Yuba, Wisconsin

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Yuba is a village in Richland County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 92 at the 2000 census although the signpost said 77 in 2005. Yuba is 11 miles southwest of Hillsboro, WI and 20 miles north of Richland Center, WI. County Hwy C runs through the Village.

The Village of Yuba features Saint Wenceslaus Catholic Church (built in 1907) that is only used for funerals, weddings, and other special occasions (photo below). A German Baptist Church is in the old Yuba School. There are three bars in the small, rural village as well as a branch of the Hillsboro Farmers Co-op. Part of the village is located on a hill and part of it in the flood plain of the Pine River. The Village Government consists of the President, board of trustees, treasurer, and a secretary. The village also has its own Water Works systems, which includes water and a state of the art water treatment plant. There is even a local TV system which picks up basic network channels. The village also has a Community Center which can be rented out for events. The building is in the Village Park. There is also a fire department, which is staffed by volunteers.

Internet (DSL and Dial-up), cable television, and phone are provided by Vernon Telephone Company. The telephone company also now offers Cable TV via the phone lines. Richland Electric provides power to the community.

South of Yuba, looking north

Inside St. Wenceslaus Church

North of Yuba (population 77), looking south

Frank and Sophie's Farm, just north of Yuba


Yuba is located at 43°32′20″N 90°25′38″W / 43.53889°N 90.42722°W / 43.53889; -90.42722 (43.538917, -90.427169)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.8 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 92 people, 32 households, and 24 families residing in the village. The population density was 305.9 people per square mile (118.4/km²). There were 34 housing units at an average density of 113.1/sq mi (43.8/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 100.00% White.

There were 32 households out of which 34.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.8% were married couples living together, 3.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.0% were non-families. 18.8% 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 2.88 and the average family size was 3.29.

In the village the population was spread out with 30.4% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 22.8% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 17.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 91.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.9 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $34,063, and the median income for a family was $34,750. Males had a median income of $40,000 versus $20,313 for females. The per capita income for the village was $11,819. There were 7.4% of families and 9.0% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.

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