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Gresham, Wisconsin
Village
Looking north in downtown Gresham
Looking north in downtown Gresham
Location of Gresham in Shawano County, Wisconsin.
Location of Gresham in Shawano County, Wisconsin.
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
County Shawano
incorporated 1908
Area
 • Total 1.21 sq mi (3.14 km2)
 • Land 1.14 sq mi (2.96 km2)
 • Water 0.07 sq mi (0.18 km2)
Elevation
928 ft (283 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 586
 • Estimate 
(2019)
564
 • Density 494.30/sq mi (190.80/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
FIPS code 55-31675
GNIS feature ID 1581552

Gresham is a village in Shawano County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 586 at the 2010 census.

History

Geography

Gresham is located at 44°51′11″N 088°47′17″W / 44.85306°N 88.78806°W / 44.85306; -88.78806 (44.8530328, -88.7881604).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.24 square miles (3.21 km2), of which, 1.14 square miles (2.95 km2) of it is land and 0.10 square miles (0.26 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 350
1920 309 −11.7%
1930 310 0.3%
1940 295 −4.8%
1950 427 44.7%
1960 458 7.3%
1970 448 −2.2%
1980 534 19.2%
1990 515 −3.6%
2000 575 11.7%
2010 586 1.9%
2019 (est.) 564 −3.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 586 people, 239 households, and 145 families living in the village. The population density was 514.0 inhabitants per square mile (198.5/km2). There were 280 housing units at an average density of 245.6 per square mile (94.8/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 67.9% White, 0.2% African American, 24.1% Native American, 0.7% from other races, and 7.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.2% of the population.

There were 239 households, of which 31.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.3% were married couples living together, 16.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.3% were non-families. 33.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 3.12.

The median age in the village was 36.7 years. 27.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.7% were from 25 to 44; 20.1% were from 45 to 64; and 19.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.1% male and 50.9% female.

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