Spring Grove, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 874. Population change since 2000: +1.5%
 
Males: 436  (49.9%)
Females: 438  (50.1%)
Median resident age:  43.7 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53550.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $56,573 (it was $45,515 in 2000)
Spring Grove:

$56,573
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,677 (it was $16,975 in 2000)

Spring Grove town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $179,434 (it was $121,000 in 2000)
Spring Grove:

$179,434
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $206,775; Detached houses: $210,641; Mobile homes: $50,193
Spring Grove races chart
  • White alone - 829 (94.9%)
  • Hispanic - 25 (2.9%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.3%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Spring Grove: 171.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (41.1%), Swiss (20.7%), Norwegian (12.8%), Irish (10.7%), English (8.1%), French (4.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 810 feet

Land area: 39.8 square miles.

Population density: 22 people per square mile   (very low).

Spring Grove,WI real estate house value index trend

Spring Grove, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Spring Grove:

  • High school or higher: 85.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Spring Grove town:

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 67.3%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 4.2%

22 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 0.9% Asia).

This town:  2.6%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

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

Spring Grove town:  1.3% ($1,614)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
Spring Grove satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Janesville, WI (23.0 miles , pop. 59,498).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (36.4 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (102.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Juda, WI (2.2 miles ), Brodhead, WI (2.4 miles ), Decatur, WI (2.6 miles ), Avon, WI (2.6 miles ), Lake Summerset, IL (2.7 miles ), Sylvester, WI (2.9 miles ), Davis, IL (3.0 miles ), Durand, IL (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 42.55 N, Longitude: 89.43 W

Spring Grove household income distribution Spring Grove home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.3%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +121 (+16.4%).
Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (23%)
  • Machinery (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Transportation equipment (10%)
  • Metal and metal products (7%)
  • Food (5%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Health care (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Food (5%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (15%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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

Average climate in Spring Grove, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Spring Grove-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 58% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 40.4 miles away from the Spring Grove town center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 1/24/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.6 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Spring Grove-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 294.7 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 80.0 miles away from Spring Grove 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 270.2 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 327.2 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 293.7 miles away from Spring Grove center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 282.5 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 Green County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Spring Grove topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Spring Grove:

  • MEDINA NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; DURAND, IL)
  • MONROE MNR NUR REHAB (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MONROE, WI)
  • MONROE CLINIC DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; MONROE, WI)
  • THE MONROE CLINIC HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; MONROE, WI)
  • THE MONROE CLINIC Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; MONROE, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Spring Grove:

  • Rock Valley College (about 28 miles; Rockford, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,269)
  • Edgewood College (about 36 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 37 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 37 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 34,621)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 40 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 9,603)
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 41 miles; Whitewater, WI; FT enrollment: 11,124)
  • Herzing University-Madison (about 42 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 3,160)

Public high school in Spring Grove:

  • Juda Hi (Students: 92; Location: N2385 Spring St; Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Spring Grove:

  • Juda El (Students: 218; Location: N2385 Spring St; Grades: KG-8)

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Notable location: Boeke Farm (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Spring Grove: Union Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Basswood Cemetery (1), Mount Hope Cemetery (2), Clarence Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Sylvester Creek (A), Spring Creek (B), OK Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Spring Grove: Weir White Oaks State Natural Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Green 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 2012 was 67.2. This is about average.

City:

67.2
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 11.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.8
U.S.:

9.1
Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  81.0%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.3%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

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

4.7%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

1.3%
Whole state:

3.7%

Spring Grove compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage 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 below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (53%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (32%)
  • Wood (12%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Electricity (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Spring Grove town (based on Green County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.40%
Here: 49.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental Baptists
Adherents25.9%25.5%21.6%14.4%2.6%
Congregations9.3%14.0%18.6%16.3%7.0%
NameWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodPresbyterian Church (USA)Association of Free Lutheran CongregationsChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents2.3%1.6%1.1%0.9%4.1%
Congregations4.7%2.3%2.3%4.7%20.9%
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: 8
Green County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Green County:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Green County:

4.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
Here:

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Green County:

26.9%
Wisconsin:

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

24.3%
State:

13.0%

4.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,478 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.66%
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  1.60% ($40,153 average AGI)
from Rock County, WI  0.54% ($30,735)
from Lafayette County, WI  0.44% ($41,426)


5.50% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,341 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.50%
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  1.60% ($43,792 average AGI)
to Rock County, WI  0.86% ($32,851)
to Lafayette County, WI  0.36% ($21,268)

Strongest AM radio stations in Spring Grove:

  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WEKZ (1260 AM; 1 kW; MONROE, WI; Owner: RONALD M. SPIELMAN & SCOTT THOMPSON)
  • WFRL (1570 AM; 5 kW; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: MAYFAIR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTJK (1380 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH BELOIT, IL; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WLMV (1480 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTDY (1670 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Spring Grove:

  • WEKZ-FM (93.7 FM; MONROE, WI; Owner: RONALD M.SPIELMAN & SCOTT THOMPSON)
  • WNIE (89.1 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WKPO (105.9 FM; EVANSVILLE, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WFEN (88.3 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAITH ACADEMY, DBA WFEN)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WJVL (99.9 FM; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: SOUTHERN WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WKMQ-FM (96.7 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WXXQ (98.5 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WGFB (103.1 FM; ROCKTON, IL; Owner: WRWC, Inc.)
  • WZEE (104.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIBA-FM (101.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WORT (89.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BACK PORCH RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYHY (95.3 FM; WINNEBAGO, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFPS (92.1 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: MAYFAIR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGSL (91.1 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN LIFE CENTER SCHOOL)
  • WMGN (98.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WMMM-FM (105.5 FM; VERONA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WQFL (100.9 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUEST FOR LIFE, INC.)
  • WZOK (97.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Spring Grove:

  • 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)
  • WIFR (Channel 23; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTVO (Channel 17; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WINNEBAGO TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WFBN-LP (Channel 33; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WREX-TV (Channel 13; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WREX TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WMTV (Channel 15; MADISON, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WQRF-TV (Channel 39; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUORUM OF ROCKFORD LICENSE, LLC)
  • W65EE (Channel 65; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WQFL-CA (Channel 8; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAMILY VALUES ORGANIZATION, INC.)
  • WCFC-CA (Channel 51; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN COMMUNICATIONS OF CHICAGOLAND, INC.)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 23
Total length: 34 meters (112ft)
Total costs: $568,000
Total average daily traffic: 19,980
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,904
Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic: 20,285

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 5
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 3
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 10
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Spring Grove, WI

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
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