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Cascade, Wisconsin
Village
Looking west in downtown Cascade
Looking west in downtown Cascade
Location of Cascade in Sheboygan County, Wisconsin.
Location of Cascade in Sheboygan County, Wisconsin.
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
County Sheboygan
Area
 • Total 0.84 sq mi (2.17 km2)
 • Land 0.82 sq mi (2.13 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.04 km2)
Elevation
869 ft (265 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 709
 • Estimate 
(2019)
692
 • Density 840.83/sq mi (324.50/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 920
FIPS code 55-12825
GNIS feature ID 1562757

Cascade is a village in Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 709 at the 2010 census. It is included in the Sheboygan, Wisconsin Metropolitan Statistical Area. Wisconsin Highway 28 passes through Cascade.

History

With the construction of two 100-kilowatt wind turbines in June 2010, Cascade became the first community in Wisconsin to use locally produced wind energy to power its municipal wastewater treatment plant.

Geography

Cascade is located at 43°39′31″N 88°0′30″W / 43.65861°N 88.00833°W / 43.65861; -88.00833 (43.658541, -88.008412).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.82 square miles (2.12 km2), of which, 0.81 square miles (2.10 km2) of it is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 255
1920 362
1930 286 −21.0%
1940 358 25.2%
1950 403 12.6%
1960 449 11.4%
1970 603 34.3%
1980 615 2.0%
1990 620 0.8%
2000 666 7.4%
2010 709 6.5%
2019 (est.) 692 −2.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 709 people, 274 households, and 206 families living in the village. The population density was 875.3 inhabitants per square mile (338.0/km2). There were 291 housing units at an average density of 359.3 per square mile (138.7/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.7% White, 0.4% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.4% Pacific Islander, 0.7% from other races, and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.8% of the population.

There were 274 households, of which 35.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.0% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 24.8% were non-families. 20.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 2.93.

The median age in the village was 39.2 years. 24.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.5% were from 25 to 44; 30.8% were from 45 to 64; and 11.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.9% male and 48.1% female.

Notable people

  • George H. Brickner, politician and businessman
  • Cadwallader Humphrey, politician
  • Daniel LeMahieu, politician

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