Sheboygan County, Wisconsin

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Sheboygan County, Wisconsin
County
Official seal of Sheboygan County, Wisconsin
Seal
Map of Wisconsin showing Sheboygan County
Map of Wisconsin showing Sheboygan County
Wisconsin's location in the United States
Wisconsin's location in the United States
Country United States
State Wisconsin
Incorporated1846
County seatCity of Sheboygan
Incorporated Municipalities
Government
 • TypeCounty
 • BodyBoard of Supervisors
 • Board PresidentRoger L. Te Stroete
 • County Board25 commissioners
Area
 • Total1,271 sq mi (3,290 km2)
 • Land511 sq mi (1,320 km2)
 • Water760 sq mi (2,000 km2)
Area rank6th largest county in Wisconsin
Population (2010)
 • Total115,507
 • Rank21st largest county in Wisconsin
 • Density226/sq mi (87/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (Central)
ZIP Code53081, 53083, 53073, 53085, 53070, 53044, 53093, 53001, 53031, 53026, 53082
Area codes920
Congressional districts6th
InterstatesI-43.svg
State RoutesWIS 23.svg WIS 28.svg WIS 32.svg WIS 42.svg WIS 57.svg WIS 67.svg WIS 144.svg
AirportsSheboygan County Memorial Airport
WaterwaysLake MichiganSheboygan RiverNorth Branch Milwaukee River
Public transitShoreline Metro
Websitewww.sheboygancounty.com

Sheboygan County is a county in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. It is named after the Sheboygan River.[1] As of the 2010 census, the population was 115,507.[2] Its county seat is Sheboygan.[3] The county was created in 1836 and organized in 1846.[4] At the time, it was located in the Wisconsin Territory.

Sheboygan County comprises the Sheboygan, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Part of the Holyland region is located in northwestern Sheboygan County.

Geography[edit]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,271 square miles (3,290 km2), of which 511 square miles (1,320 km2) is land and 760 square miles (2,000 km2) (60%) is water.[5]

Major highways[edit]

Airport[edit]

Sheboygan County Memorial Airport (KSBM), serves the county and surrounding communities.

Adjacent counties[edit]

Demographics[edit]

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Sheboygan County
Historical population
Census Pop.
1840133
18508,3796,200.0%
186026,875220.7%
187031,74918.1%
188034,2067.7%
189042,48924.2%
190050,34518.5%
191054,8889.0%
192059,9139.2%
193071,23518.9%
194076,2217.0%
195080,6315.8%
196086,4847.3%
197096,66011.8%
1980100,9354.4%
1990103,8772.9%
2000112,6468.4%
2010115,5072.5%
Est. 2016115,427[6]−0.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]
1790–1960[8] 1900–1990[9]
1990–2000[10] 2010–2014[2]

As of the census[11] 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. There is beer in Sheboygan County.

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.

Communities[edit]

Cities[edit]

Rank Community Population Year Zip Code
1 Sheboygan 49,288 1846 53081
2 Plymouth 8,445 1880 53073
3 Sheboygan Falls 7,775 1835 53085

Villages[edit]

Towns[edit]

Census-designated places[edit]

Unincorporated communities[edit]

Ghost towns[edit]

Gallery[edit]

Politics[edit]

Presidential elections results
Presidential elections results[12]
Year Republican Democratic Third parties
2016 54.4% 32,514 38.5% 23,000 7.1% 4,252
2012 54.4% 34,072 44.6% 27,918 1.1% 661
2008 49.6% 30,801 48.9% 30,395 1.5% 911
2004 55.0% 34,458 44.1% 27,608 0.9% 559
2000 53.7% 29,648 42.7% 23,569 3.6% 1,984
1996 42.7% 20,067 46.9% 22,022 10.5% 4,914
1992 41.3% 22,526 37.7% 20,568 21.0% 11,465
1988 49.8% 23,471 49.7% 23,429 0.6% 277
1984 55.1% 26,345 44.1% 21,112 0.8% 396
1980 47.4% 23,036 43.2% 20,974 9.4% 4,565
1976 47.1% 22,332 51.1% 24,226 1.7% 825
1972 49.4% 21,500 48.5% 21,114 2.1% 905
1968 44.9% 17,764 50.9% 20,170 4.2% 1,668
1964 32.9% 12,968 67.0% 26,410 0.2% 67
1960 53.9% 21,676 45.8% 18,425 0.3% 120
1956 59.9% 22,077 39.5% 14,540 0.6% 235
1952 59.0% 22,084 40.4% 15,136 0.6% 212
1948 43.1% 12,459 53.0% 15,339 4.0% 1,144
1944 49.4% 15,291 48.7% 15,062 1.9% 585
1940 48.2% 15,305 49.8% 15,800 2.0% 642
1936 31.6% 8,865 62.1% 17,415 6.4% 1,783
1932 28.0% 7,454 67.6% 18,029 4.4% 1,178
1928 51.2% 12,640 46.3% 11,439 2.5% 622
1924 34.6% 6,974 6.7% 1,350 58.8% 11,857
1920 69.0% 11,994 10.9% 1,895 20.2% 3,507
1916 52.9% 5,562 37.0% 3,885 10.1% 1,063
1912 28.0% 2,692 41.2% 3,968 30.8% 2,965
1908 52.4% 5,948 38.8% 4,405 8.8% 998
1904 57.2% 6,121 32.0% 3,430 10.8% 1,153
1900 53.8% 5,927 36.7% 4,049 9.5% 1,047
1896 62.5% 6,644 31.3% 3,327 6.2% 660
1892 40.3% 3,638 56.7% 5,126 3.0% 270

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Winnebago Took Its Name from an Indian Tribe". The Post-Crescent. December 28, 1963. p. 14. Retrieved August 25, 2014 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  2. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 23, 2014.
  3. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  4. ^ "Wisconsin: Individual County Chronologies". Wisconsin Atlas of Historical County Boundaries. The Newberry Library. 2007. Retrieved August 15, 2015.
  5. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Retrieved August 9, 2015.
  6. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  7. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 9, 2015.
  8. ^ "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved August 9, 2015.
  9. ^ Forstall, Richard L., ed. (March 27, 1995). "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 9, 2015.
  10. ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. April 2, 2001. Retrieved August 9, 2015.
  11. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14.
  12. ^ Leip, David. "Dave Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections". uselectionatlas.org. Retrieved 2018-04-08.

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Coordinates: 43°43′N 87°40′W / 43.72°N 87.66°W / 43.72; -87.66