Liberty Grove, Wisconsin

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Liberty Grove, Wisconsin
Location of Liberty Grove, Wisconsin
Location of Liberty Grove, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 45°13′8″N 87°3′58″W / 45.21889°N 87.06611°W / 45.21889; -87.06611Coordinates: 45°13′8″N 87°3′58″W / 45.21889°N 87.06611°W / 45.21889; -87.06611
CountryUnited States
 • Total189.5 sq mi (490.7 km2)
 • Land53.6 sq mi (138.8 km2)
 • Water135.9 sq mi (351.9 km2)
Elevation614 ft (187 m)
 • Total1,858
 • Density34.7/sq mi (13.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)920
FIPS code55-43925[2]
GNIS feature ID1583554[1]

Liberty Grove is a town in Door County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,858 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated communities of Ellison Bay, Gills Rock, North Bay, Northport, and Rowleys Bay are in the town.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 189.5 square miles (490.7 km²), of which, 53.6 square miles (138.8 km²) of it is land and 135.9 square miles (352.0 km²) of it (71.72%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,858 people, 824 households, and 589 families residing in the town. The population density was 34.7 people per square mile (13.4/km²). There were 2,000 housing units at an average density of 37.3 per square mile (14.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.35% White, 0.05% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.16% from other races, and 0.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.54% of the population.

There were 824 households out of which 22.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.3% were married couples living together, 6.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.4% were non-families. 25.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.69.

In the town, the population was spread out with 19.2% under the age of 18, 3.6% from 18 to 24, 20.6% from 25 to 44, 32.9% from 45 to 64, and 23.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 49 years. For every 100 females, there were 93.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $43,472, and the median income for a family was $49,107. Males had a median income of $30,673 versus $25,341 for females. The per capita income for the town was $24,555. About 3.0% of families and 4.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.1% of those under age 18 and 7.3% of those age 65 or over.


  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. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31.