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

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


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.


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 Edit


USA Burnett County, Wisconsin age pyramid

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 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 Edit





Unincorporated PlacesEdit

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

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