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Muscoda is a town in Grant County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 674 at the 2000 census. The Village of Muscoda is located partially within the town.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 34.6 square miles (89.6 km²), of which, 33.5 square miles (86.7 km²) of it is land and 1.1 square miles (2.9 km²) of it (3.21%) is water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 674 people, 251 households, and 180 families residing in the town. The population density was 20.1 people per square mile (7.8/km²). There were 313 housing units at an average density of 9.3 per square mile (3.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.66% White, 0.30% Black or African American, 0.30% Native American, 0.45% from other races, and 0.30% from two or more races. 0.74% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 251 households out of which 34.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.6% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.9% were non-families. 23.1% 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 2.69 and the average family size was 3.13.

In the town, the population was spread out with 27.3% under the age of 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 26.4% from 45 to 64, and 10.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 110.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 110.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $34,750, and the median income for a family was $37,031. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $19,286 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,175. About 8.3% of families and 10.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.5% of those under age 18 and 9.6% of those age 65 or over.

Coordinates: 43°09′52″N 90°29′17″W / 43.16444°N 90.48806°W / 43.16444; -90.48806

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