Black Earth, WI Population

Population: 1,320. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,283 (-2.8% change)
Males: 641 (48.6%), Females: 679 (51.4%)

Dane County

Zip code: 53515

Median resident age: 37.5 years
Median household income: $51,548
Median house value: $127,300

Races in Black Earth:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)

Ancestries: German (50.2%), Norwegian (23.8%), Irish (11.6%), English (10.5%), United States (5.6%), Polish (3.0%).

Elevation: 818 feet

Land area: 0.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Black Earth

  • High school or higher: 84.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 22.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.5%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Black Earth village

  • Never married: 20.7%
  • Now married: 61.1%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

0.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +93 (+7.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Black Earth:

  • SAUK PRAIRIE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; PRAIRIE DU SAC, WI)
  • UNIV OF WI HOSPITALS/CLINICS AUTHORITY (about 21 miles; MADISON, WI)
  • ST CLARE HOSPITAL AND HEALTH SERVICES (about 24 miles; BARABOO, WI)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Black Earth:

  • DANE COUNTY REGIONAL-TRUAX FIELD (about 29 miles; MADISON, WI; Abbreviation: MSN)
  • ROCK CO (about 61 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: JVL)
  • VOLK FIELD (about 65 miles; CAMP DOUGLAS, WI; Abbreviation: VOK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Black Earth:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Black Earth:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 23 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,737)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 24 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 37,607)
  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 28 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,914)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PLATTEVILLE (about 58 miles; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER (about 74 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,493)
  • ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE (about 77 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,200)
  • MORAINE PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 95 miles; FOND DU LAC, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,037)
Public primary/middle school in Black Earth:

  • BLACK EARTH EL (Students: 182; Location: 1133 CENTER ST; Grades: PK – 05)

Libraries

Library in Black Earth:

  • BLACK EARTH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $70,670; Location: 1210 MILLS ST.; 14,592 books; 478 audio materials; 848 video materials; 50 serial subscriptions)