Wauzeka, Wisconsin

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Wauzeka, Wisconsin
Village
Wauzeka Wisconsin WIS60.jpg
Coordinates: 43°4′59″N 90°55′52″W / 43.08306°N 90.93111°W / 43.08306; -90.93111Coordinates: 43°4′59″N 90°55′52″W / 43.08306°N 90.93111°W / 43.08306; -90.93111
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Crawford
Area[1]
 • Total 4.84 sq mi (12.54 km2)
 • Land 4.82 sq mi (12.48 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation[2] 863 ft (263 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 711
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 713
 • Density 147.5/sq mi (57.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 608
FIPS code 55-84750[5]
GNIS feature ID 1584387[2]

Wauzeka is a village in Crawford County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 711 at the 2010 census. The village is located within the Town of Wauzeka.

Geography[edit]

Wauzeka is located at 43°5′6″N 90°53′1″W / 43.08500°N 90.88361°W / 43.08500; -90.88361 (43.085232, -90.883614).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 4.84 square miles (12.54 km2), of which, 4.82 square miles (12.48 km2) of it is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 471
1910 476 1.1%
1920 479 0.6%
1930 519 8.4%
1940 513 −1.2%
1950 564 9.9%
1960 494 −12.4%
1970 437 −11.5%
1980 580 32.7%
1990 595 2.6%
2000 768 29.1%
2010 711 −7.4%
Est. 2015 727 [7] 2.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 711 people, 273 households, and 184 families residing in the village. The population density was 147.5 inhabitants per square mile (57.0/km2). There were 304 housing units at an average density of 63.1 per square mile (24.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.8% White, 1.0% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 1.1% from other races, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.8% of the population.

There were 273 households of which 37.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.9% were married couples living together, 13.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.6% were non-families. 24.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.04.

The median age in the village was 33.5 years. 28.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.5% were from 25 to 44; 26% were from 45 to 64; and 9.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.8% male and 50.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 768 people, 271 households, and 188 families residing in the village. The population density was 155.1 people per square mile (59.9/km²). There were 298 housing units at an average density of 60.2 per square mile (23.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.18% White, 1.43% Asian, 0.13% from other races, and 0.26% from two or more races. 0.65% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 271 households out of which 43.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.4% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.6% were non-families. 26.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.82 and the average family size was 3.39.

In the village, the population was spread out with 33.5% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 17.1% from 45 to 64, and 11.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 97.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $40,556, and the median income for a family was $46,000. Males had a median income of $29,737 versus $19,815 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,115. About 8.9% of families and 11.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.8% of those under age 18 and 12.8% of those age 65 or over.

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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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  9. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1915,' Biographical Sketch of Cyrus L. Lathrop, pg. 506
  10. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1905,' Biographical Sketch of Jeremiah O'Neil. pg. 1093