Waunakee, Wisconsin

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Population in 2013: 12,840 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +42.7%
Males: 5,881  (45.8%)
Females: 6,959  (54.2%)
Median resident age:  37.9 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53597.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $81,878 (it was $59,225 in 2000)
Waunakee:

$81,878
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $37,064 (it was $25,952 in 2000)

Waunakee village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $301,520 (it was $175,000 in 2000)
Waunakee:

$301,520
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $318,115; Detached houses: $320,948; Townhouses or other attached units: $294,367; In 2-unit structures: $277,114; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $371,353

Median gross rent in 2012: $934.

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Waunakee races chart
  • White alone - 11,522 (92.4%)
  • Hispanic - 510 (4.1%)
  • Asian alone - 183 (1.5%)
  • Two or more races - 100 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 61 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 22 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Waunakee: 98.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (39.8%), Irish (10.4%), Norwegian (8.8%), English (3.8%), French (3.0%), Polish (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1893

Elevation: 925 feet

Land area: 5.96 square miles.

Population density: 2,155 people per square mile   (low).

Waunakee,WI real estate house value index trend

Waunakee, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Waunakee:

  • High school or higher: 96.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 46.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.7%
  • Unemployed: 1.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waunakee village:

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 62.4%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

446 residents are foreign born (1.6% Europe, 0.4% Latin America).

This village:  3.6%
Wisconsin:  4.8%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Waunakee, Wisconsin as of June 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Waunakee to the number of sex offenders is 1,055 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $5,930 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $4,743 (1.9%)

Waunakee satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Madison, WI (8.3 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (129.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Westport, WI (1.5 miles ), Vienna, WI (2.1 miles ), Springfield, WI (2.2 miles ), Dane, WI (2.2 miles ), Windsor, WI (2.4 miles ), Middleton, WI (2.5 miles ), DeForest, WI (2.6 miles ), Maple Bluff, WI (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 74 buildings, average cost: $164,900
  • 1998: 87 buildings, average cost: $187,600
  • 1999: 72 buildings, average cost: $200,400
  • 2000: 99 buildings, average cost: $190,600
  • 2001: 114 buildings, average cost: $217,500
  • 2002: 97 buildings, average cost: $237,300
  • 2003: 134 buildings, average cost: $244,100
  • 2004: 195 buildings, average cost: $256,600
  • 2005: 137 buildings, average cost: $297,200
  • 2006: 105 buildings, average cost: $320,500
  • 2007: 97 buildings, average cost: $329,000
  • 2008: 64 buildings, average cost: $347,900
  • 2009: 64 buildings, average cost: $311,800
  • 2010: 40 buildings, average cost: $317,300
  • 2011: 54 buildings, average cost: $330,600
  • 2012: 49 buildings, average cost: $322,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.19 N, Longitude: 89.45 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The Only Waunakee in the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,066 (-8.6%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 1,567 (24.2%)

Area code: 608

Waunakee household income distribution Waunakee home values distribution

Crime rates in Waunakee by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.08.80.00.00.00.0
Rapes 010011011000
per 100,000 0.011.00.00.010.09.60.08.88.60.00.00.0
Robberies 000001121230
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.09.69.217.68.616.824.70.0
Assaults 2534425210793
per 100,000 22.154.831.340.539.919.245.917.686.458.774.124.3
Burglaries 151519253030101833182218
per 100,000 165.6164.4198.1253.3299.0288.591.8158.7285.2151.0181.1146.0
Thefts 7810170908410014115275959294
per 100,000 861.01106.8729.9911.9837.3961.71294.31340.3648.3797.0757.2762.6
Auto thefts 152354644312
per 100,000 11.054.820.930.449.838.555.135.334.625.28.216.2
Arson 01N/A000000000
per 100,000 0.011.0N/A0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 53.983.953.568.078.180.078.3106.179.264.369.149.2

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

Crime rate in Waunakee detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 20 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
Wisconsin average:

2.22
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.2%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +3,008 (+50.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (3%)

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

Average climate in Waunakee, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Waunakee-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 74% 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 Waunakee village center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/26/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.0 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Waunakee-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 337.6 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 122.8 miles away from Waunakee 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 312.9 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 336.5 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 370.2 miles away from Waunakee 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 101.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in 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).
Waunakee topographic map

Birthplace of: Robert Campbell Reeve - Pioneering aviator, Cy Pieh - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Waunakee:

  • WAUNAKEE MNR HLTH CARE CTR (801 KLEIN DR)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Waunakee:

  • CENTRAL WI CTR FDD (Hospital, about 5 miles away; MADISON, WI)
  • MENDOTA MENTAL HLTH INSTITUTE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; MADISON, WI)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHAB-MIDDLETON VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MIDDLETON, WI)
  • UNIV HSPTL HHA (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; MIDDLETON, WI)
  • MADISON VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 8 miles away; MADISON, WI)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WI HOSPITALS & CLINICS AUTHORITY Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; MADISON, WI)
  • HIGHLAND TRANSITIONAL CARE 3047 (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MADISON, WI)

Airports located in Waunakee:

  • Waunakee Airport (Runways: 1, Air Taxi Ops: 200, Itinerant Ops: 8,000, Local Ops: 9,000)

Amtrak station near Waunakee:

  • 9 miles: MADISON (800 LANGDON ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waunakee:

  • Madison Area Technical College (about 8 miles; Madison, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,603)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 9 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 34,621)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 9 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)
  • Herzing University-Madison (about 9 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 3,160)
  • Edgewood College (about 10 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 44 miles; Whitewater, WI; FT enrollment: 11,124)
  • Waukesha County Technical College (about 61 miles; Pewaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 4,415)

Public high school in Waunakee:

  • Waunakee Hi (Students: 1136; Location: 301 Community Dr; Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Waunakee:

  • MADISON COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 271; Location: 5606 RIVER RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Waunakee:

Private elementary/middle school in Waunakee:

  • ST JOHN THE BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 255; Location: 114 E 3RD ST; Grades: PK - 6)
See full list of schools located in Waunakee

Library in Waunakee:

  • WAUNAKEE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $670,953; Location: 710 SOUTH ST.; 62,463 books; 8,370 e-books; 8,959 audio materials; 4,584 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 10 other licensed databases; 225 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The only town named Waunakee in the world.

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Notable locations in Waunakee: Waunakee Area Emergency Medical Services (A), Waunakee Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Waunakee include: First Presbyterian Church (A), Peace Lutheran Church (B), Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Waunakee: Centennial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Country Inn & Suites by Carlson-Waunakee Madison (904 East Main 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 87.5. This is about average.

City:

87.5
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 4.36. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.36
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 1.66. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.66
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 37.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.74. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.74
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00432. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00432
U.S.:

0.01468

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

DONS MOBILE MANOR (Population served: 160, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT/SOWT Study/Recommendation - In JUL-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-27-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In APR-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-17-2014), St Compliance achieved (APR-23-2014)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Other (DEC-10-2012)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
SUNSET CONDOMINIUMS - CONDO 21 (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (APR-05-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-05-2012), St Public Notif requested (APR-05-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2012), St Public Notif received (APR-19-2012)
PHARO MARINE (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In MAY-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUN-02-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-02-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUN-02-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-17-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-24-2011)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-29-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-29-2010), St Boil Water Order (OCT-29-2010), St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-18-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-16-2010), St Boil Water Order (SEP-16-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-16-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-20-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-22-2010)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-04-2010), St Boil Water Order (AUG-04-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-04-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2010)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-11-2005), St Boil Water Order (AUG-11-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-22-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-10-2006), St Other (JAN-10-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-19-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (MAY-13-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-13-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAY-13-2005), St Public Notif received (MAY-16-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-18-2005)

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

  • WAUNAKEE BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 90, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WILLOWS TAVERN (Population served: 83, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SUNSET CONDOMINIUMS - CONDO 20 (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SUNSET CONDOMINIUMS - CONDO 18 (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SUNSET CONDOMINIUMS - CONDO 17 (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SUNSET CONDOMINIUMS - CONDO 14 (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SUNSET CONDOMINIUMS - CONDO 12 (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SUNSET CONDOMINIUMS - CONDO 11 (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SUNSET CONDOMINIUMS - CONDO 10 (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SUNSET CONDOMINIUMS - CONDO 16 (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.1%
(3.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.0% for Black residents, 16.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 60.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.8 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  76.3%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.6%
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: 0.1% of all households
91 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Waunakee in 2000:

  • 131 people in nursing homes
  • 14 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Waunakee, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Waunakee compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Waunakee (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Waunakee Madison Branch at 127 West Main Street, branch established on 1902/02/09; Waunakee Madison Drive-In Facilty at 200 South Century Avenue, branch established on 1983/12/19. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • State Bank of Cross Plains: Bank Of Waunakee/Branch at 610 West Main Street, branch established on 1912/04/12. Info updated 2011/07/11: Bank assets: $797.7 mil, Deposits: $698.4 mil, headquarters in Cross Plains, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: S.B.c.p. Bancorp, Inc.
  • Associated Bank, National Association: Waunakee Branch at 269 S. Century Avenue, 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
  • The First National Bank of Berlin: Waunakee Financial Center Branch at 1330 Montondon Avenue, branch established on 2006/10/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $283.2 mil, Deposits: $249.9 mil, headquarters in Berlin, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: First Berlin Bancorp, Inc.
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Waunakee at 220 N. Century Avenue, branch established on 2000/04/03. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • AnchorBank, fsb: Waunakee Branch at 204a-1 S Century Ave, branch established on 1989/06/30. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Waunakee village (based on Dane County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.50%
Here: 52.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristJewish
Adherents53.3%22.1%3.8%2.5%2.0%
Congregations14.3%19.0%8.4%5.5%1.8%
Name Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodOther
Adherents2.0%2.0%1.9%1.9%8.5%
Congregations0.7%4.0%3.7%4.4%38.1%
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: 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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$16,609$66,4360$0
Other Government Administration 11$22,725$24,7911$1,357
Judicial and Legal 1$2,989$35,8680$0
Police Protection - Officers 17$92,577$65,3480$0
Police - Other 2$7,606$45,6360$0
Streets and Highways 8$41,460$62,1900$0
Welfare 4$15,766$47,2982$3,286
Sewerage 3$8,087$32,3480$0
Parks and Recreation 9$36,883$49,17746$24,544
Water Supply 3$23,755$95,0200$0
Electric Power 10$88,678$106,4140$0
Local Libraries 3$12,958$51,83215$20,001
Totals for Government 74$370,093$60,01564$49,188

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

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $5,629,000 ($438.40)
    Water Utilities: $1,725,000 ($134.35)
    Regular Highways: $1,414,000 ($110.12)
    Electric Utilities: $1,181,000 ($91.98)
    Sewerage: $1,119,000 ($87.15)
    Natural Resources - Other: $830,000 ($64.64)
    General - Other: $177,000 ($13.79)
    Libraries: $12,000 ($0.93)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $7,197,000 ($560.51)
    Police Protection: $1,384,000 ($107.79)
    Sewerage: $1,005,000 ($78.27)
    Regular Highways: $853,000 ($66.43)
    Water Utilities: $772,000 ($60.12)
    Libraries: $519,000 ($40.42)
    Parks and Recreation: $488,000 ($38.01)
    Local Fire Protection: $475,000 ($36.99)
    General - Other: $463,000 ($36.06)
    Solid Waste Management: $458,000 ($35.67)
    Central Staff Services: $353,000 ($27.49)
    Financial Administration: $282,000 ($21.96)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $135,000 ($10.51)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $115,000 ($8.96)
    General Public Buildings: $82,000 ($6.39)
    Health - Other: $70,000 ($5.45)
    Housing and Community Development: $6,000 ($0.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,632,000 ($127.10)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $378,000 ($29.44)
    Regular Highways: $117,000 ($9.11)
    Electric Utilities: $88,000 ($6.85)
    Police Protection: $75,000 ($5.84)
    Central Staff Services: $49,000 ($3.82)
    Water Utilities: $6,000 ($0.47)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,268,000 ($254.52)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,141,000 ($88.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $464,000 ($36.14)
    Housing and Community Development: $154,000 ($11.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $85,000 ($6.62)
    All Other: $70,000 ($5.45)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $223,000 ($17.37)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $666,000 ($51.87)
    Fines and Forfeits: $106,000 ($8.26)
    Rents: $103,000 ($8.02)
    Donations From Private Sources: $34,000 ($2.65)
    Sale of Property: $25,000 ($1.95)
    Special Assessments: $20,000 ($1.56)
    General Revenue, NEC: $15,000 ($1.17)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $8,058,000 ($627.57)
    Water Utilities: $1,097,000 ($85.44)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $787,000 ($61.29)
    Highways: $440,000 ($34.27)
    All Other: $312,000 ($24.30)
  • Tax - Property: $5,085,000 ($396.03)
    Other License: $454,000 ($35.36)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $116,000 ($9.03)
    Other Selective Sales: $24,000 ($1.87)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,964,000 ($2956.70)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,127,000 ($2268.46)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,764,000 ($916.20)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,927,000 ($227.96)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,036,000 ($80.69)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $730,000 ($56.85)
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $361,000 ($28.12)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $55,000 ($4.28)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,101,000 ($942.45)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,864,000 ($1001.87)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,126,000 ($87.69)

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 Waunakee:

  • WLMV (1480 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WHA (970 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD REGENTS OF UNIV OF WI SYSTEM)
  • WTDY (1670 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNWC (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SUN PRAIRIE, WI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WIBA (1310 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTUX (1550 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MADISON, WI)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waunakee:

  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WZEE (104.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIBA-FM (101.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCJZ (96.3 FM; SAUK CITY, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WORT (89.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BACK PORCH RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W215AQ (90.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WOLX-FM (94.9 FM; BARABOO, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WBZU (105.1 FM; WAUNAKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WMAD-FM (92.1 FM; SUN PRAIRIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNWC-FM (102.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WWQM-FM (106.3 FM; MIDDLETON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT INC.)
  • WMGN (98.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WMMM-FM (105.5 FM; VERONA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WHIT-FM (93.1 FM; DE FOREST, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WJJO (94.1 FM; WATERTOWN, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGMENT, INC.)
  • W277AE (103.3 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: FAITH ACADEMY DBA WFEN)
  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WSUM (91.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WJWD (90.3 FM; MARSHALL, WI; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WDDC (100.1 FM; PORTAGE, WI; Owner: ZOE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Waunakee:

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

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Waunakee, Wisconsin:
  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 7
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 12
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Wisconsin average:
  • Fatal accident count: 85
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 127
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 36
  • Fatalities: 92
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 211
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

Waunakee fatal accident list:

Aug 4, 2001 12:14 AM, Sr-19, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2
Oct 8, 1998 05:41 PM, Sr-19, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Mar 9, 1985 00:10 AM, 19, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Mar 12, 1984 07:36 PM, 113, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total costs: $306,000
Total average daily traffic: 27,650
Total average daily truck traffic: 755
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 40,758

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Waunakee)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Waunakee, WI)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • 5148 Bong Rd (Lat: 43.177750 Lon: -89.391500), Overall height: 37.5 m, Call Sign: WNTW544
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.081 MHz, 952.081 MHz, 928.368 MHz, 952.368 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/27/2009, Expiration Date: 11/09/2019
    Registrant: Madison Gas And Electric Company, 133 S Blair St, Madison, WI 53703, Phone: (608) 252-7276
  • 5148 Bong Rd (Lat: 43.177750 Lon: -89.391500), Overall height: 37.5 m, Call Sign: WNTY657
    Assigned Frequencies: 953.550 MHz, 954.350 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/03/2010, Expiration Date: 04/25/2020
    Registrant: Madison Gas & Electric, 133 S. Blair, Madison, WI 53703, Phone: (608) 252-7276, Email:
  • WAUNAKEE, 5140 Bong Road (Lat: 43.177778 Lon: -89.391111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 33.5 m, Overall height: 38.4 m, Call Sign: WPOV374
    Assigned Frequencies: 6595.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/14/2009, Expiration Date: 08/27/2019, Cancellation Date: 02/08/2013
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street,N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • WI0041, 215 1/2 W. Main (Lat: 43.192306 Lon: -89.450528), Type: Tank, Structure height: 40.5 m, Call Sign: WQND706
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/03/2011, Expiration Date: 01/03/2021, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2012, Certifier: Dan Mieszala
    Registrant: Open Range Communications Inc., 6430 S. Fiddlers Green Circle, Suite 500, Greenwood Village, CO 80111, Phone: (303) 376-2112, Fax: (303) 376-2109, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Governor Nelson State Park 5140 Cty Tk M (Lat: 43.130000 Lon: -89.433722), Type: Building, Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: WQB888
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/16/2000, Expiration Date: 05/16/2005, Cancellation Date: 07/16/2005
    Registrant: The Sailboat House Inc, 5345 W River Rd, Waunakee, WI 53597

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Waunakee)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

43 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Waunakee)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 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 ORIGINATED11$187,29729$228,230252$176,2207$101,9271$114,0604$219,343
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$04$147,92017$184,4641$115,4900$01$166,560
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$211,4303$210,05726$218,5350$00$02$197,065
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$117,28033$183,6171$24,0500$02$120,040
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$110,9500$05$247,2120$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0113.01 , 0113.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$209,06513$212,412
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$318,8603$187,350
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$157,120
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0113.01 , 0113.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Waunakee, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4678.7 years
Mary4179.9 years
Robert3275.3 years
Joseph2879.1 years
William2778.1 years
Margaret2584.9 years
Donald2376.5 years
Henry2377.9 years
Elizabeth2185.2 years
Helen1985.1 years
Most common last names in Waunakee, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Ripp2972.3 years
Endres2472.0 years
Miller2074.9 years
Hellenbrand1981.4 years
Kuehn1878.7 years
Statz1474.9 years
Acker1375.8 years
Adler1385.5 years
Ziegler1379.6 years
Brown1279.7 years
Businesses in Waunakee, WI
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Nike1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Subway1
FedEx2UPS2
H&R Block1Walgreens1
McDonald's1
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