Randall, Wisconsin

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Randall, Wisconsin
Town
Location of Randall, Wisconsin
Location of Randall, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 42°31′53″N 88°16′24″W / 42.53139°N 88.27333°W / 42.53139; -88.27333
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Kenosha
Area
 • Total 16.5 sq mi (42.8 km2)
 • Land 15.9 sq mi (41.2 km2)
 • Water 0.7 sq mi (1.7 km2)
Elevation[1] 791 ft (241 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,929
 • Density 184.3/sq mi (71.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 262
FIPS code 55-66125[2]
GNIS feature ID 1583994[1]

Randall is a town in Kenosha County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 2,929 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated communities of Bassett and Powers Lake as well as the village of Twin Lakes, Wisconsin are located in Randall.

History[edit]

The first settler in Randall was Daniel T. Eldredge, who located on Mound Prairie in Randall in the autumn of 1836.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 16.5 square miles (42.8 km²), of which, 15.9 square miles (41.2 km²) of it is land and 0.6 square miles (1.7 km²) of it (3.93%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,929 people, 1,031 households, and 830 families residing in the town. The population density was 184.3 people per square mile (71.2/km²). There were 1,278 housing units at an average density of 80.4 per square mile (31.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.88% White, 0.31% African American, 0.07% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.24% from other races, and 1.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.29% of the population.

There were 1,031 households out of which 39.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.5% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.4% were non-families. 15.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.3% 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 3.15.

In the town, the population was spread out with 28.0% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 11.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 101.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $63,063, and the median income for a family was $65,094. Males had a median income of $46,017 versus $28,309 for females. The per capita income for the town was $22,000. About 2.6% of families and 3.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.6% of those under age 18 and 1.9% 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. ^ 'Racine Journal,' December 23, 1902, pg. 1
  4. ^ 'G. H. Kroncke Dies At Kenosha Home,' Racine Journal Mews, June 28, 1915, pg. 6

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Coordinates: 45°41′45″N 92°50′07″W / 45.69583°N 92.83528°W / 45.69583; -92.83528