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Population in 2012: 2,492 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.8%
 

Males: 1,184  (47.5%)
Females: 1,308  (52.5%)

Median resident age:  43.7 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53565.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $56,451 (it was $43,182 in 2000)
Mineral Point:

$56,451
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,313

Mineral Point city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $138,123 (it was $91,300 in 2000)
Mineral Point:

$138,123
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $157,037; Detached houses: $153,467; Townhouses or other attached units: $414,750; In 2-unit structures: $157,129; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $205,507; Mobile homes: $48,574

Median gross rent in 2012: $600.

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  • White alone - 2,423 (97.4%)
  • Asian alone - 19 (0.8%)
  • Hispanic - 17 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 14 (0.6%)
  • Two or more races - 10 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.08%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.08%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mineral Point: 88.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (30.4%), Irish (19.9%), English (17.1%), Norwegian (11.5%), Swiss (4.1%), United States (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1857

Land area: 3.01 square miles.

Population density: 827 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Mineral Point:

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mineral Point city:

  • Never married: 20.9%
  • Now married: 60.4%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

17 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.6%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,393 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,744 (2.2%)

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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
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 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

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Crime rates in Mineral Point by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000000002110
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.081.839.840.00.0
Robberies 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 012021514001
per 100,000 0.037.778.30.079.739.9195.239.5163.50.00.040.2
Burglaries 834055954226
per 100,000 303.5113.0156.60.0199.3199.7351.3197.7163.579.680.1241.4
Thefts 825139663828464833344346
per 100,000 3110.81920.91526.42611.81514.51118.21795.51898.01349.11353.51721.41851.1
Auto thefts 632010143061
per 100,000 227.6113.078.30.039.90.039.0158.2122.60.0240.240.2
Arson 00N/A000000000
per 100,000 0.00.0N/A0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 169.0104.596.8107.796.668.8142.9113.7178.794.4129.6105.4

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Crime rate in Mineral Point detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
Wisconsin average:

2.22

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Mineral Point, Wisconsin accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.3%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +126 (+5.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (38%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Mineral Point-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 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 significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 100% 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 87.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

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, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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.


Hospital/medical center in Mineral Point:

  • MINERAL POINT CARE CTR (Nursing Home, 109 N IOWA ST)

Other hospitals/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)

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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: 6,352)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 43 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 37,050)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 43 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 8,846)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 47 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 5,928)
  • Ashford University (about 70 miles; Clinton, IA; FT enrollment: 46,717)
  • Rock Valley College (about 72 miles; Rockford, IL; FT enrollment: 3,903)
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 74 miles; Whitewater, WI; FT enrollment: 9,532)

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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:

MIDWAY LANES (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-09-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-09-2004), St Boil Water Order (SEP-09-2004), St Public Notif received (SEP-14-2004), St Compliance achieved (OCT-18-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-26-1999), St Public Notif requested (AUG-26-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-26-1999), St Compliance achieved (SEP-16-1999)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mineral Point that have no violations reported:

  • LUDDEN LAKE GOLF CLUB (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.3%
(8.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Mineral Point, WI

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 compared to Wisconsin state average:

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


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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

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Mineral Point travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (63%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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Religion statistics for Mineral Point city (based on Iowa County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.92%
Here55.9%
USA50.2%

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
This county:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

11.48 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.1%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Iowa County:

13.8%
State:

13.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,220$38,6400$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 11$7,042
Police Protection - Officers 6$19,344$38,6881$208
Police - Other 0$0 2$1,854
Streets and Highways 3$17,210$68,8400$0
Sewerage 1$5,106$61,2720$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,016$24,1920$0
Water Supply 1$2,598$31,1760$0
Local Libraries 1$3,226$38,7125$5,222
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$1,156
Totals for Government 14$52,720$45,18921$15,482

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

  • Construction - General: $125,000 ($50.16)
    General Public Buildings: $72,000 ($28.89)
    Housing & Community Development: $71,000 ($28.49)
    Parks & Recreation: $63,000 ($25.28)
    Libraries: $21,000 ($8.43)
    Regular Highways: $17,000 ($6.82)
    Health - Other: $12,000 ($4.82)
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000 ($1.20)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $373,000 ($149.68)
    Regular Highways: $328,000 ($131.62)
    Water Utilities: $232,000 ($93.10)
    Sewerage: $194,000 ($77.85)
    Parks & Recreation: $130,000 ($52.17)
    Libraries: $96,000 ($38.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $91,000 ($36.52)
    Fire Protection: $86,000 ($34.51)
    Central Staff Services: $67,000 ($26.89)
    Financial Administration: $62,000 ($24.88)
    General - Other: $45,000 ($18.06)
    General Public Buildings: $30,000 ($12.04)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $15,000 ($6.02)
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000 ($2.01)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $4,000 ($1.61)
    Health Services - Other: $3,000 ($1.20)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $47,000 ($18.86)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $4,000 ($1.61)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $673,000 ($270.06)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $13,000 ($5.22)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $302,000 ($121.19)
    All Other: $141,000 ($56.58)
    Parks & Recreation: $21,000 ($8.43)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $52,000 ($20.87)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $35,000 ($14.04)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $143,000 ($57.38)
    Interest Earnings: $104,000 ($41.73)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($0.40)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $175,000 ($70.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $502,000 ($201.44)
    Highways: $115,000 ($46.15)
    All Other: $19,000 ($7.62)
  • Tax - Property: $769,000 ($308.59)
    NEC: $34,000 ($13.64)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $222,000 ($89.09)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $726,000 ($291.33)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $656,000 ($263.24)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $222,000 ($89.09)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $70,000 ($28.09)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,606,000 ($1447.03)

7.46% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,494 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.46%
Wisconsin average:

6.06%

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:
from Dane County, WI  2.92% ($41,667 average AGI)
from Grant County, WI  0.88% ($27,841)
from Sauk County, WI  0.45% ($34,952)


7.41% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,696 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.41%
Wisconsin average:

6.22%

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:
to Dane County, WI  2.70% ($35,684 average AGI)
to Grant County, WI  0.97% ($33,396)
to Sauk County, WI  0.46% ($33,628)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Mineral Point, Wisconsin:
  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 5
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Wisconsin average:
  • Fatal accident count: 85
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 128
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 36
  • Fatalities: 93
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 212
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

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 drivers: 1
Nov 27, 1976 01:08 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 25 meters (82ft)
Total average daily traffic: 12,249
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,453


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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