Union Center, Wisconsin

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Union Center, Wisconsin
Village
Location of Union Center, Wisconsin
Location of Union Center, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 43°41′3″N 90°15′50″W / 43.68417°N 90.26389°W / 43.68417; -90.26389Coordinates: 43°41′3″N 90°15′50″W / 43.68417°N 90.26389°W / 43.68417; -90.26389
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Juneau
Area[1]
 • Total 0.75 sq mi (1.94 km2)
 • Land 0.75 sq mi (1.94 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 925 ft (282 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 200
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 199
 • Density 266.7/sq mi (103.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 608
FIPS code 55-81725[5]
GNIS feature ID 1575898[2]
Website http://www.villageofuc.com/

Union Center is a village in Juneau County, Wisconsin, United States, along the Baraboo River. The population was 200 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Originally called Union, the village was named for the federal union of the United States.[6] A post office called Union Center has been in operation since 1859.[7]

Geography[edit]

Union Center is located at 43°41′3″N 90°15′50″W / 43.68417°N 90.26389°W / 43.68417; -90.26389 (43.684067, -90.263841).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.75 square miles (1.94 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 170
1930 157 −7.6%
1940 190 21.0%
1950 261 37.4%
1960 252 −3.4%
1970 205 −18.7%
1980 216 5.4%
1990 197 −8.8%
2000 214 8.6%
2010 200 −6.5%
Est. 2015 195 [9] −2.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 200 people, 95 households, and 58 families residing in the village. The population density was 266.7 inhabitants per square mile (103.0/km2). There were 109 housing units at an average density of 145.3 per square mile (56.1/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.5% White and 1.5% Asian. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.5% of the population.

There were 95 households of which 21.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.5% were married couples living together, 4.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.9% were non-families. 32.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.11 and the average family size was 2.57.

The median age in the village was 49 years. 15.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18% were from 25 to 44; 37% were from 45 to 64; and 22% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.0% male and 53.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 214 people, 94 households, and 59 families residing in the village. The population density was 267.1 people per square mile (103.3/km²). There were 99 housing units at an average density of 123.6 per square mile (47.8/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.07% White, and 0.93% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.40% of the population.

There were 94 households out of which 25.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.9% were married couples living together, 13.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.2% were non-families. 31.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.77.

In the village, the population was spread out with 21.5% under the age of 18, 2.8% from 18 to 24, 30.4% from 25 to 44, 25.2% from 45 to 64, and 20.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 94.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.7 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $34,063, and the median income for a family was $48,750. Males had a median income of $27,500 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,121. About 5.7% of families and 8.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.7% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  2. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  4. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-24. 
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 132. 
  7. ^ "Juneau County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 30 March 2015. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.