Maine, Marathon County, Wisconsin

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Maine, Wisconsin
Location of Maine in Marathon County, Wisconsin.
Location of Maine in Marathon County, Wisconsin.
Coordinates: 45°1′50″N 89°40′20″W / 45.03056°N 89.67222°W / 45.03056; -89.67222
Latitude and Longitude:

45°1′50″N 89°40′20″W / 45.03056°N 89.67222°W / 45.03056; -89.67222
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
County Marathon
incorporated2005
Area
 • Total43.81 sq mi (113.47 km2)
 • Land43.07 sq mi (111.56 km2)
 • Water0.74 sq mi (1.91 km2)
Elevation1,273 ft (388 m)
Population
 ( 2010)
 • Total2,337
 • Estimate 
(2018) [3]
2,323
 • Density53.93/sq mi (20.82/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 ( Central (CST))
 • Summer ( DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
FIPS code55-48225 [4]
GNIS feature ID1583630 [2]
Website villageofmaine.com

Maine is a village in Marathon County, Wisconsin, United States. [5] It is part of the Wausau, Wisconsin Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 2,337 at the 2010 census. [6] The unincorporated communities of Mount View and Taegesville are located partially in the town.

History

Originally organized as a town in 1866, it was named for Uriah E. Maine. He was a county sheriff and surveyor in the early 1860s. [7] In December 2015, Maine voted to become a village. [8]

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 42.4 square miles (109.8 km2), of which 42.0 square miles (108.7 km2) is land and 0.42 square miles (1.1 km2), or 1.00%, is water. [9]

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
20002,407
20102,337−2.9%
Est. 20182,323 [3]−0.6%
U.S. Decennial Census [10]

As of the census [4] of 2000, there were 2,407 people, 842 households, and 721 families residing in the former town. The population density was 56.8 people per square mile (21.9/km²). There were 877 housing units at an average density of 20.7 per square mile (8.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.46% White, 0.04% Native American, 1.25% Asian, 0.08% from other races, and 0.17% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.42% of the population.

There were 842 households out of which 37.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.8% were married couples living together, 5.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.3% were non-families. 10.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.86 and the average family size was 3.08.

The population was spread out with 26.3% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 27.2% from 45 to 64, and 12.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 101.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.9 males.

The median income for a household was $57,679, and the median income for a family was $62,176. Males had a median income of $38,625 versus $26,633 for females. The per capita income for the town was $23,787. About 0.7% of families and 0.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 0.6% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ "2018 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Feb 15, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 4, 2019.
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2020-02-12. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "Maine, Marathon County, Wisconsin". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  6. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Maine town, Marathon County, Wisconsin". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved September 17, 2012.
  7. ^ Callary, Edward. Place Names of Wisconsin. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press. p. 164. ISBN  978-0-299-30964-0.
  8. ^ Town of Maine votes to become village
  9. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Maine town, Marathon County, Wisconsin". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved September 17, 2012.
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.

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