Blue River, Wisconsin

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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

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
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
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
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
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Blue River Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 429 100%
Male 222 51.7%
Female 207 48.3%
Under 18 107 24.9%
18+ 322 75.1%
65+ 69 16.1%
Median Age 37.8
Average Family Size 2.97
White 428 99.8%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.2%

Estimated Blue River Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 428
Growth -1
Growth % -0.2%

Blue River 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 33.8%
Irish 20.9%
Norwegian 13.2%
English 12.3%
French (except Basque) 4.3%
Czech 3%
US/American 2.3%
Swedish 2.3%
Italian 2%
European 1.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1%
Welsh 1%
Dutch 0.7%
Danish 0.7%
Polish 0.7%
Scottish 0.7%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Blue River 429 $41,806
Avoca 608 $31,786
Boaz 137 $32,000
Boscobel 3,047 $37,527
Highland 855 $44,875
Muscoda 1,453 $38,750
Richland Center 5,114 $38,625
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