Lincoln, Trempealeau County, Wisconsin

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Lincoln, Wisconsin
Location of Lincoln, Trempealeau County, Wisconsin
Location of Lincoln, Trempealeau County, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°21′38″N 91°21′17″W / 44.36056°N 91.35472°W / 44.36056; -91.35472Coordinates: 44°21′38″N 91°21′17″W / 44.36056°N 91.35472°W / 44.36056; -91.35472
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Trempealeau
 • Total 28.4 sq mi (73.5 km2)
 • Land 28.3 sq mi (73.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 866 ft (264 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 829
 • Density 29.3/sq mi (11.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 55-44500[2]
GNIS feature ID 1583569[1]

Lincoln is a town in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 829 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 28.4 square miles (73.5 km²), of which, 28.3 square miles (73.4 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.14%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 829 people, 257 households, and 190 families residing in the town. The population density was 29.3 people per square mile (11.3/km²). There were 271 housing units at an average density of 9.6 per square mile (3.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.03% White, 0.24% African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 0.24% from other races, and 0.12% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.09% of the population.

There were 257 households out of which 36.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.5% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.7% were non-families. 19.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the town, the population was spread out with 24.5% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 33.9% from 25 to 44, 27.1% from 45 to 64, and 8.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 128.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 131.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $33,393, and the median income for a family was $37,292. Males had a median income of $27,115 versus $20,417 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,393. About 13.0% of families and 30.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.8% of those under age 18 and 17.4% 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.