Hamburg, Marathon County, Wisconsin
Location of Hamburg, Wisconsin
|• Total||35.4 sq mi (91.6 km2)|
|• Land||35.4 sq mi (91.6 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||1,388 ft (423 m)|
|• Density||26/sq mi (10/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|Area code(s)||715 & 534|
|GNIS feature ID||1583338|
Hamburg is a town in Marathon County, Wisconsin, in the United States. It is part of the Wausau, Wisconsin Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census, the town had a population of 918. The unincorporated communities of Hamburg and Little Chicago are located within the town.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 35.4 square miles (91.6 km²), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 910 people, 285 households, and 243 families residing in the town. The population density was 25.7 people per square mile (9.9/km²). There were 303 housing units at an average density of 8.6 per square mile (3.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.26% White, 0.55% African American, 0.44% Native American, 0.33% Asian, 0.22% from other races, and 2.20% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.77% of the population.
There were 285 households out of which 46.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 77.2% were married couples living together, 3.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.7% were non-families. 11.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.19 and the average family size was 3.47.
In the town, the population was spread out with 33.5% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 32.9% from 25 to 44, 17.4% from 45 to 64, and 9.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 101.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.2 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $50,500, and the median income for a family was $52,667. Males had a median income of $29,569 versus $25,156 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,920. About 3.3% of families and 5.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.5% of those under age 18 and 10.7% of those age 65 or over.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Hamburg town, Marathon County, Wisconsin". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved September 17, 2012.
- 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1954,' Biographical Sketch of Martin C. Lueck, pg. 50