Demographics

People

Total Population2,461
Male Share of the Population49.3%
Female Share of the Population50.7%
Senior Citizens19.1%
Employed Population 16+1,154
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married54%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher23.9%
Median Earnings25+$37,781
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,500

Wealth

Median Family Income$63,594
% Above Poverty Level89.7%
% Below Poverty Level10.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home1.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone27.7%
Median Gross Rent$855
Median House Value$113,500

Ancestry

Norwegian51.9%
German32%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)9.1%
Irish5.4%
English4.7%
Italian3.6%
Dutch2.5%
Polish2.2%
Swiss1.9%
Czech1.7%
Swedish1%
Scottish0.8%
French Except Basque0.6%
Greek0.5%
Austrian0.3%
Welsh0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Slovene0.2%
Slovak0.2%
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Westby Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyVernon County
Standard Zip Codes54667
Phone Area Codes608
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude43.65
Approximate Longitude-90.85

Westby Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationCASHTON
Distance7.3 miles
Jan Temp7 to 22 F
Apr Temp36 to 56 F
Jul Temp61 to 81 F
Oct Temp40 to 57 F
Annual Precip35.4 inches
StationVIROQUA 2 S
Distance8.6 miles
Jan Temp4 to 22 F
Apr Temp33 to 55 F
Jul Temp58 to 80 F
Oct Temp36 to 58 F
Annual Precip33 inches
StationSPARTA
Distance19.2 miles
Jan Temp3 to 24 F
Apr Temp34 to 57 F
Jul Temp59 to 83 F
Oct Temp37 to 60 F
Annual Precip33 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cashton986$66,833
Chaseburg320$70,000
Coon Valley825$52,857
La Farge845$50,294
Ontario505$46,786
Viroqua4,371$52,303

Westby Public Libraries

Bekkum Memorial Public Library
206 N. MAIN ST.
Westby, Wisconsin
(608) 634-4419

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Westby Public Schools

Westby Elementary
122 Nelson St
ZIP: 54667
(608) 634-0500
Primary
Total Enrollment 345
Westby High
206 West Ave S
ZIP: 54667
(608) 634-3101
High
Total Enrollment 327
Westby Middle
206 West Ave S
ZIP: 54667
(608) 634-0200
Middle
Total Enrollment 338

Westby Private Schools

Sugar Grove School
S1780 County Road D
ZIP: 54667
Elementary
Total Enrollment 28
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