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Stanton is a town in Saint Croix County, in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area.
The community was named after Edwin M. Stanton, secretary of war under President Lincoln
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Stanton. For links to other places called Stanton, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Stanton is 45.173N. The longitude is -92.466W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,060 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,003.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Stanton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Saint Croix County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Twin Cities area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 54026 ZIP code.
32% of Stanton residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Stanton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Stanton was $20,808, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Stanton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Stanton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $413. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,014.
Saint Croix County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Stanton political report.
The average commute time for Stanton workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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