Little Grant, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 283. Population change since 2000: +10.1%
 
Males: 152  (53.7%)
Females: 131  (46.3%)
Median resident age:  38.1 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53813.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $50,443 (it was $35,833 in 2000)
Little Grant:

$50,443
WI:

$56,811

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $23,641 (it was $16,239 in 2000)

Little Grant town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $182,204 (it was $103,800 in 2000)
Little Grant:

$182,204
WI:

$173,200
  • Races in Little Grant, WI (2010)

    Little Grant races chart
    • 27496.8%White alone
    • 62.1%Hispanic
    • 10.4%American Indian alone
    • 10.4%Asian alone
    • 10.4%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Little Grant: 92.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (50.6%), English (23.3%), Irish (10.1%), United States (5.8%), Swiss (5.4%), Dutch (5.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 36.0 square miles.

Population density: 7.9 people per square mile   (very low).

Little Grant,WI real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Little Grant:

  • High school or higher: 85.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Little Grant town:

  • Never married: 22.6%
  • Now married: 61.5%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.8%
Wisconsin:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Little Grant town:  0.8% ($788)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dubuque, IA (28.7 miles , pop. 57,686).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (74.0 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (177.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Bloomington, WI (2.1 miles ), Mount Hope, WI (2.1 miles) , North Lancaster, WI (2.5 miles ), Beetown, WI (2.6 miles ), Patch Grove, WI (2.7 miles) , Lancaster, WI (2.7 miles ), Mount Ida, WI (2.8 miles ), South Lancaster, WI (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $162,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $162,300

Latitude: 42.90 N, Longitude: 90.84 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 608

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.2%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -116 (-31.1%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (56%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Computer and electronic products (8%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (5%)
  • Wood products (2%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (2%)
  • Rail transportation (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (33%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (50%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (5%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (3%)
  • Carpenters (3%)
  • Construction laborers (3%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (31%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Top executives (3%)

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

Average climate in Little Grant, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Little Grant-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 61% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/30/1954, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.4 miles away from the Little Grant town center .

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 26.2 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Little Grant-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 344.6 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 140.9 miles away from Little Grant 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 321.9 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 376.2 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 108.9 miles away from Little Grant 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 344.1 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 Grant County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Little Grant:

  • GRANT CTY HOME NUR SVC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; LANCASTER, WI)
  • HOMEWARD BOUND HOME HLTH (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; LANCASTER, WI)
  • GRANT REG HLTH CTR Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; LANCASTER, WI)
  • LANCASTER CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LANCASTER, WI)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY-FENNIMORE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; FENNIMORE, WI)
  • GUTTENBERG MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; GUTTENBERG, IA)
  • GUTTENBERG CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; GUTTENBERG, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Little Grant:

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 22 miles; Platteville, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,679)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 49 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 5,275)
  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 56 miles; Calmar, IA; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Luther College (about 57 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,700)
  • Viterbo University (about 66 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 2,848)
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (about 67 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 9,837)
  • Western Technical College (about 67 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 3,377)

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Notable locations in Little Grant: Little Grant Farms (A), Pleasant Valley Farms (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Little Grant Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Martin Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Grant 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 2013 was 46.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.7
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.81. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.81
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  73.5%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.0%
Whole state:  7.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

12.9%
Whole state:

8.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

6.6%
Whole state:

3.7%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Wisconsin average:

11.0

Little Grant travel time to work - commute Little Grant mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Little Grant town (based on Grant County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic20,48919
Mainline Protestant8,78741
Evangelical Protestant3,40038
Other3864
Orthodox301
None18,116-
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: 12
Grant County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Grant County:

5.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 49
Here:

9.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Grant County:

27.8%
Wisconsin:

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

11.4%
State:

13.0%

4.99% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,518 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.99%
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  0.47% ($35,409 average AGI)
from Iowa County, WI  0.41% ($17,143)
from Lafayette County, WI  0.39% ($25,562)


5.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,907 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
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  0.76% ($29,628 average AGI)
to Iowa County, WI  0.44% ($29,298)
to Dubuque County, IA  0.39% ($36,365)

Strongest AM radio stations in Little Grant:

  • WGLR (1280 AM; 1 kW; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDTH (1370 AM; 5 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WPRE (980 AM; 1 kW; PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WI; Owner: ROBINSON CORPORATION)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKTY (580 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Little Grant:

  • WGLR-FM (97.7 FM; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WQPC (94.3 FM; PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WI; Owner: ROBINSON CORPORATION)
  • KATF (92.9 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJTY (88.1 FM; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: JOY PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KIYX (106.1 FM; SAGEVILLE, IA; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WPVL-FM (107.1 FM; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WHHI (91.3 FM; HIGHLAND, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KXGE (102.3 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVRE (101.1 FM; DICKEYVILLE, WI; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • K254AE (98.7 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KCTN (100.1 FM; GARNAVILLO, IA; Owner: DESIGN HOMES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Little Grant:

  • W22CI (Channel 22; BLOOMINGTON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KWWL (Channel 7; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KFXB (Channel 40; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: DUBUQUE TV LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 25m82ftTotal length
  • $285,000Total costs
  • 2,400Total average daily traffic
  • 10Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,943Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 12010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Little Grant, WI

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (43%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (34%)
  • Wood (22%)

Little Grant compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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