West Bend (town), Wisconsin

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West Bend, Wisconsin
Location of West Bend (town), Wisconsin
Location of West Bend (town), Wisconsin
Coordinates: 43°23′45″N 88°13′55″W / 43.39583°N 88.23194°W / 43.39583; -88.23194Coordinates: 43°23′45″N 88°13′55″W / 43.39583°N 88.23194°W / 43.39583; -88.23194
Country United States
State Wisconsin
 • Total18.1 sq mi (47.0 km2)
 • Land16.1 sq mi (41.8 km2)
 • Water2.0 sq mi (5.2 km2)
Elevation1,093 ft (333 m)
 • Total4,834
 • Density299.5/sq mi (115.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)262
FIPS code55-85375[2]
GNIS feature ID1584400[1]

West Bend is a town in Washington County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 4,834 at the 2000 census. The City of West Bend is located partially within the town. The unincorporated community of Nabob is located in the town.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 18.1 square miles (47.0 km²), of which, 16.1 square miles (41.8 km²) of it is land and 2.0 square miles (5.2 km²) of it (10.98%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 4,834 people, 1,611 households, and 1,314 families residing in the town. The population density was 299.5 people per square mile (115.6/km²). There were 1,975 housing units at an average density of 122.4 per square mile (47.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.97% White, 0.02% Black or African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.04% from other races, and 0.46% from two or more races. 0.56% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 1,611 households out of which 36.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.4% were married couples living together, 3.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.4% were non-families. 16.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the town, the population was spread out with 24.0% under the age of 18, 4.9% from 18 to 24, 25.4% from 25 to 44, 26.9% from 45 to 64, and 18.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $73,333, and the median income for a family was $79,728. Males had a median income of $51,757 versus $28,371 for females. The per capita income for the town was $33,097. About 1.7% of families and 1.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.0% of those under age 18 and 2.4% of those age 65 or over.

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  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.

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