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Demographics & Statistics
The City of Fitchburg is part of the Madison Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) which is made up of residents. Our boundaries stretch thirty-five square miles. We incorporated into a City in 1983, so we are still in our teenage years when it comes to growth and development. As we move into the next several decades, we continued to embrace our past heritage as a farming community by environmentally conscious, sustainable planning and controlled development as defined by our comprehensive plan.
Fitchburg demographics show that our residents are young, highly educated and diverse. Our population growth was twenty-four percent from 2000 to 2010 census compared to Dane County of fourteen percent. Fitchburg's population estimate for January 1, 2013 was 25,465 residents. We have prepared a Fitchburg Trade Ring for one, five and ten miles to share both our workforce potential and our resident buying power. Additional workforce information is available by industry at the State of Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development or at the US Census Bureau.
The City of Fitchburg recently completed an 18 month economic development strategic plan along with a marketing and branding initiative. The initiative called, "Forward Fitchburg" resulted in an economic development strategic plan and marketing and brand architecture for the City of Fitchburg. This was a collaborative project with the Fitchburg Chamber Visitor and Business Bureau. Based on the information from the study, Our targeted industry clusters were validated: agriculture, bio-science, information technology, medical instrumentation and advanced manufacturing. It was determined that Fitchburg is also positioned to accommodate corporate and regional headquarters and back office operations along with local and regional distribution opportunities.
|Company Name||Fitchburg Employees|
|Sub-Zero Group Inc.
|Promega Corp. (Includes Terso, BTCI & Fitchburg Research Assoc)||920|
|Agrace HospiceCare Inc.||556 (FT/PT)|
|Super Target||450 (FT/PT)|
|Thermo Fisher Scientific||430|
|City of Fitchburg||260 (FT/PT)|
|Tri-North Builders||250 (FT/PT)|
|Oakhill Correctional Facilities
|General Beverage Sales Co
|Wingra Stone Co. / Redi-Mix, Inc.||200|
|Saris Cycling Group||167|
|WI Department of Natural Resources||165|
|Verona School District (Savanna Oaks / Stoner Prairie Schools)||141|
|Gordon Flesch Company||131|
|Per Mar Security Service||128 FT 2 PT|
|Realtime Utility Engineers
| iHeart Media
|Pick 'n Save
|Group Health Cooperative (GHC)||89|
|Stark Company Realtors||74|