Sherwood (town), Wisconsin facts for kids
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 36.0 square miles (93.1 km²), of which, 35.7 square miles (92.6 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.6 km²) of it (0.61%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 252 people, 90 households, and 73 families residing in the town. The population density was 7.1 people per square mile (2.7/km²). There were 152 housing units at an average density of 4.3/sq mi (1.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.43% White, 0.79% African American, 0.40% Native American, 0.40% from other races, and 1.98% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.40% of the population.
There were 90 households out of which 31.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.0% were married couples living together, 4.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.8% were non-families. 16.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.12.
In the town, the population was spread out with 25.8% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 19.0% from 45 to 64, and 22.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 101.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.5 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $36,250, and the median income for a family was $36,250. Males had a median income of $28,438 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,365. About 2.8% of families and 4.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of 18 and 3.6% of those 65 or over.
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