Redgranite, Wisconsin

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Redgranite, Wisconsin
Village
Downtown Redgranite, Wisconsin
Downtown Redgranite, Wisconsin
Location of Redgranite, Wisconsin
Location of Redgranite, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°2′40″N 89°6′7″W / 44.04444°N 89.10194°W / 44.04444; -89.10194Coordinates: 44°2′40″N 89°6′7″W / 44.04444°N 89.10194°W / 44.04444; -89.10194
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Waushara
Area[1]
 • Total 2.29 sq mi (5.93 km2)
 • Land 2.28 sq mi (5.91 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation[2] 791 ft (241 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 2,149
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 2,140
 • Density 942.5/sq mi (363.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 920
FIPS code 55-66625[5]
GNIS feature ID 1572163[2]

Redgranite is a village in Waushara County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 2,149 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

A post office called Redgranite has been in operation since 1897.[6] The village was named after deposits of red granite in the area.[7]

Geography[edit]

Redgranite is located at 44°2′40″N 89°6′7″W / 44.04444°N 89.10194°W / 44.04444; -89.10194 (44.044550, -89.101993).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.29 square miles (5.93 km2), of which, 2.28 square miles (5.91 km2) of it is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 1,521
1920 1,012 −33.5%
1930 977 −3.5%
1940 857 −12.3%
1950 648 −24.4%
1960 588 −9.3%
1970 645 9.7%
1980 976 51.3%
1990 1,009 3.4%
2000 1,040 3.1%
2010 2,149 106.6%
Est. 2015 2,113 [9] −1.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 2,149 people, 509 households, and 275 families residing in the village. The population density was 942.5 inhabitants per square mile (363.9/km2). There were 583 housing units at an average density of 255.7 per square mile (98.7/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 77.4% White, 17.8% African American, 1.9% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.3% Pacific Islander, 1.4% from other races, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.0% of the population.

There were 509 households of which 24.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 36.9% were married couples living together, 12.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 46.0% were non-families. 39.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.89.

The median age in the village was 39.3 years. 11.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 40.5% were from 25 to 44; 26.2% were from 45 to 64; and 12.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 72.8% male and 27.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 1,040 people, 440 households, and 268 families residing in the village. The population density was 468.6 people per square mile (180.9/km²). There were 493 housing units at an average density of 222.1 per square mile (85.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 94.90% White, 0.87% African American, 1.15% Native American, 0.67% from other races, and 2.40% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.08% of the population.

There were 440 households out of which 29.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.6% were married couples living together, 11.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.9% were non-families. 32.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the village, the population was spread out with 24.9% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 24.6% from 25 to 44, 20.7% from 45 to 64, and 22.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 88.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.8 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $26,726, and the median income for a family was $34,875. Males had a median income of $27,109 versus $22,361 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,994. About 6.2% of families and 11.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.0% of those under age 18 and 10.0% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  2. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  4. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-24. 
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Waushara County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 26 March 2015. 
  7. ^ Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 117. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  11. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1946,' Biographical Sketch of Harley M. Jacklin, pg. 32

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