Blue Mounds, Wisconsin

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Blue Mounds, Wisconsin

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Blue Mounds People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Blue Mounds Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Blue Mounds Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Blue Mounds Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Blue Mounds Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Blue Mounds, Wisconsin

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 7
Average Household Size 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 9
People Above Poverty 9 8
Median Family Income 9 7
College Educated Adults 7 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 9
Walking and Biking to Work 6 4
Public Transportation Use 5 4
Short Commute Times 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 3
People Living Alone 5 4
Affordability of Rents 2 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 2

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Blue Mounds Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles W of Madison, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 97 miles W of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Dane
Metro Area Madison
Standard Zip Codes 53517
Phone Area Codes 608
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.017
Longitude -89.832

Blue Mounds Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14.6 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
Distance 21.8 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
Distance 25.6 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 25 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 32.9 inches
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Blue Mounds Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 708 100%
Male 351 49.6%
Female 357 50.4%
Under 18 203 28.7%
18+ 505 71.3%
65+ 59 8.3%
Median Age 34.8
Average Family Size 2.9
White 693 97.9%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 5 0.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.4%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 6 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 1%

Estimated Blue Mounds Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 757
Growth 49
Growth % 6.9%

Blue Mounds 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
German 25.6%
Norwegian 25.4%
Irish 9.8%
Polish 7%
US/American 5.4%
Swiss 4.3%
English 4.1%
Scotch-Irish 2.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.1%
Swedish 1.8%
French (except Basque) 1.8%
Scottish 1.7%
Danish 1.7%
Czech 1.4%
Dutch 1.4%
Belgian 1.1%
Finnish 0.9%
Italian 0.8%
Welsh 0.6%
Austrian 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Blue Mounds 708 $52,895
Arena 685 $49,375
Barneveld 1,088 $58,393
Black Earth 1,320 $58,421
Cross Plains 3,084 $62,500
Mount Horeb 5,860 $63,234
Ridgeway 689 $50,795
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