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Blanchard, Wisconsin
Location of Blanchard, Wisconsin
Location of Blanchard, Wisconsin
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Lafayette
Area
 • Total 17.5 sq mi (45.4 km2)
 • Land 17.5 sq mi (45.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation
925 ft (282 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total 261
 • Density 14.9/sq mi (5.8/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 608
FIPS code 55-08100
GNIS feature ID 1582827

Blanchard is a town in Lafayette County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 261 at the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 17.5 square miles (45.4 km²), of which, 17.5 square miles (45.4 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.11%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 261 people, 96 households, and 74 families residing in the town. The population density was 14.9 people per square mile (5.8/km²). There were 103 housing units at an average density of 5.9 per square mile (2.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.47% White, 0.38% from other races, and 1.15% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.38% of the population.

There were 96 households out of which 35.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.9% were married couples living together, 3.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.9% were non-families. 16.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the town, the population was spread out with 27.2% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 32.6% from 25 to 44, 19.5% from 45 to 64, and 14.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 97.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $48,068, and the median income for a family was $48,295. Males had a median income of $28,472 versus $22,344 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,160. About 2.5% of families and 3.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 10.3% of those sixty five or over.

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