Rockbridge, Wisconsin

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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 2013: $54,345 (it was $41,563 in 2000)
Rockbridge:

$54,345
WI:

$51,467

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,019 (it was $17,269 in 2000)

Rockbridge town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $155,602 (it was $104,200 in 2000)
Rockbridge:

$155,602
WI:

$163,000
  • Races in Rockbridge, WI (2010)

    Rockbridge races chart
    • 72899.2%White alone
    • 40.5%Two or more races
    • 10.1%Black alone
    • 10.1%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Rockbridge: 93.5 (less than average, 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).

Rockbridge,WI real estate house value index trend

Rockbridge, Wisconsin map

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)
Rockbridge satellite photo by USGS

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

Rockbridge household income distribution Rockbridge home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.3%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +58 (+8.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
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%)

Work and jobs in Rockbridge: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Rockbridge, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Rockbridge-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 45% 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.

Earthquake activity:

Rockbridge-area historical earthquake activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 367.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 155.5 miles away from Rockbridge center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 344.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 319.5 miles away from the city center
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 127.5 miles away from Rockbridge center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 367.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rockbridge topographic map

Hospitals and 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 Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; HILLSBORO, WI)
  • ST JOSEPHS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, 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: 7,679)
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (about 51 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 9,837)
  • Viterbo University (about 51 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 2,848)
  • Western Technical College (about 52 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 3,377)
  • Edgewood College (about 55 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 55 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 34,621)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 55 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 60.0. This is better than average.

City:

60.0
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 35.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.3
U.S.:

32.0
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%

Rockbridge compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Wisconsin average:

11.0

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

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,70614
Catholic2,3304
Evangelical Protestant1,43516
Other652
None11,485-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Richland County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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

9.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Richland County:

29.2%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.4%
State:

13.0%

5.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,333 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.42%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Sauk County, WI  0.91% ($31,656 average AGI)
from Grant County, WI  0.67% ($22,422)
from Vernon County, WI  0.57% ($29,842)


5.98% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,382 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.98%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Sauk County, WI  0.99% ($29,881 average AGI)
to Dane County, WI  0.77% ($32,173)
to Vernon County, WI  0.58% ($32,359)

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
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 51m167ftTotal length
  • $1,762,000Total costs
  • 16,259Total average daily traffic
  • 1,102Total average daily truck traffic
  • 18,404Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 81980-1989
  • 21990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Rockbridge, WI

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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