Trenton, Washington County, Wisconsin

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Trenton, Wisconsin
Location of Trenton, Washington County, Wisconsin
Location of Trenton, Washington County, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 43°25′3″N 88°6′32″W / 43.41750°N 88.10889°W / 43.41750; -88.10889Coordinates: 43°25′3″N 88°6′32″W / 43.41750°N 88.10889°W / 43.41750; -88.10889
Country United States
State Wisconsin
 • Total33.5 sq mi (86.7 km2)
 • Land33.4 sq mi (86.5 km2)
 • Water0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation899 ft (274 m)
 • Total4,440
 • Density133.0/sq mi (51.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)262
FIPS code55-80575[2]
GNIS feature ID1584294[1]

Trenton is a town in Washington County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 4,440 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated community of Myra is located within the town.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 33.5 square miles (86.7 km²), of which, 33.4 square miles (86.5 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (0.21%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 4,440 people, 1,520 households, and 1,287 families residing in the town. The population density was 133.0 people per square mile (51.3/km²). There were 1,562 housing units at an average density of 46.8 per square mile (18.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.74% White, 0.18% African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.38% from other races, and 0.36% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.10% of the population.

There were 1,520 households out of which 38.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.8% were married couples living together, 4.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.3% were non-families. 11.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.91 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the town, the population diversity was 26.6% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 28.5% from 25 to 44, 28.4% from 45 to 64, and 9.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 111.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $66,213, and the median income for a family was $70,154. Males had a median income of $45,570 versus $28,272 for females. The per capita income for the town was $24,767. About 1.4% of families and 2.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.0% of those under age 18 and 6.2% 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.

External links[edit]