For population 25 years and over in New Diggings:
For population 15 years and over in New Diggings town:
12 residents are foreign born (1.3% Asia, 0.8% Oceania, 0.4% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dubuque, IA (18.5 miles , pop. 57,686).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (59.2 miles , pop. 208,054).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (144.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Benton, WI (1.6 miles ), White Oak Springs, WI (1.9 miles) , Shullsburg, WI (2.3 miles ), Hazel Green, WI (2.4 miles ), Cuba City, WI (2.4 miles ), Scales Mound, IL (2.7 miles ), Elk Grove, WI (2.7 miles ), Smelser, WI (3.1 miles ).
Latitude: 42.56 N, Longitude: 90.33 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 608
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -8 (-1.7%).
Work and jobs in New Diggings: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in New Diggings, Wisconsin
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
New Diggings-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 144% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 33.3 miles away from the New Diggings town center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 5/8/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.4 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:New Diggings-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 99% 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 74.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Lafayette 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).
Birthplace of: Fred Smith (1900s pitcher) - Baseball player.
Hospitals/medical centers near New Diggings:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Diggings:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
New Diggings compared to Wisconsin state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for New Diggings town (based on Lafayette County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 76.58%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.38% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,045 average adjusted gross income)
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:
6.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,098 average adjusted gross income)
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:
Strongest AM radio stations in New Diggings:
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TV broadcast stations around New Diggings:
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 18See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for New Diggings, WI
Total length: 38 meters (125ft)
Total costs: $933,000
Total average daily traffic: 5,985
Total average daily truck traffic: 14
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 7,357