Roxbury, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 1,794. Population change since 2000: +5.5%
 
Males: 932  (52.0%)
Females: 862  (48.0%)
Median resident age:  43.9 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53583.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $86,962 (it was $60,463 in 2000)
Roxbury:

$86,962
WI:

$56,811

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $37,451 (it was $24,708 in 2000)

Roxbury town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $296,223 (it was $169,700 in 2000)
Roxbury:

$296,223
WI:

$173,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $298,610; Detached houses: $315,668; Townhouses or other attached units: $210,044; In 2-unit structures: $254,502; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $197,466; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $218,345; Mobile homes: $33,414
  • Races in Roxbury, WI (2010)

    Roxbury races chart
    • 1,74397.2%White alone
    • 241.3%Hispanic
    • 130.7%Two or more races
    • 100.6%American Indian alone
    • 30.2%Asian alone
    • 10.06%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Roxbury: 95.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (73.8%), Irish (10.8%), Norwegian (8.5%), English (6.8%), Polish (4.8%), United States (4.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 868 feet

Land area: 34.6 square miles.

Population density: 52 people per square mile   (very low).

Roxbury,WI real estate house value index trend

Roxbury, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Roxbury:

  • High school or higher: 87.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Roxbury town:

  • Never married: 17.1%
  • Now married: 73.2%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 5.5%

14 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.8%
Wisconsin:

3.6%

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

Roxbury town:  1.4% ($2,424)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
Roxbury satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Madison, WI (18.7 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (141.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Sauk City, WI (1.8 miles ), Prairie du Sac, WI (1.9 miles ), West Point, WI (2.1 miles ), Berry, WI (2.6 miles ), Lodi, WI (2.8 miles ), Merrimac, WI (2.9 miles ), Sumpter, WI (2.9 miles ), Dane, WI (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 43.26 N, Longitude: 89.67 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 608

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.7%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +152 (+9.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care (3%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Electronic shopping and mail-order houses (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Engineers (3%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)

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

Average climate in Roxbury, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Roxbury, Wisconsin average temperatures Roxbury, Wisconsin average precipitation Roxbury, Wisconsin humidity Roxbury, Wisconsin wind speed Roxbury, Wisconsin snowfall Roxbury, Wisconsin sunshine Roxbury, Wisconsin clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Roxbury-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 70% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 7.5 miles away from the Roxbury town center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/26/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.5 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Roxbury-area historical earthquake activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 87% 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 345.3 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 130.5 miles away from Roxbury 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 320.7 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 107.1 miles away from the city 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 344.2 miles away from Roxbury center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 377.8 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 Dane County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Roxbury topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Roxbury:

  • MAPLEWOOD OF SAUK PRAIRIE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SAUK CITY, WI)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY-LODI (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LODI, WI)
  • HEARTLAND COUNTRY VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BLACK EARTH, WI)
  • WAUNAKEE MNR HLTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WAUNAKEE, WI)
  • UNIV HSPTL HHA (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; MIDDLETON, WI)
  • REST HAVEN HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; VERONA, WI)
  • ATTIC ANGEL PLACE HC (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MIDDLETON, WI)

Amtrak station near Roxbury:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Roxbury:

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 19 miles; Madison, WI; Full-time enrollment: 34,621)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 19 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)
  • Edgewood College (about 19 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 20 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 9,603)
  • Herzing University-Madison (about 21 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 3,160)
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 56 miles; Whitewater, WI; FT enrollment: 11,124)
  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 56 miles; Platteville, WI; FT enrollment: 7,679)

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Notable location: Camp Carlson (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Roxbury include: Saint Norberts German Catholic Church (A), Saint Johns Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Mud Lake (A), Crystal Lake (B), Fish Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Roxbury: Fish Lake County Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Dane 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 2013 was 61.8. This is better than average.

City:

61.8
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 4.36. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.36
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.38. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.38
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 35.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.54. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.54
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00432. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00432
U.S.:

0.01376
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  78.3%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.5%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

5.4%
Whole state:

8.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.3%
Whole state:

3.7%
12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Wisconsin average:

11.0

Roxbury travel time to work - commute Roxbury mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Roxbury town (based on Dane County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic106,03634
Mainline Protestant73,128113
Evangelical Protestant30,727146
Other12,96849
Black Protestant7795
Orthodox4454
None263,990-
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: 73
Dane County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.0%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Dane County:

23.9%
Wisconsin:

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

11.1%
State:

13.0%

6.00% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,234 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($186 average AGI)
Dane County:

0.03%
Wisconsin average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Milwaukee County, WI  0.30% ($34,934 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.28% ($50,103)
from Rock County, WI  0.25% ($35,033)


5.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,394 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($618 average AGI)
Dane County:

0.09%
Wisconsin average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.34% ($31,242 average AGI)
to Cook County, IL  0.26% ($38,444)
to Columbia County, WI  0.25% ($43,088)

Strongest AM radio stations in Roxbury:

  • WLMV (1480 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WIBA (1310 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNWC (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SUN PRAIRIE, WI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WTUX (1550 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MADISON, WI)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Roxbury:

  • WCJZ (96.3 FM; SAUK CITY, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOLX-FM (94.9 FM; BARABOO, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WIBA-FM (101.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZEE (104.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WORT (89.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BACK PORCH RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W215AQ (90.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WNWC-FM (102.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WMMM-FM (105.5 FM; VERONA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WWQM-FM (106.3 FM; MIDDLETON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT INC.)
  • WMGN (98.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WMAD-FM (92.1 FM; SUN PRAIRIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBZU (105.1 FM; WAUNAKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WDDC (100.1 FM; PORTAGE, WI; Owner: ZOE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNFM (104.9 FM; REEDSBURG, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WHIT-FM (93.1 FM; DE FOREST, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WBDL (102.9 FM; REEDSBURG, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WSUM (91.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • W277AE (103.3 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: FAITH ACADEMY DBA WFEN)

TV broadcast stations around Roxbury:

  • W58CO (Channel 58; SAULT STE. MARIE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • W38CT (Channel 38; MADISON, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W23BW (Channel 23; MADISON, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W08CK (Channel 8; MADISON-MIDDLETON, WI; Owner: HEALTHY'S, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 10m33ftTotal length
  • 25,622Total average daily traffic
  • 318Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • 6543 Simpson Rd (Lat: 43.211944 Lon: -89.601111), Type: 79.0, Overall height: 73 m, Registrant: 6082671911, Patty@co.Dane.Wi.Us, 1120 SAYLE ST

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • ROXBURY, 6543 Simpson Rd (Lat: 43.211917 Lon: -89.601222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 73 m, Overall height: 79 m, Call Sign: WNTJ326, Licensee ID: L00001692
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 5928.75 MHz, 6109.51 MHzGrant Date: 02/25/2011, Expiration Date: 05/07/2021Registrant: County Of Dane

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (47%)
  • Utility gas (39%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Electricity (2%)

Roxbury compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value 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 significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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