Paris, Grant County, Wisconsin

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Paris, Wisconsin
Town
Location of Paris, Wisconsin
Location of Paris, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 42°39′1″N 90°36′37″W / 42.65028°N 90.61028°W / 42.65028; -90.61028Coordinates: 42°39′1″N 90°36′37″W / 42.65028°N 90.61028°W / 42.65028; -90.61028
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Grant
Area
 • Total 35.5 sq mi (92.0 km2)
 • Land 35.1 sq mi (91.0 km2)
 • Water 0.4 sq mi (1.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 912 ft (278 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 754
 • Density 21.5/sq mi (8.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 608
FIPS code 55-61150[2]
GNIS feature ID 1583893[1]

Paris is a town in Grant County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 754 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 35.5 square miles (92.0 km²), of which, 35.1 square miles (91.0 km²) of it is land and 0.4 square miles (1.1 km²) of it (1.15%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 754 people, 264 households, and 210 families residing in the town. The population density was 21.5 people per square mile (8.3/km²). There were 278 housing units at an average density of 7.9 per square mile (3.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.73% White, 0.13% African American and 0.13% Asian. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.27% of the population.

There were 264 households out of which 40.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.3% were married couples living together, 5.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.1% were non-families. 15.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.19.

In the town the population was spread out with 29.0% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 27.2% from 45 to 64, and 8.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 107.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $41,111, and the median income for a family was $46,250. Males had a median income of $35,000 versus $18,542 for females. The per capita income for the town was $19,199. About 7.1% of families and 10.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.3% of those under age 18 and 6.1% of those age 65 or over.

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.