Eden, Wisconsin

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Eden
Village
Downtown Eden on US 45
Downtown Eden on US 45
Location of Eden in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin.
Location of Eden in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin.
Eden is located in Wisconsin
Eden
Eden
Location within the state of Wisconsin
Coordinates: 43°41′35″N 88°21′42″W / 43.69306°N 88.36167°W / 43.69306; -88.36167Coordinates: 43°41′35″N 88°21′42″W / 43.69306°N 88.36167°W / 43.69306; -88.36167
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
County  Fond du Lac
Area[1]
 • Total 2.50 sq mi (6.48 km2)
 • Land 2.50 sq mi (6.48 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 875
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 857
 • Density 342.66/sq mi (132.30/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 920
FIPS code 55-22475

Eden is a village in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 875 at the 2010 census. The village is located within the Town of Eden.

History[edit]

A post office called Eden was first established in 1850.[4] Eden was either named after the Garden of Eden, or after John Eden, an early settler.[5]

Geography[edit]

Eden is located at 43°41′35″N 88°21′42″W / 43.69306°N 88.36167°W / 43.69306; -88.36167 (43.693077, -88.361805).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.62 square miles (1.61 km2), of which, 0.60 square miles (1.55 km2) of it is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) is water.[7]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 83
1920 176
1930 223 26.7%
1940 223 0.0%
1950 234 4.9%
1960 312 33.3%
1970 376 20.5%
1980 534 42.0%
1990 610 14.2%
2000 687 12.6%
2010 875 27.4%
Est. 2016 857 [3] −2.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 875 people, 337 households, and 235 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,458.3 inhabitants per square mile (563.1/km2). There were 360 housing units at an average density of 600.0 per square mile (231.7/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 94.5% White, 0.2% African American, 0.7% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 2.6% from other races, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.7% of the population.

There were 337 households of which 35.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.5% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.3% were non-families. 24.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.2% 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 3.09.

The median age in the village was 34.3 years. 25.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 11.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.8% were from 25 to 44; 23.6% were from 45 to 64; and 12.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.2% male and 49.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[9] of 2000, there were 687 people, 264 households, and 181 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,321.2 people per square mile (510.1/km²). There were 303 housing units at an average density of 582.7 per square mile (225.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.11% White, 0.15% Native American, 1.46% from other races, and 0.29% from two or more races. 4.22% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 264 households out of which 35.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.7% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.1% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.2% 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 3.16.

In the village, the population was spread out with 30.4% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 31.9% from 25 to 44, 17.5% from 45 to 64, and 13.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 102.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.3 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $41,579, and the median income for a family was $48,571. Males had a median income of $35,804 versus $22,031 for females. The per capita income for the village was $19,614. About 3.4% of families and 4.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.5% of those under age 18 and 5.8% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 14, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  4. ^ "Fond du Lac County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 2 April 2015. Retrieved 17 March 2015. 
  5. ^ Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 67. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  9. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.