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Jackson County, Wisconsin
Map of Wisconsin highlighting Jackson County
Location in the state of Wisconsin
Map of USA WI
Wisconsin's location in the U.S.
Founded 1853
Seat Black River Falls
Largest city Black River Falls
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,000 sq mi (2,590 km²)
987 sq mi (2,555 km²)
13 sq mi (33 km²), 1.28%
 - (2000)
 - Density

19/sq mi (7/km²)
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Jackson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of 2000, the population was 19,100. Its county seat is Black River Falls6Jackson County was formed from Crawford County in 1853.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,590 km² (1,000 sq mi). 2,557 km² (987 sq mi) of it is land and 33 km² (13 sq mi) of it (1.28%) is water.

Adjacent counties Edit


USA Jackson County, Wisconsin age pyramid

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Jackson County.

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1900 17,466
1910 17,075 −2.2%
1920 17,746 3.9%
1930 16,468 −7.2%
1940 16,599 0.8%
1950 16,073 −3.2%
1960 15,151 −5.7%
1970 15,325 1.1%
1980 16,831 9.8%
1990 16,588 −1.4%
2000 19,100 15.1%
WI Counties 1900-1990

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 19,100 people, 7,070 households, and 4,835 families residing in the county. The population density was 7/km² (19/sq mi). There were 8,029 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (8/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 89.58% White, 2.27% Black or African American, 6.16% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 1.01% from other races, and 0.79% from two or more races. 1.87% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 31.4% were of German, 30.2% Norwegian and 5.2% Irish ancestry according to Census 2000. 94.7% spoke English, 2.2% Spanish and 1.5% Winnebago as their first language.

There were 7,070 households out of which 31.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.40% were married couples living together, 8.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.60% were non-families. 26.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the county, the population was spread out with 24.10% under the age of 18, 8.80% from 18 to 24, 29.40% from 25 to 44, 22.80% from 45 to 64, and 14.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 114.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 116.30 males.

Cities and towns Edit

Unincorporated communities Edit

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 44°19′N 90°49′W / 44.32, -90.81

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