Delavan Lake, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 2,649. Population change since 2000: +12.6%
Males: 1,493  (56.4%)
Females: 1,156  (43.6%)
Median resident age:  50.1 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 53184.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $63,293 (it was $45,192 in 2000)
Delavan Lake:

$63,293
WI:

$56,811

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $39,439 (it was $24,067 in 2000)

Delavan Lake CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $199,418 (it was $114,500 in 2000)
Delavan Lake:

$199,418
WI:

$173,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $259,923; Detached houses: $270,291; Townhouses or other attached units: $177,851; In 2-unit structures: $251,019; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $115,382; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $185,381; Mobile homes: $39,217

Median gross rent in 2016: $963.

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  • Races in Delavan Lake, WI (2010)

    Delavan Lake races chart
    • 2,35989.1%White alone
    • 2469.3%Hispanic
    • 150.6%Black alone
    • 160.6%Two or more races
    • 60.2%Asian alone
    • 40.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 30.1%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Delavan Lake: 90.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (37.3%), Irish (10.8%), Polish (9.3%), American (5.3%), English (5.2%), Norwegian (5.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 940 feet

Land area: 3.55 square miles.

Population density: 747 people per square mile   (low).

Delavan Lake,WI real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Delavan Lake:

  • High school or higher: 91.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Delavan Lake CDP:

  • Never married: 28.6%
  • Now married: 57.0%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

79 residents are foreign born (3.6% Europe).

This place:

3.7%
Wisconsin:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,876 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $3,248 (1.7%)

Delavan Lake satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Janesville, WI (20.8 miles , pop. 59,498).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (46.0 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (71.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Delavan, WI (1.5 miles ), Darien, WI (2.1 miles ), Williams Bay, WI (2.1 miles ), Fontana-on-Geneva Lake, WI (2.2 miles ), Walworth, WI (2.3 miles ), Elkhorn, WI (2.5 miles ), Como, WI (2.6 miles ), Geneva, WI (2.6 miles ).

Latitude: 42.60 N, Longitude: 88.62 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 262

Delavan Lake household income distribution Delavan Lake home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (38%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Delavan Lake, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Delavan Lake-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 49% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.0 miles away from the Delavan Lake place center killed 24 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/27/1984, a category F4 tornado 29.1 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Delavan Lake-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 289.6 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 80.3 miles away from Delavan Lake 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 264.4 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 322.3 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 288.3 miles away from Delavan Lake center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 278.7 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 Walworth County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Delavan Lake topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Delavan Lake:

  • WILLOWFIELD NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; DELAVAN, WI)
  • WILLOWFIELD OF DELAVAN (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; DELAVAN, WI)
  • WILLIAMS BAY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WILLIAMS BAY, WI)
  • HOLTON MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ELKHORN, WI)
  • GOLDEN YEARS HLTH CTR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WALWORTH, WI)
  • DAVITA - LAKE GENEVA DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; LAKE GENEVA, WI)
  • HOME CARE NETWORK (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; LAKE GENEVA, WI)

Amtrak station near Delavan Lake:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Delavan Lake:

  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 18 miles; Whitewater, WI; Full-time enrollment: 11,124)
  • McHenry County College (about 28 miles; Crystal Lake, IL; FT enrollment: 4,886)
  • Rock Valley College (about 28 miles; Rockford, IL; FT enrollment: 6,269)
  • Carroll University (about 35 miles; Waukesha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,313)
  • College of Lake County (about 36 miles; Grayslake, IL; FT enrollment: 11,041)
  • Waukesha County Technical College (about 38 miles; Pewaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 4,415)
  • University of Wisconsin-Parkside (about 40 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,843)

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Notable locations in Delavan Lake: Delavan Township Volunteer Fire Department Station 4 (A), Delavan Township Volunteer Fire Department Station 3 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Delavan Lake (A), Lake Delavan 36 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Walworth 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 2013 was 74.6. This is about average.

City:

74.6
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 33.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 11.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.8
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 7.7%
(7.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  67.8%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.0%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
8 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Wisconsin average:

10.4

Delavan Lake travel time to work - commute Delavan Lake mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Delavan Lake CDP (based on Walworth County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic19,8688
Evangelical Protestant13,45151
Mainline Protestant10,56340
Other5845
Black Protestant1221
None57,640-
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: 21
Walworth County:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Walworth County:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 46
Walworth County:

4.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 110
Here:

10.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.8%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Walworth County:

25.1%
Wisconsin:

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

15.0%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.6%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Delavan Lake:

39.6%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
Wisconsin:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Delavan Lake:

22.5%
Wisconsin:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.7%
Wisconsin:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.6%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
Delavan Lake:

50.8%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

75.3%
Wisconsin:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Delavan Lake, WI Residents

5.77% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,180 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.77%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Waukesha County, WI  0.57% ($39,840 average AGI)
from Racine County, WI  0.49% ($38,941)
from Milwaukee County, WI  0.46% ($40,416)


5.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,205 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($339 average AGI)
Walworth County:

0.04%
Wisconsin average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.62% ($27,966 average AGI)
to Waukesha County, WI  0.54% ($42,068)
to Rock County, WI  0.49% ($32,387)

Strongest AM radio stations in Delavan Lake:

  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTJK (1380 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH BELOIT, IL; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WNVR (1030 AM; 5 kW; VERNON HILLS, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WAUK (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WALT-WEST WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZRK (1550 AM; 1 kW; LAKE GENEVA, WI)

Strongest FM radio stations in Delavan Lake:

  • WLKG (96.1 FM; LAKE GENEVA, WI; Owner: CTJ COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WSLD (104.5 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WZSR (105.5 FM; WOODSTOCK, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WHAD (90.7 FM; DELAFIELD, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WGSL (91.1 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN LIFE CENTER SCHOOL)
  • WFEN (88.3 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAITH ACADEMY, DBA WFEN)
  • WGFB (103.1 FM; ROCKTON, IL; Owner: WRWC, Inc.)
  • WFZH (105.3 FM; MUKWONAGO, WI; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQFL (100.9 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUEST FOR LIFE, INC.)
  • WKMQ-FM (96.7 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJVL (99.9 FM; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: SOUTHERN WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WXRX (104.9 FM; BELVIDERE, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKCH (106.5 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WSUW (91.7 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS, UNIV. OF WIS.)

TV broadcast stations around Delavan Lake:

  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WJJA (Channel 49; RACINE, WI; Owner: TV-49, INC.)
  • WIFR (Channel 23; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTVO (Channel 17; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WINNEBAGO TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WFBN-LP (Channel 33; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (90%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Delavan Lake compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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