Land O' Lakes, Wisconsin

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Land O' Lakes is a town in Vilas County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 882 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated community of Land O' Lakes is in the town.

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 95.3 square miles (246.9 km²) of which 83.1 square miles (215.2 km²) is land and 12.2 square miles (31.7 km²) (12.83%) is water.

Demographics

At the 2000 census[2], there were 882 people, 412 households and 262 families residing in the town. The population density was 10.6 per square mile (4.1/km²). There were 1,337 housing units at an average density of 16.1/sq mi (6.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.41% White, 0.68% Native American, 0.34% Asian, 0.45% from other races, and 0.11% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.45% of the population.

There were 412 households of which 18.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.9% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.4% were non-families. 31.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.14 and the average family size was 2.67.

Age distribution was 18.7% under the age of 18, 4.3% from 18 to 24, 20.2% from 25 to 44, 31.6% from 45 to 64, and 25.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 49 years. For every 100 females there were 96.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.9 males.

The median household income was $29,792, and the median family income was $40,938. Males had a median income of $30,357 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,765. About 5.5% of families and 7.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.2% of those under age 18 and 5.9% of those age 65 or over.

History

On January 4, 1907, the Town of State Line was created.[3] On April 28, 1948, the name of the town was changed to the Town of Land O' Lakes.[4]

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