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Trempealeau County, Wisconsin (WI)

County population in 2019: 29,660 (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).

March 2019 cost of living index in Trempealeau County: 87.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (19.0%), Educational, health and social services (16.5%), Construction (11.7%), Manufacturing (11.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 54%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 43%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Trempealeau County, WI (2019)
    • 26,40389.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,5948.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2360.8%Two or more races
    • 1510.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1320.4%Asian alone
    • 1050.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

40.9 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.9 years
Males: 15,049  (50.7%)
Females: 14,611  (49.3%)
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Average household size:
Trempealeau County:

2.0 people
Wisconsin:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $60,843 ($37,889 in 1999)
This county:

$60,843
Wisconsin:

$64,168

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $563 (lower quartile is $446, upper quartile is $713)
This county:

$563
State:

$746


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $170,339 (it was $81,200 in 2000)
Trempealeau:

$170,339
Wisconsin:

$197,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $114,195 - $251,457

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $202,280
Here:

$202,280
State:

$243,674

Townhouses or other attached units: $135,936
Here:

$135,936
State:

$212,164

In 2-unit structures: $162,938
Here:

$162,938
State:

$191,549

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $162,618
Here:

$162,618
State:

$185,896

Mobile homes: $56,726
Here:

$56,726
State:

$56,469

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,318
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $510

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
Trempealeau County, WI map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 108 buildings, average cost: $77,000
  • 1998: 114 buildings, average cost: $96,500
  • 1999: 125 buildings, average cost: $104,600
  • 2000: 142 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 2001: 118 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2002: 132 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 2003: 116 buildings, average cost: $137,100
  • 2004: 163 buildings, average cost: $126,500
  • 2005: 172 buildings, average cost: $127,500
  • 2006: 118 buildings, average cost: $143,300
  • 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
  • 2015: 64 buildings, average cost: $195,900
  • 2016: 68 buildings, average cost: $195,300
  • 2017: 83 buildings, average cost: $204,200
  • 2018: 95 buildings, average cost: $214,000
  • 2019: 127 buildings, average cost: $212,700
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 2019: $2,910 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,670 (1.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Trempealeau, WI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Trempealeau, WI in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Trempealeau, WI in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.2%
Trempealeau County:

7.2%
Wisconsin:

10.4%
(7.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.3% for Black residents, 7.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.5% for American Indian residents, 7.4% for other race residents, 13.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 40.9 years old
(Males: 40.3 years old, Females: 41.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.5 years old, Black residents: 26.3 years old, American Indian residents: 32.7 years old, Asian residents: 32.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 14.2 years old, Other race residents: 13.7 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 November 2020:
Here:

4.5%
Wisconsin:

4.5%

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: 90.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,323 (30.5% naturalized citizens)

Trempealeau County:

4.5%
Whole state:

5.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3982010 or later
  • 5072000 to 2009
  • 2051990 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: 10,028
  • One, attached: 179
  • Two: 754
  • 3 or 4: 314
  • 5 to 9: 587
  • 10 to 19: 387
  • 20 to 49: 142
  • 50 or more: 20
  • Mobile homes: 815

Housing units in Trempealeau County with a mortgage: 5,286 (139 second mortgage, 498 home equity loan, 17 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,618

Here:

62.5% with mortgage
State:

62.7% 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 2019 - Trempealeau

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 11,747 (77.9%)
  • Carpooled: 1,526 (10.1%)
  • Bus: 17 (0.1%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 5 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 226 (1.5%)
  • Bicycle: 14 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 535 (3.5%)
  • Worked at home: 1,030 (6.8%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (68%)
  • Guatemala (3%)
  • Russia (3%)
  • Nigeria (2%)
  • Canada (2%)
  • Korea (2%)
  • Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia) (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Trempealeau County


  • Norwegian (28%)
  • German (19%)
  • Polish (12%)
  • American (6%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • English (2%)
  • European (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 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 $53,970.

5.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,350 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.06% relocated from other counties in Wisconsin ($31,547 average AGI)
1.56% relocated from other states ($13,801 average AGI)
Trempealeau County:

1.56%
Wisconsin average:

1.91%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from La Crosse County, WI  1.13% ($42,510 average AGI)
from Eau Claire County, WI  0.95% ($43,426)
from Jackson County, WI  0.63% ($43,213)
from Buffalo County, WI  0.29% ($35,108)
from Winona County, MN  0.27% ($56,559)
from Monroe County, WI  0.17% ($45,864)


5.80% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,915 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.80%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.13% relocated to other counties in Wisconsin ($30,095 average AGI)
1.68% relocated to other states ($13,821 average AGI)
Trempealeau County:

1.68%
Wisconsin average:

2.13%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to La Crosse County, WI  1.04% ($41,594 average AGI)
to Eau Claire County, WI  0.75% ($46,906)
to Jackson County, WI  0.58% ($40,000)
to Buffalo County, WI  0.34% ($44,477)
to Winona County, MN  0.23% ($48,600)
to Chippewa County, WI  0.18% ($53,609)

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 2019: 9.8

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 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: 29,660
  • Male householders: 6,528 (1,922 living alone), Female householders: 5,618 (1,732 living alone)
  • 6,089 spouses (6,077 opposite-sex spouses), 1,050 unmarried partners, (1,025 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 8,523 children (8,156 natural, 144 adopted, 216 stepchildren), 263 grandchildren, 228 brothers or sisters, 164 parents, 15 foster children, 211 other relatives, 551 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 416

Size of family households: 3,832 2-persons, 1,533 3-persons, 1,261 4-persons, 685 5-persons, 182 6-persons, 128 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,652 1-person, 748 2-persons, 68 3-persons, 42 4-persons, 2 5-persons, 2 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

5,163 married couples with children.
1,575 single-parent households (571 men, 1,004 women).

91.1% of residents of Trempealeau speak English at home.
6.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
2.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (41% speak English very well, 54% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.1% 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 in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin
  • Year house built in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin
  • 5482014 or later
  • 3502010 to 2013
  • 1,7402000 to 2009
  • 1,8781990 to 1999
  • 9731980 to 1989
  • 2,1301970 to 1979
  • 9671960 to 1969
  • 9391950 to 1959
  • 8561940 to 1949
  • 2,9361939 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
  • 71 room
  • 252 rooms
  • 2443 rooms
  • 7584 rooms
  • 1,5465 rooms
  • 1,7166 rooms
  • 1,6347 rooms
  • 1,1828 rooms
  • 1,7839+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin
  • 521 room
  • 2352 rooms
  • 5333 rooms
  • 8974 rooms
  • 5615 rooms
  • 3696 rooms
  • 2167 rooms
  • 1828 rooms
  • 2109+ 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
  • 7no bedroom
  • 2361 bedroom
  • 1,6592 bedrooms
  • 4,3103 bedrooms
  • 2,0754 bedrooms
  • 6125+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin
  • 57no bedroom
  • 6791 bedroom
  • 1,3912 bedrooms
  • 8033 bedrooms
  • 2824 bedrooms
  • 445+ 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
  • 273no vehicle
  • 1,5891 vehicle
  • 3,7222 vehicles
  • 2,1323 vehicles
  • 7224 vehicles
  • 4625+ 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
  • 387no vehicle
  • 1,4911 vehicle
  • 1,0012 vehicles
  • 2483 vehicles
  • 774 vehicles
  • 525+ vehicles

89.4% of Trempealeau County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Wisconsin.

Trempealeau County:

89.4%
State average:

86.0%

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

  • This state: 22,651
  • Other state: 5,550
  • Northeast: 250
  • Midwest: 4,164
  • South: 595
  • West: 556
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
  • 51.7%Utility gas
  • 21.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.6%Wood
  • 6.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.9%Electricity
  • 1.8%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Solar energy
  • 0.1%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 45.6%Utility gas
  • 33.5%Electricity
  • 11.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.6%Wood
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Coal or coke

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 239
Here:

7.4%
Wisconsin:

14.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 78
Here:

5.0%
Wisconsin:

9.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 115
Here:

15.5%
Wisconsin:

17.6%

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