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People

Total Population 595
Male Share of the Population 55.5%
Female Share of the Population 44.5%
Senior Citizens 21%
Employed Population 16+ 221
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 54.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 6.2%
Median Earnings25+ $21,328
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $15,625
Median Earnings With High School Degree $21,250

Wealth

Median Family Income $34,934
% Above Poverty Level 78.7%
% Below Poverty Level 21.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 35 minutes
% Working from Home 1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 30.9%
Median Gross Rent $633
Median House Value $62,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.8%
US/American 0%
English 8.7%
Irish 10.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Avoca Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 47 miles W of Madison, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 122 miles W of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Iowa
Standard Zip Codes 53506
Phone Area Codes 608
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.181
Longitude -90.324

Avoca Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LONE ROCK TRI CO
Distance 7.2 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 25 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 29.4 inches
Station DODGEVILLE
Distance 17.3 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
Station PLATTEVILLE
Distance 30.7 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 25 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 36.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Blue River 442 $62,500
Cobb 532 $55,000
Highland 919 $52,083
Lone Rock 881 $46,563
Muscoda 1,452 $49,063
Richland Center 5,094 $51,838

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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