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Necedah, Wisconsin
Looking west on WIS 21
Looking west on WIS 21
Location of Necedah in Juneau County, Wisconsin.
Location of Necedah in Juneau County, Wisconsin.
Necedah, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
Necedah, Wisconsin
Necedah, Wisconsin
Location in Wisconsin
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
County Juneau
Area
 • Total 3.07 sq mi (7.96 km2)
 • Land 2.76 sq mi (7.16 km2)
 • Water 0.31 sq mi (0.81 km2)
Elevation
919 ft (280 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 916
 • Estimate 
(2019)
918
 • Density 332.25/sq mi (128.30/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 608
FIPS code 55-55725
GNIS feature ID 1570130
Website www.necedah.us

Necedah is a village in Juneau County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 916 at the 2010 census. The village is located within the Town of Necedah.

Geography

Necedah is located at 44°1.3′N 90°4.2′W / 44.0217°N 90.0700°W / 44.0217; -90.0700 (44.0262, −90.0737).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 3.10 square miles (8.03 km2), of which 2.79 square miles (7.23 km2) is land and 0.31 square miles (0.80 km2) is water.

Airport

Necedah Airport (KDAF), serves the city and surrounding communities.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 944
1880 1,475 56.3%
1890 1,708 15.8%
1900 1,209 −29.2%
1910 1,054 −12.8%
1920 852 −19.2%
1930 761 −10.7%
1940 838 10.1%
1950 862 2.9%
1960 691 −19.8%
1970 740 7.1%
1980 773 4.5%
1990 743 −3.9%
2000 888 19.5%
2010 916 3.2%
2019 (est.) 918 0.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 916 people, 376 households, and 223 families living in the village. The population density was 328.3 inhabitants per square mile (126.8/km2). There were 469 housing units at an average density of 168.1 per square mile (64.9/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.6% White, 0.7% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.8% from other races, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.8% of the population.

There were 376 households, of which 34.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.8% were married couples living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.7% were non-families. 34.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 18.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 3.11.

The median age in the village was 38.8 years. 27.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.2% were from 25 to 44; 25.5% were from 45 to 64; and 16% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.0% male and 52.0% female.

Attractions

The Necedah Shrine, Necedah National Wildlife Refuge, and the Petenwell Rock are located nearby.

Notable people

  • Joseph W. Babcock, U.S. Representative.
  • Harold G. Bradbury, U.S. Coast Guard admiral
  • John T. Kingston, Wisconsin State Senator and Representative.
  • John Kingston, Jr., Wisconsin State Senator
  • Eliphalet S. Miner, Wisconsin State Representative and Senator
  • Frank M. Reed, Wisconsin State Representative
  • E. D. Rogers, Wisconsin State Representative
  • Jim Sauter, Jay Sauter, Johnny Sauter, Tim Sauter, and Travis Sauter, NASCAR drivers
  • W. Peter Wheelihan, Wisconsin State Representative

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