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Forest County, Wisconsin
Map of Wisconsin highlighting Forest County
Location in the state of Wisconsin
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wisconsin
Wisconsin's location in the U.S.
Seat Crandon
Largest city Crandon
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,046 sq mi (2,710 km²)
1,014 sq mi (2,626 km²)
32 sq mi (84 km²), 3.09%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

10,024
10/sq mi (4/km²)
Founded 1848
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website www.co.forest.wi.gov

Forest County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of 2000, the population was 10,024. Its county seat is Crandon[1].

The Forest County Potawatomi Community and the Sokaogon Chippewa Community have reservations in Forest County.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,046 square miles (2,710 km²), of which, 1,014 square miles (2,626 km²) of it is land and 32 square miles (84 km²) of it (3.09%) is water.

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Adjacent counties

Major highways

National protected area

Demographics

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Forest County.
Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1900 1,396
1910 6,782 385.8%
1920 9,850 45.2%
1930 11,118 12.9%
1940 11,805 6.2%
1950 9,437 −20.1%
1960 7,542 −20.1%
1970 7,691 2.0%
1980 9,044 17.6%
1990 8,776 −3.0%
2000 10,024 14.2%
WI Counties 1900-1990

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 10,024 people, 4,043 households, and 2,769 families residing in the county. The population density was 10 people per square mile (4/km²). There were 8,322 housing units at an average density of 8 per square mile (3/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 85.86% White, 11.30% Native American, 1.18% Black or African American, 0.17% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.23% from other races, and 1.22% from two or more races. 1.08% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 34.3% were of German, 11.4% Polish, 7.4% Irish and 5.4% American ancestry according to Census 2000. 95.5% spoke English, 1.4% Spanish and 1.0% Potawatomi as their first language.

Out of the 4,043 households, 29.20% have children under the age of 18, 54.00% have a married couple living together, 9.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.50% were non-families. 28.20% of all households were made up of individuals living alone, and 13.20%, of individuals of 65 years of age or older living alone. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.89.

The age distribution in the county's population is as follows: 25.30% under the age of 18, 7.80% from 18 to 24, 23.90% from 25 to 44, 23.80% from 45 to 64, and 19.30% 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there were 100.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.00 males.

Cities and towns

Cities

Towns

Unincorporated communities

Images

References

  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

External links

Coordinates: 45°40′N 88°47′W / 45.67°N 88.78°W / 45.67; -88.78


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Forest County, Wisconsin
Map
File:Map of Wisconsin highlighting Forest County.png
Location in the state of Wisconsin
Map of the USA highlighting Wisconsin
Wisconsin's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1848
Seat Crandon
Largest City Crandon
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 3.09%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

10024
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Website: www.co.forest.wi.gov

Forest County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of 2000, the population was 10,024. Its county seat is Crandon6.

The Forest County Potawatomi Community and the Sokaogon Chippewa Community have reservations in Forest County.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,710 km² (1,046 sq mi). 2,626 km² (1,014 sq mi) of it is land and 84 km² (32 sq mi) of it (3.09%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Demographics

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Forest County.

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 10,024 people, 4,043 households, and 2,769 families residing in the county. The population density was 4/km² (10/sq mi). There were 8,322 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (8/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 85.86% White, 11.30% Native American, 1.18% Black or African American, 0.17% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.23% from other races, and 1.22% from two or more races. 1.08% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 34.3% were of German, 11.4% Polish, 7.4% Irish and 5.4% American ancestry according to Census 2000. 95.5% spoke English, 1.4% Spanish and 1.0% Potawatomi as their first language.

Out of the 4,043 households, 29.20% have children under the age of 18, 54.00% have a married couple living together, 9.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.50% were non-families. 28.20% of all households were made up of individuals living alone, and 13.20%, of individuals of 65 years of age or older living alone. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.89.

The age distribution in the county's population is as follows: 25.30% under the age of 18, 7.80% from 18 to 24, 23.90% from 25 to 44, 23.80% from 45 to 64, and 19.30% 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there were 100.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.00 males.

Cities and towns

External links

Coordinates: 45°40′N 88°47′W / 45.67, -88.78

This page uses content from the English language Wikipedia. The original content was at Forest County, Wisconsin. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with this Familypedia wiki, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons License.
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County names Forest County, Wisconsin  +
County of country United States  +
County of subdivision1 Wisconsin  +
Short name Forest County  +

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