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WIND LAKE, WISCONSIN

Wind Lake is a census-designated place (CDP) in Racine County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 5342 at the 2010 census. Wind Lake is in the town of Norway. Wind Lake is located at 42°49′19″N  88°9′28″W (42.821952, -88.157810).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Wind Lake has a total area of 7.3 square miles (18.8 km²), of which, 5.4 square miles (14.0 km²) is land and 1.8 square miles (4.8 km²) is water (25.43%).

As of the 2000 census, there were 5202 people, 1817 households, and 1466 families residing in Wind lake. The population density was 986.5 people per square mile (381.1/km²). There were 1933 housing units at an average density of 366.6/sq mi (141.6/km²). The racial makeup was 98.15% White, 0.31% African American, 0.35% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.31% from other races, and 0.58% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.69% of the population.

There were 1817 households out of which 42.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.6% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.3% were non-families. 14.5% of all households were multi-individuals and 4.7% were persons 65 years of age or older who were living alone. The average household size was 2.86 and the average family size was 3.19.

The population was spread out with 29.5% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 33.9% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, and 7.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 103.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.8 males.

​​​​​​​The median income for a household was $68,378, and the median income for a family was $74,497. Males had a median income of $46,596 versus $31,716 for females. The per capita income was $24,765. About 1.1% of families and 3.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.2% of those under age 18 and 2.0% of those age 65 or over.

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TOWN OF NORWAY, WISCONSIN

Norway is a town in Racine County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 8,067 at the 2018 census. The census-designated place of Wind Lake, Wisconsin is in the town of Norway. The unincorporated communities of North Cape and Union Church are also located partially in the town. Muskego Settlement, which was in the town of Norway, was one of the first Norwegian-American settlements.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 35.7 square miles (92.3 km²), of which, 33.7 square miles (87.3 km²) is land and 1.9 square miles (5.0 km²) is water (5.41%).

As of the 2000 census, there were 7600 people, 2641 households, and 2160 families residing in the town. The population density was 225.4 people per square mile (87.0/km²). There were 2775 housing units at an average density of 82.3 per square mile (31.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.16% White, 0.26% African American, 0.38% Native American, 0.22% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.42% from other races, and 0.51% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.91% of the population.

There were 2641 households out of which 41.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.5% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.2% were non-families. 13.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.87 and the average family size was 3.18.

In the town, the population was spread out with 29.4% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 33.8% from 25 to 44, 23.1% from 45 to 64, and 8.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 103.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $65,513, and the median income for a family was $71,997. Males had a median income of $45,525 versus $30,494 for females. The per capita income for the town was $24,515. About 1.3% of families and 3.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.5% of those under age 18 and 3.1% of those age 65 or over.

​​​​​​​Notable people from the Town of Norway include State Legislators Adam Apple, Joseph F. Bellante, Jr; Patrick Cheves, Scott Gunderson, Henry F. Johnson, W. Grant Nelson, and Randolph H. Runden. Another notable from the Town of Norway includes John Edmund Fries (American football player and coach).