Montrose, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 1,081. Population change since 2000: -4.7%
 
Males: 557  (51.5%)
Females: 524  (48.5%)
Median resident age:  47.0 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53508.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $86,039 (it was $59,821 in 2000)
Montrose:

$86,039
WI:

$56,811

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $36,930 (it was $24,364 in 2000)

Montrose town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $273,705 (it was $156,800 in 2000)
Montrose:

$273,705
WI:

$173,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $298,610; Detached houses: $315,668; Townhouses or other attached units: $210,044; In 2-unit structures: $254,502; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $197,466; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $218,345; Mobile homes: $33,414
  • Races in Montrose, WI (2010)

    Montrose races chart
    • 1,04096.2%White alone
    • 282.6%Hispanic
    • 70.6%Two or more races
    • 30.3%Black alone
    • 30.3%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Montrose: 94.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (46.1%), Swiss (18.7%), Irish (16.1%), Norwegian (14.6%), English (11.0%), French (8.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 985 feet

Land area: 34.3 square miles.

Population density: 32 people per square mile   (very low).

Montrose,WI real estate house value index trend

Montrose, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Montrose:

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Montrose town:

  • Never married: 19.9%
  • Now married: 70.1%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 2.3%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

8 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.7%
Wisconsin:

3.6%

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

Montrose town:  1.8% ($2,893)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
Montrose satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Madison, WI (14.2 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (120.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Belleville, WI (1.7 miles ), Primrose, WI (2.3 miles ), Verona, WI (2.5 miles ), Exeter, WI (2.5 miles ), Springdale, WI (2.7 miles ), New Glarus, WI (2.8 miles ), Oregon, WI (2.9 miles ), Fitchburg, WI (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 42.90 N, Longitude: 89.55 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 608

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.7%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +97 (+9.4%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (21%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)
  • Machinery (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (17%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Art and design workers (3%)

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

Average climate in Montrose, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Montrose-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 67% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.4 miles away from the Montrose town center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/17/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.7 miles away from the town center injured 30 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Montrose-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 319.9 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 105.1 miles away from Montrose 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 295.3 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 352.4 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 318.8 miles away from Montrose 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 81.9 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 Dane County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Montrose topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Montrose:

  • FOUR WINDS MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; VERONA, WI)
  • BADGER PRAIRIE HCC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; VERONA, WI)
  • NEW GLARUS HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; NEW GLARUS, WI)
  • ST MARYS CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MADISON, WI)
  • OREGON MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; OREGON, WI)
  • HOSPICECARE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; MADISON, WI)
  • INDEPENDENT HLTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; MADISON, WI)

Amtrak station near Montrose:

  • 15 miles: MADISON (800 LANGDON ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Montrose:

  • Edgewood College (about 13 miles; Madison, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,455)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 14 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 14 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 34,621)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 19 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 9,603)
  • Herzing University-Madison (about 22 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 3,160)
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 42 miles; Whitewater, WI; FT enrollment: 11,124)
  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 50 miles; Platteville, WI; FT enrollment: 7,679)

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Cemeteries: Saint Williams Cemetery (1), Paoli Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Milum Creek (A), Flynn Creek (B), West Branch Sugar River (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 60.9. This is better than average.

City:

60.9
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.38. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.38
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 34.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.18. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.18
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00432. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00432
U.S.:

0.01376
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  74.0%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.9%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.6%
Whole state:

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

0.5%
Whole state:

3.7%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Wisconsin average:

11.0

Montrose travel time to work - commute Montrose mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Montrose town (based on Dane County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic106,03634
Mainline Protestant73,128113
Evangelical Protestant30,727146
Other12,96849
Black Protestant7795
Orthodox4454
None263,990-
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: 73
Dane County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Dane County:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 154
Dane County:

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 382
Here:

8.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.0%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Dane County:

23.9%
Wisconsin:

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

11.1%
State:

13.0%

6.00% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,234 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($186 average AGI)
Dane County:

0.03%
Wisconsin average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Milwaukee County, WI  0.30% ($34,934 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.28% ($50,103)
from Rock County, WI  0.25% ($35,033)


5.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,394 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($618 average AGI)
Dane County:

0.09%
Wisconsin average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.34% ($31,242 average AGI)
to Cook County, IL  0.26% ($38,444)
to Columbia County, WI  0.25% ($43,088)

Strongest AM radio stations in Montrose:

  • WLMV (1480 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIBA (1310 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTDY (1670 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WHA (970 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD REGENTS OF UNIV OF WI SYSTEM)
  • WTUX (1550 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MADISON, WI)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, 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.)
  • WNWC (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SUN PRAIRIE, WI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Montrose:

  • WSUM (91.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WMMM-FM (105.5 FM; VERONA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WIBA-FM (101.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZEE (104.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WORT (89.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BACK PORCH RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMGN (98.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • W215AQ (90.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WNWC-FM (102.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WWQM-FM (106.3 FM; MIDDLETON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT INC.)
  • WCJZ (96.3 FM; SAUK CITY, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOLX-FM (94.9 FM; BARABOO, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WKPO (105.9 FM; EVANSVILLE, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WEKZ-FM (93.7 FM; MONROE, WI; Owner: RONALD M.SPIELMAN & SCOTT THOMPSON)
  • WJVL (99.9 FM; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: SOUTHERN WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • W277AE (103.3 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: FAITH ACADEMY DBA WFEN)
  • WJJO (94.1 FM; WATERTOWN, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGMENT, INC.)
  • WMAD-FM (92.1 FM; SUN PRAIRIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDMP-FM (99.3 FM; DODGEVILLE, WI; Owner: DODGE POINT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Montrose:

  • 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.)
  • W38CT (Channel 38; MADISON, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W23BW (Channel 23; MADISON, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W58CO (Channel 58; SAULT STE. MARIE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W08CK (Channel 8; MADISON-MIDDLETON, WI; Owner: HEALTHY'S, INC.)
  • W65EE (Channel 65; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 33m108ftTotal length
  • $3,325,000Total costs
  • 24,197Total average daily traffic
  • 106Total average daily truck traffic
  • 17,233Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 41950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 31980-1989
  • 41990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Montrose, WI

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • B. Benjamin Evans, 0.3 Km Se Of Int Of Observatory Rd And County Trunk A (Lat: 42.904444 Lon: -89.555556), Type: 122.8, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: 6082629542, , 602 STATE ST
  • Judith A Temby, 0.3 Km Se Of Int Of Observatory Rd And County Trunk A (Lat: 42.904444 Lon: -89.555556), Type: 122.8, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: 6082629542, , 602 STATE ST
  • Jane S RADUE, 0.3 Km Se Of Int Of Observatory Rd And County Trunk A (Lat: 42.904528 Lon: -89.555917), Type: 122.8, Structure height: 55025 m, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: 6082629542, Gm@wsum.Wisc.Edu, 602 STATE ST
  • 0.3 Km Se Of Intersection Of Observatory Rd And County Trunk A (Lat: 42.904444 Lon: -89.556111), Type: 37.4, Overall height: 37.4 m, Registrant: 6082629542, , 602 STATE STREET
  • 0.3 Km Se Of Int Of Observatory Rd And County Trunk A (Lat: 42.904444 Lon: -89.555556), Type: 122.8, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: 6082629542, , 602 STATE ST

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (43%)
  • Utility gas (31%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (19%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Electricity (2%)

Montrose compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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.
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