Horicon, Wisconsin

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Horicon is a city in Dodge County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 3,775 at the 2000 census.



Horicon is located at 43°26′54″N 88°37′57″W / 43.44833°N 88.6325°W / 43.44833; -88.6325 (43.448292, -88.632389)[3]. The city of Horicon is located at the southernmost tip of the Horicon Marsh. Tourists flock to the area every year to see the migration of the Canada Geese.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.4 square miles (8.8 km²), of which, 3.3 square miles (8.7 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (1.18%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there are 3,775 people, 1,474 households, and 1,037 families residing in the city. The population density is 1,126.8 people per square mile (435.1/km²). There are 1,584 housing units at an average density of 472.8/sq mi (182.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city is 97.59% White, 0.40% African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.19% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 1.03% from other races, and 0.53% from two or more races. 2.09% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,474 households out of which 34.8% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.5% are married couples living together, 7.7% have a female householder with no husband present, and 29.6% are non-families. 25.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.56 and the average family size is 3.06.

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