FIPS 55-3 Code
Coordinates Latitude: 44.3857944 Longitude: -91.0143157
Demographics & Economic Data
The community was started by John L. Hicks, who came to the area in 1854. The town of Hixton (formed out of a piece of Albion) was formed and named in 1856. The community was at first named Williamport, and later Pole Grove. The local post office was established in 1856 as "Pole Grove," and was renamed Hixton in 1874. The Green Bay and Minnesota Railroad came through the area and opened a station at Hixton in 1873. The community was incorporated in 1920.
Hixton is located at 44°22′55″N 91°0′53″W (44.382042, -91.014849).According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.09 square miles (2.82 km2), all of it land.Wisconsin Highway 95 runs through the village, and is also an exit on Interstate 94, which runs through the northeast part of the village.
As of the census of 2010, there were 433 people, 200 households, and 121 families residing in the village. The population density was 397.2 inhabitants per square mile (153.4/km2). There were 219 housing units at an average density of 200.9 per square mile (77.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 94.9% White, 3.0% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.4% of the population.
There were 200 households of which 24.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.5% were married couples living together, 11.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.5% were non-families. 34.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 18% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.71.
The median age in the village was 40.3 years. 21.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.6% were from 25 to 44; 28.5% were from 45 to 64; and 16.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.3% male and 48.7% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 446 people, 203 households, and 116 families residing in the village. The population density was 416.4 people per square mile (160.9/km²). There were 217 housing units at an average density of 202.6 per square mile (78.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.65% White, 1.12% Native American, and 0.22% from two or more races. 0.22% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 203 households out of which 25.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.3% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.4% were non-families. 35.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.89.
In the village, the population was spread out with 23.3% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 20.4% from 45 to 64, and 22.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 102.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.6 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $28,839, and the median income for a family was $41,500. Males had a median income of $28,958 versus $18,587 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,314. About 3.5% of families and 8.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.7% of those under age 18 and 13.6% of those age 65 or over.