Tiffany, Wisconsin

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Tiffany, Wisconsin
Town
Location of Tiffany, Wisconsin
Location of Tiffany, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 45°4′55″N 92°4′30″W / 45.08194°N 92.07500°W / 45.08194; -92.07500
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Dunn
Area
 • Total 29.9 sq mi (77.6 km2)
 • Land 29.9 sq mi (77.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,079 ft (329 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 633
 • Density 21.1/sq mi (8.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
FIPS code 55-79775[2]
GNIS feature ID 1584278[1]

Tiffany is a town in Dunn County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 633 at the 2000 census. The villages of Boyceville and Downing are located within the town.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 594
2000 633 6.6%
2010 618 −2.4%
Est. 2014 628 1.6%

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 633 people, 230 households, and 177 families residing in the town. The population density was 21.1 people per square mile (8.2/km²). There were 239 housing units at an average density of 8.0 per square mile (3.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.53% White, and 0.47% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.26% of the population.

There were 230 households out of which 38.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.0% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.0% were non-families. 16.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the town, the population was spread out with 27.8% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 25.9% from 45 to 64, and 10.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 110.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $38,750, and the median income for a family was $42,750. Males had a median income of $31,500 versus $21,023 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,203. About 12.9% of families and 10.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.0% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

  • Alonzo L. Best, Wisconsin State Assemblyman, farmer, and teacher lived in the town; Best was the Tiffany Town Board chairman.[3]
  • John M. Oddie, Wisconsin State Assemblyman and farmer, lived in the town; Oddie served on the Tiffant Town Board.[4]

References[edit]

  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. 
  3. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1923,' Biographical Sketch of Alonzo L. Best, pg. 267
  4. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1885,' Biographical Sketch of John M. Oddie, pg. 430

Coordinates: 42°34′57″N 88°55′37″W / 42.58250°N 88.92694°W / 42.58250; -88.92694