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Wyocena, Wisconsin
Village
Downtown Wyocena, Wisconsin
Downtown Wyocena, Wisconsin
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Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Columbia
Area
 • Total 1.55 sq mi (4.01 km2)
 • Land 1.42 sq mi (3.68 km2)
 • Water 0.13 sq mi (0.34 km2)
Elevation 794 ft (242 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 768
 • Estimate (2012) 755
 • Density 540.8/sq mi (208.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 55-89325
GNIS feature ID 1584489

Wyocena is a village in Columbia County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 768 at the 2010 census. The village is located within the Town of Wyocena. It is part of the Madison Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

A tornado struck the village on April 25, 2008 destroying several homes.

Geography

Wyocena is located at 43°29′39″N 89°18′33″W / 43.49417°N 89.30917°W / 43.49417; -89.30917 (43.494319, -89.309191).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.55 square miles (4.01 km2), of which, 1.42 square miles (3.68 km2) of it is land and 0.13 square miles (0.34 km2) is water.

Highways

Wyocena is served by Wis 16 and Wis 22. Wis 16 heads east to Columbus and west to Poynette and Portage. Wis 22 heads north to Pardeeville and Montello and south to US Route 51 at North Leeds. Wis 22 South is the most direct way to get to Madison via US 51 South.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1850 101
1870 270
1880 219 −18.9%
1910 425
1920 425 0.0%
1930 490 15.3%
1940 706 44.1%
1950 714 1.1%
1960 747 4.6%
1970 809 8.3%
1980 548 −32.3%
1990 620 13.1%
2000 668 7.7%
2010 768 15.0%
Est. 2015 744 −3.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 768 people, 271 households, and 170 families residing in the village. The population density was 540.8 inhabitants per square mile (208.8/km2). There were 296 housing units at an average density of 208.5 per square mile (80.5/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.3% White, 0.1% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.3% Asian, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.0% of the population.

There were 271 households of which 31.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.7% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.3% were non-families. 31.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.95.

The median age in the village was 43.5 years. 20.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.1% were from 25 to 44; 23.3% were from 45 to 64; and 25.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 46.5% male and 53.5% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 668 people, 226 households, and 145 families residing in the village. The population density was 466.3 people per square mile (180.4/km²). There were 241 housing units at an average density of 168.2 per square mile (65.1/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.90% White, 0.15% Black or African American, 0.15% Native American, 1.35% Asian, 0.15% from other races, and 0.30% from two or more races. 1.20% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 226 households out of which 31.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.3% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.8% were non-families. 27.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.1% 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 2.94.

In the village, the population was spread out with 19.5% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 26.8% from 25 to 44, 18.9% from 45 to 64, and 28.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 92.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.1 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $42,857, and the median income for a family was $50,875. Males had a median income of $35,417 versus $24,464 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,430. About 2.8% of families and 5.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.8% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

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