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People

Total Population 2,147
Male Share of the Population 48.2%
Female Share of the Population 51.8%
Senior Citizens 20.9%
Employed Population 16+ 982
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 53%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $57,992
% Above Poverty Level 90.5%
% Below Poverty Level 9.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 31.2%
Median Gross Rent $636
Median House Value $108,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.1%
US/American 0%
English 4.1%
Irish 7.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Westby Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles SE of La Crosse, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 142 miles SE of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Vernon
Standard Zip Codes 54667
Phone Area Codes 608
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.656
Longitude -90.854

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)

Station CASHTON
Distance 7.3 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 22 F
Apr Temp 36 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 57 F
Annual Precip 35.4 inches
Station VIROQUA 2 S
Distance 8.6 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 22 F
Apr Temp 33 to 55 F
Jul Temp 58 to 80 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 33 inches
Station SPARTA
Distance 19.2 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 24 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 33 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Bloomingdale (54667)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cashton 992 $56,719
Chaseburg 275 $67,250
Coon Valley 689 $60,938
La Farge 640 $48,958
Ontario 503 $45,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Westby Public Libraries

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

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Westby High Schools

WESTBY HI
206 WEST AVE S
608-634-3101
Serves 399 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.9

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