Butternut, Wisconsin

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Butternut, Wisconsin
Village
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Location of Butternut, Wisconsin
Location of Butternut, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 46°0′50″N 90°29′41″W / 46.01389°N 90.49472°W / 46.01389; -90.49472Coordinates: 46°0′50″N 90°29′41″W / 46.01389°N 90.49472°W / 46.01389; -90.49472
CountryUnited States
StateWisconsin
CountyAshland
Area[1]
 • Total1.61 sq mi (4.17 km2)
 • Land1.61 sq mi (4.17 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2]1,496 ft (456 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total375
 • Estimate (2012[4])370
 • Density232.9/sq mi (89.9/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s)715 & 534
FIPS code55-11525[5]
GNIS feature ID1562478[2]
 
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Butternut, Wisconsin
Village
Looking south in Butternut
Looking south in Butternut
Location of Butternut, Wisconsin
Location of Butternut, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 46°0′50″N 90°29′41″W / 46.01389°N 90.49472°W / 46.01389; -90.49472Coordinates: 46°0′50″N 90°29′41″W / 46.01389°N 90.49472°W / 46.01389; -90.49472
CountryUnited States
StateWisconsin
CountyAshland
Area[1]
 • Total1.61 sq mi (4.17 km2)
 • Land1.61 sq mi (4.17 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2]1,496 ft (456 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total375
 • Estimate (2012[4])370
 • Density232.9/sq mi (89.9/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s)715 & 534
FIPS code55-11525[5]
GNIS feature ID1562478[2]

Butternut is a village in Ashland County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The population was 375 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Butternut is located at 46°0′50″N 90°29′41″W / 46.01389°N 90.49472°W / 46.01389; -90.49472 (46.013958, -90.494614).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.61 square miles (4.17 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

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2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 375 people, 180 households, and 103 families residing in the village. The population density was 232.9 inhabitants per square mile (89.9 /km2). There were 214 housing units at an average density of 132.9 per square mile (51.3 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 94.1% White, 2.7% Native American, 0.3% from other races, and 2.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.1% of the population.

There were 180 households of which 28.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.2% were married couples living together, 13.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.8% were non-families. 38.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.08 and the average family size was 2.72.

The median age in the village was 41.5 years. 22.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.8% were from 25 to 44; 27% were from 45 to 64; and 16.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.1% male and 49.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 407 people, 197 households, and 102 families residing in the village. The population density was 254.2 people per square mile (98.2/km²). There were 220 housing units at an average density of 137.4 per square mile (53.1/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.28% White and 1.72% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.25% of the population.

There were 197 households out of which 25.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.1% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 48.2% were non-families. 43.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 24.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.07 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the village the population was spread out with 24.1% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 19.4% from 45 to 64, and 20.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 92.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.9 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $30,446, and the median income for a family was $43,125. Males had a median income of $31,979 versus $17,000 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,002. About 1.9% of families and 7.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.5% of those under age 18 and 16.3% of those age 65 or over.

School[edit]

The Butternut School is known as a Blue Ribbon school and a New Promise School—nominated several times. The school also offers a $20,000 scholarship to all graduating seniors, donated by John and Melissa Besse.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  2. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  4. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-24. 
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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