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Trempealeau County, Wisconsin (WI)

County population in 2016: 29,643 (10% urban, 90% rural); it was 27,010 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,594
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,965
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,982
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,965 (it was 2,765 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

32%

Land area: 734 sq. mi.

Water area: 7.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 40 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Trempealeau County: 87.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (28.9%), Educational, health and social services (20.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 50%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 46%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (90.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (7.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  41.1 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.4 years
Males: 14,966  (50.5%)
Females: 14,677  (49.5%)
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Trempealeau County,WI real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Trempealeau County:

2.0 people
Wisconsin:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $54,551 ($37,889 in 1999)

This county:

$54,551
Wisconsin:

$56,811

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $521 (lower quartile is $417, upper quartile is $644)
This county:

$521
State:

$684


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $151,213 (it was $81,200 in 2000)
Trempealeau:

$151,213
Wisconsin:

$173,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $102,144 - $226,625

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $181,822
Here:

$181,822
State:

$219,030

Townhouses or other attached units: $117,838
Here:

$117,838
State:

$183,917

In 2-unit structures: $137,929
Here:

$137,929
State:

$162,149

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $137,853
Here:

$137,853
State:

$157,587

Mobile homes: $50,695
Here:

$50,695
State:

$50,465
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,216
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $478

Institutionalized population: 467

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 6
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 27
  • Thefts: 85
  • Auto thefts: 12

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 45
  • Thefts: 87
  • Auto thefts: 1
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 108 buildings, average cost: $150,300
  • 2008: 88 buildings, average cost: $153,900
  • 2009: 61 buildings, average cost: $163,600
  • 2010: 66 buildings, average cost: $152,900
  • 2011: 44 buildings, average cost: $164,000
  • 2012: 46 buildings, average cost: $170,500
  • 2013: 61 buildings, average cost: $179,800
  • 2014: 50 buildings, average cost: $191,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,780 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,544 (1.9%)

Trempealeau County household income distribution in 2009 Trempealeau County home values distribution Trempealeau County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 8.9%
Trempealeau County:

8.9%
Wisconsin:

11.8%
(7.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.4% for Black residents, 18.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.9% for American Indian residents, 22.0% for other race residents, 38.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 41.1 years old
(Males: 40.9 years old, Females: 41.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.1 years old, Black residents: 26.7 years old, American Indian residents: 47.8 years old, Asian residents: 31.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 17.6 years old, Other race residents: 18.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Trempealeau County is $397 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $687 a month.

Cities in this county include: Arcadia, Osseo, Whitehall, Galesville, Gale, Trempealeau, Blair, Independence, Strum, Hale.

Trempealeau 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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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Trempealeau County: Komensky Station (A), Camp Bradfield (B), Borek Cranberry Marsh (C), Pergande Cranberry Marsh (D), Levis (E), Buckholz Corners (F), Bear Bluff Station (G), Avon Road Jersey Farm (H), Spring Creek Farms (I), Cain's Orchard (J), Eleva Station (K), City Point Volunteer Fire Department (L), Majestic Pines Casino (M), Ho-Chunk Nation Tribal Office Building (N), Ho-Chunk Nation Community Center (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Trempealeau County include: Little Norway Church (A), Gospel Hall (B), West Garden Valley Church (C), Upper Pigeon Creek Church (D), Upper Beaver Creek Church (E), South Beef River Lutheran Church (F), South Beaver Creek Church (G), Faith Community Church (H), Saint Lukes Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: County Farm Cemetery (1), Stanford Cemetery (2), North Branch Cemetery (3), Curran Cemetery (4), Curtis Cemetery (5), Decorah Cemetery (6), Hillcrest Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Oxbow Pond (A), Sawdust Marsh (B), Robinson Pond (C), Hawkins Lake (D), Harkner Flowage (E), Glenn Creek Pond (F), Deer Lake (G), Wildcat Flowage (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Allen Creek (A), Amo Creek (B), South Branch Trempealeau River (C), Beaver Creek (D), Black Slough (E), Stony Creek (F), Sand Creek (G), Levis Creek (H), Indian Grave Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Trempealeau County include: Bauer-Brockway Barrens State Natural Area (1), Castle Mound Pine Forest State Natural Area (2), Gullickson's Glen State Natural Area (3), Jay Creek Pine Forest State Natural Area (4), Ketchum Creek Pines State Natural Area (5), Washburn Marsh State Natural Area (6), Black River Camp Picnic Area (7), Castle Mound Recreation Area (8), East Fork Recreation Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Adams County , Knox County, Maine , Crawford County, Michigan , Gladwin County, Michigan , Lawrence County, South Dakota , Meade County, South Dakota , Portage County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.9%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 694
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,227 (27.0% naturalized citizens)

Trempealeau County:

4.1%
Whole state:

5.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 393
  • 2000 to 2009: 403
  • 1990 to 1999: 246
  • 1980 to 1989: 23
  • 1970 to 1979: 11
  • Before 1970: 79
Note: State values scaled to Trempealeau County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 70.8%

Trempealeau County marital status for males Trempealeau County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 9,812
  • One, attached: 233
  • Two: 634
  • 3 or 4: 395
  • 5 to 9: 516
  • 10 to 19: 313
  • 20 to 49: 100
  • 50 or more: 28
  • Mobile homes: 822

Housing units in Trempealeau County with a mortgage: 5,028 (187 second mortgage, 492 home equity loan, 12 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,509

Here:

62.5% with mortgage
State:

64.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Trempealeau County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant11,82128
Catholic7,7008
Evangelical Protestant1,68815
Other102
None7,597-
Trempealeau 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
Trempealeau County:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Trempealeau County:

5.04 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 24
This county:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Trempealeau County:

8.4%
Wisconsin:

7.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Trempealeau County:

28.4%
State:

27.5%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.2%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Trempealeau County:

Average size of farms: 211 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $68,660
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $132.04
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 82.04%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $55,478
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 44.27%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $60,664
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.85%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 17.12
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 35.01%
Corn for grain: 59953 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1119 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 31249 harvested acres
Vegetables: 976 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 491 acres

Tornado activity:

Trempealeau County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 3867576.8 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 10 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 7/10/1966, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Trempealeau County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 89% 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 247.7 miles away from Trempealeau County center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 233.3 miles away from the county center
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 443.5 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 420.1 miles away from the county center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 259.3 miles away from Trempealeau County center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 204.0 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 Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 22, 2010 to October 09, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1944: October 21, 2010, FEMA Id: 1944, 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
  • 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 Flooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: September 14, 1992 to September 24, 1992, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-964: September 30, 1992, FEMA Id: 964, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms, Hail, Flooding, Tornadoes, Incident Period: July 07, 1978, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-559: July 07, 1978, FEMA Id: 559, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Wisconsin Drought, Incident Period: June 17, 1976, Emergency Declared EM-3014: June 17, 1976, FEMA Id: 3014, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • Wisconsin Heavy Rains, Tornadoes, Flash Floods, Incident Period: September 15, 1975, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-482: September 15, 1975, FEMA Id: 482, Natural disaster type: Tornado, Flash Flood, Heavy Rain
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Trempealeau County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rains: 2, Drought: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

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

  • Mexico (60%)
  • Guatemala (5%)
  • Laos (3%)
  • Philippines (3%)
  • Peru (3%)
  • Germany (2%)
  • Canada (2%)

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

  • Norwegian (26%)
  • German (20%)
  • American (11%)
  • Polish (11%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • English (2%)
  • Pennsylvania German (1%)

Trempealeau County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 12,090 (78.8%)
  • Carpooled: 1,741 (11.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 16 (0.1%)
  • Railroad: 8 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 165 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 24 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 493 (3.2%)
  • Worked at home: 832 (5.4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 376 people in nursing homes
  • 140 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 65 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 65 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 24 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 19 people in other group homes
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded

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

  • 305 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 136 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 36 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 26 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 5 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $47,107.

5.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,063 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.13%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.33% relocated from other counties in Wisconsin ($24,332 average AGI)
1.81% relocated from other states ($13,731 average AGI)
Trempealeau County:

1.81%
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 La Crosse County, WI  1.07% ($36,864 average AGI)
from Eau Claire County, WI  0.57% ($52,057)
from Jackson County, WI  0.34% ($24,238)
from Buffalo County, WI  0.24% ($32,467)
from Mower County, MN  0.20% ($28,680)
from Winona County, MN  0.19% ($34,435)
from Chippewa County, WI  0.10% ($38,333)


5.49% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,312 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.85% relocated to other counties in Wisconsin ($21,719 average AGI)
1.64% relocated to other states ($10,594 average AGI)
Trempealeau County:

1.64%
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 Eau Claire County, WI  0.98% ($32,000 average AGI)
to La Crosse County, WI  0.84% ($34,894)
to Jackson County, WI  0.49% ($29,148)
to Buffalo County, WI  0.28% ($28,571)
to Winona County, MN  0.24% ($27,967)
to Chippewa County, WI  0.20% ($22,800)
to Monroe County, WI  0.14% ($24,056)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.9

Births per 1000 population in Trempealeau County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Trempealeau County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Trempealeau County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Trempealeau County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Trempealeau County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,095 (4,452 aged, 643 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 311 (4%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (475)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (252)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (226)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (187)
  • Unspecified dementia (182)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (180)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (144)
  • Congestive heart failure (142)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (113)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (91)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 5%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 10.91
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,510
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 989
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 24,971

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,276
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 946
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 34
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 65

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 131.1. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 29,643
  • In family households: 24,134 (4,146 male householders, 3,677 female householders)
    6,092 spouses, 8,473 children (8,075 natural, 156 adopted, 234 stepchildren), 227 grandchildren, 289 brothers or sisters, 182 parents, 292 other relatives, 738 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,023 (2,098 male householders (1,673 living alone)), 1,992 female householders (1,667 living alone)), 931 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 459

Size of family households: 3,884 2-persons, 1,601 3-persons, 1,383 4-persons, 689 5-persons, 173 6-persons, 90 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,337 1-person, 650 2-persons, 53 3-persons, 39 4-persons, 3 5-persons, 3 6-persons.

4,816 married couples with children.
1,853 single-parent households (630 men, 1,223 women).

92.0% of residents of Trempealeau speak English at home.
5.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
2.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 43% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $153,405,000 ($5,580 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,393,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $67,981,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $27,396,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $8,259,000
Federal grants: $38,673,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,360,000 ($2,115,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,736,000 ($1,471,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $905,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $10,749,000
Federal Government insurance: $24,045,000

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

Births: 1,700
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

65 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,612
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +27
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +731
Here:

+26 per 1000 residents
State:

+3 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Trempealeau County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.70 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 89
  • 2010 to 2013: 416
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,766
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,657
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,140
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,977
  • 1960 to 1969: 889
  • 1950 to 1959: 924
  • 1940 to 1949: 769
  • 1939 or earlier: 3,290
Note: State values scaled to Trempealeau population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Trempealeau County population
  • 1 room: 6
  • 2 rooms: 11
  • 3 rooms: 152
  • 4 rooms: 726
  • 5 rooms: 1,477
  • 6 rooms: 1,649
  • 7 rooms: 1,489
  • 8 rooms: 1,209
  • 9+ rooms: 1,820
  • 1 room: 67
  • 2 rooms: 220
  • 3 rooms: 598
  • 4 rooms: 909
  • 5 rooms: 661
  • 6 rooms: 372
  • 7 rooms: 254
  • 8 rooms: 137
  • 9+ rooms: 173
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Trempealeau County population
  • no bedroom: 6
  • 1 bedroom: 184
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,661
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,095
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,020
  • 5+ bedrooms: 566
  • no bedroom: 78
  • 1 bedroom: 695
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,511
  • 3 bedrooms: 748
  • 4 bedrooms: 298
  • 5+ bedrooms: 63
Cars and other vehicles available in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Trempealeau County population
  • no vehicle: 223
  • 1 vehicle: 1,540
  • 2 vehicles: 3,579
  • 3 vehicles: 2,088
  • 4 vehicles: 674
  • 5+ vehicles: 467
  • no vehicle: 356
  • 1 vehicle: 1,561
  • 2 vehicles: 1,158
  • 3 vehicles: 216
  • 4 vehicles: 43
  • 5+ vehicles: 69

89% of Trempealeau 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, 74% lived in Wisconsin.

Trempealeau County:

89.1%
State average:

85.4%

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

  • This state: 22,421
  • Other state: 5,883
  • Northeast: 338
  • Midwest: 4,241
  • South: 644
  • West: 659

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Trempealeau County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (50.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21.5%)
  • Wood (12.1%)
  • Electricity (6.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6.1%)
  • Other fuel (1.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (45.3%)
  • Electricity (35.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.6%)
  • Wood (2.6%)
  • Other fuel (1.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.9%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 229
Here:

7.5%
Wisconsin:

15.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 50
Here:

3.4%
Wisconsin:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 170
Here:

20.8%
Wisconsin:

19.5%

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)

Trempealeau County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,188,000
    Welfare - Other: $278,000
    Parks & Recreation: $25,000
    General Public Buildings: $13,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Welfare - Other: $17,373,000
    Health Services - Other: $4,663,000
    Regular Highways: $4,466,000
    Police Protection: $1,716,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,356,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,320,000
    General - Other: $998,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $862,000
    Financial Administration: $851,000
    Central Staff Services: $825,000
    Parks & Recreation: $359,000
    General Public Buildings: $228,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $185,000
    Libraries: $99,000
    Solid Waste Management: $73,000
    Welfare, Cash Assistance - Other: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $393,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $237,000
    Police Protection: $195,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $13,126,000

Trempealeau County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $13,691,000
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $370,000
    All Other: $60,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,774,000
    All Other: $108,000
    Public Welfare: $3,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $547,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $535,000
    Rents: $20,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $7,098,000
    General Support: $2,618,000
    Highways: $1,953,000
    All Other: $1,379,000
    Health & Hospitals: $186,000
    Education: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,728,000
    Total General Sales: $1,107,000
    NEC: $117,000

Trempealeau County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,553,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $2,965,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,271,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $4,665,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,582,000

Trempealeau County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $8,812,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 417
  • Number of aged recipients: 85
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 332
  • Number of recipients under 18: 51
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 237
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 129
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 225
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 138
Trempealeau County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Trempealeau County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Trempealeau County, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John25376.9 years
Mary15882.3 years
George14676.3 years
Joseph14077.3 years
Robert13371.6 years
William13278.5 years
Anna12487.6 years
Helen12482.5 years
Clara11984.9 years
Edward11375.5 years
Most common last names in Trempealeau County, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson28378.8 years
Olson25778.4 years
Anderson15880.9 years
Thompson12780.4 years
Hanson12580.7 years
Nelson11478.9 years
Larson10680.9 years
Berg9178.6 years
Peterson7079.3 years
Bautch6877.5 years
Businesses in Trempealeau County, WI
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
Ashley Furniture1McDonald's2
Burger King1Nike1
Chevrolet1Subway4
Curves1Super 81
Dairy Queen1True Value2
FedEx1U-Haul6
Ford1U.S. Cellular1
H&R Block1UPS3
Hardee's1