Stoughton, WI Population

Population: 12,354. Estimated population in July 2020: 12,646 (+2.4% change)
Males: 5,830 (47.2%), Females: 6,524 (52.8%)

Dane County

Zip code: 53589

Median resident age: 35.2 years
Median household income: $47,633
Median house value: $131,600

Races in Stoughton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Black (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (38.9%), Norwegian (29.7%), Irish (14.3%), English (9.8%), French (3.1%), Swedish (2.8%).

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 4.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Stoughton

  • High school or higher: 88.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 27.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Stoughton city

  • Never married: 20.5%
  • Now married: 60.5%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

1.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +3,470 (+39.1%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Stoughton:

  • STOUGHTON HOSPITAL (900 RIDGE STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Stoughton:

  • MEMORIAL COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; EDGERTON, WI)
  • MERITER HOSPITAL INC (about 16 miles; MADISON, WI)
  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 16 miles; MADISON, WI)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Stoughton:

  • DANE COUNTY REGIONAL-TRUAX FIELD (about 17 miles; MADISON, WI; Abbreviation: MSN)
  • ROCK CO (about 25 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: JVL)
  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 52 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Abbreviation: RFD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Stoughton:

  • QUAMS MARINA (about 4 miles; STOUGHTON, WI; Abbreviation: 99C)
  • JANA (about 12 miles; EDGERTON, WI; Abbreviation: 58C)
  • BLACKHAWK AIRFIELD (about 13 miles; MADISON, WI; Abbreviation: 87Y)
Amtrak station near Stoughton:

  • 17 miles: MADISON (800 LANGDON ST.) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Stoughton:

  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 17 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,914)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 17 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 37,607)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 18 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,737)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER (about 35 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,493)
  • ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE (about 45 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,200)
  • WAUKESHA COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 68 miles; PEWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,465)
  • CARROLL COLLEGE (about 71 miles; WAUKESHA, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,332)

Schools

Public high school in Stoughton:

  • STOUGHTON HI (Students: 1,169; Location: 600 LINCOLN AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Stoughton:

  • UTICA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 59; Location: 2095 CTY TRK W; Grades: KG – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Stoughton:

  • RIVER BLUFF MID (Students: 613; Location: 235 N FORREST ST; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • SANDHILL SCHOOL (Students: 509; Location: 1920 LINCOLN AVE; Grades: 05 – 06)
  • KEGONSA EL (Students: 441; Location: 1400 VERNON ST; Grades: PK – 04)
  • FOX PRAIRIE EL (Students: 435; Location: 1601 W SOUTH ST; Grades: KG – 04)
  • YAHARA EL (Students: 419; Location: 900 W WILSON ST; Grades: PK – 04)
Private primary/middle schools in Stoughton:

  • MARTIN LUTHER CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 178; Location: 840 E MAIN ST; Grades: PK – 6)
  • ST ANN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 173; Location: 324 N HARRISON STREET; Grades: PK – 6)

Libraries

Library in Stoughton:

  • STOUGHTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $646,910; Location: 304 S. 4TH ST.; 87,842 books; 3,859 audio materials; 5,717 video materials; 163 serial subscriptions)