Linden, Wisconsin

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Population in 2014: 541 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.0%
 
Males: 267  (49.5%)
Females: 274  (50.5%)
Median resident age:  40.4 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 53553.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $46,932 (it was $35,833 in 2000)
Linden:

$46,932
WI:

$56,811

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,357 (it was $16,331 in 2000)

Linden village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $104,542 (it was $67,400 in 2000)
Linden:

$104,542
WI:

$173,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $104,129; Detached houses: $116,580; Mobile homes: $25,061

Median gross rent in 2016: $592.

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  • Races in Linden, WI (2010)

    Linden races chart
    • 53497.3%White alone
    • 61.1%Hispanic
    • 50.9%Two or more races
    • 30.5%Black alone
    • 10.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Linden: 86.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (32.9%), Norwegian (26.1%), English (14.1%), American (5.2%), Swiss (4.0%), Portuguese (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1900

Elevation: 1101 feet

Land area: 0.77 square miles.

Population density: 700 people per square mile   (low).

Linden,WI real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Linden:

  • High school or higher: 88.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Linden village:

  • Never married: 30.1%
  • Now married: 47.9%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,015 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,653 (1.8%)

Linden satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dubuque, IA (35.5 miles , pop. 57,686).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (45.8 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (152.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Edmund, WI (1.9 miles) , Cobb, WI (2.1 miles ), Mifflin, WI (2.3 miles ), Mineral Point, WI (2.5 miles ), Dodgeville, WI (2.8 miles ), Livingston, WI (2.8 miles ), Rewey, WI (2.8 miles ), Montfort, WI (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $105,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.92 N, Longitude: 90.27 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 608

Linden household income distribution Linden home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.0%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +183 (+42.4%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Information (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Retail trade (29%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (25%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Linden, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Linden-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 59% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 15.3 miles away from the Linden village 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 8.1 miles away from the village center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Linden-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 333.2 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 122.9 miles away from Linden 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 309.6 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 93.2 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 365.4 miles away from Linden 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 332.5 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 Iowa County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Linden topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Linden:

  • MINERAL POINT CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MINERAL POINT, WI)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-PLATTEVILLE (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; PLATTEVILLE, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Linden:

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 17 miles; Platteville, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,679)
  • Edgewood College (about 45 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 46 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 34,621)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 46 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 50 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 9,603)
  • Herzing University-Madison (about 53 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 3,160)
  • Ashford University (about 74 miles; Clinton, IA; FT enrollment: 73,330)

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

Iowa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.9%
(14.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.6 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  63.1%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  14.5%
Whole state:  7.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Wisconsin average:

10.4

Linden travel time to work - commute Linden mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Linden village (based on Iowa County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,6328
Mainline Protestant4,24723
Evangelical Protestant69413
Other281
None12,086-
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: 5
Iowa County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Iowa County:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

11.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Iowa County:

28.1%
Wisconsin:

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

13.8%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Linden:

42.2%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

34.4%
Wisconsin:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Linden:

28.4
Wisconsin:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Linden:

23.1%
Wisconsin:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.6%
Wisconsin:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
Linden:

30.7%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
Linden:

50.1%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.2%
State:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Linden, WI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$9,893
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$151
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 3$809
Streets and Highways 2$13,247$79,4820$0
Sewerage 2$10,643$63,8581$2,272
Parks and Recreation 2$10,032$60,1920$0
Water Supply 2$8,154$48,9241$2,272
Totals for Government 8$42,076$63,11413$15,397

Linden government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Health - Other: $2,000 ($3.70)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $89,000 ($164.51)
    Sewerage: $81,000 ($149.72)
    Regular Highways: $77,000 ($142.33)
    General - Other: $42,000 ($77.63)
    Fire Protection: $37,000 ($68.39)
    Solid Waste Management: $24,000 ($44.36)
    Central Staff Services: $20,000 ($36.97)
    Financial Administration: $14,000 ($25.88)
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($16.64)
    Health Services - Other: $5,000 ($9.24)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($9.24)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($3.70)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($1.85)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $26,000 ($48.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $7,000 ($12.94)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $79,000 ($146.03)

Linden government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $73,000 ($134.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($24.03)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($7.39)
    All Other: $3,000 ($5.55)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $76,000 ($140.48)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($14.79)
    Rents: $1,000 ($1.85)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $43,000 ($79.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $178,000 ($329.02)
    Highways: $24,000 ($44.36)
    All Other: $3,000 ($5.55)
  • Tax - Property: $55,000 ($101.66)
    NEC: $4,000 ($7.39)

Linden government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $506,000 ($935.30)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $210,000 ($388.17)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $352,000 ($650.65)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $316,000 ($584.10)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $48,000 ($88.72)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $450,000 ($831.79)

5.36% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,434 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.36%
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  1.53% ($45,243 average AGI)
from Grant County, WI  0.87% ($29,298)
from Lafayette County, WI  0.42% ($30,366)


6.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,033 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 Dane County, WI  1.98% ($33,036 average AGI)
to Grant County, WI  0.79% ($17,143)
to Lafayette County, WI  0.36% ($29,571)

Strongest AM radio stations in Linden:

  • WDMP (810 AM; daytime; 0 kW; DODGEVILLE, WI; Owner: DODGE POINT B/CG CO. INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLMV (1480 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WTDY (1670 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • KDTH (1370 AM; 5 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPVL (1590 AM; 1 kW; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Linden:

  • WDMP-FM (99.3 FM; DODGEVILLE, WI; Owner: DODGE POINT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJTY (88.1 FM; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: JOY PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHHI (91.3 FM; HIGHLAND, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KATF (92.9 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WGLR-FM (97.7 FM; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WIBA-FM (101.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOLX-FM (94.9 FM; BARABOO, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WZEE (104.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WORT (89.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BACK PORCH RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIYX (106.1 FM; SAGEVILLE, IA; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WPVL-FM (107.1 FM; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WSUP (90.5 FM; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)

TV broadcast stations around Linden:

  • 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)
  • KFXB (Channel 40; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: DUBUQUE TV LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMTV (Channel 15; MADISON, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)

Linden fatal accident list:

Feb 19, 1977 00:55 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 1,100Total average daily traffic
  • 44Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,700Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Brian Meier, 806 Franklin St (Lat: 42.921944 Lon: -90.273222), Type: 57.9, Structure height: 55049 m, Overall height: 56.3 m, Registrant: 6302218500, Brianm@cstower.Org, 323 S HALE STREET, SUITE 100
  • Brian Meier, 806 Franklin St (Lat: 42.921944 Lon: -90.273222), Type: 57.9, Structure height: 55049 m, Overall height: 56.3 m, Registrant: 6302218500, Brianm@cstower.Org, 323 S HALE STREET, SUITE 100

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • LINDEN, 107 Church St (Lat: 42.917917 Lon: -90.274167), Type: Silo, Structure height: 27.4 m, Overall height: 28 m, Call Sign: WQXL664
    Assigned Frequencies: 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHzGrant Date: 04/08/2016, Expiration Date: 04/08/2026, Certifier: Tim BurbachRegistrant: Comelec Services, 4190 Pennsylvania Ave, Dubuque, IA 52002, Phone: (563) 513-8984, Fax: (563) 556-2702, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WB2EXG, Licensee ID: L00444659, Grant Date: 01/15/2016, Expiration Date: 03/14/2026, Registrant: Michael R La Rosa, Linden, WI 53553

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Good Intent Call: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (53%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

Linden compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value below 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 below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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