Mineral Point, Wisconsin

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Population in 2017: 2,481 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.2%
 
Males: 1,105  (44.6%)
Females: 1,376  (55.4%)
Median resident age:

43.1 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 53565.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,863 (it was $43,182 in 2000)
Mineral Point:

$52,863
WI:

$59,305

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,279 (it was $21,097 in 2000)

Mineral Point city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $174,145 (it was $91,300 in 2000)
Mineral Point:

$174,145
WI:

$178,900

Median gross rent in 2017: $686.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mineral Point: 87.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.6%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Mineral Point, WI (2017)
    • 2,40092.7%White alone
    • 491.9%Black alone
    • 411.6%Two or more races
    • 311.2%Hispanic
    • 281.1%American Indian alone
    • 240.9%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Mineral Point, Wisconsin as of January 19, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mineral Point is 175 to 1.


Crime rates in Mineral Point by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(81.8)
1
(39.8)
1
(40.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(79.7)
1
(39.9)
5
(195.2)
1
(39.5)
4
(163.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(40.2)
4
(160.3)
1
(40.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(120.2)
1
(40.2)
2
(80.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5
(199.3)
5
(199.7)
9
(351.3)
5
(197.7)
4
(163.5)
2
(79.6)
2
(80.1)
6
(241.4)
5
(200.4)
2
(80.5)
3
(120.5)
3
(120.2)
2
(80.4)
6
(242.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
38
(1,515)
28
(1,118)
46
(1,795)
48
(1,898)
33
(1,349)
34
(1,354)
43
(1,721)
46
(1,851)
45
(1,804)
25
(1,007)
29
(1,165)
19
(761.2)
23
(924.1)
22
(887.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(39.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.0)
4
(158.2)
3
(122.6)
0
(0.0)
6
(240.2)
1
(40.2)
4
(160.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(80.1)
1
(40.2)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)93.766.7138.6110.3173.391.6125.7102.2131.154.055.069.353.868.6

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City-data.com crime index in Mineral Point, WI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.42
Wisconsin average:

2.15
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Ancestries: German (32.1%), English (13.1%), Irish (7.3%), Norwegian (6.2%), American (5.7%), European (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1857

Land area: 3.01 square miles.

Population density: 823 people per square mile   (low).

Mineral Point, Wisconsin map

33 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.3%
Wisconsin:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,674 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,423 (2.0%)

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 )

Latitude: 42.86 N, Longitude: 90.18 W

Area code: 608

Distribution of median household income in Mineral Point, WI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Mineral Point, WI in 2017
Mineral Point satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $169,400
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $345,000
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $194,300
  • 2017: 8 buildings, average cost: $280,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Mineral Point, WI residents
Average permit cost in Mineral Point, WI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Wisconsin:

3.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +126 (+5.1%).
Most common industries in Mineral Point, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Electronic shopping & mail-order houses (15.3%)
  • Health care (8.7%)
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.0%)
  • Social assistance (4.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (11.2%)
  • Electronic shopping & mail-order houses (7.7%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.4%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (2.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Electronic shopping & mail-order houses (22.6%)
  • Health care (15.4%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Social assistance (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Mineral Point, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.9%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)

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 Mineral Point 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 the city 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 (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).
Mineral Point topographic map

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)

Points of interest:

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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).

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.

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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Mineral Point:

Marital status in Mineral Point, WI
  • Never married: 26.9%
  • Now married: 49.3%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

For population 25 years and over in Mineral Point:

  • High school or higher: 95.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Wisconsin average:

10.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Mineral Point
Presidential Elections Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
State:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.1%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.8%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

60.2%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Mineral Point:

62.9%
Wisconsin:

45.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.6
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Mineral Point:

16.2%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

6.0%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
Mineral Point:

33.7%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

66.4%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Mineral Point:

82.1%
Wisconsin:

78.2%

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

Mineral Point government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $1,004,000 ($404.68)
    Regular Highways: $88,000 ($35.47)
    Parks and Recreation: $36,000 ($14.51)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($0.81)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $483,000 ($194.68)
    Sewerage: $425,000 ($171.30)
    Regular Highways: $386,000 ($155.58)
    Water Utilities: $332,000 ($133.82)
    Libraries: $151,000 ($60.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $146,000 ($58.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $131,000 ($52.80)
    Central Staff Services: $99,000 ($39.90)
    General - Other: $94,000 ($37.89)
    Financial Administration: $88,000 ($35.47)
    Local Fire Protection: $49,000 ($19.75)
    Health - Other: $29,000 ($11.69)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $25,000 ($10.08)
    General Public Buildings: $18,000 ($7.26)
    Natural Resources - Other: $6,000 ($2.42)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,000 ($1.21)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $240,000 ($96.74)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $123,000 ($49.58)
    Police Protection: $16,000 ($6.45)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($1.61)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($0.81)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $728,000 ($293.43)

Mineral Point government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $727,000 ($293.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $111,000 ($44.74)
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000 ($10.88)
    Other: $5,000 ($2.02)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.40)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $115,000 ($46.35)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $78,000 ($31.44)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $50,000 ($20.15)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($6.05)
    Fines and Forfeits: $11,000 ($4.43)
    Sale of Property: $8,000 ($3.22)
    General Revenue - Other: $7,000 ($2.82)
    Rents: $4,000 ($1.61)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $218,000 ($87.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $394,000 ($158.81)
    Housing and Community Development: $362,000 ($145.91)
    Highways: $119,000 ($47.96)
    Other: $60,000 ($24.18)
  • Tax - Property: $1,308,000 ($527.21)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $43,000 ($17.33)
    Other Selective Sales: $29,000 ($11.69)
    Other License: $16,000 ($6.45)

Mineral Point government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,859,000 ($2764.61)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,769,000 ($2728.34)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,791,000 ($721.89)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,701,000 ($685.61)

Mineral Point government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,325,000 ($1743.25)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $113,000 ($45.55)

6.48% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,034 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.48%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Dane County, WI  2.09% ($62,619 average AGI)
from Grant County, WI  1.11% ($34,595)
from Lafayette County, WI  0.46% ($43,696)
Businesses in Mineral Point, WI
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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 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Mineral Point fatal accident list:

Apr 15, 2002 02:00 PM, Sr-23, Lat: 42.868677, Lon: -90.177622, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 3, 2001 87:99 PM, Sr-39, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 15, 2000 03:55 PM, Sr-23, Lat: 42.868677, Lon: -90.177622, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
May 16, 1998 87:99 PM, Us-151, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Sep 5, 1998 01:51 AM, Sr-39, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 23, 1980 02:30 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 36Number of bridges
  • 338ft / 103mTotal length
  • 78,936Total average daily traffic
  • 6,596Total average daily truck traffic
  • 181,490Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Mineral Point, WI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 282000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Mineral Point, WI

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Mineral Point)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 510 County Hwy O (Lat: 42.839694 Lon: -90.196278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: KSB447,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.595 MHz, Grant Date: 01/31/2013, Expiration Date: 03/30/2023, Registrant: Iowa County Emergency Managment, 222 N. Iowa St., Dodgeville, WI 53533, Phone: (608) 935-0329, Fax: (608) 935-0321, Email:
  • 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, Cancellation Date: 04/11/2015, Certifier: Chad R Whitford, Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 4401 A Connecticut Ave Nw 232, Washington, DC 20008, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Email:
  • 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: 04/03/2018, Expiration Date: 05/15/2028, Certifier: Kevin K King, Registrant: Iowa County Emergency Managment, 222 N. Iowa St., Dodgeville, WI 53533, Phone: (608) 935-0329, Fax: (608) 935-0321, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 17. The highest number of reported fires - 32 took place in 2005, and the least - 2 in 2009. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Mineral Point, WI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (41.5%), and Structure Fires (32.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Mineral Point, WI
    • 11341.5%Outside Fires
    • 8932.7%Structure Fires
    • 4817.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 228.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mineral Point, WI
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mineral Point, WI
  • 76.7%Utility gas
  • 8.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.0%Electricity
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.5%Other fuel
  • 1.8%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mineral Point, WI
  • 51.5%Utility gas
  • 47.4%Electricity
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Mineral Point on our top lists:

  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
There are 9 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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  • Keith J. Burrows (9)
  • Keith James Burrows (4)
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  • Bob Baker (1)
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Total of 21 patent applications in 2008-2021.