Primrose, Wisconsin

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Primrose, Wisconsin
Town
Location in Dane County and the state of Wisconsin.
Location in Dane County and the state of Wisconsin.
Coordinates: 42°54′27″N 89°39′17″W / 42.90750°N 89.65472°W / 42.90750; -89.65472
CountryUnited States
StateWisconsin
CountyDane
Area
 • Total35.8 sq mi (92.8 km2)
 • Land35.8 sq mi (92.8 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1]991 ft (302 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total682
 • Density19.0/sq mi (7.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)608
FIPS code55-65575[2]
GNIS feature ID1583985[1]
Websitehttp://townofprimrose.com/

Primrose is a town in Dane County, Wisconsin, United States. The population is currently 731 on the city-data website.[3] The unincorporated community of Primrose is located in the town.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 35.8 square miles (92.8 km²), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 682 people, 243 households, and 192 families residing in the town. The population density was 19.0 people per square mile (7.3/km²). There were 252 housing units at an average density of 7.0 per square mile (2.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.68% White, 0.44% African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.15% Asian, and 0.59% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.15% of the population.

There were 243 households out of which 32.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.6% were married couples living together, 3.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.6% were non-families. 10.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.1% 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 3.05.

In the town, the population was spread out with 23.9% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 28.6% from 45 to 64, and 11.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 117.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 117.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $51,964, and the median income for a family was $54,063. Males had a median income of $32,750 versus $26,667 for females. The per capita income for the town was $23,935. About 2.1% of families and 4.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.3% 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.
  3. ^ "Wisconsin Very Small Towns and Villages (fewer than 1000 residents) - Real Estate, Housing, Schools, Residents, Crime, Pollution, Demographics and More". www.city-data.com. Retrieved 2018-04-10.

Coordinates: 42°54′05″N 89°39′44″W / 42.90139°N 89.66222°W / 42.90139; -89.66222