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Fenwood, Wisconsin
Village
Location of Fenwood, Wisconsin
Location of Fenwood, Wisconsin
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Marathon
Area
 • Total 0.99 sq mi (2.56 km2)
 • Land 0.99 sq mi (2.56 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,296 ft (395 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 152
 • Estimate (2012) 152
 • Density 153.5/sq mi (59.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
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. 2015 152 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 152 people, 64 households, and 43 families residing 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.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 174 people, 61 households, and 46 families residing in the village. The population density was 176.7 people per square mile (68.6/km²). There were 63 housing units at an average density of 64.0 per square mile (24.8/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 100.00% White.

There were 61 households out of which 39.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.2% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.0% were non-families. 19.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.8% 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 3.32.

In the village, the population was spread out with 25.3% under the age of 18, 17.8% from 18 to 24, 25.9% from 25 to 44, 14.9% from 45 to 64, and 16.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 104.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.3 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $44,000, and the median income for a family was $48,750. Males had a median income of $32,500 versus $17,679 for females. The per capita income for the village was $15,920. None of the population or families were below the poverty line.


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