Rudolph, Wisconsin

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Rudolph, Wisconsin
Village
Location of Rudolph, Wisconsin
Location of Rudolph, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°28′21″N 89°47′34″W / 44.47250°N 89.79278°W / 44.47250; -89.79278Coordinates: 44°28′21″N 89°47′34″W / 44.47250°N 89.79278°W / 44.47250; -89.79278
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Wood
Area[1]
 • Total 1.19 sq mi (3.08 km2)
 • Land 1.19 sq mi (3.08 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 1,102 ft (336 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 439
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 437
 • Density 368.9/sq mi (142.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
FIPS code 55-70025[5]
GNIS feature ID 1584075[2]
Website http://www.visitrudolphwi.org

Rudolph is a village in Wood County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 439 at the 2010 census. The village is located within the Town of Rudolph.

History[edit]

Rudolph is named after Rudolph Hecox. The town was incorporated in 1960. The crossroads community is anchored by the Dairy State Cheese factory.[6]

Geography[edit]

Rudolph is located at 44°29′49″N 89°48′6″W / 44.49694°N 89.80167°W / 44.49694; -89.80167 (44.497202, -89.801896).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.19 square miles (3.08 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 349
1980 392 12.3%
1990 451 15.1%
2000 423 −6.2%
2010 439 3.8%
Est. 2015 432 [8] −1.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 439 people, 179 households, and 126 families residing in the village. The population density was 368.9 inhabitants per square mile (142.4/km2). There were 197 housing units at an average density of 165.5 per square mile (63.9/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.3% White, 0.2% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 1.4% from other races, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.8% of the population.

There were 179 households of which 30.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.1% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.6% were non-families. 24.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.85.

The median age in the village was 40.9 years. 23.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.7% were from 25 to 44; 27% were from 45 to 64; and 16.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.3% male and 48.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 423 people, 170 households, and 122 families residing in the village. The population density was 388.3 people per square mile (149.8/km²). There were 177 housing units at an average density of 162.5 per square mile (62.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 95.04% White, 0.24% Black or African American, 0.71% Native American, 2.36% Asian, and 1.65% from two or more races. 1.42% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 170 households out of which 33.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.9% were married couples living together, 4.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.2% were non-families. 24.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the village, the population was spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 29.8% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, and 15.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 90.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.3 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $41,125, and the median income for a family was $50,625. Males had a median income of $40,500 versus $28,750 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,895. None of the families and 3.0% of the population was living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 10.9% of those over 64.

Attractions[edit]

  • Wonder Cave
  • Thousands of holiday greetings are sent each year to the Rudolph postmaster for a special Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer postmark.[10]

Notable residents[edit]

Street scene, 1910

References[edit]

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