Fitchburg, Wisconsin

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Population in 2017: 29,485 (90% urban, 10% rural).
Population change since 2000: +43.8%
Males: 15,223  (51.6%)
Females: 14,262  (48.4%)
Median resident age:

34.8 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 53575, 53593, 53711, 53713, 53719.

Fitchburg Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $70,643 (it was $50,433 in 2000)
Fitchburg:

$70,643
WI:

$59,305

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $37,996 (it was $27,317 in 2000)

Fitchburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $311,577 (it was $176,900 in 2000)
Fitchburg:

$311,577
WI:

$178,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $300,836; detached houses: $321,426; townhouses or other attached units: $213,489; in 2-unit structures: $251,159; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $165,180; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $185,702; mobile homes: $61,194

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,010.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fitchburg: 97.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.2%
(4.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.9% for Black residents, 34.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 82.6% for American Indian residents, 51.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 35.2% for other race residents, 38.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Fitchburg, WI (2017)
    • 18,55964.8%White alone
    • 5,08617.8%Hispanic
    • 2,7099.5%Black alone
    • 1,3264.6%Asian alone
    • 8442.9%Two or more races
    • 1150.4%American Indian alone
    • 470.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 37 registered sex offenders living in Fitchburg, Wisconsin as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fitchburg is 757 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Fitchburg 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)
1
(4.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(8.5)
1
(4.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(11.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.5)
1
(3.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(22.8)
13
(58.8)
7
(30.7)
2
(8.5)
2
(8.5)
3
(12.2)
8
(31.5)
5
(19.4)
5
(19.1)
5
(18.7)
2
(7.2)
11
(38.5)
10
(33.9)
10
(33.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
22
(100.3)
19
(85.9)
17
(74.6)
28
(118.6)
24
(101.4)
31
(126.3)
14
(55.2)
11
(42.7)
14
(53.6)
17
(63.7)
15
(54.2)
21
(73.5)
32
(108.3)
19
(63.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
48
(218.9)
27
(122.1)
39
(171.1)
39
(165.3)
32
(135.2)
50
(203.8)
37
(145.8)
33
(128.2)
42
(160.8)
51
(191.2)
25
(90.4)
40
(139.9)
56
(189.6)
56
(185.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
74
(337.5)
61
(275.8)
74
(324.7)
96
(406.8)
65
(274.6)
66
(269.0)
66
(260.1)
80
(310.9)
79
(302.4)
63
(236.2)
77
(278.4)
79
(276.3)
97
(328.4)
66
(218.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
455
(2,075)
590
(2,667)
616
(2,703)
699
(2,962)
522
(2,206)
735
(2,995)
609
(2,400)
395
(1,535)
348
(1,332)
330
(1,237)
323
(1,168)
323
(1,130)
440
(1,490)
461
(1,529)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
32
(145.9)
38
(171.8)
34
(149.2)
33
(139.8)
32
(135.2)
50
(203.8)
18
(70.9)
16
(62.2)
17
(65.1)
19
(71.2)
13
(47.0)
24
(84.0)
68
(230.2)
54
(179.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(18.2)
2
(9.0)
4
(17.5)
2
(8.5)
2
(8.5)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(10.5)
1
(3.4)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)210.4236.9232.7233.6199.4251.5190.9165.5143.2159.1117.3152.1198.5180.0

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Fitchburg, WI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 59 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Wisconsin average:

2.15
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Fitchburg, WI City Guides:

Ancestries: German (17.4%), American (4.4%), Irish (3.6%), English (3.3%), Norwegian (2.8%), European (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1983

Elevation: 1020 feet

Land area: 34.8 square miles.

Population density: 847 people per square mile   (low).

Fitchburg, Wisconsin map

3,983 residents are foreign born (9.1% Latin America, 1.9% Asia).

This city:

13.9%
Wisconsin:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $6,135 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $6,221 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Madison, WI (5.1 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (120.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Shorewood Hills, WI (2.2 miles ),
Madison, WI (2.3 miles ),
Verona, WI (2.3 miles ),
Monona, WI (2.5 miles ),
Oregon, WI (2.5 miles ),
Dunn, WI (2.6 miles ),
McFarland, WI (2.7 miles ),
Middleton, WI (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 43.01 N, Longitude: 89.43 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,525 (-12.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,392 (15.4%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 608

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 67 buildings, average cost: $209,500
  • 1998: 74 buildings, average cost: $204,900
  • 1999: 62 buildings, average cost: $170,500
  • 2000: 62 buildings, average cost: $162,900
  • 2001: 63 buildings, average cost: $164,400
  • 2002: 66 buildings, average cost: $164,100
  • 2003: 72 buildings, average cost: $164,100
  • 2004: 71 buildings, average cost: $164,100
  • 2005: 65 buildings, average cost: $164,100
  • 2006: 49 buildings, average cost: $164,100
  • 2007: 35 buildings, average cost: $164,100
  • 2008: 21 buildings, average cost: $164,100
  • 2009: 18 buildings, average cost: $166,500
  • 2010: 22 buildings, average cost: $184,200
  • 2011: 20 buildings, average cost: $186,100
  • 2012: 33 buildings, average cost: $201,600
  • 2013: 39 buildings, average cost: $296,400
  • 2014: 35 buildings, average cost: $296,400
  • 2015: 36 buildings, average cost: $296,400
  • 2016: 41 buildings, average cost: $296,400
  • 2017: 43 buildings, average cost: $296,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Fitchburg, WI residents
Average permit cost in Fitchburg, WI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.2%
Wisconsin:

3.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +4,485 (+28.0%).
Most common industries in Fitchburg, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.8%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.2%)
  • Public administration (8.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Construction (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.8%)
  • Public administration (7.8%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Construction (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Health care (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.7%)
  • Educational services (11.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.8%)
  • Public administration (8.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
  • Social assistance (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Fitchburg, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Computer specialists (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Computer specialists (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Top executives (4.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)

Average climate in Fitchburg, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Fitchburg, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 72.4. This is about average.

City:

72.4
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.249. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.249
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.65. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.65
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00428. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00428
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Fitchburg-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 19.4 miles away from the Fitchburg city center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/18/2005, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.0 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 23 people and caused $34 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fitchburg-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 325.2 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 110.4 miles away from Fitchburg 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 300.5 miles away from Fitchburg 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 357.9 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 324.1 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 88.9 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 (13).
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).
Fitchburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Fitchburg:

  • HOSPICECARE (Hospital, about 1 miles away; MADISON, WI)
  • WI DIALYSIS INC - FITCHBURG CLINIC (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; MADISON, WI)
  • MERITER HOME CARE AGCY (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; MADISON, WI)
  • SSM DIALYSIS - MADISON STATION (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; MADISON, WI)
  • SUNNY HILL HEALTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; MADISON, WI)
  • ST MARYS CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MADISON, WI)
  • ARBOR VIEW HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MADISON, WI)

Amtrak station near Fitchburg:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fitchburg:

  • Edgewood College (about 4 miles; Madison, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,455)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 5 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 5 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 37 miles; Whitewater, WI; FT enrollment: 11,124)
  • Rock Valley College (about 54 miles; Rockford, IL; FT enrollment: 6,269)

Public elementary/middle schools in Fitchburg:

Private elementary/middle school in Fitchburg:

  • EAGLE SCHOOL (Students: 187, Location: 5454 GUNFLINT TRL, Grades: KG-8)
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User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Shopping Center addition: Hatchery Hill, at the intersection of Cahill Main and Fish Hatchery Rd. added by Aldous

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Fitchburg: Wolf Mink Ranch (A), Eplegaarden (B), Oregon State Camp and Farm (C), Oakhill Correctional Institution (D), Fitch - Rona Emergency Medical Services Headquarters (E), Curtis Universal Ambulance Service Station 6 (F), Fitchburg Fire Department Station 2 (G), Fitchburg Fire Department Station 1 (H), Ganshert Nursery (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Fitchburg Ridge Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Oak Hall Cemetery (1), Holy Mother of Consolation Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Lake Barney (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Fitchburg include: Dunns Marsh Park (1), Western Hills Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Cozee Inn (410 West Verona Avenue) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Dane 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 Fitchburg and their reported violations in the past:

FITCHBURG UTILITY DIST 1 SOUTH (Population served: 350, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
MCGAW PARK (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-29-2014), St Boil Water Order (APR-29-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-29-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-30-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-21-2014)

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

  • FITCHBURG UTILITY DIST 1 (Population served: 15,000, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • COUNTRY VINEYARD 4 (Population served: 28, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • QUARRY RIDGE REC AREA (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:

62.7%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.7%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Fitchburg in 2010:

  • 795 people in state prisons
  • 13 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 7 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Fitchburg in 2000:

  • 705 people in state prisons
  • 104 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in Fitchburg (2011 data):

  • Associated Bank, National Association: Fitchburg Chapel Valley Branch at 2970 Chapel Valley Road, branch established on 2004/02/23; Fitchburg Fish Hatchery Branch at 3002 Fish Hatchery Rd., branch established on 1889/01/01. 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
  • The Park Bank: Fitchburg Branch at 2802 Fish Hatchery Road, branch established on 1983/10/05; Research Drive Branch at 2693 Research Drive, branch established on 2004/09/27. Info updated 2012/01/13: Bank assets: $769.4 mil, Deposits: $604.8 mil, headquarters in Madison, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Park Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Wisconsin Community Bank: Madison Area Messenger Service at 6180 Verona Road, branch established on 2005/06/13; Fitchburg Branch at 6180 Verona Road, branch established on 2003/03/10. Info updated 2007/09/26: Bank assets: $519.5 mil, Deposits: $429.1 mil, headquarters in Madison, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Heartland Financial Usa, Inc.
  • Oak Bank: at 5951 Mckee Road, branch established on 2000/08/14. Info updated 2009/10/13: Bank assets: $220.5 mil, Deposits: $192.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Oak Financial, Inc.
  • AnchorBank, fsb: Fitchburg Branch at 3052 Cahill Main, branch established on 1999/10/04. 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
  • Guaranty Bank: Fitchburg Branch at 3010 Cahill Main, branch established on 1999/01/09. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,179.1 mil, Deposits: $1,102.7 mil, headquarters in Milwaukee, WI, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 166 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Fitchburg:

Marital status in Fitchburg, WI
  • Never married: 35.8%
  • Now married: 50.3%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

For population 25 years and over in Fitchburg:

  • High school or higher: 93.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 46.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Wisconsin average:

10.4

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

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Religion statistics for Fitchburg, WI (based on Dane County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic106,03634
Mainline Protestant73,128113
Evangelical Protestant30,727146
Other12,96849
Black Protestant7795
Orthodox4454
None263,990-
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: 73
Dane County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
This 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.
Wisconsin:

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

8.03 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

6.0%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

23.9%
State:

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

11.1%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Fitchburg:

46.4%
Wisconsin:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.7%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Fitchburg:

28.5
Wisconsin:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.2%
Wisconsin:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Fitchburg:

10.2%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
Fitchburg:

30.6%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
Fitchburg:

55.7%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Fitchburg:

80.6%
Wisconsin:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fitchburg, 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 49$317,272$77,6990$0
Other Government Administration 15$85,857$68,68610$6,227
Financial Administration 12$66,455$66,4553$3,930
Firefighters 12$78,034$78,03455$60,087
Streets and Highways 12$63,333$63,3332$6,340
Police - Other 11$44,082$48,0894$4,247
Parks and Recreation 10$53,603$64,32414$12,334
Other and Unallocable 8$37,428$56,1421$237
Local Libraries 7$37,614$64,48121$24,816
Water Supply 4$19,014$57,0421$1,497
Judicial and Legal 1$4,858$58,2965$12,967
Fire - Other 1$4,486$53,8320$0
Totals for Government 142$812,036$68,623116$132,682

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,617,000 ($88.76)
    General - Other: $1,643,000 ($55.72)
    Natural Resources - Other: $456,000 ($15.47)
    Parks and Recreation: $317,000 ($10.75)
    Health - Other: $117,000 ($3.97)
    Libraries: $24,000 ($0.81)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,921,000 ($234.73)
    Regular Highways: $2,702,000 ($91.64)
    Water Utilities: $2,262,000 ($76.72)
    Sewerage: $2,257,000 ($76.55)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,193,000 ($74.38)
    Libraries: $2,096,000 ($71.09)
    General - Other: $1,470,000 ($49.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,438,000 ($48.77)
    Central Staff Services: $1,194,000 ($40.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $843,000 ($28.59)
    Financial Administration: $738,000 ($25.03)
    Health - Other: $464,000 ($15.74)
    Transit Utilities: $408,000 ($13.84)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $354,000 ($12.01)
    Natural Resources - Other: $335,000 ($11.36)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $314,000 ($10.65)
    General Public Buildings: $175,000 ($5.94)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,236,000 ($41.92)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $207,000 ($7.02)
    Other - Regular Highways: $174,000 ($5.90)
    Other - Libraries: $140,000 ($4.75)
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $27,000 ($0.92)
    Other - General - Other: $20,000 ($0.68)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Police Protection: $94,000 ($3.19)
    Regular Highways: $63,000 ($2.14)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($0.34)
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000 ($0.07)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $382,000 ($12.96)
    Central Staff Services: $315,000 ($10.68)
    Local Fire Protection: $244,000 ($8.28)
    Regular Highways: $139,000 ($4.71)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,997,000 ($372.97)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,282,000 ($77.40)
    Regular Highways: $1,173,000 ($39.78)
    Other: $952,000 ($32.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $770,000 ($26.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $387,000 ($13.13)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $3,000 ($0.10)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $91,000 ($3.09)
    Highways: $7,000 ($0.24)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $619,000 ($20.99)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $327,000 ($11.09)
    Fines and Forfeits: $326,000 ($11.06)
    Special Assessments: $248,000 ($8.41)
    Interest Earnings: $193,000 ($6.55)
    Rents: $88,000 ($2.98)
    Sale of Property: $72,000 ($2.44)
    Donations From Private Sources: $65,000 ($2.20)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,743,000 ($59.11)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,717,000 ($58.23)
    Highways: $1,388,000 ($47.07)
    Education: $467,000 ($15.84)
    Other: $280,000 ($9.50)
  • Tax - Property: $22,673,000 ($768.97)
    Other License: $838,000 ($28.42)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $388,000 ($13.16)
    Other Selective Sales: $28,000 ($0.95)
    Other: $4,000 ($0.14)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,230,000 ($1432.25)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,762,000 ($1280.72)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,325,000 ($282.35)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,857,000 ($130.81)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $89,000 ($3.02)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $54,705,000 ($1855.35)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $210,000 ($7.12)

6.03% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($56,493 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($520 average AGI)
Dane County:

0.05%
Wisconsin average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Milwaukee County, WI  0.30% ($47,775 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.28% ($69,574)
from Rock County, WI  0.27% ($49,909)


6.06% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($61,650 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.06%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($881 average AGI)
Dane County:

0.08%
Wisconsin average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Columbia County, WI  0.31% ($53,710 average AGI)
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.29% ($44,282)
to Rock County, WI  0.25% ($51,355)
Businesses in Fitchburg, WI
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Popeyes1
Blockbuster1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Starbucks2
Cold Stone Creamery1Subway1
Cricket Wireless1T-Mobile1
Dairy Queen1Taco Bell1
FedEx1Target1
GNC1U-Haul1
Jimmy John's1UPS2
Jones New York1Verizon Wireless1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens1
McDonald's1Wendy's1
Panera Bread1

Strongest AM radio stations in Fitchburg:

  • WIBA (1310 AM; 5 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.)
  • WHA (970 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD REGENTS OF UNIV OF WI SYSTEM)
  • WTUX (1550 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MADISON, WI)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 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 Fitchburg:

  • WZEE (104.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WORT (89.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BACK PORCH RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WMGN (98.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, 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)
  • WWQM-FM (106.3 FM; MIDDLETON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT INC.)
  • W215AQ (90.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • W277AE (103.3 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: FAITH ACADEMY DBA WFEN)
  • WSUM (91.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WCJZ (96.3 FM; SAUK CITY, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOLX-FM (94.9 FM; BARABOO, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WMAD-FM (92.1 FM; SUN PRAIRIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WJJO (94.1 FM; WATERTOWN, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGMENT, INC.)
  • WHIT-FM (93.1 FM; DE FOREST, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WKPO (105.9 FM; EVANSVILLE, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WBZU (105.1 FM; WAUNAKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WJVL (99.9 FM; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: SOUTHERN WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Fitchburg:

  • WMTV (Channel 15; MADISON, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • 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)
  • W38CT (Channel 38; MADISON, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W23BW (Channel 23; MADISON, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS 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)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Fitchburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 33Number of bridges
  • 249ft / 75.6mTotal length
  • $1,433,000Total costs
  • 361,102Total average daily traffic
  • 7,343Total average daily truck traffic
  • 397,647Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Fitchburg, WI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21950-1959
  • 131960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 62010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Fitchburg, WI

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Fitchburg)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • OCI, Oakhill Ci 5212 Hwy M (Lat: 42.963056 Lon: -89.393167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 34 m, Call Sign: KNAR932,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.190 MHz, 159.247 MHz, 159.247 MHz, 46.5400 MHz, Grant Date: 11/17/2010, Expiration Date: 02/13/2021, Registrant: Wisconsin Department Of Corrections, 3099 East Washington Avenue, Madison, WI 53707-7925, Phone: (920) 436-3309, Fax: (920) 432-5388, Email:
  • 5791 W Lacy Rd (Lat: 43.000833 Lon: -89.445389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24 m, Overall height: 30 m, Call Sign: KNCR229,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.280 MHz, 154.025 MHz, Grant Date: 11/25/2014, Expiration Date: 11/29/2024, Certifier: Paul Woodard, Registrant: City Of Fitchburg Fire Dept, 5791 Lacy Rd, Fitchburg, WI 53711, Phone: (608) 278-2980, Fax: (608) 278-2985, Email:
  • Lat: 42.982750 Lon: -89.430111, Call Sign: WNYF360,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.962 MHz, Grant Date: 12/01/2012, Expiration Date: 02/11/2023, Certifier: Andy Jacque, Registrant: City Of Fitchburg, 5520 Lacy Road, Fitchburg, WI 53711, Phone: (608) 270-4261, Fax: (608) 270-4275, Email:
  • 5212 Hwy M (Lat: 42.963056 Lon: -89.394000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30 m, Overall height: 32 m, Call Sign: WPQI460,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.475 MHz, Grant Date: 05/14/2015, Expiration Date: 07/26/2025, Certifier: David Lemke, Registrant: Wisconsin Department Of Corrections, 3099 E. Washington Ave., Madison, WI 53707-7925, Phone: (608) 220-1706, Fax: (608) 240-3310, Email:
  • Lat: 43.002278 Lon: -89.452000, Call Sign: WPZY988,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1600 MHz, Grant Date: 01/31/2014, Expiration Date: 04/13/2024, Certifier: Kenneth A Kietzke, Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464, Email:
  • Lat: 43.019444 Lon: -89.562056, Call Sign: WQBY486,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.025 MHz, Grant Date: 10/28/2014, Expiration Date: 01/06/2025, Certifier: Timothy S Shackleton, Registrant: Federal License Management, 1784 E. 3rd Street Suite 269, Williamsport, PA 17701-3862, Phone: (866) 908-2220, Fax: (570) 322-6825, Email:
  • 3620 Breckenridge Ct (Lat: 43.020917 Lon: -89.416611), Call Sign: WQXC490,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.387 MHz, Grant Date: 01/29/2016, Expiration Date: 01/29/2026, Certifier: Doug Smiljanic, Registrant: General Communications Inc, 2880 Commerce Park Drive, Madison, WI 53719, Phone: (608) 310-7091, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

68 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fitchburg)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

20 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Fitchburg)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED69$203,398309$191,0201,718$193,50567$100,5948$2,043,94148$254,1961$19,130
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$174,98821$208,019124$205,5248$167,1680$04$174,9600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$162,09933$168,858219$205,59821$58,2161$172,00011$157,7431$39,120
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$204,12029$185,394203$208,0816$106,6182$435,9556$196,3500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$136,1951$313,88037$204,6963$88,3000$00$00$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 9 tracts in Fitchburg, WI

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED81$218,96169$225,5131$125,180
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED13$258,03718$246,0610$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$190,2059$181,9800$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$152,6473$257,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$186,3201$212,0000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Fitchburg, WI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Fitchburg, WI - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 75. The highest number of fire incidents - 109 took place in 2003, and the least - 13 in 2004. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Fitchburg, WI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (63.0%), and Outside Fires (20.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Fitchburg, WI
    • 75363.0%Structure Fires
    • 24220.2%Outside Fires
    • 1099.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 927.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fitchburg, WI
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fitchburg, WI
  • 84.4%Utility gas
  • 10.9%Electricity
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fitchburg, WI
  • 57.6%Electricity
  • 35.4%Utility gas
  • 2.4%Other fuel
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%No fuel used


Fitchburg compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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