For population 25 years and over in Holton:
For population 15 years and over in Holton town:
17 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eau Claire, WI (61.4 miles , pop. 61,704).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (139.1 miles , pop. 208,054).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (253.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Dorchester, WI (1.9 miles ), Abbotsford, WI (1.9 miles ), Mayville, WI (2.3 miles ), Johnson, WI (2.4 miles ), Deer Creek, WI (2.4 miles ), Colby, WI (2.4 miles ), Hull, WI (2.5 miles ), Stetsonville, WI (2.6 miles ).
Latitude: 44.99 N, Longitude: 90.26 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 715
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: -75 (-7.6%).
Work and jobs in Holton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Holton, Wisconsin
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Holton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 48% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/4/1958, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.2 miles away from the Holton town center killed 4 people and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 9/28/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the town center injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Marathon County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Holton:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Holton:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.91. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.3 miles away from the city center.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Holton compared to Wisconsin state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Holton (based on Marathon County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 70.82%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 32
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 54
Number of full-service restaurants: 106
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.26% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,687 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($260 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.91% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,625 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($139 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 22See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Holton, WI
Total length: 43 meters (141ft)
Total costs: $140,000
Total average daily traffic: 47,669
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,154
Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic: 63,499
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