Montfort, Wisconsin

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Montfort, Wisconsin
Village
Looking west at Montfort
Looking west at Montfort
Location of Montfort, Wisconsin
Location of Montfort, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 42°58′17″N 90°25′59″W / 42.97139°N 90.43306°W / 42.97139; -90.43306Coordinates: 42°58′17″N 90°25′59″W / 42.97139°N 90.43306°W / 42.97139; -90.43306
Country United States
State Wisconsin
Counties Grant, Iowa
Area[1]
 • Total 0.54 sq mi (1.40 km2)
 • Land 0.54 sq mi (1.40 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 1,109 ft (338 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 718
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 710
 • Density 1,329.6/sq mi (513.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 608
FIPS code 55-53950[5]
GNIS feature ID 1569677[2]

Montfort is a village in Grant and Iowa Counties in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The population was 718 at the 2010 census. Of this, 622 were in Grant County, and 96 were in Iowa County.

The Iowa County portion of Montfort is part of the Madison Metropolitan Statistical Area, while the Grant County portion is part of the Platteville Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Montfort is located at 42°58′17″N 90°25′59″W / 42.97139°N 90.43306°W / 42.97139; -90.43306 (42.971399, -90.432937).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.54 square miles (1.40 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 718 people, 279 households, and 192 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,329.6 inhabitants per square mile (513.4/km2). There were 298 housing units at an average density of 551.9 per square mile (213.1/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.6% White, 0.8% African American, and 0.6% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.3% of the population.

There were 279 households of which 34.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.8% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.2% were non-families. 22.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 10% 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 2.98.

The median age in the village was 35.9 years. 24.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.5% were from 25 to 44; 28.3% were from 45 to 64; and 11.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.6% male and 49.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

At the 2000 census,[5] there were 663 people, 252 households and 179 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,252.1 per square mile (483.0/km²). There were 273 housing units at an average density of 515.6 per square mile (198.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.25% White, 0.15% African American, and 0.60% from two or more races.

There were 252 households, of which 37.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.2% were married couples living together, 11.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.6% were non-families. 23.0% of all households were individuals and 13.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.12.

In terms of age distribution, 30.3% were under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 26.2% from 25 to 44, 20.5% from 45 to 64, and 14.6% were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 95.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $37,500, and the median income for a family was $43,295. Males had a median income of $28,125 versus $21,442 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,126. About 1.7% of families and 5.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.7% of those under age 18 and 7.1% of those age 65 or over.

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