Poynette, Wisconsin

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Poynette is a village in Columbia County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 2,266 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Madison Metropolitan Statistical Area.



The Village of Poynette is located in Sections 34 and 35 of the Town of Dekorra (T 11 N, R 9 E), at 43°23′32″N 89°24′3″W / 43.39222°N 89.40083°W / 43.39222; -89.40083 (43.392, -89.401)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.3 km²), of which, 2.4 square miles (6.2 km²) of it is land and 0.41% is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,266 people, 919 households, and 578 families residing in the village. The population density was 939.3 people per square mile (363.0/km²). There were 957 housing units at an average density of 396.7/sq mi (153.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.35% White, 0.22% African American, 0.53% Native American, 0.09% Asian, 0.71% from other races, and 1.10% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.46% of the population.

There were 919 households out of which 35.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.3% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.0% were non-families. 30.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the village the population was spread out with 28.4% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 34.0% from 25 to 44, 18.9% from 45 to 64, and 11.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 103.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.8 males.

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