Boscobel (town), Wisconsin

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Boscobel, Wisconsin
Town
Location of Boscobel, Wisconsin
Location of Boscobel, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 43°8′17″N 90°41′41″W / 43.13806°N 90.69472°W / 43.13806; -90.69472Coordinates: 43°8′17″N 90°41′41″W / 43.13806°N 90.69472°W / 43.13806; -90.69472
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Grant
Area
 • Total 7.3 sq mi (18.9 km2)
 • Land 6.8 sq mi (17.7 km2)
 • Water 0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 673 ft (205 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 433
 • Density 63.4/sq mi (24.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 608
FIPS code 55-08875[2]
GNIS feature ID 1582844[1]

Boscobel is a town in Grant County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 433 at the 2000 census. The town surrounds the politically independent city of Boscobel.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 7.3 square miles (18.9 km²), of which, 6.8 square miles (17.7 km²) of it is land and 0.5 square miles (1.2 km²) of it (6.44%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 433 people, 190 households, and 124 families residing in the town. The population density was 63.4 people per square mile (24.5/km²). There were 199 housing units at an average density of 29.1 per square mile (11.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.31% White, and 0.69% from two or more races. 0.23% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 190 households out of which 22.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.9% were married couples living together, 2.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.7% were non-families. 31.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.80.

In the town the population was spread out with 19.9% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 23.8% from 25 to 44, 29.8% from 45 to 64, and 19.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 105.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $32,841, and the median income for a family was $39,250. Males had a median income of $30,417 versus $21,875 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,964. About 3.2% of families and 8.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 7.8% 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.