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Cecil, Wisconsin
Village
Downtown Cecil
Downtown Cecil
Location of Cecil in Shawano County, Wisconsin.
Location of Cecil in Shawano County, Wisconsin.
Coordinates: 44°48′34″N 88°27′8″W / 44.80944°N 88.45222°W / 44.80944; -88.45222Coordinates: 44°48′34″N 88°27′8″W / 44.80944°N 88.45222°W / 44.80944; -88.45222
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
County Shawano
Area
 • Total 1.80 sq mi (4.66 km2)
 • Land 1.79 sq mi (4.64 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation
807 ft (246 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 570
 • Estimate 
(2019)
551
 • Density 307.65/sq mi (118.78/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
FIPS code 55-13325
GNIS feature ID 1562830

Cecil is a village in Shawano County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 570 at the 2010 census.

History

The village was named after a railroad man, Cecil Leavitt when the railroad was finished in 1884.

Geography

Cecil is located at 44°48′34″N 88°27′8″W / 44.80944°N 88.45222°W / 44.80944; -88.45222 (44.809442, -88.452323) on the east shore of Shawano Lake.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.80 square miles (4.66 km2), of which, 1.79 square miles (4.64 km2) of it is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 351
1920 379 8.0%
1930 356 −6.1%
1940 370 3.9%
1950 395 6.8%
1960 357 −9.6%
1970 369 3.4%
1980 445 20.6%
1990 373 −16.2%
2000 466 24.9%
2010 570 22.3%
2019 (est.) 551 −3.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 570 people, 262 households, and 162 families living in the village. The population density was 318.4 inhabitants per square mile (122.9/km2). There were 328 housing units at an average density of 183.2 per square mile (70.7/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 93.0% White, 0.2% African American, 4.2% Native American, 1.1% from other races, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.1% of the population.

There were 262 households, of which 24.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.5% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.2% were non-families. 28.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.63.

The median age in the village was 45.6 years. 17.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.1% were from 25 to 44; 31.7% were from 45 to 64; and 19.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.5% male and 52.5% female.

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