Monroe, Adams County, Wisconsin

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Monroe is a town in Adams County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The population was 363 as of the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 38.5 square miles (99.7 km²), of which, 21.9 square miles (56.7 km²) of it is land and 16.6 square miles (42.9 km²) of it (43.08%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 363 people, 168 households, and 127 families residing in the town. The population density was 16.6 people per square mile (6.4/km²). There were 402 housing units at an average density of 18.4/sq mi (7.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.45% White, 0.28% Native American and 0.28% Asian. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.55% of the population.

There were 168 households out of which 15.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.5% were married couples living together, 3.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.4% were non-families. 23.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.16 and the average family size was 2.48.

In the town the population was spread out with 14.3% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 21.8% from 25 to 44, 35.0% from 45 to 64, and 24.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 53 years. For every 100 females there were 96.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $34,500, and the median income for a family was $37,250. Males had a median income of $36,806 versus $25,893 for females. The per capita income for the town was $19,970. About 4.8% of families and 7.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.7% of those under age 18 and 3.7% of those age 65 or over.


Adams | Wisconsin Dells


Adams | Big Flats | Colburn | Dell Prairie | Easton | Jackson | Leola | Lincoln | Monroe | New Chester | New Haven | Preston | Quincy | Richfield | Rome | Springsville | Strongs Prairie

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