Poynette, WI Population

Population: 2,266. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,563 (+13.1% change)
Males: 1,153 (50.9%), Females: 1,113 (49.1%)

Columbia County

Zip code: 53955

Median resident age: 33.9 years
Median household income: $45,000
Median house value: $116,600

Races in Poynette:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Other race (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (46.7%), Norwegian (17.6%), Irish (14.7%), English (8.3%), Polish (4.7%), United States (4.4%).

Elevation: 847 feet

Land area: 2.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Poynette

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Poynette village

  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 54.3%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +621 (+37.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Poynette:

  • DIVINE SAVIOR HEALTHCARE 80 (about 12 miles; PORTAGE, WI)
  • MENDOTA MENTAL HEALTH INSTITUTE (about 19 miles; MADISON, WI)
  • UNIV OF WI HOSPITALS/CLINICS AUTHORITY (about 23 miles; MADISON, WI)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Poynette:

  • DANE COUNTY REGIONAL-TRUAX FIELD (about 19 miles; MADISON, WI; Abbreviation: MSN)
  • ROCK CO (about 60 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: JVL)
  • VOLK FIELD (about 70 miles; CAMP DOUGLAS, WI; Abbreviation: VOK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Poynette:

  • GILBERT FIELD (about 11 miles; RIO, WI; Abbreviation: 94C)
  • PORTAGE MUNI (about 12 miles; PORTAGE, WI; Abbreviation: C47)
  • WAUNAKEE (about 16 miles; WAUNAKEE, WI; Abbreviation: 6P3)
Amtrak station near Poynette:

  • 12 miles: PORTAGE (400 W. ONEIDA ST.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Poynette:

  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 19 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,914)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 22 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 37,607)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 23 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,737)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER (about 61 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,493)
  • MORAINE PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 66 miles; FOND DU LAC, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,037)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-OSHKOSH (about 75 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,057)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STEVENS POINT (about 79 miles; STEVENS POINT, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,083)

Schools

Public high school in Poynette:

  • POYNETTE HI (Students: 350; Location: 108 N CLEVELAND; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Poynette:

  • POYNETTE EL (Students: 327; Location: 108 N CLEVELAND; Grades: PK – 05)
  • POYNETTE MID (Students: 270; Location: 108 N CLEVELAND; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • DEKORRA EL (Students: 75; Location: W8460 BILKIE RD; Grades: KG – 03)

Libraries

Library in Poynette:

  • POYNETTE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $61,574; Location: 118 N. MAIN ST.; 16,439 books; 655 audio materials; 1,445 video materials; 50 serial subscriptions)