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Williamstown, Wisconsin
Location of Williamstown, Wisconsin
Location of Williamstown, Wisconsin
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Dodge
 • Total 33.6 sq mi (86.9 km2)
 • Land 32.9 sq mi (85.2 km2)
 • Water 0.7 sq mi (1.7 km2)
Elevation 873 ft (266 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 646
 • Density 19.6/sq mi (7.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 55-87225
GNIS feature ID 1584440

Williamstown is a town in Dodge County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 646 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 33.6 square miles (86.9 km²), of which, 32.9 square miles (85.2 km²) of it is land and 0.7 square miles (1.8 km²) of it (2.03%) is water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 646 people, 235 households, and 195 families residing in the town. The population density was 19.6 people per square mile (7.6/km²). There were 242 housing units at an average density of 7.4 per square mile (2.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.61% White, 0.15% African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.31% Asian, 0.15% from other races, and 0.62% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.08% of the population.

There were 235 households out of which 32.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.5% were married couples living together, 3.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.0% were non-families. 13.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the town, the population was spread out with 23.5% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 28.6% from 25 to 44, 28.6% from 45 to 64, and 11.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 107.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 112.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $62,969, and the median income for a family was $69,688. Males had a median income of $41,313 versus $26,875 for females. The per capita income for the town was $25,167. About 2.1% of families and 1.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 2.6% of those age 65 or over.

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