For population 25 years and over in Lamont:
For population 15 years and over in Lamont town:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dubuque, IA (37.2 miles , pop. 57,686).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (40.4 miles , pop. 208,054).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (133.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Fayette, WI (2.3 miles ), Darlington, WI (2.4 miles ), Argyle, WI (2.4 miles ), Wiota, WI (2.5 miles ), Darlington, WI (2.5 miles ), Willow Springs, WI (2.7 miles ), Argyle, WI (2.7 miles ), Gratiot, WI (2.9 miles ).
Latitude: 42.70 N, Longitude: 90.01 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 608
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: +9 (+3.5%).
Work and jobs in Lamont: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Lamont, Wisconsin
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Lamont-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 138% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 18.6 miles away from the Lamont town center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 7/3/1983, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.6 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Lamont-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 74.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Lafayette County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Lamont:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lamont:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Lamont compared to Wisconsin state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Lamont (based on Lafayette County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 76.58%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.38% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,045 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,098 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total average daily traffic: 180
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 198
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1