Portland, Monroe County, Wisconsin

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Portland, Wisconsin
Town
Location of Portland, Monroe County, Wisconsin
Location of Portland, Monroe County, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 43°45′20″N 90°50′45″W / 43.75556°N 90.84583°W / 43.75556; -90.84583
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Monroe
Area
 • Total 35.9 sq mi (93.1 km2)
 • Land 35.9 sq mi (93.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,204 ft (367 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 686
 • Density 19.1/sq mi (7.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 608
FIPS code 55-64425[2]
GNIS feature ID 1583959[1]

Portland is a town in Monroe County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 686 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated community of Portland is located in the town.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 35.9 square miles (93.1 km²), of which, 35.9 square miles (93.1 km²) of it is land and 0.03% is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 686 people, 249 households, and 187 families residing in the town. The population density was 19.1 people per square mile (7.4/km²). There were 273 housing units at an average density of 7.6 per square mile (2.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.67% White, 0.15% African American, 1.90% Asian, and 0.29% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.87% of the population.

There were 249 households out of which 32.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.9% were married couples living together, 4.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.5% were non-families. 21.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.20.

In the town the population was spread out with 28.7% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 25.4% from 25 to 44, 23.8% from 45 to 64, and 15.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 112.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 111.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $36,250, and the median income for a family was $41,875. Males had a median income of $28,125 versus $19,375 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,998. About 8.3% of families and 13.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.6% of those under age 18 and 20.4% 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. 

Coordinates: 43°46′08″N 90°51′29″W / 43.76889°N 90.85806°W / 43.76889; -90.85806