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Cecil, Wisconsin
Village
Downtown Cecil
Downtown Cecil
Location of Cecil, Wisconsin
Location of Cecil, Wisconsin
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 (2012) 562
 • Density 318.4/sq mi (122.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
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%
Est. 2015 554 −2.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 570 people, 262 households, and 162 families residing 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.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 466 people, 199 households, and 148 families residing in the village. The population density was 339.0 people per square mile (131.3/km²). There were 246 housing units at an average density of 179.0 per square mile (69.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 94.85% White, 3.43% Native American, 0.64% Asian, 0.64% from other races, and 0.43% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.64% of the population.

There were 199 households out of which 24.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.8% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.6% were non-families. 22.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.70.

In the village, the population was spread out with 19.7% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 24.5% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 22.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 96.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.9 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $38,958, and the median income for a family was $39,792. Males had a median income of $37,188 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,918. About 3.8% of families and 5.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.6% of those under age 18 and 3.5% of those age 65 or over.

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