Sigel, Chippewa County, Wisconsin

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Sigel is a town in Chippewa County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The population was 825 at the 2000 census.

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History

Founded on January 3, 1863; the town it is presumed was named after Franz Sigel, a colonel in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 35.9 square miles (92.9 km²), of which, 35.8 square miles (92.7 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (0.20%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 825 people, 294 households, and 239 families residing in the town. The population density was 23.1 people per square mile (8.9/km²). There were 307 housing units at an average density of 8.6/sq mi (3.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.18% White, 0.12% African American, 0.48% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 0.24% from other races, and 0.73% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.24% of the population.

There were 294 households out of which 40.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.0% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.4% were non-families. 14.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.81 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the town the population was spread out with 28.4% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 26.7% from 25 to 44, 27.6% from 45 to 64, and 10.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 115.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 114.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $37,639, and the median income for a family was $40,833. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $21,071 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,635. About 5.0% of families and 7.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.3% of those under age 18 and 10.6% of those age 65 or over.

Education

Sigel is served by the School District of Cadott Community.

References

Bloomer | Chippewa Falls | Cornell | Eau Claire | Stanley

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