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Trenton, Wisconsin
Location of Trenton, Wisconsin
Location of Trenton, Wisconsin
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Dodge
 • Total 54.4 sq mi (140.9 km2)
 • Land 53.9 sq mi (139.5 km2)
 • Water 0.5 sq mi (1.4 km2)
Elevation 991 ft (302 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,301
 • Density 24.2/sq mi (9.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 55-80525
GNIS feature ID 1584292

Trenton is a town in Dodge County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,301 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 54.4 square miles (140.8 km²), of which, 53.9 square miles (139.5 km²) of it is land and 0.5 square miles (1.3 km²) of it (0.96%) is water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 1,301 people, 456 households, and 378 families residing in the town. The population density was 24.2 people per square mile (9.3/km²). There were 471 housing units at an average density of 8.7 per square mile (3.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.31% White, 0.61% African American, 0.38% Native American, 0.23% Asian, and 0.46% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.92% of the population.

There were 456 households out of which 36.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.2% were married couples living together, 3.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.1% were non-families. 12.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.85 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the town, the population was spread out with 27.1% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 29.5% from 25 to 44, 26.1% from 45 to 64, and 10.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 112.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 111.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $50,820, and the median income for a family was $52,407. Males had a median income of $35,167 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the town was $19,374. About 4.8% of families and 4.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.5% of those under age 18 and 7.0% of those age 65 or over.

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