Dunn, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 4,931. Population change since 2000: -6.4%
 
Males: 2,493  (50.6%)
Females: 2,438  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  48.1 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53558.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $80,475 (it was $66,250 in 2000)
Dunn:

$80,475
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $40,079 (it was $30,881 in 2000)

Dunn town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $252,054 (it was $164,300 in 2000)
Dunn:

$252,054
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $294,379; Detached houses: $325,280; Townhouses or other attached units: $295,929; In 2-unit structures: $298,020; Mobile homes: $29,539
Dunn races chart
  • White alone - 4,710 (95.5%)
  • Hispanic - 98 (2.0%)
  • Asian alone - 44 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 45 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 27 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.02%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Dunn: 183.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (40.2%), Norwegian (17.7%), Irish (15.9%), English (9.6%), United States (5.6%), French (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 28.6 square miles.

Population density: 172 people per square mile   (very low).

Dunn,WI real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Dunn:

  • High school or higher: 91.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dunn town:

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 67.4%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 2.7%
  • Divorced: 7.1%

96 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.8%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

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

Dunn town:  1.8% ($2,878)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Madison, WI (7.9 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (114.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: McFarland, WI (1.7 miles ), Pleasant Springs, WI (2.2 miles ), Oregon, WI (2.3 miles ), Monona, WI (2.3 miles ), Stoughton, WI (2.4 miles ), Blooming Grove, WI (2.4 miles ), Fitchburg, WI (2.6 miles ), Rutland, WI (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $132,200
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $122,700
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $127,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.98 N, Longitude: 89.31 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 608

Dunn household income distribution Dunn home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.2%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +5 (+0.1%).
Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Food (3%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Construction (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)

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

Dunn, Wisconsin humidity Dunn, Wisconsin wind speed Dunn, Wisconsin snowfall Dunn, Wisconsin sunshine Dunn, Wisconsin clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Dunn-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 70% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 23.4 miles away from the Dunn town center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/17/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.3 miles away from the town center injured 30 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dunn-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 321.9 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 107.2 miles away from Dunn 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 297.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 354.5 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 320.8 miles away from Dunn 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 87.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dane County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Dunn:

  • OREGON MANOR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; OREGON, WI)
  • HOME HLTH UNITED VNS (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; MADISON, WI)
  • NAZARETH HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; STOUGHTON, WI)
  • NYGAARD MANOR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; STOUGHTON, WI)
  • MCCARTHY NURS HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; STOUGHTON, WI)
  • HOSPICECARE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; MADISON, WI)
  • SSM DIALYSIS - MADISON STATION (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; MADISON, WI)

Amtrak station near Dunn:

  • 9 miles: MADISON (800 LANGDON ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dunn:

  • Edgewood College (about 8 miles; Madison, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,455)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 9 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 9 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 34,621)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 10 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 9,603)
  • Herzing University-Madison (about 12 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 3,160)
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 31 miles; Whitewater, WI; FT enrollment: 11,124)
  • Rock Valley College (about 50 miles; Rockford, IL; FT enrollment: 6,269)

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Notable locations in Dunn: Mandt Farm and Equestrian Center (A), Willow Spring Farms (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Mud Lake (A), Upper Mud Lake (B), Lake Waubesa (C), Grass Lake (D), Hook Lake (E), Lake Kegonsa (F), Lake Kegonsa 410 (G), Lake Waubesa (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Murphys Creek (A), Swan Creek (B), Door Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Dunn include: Waubesa Wetlands State Natural Area (1), Hook Lake Bog State Natural Area (2), Goodland Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Dane County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 87.6. This is about average.

City:

87.6
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 35.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 16.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.46. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.46
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00432. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00432
U.S.:

0.01468
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  73.0%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.4%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

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

1.7%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

0.9%
Whole state:

3.7%
7 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
2 people in college/university student housing in 2010
6 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000

Dunn compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median household income above 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dunn town (based on Dane County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.50%
Here: 52.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristJewish
Adherents53.3%22.1%3.8%2.5%2.0%
Congregations14.3%19.0%8.4%5.5%1.8%
Name Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodOther
Adherents2.0%2.0%1.9%1.9%8.5%
Congregations0.7%4.0%3.7%4.4%38.1%
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: 73
Dane County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 154
Dane County:

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 382
Here:

8.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.0%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Dane County:

23.9%
Wisconsin:

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

11.1%
State:

13.0%

6.00% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,234 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($186 average AGI)
Dane County:

0.03%
Wisconsin average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Milwaukee County, WI  0.30% ($34,934 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.28% ($50,103)
from Rock County, WI  0.25% ($35,033)


5.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,394 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($618 average AGI)
Dane County:

0.09%
Wisconsin average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.34% ($31,242 average AGI)
to Cook County, IL  0.26% ($38,444)
to Columbia County, WI  0.25% ($43,088)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dunn:

  • 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.)
  • WTUX (1550 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MADISON, WI)
  • WHA (970 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD REGENTS OF UNIV OF WI SYSTEM)
  • WIBA (1310 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNWC (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SUN PRAIRIE, WI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dunn:

  • WMGN (98.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WZEE (104.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WORT (89.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BACK PORCH RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIBA-FM (101.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMMM-FM (105.5 FM; VERONA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WNWC-FM (102.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • W215AQ (90.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WWQM-FM (106.3 FM; MIDDLETON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT INC.)
  • WJJO (94.1 FM; WATERTOWN, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGMENT, INC.)
  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WMAD-FM (92.1 FM; SUN PRAIRIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W216BL (91.1 FM; MCFARLAND, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WCJZ (96.3 FM; SAUK CITY, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOLX-FM (94.9 FM; BARABOO, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WKPO (105.9 FM; EVANSVILLE, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WHIT-FM (93.1 FM; DE FOREST, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WSUM (91.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WJVL (99.9 FM; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: SOUTHERN WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WBZU (105.1 FM; WAUNAKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)

TV broadcast stations around Dunn:

  • WISC-TV (Channel 3; MADISON, WI; Owner: TELEVISION WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WMSN-TV (Channel 47; MADISON, WI; Owner: WMSN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WMTV (Channel 15; MADISON, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • 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)
  • W23BW (Channel 23; MADISON, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W38CT (Channel 38; MADISON, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W08CK (Channel 8; MADISON-MIDDLETON, WI; Owner: HEALTHY'S, INC.)
  • W58CO (Channel 58; SAULT STE. MARIE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W65EE (Channel 65; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 15 meters (49ft)
Total costs: $1,084,000
Total average daily traffic: 20,605
Total average daily truck traffic: 432
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 30,029

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Dunn)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Dunn WI 1, 2375 Dyreson Rd (Lat: 42.975917 Lon: -89.290139), Type: Mast, Structure height: 85.6 m, Overall height: 87.2 m, Call Sign: WQIS935
    Assigned Frequencies: 11485.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/06/2008, Expiration Date: 05/06/2018, Cancellation Date: 11/06/2009, Certifier: William Chastain
    Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Aapx 3200 Feet Nw Of Junction Of Rt. 51 And Rt. B (Lat: 42.975806 Lon: -89.290389), Overall height: 92.4 m, Call Sign: KNKI690
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.780 MHz, 931.337 MHz, 152.780 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/04/2010, Expiration Date: 11/08/2019, Certifier: J. Roy Pottle
    Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, Nw, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

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