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Mount Hope, Wisconsin
Location of Mount Hope in Grant County, Wisconsin.
Location of Mount Hope in Grant County, Wisconsin.
Coordinates: 42°58′51″N 90°50′4″W / 42.98083°N 90.83444°W / 42.98083; -90.83444Coordinates: 42°58′51″N 90°50′4″W / 42.98083°N 90.83444°W / 42.98083; -90.83444
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
County Grant
Area
 • Total 0.28 sq mi (0.72 km2)
 • Land 0.28 sq mi (0.72 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,047 ft (319 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 225
 • Estimate 
(2019)
216
 • Density 782.61/sq mi (301.69/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 608
FIPS code 55-54700
GNIS feature ID 1583762

Mount Hope is a village in Grant County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 225 at the 2010 census. The village is located within the Town of Mount Hope.

Geography

Mount Hope is located at 42°58′4″N 90°51′31″W / 42.96778°N 90.85861°W / 42.96778; -90.85861 (42.967871, -90.858694).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.31 square miles (0.80 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 75
1920 215
1930 256 19.1%
1940 256 0.0%
1950 232 −9.4%
1960 218 −6.0%
1970 176 −19.3%
1980 197 11.9%
1990 173 −12.2%
2000 186 7.5%
2010 225 21.0%
2019 (est.) 216 −4.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 225 people, 92 households, and 51 families living in the village. The population density was 725.8 inhabitants per square mile (280.2/km2). There were 98 housing units at an average density of 316.1 per square mile (122.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 92.0% White, 0.4% Asian, 7.1% from other races, and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.6% of the population.

There were 92 households, of which 33.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.5% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 44.6% were non-families. 37.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 3.31.

The median age in the village was 33.5 years. 33.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.9% were from 25 to 44; 20.5% were from 45 to 64; and 12% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 54.7% male and 45.3% female.

Notable people

  • Rufus M. Day, Wisconsin State Representative and farmer, lived in Mount Hope.
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