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

1,271 sq mi (3,292 km²)
514 sq mi (1,331 km²)
757 sq mi (1,961 km²), 59.59%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

112,646
220/sq mi (85/km²)
Founded 1829
Website www.co.sheboygan.wi.us

Sheboygan County is a county in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of 2000, the population was 112,646. Its county seat is Sheboygan[1]. The entirety of the county forms the Sheboygan, Wisconsin, Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Contents

Geography

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) of it is land and 757 square miles (1,962 km²) of it (59.59%) is water.

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Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Sheboygan County.
Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1900 50,345
1910 54,888 9.0%
1920 59,913 9.2%
1930 71,235 18.9%
1940 76,221 7.0%
1950 80,631 5.8%
1960 86,484 7.3%
1970 96,660 11.8%
1980 100,935 4.4%
1990 103,877 2.9%
2000 112,646 8.4%
WI Counties 1900-1990
The Sheboygan County Courthouse
Farming in rural Sheboygan County
The Sheboygan County Historical Museum
Grandstand at the Sheboygan County fairgrounds

As of the census[2] 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.

Geography

A significant portion of the land in the county is used for farming.

Cities, villages, and towns

Unincorporated communities

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


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Sheboygan County, Wisconsin
Map
File:Map of Wisconsin highlighting Sheboygan County.png
Location in the state of Wisconsin
Map of the USA highlighting Wisconsin
Wisconsin's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1829
Seat Sheboygan
Largest City Sheboygan
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 59.59%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

112646
Website: www.co.sheboygan.wi.us

Sheboygan County is a county in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of 2000, the population was 112,646. Its county seat is Sheboygan6. It is included in the Sheboygan, Wisconsin Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,292 km² (1,271 sq mi). 1,330 km² (514 sq mi) of it is land and 1,962 km² (757 sq mi) of it (59.59%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Demographics

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Sheboygan County.
The Sheboygan County Courthouse
Farming in rural Sheboygan County
The Sheboygan County Historical Museum
Grandstand at the Sheboygan County fairgrounds

As of the census² of 2000, there were 112,646 people, 43,545 households, and 29,915 families residing in the county. The population density was 85/km² (219/sq mi). There were 45,947 housing units at an average density of 35/km² (90/sq mi). 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. 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.

Geography

A significant portion of the land in the county is used for farming.

Cities and towns

Unicorporated communities

See also

External links

 
Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Flag of Wisconsin
Surrounding municipalities
(under 10,000)

Herman* | Howards Grove | Kohler | Oostburg | Sheboygan Falls° | Sheboygan* | Wilson*

Sheboygan County
*town village °city

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

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