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Camp Douglas, Wisconsin
Camp Douglas post office
Location of Camp Douglas in Juneau County, Wisconsin.
|• Total||1.00 sq mi (2.59 km2)|
|• Land||1.00 sq mi (2.59 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||942 ft (287 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||622.38/sq mi (240.39/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1562599|
Camp Douglas was laid out in 1870. The village was named after a logging camp established by James Douglas, which brought wood to steam locomotives. A post office called Camp Douglas has been in operation since 1873.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.01 square miles (2.62 km2), all of it land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 601 people, 244 households, and 161 families living in the village. The population density was 595.0 inhabitants per square mile (229.7/km2). There were 264 housing units at an average density of 261.4 per square mile (100.9/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.5% White, 0.5% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.5% 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 244 households, of which 36.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.9% were married couples living together, 17.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.0% were non-families. 27.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 3.00.
The median age in the village was 36.3 years. 27.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 29.2% were from 25 to 44; 21.2% were from 45 to 64; and 15.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.4% male and 52.6% female.
- George Frohmader, Wisconsin State Representative and merchant lived in Camp Douglas; he served as the village president and the postmaster.
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