Mount Ida, Wisconsin

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Mount Ida, Wisconsin
Town hall on US 18
Town hall on US 18
Location of Mount Ida, Wisconsin
Location of Mount Ida, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 42°59′10″N 90°43′30″W / 42.98611°N 90.72500°W / 42.98611; -90.72500
Country United States
State Wisconsin
CountyGrant
Area
 • Total36.3 sq mi (94.0 km2)
 • Land36.3 sq mi (94.0 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation1,198 ft (365 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total523
 • Density14.4/sq mi (5.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)608
FIPS code55-54775[2]
GNIS feature ID1583764[1]

Mount Ida is a town in Grant County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 523 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated communities of Mount Ida and Werley are located in the town.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 36.3 square miles (94.0 km²), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 523 people, 187 households, and 147 families living in the town. The population density was 14.4 people per square mile (5.6/km²). There were 204 housing units at an average density of 5.6 per square mile (2.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.62% White, 0.19% Asian, and 0.19% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.57% of the population.

There were 187 households out of which 35.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.1% were married couples living together, 2.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.9% were non-families. 17.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the town, the population was spread out with 27.7% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 24.5% from 25 to 44, 27.7% from 45 to 64, and 10.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 110.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 110.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $41,250, and the median income for a family was $44,750. Males had a median income of $25,441 versus $25,938 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,700. About 7.3% of families and 13.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 33.1% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  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: 42°58′19″N 90°45′39″W / 42.97194°N 90.76083°W / 42.97194; -90.76083