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Population in 2012: 366 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +12.3%
 

Males: 198  (54.3%)
Females: 168  (45.7%)

Median resident age:  39.1 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53941.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,627 (it was $36,250 in 2000)
La Valle:

$40,627
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,126

La Valle village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $97,263 (it was $68,500 in 2000)
La Valle:

$97,263
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $114,160; Detached houses: $111,406; Townhouses or other attached units: $116,160; In 2-unit structures: $218,768; Mobile homes: $31,750

Median gross rent in 2012: $657.

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  • White alone - 352 (95.9%)
  • Hispanic - 8 (2.2%)
  • Asian alone - 6 (1.6%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in La Valle: 88.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (42.2%), English (13.7%), Irish (12.2%), Norwegian (6.7%), French (4.3%), Italian (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1883

Elevation: 896 feet

Land area: 0.42 square miles.

Population density: 874 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in La Valle:

  • High school or higher: 82.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in La Valle village:

  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 50.2%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 19.8%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in La Valle, Wisconsin as of October 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in La Valle to the number of sex offenders is 295 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,360 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,600 (1.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Madison, WI (51.1 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (173.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ironton, WI (1.6 miles ), Cazenovia, WI (2.3 miles ), Winfield, WI (2.4 miles ), Woodland, WI (2.5 miles ), Wonewoc, WI (2.6 miles ), Reedsburg, WI (2.7 miles ), Lime Ridge, WI (2.8 miles) , Seven Mile Creek, WI (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,500
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $69,800
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 43.58 N, Longitude: 90.13 W

Area code: 608

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.8%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -106 (-24.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (36%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (3%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Information (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (18%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (18%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

La Valle-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 120% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 37.2 miles away from the La Valle village center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.0 miles away from the village center killed one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sauk County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near La Valle:

  • SAUK CO HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; REEDSBURG, WI)
  • HESS HOME HLTH (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; MAUSTON, WI)
  • MILE BLUFF MEDICAL CENTER, INC (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 7 miles away; MAUSTON, WI)

Political contributions by individuals in La Valle, WI

Amtrak station near La Valle:

  • 19 miles: WISCONSIN DELLS (LACROSSE ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to La Valle:

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 51 miles; Madison, WI; Full-time enrollment: 37,050)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 52 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 8,846)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 52 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 5,928)
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (about 58 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 8,660)
  • Viterbo University (about 58 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 2,076)
  • Western Technical College (about 59 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 2,278)
  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 62 miles; Platteville, WI; FT enrollment: 6,352)

Public elementary/middle school in La Valle:

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Library in La Valle:

  • LA VALLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $21,658; Location: 101 W. MAIN ST.; 5,066 books; 8,370 e-books; 3,975 audio materials; 936 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 10 other licensed databases; 18 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: La Valle Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: La Valle Mill Pond 243 (A), LaValle Mill Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Reedsburg Outdoor Club Inc (Recreation Areas; S2064 Luedtke Road).

Hotel: Four Seasons Sports (4251 Hy 33 East).

 
Sauk County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.8. This is about average.
City:

34.8
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 1.51. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.51
U.S.:

3.63
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.75. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.75
U.S.:

9.59

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

DELLWOOD COURT LLC (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-05-1998), St Boil Water Order (AUG-06-1998), St Public Notif received (AUG-11-1998), St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-1998), St Public Notif received (SEP-28-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • LA VALLE WATERWORKS (Address: PO BOX 13, Population served: 323, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • IRONTON WATERWORKS (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORTH END (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.7%
(9.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.5% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.2 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  58.8%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  12.1%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

La Valle compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in La Valle (2011 data):

  • State Bank of Cazenovia: La Valle Branch at 133 Main Street, branch established on 1934/04/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $34.8 mil, Deposits: $28.9 mil, headquarters in Cazenovia, WI, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


La Valle travel time to work - commute


La Valle mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (64%)
  • Wood (16%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for La Valle village (based on Sauk County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.84%
Here64.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodLutheran Church
Adherents48.9%16.2%9.3%7.9%5.9%
Congregations11.7%10.4%18.2%10.4%7.8%
NameUnited Church of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of the NazareneAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.2%1.9%1.7%1.0%5.1%
Congregations2.6%3.9%2.6%2.6%29.9%
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
Sauk County:

2.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Sauk County:

7.02 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 76
This county:

13.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Sauk County:

8.1%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Sauk County:

28.6%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.3%
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
Other Government Administration 1$1,932$23,1840$0
Streets and Highways 1$4,416$52,9921$974
Totals for Government 2$6,348$38,0881$974

La Valle government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $11,000 ($30.05)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $64,000 ($174.86)
    Water Utilities: $58,000 ($158.47)
    Sewerage: $43,000 ($117.49)
    Fire Protection: $38,000 ($103.83)
    Central Staff Services: $26,000 ($71.04)
    Parks & Recreation: $22,000 ($60.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($40.98)
    Libraries: $13,000 ($35.52)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($16.39)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($13.66)
    Health Services - Other: $4,000 ($10.93)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($5.46)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($2.73)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,000 ($2.73)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($2.73)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $2,000 ($5.46)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $41,000 ($112.02)

La Valle government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $32,000 ($87.43)
    All Other: $6,000 ($16.39)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($13.66)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($10.93)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,000 ($10.93)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $45,000 ($122.95)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($27.32)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $43,000 ($117.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $112,000 ($306.01)
    Highways: $15,000 ($40.98)
    All Other: $4,000 ($10.93)
  • Tax - Property: $73,000 ($199.45)
    NEC: $4,000 ($10.93)

La Valle government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $25,000 ($68.31)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $13,000 ($35.52)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $38,000 ($103.83)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $423,000 ($1155.74)

6.79% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,230 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.79%
Wisconsin average:

6.06%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($217 average AGI)
Sauk County:

0.12%
Wisconsin average:

0.08%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Dane County, WI  1.38% ($41,144 average AGI)
from Columbia County, WI  0.89% ($36,736)
from Juneau County, WI  0.53% ($27,785)


6.60% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,785 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.60%
Wisconsin average:

6.22%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Dane County, WI  1.54% ($35,662 average AGI)
to Columbia County, WI  0.72% ($35,185)
to Juneau County, WI  0.49% ($29,900)

Strongest AM radio stations in La Valle:

  • WRDB (1400 AM; 1 kW; REEDSBURG, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKTY (580 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIBU (900 AM; 1 kW; WISCONSIN DELLS, WI; Owner: MAGNUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in La Valle:

  • WNFM (104.9 FM; REEDSBURG, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WBDL (102.9 FM; REEDSBURG, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WOLX-FM (94.9 FM; BARABOO, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WRJC-FM (92.1 FM; MAUSTON, WI; Owner: WRJC, INCORPORATED)
  • WVCX (98.9 FM; TOMAH, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WXYM (96.1 FM; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOG (94.5 FM; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • WCJZ (96.3 FM; SAUK CITY, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNNO-FM (106.9 FM; WISCONSIN DELLS, WI; Owner: MAGNUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRCO-FM (100.9 FM; RICHLAND CENTER, WI; Owner: FRUIT BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around La Valle:

  • WDLS-LP (Channel 35; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • 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)

La Valle fatal accident list:

Apr 28, 1986 01:30 AM, Commercial, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total average daily traffic: 6,331
Total average daily truck traffic: 155
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 8,030


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