Potosi, WI Population

Population: 831. Estimated population in July 2020: 826 (-0.6% change)
Males: 443 (53.3%), Females: 388 (46.7%)

Grant County

Zip code: 53820

Median resident age: 36.7 years
Median household income: $42,697
Median house value: $80,400

Races in Potosi:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.4%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (60.0%), English (11.0%), Irish (9.7%), United States (7.1%), Norwegian (4.3%), Dutch (4.2%).

Elevation: 800 feet

Land area: 1.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Potosi

  • High school or higher: 88.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Potosi town

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 65.1%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -106 (-11.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Potosi:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Potosi:

  • DUBUQUE REGIONAL (about 20 miles; DUBUQUE, IA; Abbreviation: DBQ)
  • CLINTON MUNI (about 66 miles; CLINTON, IA; Abbreviation: CWI)
  • QUAD CITY INTL (about 88 miles; MOLINE, IL; Abbreviation: MLI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Potosi:

  • LANCASTER MUNI (about 7 miles; LANCASTER, WI; Abbreviation: 73C)
  • CASSVILLE MUNI (about 16 miles; CASSVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: C74)
  • PLATTEVILLE MUNICIPAL (about 20 miles; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: PVB)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Potosi:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PLATTEVILLE (about 17 miles; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,045)
  • UPPER IOWA UNIVERSITY (about 76 miles; FAYETTE, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,173)
  • KIRKWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 78 miles; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Full-time enrollment: 7,991)
  • SAINT AMBROSE UNIVERSITY (about 80 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,310)
  • EASTERN IOWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT (about 81 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,180)
  • AUGUSTANA COLLEGE (about 83 miles; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,220)
  • BLACK HAWK COLLEGE (about 84 miles; MOLINE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,891)

Schools

Public high school in Potosi:

  • POTOSI HI (Students: 166; Location: 128 HIGHWAY 61 N; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Potosi:

  • POTOSI EL (Students: 140; Location: 128 HIGHWAY 61 N; Grades: PK – 05)
  • POTOSI MID (Students: 95; Location: 128 HIGHWAY 61 N; Grades: 06 – 08)
Private primary/middle school in Potosi:

  • SS ANDREW THOMAS SCHOOL (Students: 72; Location: 100 HWY 61 N BOX 160; Grades: KG – 8)