About Us

Friesland is a village in Columbia County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 356 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Madison Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Friesland is located at 43°35′20″N 89°4′4″W (43.588986, -89.067871).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.03 square miles (2.67 km2), of which, 1.02 square miles (2.64 km2) of it is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.

As of the census of 2010, there were 356 people, 131 households, and 95 families residing in the village. The population density was 349.0 inhabitants per square mile (134.7/km2). There were 141 housing units at an average density of 138.2 per square mile (53.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.3% White, 1.4% African American, 0.6% Native American, 0.3% Asian, and 1.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.2% of the population.

There were 131 households of which 34.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.9% were married couples living together, 4.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 27.5% were non-families. 22.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.19.

The median age in the village was 35.2 years. 26.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.9% were from 25 to 44; 24.7% were from 45 to 64; and 14% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.6% male and 51.4% female.