Orfordville, Wisconsin

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Orfordville, Wisconsin

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Comparative Profile of Orfordville, Wisconsin

Comparing Orfordville 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 6 6
Racial Diversity 6 8
Well-Paid Single Men 6 2
Well-Paid Single Women 6 2
Female Share of the Population 5 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 4
Senior Citizens 2 2
Age of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 10
Portion of People Married 8 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 8 6
People Above Poverty 8 6
Median Family Income 8 6
College Educated Adults 5 4

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 6 6
Affordability of Rents 3 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 5
People Living Alone 2 1

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Orfordville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 miles W of Janesville, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 74 miles W of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Rock
Metro Area Janesville - Beloit
Standard Zip Codes 53576
Phone Area Codes 608
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.627
Longitude -89.253

Orfordville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.7 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 26 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 61 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches
Station AFTON
Distance 9.5 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 27 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 32.7 inches
Distance 27.8 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 26 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 33.4 inches
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Orfordville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,272 100%
Male 618 48.6%
Female 654 51.4%
Under 18 394 31%
18+ 878 69%
65+ 135 10.6%
Median Age 32.9
Average Family Size 3.14
White 1,239 97.4%
African-American 7 0.6%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 12 0.9%
Mixed Race 13 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 29 2.3%

Estimated Orfordville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,336
Growth 64
Growth % 5%

Orfordville 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 31.7%
Norwegian 24.5%
English 7.2%
Irish 6.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.7%
Swiss 5.9%
French (except Basque) 4.1%
Polish 3.3%
US/American 2.8%
Swedish 1.7%
Scottish 1.2%
French Canadian 1.1%
Dutch 0.7%
Greek 0.7%
Czech 0.4%
Italian 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
European 0.3%
Scotch-Irish 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Orfordville 1,272 $50,192
Albany 1,191 $46,071
Beloit 35,775 $42,083
Brodhead 3,180 $46,199
Evansville 4,039 $58,451
Footville 788 $55,833
Janesville 59,498 $55,133

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Orfordville Public Library
Orfordville, Wisconsin
(608) 879-9229

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Orfordville High Schools (2004)

Serves 349 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.7

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