Manitowoc County, Wisconsin
|Manitowoc County, Wisconsin|
The Manitowoc County Courthouse, listed on the National Register of Historic Places
Location in the state of Wisconsin
Wisconsin's location in the U.S.
|Named for||Manitowoc River|
|• Total||1,494 sq mi (3,869 km2)|
|• Land||589 sq mi (1,526 km2)|
|• Water||905 sq mi (2,344 km2), 60.6%|
|• Density||138/sq mi (53/km²)|
|Time zone||Central: UTC-6/-5|
Manitowoc County comprises the Manitowoc, WI Micropolitan Statistical Area.
The County Executive is Bob Ziegelbauer serving his second term after being elected to the position in the April 2006 election and reelected in April 2010. The county is also served by a 25-member County Board.
As of the census of 2000, there were 82,887 people, 32,721 households, and 22,348 families residing in the county. The population density was 140 people per square mile (54/km²). There were 34,651 housing units at an average density of 59 per square mile (23/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 95.90% White, 0.30% Black or African American, 0.43% Native American, 1.98% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.60% from other races, and 0.76% from two or more races. 1.62% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 53.7% were of German, 7.3% Polish, 5.3% Czech and 5.0% American ancestry according to Census 2000. 95.2% spoke English, 1.8% Spanish, 1.3% Hmong and 1.1% German as their first language.
There were 32,721 households out of which 31.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.10% were married couples living together, 7.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.70% were non-families. 26.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.10% 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 3.04.
In the county, the population was spread out with 25.50% under the age of 18, 7.60% from 18 to 24, 28.20% from 25 to 44, 23.00% from 45 to 64, and 15.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 98.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.10 males.
Cities, villages, and towns
- Francis Creek
- Kiel (partly in Calumet County)
- Manitowoc Rapids
- Manitowoc (town)
- Maple Grove
- Mishicot (town)
- St. Nazianz
- Two Creeks
- Two Rivers
- Two Rivers (town)
- Cato Falls
- Clarks Mills
- Hickory Grove
- Kellners Corners
- Louis Corners
- Maple Grove
- Meggers (partial)
- North Grimms
- Reifs Mills
- School Hill
- Spring Valley
- Tisch Mills (partial)
- Two Creeks
- Wells (partial)
- "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 22, 2014.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 22, 2014.
- "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved January 22, 2014.
- "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 22, 2014.
- "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 22, 2014.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14.
- Manitowoc County Official Website
- The Home Front: Manitowoc County in World War II : The Home Front: Manitowoc County in WWII presents photographic images, oral histories, published sources, artifacts, and other resources which document the county’s home front and wartime experiences from 1939 to 1947.
- Manitowoc Local History Collection : Explore the history of Manitowoc and surrounding communities through more than 1,400 searchable images dating from the late 19th century through 1995. Most of the images were taken between 1890 and 1930. Peruse these images when you are doing historical or genealogical research, school assignments, business or civic presentations, or just for the fun of it! Electronic texts in this collection include:
||Brown County||Kewaunee County|
|Calumet County||Lake Michigan|