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People

Total Population 709
Male Share of the Population 51.2%
Female Share of the Population 48.8%
Senior Citizens 21.6%
Employed Population 16+ 343
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 60.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 21.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $66,875
% Above Poverty Level 86.7%
% Below Poverty Level 13.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.6%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 33%
Median Gross Rent $482
Median House Value $125,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.2%
US/American 0%
English 5.5%
Irish 13.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Potosi Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles N of Dubuque, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 144 miles W of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Grant
Standard Zip Codes 53820
Phone Area Codes 608
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.689
Longitude -90.711

Potosi Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LANCASTER 4 WSW
Distance 10.6 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 23 F
Apr Temp 36 to 56 F
Jul Temp 62 to 80 F
Oct Temp 40 to 58 F
Annual Precip 33.7 inches
Station PLATTEVILLE
Distance 13.1 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 25 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 36.1 inches
Station GUTTENBERG L & D 10
Distance 20.8 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 39 to 59 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 62 F
Annual Precip 32.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bloomington 809 $50,469
Cassville 854 $49,375
Cuba City 1,917 $69,226
Dickeyville 1,176 $60,431
Lancaster 3,811 $65,718
Platteville 11,740 $67,176

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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128 HIGHWAY 61 N
608-763-2161
Serves 166 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.9

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