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Mt. Horeb Welcome Center on the "Trollway"
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Mount Horeb is a village in Dane County, in the Madison metro area.

The latitude of Mount Horeb is 43.008N. The longitude is -89.738W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,243 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,074.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$55,513
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Mount Horeb demographic reports
Settled by Norwegian immigrants in the 1870s.
The main street is decorated with carved wooden trolls.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 13. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.1 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • National Mustard Day - Aug. 4, 2007
  • Fall Heritage Festival - Oct. 6-7, 2007
  • Summer Frolic - May 31-June 3, 2007
  • Art Fair - July 21-22, 2007
Dates often change. Check Mount Horeb web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Mount Horeb Area Museum, Mount Horeb Mustard 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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Ancestry & family history

33% of Mount Horeb residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mount Horeb ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mount Horeb was $23,359, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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28% of Mount Horeb residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Mount Horeb, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $558.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,275.


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Libraries in Mount Horeb include Mount Horeb Public Library ... View libraries

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Dane County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mount Horeb political report.

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The average commute time for Mount Horeb workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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