Black Brook, Wisconsin

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Black Brook, Wisconsin
Town
Location of Black Brook, Wisconsin
Location of Black Brook, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 45°14′56″N 92°21′8″W / 45.24889°N 92.35222°W / 45.24889; -92.35222Coordinates: 45°14′56″N 92°21′8″W / 45.24889°N 92.35222°W / 45.24889; -92.35222
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Polk
Area
 • Total 34.9 sq mi (90.5 km2)
 • Land 34.2 sq mi (88.7 km2)
 • Water 0.7 sq mi (1.8 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,168 ft (356 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,208
 • Density 35.3/sq mi (13.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
FIPS code 55-07700[2]
GNIS feature ID 1582817[1]

Black Brook is a town in Polk County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,208 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 34.9 square miles (90.5 km²), of which, 34.2 square miles (88.7 km²) of it is land and 0.7 square miles (1.8 km²) of it (1.97%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,208 people, 419 households, and 326 families residing in the town. The population density was 35.3 people per square mile (13.6/km²). There were 448 housing units at an average density of 13.1 per square mile (5.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.01% White, 0.25% Native American, 0.08% from other races, and 0.66% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.91% of the population.

There were 419 households out of which 41.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.1% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.0% were non-families. 16.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.88 and the average family size was 3.26.

In the town the population was spread out with 31.3% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 30.7% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 8.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 109.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $48,125, and the median income for a family was $50,543. Males had a median income of $34,554 versus $23,684 for females. The per capita income for the town was $19,286. About 4.7% of families and 6.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.2% of those under age 18 and 1.0% of those age 65 or over.

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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.