Cuba City, Wisconsin

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Cuba City is a city in Grant and Lafayette Counties in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The population was 2,156 at the 2000 census. The city is nicknamed "The City of Presidents" because of the presidential banners displayed along the city's Main Street.

The mayor of Cuba City is Bob Beinborn.[1]

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History

The first structure in the community was erected in 1846. The name "Yuba City" was finally picked after a dispute about the name of the new village, but after discovering another location had already been given that name, a new name, "Cuba City," was selected.[3]

Geography

Cuba City is located at 42°36′21″N 90°25′49″W / 42.60583°N 90.43028°W / 42.60583; -90.43028 (42.605874, -90.430274)[4].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km²), all land. Most of the city lies in Grant County, with only a small portion in Lafayette County.

The community is located on State Highway 80.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,156 people, 861 households, and 569 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,997.1 people per square mile (770.8/km²). There were 900 housing units at an average density of 833.7/sq mi (321.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.49% White, 0.05% Native American, 0.23% Asian, and 0.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.09% of the population.

There were 861 households out of which 30.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.1% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.9% were non-families. 29.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.98.

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