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Reid, Wisconsin
Location of Reid, Wisconsin
Location of Reid, Wisconsin
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Marathon
 • Total 42.2 sq mi (109.3 km2)
 • Land 41.6 sq mi (107.8 km2)
 • Water 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
1,263 ft (385 m)
 • Total 1,215
 • Density 28.79/sq mi (11.116/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
FIPS code 55-66950
GNIS feature ID 1584009

Reid is a town in Marathon County, Wisconsin, United States. It is part of the Wausau, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 1,215 at the 2010 census. The unincorporated communities of Little Eau Claire and Pike Lake are located in the town. The unincorporated community of Bevent is located partially in the town.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 42.2 square miles (109.3 km²), of which 41.6 square miles (107.8 km²) is land and 0.6 square miles (1.5 km²), or 1.35%, is water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 1,191 people, 434 households, and 345 families residing in the town. The population density was 28.6 people per square mile (11.0/km²). There were 475 housing units at an average density of 11.4 per square mile (4.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.99% White, 0.08% African American, 0.17% Asian, 0.08% from other races, and 0.67% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.84% of the population.

There were 434 households out of which 37.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.8% were married couples living together, 6.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.5% were non-families. 16.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.7% 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 3.08.

In the town, the population was spread out with 26.7% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 33.4% from 25 to 44, 23.3% from 45 to 64, and 10.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 107.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $50,972, and the median income for a family was $55,781. Males had a median income of $32,763 versus $28,942 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,859. About 1.8% of families and 2.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.3% of those under age 18 and 5.0% of those age 65 or over.

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