Horicon, Wisconsin

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Horicon, Wisconsin

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Horicon Low Rate of Poverty
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Horicon Walking and Biking to Work
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Horicon People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Horicon Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Horicon Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Horicon Well-Paid Single Women
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Horicon Low Violent Crime
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Horicon Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Horicon, Wisconsin

Comparing Horicon 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
Well-Paid Single Men 10 9
Well-Paid Single Women 9 8
Male Share of the Population 8 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 5
Racial Diversity 5 7
Age of the Population 4 5
Senior Citizens 4 3
Female Share of the Population 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 8
Average Household Size 7 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 9
Median Family Income 9 9
College Educated Adults 6 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Short Commute Times 9 8
Working at Home 3 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 9 9
Low Property Crime 5 6

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Horicon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 36 miles NW of Waukesha, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 46 miles NW of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Dodge
Standard Zip Codes 53032
Phone Area Codes 920
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.451
Longitude -88.631

Horicon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 1.3 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 25 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 33 inches
Distance 25.2 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 26 F
Apr Temp 36 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 33.9 inches
Distance 28.1 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 55 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 59 F
Annual Precip 32.8 inches
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Horicon Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,775 100%
Male 1,874 49.6%
Female 1,901 50.4%
Under 18 1,003 26.6%
18+ 2,772 73.4%
65+ 479 12.7%
Median Age 36.3
Average Family Size 3.06
White 3,684 97.6%
African-American 15 0.4%
Asian 7 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.2%
Other 39 1%
Mixed Race 20 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 79 2.1%

Estimated Horicon Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,604
Growth -171
Growth % -4.5%

Horicon 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 62%
Irish 5.8%
US/American 5.5%
Norwegian 4.3%
English 3.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.8%
Polish 2.7%
Italian 1.7%
Dutch 1.7%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
Swedish 1.5%
French Canadian 1.1%
Austrian 0.6%
Swiss 0.6%
Slovak 0.5%
Czech 0.4%
Russian 0.3%
Scotch-Irish 0.3%
Scottish 0.3%
European 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Yugoslavian 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Horicon 3,775 $58,393
Beaver Dam 15,169 $46,346
Hustisford 1,135 $52,262
Iron Ridge 998 $50,893
Juneau 2,485 $50,263
Mayville 4,902 $50,789
Theresa 1,252 $50,795

Horicon Public Libraries

Horicon Public Library
404 E. LAKE ST.
Horicon, Wisconsin
(920) 485-3535

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Horicon High Schools (2004)

Serves 415 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16

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