Soldiers Grove, WI Demographics


Population (year 2000): 653. Estimated population in July 2005: 614 (-6.0% change)
Males: 301 (46.1%), Females: 352 (53.9%)

Crawford County

Zip code: 54655

Median resident age: 42.9 years
Median household income: $30,078 (year 2000)
Median house value: $45,600 (year 2000)

Races in Soldiers Grove:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: Norwegian (38.7%), German (21.0%), Irish (16.2%), English (13.0%), United States (6.1%), Dutch (5.1%).

Elevation: 740 feet

Land area: 3.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Soldiers Grove

  • High school or higher: 73.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Soldiers Grove village

  • Never married: 14.3%
  • Now married: 56.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 15.6%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +90 (+16.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Soldiers Grove:

  • VERNON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL 148 (about 14 miles; VIROQUA, WI)
  • BOSCOBEL AREA HEALTH CARE (about 19 miles; BOSCOBEL, WI)
  • RICHLAND HOSPITAL INC THE (about 26 miles; RICHLAND CENTER, WI)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Soldiers Grove:

  • LA CROSSE MUNI (about 47 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; ID: LSE)
  • VOLK FIELD (about 52 miles; CAMP DOUGLAS, WI; ID: VOK)
  • DUBUQUE REGIONAL (about 69 miles; DUBUQUE, IA; ID: DBQ)
Other public-use airports nearest to Soldiers Grove:

  • VIROQUA MUNI (about 15 miles; VIROQUA, WI; ID: Y51)
  • BOSCOBEL (about 19 miles; BOSCOBEL, WI; ID: OVS)
  • RICHLAND (about 35 miles; RICHLAND CENTER, WI; ID: 93C)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Soldiers Grove:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-LA CROSSE (about 42 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,669)
  • WESTERN WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 45 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; FT enrollment: 2,973)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PLATTEVILLE (about 49 miles; PLATTEVILLE, WI; FT enrollment: 5,045)
  • LUTHER COLLEGE (about 70 miles; DECORAH, IA; FT enrollment: 2,566)
  • WINONA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 75 miles; WINONA, MN; FT enrollment: 6,568)
  • SAINT MARY’S UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA (about 75 miles; WINONA, MN; FT enrollment: 2,969)
  • NORTHEAST IOWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE-CALMAR (about 79 miles; CALMAR, IA; FT enrollment: 2,393)

Schools

Public high school in Soldiers Grove:

  • NORTH CRAWFORD HI (Students: 212; Location: 47050 COUNTY ROAD X; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Soldiers Grove:

  • NORTH CRAWFORD EL (Students: 349; Location: 47050 COUNTY ROAD X; Grades: PK – 08)

Libraries

Library in Soldiers Grove:

  • SOLDIERS GROVE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $44,351; Location: 102 PASSIVE SUN DR., SOLAR TOWN; 14,076 books; 193 audio materials; 225 video materials; 47 serial subscriptions)