Larrabee, Wisconsin

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Larrabee, Wisconsin
Town
Location of Larrabee, Wisconsin
Location of Larrabee, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°38′3″N 88°47′52″W / 44.63417°N 88.79778°W / 44.63417; -88.79778Coordinates: 44°38′3″N 88°47′52″W / 44.63417°N 88.79778°W / 44.63417; -88.79778
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Waupaca
Area
 • Total 33.6 sq mi (87.0 km2)
 • Land 33.4 sq mi (86.4 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
Elevation[1] 833 ft (254 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,301
 • Density 39.0/sq mi (15.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 55-42650[2]
GNIS feature ID 1583531[1]

Larrabee is a town in Waupaca County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,301 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated community of Buckbee is located in the town.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 33.6 square miles (87.0 km²), of which, 33.4 square miles (86.5 km²) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.6 km²; 0.68%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,301 people, 473 households, and 384 families residing in the town. The population density was 39.0 people per square mile (15.0/km²). There were 492 housing units at an average density of 14.7 per square mile (5.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.00% White, 0.08% African American, 0.08% Native American, 0.31% Asian, 0.15% from other races, and 0.38% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.54% of the population.

There were 473 households out of which 35.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.6% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.8% were non-families. 15.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the town, the population was spread out with 27.5% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 27.3% from 45 to 64, and 11.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 105.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $45,119, and the median income for a family was $48,026. Males had a median income of $32,000 versus $21,310 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,044. About 3.6% of families and 5.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.8% of those under age 18 and 9.7% 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. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1925,' Biographical Sketch of George W. Meggers, pg. 682