Waldwick, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 473. Population change since 2000: -5.4%
 
Males: 257  (54.3%)
Females: 216  (45.7%)
Median resident age:  44.7 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53565.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $54,424 (it was $39,271 in 2000)
Waldwick:

$54,424
WI:

$56,811

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $24,780 (it was $15,446 in 2000)

Waldwick town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $214,938 (it was $123,800 in 2000)
Waldwick:

$214,938
WI:

$173,200
  • Races in Waldwick, WI (2010)

    Waldwick races chart
    • 46598.3%White alone
    • 61.3%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Asian alone
    • 10.2%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Waldwick: 95.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (42.0%), Norwegian (25.2%), English (23.4%), Irish (20.0%), Swiss (10.0%), Polish (6.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1080 feet

Land area: 41.9 square miles.

Population density: 11 people per square mile   (very low).

Waldwick,WI real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Waldwick:

  • High school or higher: 93.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waldwick town:

  • Never married: 20.9%
  • Now married: 69.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 5.0%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.4%
Wisconsin:

3.6%

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

Waldwick town:  1.2% ($1,500)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
Waldwick satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Madison, WI (34.3 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (138.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hollandale, WI (1.9 miles ), Moscow, WI (2.4 miles ), Fayette, WI (2.5 miles ), Blanchard, WI (2.8 miles ), Blanchardville, WI (2.9 miles ), Mineral Point, WI (3.0 miles ), Dodgeville, WI (3.0 miles ), Ridgeway, WI (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 42.87 N, Longitude: 90.01 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 608

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.0%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +7 (+1.4%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (37%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Food and beverage stores (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Transportation equipment (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Electronic shopping and mail-order houses (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Food and beverage stores (11%)
  • Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (29%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Food processing workers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

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

Average climate in Waldwick, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Waldwick-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 62% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 7.3 miles away from the Waldwick town center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/3/1983, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.4 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Waldwick-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 325.0 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 112.7 miles away from Waldwick 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 301.1 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 357.3 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 324.2 miles away from Waldwick 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 84.5 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 Iowa County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Waldwick topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Waldwick:

  • MINERAL POINT CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MINERAL POINT, WI)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF LAFAYETTE COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; DARLINGTON, WI)
  • LAFAYETTE CTY NUR AGCY (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; DARLINGTON, WI)
  • LAFAYETTE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; DARLINGTON, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waldwick:

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 27 miles; Platteville, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,679)
  • Edgewood College (about 33 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 34 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 34 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 34,621)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 39 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 9,603)
  • Herzing University-Madison (about 42 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 3,160)
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 65 miles; Whitewater, WI; FT enrollment: 11,124)

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Church in Waldwick: Bethel Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Jackson Cemetery (1), Calvary Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Gribble Branch (A), Lynch Branch (B), Whitford Creek (C), Conley Lewis Creek (D), Urnus Creek (E), Simmons Branch (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Iowa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.3%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.0%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.1% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

13.6%
Whole state:

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

6.0%
Whole state:

3.7%
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
8 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Wisconsin average:

11.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Waldwick town (based on Iowa County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,6328
Mainline Protestant4,24723
Evangelical Protestant69413
Other281
None12,086-
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: 5
Iowa County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Iowa County:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

11.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Iowa County:

28.1%
Wisconsin:

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

13.8%
State:

13.0%

5.36% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,434 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.36%
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  1.53% ($45,243 average AGI)
from Grant County, WI  0.87% ($29,298)
from Lafayette County, WI  0.42% ($30,366)


6.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,033 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
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  1.98% ($33,036 average AGI)
to Grant County, WI  0.79% ($17,143)
to Lafayette County, WI  0.36% ($29,571)

Strongest AM radio stations in Waldwick:

  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WDMP (810 AM; daytime; 0 kW; DODGEVILLE, WI; Owner: DODGE POINT B/CG CO. 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.)
  • WHA (970 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD REGENTS OF UNIV OF WI SYSTEM)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIBA (1310 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waldwick:

  • WDMP-FM (99.3 FM; DODGEVILLE, WI; Owner: DODGE POINT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WIBA-FM (101.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZEE (104.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WORT (89.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BACK PORCH RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHHI (91.3 FM; HIGHLAND, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WOLX-FM (94.9 FM; BARABOO, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • KATF (92.9 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WJTY (88.1 FM; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: JOY PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEKZ-FM (93.7 FM; MONROE, WI; Owner: RONALD M.SPIELMAN & SCOTT THOMPSON)
  • WMMM-FM (105.5 FM; VERONA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WCJZ (96.3 FM; SAUK CITY, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W215AQ (90.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WMGN (98.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WNWC-FM (102.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WSUM (91.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)

TV broadcast stations around Waldwick:

  • 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.)
  • KFXB (Channel 40; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: DUBUQUE TV LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • W38CT (Channel 38; MADISON, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 10m33ftTotal length
  • 1,628Total average daily traffic
  • 74Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,685Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (59%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (29%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Electricity (1%)

Waldwick 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.
  • Renting percentage 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.
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