Kildare, Wisconsin

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Kildare, Wisconsin
Town
Location of Kildare, Wisconsin
Location of Kildare, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 43°44′9″N 89°53′17″W / 43.73583°N 89.88806°W / 43.73583; -89.88806Coordinates: 43°44′9″N 89°53′17″W / 43.73583°N 89.88806°W / 43.73583; -89.88806
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Juneau
Area
 • Total 28.2 sq mi (73.1 km2)
 • Land 27.8 sq mi (71.9 km2)
 • Water 0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 879 ft (268 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 557
 • Density 20.1/sq mi (7.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 608
FIPS code 55-39575[2]
GNIS feature ID 1583479[1]
Website http://www.kildaretownship.com/

Kildare is a town in Juneau County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 557 at the 2000 census.

History[edit]

It was named after the town and county of Kildare in Ireland.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 28.2 square miles (73.1 km²), of which, 27.8 square miles (71.9 km²) of it is land and 0.5 square miles (1.2 km²) of it (1.63%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 557 people, 216 households, and 150 families residing in the town. The population density was 20.1 people per square mile (7.7/km²). There were 319 housing units at an average density of 11.5 per square mile (4.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 95.33% White, 1.08% African American, 1.44% Native American, 0.18% from other races, and 1.97% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.97% of the population.

There were 216 households out of which 27.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.7% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.1% were non-families. 24.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the town, the population was spread out with 22.4% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 27.3% from 25 to 44, 29.6% from 45 to 64, and 12.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 113.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 116.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $34,464, and the median income for a family was $41,250. Males had a median income of $29,286 versus $20,288 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,052. About 0.6% of families and 3.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 2.4% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  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. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 175. 
  4. ^ 'The Legislative Manual of the State of Wisconsin 1868, pg. 173