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Eagle, Wisconsin
Looking south in downtown Eagle
Looking south in downtown Eagle
Location in Waukesha County and the state of Wisconsin.
Location in Waukesha County and the state of Wisconsin.
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Waukesha
Area
 • Total 1.33 sq mi (3.44 km2)
 • Land 1.33 sq mi (3.44 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
902 ft (275 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 1,950
 • Estimate 
(2012)
1,952
 • Density 1,466.2/sq mi (566.1/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 262
FIPS code 55-21450
GNIS feature ID 1583112
Website www.eagle-wi.gov

Eagle is a village in Waukesha County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,950 at the 2010 census. The village is located within the Town of Eagle.

History

The village was struck by an EF2 tornado on the night of June 21, 2010. Tornado alert sirens in the area failed to sound prior to the strike. There were no fatalities, but there were several minor injuries. At least 2 homes were leveled to the ground by the tornado and several other homes had major damage.

Geography

Eagle is located at 42°52′39″N 88°28′18″W / 42.87750°N 88.47167°W / 42.87750; -88.47167 (42.877595, -88.471918).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.33 square miles (3.44 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 292
1900 324
1910 339 4.6%
1920 394 16.2%
1930 392 −0.5%
1940 391 −0.3%
1950 460 17.6%
1960 620 34.8%
1970 745 20.2%
1980 1,008 35.3%
1990 1,182 17.3%
2000 1,707 44.4%
2010 1,950 14.2%
Est. 2015 1,974 1.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,950 people, 684 households, and 536 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,466.2 inhabitants per square mile (566.1/km2). There were 704 housing units at an average density of 529.3 per square mile (204.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.3% White, 0.1% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 1.0% from other races, and 0.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.1% of the population.

There were 684 households of which 45.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.0% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 21.6% were non-families. 18.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.85 and the average family size was 3.25.

The median age in the village was 35.3 years. 30.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 31.3% were from 25 to 44; 24.8% were from 45 to 64; and 7.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.8% male and 49.2% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,707 people, 592 households, and 468 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,346.5 people per square mile (519.0/km²). There were 605 housing units at an average density of 477.2 per square mile (183.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 96.49% White, 0.23% Black or African American, 0.53% Native American, 0.29% Asian, 1.35% from other races, and 1.11% from two or more races. 3.05% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 592 households out of which 46.5% had children under the age of 30 living with them, 71.3% were married couples living together, 4.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.8% were non-families. 17.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.88 and the average family size was 3.28.

In the village, the population was spread out with 31.6% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 38.0% from 25 to 44, 17.6% from 45 to 64, and 6.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 98.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.1 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $58,207, and the median income for a family was $62,500. Males had a median income of $41,711 versus $27,500 for females. The per capita income for the village was $21,975. About 1.4% of families and 3.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.3% of those under age 18 and 2.8% of those age 65 or over.

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