Ontario, Wisconsin

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Ontario Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 32 miles E of La Crosse, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 143 miles W of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Vernon
Standard Zip Codes 54651
Phone Area Codes 608
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.725
Longitude -90.591

Ontario Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.7 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 22 F
Apr Temp 36 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 57 F
Annual Precip 35.4 inches
Distance 13.9 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 24 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 32.9 inches
Station SPARTA
Distance 18.2 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 24 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 33 inches
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Ontario Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 476 100%
Male 230 48.3%
Female 246 51.7%
Under 18 102 21.4%
18+ 374 78.6%
65+ 118 24.8%
Median Age 44.4
Average Family Size 2.73
White 452 95%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.8%
Other 18 3.8%
Mixed Race 2 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 23 4.8%

Estimated Ontario Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 481
Growth 5
Growth % 1.1%

Ontario 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 36.4%
Norwegian 12.6%
Irish 9.8%
English 9.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9%
US/American 7%
French (except Basque) 5%
Scottish 3.9%
Danish 1.1%
Czech 1.1%
Italian 0.8%
Czechoslovakian 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Polish 0.6%
Swedish 0.6%
Swiss 0.6%
Pennsylvania German 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Ontario 476 $28,750
Cashton 1,005 $37,917
Hillsboro 1,302 $42,750
Kendall 469 $43,393
La Farge 775 $33,750
Norwalk 653 $39,583
Wilton 519 $46,607

Ontario Public Libraries

Ontario Public Library
313 MAIN ST.
Ontario, Wisconsin
(608) 337-4651

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Student/teacher ratio: 14.6

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