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Population in 2012: 224 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +20.4%
Males: 109  (48.8%)
Females: 115  (51.2%)

Median resident age:  33.5 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip code: 53816

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,351 (it was $37,813 in 2000)
Mount Hope:

$33,351
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,486

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $78,201 (it was $48,800 in 2000)
Mount Hope:

$78,201
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $176,838; Detached houses: $83,632; Mobile homes: $759,375

Median gross rent in 2012: $461.

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  • White alone - 206 (91.6%)
  • Hispanic - 17 (7.6%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.4%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.4%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mount Hope: 86.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (40.5%), Irish (17.7%), United States (9.9%), Norwegian (9.1%), English (4.7%), French (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1919

Elevation: 1100 feet

Land area: 0.32 square miles.

Population density: 703 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Mount Hope:

  • High school or higher: 83.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mount Hope village:

  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 44.3%
  • Separated: 5.3%
  • Widowed: 13.0%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

8 residents are foreign born

This village:  4.8%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,175 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,250 (1.6%)

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 July 2013:
Here:

6.1%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +15 (+8.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (18%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (18%)
  • Information (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (14%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Carpenters (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Secondary school teachers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (13%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (12%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (12%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)


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Tornado activity:

Mount Hope-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 135% 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.

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: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 2, Floods: 2, Heavy Rain: 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: Luke McNamee - Admiral.


Hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Mount Hope, WI

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

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 25 miles; Platteville, WI; Full-time enrollment: 6,352)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 49 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 3,144)
  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 53 miles; Calmar, IA; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • Luther College (about 54 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,470)
  • Viterbo University (about 61 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 2,076)
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (about 62 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 8,660)
  • Western Technical College (about 62 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 2,278)

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 36.3. This is about average.
City:

36.3
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.4
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.4%
(7.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.5% 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 significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Mount Hope travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (49%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18%)
  • Wood (14%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11%)
  • Electricity (9%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 79.86%
Here79.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental Baptists
Adherents70.5%9.4%9.1%2.1%1.0%
Congregations21.1%10.5%18.9%6.3%3.2%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Free Church of AmericaNational Association of Congregational Christian ChurchesOld Order AmishOther
Adherents0.8%0.8%0.8%0.7%4.8%
Congregations3.2%2.1%3.2%4.2%27.4%
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: 12
Grant County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.29 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

9.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Grant County:

7.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Grant County:

27.8%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.4%
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 0$0 1$117
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$651
Sewerage 0$0 5$900
Totals for Government 0$0 10$1,668

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,000 ($13.39)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($8.93)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $36,000 ($160.71)
    Water Utilities: $20,000 ($89.29)
    Fire Protection: $13,000 ($58.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($40.18)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($22.32)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($22.32)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($17.86)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($8.93)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($4.46)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $10,000 ($44.64)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $30,000 ($133.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($4.46)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($22.32)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($4.46)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $12,000 ($53.57)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $50,000 ($223.21)
    Highways: $3,000 ($13.39)
    All Other: $1,000 ($4.46)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $225,000 ($1004.46)

5.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,617 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.30%
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 Iowa County, WI  0.49% ($33,396 average AGI)
from Dane County, WI  0.47% ($30,379)
from Lafayette County, WI  0.42% ($37,282)


6.40% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,116 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.40%
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  0.98% ($97,317 average AGI)
to Dubuque County, IA  0.51% ($31,760)
to Iowa County, WI  0.44% ($27,841)

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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