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Platteville is a town 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 42.725N. The longitude is -90.485W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 869 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,343.
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.
42% of Platteville residents report German ancestry, and 14% 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 $18,886, compared with $21,587 nationally.
28% of Platteville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Platteville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $351. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $879.
Grant County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Platteville political report.
The average commute time for Platteville workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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