Fennimore, Wisconsin

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Fennimore, Wisconsin

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Fennimore Short Commute Times
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 14% Fennimore Affordability of Property Taxes
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Fennimore Low Violent Crime

Comparative Profile of Fennimore, Wisconsin

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 4
Average Household Size 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 7
People Above Poverty 7 4
People in Middle Class or Better 6 3
Median Family Income 6 3

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 7 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
Affordability of Rents 6 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 6
Housing Recently Built 4 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 9 9
Low Property Crime 7 8

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Fennimore Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles N of Dubuque, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 139 miles W of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Grant
Standard Zip Codes 53809
Phone Area Codes 608
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.983
Longitude -90.655

Fennimore Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.3 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 23 F
Apr Temp 36 to 56 F
Jul Temp 62 to 80 F
Oct Temp 40 to 58 F
Annual Precip 33.7 inches
Distance 18.8 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 25 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 36.1 inches
Distance 25 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
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Fennimore Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,387 100%
Male 1,138 47.7%
Female 1,249 52.3%
Under 18 553 23.2%
18+ 1,834 76.8%
65+ 515 21.6%
Median Age 39.8
Average Family Size 2.88
White 2,366 99.1%
African-American 2 0.1%
Asian 5 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.1%
Other 8 0.3%
Mixed Race 4 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 18 0.8%

Estimated Fennimore Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,357
Growth -30
Growth % -1.3%

Fennimore 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 43.9%
Norwegian 13.8%
Irish 12.7%
English 11.1%
US/American 4.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.8%
Swiss 2.4%
Czech 1.6%
French (except Basque) 1.4%
Polish 1.2%
Dutch 1%
Scottish 0.8%
French Canadian 0.7%
Italian 0.5%
European 0.3%
Belgian 0.3%
Danish 0.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.2%
Swedish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Fennimore 2,387 $42,287
Boscobel 3,047 $37,527
Lancaster 4,070 $47,500
Livingston 597 $41,477
Montfort 663 $43,295
Mount Hope 186 $39,583
Wauzeka 768 $46,000

Fennimore Public Libraries

Dwight T. Parker Public Library
Fennimore, Wisconsin
(608) 822-6294

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Fennimore High Schools (2004)

510 7TH ST
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 372 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.6

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