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Wilton is a town in Monroe County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 925 at the 2008 census. The Village of Wilton is located partially within the town.


Location of Wilton (town), Wisconsin

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 35.0 square miles (90.5 km²), all of it land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 925 people, 238 households, and 211 families residing in the town. The population density was 26.5 people per square mile (10.2/km²). There were 265 housing units at an average density of 7.6 per square mile (2.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.35% White, 0.54% Asian, and 0.11% from two or more races. 0.00% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 238 households out of which 47.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 78.6% were married couples living together, 5.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 11.3% were non-families. 8.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.89 and the average family size was 4.14.

In the town, the population was spread out with 42.9% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44, 14.7% from 45 to 64, and 8.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 24 years. For every 100 females there were 112.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 111.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $27,917, and the median income for a family was $29,625. Males had a median income of $20,893 versus $20,227 for females. The per capita income for the town was $10,498. About 31.2% of families and 45.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 69.6% of those under age 18 and 11.5% of those age 65 or over.

Coordinates: 43°51′24″N 90°29′33″W / 43.85667°N 90.4925°W / 43.85667; -90.4925

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