Location of Cady, Wisconsin
|• Total||34.9 sq mi (90.3 km2)|
|• Land||34.5 sq mi (89.4 km2)|
|• Water||0.4 sq mi (0.9 km2)|
|Elevation||1,175 ft (358 m)|
|• Density||20.6/sq mi (7.9/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|Area code(s)||715 & 534|
|GNIS feature ID||1582901|
The town was named for Jacob Cady, who brought his family from Vermont around 1850 to establish a saw mill in the area.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 34.9 square miles (90.3 km²), of which, 34.5 square miles (89.4 km²) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.9 km²) of it (1.00%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 710 people, 255 households, and 200 families residing in the town. The population density was 20.6 people per square mile (7.9/km²). There were 264 housing units at an average density of 7.7 per square mile (3.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.30% White, and 0.70% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.28% of the population.
There were 255 households out of which 34.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.7% were married couples living together, 4.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.2% were non-families. 16.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.78 and the average family size was 3.16.
In the town, the population was spread out with 27.6% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 24.4% from 45 to 64, and 11.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 105.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.3 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $53,250, and the median income for a family was $56,979. Males had a median income of $35,341 versus $24,375 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,634. About 0.5% of families and 2.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.0% of those under age 18 and 5.6% of those age 65 or over.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- Callary, Edward. Place Names of Wisconsin. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press. p. 46. ISBN 978-0-299-30964-0.