Sheboygan County, Wisconsin
|Sheboygan County, Wisconsin|
Location in the state of Wisconsin
Wisconsin's location in the U.S.
|Founded||December 17, 1838|
|• Total||1,271 sq mi (3,292 km2)|
|• Land||514 sq mi (1,331 km2)|
|• Water||757 sq mi (1,961 km2), 59.59%|
|• Density||220/sq mi (85/km²)|
Sheboygan County is a county in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of 2010, the population was 115,507. Its county seat is Sheboygan. The entirety of the county forms the Sheboygan, Wisconsin, Metropolitan Statistical Area.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,271 square miles (3,292 km²), of which 514 square miles (1,330 km²) is land and 757 square miles (1,962 km²) (59.59%) is water.
- Interstate 43
- Highway 23 (Wisconsin)
- Highway 28 (Wisconsin)
- Highway 32 (Wisconsin)
- Highway 42 (Wisconsin)
- Highway 57 (Wisconsin)
- Highway 67 (Wisconsin)
- Highway 144 (Wisconsin)
- Manitowoc County - north
- Ozaukee County - south
- Washington County - southwest
- Fond du Lac County - west
- Calumet County - northwest
|WI Counties 1900-1990|
As of the census of 2000, there were 112,646 people, 43,545 households, and 29,915 families residing in the county. The population density was 219 people per square mile (85/km²). There were 45,947 housing units at an average density of 90 per square mile (35/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 92.71% White, 1.09% Black or African American, 0.36% Native American, 3.28% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.46% from other races, and 1.07% from two or more races.
3.36% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 54.9% were of German, 7.8% Dutch and 5.4% American ancestry. 91.9% spoke English, 3.0% Spanish, 2.5% Hmong and 1.7% German as their first language.
There were 43,545 households out of which 32.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.00% were married couples living together, 7.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.30% were non-families. 26.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.05.
In the county, the population was spread out with 25.50% under the age of 18, 8.40% from 18 to 24, 29.80% from 25 to 44, 22.30% from 45 to 64, and 14.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 100.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.90 males.
The Holyland region is located in a small section of the northwest section of Sheboygan County.
A significant portion of the land in the county is used for farming.
Cities, villages, and towns
- Cedar Grove
- Elkhart Lake
- Howards Grove
- Plymouth (town)
- Random Lake
- Sheboygan (town)
- Sheboygan Falls
- Sheboygan Falls (town)
- Cranberry Marsh
- German Corners
- Hulls Crossing
- Idlewood Beach
- New Paris
- Rhine Center
- St. Anna (partial)
- Silver Creek
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
||Calumet County||Manitowoc County||Mason County, Michigan|
|Fond du Lac County||Oceana County, Michigan|
|Washington County||Ozaukee County|