Platteville, WI Population

By | July 3, 2019

Population: 9,989. Estimated population in July 2020: 9,854 (-1.4% change)
Males: 5,435 (54.4%), Females: 4,554 (45.6%)

Grant County

Zip code: 53818

Median resident age: 23.0 years
Median household income: $35,742
Median house value: $88,100

Races in Platteville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.6%)
  • Black (1.1%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (49.6%), Irish (13.6%), English (12.2%), Norwegian (8.9%), Polish (5.7%), French (3.2%).

Elevation: 994 feet

Land area: 4.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Platteville

  • High school or higher: 87.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 34.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Platteville city

  • Never married: 51.3%
  • Now married: 37.5%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 5.4%

2.2% Foreign born (1.5% Asia, 0.3% Africa, 0.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +143 (+1.5%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Platteville:

  • SOUTHWEST HEALTH CENTER INC (250 CAMP ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Platteville:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Platteville:

  • DUBUQUE REGIONAL (about 28 miles; DUBUQUE, IA; Abbreviation: DBQ)
  • CLINTON MUNI (about 65 miles; CLINTON, IA; Abbreviation: CWI)
  • VOLK FIELD (about 84 miles; CAMP DOUGLAS, WI; Abbreviation: VOK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Platteville:

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Platteville:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PLATTEVILLE (Full-time enrollment: 5,045; Location: 1 UNIVERSITY PLZ; Public; Website: uwplatt.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Platteville:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 77 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,737)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 78 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 37,607)
  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 83 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,914)
  • SAINT AMBROSE UNIVERSITY (about 83 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,310)
  • EASTERN IOWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT (about 84 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,180)
  • BLACK HAWK COLLEGE (about 86 miles; MOLINE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,891)
  • AUGUSTANA COLLEGE (about 86 miles; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,220)

Schools

Public high school in Platteville:

  • PLATTEVILLE HI (Students: 556; Location: 710 E MADISON ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Platteville:

  • PLATTEVILLE MID (Students: 425; Location: 40 E MADISON ST; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • WILKINS EL (Students: 225; Location: 425 BROADWAY ST; Grades: 01 – 04)
  • GRAY EARLY LEARNING CENTER (Students: 184; Location: 155 W LEWIS ST; Grades: PK – KG)
  • WESTVIEW EL (Students: 170; Location: 1205 CAMP ST; Grades: 01 – 04)
Private primary/middle school in Platteville:

  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 173; Location: 345 NORTH COURT STREET; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Platteville:

  • PLATTEVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $462,718; Location: 65 S. ELM ST.; 41,545 books; 1,592 audio materials; 2,164 video materials; 173 serial subscriptions)