Rock County, Wisconsin (WI)

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County population in 2012: 160,418 (80% urban, 20% rural); it was 152,307 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 31,808
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 12,572
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 41,710
Renter-occupied apartments: 18,525 (it was 16,907 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

32%

Land area: 720 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 222 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Rock County: 94.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (18.2%), Educational, health and social services (16.7%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (11.9%), Retail trade (11.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 68%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 30%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Rock County, Wisconsin:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (84.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (7.6%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (4.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Asian alone (1.0%)
Median resident age:  38.0 years
Wisconsin median age:  38.0 years
Males: 78,815  (46.8%)
Females: 81,516  (53.2%)

Rock County,WI real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Rock County:

2.0 people
Wisconsin:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,118 ($45,517 in 1999)

This county:

$47118
Wisconsin:

$51467

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $611 (lower quartile is $480, upper quartile is $688)
This county:

$611
State:

$644


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $125,400 (it was $98,300 in 2000)
Rock:

$125,400
Wisconsin:

$163,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $85,000 - $172,400

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $139,623
Here:

$139,623
State:

$201,380

Townhouses or other attached units: $168,402
Here:

$168,402
State:

$167,784

In 2-unit structures: $132,028
Here:

$132,028
State:

$167,332

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $166,593
Here:

$166,593
State:

$161,462

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $95,740
Here:

$95,740
State:

$151,419

Mobile homes: $25,323
Here:

$25,323
State:

$46,729
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,182
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $466

Institutionalized population: 1,400

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

Rock County, WI map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 410 buildings, average cost: $172,000
  • 2008: 222 buildings, average cost: $186,200
  • 2009: 157 buildings, average cost: $188,300

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,908 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,684 (2.3%)

Rock County household income distribution in 2009 Rock County home values distribution Rock County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.6%
(11.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.2% for Black residents, 29.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.7% for American Indian residents, 29.0% for other race residents, 37.3% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.6%
Rock County:

14.6%
Wisconsin:

13.5%
(11.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.1% for Black residents, 29.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 48.7% for American Indian residents, 29.5% for other race residents, 37.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 39 years old
(Males: 37 years old, Females: 40 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42 years old, Black residents: 27 years old, American Indian residents: 58 years old, Asian residents: 39 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22 years old, Other race residents: 31 years old)

Area name: Janesville, WI MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Rock County is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $627 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $821 a month.

Cities in this county include: Janesville, Beloit, Milton, Edgerton, Evansville, Rock, Fulton, Turtle, Harmony, Clinton.

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

2005 air pollution in Rock County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.091 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.080 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Rock County: Center (A), Camp Wakonda (B), Camp Rotamer (C), Camp Indian Trails (D), Six Corners (E), Butts Corners (F), Arrowhead Orchards (G), Janesville Country Club (H), Venable Farms (I), Arndt Farms (J), Ayen Farms (K), Ballmerland Farms (L), Towns Farms (M), R And S Rolling Ranch (N), Kinkoona Farm (O), Butts Farm (P), O'Leary Farms (Q), Riesterer Farms (R), Bellaire Farms (S), That Tree Farm (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Cranston Road Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Rock County include: North Lima Church (A), Avon Church (B), West Luther Valley Church (C), United Church (D), Luther Valley Church (E), Judson Memorial Baptist Church (F), Henderson Avenue Methodist Church (G), Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (H), First Assembly of God Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Jenson Cemetery (1), Saint Joseph Cemetery (2), Newark Cemetery (3), Afton Cemetery (4), North Johnstown Cemetery (5), Northrup Cemetery (6), Scotch Hill Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Spauldings Pond (A), Storrs Lake (B), Clear Lake (C), Willies Pond (D), Gibbs Lake (E), Little Gibbs Lake (F), Grass Lake (G), Mill Pond 22 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Badfish Creek (A), Bass Creek (B), Swan Creek (C), Taylor Creek (D), Spring Creek (E), Saunders Creek (F), Gibbs Creek (G), Stevens Creek (H), Fisher Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Rock County include: Armstrong Eddy Park (1), Avon Bottoms State Natural Area (2), Kessler Railroad Prairie State Natural Area (3), Lima Bog State Natural Area (4), Newark Road Prairie State Natural Area (5), Rock River Prairie State Natural Area (6), Swenson Wet Prairie State Natural Area (7), Big Hill Park (8), Carver-Roehl County Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Boone County, Illinois , Dane County , Green County , Jefferson County , Walworth County , Winnebago County, Illinois .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.9%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 6,280
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 5,048 (33% naturalized citizens)

Rock County:

3.3%
Whole state:

3.6%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 1,692
  • 1990 to 1994: 824
  • 1985 to 1989: 630
  • 1980 to 1984: 470
  • 1975 to 1979: 356
  • 1970 to 1974: 192
  • 1970 to 1974: 173
  • 1965 to 1969: 711

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 77.6%

Rock County marital status for males Rock County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Rock County with a mortgage: 25,548 (3,739 second mortgage, 4,256 home equity loan, 171 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 10,400

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

68.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Rock County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic27,15812
Mainline Protestant24,20848
Evangelical Protestant22,17780
Other1,34713
Black Protestant9414
None84,500-
Rock 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: 22
Rock County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
This county:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 65
Rock County:

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 130
This county:

8.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Rock County:

8.4%
Wisconsin:

7.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Rock County:

27.5%
State:

27.5%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.5%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Rock County:

Average size of farms: 225 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $77,242
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $229.61
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 5.41%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 46.16%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $72,321
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 80.56%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $77,699
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.10%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.07
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 30.25%
Corn for grain: 129285 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 5293 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 94805 harvested acres
Vegetables: 7,478 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 158 acres

Tornado activity:

Rock County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 2663715.4 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 3 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 9/22/1961, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rock County-area historical earthquake activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 297.0 miles away from Rock County center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 83.0 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 272.1 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 329.7 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 295.8 miles away from Rock County center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 285.4 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:


The number of natural disasters in Rock County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 4, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (54%)
  • United Kingdom (4%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • Laos (3%)
  • Canada (3%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Rock County (%):

  • German (33%)
  • Norwegian (13%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • English (8%)
  • United States or American (6%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Polish (2%)

Rock County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 62,385 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 7,568 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 509 (1%)
  • Railroad: 15 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 6 (0%)
  • Taxi: 28 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 26 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 135 (0%)
  • Walked: 2,018 (3%)
  • Other means: 300 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 2,043 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

  • 972 people in nursing homes
  • 949 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 468 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 208 people in other group homes
  • 199 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 191 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 128 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 97 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 95 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 43 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 38 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 35 people in halfway houses
  • 30 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 9 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 8 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 1,137 people in college/university student housing
  • 872 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 420 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 132 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 119 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 110 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 81 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 33 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 23 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 3 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $52,092.

4.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,510 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.18%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%


0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($208 average AGI)
Rock County:

0.03%
Wisconsin average:

0.02%

2.24% relocated from other counties in Wisconsin ($18,459 average AGI)
1.90% relocated from other states ($15,843 average AGI)
Rock County:

1.90%
Wisconsin average:

1.76%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dane County, WI  0.76% ($37,595 average AGI)
from Winnebago County, IL  0.43% ($30,690)
from Walworth County, WI  0.30% ($32,387)
from Green County, WI  0.21% ($32,851)
from Jefferson County, WI  0.18% ($33,851)
from Milwaukee County, WI  0.12% ($27,779)
from Cook County, IL  0.10% ($39,688)


4.50% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,110 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.50%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%


0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($152 average AGI)
Rock County:

0.03%
Wisconsin average:

0.03%

2.24% relocated to other counties in Wisconsin ($19,688 average AGI)
2.23% relocated to other states ($20,270 average AGI)
Rock County:

2.23%
Wisconsin average:

2.00%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dane County, WI  0.81% ($35,033 average AGI)
to Winnebago County, IL  0.39% ($35,508)
to Walworth County, WI  0.24% ($37,582)
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.18% ($32,737)
to Jefferson County, WI  0.15% ($33,083)
to Cook County, IL  0.13% ($26,337)
to Green County, WI  0.13% ($30,735)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.2
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 12.4

Births per 1000 population in Rock County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 8.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Rock County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Rock County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 22,752 (19,669 aged, 3,083 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.92
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9517.480
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 256.210
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 41210.9

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1250.490
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 862.650
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8.89

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 44.45
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 76.17

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11.43

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 19.4. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 112.7. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 54.5
  • Suffocation - 33.3
  • Other - 24.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 157,397

Size of family households: 18,879 2-persons, 9,439 3-persons, 8,078 4-persons, 3,796 5-persons, 1,436 6-persons, 788 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 16,529 1-person, 3,328 2-persons, 430 3-persons, 150 4-persons, 34 5-persons, 16 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

26,996 married couples with children.
9,968 single-parent households (2,434 men, 7,534 women).

93.9% of residents of Rock County speak English at home.
4.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (47% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 27% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 24% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (73% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $795,900,000 ($5085 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $97,831,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $342,377,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $140,645,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $18,701,000
Federal grants: $168,544,000
Federal procurement contracts: $104,247,000 ($89,713,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $21,386,000 ($1,739,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,324,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $41,076,000
Federal Government insurance: $79,786,000

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

Births: 10,589
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

65 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 6,875
Here:

44 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,517
Here:

+10 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +160
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+3 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Rock County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 20.18 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 228
  • 2000 to 2004: 8,125
  • 1990 to 1999: 9,544
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,754
  • 1970 to 1979: 9,002
  • 1960 to 1969: 8,146
  • 1950 to 1959: 9,506
  • 1940 to 1949: 4,458
  • 1939 or earlier: 15,383
Rooms in houses/apartments in Rock County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 9
  • 2 rooms: 128
  • 3 rooms: 703
  • 4 rooms: 3,385
  • 5 rooms: 10,612
  • 6 rooms: 10,641
  • 7 rooms: 7,390
  • 8 rooms: 4,564
  • 9+ rooms: 4,278
  • 1 room: 253
  • 2 rooms: 1,023
  • 3 rooms: 3,065
  • 4 rooms: 4,959
  • 5 rooms: 3,829
  • 6 rooms: 2,151
  • 7 rooms: 972
  • 8 rooms: 383
  • 9+ rooms: 272
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Rock County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 25
  • 1 bedroom: 883
  • 2 bedrooms: 8,579
  • 3 bedrooms: 23,555
  • 4 bedrooms: 7,163
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,505
  • no bedroom: 403
  • 1 bedroom: 4,296
  • 2 bedrooms: 7,883
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,443
  • 4 bedrooms: 739
  • 5+ bedrooms: 143
Cars and other vehicles available in Rock County, Wisconsin in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,153
  • 1 vehicle: 10,337
  • 2 vehicles: 20,438
  • 3 vehicles: 7,110
  • 4 vehicles: 1,983
  • 5+ vehicles: 689
  • no vehicle: 2,441
  • 1 vehicle: 8,248
  • 2 vehicles: 4,822
  • 3 vehicles: 1,168
  • 4 vehicles: 179
  • 5+ vehicles: 49

56% of Rock County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 67% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 48% lived in Wisconsin.

Rock County:

55.9%
State average:

57.2%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $89,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Rock County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (79.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.4%)
  • Electricity (4.2%)
  • Wood (1.3%)
  • Utility gas (60.6%)
  • Electricity (29.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.7%)
  • Other fuel (1.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,751
Here:

9.2%
Wisconsin:

16.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 413
Here:

4.5%
Wisconsin:

9.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,567
Here:

28.4%
Wisconsin:

18.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Rock County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $93,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,915,000
    Parks and Recreation: $28,000
    General - Other: $13,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $35,926,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $29,435,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $18,567,000
    Correctional Institutions: $11,049,000
    Police Protection: $10,867,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,771,000
    Regular Highways: $5,116,000
    General - Other: $2,637,000
    Financial Administration: $2,510,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,924,000
    Libraries: $1,376,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,229,000
    Central Staff Services: $998,000
    Parks and Recreation: $776,000
    Air Transportation: $601,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $417,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $387,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $809,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $1,077,000
    General - Other: $578,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $263,000
    Regular Highways: $253,000
    Police Protection: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $2,211,000
    General - Other: $74,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $50,056,000

Rock County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $7,587,000
    Air Transportation: $306,000
    Parks and Recreation: $91,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $42,000
    Regular Highways: $19,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,652,000
    Health and Hospitals: $315,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,177,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,971,000
    All Other: $1,503,000
    Public Welfare: $404,000
    Housing and Community Development: $59,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,430,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $654,000
    Rents: $445,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $203,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $199,000
    Sale of Property: $5,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $33,172,000
    Health and Hospitals: $13,470,000
    General Local Government Support: $11,511,000
    All Other: $8,741,000
    Highways: $4,687,000
    Housing and Community Development: $835,000
    Education: $105,000
  • Tax - Property: $47,143,000
    Other License: $585,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $473,000

Rock County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,385,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,765,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,905,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,285,000

Rock County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,156,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $44,656,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Rock County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Rock County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 36 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED512$119,9301,000$101,7045,330$129,034308$46,48418$708,667404$90,01074$26,432
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED19$115,21158$91,293452$135,06637$46,6491$1,120,00024$92,12517$25,588
APPLICATIONS DENIED110$110,345157$80,0001,320$134,802147$28,3742$956,50074$93,33848$29,417
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN41$114,82977$115,143854$137,42729$38,9663$1,913,33347$136,3402$35,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS10$109,10026$109,808271$131,5319$96,0001$25,00015$90,0000$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 35 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED239$125,632325$143,2151$95,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED44$152,955110$142,5640$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED35$119,40048$139,2291$230,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$110,30026$147,0770$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$119,3332$213,0000$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Rock County, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John99475.0 years
Robert90971.4 years
William87576.0 years
Mary85280.0 years
George61977.0 years
James57269.8 years
Margaret51680.5 years
Helen51379.7 years
Charles48876.1 years
Dorothy47578.7 years
Most common last names in Rock County, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson43976.2 years
Anderson35277.3 years
Smith28177.4 years
Miller22875.5 years
Olson22277.0 years
Nelson20977.4 years
Brown18177.0 years
Hanson16777.2 years
Peterson16477.4 years
Thompson16277.7 years
Businesses in Rock County, WI
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1LensCrafters1
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza3
Ace Hardware7Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts3Marriott1
Aeropostale1MasterBrand Cabinets12
American Eagle Outfitters1Maurices1
Applebee's2Mazda1
Arby's3McDonald's9
AutoZone4Menards2
Baskin-Robbins1Microtel1
Bath & Body Works1Motel 61
Baymont Inn1New Balance1
Blockbuster1Nike12
Buffalo Wild Wings1Nissan1
Burger King5OfficeMax1
CVS3Old Navy1
Carson Pirie Scott2Olive Garden1
Chevrolet3Pac Sun1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Panda Express1
Cold Stone Creamery1Papa John's Pizza1
Comfort Inn1Payless1
Cracker Barrel1Penske1
Cricket Wireless6Pier 1 Imports1
Curves1Pizza Hut5
DHL2Quiznos1
Dairy Queen5RadioShack3
Decora Cabinetry1Red Robin1
Dennys1Rodeway Inn1
Domino's Pizza1Rue211
Dunkin Donuts2SAS Shoes2
Econo Lodge2Sam's Club1
Famous Footwear1Sears3
FedEx14Slumberland1
Finish Line1Spencer Gifts1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sprint Nextel1
Ford2Staples2
GNC3Starbucks3
GameStop2Subaru1
Gap1Subway7
H&R Block7Super 81
Hardee's1T-Mobile3
Hilton1T.J.Maxx1
Hobby Lobby1Taco Bell4
Holiday Inn2Target1
Home Depot1Toyota1
HomeTown Buffet1Toys"R"Us1
Honda1True Value1
Hyundai1U-Haul8
IHOP1UPS18
JCPenney1Vans2
Jones New York3Verizon Wireless1
Journeys1Victoria's Secret1
Justice1Volkswagen1
KFC2Walgreens6
Kmart1Walmart2
Kohl's1Wendy's3
La-Z-Boy3YMCA2
Lane Furniture2

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