Johnstown, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 778. Population change since 2000: -3.0%
Males: 402  (51.7%)
Females: 376  (48.3%)
Median resident age:  45.7 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53190, 54826.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $61,647 (it was $55,313 in 2000)
Johnstown:

$61,647
WI:

$56,811

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $28,722 (it was $22,452 in 2000)

Johnstown town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $207,423 (it was $146,900 in 2000)
Johnstown:

$207,423
WI:

$173,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $162,106; Detached houses: $160,437; Townhouses or other attached units: $239,941; In 2-unit structures: $165,297; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $142,134; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $650,622; Mobile homes: $26,436
  • Races in Johnstown, WI (2010)

    Johnstown races chart
    • 76998.8%White alone
    • 60.8%Hispanic
    • 30.4%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Johnstown: 94.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (41.0%), Irish (14.3%), English (13.8%), Norwegian (12.7%), United States (5.0%), French (4.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 952 feet

Land area: 36.2 square miles.

Population density: 21 people per square mile   (very low).

Johnstown,WI real estate house value index trend

Johnstown, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Johnstown:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Johnstown town:

  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 63.0%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

14 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.7%
Wisconsin:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Johnstown town:  1.5% ($2,232)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
Johnstown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Janesville, WI (9.6 miles , pop. 59,498).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (37.6 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (84.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lake Lorraine, WI (2.2 miles ), Richmond, WI (2.5 miles ), Bradford, WI (2.5 miles ), Harmony, WI (2.6 miles ), Milton, WI (2.7 miles ), La Prairie, WI (3.0 miles ), Whitewater, WI (3.1 miles ), Janesville, WI (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $142,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $164,700
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $156,100
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $118,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $151,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $283,300
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $237,500
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $200,800
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $235,300
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $292,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $264,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $255,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $317,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.72 N, Longitude: 88.83 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 608

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Transportation equipment (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (4%)
  • Health care (22%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Transportation equipment (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (12%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)

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

Average climate in Johnstown, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Johnstown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 57% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/24/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.9 miles away from the Johnstown town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/27/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.7 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Johnstown-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 299.2 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 87.0 miles away from Johnstown 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 274.0 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 331.9 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 297.9 miles away from Johnstown center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 288.0 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 Rock County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 4, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Johnstown topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Johnstown:

  • HOSPICE TEAM CARE INC (Hospital, about 9 miles away; JANESVILLE, WI)
  • DAVITA - JANESVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; JANESVILLE, WI)
  • ST ELIZABETH NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; JANESVILLE, WI)
  • JANESVILLE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; JANESVILLE, WI)
  • LUTH SOC SVC HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; WHITEWATER, WI)
  • FAIRHAVEN CORP (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WHITEWATER, WI)
  • FAIRHAVEN CORPORATION (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WHITEWATER, WI)

Amtrak stations near Johnstown:

  • 8 miles: JANESVILLE (3136 EAST COUNTY ROAD O)
  • 9 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.
  • 19 miles: BELOIT (HWY. 75 & HWY. 51) - Bus Station . Services: call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Johnstown:

  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 10 miles; Whitewater, WI; Full-time enrollment: 11,124)
  • Rock Valley College (about 30 miles; Rockford, IL; FT enrollment: 6,269)
  • Carroll University (about 37 miles; Waukesha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,313)
  • Herzing University-Madison (about 38 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 3,160)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 38 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 9,603)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 38 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)
  • Edgewood College (about 39 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 2,455)

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Notable locations in Johnstown: Six Corners (A), Venable Farms (B), O'Leary Farms (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Johnstown: United Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Rock 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 79.4. This is about average.

City:

79.4
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 33.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 11.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.8
U.S.:

9.4
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  77.7%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.3%
Whole state:  7.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.9%
Whole state:

8.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.9%
Whole state:

3.7%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Wisconsin average:

11.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Johnstown town (based on Rock County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic27,15812
Mainline Protestant24,20848
Evangelical Protestant22,17780
Other1,34713
Black Protestant9414
None84,500-
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: 22
Rock County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Rock County:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 65
Rock County:

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 130
Here:

8.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Rock County:

27.5%
Wisconsin:

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

13.5%
State:

13.0%

4.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,510 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.18%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($208 average AGI)
Rock County:

0.03%
Wisconsin average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dane County, WI  0.76% ($37,595 average AGI)
from Winnebago County, IL  0.43% ($30,690)
from Walworth County, WI  0.30% ($32,387)


4.50% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,110 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.50%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($152 average AGI)
Rock County:

0.03%
Wisconsin average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dane County, WI  0.81% ($35,033 average AGI)
to Winnebago County, IL  0.39% ($35,508)
to Walworth County, WI  0.24% ($37,582)

Strongest AM radio stations in Johnstown:

  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, 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.)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTJK (1380 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH BELOIT, IL; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCLO (1230 AM; 1 kW; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: SOUTHERN WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, LLC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WLMV (1480 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTDY (1670 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Johnstown:

  • WSLD (104.5 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WJVL (99.9 FM; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: SOUTHERN WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WSUW (91.7 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS, UNIV. OF WIS.)
  • WKCH (106.5 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WKPO (105.9 FM; EVANSVILLE, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WZEE (104.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHAD (90.7 FM; DELAFIELD, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WIBA-FM (101.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WORT (89.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BACK PORCH RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFEN (88.3 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAITH ACADEMY, DBA WFEN)
  • WGFB (103.1 FM; ROCKTON, IL; Owner: WRWC, Inc.)
  • WJJO (94.1 FM; WATERTOWN, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGMENT, INC.)
  • WKMQ-FM (96.7 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGSL (91.1 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN LIFE CENTER SCHOOL)
  • WMGN (98.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WLKG (96.1 FM; LAKE GENEVA, WI; Owner: CTJ COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WQFL (100.9 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUEST FOR LIFE, INC.)
  • WXRX (104.9 FM; BELVIDERE, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Johnstown:

  • 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)
  • W65EE (Channel 65; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WMTV (Channel 15; MADISON, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WIFR (Channel 23; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTVO (Channel 17; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WINNEBAGO TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WFBN-LP (Channel 33; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQRF-TV (Channel 39; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUORUM OF ROCKFORD LICENSE, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 75Total average daily traffic
  • 83Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (59%)
  • Utility gas (22%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (15%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Electricity (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Johnstown compared to Wisconsin 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 above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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