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Ellenboro, Wisconsin
Location of Ellenboro, Wisconsin
Location of Ellenboro, Wisconsin
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Grant
 • Total 36.2 sq mi (93.6 km2)
 • Land 36.2 sq mi (93.6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
810 ft (247 m)
 • Total 608
 • Density 16.8/sq mi (6.5/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 608
FIPS code 55-23400
GNIS feature ID 1583153

Ellenboro is a town in Grant County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 608 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated community of Ellenboro is located in the town.


The town is located just west of Wisconsin Highway 81, approximately halfway between the cities of Platteville and Lancaster.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 36.2 square miles (93.6 km²), all of it land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 608 people, 191 households, and 158 families residing in the town. The population density was 16.8 people per square mile (6.5/km²). There were 208 housing units at an average density of 5.8 per square mile (2.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.34% White, and 0.66% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.33% of the population.

There were 191 households out of which 42.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.2% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.8% were non-families. 10.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.15 and the average family size was 3.42.

In the town, the population was spread out with 33.9% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 29.1% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 8.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 108.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $42,917, and the median income for a family was $43,906. Males had a median income of $30,078 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,892. About 6.6% of families and 7.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.3% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

Coordinates: 42°47′00″N 90°36′49″W / 42.7833333°N 90.61361°W / 42.7833333; -90.61361

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