Harrison, Grant County, Wisconsin

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Harrison, Wisconsin
Town
Location of Harrison, Wisconsin
Location of Harrison, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 42°43′19″N 90°37′20″W / 42.72194°N 90.62222°W / 42.72194; -90.62222Coordinates: 42°43′19″N 90°37′20″W / 42.72194°N 90.62222°W / 42.72194; -90.62222
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Grant
Area
 • Total 36.1 sq mi (93.6 km2)
 • Land 36.1 sq mi (93.6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 889 ft (271 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 497
 • Density 13.8/sq mi (5.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 608
FIPS code 55-32825[2]
GNIS feature ID 1583355[1]

Harrison is a town in Grant County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 497 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated community of Cornelia is located in the town.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 36.1 square miles (93.6 km²), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 497 people, 176 households, and 148 families residing in the town. The population density was 13.8 people per square mile (5.3/km²). There were 186 housing units at an average density of 5.1 per square mile (2.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.39% White, 0.20% Asian, 0.40% from other races, and 1.01% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.80% of the population.

There were 176 households out of which 38.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.6% were married couples living together, 4.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.9% were non-families. 11.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.82 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the town the population was spread out with 27.4% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 28.6% from 25 to 44, 28.6% from 45 to 64, and 8.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 106.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 111.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $45,375, and the median income for a family was $47,125. Males had a median income of $26,000 versus $20,592 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,647. About 4.5% of families and 6.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.3% of those under age 18 and none 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.