Farmington, La Crosse County, Wisconsin

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Farmington, Wisconsin
Town
Location of Farmington, Wisconsin
Location of Farmington, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°1′42″N 91°6′5″W / 44.02833°N 91.10139°W / 44.02833; -91.10139Coordinates: 44°1′42″N 91°6′5″W / 44.02833°N 91.10139°W / 44.02833; -91.10139
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County La Crosse
Area
 • Total 75.6 sq mi (195.8 km2)
 • Land 75.4 sq mi (195.3 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation[1] 787 ft (240 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,733
 • Density 23/sq mi (8.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 608
FIPS code 55-25325[2]
GNIS feature ID 1583191[1]

Farmington is a town in La Crosse County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,733 at the 2000 census. It is part of the La Crosse, Wisconsin Metropolitan Statistical Area. The unincorporated communities of Burr Oak, Mindoro, and Stevenstown are in Farmington.

Landmarks[edit]

The Agger Rockshelter is located in the town. The Mindoro Cut is also located in the town, near Mindoro on Wisconsin Highway 108.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 75.6 square miles (195.8 km²), of which, 75.4 square miles (195.3 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.4 km²) of it (0.22%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1990 1,599 —    
2000 1,733 +8.4%
2010 2,019 +16.5%
2011 2,078 +2.9%

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,733 people, 664 households, and 505 families residing in the town. The population density was 23.0 people per square mile (8.9/km²). There were 706 housing units at an average density of 9.4 per square mile (3.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.46% White, 0.29% African American, 0.35% Native American, 0.81% Asian, 0.52% from other races, and 0.58% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.92% of the population.

There were 664 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.1% were married couples living together, 5.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.9% were non-families. 18.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the town the population was spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 29.8% from 25 to 44, 26.6% from 45 to 64, and 11.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 110.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $41,477, and the median income for a family was $46,500. Males had a median income of $31,947 versus $23,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,096. About 5.3% of families and 6.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.8% of those under age 18 and 12.0% of those age 65 or over.

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. ^ Town of Farmington