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Aniwa, Wisconsin
Downtown Aniwa
Downtown Aniwa
Location of Aniwa in Shawano County, Wisconsin.
Location of Aniwa in Shawano County, Wisconsin.
Coordinates: 44°59′2″N 89°8′59″W / 44.98389°N 89.14972°W / 44.98389; -89.14972Coordinates: 44°59′2″N 89°8′59″W / 44.98389°N 89.14972°W / 44.98389; -89.14972
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
County Shawano
Area
 • Total 2.16 sq mi (5.60 km2)
 • Land 2.12 sq mi (5.50 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.10 km2)
Elevation
1,348 ft (411 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 260
 • Estimate 
(2019)
249
 • Density 117.23/sq mi (45.27/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code 55-02100
GNIS feature ID 1582697

Aniwa is a village in Shawano County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 260 at the 2010 census. The village is located within the Town of Aniwa. U.S. Route 45 runs north–south through the village.

Name origin

The name Aniwa is of Ojibwe origin. It is derived from aniwi, aniwa "those".

Geography

Aniwa is located at 45°0′36″N 89°12′45″W / 45.01000°N 89.21250°W / 45.01000; -89.21250 (45.010062, -89.212767).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.13 square miles (5.52 km2), of which, 2.09 square miles (5.41 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 367
1910 274 −25.3%
1920 250 −8.8%
1930 296 18.4%
1940 283 −4.4%
1950 257 −9.2%
1960 247 −3.9%
1970 233 −5.7%
1980 273 17.2%
1990 249 −8.8%
2000 272 9.2%
2010 260 −4.4%
2019 (est.) 249 −4.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 260 people, 111 households, and 71 families living in the village. The population density was 124.4 inhabitants per square mile (48.0/km2). There were 126 housing units at an average density of 60.3 per square mile (23.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.2% White and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 111 households, of which 32.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.7% were married couples living together, 11.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.0% were non-families. 29.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.92.

The median age in the village was 40.3 years. 25.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 30.4% were from 25 to 44; 22.3% were from 45 to 64; and 18.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.0% male and 50.0% female.

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