)
3
(31.0)
10
(101.9)
8
(75.8)
6
(55.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
173
(2,043)
137
(1,549)
171
(1,885)
132
(1,466)
101
(1,091)
104
(1,159)
102
(1,120)
72
(770.1)
93
(980.8)
71
(739.6)
69
(713.3)
50
(509.3)
85
(805.2)
85
(789.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(82.7)
4
(45.2)
3
(33.1)
3
(33.3)
1
(10.8)
4
(44.6)
1
(11.0)
1
(10.7)
3
(31.6)
2
(20.8)
4
(41.3)
2
(20.4)
5
(47.4)
6
(55.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.1)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.3)
City-Data.com crime index133.8108.8127.8110.785.577.186.795.393.363.0105.353.675.465.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in DeForest, WI

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:

2.29
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Ancestries: German (41.4%), Norwegian (9.2%), American (8.5%), Irish (6.4%), European (3.2%), English (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1903

Land area: 4.83 square miles.

Population density: 2,213 people per square mile   (low).

DeForest, Wisconsin map

329 residents are foreign born (0.8% Latin America, 0.7% Europe).

This village:

3.2%
Wisconsin:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $4,735 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,905 (1.7%)

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: -993 (-9.6%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 1,066 (18.6%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 608

Distribution of median household income in DeForest, WI in 2019
Distribution of house value in DeForest, WI in 2019
DeForest satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.5%
Wisconsin:

4.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +2,328 (+46.2%).
Most common industries in DeForest, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (10.1%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.5%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.8%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Food (4.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (15.8%)
  • Health care (14.6%)
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.3%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Social assistance (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
Most common occupations in DeForest, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Computer specialists (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
  • Computer specialists (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (12.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.7%)
  • Child care workers (4.5%)
  • Computer specialists (3.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)
  • Registered nurses (3.5%)

Average climate in DeForest, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

DeForest, Wisconsin average temperatures DeForest, Wisconsin average precipitation DeForest, Wisconsin humidity DeForest, Wisconsin wind speed DeForest, Wisconsin snowfall DeForest, Wisconsin sunshine DeForest, Wisconsin clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.0. This is about average.

City:

74.0
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

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

City:

4.36
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.249. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.249
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.96. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.96
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00428. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00428
U.S.:

0.00984

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 significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 31% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 340.2 miles away from DeForest center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (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 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 340.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2010 at 09:59:35, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 98.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 210.9 miles away from DeForest 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 (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 8, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 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)

Public high school in DeForest:

  • DE FOREST HIGH (Students: 978, Location: 815 JEFFERSON ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in DeForest:

See full list of schools located in DeForest

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)

Points of interest:

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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

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)
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

For population 15 years and over in DeForest:

Marital status in DeForest, WI
  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 57.1%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

For population 25 years and over in DeForest:

  • High school or higher: 98.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Wisconsin average:

10.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - DeForest
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for DeForest, WI (based on Dane County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Dane County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This 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
Dane County:

8.03 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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:
Dane County:

11.1%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
DeForest:

52.9%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
DeForest:

52.7%
State:

46.6%

Average BMI:
DeForest:

28.1
Wisconsin:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
DeForest:

19.1%
Wisconsin:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

7.7%
Wisconsin:

10.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
DeForest:

6.9
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.4%
State:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

61.4%
Wisconsin:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
DeForest:

81.8%
Wisconsin:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of DeForest, WI Residents

DeForest government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,796,000 ($167.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,562,000 ($146.10)
    General - Other: $724,000 ($67.72)
    General Public Buildings: $508,000 ($47.52)
    Natural Resources - Other: $232,000 ($21.70)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,423,000 ($226.64)
    Sewerage: $2,053,000 ($192.03)
    Regular Highways: $1,597,000 ($149.38)
    Water Utilities: $1,580,000 ($147.79)
    General - Other: $955,000 ($89.33)
    Libraries: $820,000 ($76.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $583,000 ($54.53)
    Central Staff Services: $577,000 ($53.97)
    Local Fire Protection: $575,000 ($53.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $536,000 ($50.14)
    Natural Resources - Other: $231,000 ($21.61)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $141,000 ($13.19)
    Housing and Community Development: $53,000 ($4.96)
    Financial Administration: $39,000 ($3.65)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,715,000 ($160.42)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $835,000 ($78.10)
    Central Staff Services: $23,000 ($2.15)

DeForest government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,086,000 ($195.12)
    Regular Highways: $503,000 ($47.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $361,000 ($33.77)
    Other: $355,000 ($33.21)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $7,000 ($0.65)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $759,000 ($70.99)
    Other: $414,000 ($38.72)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $478,000 ($44.71)
    Rents: $268,000 ($25.07)
    Fines and Forfeits: $115,000 ($10.76)
    Special Assessments: $103,000 ($9.63)
    Donations From Private Sources: $48,000 ($4.49)
    Sale of Property: $17,000 ($1.59)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,154,000 ($107.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $609,000 ($56.96)
    Highways: $568,000 ($53.13)
    General Local Government Support: $358,000 ($33.49)
    Other: $262,000 ($24.51)
    Education: $197,000 ($18.43)
  • Tax - Property: $7,338,000 ($686.37)
    Other License: $233,000 ($21.79)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $139,000 ($13.00)
    Other: $80,000 ($7.48)

DeForest government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,418,000 ($4061.17)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,341,000 ($3586.29)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,035,000 ($2902.91)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,958,000 ($2428.02)

6.03% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($56,493 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($520 average AGI)
Dane County:

0.05%
Wisconsin average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Milwaukee County, WI  0.30% ($47,775 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.28% ($69,574)
from Rock County, WI  0.27% ($49,909)


6.06% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($61,650 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.06%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($881 average AGI)
Dane County:

0.08%
Wisconsin average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Columbia County, WI  0.31% ($53,710 average AGI)
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.29% ($44,282)
to Rock County, WI  0.25% ($51,355)
Businesses in DeForest, WI
NameCountNameCount
Comfort Inn1Jones New York2
Holiday Inn1McDonald's1
Jimmy John's1

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.)
DeForest fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

DeForest fatal accident list:

Sep 18, 2017 07:09 PM, Cr-V, Lat: 43.252675, Lon: -89.347644, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 19, 2015 10:26 AM, I-39, Lat: 43.244836, Lon: -89.374536, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Sep 1, 2007 10:55 AM, I-39, Lat: 43.243075, Lon: -89.373331, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Feb 5, 2006 02:00 AM, N Stevenson St, Lat: 43.258420, Lon: -89.336640, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 23, 2005 06:55 AM, I-39, Lat: 43.241940, Lon: -89.372740, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 138ft / 42.0mTotal length
  • $1,633,000Total costs
  • 301,770Total average daily traffic
  • 3,529Total average daily truck traffic
  • 250,357Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in DeForest, WI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 132010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for DeForest, WI

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • DEFOREST, 911 W North St (Lat: 43.250000 Lon: -89.369167), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 78.9 m, Call Sign: WPJA206,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6123.10 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6725.00 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6725.00 MHz... (+25 more), Grant Date: 11/08/2019, Expiration Date: 01/04/2030, Registrant: Wisconsin State Patrol, 4822 Madison Yards Way - 9th Floor South, Madison, WI 53707, Phone: (608) 709-0095, Email:
  • 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: David Werblow, Registrant: Dla Piper LLP, 500 8th Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 799-4216, Fax: (202) 799-5616, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in DeForest)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150L (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 219RA, N219RA, N-219RA, Serial Number: 15072929, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 10/25/1971, Certificate Issue Date: 08/29/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Dustin J Dorshorst, 7315 Patton Rd, 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, N677G, N-677G, Serial Number: 034, Airworthiness Date: 06/24/1995, Certificate Issue Date: 11/28/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Randall D Fuller, Po Box 143, 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, N9266, N-9266, Serial Number: 216, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 08/08/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 02/19/2016
    Registrant (Individual): William R Ciszewski, 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 in DeForest, WI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in DeForest, WI - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in DeForest, WI
  • 91.7%Utility gas
  • 6.1%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in DeForest, WI
  • 69.5%Utility gas
  • 28.6%Electricity
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


DeForest compared to Wisconsin state average:

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

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  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
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