Bashaw, Wisconsin

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Bashaw, Wisconsin
Location of Bashaw, Wisconsin
Location of Bashaw, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 45°46′58″N 91°58′11″W / 45.78278°N 91.96972°W / 45.78278; -91.96972Coordinates: 45°46′58″N 91°58′11″W / 45.78278°N 91.96972°W / 45.78278; -91.96972
CountryUnited States
 • Total33.9 sq mi (87.8 km2)
 • Land33.5 sq mi (86.8 km2)
 • Water0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
Elevation[1]1,089 ft (332 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total921
 • Density27.5/sq mi (10.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)715 & 534
FIPS code55-05125[2]
GNIS feature ID1582760[1]

Bashaw is a town in Washburn County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 921 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 33.9 square miles (87.8 km²), of which, 33.5 square miles (86.8 km²) of it is land and 0.4 square miles (1.0 km²) of it (1.09%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 921 people, 339 households, and 267 families residing in the town. The population density was 27.5 people per square mile (10.6/km²). There were 387 housing units at an average density of 11.5 per square mile (4.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.15% White, 0.22% African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.43% Asian, and 1.09% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.43% of the population.

There were 339 households out of which 34.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.5% were married couples living together, 3.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.2% were non-families. 17.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the town, the population was spread out with 27.1% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 25.6% from 45 to 64, and 13.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 105.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $43,500, and the median income for a family was $47,014. Males had a median income of $31,923 versus $21,667 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,982. About 7.5% of families and 8.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.2% of those under age 18 and 13.7% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.