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Caledonia is a town in Columbia County, in the Madison metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Caledonia. For links to other places called Caledonia, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Caledonia is 43.477N. The longitude is -89.53W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,073 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,171.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Caledonia demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Columbia 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 53561 ZIP code.
43% of Caledonia residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Caledonia ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Caledonia was $23,278, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Caledonia residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Caledonia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $345. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $971.
Columbia County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Caledonia political report.
The average commute time for Caledonia workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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