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"Morel Mushroom Capital of Wisconsin"

Muscoda is a village in Grant County, in the Platteville metro area.

The community name derives from Algonquian for "prairie."
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Muscoda. For links to other places called Muscoda, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Muscoda is 43.185N. The longitude is -90.443W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 689 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,425.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$30,903
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Muscoda demographic reports
Muscoda is on the Wisconsin River
Once a river port for the lead-mining industry.
Local festivals include:
  • Morel Mushroom Festival - May 19-20, 2007
Dates often change. Check Muscoda 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 below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Muscoda demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Grant 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 53518 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

37% of Muscoda residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Muscoda ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Muscoda was $15,390, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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11% of Muscoda residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Muscoda, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $332.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $661.


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

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Grant County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Muscoda political report.

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

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