Campbellsport, Wisconsin

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Campbellsport, Wisconsin
Village
Official seal of Campbellsport, Wisconsin
Seal
Motto: "It Takes a Village"
Location of Campbellsport, Wisconsin
Location of Campbellsport, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 43°35′51″N 88°16′50″W / 43.59750°N 88.28056°W / 43.59750; -88.28056Coordinates: 43°35′51″N 88°16′50″W / 43.59750°N 88.28056°W / 43.59750; -88.28056
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Fond du Lac
Government
 • President of the Board of Trustees Patrick Twohig[1]
 • Board of Trustees
Area[2]
 • Total 1.35 sq mi (3.50 km2)
 • Land 1.33 sq mi (3.44 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation[3] 1,027 ft (313 m)
Population (2010)[4]
 • Total 2,016
 • Estimate (2012[5]) 1,994
 • Density 1,515.8/sq mi (585.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 920
FIPS code 55-12325[6]
GNIS feature ID 1562687[3]
Website Village of Campbellsport, Wisconsin

Campbellsport is a village in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 2,016 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

The village was named after Stuart Campbell, who donated land to the railroad.[7] It was also called Campbell's Port or West New Cassel.[8] Campbellsport was incorporated in 1902, absorbing the older nearby village of New Cassel.[9]

Geography[edit]

Campbellsport is located at 43°35′51″N 88°16′50″W / 43.59750°N 88.28056°W / 43.59750; -88.28056 (43.597538, -88.280600).[10]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.35 square miles (3.50 km2), of which, 1.33 square miles (3.44 km2) of it is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) is water.[2] However, the Milwaukee River flows just east of the village.[11]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2010, there were 2,016 people, 763 households, and 504 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,515.8 inhabitants per square mile (585.3/km2). There were 823 housing units at an average density of 618.8 per square mile (238.9/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.2% White, 0.2% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.2% Asian, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.0% of the population.

There were 763 households of which 35.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.4% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.9% were non-families. 27.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.98.

The median age in the village was 40.8 years. 24.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.3% were from 25 to 44; 22.1% were from 45 to 64; and 21.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 45.0% male and 55.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 1,913 people, 710 households, and 474 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,642.0 people per square mile (631.3/km²). There were 736 housing units at an average density of 631.7 per square mile (242.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.95% White, 0.16% African American, 0.26% Native American, 0.05% Asian, and 0.58% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.42% of the population.

There were 710 households out of which 32.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.9% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.1% were non-families. 26.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the village the population was spread out with 22.4% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 29.7% from 25 to 44, 16.4% from 45 to 64, and 22.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 81.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 74.1 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $44,740, and the median income for a family was $53,833. Males had a median income of $35,897 versus $22,652 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,622. About 2.3% of families and 7.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.7% of those under age 18 and 24.9% of those age 65 or over.

Government[edit]

The village is run by a Board of Trustees.[1] At the county level, Campbellsport is represented by Joseph W. Koch.[12] In the Wisconsin State Legislature, the village is represented by Daniel LeMahieu (R-59th District) in the Wisconsin State Assembly,[13] and Glenn Grothman (R-20th District) in the Wisconsin State Senate.[14] At the national level, Campbellsport is represented by Congressman Tom Petri (R-WI 6th District),[15] and Senators Ron Johnson (R-WI), and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI).[16]

Education[edit]

Campbellsport is served by the Campbellsport School District.[17] The schools serving Campbellsport are Campbellsport Elementary School,[18] Campbellsport Junior High School,[19] and Campbellsport High School.[20]

Transportation[edit]

Campbellsport is located on Wisconsin State Highway 67 between U.S. Route 41 and U.S. Route 45.[11]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Village of Campbellsport. "Village of Campbellsport - Board of Trustees". Retrieved 2013-01-17. 
  2. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  3. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  5. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-24. 
  6. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  7. ^ "Profile for Campbellsport, Wisconsin, WI". ePodunk. Retrieved July 21, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Village of West New Cassel directory", Centennial 1876 directory of Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin, containing full directories of Fond du Lac, Ripon, Waupun, Brandon, Oakfield, New Cassel, Calvary, St. Cloud, Dundee, Calumet, Rosendale and other centers of trade and all the farming portion of Fond du Lac County; each in a department by itself, arranged in alphabetical order, and contained in one closely printed volume Fond du Lac: M. G. Tousley & Co., 1876; pp. 218-220
  9. ^ "Campbellsport, Wisconsin". City-Data.com. Retrieved July 27, 2012. 
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  11. ^ a b Village of Campbellsport. "Village of Campbellsport - General Info". Retrieved 2010-05-30. 
  12. ^ Fond du Lac County. "Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin: County Board Supervisors". Retrieved 2010-05-30. 
  13. ^ Wisconsin State Legislature. "Wisconsin State Legislature". Retrieved 2010-05-30. 
  14. ^ Wisconsin State Legislature. "Wisconsin State Legislature". Retrieved 2010-05-30. 
  15. ^ United States House of Representatives. "Congressman Tom Petri, Representing Wisconsin's 6th District". Retrieved 2010-05-30. 
  16. ^ United States Senate. http://baldwin.senate.gov.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  17. ^ Campbellsport School District (2010-05-19). "Campbellsport School District". Retrieved 2010-05-30. 
  18. ^ Campbellsport Elementary School (2010-03-06). "Campbellsport Elementary Home - Campbellsport School District". Retrieved 2010-05-30. 
  19. ^ Campbellsport Junior High School (2010-04-25). "Junior High Home - Campbellsport School District". Retrieved 2010-05-30. 
  20. ^ Campbellsport High School (2010-05-27). "High School Home - Campbellsport School District". Retrieved 2010-05-30. 
  21. ^ Salvador Albert Schaefer Berg

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