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Readstown, Wisconsin
Village
Readstown Municipal Building and post office
Readstown Municipal Building and post office
Location of Readstown in Vernon County, Wisconsin.
Location of Readstown in Vernon County, Wisconsin.
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
County Vernon
Area
 • Total 1.73 sq mi (4.49 km2)
 • Land 1.71 sq mi (4.43 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation
761 ft (232 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 415
 • Estimate 
(2019)
416
 • Density 243.13/sq mi (93.86/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 608
FIPS code 55-66450
GNIS feature ID 1572122

Readstown is a village in Vernon County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 415 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Readstown is located at 43°26′55″N 90°45′39″W / 43.44861°N 90.76083°W / 43.44861; -90.76083 (43.448544, -90.760708).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.79 square miles (4.64 km2), of which, 1.77 square miles (4.58 km2) of it is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 403
1910 515 27.8%
1920 546 6.0%
1930 544 −0.4%
1940 584 7.4%
1950 541 −7.4%
1960 469 −13.3%
1970 395 −15.8%
1980 396 0.3%
1990 420 6.1%
2000 395 −6.0%
2010 415 5.1%
2019 (est.) 416 0.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

At the 2010 census there were 415 people, 186 households, and 99 families living in the village. The population density was 234.5 inhabitants per square mile (90.5/km2). There were 213 housing units at an average density of 120.3 per square mile (46.4/km2). The racial makup of the village was 96.4% White, 1.4% African American, 0.2% Native American, 1.0% Asian, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.2%.

Of the 186 households 25.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.2% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 46.8% were non-families. 38.7% of households were one person and 23.1% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.99.

The median age in the village was 44.9 years. 20.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.1% were from 25 to 44; 30.7% were from 45 to 64; and 19% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the village was 46.0% male and 54.0% female.

Points of interest

  • Jones Arboretum and Botanical Gardens
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