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Madge, Wisconsin
Location of Madge, Wisconsin
Location of Madge, Wisconsin
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Washburn
 • Total 34.1 sq mi (88.2 km2)
 • Land 32.0 sq mi (82.8 km2)
 • Water 2.1 sq mi (5.4 km2)
1,214 ft (370 m)
 • Total 454
 • Density 14.2/sq mi (5.5/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
FIPS code 55-47025
GNIS feature ID 1583624

Madge is a town in Washburn County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 454 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated community of Madge is located in the town.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 34.1 square miles (88.2 km²), of which, 32.0 square miles (82.8 km²) of it is land and 2.1 square miles (5.4 km²) of it (6.11%) is water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 454 people, 202 households, and 152 families residing in the town. The population density was 14.2 people per square mile (5.5/km²). There were 410 housing units at an average density of 12.8 per square mile (4.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.56% White, 0.22% Native American and 0.22% Asian. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.66% of the population.

There were 202 households out of which 16.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.3% were married couples living together, 3.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.3% were non-families. 19.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.56.

In the town, the population was spread out with 15.2% under the age of 18, 2.9% from 18 to 24, 20.9% from 25 to 44, 38.8% from 45 to 64, and 22.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 52 years. For every 100 females there were 102.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $36,667, and the median income for a family was $39,531. Males had a median income of $27,639 versus $19,375 for females. The per capita income for the town was $28,602. About 7.6% of families and 9.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.4% of those under age 18 and 1.8% of those age 65 or over.

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