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Unity, Wisconsin
Looking west at downtown Unity
Looking west at downtown Unity
Location of Unity in Clark Countyand Marathon County, Wisconsin.
Location of Unity in Clark County
and Marathon County, Wisconsin.
Unity, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
Unity, Wisconsin
Unity, Wisconsin
Location in Wisconsin
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
County Clark, Marathon
Area
 • Total 0.99 sq mi (2.57 km2)
 • Land 0.99 sq mi (2.57 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 343
 • Estimate 
(2019)
330
 • Density 333.00/sq mi (128.56/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
54488
Area code(s) 715 & 534
FIPS code 55-81850

Unity is a village in Clark and Marathon counties in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. It is part of the Wausau, Wisconsin Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 343 at the 2010 census. Of this, 204 were in Marathon County, and 139 were in Clark County. The village is located in northeastern town of Unity in Clark County and northwestern town of Brighton in Marathon County.

Geography

Unity Wisconsin Sign WIS13
Road sign for Unity

Unity is located at 44°50′53″N 90°18′53″W / 44.84806°N 90.31472°W / 44.84806; -90.31472 (44.848191, -90.31497).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.99 square miles (2.56 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 363
1920 405 11.6%
1930 319 −21.2%
1940 286 −10.3%
1950 355 24.1%
1960 386 8.7%
1970 363 −6.0%
1980 418 15.2%
1990 452 8.1%
2000 368 −18.6%
2010 343 −6.8%
Est. 2019 330 −3.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 343 people, 145 households, and 101 families living in the village. The population density was 346.5 inhabitants per square mile (133.8/km2). There were 161 housing units at an average density of 162.6 per square mile (62.8/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.3% White, 1.5% from other races, and 0.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.5% of the population.

There were 145 households, of which 30.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.2% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.3% were non-families. 27.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.84.

The median age in the village was 41.3 years. 22.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.9% were from 25 to 44; 34.4% were from 45 to 64; and 11.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.6% male and 48.4% female.

Notable people

  • Alfred M. Cook, farmer and politician, lived in Unity.
  • Lewis H. Cook, newspaper editor and politician, lived near Unity.
  • John W. Salter, farmer and politician, lived in Unity.
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