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Current weather forecast for Lake Koshkonong, WI
Population in 2010: 1,204. Population change since 2000: -1.2%
Males: 590  (49.0%)
Females: 614  (51.0%)

Median resident age:  49.4 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53563.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $53,853 (it was $54,412 in 2000)
Lake Koshkonong:

$53,853
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $33,131

Lake Koshkonong CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $269,658 (it was $139,000 in 2000)
Lake Koshkonong:

$269,658
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $294,101; Detached houses: $299,264; Townhouses or other attached units: $382,012; In 2-unit structures: $258,388; Mobile homes: $92,075

Median gross rent in 2012: $931.

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  • White alone - 1,159 (96.3%)
  • Hispanic - 21 (1.7%)
  • Asian alone - 9 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 7 (0.6%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lake Koshkonong: 91.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Lake Koshkonong, WI forum
Recent posts about Lake Koshkonong, Wisconsin on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users. Lake Koshkonong is mentioned 21 times on our forum:
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cute, cheap lake town for weekend home  (29 replies)
Janesville -- need current info for retirees  (12 replies)
Where to Live between Madison and Janesville  (7 replies)
What area near Madison can I get acerage & waterfront for 250k  (16 replies)

Ancestries: German (34.6%), Irish (10.5%), United States (10.5%), Norwegian (8.4%), Dutch (5.8%), English (4.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 14.3 square miles.

Population density: 84 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Lake Koshkonong:

  • High school or higher: 87.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake Koshkonong CDP:

  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

17 residents are foreign born

This place:  1.8%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,842 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $4,819 (1.7%)

Lake Koshkonong satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Janesville, WI (12.8 miles , pop. 59,498).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (27.4 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (95.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Sumner, WI (1.8 miles ), Milton, WI (2.4 miles ), Koshkonong, WI (2.4 miles ), Albion, WI (2.5 miles ), Fort Atkinson, WI (2.6 miles ), Edgerton, WI (2.6 miles ), Fulton, WI (2.7 miles ), Oakland, WI (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 42.86 N, Longitude: 88.94 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 608

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.0%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (52%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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Average climate in Lake Koshkonong, Wisconsin

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Tornado activity:

Lake Koshkonong-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 142% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 41.2 miles away from the Lake Koshkonong place center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/27/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.0 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lake Koshkonong-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 96.9 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 82.7 miles away from Lake Koshkonong center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), 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, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lake Koshkonong topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Lake Koshkonong:

  • EDGERTON HOSPITAL AND HEALTH SERVICES (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 6 miles away; EDGERTON, WI)
  • EDGERTON HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; EDGERTON, WI)
  • FORT HLTHCARE HOME HLTH (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; FORT ATKINSON, WI)

Amtrak stations near Lake Koshkonong:

  • 11 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.
  • 14 miles: JANESVILLE (3136 EAST COUNTY ROAD O)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake Koshkonong:

  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 11 miles; Whitewater, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,532)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 27 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 5,928)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 28 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 8,846)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 28 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 37,050)
  • Carroll University (about 38 miles; Waukesha, WI; FT enrollment: 2,756)
  • Waukesha County Technical College (about 38 miles; Pewaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 2,559)
  • Rock Valley College (about 39 miles; Rockford, IL; FT enrollment: 3,903)

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Lakes: Lake Koshkonong (A), Mud Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Otter Creek (A), Koshkonong Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Jefferson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 1.6%
(1.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  67.2%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.2%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Lake Koshkonong, WI

Lake Koshkonong compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Lake Koshkonong travel time to work - commute


Lake Koshkonong mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Lake Koshkonong CDP (based on Jefferson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 76.99%
Here77.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of Christ
Adherents37.8%29.2%13.8%5.4%3.1%
Congregations12.5%20.0%12.5%16.3%5.0%
NameLutheran ChurchMoravian Church in America Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsOther
Adherents3.0%2.8%1.3%1.2%2.2%
Congregations7.5%5.0%1.3%6.3%13.8%
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
Here:

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.12 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

7.2%
State:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.0%
State:

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

15.7%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

7.60% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,953 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.60%
Wisconsin average:

6.06%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($73 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.04%
Wisconsin average:

0.08%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Waukesha County, WI  1.57% ($46,643 average AGI)
from Dane County, WI  1.18% ($41,295)
from Dodge County, WI  1.08% ($33,817)


7.54% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,525 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.54%
Wisconsin average:

6.22%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($153 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.03%
Wisconsin average:

0.04%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Dodge County, WI  1.29% ($36,545 average AGI)
to Dane County, WI  1.28% ($36,843)
to Waukesha County, WI  0.97% ($40,479)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Koshkonong:

  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • WHA (970 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD REGENTS OF UNIV OF WI SYSTEM)
  • WNWC (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SUN PRAIRIE, WI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFAW (940 AM; 1 kW; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WIBA (1310 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Koshkonong:

  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WJVL (99.9 FM; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: SOUTHERN WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WJJO (94.1 FM; WATERTOWN, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGMENT, INC.)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WKCH (106.5 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WZEE (104.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSLD (104.5 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKPO (105.9 FM; EVANSVILLE, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WORT (89.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BACK PORCH RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIBA-FM (101.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMGN (98.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WSUW (91.7 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS, UNIV. OF WIS.)
  • WHAD (90.7 FM; DELAFIELD, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WMMM-FM (105.5 FM; VERONA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • W215AQ (90.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • 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 Lake Koshkonong:

  • 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.)
  • W65EE (Channel 65; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WWRS-TV (Channel 52; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W23BW (Channel 23; MADISON, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W38CT (Channel 38; MADISON, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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