Wayne, Washington County, Wisconsin

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Wayne, Wisconsin
Location of Wayne, Washington County, Wisconsin
Location of Wayne, Washington County, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 43°30′16″N 88°21′7″W / 43.50444°N 88.35194°W / 43.50444; -88.35194
Country United States
State Wisconsin
 • Total35.8 sq mi (92.7 km2)
 • Land35.8 sq mi (92.7 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation991 ft (302 m)
 • Total1,727
 • Density48.2/sq mi (18.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)262
FIPS code55-84900[2]
GNIS feature ID1584389[1]

Wayne is a town in Washington County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,727 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated communities of Kohlsville and Wayne are located in the town.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 35.8 square miles (92.7 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,727 people, 582 households, and 485 families residing in the town. The population density was 48.2 people per square mile (18.6/km²). There were 597 housing units at an average density of 16.7 per square mile (6.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.25% White, 0.23% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, and 0.35% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.17% of the population.

There were 582 households out of which 38.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 77.3% were married couples living together, 3.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.5% were non-families. 10.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.97 and the average family size was 3.24.

In the town, the population was spread out with 26.6% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 32.4% from 25 to 44, 25.3% from 45 to 64, and 8.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 102.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $61,033, and the median income for a family was $64,297. Males had a median income of $41,200 versus $23,889 for females. The per capita income for the town was $21,995. About 0.8% of families and 2.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 4.8% of those age 65 or over.


Wayne Elementary School, part of the Kewaskum School District, lies in the community of Wayne.[3]

Notable people[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. ^ Wayne Elementary School
  4. ^ THE LEGISLATIVE MANUAL OF THE STATE OF WISCONSIN (16th ed.). Madison, Wis. 1877. p. 476.
  5. ^ 'Wisconsin blue Book 1873, Biographical Sketch of Gottlob E. Weiss, pg. 448

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Coordinates: 43°30′51″N 88°19′17″W / 43.51417°N 88.32139°W / 43.51417; -88.32139