Lincoln, Monroe County, Wisconsin

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Lincoln, Wisconsin
Location of Lincoln, Monroe County, Wisconsin
Location of Lincoln, Monroe County, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°7′25″N 90°29′39″W / 44.12361°N 90.49417°W / 44.12361; -90.49417Coordinates: 44°7′25″N 90°29′39″W / 44.12361°N 90.49417°W / 44.12361; -90.49417
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Monroe
 • Total 34.9 sq mi (90.3 km2)
 • Land 34.0 sq mi (88.2 km2)
 • Water 0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 988 ft (301 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 827
 • Density 24.3/sq mi (9.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 608
FIPS code 55-44450[2]
GNIS feature ID 1583567[1]

Lincoln is a town in Monroe County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 827 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated community of Kirby is located in the town.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 34.9 square miles (90.3 km²), of which, 34.0 square miles (88.2 km²) of it is land and 0.8 square miles (2.1 km²) of it (2.38%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 827 people, 318 households, and 235 families residing in the town. The population density was 24.3 people per square mile (9.4/km²). There were 365 housing units at an average density of 10.7 per square mile (4.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.19% White, 0.24% African American, 0.73% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 0.60% from other races, and 0.12% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.85% of the population.

There were 318 households out of which 38.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.3% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.1% were non-families. 21.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the town, the population was spread out with 28.2% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 30.6% from 25 to 44, 23.8% from 45 to 64, and 11.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 107.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 111.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $37,422, and the median income for a family was $45,000. Males had a median income of $29,464 versus $22,986 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,286. About 6.0% of families and 8.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.3% of those under age 18 and 2.2% 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. Retrieved 2008-01-31.