Fitchburg Dane County, Wisconsin

Fitchburg: City in Dane County, Wisconsin, United States

About

Fitchburg is a city located in the county of Dane in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. Its population at the 2010 census was 25,260 and a population density of 277 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 30,866 inhabitants.

Fitchburg Quick Facts

Population : 30,866 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Wisconsin (United States)
County : Dane County
Postal code : 53711
Phone Area Codes : 608
Area : 91.07 km2
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 15:05:17 (21st May 2022)
Density : 339 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 18.16% (2010-2020)
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Location of Fitchburg on Wisconsin map.
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Geography

Fitchburg is located at 42°57'39"N 89°28'11"W (42.9608300, -89.4698400).

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Demographics

The population of Fitchburg increased by 18.16% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 25,260 - census
2011 25,524 1.03% estimation process
2012 25,867 1.33% estimation process
2013 26,321 1.72% estimation process
2014 27,132 2.99% estimation process
2015 27,929 2.85% estimation process
2016 28,832 3.13% estimation process
2017 29,539 2.39% estimation process
2018 30,140 1.99% estimation process
2019 30,792 2.12% estimation process
2020 30,866 0.24% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 39,842
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 40,723
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -2.2%
April 1, 2020 Population : 39,272
April 1, 2010 Population : 40,716
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 20.3%
People over 65 (%) : 21.0%
Female persons, % : 50.9%
White only, percent : 97.4%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 0.4%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.2%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 1.6%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 96.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 2,624
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.0%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 21,394

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Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 21,394
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 68.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $104,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $959
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $341
2015-2019 median gross rent : $614
Permits for construction, 2020 : 337
2015-2019 Households : 16,192
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.42
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 1.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 77.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 63.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 77.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 19.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 12.9%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 52.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 48.4%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 172,801
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 235,923
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 401,490
2012 total retail sales per capita : $9,933
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 30.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $39,803
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $24,212
Percentage of people living in poverty : 21.9%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 564
2019 total employment : 6,982
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 214,876
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : -6.8%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 2,338
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 3,484
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,169
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 923
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 154
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,224
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 418
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,918
2010 population per square mile : 84.8
2010 land area in square miles : 480.19

Schools in Fitchburg

College & universities near Fitchburg, WI

Code Name City ZIP
238661 Edgewood College Madison (WI) 53711-1997

Stations (11)

Amtrak & bus stations near Fitchburg, WI

Code Name Address Type
MSN Madison, Wisconsin 800 Langdon St. BUS
SMD Madison (South), Wisconsin Hwy 51 & East Broadway Ave. BUS
JVL Janesville, Wisconsin 3120 North Pontiac Drive BUS
CBS Columbus 359 North Ludington Street RAIL
BET South Beloit, Illinois 15766 Manchester Road BUS

Post offices near Fitchburg

Post Office Name City ZIP
Verona Post Office Verona (WI) 53593

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Dane County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Dane County , WI. (more)

City Name Population Title
Waunakee 14,188 Village in Dane County, Wisconsin
Stoughton 13,218 City in Wisconsin
McFarland 9,291 Village in Dane County, Wisconsin
De Forest 8,936 Village in Dane County, Wisconsin
Monona 8,164 City in Dane County, Wisconsin, United States of America
Windsor 7,810 Village in Dane County, Wisconsin , United States
Mount Horeb 7,563 Village in Dane County, Wisconsin
Madison 6,667 City in and county seat of Dane County, Wisconsin, United States, and the capital city of Wisconsin
Middleton 6,267 Third-class city in Dane County, Wisconsin
Cottage Grove 3,989 Civil town in Dane County, Wisconsin
Burke 3,445 Town in Dane County, Wisconsin, United States
Oregon 3,343 Civil town in Dane County, Wisconsin
Sun Prairie 2,473 Third-class city in Dane County, Wisconsin
Rutland 2,090 Town in Dane County, Wisconsin, United States
Dunkirk 2,029 Township in Dane County, Wisconsin
Shorewood Hills 1,999 Village in Dane County, Wisconsin

Distance to Other Cities

Fitchburg distances to largest Wisconsin cities