Viroqua, Wisconsin

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Population in 2013: 4,396 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.4%
 
Males: 1,953  (44.4%)
Females: 2,443  (55.6%)
Median resident age:  44.6 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 54665.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $33,177 (it was $28,804 in 2000)
Viroqua:

$33,177
WI:

$51,467

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,406 (it was $17,172 in 2000)

Viroqua city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $109,154 (it was $64,800 in 2000)
Viroqua:

$109,154
WI:

$163,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $601.

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  • Races in Viroqua, WI (2010)

    Viroqua races chart
    • 4,21196.5%White alone
    • 441.0%Hispanic
    • 390.9%Two or more races
    • 260.6%Black alone
    • 240.6%Asian alone
    • 90.2%American Indian alone
    • 60.1%Other race alone
    • 30.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Viroqua: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (29.2%), German (25.8%), Irish (7.8%), English (6.3%), United States (4.4%), Czech (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1885

Elevation: 1277 feet

Land area: 3.27 square miles.

Population density: 1,346 people per square mile   (low).

Viroqua,WI real estate house value index trend

Viroqua, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Viroqua:

  • High school or higher: 93.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Viroqua city:

  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 48.6%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

12 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.3%
Wisconsin:

4.8%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Viroqua, Wisconsin as of August 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Viroqua to the number of sex offenders is 93 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,165 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,238 (2.1%)

Viroqua satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: La Crosse, WI (24.8 miles , pop. 51,818).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (82.2 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (201.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Westby, WI (2.6 miles ), Kickapoo, WI (3.1 miles ), Readstown, WI (3.1 miles ), Coon, WI (3.2 miles ), Viola, WI (3.4 miles ), Coon Valley, WI (3.4 miles ), Soldiers Grove, WI (3.5 miles ), Chaseburg, WI (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $89,000
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $125,400
  • 2003: 19 buildings, average cost: $151,400
  • 2007: 19 buildings, average cost: $115,200
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $119,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.56 N, Longitude: 90.89 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,842 (+41.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,244 (62.3%)

Area code: 608

Viroqua household income distribution Viroqua home values distribution

Crime rates in Viroqua by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000101002011N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.022.80.022.50.00.045.10.022.822.7N/A
Robberies 0000101001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.022.70.022.80.00.023.30.00.00.0
Assaults 33312331320512
per 100,000 68.768.268.622.845.467.668.5301.245.10.0114.122.745.3
Burglaries 61424151452348936
per 100,000 137.4318.4548.4342.5318.0112.645.769.590.2186.6205.468.2136.0
Thefts 838082647375101949455687362
per 100,000 1,901.11,819.41,873.91,461.21,658.01,689.22,307.02,177.92,118.51,282.61,552.21,660.21,405.6
Auto thefts 8346202253033
per 100,000 183.268.291.4137.045.40.045.746.3112.770.00.068.268.0
Arson 41N/A1000001000
per 100,000 91.622.7N/A22.80.00.00.00.00.023.30.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 112.6112.7132.6114.7106.7105.6118.1153.9143.376.0116.098.197.1

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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 Viroqua detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 11 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Wisconsin average:

2.19
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.2%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Viroqua, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Viroqua-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 30% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/30/1954, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.7 miles away from the Viroqua city center .

On 6/5/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.4 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Viroqua-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 386.2 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 176.9 miles away from Viroqua 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 362.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 292.7 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 147.0 miles away from Viroqua 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 385.5 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 Vernon County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Viroqua topographic map

Birthplace of: James Gillett - Politician, John Field (American football) - Football player and coach, Amos Fries - Second chief of the Army's Chemical Warfare Service, Mark Lee - astronaut, Chris Mulkey - Actor.

Hospitals and medical centers in Viroqua:

  • VERNON MEM HSPTL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 507 SOUTH MAIN ST)
  • GUNDERSEN LUTHERAN RENAL DIALYSIS - VIROQUA (407 S MAIN ST, STE 300)
  • VERNON MEM HSPTL HHC (507 S MAIN ST)
  • BETHEL HOME AND SERVICES (614 S ROCK AVE)
  • VERNON MANOR (RT 3 BOX 300)
  • VERNON MANOR (E7404A COUNTY RD BB)

Airports located in Viroqua:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Viroqua:

  • Viterbo University (about 25 miles; La Crosse, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,848)
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (about 25 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 9,837)
  • Western Technical College (about 26 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 3,377)
  • Luther College (about 49 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,700)
  • Winona State University (about 51 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 8,397)
  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (about 53 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 4,022)
  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 56 miles; Calmar, IA; FT enrollment: 3,365)

Public high schools in Viroqua:

Private high schools in Viroqua:

  • CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 60; Location: S3656 US HIGHWAY 14; Grades: PK - 12)
  • YOUTH INITIATIVE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 53; Location: 500 E JEFFERSON ST 302; Grades: 9 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Viroqua:

  • Viroqua El (Students: 454; Location: 115 N Education Ave; Grades: KG-4)
  • Viroqua Mid (Students: 302; Location: 100 Blackhawk Dr; Grades: 5-8)

Private elementary/middle schools in Viroqua:

  • PLEASANT RIDGE WALDORF SCHOOL (Students: 187; Location: 431 E COURT ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ENGLISH LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 31; Location: 741 N EAST AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
See full list of schools located in Viroqua

Library in Viroqua:

  • MCINTOSH MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $345,689; Location: 118 E. JEFFERSON ST.; 34,579 books; 8,396 e-books; 6,741 audio materials; 3,570 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 114 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Viroqua Christian School at 700 E. Decker St., does not exsist anymore.

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Notable locations in Viroqua: Tri State Ambulance Viroqua (A), Viroqua Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Viroqua include: Saint Marys Catholic Church (A), Love Tabernacle (B), Lighthouse Baptist Church (C), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (D), Immanuel Lutheran Church (E), Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (F), Freedom Worship Center (G), English Evangelical Lutheran Church (H), Church of the Nazarene (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Pioneer Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Eckhart House Bed & Breakfasts (217 East Jefferson Street), Howard Johnson Fax (321 Railroad Avenue), Landmark Center (500 East Jefferson Street), Hickory Hill Motel (S5539 USHighway 14), Midway Motel (850 North Main Street).

Courts: Vernon County - Court House Maintenance Supervisor- Viroqua- Court House Custo (400 Court House Square South), Vernon County - Viroqua- Circuit Court- Registrar In Probate (400 Court House Square South), Vernon County - Viroqua- Circuit Court- Judge (400 Court House Square South), Vernon County - Viroqua- Circuit Court- Clerk Of Court (400 Court House Square South).

Vernon 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 66.1. This is about average.

City:

66.1
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.32. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.32
U.S.:

9.14

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

LIBERTY POLE UNITED METHODIST (Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
GREEN ACRES MOBILE ESTATE (Address: LOT G411 , Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2010), St Boil Water Order (AUG-13-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-13-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-17-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUL-08-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-08-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUL-08-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-12-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-19-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-02-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2010)
ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-29-2005), St Boil Water Order (SEP-29-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-29-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-05-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-27-2006)
VERNON CO 5 RENTZ MEMORIAL PK - ESOFEA (Address: 220 AIRPORT RD , Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Other (OCT-08-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-20-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
VIROQUA COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
VERNON CO SIDIE HOLLOW PK-BOAT LNDG (Address: 220 Airport Road , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
VERNON CO 4 JERSEY VALLEY PK (Address: 220 AIRPORT RD , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
VERNON CO BATTLE ISLAND CONCESSION STAND (Address: 220 Airport Road , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUN-04-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-04-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUN-04-2009), St Other (SEP-14-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-26-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • SOUTHWEST PRAIRIE LUTHERAN (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • VERNON CO WAYSIDE PARK (Address: 220 AIRPORT RD , Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.9%
(8.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 97.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  52.2%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.1%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Viroqua in 2010:

  • 79 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 69 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 27 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Viroqua in 2000:

  • 110 people in nursing homes
  • 25 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 18 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally ill

Viroqua, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Viroqua compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median household income 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Banks with branches in Viroqua (2011 data):

  • The Baraboo National Bank: Viroqua Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1936/06/15; 1230 North Main Street Branch at 1230 North Main Street, branch established on 1991/10/24. Info updated 2009/03/26: Bank assets: $766.1 mil, Deposits: $684.2 mil, headquarters in Baraboo, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Baraboo Bancorporation, Inc., The
  • AnchorBank, fsb: Viroqua Branch at 311 North Main Street, branch established on 1934/07/01. 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
  • Citizens First Bank: at 101 South Main Street, branch established on 1912/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $154.8 mil, Deposits: $135.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Firsnabanco, Inc.
  • Associated Bank, National Association: Viroqua Branch at 825 North Main, branch established on 1934/06/01. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Wisconsin average:

10.5

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Viroqua city (based on Vernon County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant8,27626
Evangelical Protestant6,86450
Catholic3,0604
Other1153
None11,458-
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
Vernon County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Vernon County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

5.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

7.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Vernon County:

28.3%
Wisconsin:

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

16.2%
State:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 3$13,180$52,7200$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,874
Police Protection - Officers 11$42,060$45,8845$2,340
Streets and Highways 9$30,342$40,4560$0
Airports 1$1,000$12,0000$0
Sewerage 6$11,254$22,5080$0
Parks and Recreation 2$6,436$38,6160$0
Water Supply 6$11,274$22,5480$0
Local Libraries 6$14,370$28,7406$2,504
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$500
Totals for Government 44$129,916$35,43213$7,218

Viroqua government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $509,000 ($115.79)
    Parks & Recreation: $106,000 ($24.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $102,000 ($23.20)
    Libraries: $60,000 ($13.65)
    General: $1,000 ($0.23)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $636,000 ($144.68)
    Parks & Recreation: $626,000 ($142.40)
    Regular Highways: $618,000 ($140.58)
    Sewerage: $530,000 ($120.56)
    Water Utilities: $442,000 ($100.55)
    Fire Protection: $317,000 ($72.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $245,000 ($55.73)
    Libraries: $231,000 ($52.55)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $230,000 ($52.32)
    General - Other: $157,000 ($35.71)
    Transit Utilities: $136,000 ($30.94)
    Central Staff Services: $101,000 ($22.98)
    Financial Administration: $84,000 ($19.11)
    General Public Buildings: $39,000 ($8.87)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $39,000 ($8.87)
    Air Transportation: $18,000 ($4.09)
    Health Services - Other: $17,000 ($3.87)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $495,000 ($112.60)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,411,000 ($320.97)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $154,000 ($35.03)

Viroqua government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $8,000 ($1.82)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $524,000 ($119.20)
    Parks & Recreation: $443,000 ($100.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $189,000 ($42.99)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $150,000 ($34.12)
    All Other: $30,000 ($6.82)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($0.91)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $78,000 ($17.74)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $79,000 ($17.97)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $249,000 ($56.64)
    General Revenue, NEC: $100,000 ($22.75)
    Special Assessments: $32,000 ($7.28)
    Rents: $9,000 ($2.05)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $563,000 ($128.07)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,201,000 ($273.20)
    Highways: $326,000 ($74.16)
    All Other: $154,000 ($35.03)
  • Tax - Property: $1,016,000 ($231.12)
    NEC: $94,000 ($21.38)
    Other Selective Sales: $9,000 ($2.05)

Viroqua government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $2,565,000 ($583.48)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,853,000 ($1558.92)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $154,000 ($35.03)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,341,000 ($760.01)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $3,310,000 ($752.96)
    Water Utilities: $2,425,000 ($551.64)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $356,000 ($80.98)
    Water Utilities: $140,000 ($31.85)

Viroqua government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,689,000 ($839.17)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $722,000 ($164.24)

5.26% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,271 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.26%
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 La Crosse County, WI  1.24% ($36,212 average AGI)
from Monroe County, WI  0.44% ($26,714)
from Richland County, WI  0.35% ($32,359)


5.26% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,156 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.26%
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 La Crosse County, WI  1.32% ($28,178 average AGI)
to Monroe County, WI  0.49% ($23,074)
to Richland County, WI  0.34% ($29,842)

Strongest AM radio stations in Viroqua:

  • WVRQ (1360 AM; 1 kW; VIROQUA, WI; Owner: ROBINSON CORPORATION)
  • WKTY (580 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WIZM (1410 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WKLJ (1290 AM; 5 kW; SPARTA, WI; Owner: SPARTA-TOMAH BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Viroqua:

  • WVRQ-FM (102.3 FM; VIROQUA, WI; Owner: ROBINSON CORPORATION)
  • WIZM-FM (93.3 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • KQEG (102.7 FM; LA CRESCENT, MN; Owner: WHITE EAGLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHLA (90.3 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WVCX (98.9 FM; TOMAH, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WLSU (88.9 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: BD.OF REGENTS, UNIV.OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • KXLC (91.1 FM; LA CRESCENT, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WRQT (95.7 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WQCC (106.3 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: MISSISSIPPI VALLEY BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • K220EP (91.9 FM; LA CRESCENT, MN; Owner: FAITH SOUND, INC.)
  • WCOW-FM (97.1 FM; SPARTA, WI; Owner: SPARTA-TOMAH BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLXR-FM (104.9 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: MISSISSIPPI VALLEY B/CASTERS, L.L.C.)
  • WXYM (96.1 FM; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • K270AG (101.9 FM; LA CRESCENT, MN; Owner: S & S BROADCASTING)
  • WBOG (94.5 FM; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • KCLH (94.7 FM; CALEDONIA, MN; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WKBH-FM (100.1 FM; WEST SALEM, WI; Owner: MISSISSIPPI VALLEY BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • K222AG (92.3 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: RAY A. KNUDSON)

TV broadcast stations around Viroqua:

  • WDLS-LP (Channel 35; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • WXOW-TV (Channel 19; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: WXOW-WQOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WKBT (Channel 8; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: QUEENB TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WLAX (Channel 25; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: GRANT MEDIA, INC.)
  • WHLA-TV (Channel 31; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • K41AD (Channel 41; LANSING, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
Viroqua fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


Viroqua fatal accident list:

Sep 29, 2008 07:10 AM, Us-14w, Lat: 43.54092, Lon: -90.87929, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
May 8, 2000 11:50 AM, Us-14, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 12, 1988 07:00 AM, 14, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Viroqua)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Viroqua, WI)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Viroqua)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Viroqua)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 17
  • Hazardous Condition: 20

Incident types - Viroqua

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Viroqua, WI
Businesses in Viroqua, WI
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1U.S. Cellular1
Lane Furniture1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets2Walgreens1
McDonald's1Walmart1
Nike2
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