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Cashton, Wisconsin
Village
Looking east at downtown Cashton
Looking east at downtown Cashton
Location of Cashton in Monroe County, Wisconsin.
Location of Cashton in Monroe County, Wisconsin.
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
County Monroe
Area
 • Total 1.27 sq mi (3.30 km2)
 • Land 1.27 sq mi (3.30 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,362 ft (415 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 1,102
 • Estimate 
(2019)
1,112
 • Density 872.16/sq mi (336.78/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 608
FIPS code 55-12950
GNIS feature ID 1562772

Cashton is a village in Monroe County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,102 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Cashton is located at 43°44′35″N 90°46′54″W / 43.74306°N 90.78167°W / 43.74306; -90.78167 (43.743057, -90.781578).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.32 square miles (3.42 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 45
1900 510
1910 568 11.4%
1920 753 32.6%
1930 680 −9.7%
1940 706 3.8%
1950 836 18.4%
1960 828 −1.0%
1970 824 −0.5%
1980 827 0.4%
1990 780 −5.7%
2000 1,005 28.8%
2010 1,102 9.7%
2019 (est.) 1,112 0.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,102 people, 448 households, and 292 families living in the village. The population density was 834.8 inhabitants per square mile (322.3/km2). There were 497 housing units at an average density of 376.5 per square mile (145.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.5% White, 0.9% African American, 2.9% from other races, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.4% of the population.

There were 448 households, of which 34.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.8% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.8% were non-families. 28.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.2% 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 3.02.

The median age in the village was 34.7 years. 28.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 29.2% were from 25 to 44; 21.3% were from 45 to 64; and 15.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.5% male and 50.5% female.

Notable people

  • Leif Erickson, Justice of the Montana Supreme Court, was born in Cashton.
  • Frank King, cartoonist of Gasoline Alley, was born in Cashton.
  • Otto M. Peterson, Minnesota State Representative, was born in Cashton.
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