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Demographics

People

Total Population1,335
Male Share of the Population47.9%
Female Share of the Population52.1%
Senior Citizens18.9%
Employed Population 16+697
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married51.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher23.5%
Median Earnings25+$35,690
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$6,518
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,773

Wealth

Median Family Income$68,167
% Above Poverty Level92.6%
% Below Poverty Level7.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone35.4%
Median Gross Rent$683
Median House Value$185,800

Ancestry

Irish19.2%
Norwegian16%
English8.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)5.8%
Italian2.8%
Swedish2.5%
Scottish2.2%
Polish1.6%
Danishn1.4%
French Except Basque1.3%
Swiss1.2%
Czech1.1%
Welsh1.1%
Russian0.9%
German0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Dutch0.4%
Belgian0.3%
Greek0.2%
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Black Earth Almanac

CategoryValue
County Dane County
Standard Zip Codes53515
Phone Area Codes608
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude43.13
Approximate Longitude-89.74

Black Earth Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationPRAIRIE DU SAC 2 N
Distance12.4 miles
Jan Temp6 to 25 F
Apr Temp36 to 56 F
Jul Temp61 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 60 F
Annual Precip31 inches
StationCHARMANY FARM
Distance14.2 miles
Jan Temp6 to 24 F
Apr Temp35 to 54 F
Jul Temp60 to 81 F
Oct Temp38 to 59 F
Annual Precip33.4 inches
StationDODGEVILLE
Distance21.5 miles
Jan Temp6 to 25 F
Apr Temp34 to 57 F
Jul Temp60 to 82 F
Oct Temp38 to 60 F
Annual Precip36.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Arena865$63,750
Barneveld1,301$85,625
Blue Mounds865$77,222
Cross Plains3,914$89,176
Mazomanie1,745$68,750
Mount Horeb7,389$83,281

Black Earth Public Libraries

Black Earth Public Library
1210 MILLS ST.
Black Earth, Wisconsin
(608) 767-2563

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Black Earth Public Schools

Black Earth Elementary
1133 Center St
ZIP: 53515
(608) 767-2251
Primary
Total Enrollment 218
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