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Hortonia, Wisconsin
Location of Hortonia, Wisconsin
Location of Hortonia, Wisconsin
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Outagamie
 • Total 19.4 sq mi (50.3 km2)
 • Land 19.2 sq mi (49.7 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
Elevation 840 ft (256 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,063
 • Density 55.4/sq mi (21.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 55-35825
GNIS feature ID 1583410
Website http://www.townofhortonia.org

Hortonia is a town in Outagamie County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,063 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 19.4 square miles (50.3 km²), of which, 19.2 square miles (49.7 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.6 km²) of it (1.18%) is water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 1,063 people, 362 households, and 296 families residing in the town. The population density was 55.4 people per square mile (21.4/km²). There were 375 housing units at an average density of 19.5 per square mile (7.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.49% White, 0.66% Native American, 0.28% Asian, 0.19% from other races, and 0.38% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.56% of the population.

There were 362 households out of which 38.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.2% were married couples living together, 3.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.0% were non-families. 14.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.83 and the average family size was 3.13.

In the town, the population was spread out with 27.3% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 32.6% from 25 to 44, 25.2% from 45 to 64, and 8.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 103.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $59,904, and the median income for a family was $66,705. Males had a median income of $46,307 versus $25,938 for females. The per capita income for the town was $29,573. About 1.4% of families and 6.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.1% of those under age 18 and 5.7% of those age 65 or over.

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