Diamond Bluff, Wisconsin

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Diamond Bluff, Wisconsin
Town
Location of Diamond Bluff, Wisconsin
Location of Diamond Bluff, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°38′25″N 92°36′38″W / 44.64028°N 92.61056°W / 44.64028; -92.61056
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Pierce
Area
 • Total 18.3 sq mi (47.5 km2)
 • Land 16.7 sq mi (43.2 km2)
 • Water 1.7 sq mi (4.3 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,040 ft (317 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 479
 • Density 28.7/sq mi (11.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
FIPS code 55-20150[2]
GNIS feature ID 1583084[1]

Diamond Bluff is a town in Pierce County, Wisconsin, United States.[3] The population was 479 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 18.3 square miles (47.4 km²), of which, 16.7 square miles (43.2 km²) of it is land and 1.6 square miles (4.3 km²) of it (9.01%) is water.

Unincorporated community[edit]

Diamond Bluff has an unincorporated community of the same name within the town.[4] A French settler, Monte Diamond, named the town after the limestone bluffs. The community contains a park, the Sea Wing Memorial Park, the Nauti Hawg Bar and Grill, and Diamond Bluff Cemetery.[5] Residents of Diamond Bluff are known as "The Bluffers." The community's ZIP code is in Hager City, 54014.[6]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 479 people, 184 households, and 140 families residing in the town. The population density was 28.7 people per square mile (11.1/km²). There were 203 housing units at an average density of 12.2 per square mile (4.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.96% White, 0.63% Native American and 0.42% Asian. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.42% of the population.

There were 184 households out of which 31.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.7% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.4% were non-families. 18.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the town the population was spread out with 23.6% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 30.1% 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 111.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 114.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $52,031, and the median income for a family was $58,333. Males had a median income of $40,804 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the town was $22,002. About 3.8% of families and 3.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.9% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

Historical places[edit]

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. ^ "Feature Detail Report for: Town of Diamond Bluff". USGS Geographic Names Information System. Retrieved 2009-05-09. 
  4. ^ "Feature Detail Report for: Diamond Bluff". USGS Geographic Names Information System. Retrieved 2009-05-09. 
  5. ^ "Feature Detail Report for: Diamond Bluff Cemetery". USGS Geographic Names Information System. Retrieved 2009-05-09. 
  6. ^ "Diamond Bluff, Wisconsin". Wisconsin's Great River Road. Retrieved 2009-05-09. [dead link]

Coordinates: 44°39′02″N 92°37′45″W / 44.65056°N 92.62917°W / 44.65056; -92.62917