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Grant County, Wisconsin (WI)

County population in 2021: 52,425 (36% urban, 64% rural); it was 49,597 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 8,150
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,577
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 13,364
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,669 (it was 5,101 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

32%

Land area: 1148 sq. mi.

Water area: 35.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 46 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Grant County: 86.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (21.7%), Manufacturing (16.5%), Retail trade (13.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 75%
  • Government: 16%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 8%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Grant County, WI (2021)
    • 48,73693.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,0442.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 8101.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7371.4%Two or more races
    • 4800.9%Asian alone
    • 1500.3%Some other race alone
    • 280.05%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

36.7 years
Wisconsin median age:

40.1 years
Males: 27,318  (52.1%)
Females: 25,107  (47.9%)
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Average household size:
Grant County:

2.0 people
Wisconsin:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2021: $58,328 ($36,268 in 1999)
This county:

$58,328
Wisconsin:

$67,125

Median contract rent in 2021 for apartments: $601 (lower quartile is $475, upper quartile is $772)
This county:

$601
State:

$792


Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $180,393 (it was $80,000 in 2000)
Grant:

$180,393
Wisconsin:

$230,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $118,736 - $275,406
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,245
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $517

Institutionalized population: 1,090

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 15
  • Burglaries: 15
  • Thefts: 78
  • Auto thefts: 8

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 10
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 17
  • Burglaries: 15
  • Thefts: 84
  • Auto thefts: 16
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 77 buildings, average cost: $249,300
  • 2020: 81 buildings, average cost: $253,600
  • 2019: 80 buildings, average cost: $230,900
  • 2018: 76 buildings, average cost: $216,500
  • 2017: 71 buildings, average cost: $235,600
  • 2016: 73 buildings, average cost: $218,400
  • 2015: 109 buildings, average cost: $157,600
  • 2014: 70 buildings, average cost: $196,900
  • 2013: 61 buildings, average cost: $185,200
  • 2012: 111 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 2011: 34 buildings, average cost: $181,200
  • 2010: 71 buildings, average cost: $146,600
  • 2009: 64 buildings, average cost: $193,500
  • 2008: 62 buildings, average cost: $148,100
  • 2007: 76 buildings, average cost: $143,100
  • 2006: 102 buildings, average cost: $139,200
  • 2005: 117 buildings, average cost: $131,800
  • 2004: 131 buildings, average cost: $114,900
  • 2003: 124 buildings, average cost: $121,100
  • 2002: 105 buildings, average cost: $110,300
  • 2001: 127 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 2000: 143 buildings, average cost: $106,900
  • 1999: 152 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 1998: 133 buildings, average cost: $99,800
  • 1997: 174 buildings, average cost: $96,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Grant, WI residents
Average permit cost in Grant, WI
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $2,688 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $2,569 (1.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Grant, WI in 2021
Distribution of house value in Grant, WI in 2021
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Grant, WI in 2021
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 13.8%
Grant County:

13.8%
Wisconsin:

10.8%
(13.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 55.2% for Black residents, 13.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.1% for American Indian residents, 11.9% for other race residents, 14.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2021: 36.7 years old
(Males: 34.4 years old, Females: 39.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 37.5 years old, Black residents: 30.3 years old, American Indian residents: 29.0 years old, Asian residents: 41.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.7 years old, Other race residents: 39.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Grant County is $418 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $651 a month.

Cities in this county include: Platteville, Lancaster, Boscobel, Fennimore, Cuba City, Jamestown, Muscoda, Hazel Green, Cassville, Dickeyville.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Grant County: Gilbertson Farms (A), Cates Family Farm (B), The Springs Golf Course (C), Midway Farm (D), Lone Rock Boat Landing (E), Wintergreen Downhill Ski Lodge (F), Taliesin (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Grant County include: Fairview Church (A), Otter Creek Church (B), Peniel Church (C), Pulaski Church (D), Rock Church (E), North Dodgeville Church (F), Wyoming Valley Methodist Church (G), Bethel Church (H), Bethlehem Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Rockwell Mills Cemetery (1), Saint Josephs Cemetery (2), Culver Cemetery (3), Davis Cemetery (4), North Otter Creek Cemetery (5), Long Valley Cemetery (6), Rock Church Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Round Hole (A), Avoca Lake (B), Goodwiler Lake (C), Kendal Lake (D), Long Lake (E), 13.94 Reservoir (F), Halverson Lake (G), Black Hawk Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Arneson Creek (A), Rush Creek (B), Laxey Creek (C), Black Earth Creek (D), Blotz Branch (E), Blue Mounds Creek (F), Peddler Creek (G), Otter Creek (H), Morrey Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Grant County include: Arena Pines-Sand Barrens State Natural Area (1), Pecatonica River Woods State Natural Area (2), Pine Cliff State Natural Area (3), Ridgeway Pine Relict State Natural Area (4), Tower Hill Bottoms State Natural Area (5), Blue Mound State Park (6), Tower Hill State Park (7), Black Hawk Lake Recreation Area (8), Governor Dodge State Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Albany County, New York , Columbia County , Cedar County, Nebraska , Floyd County, Iowa , Kent County, Michigan , Saginaw County, Michigan .

Unemployment in March 2023:
Here:

2.4%
Wisconsin:

2.5%

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

Current college students: 5,323
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 24.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 846 (48.7% naturalized citizens)

Grant County:

1.6%
Whole state:

5.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2402010 or later
  • 3122000 to 2009
  • 1961990 to 1999
  • 1191980 to 1989
  • 521970 to 1979
  • 103Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 70.1%

Grant County marital status for males Grant County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 16,717
  • One, attached: 340
  • Two: 669
  • 3 or 4: 768
  • 5 to 9: 853
  • 10 to 19: 598
  • 20 to 49: 875
  • 50 or more: 199
  • Mobile homes: 1,258
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 3

Housing units in Grant County with a mortgage: 7,339 (771 second mortgage, 24 home equity loan, 608 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 180

Here:

3.7% with mortgage
State:

96.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Grant County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic20,48919
Mainline Protestant8,78741
Evangelical Protestant3,40038
Other3864
Orthodox301
None18,116-
Grant 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: 12
Grant County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Grant County:

5.29 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 49
This county:

9.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Grant County:

7.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Grant County:

27.8%
State:

27.5%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.4%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Grant County:

Average size of farms: 243 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $74,958
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $130.44
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.69%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 79.23%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $65,596
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 49.06%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $81,950
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.75%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 26.97
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 28.50%
Corn for grain: 120617 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 678 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 48396 harvested acres
Vegetables: 42 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 45 acres

Tornado activity:

Grant County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 3004901.0 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 9 fatalities and 208 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/7/1984, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Grant County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 72% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 339.0 miles away from Grant County center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 133.4 miles away from the county 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 316.0 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 339.0 miles away from the county center
On 2/10/2010 at 09:59:35, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 127.3 miles away from Grant County center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 370.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), 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 Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Flooding, Landslides, And Mud, Incident Period: July 19, 2017 - July 23, 2017, FEMA Id: 4343, Natural disaster type: Storm, Landslide, Flood, Wind
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms, Flooding, and Mudslides, Incident Period: June 20, 2013 to June 28, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4141: August 08, 2013, FEMA Id: 4141, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Flood
  • Wisconsin Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 03, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1966: April 05, 2011, FEMA Id: 1966, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: July 20, 2010 to July 24, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1933: August 11, 2010, FEMA Id: 1933, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 05, 2008 to July 25, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1768: June 14, 2008, FEMA Id: 1768, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 18, 2007 to August 31, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1719: August 26, 2007, FEMA Id: 1719, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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 and Flooding, Incident Period: May 07, 2004 to July 03, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1526: June 18, 2004, FEMA Id: 1526, 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
  • 9 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Grant County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Grant

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 14,886 (69.6%)
  • Carpooled: 1,149 (5.4%)
  • Bus: 18 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 420 (2.0%)
  • Bicycle: 69 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 1,430 (6.7%)
  • Worked at home: 3,833 (17.9%)
Class of Workers in 2021
Most common industries in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)

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


  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2021


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (26%)
  • Bangladesh (11%)
  • Philippines (10%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (6%)
  • Russia (5%)
  • Croatia (4%)
  • Canada (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Grant County


  • German (50%)
  • English (8%)
  • American (7%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • Norwegian (4%)
  • Polish (2%)
  • European (2%)

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

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

  • 2,615 people in college/university student housing
  • 610 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 433 people in state prisons
  • 164 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 43 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 28 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

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

  • 2,201 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 587 people in nursing homes
  • 169 people in religious group quarters
  • 167 people in state prisons
  • 66 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 51 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 10 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 7 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 4 people in other group homes
  • 3 people in other nonhousehold living situations
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2020 was $60,585.

5.40% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($48,928 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
Wisconsin average:

6.07%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.23% relocated from other counties in Wisconsin ($26,938 average AGI)
2.17% relocated from other states ($21,990 average AGI)
Grant County:

2.17%
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 Dubuque County, IA  0.57% ($59,432 average AGI)
from Iowa County, WI  0.49% ($47,232)
from Dane County, WI  0.48% ($54,161)
from Lafayette County, WI  0.41% ($51,873)
from Richland County, WI  0.32% ($43,738)
from Crawford County, WI  0.29% ($42,518)
from Milwaukee County, WI  0.18% ($32,571)


5.35% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($61,548 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
Wisconsin average:

6.10%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.31% relocated to other counties in Wisconsin ($24,580 average AGI)
2.04% relocated to other states ($36,967 average AGI)
Grant County:

2.04%
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 Dane County, WI  0.56% ($40,101 average AGI)
to Dubuque County, IA  0.47% ($36,495)
to Lafayette County, WI  0.47% ($44,122)
to Iowa County, WI  0.35% ($34,515)
to Crawford County, WI  0.32% ($40,081)
to Richland County, WI  0.27% ($38,769)
to Jo Daviess County, IL  0.13% ($52,500)

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 10.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2010 to 2019: 9.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Grant County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Grant County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Grant County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Grant County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Grant County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Grant County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Grant County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 9,080 (8,139 aged, 941 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 658 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,051)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (544)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (529)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (460)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (452)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (452)
  • Congestive heart failure (407)
  • Unspecified dementia (338)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (202)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (104)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 6.04
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7,642
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 546
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 26,112

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,280
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,065
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 45
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 46

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 121.9. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 63.9
  • Other - 58.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 52,425
  • Male householders: 10,104 (2,736 living alone), Female householders: 10,064 (3,176 living alone)
  • 10,235 spouses (10,202 opposite-sex spouses), 1,357 unmarried partners, (1,315 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 13,505 children (12,622 natural, 365 adopted, 520 stepchildren), 345 grandchildren, 267 brothers or sisters, 212 parents, 0 foster children, 488 other relatives, 2,140 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 3,530

Size of family households: 6,169 2-persons, 2,318 3-persons, 1,959 4-persons, 1,110 5-persons, 369 6-persons, 336 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,914 1-person, 1,527 2-persons, 190 3-persons, 247 4-persons, 3 6-persons.

7,911 married couples with children.
2,259 single-parent households (699 men, 1,560 women).

94.8% of residents of Grant speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
3.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (68% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (73% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $279,226,000 ($5,624 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,641,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $118,016,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $56,812,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $15,815,000
Federal grants: $74,397,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,959,000 ($316,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $11,226,000 ($1,175,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,469,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $23,576,000
Federal Government insurance: $33,282,000

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

Births: 2,921
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

65 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,590
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +90
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -266
Here -5 per 1000 residents
State +3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Grant County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.43 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.2

Year house built in Grant County, Wisconsin
  • Year house built in Grant County, Wisconsin
  • 522020 or later
  • 1,4472010 to 2019
  • 2,7102000 to 2009
  • 2,4811990 to 1999
  • 1,8781980 to 1989
  • 3,6871970 to 1979
  • 2,0591960 to 1969
  • 1,5281950 to 1959
  • 1,0631940 to 1949
  • 5,3061939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Grant County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Grant County, Wisconsin
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Grant County, Wisconsin
  • 151 room
  • 252 rooms
  • 2073 rooms
  • 1,0064 rooms
  • 2,6485 rooms
  • 3,0076 rooms
  • 2,3937 rooms
  • 2,1438 rooms
  • 2,6919+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Grant County, Wisconsin
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Grant County, Wisconsin
  • 2021 room
  • 4152 rooms
  • 9473 rooms
  • 1,4684 rooms
  • 1,0015 rooms
  • 7946 rooms
  • 6217 rooms
  • 3248 rooms
  • 2479+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Grant County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Grant County, Wisconsin
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Grant County, Wisconsin
  • 23no bedroom
  • 2111 bedroom
  • 2,5372 bedrooms
  • 7,2413 bedrooms
  • 3,1434 bedrooms
  • 9915+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Grant County, Wisconsin
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Grant County, Wisconsin
  • 214no bedroom
  • 1,3121 bedroom
  • 2,2022 bedrooms
  • 1,2913 bedrooms
  • 8134 bedrooms
  • 2025+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Grant County, Wisconsin in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Grant County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Grant County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 494no vehicle
  • 3,0851 vehicle
  • 6,0542 vehicles
  • 3,0953 vehicles
  • 1,0564 vehicles
  • 3515+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Grant County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Grant County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 641no vehicle
  • 2,6761 vehicle
  • 1,8732 vehicles
  • 4863 vehicles
  • 3264 vehicles
  • 375+ vehicles

84.5% of Grant County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 76% lived in Wisconsin.

Grant County:

84.5%
State average:

86.8%

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

  • This state: 35,416
  • Other state: 15,913
  • Northeast: 1,054
  • Midwest: 12,963
  • South: 887
  • West: 1,031
Year householders moved into unit in Grant County, WI
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Grant County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 48.5%Utility gas
  • 26.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.6%Wood
  • 7.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.1%Electricity
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 38.5%Electricity
  • 38.4%Utility gas
  • 14.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.6%Wood
  • 3.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 827
Here:

17.6%
Wisconsin:

17.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 221
Here:

8.5%
Wisconsin:

11.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 278
Here:

5.0%
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

Grant County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $14,322,000
    Parks and Recreation: $205,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $11,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,555,000
    General Public Buildings: $395,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $11,662,000
    Health - Other: $7,456,000
    Regular Highways: $5,565,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,147,000
    Police Protection: $3,999,000
    General - Other: $2,338,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,482,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,434,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,248,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $880,000
    Financial Administration: $769,000
    Parks and Recreation: $608,000
    Libraries: $402,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $388,000
    General Public Buildings: $242,000
    Hospitals: $20,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $194,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $486,000
    Other: $329,000
    Public Welfare: $213,000
    Health and Hospitals: $17,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,952,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,499,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $453,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $416,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $341,000
    Interest Earnings: $258,000
    Sale of Property: $193,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $126,000
    Rents: $40,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $103,000
    Police Protection: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,352,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,284,000
    Public Welfare: $3,889,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,278,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,779,000
    Other: $1,788,000
    Education: $625,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,141,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,270,000
    Other License: $173,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $94,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,814,000

Grant County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $14,322,000
    Parks and Recreation: $205,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $11,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,555,000
    General Public Buildings: $395,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $11,662,000
    Health - Other: $7,456,000
    Regular Highways: $5,565,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,147,000
    Police Protection: $3,999,000
    General - Other: $2,338,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,482,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,434,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,248,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $880,000
    Financial Administration: $769,000
    Parks and Recreation: $608,000
    Libraries: $402,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $388,000
    General Public Buildings: $242,000
    Hospitals: $20,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $194,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $486,000
    Other: $329,000
    Public Welfare: $213,000
    Health and Hospitals: $17,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,952,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,499,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $453,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $416,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $341,000
    Interest Earnings: $258,000
    Sale of Property: $193,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $126,000
    Rents: $40,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $103,000
    Police Protection: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,352,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,284,000
    Public Welfare: $3,889,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,278,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,779,000
    Other: $1,788,000
    Education: $625,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,141,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,270,000
    Other License: $173,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $94,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,814,000

Grant County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $14,322,000
    Parks and Recreation: $205,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $11,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,555,000
    General Public Buildings: $395,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $11,662,000
    Health - Other: $7,456,000
    Regular Highways: $5,565,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,147,000
    Police Protection: $3,999,000
    General - Other: $2,338,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,482,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,434,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,248,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $880,000
    Financial Administration: $769,000
    Parks and Recreation: $608,000
    Libraries: $402,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $388,000
    General Public Buildings: $242,000
    Hospitals: $20,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $194,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $486,000
    Other: $329,000
    Public Welfare: $213,000
    Health and Hospitals: $17,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,952,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,499,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $453,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $416,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $341,000
    Interest Earnings: $258,000
    Sale of Property: $193,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $126,000
    Rents: $40,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $103,000
    Police Protection: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,352,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,284,000
    Public Welfare: $3,889,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,278,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,779,000
    Other: $1,788,000
    Education: $625,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,141,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,270,000
    Other License: $173,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $94,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,814,000

Grant County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $14,322,000
    Parks and Recreation: $205,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $11,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,555,000
    General Public Buildings: $395,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $11,662,000
    Health - Other: $7,456,000
    Regular Highways: $5,565,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,147,000
    Police Protection: $3,999,000
    General - Other: $2,338,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,482,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,434,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,248,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $880,000
    Financial Administration: $769,000
    Parks and Recreation: $608,000
    Libraries: $402,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $388,000
    General Public Buildings: $242,000
    Hospitals: $20,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $194,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $486,000
    Other: $329,000
    Public Welfare: $213,000
    Health and Hospitals: $17,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,952,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,499,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $453,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $416,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $341,000
    Interest Earnings: $258,000
    Sale of Property: $193,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $126,000
    Rents: $40,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $103,000
    Police Protection: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,352,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,284,000
    Public Welfare: $3,889,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,278,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,779,000
    Other: $1,788,000
    Education: $625,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,141,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,270,000
    Other License: $173,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $94,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,814,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 721
  • Number of aged recipients: 130
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 591
  • Number of recipients under 18: 89
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 425
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 207
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 362
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 241
Most common first names in Grant County, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John40077.3 years
Mary34081.0 years
William33577.0 years
Robert29471.6 years
James23770.9 years
Charles21577.7 years
George21278.2 years
Frank18680.0 years
Edward18678.1 years
Donald18573.6 years
Most common last names in Grant County, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller13179.1 years
Johnson9879.0 years
Smith8777.2 years
Jones8577.3 years
Meyer6278.4 years
Wagner5876.2 years
Williams5776.5 years
Anderson5777.9 years
Edge5276.4 years
Hoffman5180.8 years
Businesses in Grant County, WI
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1McDonald's2
Ace Hardware4Menards1
Ashley Furniture1New Balance1
Best Western1Nike2
Chevrolet3Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen2Quiznos1
FedEx1RadioShack2
Ford2Sears1
Goodwill3Subway5
H&R Block3Super 81
Hardee's1Taco Bell1
Jones New York2True Value3
KFC1U-Haul6
Kmart1U.S. Cellular3
La-Z-Boy2UPS4
Lane Furniture3Walgreens1
MasterBrand Cabinets10Walmart1
Maurices1