Weirgor, Wisconsin

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Weirgor, Wisconsin
Town
Location of Weirgor, Wisconsin
Location of Weirgor, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 45°40′45″N 91°14′56″W / 45.67917°N 91.24889°W / 45.67917; -91.24889
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Sawyer
Area
 • Total 34.4 sq mi (89.1 km2)
 • Land 33.5 sq mi (86.8 km2)
 • Water 0.9 sq mi (2.3 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,214 ft (370 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 370
 • Density 11.0/sq mi (4.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
FIPS code 55-85100[2]
GNIS feature ID 1584393[1]

Weirgor is a town in Sawyer County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 370 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated community of Weirgor is located in the town.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 34.4 square miles (89.1 km²), of which, 33.5 square miles (86.8 km²) of it is land and 0.9 square miles (2.3 km²) of it (2.59%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 370 people, 157 households, and 113 families residing in the town. The population density was 11.0 people per square mile (4.3/km²). There were 243 housing units at an average density of 7.3 per square mile (2.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 94.32% White, 2.43% Native American, 1.62% Asian, 0.27% from other races, and 1.35% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.43% of the population.

There were 157 households out of which 21.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.1% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.0% were non-families. 24.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.79.

In the town, the population was spread out with 19.7% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 25.4% from 25 to 44, 29.5% from 45 to 64, and 20.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 110.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 116.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $31,875, and the median income for a family was $33,750. Males had a median income of $25,156 versus $23,125 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,691. About 7.2% of families and 8.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.9% of those under age 18 and 11.9% of those age 65 or over.

References[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. 

Coordinates: 45°41′24″N 91°16′05″W / 45.69000°N 91.26806°W / 45.69000; -91.26806