Stoughton, Wisconsin

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Population in 2013: 12,945 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.8%
 
Males: 6,545  (50.6%)
Females: 6,400  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  39.7 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 53589.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $60,373 (it was $47,633 in 2000)
Stoughton:

$60,373
WI:

$51,467

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $28,302 (it was $21,037 in 2000)

Stoughton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $189,768 (it was $130,000 in 2000)
Stoughton:

$189,768
WI:

$163,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $259,448; Detached houses: $277,127; Townhouses or other attached units: $179,715; In 2-unit structures: $176,203; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $169,911; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $190,972; Mobile homes: $24,183

Median gross rent in 2013: $821.

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  • Races in Stoughton, WI (2010)

    Stoughton races chart
    • 11,82793.8%White alone
    • 2301.8%Hispanic
    • 1781.4%Black alone
    • 1691.3%Asian alone
    • 1681.3%Two or more races
    • 260.2%American Indian alone
    • 70.06%Other race alone
    • 60.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Stoughton: 97.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (29.5%), Norwegian (18.8%), Irish (9.7%), English (6.1%), Polish (3.6%), Swiss (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1882

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 3.96 square miles.

Population density: 3,266 people per square mile   (average).

Stoughton,WI real estate house value index trend

Stoughton, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Stoughton:

  • High school or higher: 88.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Stoughton city:

  • Never married: 27.3%
  • Now married: 53.0%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

386 residents are foreign born (0.8% Latin America, 0.6% Asia, 0.6% Europe, 0.4% North America).

This city:

2.9%
Wisconsin:

4.8%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 28 registered sex offenders living in Stoughton, Wisconsin as of August 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Stoughton to the number of sex offenders is 462 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,930 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,690 (2.0%)

Stoughton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Madison, WI (13.7 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (108.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Dunkirk, WI (1.5 miles ), Pleasant Springs, WI (2.0 miles ), Rutland, WI (2.3 miles ), Dunn, WI (2.4 miles ), McFarland, WI (2.7 miles ), Porter, WI (2.8 miles ), Oregon, WI (2.8 miles ), Christiana, WI (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 70 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 1998: 71 buildings, average cost: $117,900
  • 1999: 56 buildings, average cost: $139,200
  • 2000: 44 buildings, average cost: $149,700
  • 2001: 50 buildings, average cost: $146,800
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $174,700
  • 2003: 30 buildings, average cost: $174,000
  • 2004: 43 buildings, average cost: $176,400
  • 2005: 39 buildings, average cost: $182,100
  • 2006: 16 buildings, average cost: $191,600
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $212,100
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $182,700
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $243,800
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $365,000
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $195,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.92 N, Longitude: 89.22 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The City of Progress and Opportunity

Daytime population change due to commuting: -80 (-0.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,581 (37.2%)

Area code: 608

Stoughton household income distribution Stoughton home values distribution

Crime rates in Stoughton by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012 2013
Murders 000000000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.07.80.0
Rapes 000000210102
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.015.97.70.07.90.015.3
Robberies 121126013441
per 100,000 8.016.07.97.915.747.30.07.723.131.631.17.7
Assaults 564337857491
per 100,000 40.247.931.623.623.555.263.638.753.831.670.07.7
Burglaries 367842333439414332652330
per 100,000 289.3622.4332.0259.9266.6307.3326.1332.5245.9513.2179.0230.2
Thefts 228211251242264258231199177287262215
per 100,000 1,832.51,683.71,984.31,906.12,069.82,032.81,837.41,538.61,360.22,265.92,038.91,649.9
Auto thefts 128924211175764
per 100,000 96.463.871.215.831.415.887.5131.438.455.346.730.7
Arson 00N/A000102000
per 100,000 0.00.0N/A0.00.00.08.00.015.40.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.1) 117.3137.0122.9108.0119.1135.8135.3117.297.0160.8143.6105.8

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Stoughton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 26 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Wisconsin average:

2.19
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.2%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +3,470 (+39.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Stoughton, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Stoughton-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 68% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 29.0 miles away from the Stoughton city center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/17/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.2 miles away from the city center injured 30 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Stoughton-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 317.0 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 102.4 miles away from Stoughton 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 292.1 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 349.6 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 315.8 miles away from Stoughton center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 305.2 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 (12).
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).
Stoughton topographic map

Birthplace of: Ron Faircloth - Martial artist, Henry Everett McNeil - Chilren's author, John E. Erickson (Montana politician) - Governor of Montana, Ralph Wise Zwicker - US army general, Graham Elwood - Actor, Andrew Rein - Olympic wrestler.

Hospitals and medical centers in Stoughton:

  • STOUGHTON HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 900 RIDGE ST)
  • STOUGHTON HSPTL HH UNITED (900 RIDGE ST)
  • MCCARTHY NURS HOME (124 S MONROE STREET)
  • NAZARETH HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (814 JACKSON ST)
  • NYGAARD MANOR (321 JOHNSON ST)
  • SKAALEN NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (400 N MORRIS ST)
  • SKAALEN SUNSET HOME-RCF (400 N MORRIS ST)

Airports and other landing facilities located in Stoughton:

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Amtrak stations near Stoughton:

  • 14 miles: MADISON (800 LANGDON ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: JANESVILLE (HWY. 26 & HWY. 14) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Stoughton:

  • Edgewood College (about 14 miles; Madison, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,455)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 14 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 14 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 34,621)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 15 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 9,603)
  • Herzing University-Madison (about 16 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 3,160)
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 26 miles; Whitewater, WI; FT enrollment: 11,124)
  • Rock Valley College (about 44 miles; Rockford, IL; FT enrollment: 6,269)

Public high school in Stoughton:

  • Stoughton Hi (Students: 1065; Location: 600 Lincoln Ave; Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Stoughton:

  • River Bluff Mid (Students: 771; Location: 235 N Forrest St; Grades: 6-8)
  • Sandhill El (Students: 656; Location: 1920 Lincoln Ave; Grades: KG-5)
  • Fox Prairie El (Students: 426; Location: 1601 W South St; Grades: KG-5)
  • Kegonsa El (Students: 415; Location: 1400 Vernon St; Grades: PK-5)

Private elementary/middle schools in Stoughton:

  • ST ANN SCHOOL (Students: 167; Location: 324 N HARRISON ST; Grades: KG - 6)
  • MARTIN LUTHER CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 102; Location: 1525 N VANBUREN; Grades: PK - 5)
  • HOMME YOUTH & FAMILY PROGRAM (Students: 10; Location: 320 DVORAK CT; Grades: 8 - 11; Girls only)
See full list of schools located in Stoughton

Library in Stoughton:

  • STOUGHTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $749,234; Location: 304 S. 4TH ST.; 58,392 books; 8,370 e-books; 7,505 audio materials; 6,852 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 10 other licensed databases; 175 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Stoughton: Stoughton Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Stoughton Public Library (B), Stoughton City Hall (C), Stoughton Area Emergency Medical Services (D), Stoughton Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Stoughton include: Christ Lutheran Church (A), Christ the King Community Church (B), First Lutheran Church (C), Saint Anns Catholic Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Riverside Cemetery (1), East Side Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Virgin Lake (A), Stoughton Millpond 429 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Stoughton include: Bjoin Park (1), Division Street Park (2), East Side Park (3), Henry Sundby Park (4), Lowell Street Park (5), Mandt Park (6), Veterans Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Kid Ideas Unlimited (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1825 Oakview Drive).

Hotels: Comfort Inn of Stoughton (660 Nygaard Street), Naeset-Roe Bed & Breakfast (126 East Washington Street).

Court: Stoughton City - Court Clerk (321 South 4th Street).

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 2012 was 87.6. This is about average.

City:

87.6
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 35.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 16.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.46. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.46
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00432. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00432
U.S.:

0.01468

Drinking water stations with addresses in Stoughton and their reported violations in the past:

STOUGHTON COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 170, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-30-2012), St Boil Water Order (JUL-30-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-03-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-03-2012)
SPRINGERS (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-24-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-24-2007), St Boil Water Order (JUL-24-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-17-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-27-2007)
PLEASANT SPRINGS PUB (Population served: 54, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (SEP-20-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-20-2010), St Public Notif requested (SEP-20-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-11-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-16-2010), St Boil Water Order (AUG-16-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-16-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-25-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-26-2010)
OAK KNOLL PARK (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-04-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-04-2014), St Boil Water Order (JUN-04-2014)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Stoughton that have no violations reported:

  • BAY VIEW HEIGHTS INC (Population served: 450, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WEST KOSHKONONG LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 352, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • VIKING VILLAGE CMPGD & RESORT -SOUTH (Population served: 315, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • VIKING VILLAGE CMPGD & RESORT -NORTH (Population served: 315, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • QUICK STOP (Population served: 308, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MCFARLAND STATE BANK (Population served: 93, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • STOUGHTON BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 80, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • STARK CHEVROLET OLDSMOBILE (Population served: 59, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.0%
(6.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 70.9% for Black residents, 71.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.2%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.7%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
247 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
15 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Stoughton in 2000:

  • 324 people in nursing homes
  • 51 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 11 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 4 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Stoughton, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Stoughton 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 below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Stoughton (2011 data):

  • McFarland State Bank: Courier Service Branch, Evergreen State Bank Branch, Lake Kegonsa Branch. Info updated 2011/01/31: Bank assets: $488.2 mil, Deposits: $353.4 mil, headquarters in Mc Farland, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Northern Bankshares, Inc.
  • AnchorBank, fsb: Stoughton Branch at 1720 Highway 51, branch established on 1995/06/02. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $3,067.4 mil, Deposits: $2,481.9 mil, headquarters in Madison, WI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 56 total offices
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Stoughton Branch at 911 West Main Street, branch established on 1877/09/25. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Associated Bank, National Association: Stoughton Branch at 117 King Street, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2008/09/12: Bank assets: $21,715.0 mil, Deposits: $15,244.4 mil, headquarters in Green Bay, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 282 total offices, Holding Company: Associated Banc-Corp
  • Home Savings Bank: 400 West Main St Branch at 400 West Main St, branch established on 1895/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $132.6 mil, Deposits: $114.4 mil, headquarters in Madison, WI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Guaranty Bank: Stoughton Brance at 1750 Highwat 51 West, branch established on 2006/10/26. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,179.1 mil, Deposits: $1,102.7 mil, headquarters in Milwaukee, WI, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 166 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Stoughton, Wisconsin:

  • Chose Family Inn, 1124 W Main St, Stoughton, WI 53589 , Phone: (608) 873-0330, Fax: (608) 873-8904
  • Comfort Inn Of Stoughton (wi075), 660 Nygaard St, Stoughton, WI 53589 , Phone: (608) 877-9000
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Stoughton, Wisconsin

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Wisconsin average:

10.5

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Stoughton city (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%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$14,834$59,3361$1,986
Other Government Administration 4$20,665$61,99513$5,586
Judicial and Legal 1$2,666$31,9921$1,063
Police Protection - Officers 20$104,893$62,9360$0
Police - Other 5$19,330$46,3925$4,449
Firefighters 2$11,369$68,21422$5,080
Streets and Highways 10$43,235$51,8823$432
Welfare 5$18,323$43,9754$4,864
Health 2$8,635$51,81045$10,735
Solid Waste Management 2$7,563$45,3780$0
Sewerage 6$25,826$51,6520$0
Parks and Recreation 2$9,215$55,2905$403
Water Supply 5$24,708$59,2990$0
Electric Power 12$80,776$80,7760$0
Local Libraries 5$19,773$47,45516$17,708
Other and Unallocable 5$20,978$50,3474$2,391
Totals for Government 89$432,789$58,354119$54,697

Stoughton government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,881,000 ($145.31)
    Electric Utilities: $1,169,000 ($90.31)
    Regular Highways: $1,165,000 ($90.00)
    Water Utilities: $696,000 ($53.77)
    General Public Buildings: $175,000 ($13.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $92,000 ($7.11)
    Health - Other: $18,000 ($1.39)
    Libraries: $15,000 ($1.16)
    Parking Facilities: $9,000 ($0.70)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $10,399,000 ($803.32)
    Police Protection: $2,172,000 ($167.79)
    Sewerage: $1,209,000 ($93.40)
    Regular Highways: $1,189,000 ($91.85)
    Water Utilities: $1,159,000 ($89.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,011,000 ($78.10)
    General - Other: $709,000 ($54.77)
    Libraries: $655,000 ($50.60)
    Health - Other: $561,000 ($43.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $473,000 ($36.54)
    Central Staff Services: $392,000 ($30.28)
    Local Fire Protection: $373,000 ($28.81)
    Financial Administration: $314,000 ($24.26)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $296,000 ($22.87)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $230,000 ($17.77)
    Transit Utilities: $159,000 ($12.28)
    General Public Buildings: $103,000 ($7.96)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $35,000 ($2.70)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,229,000 ($94.94)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $387,000 ($29.90)
    Regular Highways: $220,000 ($16.99)
    Sewerage: $101,000 ($7.80)
    Police Protection: $81,000 ($6.26)
    Local Fire Protection: $48,000 ($3.71)
    Central Staff Services: $43,000 ($3.32)
    Water Utilities: $10,000 ($0.77)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,095,000 ($393.59)

Stoughton government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,629,000 ($125.84)
    All Other: $839,000 ($64.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $464,000 ($35.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $402,000 ($31.05)
    Regular Highways: $23,000 ($1.78)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $10,000 ($0.77)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $89,000 ($6.88)
    All Other: $1,000 ($0.08)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $485,000 ($37.47)
    Highways: $13,000 ($1.00)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $594,000 ($45.89)
    Donations From Private Sources: $328,000 ($25.34)
    Rents: $210,000 ($16.22)
    Fines and Forfeits: $173,000 ($13.36)
    Sale of Property: $108,000 ($8.34)
    Special Assessments: $91,000 ($7.03)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $10,927,000 ($844.11)
    Water Utilities: $1,255,000 ($96.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,340,000 ($103.51)
    Highways: $512,000 ($39.55)
    All Other: $268,000 ($20.70)
  • Tax - Property: $5,415,000 ($418.31)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $177,000 ($13.67)
    Other License: $71,000 ($5.48)
    Other Selective Sales: $62,000 ($4.79)
    NEC: $38,000 ($2.94)

Stoughton government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,941,000 ($1926.69)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,143,000 ($1865.04)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $6,230,000 ($481.27)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,802,000 ($448.20)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,923,000 ($148.55)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,125,000 ($86.91)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $450,000 ($34.76)
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $22,000 ($1.70)

Stoughton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,142,000 ($1633.22)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,031,000 ($620.39)

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 Stoughton:

  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLMV (1480 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WTDY (1670 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WTUX (1550 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MADISON, WI)
  • WHA (970 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD REGENTS OF UNIV OF WI SYSTEM)
  • WIBA (1310 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WNWC (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SUN PRAIRIE, WI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • 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.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Stoughton:

  • WMGN (98.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WZEE (104.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WORT (89.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BACK PORCH RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIBA-FM (101.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMMM-FM (105.5 FM; VERONA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WJJO (94.1 FM; WATERTOWN, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGMENT, INC.)
  • WKPO (105.9 FM; EVANSVILLE, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WJVL (99.9 FM; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: SOUTHERN WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • W215AQ (90.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WNWC-FM (102.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WWQM-FM (106.3 FM; MIDDLETON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT INC.)
  • WOLX-FM (94.9 FM; BARABOO, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WMAD-FM (92.1 FM; SUN PRAIRIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCJZ (96.3 FM; SAUK CITY, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSUM (91.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WHIT-FM (93.1 FM; DE FOREST, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WBZU (105.1 FM; WAUNAKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WEKZ-FM (93.7 FM; MONROE, WI; Owner: RONALD M.SPIELMAN & SCOTT THOMPSON)

TV broadcast stations around Stoughton:

  • 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.)
  • W23BW (Channel 23; MADISON, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W38CT (Channel 38; MADISON, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W65EE (Channel 65; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W08CK (Channel 8; MADISON-MIDDLETON, WI; Owner: HEALTHY'S, INC.)
  • W58CO (Channel 58; SAULT STE. MARIE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Stoughton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 8m26ftTotal length
  • $725,000Total costs
  • 23,960Total average daily traffic
  • 798Total average daily truck traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED31$163,89562$149,739360$147,20732$83,5872$406,3257$189,560
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$178,7202$154,03520$154,6923$60,3030$01$124,880
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$184,0537$187,46954$159,6209$37,7232$513,4204$163,855
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$189,6354$168,32361$157,5362$80,4200$01$123,060
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$70,7656$168,2630$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0122.01 , 0122.02, 0123.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$195,04820$182,428
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$263,0706$179,680
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$261,5900$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0122.01 , 0122.02, 0123.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 21
  • Hazardous Condition: 22
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Stoughton

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Stoughton, WI
Most common first names in Stoughton, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert8672.0 years
John8278.6 years
Ruth7078.9 years
William6777.3 years
Anna6785.3 years
Mary6581.0 years
Dorothy5881.3 years
Helen5382.5 years
Clara5087.3 years
Harold4876.6 years
Most common last names in Stoughton, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson11778.4 years
Anderson9580.2 years
Nelson7981.7 years
Hanson7678.6 years
Olson7480.1 years
Peterson4080.8 years
Halverson3981.9 years
Thompson3081.0 years
Quam2778.2 years
Larson2578.8 years
Businesses in Stoughton, WI
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
Advance Auto Parts1Quality1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Curves1Subway1
FedEx1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1True Value1
KFC1UPS2
MasterBrand Cabinets2Walgreens1
McDonald's1Walmart1
Nike2
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