Wilson, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin

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Wilson, Wisconsin
Town
Location of Wilson, Wisconsin
Location of Wilson, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°50′13″N 91°0′23″W / 44.83694°N 91.00639°W / 44.83694; -91.00639
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Eau Claire
Area
 • Total 47.7 sq mi (123.6 km2)
 • Land 47.7 sq mi (123.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,040 ft (317 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 420
 • Density 8.8/sq mi (3.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
FIPS code 55-87400[2]
GNIS feature ID 1584444[1]
Location of the town of Wilson within Eau Claire County

Wilson is a town in Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 420 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated community of Wilson is located in the town.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 47.7 square miles (123.6 km²), of which, 47.7 square miles (123.5 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.08%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 513
1980 516 0.6%
1990 477 −7.6%
2000 420 −11.9%
2010 485 15.5%
Est. 2015 503 3.7%

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 420 people, 148 households, and 113 families residing in the town. The population density was 8.8 people per square mile (3.4/km²). There were 185 housing units at an average density of 3.9 per square mile (1.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.05% White, 0.24% Native American, 0.24% Asian, and 0.48% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.71% of the population.

There were 148 households out of which 33.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.9% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.6% were non-families. 19.6% 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 2.84 and the average family size was 3.28.

In the town, the population was spread out with 28.6% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 27.9% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, and 12.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 122.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 123.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $36,563, and the median income for a family was $40,000. Males had a median income of $30,179 versus $21,786 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,970. About 8.0% of families and 12.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.8% of those under age 18 and 5.4% 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: 44°49′41″N 91°01′22″W / 44.82806°N 91.02278°W / 44.82806; -91.02278