Grant, Rusk County, Wisconsin

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Grant, Wisconsin
Location of Grant, Rusk County, Wisconsin
Location of Grant, Rusk County, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 45°26′0″N 91°6′20″W / 45.43333°N 91.10556°W / 45.43333; -91.10556Coordinates: 45°26′0″N 91°6′20″W / 45.43333°N 91.10556°W / 45.43333; -91.10556
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Rusk
 • Total 33.8 sq mi (87.5 km2)
 • Land 33.4 sq mi (86.4 km2)
 • Water 0.4 sq mi (1.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,148 ft (350 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 767
 • Density 23.0/sq mi (8.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
FIPS code 55-30375[2]
GNIS feature ID 1583302[1]

Grant is a town in Rusk County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 767 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated community of Port Arthur is located in the town.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 33.8 square miles (87.5 km²), of which 33.4 square miles (86.4 km²) is land and 0.4 square mile (1.1 km²) (1.24%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 767 people, 293 households, and 222 families residing in the town. The population density was 23.0 people per square mile (8.9/km²). There were 324 housing units at an average density of 9.7 per square mile (3.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.57% White, 0.26% African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.26% Pacific Islander, 0.52% from other races, and 0.26% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.78% of the population.

There were 293 households out of which 33.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.5% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.9% were non-families. 19.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the town, the population was spread out with 27.8% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 25.8% from 25 to 44, 27.1% from 45 to 64, and 13.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 105.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 110.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $41,908, and the median income for a family was $46,776. Males had a median income of $28,839 versus $22,386 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,491. About 4.4% of families and 8.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.0% of those under age 18 and 10.2% of those age 65 or over.


  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.