St. Lawrence, Wisconsin

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St. Lawrence, Wisconsin
Location of St. Lawrence, Wisconsin
Location of St. Lawrence, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°27′15″N 89°3′10″W / 44.45417°N 89.05278°W / 44.45417; -89.05278Coordinates: 44°27′15″N 89°3′10″W / 44.45417°N 89.05278°W / 44.45417; -89.05278
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Waupaca
 • Total 35.0 sq mi (90.6 km2)
 • Land 34.7 sq mi (89.9 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
Elevation[1] 860 ft (262 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 740
 • Density 21.3/sq mi (8.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 55-70900[2]
GNIS feature ID 1584090[1]

St. Lawrence is a town in Waupaca County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 740 at the 2000 census. The ghost town of Granite Quarry was located partially in the town.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 35.0 square miles (90.6 km²), of which, 34.7 square miles (89.9 km²) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.7 km²) of it (0.80%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 740 people, 284 households, and 216 families residing in the town. The population density was 21.3 people per square mile (8.2/km²). There were 345 housing units at an average density of 9.9 per square mile (3.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.65% White, 0.54% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.14% from other races, and 0.54% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.22% of the population.

There were 284 households out of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.1% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.9% were non-families. 21.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the town, the population was spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 23.8% from 25 to 44, 28.6% from 45 to 64, and 13.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 110.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 114.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $44,286, and the median income for a family was $52,788. Males had a median income of $32,250 versus $26,528 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,160. About 2.8% of families and 4.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.1% of those under age 18 and 11.5% 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.