Emmet, Marathon County, Wisconsin

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Emmet, Wisconsin
Location of Emmet, Wisconsin
Location of Emmet, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°48′11″N 89°54′25″W / 44.80306°N 89.90694°W / 44.80306; -89.90694
Latitude and Longitude:

44°48′11″N 89°54′25″W / 44.80306°N 89.90694°W / 44.80306; -89.90694
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
County Marathon
 • Total40.2 sq mi (104.1 km2)
 • Land39.8 sq mi (103.2 km2)
 • Water0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
Elevation1,260 ft (384 m)
 ( 2010)
 • Total931
 • Density23/sq mi (8.9/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 ( Central (CST))
 • Summer ( DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
FIPS code55-24025 [2]
GNIS feature ID1583166 [1]
Website www.townofemmet.com

Emmet is a town in Marathon County, Wisconsin, United States. It is part of the Wausau, Wisconsin Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 931 at the 2010 census. [3] The unincorporated community of Halder is located in the town.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 40.2 square miles (104.1 km²), of which 39.8 square miles (103.2 km²) is land and 0.4 square miles (1.0 km²), or 0.92%, is water.


As of the census [2] of 2000, there were 842 people, 269 households, and 228 families residing in the town. The population density was 21.1 people per square mile (8.2/km²). There were 288 housing units at an average density of 7.2 per square mile (2.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.41% White, 0.12% African American, 0.12% Asian, 0.12% from other races, and 0.24% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.59% of the population.

There were 269 households out of which 43.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.3% were married couples living together, 5.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.9% were non-families. 11.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.13 and the average family size was 3.41.

In the town, the population was spread out with 30.4% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 21.4% from 45 to 64, and 11.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 111.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 113.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $47,031, and the median income for a family was $47,596. Males had a median income of $30,461 versus $24,018 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,902. About 7.8% of families and 9.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.3% of those under age 18 and 15.4% of those age 65 or over.


  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.
  3. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Emmet town, Marathon County, Wisconsin". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved September 14, 2012.

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