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People

Total Population 442
Male Share of the Population 52.7%
Female Share of the Population 47.3%
Senior Citizens 19.9%
Employed Population 16+ 214
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 45.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $62,500
% Above Poverty Level 85.5%
% Below Poverty Level 14.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 41.1%
Median Gross Rent $582
Median House Value $86,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.1%
US/American 0%
English 15.2%
Irish 20.1%

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

Blue River Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 47 miles N of Dubuque, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 134 miles W of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Grant
Standard Zip Codes 53518
Phone Area Codes 608
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.188
Longitude -90.566

Blue River 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 RICHLAND CENTER
Distance 12.8 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 26 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 84 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 35.6 inches
Station GAYS MILLS
Distance 16.8 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 25 F
Apr Temp 32 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 34 to 60 F
Annual Precip 32.8 inches
Station DODGEVILLE
Distance 26.8 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Avoca 595 $34,934
Boaz 113 $58,750
Boscobel 3,194 $50,625
Highland 919 $52,083
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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