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Pittsville, Wisconsin
Welcome sign on WIS 73 / WIS 13
Welcome sign on WIS 73 / WIS 13
Location of Pittsville in Wood County, Wisconsin.
Location of Pittsville in Wood County, Wisconsin.
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
County Wood
Area
 • Total 2.00 sq mi (5.18 km2)
 • Land 1.99 sq mi (5.15 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation
1,033 ft (315 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 874
 • Estimate 
(2019)
824
 • Density 414.07/sq mi (159.85/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
FIPS code 55-63100
GNIS feature ID 1571567

Pittsville is a city in Wood County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 874 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Pittsville is located at 44°26′25″N 90°7′42″W / 44.44028°N 90.12833°W / 44.44028; -90.12833 (44.440409, -90.128249).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.98 square miles (5.13 km2), of which, 1.97 square miles (5.10 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 163
1890 653 300.6%
1900 634 −2.9%
1910 450 −29.0%
1920 504 12.0%
1930 508 0.8%
1940 556 9.4%
1950 636 14.4%
1960 661 3.9%
1970 708 7.1%
1980 810 14.4%
1990 838 3.5%
2000 866 3.3%
2010 874 0.9%
Est. 2019 824 −5.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 874 people, 338 households, and 238 families living in the city. The population density was 443.7 inhabitants per square mile (171.3/km2). There were 378 housing units at an average density of 191.9 per square mile (74.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.9% White, 0.3% Native American, 0.8% Asian, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 338 households, of which 35.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.0% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.6% were non-families. 25.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.03.

The median age in the city was 36 years. 27.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26% were from 25 to 44; 24.9% were from 45 to 64; and 14.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.0% male and 50.0% female.

Education

The city is also home to the Pittsville School District, which has a school population of about 600 students.

Notable people

  • Red Blanchard, country musician
  • Amos E. Germer, Wisconsin legislator and lawyer
  • MaryAnn Lippert, Wisconsin legislator and educator
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