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Horicon is a city in Dodge County, in the Beaver Dam metro area.

The community was named by settlers from Lake George, NY, for a former name of the lake

The latitude of Horicon is 43.451N. The longitude is -88.631W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 883 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,690.


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Median household income
Local
$50,577
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Horicon demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Elk Village
· Hubbard's Rapids
· Indian Ford
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 6. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.6 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Kettle Moraine State Forest
Wildlife: An estimated 200,000 Canada geese stop at Horicon National Wildlife Refuge each fall

Historic sites and museums: Horicon Historical Society Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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53% of Horicon residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Horicon ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Horicon was $21,690, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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15% of Horicon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Horicon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $464.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $964.


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Libraries in Horicon include Horicon Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Horicon workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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