Wind Point, Wisconsin
|Wind Point, Wisconsin|
Location of Wind Point, Wisconsin
|• 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||614 ft (187 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||1,717|
|• Density||1,378.4/sq mi (532.2/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||1576848|
Wind Point is located at (42.782452, -87.774173).
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.
As of the census 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.
As of the census 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 94.7% White, 0.3% African American, 0.2% Native American, 3.0% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.3% 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.
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.
- The Wind Point Lighthouse is located within the village.
- Frank Lloyd Wright's Wingspread (also known as the Herbert F. Johnson House) is located within the village.
- "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
- "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-24.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.