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Tennyson, Wisconsin
Village
Location of Tennyson in Grant County, Wisconsin.
Location of Tennyson in Grant County, Wisconsin.
Coordinates: 42°41′16″N 90°41′10″W / 42.68778°N 90.68611°W / 42.68778; -90.68611Coordinates: 42°41′16″N 90°41′10″W / 42.68778°N 90.68611°W / 42.68778; -90.68611
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Grant
Area
 • Total 0.43 sq mi (1.12 km2)
 • Land 0.43 sq mi (1.12 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
932 ft (284 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 355
 • Estimate 
(2019)
342
 • Density 793.50/sq mi (306.34/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
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%
2019 (est.) 342 −3.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 355 people, 144 households, and 102 families living 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.

Notable people

  • John M. Walsh, Iowa State Senator, was born in Tennyson.
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