Cashton, Wisconsin

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Cashton, Wisconsin

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Cashton Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 11% Cashton Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 15% Cashton Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Cashton, Wisconsin

Comparing Cashton 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 8 9
Senior Citizens 7 7
Well-Paid Single Men 6 2
Well-Paid Single Women 6 2
Male Share of the Population 6 5
Female Share of the Population 5 6
Age of the Population 4 5
Racial Diversity 3 3


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 4 1
College Educated Adults 4 3
Median Family Income 4 2
People Above Poverty 4 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 9
Short Commute Times 7 5
Public Transportation Use 6 5
Working at Home 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 8 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 8
Affordability of Rents 8 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 9
Housing Recently Built 2 2

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Cashton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles E of La Crosse, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 141 miles SE of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Monroe
Standard Zip Codes 54619
Phone Area Codes 608
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.741
Longitude -90.779

Cashton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.6 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 22 F
Apr Temp 36 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 57 F
Annual Precip 35.4 inches
Station SPARTA
Distance 13.4 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 24 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 33 inches
Distance 23.2 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 24 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 32.9 inches
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Cashton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,005 100%
Male 485 48.3%
Female 520 51.7%
Under 18 279 27.8%
18+ 726 72.2%
65+ 180 17.9%
Median Age 36.3
Average Family Size 2.99
White 995 99%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 4 0.4%
Mixed Race 5 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 16 1.6%

Estimated Cashton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,018
Growth 13
Growth % 1.3%

Cashton 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 46.4%
Norwegian 27.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.3%
Irish 5.9%
US/American 2.9%
Polish 1.9%
Italian 1.8%
English 1.7%
French (except Basque) 1.5%
Czech 1.2%
French Canadian 0.9%
Swiss 0.3%
Finnish 0.3%
Scotch-Irish 0.3%
Swedish 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
British 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Cashton 1,005 $37,917
Coon Valley 714 $45,962
Norwalk 653 $39,583
Ontario 476 $28,750
Rockland 628 $50,714
Westby 2,045 $41,000
Wilton 519 $46,607

Cashton Public Libraries

Torkelson Memorial Library
809 MAIN ST.
Cashton, Wisconsin
(608) 654-5465

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Cashton High Schools (2004)

540 COE ST
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 291 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.6

Cashton Colleges

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