Elk Mound, Wisconsin

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Elk Mound, Wisconsin

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High Points

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

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Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Elk Mound Low Property Crime

Comparative Profile of Elk Mound, Wisconsin

Comparing Elk Mound 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
Female Share of the Population 7 8
Racial Diversity 6 8
Male Share of the Population 4 3
Senior Citizens 1 1
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1
Age of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 9
Portion of People Married 6 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 6
People in Middle Class or Better 6 3
College Educated Adults 5 4
Median Family Income 5 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 6
Public Transportation Use 7 7
Working at Home 5 5
Walking and Biking to Work 5 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 8 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 4
Affordability of Rents 5 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 6
People Living Alone 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 9 10
Low Violent Crime 5 2

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Elk Mound Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles NW of Eau Claire, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 68 miles E of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Dunn
Standard Zip Codes 54739
Phone Area Codes 715
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.873
Longitude -91.69

Elk Mound Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.2 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 21 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 58 F
Annual Precip 32.1 inches
Distance 11.9 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 24 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 60 F
Annual Precip 30.5 inches
Distance 36.9 miles
Jan Temp -2 to 22 F
Apr Temp 31 to 55 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 35 to 57 F
Annual Precip 31.7 inches
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Elk Mound Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 785 100%
Male 373 47.5%
Female 412 52.5%
Under 18 228 29%
18+ 557 71%
65+ 66 8.4%
Median Age 30.8
Average Family Size 2.95
White 755 96.2%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 17 2.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.4%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 10 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.6%

Estimated Elk Mound Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 815
Growth 30
Growth % 3.8%

Elk Mound 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 31.2%
Norwegian 30.8%
Irish 8.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.2%
French (except Basque) 4.5%
English 4.5%
Dutch 2.4%
US/American 2.2%
Polish 2.1%
Greek 1.4%
French Canadian 1.1%
Italian 1%
Scottish 1%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Pennsylvania German 0.5%
Swedish 0.5%
Danish 0.5%
Austrian 0.5%
Czech 0.3%
Russian 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Elk Mound 785 $39,318
Altoona 6,698 $49,441
Chippewa Falls 12,925 $43,519
Colfax 1,136 $40,673
Eau Claire 61,704 $49,320
Menomonie 14,937 $44,458
Wheeler 317 $43,000
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Elk Mound High Schools (2004)

Serves 294 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.5

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