Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin

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Population in 2013: 12,482 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.4%
 
Males: 6,028  (48.3%)
Females: 6,454  (51.7%)
Median resident age:  38.3 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 53538, 53549.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,261 (it was $43,807 in 2000)
Fort Atkinson:

$47,261
WI:

$51,467

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,299 (it was $21,008 in 2000)

Fort Atkinson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $140,378 (it was $111,000 in 2000)
Fort Atkinson:

$140,378
WI:

$163,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $195,699; Detached houses: $206,958; Townhouses or other attached units: $157,860; In 2-unit structures: $147,824; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $264,586; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $83,535; Mobile homes: $46,377

Median gross rent in 2013: $697.

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  • Races in Fort Atkinson, WI (2013)

    Fort Atkinson races chart
    • 10,96487.9%White alone
    • 1,1058.9%Hispanic
    • 2772.2%Two or more races
    • 710.6%Asian alone
    • 310.2%Black alone
    • 220.2%American Indian alone
    • 70.06%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Fort Atkinson: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (39.8%), Irish (9.6%), English (6.3%), Norwegian (5.7%), Polish (5.1%), French (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1878

Elevation: 790 feet

Land area: 5.39 square miles.

Population density: 2,314 people per square mile   (low).

Fort Atkinson,WI real estate house value index trend

Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Fort Atkinson:

  • High school or higher: 90.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fort Atkinson city:

  • Never married: 31.8%
  • Now married: 49.5%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

809 residents are foreign born (4.2% Latin America, 1.7% Europe).

This city:

6.5%
Wisconsin:

4.8%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 49 registered sex offenders living in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin as of August 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Fort Atkinson to the number of sex offenders is 254 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,050 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,288 (2.2%)

Fort Atkinson satellite photo by USGS

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 ), Oakland, WI (2.8 miles ), Hebron, WI (2.8 miles ), Whitewater, WI (2.9 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.93 N, Longitude: 88.84 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,078 (+16.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,482 (56.2%)

Area code: 920

Fort Atkinson household income distribution Fort Atkinson home values distribution

Crime rates in Fort Atkinson by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000200101101
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.016.80.00.08.30.08.48.10.08.0
Robberies 2001222031203
per 100,000 17.10.00.08.416.816.716.60.025.28.416.10.024.0
Assaults 31071057714352512168
per 100,000 25.684.858.984.341.958.458.2116.6293.6209.096.6128.664.0
Burglaries 30401426361816231526323428
per 100,000 256.3339.3117.8219.2301.8150.1133.1191.6125.8217.4257.6273.3224.1
Thefts 394373255306311293335219201200197226142
per 100,000 3,366.43,164.02,145.22,580.12,607.12,443.12,786.31,824.41,685.81,672.11,585.91,816.91,136.6
Auto thefts 1419941226375474
per 100,000 119.6161.275.733.7100.616.749.925.058.741.832.256.332.0
Arson 01N/A1000233020
per 100,000 0.08.5N/A8.40.00.00.016.725.225.10.016.10.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 170.4178.1110.6139.0158.4124.8139.8117.0145.5134.9113.3120.689.1

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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 Fort Atkinson detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 26 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
Wisconsin average:

2.19
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.2%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,309 (+12.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin

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Tornado activity:

Fort Atkinson-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 62% 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 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 313.5 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 101.5 miles away from Fort Atkinson 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 288.4 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 346.2 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 312.2 miles away from Fort Atkinson center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 302.4 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 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, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fort Atkinson topographic map

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.

Hospitals and medical centers in Fort Atkinson:

  • FORT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 611 SHERMAN AVE E)
  • PURITY DIALYSIS - FORT ATKINSON (525 HANDEYSIDE LANE)
  • FORT HLTHCARE HOME HLTH (715 SHERMAN AVENUE EAST)
  • ALDEN AT FORT HEALTHCARE, LLC (611 E SHERMAN AVE)
  • FT ATKINSON HEALTH CARE CTR (430 WILCOX ST)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-FORT ATKINSON (430 WILCOX ST)

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: 11,124)
  • Herzing University-Madison (about 28 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 3,160)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 29 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 9,603)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 31 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 31 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 34,621)
  • Edgewood College (about 31 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • Waukesha County Technical College (about 32 miles; Pewaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 4,415)

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)
See full list of schools located in Fort Atkinson

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 91.4. This is worse than average.

City:

91.4
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 35.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.0
U.S.:

32.0

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

  • NORTH SHORE INN (Population served: 257, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ST JOHNS COMMUNITY CHURCH (Population served: 106, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PILGRIMS CAMPGROUND (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TR SUNSET BAR & GRILL (Population served: 77, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PETES BAR (Population served: 61, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ST JOHNS EV LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RIVER FRONT RESORT (Address: W7545 BLACKHAWK ISLAND RD , Population served: 43, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.7%
(10.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 61.1% for Black residents, 50.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.4% for other race residents, 30.9% 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

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, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Fort Atkinson compared to Wisconsin state average:

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

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Wisconsin average:

10.5

Fort Atkinson travel time to work - commute Fort Atkinson mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant21,91650
Catholic18,63710
Mainline Protestant12,03033
Other3645
None30,739-
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: 16
Jefferson County:

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.2%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

28.0%
Wisconsin:

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

15.7%
State:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$15,932$63,7280$0
Other Government Administration 3$10,150$40,6001$1,501
Judicial and Legal 0$0 4$6,166
Police Protection - Officers 19$90,879$57,3970$0
Police - Other 7$21,913$37,56517$6,370
Firefighters 4$20,102$60,30641$16,394
Streets and Highways 20$82,526$49,5161$58
Sewerage 8$31,584$47,3761$472
Parks and Recreation 9$32,288$43,05145$15,015
Water Supply 6$22,679$45,3583$1,221
Local Libraries 5$18,767$45,04131$10,174
Other and Unallocable 2$6,778$40,6680$0
Totals for Government 86$353,598$49,339144$57,371

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,988,000 ($159.27)
    General: $896,000 ($71.78)
    Water Utilities: $576,000 ($46.15)
    Parks & Recreation: $122,000 ($9.77)
    Sewerage: $89,000 ($7.13)
    Libraries: $23,000 ($1.84)
    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 ($161.91)
    Police Protection: $1,687,000 ($135.15)
    Regular Highways: $1,179,000 ($94.46)
    Water Utilities: $942,000 ($75.47)
    Parks & Recreation: $810,000 ($64.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $533,000 ($42.70)
    Libraries: $516,000 ($41.34)
    Fire Protection: $438,000 ($35.09)
    Central Staff Services: $297,000 ($23.79)
    Transit Utilities: $196,000 ($15.70)
    Natural Resources - Other: $142,000 ($11.38)
    General - Other: $139,000 ($11.14)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $124,000 ($9.93)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $117,000 ($9.37)
    General Public Buildings: $54,000 ($4.33)
    Financial Administration: $42,000 ($3.36)
    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 ($99.98)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Regular Highways: $63,000 ($5.05)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Regular Highways: $158,000 ($12.66)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $533,000 ($42.70)
    Sewerage: $322,000 ($25.80)
    Police Protection: $234,000 ($18.75)
    Regular Highways: $81,000 ($6.49)
    Central Staff: $16,000 ($1.28)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,935,000 ($315.25)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $116,000 ($9.29)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $7,000 ($0.56)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,584,000 ($207.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $216,000 ($17.30)
    Parks & Recreation: $203,000 ($16.26)
    All Other: $139,000 ($11.14)
    Regular Highways: $32,000 ($2.56)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $280,000 ($22.43)
    Highways: $5,000 ($0.40)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $368,000 ($29.48)
    General Revenue, NEC: $328,000 ($26.28)
    Special Assessments: $125,000 ($10.01)
    Rents: $12,000 ($0.96)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,215,000 ($97.34)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,035,000 ($163.03)
    Highways: $499,000 ($39.98)
    All Other: $338,000 ($27.08)
  • Tax - Property: $4,363,000 ($349.54)
    NEC: $192,000 ($15.38)
    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 ($154.86)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $18,392,000 ($1473.48)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $300,000 ($24.03)
    Other NEC: $0 ($0.00)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $7,949,000 ($636.84)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $1,683,000 ($134.83)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $9,740,000 ($780.32)
    Water Utilities: $475,000 ($38.05)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $703,000 ($56.32)
    Water Utilities: $75,000 ($6.01)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $646,000 ($51.75)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,102,000 ($168.40)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,367,000 ($109.52)

6.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,970 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dane County, WI  1.19% ($37,417 average AGI)
from Waukesha County, WI  0.96% ($38,674)
from Dodge County, WI  0.89% ($32,003)


6.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,605 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dodge County, WI  1.07% ($32,875 average AGI)
to Dane County, WI  1.03% ($34,501)
to Waukesha County, WI  0.89% ($37,416)

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 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 17m56ftTotal length
  • 7,215Total average daily traffic
  • 248Total average daily truck traffic
  • 24,842Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

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 Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Burger King1Nike1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
FedEx1Subway2
Ford1T-Mobile1
Goodwill2Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1U.S. Cellular2
KFC1UPS2
Kmart1
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