Whitestown, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 502. Population change since 2000: -1.4%
 
Males: 267  (53.2%)
Females: 235  (46.8%)
Median resident age:  45.0 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54639.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $51,926 (it was $33,472 in 2000)
Whitestown:

$51,926
WI:

$56,811

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,611 (it was $13,289 in 2000)

Whitestown town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $154,008 (it was $80,600 in 2000)
Whitestown:

$154,008
WI:

$173,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $184,191; Detached houses: $197,541; Townhouses or other attached units: $173,577; In 2-unit structures: $149,361; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $161,981; Mobile homes: $63,305
  • Races in Whitestown, WI (2010)

    Whitestown races chart
    • 49698.8%White alone
    • 30.6%Asian alone
    • 30.6%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Whitestown: 91.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (37.7%), Norwegian (20.4%), Irish (10.4%), English (10.2%), Swedish (2.4%), Danish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 35.0 square miles.

Population density: 14 people per square mile   (very low).

Whitestown,WI real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Whitestown:

  • High school or higher: 77.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Whitestown town:

  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 63.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

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

Whitestown town:  1.0% ($838)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: La Crosse, WI (32.8 miles , pop. 51,818).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (73.6 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (195.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ontario, WI (2.0 miles ), Stark, WI (2.2 miles ), La Farge, WI (2.6 miles ), Wellington, WI (3.0 miles ), Cashton, WI (3.2 miles ), Wilton, WI (3.3 miles ), Norwalk, WI (3.4 miles ), Viola, WI (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $31,700

Latitude: 43.67 N, Longitude: 90.61 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 608

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.2%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +42 (+9.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (30%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Wood products (4%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (4%)
  • Computer and electronic products (3%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Food and beverage stores (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (17%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (6%)
  • Engineers (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Cashiers (13%)
  • Secondary school teachers (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Whitestown, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 4/19/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.6 miles away from the Whitestown town center killed one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.9 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Whitestown-area historical earthquake activity is slightly 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 387.7 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 175.8 miles away from Whitestown 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 363.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 300.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 147.3 miles away from Whitestown 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 386.9 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 (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 7, Mudslides: 2, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Whitestown:

  • NORSELAND NUR HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WESTBY, WI)
  • ST JOSEPHS HLTH SVCS Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; HILLSBORO, WI)
  • ST JOSEPHS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 14 miles away; HILLSBORO, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Whitestown:

  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (about 33 miles; La Crosse, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,837)
  • Viterbo University (about 34 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 2,848)
  • Western Technical College (about 34 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 3,377)
  • Winona State University (about 58 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 8,397)
  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (about 61 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 4,022)
  • Mid-State Technical College (about 65 miles; Wisconsin Rapids, WI; FT enrollment: 2,128)
  • Luther College (about 65 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,700)

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Churches in Whitestown include: Bethany Church (A), Mount Pisgah Church (B), Wesleyan Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: 0.225 Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Billings Creek (A), Warner Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Whitestown include: Kickapoo Valley Reserve State Natural Area (1), Mount Pisgah Hemlock-Hardwoods State Natural Area (2), Wildcat Mountain State Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

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 2010 was 60.0. This is better than average.

City:

60.0
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 35.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.3
U.S.:

32.0
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.9%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.7%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

11.2%
Whole state:

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

3.0%
Whole state:

3.7%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Wisconsin average:

11.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Whitestown town (based on Vernon County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant8,27626
Evangelical Protestant6,86450
Catholic3,0604
Other1153
None11,458-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Vernon County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

5.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Vernon County:

28.3%
Wisconsin:

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

16.2%
State:

13.0%

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 Whitestown:

  • WKTY (580 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WKLJ (1290 AM; 5 kW; SPARTA, WI; Owner: SPARTA-TOMAH BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WIZM (1410 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WVRQ (1360 AM; 1 kW; VIROQUA, WI; Owner: ROBINSON CORPORATION)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Whitestown:

  • WVCX (98.9 FM; TOMAH, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WXYM (96.1 FM; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOG (94.5 FM; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • WIZM-FM (93.3 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WRJC-FM (92.1 FM; MAUSTON, WI; Owner: WRJC, INCORPORATED)
  • WCOW-FM (97.1 FM; SPARTA, WI; Owner: SPARTA-TOMAH BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WHLA (90.3 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KQEG (102.7 FM; LA CRESCENT, MN; Owner: WHITE EAGLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVRQ-FM (102.3 FM; VIROQUA, WI; Owner: ROBINSON CORPORATION)
  • WLSU (88.9 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: BD.OF REGENTS, UNIV.OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WOLX-FM (94.9 FM; BARABOO, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • KXLC (91.1 FM; LA CRESCENT, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • K220EP (91.9 FM; LA CRESCENT, MN; Owner: FAITH SOUND, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Whitestown:

  • WDLS-LP (Channel 35; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • WKBT (Channel 8; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: QUEENB TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WXOW-TV (Channel 19; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: WXOW-WQOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLAX (Channel 25; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: GRANT MEDIA, INC.)
  • WHLA-TV (Channel 31; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 33Number of bridges
  • 116m381ftTotal length
  • $5,371,000Total costs
  • 10,376Total average daily traffic
  • 1,134Total average daily truck traffic
  • 15,849Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 182000-2009
  • 22010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Whitestown, WI

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (48%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (43%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Electricity (1%)

Whitestown compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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