Wyeville, Wisconsin

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Wyeville, Wisconsin
Village
Looking west in downtown Wyeville on Wisconsin Highway 21
Looking west in downtown Wyeville on Wisconsin Highway 21
Location of Wyeville, Wisconsin
Location of Wyeville, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°1′40″N 90°23′9″W / 44.02778°N 90.38583°W / 44.02778; -90.38583Coordinates: 44°1′40″N 90°23′9″W / 44.02778°N 90.38583°W / 44.02778; -90.38583
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Monroe
Area[1]
 • Total 0.59 sq mi (1.53 km2)
 • Land 0.59 sq mi (1.53 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 919 ft (280 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 147
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 147
 • Density 249.2/sq mi (96.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 608
FIPS code 55-89275[5]
GNIS feature ID 1577062[2]

Wyeville is a village in Monroe County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 147 at the 2010 census. It takes its name from the railroad wye where rail lines of the former Chicago and North Western Transportation Company, now Union Pacific Railway, cross. It is located on Wisconsin Highway 21.[6]

Geography[edit]

Wyeville Elementary School
Sign on WIS 21

Wyeville is located at 44°1′40″N 90°23′9″W / 44.02778°N 90.38583°W / 44.02778; -90.38583 (44.027657, -90.385932).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.59 square miles (1.53 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 147 people, 62 households, and 38 families residing in the village. The population density was 249.2 inhabitants per square mile (96.2 /km2). There were 70 housing units at an average density of 118.6 per square mile (45.8 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.9% White, 1.4% Native American, 0.7% from other races, and 2.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.4% of the population.

There were 62 households of which 25.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.7% were non-families. 22.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.79.

The median age in the village was 43.5 years. 21.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.8% were from 25 to 44; 28.5% were from 45 to 64; and 16.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 53.7% male and 46.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 146 people, 56 households, and 39 families residing in the village. The population density was 245.7 people per square mile (95.5/km²). There were 60 housing units at an average density of 101.0 per square mile (39.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 93.84% White, 3.42% Native American, 2.74% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.74% of the population.

There were 56 households out of which 30.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.1% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.6% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.6% 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 3.15.

In the village the population was spread out with 29.5% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 30.8% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 11.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 105.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.3 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $38,750, and the median income for a family was $44,531. Males had a median income of $33,750 versus $27,813 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,344. There were 9.8% of families and 13.1% of the population living below the poverty line, including 25.5% of under eighteens and 9.5% of those over 64.

Notable people[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. ^ 2001-2 Official Wisconsin State Highway Map
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  8. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1970,' Biographical Sketch of Kyle Kenyon, pg. 58