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Centerville, Wisconsin
Locn of Centerville, Wisconsin
Locn of Centerville, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 43°56′13″N 87°44′45″W / 43.93694°N 87.74583°W / 43.93694; -87.74583Coordinates: 43°56′13″N 87°44′45″W / 43.93694°N 87.74583°W / 43.93694; -87.74583
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
County Manitowoc
 • Total 26.5 sq mi (68.7 km2)
 • Land 23.8 sq mi (61.7 km2)
 • Water 2.7 sq mi (7.0 km2)
673 ft (205 m)
 • Total 713
 • Density 29.9/sq mi (11.6/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 920
FIPS code 55-13750
GNIS feature ID 1582943

Centerville is a town in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 713 at the 2000 census. The town is divided by I-43 and surrounds the Village of Cleveland.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 26.5 square miles (68.7 km²), of which, 23.8 square miles (61.7 km²) of it is land and 2.7 square miles (7.0 km²) of it (10.18%) is water.


At the 2000 census there were 713 people, 239 households, and 196 families living in the town. The population density was 29.9 people per square mile (11.6/km2). There were 262 housing units at an average density of 11.0 per square mile (4.2/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.18% White, 0.98% Native American, 0.14% Asian, and 0.70% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.26%.

Of the 239 households 36.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.1% were married couples living together, 3.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.6% were non-families. 15.1% of households were one person and 4.6% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.98 and the average family size was 3.32.

The age distribution was 29.5% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 25.0% from 25 to 44, 25.8% from 45 to 64, and 12.2% 65 or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 116.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 115.0 males.

The median household income was $58,750 and the median family income was $62,647. Males had a median income of $34,375 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,638. About 1.0% of families and 2.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.0% of those under age 18 and 2.0% of those age 65 or over.


Shipwrecks off the coast of Centerville:

Notable people

  • Wilhelm Albers, Wisconsin State Representative
  • John Egan, Wisconsin State Representative
  • John Lorfeld, Wisconsin State Representative
  • Peter Reuther, Wisconsin State Representative
  • Mark Tobey, Abstract painter, was born in Centerville.
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