Mackford, Wisconsin

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Mackford, Wisconsin
Location of Mackford, Wisconsin
Location of Mackford, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 43°40′55″N 88°56′27″W / 43.68194°N 88.94083°W / 43.68194; -88.94083Coordinates: 43°40′55″N 88°56′27″W / 43.68194°N 88.94083°W / 43.68194; -88.94083
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Green Lake
 • Total 34.3 sq mi (88.8 km2)
 • Land 33.6 sq mi (86.9 km2)
 • Water 0.7 sq mi (1.8 km2)
Elevation[1] 991 ft (302 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 585
 • Density 17.4/sq mi (6.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 920
FIPS code 55-46875[2]
GNIS feature ID 1583620[1]

Mackford is a town in Green Lake County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 585 at the 2000 census. The city of Markesan is surrounded by the town.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 34.3 square miles (88.8 km²), of which, 33.6 square miles (86.9 km²) of it is land and 0.7 square miles (1.8 km²) of it (2.04%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 585 people, 210 households, and 166 families residing in the town. The population density was 17.4 people per square mile (6.7/km²). There were 215 housing units at an average density of 6.4 per square mile (2.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.83% White, 0.17% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.34% of the population.

There were 210 households out of which 37.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.9% were married couples living together, 4.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.5% were non-families. 18.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.79 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the town, the population was spread out with 28.7% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 31.3% from 25 to 44, 23.1% from 45 to 64, and 9.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 108.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $44,688, and the median income for a family was $47,167. Males had a median income of $28,906 versus $21,635 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,351. About 3.1% of families and 7.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.2% of those under age 18 and 3.4% 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.