Scandinavia, Wisconsin
Scandinavia post office and municipal center
Location of Scandinavia in Waupaca County, Wisconsin.
Coordinates: 44°28′16″N 89°9′21″W / 44.47111°N 89.15583°W / 44.47111; -89.15583Coordinates: 44°28′16″N 89°9′21″W / 44.47111°N 89.15583°W / 44.47111; -89.15583
Country United States
State Wisconsin
CountyWaupaca
Settled1850
Area
 • Total1.01 sq mi (2.61 km2)
 • Land0.87 sq mi (2.26 km2)
 • Water0.13 sq mi (0.35 km2)
Elevation961 ft (293 m)
Population
 • Total363
 • Estimate 
(2019)[4]
352
 • Density402.75/sq mi (155.55/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)715 & 534
FIPS code55-72000[5]
GNIS feature ID1584108[2]

Scandinavia is a village in the Town of Scandinavia in Waupaca County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 328 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Scandinavia is located at 44°27′41″N 89°8′55″W / 44.46139°N 89.14861°W / 44.46139; -89.14861 (44.461513, -89.148659).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.01 square miles (2.62 km2), of which, 0.88 square miles (2.28 km2) of it is land and 0.13 square miles (0.34 km2) is water.[7]

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
188094
1900320
191035510.9%
19203735.1%
1930350−6.2%
1940295−15.7%
1950286−3.1%
1960266−7.0%
19702680.8%
19802929.0%
19902982.1%
200034917.1%
20103634.0%
2019 (est.)352[4]−3.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

2010 census

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 363 people, 147 households, and 97 families living in the village. The population density was 412.5 inhabitants per square mile (159.3/km2). There were 166 housing units at an average density of 188.6 per square mile (72.8/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.2% White, 0.6% African American, 0.3% Native American, 1.7% from other races, and 0.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.2% of the population.

There were 147 households, of which 32.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.6% were married couples living together, 13.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.0% were non-families. 27.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.97.

The median age in the village was 36.5 years. 25.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.4% were from 25 to 44; 25.9% were from 45 to 64; and 13.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.0% male and 51.0% female.

2000 census

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 349 people, 137 households, and 90 families living in the village. The population density was 404.8 people per square mile (156.7/km2). There were 152 housing units at an average density of 176.3 per square mile (68.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.57% White, 0.29% Black or African American and 1.15% Native American. 0.00% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 137 households, out of which 35.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.2% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.6% were non-families. 29.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.16.

In the village, the population was spread out, with 29.5% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 32.4% from 25 to 44, 17.8% from 45 to 64, and 14.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.2 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $42,500, and the median income for a family was $48,125. Males had a median income of $36,339 versus $19,821 for females. The per capita income for the village was $15,730. About 10.1% of families and 9.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.1% of those under age 18 and 24.5% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people

References

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-18. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-11-18. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ 'Theodore Holtebeck-obituary,' Milwaukee Sentinel, March 23, 1963, par2, pg. 1
  10. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1905,' Biographical Sketch of Jonas Swenholt, pg. 1117