Muscoda, Wisconsin

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Muscoda, Wisconsin

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High Points

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

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Top 4% trophy Muscoda Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Muscoda, Wisconsin

Comparing Muscoda 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 8 8
Age of the Population 7 8
Well-Paid Single Men 6 2
Male Share of the Population 6 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Female Share of the Population 5 6
Racial Diversity 4 5


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


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Working at Home 5 4
Short Commute Times 5 3
Public Transportation Use 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 7
People Living Alone 8 7
Affordability of Rents 7 8
Housing Recently Built 3 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 8

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Muscoda Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 48 miles N of Dubuque, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 128 miles W of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Grant
Standard Zip Codes 53573
Phone Area Codes 608
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.185
Longitude -90.443

Muscoda Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.6 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 26 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 84 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 35.6 inches
Distance 13.1 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 21.6 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
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Muscoda Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,453 100%
Male 704 48.5%
Female 749 51.5%
Under 18 343 23.6%
18+ 1,110 76.4%
65+ 291 20%
Median Age 39.3
Average Family Size 2.88
White 1,430 98.4%
African-American 4 0.3%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 15 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 19 1.3%

Estimated Muscoda Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,408
Growth -45
Growth % -3.1%

Muscoda 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 42.4%
Irish 13.4%
Norwegian 10.4%
US/American 7.3%
Czech 6.5%
English 5.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.4%
French (except Basque) 1.9%
Dutch 1.3%
Italian 1.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
French Canadian 1%
Polish 1%
Scottish 0.9%
Finnish 0.8%
Swiss 0.7%
Belgian 0.7%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
Swedish 0.2%
European 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
Syrian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Muscoda 1,453 $38,750
Avoca 608 $31,786
Blue River 429 $41,806
Boaz 137 $32,000
Highland 855 $44,875
Lone Rock 929 $37,750
Richland Center 5,114 $38,625

Muscoda Public Libraries

Muscoda Public Library
Muscoda, Wisconsin
(608) 739-3182

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Muscoda High Schools (2004)

235 E ELM ST
Serves 283 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.7

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