Jump to content

Eau Galle, St. Croix County, Wisconsin

Coordinates: 44°53′53″N 92°18′33″W / 44.89806°N 92.30917°W / 44.89806; -92.30917
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Eau Galle, Wisconsin
Location of Eau Galle, St. Croix County, Wisconsin
Location of Eau Galle, St. Croix County, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°53′53″N 92°18′33″W / 44.89806°N 92.30917°W / 44.89806; -92.30917
Country United States
State Wisconsin
CountySt. Croix
 • Total33.8 sq mi (87.5 km2)
 • Land33.6 sq mi (87.0 km2)
 • Water0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation1,243 ft (379 m)
 • Total882
 • Density26.3/sq mi (10.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)715 & 534
FIPS code55-22400[2]
GNIS feature ID1583126[1]

Eau Galle is a town in St. Croix County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 882 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated community of Wildwood is located in the town. The unincorporated community of Viking is also partially located in the town.

It is named after the Eau Galle River, which runs through the town's eastern margin.[3]



According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 33.8 square miles (87.5 km2), of which, 33.6 square miles (87.0 km2) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.5 km2) of it (0.56%) is water.


Historical population
2012 (est.)1,1531.2%

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 882 people, 307 households, and 251 families residing in the town. The population density was 26.3 inhabitants per square mile (10.2/km2). There were 320 housing units at an average density of 9.5 per square mile (3.7/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.17% White, 0.79% Asian, 1.59% from other races, and 0.45% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.91% of the population.

There were 307 households, out of which 39.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.3% were married couples living together, 3.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.2% were non-families. 15.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.2% 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 28.9% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 29.1% from 25 to 44, 25.7% from 45 to 64, and 10.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 108.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 111.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $56,250, and the median income for a family was $60,278. Males had a median income of $34,500 versus $29,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,787. About 2.3% of families and 2.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 6.4% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  3. ^ Pinkney & Brown (1897). Eau Galle, Saint Croix Co (Map). 9. Philadelphia: F. Bourquin.