Coon Valley, Wisconsin

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Coon Valley, Wisconsin
Village
Street view of Coon Valley from Hwy. 14
Street view of Coon Valley from Hwy. 14
Location of Coon Valley, Wisconsin
Location of Coon Valley, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 43°42′6″N 91°0′51″W / 43.70167°N 91.01417°W / 43.70167; -91.01417Coordinates: 43°42′6″N 91°0′51″W / 43.70167°N 91.01417°W / 43.70167; -91.01417
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Vernon
Area[1]
 • Total 1.09 sq mi (2.82 km2)
 • Land 1.09 sq mi (2.82 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 738 ft (225 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 765
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 780
 • Density 701.8/sq mi (271.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 608
FIPS code 55-16900[5]
GNIS feature ID 1563376[2]

Coon Valley is a village in Vernon County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 765 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Coon Valley is located at 43°42′6″N 91°0′51″W / 43.70167°N 91.01417°W / 43.70167; -91.01417 (43.701628, -91.014083).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.09 square miles (2.82 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 765 people, 324 households, and 216 families residing in the village. The population density was 701.8 inhabitants per square mile (271.0 /km2). There were 348 housing units at an average density of 319.3 per square mile (123.3 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.3% White, 0.1% African American, 0.7% Asian, 0.5% from other races, and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.7% of the population.

There were 324 households of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.9% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.3% were non-families. 26.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.81.

The median age in the village was 41.3 years. 22.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.4% were from 25 to 44; 23.3% were from 45 to 64; and 21.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 52.5% male and 47.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 714 people, 307 households, and 209 families residing in the village. The population density was 661.1 people per square mile (255.3/km²). There were 332 housing units at an average density of 307.4 per square mile (118.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.30% White, 0.14% Native American, 0.42% Asian, 0.14% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.28% of the population.

There were 307 households out of which 27.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.3% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.9% were non-families. 28.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.0% 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 2.78.

In the village the population was spread out with 22.4% under the age of 18, 4.8% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 23.4% from 45 to 64, and 21.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 105.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.2 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $36,458, and the median income for a family was $45,962. Males had a median income of $31,736 versus $21,176 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,292. About 6.3% of families and 9.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.5% of those under age 18 and 16.5% of those age 65 or over.

Points of interest[edit]

Sign
  • Knutson Memorial Library, located on Main Street, is the village's public library.
  • Norskedalen is located near Coon Valley.
  • Skumsrud Heritage Farm is approximately one mile west of Coon Valley.


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