Stettin, Wisconsin

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Stettin, Wisconsin
Location of Stettin, Wisconsin
Location of Stettin, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°57′51″N 89°43′48″W / 44.96417°N 89.73000°W / 44.96417; -89.73000
Latitude and Longitude:

44°57′51″N 89°43′48″W / 44.96417°N 89.73000°W / 44.96417; -89.73000
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
County Marathon
Area
 • Total36.6 sq mi (94.7 km2)
 • Land36.4 sq mi (94.2 km2)
 • Water0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation1,352 ft (412 m)
Population
 ( 2010)
 • Total2,554
 • Density70/sq mi (27/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 ( Central (CST))
 • Summer ( DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
FIPS code55-77150 [2]
GNIS feature ID1584221 [1]
Website townofstettin.org

Stettin is a town in Marathon County, Wisconsin, United States. It is part of the Wausau, Wisconsin Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 2,554 at the 2010 census. [3] The unincorporated community of Mount View is located partially in the town. The ghost town of Stettin was also located in the town.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 36.6 square miles (94.7 km2), of which 36.4 square miles (94.2 km2) is land and 0.19 square miles (0.5 km2), or 0.52%, is water. [4]

Demographics

As of the census [2] of 2000, there were 2,191 people, 805 households, and 653 families living in the town. The population density was 58.9 people per square mile (22.7/km2). There were 828 housing units at an average density of 22.2 per square mile (8.6/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 96.76% White, 0.23% African American, 0.18% Native American, 2.19% Asian, 0.37% from other races, and 0.27% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.64% of the population.

There were 805 households, out of which 33.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.9% were married couples living together, 4.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.8% were non-families. 14.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 24.7% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 30.1% from 45 to 64, and 11.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 107.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $60,221, and the median income for a family was $64,803. Males had a median income of $41,141 versus $31,026 for females. The per capita income for the town was $26,269. About 0.6% of families and 1.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen or sixty-five 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 "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Stettin town, Marathon County, Wisconsin". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 17, 2012.
  4. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Stettin town, Marathon County, Wisconsin". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 17, 2012.