Oakfield, Wisconsin

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Oakfield, Wisconsin
Village
Coordinates: 43°40′39″N 88°34′57″W / 43.67750°N 88.58250°W / 43.67750; -88.58250Coordinates: 43°40′39″N 88°34′57″W / 43.67750°N 88.58250°W / 43.67750; -88.58250
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Fond du Lac
Area[1]
 • Total 0.98 sq mi (2.54 km2)
 • Land 0.98 sq mi (2.54 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation [2] 860 ft (262 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 1,075
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 1,075
 • Density 1,096.9/sq mi (423.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 920
FIPS code 55-58925[5]
GNIS feature ID 1583839[2]
Website http://www.villageofoakfield.com

Oakfield is a village in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,075 at the 2010 census. The village is located within the Town of Oakfield.

History[edit]

On July 18, 1996, an F5 tornado known as the Oakfield Tornado ripped through the village.

Geography[edit]

Oakfield is located at 43°41′3″N 88°32′54″W / 43.68417°N 88.54833°W / 43.68417; -88.54833 (43.684167, -88.548551).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.98 square miles (2.54 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 1,075 people, 392 households, and 307 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,096.9 inhabitants per square mile (423.5 /km2). There were 415 housing units at an average density of 423.5 per square mile (163.5 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.9% White, 0.2% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 2.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.8% of the population.

There were 392 households of which 36.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.1% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 21.7% were non-families. 19.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.13.

The median age in the village was 40.3 years. 26.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.7% were from 25 to 44; 29.7% were from 45 to 64; and 12.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.3% male and 50.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 1,012 people, 370 households, and 283 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,049.9 people per square mile (407.0/km²). There were 384 housing units at an average density of 398.4 per square mile (154.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.42% White, 0.10% Black or African American, 0.30% Native American, 0.30% Asian, 0.59% from other races, and 0.30% from two or more races. 2.87% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 370 households out of which 39.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.5% were married couples living together, 7.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.5% were non-families. 20.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.15.

In the village the population was spread out with 28.5% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 23.3% from 45 to 64, and 11.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 98.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.1 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $51,053, and the median income for a family was $56,154. Males had a median income of $37,833 versus $24,625 for females. The per capita income for the village was $21,131. About 1.1% of families and 1.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 8.3% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  2. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  4. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-24. 
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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