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South Lancaster, Wisconsin
Town
Location of South Lancaster, Wisconsin
Location of South Lancaster, Wisconsin
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Grant
Area
 • Total 34.0 sq mi (88.0 km2)
 • Land 34.0 sq mi (88.0 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 958 ft (292 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 808
 • Density 23.8/sq mi (9.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 608
FIPS code 55-75075
GNIS feature ID 1584178

South Lancaster is a town in Grant County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 808 at the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 34.0 square miles (88.0 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 808 people, 234 households, and 179 families residing in the town. The population density was 23.8 people per square mile (9.2/km²). There were 245 housing units at an average density of 7.2 per square mile (2.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.63% White, 0.25% Asian, and 0.12% from two or more races.

There were 234 households out of which 36.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.7% were married couples living together, 4.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.1% were non-families. 14.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the town, the population was spread out with 23.5% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 24.5% from 25 to 44, 24.4% from 45 to 64, and 19.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 102.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $36,250, and the median income for a family was $38,333. Males had a median income of $26,917 versus $19,432 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,698. About 1.1% of families and 5.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.3% of those under age 18 and 3.0% of those age 65 or over.

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