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Alto, Wisconsin
Town of Alto fire department
Town of Alto fire department
Location of Alto, Wisconsin
Location of Alto, Wisconsin
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
County  Fond du Lac
Area
 • Total 36.3 sq mi (94.0 km2)
 • Land 36.3 sq mi (94.0 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
935 ft (285 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total 1,103
 • Density 30.4/sq mi (11.7/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 920
FIPS code 55-01525
GNIS feature ID 1582684

Alto is a town in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,103 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated community of Alto is located in the town.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 36.3 square miles (94.0 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

At the 2000 census there were 1,103 people, 344 households, and 306 families living in the town. The population density was 30.4 people per square mile (11.7/km2). There were 353 housing units at an average density of 9.7 per square mile (3.8/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 99.37% White, 0.36% Asian, 0.27% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.73%.

Of the 344 households 48.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 84.9% were married couples living together, 2.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 10.8% were non-families. 9.0% of households were one person and 3.8% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 3.21 and the average family size was 3.44.

The age distribution was 32.7% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 30.3% from 25 to 44, 18.3% from 45 to 64, and 10.9% 65 or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 109.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 113.8 males.

The median household income was $53,235 and the median family income was $54,911. Males had a median income of $33,487 versus $21,484 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,872. About 2.3% of families and 2.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 0.6% of those under age 18 and 5.8% of those age 65 or over.

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