Curran, Wisconsin

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Curran, Wisconsin
Town
Town hall on Wisconsin Highway 95
Location of Curran, Wisconsin
Location of Curran, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°23′6″N 91°5′6″W / 44.38500°N 91.08500°W / 44.38500; -91.08500
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Jackson
Area
 • Total 36.2 sq mi (93.8 km2)
 • Land 36.2 sq mi (93.8 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 932 ft (284 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 366
 • Density 10.1/sq mi (3.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 55-18075[2]
GNIS feature ID 1583038[1]

Curran is a town in Jackson County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 366 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 36.2 square miles (93.8 km²), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 366 people, 127 households, and 102 families residing in the town. The population density was 10.1 people per square mile (3.9/km²). There were 171 housing units at an average density of 4.7 per square mile (1.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.81% White and 2.19% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.37% of the population.

There were 127 households out of which 38.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.2% were married couples living together, 3.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.9% were non-families. 15.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.88 and the average family size was 3.19.

In the town, the population was spread out with 30.9% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 31.4% from 25 to 44, 19.4% from 45 to 64, and 12.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 119.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 114.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $41,750, and the median income for a family was $47,500. Males had a median income of $30,313 versus $19,063 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,119. About 7.0% of families and 8.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.8% of those under age 18 and 5.9% of those age 65 or over.

History[edit]

On November 14, 1889, the town of Curran was created.[3]

Coordinates: 44°21′22″N 87°44′44″W / 44.35611°N 87.74556°W / 44.35611; -87.74556

References[edit]

  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. 
  3. ^ http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/dictionary/index.asp?action=view&term_id=6987&search_term=curran