Mount Sterling, Wisconsin


Mount Sterling, Wisconsin
Mount Sterling, Wisconsin
—  Village  —
Location of Mount Sterling, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 43°18′58″N 90°55′43″W / 43.31611°N 90.92861°W / 43.31611; -90.92861Coordinates: 43°18′58″N 90°55′43″W / 43.31611°N 90.92861°W / 43.31611; -90.92861
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Crawford
Area
 – Total 1.4 sq mi (3.7 km2)
 – Land 1.4 sq mi (3.7 km2)
 – Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,184 ft (361 m)
Population (2000)
 – Total 215
 – Density 151.6/sq mi (58.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 – Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 55-54900[2]
GNIS feature ID 1569847[1]

Mount Sterling is a village in Crawford County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 215 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

Mount Sterling is located at 43°18′58″N 90°55′43″W / 43.31611°N 90.92861°W / 43.31611; -90.92861 (43.316175, -90.928709).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.7 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 215 people, 89 households, and 59 families residing in the village. The population density was 151.6 people per square mile (58.5/km²). There were 98 housing units at an average density of 69.1 per square mile (26.6/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.07% White, 0.47% Asian, and 0.47% from two or more races.

There were 89 households out of which 30.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.7% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.7% were non-families. 32.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 25.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the village the population was spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 3.7% from 18 to 24, 25.1% from 25 to 44, 19.1% from 45 to 64, and 26.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 108.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.8 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $29,375, and the median income for a family was $40,000. Males had a median income of $27,917 versus $18,125 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,891. About 8.0% of families and 11.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.8% of those under the age of eighteen and 19.1% of those sixty five or over.

History

In 1852, William T. Sterling, who served in the Wisconsin State Assembly, platted the village of Mount Sterling.[4]

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. 
  4. ^ http://www.usgennet.org/usa/wi/county/crawford/history/chap36.htm

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