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Maple Bluff, Wisconsin
Maple Bluff Village Center
Maple Bluff Village Center
Location of Maple Bluff in Dane County, Wisconsin.
Location of Maple Bluff in Dane County, Wisconsin.
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
County Dane
 • Total 0.70 sq mi (1.82 km2)
 • Land 0.70 sq mi (1.82 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
876 ft (267 m)
 • Total 1,313
 • Estimate 
 • Density 1,870.19/sq mi (721.78/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 608
FIPS code 55-48750
GNIS feature ID 1568959

Maple Bluff is a village in Dane County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,313 at the 2010 census. A suburb of Madison, it is part of the Madison Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Maple Bluff is the site of the Wisconsin Governor's Mansion, the residence of the governor of Wisconsin and their family. The Robert M. La Follette House is also in Maple Bluff.


Maple Bluff is located at 43°6′39″N 89°22′6″W / 43.11083°N 89.36833°W / 43.11083; -89.36833 (43.110945, -89.368263).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.69 square miles (1.79 km2), all of it land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1940 862
1950 1,361 57.9%
1960 1,565 15.0%
1970 1,974 26.1%
1980 1,351 −31.6%
1990 1,352 0.1%
2000 1,358 0.4%
2010 1,313 −3.3%
2020 (est.) 1,307 −0.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,313 people, 547 households, and 401 families living in the village. The population density was 1,902.9 inhabitants per square mile (734.7/km2). There were 592 housing units at an average density of 858.0 per square mile (331.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.9% White, 1.1% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.8% Asian, 0.5% from other races, and 1.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.4% of the population.

There were 681 households, of which 29.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.5% were married couples living together, 3.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 26.7% were non-families. 20.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.79.

The median age in the village was 48 years. 22.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.3% were from 25 to 44; 38.8% were from 45 to 64; and 16.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.4% male and 50.6% female.

Notable people

  • Connie Carpenter-Phinney - Olympic speed skater, Olympic gold medal winner in road cycling
  • Thomas E. Coleman - Chairman of the Republican Party of Wisconsin
  • Chris Farley - comedian, actor, Saturday Night Live alumnus
  • Jim Montgomery - Olympic gold medal winner in swimming
  • Bradley Whitford - actor
  • Jane Wiedlin - rhythm guitarist of The Go-Go's, actress
  • Thornton Wilder - Pulitzer Prize-winning author and playwright

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