Wind Point, Wisconsin

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Wind Point, Wisconsin
Village
Location of Wind Point, Wisconsin
Location of Wind Point, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 42°46′57″N 87°46′27″W / 42.78250°N 87.77417°W / 42.78250; -87.77417Coordinates: 42°46′57″N 87°46′27″W / 42.78250°N 87.77417°W / 42.78250; -87.77417
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Racine
Area[1]
 • Total 1.42 sq mi (3.68 km2)
 • Land 1.25 sq mi (3.24 km2)
 • Water 0.17 sq mi (0.44 km2)
Elevation[2] 614 ft (187 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 1,723
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 1,717
 • Density 1,378.4/sq mi (532.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 262
FIPS code 55-87700[5]
GNIS feature ID 1576848[2]

Wind Point is a village in Racine County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,723 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Wind Point is located at 42°46′57″N 87°46′27″W / 42.78250°N 87.77417°W / 42.78250; -87.77417 (42.782452, -87.774173).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.42 square miles (3.68 km2), of which, 1.25 square miles (3.24 km2) of it is land and 0.17 square miles (0.44 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 1,723 people, 731 households, and 551 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,378.4 inhabitants per square mile (532.2 /km2). There were 776 housing units at an average density of 620.8 per square mile (239.7 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.7% White, 0.8% African American, 0.1% Native American, 2.3% Asian, 0.5% from other races, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.3% of the population.

There were 731 households of which 23.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.2% were married couples living together, 3.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 24.6% were non-families. 21.8% 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 2.36 and the average family size was 2.75.

The median age in the village was 52.4 years. 19% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 12.9% were from 25 to 44; 40.4% were from 45 to 64; and 23.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.1% male and 51.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 1,853 people, 736 households, and 587 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,513.5 people per square mile (586.4/km²). There were 757 housing units at an average density of 618.3 per square mile (239.6/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 94.66% White, 0.32% African American, 0.22% Native American, 3.02% Asian, 0.05% from other races, and 1.73% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.30% of the population.

There were 736 households out of which 29.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.3% were married couples living together, 3.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.2% were non-families. 17.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.86.

In the village the population was spread out with 23.5% under the age of 18, 3.3% from 18 to 24, 20.0% from 25 to 44, 37.4% from 45 to 64, and 15.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 47 years. For every 100 females there were 96.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.5 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $88,521, while the median income for a family is $100,614. Males had a median income of $85,555 versus $49,722 for females. The per capita income for the village was $53,104. About 2.8% of families and 3.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.0% of those under age 18 and 5.7% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Wind Point is part of the Racine Unified School District. Its only elementary school, Wind Point Elementary School, was closed following the 2012-2013 school year. A private non-parochial school, The Prairie School, serves students in preschool through 12th grade.

Notable buildings[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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