St. Croix Falls (town), Wisconsin

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St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin
Location of St. Croix Falls (town), Wisconsin
Location of St. Croix Falls (town), Wisconsin
Coordinates: 45°25′1″N 92°34′49″W / 45.41694°N 92.58028°W / 45.41694; -92.58028Coordinates: 45°25′1″N 92°34′49″W / 45.41694°N 92.58028°W / 45.41694; -92.58028
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Polk
 • Total 31.8 sq mi (82.5 km2)
 • Land 30.9 sq mi (80.1 km2)
 • Water 0.9 sq mi (2.4 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,178 ft (359 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,119
 • Density 36.2/sq mi (14.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
FIPS code 55-70575[2]
GNIS feature ID 1584086[1]

St. Croix Falls is a town in Polk County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,119 at the 2000 census. The City of St. Croix Falls is located within the town. The unincorporated community of Lamar is located in the town.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 31.8 square miles (82.4 km²), of which, 30.9 square miles (80.1 km²) of it is land and 0.9 square miles (2.4 km²) of it (2.89%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,119 people, 420 households, and 309 families residing in the town. The population density was 36.2 people per square mile (14.0/km²). There were 538 housing units at an average density of 17.4 per square mile (6.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.48% White, 0.09% Native American, 0.54% Asian, 0.18% from other races, and 0.71% from two or more races. 0.45% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 420 households out of which 36.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.6% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.4% were non-families. 21.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.11.

In the town, the population was spread out with 26.5% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 29.1% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 12.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 115.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 112.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $46,500, and the median income for a family was $52,188. Males had a median income of $37,639 versus $23,864 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,760. About 5.8% of families and 8.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.4% of those under age 18 and 11.9% 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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