Monico, Wisconsin

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Monico, Wisconsin
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Location of Monico, Wisconsin
Location of Monico, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 45°36′2″N 89°8′37″W / 45.60056°N 89.14361°W / 45.60056; -89.14361
Country United States
State Wisconsin
 • Total54.6 sq mi (141.3 km2)
 • Land54.1 sq mi (140.1 km2)
 • Water0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
Elevation1,617 ft (493 m)
 • Total364
 • Density6.7/sq mi (2.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)715 & 534
FIPS code55-53662[2]
GNIS feature ID1583737[1]

Monico is a town in Oneida County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 364 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated community of Monico is located in the town.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 54.6 square miles (141.3 km²), of which, 54.1 square miles (140.1 km²) of it is land and 0.5 square miles (1.2 km²) of it (0.84%) is water.


Sign for the unincorporated community of Monico

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 364 people, 128 households, and 99 families residing in the town. The population density was 6.7 people per square mile (2.6/km²). There were 216 housing units at an average density of 4.0 per square mile (1.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.35% White, 0.27% Native American, 0.55% from other races, and 0.82% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.55% of the population.

There were 128 households out of which 43.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.3% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.9% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.22.

In the town, the population was spread out with 32.1% under the age of 18, 4.9% from 18 to 24, 33.5% from 25 to 44, 19.8% from 45 to 64, and 9.6% 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 102.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $33,281, and the median income for a family was $34,844. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $20,938 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,973. About 4.0% of families and 4.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.0% of those under age 18 and 5.4% of those age 65 or over.


The Rhinelander-Oneida County Airport (KRHI) serves Monico, the county and surrounding communities with both scheduled commercial jet service and general aviation services.


  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

Coordinates: 45°34′35″N 89°09′18″W / 45.57639°N 89.15500°W / 45.57639; -89.15500