Elderon, Wisconsin

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Elderon, Wisconsin
Village
Location of Elderon, Wisconsin
Location of Elderon, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°48′40″N 89°16′16″W / 44.81111°N 89.27111°W / 44.81111; -89.27111Coordinates: 44°48′40″N 89°16′16″W / 44.81111°N 89.27111°W / 44.81111; -89.27111
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Marathon
Area[1]
 • Total 1.16 sq mi (3.00 km2)
 • Land 1.10 sq mi (2.85 km2)
 • Water 0.06 sq mi (0.16 km2)
Elevation[2] 1,253 ft (382 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 179
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 179
 • Density 162.7/sq mi (62.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
FIPS code 55-23100[5]
GNIS feature ID 1583144[2]

Elderon is a village in Marathon County, Wisconsin, United States. It is part of the Wausau, Wisconsin Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 179 at the 2010 census.[6]

Geography[edit]

Elderon is located at 44°46′59″N 89°15′1″W / 44.78306°N 89.25028°W / 44.78306; -89.25028 (44.78325, -89.250492).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.16 square miles (3.00 km2), of which, 1.10 square miles (2.85 km2) of it is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 179 people, 80 households, and 53 families residing in the village. The population density was 162.7 inhabitants per square mile (62.8/km2). There were 83 housing units at an average density of 75.5 per square mile (29.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 92.7% White, 1.1% Native American, 4.5% Pacific Islander, 1.1% from other races, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.9% of the population.

There were 80 households of which 22.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.3% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 12.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.8% were non-families. 27.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.64.

The median age in the village was 43.4 years. 16.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 13.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.4% were from 25 to 44; 29.1% were from 45 to 64; and 19% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 52.0% male and 48.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

At the 2000 census,[5] there were 189 people, 77 households and 54 families residing in the village. The population density was 170.8 per square mile (65.7/km²). There were 81 housing units at an average density of 73.2 per square mile (28.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.94% White, 0.53% from other races, and 0.53% from two or more races. 4.76% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 77 households of which 35.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.4% were married couples living together, 3.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.6% were non-families. 20.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.1% 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 2.91.

Age distribution was 24.9% under the age of 18, 4.8% from 18 to 24, 32.3% from 25 to 44, 23.8% from 45 to 64, and 14.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 112.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.2 males.

The median household income was $38,125, and the median family income was $55,417. Males had a median income of $27,917 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $19,225. About 2.1% of families and 5.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 14.8% of those sixty five or over.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  2. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  4. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-24. 
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Elderon village, Wisconsin". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved September 7, 2012. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  8. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 2005-2006,' Biographical Sketch of Roger Breske, pg. 42-43
  9. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1911, Biographical Sketch of Arthur J. Plowman, pg. 768