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Location of Town of Menasha, Wisconsin
Menasha is a town in Winnebago County, Wisconsin, United States. The
population was 15,858 at the 2000 census. The City of
Menasha is partially within the town.
According to the United States Census
Bureau, the town has a total area of 14.1 square miles
(36.4 km²), of which, 12.4 square miles
(32.1 km²) of it is land and 1.6 square miles
(4.2 km²) of it (11.67%) is water.
As of the census of
2000, there were 15,858 people, 6,298 households, and 4,320
families residing in the town. The population density was 1,277.9
people per square mile (493.4/km²). There were 6,521 housing units
at an average density of 525.5/sq mi (202.9/km²). The racial
makeup of the town was 95.44% White, 0.39% African
American, 0.45% Native
American, 1.66% Asian, 0.04% Pacific
Islander, 1.19% from other
races, and 0.83% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any
race were 3.11% of the population.
There were 6,298 households out of which 31.4% had children
under the age of 18 living with them, 58.6% were married couples living
together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present,
and 31.4% were non-families. 24.3% of all households were made up
of individuals and 6.4% 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 2.98.
In the town the population was spread out with 24.2% under the
age of 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 31.0% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45
to 64, and 11.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age
was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 99.6 males. For
every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.7 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $50,887, and
the median income for a family was $60,097. Males had a median
income of $41,093 versus $27,313 for females. The per capita
income for the town was $24,393. About 3.3% of families and
4.4% of the population were below the poverty line,
including 5.0% of those under age 18 and 3.1% of those age 65 or
- ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census
Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved