Ridgeland, Wisconsin

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Ridgeland is a village in Dunn County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 265 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

Ridgeland is located at 45°12′15″N 91°53′51″W / 45.20417°N 91.8975°W / 45.20417; -91.8975 (45.204183, -91.897478)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.1 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 265 people, 123 households, and 70 families residing in the village. The population density was 625.0 people per square mile (243.6/km²). There were 131 housing units at an average density of 309.0/sq mi (120.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.25% White, 0.38% from other races, and 0.38% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.38% of the population.

There were 123 households out of which 27.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.3% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.3% were non-families. 41.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 26.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.15 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the village the population was spread out with 26.8% under the age of 18, 3.8% from 18 to 24, 23.0% from 25 to 44, 17.0% from 45 to 64, and 29.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 84.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $25,000, and the median income for a family was $36,875. Males had a median income of $24,844 versus $21,125 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,257. About 12.5% of families and 15.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.6% of those under the age of eighteen and 26.0% of those sixty five or over.

Town Name

The name Ridgeland was given to the former community of Annesburg because of wooded ridges which surround it. It was first a model community built to accommodate rail workers.

References

Menomonie

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