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Pound is a town in Marinette County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,367 at the 2000 census. The Village of Pound is located within the town.


Location of Pound (town), Wisconsin

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 50.2 square miles (130.1 km²), of which, 49.9 square miles (129.3 km²) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.8 km²) of it (0.60%) is water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 1,367 people, 499 households, and 387 families residing in the town. The population density was 27.4 people per square mile (10.6/km²). There were 537 housing units at an average density of 10.8 per square mile (4.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.27% White, 0.29% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 0.07% from other races, and 0.29% from two or more races. 0.37% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 499 households out of which 36.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.5% were married couples living together, 4.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.4% were non-families. 19.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.16.

In the town, the population was spread out with 28.5% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 24.1% from 45 to 64, and 13.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 111.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $38,750, and the median income for a family was $44,205. Males had a median income of $30,288 versus $21,205 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,029. About 4.3% of families and 5.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.5% of those under age 18 and 7.8% of those age 65 or over.

Coordinates: 45°02′22″N 87°59′15″W / 45.03944°N 87.9875°W / 45.03944; -87.9875

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