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Linden, Wisconsin
Linden post office
Linden post office
WIMap-doton-Linden.png
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Iowa
Area
 • Total 0.78 sq mi (2.02 km2)
 • Land 0.78 sq mi (2.02 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,099 ft (335 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 549
 • Estimate 
(2012)
547
 • Density 703.8/sq mi (271.7/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 608
FIPS code 55-44650
GNIS feature ID 1583574

Linden is a village in Iowa County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 549 at the 2010 census. The village is located within the Town of Linden.

Geography

Linden is located at 42°55′2″N 90°16′24″W / 42.91722°N 90.27333°W / 42.91722; -90.27333 (42.917433, -90.273384).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.78 square miles (2.02 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 571
1890 462 −19.1%
1900 543 17.5%
1910 580 6.8%
1920 490 −15.5%
1930 498 1.6%
1940 461 −7.4%
1950 463 0.4%
1960 418 −9.7%
1970 408 −2.4%
1980 395 −3.2%
1990 429 8.6%
2000 615 43.4%
2010 549 −10.7%
Est. 2015 538 −2.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 549 people, 214 households, and 135 families residing in the village. The population density was 703.8 inhabitants per square mile (271.7/km2). There were 233 housing units at an average density of 298.7 per square mile (115.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.6% White, 0.5% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.7% from other races, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.1% of the population.

There were 214 households of which 37.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.4% were married couples living together, 9.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.9% were non-families. 28.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.19.

The median age in the village was 36.4 years. 29% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.9% were from 25 to 44; 24.2% were from 45 to 64; and 10.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.8% male and 51.2% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 615 people, 223 households, and 158 families residing in the village. The population density was 796.2 people per square mile (308.4/km²). There were 234 housing units at an average density of 302.9 per square mile (117.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.02% White, 0.16% Black or African American, 0.49% Native American, and 0.33% from two or more races. 0.00% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 223 households out of which 42.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.6% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.1% were non-families. 23.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.32.

In the village, the population was spread out with 31.5% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 34.5% from 25 to 44, 15.3% from 45 to 64, and 9.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 96.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.5 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $35,833, and the median income for a family was $48,750. Males had a median income of $29,250 versus $20,938 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,331. About 6.8% of families and 8.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.0% of those under age 18 and 13.6% of those age 65 or over.

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