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Shields is a suburb in the Beaver Dam Metro Area and in the Dodge County. It has a population of 606 and a population density of 23, which is 76% below the national average. It has a median age of 43, which is 1 year above the Beaver Dam Metro median age and 4 years above the national average.


Shields has a median home value of $360,700, which is 55% above the Metro average.The average rent of $1,185 is 32% above the metro average rent and 43% below the national average rent. The average household income in Shields is $79,375 , which is 17% above the Metro average household income and 6% above the national average of household income.


The average school rating in Shields is 4. Shields also has a crime index 41 that is below the national average.


$360,700Median Home Value
$162,100 Beaver Dam Metro Area
$1,185Median Rent
$810 Beaver Dam Metro Area
3 /10 - 7 /10
School Rating
39
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index

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Shields's population is made up of 47% married, 33% single, 14% divorced and 6% widowed. Baby Boomers make up the largest percentage of the population at 45%, while Millennials have the second largest segment at 21%. Homeowners make up 80% of the population in Shields.

606Population
89,313 Beaver Dam Metro Area
23Population Density
  • 52% Male
  • 48% Female
43 Median Age
42 Beaver Dam Metro Area
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The Per Capita income in Shields is $37,698. The Median Household Income is $79,375 and the Shields Unemployment Rate is 4%.

$37,698Income Per Capita
$32,738 Beaver Dam Metro Area
$79,375Median Household Income
$65,773 Beaver Dam Metro Area
6% Poverty Rate
8% Beaver Dam Metro Area
4% Unemployment Rate
4% Beaver Dam Metro Area
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$360,700Median Home Value
$162,100 Beaver Dam Metro Area
$1,185Median Rent
$810 Beaver Dam Metro Area
2Average Household Size
2 Beaver Dam Metro Area

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Renters
20%
Home Owners
80%
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3 /10 - 7 /10
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Top Schools in Shields

Watertown Unified School District
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210 North Montgomery Street, Watertown, WI, 53094
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Watertown Unified School District
7
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W4712 County Road O, Watertown, WI, 53098
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Lake Mills Area School District
6
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318 College Street, Lake Mills, WI, 53551
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Lake Mills Area School District
5
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155 East Pine Street, Lake Mills, WI, 53551
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Watertown Unified School District
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634 South 12th Street, Watertown, WI, 53094
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30 mins Average Travel Time To Work
Commute To
Dane County Regional Airport
51 mins
Madison, WI
1 hr
Madison Area Tech College Reed
1 hr 51 mins
Concordia University Wisconsin
57 mins
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Shields crime index is 39 which is lower than the national average. Click here to see the Safest Places to Live in Shields.

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Crime Index
100
National Crime Index

Crime Index represents the risk of crime occurring in a area and is measured against national index of 100. If the Crime Index of an area is above 100 the crime in that area is relatively higher when compared to US. If the Crime Index of an area is below 100 the crime in that area is lower when compared to US.

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