Footville, Wisconsin

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Footville, Wisconsin
Village
Location of Footville in Rock County, Wisconsin.
Location of Footville in Rock County, Wisconsin.
Coordinates: 42°40′12″N 89°12′32″W / 42.67000°N 89.20889°W / 42.67000; -89.20889Coordinates: 42°40′12″N 89°12′32″W / 42.67000°N 89.20889°W / 42.67000; -89.20889
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Rock
Area[1]
 • Total 1.12 sq mi (2.90 km2)
 • Land 1.12 sq mi (2.90 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 830 ft (253 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 808
 • Estimate (2016)[4] 803
 • Density 721.4/sq mi (278.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 608
FIPS code 55-26400[5]
GNIS feature ID 1565103[2]

Footville is a village in Rock County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 808 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Footville was originally called Bachelor's Grove.[6] The present name is for Ezra A. Foot, the original owner of the town site.[6] A post office was established as Bachelor's Grove in 1846, and renamed Footville in 1855.[7]

Geography[edit]

Footville is located at 42°40′12″N 89°12′32″W / 42.67000°N 89.20889°W / 42.67000; -89.20889 (42.669882, -89.208999).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.12 square miles (2.90 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 351
1930 358 2.0%
1940 459 28.2%
1950 562 22.4%
1960 675 20.1%
1970 698 3.4%
1980 794 13.8%
1990 764 −3.8%
2000 788 3.1%
2010 808 2.5%
Est. 2016 803 [4] −0.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 808 people, 299 households, and 208 families residing in the village. The population density was 721.4 inhabitants per square mile (278.5/km2). There were 326 housing units at an average density of 291.1 per square mile (112.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.4% White, 0.1% African American, 0.1% Asian, 0.2% Pacific Islander, 0.5% from other races, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.0% of the population.

There were 299 households of which 33.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.5% were married couples living together, 12.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.4% were non-families. 25.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 2.98.

The median age in the village was 42.1 years. 23.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.7% were from 25 to 44; 27.5% were from 45 to 64; and 17.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.5% male and 52.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 788 people, 310 households, and 222 families residing in the village. The population density was 799.5 people per square mile (307.3/km²). There were 326 housing units at an average density of 330.7 per square mile (127.1/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.48% White, 0.25% African American, 0.13% Native American, and 1.14% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.13% of the population.

There were 310 households out of which 33.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.8% were married couples living together, 11.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.1% were non-families. 23.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the village, the population was spread out with 25.0% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 23.5% from 45 to 64, and 14.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 94.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.5 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $47,768, and the median income for a family was $55,833. Males had a median income of $37,344 versus $26,985 for females. The per capita income for the village was $21,688. About 2.9% of families and 3.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.4% of those under age 18 and 3.3% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-14. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  2. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  4. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ a b 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. 71. 
  7. ^ "Rock County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 18 March 2015. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

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