Demographics & Geography

As of the census of 2000, there were 265 people, 107 households, and 80 families residing in the town. The population density was 7.1 people per square mile (2.7/km2). There were 177 housing units at an average density of 4.8/sq mi (1.8/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 96.98% White, 0.38% African American, 1.51% Native American, 0.38% Asian, 0.75% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.75% of the population.

There were 107 households out of which 27.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.2% were married couples living together, 3.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.3% were non-families. 19.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the town the population was spread out with 19.6% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 24.2% from 25 to 44, 32.5% from 45 to 64, and 18.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 103.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $36,607, and the median income for a family was $38,611. Males had a median income of $29,028 versus $21,607 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,699. About 7.7% of families and 10.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.1% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 37.2 square miles (96.4 km˛), all of it land.

  • Total 37.2 sq mi (96.4 km2)
  • Land 37.2 sq mi (96.4 km2)
  • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
  • Elevation 1,033 ft (315 m)
  • Coordinates: 44o12’11″N 89o38’52″W