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Tennyson, Wisconsin
Village
Location of Tennyson, Wisconsin
Location of Tennyson, Wisconsin
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Grant
Area
 • Total 0.42 sq mi (1.09 km2)
 • Land 0.42 sq mi (1.09 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 932 ft (284 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 355
 • Estimate (2012) 353
 • Density 845.2/sq mi (326.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 608
FIPS code 55-79250
GNIS feature ID 1575312

Tennyson is a village in Grant County, Wisconsin, United States, originally called Dutch Hollow. The population was 355 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Tennyson is located at 42°41′16″N 90°41′10″W / 42.68778°N 90.68611°W / 42.68778; -90.68611 (42.687731, -90.685990).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.42 square miles (1.09 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 211
1960 314 48.8%
1970 402 28.0%
1980 476 18.4%
1990 378 −20.6%
2000 370 −2.1%
2010 355 −4.1%
Est. 2015 350 −1.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 355 people, 144 households, and 102 families residing in the village. The population density was 845.2 inhabitants per square mile (326.3/km2). There were 148 housing units at an average density of 352.4 per square mile (136.1/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.4% White and 0.6% Native American.

There were 144 households of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.9% were married couples living together, 13.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.2% were non-families. 24.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.90.

The median age in the village was 44.3 years. 23.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.7% were from 25 to 44; 28% were from 45 to 64; and 21.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.8% male and 48.2% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 370 people, 139 households, and 102 families residing in the village. The population density was 878.7 people per square mile (340.1/km²). There were 143 housing units at an average density of 339.6 per square mile (131.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 100.00% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.54% of the population.

There were 139 households out of which 31.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.8% were married couples living together, 4.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.9% were non-families. 23.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.16.

In the village, the population was spread out with 26.8% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 25.7% from 25 to 44, 23.8% from 45 to 64, and 18.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 103.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.3 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $35,000, and the median income for a family was $47,500. Males had a median income of $31,023 versus $19,821 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,065. About 2.2% of families and 4.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 15.5% of those age 65 or over.

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