Schley, Wisconsin

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Schley, Wisconsin
Location of Schley, Wisconsin
Location of Schley, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 45°15′53″N 89°31′11″W / 45.26472°N 89.51972°W / 45.26472; -89.51972Coordinates: 45°15′53″N 89°31′11″W / 45.26472°N 89.51972°W / 45.26472; -89.51972
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Lincoln
 • Total 48.3 sq mi (125.2 km2)
 • Land 48.3 sq mi (125.1 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,473 ft (449 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 909
 • Density 18.8/sq mi (7.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
FIPS code 55-72100[2]
GNIS feature ID 1584110[1]

Schley is a town in Lincoln County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 909 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated communities of Doering and Dutch Corners are located in the town. The unincorporated community of Bloomville is also located partially in the town.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 48.3 square miles (125.2 km²), of which, 48.3 square miles (125.1 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.10%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 909 people, 356 households, and 264 families residing in the town. The population density was 18.8 people per square mile (7.3/km²). There were 395 housing units at an average density of 8.2 per square mile (3.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.12% White, 0.55% Asian, 0.22% from other races, and 0.11% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.88% of the population.

There were 356 households out of which 32.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.5% were married couples living together, 4.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.8% were non-families. 22.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the town, the population was spread out with 23.7% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 34.7% from 25 to 44, 22.4% from 45 to 64, and 11.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 110.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 117.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $40,703, and the median income for a family was $47,375. Males had a median income of $30,045 versus $21,848 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,460. About 3.7% of families and 6.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.1% of those under age 18 and 12.5% of those age 65 or over.


  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. 

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