Pound, Wisconsin

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Pound, Wisconsin
Village
Location of Pound, Wisconsin
Location of Pound, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 45°4′8″N 88°2′52″W / 45.06889°N 88.04778°W / 45.06889; -88.04778Coordinates: 45°4′8″N 88°2′52″W / 45.06889°N 88.04778°W / 45.06889; -88.04778
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Marinette
Area[1]
 • Total 0.85 sq mi (2.20 km2)
 • Land 0.85 sq mi (2.20 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 702 ft (214 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 377
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 376
 • Density 443.5/sq mi (171.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 55-64775[5]
GNIS feature ID 1583967[2]

Pound is a village in Marinette County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 377 at the 2010 census. The village is located within the Town of Pound. Pound is part of the Marinette, WI– MI Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Village and town were named for Thaddeus Coleman Pound,[6] a Wisconsin state politician who was the grandfather of the poet, Ezra Pound.

Geography[edit]

Pound is located at 45°5′37″N 88°1′58″W / 45.09361°N 88.03278°W / 45.09361; -88.03278 (45.093795, -88.032899).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.85 square miles (2.20 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 377 people, 152 households, and 99 families residing in the village. The population density was 443.5 inhabitants per square mile (171.2/km2). There were 164 housing units at an average density of 192.9 per square mile (74.5/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.0% White, 0.3% Native American, 3.7% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.2% of the population.

There were 152 households of which 32.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.3% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.9% were non-families. 26.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 2.99.

The median age in the village was 34.3 years. 25.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 30% were from 25 to 44; 24.3% were from 45 to 64; and 11.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.2% male and 48.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 355 people, 149 households, and 89 families residing in the village. The population density was 435.4 people per square mile (167.2/km²). There were 174 housing units at an average density of 213.4 per square mile (81.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.44% White and 0.56% Native American. 0.00% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 149 households out of which 32.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.3% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.6% were non-families. 30.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 3.11.

In the village the population was spread out with 27.3% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 33.2% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 10.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 104.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.5 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $32,692, and the median income for a family was $40,938. Males had a median income of $27,232 versus $18,438 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,890. About 9.6% of families and 12.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.1% of those under age 18 and 12.5% 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. ^ Easton, Larry E. (Summer 2007). "The Wisconsin Central in Eau Claire". The Soo (The Soo Line Historical and Technical Society) 29 (3): pp 9–43. ISSN 0733-5296. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.