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Rock Creek, Wisconsin
Location of Rock Creek, Wisconsin
Location of Rock Creek, Wisconsin
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Dunn
 • Total 31.6 sq mi (81.8 km2)
 • Land 30.8 sq mi (79.8 km2)
 • Water 0.8 sq mi (2.0 km2)
Elevation 938 ft (286 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 793
 • Density 25.7/sq mi (9.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
FIPS code 55-68700
GNIS feature ID 1584051

Rock Creek is a town in Dunn County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 793 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated communities of Caryville and Rock Falls are located within the town. Located near Eau Claire the town has seen a great deal of recent suburban development in the corridor between the Chippewa River and Wis. 85.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 31.6 square miles (81.8 km²), of which, 30.8 square miles (79.8 km²) of it is land and 0.8 square miles (2.0 km²) of it (2.47%) is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 696
2000 793 13.9%
2010 1,000 26.1%
Est. 2014 1,021 2.1%

As of the census of 2000, there were 793 people, 286 households, and 223 families residing in the town. The population density was 25.7 people per square mile (9.9/km²). There were 300 housing units at an average density of 9.7 per square mile (3.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.97% White, 0.13% African American, 1.64% Asian, 0.38% from other races, and 0.88% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.38% of the population.

There were 286 households out of which 35.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.4% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.0% were non-families. 19.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.15.

In the town, the population was spread out with 26.6% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 30.5% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 9.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 101.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $43,906, and the median income for a family was $46,354. Males had a median income of $30,536 versus $20,815 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,735. About 5.5% of families and 7.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.6% of those under age 18 and 6.3% of those age 65 or over.

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