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Trempealeau County, Wisconsin (WI)

County population in 2021: 30,629 (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: 42 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Trempealeau County: 87.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (27.0%), Educational, health and social services (20.9%), Retail trade (10.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 78%
  • Government: 12%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 9%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Trempealeau County, WI (2021)
    • 26,74787.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,8939.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4231.4%Two or more races
    • 1430.5%Asian alone
    • 1260.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 620.2%Some other race alone
    • 570.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

41.1 years
Wisconsin median age:

40.1 years
Males: 15,645  (51.1%)
Females: 14,984  (48.9%)
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Average household size:
Trempealeau County:

2.0 people
Wisconsin:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2021: $64,379 ($37,889 in 1999)
This county:

$64,379
Wisconsin:

$67,125

Median contract rent in 2021 for apartments: $620 (lower quartile is $457, upper quartile is $795)
This county:

$620
State:

$792


Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $193,747 (it was $81,200 in 2000)
Trempealeau:

$193,747
Wisconsin:

$230,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $132,145 - $298,145

Mean price in 2021:

Detached houses: $217,540
Here:

$217,540
State:

$278,533

Townhouses or other attached units: $241,817
Here:

$241,817
State:

$249,542

In 2-unit structures: $174,794
Here:

$174,794
State:

$196,057

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $74,730
Here:

$74,730
State:

$208,711

Mobile homes: $55,079
Here:

$55,079
State:

$62,067

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,359
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $561

Institutionalized population: 467

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 16
  • Burglaries: 43
  • Thefts: 42
  • Auto thefts: 4

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 9
  • Burglaries: 16
  • Thefts: 35
  • Auto thefts: 7
Trempealeau County, WI map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 82 buildings, average cost: $234,400
  • 2020: 81 buildings, average cost: $236,200
  • 2019: 127 buildings, average cost: $212,700
  • 2018: 95 buildings, average cost: $214,000
  • 2017: 83 buildings, average cost: $204,200
  • 2016: 68 buildings, average cost: $195,300
  • 2015: 64 buildings, average cost: $195,900
  • 2014: 50 buildings, average cost: $191,100
  • 2013: 61 buildings, average cost: $179,800
  • 2012: 46 buildings, average cost: $170,500
  • 2011: 44 buildings, average cost: $164,000
  • 2010: 66 buildings, average cost: $152,900
  • 2009: 61 buildings, average cost: $163,600
  • 2008: 88 buildings, average cost: $153,900
  • 2007: 108 buildings, average cost: $150,300
  • 2006: 118 buildings, average cost: $143,300
  • 2005: 172 buildings, average cost: $127,500
  • 2004: 163 buildings, average cost: $126,500
  • 2003: 116 buildings, average cost: $137,100
  • 2002: 132 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 2001: 118 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2000: 142 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 1999: 125 buildings, average cost: $104,600
  • 1998: 114 buildings, average cost: $96,500
  • 1997: 108 buildings, average cost: $77,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Trempealeau, WI residents
Average permit cost in Trempealeau, WI
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $3,117 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $2,941 (1.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Trempealeau, WI in 2021
Distribution of house value in Trempealeau, WI in 2021
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Trempealeau, WI in 2021
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 7.4%
Trempealeau County:

7.4%
Wisconsin:

10.8%
(7.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.4% for Black residents, 8.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.7% for American Indian residents, 105.9% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 7.5% for other race residents, 8.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2021: 41.1 years old
(Males: 40.6 years old, Females: 41.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.7 years old, Black residents: 24.8 years old, American Indian residents: 32.2 years old, Asian residents: 37.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 14.3 years old, Other race residents: 13.9 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 March 2023:
Here:

3.2%
Wisconsin:

2.5%

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

Current college students: 694
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,259 (32.6% naturalized citizens)

Trempealeau County:

4.1%
Whole state:

5.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2942010 or later
  • 6022000 to 2009
  • 1601990 to 1999
  • 231980 to 1989
  • 111970 to 1979
  • 79Before 1970

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: 10,067
  • One, attached: 260
  • Two: 668
  • 3 or 4: 333
  • 5 to 9: 680
  • 10 to 19: 403
  • 20 to 49: 151
  • 50 or more: 23
  • Mobile homes: 728

Housing units in Trempealeau County with a mortgage: 5,512 (588 second mortgage, 23 home equity loan, 444 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 98

Here:

4.9% with mortgage
State:

96.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Trempealeau County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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 significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 34% greater 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 (4.2 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, 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 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 443.6 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 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
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Trempealeau County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Trempealeau

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 10,630 (73.2%)
  • Carpooled: 1,041 (7.2%)
  • Bus: 10 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 181 (1.2%)
  • Bicycle: 17 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 453 (3.1%)
  • Worked at home: 2,316 (15.9%)
Class of Workers in 2021
Most common industries in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

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


  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2021


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (72%)
  • Korea (3%)
  • Brazil (3%)
  • Nigeria (3%)
  • Poland (2%)
  • Iraq (2%)
  • Guatemala (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Trempealeau County


  • Norwegian (27%)
  • German (22%)
  • Polish (12%)
  • American (4%)
  • English (3%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Pennsylvania German (1%)

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

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

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
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2020 was $62,566.

6.17% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($53,491 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.17%
Wisconsin average:

6.07%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.53% relocated from other counties in Wisconsin ($39,384 average AGI)
1.64% relocated from other states ($14,107 average AGI)
Trempealeau County:

1.64%
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 La Crosse County, WI  1.48% ($41,511 average AGI)
from Eau Claire County, WI  0.95% ($68,000)
from Jackson County, WI  0.50% ($45,984)
from Buffalo County, WI  0.36% ($47,591)
from Winona County, MN  0.24% ($56,034)
from Chippewa County, WI  0.19% ($49,174)


6.36% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($42,627 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.36%
Wisconsin average:

6.10%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.49% relocated to other counties in Wisconsin ($29,223 average AGI)
1.87% relocated to other states ($13,404 average AGI)
Trempealeau County:

1.87%
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 La Crosse County, WI  1.14% ($45,504 average AGI)
to Eau Claire County, WI  0.95% ($49,393)
to Jackson County, WI  0.47% ($46,069)
to Buffalo County, WI  0.41% ($50,680)
to Chippewa County, WI  0.32% ($49,425)
to Winona County, MN  0.32% ($46,231)

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2010 to 2019: 9.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Trempealeau County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Trempealeau County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Trempealeau County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Trempealeau County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Trempealeau County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Trempealeau County
Population under 19 years 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 Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (581)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (336)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (280)
  • Unspecified dementia (241)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (211)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (144)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (91)
  • Congestive heart failure (84)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (22)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (11)

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: 30,629
  • Male householders: 6,502 (1,942 living alone), Female householders: 5,932 (1,718 living alone)
  • 6,361 spouses (6,335 opposite-sex spouses), 1,135 unmarried partners, (1,108 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 8,935 children (8,490 natural, 145 adopted, 290 stepchildren), 241 grandchildren, 269 brothers or sisters, 201 parents, 33 foster children, 183 other relatives, 517 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 356

Size of family households: 4,033 2-persons, 1,611 3-persons, 1,211 4-persons, 711 5-persons, 261 6-persons, 141 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,656 1-person, 718 2-persons, 60 3-persons, 30 4-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons.

5,425 married couples with children.
1,677 single-parent households (577 men, 1,100 women).

91.6% of residents of Trempealeau speak English at home.
6.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (54% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (62% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (59% speak English very well, 41% speak English 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:

6.7
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.2

Year house built in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin
  • Year house built in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin
  • 52020 or later
  • 1,2542010 to 2019
  • 1,6742000 to 2009
  • 1,7671990 to 1999
  • 1,2021980 to 1989
  • 2,0481970 to 1979
  • 9661960 to 1969
  • 8431950 to 1959
  • 8591940 to 1949
  • 2,7651939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin
  • 81 room
  • 252 rooms
  • 2413 rooms
  • 6934 rooms
  • 1,5215 rooms
  • 1,8126 rooms
  • 1,6627 rooms
  • 1,1858 rooms
  • 2,1909+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin
  • 421 room
  • 2262 rooms
  • 4503 rooms
  • 9304 rooms
  • 6325 rooms
  • 3246 rooms
  • 2107 rooms
  • 1348 rooms
  • 2029+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin
  • 8no bedroom
  • 1981 bedroom
  • 1,7012 bedrooms
  • 4,3803 bedrooms
  • 2,2694 bedrooms
  • 7785+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin
  • 46no bedroom
  • 6831 bedroom
  • 1,4022 bedrooms
  • 6753 bedrooms
  • 2774 bedrooms
  • 695+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Trempealeau County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Trempealeau County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 288no vehicle
  • 1,6271 vehicle
  • 4,0542 vehicles
  • 2,1223 vehicles
  • 8134 vehicles
  • 3845+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Trempealeau County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Trempealeau County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 293no vehicle
  • 1,5071 vehicle
  • 9762 vehicles
  • 2973 vehicles
  • 724 vehicles
  • 155+ vehicles

90.1% of Trempealeau County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 82% lived in Wisconsin.

Trempealeau County:

90.1%
State average:

86.8%

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

  • This state: 23,459
  • Other state: 5,776
  • Northeast: 324
  • Midwest: 4,322
  • South: 576
  • West: 558
Year householders moved into unit in Trempealeau County, WI
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Trempealeau County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 51.4%Utility gas
  • 24.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.2%Wood
  • 6.3%Electricity
  • 5.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.6%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Solar energy
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 42.4%Utility gas
  • 39.7%Electricity
  • 11.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.8%Wood
  • 2.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Coal or coke

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 387
Here:

11.4%
Wisconsin:

17.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 124
Here:

7.8%
Wisconsin:

11.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 102
Here:

13.0%
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

Trempealeau County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $26,414,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $127,000
    Parks and Recreation: $85,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,250,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $42,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $16,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $23,925,000
    Regular Highways: $4,909,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,484,000
    Police Protection: $3,720,000
    Health - Other: $3,330,000
    General - Other: $1,680,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,648,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,479,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,394,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,214,000
    Financial Administration: $678,000
    General Public Buildings: $531,000
    Libraries: $365,000
    Parks and Recreation: $349,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $227,000
    Hospitals: $206,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $58,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,335,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,410,000
    Other: $76,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,126,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,404,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,222,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,500,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $374,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $129,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $37,000
    Sale of Property: $14,000
    Rents: $1,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $277,000
    Central Staff Services: $132,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $5,813,000
    Highways: $4,883,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,865,000
    Other: $1,286,000
    Education: $522,000
    Health and Hospitals: $254,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,777,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,090,000
    Other License: $209,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $103,000

Trempealeau County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $26,414,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $127,000
    Parks and Recreation: $85,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,250,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $42,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $16,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $23,925,000
    Regular Highways: $4,909,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,484,000
    Police Protection: $3,720,000
    Health - Other: $3,330,000
    General - Other: $1,680,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,648,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,479,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,394,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,214,000
    Financial Administration: $678,000
    General Public Buildings: $531,000
    Libraries: $365,000
    Parks and Recreation: $349,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $227,000
    Hospitals: $206,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $58,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,335,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,410,000
    Other: $76,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,126,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,404,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,222,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,500,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $374,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $129,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $37,000
    Sale of Property: $14,000
    Rents: $1,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $277,000
    Central Staff Services: $132,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $5,813,000
    Highways: $4,883,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,865,000
    Other: $1,286,000
    Education: $522,000
    Health and Hospitals: $254,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,777,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,090,000
    Other License: $209,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $103,000

Trempealeau County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $26,414,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $127,000
    Parks and Recreation: $85,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,250,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $42,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $16,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $23,925,000
    Regular Highways: $4,909,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,484,000
    Police Protection: $3,720,000
    Health - Other: $3,330,000
    General - Other: $1,680,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,648,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,479,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,394,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,214,000
    Financial Administration: $678,000
    General Public Buildings: $531,000
    Libraries: $365,000
    Parks and Recreation: $349,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $227,000
    Hospitals: $206,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $58,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,335,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,410,000
    Other: $76,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,126,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,404,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,222,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,500,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $374,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $129,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $37,000
    Sale of Property: $14,000
    Rents: $1,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $277,000
    Central Staff Services: $132,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $5,813,000
    Highways: $4,883,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,865,000
    Other: $1,286,000
    Education: $522,000
    Health and Hospitals: $254,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,777,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,090,000
    Other License: $209,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $103,000

Trempealeau County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $26,414,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $127,000
    Parks and Recreation: $85,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,250,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $42,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $16,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $23,925,000
    Regular Highways: $4,909,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,484,000
    Police Protection: $3,720,000
    Health - Other: $3,330,000
    General - Other: $1,680,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,648,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,479,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,394,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,214,000
    Financial Administration: $678,000
    General Public Buildings: $531,000
    Libraries: $365,000
    Parks and Recreation: $349,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $227,000
    Hospitals: $206,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $58,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,335,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,410,000
    Other: $76,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,126,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,404,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,222,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,500,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $374,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $129,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $37,000
    Sale of Property: $14,000
    Rents: $1,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $277,000
    Central Staff Services: $132,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $5,813,000
    Highways: $4,883,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,865,000
    Other: $1,286,000
    Education: $522,000
    Health and Hospitals: $254,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,777,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,090,000
    Other License: $209,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $103,000

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
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