Aniwa is a village in Shawano County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 260 at the 2010 census. The village is located within the Town of Aniwa. U.S. Route 45 runs north-south through the village.Name originThe name Aniwa is of Ojibwe origin. It is derived from aniwi, aniwa "those".GeographyAniwa is located at .According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.13sqmi, of which, 2.09sqmi of it is land and 0.04sqmi is water.Demographics2010 censusAs of the census of 2010, there were 260 people, 111 households, and 71 families residing in the village. The population density was 124.4PD/sqmi. There were 126 housing units at an average density of 60.3/sqmi. The racial makeup of the village was 99.2% White and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.There were 111 households of which 32.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.7% were married couples living together, 11.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.0% were non-families. 29.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.92.