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Frankfort, Wisconsin
Location of Frankfort, Wisconsin
Location of Frankfort, Wisconsin
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Marathon
 • Total 35.1 sq mi (90.8 km2)
 • Land 35.1 sq mi (90.8 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
1,322 ft (403 m)
 • Total 670
 • Density 19.11/sq mi (7.38/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
FIPS code 55-27150
GNIS feature ID 1583229

Frankfort is a town in Marathon County, Wisconsin, United States. It is part of the Wausau, Wisconsin Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 670 at the 2010 census. The unincorporated community of Swan is located in the town.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 35.1 square miles (90.8 km2), all of it land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 651 people, 213 households, and 174 families residing in the town. The population density was 18.5 people per square mile (7.1/km²). There were 222 housing units at an average density of 6.3 per square mile (2.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.23% White, 0.61% Asian, and 0.15% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.15% of the population.

There were 213 households out of which 39.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.6% were married couples living together, 3.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.3% were non-families. 14.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.06 and the average family size was 3.42.

In the town, the population was spread out with 29.6% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 23.3% from 45 to 64, and 10.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 119.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 119.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $41,071, and the median income for a family was $47,386. Males had a median income of $22,273 versus $16,354 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,946. About 7.1% of families and 9.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.8% of those under age 18 and 11.8% of those age 65 or over.

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