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Fenwood, Wisconsin
Village
Location of Fenwood in Marathon County, Wisconsin.
Location of Fenwood in Marathon County, Wisconsin.
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
County Marathon
Area
 • Total 0.98 sq mi (2.55 km2)
 • Land 0.98 sq mi (2.55 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,296 ft (395 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 152
 • Estimate 
(2019)
155
 • Density 157.36/sq mi (60.78/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
FIPS code 55-25650
GNIS feature ID 1564913

Fenwood is a village in Marathon County, Wisconsin, United States. It is part of the Wausau, Wisconsin Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 152 at the 2010 census.

History

Fenwood was platted by the railroad in 1891. It was named from woods near the townsite at a fen, or marshy area. A post office was established at Fenwood in 1892, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1984.

Geography

Fenwood is located at 44°51′56″N 90°0′50″W / 44.86556°N 90.01389°W / 44.86556; -90.01389 (44.865483, -90.013757).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.99 square miles (2.56 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 220
1920 178 −19.1%
1930 136 −23.6%
1940 156 14.7%
1950 139 −10.9%
1960 147 5.8%
1970 147 0.0%
1980 165 12.2%
1990 214 29.7%
2000 174 −18.7%
2010 152 −12.6%
Est. 2019 155 2.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 152 people, 64 households, and 43 families living in the village. The population density was 153.5 inhabitants per square mile (59.3/km2). There were 67 housing units at an average density of 67.7 per square mile (26.1/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.4% White, 0.7% from other races, and 2.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.6% of the population.

There were 64 households, of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.7% were married couples living together, 4.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.8% were non-families. 26.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.84.

The median age in the village was 41 years. 19.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25% were from 25 to 44; 38.1% were from 45 to 64; and 8.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 52.6% male and 47.4% female.

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