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Eland, Wisconsin

Eland, Wisconsin
Village
Looking west at the Eland sign
Looking west at the Eland sign
Location of Eland, Wisconsin
Location of Eland, Wisconsin
Coordinates:
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Shawano
Area[1]
 • Total 2.22 sq mi (5.75 km2)
 • Land 2.22 sq mi (5.75 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 1,234 ft (376 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 202
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 200
 • Density 91.0/sq mi (35.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 55-22975[5]
GNIS feature ID 1564486[2]

Eland (formerly Eland Junction)[6] is a village in Shawano County, Wisconsin, in the United States. The population was 202 at the 2010 census.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Geography 2
  • Demographics 3
    • 2010 census 3.1
    • 2000 census 3.2
  • Notable people 4
  • References 5

History

Eland was originally called Eland Junction, and under the latter name was platted by the railroad in 1888.[7] It was named after the eland, a type of African antelope.[7]

Geography

Eland is located at (44.870191, -89.214786).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.22 square miles (5.75 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics

2010 census

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 202 people, 86 households, and 58 families residing in the village. The population density was 91.0 inhabitants per square mile (35.1/km2). There were 93 housing units at an average density of 41.9 per square mile (16.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 92.1% White, 4.5% Native American, 2.5% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.5% of the population.

There were 86 households of which 20.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.7% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.6% were non-families. 25.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.79.

The median age in the village was 46.8 years. 16.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 12% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.9% were from 25 to 44; 33.7% were from 45 to 64; and 19.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.5% male and 48.5% female.

2000 census

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 251 people, 93 households, and 66 families residing in the village. The population density was 113.0 people per square mile (43.7/km²). There were 96 housing units at an average density of 43.2 per square mile (16.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 92.03% White, 5.18% Native American, 1.20% from other races, and 1.59% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.20% of the population.

There were 93 households out of which 37.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.8% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.0% were non-families. 23.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.18.

In the village the population was spread out with 33.1% under the age of 18, 3.6% from 18 to 24, 31.9% from 25 to 44, 18.7% from 45 to 64, and 12.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 105.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.9 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $37,917, and the median income for a family was $41,607. Males had a median income of $26,750 versus $23,125 for females. The per capita income for the village was $15,909. About 10.4% of families and 7.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.1% of those under the age of eighteen and 16.7% of those sixty five or over.

Notable people

References

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  6. ^ Heilprin, Angelo, & Louis Heilprin. 1906. Lippincott's New Gazetteer A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer or Geographical Dictionary of the World. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, p. 587.
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  11. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 2005-2006,' Biographical Sketch of Roger Breske, pg. 42-43
  12. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1913,' Biographical Sketch of Thomas J. Mahon, pg. 683
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