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Dresser, Wisconsin
Village
Location of Dresser, Wisconsin
Location of Dresser, Wisconsin
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Polk
Area
 • Total 1.94 sq mi (5.02 km2)
 • Land 1.94 sq mi (5.02 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 928 ft (283 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 895
 • Estimate (2012) 872
 • Density 461.3/sq mi (178.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP 54009
Area code(s) 715 & 534
FIPS code 55-20850
GNIS feature ID 1564104

Dresser is a village in Polk County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 895 at the 2010 census.

History

The community has the name of Samuel B. Dresser, an early settler.

Geography

Dresser is located at 45°21′26″N 92°38′4″W / 45.35722°N 92.63444°W / 45.35722; -92.63444 (45.357187, -92.634513).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.94 square miles (5.02 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 285
1940 294 3.2%
1950 365 24.1%
1960 498 36.4%
1970 533 7.0%
1980 670 25.7%
1990 614 −8.4%
2000 732 19.2%
2010 895 22.3%
Est. 2015 860 −3.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 895 people, 361 households, and 231 families residing in the village. The population density was 461.3 inhabitants per square mile (178.1/km2). There were 382 housing units at an average density of 196.9 per square mile (76.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.1% White, 0.2% African American, 0.4% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.7% from other races, and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.9% of the population.

There were 361 households of which 34.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.6% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.0% were non-families. 27.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.2% 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 3.00.

The median age in the village was 34.6 years. 27.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 32.5% were from 25 to 44; 22.1% were from 45 to 64; and 12.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.4% male and 51.6% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 732 people, 302 households, and 206 families residing in the village. The population density was 384.6 people per square mile (148.8/km²). There were 312 housing units at an average density of 163.9 per square mile (63.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.22% White, 0.14% African American, 0.82% Native American, 0.14% from other races, and 0.68% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.55% of the population.

There were 302 households out of which 32.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.3% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.5% were non-families. 24.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the village, the population was spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 32.1% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, and 12.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 96.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.3 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $37,500, and the median income for a family was $44,028. Males had a median income of $31,935 versus $22,042 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,926. About 6.4% of families and 5.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.2% of those under age 18 and 9.3% of those age 65 or over.

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