Franklin, Kewaunee County, Wisconsin

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Franklin, Wisconsin
Location of Franklin, Wisconsin
Location of Franklin, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°22′0″N 87°42′55″W / 44.36667°N 87.71528°W / 44.36667; -87.71528Coordinates: 44°22′0″N 87°42′55″W / 44.36667°N 87.71528°W / 44.36667; -87.71528
CountryUnited States
 • Total36.2 sq mi (93.7 km2)
 • Land35.5 sq mi (91.9 km2)
 • Water0.7 sq mi (1.8 km2)
Elevation804 ft (245 m)
 • Total997
 • Density28.1/sq mi (10.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)920
FIPS code55-27250[2]
GNIS feature ID1583232[1]

Franklin is a town in Kewaunee County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 997 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated communities of Bolt, Curran, and Stangelville are located in the town.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 36.2 square miles (93.7 km²), of which, 35.5 square miles (91.9 km²) of it is land and 0.7 square miles (1.8 km²) of it (1.91%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 997 people, 338 households, and 270 families residing in the town. The population density was 28.1 people per square mile (10.8/km²). There were 359 housing units at an average density of 10.1 per square mile (3.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.20% White, 0.30% African American, 0.30% Asian, 0.10% from other races, and 0.10% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.60% of the population.

There were 338 households out of which 38.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.8% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.1% were non-families. 14.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.95 and the average family size was 3.30.

In the town, the population was spread out with 28.6% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 24.7% from 45 to 64, and 9.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 112.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 117.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $52,019, and the median income for a family was $57,212. Males had a median income of $33,958 versus $22,237 for females. The per capita income for the town was $19,401. About 2.2% of families and 2.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 4.0% of those age 65 or over.

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  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. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1925, Biographical of Anton Holly, pg. 666
  4. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1913,' Biographical Sketch of Paul Hoverson, pg. 665
  5. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1915, Biographical Sketch of Thomas F. Konop, pg. 482
  6. ^ Paul F. Hunter, ed. (1919). THE WISCONSIN BLUE BOOK. Madison. p. 487.