Egg Harbor (town)

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Egg Harbor, Wisconsin
Town
Location of Egg Harbor, Wisconsin
Location of Egg Harbor, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 45°0′27″N 87°18′42″W / 45.00750°N 87.31167°W / 45.00750; -87.31167Coordinates: 45°0′27″N 87°18′42″W / 45.00750°N 87.31167°W / 45.00750; -87.31167
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Door
Area
 • Total 102.9 sq mi (266.5 km2)
 • Land 36.6 sq mi (94.7 km2)
 • Water 66.4 sq mi (171.9 km2)
Elevation [1] 630 ft (192 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,194
 • Density 32.7/sq mi (12.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 920
FIPS code 55-22875[2]
GNIS feature ID 1583137[1]

Egg Harbor is a town in Door County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,194 at the 2000 census. The Village of Egg Harbor and the unincorporated community of Carlsville are located within the town.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 102.9 square miles (266.5 km²), of which, 36.6 square miles (94.7 km²) of it is land and 66.3 square miles (171.8 km²) of it (64.47%) is water. Limestone outcroppings of the Niagara Escarpment are visible at several locations with the town and can be clearly seen at the Bayshore Blufflands.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,194 people, 491 households, and 362 families residing in the town. The population density was 32.7 people per square mile (12.6/km²). There were 930 housing units at an average density of 25.4 per square mile (9.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.16% White, 0.25% Black or African American, 0.67% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.34% from other races, and 0.42% from two or more races. 0.50% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 491 households out of which 27.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.0% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.1% were non-families. 21.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.81.

In the town the population was spread out with 22.0% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 27.2% from 25 to 44, 30.7% from 45 to 64, and 14.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 99.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $43,098, and the median income for a family was $47,778. Males had a median income of $31,346 versus $20,391 for females. The per capita income for the town was $24,329. About 6.3% of families and 8.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.9% of those under age 18 and 5.6% of those age 65 or over.

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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.