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Dunn County, Wisconsin (WI)

County population in 2021: 45,440 (41% urban, 59% rural); it was 39,858 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,556
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,528
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,895
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,289 (it was 4,442 in 2000)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

32%

Land area: 852 sq. mi.

Water area: 11.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 53 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Dunn County: 87.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (23.9%), Manufacturing (17.8%), Retail trade (13.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 78%
  • Government: 14%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 7%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Dunn County, WI (2021)
    • 41,17491.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,4293.2%Asian alone
    • 1,1702.6%Two or more races
    • 9852.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3390.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 760.2%Some other race alone
    • 540.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 130.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

35.7 years
Wisconsin median age:

40.1 years
Males: 22,958  (50.5%)
Females: 22,482  (49.5%)
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Average household size:
Dunn County:

2.0 people
Wisconsin:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2021: $64,463 ($38,753 in 1999)
This county:

$64,463
Wisconsin:

$67,125

Median contract rent in 2021 for apartments: $697 (lower quartile is $544, upper quartile is $897)
This county:

$697
State:

$792


Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $207,906 (it was $91,900 in 2000)
Dunn:

$207,906
Wisconsin:

$230,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $139,481 - $298,145

Mean price in 2021:

Detached houses: $245,066
Here:

$245,066
State:

$278,533

Townhouses or other attached units: $190,213
Here:

$190,213
State:

$249,542

In 2-unit structures: $131,337
Here:

$131,337
State:

$196,057

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $215,181
Here:

$215,181
State:

$192,034

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $325,963
Here:

$325,963
State:

$208,711

Mobile homes: $70,850
Here:

$70,850
State:

$62,067

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,355
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $561

Institutionalized population: 371

Crime in 2021 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 6
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 19
  • Burglaries: 41
  • Thefts: 62
  • Auto thefts: 12

Crime in 2020 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 39
  • Burglaries: 35
  • Thefts: 56
  • Auto thefts: 10
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 88 buildings, average cost: $289,400
  • 2020: 109 buildings, average cost: $255,600
  • 2019: 90 buildings, average cost: $225,200
  • 2018: 100 buildings, average cost: $218,300
  • 2017: 98 buildings, average cost: $180,800
  • 2016: 74 buildings, average cost: $206,000
  • 2015: 80 buildings, average cost: $177,200
  • 2014: 66 buildings, average cost: $175,600
  • 2013: 71 buildings, average cost: $195,000
  • 2012: 48 buildings, average cost: $197,000
  • 2011: 64 buildings, average cost: $164,800
  • 2010: 66 buildings, average cost: $162,200
  • 2009: 56 buildings, average cost: $161,400
  • 2008: 88 buildings, average cost: $178,100
  • 2007: 149 buildings, average cost: $147,100
  • 2006: 179 buildings, average cost: $165,600
  • 2005: 271 buildings, average cost: $157,500
  • 2004: 271 buildings, average cost: $144,100
  • 2003: 224 buildings, average cost: $126,900
  • 2002: 207 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2001: 207 buildings, average cost: $119,900
  • 2000: 219 buildings, average cost: $106,800
  • 1999: 138 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 1998: 157 buildings, average cost: $95,800
  • 1997: 94 buildings, average cost: $86,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Dunn, WI residents
Average permit cost in Dunn, WI
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $3,179 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $3,039 (1.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Dunn, WI in 2021
Distribution of house value in Dunn, WI in 2021
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Dunn, WI in 2021
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 11.6%
Dunn County:

11.6%
Wisconsin:

10.8%
(11.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 54.2% for Black residents, 19.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.5% for American Indian residents, 1.6% for other race residents, 14.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2021: 35.7 years old
(Males: 34.7 years old, Females: 36.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 36.9 years old, Black residents: 27.3 years old, American Indian residents: 20.1 years old, Asian residents: 23.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.8 years old, Other race residents: 33.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Dunn County is $422 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $529 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $771 a month.

Cities in this county include: Menomonie, Tainter, Tainter Lake, Red Cedar, Spring Brook, Colfax, Boyceville, Rock Creek, Elk Mound, Lucas.

Dunn County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Alcona County, Michigan , Grant County, Oregon , Oconto County , Pierce County , Montmorency County, Michigan .

Unemployment in March 2023:
Here:

3.1%
Wisconsin:

2.5%

Unemployment by year in Dunn, WI
County total employment by year in Dunn, WI
County average yearly wages by year in Dunn, WI

Current college students: 6,457
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 94.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 30.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,403 (62.6% naturalized citizens)

Dunn County:

3.1%
Whole state:

5.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 4932010 or later
  • 5752000 to 2009
  • 851990 to 1999
  • 2681980 to 1989
  • 571970 to 1979
  • 160Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 65.3%

Dunn County marital status for males Dunn County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,377
  • One, attached: 857
  • Two: 779
  • 3 or 4: 968
  • 5 to 9: 961
  • 10 to 19: 516
  • 20 to 49: 434
  • 50 or more: 273
  • Mobile homes: 1,610

Housing units in Dunn County with a mortgage: 7,187 (818 second mortgage, 15 home equity loan, 694 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 239

Here:

2.8% with mortgage
State:

96.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Dunn County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant11,52231
Evangelical Protestant4,72232
Catholic4,4225
Other4806
None22,711-
Dunn County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Dunn County:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Dunn County:

4.23 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 32
This county:

7.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Dunn County:

6.2%
Wisconsin:

7.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Dunn County:

26.8%
State:

27.5%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.0%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Dunn County:

Average size of farms: 237 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $61,544
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $166.15
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.15%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 67.13%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $56,477
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 51.39%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 12.63%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $66,769
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.27%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 15.46
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 36.00%
Corn for grain: 71782 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1491 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 37265 harvested acres
Vegetables: 2,350 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 159 acres

Earthquake activity:

Dunn County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 66% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 207.6 miles away from Dunn County center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 219.6 miles away from the county center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 284.6 miles away from the county center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 373.4 miles away from the county center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 248.2 miles away from Dunn County center
On 2/7/2020 at 18:30:28, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML) earthquake occurred 179.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Wisconsin Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4520-WI: April 4, 2020, FEMA Id: 4520, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Wisconsin Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3249: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3249, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: September 02, 2002 to September 06, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1432: September 10, 2002, FEMA Id: 1432, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 21, 2002 to June 25, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1429: July 19, 2002, FEMA Id: 1429, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Wisconsin Flooding, Incident Period: April 10, 2001 to July 06, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1369: May 11, 2001, FEMA Id: 1369, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms, Straight-Line Winds, Tornadoes, Heavy Rain And Flooding, Incident Period: June 18, 1998 to June 30, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1236: July 24, 1998, FEMA Id: 1236, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind, Heavy Rain
  • Wisconsin Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 07, 1993 to August 25, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-994: July 02, 1993, FEMA Id: 994, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Wisconsin SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: July 24, 1980, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-626: July 24, 1980, FEMA Id: 626, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Wisconsin Drought, Incident Period: June 17, 1976, Emergency Declared EM-3014: June 17, 1976, FEMA Id: 3014, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • Wisconsin SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: April 27, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-376: April 27, 1973, FEMA Id: 376, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Dunn County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Dunn

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 13,717 (70.3%)
  • Carpooled: 1,117 (5.7%)
  • Bus: 20 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 181 (0.9%)
  • Bicycle: 195 (1.0%)
  • Walked: 1,327 (6.8%)
  • Worked at home: 3,082 (15.8%)
Class of Workers in 2021
Most common industries in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)

Most common occupations in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2021


  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2021


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Thailand (20%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (16%)
  • Mexico (9%)
  • Laos (5%)
  • Nigeria (5%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia) (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Dunn County


  • German (34%)
  • Norwegian (15%)
  • American (7%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • English (6%)
  • European (3%)
  • Polish (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Dunn County, Wisconsin in 2010:

  • 2,931 people in college/university student housing
  • 226 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 130 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 78 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 20 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 15 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 6 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Dunn County, Wisconsin in 2000:

  • 2,502 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 318 people in nursing homes
  • 104 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 42 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 24 people in other group homes
  • 9 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2020 was $68,257.

7.54% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($49,908 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.54%
Wisconsin average:

6.07%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.28% relocated from other counties in Wisconsin ($32,421 average AGI)
2.25% relocated from other states ($17,486 average AGI)
Dunn County:

2.25%
Wisconsin average:

2.19%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Eau Claire County, WI  1.31% ($41,560 average AGI)
from St. Croix County, WI  0.69% ($59,644)
from Chippewa County, WI  0.68% ($44,179)
from Pierce County, WI  0.35% ($42,517)
from Barron County, WI  0.34% ($43,831)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.25% ($76,429)
from Pepin County, WI  0.23% ($56,718)


7.49% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($47,340 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.49%
Wisconsin average:

6.10%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.05% relocated to other counties in Wisconsin ($31,946 average AGI)
2.44% relocated to other states ($15,394 average AGI)
Dunn County:

2.44%
Wisconsin average:

2.22%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Eau Claire County, WI  1.45% ($45,823 average AGI)
to Chippewa County, WI  0.79% ($57,044)
to St. Croix County, WI  0.58% ($55,859)
to Barron County, WI  0.33% ($49,875)
to Pierce County, WI  0.29% ($42,740)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.28% ($33,313)
to Pepin County, WI  0.23% ($35,923)

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 6.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2010 to 2019: 7.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Dunn County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Dunn County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Dunn County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Dunn County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Dunn County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Dunn County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Dunn County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,991 (4,825 aged, 1,166 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 443 (5%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Dunn County, Wisconsin in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (385)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (374)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (310)
  • Unspecified dementia (270)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (175)
  • Congestive heart failure (159)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (141)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (128)
  • Cardiac arrhythmia, unspecified (24)
  • Malignant neoplasm without specification of site (11)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.41
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,045
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 104
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 18,509

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,048
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 748
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 26
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 62

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 100.9. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 45,440
  • Male householders: 8,733 (2,777 living alone), Female householders: 8,890 (2,759 living alone)
  • 8,217 spouses (8,151 opposite-sex spouses), 1,413 unmarried partners, (1,374 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 10,661 children (9,743 natural, 205 adopted, 701 stepchildren), 324 grandchildren, 663 brothers or sisters, 402 parents, 45 foster children, 332 other relatives, 1,944 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 3,674

Size of family households: 5,138 2-persons, 1,785 3-persons, 1,994 4-persons, 817 5-persons, 345 6-persons, 240 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,534 1-person, 1,389 2-persons, 178 3-persons, 118 4-persons, 52 5-persons, 17 6-persons.

6,599 married couples with children.
1,681 single-parent households (648 men, 1,033 women).

94.4% of residents of Dunn speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 24% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
2.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (42% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (54% speak English very well, 41% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $171,185,000 ($4,127 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,600,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $72,964,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $31,188,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $10,093,000
Federal grants: $46,980,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,620,000 ($43,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,339,000 ($1,457,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,851,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $12,704,000
Federal Government insurance: $29,876,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,416
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

65 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,401
Here:

34 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +190
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +695
Here:

+17 per 1000 residents
State:

+3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Dunn County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.27 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.2

Year house built in Dunn County, Wisconsin
  • Year house built in Dunn County, Wisconsin
  • 322020 or later
  • 1,8302010 to 2019
  • 2,7952000 to 2009
  • 3,0111990 to 1999
  • 2,0831980 to 1989
  • 2,7411970 to 1979
  • 1,0471960 to 1969
  • 1,5051950 to 1959
  • 8771940 to 1949
  • 2,9821939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Dunn County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Dunn County, Wisconsin
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Dunn County, Wisconsin
  • 221 room
  • 562 rooms
  • 3043 rooms
  • 9584 rooms
  • 2,1435 rooms
  • 2,0286 rooms
  • 1,9597 rooms
  • 1,6488 rooms
  • 2,5299+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dunn County, Wisconsin
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dunn County, Wisconsin
  • 1131 room
  • 5092 rooms
  • 1,0193 rooms
  • 1,6294 rooms
  • 9735 rooms
  • 7406 rooms
  • 5527 rooms
  • 1508 rooms
  • 3209+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Dunn County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Dunn County, Wisconsin
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Dunn County, Wisconsin
  • 31no bedroom
  • 3321 bedroom
  • 2,1632 bedrooms
  • 5,5163 bedrooms
  • 2,8084 bedrooms
  • 7885+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dunn County, Wisconsin
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dunn County, Wisconsin
  • 150no bedroom
  • 1,2041 bedroom
  • 2,4112 bedrooms
  • 1,4883 bedrooms
  • 5804 bedrooms
  • 1525+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Dunn County, Wisconsin in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Dunn County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Dunn County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 172no vehicle
  • 2,3031 vehicle
  • 4,9352 vehicles
  • 2,8083 vehicles
  • 8714 vehicles
  • 4775+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Dunn County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Dunn County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 703no vehicle
  • 2,7191 vehicle
  • 1,6702 vehicles
  • 5703 vehicles
  • 2374 vehicles
  • 915+ vehicles

81.8% of Dunn County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 63% lived in Wisconsin.

Dunn County:

81.8%
State average:

86.8%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 30,894
  • Other state: 12,943
  • Northeast: 608
  • Midwest: 9,346
  • South: 1,455
  • West: 1,548
Year householders moved into unit in Dunn County, WI
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Dunn County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 42.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 37.6%Utility gas
  • 10.0%Wood
  • 6.0%Electricity
  • 3.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 46.4%Electricity
  • 33.7%Utility gas
  • 14.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%Wood
  • 1.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 324
Here:

8.2%
Wisconsin:

17.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 176
Here:

8.7%
Wisconsin:

11.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 153
Here:

2.5%
Wisconsin:

20.5%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Dunn County government finances - Expenditure in 2020:

  • Charges - Other: $16,302,000
    Other: $14,235,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,711,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,643,000
    Parks and Recreation: $132,000
    Parks and Recreation: $114,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $19,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $13,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,909,000
    Regular Highways: $5,111,000
    General Public Buildings: $4,720,000
    Solid Waste Management: $107,000
    Correctional Institutions: $60,000
    Correctional Institutions: $19,000
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $14,232,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $13,116,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,534,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $9,266,000
    Regular Highways: $7,152,000
    Regular Highways: $5,646,000
    Police Protection: $4,857,000
    Police Protection: $4,198,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,030,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,834,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,846,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,779,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,767,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,530,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,330,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,171,000
    Health - Other: $2,105,000
    Financial Administration: $1,874,000
    Health - Other: $1,817,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,658,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,605,000
    General - Other: $926,000
    General - Other: $826,000
    Libraries: $773,000
    Libraries: $755,000
    Transit Utilities: $655,000
    Transit Utilities: $625,000
    Financial Administration: $527,000
    Parks and Recreation: $361,000
    Parks and Recreation: $301,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $240,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $234,000
    Housing and Community Development: $93,000
    Housing and Community Development: $27,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,261,000
    Interest on Debt: $1,131,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $484,000
    Other - Police Protection: $70,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,140,000
    Other: $940,000
    Other: $822,000
    Highways: $671,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,725,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,774,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,165,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,409,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,000,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,635,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,560,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $505,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $386,000
    Rents: $323,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $298,000
    Rents: $283,000
    Sale of Property: $244,000
    Sale of Property: $220,000
    General Revenue - Other: $216,000
    General Revenue - Other: $188,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $74,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $44,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $2,480,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,163,000
    Police Protection: $653,000
    Police Protection: $318,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,389,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $140,000
    Transit Utilities: $137,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $6,792,000
    Public Welfare: $5,804,000
    Highways: $4,313,000
    Highways: $3,943,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,419,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,884,000
    Other: $1,558,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,522,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,232,000
    Other: $1,222,000
    Education: $928,000
    Education: $744,000
  • Tax - Property: $21,013,000
    Property: $20,541,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,409,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,847,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $130,000
    Other License: $111,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $98,000
    Other License: $67,000
    Other: $12,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $532,000

Dunn County government finances - Revenue in 2020:

  • Charges - Other: $16,302,000
    Other: $14,235,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,711,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,643,000
    Parks and Recreation: $132,000
    Parks and Recreation: $114,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $19,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $13,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,909,000
    Regular Highways: $5,111,000
    General Public Buildings: $4,720,000
    Solid Waste Management: $107,000
    Correctional Institutions: $60,000
    Correctional Institutions: $19,000
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $14,232,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $13,116,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,534,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $9,266,000
    Regular Highways: $7,152,000
    Regular Highways: $5,646,000
    Police Protection: $4,857,000
    Police Protection: $4,198,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,030,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,834,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,846,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,779,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,767,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,530,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,330,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,171,000
    Health - Other: $2,105,000
    Financial Administration: $1,874,000
    Health - Other: $1,817,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,658,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,605,000
    General - Other: $926,000
    General - Other: $826,000
    Libraries: $773,000
    Libraries: $755,000
    Transit Utilities: $655,000
    Transit Utilities: $625,000
    Financial Administration: $527,000
    Parks and Recreation: $361,000
    Parks and Recreation: $301,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $240,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $234,000
    Housing and Community Development: $93,000
    Housing and Community Development: $27,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,261,000
    Interest on Debt: $1,131,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $484,000
    Other - Police Protection: $70,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,140,000
    Other: $940,000
    Other: $822,000
    Highways: $671,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,725,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,774,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,165,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,409,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,000,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,635,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,560,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $505,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $386,000
    Rents: $323,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $298,000
    Rents: $283,000
    Sale of Property: $244,000
    Sale of Property: $220,000
    General Revenue - Other: $216,000
    General Revenue - Other: $188,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $74,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $44,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $2,480,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,163,000
    Police Protection: $653,000
    Police Protection: $318,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,389,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $140,000
    Transit Utilities: $137,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $6,792,000
    Public Welfare: $5,804,000
    Highways: $4,313,000
    Highways: $3,943,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,419,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,884,000
    Other: $1,558,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,522,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,232,000
    Other: $1,222,000
    Education: $928,000
    Education: $744,000
  • Tax - Property: $21,013,000
    Property: $20,541,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,409,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,847,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $130,000
    Other License: $111,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $98,000
    Other License: $67,000
    Other: $12,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $532,000

Dunn County government finances - Debt in 2020:

  • Charges - Other: $16,302,000
    Other: $14,235,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,711,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,643,000
    Parks and Recreation: $132,000
    Parks and Recreation: $114,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $19,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $13,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,909,000
    Regular Highways: $5,111,000
    General Public Buildings: $4,720,000
    Solid Waste Management: $107,000
    Correctional Institutions: $60,000
    Correctional Institutions: $19,000
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $14,232,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $13,116,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,534,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $9,266,000
    Regular Highways: $7,152,000
    Regular Highways: $5,646,000
    Police Protection: $4,857,000
    Police Protection: $4,198,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,030,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,834,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,846,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,779,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,767,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,530,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,330,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,171,000
    Health - Other: $2,105,000
    Financial Administration: $1,874,000
    Health - Other: $1,817,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,658,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,605,000
    General - Other: $926,000
    General - Other: $826,000
    Libraries: $773,000
    Libraries: $755,000
    Transit Utilities: $655,000
    Transit Utilities: $625,000
    Financial Administration: $527,000
    Parks and Recreation: $361,000
    Parks and Recreation: $301,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $240,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $234,000
    Housing and Community Development: $93,000
    Housing and Community Development: $27,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,261,000
    Interest on Debt: $1,131,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $484,000
    Other - Police Protection: $70,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,140,000
    Other: $940,000
    Other: $822,000
    Highways: $671,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,725,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,774,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,165,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,409,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,000,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,635,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,560,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $505,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $386,000
    Rents: $323,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $298,000
    Rents: $283,000
    Sale of Property: $244,000
    Sale of Property: $220,000
    General Revenue - Other: $216,000
    General Revenue - Other: $188,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $74,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $44,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $2,480,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,163,000
    Police Protection: $653,000
    Police Protection: $318,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,389,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $140,000
    Transit Utilities: $137,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $6,792,000
    Public Welfare: $5,804,000
    Highways: $4,313,000
    Highways: $3,943,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,419,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,884,000
    Other: $1,558,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,522,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,232,000
    Other: $1,222,000
    Education: $928,000
    Education: $744,000
  • Tax - Property: $21,013,000
    Property: $20,541,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,409,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,847,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $130,000
    Other License: $111,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $98,000
    Other License: $67,000
    Other: $12,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $532,000

Dunn County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2020:

  • Charges - Other: $16,302,000
    Other: $14,235,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,711,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,643,000
    Parks and Recreation: $132,000
    Parks and Recreation: $114,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $19,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $13,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,909,000
    Regular Highways: $5,111,000
    General Public Buildings: $4,720,000
    Solid Waste Management: $107,000
    Correctional Institutions: $60,000
    Correctional Institutions: $19,000
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $14,232,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $13,116,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,534,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $9,266,000
    Regular Highways: $7,152,000
    Regular Highways: $5,646,000
    Police Protection: $4,857,000
    Police Protection: $4,198,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,030,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,834,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,846,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,779,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,767,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,530,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,330,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,171,000
    Health - Other: $2,105,000
    Financial Administration: $1,874,000
    Health - Other: $1,817,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,658,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,605,000
    General - Other: $926,000
    General - Other: $826,000
    Libraries: $773,000
    Libraries: $755,000
    Transit Utilities: $655,000
    Transit Utilities: $625,000
    Financial Administration: $527,000
    Parks and Recreation: $361,000
    Parks and Recreation: $301,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $240,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $234,000
    Housing and Community Development: $93,000
    Housing and Community Development: $27,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,261,000
    Interest on Debt: $1,131,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $484,000
    Other - Police Protection: $70,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,140,000
    Other: $940,000
    Other: $822,000
    Highways: $671,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,725,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,774,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,165,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,409,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,000,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,635,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,560,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $505,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $386,000
    Rents: $323,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $298,000
    Rents: $283,000
    Sale of Property: $244,000
    Sale of Property: $220,000
    General Revenue - Other: $216,000
    General Revenue - Other: $188,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $74,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $44,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $2,480,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,163,000
    Police Protection: $653,000
    Police Protection: $318,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,389,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $140,000
    Transit Utilities: $137,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $6,792,000
    Public Welfare: $5,804,000
    Highways: $4,313,000
    Highways: $3,943,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,419,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,884,000
    Other: $1,558,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,522,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,232,000
    Other: $1,222,000
    Education: $928,000
    Education: $744,000
  • Tax - Property: $21,013,000
    Property: $20,541,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,409,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,847,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $130,000
    Other License: $111,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $98,000
    Other License: $67,000
    Other: $12,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $532,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 636
  • Number of aged recipients: 61
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 575
  • Number of recipients under 18: 78
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 428
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 130
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 276
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 256
Most common first names in Dunn County, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John26576.8 years
William22276.9 years
Mary16780.2 years
Robert16270.2 years
George13677.6 years
Helen11882.0 years
Arthur11679.6 years
Edward11678.1 years
James11370.6 years
Charles10676.7 years
Most common last names in Dunn County, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson16877.2 years
Olson12679.3 years
Anderson11277.9 years
Smith10179.9 years
Larson9076.2 years
Peterson8776.2 years
Nelson6979.7 years
Hanson6677.1 years
Schultz6477.3 years
Miller5578.0 years
Businesses in Dunn County, WI
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Advance Auto Parts1Maurices1
AmericInn1McDonald's1
Applebee's1Motel 61
Arby's1Nike1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Caribou Coffee1Quality1
Chevrolet2RadioShack1
Curves1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Subway5
Domino's Pizza1Super 81
Econo Lodge1T-Mobile2
FedEx3Taco Bell1
Ford1True Value1
GameStop1U-Haul2
Goodwill1UPS5
H&R Block1Vans1
Kmart1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1