Germania, Wisconsin

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Germania, Wisconsin
Town
Location of Germania, Wisconsin
Location of Germania, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°43′25″N 89°9′50″W / 44.72361°N 89.16389°W / 44.72361; -89.16389Coordinates: 44°43′25″N 89°9′50″W / 44.72361°N 89.16389°W / 44.72361; -89.16389
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Shawano
Area
 • Total 36.2 sq mi (93.7 km2)
 • Land 36.2 sq mi (93.7 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,076 ft (328 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 339
 • Density 9.4/sq mi (3.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 55-28825[2]
GNIS feature ID 1583267[1]

Germania is a town in Shawano County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 339 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 36.2 square miles (93.7 km²), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 339 people, 134 households, and 101 families residing in the town. The population density was 9.4 people per square mile (3.6/km²). There were 142 housing units at an average density of 3.9 per square mile (1.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.05% White, 0.59% African American, 0.29% Native American, 0.88% Asian, and 1.18% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.29% of the population.

There were 134 households out of which 26.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.4% were married couples living together, 6.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.6% were non-families. 20.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the town the population was spread out with 21.2% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 23.9% from 25 to 44, 32.7% from 45 to 64, and 16.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 110.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 115.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $38,542, and the median income for a family was $45,192. Males had a median income of $30,833 versus $25,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,820. About 5.9% of families and 8.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.5% of those under age 18 and 10.7% 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.