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Population in 2012: 14,505 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.9%
 

Males: 7,609  (52.5%)
Females: 6,896  (47.5%)

Median resident age:  21.9 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53190.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,326 (it was $31,793 in 2000)
Whitewater:

$26,326
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,852

Whitewater city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $156,479 (it was $112,000 in 2000)
Whitewater:

$156,479
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $173,825; Detached houses: $185,184; Townhouses or other attached units: $172,969; In 2-unit structures: $197,636; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $220,797; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $123,646; Mobile homes: $69,695

Median gross rent in 2012: $764.

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  • White alone - 11,844 (82.3%)
  • Hispanic - 1,716 (11.9%)
  • Black alone - 443 (3.1%)
  • Asian alone - 265 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 98 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 19 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Whitewater: 85.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (31.7%), Irish (10.3%), Polish (7.6%), English (7.4%), Norwegian (4.2%), Italian (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1885

Elevation: 840 feet

Land area: 6.99 square miles.

Population density: 2,076 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Whitewater:

  • High school or higher: 88.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Whitewater city:

  • Never married: 63.7%
  • Now married: 26.9%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 5.6%

1,158 residents are foreign born (0.8% Europe, 0.8% Asia).

This city:  8.1%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,796 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,237 (1.7%)

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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
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 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: +894 (+6.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,142 (56.2%)

Area code: 262

Whitewater household income distribution Whitewater home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Whitewater by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 50337311932245
per 100,000 36.10.022.021.449.221.076.663.621.213.914.127.733.8
Robberies 2032030133331
per 100,000 14.40.022.014.30.021.00.07.121.220.921.120.86.8
Assaults 14882013111491413141211
per 100,000 101.059.158.7143.091.577.097.563.699.190.498.583.074.3
Burglaries 26263026373346745157425844
per 100,000 187.6192.1220.1185.9260.3231.0320.3523.1361.1396.4295.5401.3297.2
Thefts 280298258311236245229240262299293255219
per 100,000 2019.92202.01892.72223.21660.21715.11594.41696.51855.32079.32061.81764.31479.0
Auto thefts 713188876387462
per 100,000 50.596.1132.157.256.349.041.821.256.648.728.141.513.5
Arson 021N/A011110100
per 100,000 0.014.87.3N/A0.07.07.07.17.10.07.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 131.3105.0119.4135.9127.4110.4147.8149.2127.8130.4123.8127.5108.4

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 34 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
Wisconsin average:

2.22

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Whitewater, Wisconsin accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.9%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Computer specialists (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (4%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Whitewater-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 133% 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 significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 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 84.9 miles away from Whitewater center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), 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, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Edward S. Curtis - A photographer of the West and of Native people, Elaine Roe - Soilder, Thomas Hulce - (born 1953), actor.


Hospitals/medical centers in Whitewater:

  • LUTH SOC SVC HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 417 WEST MAIN ST)
  • FAIRHAVEN CORP (Nursing Home, 435 W STARIN RD)
  • FAIRHAVEN CORPORATION (Nursing Home, 435 STARIN RD)

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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)

Local government website: CI.WHITEWATER.WI.US

College/University in Whitewater:

  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (Full-time enrollment: 9,532; 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: 2,756)
  • Waukesha County Technical College (about 30 miles; Pewaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 2,559)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 36 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 5,928)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 38 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 8,846)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 38 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 37,050)
  • Rock Valley College (about 39 miles; Rockford, IL; FT enrollment: 3,903)
  • Marquette University (about 44 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 9,743)

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

LEARNING DEPOT (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
NORTH LIMA PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-1996 and DEC-1996, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-11-1996), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-11-1996)

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

  • LONE STAR INN (Population served: 122, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 34.3%
(35.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.7% for Black residents, 25.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 85.5% for American Indian residents, 26.9% for other race residents, 32.1% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Whitewater, WI

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 compared to Wisconsin state average:

Whitewater, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • 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 above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Whitewater travel time to work - commute


Whitewater mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (64%)
  • Electricity (32%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.26%
Here49.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristLutheran Church
Adherents57.1%11.0%6.0%5.3%5.1%
Congregations11.3%11.3%16.3%11.3%7.5%
NameWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEvangelical Free Church of AmericaChristian Reformed Church in North AmericaOther
Adherents4.9%1.9%1.3%1.3%6.0%
Congregations6.3%5.0%5.0%1.3%25.0%
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: 21
Here:

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.
Wisconsin:

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
This county:

4.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.97 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

6.8%
State:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.1%
State:

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

15.0%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$16,957$50,8710$0
Other Government Administration 7$32,727$56,1039$5,774
Judicial and Legal 2$4,707$28,2420$0
Police Protection - Officers 23$108,043$56,3700$0
Police - Other 10$31,587$37,90411$6,336
Firefighters 0$0 1$1,824
Streets and Highways 9$35,052$46,7360$0
Health 0$0 27$6,881
Solid Waste Management 1$4,397$52,7640$0
Sewerage 8$35,003$52,5053$4,758
Parks and Recreation 4$17,484$52,4523$2,289
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$4,047$48,5640$0
Water Supply 4$16,539$49,6170$0
Local Libraries 3$13,304$53,21613$19,627
Other and Unallocable 4$15,215$45,6452$673
Totals for Government 80$335,062$50,25969$48,162

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $425,000 ($29.30)
    Housing and Community Development: $305,000 ($21.03)
    General Public Buildings: $81,000 ($5.58)
    General - Other: $79,000 ($5.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $50,000 ($3.45)
    Libraries: $32,000 ($2.21)
    Health - Other: $19,000 ($1.31)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,778,000 ($191.52)
    Sewerage: $1,968,000 ($135.68)
    Regular Highways: $996,000 ($68.67)
    Water Utilities: $909,000 ($62.67)
    Libraries: $763,000 ($52.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $560,000 ($38.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $486,000 ($33.51)
    Local Fire Protection: $414,000 ($28.54)
    Central Staff Services: $400,000 ($27.58)
    Financial Administration: $357,000 ($24.61)
    Health - Other: $277,000 ($19.10)
    General - Other: $220,000 ($15.17)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $157,000 ($10.82)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $114,000 ($7.86)
    Natural Resources - Other: $111,000 ($7.65)
    Transit Utilities: $110,000 ($7.58)
    General Public Buildings: $109,000 ($7.51)
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000 ($0.14)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $897,000 ($61.84)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $226,000 ($15.58)
    Regular Highways: $73,000 ($5.03)
    Police Protection: $45,000 ($3.10)
    Central Staff Services: $27,000 ($1.86)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,509,000 ($310.86)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,259,000 ($86.80)
    All Other: $340,000 ($23.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $74,000 ($5.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($0.14)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $13,000 ($0.90)
    Housing and Community Development: $6,000 ($0.41)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($0.07)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $323,000 ($22.27)
    Highways: $54,000 ($3.72)
    Sewerage: $28,000 ($1.93)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $476,000 ($32.82)
    Interest Earnings: $294,000 ($20.27)
    General Revenue, NEC: $103,000 ($7.10)
    Donations From Private Sources: $29,000 ($2.00)
    Special Assessments: $27,000 ($1.86)
    Rents: $14,000 ($0.97)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,239,000 ($85.42)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,121,000 ($284.11)
    All Other: $713,000 ($49.16)
    Highways: $592,000 ($40.81)
    Sewerage: $270,000 ($18.61)
  • Tax - Property: $3,615,000 ($249.22)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $121,000 ($8.34)
    Other License: $93,000 ($6.41)
    Other Selective Sales: $49,000 ($3.38)
    NEC: $21,000 ($1.45)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,042,000 ($1243.85)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,518,000 ($1069.84)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,806,000 ($262.39)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,448,000 ($237.71)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,231,000 ($222.75)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,282,000 ($88.38)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $217,000 ($14.96)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,242,000 ($223.51)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,948,000 ($754.77)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,156,000 ($286.52)

7.50% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,122 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.50%
Wisconsin average:

6.06%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($291 average AGI)
Walworth County:

0.07%
Wisconsin average:

0.08%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Waukesha County, WI  0.79% ($48,571 average AGI)
from Racine County, WI  0.68% ($39,217)
from McHenry County, IL  0.58% ($44,310)


6.99% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,167 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.99%
Wisconsin average:

6.22%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($118 average AGI)
Walworth County:

0.03%
Wisconsin average:

0.04%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Rock County, WI  0.70% ($32,842 average AGI)
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.59% ($30,468)
to Waukesha County, WI  0.58% ($36,065)

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 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total costs: $277,000
Total average daily traffic: 5,760
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 5,760


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 Inn1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Curves1SAS Shoes1
DHL1Subway2
FedEx1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1True Value1
Jimmy John's1U-Haul1
Maurices1U.S. Cellular1
McDonald's1UPS1
New Balance1Walgreens1
Nike3Walmart1
Pizza Hut1

Whitewater on our top lists:

  • #52 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students"
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Charlotte Sartell (39)
  • Richard J. Gilpatrick (38)
  • Matthew A. Tourdot (5)
  • Michael B. Jonely (5)
  • Michael Kellum (4)
  • Jason R. Parpart (2)
  • John William Ejnik (1)
  • Brady Schroedl (1)
  • Yunfebg Li (1)
  • Bill Nathan (1)

Total of 112 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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