Shullsburg, Wisconsin

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Shullsburg, Wisconsin

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Shullsburg Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 15% Shullsburg Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Shullsburg, Wisconsin

Comparing Shullsburg 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 9
Female Share of the Population 7 9
Well-Paid Single Women 7 4
Well-Paid Single Men 7 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 4
Male Share of the Population 4 2
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 5
Average Household Size 3 4


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 8
Public Transportation Use 6 5
Short Commute Times 6 4
Walking and Biking to Work 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 9 10
People Living Alone 8 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 9
Housing Recently Built 2 1

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Shullsburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles E of Dubuque, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 122 miles W of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Lafayette
Standard Zip Codes 53586
Phone Area Codes 608
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.573
Longitude -90.23

Shullsburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.1 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 27 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 34.8 inches
Distance 16.8 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 26 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 35.2 inches
Distance 17.1 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
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Shullsburg Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,246 100%
Male 586 47%
Female 660 53%
Under 18 303 24.3%
18+ 943 75.7%
65+ 245 19.7%
Median Age 40.1
Average Family Size 2.97
White 1,240 99.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 4 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Shullsburg Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,198
Growth -48
Growth % -3.9%

Shullsburg 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 32.7%
Irish 21.2%
English 18.1%
US/American 10%
Norwegian 4.6%
Swiss 3.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.5%
French (except Basque) 0.7%
Italian 0.6%
Swedish 0.6%
Czech 0.6%
Polish 0.5%
European 0.5%
British 0.4%
Scottish 0.4%
Luxemburger 0.4%
Dutch 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.2%
Portuguese 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Shullsburg, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Shullsberg (53586)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Shullsburg 1,246 $41,500
Belmont 871 $49,688
Benton 976 $41,518
Cuba City 2,156 $46,550
Darlington 2,418 $44,048
Gratiot 252 $45,208
Hazel Green 1,183 $45,905

Shullsburg Public Libraries

Shullsburg Public Library
Shullsburg, Wisconsin
(608) 965-4480

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Shullsburg High Schools (2004)

Serves 127 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.5

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