Westby, Wisconsin

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Population in 2013: 2,255 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +10.3%
 
Males: 1,135  (50.3%)
Females: 1,120  (49.7%)
Median resident age:  41.5 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54667.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,811 (it was $32,340 in 2000)
Westby:

$41,811
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,243 (it was $16,839 in 2000)

Westby city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $111,241 (it was $65,900 in 2000)
Westby:

$111,241
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $113,695; Detached houses: $129,400; Townhouses or other attached units: $148,726; In 2-unit structures: $139,688; Mobile homes: $38,512

Median gross rent in 2012: $492.

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  • White alone - 2,149 (97.7%)
  • Hispanic - 22 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 18 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 5 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.1%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Westby: 87.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (42.9%), German (25.1%), Irish (9.7%), United States (4.2%), English (3.8%), Italian (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1920

Elevation: 1298 feet

Land area: 2.43 square miles.

Population density: 928 people per square mile   (low).

Westby,WI real estate house value index trend

Westby, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Westby:

  • High school or higher: 89.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Westby city:

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 56.0%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

6 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.3%
Wisconsin:  4.8%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Westby, Wisconsin as of May 06, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Westby to the number of sex offenders is 282 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,224 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,080 (2.1%)

Westby satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: La Crosse, WI (21.7 miles , pop. 51,818).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (83.8 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (204.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Coon, WI (2.6 miles ), Viroqua, WI (2.6 miles ), Cashton, WI (2.7 miles ), Coon Valley, WI (2.9 miles ), Melvina, WI (3.3 miles) , Chaseburg, WI (3.5 miles ), La Farge, WI (3.5 miles ), Whitestown, WI (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $78,600
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $86,300
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $109,400
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $140,300
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $134,500
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $136,000
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $160,500
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $148,400
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $167,500
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $223,300
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.65 N, Longitude: 90.86 W

Area code: 608

Westby household income distribution Westby home values distribution

Crime rates in Westby by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2011
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.046.20.00.0
Robberies 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 240011023
per 100,000 97.1192.90.00.046.346.50.093.7135.7
Burglaries 00347134620
per 100,000 0.00.0142.2187.8324.4604.7184.7281.2905.0
Thefts 37252412247192331
per 100,000 1796.11205.41138.0563.41112.1325.6877.21077.81402.7
Auto thefts 405151222
per 100,000 194.20.0237.146.9231.746.592.393.790.5
Arson 00N/A000000
per 100,000 0.00.0N/A0.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 309.3) 111.290.377.541.098.971.296.192.7160.1

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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 Westby detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.35
Wisconsin average:

2.22
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.2%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +168 (+9.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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

Average climate in Westby, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Westby-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 26% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/30/1954, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.3 miles away from the Westby city center .

On 6/5/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.8 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Westby-area historical earthquake activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 391.7 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 181.6 miles away from Westby 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 368.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 290.5 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 152.1 miles away from Westby 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 391.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Vernon County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Birthplace of: Ludvig Hektoen - Surgeon, Dexter Bean - Racing driver.

Hospitals and medical centers in Westby:

  • NORSELAND NUR HOME (323 BLACK RIVER RD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Westby:

  • GUNDERSEN LUTHERAN RENAL DIALYSIS - VIROQUA (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; VIROQUA, WI)
  • VERNON MEM HSPTL HHC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; VIROQUA, WI)
  • VERNON MEM HSPTL Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; VIROQUA, WI)
  • BETHEL HOME AND SERVICES (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; VIROQUA, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westby:

  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (about 22 miles; La Crosse, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,837)
  • Viterbo University (about 22 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 2,848)
  • Western Technical College (about 23 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 3,377)
  • Winona State University (about 48 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 8,397)
  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (about 50 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 4,022)
  • Luther College (about 53 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,700)
  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 61 miles; Calmar, IA; FT enrollment: 3,365)

Public high school in Westby:

  • Westby Hi (Students: 325; Location: 206 West Ave S; Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Westby:

  • Westby Mid (Students: 341; Location: 206 West Ave S; Grades: 5-8)
  • Westby El (Students: 333; Location: 122 Nelson St; Grades: KG-4)

Private elementary/middle school in Westby:

  • SUGAR GROVE SCHOOL (Students: 28; Location: S1780 COUNTY ROAD D; Grades: 1 - 7)
See full list of schools located in Westby

Library in Westby:

  • BEKKUM MEMORIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $99,475; Location: 206 N. MAIN ST.; 16,799 books; 8,396 e-books; 4,443 audio materials; 1,948 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 99 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Westby - Christiana Fire District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Westby include: Westby Coon Prairie Lutheran Church (A), Our Saviours Lutheran Church (B), Bethesda Lutheran Brethren Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Central Express Inn (411 North Main Street).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 66.1. This is about average.

City:

66.1
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.32. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.32
U.S.:

9.14

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

DEER RUN ESTATES MHP (Population served: 49, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
VANG LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-12-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-12-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-12-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-17-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JAN-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2009), St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-2009), St No addtl Formal Action needed (SEP-28-2009), St Other (SEP-28-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-30-2009)
PINE CREST RESORT 2-LOWER WELL (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
PINE CREST RESORT 2-UPPER WELL (Population served: 26, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
SKOGDALEN LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • LIVING WATERS BIBLE CP DINING HALL (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORTH COON PRAIRIE LUTH CHUR (Population served: 70, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MAPLE TERRACE RESORT-CABIN (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MAPLE TERRACE RESORT-MAIN (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LIVING WATERS BIBLE CP MAINT WELL (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.7%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.9%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.6%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
52 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
14 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
68 people in nursing homes in 2000
12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Westby, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Westby compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

Banks with branches in Westby (2011 data):

  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Fortress Bank Branch at 100 North Main Street, branch established on 1905/10/04; Westby Branch at 401 North Main Street, branch established on 1992/06/15. 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
  • River Bank: Westby Branch at 101 Stenslien Street, branch established on 2007/12/28. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $421.9 mil, Deposits: $366.6 mil, headquarters in Stoddard, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: River Holding Company

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Westby, Wisconsin:

  • Old Towne Motel, RFD 2 Box 10a, Westby, WI 54667 , Phone: (608) 634-2111
  • Old Towne Motel, Hwy 14 & Hwy 61, Westby, WI 54667 , Phone: (800) 605-0276
  • Central Express Inn, Highways 14 & 27 N, Westby, WI 54667 , Phone: (608) 634-2950, Fax: (608) 634-2235
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Westby, Wisconsin

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.77%
Here: 63.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodUnited Methodist ChurchOld Order Amish
Adherents44.4%19.2%10.0%8.5%4.6%
Congregations30.9%5.9%10.3%14.7%17.6%
Name The Wesleyan ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristConservative Congregational Christian ConferenceNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsOther
Adherents4.1%3.9%2.5%0.8%2.2%
Congregations5.9%4.4%1.5%1.5%7.4%
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: 4
Vernon County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

5.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Vernon County:

28.3%
Wisconsin:

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

16.2%
State:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$680
Other Government Administration 4$13,654$40,9628$2,304
Police Protection - Officers 3$10,925$43,70011$3,187
Streets and Highways 2$6,430$38,5801$261
Solid Waste Management 2$6,262$37,5720$0
Sewerage 1$3,705$44,4600$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 19$2,801
Water Supply 1$3,954$47,4480$0
Local Libraries 1$2,011$24,1328$2,597
Other and Unallocable 2$9,426$56,5566$256
Totals for Government 16$56,367$42,27554$12,086

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $99,000 ($43.90)
  • Current Operations - Welfare - Other: $2,275,000 ($1008.87)
    Electric Utilities: $1,196,000 ($530.38)
    Regular Highways: $281,000 ($124.61)
    Sewerage: $258,000 ($114.41)
    Water Utilities: $257,000 ($113.97)
    Liquor Stores: $218,000 ($96.67)
    Police Protection: $159,000 ($70.51)
    Fire Protection: $146,000 ($64.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $132,000 ($58.54)
    Parks & Recreation: $85,000 ($37.69)
    Libraries: $77,000 ($34.15)
    Central Staff Services: $75,000 ($33.26)
    Financial Administration: $42,000 ($18.63)
    General - Other: $39,000 ($17.29)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,000 ($3.99)
    General Public Buildings: $7,000 ($3.10)
    Health Services - Other: $5,000 ($2.22)
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000 ($1.33)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $42,000 ($18.63)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $94,000 ($41.69)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $21,000 ($9.31)
    Regular Highways: $20,000 ($8.87)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $667,000 ($295.79)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $42,000 ($18.63)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $2,541,000 ($1126.83)
    Sewerage: $312,000 ($138.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $112,000 ($49.67)
    Parks & Recreation: $16,000 ($7.10)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($4.88)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,000 ($1.77)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $94,000 ($41.69)
    General Revenue, NEC: $73,000 ($32.37)
    Rents: $9,000 ($3.99)
    Special Assessments: $3,000 ($1.33)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,233,000 ($546.78)
    Liquor Stores: $209,000 ($92.68)
    Water Utilities: $190,000 ($84.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $606,000 ($268.74)
    Highways: $83,000 ($36.81)
    All Other: $6,000 ($2.66)
  • Tax - Property: $404,000 ($179.16)
    NEC: $55,000 ($24.39)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $700,000 ($310.42)
    Electric Utilities: $700,000 ($310.42)
    Industrial Revenue: $514,000 ($227.94)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $787,000 ($349.00)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $434,000 ($192.46)
    Full Faith & Credit - Electric Utilities: $141,000 ($62.53)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $650,000 ($288.25)
    Electric Utilities: $505,000 ($223.95)
    Industrial Revenue: $453,000 ($200.89)
    Other, NEC: $295,000 ($130.82)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $61,000 ($27.05)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $58,000 ($25.72)
    Electric Utilities: $54,000 ($23.95)
    Water Utilities: $50,000 ($22.17)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,546,000 ($1129.05)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $545,000 ($241.69)

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

Here:

5.26%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from La Crosse County, WI  1.24% ($36,212 average AGI)
from Monroe County, WI  0.44% ($26,714)
from Richland County, WI  0.35% ($32,359)


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

Here:

5.26%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to La Crosse County, WI  1.32% ($28,178 average AGI)
to Monroe County, WI  0.49% ($23,074)
to Richland County, WI  0.34% ($29,842)

Strongest AM radio stations in Westby:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Westby:

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

TV broadcast stations around Westby:

  • WDLS-LP (Channel 35; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • WXOW-TV (Channel 19; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: WXOW-WQOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WKBT (Channel 8; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: QUEENB TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WLAX (Channel 25; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: GRANT MEDIA, INC.)
  • WHLA-TV (Channel 31; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • K41AD (Channel 41; LANSING, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KQEG-CA (Channel 50; La CRESCENT, MN; Owner: WHITE EAGLE PARTNERSHIP)
  • W44BF (Channel 44; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: TV-45, INC.)

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

Westby, Wisconsin:
  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
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

Westby fatal accident list:

Mar 11, 1984 03:48 PM, 14, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Westby)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • E8496 Seas Branch Rd (Lat: 43.609667 Lon: -90.852111), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 5.2 m, Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQLD840
    Assigned Frequencies: 171.100 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/17/2009, Expiration Date: 12/17/2019, Certifier: Phil Hahn
    Registrant: Vernon County Lwcd, 220 Airport Rd., Viroqua, WI 54665, Phone: (608) 637-5483, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Various Locations (Lat: 43.649944 Lon: -90.850111), Overall height: 2.4 m, Call Sign: WPNM278
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.331 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/05/2008, Expiration Date: 04/09/2018
    Registrant: Westby Water Utility, 200 N Main, Westby, WI 54667, Phone: (608) 634-4483
  • Westby, Lat: 43.571111 Lon: -90.642500, Type: N/A, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPSS233
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.431 MHz, 956.431 MHz, 956.431 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/06/2011, Expiration Date: 07/20/2021, Certifier: Roger Christensen
    Registrant: Madison Gas & Electric, 133 S. Blair, Madison, WI 53701, Phone: (608) 252-7276, Fax: (608) 252-7961, Email:
  • Coon Valley, S1319 Nerison Road (Lat: 43.680500 Lon: -90.963583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 83.8 m, Call Sign: WPZL526
    Assigned Frequencies: 6725.00 MHz, 6745.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/06/2004, Expiration Date: 02/06/2014, Certifier: John E Rooney
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • WESTBY DOWNTOWN, 699 Highland Rd (Westby Dt - 196425399) (Lat: 43.650250 Lon: -90.870250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WQHH798
    Assigned Frequencies: 10875.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/31/2007, Expiration Date: 07/31/2017, Certifier: James E Mcdonald
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 3.75 Miles Sw Of Westby (Lat: 43.606611 Lon: -90.890389), Call Sign: KTS260
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.750 MHz, 152.690 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/17/1998, Expiration Date: 07/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 10/18/2004
    Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Jackson & Dickens, 2120 L Street, N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830, Fax: (202) 828-5568

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Westby)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Westby)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
Most common first names in Westby, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2485.7 years
Alice2084.0 years
Mabel1783.4 years
Oscar1784.3 years
Olga1689.9 years
Clarence1582.6 years
Alma1486.4 years
Hazel1481.5 years
Ruth1485.2 years
Chester1378.9 years
Most common last names in Westby, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Olson4279.8 years
Anderson2976.4 years
Hanson2882.1 years
Larson2677.0 years
Hagen2081.4 years
Rude1780.4 years
Johnson1783.1 years
Berger1775.4 years
Peterson1581.1 years
Volden1581.6 years
Businesses in Westby, WI
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Jones New York1
FedEx1U-Haul1
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