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Almena, Wisconsin
Location of Almena in Barron County, Wisconsin.
Location of Almena in Barron County, Wisconsin.
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
County Barron
Area
 • Total 1.13 sq mi (2.93 km2)
 • Land 1.13 sq mi (2.93 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,211 ft (369 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 677
 • Estimate 
(2019)
641
 • Density 567.76/sq mi (219.13/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
FIPS code 55-01350
GNIS feature ID 1582680
Website http://www.villageofalmena.com/

Almena is a village in Barron County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The population was 677 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Almena is located on the boundary between the Town of Almena and the Town of Clinton, about 60 miles (97 km) northeast of Minneapolis.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.14 square miles (2.95 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 406
1960 398 −2.0%
1970 423 6.3%
1980 526 24.3%
1990 625 18.8%
2000 720 15.2%
2010 677 −6.0%
2019 (est.) 641 −5.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 677 people, 297 households, and 178 families living in the village. The population density was 593.9 inhabitants per square mile (229.3/km2). There were 337 housing units at an average density of 295.6 per square mile (114.1/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.2% White, 0.1% African American, 0.9% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 2.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.7% of the population.

There were 297 households, of which 30.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.8% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.1% were non-families. 30.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.79.

The median age in the village was 39.3 years. 23.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.9% were from 25 to 44; 26.4% were from 45 to 64; and 16.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.2% male and 49.8% female.

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