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Population in 2010: 734. Population change since 2000: +1.8%
 

Males: 384  (52.3%)
Females: 350  (47.7%)

Median resident age:  48.1 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53581.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $53,162 (it was $41,563 in 2000)
Rockbridge:

$53,162
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,531

Rockbridge town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $154,546 (it was $104,200 in 2000)
Rockbridge:

$154,546
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $221,479; Detached houses: $230,912; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $228,851; Mobile homes: $96,742

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Rockbridge races chart
  • White alone - 728 (99.2%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.1%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Rockbridge: 164.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (36.8%), Irish (16.1%), English (15.0%), Norwegian (10.4%), Czech (5.8%), United States (5.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 777 feet

Land area: 36.2 square miles.

Population density: 20 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Rockbridge:

  • High school or higher: 85.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rockbridge town:

  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 66.6%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 3.9%

5 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.7%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

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

Rockbridge town:  1.3% ($1,333)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: La Crosse, WI (50.8 miles , pop. 51,818).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (54.8 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (175.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Henrietta, WI (2.3 miles ), Richland, WI (2.4 miles ), Willow, WI (2.4 miles ), Richland Center, WI (2.5 miles ), Bloom, WI (2.8 miles ), Yuba, WI (2.8 miles) , Ithaca, WI (3.0 miles ), Boaz, WI (3.3 miles) .

Latitude: 43.43 N, Longitude: 90.37 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 608

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.6%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +58 (+8.7%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (27%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Food (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (7%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Food (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (18%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Rockbridge-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 115% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.8 miles away from the Rockbridge town center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 37.4 miles away from the town center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Richland County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Rockbridge:

  • SCHMITT WOODLAND HILLS (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; RICHLAND CENTER, WI)
  • PINE VALLEY HLTH CARE REHAB (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; RICHLAND CENTER, WI)
  • ST JOSEPHS HLTH SVCS (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 16 miles away; HILLSBORO, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rockbridge:

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 49 miles; Platteville, WI; Full-time enrollment: 6,352)
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (about 51 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 8,660)
  • Viterbo University (about 51 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 2,076)
  • Western Technical College (about 52 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 2,278)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 55 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 37,050)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 55 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 8,846)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 57 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 5,928)

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Notable locations in Rockbridge: Burr Oak Stock Farm (A), Cold Spring Dairy and Stock Farm (B), Dry Hollow Farm (C), Evergreen Stock and Dairy Farm (D), Fancy Creek Stock Farm (E), Maple Dell Stock Farm (F), Forest Glen Farm (G), Grand Basin Stock Farm (H), Grove Terrace Farm (I), Holstein Stock Farm (J), Meadow Vale Stock and Dairy Farm (K), Pine Creek Stock Farm (L), Valley View Stock Farm (M), Coons Ridge Farm (N), Pine Valley Stock Farm (O), Pleasant Valley Stock Farm (P), Farview Farm (Q), Red Oak Stock Farm (R), Riverside Stock Farm (S), Grand Bluff Stock Farm (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoirs: 0.3 Reservoir (A), 0.11 Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: West Branch Pine River (A), South Buck Creek (B), North Buck Creek (C), Hawkins Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Rockbridge: Pier County Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Richland County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  75.1%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.0%
Whole state:  7.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

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

8.5%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

3.8%
Whole state:

3.7%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Rockbridge, WI

Rockbridge compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above 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 college students significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (60%)
  • Wood (23%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Electricity (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Rockbridge town (based on Richland County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.31%
Here38.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Churches and Churches of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents38.0%19.7%14.9%4.1%2.5%
Congregations11.8%26.5%8.8%2.9%5.9%
NameChurch of the NazareneNational Association of Congregational Christian ChurchesLutheran ChurchNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsOther
Adherents2.4%2.1%2.1%2.0%12.0%
Congregations2.9%2.9%5.9%2.9%29.4%
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: 4
Richland County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Richland County:

5.51 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
This county:

9.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Richland County:

29.2%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.4%
State:

13.0%

6.05% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,917 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.05%
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 Sauk County, WI  1.15% ($30,064 average AGI)
from Grant County, WI  0.93% ($23,302)
from Dane County, WI  0.81% ($78,127)


6.74% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,708 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.74%
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% ($102,000 average AGI)
to Sauk County, WI  0.95% ($32,108)
to Grant County, WI  0.88% ($31,450)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rockbridge:

  • WRCO (1450 AM; 1 kW; RICHLAND CENTER, WI; Owner: FRUIT BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKTY (580 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLMV (1480 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WRDB (1400 AM; 1 kW; REEDSBURG, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rockbridge:

  • WRCO-FM (100.9 FM; RICHLAND CENTER, WI; Owner: FRUIT BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WOLX-FM (94.9 FM; BARABOO, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WVCX (98.9 FM; TOMAH, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WNFM (104.9 FM; REEDSBURG, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WRJC-FM (92.1 FM; MAUSTON, WI; Owner: WRJC, INCORPORATED)
  • WBDL (102.9 FM; REEDSBURG, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WHHI (91.3 FM; HIGHLAND, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WXYM (96.1 FM; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOG (94.5 FM; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Rockbridge:

  • WDLS-LP (Channel 35; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • 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)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 17
Total length: 51 meters (167ft)
Total costs: $1,762,000
Total average daily traffic: 16,259
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,102
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 18,404

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 4
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 8
  • 1990-1999: 2
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FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • BUNKER HILL, 5.9 Miles East Of (Lat: 43.492750 Lon: -90.259556), Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WLM746
    Assigned Frequencies: 2112.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/01/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, LLP, 2120 L Street, Nw, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830, Fax: (202) 828-5568

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 5.9 Miles East Of (Lat: 43.492750 Lon: -90.259556), Call Sign: KNKO588
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.375 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/01/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018
    Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, LLP, 2120 L Street, N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830, Fax: (202) 828-5568


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

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