Sterling, Vernon County, Wisconsin

related topics
{household, population, family}
{household, population, female}
{town, population, incorporate}

Sterling is a town in Vernon County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 713 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated community of Retreat is located in the town.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 45.5 square miles (117.7 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 713 people, 234 households, and 179 families residing in the town. The population density was 15.7 people per square mile (6.1/km²). There were 278 housing units at an average density of 6.1/sq mi (2.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.44% White, 0.14% African American, 0.14% Asian, and 0.28% from two or more races.

There were 234 households out of which 40.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.9% were married couples living together, 2.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.5% were non-families. 20.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.00 and the average family size was 3.54.

In the town the population was spread out with 35.2% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 24.5% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 11.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 110.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $28,125, and the median income for a family was $31,563. Males had a median income of $23,958 versus $19,583 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,402. About 14.5% of families and 24.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 33.2% of those under age 18 and 27.9% of those age 65 or over.


Hillsboro | Viroqua | Westby

Chaseburg | Coon Valley | De Soto | Genoa | La Farge | Ontario | Readstown | Stoddard | Viola

Bergen | Christiana | Clinton | Coon | Forest | Franklin | Genoa | Greenwood | Hamburg | Harmony | Hillsboro | Jefferson | Kickapoo | Liberty | Stark | Sterling | Union | Viroqua | Webster | Wheatland | Whitestown

Full article ▸

related documents
Drammen, Wisconsin
Seven Mile Creek, Wisconsin
Curran, Wisconsin
Chimney Rock, Wisconsin
Lawrence, Rusk County, Wisconsin
Lamont, Wisconsin
Elk Grove, Wisconsin
Dodge, Wisconsin
Franklin, Jackson County, Wisconsin
Vilas, Wisconsin
Fort Jennings, Ohio
Livingston, Wisconsin
Akan, Wisconsin
Potter, Wisconsin
Grow, Wisconsin
Fountain, Wisconsin
La Prairie, Wisconsin
Clearfield, Wisconsin
Hansen, Wisconsin
Henrietta, Wisconsin
Forest, Richland County, Wisconsin
Dayton, Richland County, Wisconsin
Mifflin, Wisconsin
Washington, Green County, Wisconsin
Salem, Pierce County, Wisconsin
El Paso, Wisconsin
Vandenbroek, Wisconsin
Ellenboro, Wisconsin
Beetown, Wisconsin
Springvale, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin