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Granton, Wisconsin
Village
Location of Granton in Clark County, Wisconsin.
Location of Granton in Clark County, Wisconsin.
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
County Clark
Area
 • Total 0.55 sq mi (1.42 km2)
 • Land 0.55 sq mi (1.41 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation
1,119 ft (341 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 355
 • Estimate 
(2019)
344
 • Density 631.19/sq mi (243.69/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
FIPS code 55-30425
GNIS feature ID 1565749

Granton is a village in Clark County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The population was 355 at the 2010 census.

History

Granton was founded in 1891. The village derived its name from the Town of Grant. A post office called Granton has been in operation since 1892.

Geography

Granton is located at 44°35′14″N 90°27′42″W / 44.58722°N 90.46167°W / 44.58722; -90.46167 (44.587093, -90.461773).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.56 square miles (1.45 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 334
1930 310 −7.2%
1940 300 −3.2%
1950 299 −0.3%
1960 278 −7.0%
1970 288 3.6%
1980 399 38.5%
1990 379 −5.0%
2000 406 7.1%
2010 355 −12.6%
2019 (est.) 344 −3.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 355 people, 151 households, and 93 families living in the village. The population density was 633.9 inhabitants per square mile (244.8/km2). There were 165 housing units at an average density of 294.6 per square mile (113.7/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.6% White, 0.6% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.1% of the population.

There were 151 households, of which 25.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.4% were married couples living together, 11.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.4% were non-families. 31.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.92.

The median age in the village was 42.8 years. 25.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.8% were from 25 to 44; 31.9% were from 45 to 64; and 15.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.3% male and 48.7% female.

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