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Dodge County, Wisconsin
Map of Wisconsin highlighting Dodge County
Location in the state of Wisconsin
Map of USA WI
Wisconsin's location in the U.S.
Founded 1836
Seat Juneau
Largest city Beaver Dam
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

907 sq mi (2,349 km²)
882 sq mi (2,285 km²)
25 sq mi (64 km²), 2.72%
Population
 - (2010)
 - Density

88,759
100.6/sq mi (39/km²)
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website www.co.dodge.wi.us

Dodge County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of 2010, the population was 88,759. Its county seat is Juneau.[1]

GeographyEdit

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 907 square miles (2,349.1 km2), of which 882 square miles (2,284.4 km2) is land and 25 square miles (64.7 km2) (2.72%) is water.

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Adjacent countiesEdit

National protected areaEdit

DemographicsEdit

USA Dodge County, Wisconsin age pyramid

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Dodge County.

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1900 46,631
1910 47,436 1.7%
1920 49,742 4.9%
1930 52,092 4.7%
1940 54,280 4.2%
1950 57,611 6.1%
1960 63,170 9.6%
1970 69,004 9.2%
1980 75,064 8.8%
1990 76,559 2.0%
2000 85,897 12.2%
2010 88,759 3.3%
WI Counties 1900–1990
DodgeCountyWisconsinAdministrationBuilding

Dodge County Administration building

DodgeCountyFairgroundsGrandstands

Dodge County Fairgrounds

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 85,897 people, 31,417 households, and 22,306 families residing in the county. The population density was 97 people per square mile (38/km²). There were 33,672 housing units at an average density of 38 per square mile (15/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 95.28% White, 2.49% Black or African American, 0.40% Native American, 0.34% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.87% from other races, and 0.58% from two or more races. 2.55% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 60.9% were of German and 5.0% Irish ancestry according to Census 2000. 95.8% spoke English, 2.2% Spanish and 1.5% German as their first language. Also, in Dodge County there are some considerable African American, Arab, and Persian minorities in the western part of the county, while the east is predominately white with a small Hispanic minority .

There were 31,417 households out of which 33.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.60% were married couples living together, 7.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.00% were non-families. 24.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the county, the population was spread out with 24.80% under the age of 18, 8.30% from 18 to 24, 31.20% from 25 to 44, 21.90% 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 109.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 110.80 males.

The religious demographics are actually quite diverse for rural Wisconsin. Protestants make up 50% of the county, Roman Catholics make up 31%. Muslims make up 10% of the county, and finally Jews make up 5%. Other religions make up 3%.

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Coordinates: 43°25′N 88°43′W / 43.42, -88.71


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