Highland, Wisconsin

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Population in 2014: 844 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.3%
 
Males: 405  (48.0%)
Females: 439  (52.0%)
Median resident age:  34.7 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 53543.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $44,163 (it was $37,228 in 2000)
Highland:

$44,163
WI:

$56,811

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $22,358 (it was $16,176 in 2000)

Highland village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $100,912 (it was $75,800 in 2000)
Highland:

$100,912
WI:

$173,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $111,672; Detached houses: $115,801; Mobile homes: $8,346

Median gross rent in 2016: $569.

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  • Races in Highland, WI (2010)

    Highland races chart
    • 81596.8%White alone
    • 91.1%Two or more races
    • 81.0%Hispanic
    • 60.7%American Indian alone
    • 30.4%Black alone
    • 10.1%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Highland: 86.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (29.1%), American (13.5%), Irish (10.8%), Norwegian (8.8%), Czech (7.8%), Polish (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1873

Elevation: 1192 feet

Land area: 1.13 square miles.

Population density: 746 people per square mile   (low).

Highland,WI real estate house value index trend

Highland, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Highland:

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Highland village:

  • Never married: 30.6%
  • Now married: 54.1%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

14 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.5%
Wisconsin:

4.8%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Highland, Wisconsin as of November 17, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Highland to the number of sex offenders is 185 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,895 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,348 (2.2%)

Highland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dubuque, IA (40.6 miles , pop. 57,686).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (49.8 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (161.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Montfort, WI (2.4 miles ), Cobb, WI (2.5 miles ), Castle Rock, WI (2.5 miles ), Wingville, WI (2.6 miles ), Edmund, WI (2.8 miles) , Clyde, WI (3.1 miles ), Avoca, WI (3.1 miles ), Muscoda, WI (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $52,700
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $85,300
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $126,700
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $66,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $152,900
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $179,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.05 N, Longitude: 90.38 W

Area code: 608

Highland household income distribution Highland home values distribution

Crime rates in Highland by Year
Type 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Burglaries 2102151412
per 100,000 244.2125.80.0236.41,783.6117.2470.6118.3237.2
Theft 455356333
per 100,000 488.4628.9612.0354.6594.5703.4352.9355.0355.9
Auto thefts 100000100
per 100,000 122.10.00.00.00.00.0117.60.00.0
Arson 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 256.8) 46.434.024.530.7148.636.356.522.530.8

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Crime rate in Highland detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.19
Wisconsin average:

2.03
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.0%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +49 (+6.1%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (23%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Highland, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Highland-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 56% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.9 miles away from the Highland village center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.7 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Highland-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 343.5 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 133.3 miles away from Highland 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 320.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 103.6 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 375.6 miles away from Highland 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 342.8 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 Iowa County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Highland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Highland:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-RIVERDALE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MUSCODA, WI)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY-FENNIMORE (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; FENNIMORE, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Highland:

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 23 miles; Platteville, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,679)
  • Edgewood College (about 49 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 50 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 34,621)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 50 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 54 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 9,603)
  • Herzing University-Madison (about 56 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 3,160)
  • Viterbo University (about 68 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 2,848)

Public high school in Highland:

  • HIGHLAND COMMUNITY HIGH (Location: 1030 CARDINAL DR, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)

Public elementary/middle schools in Highland:

  • HIGHLAND COMMUNITY MIDDLE (Students: 58, Location: 1030 CARDINAL DR, Grades: 6-8, Charter school)
  • HIGHLAND COMMUNITY ELEMENTARY (Location: 1030 CARDINAL DR, Grades: PK-5, Charter school)
See full list of schools located in Highland

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Birthplace of Annette E. Breiwa

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Notable locations in Highland: Highland Wastewater Treatment Facility (A), Highland Ambulance Service (B), Highland Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Iowa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 14.6%
(10.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 52.4% for Black residents, 7.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 53.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  64.4%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.7%
Whole state:  7.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
7 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Highland (2011 data):

  • Highland State Bank: at 541 North Main Street, branch established on 1903/06/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $29.0 mil, Deposits: $25.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Southwestern Wisconsin Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Wisconsin average:

10.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Highland village (based on Iowa County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,6328
Mainline Protestant4,24723
Evangelical Protestant69413
Other281
None12,086-
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: 5
Iowa County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Iowa County:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

11.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Iowa County:

28.1%
Wisconsin:

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

13.8%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Highland:

50.2%
Wisconsin:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.0%
Wisconsin:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.2
Wisconsin:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Highland:

21.0%
Wisconsin:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.5%
Wisconsin:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.5%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

56.7%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Highland:

77.1%
Wisconsin:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Highland, WI Residents
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
Other Government Administration 1$3,140$37,6800$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,618$31,4161$74
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$2,746
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$810
Sewerage 0$0 2$2,064
Water Supply 0$0 2$2,228
Totals for Government 2$5,758$34,5488$7,922

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

  • Construction - General: $129,000 ($152.84)
    Regular Highways: $78,000 ($92.42)
    Parks & Recreation: $14,000 ($16.59)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $154,000 ($182.46)
    Sewerage: $92,000 ($109.00)
    Water Utilities: $60,000 ($71.09)
    Fire Protection: $59,000 ($69.91)
    Central Staff Services: $46,000 ($54.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $44,000 ($52.13)
    Financial Administration: $24,000 ($28.44)
    Police Protection: $20,000 ($23.70)
    General Public Buildings: $15,000 ($17.77)
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($10.66)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($7.11)
    Health Services - Other: $4,000 ($4.74)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $42,000 ($49.76)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $125,000 ($148.10)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $109,000 ($129.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $47,000 ($55.69)
    All Other: $2,000 ($2.37)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($1.18)
    Housing & Community Development: $0 ($0.00)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $39,000 ($46.21)
    Rents: $16,000 ($18.96)
    General Revenue, NEC: $8,000 ($9.48)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($1.18)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $57,000 ($67.54)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $207,000 ($245.26)
    Highways: $50,000 ($59.24)
    All Other: $4,000 ($4.74)
  • Tax - Property: $71,000 ($84.12)
    NEC: $3,000 ($3.55)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $698,000 ($827.01)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $120,000 ($142.18)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $120,000 ($142.18)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $666,000 ($789.10)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $32,000 ($37.91)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $899,000 ($1065.17)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $65,000 ($77.01)

5.36% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,434 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.36%
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  1.53% ($45,243 average AGI)
from Grant County, WI  0.87% ($29,298)
from Lafayette County, WI  0.42% ($30,366)


6.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,033 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 Dane County, WI  1.98% ($33,036 average AGI)
to Grant County, WI  0.79% ($17,143)
to Lafayette County, WI  0.36% ($29,571)

Strongest AM radio stations in Highland:

  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLMV (1480 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTDY (1670 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KDTH (1370 AM; 5 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Highland:

  • WHHI (91.3 FM; HIGHLAND, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WJTY (88.1 FM; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: JOY PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WDMP-FM (99.3 FM; DODGEVILLE, WI; Owner: DODGE POINT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGLR-FM (97.7 FM; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WOLX-FM (94.9 FM; BARABOO, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • KATF (92.9 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WIBA-FM (101.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIYX (106.1 FM; SAGEVILLE, IA; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WPVL-FM (107.1 FM; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WRCO-FM (100.9 FM; RICHLAND CENTER, WI; Owner: FRUIT BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Highland:

  • 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)
  • WDLS-LP (Channel 35; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • WMTV (Channel 15; MADISON, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KFXB (Channel 40; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: DUBUQUE TV LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • W22CI (Channel 22; BLOOMINGTON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Highland)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 4837 Tower Rd (Lat: 43.048778 Lon: -90.368861), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 123.4 m, Overall height: 128.9 m, Call Sign: KDP358
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.385 MHzGrant Date: 11/06/2013, Expiration Date: 01/03/2024Registrant: Spectrum Pro, Baraboo, WI 53913, Phone: (608) 356-7257, Email:
  • Whhi Tower E City Limits (Lat: 43.049444 Lon: -90.366778), Call Sign: KNHH960
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.955 MHzGrant Date: 06/09/1998, Expiration Date: 08/25/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/10/2002Registrant: State Of Wisconsin, 1 W Wilson St, Madison, WI 53701, Phone: (608) 266-0471
  • 1030 Cardinal Drive (Lat: 43.055278 Lon: -90.378611), Call Sign: WQKX454
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.705 MHzGrant Date: 03/12/2014, Expiration Date: 05/18/2024, Certifier: Tom HoffmanRegistrant: General Communications Inc, 2880 Commerce Park Drive, Madison, WI 53719, Phone: (608) 310-7091, Fax: (641) 752-0674, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 43.049444 Lon: -90.366778, Call Sign: KSF765, Licensee ID: L00003504
    Assigned Frequencies: 26.1100 MHz, 26.3900 MHzGrant Date: 08/16/2000, Expiration Date: 12/01/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2010Registrant: State Of Wisconsin - Educational Communications Board, 3319 W. Beltline Hwy., Madison, WI 53713

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • HIGHLAND, 4837 Tower Rd (Lat: 43.048611 Lon: -90.369167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 126.2 m, Call Sign: WPOT676
    Assigned Frequencies: 6618.75 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6093.45 MHzGrant Date: 03/12/2009, Expiration Date: 06/08/2019Registrant: State Of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53707-7912, Phone: (608) 266-2497, Fax: (608) 267-4495, Email:
  • Highland WI, Tower Rd N Of Hwy 80 (Lat: 43.048611 Lon: -90.369167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 126.2 m, Call Sign: WQFT652
    Assigned Frequencies: 945.000 MHzGrant Date: 09/29/2006, Expiration Date: 12/01/2020, Certifier: Wendy WinkRegistrant: Dow Lohnes Pllc, 1200 New Hampshire Ave, Nw Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 776-2000, Fax: (202) 776-2222, Email:
  • HIGHLAND, Lat: 43.045139 Lon: -90.380306, Call Sign: WQLA555
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.393 MHzGrant Date: 11/12/2009, Expiration Date: 11/12/2019, Certifier: Becky FredericksRegistrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N9XVH, Grant Date: 07/15/1994, Expiration Date: 07/15/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/18/2006, Registrant: Gary J Richgels, 1012 W Dodgeville, Highland, WI 53543

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: SIXCHUTER SPIRIT XL (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 61151 , Serial Number: SPIRIT XL 2884, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 11/09/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas E Pinch, 1210 Dodgeville St, Highland, WI 53543
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 66700 , Serial Number: 15076218, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 10/19/1974
    Registrant (Corporation): Red Barn Aircraft LLC, 5431 Hwy 80, Highland, WI 53543
  • Aircraft: HALE LARRY O ACRO SPORT II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 68LH , Serial Number: 434, Year manufactured: 1990, Airworthiness Date: 06/28/1990
    Registrant (Individual): James W Gottschall, 5431 State Road 80, Highland, WI 53543
  • Aircraft: SIXCHUTER SPIRIT XL (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle
    N-Number: 8045J , Serial Number: 2810
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel D Dorota, 327 Willow Springs Rd, Highland, WI 53543
    Deregistered: Yes

Drinking water stations with addresses in Highland and their reported violations in the past:

HIGHLAND WATERWORKS (Population served: 842, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • OTTER CREEK LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 42, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (49%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Other fuel (3%)

Businesses in Highland, WI

  • Ford: 1

Highland compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 2 other airmen in this city.
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