Kewaunee County, Wisconsin

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Kewaunee County, Wisconsin
KewauneeCountyCourthouseDecember2010.jpg
Kewaunee County Courthouse
Map of Wisconsin highlighting Kewaunee County
Location in the state of Wisconsin
Map of the United States highlighting Wisconsin
Wisconsin's location in the U.S.
Founded 1852
Seat Kewaunee
Largest city Algoma
Area
 • Total 1,084 sq mi (2,808 km2)
 • Land 342 sq mi (886 km2)
 • Water 742 sq mi (1,922 km2), 68.4%
Population
 • (2010) 20,574
 • Density 60/sq mi (23/km²)
Congressional district 8th
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website www.kewauneeco.org

Kewaunee County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of the 2010 census, the population was 20,574.[1] Its county seat is Kewaunee.[2]

Kewaunee County is part of the Green Bay, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area as well as the Green Bay-Shawano, WI Combined Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,084 square miles (2,810 km2), of which 342 square miles (890 km2) is land and 742 square miles (1,920 km2) (68.4%) is water.[3]

Adjacent counties[edit]

Major highways[edit]

Demographics[edit]

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Kewaunee County
Historical population
Census Pop.
1860 5,530
1870 10,128 83.1%
1880 15,807 56.1%
1890 16,153 2.2%
1900 17,212 6.6%
1910 16,784 −2.5%
1920 16,091 −4.1%
1930 16,037 −0.3%
1940 16,680 4.0%
1950 17,366 4.1%
1960 18,282 5.3%
1970 18,961 3.7%
1980 19,539 3.0%
1990 18,878 −3.4%
2000 20,187 6.9%
2010 20,574 1.9%
Est. 2012 20,624 0.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]
1790-1960[5] 1900-1990[6]
1990-2000[7] 2010-2012[1]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 20,187 people, 7,623 households, and 5,549 families residing in the county. The population density was 59 people per square mile (23/km²). There were 8,221 housing units at an average density of 24 per square mile (9/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.56% White, 0.15% Black or African American, 0.27% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 0.30% from other races, and 0.57% from two or more races. 0.76% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 36.4% were of German, 23.8% Belgian, 9.7% Czech, 6.3% Polish and 5.1% American ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 7,623 households out of which 33.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.40% were married couples living together, 6.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.20% were non-families. 23.50% 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 2.61 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the county, the population was spread out with 25.80% under the age of 18, 8.00% from 18 to 24, 28.20% from 25 to 44, 22.80% from 45 to 64, and 15.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 100.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.80 males.

Communities[edit]

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Cities, villages, and towns[edit]

Unincorporated communities[edit]

Images[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 21, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 21, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved January 21, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 21, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 21, 2014. 
  8. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14. 

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Coordinates: 44°35′N 87°26′W / 44.59°N 87.44°W / 44.59; -87.44