Solon Springs, Wisconsin

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Solon Springs, Wisconsin
Village
Location of Solon Springs, Wisconsin
Location of Solon Springs, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 46°21′17″N 91°48′1″W / 46.35472°N 91.80028°W / 46.35472; -91.80028Coordinates: 46°21′17″N 91°48′1″W / 46.35472°N 91.80028°W / 46.35472; -91.80028
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Douglas
Area[1]
 • Total 2.30 sq mi (5.96 km2)
 • Land 1.57 sq mi (4.07 km2)
 • Water 0.73 sq mi (1.89 km2)
Elevation[2] 1,122 ft (342 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 600
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 604
 • Density 382.2/sq mi (147.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 715 and 534
FIPS code 55-74600[5]
GNIS feature ID 1584172[2]

Solon Springs is a village in Douglas County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 600 at the 2010 census. The village is located within the Town of Solon Springs.

Geography[edit]

Solon Springs is located at 46°21′3″N 91°49′5″W / 46.35083°N 91.81806°W / 46.35083; -91.81806 (46.351049, -91.818139).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.30 square miles (5.96 km2), of which, 1.57 square miles (4.07 km2) of it is land and 0.73 square miles (1.89 km2) is water.[1]

Solon Springs is located 32 miles southeast of the city of Superior.

Transportation[edit]

U.S. Highway 53 serves as a main route in the community. The main route, however, now bypasses the village and the original portion of highway that still exists in Solon Springs is referred to as "Business 53".

Demographics[edit]

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $30,250, and the median income for a family was $46,875. Males had a median income of $30,500 versus $23,438 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,807. About 3.7% of families and 10.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.3% of those under age 18 and 8.6% of those age 65 or over.

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 600 people, 263 households, and 168 families residing in the village. The population density was 382.2 inhabitants per square mile (147.6 /km2). There were 408 housing units at an average density of 259.9 per square mile (100.3 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.5% White, 0.2% African American, 1.3% Native American, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.7% of the population.

There were 263 households of which 25.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.2% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.1% were non-families. 28.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.81.

The median age in the village was 43.1 years. 23.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.9% were from 25 to 44; 31.4% were from 45 to 64; and 15.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.5% male and 51.5% female.

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. ^ "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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