Jackson County, Wisconsin
|Jackson County, Wisconsin|
Location in the state of Wisconsin
Wisconsin's location in the U.S.
|Seat||Black River Falls|
|Largest city||Black River Falls|
|• Total||1,000 sq mi (2,590 km2)|
|• Land||987 sq mi (2,555 km2)|
|• Water||13 sq mi (33 km2), 1.28%|
|• Density||19/sq mi (7/km²)|
|Time zone||Central: UTC-6/-5|
Jackson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of 2009, the population estimate was 19,886. Its county seat is Black River Falls. Jackson County was formed from Crawford County in 1853.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,000 square miles (2,590.0 km2), of which 987 square miles (2,556.3 km2) is land and 13 square miles (33.7 km2) (1.28%) is water.
- Clark County - north
- Wood County - east
- Juneau County - southeast
- Monroe County - south
- La Crosse County - southwest
- Trempealeau County - west
- Eau Claire County - northwest
|WI Counties 1900-1990|
As of the census of 2000, there were 19,100 people, 7,070 households, and 4,835 families residing in the county. The population density was 19 people per square mile (7/km²). There were 8,029 housing units at an average density of 8 per square mile (3/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 89.58% White, 2.27% Black or African American, 6.16% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 1.01% from other races, and 0.79% from two or more races. 1.87% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 31.4% were of German, 30.2% Norwegian and 5.2% Irish ancestry according to Census 2000. 94.7% spoke English, 2.2% Spanish and 1.5% Winnebago as their first language.
There were 7,070 households out of which 31.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.40% were married couples living together, 8.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.60% were non-families. 26.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.00.
In the county, the population was spread out with 24.10% under the age of 18, 8.80% from 18 to 24, 29.40% from 25 to 44, 22.80% from 45 to 64, and 14.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 114.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 116.30 males.
Cities, villages, and towns
- Alma Center
- Bear Bluff
- Black River Falls
- City Point
- Garden Valley
- Hixton (town)
- Melrose (town)
- North Bend
- Buckholz Corners
- City Point
- Lapham Junction
- North Bend
- North Branch
- Speck Oaks
- Winnebago Mission
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
||Eau Claire County||Clark County|
|Trempealeau County||Wood County|
|La Crosse County||Monroe County||Juneau County|