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Jefferson County

Population in 2012: 12,466 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.3%
 

Males: 6,043  (48.5%)
Females: 6,423  (51.5%)

Median resident age:  38.4 years
Wisconsin median age:  44.3 years

Zip codes: 53538, 53549.

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Estimated median household income in 2011: $49,112 (it was $43,807 in 2000)
Fort Atkinson:

$49,112
Wisconsin:

$50,395
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $24,841

Fort Atkinson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $147,376 (it was $111,000 in 2000)
Fort Atkinson:

$147,376
Wisconsin:

$166,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $159,662; Detached houses: $161,188; Townhouses or other attached units: $148,033; In 2-unit structures: $143,585; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $6,602; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $128,731; Mobile homes: $49,512

Median gross rent in 2011: $684.

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  • White alone - 10,925 (88.3%)
  • Hispanic - 1,128 (9.1%)
  • Two or more races - 111 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 88 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 67 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 30 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 17 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.02%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fort Atkinson: 84.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (39.7%), Irish (8.1%), English (7.4%), Norwegian (5.6%), Polish (5.3%), United States (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1878

Elevation: 790 feet

Land area: 5.39 square miles.

Population density: 2312 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Fort Atkinson:

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fort Atkinson city:

  • Never married: 25.6%
  • Now married: 55.9%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

495 residents are foreign born (2.7% Latin America, 1.2% Europe, 0.6% Asia).

This city:  4.0%
Wisconsin:  4.5%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 50 registered sex offenders living in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin as of April 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Fort Atkinson to the number of sex offenders is 238 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,841 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $3,067 (2.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Janesville, WI (19.0 miles , pop. 59,498).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (29.8 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (95.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Koshkonong, WI (1.4 miles ), Jefferson, WI (2.3 miles ), Sumner, WI (2.6 miles ), Lake Koshkonong, WI (2.6 miles ), Cold Spring, WI (2.7 miles ), Hebron, WI (2.7 miles ), Oakland, WI (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 42 buildings, average cost: $120,200
  • 1998: 38 buildings, average cost: $116,100
  • 1999: 28 buildings, average cost: $110,100
  • 2000: 23 buildings, average cost: $127,000
  • 2001: 19 buildings, average cost: $120,600
  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $133,800
  • 2003: 23 buildings, average cost: $141,500
  • 2004: 26 buildings, average cost: $178,600
  • 2005: 34 buildings, average cost: $163,700
  • 2006: 15 buildings, average cost: $180,100
  • 2007: 20 buildings, average cost: $175,300
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $188,000
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $204,800
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $193,300
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $200,000

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Latitude: 42.93 N, Longitude: 88.84 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,382 (+11.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,785 (44.6%)

Area code: 920

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Crime rates in Fort Atkinson by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000020010110
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.016.80.00.08.30.08.48.10.0
Robberies 1200122203120
per 100,000 8.817.10.00.08.416.816.716.60.025.28.416.10.0
Assaults 63107105771435251216
per 100,000 52.625.684.858.984.341.958.458.2116.6293.6209.096.6128.6
Burglaries 36304014263618162315263234
per 100,000 315.7256.3339.3117.8219.2301.8150.1133.1191.6125.8217.4257.6273.3
Thefts 397394373255306311293335219201200197226
per 100,000 3481.23366.43164.02145.22580.12607.12443.12786.31824.41685.81672.11585.91816.9
Auto thefts 12141994122637547
per 100,000 105.2119.6161.275.733.7100.616.749.925.058.741.832.256.3
Arson 101N/A100023302
per 100,000 8.80.08.5N/A8.40.00.00.016.725.225.10.016.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 180.8170.4178.1110.6139.0158.4124.8139.7117.0145.5134.8113.3120.6

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 25 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Wisconsin average:

2.22

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Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.0%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,309 (+12.7%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Fort Atkinson-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 141% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.1 miles away from the Fort Atkinson city center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 42.1 miles away from the city center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fort Atkinson-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 88.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Gerald L. Endl - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Robert J. Shelby - Attorney, Keith Neubert - Football player, Wallace Dollase - Horse trainer, Whitey Woodin - Football player, Jeff Sauer - Ice hockey coach.


Hospital/medical center in Fort Atkinson:

  • FORT HEALTHCARE (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 611 SHERMAN AVE E)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Fort Atkinson:

  • EDGERTON HOSPITAL AND HEALTH SERVICES (Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 14 miles away; EDGERTON, WI)

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Airports and heliports located in Fort Atkinson:


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Amtrak stations near Fort Atkinson:

  • 17 miles: JANESVILLE (HWY. 26 & HWY. 14) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: JANESVILLE (3136 EAST COUNTY ROAD O)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Atkinson:

  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 9 miles; Whitewater, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,532)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 29 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 5,928)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 30 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 8,846)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 31 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 37,050)
  • Waukesha County Technical College (about 32 miles; Pewaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 2,559)
  • Carroll University (about 32 miles; Waukesha, WI; FT enrollment: 2,756)
  • Rock Valley College (about 44 miles; Rockford, IL; FT enrollment: 3,903)

Public high school in Fort Atkinson:

Public elementary/middle schools in Fort Atkinson:

  • Fort Atkinson Mid (Students: 591; Location: 310 S 4th St E; Grades: 6-8)
  • Purdy El (Students: 349; Location: 719 S Main St; Grades: PK-5)
  • Barrie El (Students: 297; Location: 1000 Harriette St; Grades: PK-5)
  • Luther El (Students: 292; Location: 205 Park St; Grades: PK-5)
  • Rockwell El (Students: 277; Location: 821 Monroe St; Grades: PK-5)
  • Fort Atkinson 4K (Students: 217; Location: 1000 Harriette St; Grades: KG)

Private elementary/middle schools in Fort Atkinson:

  • ST PAUL'S LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 210; Location: 309 BLUFF ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOSEPH ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 138; Location: 1650 ENDL BLVD; Grades: PK - 8)
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Library in Fort Atkinson:

  • DWIGHT FOSTER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $592,686; Location: 102 E. MILWAUKEE AVE.; 75,482 books; 8,825 e-books; 8,796 audio materials; 5,766 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 28 state licensed databases; 152 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Add to churches in Fort: Friendship Baptist Church, 1002 Maple St.

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Notable locations in Fort Atkinson: Painther Intaglio (A), Hoard Historical Museum (B), Dwight Foster Public Library (C), Ryan Brothers Ambulance Service Fort Atkinson Division (D), Fort Atkinson Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Fort Atkinson include: Bethany Evangelical Lutheran Church (A), Faith Community Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), First Church of Christ Scientist (D), First Congregational United Church of Christ (E), First United Methodist Church (F), Friedens United Church of Christ (G), Friendship Baptist Church (H), Full Gospel Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Evergreen Cemetery (1), Lakeview Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Haumerson Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Fort Atkinson include: Bark River Park (1), Barrie Park (2), Jones Park (3), McCoy Park (4), Ralph Park (5), Rock River Park (6), Bicentennial Park (7), Endl Park (8), Memorial Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Experts in Travel Consulting (Tours & Charters; 103 South Main Street).

Hotels: Lamp Post Inn (408 South Main Street), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (Us Highway 12), Best Western Courtyard (1225 Janesville Avenue), Fort Atkinson Super 8 Motel (225 S Water St E), Best Western Courtyard Inn (1225 Janesville Avenue), Holiday Inn Ex Ste Ft Atkinson (1680 Madison Avenue), Mile-A-Way Motel (1321 Madison Avenue).

Court: Fort Atkinson City - Municipal Court Clerk (101 South Water Street West).

 
Jefferson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Fort Atkinson that have no violations reported:

  • NORTH SHORE INN (Population served: 257, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PILGRIMS CAMPGROUND (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PETES BAR (Population served: 61, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 9.3%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 57.9% for Black residents, 28.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 18.2% for other race residents, 15.1% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 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:  7.9%
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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Fort Atkinson, WI

People in group quarters in Fort Atkinson in 2010:

  • 148 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 80 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 26 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Fort Atkinson in 2000:

  • 85 people in nursing homes
  • 71 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 40 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 11 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Fort Atkinson compared to Wisconsin state average:

Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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


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Banks with branches in Fort Atkinson (2011 data):

  • PremierBank: Drive-In Facility, Drive-In Facility Branch, Premierbank, Pick N Save Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $291.0 mil, Deposits: $211.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: First American Bankshares, Inc.
  • Johnson Bank: Fort Atkinson Branch 73000 at 200 Sherman Avenue West, branch established on 1909/07/24. Info updated 2006/07/05: Bank assets: $4,144.5 mil, Deposits: $3,567.4 mil, headquarters in Racine, WI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 55 total offices, Holding Company: Johnson Financial Group, Inc.
  • The Greenwood's State Bank: Fort Atkinson Lpo at 211 South Main Street, branch established on 2009/06/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $61.5 mil, Deposits: $49.9 mil, headquarters in Lake Mills, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Greenwoods Financial Group, Inc.
  • Badger Bank: at 220 Grant Street, branch established on 1884/01/07. Info updated 2007/05/10: Bank assets: $108.1 mil, Deposits: $96.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Financial Corporation Employee Stock Ownership Plan And Trust
  • Associated Bank, National Association: Fort Atkinson Branch at 37 East Milwaukee Avenue, branch established on 1925/01/01. 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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin:

  • Americas Best Value/Courtyard Inn , 1225 Janesville Ave, Fort Atkinson, WI 53538 , Phone: (920) 563-6444, Fax: (920) 563-9510
  • Villa Inn Motel , 1255 Whitewater Ave, Fort Atkinson, WI 53538 , Phone: (920) 568-4552, Fax: (920) 568-4552
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 1680 Madison Ave, Fort Atkinson, WI 53538 , Phone: (920) 563-3600
  • Super 8 , 225 S Water St, Fort Atkinson, WI 53538 , Phone: (920) 563-8444, Fax: (920) 563-8444
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin

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Fort Atkinson travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

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Religion statistics for Fort Atkinson (based on Jefferson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 76.99%
Here77.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of Christ
Adherents37.8%29.2%13.8%5.4%3.1%
Congregations12.5%20.0%12.5%16.3%5.0%
NameLutheran ChurchMoravian Church in America Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsOther
Adherents3.0%2.8%1.3%1.2%2.2%
Congregations7.5%5.0%1.3%6.3%13.8%
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: 16
This county:

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
This county:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 73
Jefferson County:

9.12 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.2%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.0%
Wisconsin:

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

15.7%
State:

13.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$14,982$59,9280$0
Other Government Administration 3$9,545$38,1801$1,078
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$4,428
Police Protection - Officers 20$85,460$51,2760$0
Police - Other 7$20,606$35,32512$4,574
Firefighters 4$18,903$56,70929$11,772
Streets and Highways 21$77,605$44,3461$42
Sewerage 8$29,701$44,5521$339
Parks and Recreation 9$30,363$40,48432$10,782
Water Supply 6$21,327$42,6542$877
Local Libraries 5$17,648$42,35522$7,306
Other and Unallocable 2$6,374$38,2440$0
Totals for Government 88$332,514$45,343103$41,198

Fort Atkinson government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,988,000 ($159.47)
    General: $896,000 ($71.88)
    Water Utilities: $576,000 ($46.21)
    Parks & Recreation: $122,000 ($9.79)
    Sewerage: $89,000 ($7.14)
    Libraries: $23,000 ($1.85)
    General Public Buildings: $19,000 ($1.52)
    Health - Other: $12,000 ($0.96)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $4,000 ($0.32)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000 ($0.08)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $2,021,000 ($162.12)
    Police Protection: $1,687,000 ($135.33)
    Regular Highways: $1,179,000 ($94.58)
    Water Utilities: $942,000 ($75.57)
    Parks & Recreation: $810,000 ($64.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $533,000 ($42.76)
    Libraries: $516,000 ($41.39)
    Fire Protection: $438,000 ($35.14)
    Central Staff Services: $297,000 ($23.82)
    Transit Utilities: $196,000 ($15.72)
    Natural Resources - Other: $142,000 ($11.39)
    General - Other: $139,000 ($11.15)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $124,000 ($9.95)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $117,000 ($9.39)
    General Public Buildings: $54,000 ($4.33)
    Financial Administration: $42,000 ($3.37)
    Health Services - Other: $18,000 ($1.44)
    Air Transportation: $8,000 ($0.64)
    Parking Facilities: $1,000 ($0.08)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,248,000 ($100.11)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Regular Highways: $63,000 ($5.05)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Regular Highways: $158,000 ($12.67)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $533,000 ($42.76)
    Sewerage: $322,000 ($25.83)
    Police Protection: $234,000 ($18.77)
    Regular Highways: $81,000 ($6.50)
    Central Staff: $16,000 ($1.28)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,935,000 ($315.66)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $116,000 ($9.31)

Fort Atkinson government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $7,000 ($0.56)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,584,000 ($207.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $216,000 ($17.33)
    Parks & Recreation: $203,000 ($16.28)
    All Other: $139,000 ($11.15)
    Regular Highways: $32,000 ($2.57)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $280,000 ($22.46)
    Highways: $5,000 ($0.40)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $368,000 ($29.52)
    General Revenue, NEC: $328,000 ($26.31)
    Special Assessments: $125,000 ($10.03)
    Rents: $12,000 ($0.96)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,215,000 ($97.47)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,035,000 ($163.24)
    Highways: $499,000 ($40.03)
    All Other: $338,000 ($27.11)
  • Tax - Property: $4,363,000 ($349.99)
    NEC: $192,000 ($15.40)
    Other Selective Sales: $21,000 ($1.68)

Fort Atkinson government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,933,000 ($155.06)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $18,392,000 ($1475.37)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $300,000 ($24.07)
    Other NEC: $0 ($0.00)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $7,949,000 ($637.65)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $1,683,000 ($135.01)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $9,740,000 ($781.33)
    Water Utilities: $475,000 ($38.10)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $703,000 ($56.39)
    Water Utilities: $75,000 ($6.02)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $646,000 ($51.82)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,102,000 ($168.62)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,367,000 ($109.66)

7.60% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,953 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.60%
Wisconsin average:

6.06%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($73 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.04%
Wisconsin average:

0.08%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Waukesha County, WI  1.57% ($46,643 average AGI)
from Dane County, WI  1.18% ($41,295)
from Dodge County, WI  1.08% ($33,817)


7.54% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,525 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.54%
Wisconsin average:

6.22%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($153 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.03%
Wisconsin average:

0.04%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Dodge County, WI  1.29% ($36,545 average AGI)
to Dane County, WI  1.28% ($36,843)
to Waukesha County, WI  0.97% ($40,479)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fort Atkinson:

  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFAW (940 AM; 1 kW; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, 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.)
  • WLMV (1480 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WTDY (1670 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WNWC (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SUN PRAIRIE, WI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WAUK (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WALT-WEST WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fort Atkinson:

  • WKCH (106.5 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WJJO (94.1 FM; WATERTOWN, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGMENT, INC.)
  • WSUW (91.7 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS, UNIV. OF WIS.)
  • WSLD (104.5 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WHAD (90.7 FM; DELAFIELD, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WZEE (104.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WORT (89.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BACK PORCH RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIBA-FM (101.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJVL (99.9 FM; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: SOUTHERN WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WMGN (98.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WKPO (105.9 FM; EVANSVILLE, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WFZH (105.3 FM; MUKWONAGO, WI; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMMM-FM (105.5 FM; VERONA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WMAD-FM (92.1 FM; SUN PRAIRIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHIT-FM (93.1 FM; DE FOREST, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fort Atkinson:

  • 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)
  • WMTV (Channel 15; MADISON, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WWRS-TV (Channel 52; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., 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)
  • W23BW (Channel 23; MADISON, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W65EE (Channel 65; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Fort Atkinson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 17 meters (56ft)
Total average daily traffic: 7,215
Total average daily truck traffic: 248
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 24,842


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 28
  • Hazardous Condition: 40

Incident types - Fort Atkinson


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fort Atkinson, WI
Businesses in Fort Atkinson, WI
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Burger King1Nike1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
FedEx1Subway2
Goodwill2T-Mobile1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
KFC1U.S. Cellular2
Kmart1UPS2
MasterBrand Cabinets2
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