Lincoln, Polk County, Wisconsin

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Lincoln, Wisconsin
Location of Lincoln, Polk County, Wisconsin
Location of Lincoln, Polk County, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 45°19′58″N 92°21′9″W / 45.33278°N 92.35250°W / 45.33278; -92.35250Coordinates: 45°19′58″N 92°21′9″W / 45.33278°N 92.35250°W / 45.33278; -92.35250
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Polk
 • Total 38.4 sq mi (99.4 km2)
 • Land 35.7 sq mi (92.5 km2)
 • Water 2.7 sq mi (6.9 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,119 ft (341 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,304
 • Density 64.5/sq mi (24.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
FIPS code 55-44475[2]
GNIS feature ID 1583568[1]

Lincoln is a town in Polk County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 2,304 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated community of Deronda is located in the town.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 38.4 square miles (99.4 km²), of which, 35.7 square miles (92.5 km²) of it is land and 2.7 square miles (6.9 km²) of it (6.93%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,304 people, 864 households, and 671 families residing in the town. The population density was 64.5 people per square mile (24.9/km²). There were 1,119 housing units at an average density of 31.3 per square mile (12.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.78% White, 0.04% African American, 0.26% Native American, 0.39% Asian, 0.09% from other races, and 0.43% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.52% of the population.

There were 864 households out of which 34.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.5% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.3% were non-families. 17.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the town, the population was spread out with 25.9% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 28.0% from 45 to 64, and 13.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 103.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $45,904, and the median income for a family was $48,500. Males had a median income of $37,366 versus $23,796 for females. The per capita income for the town was $21,788. About 5.2% of families and 6.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.9% of those under age 18 and 2.3% 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. Retrieved 2008-01-31.