Bangor, Wisconsin facts for kids
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Bangor's Business District, circa 1902
Location in La Crosse County, Wisconsin
|• Total||1.68 sq mi (4.35 km2)|
|• Land||1.68 sq mi (4.35 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||784 ft (239 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||864.29/sq mi (333.78/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1582747|
Bangor is a village in La Crosse County, Wisconsin, United States, along the La Crosse River. It is part of the La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 1,459 as of the 2010 Census. The village is located partially within the Town of Bangor.
The community was named after Bangor, Wales because many of the early settlers were natives of Wales.
Bangor is located at(43.891394, -90.990167).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.23 square miles (3.19 km2), all of it land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,459 people, 571 households, and 392 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,186.2 inhabitants per square mile (458.0/km2). There were 597 housing units at an average density of 485.4 per square mile (187.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.7% White, 0.5% African American, 0.6% Native American, 0.2% Asian, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.6% of the population.
There were 571 households, of which 39.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.2% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.3% were non-families. 26.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.11.
The median age in the village was 35.6 years. 29.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 29% were from 25 to 44; 21.9% were from 45 to 64; and 13.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.4% male and 49.6% female.
St. Paul's Lutheran School is a 4K-8 grade school of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod in Bangor.
- E. J. Kneen, legislator
- Eugene A. Toepel, legislator and jurist
- Lester Trimble, composer (1923–1986)
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