Almon, Wisconsin

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Almon, Wisconsin
Town
Location of Almon, Wisconsin
Location of Almon, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°54′11″N 89°3′8″W / 44.90306°N 89.05222°W / 44.90306; -89.05222
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Shawano
Area
 • Total 35.2 sq mi (91.1 km2)
 • Land 35.1 sq mi (91.0 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,155 ft (352 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 591
 • Density 16.8/sq mi (6.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 55-01375[2]
GNIS feature ID 1582681[1]

Almon is a town in Shawano County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 591 at the 2000 Census. The unincorporated communities of Almon and Regina are located in the town. The unincorporated coomunity of Shepley is also located partially in the town.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 35.2 square miles (91.1 km²), of which, 35.1 square miles (91.0 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (0.17%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 591 people, 224 households, and 172 families residing in the town. The population density was 16.8 people per square mile (6.5/km²). There were 271 housing units at an average density of 7.7 per square mile (3.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 92.55% White, 3.89% Native American, 0.85% Asian, 0.17% from other races, and 2.54% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.02% of the population.

There were 224 households out of which 33.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.4% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.2% were non-families. 18.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the town the population was spread out with 26.7% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 23.2% from 45 to 64, and 14.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 111.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $37,663, and the median income for a family was $39,022. Males had a median income of $25,500 versus $21,964 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,893. About 9.1% of families and 16.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.1% of those under age 18 and 15.2% of those age 65 or over.

Coordinates: 44°54′23″N 88°59′30″W / 44.90639°N 88.99167°W / 44.90639; -88.99167

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.