Wilkinson, Wisconsin
Location of Wilkinson, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 45°31′49″N 91°27′35″W / 45.53028°N 91.45972°W / 45.53028; -91.45972Coordinates: 45°31′49″N 91°27′35″W / 45.53028°N 91.45972°W / 45.53028; -91.45972
Country United States
State Wisconsin
 • Total35.4 sq mi (91.7 km2)
 • Land35.2 sq mi (91.0 km2)
 • Water0.3 sq mi (0.6 km2)
Elevation1,512 ft (461 m)
 • Total66
 • Density1.9/sq mi (0.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)715 & 534
FIPS code55-87125[2]
GNIS feature ID1584437[1]

Wilkinson is a town in Rusk County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 66 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 35.4 square miles (91.7 km2), of which 35.2 square miles (91.0 km2) is land and 0.2 square mile (0.6 km2) (0.71%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 66 people, 24 households, and 15 families residing in the town. The population density was 1.9 people per square mile (0.7/km2). There were 36 housing units at an average density of 1.0 per square mile (0.4/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 96.97% White and 3.03% African American.

There were 24 households, out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.2% were married couples living together, 4.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.5% were non-families. 29.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.47.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 34.8% under the age of 18, 3.0% from 18 to 24, 27.3% from 25 to 44, 28.8% from 45 to 64, and 6.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females, there were 112.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 152.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $26,750, and the median income for a family was $30,313. Males had a median income of $30,500 versus $17,083 for females. The per capita income for the town was $9,851. There were 30.4% of families and 37.2% of the population living below the poverty line, including 60.0% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.


  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.