|Barron County, Wisconsin|
Location in the state of Wisconsin
Wisconsin's location in the U.S.
890 sq mi (2,305 km²)
27 sq mi (70 km²), 3.05%
52/sq mi (20/km²)
Adjacent counties Edit
- Washburn County – north
- Sawyer County – northeast
- Rusk County – east
- Chippewa County – southeast
- Dunn County – south
- St. Croix County – southwest
- Polk County – west
- Burnett County – northwest
|WI Counties 1900-1990|
As of the census² of 2000, there were 44,963 people, 17,851 households, and 12,352 families residing in the county. The population density was 20/km² (52/sq mi). There were 20,969 housing units at an average density of 9/km² (24/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 97.69% White, 0.14% Black or African American, 0.81% Native American, 0.32% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.32% from other races, and 0.69% from two or more races. 0.96% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 34.4% were of German, 21.8% Norwegian and 5.3% Irish ancestry.
There were 17,851 households out of which 31.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.90% were married couples living together, 8.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.80% were non-families. 25.40% 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 2.48 and the average family size was 2.97.
In the county, the population was spread out with 25.30% under the age of 18, 8.10% from 18 to 24, 26.80% from 25 to 44, 23.40% from 45 to 64, and 16.40% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 98.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.00 males.
Cities, villages, and towns Edit
- ^ Taken from Wisconsin Blue Book 1991-1992 p. 731; cited there as from "Wisconsin Historical Records, Origin and Legislative History of County Boundaries in Wisconsin, 1942."
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