For population 25 years and over in Primrose:
For population 15 years and over in Primrose town:
12 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Madison, WI (17.5 miles , pop. 208,054).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (125.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Springdale, WI (2.2 miles ), Montrose, WI (2.3 miles ), New Glarus, WI (2.5 miles ), Belleville, WI (2.6 miles ), Perry, WI (2.7 miles ), Verona, WI (2.8 miles ), Mount Horeb, WI (2.8 miles ).
Latitude: 42.91 N, Longitude: 89.65 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 608
Population change in the 1990s: +82 (+13.7%).
Work and jobs in Primrose: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Primrose, Wisconsin
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Primrose-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 146% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 17.0 miles away from the Primrose town center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 7/3/1983, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.4 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Primrose-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 82.9 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).
Birthplace of: Robert M. La Follette, Sr. - Politician.
Hospitals/medical centers near Primrose:
Amtrak station near Primrose:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Primrose:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00432. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.
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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:
5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
Primrose compared to Wisconsin state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Primrose (based on Dane County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.50%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 73
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 154
Number of full-service restaurants: 382
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.99% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,387 average adjusted gross income)
0.32% of residents moved from foreign countries ($397 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.35% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,540 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($296 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Primrose, WI
Total length: 15 meters (49ft)
Total costs: $435,000
Total average daily traffic: 8,634
Total average daily truck traffic: 123
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 5,525