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Population in 2010: 3,154. Population change since 2000: +3.3%
 

Males: 1,588  (50.3%)
Females: 1,566  (49.7%)

Median resident age:  46.6 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53589.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $83,764 (it was $68,958 in 2000)
Pleasant Springs:

$83,764
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $37,557

Pleasant Springs town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $256,503 (it was $167,200 in 2000)
Pleasant Springs:

$256,503
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $310,359; Detached houses: $310,921; In 2-unit structures: $367,558; Mobile homes: $27,815

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Pleasant Springs races chart
  • White alone - 3,037 (96.3%)
  • Hispanic - 37 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 36 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 25 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 14 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Pleasant Springs: 173.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (44.0%), Norwegian (30.6%), Irish (14.2%), English (8.5%), Polish (4.7%), French (4.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 33.4 square miles.

Population density: 95 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Pleasant Springs:

  • High school or higher: 92.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pleasant Springs town:

  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 69.1%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

37 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.2%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

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

Pleasant Springs town:  1.6% ($2,743)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Madison, WI (11.5 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (110.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Stoughton, WI (2.0 miles ), Dunn, WI (2.2 miles ), McFarland, WI (2.2 miles ), Dunkirk, WI (2.4 miles ), Christiana, WI (2.5 miles ), Blooming Grove, WI (2.7 miles ), Cottage Grove, WI (2.8 miles ), Monona, WI (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 42.98 N, Longitude: 89.21 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 608

Pleasant Springs household income distribution Pleasant Springs home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.8%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +407 (+15.4%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care (27%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Registered nurses (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Pleasant Springs-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 152% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 26.1 miles away from the Pleasant Springs 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 4.2 miles away from the town center injured 30 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pleasant Springs-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 100% 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 87.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dane County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Hospitals/medical centers near Pleasant Springs:

  • SKAALEN NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; STOUGHTON, WI)
  • SKAALEN SUNSET HOME-RCF (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; STOUGHTON, WI)
  • STOUGHTON HSPTL HH UNITED (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; STOUGHTON, WI)

Amtrak station near Pleasant Springs:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pleasant Springs:

  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 12 miles; Madison, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,846)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 12 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 5,928)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 12 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 37,050)
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 26 miles; Whitewater, WI; FT enrollment: 9,532)
  • Rock Valley College (about 48 miles; Rockford, IL; FT enrollment: 3,903)
  • Waukesha County Technical College (about 49 miles; Pewaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 2,559)
  • Carroll University (about 50 miles; Waukesha, WI; FT enrollment: 2,756)

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Notable locations in Pleasant Springs: Greens Orchard (A), Martin Luther Childrens Home (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Pleasant Springs: Western Koshkonong Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Skaalen Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Pleasant Springs include: La Follette County Park (1), Lake Kegonsa State Park (2), Viking County Park (3). 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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 38.1. This is about average.
City:

38.1
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

19.3
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.5
U.S.:

9.6
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00432. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00432
U.S.:

0.05195


Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  79.5%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.5%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.1%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

2.8%
Whole state:

3.7%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Pleasant Springs, WI

6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
3 people in other group homes in 2000
2 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Pleasant Springs compared to Wisconsin state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (48%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (41%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Electricity (2%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Pleasant Springs town (based on Dane County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.50%
Here52.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristJewish
Adherents53.3%22.1%3.8%2.5%2.0%
Congregations14.3%19.0%8.4%5.5%1.8%
Name Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodOther
Adherents2.0%2.0%1.9%1.9%8.5%
Congregations0.7%4.0%3.7%4.4%38.1%
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: 73
This county:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

8.03 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.0%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

23.9%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Dane County:

11.1%
State:

13.0%

6.99% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,387 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.99%
Wisconsin average:

6.06%

0.32% of residents moved from foreign countries ($397 average AGI)
Dane County:

0.32%
Wisconsin average:

0.08%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Milwaukee County, WI  0.32% ($35,740 average AGI)
from Columbia County, WI  0.29% ($33,319)
from Rock County, WI  0.28% ($37,443)


6.35% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,540 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
Wisconsin average:

6.22%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($296 average AGI)
Dane County:

0.08%
Wisconsin average:

0.04%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Columbia County, WI  0.38% ($41,524 average AGI)
to Rock County, WI  0.35% ($40,708)
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.32% ($31,704)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pleasant Springs:

  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLMV (1480 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WIBA (1310 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNWC (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SUN PRAIRIE, WI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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 Pleasant Springs:

  • WMGN (98.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WZEE (104.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WORT (89.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BACK PORCH RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJJO (94.1 FM; WATERTOWN, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGMENT, INC.)
  • WIBA-FM (101.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WMMM-FM (105.5 FM; VERONA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WMAD-FM (92.1 FM; SUN PRAIRIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W215AQ (90.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WNWC-FM (102.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WJVL (99.9 FM; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: SOUTHERN WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WHIT-FM (93.1 FM; DE FOREST, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WKPO (105.9 FM; EVANSVILLE, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WWQM-FM (106.3 FM; MIDDLETON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT INC.)
  • WOLX-FM (94.9 FM; BARABOO, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WCJZ (96.3 FM; SAUK CITY, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W216BL (91.1 FM; MCFARLAND, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WBZU (105.1 FM; WAUNAKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WSUM (91.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)

TV broadcast stations around Pleasant Springs:

  • 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.)
  • W23BW (Channel 23; MADISON, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W38CT (Channel 38; MADISON, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W08CK (Channel 8; MADISON-MIDDLETON, WI; Owner: HEALTHY'S, INC.)
  • WWRS-TV (Channel 52; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W65EE (Channel 65; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W58CO (Channel 58; SAULT STE. MARIE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 25
Total length: 122 meters (400ft)
Total costs: $4,775,000
Total average daily traffic: 364,115
Total average daily truck traffic: 53,071

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 21
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Pleasant Springs, WI

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Pleasant Springs)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STOUGHTON, 1749 Skidmore Lane (Lat: 42.953333 Lon: -89.136667), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 83.8 m, Overall height: 89.9 m, Call Sign: WLK929
    Assigned Frequencies: 10915.0 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6745.00 MHz, 10715.0 MHz, 11115.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 1749 Skidmore Lane (Lat: 42.953333 Lon: -89.136667), Type: Nntann, Structure height: 83.8 m, Overall height: 89.9 m, Call Sign: KNKK747
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.487 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/27/1999, Expiration Date: 06/15/2008, Cancellation Date: 08/02/2008, Certifier: Jerry Nelson
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, 1650 Tysons Blvd., Suite 1500, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8678, Fax: (703) 584-8695, Email:


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