Mount Hope, Wisconsin

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Population in 2013: 223 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +19.9%
Males: 114  (51.3%)
Females: 109  (48.7%)
Median resident age:  48.8 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.0 years

Zip code: 53816

Estimated median household income in 2013: $33,345 (it was $37,813 in 2000)
Mount Hope:

$33,345
WI:

$51,467

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,530 (it was $15,141 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $75,208 (it was $48,800 in 2000)
Mount Hope:

$75,208
WI:

$163,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $171,182; Detached houses: $72,368; Mobile homes: $509,670

Median gross rent in 2013: $413.

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    • 20691.6%White alone
    • 177.6%Hispanic
    • 10.4%Asian alone
    • 10.4%Two or more races
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Mount Hope: 86.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (43.2%), Irish (13.2%), United States (9.5%), Norwegian (6.8%), English (3.7%), French (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1919

Elevation: 1100 feet

Land area: 0.32 square miles.

Population density: 700 people per square mile   (low).

For population 25 years and over in Mount Hope:

  • High school or higher: 88.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 1.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mount Hope village:

  • Never married: 21.6%
  • Now married: 43.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 18.1%
  • Divorced: 16.9%

9 residents are foreign born (6.0% Latin America).

This village:

6.0%
Wisconsin:

4.8%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Mount Hope, Wisconsin as of July 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Mount Hope to the number of sex offenders is 223 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,260 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,376 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dubuque, IA (33.2 miles , pop. 57,686).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (74.4 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (180.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Little Grant, WI (2.1 miles ), Millville, WI (2.3 miles) , Patch Grove, WI (2.5 miles) , Bloomington, WI (2.6 miles ), Mount Ida, WI (2.6 miles ), Wauzeka, WI (2.9 miles ), North Lancaster, WI (2.9 miles ), Woodman, WI (3.0 miles) .

Latitude: 42.97 N, Longitude: 90.86 W

Area code: 608

Mount Hope household income distribution Mount Hope home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.2%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +15 (+8.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Retail trade (35%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Information (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (20%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (20%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (24%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Average climate in Mount Hope, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Mount Hope-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 58% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/30/1954, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.5 miles away from the Mount Hope village center .

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 24.1 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mount Hope-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 349.0 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 144.7 miles away from Mount Hope 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 326.2 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 112.9 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 380.6 miles away from Mount Hope 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 348.4 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 Grant County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mount Hope topographic map

Birthplace of: Luke McNamee - Admiral.

Hospitals and medical centers near Mount Hope:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY-FENNIMORE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; FENNIMORE, WI)
  • GRANT CTY HOME NUR SVC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; LANCASTER, WI)
  • HOMEWARD BOUND HOME HLTH (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; LANCASTER, WI)
  • GRANT REG HLTH CTR Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; LANCASTER, WI)
  • LANCASTER CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LANCASTER, WI)
  • BOSCOBEL CARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BOSCOBEL, WI)
  • BOSCOBEL AREA HEALTH CARE Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; BOSCOBEL, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Hope:

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 25 miles; Platteville, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,679)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 49 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 5,275)
  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 53 miles; Calmar, IA; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Luther College (about 54 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,700)
  • Viterbo University (about 61 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 2,848)
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (about 62 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 9,837)
  • Western Technical College (about 62 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 3,377)

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Notable location: Mount Hope Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

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

City:

45.4
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.15. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.15
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.7%
(12.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  55.4%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  8.7%
Whole state:  7.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Mount Hope compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
Wisconsin average:

10.5

Mount Hope travel time to work - commute Mount Hope mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (49%)
  • Wood (16%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mount Hope village (based on Grant County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic20,48919
Mainline Protestant8,78741
Evangelical Protestant3,40038
Other3864
Orthodox301
None18,116-
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: 12
Grant County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Grant County:

5.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 49
Here:

9.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Grant County:

27.8%
Wisconsin:

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

11.4%
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

Mount Hope government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,000 ($13.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($8.97)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $36,000 ($161.43)
    Water Utilities: $20,000 ($89.69)
    Fire Protection: $13,000 ($58.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($40.36)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($22.42)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($22.42)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($17.94)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($8.97)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($4.48)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $10,000 ($44.84)

Mount Hope government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $30,000 ($134.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($4.48)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($22.42)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($4.48)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $12,000 ($53.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $50,000 ($224.22)
    Highways: $3,000 ($13.45)
    All Other: $1,000 ($4.48)

Mount Hope government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $225,000 ($1008.97)

4.99% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,518 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.99%
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  0.47% ($35,409 average AGI)
from Iowa County, WI  0.41% ($17,143)
from Lafayette County, WI  0.39% ($25,562)


5.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,907 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
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  0.76% ($29,628 average AGI)
to Iowa County, WI  0.44% ($29,298)
to Dubuque County, IA  0.39% ($36,365)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Hope:

  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPRE (980 AM; 1 kW; PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WI; Owner: ROBINSON CORPORATION)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • KDTH (1370 AM; 5 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WKTY (580 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGLR (1280 AM; 1 kW; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Hope:

  • WQPC (94.3 FM; PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WI; Owner: ROBINSON CORPORATION)
  • WGLR-FM (97.7 FM; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • KATF (92.9 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJTY (88.1 FM; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: JOY PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHHI (91.3 FM; HIGHLAND, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KIYX (106.1 FM; SAGEVILLE, IA; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WPVL-FM (107.1 FM; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • KCTN (100.1 FM; GARNAVILLO, IA; Owner: DESIGN HOMES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mount Hope:

  • W22CI (Channel 22; BLOOMINGTON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KFXB (Channel 40; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: DUBUQUE TV LTD. PARTNERSHIP)


FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9639C , Serial Number: 28-7816508, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 03/20/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Brian J Nichols, 9277 Mccluskey Rd, Mount Hope, WI 53816

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