Mineral Point, Wisconsin

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Population in 2013: 2,483 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.1%
 
Males: 1,150  (46.3%)
Females: 1,333  (53.7%)
Median resident age:  41.5 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 53565.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $53,441 (it was $43,182 in 2000)
Mineral Point:

$53,441
WI:

$51,467

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,230 (it was $21,097 in 2000)

Mineral Point city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $139,882 (it was $91,300 in 2000)
Mineral Point:

$139,882
WI:

$163,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $590.

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  • Races in Mineral Point, WI (2010)

    Mineral Point races chart
    • 2,42397.4%White alone
    • 190.8%Asian alone
    • 170.7%Hispanic
    • 140.6%Black alone
    • 100.4%Two or more races
    • 20.08%American Indian alone
    • 20.08%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Mineral Point: 88.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (30.9%), Irish (18.8%), English (15.1%), Norwegian (12.6%), Swiss (4.6%), United States (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1857

Land area: 3.01 square miles.

Population density: 824 people per square mile   (low).

Mineral Point,WI real estate house value index trend

Mineral Point, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Mineral Point:

  • High school or higher: 89.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mineral Point city:

  • Never married: 24.2%
  • Now married: 56.5%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

6 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.2%
Wisconsin:

4.8%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Mineral Point, Wisconsin as of August 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Mineral Point to the number of sex offenders is 150 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,576 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,809 (2.2%)

Mineral Point 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 (42.6 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (146.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Linden, WI (2.5 miles ), Dodgeville, WI (2.8 miles ), Willow Springs, WI (2.8 miles ), Edmund, WI (2.9 miles) , Mifflin, WI (2.9 miles ), Waldwick, WI (3.0 miles ), Cobb, WI (3.2 miles ), Rewey, WI (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $93,000
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $93,500
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $100,400
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $105,300
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $112,700
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2003: 14 buildings, average cost: $118,300
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $150,100
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $163,800
  • 2006: 13 buildings, average cost: $163,400
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $167,100
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $159,800
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $195,000
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $97,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.86 N, Longitude: 90.18 W

Area code: 608

Mineral Point household income distribution Mineral Point home values distribution

Crime rates in Mineral Point by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000000002110N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.081.839.840.00.0N/A
Robberies 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 0120215140014
per 100,000 0.037.778.30.079.739.9195.239.5163.50.00.040.2160.3
Burglaries 8340559542265
per 100,000 303.5113.0156.60.0199.3199.7351.3197.7163.579.680.1241.4200.4
Thefts 82513966382846483334434645
per 100,000 3,110.81,920.91,526.42,611.81,514.51,118.21,795.51,898.01,349.11,353.51,721.41,851.11,803.6
Auto thefts 6320101430614
per 100,000 227.6113.078.30.039.90.039.0158.2122.60.0240.240.2160.3
Arson 00N/A0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.0N/A0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 169.0104.596.8107.796.668.8142.9113.7178.794.4129.6105.4135.1

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Crime rate in Mineral Point detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
Wisconsin average:

2.19
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.7%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +126 (+5.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Retail trade (34%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Mineral Point, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 12.8 miles away from the Mineral Point city 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 8.0 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mineral Point-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 327.8 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 117.1 miles away from Mineral Point 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 304.1 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 360.0 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 87.7 miles away from Mineral Point 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 327.1 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 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).
Mineral Point topographic map

Birthplace of: Allen Ludden - Game show host, Jack Enzenroth - Baseball player, David William Hutchison - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal, Ernie Ovitz - Major League Baseball pitcher.

Hospitals and medical centers in Mineral Point:

  • MINERAL POINT CARE CTR (109 N IOWA ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Mineral Point:

  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF LAFAYETTE COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; DARLINGTON, WI)
  • LAFAYETTE CTY NUR AGCY (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; DARLINGTON, WI)
  • LAFAYETTE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; DARLINGTON, WI)

Airports located in Mineral Point:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mineral Point:

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 18 miles; Platteville, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,679)
  • Edgewood College (about 41 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 43 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 43 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 34,621)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 47 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 9,603)
  • Herzing University-Madison (about 50 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 3,160)
  • Ashford University (about 70 miles; Clinton, IA; FT enrollment: 73,330)

Public high school in Mineral Point:

Public elementary/middle schools in Mineral Point:

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Library in Mineral Point:

  • MINERAL POINT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $162,061; Location: 137 HIGH ST.; 16,939 books; 4,757 audio materials; 3,591 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 28 state licensed databases; 49 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Mineral Point: Mineral Point Wastewater Treatment Facility (A), Mineral Point Rescue Squad (B), Mineral Point Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mineral Point include: First United Methodist Church (A), Trinity Episcopal Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Marys Cemetery (1), Graceland Cemetery (2), Saint Paul Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Mineral Point: Soldiers Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Mineral Point Toy Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 215 Commerce Street), Mineral Point Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 234 Madison Street), Pendarvis Historic Site (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 114 Shakerag Street).

Hotels: Comfort Inn (1345 Business Park Rd), Dairyland Motel LLC (535 Ridge Street).

Iowa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mineral Point and their reported violations in the past:

LUDDEN LAKE GOLF CLUB (Population served: 108, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-22-2010), St Boil Water Order (SEP-22-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-22-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-27-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-11-2010)
MIDWAY LANES (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-01-2008 and JUN-12-2009, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-25-2008), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-25-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-08-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-12-2009)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.7%
(11.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.5%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.0%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
28 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
7 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Mineral Point in 2000:

  • 56 people in nursing homes
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 8 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Mineral Point, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Mineral Point compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Mineral Point (2011 data):

  • Mound City Bank: Mineral Point Branch at 640 Dodge Street, branch established on 2008/02/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $252.7 mil, Deposits: $208.6 mil, headquarters in Platteville, WI, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Mound City Financial Services, Inc.
  • Farmers Savings Bank: at 305 Doty Street, branch established on 1917/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $229.4 mil, Deposits: $207.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Wisconsin Bancshares Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Wisconsin average:

10.5

Mineral Point travel time to work - commute Mineral Point mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (64%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

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

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Religion statistics for Mineral Point city (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%
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 1$3,264$39,1680$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,606$43,2720$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$17,266$41,4383$1,496
Police - Other 0$0 2$1,650
Streets and Highways 3$11,585$46,3400$0
Sewerage 1$4,276$51,3120$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,031$36,3721$283
Water Supply 1$3,158$37,8960$0
Local Libraries 1$3,774$45,2885$2,068
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$1,104
Totals for Government 14$49,960$42,82313$6,601

Mineral Point government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $125,000 ($50.34)
    General Public Buildings: $72,000 ($29.00)
    Housing & Community Development: $71,000 ($28.59)
    Parks & Recreation: $63,000 ($25.37)
    Libraries: $21,000 ($8.46)
    Regular Highways: $17,000 ($6.85)
    Health - Other: $12,000 ($4.83)
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000 ($1.21)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $373,000 ($150.22)
    Regular Highways: $328,000 ($132.10)
    Water Utilities: $232,000 ($93.44)
    Sewerage: $194,000 ($78.13)
    Parks & Recreation: $130,000 ($52.36)
    Libraries: $96,000 ($38.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $91,000 ($36.65)
    Fire Protection: $86,000 ($34.64)
    Central Staff Services: $67,000 ($26.98)
    Financial Administration: $62,000 ($24.97)
    General - Other: $45,000 ($18.12)
    General Public Buildings: $30,000 ($12.08)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $15,000 ($6.04)
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000 ($2.01)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $4,000 ($1.61)
    Health Services - Other: $3,000 ($1.21)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $47,000 ($18.93)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $4,000 ($1.61)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $673,000 ($271.04)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $13,000 ($5.24)

Mineral Point government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $302,000 ($121.63)
    All Other: $141,000 ($56.79)
    Parks & Recreation: $21,000 ($8.46)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $52,000 ($20.94)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $35,000 ($14.10)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $143,000 ($57.59)
    Interest Earnings: $104,000 ($41.88)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($0.40)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $175,000 ($70.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $502,000 ($202.17)
    Highways: $115,000 ($46.31)
    All Other: $19,000 ($7.65)
  • Tax - Property: $769,000 ($309.71)
    NEC: $34,000 ($13.69)

Mineral Point government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $222,000 ($89.41)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $726,000 ($292.39)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $656,000 ($264.20)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $222,000 ($89.41)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $70,000 ($28.19)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,606,000 ($1452.28)

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 Mineral Point:

  • 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)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WLMV (1480 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTDY (1670 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • KDTH (1370 AM; 5 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WHA (970 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD REGENTS OF UNIV OF WI SYSTEM)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mineral Point:

  • 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)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KATF (92.9 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WIBA-FM (101.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZEE (104.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOLX-FM (94.9 FM; BARABOO, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WORT (89.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BACK PORCH RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGLR-FM (97.7 FM; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WEKZ-FM (93.7 FM; MONROE, WI; Owner: RONALD M.SPIELMAN & SCOTT THOMPSON)
  • KIYX (106.1 FM; SAGEVILLE, IA; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WPVL-FM (107.1 FM; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mineral Point:

  • 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.)
  • KFXB (Channel 40; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: DUBUQUE TV LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
Mineral Point fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


Mineral Point fatal accident list:

May 16, 1998 87:99 PM, Us-151, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Aug 23, 1980 02:30 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Nov 27, 1976 01:08 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 25m82ftTotal length
  • 12,249Total average daily traffic
  • 1,453Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • LARRY J KURBEL, 510 County Hwy O (Lat: 42.839694 Lon: -90.196278), Type: 91.4, Overall height: 85.3 m
    Registrant: 6084414539, Holly.Moore@uscellular.Com, 8410 W.BRYN MAWR AVE #700
  • Larry J Kurbel, 510 County Hwy O (Lat: 42.839694 Lon: -90.196278), Type: 91.4, Overall height: 85.3 m
    Registrant: 6084414539, Holly.Moore@uscellular.Com, 8410 W.BRYN MAWR AVE #700
  • PETER M CONNOLLY, 510 County Hwy O (Lat: 42.839694 Lon: -90.196278), Type: 91.4, Overall height: 85.3 m
    Registrant: 6084414539, Holly.Moore@uscellular.Com, 8410 W. BRYN MAWR AVE.

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • St Hwy 39 4.9 Mi W (Lat: 42.876667 Lon: -90.103722), Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WNYJ545
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.9200 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/13/2012, Expiration Date: 02/03/2022
    Registrant: Wisconsin Power And Light Company, 4902 N Biltmore Lane, Madison, WI 53718, Phone: (608) 458-3006, Fax: (608) 458-0123, Email:
  • Lat: 42.853028 Lon: -90.170639, Call Sign: WQCD555
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.537 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/07/2005, Expiration Date: 02/07/2015, Certifier: Chad R Whitford
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Iowa County Airport (Lat: 42.889167 Lon: -90.238333), Type: Bant, Structure height: 4.9 m, Overall height: 6.7 m, Call Sign: WQIU479
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.037 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/15/2008, Expiration Date: 05/15/2018, Certifier: Kevin K King
    Registrant: Vaisala Inc., 194 South Taylor Avenue, Louisville, CO 80027, Phone: (303) 499-1701, Fax: (303) 499-1767, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Mineral Point, 510 County Hwy O (Lat: 42.839694 Lon: -90.196278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WQEH766
    Assigned Frequencies: 957.400 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/30/2006, Expiration Date: 01/30/2016, Certifier: Steve Michek
    Registrant: Iowa County Sheriff?s Department, 1205 N. Bequette Street, Dodgeville, WI 53533, Phone: (608) 935-5827, Fax: (608) 935-5377, Email:
  • WI0089, 510 County Hwy O (Lat: 42.839694 Lon: -90.196306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WQMQ426
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz, 5974.85 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/21/2010, Expiration Date: 10/21/2020, Cancellation Date: 11/08/2011, Certifier: Dan Mieszala
    Registrant: Open Range Communications Inc., 6430 S. Fiddlers Green Circle, Suite 500, Greenwood Village, CO 80111, Phone: (303) 376-2112, Fax: (303) 376-2109, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

5
  • Iowa County Airport (Lat: 42.887222 Lon: -90.231778), Type: Building, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: KMV8
    Assigned Frequencies: 118.525 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/05/1996, Expiration Date: 10/24/2001, Cancellation Date: 02/20/2002
    Registrant: State Of Wisconsin, Iowa County Airport, Mineral Point, WI 53565
  • Iowa County Airport (Lat: 42.888056 Lon: -90.226500), Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: WRLB3118
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.36551 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/09/2005, Expiration Date: 03/08/2015
    Registrant: Iowa County Airport, 3151 Hwy 39, Mineral Point, WI 53565, Phone: (608) 987-9931, Fax: (608) 987-9931, Email:
  • Iowa County Airport (Lat: 42.888056 Lon: -90.226500), Type: Building, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WYN2
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/20/1999, Expiration Date: 06/01/2004, Cancellation Date: 08/01/2004
    Registrant: County Of Iowa, Iowa County Airport, Mineral Point, WI 53565
  • Iowa County Airport 3151 State Hwy 39 (Lat: 42.887556 Lon: -90.231500), Type: Building, Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 11.2 m, Call Sign: WLH3, Licensee ID: L00096104
    Assigned Frequencies: 118.525 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/18/2008, Expiration Date: 03/10/2018, Certifier: Gerald W Dorscheid
    Registrant: Iowa County
  • 3151 Hwy 39 (Lat: 42.888056 Lon: -90.226389), Type: Pole, Structure height: 4 m, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WQDU862
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/03/2005, Expiration Date: 11/03/2015, Certifier: Robert Regan
    Registrant: Iowa County Airport, 3151 Hwy 39, Mineral Point, WI 53565, Phone: (608) 987-9931, Fax: (608) 987-9931, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mineral Point)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Mineral Point)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 26
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Mineral Point

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mineral Point, WI
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