Langlade County, Wisconsin

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Langlade County, Wisconsin
Logo of Langlade County, Wisconsin
Logo
Map of Wisconsin highlighting Langlade County
Location in the state of Wisconsin
Map of the United States highlighting Wisconsin
Wisconsin's location in the U.S.
Founded 1879 (as New Langlade)
Named for Charles Michel de Langlade
Seat Antigo
Largest city Antigo
Area
 • Total 888 sq mi (2,300 km2)
 • Land 871 sq mi (2,256 km2)
 • Water 17 sq mi (44 km2), 1.9%
Population
 • (2010) 19,977
 • Density 23/sq mi (9/km²)
Congressional district 7th
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website www.co.langlade.wi.us

Langlade County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of the 2010 census, the population was 19,977.[1] Its county seat is Antigo.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 888 square miles (2,300 km2), of which 871 square miles (2,260 km2) is land and 17 square miles (44 km2) (1.9%) is water.[3] The highest point in the county is at the foot of the Basswood Lookout Tower west of Summit Lake (elev:1857')

Adjacent counties[edit]

National protected area[edit]

Demographics[edit]

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Langlade County
Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 685
1890 9,465 1,281.8%
1900 12,553 32.6%
1910 17,062 35.9%
1920 21,471 25.8%
1930 21,544 0.3%
1940 23,227 7.8%
1950 21,975 −5.4%
1960 19,916 −9.4%
1970 19,220 −3.5%
1980 19,978 3.9%
1990 19,505 −2.4%
2000 20,740 6.3%
2010 19,977 −3.7%
Est. 2012 19,646 −1.7%
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 20,740 people, 8,452 households, and 5,814 families residing in the county. The population density was 24 people per square mile (9/km²). There were 11,187 housing units at an average density of 13 per square mile (5/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 97.93% White, 0.15% Black or African American, 0.54% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.20% from other races, and 0.87% from two or more races. 0.82% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 49.4% were of German, 8.6% Polish, 6.2% Irish and 5.8% American ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 8,452 households out of which 29.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.70% were married couples living together, 8.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.20% were non-families. 26.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the county, the population was spread out with 24.40% under the age of 18, 6.50% from 18 to 24, 26.00% from 25 to 44, 24.30% from 45 to 64, and 18.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 98.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.60 males.

Transportation[edit]

Airport[edit]

The county owns and operates the Langlade County Airport serving the local General aviation community.

Major highways[edit]

Communities[edit]

Langlade County Fairgrounds grandstands in Antigo.
Looking south while entering Langlade County on WIS 55.
Looking north at the welcome sign for Langlade County

Cities, villages, and towns[edit]

Unincorporated communities[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. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 45°13′N 89°0′W / 45.217°N 89.000°W / 45.217; -89.000