Dodgeville, Wisconsin

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Population in 2017: 4,748 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +12.5%
 
Males: 2,608  (54.9%)
Females: 2,140  (45.1%)
Median resident age:

37.7 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 53533.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $59,318 (it was $41,615 in 2000)
Dodgeville:

$59,318
WI:

$59,305

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $34,473 (it was $20,962 in 2000)

Dodgeville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $160,196 (it was $88,500 in 2000)
Dodgeville:

$160,196
WI:

$178,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $170,259; detached houses: $174,702; townhouses or other attached units: $228,852; mobile homes: $26,675

Median gross rent in 2017: $793.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dodgeville: 91.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.8%
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  • Races in Dodgeville, WI (2010)
    • 4,49195.7%White alone
    • 841.8%Hispanic
    • 451.0%Asian alone
    • 340.7%Two or more races
    • 250.5%Black alone
    • 110.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.04%Other race alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 22 registered sex offenders living in Dodgeville, Wisconsin as of July 15, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Dodgeville is 219 to 1.


Crime rates in Dodgeville by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.6)
1
(21.8)
2
(44.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.4)
2
(42.7)
0
(0.0)
6
(126.7)
2
(42.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(43.7)
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)
1
(21.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(42.0)
2
(41.2)
1
(21.8)
6
(132.3)
1
(19.8)
0
(0.0)
9
(191.0)
5
(106.6)
3
(64.0)
5
(107.1)
7
(149.4)
10
(215.3)
3
(63.3)
3
(63.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
6
(125.9)
6
(123.5)
10
(218.5)
6
(132.3)
10
(197.5)
4
(88.7)
10
(212.2)
8
(170.6)
18
(383.7)
8
(171.3)
10
(213.4)
9
(193.8)
15
(316.7)
3
(63.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
121
(2,539)
98
(2,017)
99
(2,163)
57
(1,257)
57
(1,126)
49
(1,086)
61
(1,294)
41
(874.4)
39
(831.4)
49
(1,049)
57
(1,216)
48
(1,033)
34
(717.8)
83
(1,753)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(104.9)
4
(82.3)
1
(21.8)
1
(22.1)
0
(0.0)
4
(88.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(42.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(42.8)
1
(21.3)
2
(43.1)
1
(21.1)
2
(42.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)127.2120.6138.5123.162.856.8121.871.772.995.9129.3101.4166.6130.8

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City-data.com crime index in Dodgeville, WI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 10 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
Wisconsin average:

2.15
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Ancestries: German (29.7%), Norwegian (10.6%), American (9.2%), Irish (7.9%), English (7.0%), Portuguese (5.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1889

Elevation: 1222 feet

Land area: 3.58 square miles.

Population density: 1,326 people per square mile   (low).

Dodgeville, Wisconsin map

94 residents are foreign born

This city:

2.0%
Wisconsin:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,720 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,798 (2.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Madison, WI (38.0 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (147.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Edmund, WI (2.6 miles),
Ridgeway, WI (2.7 miles ),
Mineral Point, WI (2.8 miles ),
Linden, WI (2.8 miles ),
Waldwick, WI (3.0 miles ),
Cobb, WI (3.2 miles ),
Wyoming, WI (3.3 miles ),
Hollandale, WI (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 42.96 N, Longitude: 90.13 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,970 (+62.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,333 (56.6%)

Area code: 608

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

Dodgeville tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $85,200
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $100,500
  • 1999: 22 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2000: 20 buildings, average cost: $118,100
  • 2001: 20 buildings, average cost: $118,100
  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $118,100
  • 2003: 23 buildings, average cost: $118,100
  • 2004: 26 buildings, average cost: $135,400
  • 2005: 20 buildings, average cost: $149,300
  • 2006: 14 buildings, average cost: $145,300
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $208,300
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $220,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $675,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $264,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $230,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $211,500
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $180,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Dodgeville, WI residents
Average permit cost in Dodgeville, WI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Wisconsin:

3.3%
Historical population in Dodgeville, WI
Historical housing units in Dodgeville, WI

Population change in the 1990s: +334 (+8.6%).
Most common industries in Dodgeville, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Electronic shopping & mail-order houses (23.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Health care (6.9%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
  • Wood products (4.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Electronic shopping & mail-order houses (14.8%)
  • Construction (11.0%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Wood products (5.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Electronic shopping & mail-order houses (30.0%)
  • Health care (12.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.6%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Social assistance (4.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
  • Wood products (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Dodgeville, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.7%)
  • Computer specialists (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Computer specialists (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (8.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.0%)

Average climate in Dodgeville, Wisconsin

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Tornado activity:

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

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 7.7 miles away from the Dodgeville city center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/3/1983, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 0.5 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dodgeville-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 333.5 miles away from Dodgeville 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 121.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 309.6 miles away from the city 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 93.0 miles away from Dodgeville 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 365.7 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 332.6 miles away from Dodgeville 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 Iowa County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dodgeville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Dodgeville:

  • UPLAND HILLS HEALTH (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 800 COMPASSION WAY)
  • BLOOMFIELD HEALTHCARE AND REHAB CENTER (3151 CTY RD CH)
  • UPLAND HILLS NURSING AND REHAB (800 COMPASSION WAY)
  • UPLAND HILLS DIALYSIS CTR (800 COMPASSION WAY)
  • UPLAND HILLS HOME CARE (800 COMPASSION WAY)

Airports and heliports located in Dodgeville:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dodgeville:

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 25 miles; Platteville, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,679)
  • Edgewood College (about 37 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 38 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 34,621)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 38 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 42 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 9,603)
  • Herzing University-Madison (about 45 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 3,160)
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 71 miles; Whitewater, WI; FT enrollment: 11,124)

Public high school in Dodgeville:

Public elementary/middle schools in Dodgeville:

Private elementary/middle school in Dodgeville:

  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 212, Location: 305 E WALNUT ST, Grades: PK-8)
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Library in Dodgeville:

  • DODGEVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $323,955; Location: 139 S. IOWA ST.; 34,368 books; 7,650 audio materials; 5,556 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 28 state licensed databases; 80 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Dodgeville: Fieldhouse Fruit Farm (A), Dodgeville Wastewater Treatment Plant (B), Dodgeville Area Ambulance Service (C), Dodgeville Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Dodgeville include: Plymouth Congregational Church (A), Saint Joseph Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: East Side Cemetery (1), Saint Joseph Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: DOBY Stables Inc (Museums; 4334 State Road 23), Johnson David R (Museums; 4334 State Road 23), Iowa County Historical Society (Museums; 1301 North Bequette), Governor Dodge Gift Shop (Museums; 4334 State Road 23), Museum of Minerals and Crystals (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 4334 State Road 23).

Hotels: House On the Rock (3637 State Road 23), Best Western Quiet House-Stes (1130 North Johns Street), Dodgeville Self Storage (1308 North Johns Street).

Courts: Iowa County Government - Courthouse & Administrative Annex- Clerk Of Circuit C (222 North Iowa Street), Iowa County Government - Community Service- Courthouse & Administrative Annex- Teen C (222 North Iowa Street), Iowa County - Courthouse & Administrative Annex- Dodgeville- Courthouse & Admin A (201 North Iowa Street).

Birthplace of: Homer Fieldhouse - Landscape architect, Don Perkins (running back, born 1917) - Football player, Glenn A. Abbey - Diplomat.

Iowa 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 Dodgeville and their reported violations in the past:

SAM & MADDIES (Population served: 87, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1993, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-31-1993), St Compliance achieved (MAY-27-1994), Fed PAO issued (JUN-21-1994), Fed Formal NOV issued (OCT-19-1995)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1993, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed PAO issued (JUN-21-1994), Fed Formal NOV issued (OCT-19-1995)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • DODGEVILLE WATERWORKS (Address: 100 E FOUNTAIN ST , Population served: 4,583, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BLOOMFIELD HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CTR (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MUELLER IMPLEMENT INC (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PLEASANT RIDGE STORE (Population served: 28, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TOMS CAMPGROUND (Population served: 27, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.5%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.5%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Dodgeville in 2010:

  • 43 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 22 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Dodgeville in 2000:

  • 47 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 29 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 22 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 7 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill

Banks with branches in Dodgeville (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Dodgeville Branch at 178 N Iowa Street, branch established on 1951/04/16. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Farmers Savings Bank: Dodgeville Office at 1113 Johns Street, branch established on 2000/05/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $229.4 mil, Deposits: $207.1 mil, headquarters in Mineral Point, WI, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Wisconsin Bancshares Corporation
  • AnchorBank, fsb: Dodgeville Branch at 316 W Spring St, branch established on 1934/10/31. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $3,067.4 mil, Deposits: $2,481.9 mil, headquarters in Madison, WI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 56 total offices
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Dodgeville Branch at 302 North Iowa Street, branch established on 1896/06/01. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal

For population 15 years and over in Dodgeville:

Marital status in Dodgeville, WI
  • Never married: 31.8%
  • Now married: 50.9%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

For population 25 years and over in Dodgeville:

  • High school or higher: 94.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Wisconsin average:

10.4

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

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Religion statistics for Dodgeville, WI (based on Iowa County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,6328
Mainline Protestant4,24723
Evangelical Protestant69413
Other281
None12,086-
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: 5
Iowa County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Iowa County:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

11.48 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

7.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.1%
Wisconsin:

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

13.8%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Dodgeville:

50.8%
Wisconsin:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.5%
Wisconsin:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Dodgeville:

28.9
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.0%
Wisconsin:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Dodgeville:

12.2%
Wisconsin:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Dodgeville:

6.8
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
Dodgeville:

36.2%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
Here:

55.7%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Dodgeville:

77.3%
Wisconsin:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dodgeville, WI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 8$33,035$49,5531$177
Streets and Highways 5$16,764$40,2340$0
Other and Unallocable 4$17,433$52,29918$4,849
Local Libraries 4$12,093$36,2797$2,294
Water Supply 2$7,284$43,7040$0
Other Government Administration 2$7,333$43,9989$3,747
Sewerage 2$7,519$45,1140$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,620$43,4400$0
Financial Administration 1$3,011$36,1320$0
Firefighters 0$0 32$6,094
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 29$108,092$44,72867$17,161

Dodgeville government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $557,000 ($117.31)
    Health - Other: $297,000 ($62.55)
    Parks and Recreation: $52,000 ($10.95)
    General Public Buildings: $18,000 ($3.79)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($1.68)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $978,000 ($205.98)
    Water Utilities: $759,000 ($159.86)
    Sewerage: $716,000 ($150.80)
    Regular Highways: $606,000 ($127.63)
    Libraries: $389,000 ($81.93)
    Local Fire Protection: $357,000 ($75.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $354,000 ($74.56)
    Health - Other: $273,000 ($57.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $221,000 ($46.55)
    Financial Administration: $157,000 ($33.07)
    General - Other: $134,000 ($28.22)
    Central Staff Services: $120,000 ($25.27)
    General Public Buildings: $102,000 ($21.48)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $83,000 ($17.48)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $37,000 ($7.79)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $30,000 ($6.32)
    Natural Resources - Other: $17,000 ($3.58)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $124,000 ($26.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $87,000 ($18.32)
    Police Protection: $65,000 ($13.69)
    Local Fire Protection: $19,000 ($4.00)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.21)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,989,000 ($418.91)

Dodgeville government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,096,000 ($230.83)
    Other: $354,000 ($74.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $215,000 ($45.28)
    Parks and Recreation: $97,000 ($20.43)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $20,000 ($4.21)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $288,000 ($60.66)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $38,000 ($8.00)
    Fines and Forfeits: $25,000 ($5.27)
    General Revenue - Other: $8,000 ($1.68)
    Donations From Private Sources: $4,000 ($0.84)
    Sale of Property: $4,000 ($0.84)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($0.21)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $670,000 ($141.11)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $442,000 ($93.09)
    Highways: $284,000 ($59.81)
    Education: $107,000 ($22.54)
    Other: $64,000 ($13.48)
  • Tax - Property: $3,883,000 ($817.82)
    Other Selective Sales: $79,000 ($16.64)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $76,000 ($16.01)
    Other: $21,000 ($4.42)
    Other License: $7,000 ($1.47)

Dodgeville government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,342,000 ($914.49)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,652,000 ($769.17)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $690,000 ($145.32)

Dodgeville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,099,000 ($2969.46)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $402,000 ($84.67)

6.48% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,034 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.48%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Dane County, WI  2.09% ($62,619 average AGI)
from Grant County, WI  1.11% ($34,595)
from Lafayette County, WI  0.46% ($43,696)
Businesses in Dodgeville, WI
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Subway1
Chevrolet1Super 81
FedEx1True Value1
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
Hardee's1UPS3
McDonald's1Walgreens1
Nike1Walmart1
Pizza Hut1

Strongest AM radio stations in Dodgeville:

  • WDMP (810 AM; daytime; 0 kW; DODGEVILLE, WI; Owner: DODGE POINT B/CG CO. INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHA (970 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD REGENTS OF UNIV OF WI SYSTEM)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WIBA (1310 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dodgeville:

  • WDMP-FM (99.3 FM; DODGEVILLE, WI; Owner: DODGE POINT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WHHI (91.3 FM; HIGHLAND, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WJTY (88.1 FM; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: JOY PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WIBA-FM (101.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOLX-FM (94.9 FM; BARABOO, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WZEE (104.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WORT (89.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BACK PORCH RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KATF (92.9 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WCJZ (96.3 FM; SAUK CITY, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W215AQ (90.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WMMM-FM (105.5 FM; VERONA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WGLR-FM (97.7 FM; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Dodgeville:

  • 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.)
  • KFXB (Channel 40; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: DUBUQUE TV LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
Dodgeville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Dodgeville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 24Number of bridges
  • 148ft / 44.8mTotal length
  • $136,000Total costs
  • 78,568Total average daily traffic
  • 8,716Total average daily truck traffic
  • 69,160Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Dodgeville, WI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11950-1959
  • 121970-1979
  • 81980-1989
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Dodgeville, WI
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Dodgeville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Dodgeville, WI)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dodgeville)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Dodgeville)

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 21. The highest number of fire incidents - 60 took place in 2004, and the least - 10 in 2010. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Dodgeville, WI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (32.3%), and Outside Fires (31.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Dodgeville, WI
    • 10432.3%Structure Fires
    • 10231.7%Outside Fires
    • 6520.2%Other
    • 5115.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dodgeville, WI

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Dodgeville, Wisconsin:

  • Super 8, 1308 Johns St, Dodgeville, Wisconsin 53533 , Phone: (608) 935-3888, Fax: (608) 935-3888
  • The House On The Rock Inn, 3591 State Rd 23, Dodgeville, Wisconsin 53533 , Phone: (608) 935-3711
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Dodgeville, Wisconsin
Most common first names in Dodgeville, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary6381.9 years
William5778.7 years
Robert5272.6 years
John5279.1 years
Helen3077.3 years
George2778.5 years
Charles2778.2 years
Margaret2778.8 years
Joseph2675.5 years
Ruth2583.1 years
Most common last names in Dodgeville, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson4681.6 years
Olson3180.0 years
Johnson2780.8 years
Peterson2679.0 years
Thomas2278.5 years
Halverson2176.6 years
Jones2174.6 years
Nelson1778.6 years
Evans1678.3 years
Martin1578.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dodgeville, WI
  • 83.8%Utility gas
  • 8.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.2%Electricity
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dodgeville, WI
  • 49.9%Utility gas
  • 41.2%Electricity
  • 7.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Dodgeville compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.

Dodgeville on our top lists:

  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospices or homes for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere (population 1,000+)"
  • #57 (53533) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swiss first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2020.