Forest, St. Croix County, Wisconsin

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Forest, Wisconsin
Town
Location of Forest, St. Croix County, Wisconsin
Location of Forest, St. Croix County, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 45°9′30″N 92°13′46″W / 45.15833°N 92.22944°W / 45.15833; -92.22944
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County St. Croix
Area
 • Total 37.2 sq mi (96.4 km2)
 • Land 37.2 sq mi (96.2 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,214 ft (370 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 590
 • Density 15.9/sq mi (6.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
FIPS code 55-26525[2]
GNIS feature ID 1583215[1]

Forest is a town in St. Croix County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 590 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated community of Forest is located in the town.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 37.2 square miles (96.4 km²), of which, 37.2 square miles (96.2 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.13%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
2010 629
Est. 2012 628 −0.2%

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 590 people, 203 households, and 165 families residing in the town. The population density was 15.9 people per square mile (6.1/km²). There were 218 housing units at an average density of 5.9 per square mile (2.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.15% White, 0.17% Native American, 0.34% from other races, and 0.34% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.85% of the population.

There were 203 households out of which 39.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.4% were married couples living together, 3.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.7% were non-families. 14.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.91 and the average family size was 3.19.

In the town the population was spread out with 28.6% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 28.6% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 11.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 116.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $50,833, and the median income for a family was $60,000. Males had a median income of $36,023 versus $22,014 for females. The per capita income for the town was $21,427. About 4.3% of families and 8.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.8% of those under age 18 and 5.1% of those age 65 or over.

Coordinates: 45°08′12″N 92°15′35″W / 45.13667°N 92.25972°W / 45.13667; -92.25972

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.