West Baraboo, Wisconsin

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West Baraboo, Wisconsin

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% West Baraboo Walking and Biking to Work
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% West Baraboo Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of West Baraboo, Wisconsin

Comparing West Baraboo 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 9 8
Well-Paid Single Men 6 2
Racial Diversity 5 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 4
Senior Citizens 3 3
Age of the Population 3 3
Female Share of the Population 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 9
Portion of People Married 6 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 8 7
People in Middle Class or Better 8 6
People Above Poverty 8 6
College Educated Adults 8 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Short Commute Times 9 8
Working at Home 5 4
Public Transportation Use 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 5
People Living Alone 2 1
Affordability of Rents 2 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 5

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West Baraboo Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles NW of Madison, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 98 miles W of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Sauk
Standard Zip Codes 53913
Phone Area Codes 608
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.474
Longitude -89.77

West Baraboo Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 2.5 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 26 F
Apr Temp 30 to 57 F
Jul Temp 55 to 83 F
Oct Temp 33 to 60 F
Annual Precip 33.7 inches
Distance 13 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 27 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 33.3 inches
Distance 17.4 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 25 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 34.5 inches
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West Baraboo Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,248 100%
Male 623 49.9%
Female 625 50.1%
Under 18 365 29.2%
18+ 883 70.8%
65+ 146 11.7%
Median Age 34.3
Average Family Size 3.19
White 1,199 96.1%
African-American 7 0.6%
Asian 6 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 22 1.8%
Other 5 0.4%
Mixed Race 8 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 20 1.6%

Estimated West Baraboo Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,373
Growth 125
Growth % 10%

West Baraboo 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 42.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.3%
Irish 7.3%
US/American 6.8%
Polish 6%
Norwegian 5.4%
French (except Basque) 3.7%
Italian 3.6%
English 3.5%
European 2.8%
Czech 1.6%
Danish 1.6%
Swedish 1%
Swiss 0.9%
Russian 0.8%
Dutch 0.7%
Eastern European 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.5%
Austrian 0.4%
Syrian 0.4%
French Canadian 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.2%
Slavic 0.2%
Scottish 0.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
West Baraboo 1,248 $51,406
Baraboo 10,711 $48,149
Lake Delton 1,982 $40,952
Merrimac 416 $42,656
North Freedom 649 $41,818
Rock Springs 425 $51,071
Wisconsin Dells 2,418 $46,304
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