Lone Rock, Wisconsin

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Lone Rock, Wisconsin

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

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Low Rate of Poverty
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Top 19% Lone Rock Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Lone Rock, Wisconsin

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


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 7
People in Middle Class or Better 5 2
Median Family Income 4 1
College Educated Adults 3 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 8
Working at Home 4 3
Short Commute Times 2 1
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 8
People Living Alone 7 6
Housing Recently Built 7 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 3
Affordability of Rents 5 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 8

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Lone Rock Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 41 miles W of Madison, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 116 miles W of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Richland
Standard Zip Codes 53556
Phone Area Codes 608
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.194
Longitude -90.197

Lone Rock Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.8 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 25 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 29.4 inches
Distance 15.2 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 25 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 60 F
Annual Precip 36.3 inches
Distance 29.3 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 26 F
Apr Temp 30 to 57 F
Jul Temp 55 to 83 F
Oct Temp 33 to 60 F
Annual Precip 33.7 inches
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Lone Rock Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 929 100%
Male 448 48.2%
Female 481 51.8%
Under 18 257 27.7%
18+ 672 72.3%
65+ 99 10.7%
Median Age 34.1
Average Family Size 2.95
White 912 98.2%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 5 0.5%
Mixed Race 8 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 14 1.5%

Estimated Lone Rock Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 911
Growth -18
Growth % -1.9%

Lone Rock 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 36.7%
Irish 12%
US/American 11.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.5%
Norwegian 10%
English 4.3%
French (except Basque) 3.1%
Czech 2.4%
Italian 2%
Polish 1.5%
Swiss 1.2%
Dutch 1.1%
Danish 1.1%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
Luxemburger 0.5%
Canadian 0.4%
Scottish 0.3%
Hungarian 0.3%
Swedish 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Lone Rock 929 $37,750
Avoca 608 $31,786
Highland 855 $44,875
Muscoda 1,453 $38,750
Plain 792 $51,094
Richland Center 5,114 $38,625
Spring Green 1,444 $51,806

Lone Rock Public Libraries

Lone Rock Community Library
Lone Rock, Wisconsin
(608) 583-2034

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