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Population in 2010: 389. Population change since 2000: -6.0%
 

Males: 206  (53.0%)
Females: 183  (47.0%)

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

Zip codes: 54625.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $51,014 (it was $40,972 in 2000)
Dodge:

$51,014
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,498

Dodge town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $147,313 (it was $91,800 in 2000)
Dodge:

$147,313
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $203,442; Detached houses: $218,025; In 2-unit structures: $112,066; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $474,124; Mobile homes: $49,927
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  • White alone - 382 (98.2%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.8%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Dodge: 154.8 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Polish (49.8%), German (47.1%), Norwegian (10.1%), Irish (7.0%), United States (4.1%), English (3.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 673 feet

Land area: 21.4 square miles.

Population density: 18 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Dodge:

  • High school or higher: 76.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dodge town:

  • Never married: 29.6%
  • Now married: 63.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 3.0%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.5%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

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

Dodge town:  1.4% ($1,304)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: La Crosse, WI (26.4 miles , pop. 51,818).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (96.9 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (250.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Cross, WI (2.7 miles ), Homer, MN (2.8 miles) , Arcadia, WI (2.9 miles ), Winona, MN (2.9 miles ), Galesville, WI (3.0 miles ), Fountain City, WI (3.1 miles ), Trempealeau, WI (3.1 miles ), Goodview, MN (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 44.13 N, Longitude: 91.52 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 608

Dodge household income distribution Dodge home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.2%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +16 (+4.0%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Metal and metal products (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Repair and maintenance (7%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Transportation equipment (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Computer and electronic products (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Dodge-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 66% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/26/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.5 miles away from the Dodge town center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/4/1958, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 45.8 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Trempealeau County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Floods: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Dodge:

  • ARCADIA NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ARCADIA, WI)
  • WINONA HEALTH HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; WINONA, MN)
  • WATKINS HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WINONA, MN)

Amtrak station near Dodge:

  • 9 miles: WINONA (65 E. MARK ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dodge:

  • Winona State University (about 9 miles; Winona, MN; Full-time enrollment: 7,637)
  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (about 11 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 2,056)
  • Western Technical College (about 26 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 2,278)
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (about 27 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 8,660)
  • Viterbo University (about 27 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 2,076)
  • Rochester Community and Technical College (about 46 miles; Rochester, MN; FT enrollment: 3,599)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 46 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 3,059)

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Notable location: Dodge Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Trempealeau County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

DODGE SANITARY DIST 1 (Population served: 266, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-01-2004 and NOV-04-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-14-2004), St Compliance achieved (NOV-04-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and NOV-04-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-14-2004), St Compliance achieved (NOV-04-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2003 and SEP-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Other (AUG-25-2003), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2003)

Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.6%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.6%
Whole state:  7.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

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

10.2%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

2.6%
Whole state:

3.7%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Dodge, WI

Dodge compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (51%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (23%)
  • Wood (19%)
  • Electricity (7%)

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Religion statistics for Dodge town (based on Trempealeau County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 77.11%
Here77.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)United Church of ChristUnited Methodist Church
Adherents51.1%41.4%1.8%1.5%1.0%
Congregations51.2%23.3%2.3%2.3%4.7%
NameConservative Baptist Association of AmericaLutheran ChurchOld Order AmishWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodOther
Adherents0.7%0.7%0.7%0.6%0.5%
Congregations2.3%2.3%4.7%2.3%4.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Trempealeau County:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Trempealeau County:

5.04 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
This county:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Trempealeau County:

28.4%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.2%
State:

13.0%

6.05% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($44,151 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.05%
Wisconsin average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from La Crosse County, WI  1.18% ($60,963 average AGI)
from Eau Claire County, WI  0.92% ($43,132)
from Jackson County, WI  0.59% ($25,044)


6.18% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,480 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.18%
Wisconsin average:

6.22%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to La Crosse County, WI  1.24% ($31,648 average AGI)
to Eau Claire County, WI  1.04% ($35,958)
to Jackson County, WI  0.38% ($25,091)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dodge:

  • KAGE (1380 AM; 4 kW; WINONA, MN; Owner: KAGE, INC.)
  • KWNO (1230 AM; 1 kW; WINONA, MN; Owner: KAGE, INC.)
  • WKTY (580 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WIZM (1410 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WKLJ (1290 AM; 5 kW; SPARTA, WI; Owner: SPARTA-TOMAH BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KOLM (1520 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTED COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dodge:

  • KHME (101.1 FM; WINONA, MN; Owner: KAGE, INC.)
  • KQAL (89.5 FM; WINONA, MN; Owner: WINONA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KAGE-FM (95.3 FM; WINONA, MN; Owner: KAGE, INC.)
  • K203BR (88.5 FM; WINONA, MN; Owner: FAITH SOUND, INC.)
  • K280EI (103.9 FM; WINONA, MN; Owner: MARATHON MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • WFBZ (105.5 FM; TREMPEALEAU, WI; Owner: S & S BROADCASTING)
  • WHLA (90.3 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WLSU (88.9 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: BD.OF REGENTS, UNIV.OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • KXLC (91.1 FM; LA CRESCENT, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WIZM-FM (93.3 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WAXX (104.5 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • KQEG (102.7 FM; LA CRESCENT, MN; Owner: WHITE EAGLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWNO-FM (99.3 FM; RUSHFORD, MN; Owner: KAGE, INC)
  • KNXR (97.5 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: UNITED AUDIO CORPORATION)
  • K220EP (91.9 FM; LA CRESCENT, MN; Owner: FAITH SOUND, INC.)
  • KLSE-FM (91.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KQYB (98.3 FM; SPRING GROVE, MN; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WHTL-FM (102.3 FM; WHITEHALL, WI; Owner: THE WHTL GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • KCLH (94.7 FM; CALEDONIA, MN; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • KZSE (90.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Dodge:

  • WKBT (Channel 8; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: QUEENB TELEVISION, LLC)
  • K62EV (Channel 62; WINONA, MN; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K38CL (Channel 38; WINONA, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXOW-TV (Channel 19; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: WXOW-WQOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLAX (Channel 25; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: GRANT MEDIA, INC.)
  • WHLA-TV (Channel 31; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WEAU-TV (Channel 13; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WEAU LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WDLS-LP (Channel 35; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • KTTC (Channel 10; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KQEG-CA (Channel 50; La CRESCENT, MN; Owner: WHITE EAGLE PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXLT-TV (Channel 47; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SHOCKLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W44BF (Channel 44; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: TV-45, INC.)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total average daily traffic: 1,075
Total average daily truck traffic: 20
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 1,441


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • N20524 Cty Rd J (Lat: 44.135167 Lon: -91.549833), Type: Tank, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WQQD618
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.775 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/08/2012, Expiration Date: 11/08/2022, Certifier: Richard Anderson
    Registrant: Communications Service, 2011 S Stoughton Rd, Madison, WI 53716, Phone: (608) 241-7700, Email:



Most common first names in Dodge, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
George573.4 years
Frank480.8 years
Robert384.7 years
Clarence275.5 years
David262.5 years
Frances279.0 years
James272.9 years
Lawrence263.0 years
Leo279.5 years
Mary292.0 years
Most common last names in Dodge, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jaszewski673.7 years
Hoesley579.2 years
Brom478.5 years
Jereczek477.7 years
Tuschner481.0 years
Pellowski478.5 years
Losinski484.5 years
Wicka478.2 years
Bambenek372.0 years
Literski370.7 years
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