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Burnett County, Wisconsin
Map of Wisconsin highlighting Burnett County
Location in the state of Wisconsin
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wisconsin
Wisconsin's location in the U.S.
Seat Meenon, Wisconsin
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

880 sq mi (2,279 km²)
822 sq mi (2,129 km²)
59 sq mi (153 km²), 6.69%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

15,674
Founded information needed
Website BurnettCounty.com

Burnett County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of 2000, the population was 15,674. Its county seat is in the Town of Meenon with the majority of county governmental services located at the Burnett County Government Center.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 880 square miles (2,280 km²), of which, 822 square miles (2,128 km²) of it is land and 59 square miles (152 km²) of it (6.69%) is water.

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Adjacent counties

Major highways

National protected area

Demographics

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Burnett County.
Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1900 7,478
1910 9,026 20.7%
1920 10,735 18.9%
1930 10,233 −4.7%
1940 11,382 11.2%
1950 10,236 −10.1%
1960 9,214 −10.0%
1970 9,276 0.7%
1980 12,340 33.0%
1990 13,084 6.0%
2000 15,674 19.8%
WI Counties 1900-1990

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 15,674 people, 6,613 households, and 4,503 families residing in the county. The population density was 19 people per square mile (7/km²). There were 12,582 housing units at an average density of 15 per square mile (6/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 93.25% White, 0.36% Black or African American, 4.45% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 0.21% from other races, and 1.42% from two or more races. 0.77% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 28.9% were of German, 15.4% Swedish, 12.8% Norwegian and 6.3% Irish ancestry.

There were 6,613 households out of which 25.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.20% were married couples living together, 7.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.90% were non-families. 26.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.80.

In the county, the population was spread out with 22.10% under the age of 18, 6.00% from 18 to 24, 23.20% from 25 to 44, 28.40% from 45 to 64, and 20.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 101.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.30 males.

Villages and towns

Burnett County is one of only three Wisconsin counties that have no incorporated cities. It is the only Wisconsin county to have villages but no cities.

Villages

Towns

Unincorporated communities

See also

References

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

External links

Coordinates: 45°52′N 92°22′W / 45.87°N 92.37°W / 45.87; -92.37


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Burnett County, Wisconsin
Map
File:Map of Wisconsin highlighting Burnett County.png
Location in the state of Wisconsin
Map of the USA highlighting Wisconsin
Wisconsin's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded information needed
Seat Meenon
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 6.69%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

15674
Website: BurnettCounty.com

Burnett County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of 2000, the population is 15,674. Its county seat is in the Town of Meenon with the majority of county governmental services located at the Burnett County Government Center.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,280 km² (880 sq mi). 2,128 km² (822 sq mi) of it is land and 152 km² (59 sq mi) of it (6.69%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Demographics

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Burnett County.

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 15,674 people, 6,613 households, and 4,503 families residing in the county. The population density was 7/km² (19/sq mi). There were 12,582 housing units at an average density of 6/km² (15/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 93.25% White, 0.36% Black or African American, 4.45% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 0.21% from other races, and 1.42% from two or more races. 0.77% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 28.9% were of German, 15.4% Swedish, 12.8% Norwegian and 6.3% Irish ancestry.

There were 6,613 households out of which 25.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.20% were married couples living together, 7.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.90% were non-families. 26.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.80.

In the county, the population was spread out with 22.10% under the age of 18, 6.00% from 18 to 24, 23.20% from 25 to 44, 28.40% from 45 to 64, and 20.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 101.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.30 males.

Cities, villages, and towns

Cities

(none)

Villages

Towns

Unincorporated Places

See also

External links

Coordinates: 45°52′N 92°22′W / 45.87, -92.37

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