Friendship, Wisconsin

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Friendship, Wisconsin

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Friendship Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 16% Friendship Affordability of Property Taxes
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Friendship Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Friendship, Wisconsin

Comparing Friendship 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
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 9 9
Age of the Population 7 8
Racial Diversity 7 9
Well-Paid Single Men 6 2
Female Share of the Population 1 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


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


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Short Commute Times 9 8
Working at Home 8 8
Public Transportation Use 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
Affordability of Rents 6 7
Housing Recently Built 5 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 9

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Friendship Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 64 miles W of Oshkosh, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 116 miles NW of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Adams
Standard Zip Codes 53934
P.O. Box Zip Codes 53927
Phone Area Codes 608
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.97
Longitude -89.827

Friendship Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.4 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 25 F
Apr Temp 34 to 59 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 32.3 inches
Station MAUSTON 1 SE
Distance 17.6 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 25 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 33.2 inches
Distance 28.6 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 25 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 34 inches
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Friendship Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 698 100%
Male 358 51.3%
Female 340 48.7%
Under 18 168 24.1%
18+ 530 75.9%
65+ 156 22.3%
Median Age 39.7
Average Family Size 2.97
White 658 94.3%
African-American 3 0.4%
Asian 15 2.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 12 1.7%
Other 4 0.6%
Mixed Race 5 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 1.1%

Estimated Friendship Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 766
Growth 68
Growth % 9.7%

Friendship 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 36.3%
Irish 15.2%
English 6.5%
Norwegian 6.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.9%
Polish 5.7%
US/American 5.5%
Czech 3.4%
Scottish 2.6%
Russian 2.2%
Italian 2%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
Danish 1.6%
Swedish 1.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.8%
French Canadian 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Canadian 0.4%
Dutch 0.4%
Slovak 0.4%
Finnish 0.4%
Belgian 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Friendship, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Dellwood (53927)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Friendship 698 $33,438
Adams 1,914 $32,981
Coloma 461 $38,542
Mauston 3,740 $42,866
Necedah 888 $37,788
New Lisbon 1,436 $44,464
Westfield 1,217 $34,306

Friendship Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
(608) 339-3331
Emergency Service: Yes

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