Elkhorn, Wisconsin

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Population in 2013: 9,963 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +36.4%
Males: 4,665  (46.8%)
Females: 5,298  (53.2%)
Median resident age:  34.3 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53121.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $49,050 (it was $38,395 in 2000)
Elkhorn:

$49,050
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,590 (it was $20,003 in 2000)

Elkhorn city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $158,303 (it was $112,000 in 2000)
Elkhorn:

$158,303
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $182,685; Detached houses: $193,360; Townhouses or other attached units: $140,484; In 2-unit structures: $168,000; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $147,563; Mobile homes: $18,845

Median gross rent in 2012: $775.

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  • White alone - 8,669 (86.0%)
  • Hispanic - 1,108 (11.0%)
  • Black alone - 111 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 110 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 62 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 19 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.04%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.01%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Elkhorn: 85.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (31.3%), Irish (11.0%), English (7.4%), Polish (6.2%), Norwegian (4.8%), French (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1897

Elevation: 1033 feet

Land area: 7.27 square miles.

Population density: 1,371 people per square mile   (low).

Elkhorn,WI real estate house value index trend

Elkhorn, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Elkhorn:

  • High school or higher: 93.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elkhorn city:

  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

395 residents are foreign born (0.8% Europe, 0.4% Asia).

This city:  3.9%
Wisconsin:  4.8%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Elkhorn, Wisconsin as of April 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Elkhorn to the number of sex offenders is 480 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,392 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,106 (1.8%)

Elkhorn satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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: +1,041 (+10.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,082 (22.4%)

Area code: 262

Elkhorn household income distribution Elkhorn home values distribution

Crime rates in Elkhorn by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012
Murders 10000000000
per 100,000 13.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 13401062440
per 100,000 13.640.550.90.011.70.064.121.542.239.50.0
Robberies 10301000201
per 100,000 13.60.038.10.011.70.00.00.021.10.09.9
Assaults 79876316745
per 100,000 95.1121.4101.784.369.933.110.764.473.839.549.3
Burglaries 1825232626313134402029
per 100,000 244.7337.3292.5313.3303.0342.4331.4364.9421.9197.5285.9
Thefts 194169180159180246202189182202184
per 100,000 2636.92280.42288.91915.72097.42717.02159.52028.51919.81994.51813.9
Auto thefts 8361046712143
per 100,000 108.740.576.3120.546.666.374.8128.810.539.529.6
Arson 05N/A41100510
per 100,000 0.067.5N/A48.211.711.00.00.052.79.90.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.8) 193.6175.8191.8125.8136.4145.4170.0147.9163.0137.1108.4

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Elkhorn detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 18 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
Wisconsin average:

2.22
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.9%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,725 (+30.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in Elkhorn, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 Elkhorn 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 the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Walworth County (11) is near the US average (12).
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

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

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 Mid (Students: 698; Location: 3 N Jackson St; Grades: 6-8)
  • Jackson El (Students: 616; Location: 3 N Jackson St; Grades: KG-5)
  • West Side El (Students: 545; Location: 3 N Jackson St; Grades: KG-5)
  • Tibbets El (Students: 453; Location: 3 N Jackson St; Grades: KG-5)

Private elementary/middle schools in Elkhorn:

  • ST PATRICK PARISH SCHOOL (Students: 98; Location: 534 SUNSET DR; Grades: KG - 7)
  • FIRST LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 70; Location: 415 DEVENDORF ST; 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

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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 USHighway 12).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 108. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

108
U.S.:

74

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 38.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

38.1
U.S.:

32.0

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)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.0%
(5.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 26.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 15.9% for other race residents, 30.0% for two or more races residents)
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

Elkhorn, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Elkhorn compared to Wisconsin state average:

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

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.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Elkhorn, Wisconsin:

  • Americinn Lodge & Suites, 201 E Commerce St, Elkhorn, WI 53121 , Phone: (262) 723-7799, Fax: (262) 723-7623
  • Hampton Inn, 40 W Hidden Trl, Elkhorn, WI 53121 , Phone: (262) 743-2360, Fax: (262) 743-2362
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Elkhorn, Wisconsin

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Elkhorn travel time to work - commute Elkhorn mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (82%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Elkhorn city (based on Walworth County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.26%
Here: 49.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristLutheran Church
Adherents57.1%11.0%6.0%5.3%5.1%
Congregations11.3%11.3%16.3%11.3%7.5%
NameWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEvangelical Free Church of AmericaChristian Reformed Church in North AmericaOther
Adherents4.9%1.9%1.3%1.3%6.0%
Congregations6.3%5.0%5.0%1.3%25.0%
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: 21
Walworth County:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

4.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.8%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Walworth County:

25.1%
Wisconsin:

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

15.0%
State:

13.0%
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
Financial Administration 7$39,035$66,9170$0
Other Government Administration 1$5,708$68,4968$6,781
Judicial and Legal 1$3,633$43,5961$939
Police Protection - Officers 16$115,004$86,2530$0
Police - Other 3$11,643$46,5723$2,969
Firefighters 1$6,959$83,5082$990
Streets and Highways 9$56,909$75,8790$0
Parks and Recreation 4$22,324$66,9721$520
Water Supply 5$32,960$79,1040$0
Electric Power 9$58,538$78,0510$0
Local Libraries 4$17,787$53,36111$12,573
Other and Unallocable 1$3,553$42,6361$312
Totals for Government 61$374,053$73,58427$25,084

Elkhorn government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $470,000 ($47.17)
    General - Other: $113,000 ($11.34)
    Libraries: $74,000 ($7.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $50,000 ($5.02)
    General Public Buildings: $7,000 ($0.70)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $8,518,000 ($854.96)
    Police Protection: $1,760,000 ($176.65)
    Sewerage: $1,466,000 ($147.14)
    Water Utilities: $1,431,000 ($143.63)
    Regular Highways: $1,009,000 ($101.27)
    General - Other: $772,000 ($77.49)
    Libraries: $542,000 ($54.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $401,000 ($40.25)
    Central Staff Services: $295,000 ($29.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $281,000 ($28.20)
    Local Fire Protection: $257,000 ($25.80)
    Health - Other: $180,000 ($18.07)
    Natural Resources - Other: $177,000 ($17.77)
    Financial Administration: $133,000 ($13.35)
    General Public Buildings: $100,000 ($10.04)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $86,000 ($8.63)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,145,000 ($114.93)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Sewerage: $1,093,000 ($109.71)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $248,000 ($24.89)
    Regular Highways: $197,000 ($19.77)
    Police Protection: $95,000 ($9.54)
    Central Staff Services: $35,000 ($3.51)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,063,000 ($307.44)

Elkhorn government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,518,000 ($152.36)
    All Other: $337,000 ($33.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $276,000 ($27.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $90,000 ($9.03)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,000 ($0.40)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $461,000 ($46.27)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $505,000 ($50.69)
    Special Assessments: $306,000 ($30.71)
    General Revenue, NEC: $286,000 ($28.71)
    Sale of Property: $204,000 ($20.48)
    Donations From Private Sources: $180,000 ($18.07)
    Fines and Forfeits: $145,000 ($14.55)
    Rents: $9,000 ($0.90)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $8,863,000 ($889.59)
    Water Utilities: $1,892,000 ($189.90)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,416,000 ($142.13)
    Highways: $603,000 ($60.52)
    All Other: $313,000 ($31.42)
  • Tax - Property: $3,959,000 ($397.37)
    Other License: $707,000 ($70.96)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $80,000 ($8.03)
    Other Selective Sales: $26,000 ($2.61)
    NEC: $20,000 ($2.01)

Elkhorn government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,678,000 ($3279.94)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,096,000 ($2619.29)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,350,000 ($838.10)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,768,000 ($177.46)

Elkhorn government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,447,000 ($747.47)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,625,000 ($1166.82)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $840,000 ($84.31)

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

Here:

5.77%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

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

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


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

Here:

5.97%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

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

0.04%
Wisconsin average:

0.03%

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

Strongest AM radio stations in 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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Elkhorn, Wisconsin:
  • Fatal accident count: 11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 17
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 26
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4
Wisconsin average:
  • Fatal accident count: 85
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 127
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 36
  • Fatalities: 92
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 211
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12
See more detailed statistics of Elkhorn fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 16
Total length: 89 meters (292ft)
Total average daily traffic: 144,240
Total average daily truck traffic: 16,275

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1960-1969: 4
  • 1970-1979: 12
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Elkhorn, WI

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 49
  • Hazardous Condition: 15

Incident types - Elkhorn

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Elkhorn, WI
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
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
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