Grant, Shawano County, Wisconsin
Town hall in Caroline
Location of Grant, Shawano County, Wisconsin
|• Total||36.9 sq mi (95.7 km2)|
|• Land||36.8 sq mi (95.3 km2)|
|• Water||0.1 sq mi (0.4 km2)|
|Elevation||948 ft (289 m)|
|• Density||26.5/sq mi (10.2/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||1583303|
Grant is a town in Shawano County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 974 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated community of Caroline is located within the town, and it holds the town's fire station.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 36.9 square miles (95.7 km²), of which, 36.8 square miles (95.3 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.4 km²) of it (0.41%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 974 people, 340 households, and 263 families residing in the town. The population density was 26.5 people per square mile (10.2/km²). There were 390 housing units at an average density of 10.6 per square mile (4.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.02% White, 0.10% African American, 0.82% Native American, 1.44% Asian, 0.31% from other races, and 0.31% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.41% of the population.
There were 340 households out of which 32.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.4% were married couples living together, 3.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.4% were non-families. 19.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.86 and the average family size was 3.32.
In the town, the population was spread out with 26.5% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 26.7% from 25 to 44, 23.3% from 45 to 64, and 15.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 110.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 110.6 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $40,583, and the median income for a family was $43,409. Males had a median income of $29,779 versus $19,821 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,190. About 3.0% of families and 3.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.2% of those under age 18 and 4.6% of those age 65 or over.