Cobb, WI Demographics


Population (year 2000): 442. Estimated population in July 2005: 424 (-4.1% change)
Males: 233 (52.7%), Females: 209 (47.3%)

Iowa County

Zip code: 53526

Median resident age: 38.3 years
Median household income: $34,531 (year 2000)
Median house value: $81,200 (year 2000)

Races in Cobb:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.9%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (53.6%), English (23.8%), Norwegian (17.6%), Irish (8.8%), Czech (8.6%), French (5.0%).

Elevation: 1165 feet

Land area: 0.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Cobb

  • High school or higher: 90.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cobb village

  • Never married: 21.0%
  • Now married: 61.0%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -10 (-2.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Cobb:

  • UPLAND HILLS HEALTH (about 13 miles; DODGEVILLE, WI)
  • SOUTHWEST HEALTH CENTER INC (about 19 miles; PLATTEVILLE, WI)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL LAFAYETTE CTY (about 25 miles; DARLINGTON, WI)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Cobb:

  • DUBUQUE REGIONAL (about 47 miles; DUBUQUE, IA; ID: DBQ)
  • VOLK FIELD (about 67 miles; CAMP DOUGLAS, WI; ID: VOK)
  • DANE COUNTY REGIONAL-TRUAX FIELD (about 70 miles; MADISON, WI; ID: MSN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Cobb:

  • IOWA COUNTY (about 9 miles; MINERAL POINT, WI; ID: MRJ)
  • TRI-COUNTY REGIONAL (about 20 miles; LONE ROCK, WI; ID: LNR)
  • PLATTEVILLE MUNICIPAL (about 21 miles; PLATTEVILLE, WI; ID: PVB)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cobb:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PLATTEVILLE (about 19 miles; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 64 miles; MADISON, WI; FT enrollment: 8,737)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 65 miles; MADISON, WI; FT enrollment: 37,607)
  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 69 miles; MADISON, WI; FT enrollment: 7,914)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-LA CROSSE (about 84 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; FT enrollment: 8,669)
  • WESTERN WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 87 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; FT enrollment: 2,973)
  • SAINT AMBROSE UNIVERSITY (about 100 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; FT enrollment: 2,310)

Libraries

Library in Cobb:

  • COBB PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $30,647; Location: 109 S. MIFFLIN ST.; 4,395 books; 78 audio materials; 183 video materials; 3 serial subscriptions)