About the Town of Dunn

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Dunn, Wisconsin
—  Town  —

Location of Dunn, Wisconsin

Coordinates: 44°44′59″N 91°55′12″W / 44.74972°N 91.92°W / 44.74972; -91.92
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Dunn
Area
 - Total 57.1 sq mi (147.8 km2)
 - Land 55.7 sq mi (144.3 km2)
 - Water 1.4 sq mi (3.5 km2)
Elevation [1] 784 ft (239 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 1,536
 - Density 26.8/sq mi (10.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 55-21150[2]
GNIS feature ID 1583106[1]

Dunn is a town in Dunn County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,492 at the 2000 census. The town is administered from the unincorporated community of Downsville.

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[edit] Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 57.1 square miles (147.8 km²), of which, 55.7 square miles (144.3 km²) of it is land and 1.4 square miles (3.5 km²) of it (2.38%) is water.

[edit] Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,492 people, 540 households, and 389 families residing in the town. The population density was 26.8 people per square mile (10.3/km²). There were 578 housing units at an average density of 10.4/sq mi (4.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.12% White, 0.20% African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.94% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, and 0.47% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.40% of the population.

There were 540 households out of which 38.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.3% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.8% were non-families. 22.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.6% 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 3.22.

In the town the population was spread out with 29.5% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 30.2% from 25 to 44, 22.4% from 45 to 64, and 9.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 116.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 111.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $45,043, and the median income for a family was $50,114. Males had a median income of $33,250 versus $21,983 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,429. About 5.7% of families and 10.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.8% of those under age 18 and 14.9% of those age 65 or over.

[edit] References

  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. http://geonames.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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