Fitchburg, Wisconsin

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Population in 2014: 27,154 (90% urban, 10% rural). Population change since 2000: +32.5%
Males: 14,470  (53.3%)
Females: 12,684  (46.7%)
Median resident age:  33.6 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.0 years

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

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $59,848 (it was $50,433 in 2000)
Fitchburg:

$59,848
WI:

$51,467

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $34,494 (it was $27,317 in 2000)

Fitchburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $263,139 (it was $176,900 in 2000)
Fitchburg:

$263,139
WI:

$163,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $259,448; Detached houses: $277,127; Townhouses or other attached units: $179,715; In 2-unit structures: $176,203; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $169,911; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $190,972; Mobile homes: $24,183

Median gross rent in 2013: $842.

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  • Races in Fitchburg, WI (2013)

    Fitchburg races chart
    • 15,56959.2%White alone
    • 6,17523.5%Hispanic
    • 2,5449.7%Black alone
    • 1,5065.7%Asian alone
    • 5222.0%Two or more races
    • 1190.5%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 1040.4%American Indian alone
    • 480.2%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fitchburg: 98.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Fitchburg, WI City Guides:

Ancestries: German (21.3%), Irish (9.0%), English (6.6%), Norwegian (5.9%), Polish (3.4%), Italian (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1983

Elevation: 1020 feet

Land area: 34.8 square miles.

Population density: 780 people per square mile   (low).

Fitchburg,WI real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Fitchburg:

  • High school or higher: 87.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 43.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fitchburg city:

  • Never married: 35.9%
  • Now married: 51.0%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

5,073 residents are foreign born (13.7% Latin America, 2.0% Asia).

This city:

19.3%
Wisconsin:

4.8%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 25 registered sex offenders living in Fitchburg, Wisconsin as of September 30, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Fitchburg to the number of sex offenders is 1,036 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $5,431 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $5,391 (2.0%)

Fitchburg satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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
  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.01 N, Longitude: 89.43 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,386 (-9.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,223 (16.3%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 608

Fitchburg household income distribution Fitchburg home values distribution

Crime rates in Fitchburg by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 1000010210302
per 100,000 4.80.00.00.00.04.40.08.54.10.011.70.07.5
Rapes 516851372238555
per 100,000 24.074.636.622.858.830.78.58.512.231.519.419.118.7
Robberies 8212022191728243114111417
per 100,000 38.597.991.4100.385.974.6118.6101.4126.355.242.753.663.7
Assaults 13233948273939325037334251
per 100,000 62.5107.3178.2218.9122.1171.1165.3135.2203.8145.8128.2160.8191.2
Burglaries 81828974617496656666807963
per 100,000 389.5382.4406.7337.5275.8324.7406.8274.6269.0260.1310.9302.4236.2
Thefts 418449431455590616699522735609395348330
per 100,000 2,009.82,094.11,969.72,074.92,667.12,702.62,962.02,205.52,995.52,400.51,535.11,332.21,237.0
Auto thefts 43494532383433325018161719
per 100,000 206.8228.5205.6145.9171.8149.2139.8135.2203.870.962.265.171.2
Arson 0N/A742422N/A0000
per 100,000 0.0N/A32.018.29.017.58.58.5N/A0.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 188.8255.2230.3224.3252.6248.1249.0212.6268.2203.5176.4152.7169.6

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

Crime rate in Fitchburg detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 59 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
Wisconsin average:

2.23
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.8%
Wisconsin:

3.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +4,485 (+28.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Fitchburg, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 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 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 Fitchburg 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 (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 60.9. This is better than average.

City:

60.9
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.38. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.38
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 34.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.21. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.21
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00432. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00432
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.9%
(5.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 59.7% for Black residents, 22.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 69.0% for American Indian residents, 50.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 21.2% for other race residents, 53.7% for two or more races residents)
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

Fitchburg, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.1
Wisconsin average:

10.5

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

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Religion statistics for Fitchburg city (based on Dane County data)

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.
Wisconsin:

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

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.0%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Dane County:

23.9%
Wisconsin:

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

11.1%
State:

13.0%

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 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 13$73,111$67,4870$0
Other Government Administration 12$65,038$65,03810$5,883
Judicial and Legal 1$3,923$47,0765$12,361
Police Protection - Officers 44$269,118$73,3960$0
Police - Other 8$30,861$46,2921$879
Firefighters 11$61,910$67,53853$42,329
Fire - Other 1$4,189$50,2680$0
Streets and Highways 12$63,856$63,8563$5,037
Welfare 4$18,556$55,6681$3,297
Solid Waste Management 1$6,135$73,6200$0
Parks and Recreation 7$35,331$60,5671$1,736
Natural Resources 0$0 2$4,541
Water Supply 6$31,372$62,7441$361
Local Libraries 7$28,944$49,61821$20,449
Other and Unallocable 12$50,984$50,98411$9,197
Totals for Government 139$743,328$64,172109$106,070

Fitchburg government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $2,034,000 ($74.91)
    Water Utilities: $1,441,000 ($53.07)
    Regular Highways: $1,017,000 ($37.45)
    Housing & Community Development: $396,000 ($14.58)
    Parks & Recreation: $250,000 ($9.21)
    Health - Other: $70,000 ($2.58)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $62,000 ($2.28)
    Natural Resources - Other: $29,000 ($1.07)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,862,000 ($105.40)
    Water Utilities: $1,142,000 ($42.06)
    Sewerage: $1,007,000 ($37.08)
    Regular Highways: $942,000 ($34.69)
    Fire Protection: $765,000 ($28.17)
    Parks & Recreation: $712,000 ($26.22)
    General - Other: $639,000 ($23.53)
    Central Staff Services: $576,000 ($21.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $470,000 ($17.31)
    Financial Administration: $375,000 ($13.81)
    General Public Buildings: $262,000 ($9.65)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $194,000 ($7.14)
    Health Services - Other: $163,000 ($6.00)
    Transit Utilities: $150,000 ($5.52)
    Natural Resources - Other: $149,000 ($5.49)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $141,000 ($5.19)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,158,000 ($42.65)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $29,000 ($1.07)
    Welfare: $25,000 ($0.92)
    General: $16,000 ($0.59)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Police Protection: $60,000 ($2.21)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($0.07)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $200,000 ($7.37)
    Central Staff: $156,000 ($5.75)
    Sewerage: $141,000 ($5.19)
    Fire Protection: $129,000 ($4.75)
    Regular Highways: $44,000 ($1.62)
    Police Protection: $23,000 ($0.85)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,474,000 ($164.76)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($0.37)

Fitchburg government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,135,000 ($41.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $375,000 ($13.81)
    All Other: $126,000 ($4.64)
    Parks & Recreation: $76,000 ($2.80)
    Regular Highways: $13,000 ($0.48)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $9,000 ($0.33)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $148,000 ($5.45)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,653,000 ($97.70)
    Interest Earnings: $712,000 ($26.22)
    Rents: $152,000 ($5.60)
    Special Assessments: $111,000 ($4.09)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,244,000 ($45.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,429,000 ($52.63)
    Highways: $719,000 ($26.48)
    All Other: $315,000 ($11.60)
  • Tax - Property: $7,756,000 ($285.63)
    NEC: $487,000 ($17.93)
    Other Selective Sales: $6,000 ($0.22)

Fitchburg government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $174,000 ($6.41)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $23,238,000 ($855.79)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $3,750,000 ($138.10)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $22,837,000 ($841.02)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $148,000 ($5.45)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $4,151,000 ($152.87)
    Water Utilities: $26,000 ($0.96)

Fitchburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $404,000 ($14.88)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $25,860,000 ($952.35)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $694,000 ($25.56)

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

Here:

6.00%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

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

0.03%
Wisconsin average:

0.02%

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


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

Here:

5.58%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

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

0.09%
Wisconsin average:

0.03%

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

Strongest AM radio stations in 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 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Fitchburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 33Number of bridges
  • 133m436ftTotal length
  • $173,000Total costs
  • 321,919Total average daily traffic
  • 6,643Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21950-1959
  • 131960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 62010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Fitchburg, WI

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 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: 46.5400 MHz, 151.190 MHz, 159.247 MHz, 159.247 MHzGrant Date: 11/17/2010, Expiration Date: 02/13/2021Registrant: Wisconsin Department Of Corrections, 3099 East Washington Avenue, Madison, WI 53707-7925, Phone: (920) 436-3309, Fax: (920) 432-5388, Email:
  • Lat: 42.982750 Lon: -89.430111, Call Sign: WNYF360
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.962 MHzGrant Date: 12/01/2012, Expiration Date: 02/11/2023, Certifier: Andy JacqueRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 05/14/2015, Expiration Date: 07/26/2025, Certifier: David LemkeRegistrant: Wisconsin Department Of Corrections, 3099 E. Washington Ave., Madison, WI 53707-7925, Phone: (608) 220-1706, Fax: (608) 240-3310, Email:
  • Lat: 43.019444 Lon: -89.562056, Call Sign: WQBY486
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.025 MHzGrant Date: 10/28/2014, Expiration Date: 01/06/2025, Certifier: Timothy S ShackletonRegistrant: Federal License Management, 1784 E. 3rd Street Suite 269, Williamsport, PA 17701-3862, Phone: (866) 908-2220, Fax: (570) 322-6825, Email:
  • 2919 Commerce Park Drive (Lat: 43.013472 Lon: -89.467972), Call Sign: WQVV341
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.337 MHz, 456.637 MHz, 457.062 MHzGrant Date: 05/19/2015, Expiration Date: 05/19/2025, Certifier: Kendall McwilliamsRegistrant: General Communications Inc, 2880 Commerce Park Drive, Madison, WI 53719, Phone: (608) 310-7091, Email:
  • 3620 Breckenridge Ct (Lat: 43.020917 Lon: -89.416611), Call Sign: WQXC490
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.387 MHzGrant Date: 01/29/2016, Expiration Date: 01/29/2026, Certifier: Doug SmiljanicRegistrant: 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

15 (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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 67
  • Hazardous Condition: 53
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 6

Incident types - Fitchburg

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (58%)
  • Electricity (36%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
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

Fitchburg compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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