Kewaskum (town), Wisconsin

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Kewaskum is a town in Washington County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,119 at the 2000 census. The incorporated community of Village of Kewaskum is surrounded geographically by the Town of Kewaskum. The unincorporated community of Saint Michaels is located partially in the town.

Kewaskum water tower


Location of Kewaskum (town), Wisconsin

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 22.8 square miles (59.0 km²), of which, 22.8 square miles (59.0 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.09%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,119 people, 394 households, and 327 families residing in the town. The population density was 49.2 people per square mile (19.0/km²). There were 404 housing units at an average density of 17.7 per square mile (6.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.55% White, 0.27% Native American, 0.18% from other races. 0.18% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 394 households out of which 36.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.1% were married couples living together, 4.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.0% were non-families. 14.7% 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 2.84 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the town the population was spread out with 25.0% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 29.1% from 25 to 44, 26.2% from 45 to 64, and 12.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 104.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $59,500, and the median income for a family was $65,060. Males had a median income of $39,833 versus $26,121 for females. The per capita income for the town was $22,802. About 3.5% of families and 4.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.3% of those under age 18 and 4.8% of those age 65 or over.


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

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