Arcadia, Wisconsin

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Arcadia, Wisconsin

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High Points

Arcadia strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Wisconsin):

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Arcadia Short Commute Times
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Arcadia Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 18% Arcadia Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Arcadia, Wisconsin

Comparing Arcadia to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Wisconsin (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 8 4
Well-Paid Single Women 7 4
Senior Citizens 7 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 8
Male Share of the Population 6 5
Racial Diversity 5 7
Female Share of the Population 5 6
Age of the Population 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 2 2
Portion of People Married 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 7 4
Median Family Income 7 4
People Above Poverty 7 3
College Educated Adults 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Working at Home 7 7
Public Transportation Use 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 9
Affordability of Rents 7 9
Housing Recently Built 4 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 7

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Arcadia Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles NW of La Crosse, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 91 miles SE of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Trempealeau
Standard Zip Codes 54612
Phone Area Codes 608
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.252
Longitude -91.501

Arcadia Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station DODGE
Distance 8.6 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 26 F
Apr Temp 33 to 60 F
Jul Temp 58 to 85 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 33.6 inches
Station WINONA
Distance 15.5 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 26 F
Apr Temp 40 to 60 F
Jul Temp 66 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 62 F
Annual Precip 34.2 inches
Distance 17.8 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 24 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 63 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 32.9 inches
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Arcadia Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,402 100%
Male 1,162 48.4%
Female 1,240 51.6%
Under 18 557 23.2%
18+ 1,845 76.8%
65+ 434 18.1%
Median Age 36.6
Average Family Size 2.9
White 2,352 97.9%
African-American 3 0.1%
Asian 6 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.1%
Other 23 1%
Mixed Race 15 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 74 3.1%

Estimated Arcadia Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,348
Growth -54
Growth % -2.2%

Arcadia Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Polish 34.5%
German 33.3%
Norwegian 17.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.5%
English 2.7%
Irish 2%
Danish 1.4%
US/American 1.3%
French (except Basque) 1.1%
Italian 0.6%
Czech 0.5%
Brazilian 0.4%
Austrian 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
European 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
Luxemburger 0.2%
Swedish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Arcadia 2,402 $44,063
Blair 1,273 $41,292
Ettrick 521 $45,987
Fountain City 983 $47,692
Galesville 1,427 $45,333
Independence 1,244 $41,691
Whitehall 1,651 $48,047

Arcadia Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Church)
(608) 323-3341
Emergency Service: Yes

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Arcadia High Schools (2004)

Serves 304 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.8

Arcadia Colleges

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