Francis Creek, Wisconsin

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Francis Creek, Wisconsin
Village
Looking north in downtown Francis Creek
Looking north in downtown Francis Creek
Location of Francis Creek, Wisconsin
Location of Francis Creek, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°12′10″N 87°43′19″W / 44.20278°N 87.72194°W / 44.20278; -87.72194Coordinates: 44°12′10″N 87°43′19″W / 44.20278°N 87.72194°W / 44.20278; -87.72194
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Manitowoc
Area[1]
 • Total 1.18 sq mi (3.06 km2)
 • Land 1.18 sq mi (3.06 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation [2] 732 ft (223 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 669
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 663
 • Density 566.9/sq mi (218.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 920
FIPS code 55-27125[5]
GNIS feature ID 1565246[2]

Francis Creek is a village in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 669 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

The original village name, "French Creek," was abandoned due to its conflict with another location.

Geography[edit]

Francis Creek is located at 44°12′10″N 87°43′19″W / 44.202728°N 87.722047°W / 44.202728; -87.722047 (44.202728, -87.722047).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.18 square miles (3.06 km2), all of it land.[1]

The village is east of Interstate 43.

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 669 people, 277 households, and 189 families residing in the village. The population density was 566.9 inhabitants per square mile (218.9 /km2). There were 296 housing units at an average density of 250.8 per square mile (96.8 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.6% White, 0.1% African American, 0.6% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.4% of the population.

There were 277 households of which 27.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.0% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.8% were non-families. 27.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.91.

The median age in the village was 39.3 years. 22.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.2% were from 25 to 44; 29.4% were from 45 to 64; and 14.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.5% male and 50.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 681 people, 266 households, and 186 families residing in the village. The population density was 618.6 people per square mile (239.0/km2). There were 280 housing units at an average density of 254.3 per square mile (98.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.85% White, 0.15% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.88% of the population.

There were 266 households out of which 36.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.6% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.7% were non-families. 25.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the village the population was spread out with 27.6% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 29.4% from 25 to 44, 20.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 99.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $43,542, and the median income for a family was $53,542. Males had a median income of $33,750 versus $21,618 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,441. About 6.2% of families and 5.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.0% of those under age 18 and 14.4% of those age 65 or over.

Events[edit]

Every year Francis Creek holds French Creek Days on the second weekend in July. People gather from many of the neighboring cities, to see the tractor pulls, and other such events. It is one of the biggest festivals in the area.

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