Hixton (town), Wisconsin

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Hixton is located in Wisconsin
Location within the state of Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°22′55″N 91°0′53″W / 44.38194°N 91.01472°W / 44.38194; -91.01472Coordinates: 44°22′55″N 91°0′53″W / 44.38194°N 91.01472°W / 44.38194; -91.01472
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Jackson
 • Total 34.9 sq mi (90.4 km2)
 • Land 34.9 sq mi (90.4 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 611
 • Density 18/sq mi (6.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 715 & 534

Hixton is a town in Jackson County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 611 at the 2000 census. The Village of Hixton is located within the town. The unincorporated community of Sechlerville is also located in the town.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 34.9 square miles (90.4 km²), of which, 34.9 square miles (90.4 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.06%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 611 people, 214 households, and 166 families residing in the town. The population density was 17.5 people per square mile (6.8/km²). There were 251 housing units at an average density of 7.2 per square mile (2.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 94.76% White, 1.96% Native American, 2.45% from other races, and 0.82% from two or more races. 2.95% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 214 households out of which 37.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.3% were married couples living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.4% were non-families. 14.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% 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 3.18.

In the town, the population was spread out with 29.3% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 30.8% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, and 9.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 115.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 110.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $38,056, and the median income for a family was $39,167. Males had a median income of $26,845 versus $19,375 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,866. About 5.6% of families and 6.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.7% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.