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Demographics

People

Total Population682
Male Share of the Population49.3%
Female Share of the Population50.7%
Senior Citizens21.6%
Employed Population 16+331
Age of the Population47

Families

% of people married56.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher22.2%
Median Earnings25+$36,250
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,333
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,625

Wealth

Median Family Income$68,864
% Above Poverty Level88.2%
% Below Poverty Level11.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.7%
% Using Public Transportation0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone34.9%
Median Gross Rent$475
Median House Value$138,900

Ancestry

German61.1%
Irish13.6%
Norwegian10%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)5.7%
English5%
Canadian2.2%
Swiss1.8%
Czech1.5%
Dutch1.5%
French Except Basque1.2%
Polish1.2%
Italian0.6%
Lithuanian0.4%
Scottish0.3%
Swedish0.3%
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Potosi Almanac

CategoryValue
County Grant County
Standard Zip Codes53820
Phone Area Codes608
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude42.68
Approximate Longitude-90.71

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)

StationLANCASTER 4 WSW
Distance10.6 miles
Jan Temp6 to 23 F
Apr Temp36 to 56 F
Jul Temp62 to 80 F
Oct Temp40 to 58 F
Annual Precip33.7 inches
StationPLATTEVILLE
Distance13.1 miles
Jan Temp7 to 25 F
Apr Temp35 to 58 F
Jul Temp61 to 83 F
Oct Temp39 to 61 F
Annual Precip36.1 inches
StationGUTTENBERG L & D 10
Distance20.8 miles
Jan Temp8 to 27 F
Apr Temp39 to 59 F
Jul Temp64 to 85 F
Oct Temp42 to 62 F
Annual Precip32.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bloomington813$53,281
Cassville942$52,083
Cuba City2,076$77,685
Dickeyville1,164$60,781
Lancaster3,796$62,415
Platteville12,020$68,542

Potosi Public Schools

Potosi Elementary
128 Highway 61 N
ZIP: 53820
(608) 763-2163
Primary
Total Enrollment 135
Potosi High
128 Highway 61 N
ZIP: 53820
(608) 763-2161
High
Total Enrollment 113
Potosi Middle
128 Highway 61 N
ZIP: 53820
(608) 763-2162
Middle
Total Enrollment 70

Potosi Private Schools

Ss Andrew-thomas School
100 Us Highway 61 N
ZIP: 53820
Elementary
Total Enrollment 52
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