Glenwood City, Wisconsin

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Glenwood City, Wisconsin
—  City  —
Nickname(s): city of 57 hills
Location of Glenwood City, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 45°3′26″N 92°10′12″W / 45.05722°N 92.17000°W / 45.05722; -92.17000Coordinates: 45°3′26″N 92°10′12″W / 45.05722°N 92.17000°W / 45.05722; -92.17000
CountryUnited States
StateWisconsin
CountySt. Croix
Area[1]
 • Total2.49 sq mi (6.45 km2)
 • Land2.49 sq mi (6.45 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2]1,030 ft (314 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total1,242
 • Estimate (2011[4])1,251
 • Density498.8/sq mi (192.6/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s)715 & 534
FIPS code55-29625[5]
GNIS feature ID1581635[2]
 
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Glenwood City, Wisconsin
—  City  —
Nickname(s): city of 57 hills
Location of Glenwood City, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 45°3′26″N 92°10′12″W / 45.05722°N 92.17000°W / 45.05722; -92.17000Coordinates: 45°3′26″N 92°10′12″W / 45.05722°N 92.17000°W / 45.05722; -92.17000
CountryUnited States
StateWisconsin
CountySt. Croix
Area[1]
 • Total2.49 sq mi (6.45 km2)
 • Land2.49 sq mi (6.45 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2]1,030 ft (314 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total1,242
 • Estimate (2011[4])1,251
 • Density498.8/sq mi (192.6/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s)715 & 534
FIPS code55-29625[5]
GNIS feature ID1581635[2]

Glenwood City is a city in St. Croix County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,242 at the 2010 census. Glenwood City is the site of the yearly St. Croix County fair and is known as the "City Of 57 Hills."[6]

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History [edit]

The city was founded on the banks of Tiffany Creek, a small trout stream. It was once a stop on the Wisconsin Central Railway, but the line to Glenwood City is now abandoned.

Glenwood City is home to the St.Croix County Fair that occurs in July and it is also hosts a PRCA Rodeo each June.

Education [edit]

The public School District of Glenwood City maintains a K-12 educational complex on the southeast corner of the city.

Geography [edit]

Glenwood City is located at 45°3′26″N 92°10′12″W / 45.05722°N 92.17000°W / 45.05722; -92.17000 (45.057220, -92.169991).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.49 square miles (6.45 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics [edit]

2010 census [edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 1,242 people, 509 households, and 328 families residing in the city. The population density was 498.8 inhabitants per square mile (192.6 /km2). There were 561 housing units at an average density of 225.3 per square mile (87.0 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.7% White, 0.1% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.9% of the population.

There were 509 households out of which 33.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.2% were married couples living together, 15.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.6% were non-families. 32.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.91.

The median age in the city was 37.7 years. 26.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.2% were from 25 to 44; 23.5% were from 45 to 64; and 17.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.1% male and 51.9% female.

2000 census [edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 1,183 people, 460 households, and 305 families residing in the city. The population density was 477.2 people per square mile (184.2/km²). There were 491 housing units at an average density of 198.1 per square mile (76.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.07% White, 0.08% African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.34% Asian, and 0.34% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.17% of the population.

There were 460 households out of which 36.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.9% were married couples living together, 12.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.5% were non-families. 29.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.6% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 17.8% from 45 to 64, and 18.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 89.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $36,964, and the median income for a family was $45,417. Males had a median income of $32,875 versus $25,833 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,424. About 6.1% of families and 9.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.8% of those under age 18 and 10.2% of those age 67 or over.

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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 2013-01-02. 
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ http://www.glenwoodcitywi.com/index.php?page=police
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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