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Florence County, Wisconsin
Map of Wisconsin highlighting Florence County
Location in the state of Wisconsin
Map of USA WI
Wisconsin's location in the U.S.
Founded information needed
Seat Florence
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

497 sq mi (1,288 km²)
488 sq mi (1,264 km²)
9 sq mi (24 km²), 1.90%
 - (2000)
 - Density

10/sq mi (4/km²)
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Florence County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of 2000, the population was 5,088. Its county seat is Florence6.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,288 km² (497 sq mi). 1,264 km² (488 sq mi) of it is land and 24 km² (9 sq mi) of it (1.90%) is water.

Adjacent counties Edit


USA Florence County, Wisconsin age pyramid

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Florence County.

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1900 3,197
1910 3,381 5.8%
1920 3,602 6.5%
1930 3,768 4.6%
1940 4,177 10.9%
1950 3,756 −10.1%
1960 3,437 −8.5%
1970 3,298 −4.0%
1980 4,172 26.5%
1990 4,590 10.0%
2000 5,088 10.8%
WI Counties 1900-1990

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 5,088 people, 2,133 households, and 1,441 families residing in the county. The population density was 4/km² (10/sq mi). There were 4,239 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (9/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 98.17% White, 0.16% Black or African American, 0.43% Native American, 0.28% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.14% from other races, and 0.81% from two or more races. 0.45% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 25.6% were of German, 11.6% Swedish, 8.4% Polish, 8.2% Italian, 6.6% French, 5.9% English, 5.4% French Canadian and 5.2% Irish ancestry.

There were 2,133 households out of which 27.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.60% were married couples living together, 6.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.40% were non-families. 27.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the county, the population was spread out with 22.90% under the age of 18, 5.30% from 18 to 24, 27.10% from 25 to 44, 27.30% from 45 to 64, and 17.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 104.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.50 males.

Cities and towns Edit

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 45°51′N 88°24′W / 45.85, -88.40

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