Downtown Rosendale at the intersection of WIS 23 / WIS 26
|County||Fond du Lac|
|• Total||1.22 sq mi (3.16 km2)|
|• Land||1.22 sq mi (3.16 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||873 ft (266 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||1,058|
|• Density||871.3/sq mi (336.4/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||1584065|
Rosendale is a village in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,063 at the 2010 census. The village is located partially within the Town of Rosendale and partially within the Town of Springvale.
Rosendale is home to the Sisson's Peony Gardens, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, which is open for public viewing. Peony Sunday is held every year on the first or second Sunday in June, depending on when the peony flowers are expected to bloom. The Rosendale Historical Society headquarters on Main Street has been used for a museum since 2001. Tours are available to view collections about the village and surrounding areas.
Rosendale is located along Highways 23 and 26 and is approximately 15 miles from the major resort area of Green Lake. Because of this, speed limits are enforced heavily. Local businesses have in recent years begun to sell T-shirts which read "Rosendale: Just the Ticket!" In 2010, a Facebook group encouraging the boycott of Rosendale for "unfair police traffic entrapment" was set up and had several hundred members, it currently has eight.
Rosendale is located at (43.80962, -88.673154).
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,063 people, 407 households, and 299 families residing in the village. The population density was 871.3 inhabitants per square mile (336.4 /km2). There were 417 housing units at an average density of 341.8 per square mile (132.0 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.0% White, 0.2% African American, 0.9% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 1.7% from other races, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.0% of the population.
There were 407 households of which 36.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.4% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 26.5% were non-families. 21.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.07.
The median age in the village was 36.6 years. 27.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.9% were from 25 to 44; 25.6% were from 45 to 64; and 12% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.5% male and 51.5% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 923 people, 325 households, and 261 families residing in the village. The population density was 824.3 people per square mile (318.2/km²). There were 339 housing units at an average density of 302.7 per square mile (116.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.67% White, 0.11% Native American, and 0.22% from two or more races. 0.33% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 325 households out of which 42.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.1% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.4% were non-families. 13.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.15.
In the village the population was spread out with 29.4% under the age of 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 30.3% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, and 8.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 94.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.6 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $52,448, and the median income for a family was $57,083. Males had a median income of $38,125 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,653. About 0.4% of families and 2.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.8% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.
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