kids encyclopedia robot

Lyndon, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Lyndon, Wisconsin
Location of Lyndon, Wisconsin
Location of Lyndon, Wisconsin
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Sheboygan
 • Total 34.4 sq mi (89.0 km2)
 • Land 34.2 sq mi (88.5 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
935 ft (285 m)
 • Total 1,468
 • Density 43.0/sq mi (16.6/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 920
FIPS code 55-46575
GNIS feature ID 1583613

Lyndon is a town in Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,468 at the 2000 census. It is included in the Sheboygan, Wisconsin Metropolitan Statistical Area. The ghost town of Winooski was located in the town.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 34.4 square miles (89.0 km²), of which, 34.2 square miles (88.5 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.5 km²) of it (0.58%) is water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 1,468 people, 546 households, and 437 families residing in the town. The population density was 43.0 people per square mile (16.6/km²). There were 630 housing units at an average density of 18.4 per square mile (7.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.09% White, 0.20% African American, 0.14% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.48% from other races, and 0.95% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.68% of the population.

There were 546 households out of which 33.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.5% were married couples living together, 4.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.8% were non-families. 15.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the town, the population was spread out with 25.5% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 30.2% from 45 to 64, and 10.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 113.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 114.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $56,121, and the median income for a family was $60,781. Males had a median income of $41,250 versus $22,946 for females. The per capita income for the town was $21,727. About 3.9% of families and 5.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.8% of those under age 18 and 4.1% of those age 65 or over.

kids search engine
Lyndon, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.