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Juneau County, Wisconsin
Map of Wisconsin highlighting Juneau County
Location in the state of Wisconsin
Map of USA WI
Wisconsin's location in the U.S.
Founded 1858
Seat Mauston
Largest city Mauston
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

804 sq mi (2,083 km²)
768 sq mi (1,988 km²)
37 sq mi (95 km²), 4.54%
 - (2000)
 - Density

32/sq mi (12/km²)
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Juneau County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of the 2000 census, the population was 24,316. Its county seat is Mauston6. It should not, however, be confused with the city of Juneau to which it has no connection.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,083 km² (804 sq mi). 1,988 km² (768 sq mi) of it is land and 95 km² (37 sq mi) of it (4.54%) is water.

Adjacent counties Edit


USA Juneau County, Wisconsin age pyramid

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Juneau County.

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1900 20,629
1910 19,569 −5.1%
1920 19,209 −1.8%
1930 17,264 −10.1%
1940 18,708 8.4%
1950 18,930 1.2%
1960 17,490 −7.6%
1970 18,455 5.5%
1980 21,039 14.0%
1990 21,650 2.9%
2000 24,316 12.3%
WI Counties 1900-1990

As of the census² of 2000, there were 24,316 people, 9,696 households, and 6,699 families residing in the county. The population density was 12/km² (32/sq mi). There were 12,370 housing units at an average density of 6/km² (16/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 96.61% White, 0.33% Black or African American, 1.30% Native American, 0.44% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.57% from other races, and 0.74% from two or more races. 1.43% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 41.2% were of German, 9.9% Irish, 8.8% Norwegian, 6.5% Polish and 5.8% English ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 9,696 households out of which 30.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.5% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.9% were non-families. 26.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the county, the population was spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 24.3% from 45 to 64, and 16.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 100.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.4 males.

Cities and towns Edit


10 sided barn south of Mauston

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 43°55′N 90°07′W / 43.92, -90.11

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