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Avoca, Wisconsin
Village
Avoca Mercantile and an Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway caboose in Avoca
Avoca Mercantile and an Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway caboose in Avoca
Location of Avoca in Iowa County, Wisconsin.
Location of Avoca in Iowa County, Wisconsin.
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Iowa
Area
 • Total 2.45 sq mi (6.34 km2)
 • Land 2.25 sq mi (5.83 km2)
 • Water 0.20 sq mi (0.51 km2)
Elevation
699 ft (213 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 637
 • Estimate 
(2019)
623
 • Density 276.77/sq mi (106.86/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 608
FIPS code 55-04025
GNIS feature ID 1561035
Website http://www.villageofavoca.com

Avoca is a village in Iowa County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 637 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Madison Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is named after Avoca in Ireland.

Geography

Avoca is located at 43°11′2″N 90°19′31″W / 43.18389°N 90.32528°W / 43.18389; -90.32528 (43.183853, -90.325388).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.44 square miles (6.32 km2), of which, 2.31 square miles (5.98 km2) of it is land and 0.13 square miles (0.34 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 418
1880 362 −13.4%
1890 278 −23.2%
1900 406 46.0%
1910 436 7.4%
1920 432 −0.9%
1930 342 −20.8%
1940 417 21.9%
1950 424 1.7%
1960 363 −14.4%
1970 421 16.0%
1980 505 20.0%
1990 474 −6.1%
2000 608 28.3%
2010 637 4.8%
2019 (est.) 623 −2.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 637 people, 261 households, and 169 families living in the village. The population density was 275.8 inhabitants per square mile (106.5/km2). There were 347 housing units at an average density of 150.2 per square mile (58.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.4% White, 0.3% African American, 1.7% Asian, 0.5% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.9% of the population.

There were 261 households, of which 32.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.7% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.2% were non-families. 28.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.95.

The median age in the village was 39.4 years. 24.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.8% were from 25 to 44; 25.5% were from 45 to 64; and 16.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.5% male and 49.5% female.

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