Argyle, Wisconsin

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Argyle, Wisconsin

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 9% Argyle Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Argyle, Wisconsin

Comparing Argyle 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
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 9 5
Senior Citizens 8 8
Age of the Population 7 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Racial Diversity 2 3
Female Share of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 4 5
Portion of People Married 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 7 4
People Above Poverty 7 4
Median Family Income 7 4
College Educated Adults 3 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 9
Working at Home 8 9
Short Commute Times 7 5
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 8 10
People Living Alone 7 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 6
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Argyle Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 34 miles SW of Madison, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 102 miles W of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Lafayette
Standard Zip Codes 53504
Phone Area Codes 608
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.701
Longitude -89.866

Argyle Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.3 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 32.9 inches
Distance 21.9 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 26 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 35.2 inches
Distance 23.3 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 25 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 60 F
Annual Precip 36.3 inches
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Argyle Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 823 100%
Male 418 50.8%
Female 405 49.2%
Under 18 212 25.8%
18+ 611 74.2%
65+ 162 19.7%
Median Age 39.1
Average Family Size 3.01
White 822 99.9%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.7%

Estimated Argyle Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 784
Growth -39
Growth % -4.7%

Argyle 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
Norwegian 35.3%
German 20.8%
Swiss 13.2%
Irish 10.6%
English 6%
US/American 3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.2%
French (except Basque) 1.9%
Italian 1.6%
Dutch 1.2%
Swedish 0.9%
Polish 0.8%
European 0.7%
Czech 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
Scottish 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Argyle 823 $44,063
Blanchardville 806 $51,776
Browntown 252 $41,563
Darlington 2,418 $44,048
Gratiot 252 $45,208
Hollandale 283 $50,139
South Wayne 484 $41,944
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Argyle High Schools (2004)

14665 STATE ROAD 78
Serves 174 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.4

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