Lake Koshkonong, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 1,204.
Population change since 2000: -1.2%
Males: 631  (52.4%)
Females: 573  (47.6%)
Median resident age:

55.0 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.9 years

Zip codes: 53563.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $82,095 (it was $54,412 in 2000)
Lake Koshkonong:

$82,095
WI:

$64,168

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $54,043 (it was $23,801 in 2000)

Lake Koshkonong CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $290,668 (it was $139,000 in 2000)
Lake Koshkonong:

$290,668
WI:

$197,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $223,905; detached houses: $243,746; townhouses or other attached units: $167,351; in 2-unit structures: $66,867; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $61,573; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $202,101; mobile homes: $33,650

Median gross rent in 2019: $902.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lake Koshkonong: 89.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 2.6%
(2.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.2% for Black residents, 16.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Lake Koshkonong, WI (2010)
    • 1,15996.3%White alone
    • 211.7%Hispanic
    • 90.7%Asian alone
    • 70.6%Black alone
    • 60.5%Two or more races
    • 20.2%American Indian alone

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

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Ancestries: German (44.1%), American (9.7%), Norwegian (8.2%), English (4.7%), Irish (4.7%), Polish (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 14.3 square miles.

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

Lake Koshkonong, Wisconsin map

21 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.9%
Wisconsin:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,708 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $4,319 (1.5%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Lake Koshkonong, WI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Lake Koshkonong, WI in 2019

Lake Koshkonong satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.8%
Wisconsin:

4.5%
Most common industries in Lake Koshkonong, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.8%)
  • Food (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Construction (6.4%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.2%)
  • Food (7.5%)
  • Machinery (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.5%)
  • Food (7.3%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Lake Koshkonong, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.3%)
  • Registered nurses (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Registered nurses (6.0%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.8%)

Average climate in Lake Koshkonong, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 60.4. This is better than average.

City:

60.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.2
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Lake Koshkonong-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 63% 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 34% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 309.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 96.9 miles away from the city 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 284.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 309.9 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2010 at 09:59:35, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 65.7 miles away from Lake Koshkonong center
On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 184.1 miles away from Lake Koshkonong 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 Jefferson County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lake Koshkonong topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lake Koshkonong:

  • EDGERTON HOSPITAL AND HEALTH SERVICES Critical Access Hospitals (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)
  • FORT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; FORT ATKINSON, WI)
  • ALDEN AT FORT HEALTHCARE, LLC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FORT ATKINSON, WI)
  • EDGERTON CARE CENTER, INC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; EDGERTON, WI)
  • FT ATKINSON HEALTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 8 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: 11,124)
  • Herzing University-Madison (about 27 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 3,160)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 27 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 9,603)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 28 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 28 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 34,621)
  • Edgewood College (about 28 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • Waukesha County Technical College (about 38 miles; Pewaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 4,415)

Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Lake Koshkonong:

Marital status in Lake Koshkonong, WI
  • Never married: 19.1%
  • Now married: 65.1%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

For population 25 years and over in Lake Koshkonong:

  • High school or higher: 94.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Wisconsin average:

10.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant21,91650
Catholic18,63710
Mainline Protestant12,03033
Other3645
None30,739-
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: 16
This county:

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

9.12 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

7.2%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

28.0%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

15.7%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

62.5%
Wisconsin:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lake Koshkonong:

65.1%
Wisconsin:

45.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.5
Wisconsin:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lake Koshkonong:

12.8%
Wisconsin:

21.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lake Koshkonong:

6.9
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

30.9%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
Here:

68.4%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.5%
Wisconsin:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lake Koshkonong, WI Residents

7.18% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,220 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.18%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Waukesha County, WI  1.31% ($57,852 average AGI)
from Dane County, WI  1.15% ($50,902)
from Dodge County, WI  1.03% ($39,456)


6.79% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,001 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.79%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Dane County, WI  1.10% ($47,870 average AGI)
to Dodge County, WI  1.00% ($39,056)
to Waukesha County, WI  0.99% ($59,814)

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)

Lake Koshkonong fatal accident list:

Nov 17, 2017 04:58 PM, Sr-26, County Line Rd, Lat: 42.847311, Lon: -88.917836, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Oct 16, 2005 09:57 PM, Sr-26, Lat: 42.882810, Lon: -88.877450, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 31, 1998 12:47 AM, Sr-106, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 30ft / 9.2mTotal length
  • $196,000Total costs
  • 32,838Total average daily traffic
  • 732Total average daily truck traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lake Koshkonong, WI
  • 77.5%Utility gas
  • 9.1%Electricity
  • 7.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.7%Wood
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lake Koshkonong, WI
  • 59.6%Utility gas
  • 25.0%Electricity
  • 15.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Lake Koshkonong 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.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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