Gibson, Wisconsin

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Gibson is a town in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,352 at the 2000 census. The town received regional and national attention in 2005 when Steven Avery charged with and convicted of killing freelance photographer Teresa Halbach.



According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 35.3 square miles (91.5 km²), of which, 35.3 square miles (91.3 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (0.25%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,352 people, 471 households, and 374 families residing in the town. The population density was 38.3 people per square mile (14.8/km²). There were 495 housing units at an average density of 14.0/sq mi (5.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.96% White, 0.07% African American, 0.07% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, and 0.74% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.52% of the population.

There were 471 households out of which 39.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.5% were married couples living together, 3.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.4% were non-families. 15.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.87 and the average family size was 3.23.

In the town the population was spread out with 28.6% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 29.7% from 25 to 44, 26.1% from 45 to 64, and 8.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 116.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 117.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $48,438, and the median income for a family was $52,500. Males had a median income of $34,750 versus $26,339 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,885. About 1.6% of families and 2.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.3% of those under age 18 and 3.3% of those age 65 or over.

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