Ludington, Wisconsin

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Ludington, Wisconsin
Location of Ludington in Wisconsin
Location of Ludington in Wisconsin
Location of Ludington in Eau Claire County
Location of Ludington in Eau Claire County
Coordinates: 44°47′36″N 91°10′33″W / 44.79333°N 91.17583°W / 44.79333; -91.17583
CountryUnited States
CountyEau Claire
 • Total46.0 sq mi (119.0 km2)
 • Land45.8 sq mi (118.5 km2)
 • Water0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation997 ft (304 m)
 • Total998
 • Density21.8/sq mi (8.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)715 & 534
FIPS code55-46275[2]
GNIS feature ID1583609[1]

Ludington is a town in Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 998 at the 2000 census. The town's administration is located in the unincorporated community of Ludington.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 46.0 square miles (119.0 km²), of which, 45.8 square miles (118.5 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.5 km²) of it (0.39%) is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 998 people, 360 households, and 293 families residing in the town. The population density was 21.8 people per square mile (8.4/km²). There were 407 housing units at an average density of 8.9 per square mile (3.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.50% White, 0.10% African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.90% Asian, and 0.30% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.20% of the population.

There were 360 households out of which 35.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.2% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.6% were non-families. 14.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the town, the population was spread out with 26.3% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 26.1% from 45 to 64, and 10.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 106.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $42,396, and the median income for a family was $44,750. Males had a median income of $32,500 versus $21,974 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,291. About 3.4% of families and 4.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.2% of those under age 18 and none 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.

Coordinates: 44°49′45″N 91°07′39″W / 44.82917°N 91.12750°W / 44.82917; -91.12750