- Hiles, Forest County, Wisconsin
official_name = Hiles, Wisconsin
mapsize = 250px
map_caption = Location of Hiles, Wisconsin
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 365.1
area_land_km2 = 340.4
area_water_km2 = 24.7
area_total_sq_mi = 141.0
area_land_sq_mi = 131.4
area_water_sq_mi = 9.5
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 404
population_density_km2 = 1.2
population_density_sq_mi = 3.1
timezone = Central (CST)
utc_offset = -6
timezone_DST = CDT
utc_offset_DST = -5
elevation_footnotes = GR|3
elevation_m = 505
elevation_ft = 1657
latd = 45 |latm = 49 |lats = 21 |latNS = N
longd = 88 |longm = 59 |longs = 29 |longEW = W
Hiles is a town in Forest County,
Wisconsin, United States. The population was 404 at the 2000 census.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 141.0 square miles (365.1 km²), of which, 131.4 square miles (340.4 km²) of it is land and 9.5 square miles (24.7 km²) of it (6.75%) is water.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 404 people, 199 households, and 143 families residing in the town. The population densitywas 3.1 people per square mile (1.2/km²). There were 761 housing units at an average density of 5.8/sq mi (2.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.03% White and 2.97% Native American.
There were 199 households out of which 13.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.3% were married couples living together, 3.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.1% were non-families. 27.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.03 and the average family size was 2.40.
In the town the population was spread out with 11.6% under the age of 18, 3.0% from 18 to 24, 13.4% from 25 to 44, 37.6% from 45 to 64, and 34.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 58 years. For every 100 females there were 110.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.6 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $26,806, and the median income for a family was $37,083. Males had a median income of $26,250 versus $21,875 for females. The
per capita incomefor the town was $17,830. About 7.6% of families and 11.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 40.4% of those under age 18 and 4.3% of those age 65 or over.
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