Greenwood, Wisconsin facts for kids
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Looking south in downtown Greenwood on WIS73
Location of Greenwood in Clark County, Wisconsin.
|• Total||2.76 sq mi (7.15 km2)|
|• Land||2.68 sq mi (6.93 km2)|
|• Water||0.08 sq mi (0.22 km2)|
|Elevation||1,181 ft (360 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||372.94/sq mi (143.97/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|Area code(s)||715 & 534|
|GNIS feature ID||1565856|
Greenwood is located at(44.767826, -90.598959).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.86 square miles (7.41 km2), of which, 2.78 square miles (7.20 km2) is land and 0.08 square miles (0.21 km2) is water.
The town has a peace memorial, created by Ernest Durig from an artificial stone made using concrete and fine white sand. Unveiled in 1937, it was restored in 1982, and sits adjacent to the 1934 City Hall, on the corner of Main Street and Division Street.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,026 people, 464 households, and 259 families living in the city. The population density was 369.1 inhabitants per square mile (142.5/km2). There were 520 housing units at an average density of 187.1 per square mile (72.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.5% White, 0.9% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.7% from other races, and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.5% of the population.
There were 464 households, of which 24.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.8% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 44.2% were non-families. 36.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.87.
The median age in the city was 44.1 years. 22.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.2% were from 25 to 44; 27.1% were from 45 to 64; and 21.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.1% male and 51.9% female.
- Mildred Barber Abel, Wisconsin State Representative
- Joseph L. Barber, Wisconsin State Senator
- Cy Buker, Major League Baseball pitcher for the Brooklyn Dodgers
- Harland Carl, National Football League player with the Chicago Bears
- Mose Gingerich, host of reality TV series about Amish people
- William C. Kavanaugh, Wisconsin State Representative
- Larry Krause, National Football League player with the Green Bay Packers
- Bill Miklich, National Football League player with the New York Giants and Detroit Lions
- Mae Schunk, Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota
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