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

The latitude of Platteville is 42.734N. The longitude is -90.478W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 984 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,846.


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Median household income
Local
$35,742
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Platteville demographic reports
Platteville is on the Illinois border
Former and merged names include:
· Lebanon
· Platte River Diggings
Once a lead-mining center
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 30. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Celebration of the Arts Festival - July 21, 2007
  • Maxwell Street Day - July 28, 2007
  • Strawberry Festival - July 24, 2007
  • Dairy Days - Sept. 7-9, 2007
Dates often change. Check Platteville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Mining Museum-Rollo Jamison Museum
Colleges and universities: University of Wisconsin -- Platteville
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 Platteville 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 53818 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

41% of Platteville residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Platteville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Platteville was $15,858, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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34% of Platteville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Platteville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $379.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $914.


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

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

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

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Hotels in Platteville include Country Inn & Suites Platteville, Governor Dodge Hotel & Convention Center, Super 8.

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