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Harmony, Wisconsin
Town
Location in Vernon County and the state of Wisconsin.
Location in Vernon County and the state of Wisconsin.
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Vernon
Area
 • Total 42.9 sq mi (111.1 km2)
 • Land 42.9 sq mi (111.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 745 ft (227 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 739
 • Density 17.2/sq mi (6.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 608
FIPS code 55-32725
GNIS feature ID 1583352
Website http://tn.harmony.wi.gov/index.html

Harmony is a town in Vernon County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 739 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated community of Newton is located in the town.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 42.9 square miles (111.1 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 739 people, 247 households, and 204 families residing in the town. The population density was 17.2 people per square mile (6.7/km²). There were 279 housing units at an average density of 6.5 per square mile (2.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.11% White, 0.27% Native American, 0.68% Asian, 0.54% from other races, and 0.41% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.54% of the population.

There were 247 households out of which 39.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.5% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.4% were non-families. 13.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.99 and the average family size was 3.30.

In the town, the population was spread out with 32.3% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 21.8% from 45 to 64, and 11.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 100.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $41,000, and the median income for a family was $44,464. Males had a median income of $27,083 versus $23,438 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,962. About 11.2% of families and 15.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.5% of those under age 18 and 5.0% of those age 65 or over.

Historical places

  • The Tollackson Mound Group is located within the town.

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