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Park Ridge, Wisconsin
Village
Location of Park Ridge, Wisconsin
Location of Park Ridge, Wisconsin
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Portage
Area
 • Total 0.22 sq mi (0.57 km2)
 • Land 0.22 sq mi (0.57 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,096 ft (334 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 491
 • Estimate (2012) 502
 • Density 2,231.8/sq mi (861.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
FIPS code 55-61325
GNIS feature ID 1571045
Website http://www.park-ridge.us

Park Ridge is a village in Portage County, Wisconsin, United States and is a suburb of Stevens Point. It is included in the Stevens Point Micropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 491 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Park Ridge is located at 44°31′12″N 89°32′47″W / 44.52°N 89.54639°W / 44.52; -89.54639 (44.519996, -89.546338).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.22 square miles (0.57 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1940 210
1950 314 49.5%
1960 504 60.5%
1970 817 62.1%
1980 643 −21.3%
1990 546 −15.1%
2000 488 −10.6%
2010 491 0.6%
Est. 2015 504 2.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 491 people, 217 households, and 137 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,231.8 inhabitants per square mile (861.7/km2). There were 228 housing units at an average density of 1,036.4 per square mile (400.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 91.4% White, 2.2% African American, 0.2% Native American, 4.9% Asian, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.4% of the population.

There were 217 households of which 23.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.3% were married couples living together, 5.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.9% were non-families. 34.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.92.

The median age in the village was 50.6 years. 23.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 16.2% were from 25 to 44; 29.8% were from 45 to 64; and 27.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 46.4% male and 53.6% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 488 people, 211 households, and 147 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,243.8 people per square mile (856.4/km²). There were 216 housing units at an average density of 993.2 per square mile (379.1/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.75% White, 0.20% African American, 1.84% Asian, and 0.20% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.82% of the population.

There were 211 households out of which 23.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.0% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.9% were non-families. 27.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.83.

In the village, the population was spread out with 20.5% under the age of 18, 3.9% from 18 to 24, 21.7% from 25 to 44, 29.5% from 45 to 64, and 24.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females there were 99.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $57,031, and the median income for a family was $70,962. Males had a median income of $46,250 versus $28,500 for females. The per capita income for the village was $28,074. None of the families and 0.8% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.


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