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Beaver Dam is a city in Dodge County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Beaver Dam. For links to other places called Beaver Dam, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Beaver Dam is 43.457N. The longitude is -88.837W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 879 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 14,949.


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Median household income
Local
$37,873
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Beaver Dam demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 14. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.9 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Bobby Hatfield, singer (Righteous Brothers)
· Fred MacMurray, actor
Local festivals include:
  • Dodge County Fair - Aug. 15-19, 2007
Dates often change. Check Beaver Dam web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Beaver Dam demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dodge County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 53916 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

47% of Beaver Dam residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Beaver Dam ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Beaver Dam was $19,592, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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16% of Beaver Dam residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Beaver Dam, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $461.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $862.


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Libraries in Beaver Dam include Beaver Dam Community Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Beaver Dam include Beaver Dam Daily Citizen

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Dodge County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Beaver Dam political report.

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The average commute time for Beaver Dam workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Beaver Dam between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Beaver Dam include Americinn Beaver Dam, Best Western, Super 8.

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