For population 25 years and over in Excelsior:
For population 15 years and over in Excelsior town:
7 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Madison, WI (39.2 miles , pop. 208,054).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (161.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Rock Springs, WI (1.5 miles ), North Freedom, WI (1.9 miles ), Freedom, WI (2.3 miles ), Reedsburg, WI (2.4 miles ), Dellona, WI (2.4 miles ), West Baraboo, WI (2.6 miles ), Delton, WI (2.7 miles ).
Latitude: 43.51 N, Longitude: 89.90 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 608
Population change in the 1990s: +210 (+17.5%).
Work and jobs in Excelsior: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Excelsior, Wisconsin
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Excelsior-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 137% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.6 miles away from the Excelsior town center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/19/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.8 miles away from the town center killed one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Sauk County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Excelsior:
Amtrak station near Excelsior:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Excelsior:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 1.51. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.75. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Excelsior compared to Wisconsin state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Excelsior (based on Sauk County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.84%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 16
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Number of full-service restaurants: 76
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.79% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,230 average adjusted gross income)
0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($217 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.60% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,785 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 30 meters (98ft)
Total average daily traffic: 15,934
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,088