Waunakee, Wisconsin

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Population in 2017: 13,755 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +52.9%
Males: 6,690  (48.6%)
Females: 7,065  (51.4%)
Median resident age:

40.1 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 53597.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $104,959 (it was $59,225 in 2000)
Waunakee:

$104,959
WI:

$59,305

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $43,058 (it was $25,952 in 2000)

Waunakee village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $339,458 (it was $175,000 in 2000)
Waunakee:

$339,458
WI:

$178,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $333,697; detached houses: $349,389; townhouses or other attached units: $236,782; in 2-unit structures: $243,535; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $191,950; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $269,731

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,049.

March 2019 cost of living index in Waunakee: 96.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.8%
(4.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.6% for Black residents, 1.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Waunakee, WI (2010)
    • 11,41294.3%White alone
    • 2692.2%Hispanic
    • 1421.2%Asian alone
    • 1171.0%Black alone
    • 1271.0%Two or more races
    • 230.2%American Indian alone
    • 60.05%Other race alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Waunakee, Wisconsin as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Waunakee is 841 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Waunakee by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(10.0)
1
(9.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.8)
1
(8.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(15.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(21.6)
4
(28.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.6)
1
(9.2)
2
(17.6)
1
(8.6)
2
(16.8)
3
(24.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(15.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.2)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(39.9)
2
(19.2)
5
(45.9)
2
(17.6)
10
(86.4)
7
(58.7)
9
(74.1)
3
(24.3)
6
(46.8)
12
(92.2)
3
(22.5)
12
(88.5)
10
(72.1)
15
(107.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
30
(299.0)
30
(288.5)
10
(91.8)
18
(158.7)
33
(285.2)
18
(151.0)
22
(181.1)
18
(146.0)
19
(148.1)
20
(153.6)
14
(105.2)
19
(140.2)
28
(201.9)
28
(200.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
84
(837.3)
100
(961.7)
141
(1,294)
152
(1,340)
75
(648.3)
95
(797.0)
92
(757.2)
94
(762.6)
115
(896.4)
71
(545.4)
60
(450.9)
55
(405.7)
49
(353.4)
55
(392.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(49.8)
4
(38.5)
6
(55.1)
4
(35.3)
4
(34.6)
3
(25.2)
1
(8.2)
2
(16.2)
8
(62.4)
1
(7.7)
5
(37.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.4)
9
(64.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)74.476.274.5101.075.561.265.846.977.751.632.943.763.393.4

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Waunakee, WI

Crime rate in Waunakee detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 21 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.36
Wisconsin average:

2.15
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Waunakee, WI City Guides:

Ancestries: German (46.5%), American (8.6%), Norwegian (7.8%), Irish (5.5%), English (3.4%), Dutch (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1893

Elevation: 925 feet

Land area: 5.96 square miles.

Population density: 2,309 people per square mile   (low).

Waunakee, Wisconsin map

424 residents are foreign born (1.0% Europe, 0.4% North America).

This village:

3.1%
Wisconsin:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $6,319 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,746 (2.0%)

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 )

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: -1,167 (-8.6%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 1,907 (27.3%)

Area code: 608

Distribution of median household income in Waunakee, WI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Waunakee, WI in 2017
Waunakee satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 89 buildings, average cost: $333,400
  • 2014: 93 buildings, average cost: $374,800
  • 2015: 101 buildings, average cost: $336,600
  • 2016: 105 buildings, average cost: $362,400
  • 2017: 97 buildings, average cost: $369,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Waunakee, WI residents
Average permit cost in Waunakee, WI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.3%
Wisconsin:

3.3%
Historical population in Waunakee, WI
Historical housing units in Waunakee, WI

Population change in the 1990s: +3,008 (+50.2%).
Most common industries in Waunakee, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.7%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Public administration (8.0%)
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.4%)
  • Public administration (8.0%)
  • Health care (6.0%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
  • Food (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (14.1%)
  • Educational services (11.3%)
  • Public administration (8.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.0%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Waunakee, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Computer specialists (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (2.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Computer specialists (5.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Top executives (3.9%)
  • Engineers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.5%)
  • Computer specialists (4.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Registered nurses (3.5%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.4%)

Average climate in Waunakee, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Waunakee, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.0. This is about average.

City:

74.0
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

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

City:

4.36
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.249. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.249
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.17. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.17
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00428. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00428
U.S.:

0.00984

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 Waunakee 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 the city 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 Waunakee 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 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 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 (13).
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

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:

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 HIGH (Students: 1,136, Location: 301 COMMUNITY DR, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Waunakee:

  • MADISON COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 281, Location: 5606 RIVER RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Waunakee:

Private elementary/middle school in Waunakee:

  • ST JOHN THE BAPTIST CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 200, 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.

Points of interest:

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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).

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

Dane County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Waunakee:

Marital status in Waunakee, WI
  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 62.3%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

For population 25 years and over in Waunakee:

  • High school or higher: 98.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 52.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Wisconsin average:

10.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Waunakee
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Waunakee, WI (based on Dane County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Dane County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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
Here:

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 382
Dane County:

8.03 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Dane County:

6.0%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Dane County:

23.9%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.1%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

55.0%
Wisconsin:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Waunakee:

55.2%
Wisconsin:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Waunakee:

28.1
Wisconsin:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.9%
Wisconsin:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Waunakee:

8.3%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
Waunakee:

32.4%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

62.8%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.8%
Wisconsin:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Waunakee, WI Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 17$92,577$65,3480$0
Other Government Administration 11$22,725$24,7911$1,357
Electric Power 10$88,678$106,4140$0
Parks and Recreation 9$36,883$49,17746$24,544
Streets and Highways 8$41,460$62,1900$0
Welfare 4$15,766$47,2982$3,286
Sewerage 3$8,087$32,3480$0
Water Supply 3$23,755$95,0200$0
Local Libraries 3$12,958$51,83215$20,001
Financial Administration 3$16,609$66,4360$0
Police - Other 2$7,606$45,6360$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,989$35,8680$0
Totals for Government 74$370,093$60,01564$49,188

Waunakee government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $1,430,000 ($103.96)
    Regular Highways: $1,153,000 ($83.82)
    Water Utilities: $659,000 ($47.91)
    Natural Resources - Other: $653,000 ($47.47)
    Sewerage: $450,000 ($32.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $180,000 ($13.09)
    General Public Buildings: $175,000 ($12.72)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($0.73)
    Health - Other: $4,000 ($0.29)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($0.22)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $11,919,000 ($866.52)
    Police Protection: $2,176,000 ($158.20)
    Sewerage: $1,770,000 ($128.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,439,000 ($104.62)
    Water Utilities: $1,353,000 ($98.36)
    Regular Highways: $1,205,000 ($87.60)
    General - Other: $852,000 ($61.94)
    Libraries: $790,000 ($57.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $747,000 ($54.31)
    Local Fire Protection: $544,000 ($39.55)
    Central Staff Services: $459,000 ($33.37)
    Financial Administration: $367,000 ($26.68)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $175,000 ($12.72)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $98,000 ($7.12)
    General Public Buildings: $74,000 ($5.38)
    Health - Other: $48,000 ($3.49)
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,000 ($0.73)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,501,000 ($109.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $189,000 ($13.74)
    Electric Utilities: $97,000 ($7.05)
    Police Protection: $89,000 ($6.47)
    Water Utilities: $77,000 ($5.60)
    Sewerage: $11,000 ($0.80)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.07)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,902,000 ($356.38)

Waunakee government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,989,000 ($144.60)
    Solid Waste Management: $751,000 ($54.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $645,000 ($46.89)
    Other: $152,000 ($11.05)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $259,000 ($18.83)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $385,000 ($27.99)
    Interest Earnings: $191,000 ($13.89)
    Sale of Property: $63,000 ($4.58)
    Fines and Forfeits: $58,000 ($4.22)
    Rents: $50,000 ($3.64)
    General Revenue - Other: $44,000 ($3.20)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $12,575,000 ($914.21)
    Water Utilities: $1,948,000 ($141.62)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $659,000 ($47.91)
    General Local Government Support: $349,000 ($25.37)
    Education: $220,000 ($15.99)
    Other: $180,000 ($13.09)
  • Tax - Property: $9,580,000 ($696.47)
    Other License: $360,000 ($26.17)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $190,000 ($13.81)
    Other Selective Sales: $19,000 ($1.38)
    Other: $11,000 ($0.80)

Waunakee government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,666,000 ($2738.35)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,490,000 ($2580.15)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,531,000 ($256.71)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,432,000 ($176.81)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,283,000 ($165.98)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,355,000 ($98.51)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $149,000 ($10.83)

Waunakee government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,267,000 ($164.81)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,170,000 ($375.86)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,479,000 ($107.52)

6.03% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($56,493 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($520 average AGI)
Dane County:

0.05%
Wisconsin average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Milwaukee County, WI  0.30% ($47,775 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.28% ($69,574)
from Rock County, WI  0.27% ($49,909)


6.06% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($61,650 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.06%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($881 average AGI)
Dane County:

0.08%
Wisconsin average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Columbia County, WI  0.31% ($53,710 average AGI)
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.29% ($44,282)
to Rock County, WI  0.25% ($51,355)
Businesses in Waunakee, WI
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Nike1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Subway1
FedEx2UPS2
H&R Block1Walgreens1
McDonald's1

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.)
Waunakee fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

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, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 9, 1985 00:10 AM, 19, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 12, 1984 07:36 PM, 113, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 4.5mTotal length
  • $306,000Total costs
  • 13,052Total average daily traffic
  • 17,475Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Waunakee)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Waunakee, WI)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
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: 62 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Waunakee)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Waunakee)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 46 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
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 in Waunakee, WI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Waunakee, WI - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 13. The highest number of fire incidents - 33 took place in 2016, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Waunakee, WI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (65.0%), and Outside Fires (18.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Waunakee, WI
    • 14565.0%Structure Fires
    • 4218.8%Outside Fires
    • 2511.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 114.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Waunakee, WI
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Waunakee, WI
  • 88.8%Utility gas
  • 8.7%Electricity
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Waunakee, WI
  • 57.8%Utility gas
  • 37.9%Electricity
  • 3.1%Other fuel
  • 1.2%No fuel used


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.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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 significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Waunakee on our top lists:

  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest positive percentage difference between never married females and males (15+ years) (with at least 1,000 females never married)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of robberies per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
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