Mifflin, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 585. Population change since 2000: -5.2%
 
Males: 297  (50.8%)
Females: 288  (49.2%)
Median resident age:  43.6 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53580.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $53,680 (it was $42,083 in 2000)
Mifflin:

$53,680
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,936 (it was $15,129 in 2000)

Mifflin town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $173,256 (it was $111,700 in 2000)
Mifflin:

$173,256
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $281,834; Detached houses: $280,520; Townhouses or other attached units: $75,816; Mobile homes: $589,682
Mifflin races chart
  • White alone - 572 (97.8%)
  • Hispanic - 10 (1.7%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.5%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mifflin: 169.8 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (44.2%), English (22.5%), Irish (11.3%), Norwegian (9.1%), United States (6.5%), Polish (5.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 955 feet

Land area: 50.7 square miles.

Population density: 12 people per square mile   (very low).

Mifflin,WI real estate house value index trend

Mifflin, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Mifflin:

  • High school or higher: 92.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mifflin town:

  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 67.2%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 4.4%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.3%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

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

Mifflin town:  0.6% ($700)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
Mifflin satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dubuque, IA (30.6 miles , pop. 57,686).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (50.5 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (154.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Rewey, WI (1.7 miles ), Livingston, WI (2.1 miles ), Linden, WI (2.3 miles ), Cobb, WI (2.6 miles ), Montfort, WI (2.8 miles ), Edmund, WI (2.8 miles) , Mineral Point, WI (2.9 miles ), Belmont, WI (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 42.87 N, Longitude: 90.35 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 608

Mifflin household income distribution Mifflin home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.7%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +56 (+10.0%).
Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (52%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Transportation equipment (6%)
  • Electronic shopping and mail-order houses (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Electronic shopping and mail-order houses (22%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Health care (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Construction (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (37%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (3%)
  • Construction laborers (3%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other financial specialists (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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

Average climate in Mifflin, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Mifflin-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 60% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.1 miles away from the Mifflin 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 13.2 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mifflin-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 331.9 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 122.8 miles away from Mifflin 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 308.5 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 364.0 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 92.5 miles away from Mifflin 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 331.2 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 (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, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mifflin topographic map

Birthplace of: J.W. Parmley - ”Father of the Yellowstone Trail”, Daniel B. Moore - Army Medal of Honor recipient.

Hospitals and medical centers near Mifflin:

  • MINERAL POINT CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MINERAL POINT, WI)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-PLATTEVILLE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PLATTEVILLE, WI)
  • GRAYS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; PLATTEVILLE, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mifflin:

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 12 miles; Platteville, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,679)
  • Edgewood College (about 49 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 50 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 50 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 34,621)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 55 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 9,603)
  • Herzing University-Madison (about 57 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 3,160)
  • Ashford University (about 71 miles; Clinton, IA; FT enrollment: 73,330)

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Notable location: Rewey Fire Department and First Responders (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Mifflin include: Peniel Church (A), Bryn Zion Church (B), Carmel Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Zion Cemetery (1), Penniel Cemetery (2), Mifflin Cemetery (3), Kirkpatrick Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: 0.6 Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Williams-Rewey Branch (A), Livingston Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Mifflin: Pecatonica River Woods State Natural Area (1). 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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 45.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

45.4
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.15. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.15
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  81.5%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.1%
Whole state:  7.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

11.5%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

1.3%
Whole state:

3.7%

Mifflin compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population 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 below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (43%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (36%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Electricity (5%)

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 Mifflin town (based on Iowa County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.92%
Here: 55.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristLutheran Church
Adherents58.4%19.5%11.2%5.4%1.2%
Congregations22.5%20.0%27.5%7.5%2.5%
NameNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsConservative Congregational Christian ConferencePresbyterian Church (USA)Primitive Methodist Church in the USAOther
Adherents1.1%0.8%0.7%0.5%1.3%
Congregations2.5%2.5%2.5%2.5%10.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%

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 Mifflin:

  • WPVL (1590 AM; 1 kW; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KDTH (1370 AM; 5 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • 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)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLMV (1480 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTDY (1670 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mifflin:

  • WJTY (88.1 FM; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: JOY PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHHI (91.3 FM; HIGHLAND, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WDMP-FM (99.3 FM; DODGEVILLE, WI; Owner: DODGE POINT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KATF (92.9 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WGLR-FM (97.7 FM; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KIYX (106.1 FM; SAGEVILLE, IA; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WPVL-FM (107.1 FM; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WIBA-FM (101.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJOD (103.3 FM; ASBURY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSUP (90.5 FM; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • 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)

TV broadcast stations around Mifflin:

  • WISC-TV (Channel 3; MADISON, WI; Owner: TELEVISION WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • KFXB (Channel 40; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: DUBUQUE TV LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • W22CI (Channel 22; BLOOMINGTON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 13
Total length: 25 meters (82ft)
Total costs: $1,940,000
Total average daily traffic: 4,040
Total average daily truck traffic: 70
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 3,420

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 2
  • 1930-1939: 4
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 4
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Mifflin, WI
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