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Rewey, Wisconsin
Village
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Location of Rewey in Iowa County, Wisconsin.
Location of Rewey in Iowa County, Wisconsin.
Coordinates: 42°50′34″N 90°23′47″W / 42.84278°N 90.39639°W / 42.84278; -90.39639Coordinates: 42°50′34″N 90°23′47″W / 42.84278°N 90.39639°W / 42.84278; -90.39639
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
County Iowa
Area
 • Total 0.51 sq mi (1.31 km2)
 • Land 0.51 sq mi (1.31 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,129 ft (344 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 292
 • Estimate 
(2019)
282
 • Density 556.21/sq mi (214.90/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 608
FIPS code 55-67100
GNIS feature ID 1572225

Rewey is a village in Iowa County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 292 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Madison Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

A post office called Rewey has been in operation since 1880. The community was named for J. W. Rewey, the owner of the original town site.

Geography

Rewey is located at 42°50′34″N 90°23′47″W / 42.84278°N 90.39639°W / 42.84278; -90.39639 (42.842679, -90.396486).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.50 square miles (1.29 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 329
1920 324 −1.5%
1930 249 −23.1%
1940 267 7.2%
1950 252 −5.6%
1960 219 −13.1%
1970 232 5.9%
1980 233 0.4%
1990 220 −5.6%
2000 311 41.4%
2010 292 −6.1%
2019 (est.) 282 −3.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 292 people, 119 households, and 73 families living in the village. The population density was 584.0 inhabitants per square mile (225.5/km2). There were 129 housing units at an average density of 258.0 per square mile (99.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.7% White and 0.3% Native American.

There were 119 households, of which 39.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.2% were married couples living together, 14.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.7% were non-families. 31.9% 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 2.45 and the average family size was 3.14.

The median age in the village was 35 years. 30.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.9% were from 25 to 44; 25.3% were from 45 to 64; and 11.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.3% male and 51.7% female.

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