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Medary, Wisconsin
Town
Location of Medary, Wisconsin
Location of Medary, Wisconsin
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County La Crosse
Area
 • Total 11.7 sq mi (30.4 km2)
 • Land 11.7 sq mi (30.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 725 ft (221 m)
Population (2014)
 • Total 1,439
 • Density 123.0/sq mi (47.34/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 608
FIPS code 55-50400
GNIS feature ID 1583682

Medary is a town in La Crosse County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,461 at the 2010 census. It is part of the La Crosse, Wisconsin Metropolitan Statistical Area. The unincorporated community of Medary is located in the town.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 11.7 square miles (30.4 km²), of which, 11.7 square miles (30.3 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.17%) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1980 2,333 —    
1990 1,794 −23.1%
2000 1,463 −18.5%
2010 1,461 −0.1%
2014 (est.) 1,439 −1.5%

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,463 people, 530 households, and 405 families residing in the town. The population density was 124.9 people per square mile (48.2/km²). There were 553 housing units at an average density of 47.2 per square mile (18.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.29% White, 0.14% African American, 0.48% Asian, 0.14% from other races, and 0.96% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.41% of the population.

There were 530 households out of which 37.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.5% were married couples living together, 4.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.4% were non-families. 17.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.4% 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 3.14.

In the town, the population was spread out with 27.9% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 27.3% from 25 to 44, 30.3% from 45 to 64, and 7.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 104.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $57,431, and the median income for a family was $65,469. Males had a median income of $40,988 versus $31,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $25,395. About 1.0% of families and 3.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.1% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

Coordinates: 43°51′19″N 91°12′34″W / 43.85528°N 91.20944°W / 43.85528; -91.20944

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