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Star Prairie


Star Prairie, Wisconsin
Village
Location of Star Prairie, Wisconsin
Location of Star Prairie, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 45°10?3?N 92°35?13?W / 45.16750°N 92.58694°W / 45.16750; -92.58694Coordinates: 45°10?3?N 92°35?13?W / 45.16750°N 92.58694°W / 45.16750; -92.58694
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County St. Croix
Area
 o Total 2.16 sq mi (5.59 km2)
 o Land 2.16 sq mi (5.59 km2)
 o Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 879 ft (268 m)
Population (2010)
 o Total 561
 o Estimate (2012 ) 559
 o Density 259.7/sq mi (100.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 o Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
FIPS code 55-76850
GNIS feature ID 1584215

History

Star Prairie is located at 45°11?53?N 92°31?55?W / 45.19806°N 92.53194°W / 45.19806; -92.53194 (45.198274, -92.531987).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.16 square miles (5.59 km2), all of it land. The Apple River flows through the center of town, where it is joined by a small stream called Saratoga Spring.

Overview

Star Prairie is a village in St. Croix County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The population was 561 at the 2010 census. The village is located along the Apple River on the boundary between the Town of Star Prairie and the Town of Stanton.

Geography

As of the census of 2010, there were 561 people, 230 households, and 155 families residing in the village. The population density was 259.7 inhabitants per square mile (100.3/km2). There were 248 housing units at an average density of 114.8 per square mile (44.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.6% White, 1.4% Native American, 0.9% Asian, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.6% of the population.

There were 230 households of which 33.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.4% were married couples living together, 12.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.6% were non-families. 27.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.95.

The median age in the village was 36.1 years. 26.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.5% were from 25 to 44; 26.4% were from 45 to 64; and 12.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.8% male and 49.2% female.

As of the census of 2000, there were 574 people, 212 households, and 145 families residing in the village. The population density was 273.3 people per square mile (105.5/km²). There were 215 housing units at an average density of 102.4 per square mile (39.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.74% White, 0.17% Black or African American and 2.09% Asian. 0.17% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 212 households out of which 38.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.1% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.6% were non-families. 23.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.71 and the average family size was 3.28.

Demographics

As of the census of 2010, there were 561 people, 230 households, and 155 families residing in the village. The population density was 259.7 inhabitants per square mile (100.3/km2). There were 248 housing units at an average density of 114.8 per square mile (44.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.6% White, 1.4% Native American, 0.9% Asian, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.6% of the population.

There were 230 households of which 33.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.4% were married couples living together, 12.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.6% were non-families. 27.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.95.

The median age in the village was 36.1 years. 26.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.5% were from 25 to 44; 26.4% were from 45 to 64; and 12.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.8% male and 49.2% female.

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