Hull, Marathon County, Wisconsin

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Hull, Wisconsin
Location of Hull, Wisconsin
Location of Hull, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°53′42″N 90°14′53″W / 44.89500°N 90.24806°W / 44.89500; -90.24806
Latitude and Longitude:

44°53′42″N 90°14′53″W / 44.89500°N 90.24806°W / 44.89500; -90.24806
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
County Marathon
Area
 • Total32.6 sq mi (84.5 km2)
 • Land32.6 sq mi (84.3 km2)
 • Water0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation1,375 ft (419 m)
Population
 ( 2010)
 • Total750
 • Density23/sq mi (8.9/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 ( Central (CST))
 • Summer ( DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
FIPS code55-36325 [2]
GNIS feature ID1583420 [1]
Website http://www.townofhull.us/

Hull is a town in Marathon County, Wisconsin, United States. It is part of the Wausau, Wisconsin, Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 750 at the 2010 census. [3] The unincorporated community of Cherokee is located in the town.

History

Hull was named for David B. Hull who was one of the original settlers in the area. [4]

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 32.6 square miles (84.5 km²), of which 32.6 square miles (84.3 km²) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²), or 0.21%, is water.

Demographics

As of the census [2] of 2000, there were 773 people, 256 households, and 210 families living in the town. The population density was 23.7 people per square mile (9.2/km²). There were 260 housing units at an average density of 8.0 per square mile (3.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.84% White, 0.78% from other races, and 0.39% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.91% of the population.

There were 256 households out of which 40.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.2% were married couples living together, 2.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.6% were non-families. 13.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.02 and the average family size was 3.34.

In the town, the population was spread out with 30.5% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 23.3% from 45 to 64, and 10.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 112.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 115.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $41,324, and the median income for a family was $45,096. Males had a median income of $26,319 versus $20,625 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,068. About 3.5% of families and 5.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.8% of those under age 18 and 2.4% of those age 65 or over.

References

  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. Archived from the original on 2020-02-12. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Hull town, Marathon County, Wisconsin". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved September 17, 2012.
  4. ^ Gard, Robert E.; Sorden, L. G. The Romance of Wisconsin Place Names (1st ed.). New York, NY: October House. p. 58.