Elkhorn, Wisconsin

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Population in 2017: 9,953 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +36.2%
Males: 4,636  (46.6%)
Females: 5,317  (53.4%)
Median resident age:

38.3 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 53121.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $55,021 (it was $38,395 in 2000)
Elkhorn:

$55,021
WI:

$59,305

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,060 (it was $20,003 in 2000)

Elkhorn city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $178,129 (it was $112,000 in 2000)
Elkhorn:

$178,129
WI:

$178,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $173,479; detached houses: $183,391; townhouses or other attached units: $143,982; in 2-unit structures: $193,929; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $170,701; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $127,360; mobile homes: $42,072

Median gross rent in 2017: $767.

March 2019 cost of living index in Elkhorn: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.7%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.2% for Black residents, 13.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.5% for other race residents, 13.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Elkhorn, WI (2017)
    • 8,56786.1%White alone
    • 9289.3%Hispanic
    • 2943.0%Two or more races
    • 800.8%Black alone
    • 550.6%Asian alone
    • 100.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 102 registered sex offenders living in Elkhorn, Wisconsin as of July 15, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Elkhorn is 98 to 1.


Crime rates in Elkhorn by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

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)
1
(10.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(11.7)
0
(0.0)
6
(64.1)
2
(21.5)
4
(42.2)
4
(39.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.9)
3
(30.2)
2
(20.1)
1
(10.1)
4
(40.7)
3
(30.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(11.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(21.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.1)
2
(20.1)
1
(10.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(69.9)
3
(33.1)
1
(10.7)
6
(64.4)
7
(73.8)
4
(39.5)
5
(49.3)
8
(79.3)
3
(30.2)
7
(70.4)
5
(50.7)
7
(71.3)
9
(90.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
26
(303.0)
31
(342.4)
31
(331.4)
34
(364.9)
40
(421.9)
20
(197.5)
29
(285.9)
22
(218.2)
16
(161.0)
25
(251.3)
14
(142.0)
19
(193.5)
16
(161.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
180
(2,097)
246
(2,717)
202
(2,160)
189
(2,029)
182
(1,920)
202
(1,994)
184
(1,814)
117
(1,160)
115
(1,157)
133
(1,337)
108
(1,095)
85
(865.8)
93
(936.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(46.6)
6
(66.3)
7
(74.8)
12
(128.8)
1
(10.5)
4
(39.5)
3
(29.6)
2
(19.8)
5
(50.3)
2
(20.1)
5
(50.7)
7
(71.3)
4
(40.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(11.7)
1
(11.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(52.7)
1
(9.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.1)
7
(71.3)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)135.6144.6169.0147.0162.0136.3107.787.194.8128.979.1100.797.2

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City-data.com crime index in Elkhorn, WI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 17 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
Wisconsin average:

2.15
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Ancestries: German (38.9%), Italian (4.2%), Polish (4.0%), Irish (3.9%), English (3.4%), American (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1897

Elevation: 1033 feet

Land area: 7.27 square miles.

Population density: 1,370 people per square mile   (low).

Elkhorn, Wisconsin map

662 residents are foreign born (3.1% Latin America, 2.6% Europe).

This city:

6.7%
Wisconsin:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,303 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,142 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Janesville, WI (24.2 miles , pop. 59,498).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (39.6 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (72.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Sugar Creek, WI (2.2 miles ),
Geneva, WI (2.2 miles ),
Como, WI (2.3 miles ),
Delavan, WI (2.4 miles ),
Delavan Lake, WI (2.5 miles ),
Williams Bay, WI (2.6 miles ),
Lauderdale Lakes, WI (2.7 miles ),
Lake Geneva, WI (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 42.67 N, Longitude: 88.54 W

Elkhorn nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): The Christmas Card City, Living in Harmony

Daytime population change due to commuting: +890 (+8.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,572 (30.0%)

Area code: 262

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 44 buildings, average cost: $76,400
  • 1998: 25 buildings, average cost: $109,800
  • 1999: 50 buildings, average cost: $99,300
  • 2000: 48 buildings, average cost: $126,600
  • 2001: 32 buildings, average cost: $84,400
  • 2002: 56 buildings, average cost: $123,600
  • 2003: 76 buildings, average cost: $126,900
  • 2004: 151 buildings, average cost: $147,900
  • 2005: 98 buildings, average cost: $163,500
  • 2006: 41 buildings, average cost: $165,900
  • 2007: 26 buildings, average cost: $181,500
  • 2008: 15 buildings, average cost: $160,400
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $153,700
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $133,900
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $131,200
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $166,500
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $184,500
  • 2015: 11 buildings, average cost: $163,800
  • 2016: 29 buildings, average cost: $143,400
  • 2017: 32 buildings, average cost: $162,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Elkhorn, WI residents
Average permit cost in Elkhorn, WI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Wisconsin:

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

Population change in the 1990s: +1,725 (+30.9%).
Most common industries in Elkhorn, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.3%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.5%)
  • Construction (5.0%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (8.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.6%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.9%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Machinery (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.6%)
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
  • Social assistance (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Elkhorn, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.7%)
  • Registered nurses (2.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.2%)
  • Registered nurses (5.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.2%)
  • Cashiers (5.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)

Average climate in Elkhorn, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Elkhorn, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 62.1. This is about average.

City:

62.1
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 34.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.1
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Elkhorn-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 47% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.9 miles away from the Elkhorn city center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 tornado 23.0 miles away from the city center killed 24 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elkhorn-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 294.0 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 85.9 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 268.6 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 326.6 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 292.6 miles away from Elkhorn center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 283.2 miles away from Elkhorn 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).
Elkhorn topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Elkhorn:

  • AURORA LAKELAND MED CTR (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, W3985 CTY RD NN)
  • LAKELAND HOSPICE (PO BOX 1002 HIGHWAY NN)
  • HOLTON MANOR (638 N BROAD ST)
  • LAKELAND HLTH CARE CTR (1922 CTY RD NN)
  • LAKELAND NURSING HOME (W3930 COUNTY RD NN)

Airports and heliports located in Elkhorn:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elkhorn:

  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 16 miles; Whitewater, WI; Full-time enrollment: 11,124)
  • Carroll University (about 28 miles; Waukesha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,313)
  • McHenry County College (about 30 miles; Crystal Lake, IL; FT enrollment: 4,886)
  • Waukesha County Technical College (about 31 miles; Pewaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 4,415)
  • Rock Valley College (about 35 miles; Rockford, IL; FT enrollment: 6,269)
  • College of Lake County (about 35 miles; Grayslake, IL; FT enrollment: 11,041)
  • University of Wisconsin-Parkside (about 35 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,843)

Public high schools in Elkhorn:

Public elementary/middle schools in Elkhorn:

  • ELKHORN AREA MIDDLE (Students: 698, Location: 627 COURT ST, Grades: 6-8)
  • WEST SIDE ELEMENTARY (Students: 545, Location: 222 SUNSET DR, Grades: PK-5)
  • TIBBETS ELEMENTARY (Students: 453, Location: W5218 COUNTY ROAD A, Grades: PK-5)
  • JACKSON ELEMENTARY (Location: 13 N JACKSON ST, Grades: PK-5)

Private elementary/middle schools in Elkhorn:

  • FIRST LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 62, Location: 415 DEVENDORF ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST PATRICK PARISH SCHOOL (Students: 59, Location: 534 SUNSET DR, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Elkhorn

Library in Elkhorn:

  • MATHESON MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $663,212; Location: 101 N. WISCONSIN ST.; 63,464 books; 8,805 e-books; 6,223 audio materials; 4,935 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 172 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Elkhorn Area High School is on 482 E. Geneva St. Elkhorn Area Middle School is on 627 East Court Street Jackson Elementry is on 13 N. Jackson Street Tibbets Elementry is on W5218 County Road A West Side Elementry is on 222 Sunset Drive added by NTG

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Elkhorn: Walworth County Fair Grounds (A), Elkhorn Area Fire Department (B), Walworth County Jail (C), Walworth County Courthouse (D), Matheson Memorial Library (E), Columbus Hall (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Elkhorn include: Saint Patricks Catholic Church (A), Saint Johns Lutheran Church (B), Saint John in the Wilderness Episcopal Church (C), First United Methodist Church (D), First Evangelical Lutheran Church (E), First Congregational Church (F), First Baptist Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hazel Ridge Cemetery (1), Dunbar Cemetery (2), Mount Olivet Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Doris M Reinke Resource Center (Museums; 210 South Washington Street).

Hotels: Americinn - Elkhorn- Wi (210 Commerce Ct), Crossroads Motel (N6476 US Highway 12).

Birthplace of: Tallan Latz - Blues guitarist, Buddy Melges - Sailor, Jeff Congdon - Basketball player, John Raleigh - Baseball player.

Walworth 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 Elkhorn and their reported violations in the past:

ELKHORN WATERWORKS (Population served: 8,820, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Other (FEB-15-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-29-2012)
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
PRICE COUNTY PARK (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-18-2011), St Boil Water Order (AUG-18-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-18-2011), St Public Notif issued (AUG-22-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-22-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-22-2011), St Boil Water Order (JUN-22-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-22-2011), St Public Notif issued (JUN-28-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-13-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-21-2011)
NATURELAND COUNTY PARK (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-18-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-18-2006), St Boil Water Order (MAY-18-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-23-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-31-2006)
LEFTYS CHICAGO STYLE HOT DOGS (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-01-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2011), St Public Notif issued (AUG-07-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-24-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2011)

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

  • WANDAWEGA COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LUTHERDALE BIBLE CAMP RETREAT CENTER (Population served: 187, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LUTHERDALE BIBLE CAMP MAIN OFFICE (Population served: 187, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LUTHERDALE BIBLE CAMP DINING LODGE (Population served: 187, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MILLARD COMMUNITY CHURCH (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAUDERDALE LAKES COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SOUTHERN LAKES EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH (Address: N6686 HWY 12 , Population served: 74, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WRIGHT LEADERSHIP RETREAT CENTER (Population served: 37, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAUDERDALE LAKES MARINA (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SHAVERS GENERAL STORE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.1%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.8%
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: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Elkhorn in 2010:

  • 332 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 120 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Elkhorn in 2000:

  • 63 people in nursing homes
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Elkhorn (2011 data):

  • Peoples Bank: at 837 N. Wisconsin Street, branch established on 2001/03/05; County Road A Branch at W5109 County Road A, branch established on 2005/08/29. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $185.5 mil, Deposits: $163.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Bancshares, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Elkhorn Branch at 101 East Walworth Street, branch established on 1959/10/09. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Citizens Bank: Elkhorn Branch at 10 North Lincoln Street, branch established on 1987/05/11. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $9,212.3 mil, Deposits: $7,452.0 mil, headquarters in Flint, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 220 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Republic Bancorp, Inc.
  • Walworth State Bank: Elkhorn Branch at 190 East Geneva Street, branch established on 2008/06/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $241.7 mil, Deposits: $208.5 mil, headquarters in Walworth, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Countryside Financial Services, Inc.
  • Associated Bank, National Association: Elkhorn Branch at 850 North Wisconsin Street, branch established on 1999/10/27. Info updated 2008/09/12: Bank assets: $21,715.0 mil, Deposits: $15,244.4 mil, headquarters in Green Bay, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 282 total offices, Holding Company: Associated Banc-Corp
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Elkhorn Main Office Branch at 38 North Washington Street, branch established on 1865/03/09. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.

For population 15 years and over in Elkhorn:

Marital status in Elkhorn, WI
  • Never married: 29.3%
  • Now married: 46.9%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

For population 25 years and over in Elkhorn:

  • High school or higher: 91.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Wisconsin average:

10.4

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

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Religion statistics for Elkhorn, WI (based on Walworth County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This 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.
Wisconsin:

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
This county:

4.59 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

10.97 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

6.8%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.1%
State:

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

15.0%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.3%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Elkhorn:

45.7%
Wisconsin:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
Wisconsin:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.5%
Wisconsin:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.9%
Wisconsin:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Elkhorn:

33.2%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
Here:

56.4%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.8%
Wisconsin:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Elkhorn, WI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 16$91,086$68,3154$4,595
Other Government Administration 12$28,015$28,0150$0
Streets and Highways 6$26,934$53,8680$0
Financial Administration 6$22,978$45,9561$968
Electric Power 6$37,155$74,3101$263
Local Libraries 5$17,757$42,61713$6,163
Water Supply 5$24,503$58,8070$0
Police - Other 3$9,095$36,3800$0
Parks and Recreation 2$7,266$43,59610$2,360
Sewerage 1$4,822$57,8640$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,997$35,9641$1,444
Firefighters 1$3,431$41,17223$4,432
Fire - Other 1$6,136$73,6322$842
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 65$282,175$52,09455$21,067

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,729,000 ($173.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $170,000 ($17.08)
    Libraries: $26,000 ($2.61)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $10,587,000 ($1063.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,819,000 ($283.23)
    Water Utilities: $2,625,000 ($263.74)
    Sewerage: $2,145,000 ($215.51)
    Police Protection: $2,047,000 ($205.67)
    Regular Highways: $997,000 ($100.17)
    General - Other: $850,000 ($85.40)
    Libraries: $660,000 ($66.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $504,000 ($50.64)
    Health - Other: $459,000 ($46.12)
    Local Fire Protection: $333,000 ($33.46)
    Central Staff Services: $263,000 ($26.42)
    Financial Administration: $212,000 ($21.30)
    General Public Buildings: $110,000 ($11.05)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $105,000 ($10.55)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $91,000 ($9.14)
    Natural Resources - Other: $53,000 ($5.33)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,246,000 ($125.19)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $338,000 ($33.96)
    Central Staff Services: $49,000 ($4.92)
    Local Fire Protection: $45,000 ($4.52)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,973,000 ($399.18)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,556,000 ($256.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $527,000 ($52.95)
    Other: $506,000 ($50.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $289,000 ($29.04)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $692,000 ($69.53)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $395,000 ($39.69)
    Special Assessments: $141,000 ($14.17)
    Fines and Forfeits: $127,000 ($12.76)
    Interest Earnings: $70,000 ($7.03)
    Donations From Private Sources: $20,000 ($2.01)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.10)
    Rents: $1,000 ($0.10)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $10,782,000 ($1083.29)
    Water Utilities: $2,768,000 ($278.11)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $663,000 ($66.61)
    General Local Government Support: $453,000 ($45.51)
    Education: $163,000 ($16.38)
    Other: $53,000 ($5.33)
  • Tax - Property: $5,788,000 ($581.53)
    Other Selective Sales: $143,000 ($14.37)
    Other License: $141,000 ($14.17)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $119,000 ($11.96)
    Other: $22,000 ($2.21)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,183,000 ($3233.50)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,002,000 ($2913.90)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,076,000 ($811.41)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,895,000 ($491.81)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $436,000 ($43.81)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,717,000 ($2382.90)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,229,000 ($223.95)

6.71% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,907 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.71%
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 Waukesha County, WI  0.67% ($60,960 average AGI)
from Racine County, WI  0.63% ($49,506)
from Milwaukee County, WI  0.56% ($50,610)


7.03% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,794 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.03%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Waukesha County, WI  0.67% ($52,026 average AGI)
to Rock County, WI  0.60% ($37,942)
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.58% ($39,101)
Businesses in Elkhorn, WI
NameCountNameCount
AmericInn1Jones New York1
Burger King1Lane Furniture1
Chevrolet1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Cricket Wireless2McDonald's1
Curves1Penske1
Decora Cabinetry2True Value1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
Hilton1Walgreens1

Strongest AM radio stations in Elkhorn:

  • 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.)
  • WAUK (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WALT-WEST WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WZRK (1550 AM; 1 kW; LAKE GENEVA, WI)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKSH (1640 AM; 10 kW; SUSSEX, WI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNVR (1030 AM; 5 kW; VERNON HILLS, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WOKY (920 AM; 5 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elkhorn:

  • WLKG (96.1 FM; LAKE GENEVA, WI; Owner: CTJ COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WSLD (104.5 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHAD (90.7 FM; DELAFIELD, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WFZH (105.3 FM; MUKWONAGO, WI; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJZI (93.3 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WKCH (106.5 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WMIL-FM (106.1 FM; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKKV-FM (100.7 FM; RACINE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKTI-FM (94.5 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WZSR (105.5 FM; WOODSTOCK, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WVCY-FM (107.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WSUW (91.7 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS, UNIV. OF WIS.)

TV broadcast stations around Elkhorn:

  • 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.)
  • WDJT-TV (Channel 58; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WDJT-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WISN-TV (Channel 12; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WISN HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WPXE (Channel 55; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: PAXSON MILWAUKEE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMVS (Channel 10; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WMVT (Channel 36; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WCGV-TV (Channel 24; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WCGV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WMLW-CA (Channel 46; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W63CU (Channel 63; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVTV (Channel 18; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WVTV LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WTMJ-TV (Channel 4; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WVCY-TV (Channel 30; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WTAS-LP (Channel 43; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WAUKESHA TOWER ASSOCIATES)
Elkhorn fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Elkhorn fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 44Number of bridges
  • 443ft / 135mTotal length
  • $1,243,000Total costs
  • 313,308Total average daily traffic
  • 37,417Total average daily truck traffic
  • 457,877Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Elkhorn, WI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 101960-1969
  • 321970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Elkhorn, WI

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 51. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 100 took place in 2014, and the least - 2 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Elkhorn, WI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (52.6%), and Outside Fires (29.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Elkhorn, WI
    • 45952.6%Structure Fires
    • 26129.9%Outside Fires
    • 14416.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 80.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Elkhorn, WI

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Elkhorn, Wisconsin:

  • Americinn Lodge & Suites, 201 E Commerce St, Elkhorn, Wisconsin 53121 , Phone: (262) 723-7799, Fax: (262) 723-7623
  • Hampton Inn, 40 W Hidden Trl, Elkhorn, Wisconsin 53121 , Phone: (262) 743-2360, Fax: (262) 743-2362
  • Holiday Inn Express and Suites, 200 W O'Connor Dr, Elkhorn, Wisconsin 53121 , Phone: (262) 723-1888, Fax: (262) 723-1889
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Elkhorn, Wisconsin
Most common first names in Elkhorn, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John11874.0 years
Mary9181.6 years
William8178.4 years
James7475.9 years
Margaret7282.7 years
Helen6681.4 years
George6278.0 years
Edward5677.6 years
Dorothy5580.0 years
Robert5471.4 years
Most common last names in Elkhorn, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson4180.4 years
Smith3779.2 years
Anderson3178.7 years
Nelson1882.1 years
Schmidt1782.5 years
Brown1779.2 years
Babcock1677.7 years
Moore1581.4 years
Miller1583.0 years
Olson1481.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Elkhorn, WI
  • 92.3%Utility gas
  • 6.4%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Elkhorn, WI
  • 63.1%Utility gas
  • 28.3%Electricity
  • 3.6%Wood
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%No fuel used


Elkhorn compared to Wisconsin state average:

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