Blooming Grove, Wisconsin

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Blooming Grove, Wisconsin
Town
Location of Blooming Grove, Wisconsin
Location of Blooming Grove, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 43°3′52″N 89°17′18″W / 43.06444°N 89.28833°W / 43.06444; -89.28833Coordinates: 43°3′52″N 89°17′18″W / 43.06444°N 89.28833°W / 43.06444; -89.28833
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Dane
Area
 • Total 9.1 sq mi (23.5 km2)
 • Land 7.5 sq mi (19.4 km2)
 • Water 1.6 sq mi (4.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 873 ft (266 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,768
 • Density 235.8/sq mi (91.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 608
FIPS code 55-08350[2]
GNIS feature ID 1582834[1]

Blooming Grove is a town in Dane County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,768 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated community of Hope is located in Blooming Grove. Blooming Grove will be dissolved and annexed into the City of Madison by 2027.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 9.1 square miles (23.5 km²), of which, 7.5 square miles (19.4 km²) of it is land and 1.6 square miles (4.1 km²) of it (17.40%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,768 people, 723 households, and 456 families residing in the town. The population density was 235.8 people per square mile (91.0/km²). There were 748 housing units at an average density of 99.8 per square mile (38.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 93.44% White, 1.70% African American, 0.28% Native American, 1.30% Asian, 1.30% from other races, and 1.98% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.45% of the population.

There were 723 households out of which 28.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.6% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.8% were non-families. 26.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the town the population was spread out with 23.0% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 31.3% from 25 to 44, 29.3% from 45 to 64, and 9.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 98.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $56,328, and the median income for a family was $63,578. Males had a median income of $37,981 versus $27,036 for females. The per capita income for the town was $24,263. About 2.4% of families and 2.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.0% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

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. 
  3. ^ ftp://doaftp04.doa.state.wi.us/doadocs/Madison-BloomingGroveAgreement.pdf

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