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Clark County, Wisconsin
Map of Wisconsin highlighting Clark County
Location in the state of Wisconsin
Map of USA WI
Wisconsin's location in the U.S.
Founded July 6, 1853
Named for William Clark, explorer who accompanied Meriwether Lewis on the Lewis and Clark Expedition
Seat Neillsville
Largest city Neillsville
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,219 sq mi (3,157 km²)
1,216 sq mi (3,148 km²)
3 sq mi (9 km²), 0.28%
 - (2000)
 - Density

28/sq mi (11/km²)
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Clark County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of 2000, the population was 33,557. Its county seat is Neillsville6.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,157 km² (1,219 sq mi). 3,148 km² (1,216 sq mi) of it is land and 9 km² (3 sq mi) of it (0.28%) is water.

Adjacent counties Edit


USA Clark County, Wisconsin age pyramid

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Clark County.

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1900 25,848
1910 30,074 16.3%
1920 35,120 16.8%
1930 34,165 −2.7%
1940 33,972 −0.6%
1950 32,459 −4.5%
1960 31,527 −2.9%
1970 30,361 −3.7%
1980 32,910 8.4%
1990 31,647 −3.8%
2000 33,557 6.0%
WI Counties 1900-1990

As of the census² of 2000, there were 33,557 people, 12,047 households, and 8,673 families residing in the county. The population density was 11/km² (28/sq mi). There were 13,531 housing units at an average density of 4/km² (11/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 98.05% White, 0.13% Black or African American, 0.48% Native American, 0.30% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.56% from other races, and 0.47% from two or more races. 1.20% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 54.0% were of German, 9.0% Polish, 6.2% Norwegian and 6.1% United States or American ancestry according to Census 2000. 6.62% reported speaking German, Pennsylvania German, or Dutch at home; an additional 1.34% speak Spanish.[1]

There were 12,047 households out of which 35.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.20% were married couples living together, 6.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.00% were non-families. 23.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.27.

In the county, the population was spread out with 29.90% under the age of 18, 7.70% from 18 to 24, 26.20% from 25 to 44, 20.20% from 45 to 64, and 16.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 100.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.70 males.

Cities, villages, and towns Edit

Cities and villagesEdit



External linksEdit

Coordinates: 44°44′N 90°37′W / 44.73, -90.61

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