Wellington, Wisconsin

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Wellington, Wisconsin
Town
Location of Wellington, Wisconsin
Location of Wellington, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 43°45′59″N 90°29′20″W / 43.76639°N 90.48889°W / 43.76639; -90.48889Coordinates: 43°45′59″N 90°29′20″W / 43.76639°N 90.48889°W / 43.76639; -90.48889
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Monroe
Area
 • Total 35.4 sq mi (91.7 km2)
 • Land 35.4 sq mi (91.7 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,371 ft (418 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 544
 • Density 15.4/sq mi (5.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 608
FIPS code 55-85125[2]
GNIS feature ID 1584394[1]

Wellington is a town in Monroe County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 544 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 35.4 square miles (91.7 km²), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 544 people, 185 households, and 152 families residing in the town. The population density was 15.4 people per square mile (5.9/km²). There were 221 housing units at an average density of 6.2 per square mile (2.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.71% White, 0.18% Native American, 0.55% from other races, and 0.55% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.65% of the population.

There were 185 households out of which 40.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.5% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.3% were non-families. 15.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.94 and the average family size was 3.29.

In the town the population was spread out with 32.7% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 26.7% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, and 11.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 100.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 117.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $36,146, and the median income for a family was $37,500. Males had a median income of $26,250 versus $17,500 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,962. About 11.5% of families and 16.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.7% of those under age 18 and 5.5% 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.