Whitewater, Wisconsin

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Population in 2013: 14,732 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.6%
 
Males: 7,590  (51.5%)
Females: 7,142  (48.5%)
Median resident age:  22.2 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 53190.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $28,702 (it was $31,793 in 2000)
Whitewater:

$28,702
WI:

$51,467

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,037 (it was $13,965 in 2000)

Whitewater city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $160,737 (it was $112,000 in 2000)
Whitewater:

$160,737
WI:

$163,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $237,687; Detached houses: $253,843; Townhouses or other attached units: $162,480; In 2-unit structures: $131,302; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $176,363; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $122,279; Mobile homes: $29,281

Median gross rent in 2013: $757.

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  • Races in Whitewater, WI (2013)

    Whitewater races chart
    • 12,15683.2%White alone
    • 1,60010.9%Hispanic
    • 4383.0%Black alone
    • 1581.1%Two or more races
    • 1481.0%Asian alone
    • 1130.8%Other race alone
    • 70.05%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Whitewater: 87.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (32.0%), Irish (11.3%), Polish (7.8%), English (6.9%), Norwegian (4.5%), Swedish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1885

Elevation: 840 feet

Land area: 6.99 square miles.

Population density: 2,109 people per square mile   (low).

Whitewater,WI real estate house value index trend

Whitewater, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Whitewater:

  • High school or higher: 91.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.7%
  • Unemployed: 13.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Whitewater city:

  • Never married: 63.2%
  • Now married: 27.5%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 4.9%

970 residents are foreign born (4.6% Latin America, 1.0% Europe, 0.8% Asia).

This city:

6.6%
Wisconsin:

4.8%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Whitewater, Wisconsin as of August 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Whitewater to the number of sex offenders is 51 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,824 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,133 (1.9%)

Whitewater satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Janesville, WI (17.7 miles , pop. 59,498).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (37.2 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (87.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Cold Spring, WI (1.4 miles ), Hebron, WI (2.6 miles ), Koshkonong, WI (2.6 miles ), Lake Lorraine, WI (2.7 miles ), Richmond, WI (2.8 miles ), Palmyra, WI (2.8 miles ), Fort Atkinson, WI (2.9 miles ), La Grange, WI (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 22 buildings, average cost: $120,600
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $139,000
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $110,800
  • 2000: 21 buildings, average cost: $108,100
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $121,200
  • 2002: 23 buildings, average cost: $132,700
  • 2003: 26 buildings, average cost: $144,200
  • 2004: 40 buildings, average cost: $120,700
  • 2005: 50 buildings, average cost: $130,500
  • 2006: 32 buildings, average cost: $183,900
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $186,700
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $208,400
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $194,900
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $123,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.83 N, Longitude: 88.74 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,283 (+8.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,785 (48.9%)

Area code: 262

Whitewater household income distribution Whitewater home values distribution

Crime rates in Whitewater by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 03373119322455
per 100,000 0.022.021.449.221.076.663.621.213.914.127.733.834.4
Robberies 0320301333316
per 100,000 0.022.014.30.021.00.07.121.220.921.120.86.841.3
Assaults 88201311149141314121120
per 100,000 59.158.7143.091.577.097.563.699.190.498.583.074.3137.5
Burglaries 26302637334674515742584440
per 100,000 192.1220.1185.9260.3231.0320.3523.1361.1396.4295.5401.3297.2275.1
Thefts 298258311236245229240262299293255219197
per 100,000 2,202.01,892.72,223.21,660.21,715.11,594.41,696.51,855.32,079.32,061.81,764.31,479.01,354.8
Auto thefts 131888763874625
per 100,000 96.1132.157.256.349.041.821.256.648.728.141.513.534.4
Arson 21N/A0111101001
per 100,000 14.87.3N/A0.07.07.07.17.10.07.00.00.06.9
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 105.6120.1136.6128.1111.0148.6150.0128.4131.1124.5128.2109.0125.3

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

Crime rate in Whitewater detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 34 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
Wisconsin average:

2.19
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.9%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Whitewater, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Whitewater-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 57% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.1 miles away from the Whitewater city center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 1/24/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.0 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Whitewater-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 306.4 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 95.5 miles away from Whitewater 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 281.2 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 339.1 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 305.1 miles away from Whitewater center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 295.4 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 Walworth County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Whitewater topographic map

Birthplace of: Edward S. Curtis - A photographer of the West and of Native people, Elaine Roe - Soilder, Thomas Hulce - (born 1953), actor.

Hospitals and medical centers in Whitewater:

  • LUTH SOC SVC HOME CARE (417 WEST MAIN ST)
  • FAIRHAVEN CORP (435 W STARIN RD)
  • FAIRHAVEN CORPORATION (435 STARIN RD)

Airports located in Whitewater:

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Amtrak stations near Whitewater:

  • 16 miles: JANESVILLE (HWY. 26 & HWY. 14) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: JANESVILLE (3136 EAST COUNTY ROAD O)

College/University in Whitewater:

  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (Full-time enrollment: 11,124; Location: 800 W Main St; Public; Website: www.uww.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Whitewater:

  • Carroll University (about 29 miles; Waukesha, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,313)
  • Waukesha County Technical College (about 30 miles; Pewaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 4,415)
  • Herzing University-Madison (about 36 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 3,160)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 37 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 9,603)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 38 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 38 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 34,621)
  • Edgewood College (about 39 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 2,455)

Public high schools in Whitewater:

Public elementary/middle schools in Whitewater:

Private elementary/middle school in Whitewater:

  • KETTLE MORAINE BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 17; Location: 505 S WISCONSIN ST; Grades: 1 - 10)
See full list of schools located in Whitewater

Library in Whitewater:

  • IRVIN L. YOUNG MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $870,858; Location: 431 W. CENTER ST.; 80,560 books; 8,825 e-books; 10,084 audio materials; 8,028 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 28 state licensed databases; 214 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Whitewater: Perkins Stadium (A), Williams Center (B), Wells Residence Hall (C), Wellers Hall (D), Tutt Hall (E), Knilans Hall (F), Esker Dining Hall (G), Whitewater Fire Department and Rescue Squad (H), Young Auditorium (I), Winther Hall (J), Whitewater Historical Society Museum (K), Whitewater City Hall (L), White Hall (M), Veterans Memorial Building (N), Upham Hall (O), University Center (P), Sayles Hall (Q), Salisbury Hall (R), Roseman Hall (S), Moraine Bookstore (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Whitewater include: Whitewater Baptist Church (A), Whitewater Bible Church (B), University Lutheran Church (C), Saint Patricks Catholic Church (D), Saint Lukes Episcopal Church (E), Saint Johns Lutheran Church (F), First United Methodist Church (G), First English Lutheran Church (H), Congregational United Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hillside Cemetery (1), Oak Grove Cemetery (2), Calvary Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Cravath Lake (A), Cravath Lake 27.5 (B), Tripp Lake 12.0 (C), Tripp Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Spring Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Whitewater include: Trippe Lake Park (1), Starin Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Amerihost Inn & Suites (1355 West Main Street), Hamilton House Bed & Breakfast (328 West Main Street), Amerihost Inn Whitewater (1355 W Main St), Guitar Gallery (W5666 USHighway 12).

Court: Whitewater City - Administration-City Hall- Court Clerk- City Treasurer- Finance Dire (312 West Whitewater Street).

Walworth 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 108. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

108
U.S.:

74

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 38.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

38.1
U.S.:

32.0

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

SCENIC RIDGE LLC TOP OF HILL WELL (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (MAY-06-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-06-2005), St Public Notif received (MAY-06-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAY-06-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAY-10-2005)
THE CHALET (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JAN-20-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-20-2011), St Public Notif requested (JAN-20-2011), St Public Notif issued (JAN-29-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-09-2011), St Public Notif received (FEB-10-2011)
SCENIC RIDGE LLC BASEMENT HOUSE WELL (Population served: 64, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (JUN-03-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUN-03-2011), St Boil Water Order (JUN-03-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-06-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-13-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-13-2011)
SCENIC RIDGE LLC OUTSIDE OF STORE WELL (Population served: 31, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-18-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-18-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-18-2006), St Boil Water Order (MAY-18-2006), St Compliance achieved (NOV-15-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
NORTH LIMA PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2010), St Boil Water Order (NOV-15-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-29-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-03-2010)

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

  • SPRING CREEK GOLF CENTER (Population served: 154, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LONE STAR INN (Population served: 122, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WHITEWATER COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 80, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SCENIC RIDGE LLC CAMPGROUND PLAYGROUND & SOUTH SITES (Population served: 27, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 36.6%
(39.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.9% for Black residents, 18.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 83.7% for American Indian residents, 24.4% for other race residents, 17.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  37.4%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.5%
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: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Whitewater in 2010:

  • 3,406 people in college/university student housing
  • 92 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 45 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Whitewater in 2000:

  • 3,424 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 118 people in nursing homes
  • 24 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 15 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Whitewater, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Whitewater compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Whitewater (2011 data):

  • First Citizens State Bank: 1058 W Main St Branch, Mulberry Glen Retirement Community B, at 207 West Main Street, Fairhaven Retirement Community Branc, Messenger Service At Whitewater, Whitewater Lake Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $247.5 mil, Deposits: $200.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Whitewater Bancorp., Inc.
  • Commercial Bank: West Towne Branch, at 200 South Fremont Street, Walk-In Facility. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $101.1 mil, Deposits: $89.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Commercial Bancshares, Inc.
  • Associated Bank, National Association: Whitewater Branch at 219 Center Street, branch established on 1920/01/01. 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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Whitewater, Wisconsin:

  • Americas Best Value Inn, 917 E Milwaukee St, Whitewater, WI 53190 , Phone: (262) 473-8818, Fax: (262) 473-8818
  • Baymont Inn & Suites, 1355 W Main St, Whitewater, WI 53190 , Phone: (262) 472-9440, Fax: (262) 472-9404
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Whitewater, Wisconsin

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
Wisconsin average:

10.5

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Solar energy (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

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Religion statistics for Whitewater city (based on Walworth County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic19,8688
Evangelical Protestant13,45151
Mainline Protestant10,56340
Other5845
Black Protestant1221
None57,640-
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: 21
Walworth County:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Walworth County:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 46
Walworth County:

4.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 110
Here:

10.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.8%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Walworth County:

25.1%
Wisconsin:

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

15.0%
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 5$22,138$53,1310$0
Other Government Administration 9$42,422$56,5637$2,100
Judicial and Legal 1$3,348$40,1762$6,105
Police Protection - Officers 24$131,064$65,5320$0
Police - Other 10$33,533$40,24012$7,586
Firefighters 0$0 1$1,351
Streets and Highways 9$37,516$50,0210$0
Health 0$0 2$690
Solid Waste Management 1$4,313$51,7560$0
Sewerage 8$36,024$54,0362$2,223
Parks and Recreation 2$10,313$61,8789$4,032
Water Supply 4$18,589$55,7670$0
Local Libraries 3$14,287$57,14813$20,044
Other and Unallocable 2$8,278$49,6684$2,843
Totals for Government 78$361,825$55,66552$46,974

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $425,000 ($28.85)
    Housing and Community Development: $305,000 ($20.70)
    General Public Buildings: $81,000 ($5.50)
    General - Other: $79,000 ($5.36)
    Parks and Recreation: $50,000 ($3.39)
    Libraries: $32,000 ($2.17)
    Health - Other: $19,000 ($1.29)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,778,000 ($188.57)
    Sewerage: $1,968,000 ($133.59)
    Regular Highways: $996,000 ($67.61)
    Water Utilities: $909,000 ($61.70)
    Libraries: $763,000 ($51.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $560,000 ($38.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $486,000 ($32.99)
    Local Fire Protection: $414,000 ($28.10)
    Central Staff Services: $400,000 ($27.15)
    Financial Administration: $357,000 ($24.23)
    Health - Other: $277,000 ($18.80)
    General - Other: $220,000 ($14.93)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $157,000 ($10.66)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $114,000 ($7.74)
    Natural Resources - Other: $111,000 ($7.53)
    Transit Utilities: $110,000 ($7.47)
    General Public Buildings: $109,000 ($7.40)
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000 ($0.14)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $897,000 ($60.89)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $226,000 ($15.34)
    Regular Highways: $73,000 ($4.96)
    Police Protection: $45,000 ($3.05)
    Central Staff Services: $27,000 ($1.83)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,509,000 ($306.07)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,259,000 ($85.46)
    All Other: $340,000 ($23.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $74,000 ($5.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($0.14)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $13,000 ($0.88)
    Housing and Community Development: $6,000 ($0.41)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($0.07)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $323,000 ($21.93)
    Highways: $54,000 ($3.67)
    Sewerage: $28,000 ($1.90)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $476,000 ($32.31)
    Interest Earnings: $294,000 ($19.96)
    General Revenue, NEC: $103,000 ($6.99)
    Donations From Private Sources: $29,000 ($1.97)
    Special Assessments: $27,000 ($1.83)
    Rents: $14,000 ($0.95)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,239,000 ($84.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,121,000 ($279.73)
    All Other: $713,000 ($48.40)
    Highways: $592,000 ($40.18)
    Sewerage: $270,000 ($18.33)
  • Tax - Property: $3,615,000 ($245.38)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $121,000 ($8.21)
    Other License: $93,000 ($6.31)
    Other Selective Sales: $49,000 ($3.33)
    NEC: $21,000 ($1.43)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,042,000 ($1224.68)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,518,000 ($1053.35)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,806,000 ($258.35)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,448,000 ($234.05)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,231,000 ($219.32)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,282,000 ($87.02)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $217,000 ($14.73)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,242,000 ($220.07)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,948,000 ($743.14)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,156,000 ($282.11)

5.77% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,180 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.77%
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 Waukesha County, WI  0.57% ($39,840 average AGI)
from Racine County, WI  0.49% ($38,941)
from Milwaukee County, WI  0.46% ($40,416)


5.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,205 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($339 average AGI)
Walworth County:

0.04%
Wisconsin average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.62% ($27,966 average AGI)
to Waukesha County, WI  0.54% ($42,068)
to Rock County, WI  0.49% ($32,387)

Strongest AM radio stations in Whitewater:

  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFAW (940 AM; 1 kW; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WAUK (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WALT-WEST WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WKSH (1640 AM; 10 kW; SUSSEX, WI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WLMV (1480 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Whitewater:

  • WSUW (91.7 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS, UNIV. OF WIS.)
  • WSLD (104.5 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKCH (106.5 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WHAD (90.7 FM; DELAFIELD, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WJJO (94.1 FM; WATERTOWN, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGMENT, INC.)
  • WJVL (99.9 FM; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: SOUTHERN WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WZEE (104.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFZH (105.3 FM; MUKWONAGO, WI; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIBA-FM (101.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WORT (89.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BACK PORCH RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKPO (105.9 FM; EVANSVILLE, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WLKG (96.1 FM; LAKE GENEVA, WI; Owner: CTJ COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WMGN (98.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Whitewater:

  • 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)
  • WWRS-TV (Channel 52; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WMTV (Channel 15; MADISON, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WDJT-TV (Channel 58; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WDJT-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WISN-TV (Channel 12; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WISN HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WPXE (Channel 55; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: PAXSON MILWAUKEE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMVS (Channel 10; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WMVT (Channel 36; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WCGV-TV (Channel 24; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WCGV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WMLW-CA (Channel 46; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W63CU (Channel 63; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVTV (Channel 18; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WVTV LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WTMJ-TV (Channel 4; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WJJA (Channel 49; RACINE, WI; Owner: TV-49, INC.)
  • W65EE (Channel 65; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTAS-LP (Channel 43; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WAUKESHA TOWER ASSOCIATES)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Whitewater fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • $277,000Total costs
  • 5,760Total average daily traffic
  • 5,760Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 41
  • Hazardous Condition: 18
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Whitewater

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Whitewater, WI
Businesses in Whitewater, WI
NameCountNameCount
Baymont Inn1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
DHL1SAS Shoes1
FedEx1Subway2
Ford1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1True Value1
Jimmy John's1U-Haul1
Maurices1U.S. Cellular1
McDonald's1UPS1
New Balance1Walgreens1
Nike3Walmart1

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