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Montreal, Wisconsin

Montreal, Wisconsin

Montreal is a city in Iron County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 838 at the 2000 census.

History

Montreal was named for the Montreal Mining Company, which had several copper and iron ore mines in the area during the late 1800s. During the early 1900s, miners settled near the mine shaft and leased the land from the mining company. However, in 1918, in order to retain workers, the company initiated a program that rented out pre-fabricated homes to miners. The Montreal Company Location Historic District, which includes several of these company town houses, was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.

Geography

Montreal is located at (46.429081, -90.238845).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.2 square miles (5.8 km²), of which, 2.2 square miles (5.8 km²) of it is land and 0.44% is water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 838 people, 378 households, and 230 families residing in the city. The population density was 373.9 people per square mile (144.4/km²). There were 487 housing units at an average density of 217.3/sq mi (83.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.69% White, 0.36% Native American, 0.12% Asian, and 0.84% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.72% of the population. 28.3% were of Italian, 16.1% Finnish, 12.4% Polish and 10.8% German ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 378 households out of which 28.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.2% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.9% were non-families. 34.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 2.86.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.6% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 23.3% from 45 to 64, and 18.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 87.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $29,219, and the median income for a family was $35,625. Males had a median income of $28,625 versus $19,375 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,097. About 5.8% of families and 7.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.1% of those under age 18 and 9.0% of those age 65 or over.

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