Hazel Green, Wisconsin
Hazel Green Opera House
|o Total||1.27 sq mi (3.28 km2)|
|o Land||1.27 sq mi (3.28 km2)|
|o Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||830 ft (253 m)|
| o Estimate |
|o Density||963.67/sq mi (371.97/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|o Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|FIPS code||55-33525 |
|GNIS feature ID||1583373 |
Hazel Green is a village in Grant and Lafayette counties in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The population was 1,256 at the 2010 census. Of this, 1,243 were in Grant County, and only 13 were in Lafayette County. The village is located mostly within the Town of Hazel Green in Grant County; only a small portion extends into the Town of Benton in Lafayette County.
In 1876, a tornado struck Hazel Green; nine died, many were injured, and property loss was approximately $40,000 to $50,000.
Hazel Green is located at (42.532741, -90.434359).
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,256 people, 531 households, and 333 families living in the village. The population density was 966.2 inhabitants per square mile (373.1/km2). There were 557 housing units at an average density of 428.5 per square mile (165.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.5% White, 0.2% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.6% 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 531 households, of which 29.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.0% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.3% were non-families. 30.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.99.
The median age in the village was 39.1 years. 24.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.4% were from 25 to 44; 27.5% were from 45 to 64; and 14.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.1% male and 50.9% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,183 people, 472 households, and 328 families living in the village. The population density was 941.8 people per square mile (362.5/km2). There were 497 housing units at an average density of 395.7 per square mile (152.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.58% White, 0.17% Black or African American, 0.08% Asian, and 0.17% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.34% of the population.
There were 472 households, out of which 31.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.7% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.3% were non-families. 26.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.1% 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 2.98.
In the village, the population was spread out, with 25.8% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 29.1% from 25 to 44, 23.4% from 45 to 64, and 14.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 89.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.0 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $39,643, and the median income for a family was $45,905. Males had a median income of $28,828 versus $19,706 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,052. About 6.5% of families and 10.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.6% of those under age 18 and 8.4% of those age 65 or over.