Lake Koshkonong, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 1,204. Population change since 2000: -1.2%
Males: 582  (48.3%)
Females: 622  (51.7%)
Median resident age:  46.7 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 53563.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $53,915 (it was $54,412 in 2000)
Lake Koshkonong:

$53,915
WI:

$51,467

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $30,117 (it was $23,801 in 2000)

Lake Koshkonong CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $247,197 (it was $139,000 in 2000)
Lake Koshkonong:

$247,197
WI:

$163,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $195,699; Detached houses: $206,958; Townhouses or other attached units: $157,860; In 2-unit structures: $147,824; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $264,586; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $83,535; Mobile homes: $46,377

Median gross rent in 2013: $853.

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  • Races in Lake Koshkonong, WI (2010)

    Lake Koshkonong races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Lake Koshkonong: 91.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (36.7%), Norwegian (9.1%), United States (7.7%), Irish (7.1%), French (6.0%), English (5.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 14.3 square miles.

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

Lake Koshkonong,WI real estate house value index trend

Lake Koshkonong, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Lake Koshkonong:

  • High school or higher: 88.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake Koshkonong CDP:

  • Never married: 31.0%
  • Now married: 52.7%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

17 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.4%
Wisconsin:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,989 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $4,118 (1.6%)

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

Lake Koshkonong household income distribution Lake Koshkonong home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.2%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (37%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (17%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (33%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (41%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Lake Koshkonong, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Lake Koshkonong, Wisconsin average temperatures Lake Koshkonong, Wisconsin average precipitation Lake Koshkonong, Wisconsin humidity Lake Koshkonong, Wisconsin wind speed Lake Koshkonong, Wisconsin snowfall Lake Koshkonong, Wisconsin sunshine Lake Koshkonong, Wisconsin clear and cloudy days

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 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 309.9 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 96.9 miles away from Lake Koshkonong 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 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 342.6 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 308.6 miles away from Lake Koshkonong center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 298.5 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 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, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 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)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 91.4. This is worse than average.

City:

91.4
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 35.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.0
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 1.1%
(1.2% for White Non-Hispanic 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

Lake Koshkonong compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value above 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Wisconsin average:

10.5

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 (12%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

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
Jefferson County:

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.2%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

28.0%
Wisconsin:

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

15.7%
State:

13.0%

6.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,970 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dane County, WI  1.19% ($37,417 average AGI)
from Waukesha County, WI  0.96% ($38,674)
from Dodge County, WI  0.89% ($32,003)


6.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,605 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dodge County, WI  1.07% ($32,875 average AGI)
to Dane County, WI  1.03% ($34,501)
to Waukesha County, WI  0.89% ($37,416)

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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