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|Dunn County, Wisconsin|
Location in the state of Wisconsin
Wisconsin's location in the U.S.
|Founded||February 3, 1854, separated from Chippewa Co.|
|Named for||State Senator Charles Dunn|
864 sq mi (2,238 km²)
852 sq mi (2,207 km²)
12 sq mi (31 km²), 1.38%
47/sq mi (18/km²)
|Time zone||Central: UTC-6/-5|
Dunn County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of 2000, the population was 39,858. Its county seat is Menomonie6. The United States Census Bureau's Menomonie Micropolitan Statistical Area includes all of Dunn County. The Menomonie mSA, together with the Eau Claire metropolitan area to the east, forms the Census Bureau's Eau Claire-Menomonie Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Adjacent counties Edit
- Barron County - north
- Chippewa County - east
- Eau Claire County - southeast
- Pepin County - south
- Pierce County - southwest
- St. Croix County - west
- Polk County - northwest
|WI Counties 1900-1990|
As of the census² of 2000, there were 39,858 people, 14,337 households, and 9,261 families residing in the county. The population density was 18/km² (47/sq mi). There were 15,277 housing units at an average density of 7/km² (18/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 96.08% White, 0.34% Black or African American, 0.27% Native American, 2.13% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.37% from other races, and 0.80% from two or more races. 0.84% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 39.3% were of German, 22.6% Norwegian and 5.1% Irish ancestry according to Census 2000. 95.7% spoke English, 1.6% Spanish and 1.5% Hmong as their first language.
There were 14,337 households out of which 31.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.10% were married couples living together, 6.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.40% were non-families. 24.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.07.
In the county, the population was spread out with 23.30% under the age of 18, 19.80% from 18 to 24, 25.70% from 25 to 44, 19.80% from 45 to 64, and 11.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 101.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.20 males.
Cities and towns Edit
- Colfax (town)
- Eau Galle
- Elk Mound (town)
- Elk Mound
- Hay River
- Menomonie (town)
- New Haven
- Otter Creek
- Red Cedar
- Rock Creek
- Sand Creek
- Spring Brook
- Tainter Lake
- ^ 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."
- ^ When Counties Originated from rootsweb.com's Oconto County, Wisconsin webpage.
| Surrounding municipalities |
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