Rock, Wood County, Wisconsin

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Rock is a town in Wood County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 856 at the 2000 census.



According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 34.5 square miles (89.5 km²), of which, 34.5 square miles (89.4 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.12%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 856 people, 291 households, and 238 families residing in the town. The population density was 24.8 people per square mile (9.6/km²). There were 316 housing units at an average density of 9.2/sq mi (3.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.65% White, 0.12% Asian, 0.12% from other races, and 0.12% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.23% of the population.

There were 291 households out of which 43.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.6% were married couples living together, 3.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.9% were non-families. 13.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.94 and the average family size was 3.26.

In the town the population was spread out with 28.7% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 30.5% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 9.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 101.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $45,114, and the median income for a family was $47,361. Males had a median income of $29,833 versus $27,734 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,783. About 3.6% of families and 5.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.9% of those under age 18 and 8.3% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people


Marshfield | Nekoosa | Pittsville | Wisconsin Rapids

Arpin | Auburndale | Biron | Hewitt | Milladore | Port Edwards | Rudolph | Vesper

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