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Kickapoo, 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 37.9 sq mi (98.1 km2)
 • Land 37.9 sq mi (98.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 735 ft (224 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 566
 • Density 14.9/sq mi (5.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 608
FIPS code 55-39475
GNIS feature ID 1583477

Kickapoo is a town in Vernon County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 566 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated communities of Kickapoo Center and Sugar Grove are located in the town.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 37.9 square miles (98.1 km²), of which, 37.9 square miles (98.1 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.08%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 566 people, 194 households, and 156 families residing in the town. The population density was 14.9 people per square mile (5.8/km²). There were 251 housing units at an average density of 6.6 per square mile (2.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.65% White, 0.18% Native American, and 0.18% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.35% of the population.

There were 194 households out of which 31.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.2% were married couples living together, 4.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.1% were non-families. 14.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.92 and the average family size was 3.28.

In the town, the population was spread out with 30.4% under the age of 18, 4.9% from 18 to 24, 23.9% from 25 to 44, 27.4% from 45 to 64, and 13.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 111.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $36,023/year, and the median income for a family was $38,125/year. Males had a median income of $23,929/year versus $19,453/year for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,543/year. About 5.7% of families and 7.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.6% of those under age 18 and 2.8% of those age 65 or over.


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