Lincoln, Adams County, Wisconsin

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Lincoln, Wisconsin
Town
Location of Lincoln, Wisconsin
Location of Lincoln, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 43°56′35″N 89°40′6″W / 43.94306°N 89.66833°W / 43.94306; -89.66833Coordinates: 43°56′35″N 89°40′6″W / 43.94306°N 89.66833°W / 43.94306; -89.66833
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Adams
Area
 • Total 36.2 sq mi (93.7 km2)
 • Land 36.1 sq mi (93.5 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,030 ft (314 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 296
 • Density 8/sq mi (3.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 608
FIPS code 55-44250[2]
GNIS feature ID 1583560[1]

Lincoln is a town in Adams County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The population was 296 at the 2010 census.[3] The ghost town of Springbluff was located in the town.

Geography[edit]

Lincoln is located at 43°56′28″N 89°39′31″W / 43.94111°N 89.65861°W / 43.94111; -89.65861 (43.941130, -89.658720).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 36.2 square miles (93.7 km2), of which 36.1 square miles (93.5 km2) is land and 0.039 square miles (0.1 km2), or 0.15%, is water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 311 people, 129 households, and 86 families residing in the town. The population density was 8.6 people per square mile (3.3/km²). There were 210 housing units at an average density of 5.8 per square mile (2.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.75% White, 0.32% African American, and 1.93% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.57% of the population.

There were 129 households out of which 23.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.0% were married couples living together, 7.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% were non-families. 26.4% 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 2.41 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the town the population was spread out with 18.6% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 24.1% from 25 to 44, 31.2% from 45 to 64, and 18.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 120.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $29,107, and the median income for a family was $32,813. Males had a median income of $30,500 versus $25,625 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,484. About 13.6% of families and 22.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.7% of those under age 18 and 16.7% 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. 
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Lincoln town, Adams County, Wisconsin". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved August 30, 2013. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.