East Troy, Wisconsin
|East Troy, Wisconsin|
Location of East Troy, Wisconsin
|• Total||4.51 sq mi (11.68 km2)|
|• Land||4.47 sq mi (11.58 km2)|
|• Water||0.04 sq mi (0.10 km2)|
|Elevation||833 ft (254 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||4,310|
|• Density||957.7/sq mi (369.8/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||1583120|
East Troy is a village in Walworth County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 4,281 at the 2010 census. The village is located southeast of the Town of East Troy. A small portion extends into the adjacent Town of Troy. The village is surrounded by lakes, Booth Lake and Lake Beulah being the biggest and most popular.
East Troy is located at (42.7868, -88.4036).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 4.51 square miles (11.68 km2), of which, 4.47 square miles (11.58 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) is water.
As of the census of 2010, there were 4,281 people, 1,737 households, and 1,125 families residing in the village. The population density was 957.7 inhabitants per square mile (369.8/km2). There were 1,866 housing units at an average density of 417.4 per square mile (161.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.9% White, 0.4% African American, 0.5% Native American, 0.6% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 1.1% from other races, and 1.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.0% of the population.
There were 1,737 households of which 35.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.6% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.2% were non-families. 29.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 3.04.
The median age in the village was 36.1 years. 27% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.1% were from 25 to 44; 25.4% were from 45 to 64; and 12% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.1% male and 50.9% female.
At the 2000 census, there were 3,564 people, 1,350 households and 984 families residing in the village. The population density was 986.6 per square mile (381.2/km²). There were 1,396 housing units at an average density of 386.4 per square mile (149.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 96.77% White, 0.17% Black or African American, 0.28% Native American, 0.53% Asian, 1.35% from other races, and 0.90% from two or more races. 2.95% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 1,350 households of which 37.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.5% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.1% were non-families. 22.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.07.
27.9% of the population were under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 32.3% from 25 to 44, 19.5% from 45 to 64, and 13.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 94.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.2 males.
The median household income was $48,397, and the median family income was $54,422. Males had a median income of $38,975 versus $25,179 for females. The per capita income for the village was $21,590. About 2.8% of families and 2.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.4% of those under age 18 and 2.8% of those age 65 or over.
- East Troy Electric Railroad Museum
- Alpine Valley Music Theatre
- Alpine Valley Ski Hill
- East Troy Bluegrass Festival
- Skydive Milwaukee - Sky Knights Sport Parachute Club
- Alexander O. Babcock, Wisconsin State Assemblyman
- Erik Buell, founder of Erik Buell Racing
- Eugene W. Chafin, Prohibition Party candidate for President of the United States
- Richard A. Flintrop, Wisconsin State Assemblyman
- Sidney Clayton Goff, Wisconsin State Assemblyman
- Gaylord Graves, Wisconsin State Assemblyman
- Annie Haeger, Olympic sailor
- Lorena Hickok, journalist, friend of Eleanor Roosevelt
- Isabella Hofmann, actress
- Cody Horlacher, Wisconsin State Assemblyman and lawyer
- Maxine Hough, Wisconsin State Assemblywomen
- Myrtle E. Johnson, marine biologist
- Mark W. Neumann, U.S. Representative
- John F. Potter, member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Wisconsin (1857–1863)
- Clifford E. Randall, U.S. Representative
- Stevie Ray Vaughan, the blues guitarist, died in a helicopter crash following a concert at Alpine Valley in 1990.
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