Bloomer, Wisconsin facts for kids
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Location of Bloomer in Chippewa County, Wisconsin.
|• Total||3.10 sq mi (8.03 km2)|
|• Land||2.95 sq mi (7.64 km2)|
|• Water||0.15 sq mi (0.39 km2)|
|Elevation||994 ft (303 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||1,188.94/sq mi (459.00/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|Area codes||715 & 534|
|GNIS feature ID||1561930|
Mr. Bloomer and a group of men from Galena, Illinois built a mill on the site in 1848. As winter approached he sold the dam to H. S. Allen and returned to Galena. Settled in 1855 the village was known as Vanville until 1867 when it was surveyed and platted.
Bloomer is located at(45.102171, -91.491767).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.09 square miles (8.00 km2), of which 2.94 square miles (7.61 km2) is land and 0.15 square miles (0.39 km2) is water.
|WI Counties 1900–1990|
As of the census of 2010, there were 3,539 people, 1,562 households, and 932 families living in the city. The population density was 1,203.7 inhabitants per square mile (464.8/km2). There were 1,656 housing units at an average density of 563.3 per square mile (217.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.9% White, 0.3% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.
There were 1,562 households, of which 28.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.9% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.3% were non-families. 34.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 17.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.89.
The median age in the city was 40.2 years. 23.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24% were from 25 to 44; 25.8% were from 45 to 64; and 19% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.0% male and 53.0% female.
Bloomer hosts an annual jump rope competition. It has been called the "jump rope capital of the world", a title it earned after being featured on national television.
- Sanborn fire insurance maps: 1893 1902 1912
Bloomer High School is the local high school (9–12). Bloomer Middle School is the local middle school (5–8) and Bloomer Elementary School is the local elementary school (4k-4).
Saint Paul's Catholic School is the local private Catholic school (5k-8).
St. Paul Lutheran School is a Christian Pre-K-8 school of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod in Bloomer.
In Spanish: Bloomer (Wisconsin) para niños
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