Barton, Wisconsin

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Barton, Wisconsin
Town
Location of Barton, Wisconsin
Location of Barton, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 43°27′N 88°12′W / 43.450°N 88.200°W / 43.450; -88.200
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Washington
Area
 • Total 19.5 sq mi (50.4 km2)
 • Land 19.2 sq mi (49.8 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,030 ft (314 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,546
 • Density 132.5/sq mi (51.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 262
FIPS code 55-05050[2]
GNIS feature ID 1582759[1]

Barton is a town in Washington County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 2,546 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated community of Young America is located in the town.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 19.5 square miles (50.4 km²), of which, 19.2 square miles (49.8 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.6 km²) of it (1.23%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,546 people, 896 households, and 746 families residing in the town. The population density was 132.5 people per square mile (51.1/km²). There were 919 housing units at an average density of 47.8 per square mile (18.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.39% White, 0.16% African American, 0.04% Native American, 0.39% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.08% from other races, and 0.90% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.59% of the population.

There were 896 households out of which 36.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.4% were married couples living together, 5.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.7% were non-families. 13.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the town the population was spread out with 25.7% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 31.3% from 45 to 64, and 8.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 110.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $64,861, and the median income for a family was $69,730. Males had a median income of $43,245 versus $30,293 for females. The per capita income for the town was $26,039. None of the families and 1.7% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.

Coordinates: 43°27′N 88°12′W / 43.450°N 88.200°W / 43.450; -88.200

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.