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

644 sq mi (1,668 km²)
640 sq mi (1,658 km²)
4 sq mi (10 km²), 0.63%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

160,971
251/sq mi (97/km²)
Founded 1850
Website www.co.outagamie.wi.us

Outagamie (pronounced /ˌaʊtəˈɡæmi/) is a county in the northeast region of the U.S. state of Wisconsin. Its county seat is Appleton[1]. As of the 2000 census, its population was 160,971.

"Outagamie", an Anishinaabe term for the Meskwaki (Fox) Indians, translates to "dwellers of other shore" or "dwellers on the other side of the stream".[2]

Outagamie County, along with neighboring Calumet County, forms the Appleton, Wisconsin, Metropolitan Statistical Area. Outagamie County is also part of the Appleton-Neenah-Oshkosh Combined Statistical Area, along with adjacent Winnebago County.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 644 square miles (1,668 km2), of which 640 square miles (1,658 km2) is land and 4 square miles (10 km2) is water.

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Major highways

Demographics

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Outagamie County.
Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1900 46,247
1910 49,102 6.2%
1920 55,113 12.2%
1930 62,790 13.9%
1940 70,032 11.5%
1950 81,722 16.7%
1960 101,794 24.6%
1970 119,356 17.3%
1980 128,799 7.9%
1990 140,510 9.1%
2000 160,971 14.6%
WI Counties 1900-1990

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 160,971 people, 60,530 households, and 42,189 families residing in the county. The population density was 251 per square mile (97 /km2). There were 62,614 housing units at an average density of 98 per square mile (38 /km2). The racial makeup of the county was 93.87% White, 0.54% Black or African American, 1.54% Native American, 2.23% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.81% from other races, and 0.98% from two or more races. 1.99% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 47.7% were of German, 9.4% Dutch, 6.2% Irish and 5.2% American ancestry according to Census 2000.

Of the 60,530 households, 36.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.90% were married couples living together, 7.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.30% were non-families. 24.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.14.

By age, 27.70% of the population was under 18, 8.90% from 18 to 24, 31.90% from 25 to 44, 20.70% from 45 to 64, and 10.90% were 65 or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 99.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.90 males.

Cities, villages, and towns

Outagamie County Fairgrounds grandstands in Seymour
Outagamie County Courthouse
Cities
Villages
Towns
Unincorporated communities
Native American communities

Adjacent counties

References

External links

Coordinates: 44°25′N 88°28′W / 44.41°N 88.46°W / 44.41; -88.46


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Outagamie County, Wisconsin
Map
File:Map of Wisconsin highlighting Outagamie County.png
Location in the state of Wisconsin
Map of the USA highlighting Wisconsin
Wisconsin's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1850
Seat Appleton
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.63%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

160971
Website: www.co.outagamie.wi.us

Outagamie County is a county in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of 2000, the population was 160,971. It is included in the Appleton Metropolitan Statistical Area. Its county seat is Appleton, Wisconsin6. The name "Outagamie" was the Anishinaabe term for the Meskwaki (Fox) Indians.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,669 km² (644 sq mi). 1,658 km² (640 sq mi) of it is land and 11 km² (4 sq mi) of it (0.63%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Demographics

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Outagamie County.

As of the census² of 2000, there were 160,971 people, 60,530 households, and 42,189 families residing in the county. The population density was 97/km² (251/sq mi). There were 62,614 housing units at an average density of 38/km² (98/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 93.87% White, 0.54% Black or African American, 1.54% Native American, 2.23% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.81% from other races, and 0.98% from two or more races. 1.99% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 47.7% were of German, 9.4% Dutch, 6.2% Irish and 5.2% American ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 60,530 households out of which 36.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.90% were married couples living together, 7.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.30% were non-families. 24.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the county, the population was spread out with 27.70% under the age of 18, 8.90% from 18 to 24, 31.90% from 25 to 44, 20.70% from 45 to 64, and 10.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 99.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.90 males.

Judiciary

Outagamie County has seven circuit court judges. On August 24, 2006, the current governor, Jim Doyle, appointed attorney Nancy J. Krueger as the county's first female judge.

Cities and towns

Outagamie County Fairgrounds grandstands in Seymour

Unincorporated communities

External links

 
Appleton, Wisconsin (metro)
Flag of Wisconsin
Surrounding communities
(over 10,000)

Grand Chute* | Kaukauna° | Little Chute | Menasha° | Menasha* | Neenah°

(less than 10,000)

Buchanan* | Center* | Clayton* | Combined Locks | Darboy§ | Freedom* | Greenville*
Harrison* | Kaukauna* | Kimberly | Sherwood | Vandenbroek*

Counties

Outagamie | Winnebago | Calumet

*town village °city §unincorporated community

Coordinates: 44°25′N 88°28′W / 44.41, -88.46

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