Lodi (town), Wisconsin facts for kids
|• Total||28.9 sq mi (74.8 km2)|
|• Land||27.1 sq mi (70.1 km2)|
|• Water||1.8 sq mi (4.7 km2)|
|Elevation||942 ft (287 m)|
|• Density||103.2/sq mi (39.8/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||1583590|
Lodi is a town in Columbia County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 2,791 at the 2000 census. The city of Lodi is located within the town. The unincorporated communities of Harmony Grove and Okee are located in the town. The census-designated place of Lake Wisconsin is also located partially in the town.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 28.9 square miles (74.8 km²), of which, 27.1 square miles (70.1 km²) of it is land and 1.8 square miles (4.7 km²) of it (6.27%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 2882 people, 1,078 households, and 845 families residing in the town. The population density was 103.2 people per square mile (39.8/km²). There were 1,285 housing units at an average density of 47.5 per square mile (18.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.71% White, 0.14% Black or African American, 0.50% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, and 0.47% from two or more races. 0.47% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 1,078 households out of which 33.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.7% were married couples living together, 4.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.6% were non-families. 16.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 2.92.
In the town, the population was spread out with 24.6% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 30.9% from 25 to 44, 27.8% from 45 to 64, and 10.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 106.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.7 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $56,250, and the median income for a family was $60,288. Males had a median income of $39,129 versus $28,203 for females. The per capita income for the town was $23,900. About 1.2% of families and 2.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.3% of those under age 18 and 5.1% of those age 65 or over.
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