York, Green County, Wisconsin
Location in Green County and the state of Wisconsin.
|• Total||36.0 sq mi (93.2 km2)|
|• Land||36.0 sq mi (93.2 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||1,053 ft (321 m)|
|• Density||16.8/sq mi (6.5/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||1584494|
York is a town in Green County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 605 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated community of Postville is located in the town. The ghost town of Farmers Grove was also located in the town.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 36.0 square miles (93.2 km²), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 605 people, 216 households, and 174 families residing in the town. The population density was 16.8 people per square mile (6.5/km²). There were 230 housing units at an average density of 6.4 per square mile (2.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.34% White, and 0.66% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.17% of the population.
There were 216 households out of which 38.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.5% were married couples living together, 3.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.0% were non-families. 13.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 1.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.03.
In the town, the population was spread out with 27.1% under the age of 18, 4.5% from 18 to 24, 33.9% from 25 to 44, 28.1% from 45 to 64, and 6.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 106.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.0 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $50,833, and the median income for a family was $49,643. Males had a median income of $29,583 versus $29,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,622. About 1.6% of families and 1.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.1% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.
- Hiram Gabriel, Wisconsin state legislator, lived in the town; Gabriel was the chairman of the York Town Board.
- Elisha T. Gardner, first white settler in York, later a lawyer, and state senator, lived in the town.
- William Comstock Green, Wisconsin state legislator, lived in the town.
- Isaac Milo Kittleson, Mayor of Madison, Wisconsin from 1920 to 1925. He spent some of his childhood in York.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1883,' Biographical Sketch of Hiram Gabriel, pg. 492
- 'History of Green County, Wisconsin...,' 1884, Biographical Sketch of Elisha T. Gardner, pg. 364-367
- 'The Constitution of 1846,' Milo Milton Quaife, Wisconsin Historical Society: 1919, Biographical Sketch of William Comstock Green, pg. 774
- 1880 census