Kaukauna (town), Wisconsin

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Kaukauna, Wisconsin
Location of the town of Kaukauna, Wisconsin
Location of the town of Kaukauna, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°20′N 88°13′W / 44.333°N 88.217°W / 44.333; -88.217Coordinates: 44°20′N 88°13′W / 44.333°N 88.217°W / 44.333; -88.217
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Outagamie
 • Total 18.1 sq mi (46.8 km2)
 • Land 17.8 sq mi (46.0 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Elevation[1] 679 ft (207 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,238
 • Density 64.3/sq mi (24.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 920
FIPS code 55-38825[2]
GNIS feature ID 1583464[1]

Kaukauna is a town in Outagamie County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,238 at the 2010 census. The unincorporated community of Sniderville is located partially in the town.


In 1885, the adjacent City of Kaukauna was removed from the town when it incorporated.[3] On February 28, 2002, parts of the town were annexed by Wrightstown, Wisconsin.[4]


According to the United States Census Bureau, in 2000 the town had a total area of 18.1 square miles (46.8 km²). 17.8 square miles (46.0 km²) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.8 km²) of it (1.66%) is water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 1,142 people, 370 households, and 311 families residing in the town. The population density was 64.3 people per square mile (24.8/km²). There were 378 housing units at an average density of 8.2 persons/km² (21.3 persons/sq mi). The racial makeup of the town was 97.55% White, 0.09% African American, 1.93% Native American, 0.09% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.35% from two or more races. 0.53% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 370 households out of which 44.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.9% were married couples living together, 4.3% have a woman whose husband does not live with her, and 15.9% were non-families. 12.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.02 and the average family size was 3.32.

In the town the population was spread out with 31.1% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 30.5% from 25 to 44, 22.4% from 45 to 64, and 9.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 100.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $61,696, and the median income for a family was $63,625. Males had a median income of $41,010 versus $26,111 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,881. 1.7% of the population and 1.0% of families were below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 2.7% are under the age of 18 and 0.0% are 65 or older.

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  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ History of the Town of Kaukauna
  4. ^ http://www.legis.state.wi.us/lrb/bb/05bb/744-779.pdf
  5. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1931,' Biographical Sketch of Anton M. Miller, pg. 203

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