Vance Creek, Wisconsin

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Vance Creek, Wisconsin
Location of Vance Creek, Wisconsin
Location of Vance Creek, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 45°14′44″N 92°5′16″W / 45.24556°N 92.08778°W / 45.24556; -92.08778Coordinates: 45°14′44″N 92°5′16″W / 45.24556°N 92.08778°W / 45.24556; -92.08778
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Barron
 • Total 35.4 sq mi (91.8 km2)
 • Land 35.4 sq mi (91.7 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,207 ft (368 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 669
 • Density 19/sq mi (7.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
FIPS code 55-82375[2]
GNIS feature ID 1584325[1]

Vance Creek is a town in Barron County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The population was 669 at the 2010 census.[3] The unincorporated community of Reeve is located in the town. The unincorporated community of Graytown is located partially in the town.


Vance Creek occupies the southwest corner of Barron County and is bounded by Polk County to the west and Dunn County to the south.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 35.4 square miles (91.8 km2), of which 35.4 square miles (91.7 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km2), or 0.10%, is water.[3]


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 747 people, 257 households, and 194 families residing in the town. The population density was 21.1 people per square mile (8.1/km²). There were 290 housing units at an average density of 8.2 per square mile (3.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.39% White, 0.27% Native American, 0.67% Asian, and 0.67% from two or more races.

There were 257 households out of which 35.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.4% were married couples living together, 5.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.5% were non-families. 17.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.6% 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 3.31.

In the town, the population was spread out with 30.8% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 22.2% from 45 to 64, and 11.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 108.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 112.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $39,821, and the median income for a family was $40,385. Males had a median income of $27,083 versus $19,444 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,874. About 14.1% of families and 17.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.4% of those under age 18 and 16.5% 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. 
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Vance Creek town, Barron County, Wisconsin". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved May 7, 2014. 

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