Pound, Wisconsin

Pound, Wisconsin

Pound is a village in Marinette County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 355 at the 2000 census. The village is located within the Town of Pound. Village and town were named for Thaddeus Coleman Pound, a Wisconsin state politician who was the grandfather of the poet, Ezra Pound. It is also notable for being the summer retreat of Kiefer Sutherland.


Pound is located at (45.093795, -88.032899).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km²), all land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 355 people, 149 households, and 89 families residing in the village. The population density was 435.4 people per square mile (167.2/km²). There were 174 housing units at an average density of 213.4/sq mi (81.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.44% White and 0.56% Native American. 0.00% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 149 households out of which 32.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.3% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.6% were non-families. 30.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 3.11.

In the village the population was spread out with 27.3% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 33.2% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 10.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 104.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.5 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $32,692, and the median income for a family was $40,938. Males had a median income of $27,232 versus $18,438 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,890. About 9.6% of families and 12.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.1% of those under age 18 and 12.5% of those age 65 or over.


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