Plainfield, Wisconsin

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Plainfield, Wisconsin
Village
Location of Plainfield, Wisconsin
Location of Plainfield, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°11′57″N 89°32′16″W / 44.19917°N 89.53778°W / 44.19917; -89.53778Coordinates: 44°11′57″N 89°32′16″W / 44.19917°N 89.53778°W / 44.19917; -89.53778
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Waushara
Area[1]
 • Total 1.61 sq mi (4.17 km2)
 • Land 1.61 sq mi (4.17 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 1,093 ft (333 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 862
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 855
 • Density 535.4/sq mi (206.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
FIPS code 55-63175[5]
GNIS feature ID 1583932[2]

Plainfield is a village in Waushara County, Wisconsin, United States. A tiny portion extends into adjacent Town of Oasis. The village is located almost entirely within the Town of Plainfield. The population was 897 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Plainfield is located at 44°12′42″N 89°29′34″W / 44.21167°N 89.49278°W / 44.21167; -89.49278 (44.211943, -89.492803).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.61 square miles (4.17 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 862 people, 315 households, and 223 families residing in the village. The population density was 535.4 inhabitants per square mile (206.7/km2). There were 371 housing units at an average density of 230.4 per square mile (89.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 90.5% White, 0.3% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 7.3% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 18.0% of the population.

There were 315 households of which 39.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.2% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.2% were non-families. 26.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.1% 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 3.35.

The median age in the village was 34.4 years. 29.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.2% were from 25 to 44; 24.2% were from 45 to 64; and 12.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.0% male and 51.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 899 people, 342 households, and 230 families residing in the village. The population density was 692.9 people per square mile (267.0/km²). There were 373 housing units at an average density of 287.5 per square mile (110.8/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 92.21% White, 0.11% Black or African American, 1.11% Asian, 6.23% from other races, and 0.33% from two or more races. Some 17.91% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 342 households out of which 34.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.3% were married couples living together, 12.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.5% were non-families. About 28.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.19.

In the village the population was spread out with 28.9% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 28.4% from 25 to 44, 18.7% from 45 to 64, and 15.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 97.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.6 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $36,328, and the median income for a family was $43,977. Males had a median income of $29,688 versus $19,750 for females. The per capita income for the village was $15,563. About 8.0% of families and 11.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.2% of those under age 18 and 14.0% of those age 65 or over.

Culture[edit]

Parts of the Werner Herzog film Stroszek were shot nearby.

Notable residents[edit]

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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