South Lancaster, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 843. Population change since 2000: +4.3%
 
Males: 424  (50.3%)
Females: 419  (49.7%)
Median resident age:  43.6 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53813.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $51,030 (it was $36,250 in 2000)
South Lancaster:

$51,030
WI:

$56,811

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $27,221 (it was $18,698 in 2000)

South Lancaster town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $139,549 (it was $79,500 in 2000)
South Lancaster:

$139,549
WI:

$173,200
  • Races in South Lancaster, WI (2010)

    South Lancaster races chart
    • 83198.6%White alone
    • 80.9%Two or more races
    • 20.2%Hispanic
    • 10.1%Black alone
    • 10.1%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in South Lancaster: 91.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (40.5%), English (13.7%), Irish (9.8%), United States (9.2%), Norwegian (3.2%), Czech (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 34.0 square miles.

Population density: 25 people per square mile   (very low).

South Lancaster,WI real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in South Lancaster:

  • High school or higher: 76.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 0.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in South Lancaster town:

  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 68.3%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 3.7%

5 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.6%
Wisconsin:

3.6%

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

South Lancaster town:  1.2% ($955)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dubuque, IA (21.1 miles , pop. 57,686).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (70.3 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (169.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lancaster, WI (1.8 miles ), Ellenboro, WI (2.5 miles ), North Lancaster, WI (2.6 miles ), Beetown, WI (2.6 miles ), Tennyson, WI (2.9 miles ), Little Grant, WI (2.9 miles ), Potosi, WI (2.9 miles ), Bloomington, WI (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 42.81 N, Longitude: 90.73 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 608

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.2%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -98 (-10.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (36%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Wood products (6%)
  • Food (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Electronic shopping and mail-order houses (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Food (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (23%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (12%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Therapists (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in South Lancaster, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

South Lancaster-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 65% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 39.8 miles away from the South Lancaster town center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.4 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

South Lancaster-area historical earthquake activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 86% 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 336.2 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 132.4 miles away from South Lancaster 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 313.4 miles away from the city 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 367.8 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 335.6 miles away from South Lancaster 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 100.4 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 Grant County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near South Lancaster:

  • LANCASTER CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LANCASTER, WI)
  • GRANT REG HLTH CTR Critical Access Hospitals (about 3 miles away; LANCASTER, WI)
  • GRANT CTY HOME NUR SVC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; LANCASTER, WI)
  • HOMEWARD BOUND HOME HLTH (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; LANCASTER, WI)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY-FENNIMORE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; FENNIMORE, WI)
  • GRAYS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; PLATTEVILLE, WI)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-PLATTEVILLE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; PLATTEVILLE, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Lancaster:

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 14 miles; Platteville, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,679)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 55 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 5,275)
  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 63 miles; Calmar, IA; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Luther College (about 65 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,700)
  • Edgewood College (about 69 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 70 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 70 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 34,621)

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Notable locations in South Lancaster: Koeller Dairy (A), Santerra Dairy (B), Dee Dee Acres (C), Macland Farms (D), Prairie View Farms (E), Prairie Dairy Farms (F), Prairie Dell Stock Farm (G), Krohn Farm (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hillside Cemetery (1), Hurricane Cemetery (2), Saint Clements Cemetery (3), Morrell Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Grant 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 46.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.7
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.81. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.81
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  77.1%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.0%
Whole state:  7.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

5.0%
Whole state:

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

2.7%
Whole state:

3.7%
128 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
143 people in nursing homes in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.3
Wisconsin average:

11.0

South Lancaster travel time to work - commute South Lancaster mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for South Lancaster town (based on Grant County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic20,48919
Mainline Protestant8,78741
Evangelical Protestant3,40038
Other3864
Orthodox301
None18,116-
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: 12
Grant County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Grant County:

5.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 49
Here:

9.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Grant County:

27.8%
Wisconsin:

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

11.4%
State:

13.0%

4.99% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,518 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.99%
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 Dane County, WI  0.47% ($35,409 average AGI)
from Iowa County, WI  0.41% ($17,143)
from Lafayette County, WI  0.39% ($25,562)


5.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,907 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
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 Dane County, WI  0.76% ($29,628 average AGI)
to Iowa County, WI  0.44% ($29,298)
to Dubuque County, IA  0.39% ($36,365)

Strongest AM radio stations in South Lancaster:

  • WGLR (1280 AM; 1 kW; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • KDTH (1370 AM; 5 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPVL (1590 AM; 1 kW; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in South Lancaster:

  • WGLR-FM (97.7 FM; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • KIYX (106.1 FM; SAGEVILLE, IA; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WPVL-FM (107.1 FM; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • KATF (92.9 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WJTY (88.1 FM; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: JOY PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KXGE (102.3 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVRE (101.1 FM; DICKEYVILLE, WI; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • K254AE (98.7 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • WHHI (91.3 FM; HIGHLAND, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WJOD (103.3 FM; ASBURY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQPC (94.3 FM; PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WI; Owner: ROBINSON CORPORATION)
  • KLYV (105.3 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K269EK (101.7 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KGRR (97.3 FM; EPWORTH, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WSUP (90.5 FM; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • K239AB (95.7 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: AUGUSTANA COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around South Lancaster:

  • W22CI (Channel 22; BLOOMINGTON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KFXB (Channel 40; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: DUBUQUE TV LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 7m23ftTotal length
  • 850Total average daily traffic
  • 881Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (33%)
  • Utility gas (28%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23%)
  • Wood (13%)
  • Electricity (4%)

South Lancaster compared to Wisconsin 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.
  • 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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