Winter, Wisconsin

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Winter, Wisconsin
Winter in autumn
Winter in autumn
Location of Winter in Sawyer County, Wisconsin.
Location of Winter in Sawyer County, Wisconsin.
Coordinates: 45°49′15″N 91°0′40″W / 45.82083°N 91.01111°W / 45.82083; -91.01111Coordinates: 45°49′15″N 91°0′40″W / 45.82083°N 91.01111°W / 45.82083; -91.01111
Country United States
State Wisconsin
CountySawyer
Area
 • Total0.79 sq mi (2.05 km2)
 • Land0.79 sq mi (2.05 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation1,401 ft (427 m)
Population
 • Total313
 • Estimate 
(2019)[4]
300
 • Density378.79/sq mi (146.25/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)715 & 534
FIPS code55-88000[5]
GNIS feature ID1584460[2]

Winter is a village in Sawyer County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 233 at the 2010 census. The village is within the Town of Winter.

History[edit]

Winter was founded in 1904.[6] It was named for W. C. Winter, a railroad official.[6] A post office has been in operation in Winter since 1904.[7]

Geography[edit]

Winter is located at 45°49′15″N 91°0′40″W / 45.82083°N 91.01111°W / 45.82083; -91.01111 (45.821014, -91.011118).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.80 square miles (2.07 km2), all of it land.[9]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1980376
19903831.9%
2000344−10.2%
2010313−9.0%
2019 (est.)300[4]−4.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

At the 2010 census there were 313 people, 153 households, and 75 families living in the village. The population density was 391.3 inhabitants per square mile (151.1/km2). There were 209 housing units at an average density of 261.3 per square mile (100.9/km2). The racial makup of the village was 91.7% White, 1.3% African American, 1.3% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 1.0% from other races, and 4.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.1%.[3]

Of the 153 households 26.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 29.4% were married couples living together, 12.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 51.0% were non-families. 43.1% of households were one person and 22.3% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.05 and the average family size was 2.87.

The median age in the village was 41.6 years. 25.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.7% were from 25 to 44; 25.2% were from 45 to 64; and 21.1% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.4% male and 48.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

At the 2000 census there were 344 people, 164 households, and 83 families living in the village. The 2010 Census revealed the population to be 233 - a nearly 1/3 decline since 2000. The population density was 430.9 people per square mile (166.0/km2). There were 200 housing units at an average density of 250.5 per square mile (96.5/km2). The racial makup of the village was 96.51% White, 0.58% Black or African American, 2.03% Native American, 0.29% from other races, and 0.58% from two or more races. 1.45%.[5] were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Of the 164 households 26.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.2% were married couples living together, 10.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 48.8% were non-families. 44.5% of households were one person and 23.2% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.10 and the average family size was 2.92.

The age distribution was 24.1% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 24.7% from 25 to 44, 20.9% from 45 to 64, and 23.5% 65 or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 111.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.3 males.

The median household income was $22,955 and the median family income was $25,625. Males had a median income of $23,333 versus $15,000 for females. The per capita income for the village was $15,404. About 13.2% of families and 17.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.4% of those under age 18 and 25.0% of those age 65 or over.

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  4. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  5. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ a b Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 197.
  7. ^ "Sawyer County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 5 April 2015.
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.

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