Whitewater (town), Wisconsin facts for kids
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 30.6 square miles (79.3 km²), of which, 29.6 square miles (76.7 km²) of it is land and 1.0 square miles (2.5 km²) of it (3.17%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,399 people, 552 households, and 432 families residing in the town. The population density was 47.2 people per square mile (18.2/km²). There were 829 housing units at an average density of 28.0 per square mile (10.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.71% White, 0.14% African American, 0.71% Asian, 0.43% from other races, and 1.00% from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 1.64% of the population.
There were 552 households out of which 27.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.6% were married couples living together, 4.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.6% were non-families. 15.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.82.
In the town, the population was spread out with 20.8% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 25.1% from 25 to 44, 32.0% from 45 to 64, and 16.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 106.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.8 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $59,946, and the median income for a family was $64,583. Males had a median income of $46,118 versus $35,208 for females. The per capita income for the town was $28,422. About 0.9% of families and 2.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.2% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.
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