La Farge, Wisconsin

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La Farge, Wisconsin
—  Village  —
Location of La Farge, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 43°34′36″N 90°38′18″W / 43.57667°N 90.63833°W / 43.57667; -90.63833Coordinates: 43°34′36″N 90°38′18″W / 43.57667°N 90.63833°W / 43.57667; -90.63833
CountryUnited States
StateWisconsin
CountyVernon
Area
 • Total1.0 sq mi (2.7 km2)
 • Land1.0 sq mi (2.7 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1]797 ft (243 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total775
 • Density745.4/sq mi (287.8/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s)608
FIPS code55-40875[2]
GNIS feature ID1567689[1]
Websitewww.lafarge-wisconsin.com
 
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La Farge, Wisconsin
—  Village  —
Location of La Farge, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 43°34′36″N 90°38′18″W / 43.57667°N 90.63833°W / 43.57667; -90.63833Coordinates: 43°34′36″N 90°38′18″W / 43.57667°N 90.63833°W / 43.57667; -90.63833
CountryUnited States
StateWisconsin
CountyVernon
Area
 • Total1.0 sq mi (2.7 km2)
 • Land1.0 sq mi (2.7 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1]797 ft (243 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total775
 • Density745.4/sq mi (287.8/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s)608
FIPS code55-40875[2]
GNIS feature ID1567689[1]
Websitewww.lafarge-wisconsin.com

La Farge is a village along the Kickapoo River in Vernon County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 775 at the 2000 census. The residential community of Dreamtime Village is located near LaFarge.

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Transportation

La Farge is located at 'The Corners', the intersections, and concurrency of Wisconsin Highway 82, and Wisconsin Highway 131.

Economy

Geography

La Farge is located at 43°34′36″N 90°38′18″W / 43.57667°N 90.63833°W / 43.57667; -90.63833 (43.576572, -90.638239).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.0 square miles (2.7 km²), all of it land. The Kickapoo River flows through the village.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 775 people, 342 households, and 200 families residing in the village. The population density was 745.4 people per square mile (287.7/km²). There were 366 housing units at an average density of 352.0 per square mile (135.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.29% White, 0.13% African American, 0.65% Native American, 0.13% Pacific Islander, 0.52% from other races, and 1.29% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.65% of the population.

There were 342 households out of which 26.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.6% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.5% were non-families. 38.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the village the population was spread out with 25.7% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 22.1% from 25 to 44, 24.5% from 45 to 64, and 19.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 95.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.6 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $23,083, and the median income for a family was $33,750. Males had a median income of $26,818 versus $19,833 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,191. About 12.1% of families and 14.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.3% of those under age 18 and 10.7% of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. http://geonames.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/gazette.html. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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