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Kewaunee County, Wisconsin
Map of Wisconsin highlighting Kewaunee County
Location in the state of Wisconsin
Map of USA WI
Wisconsin's location in the U.S.
Founded April 16, 1852, 1852
Seat Kewaunee
Largest city Algoma
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,085 sq mi (2,809 km²)
343 sq mi (887 km²)
742 sq mi (1,921 km²), 68.41%
 - (2000)
 - Density

59/sq mi (23/km²)
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Kewaunee County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of 2000, the population was 20,187. Its county seat is Kewaunee6.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,809 km² (1,085 sq mi). 887 km² (343 sq mi) of it is land and 1,921 km² (742 sq mi) of it (68.41%) is water.

Adjacent counties Edit


USA Kewaunee County, Wisconsin age pyramid

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Kewaunee County.

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1900 17,212
1910 16,784 −2.5%
1920 16,091 −4.1%
1930 16,037 −0.3%
1940 16,680 4.0%
1950 17,366 4.1%
1960 18,282 5.3%
1970 18,961 3.7%
1980 19,539 3.0%
1990 18,878 −3.4%
2000 20,187 6.9%
WI Counties 1900-1990

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 20,187 people, 7,623 households, and 5,549 families residing in the county. The population density was 23/km² (59/sq mi). There were 8,221 housing units at an average density of 9/km² (24/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 98.56% White, 0.15% Black or African American, 0.27% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 0.30% from other races, and 0.57% from two or more races. 0.76% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 36.4% were of German, 23.8% Belgian, 9.7% Czech, 6.3% Polish and 5.1% American ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 7,623 households out of which 33.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.40% were married couples living together, 6.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.20% were non-families. 23.50% 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 2.61 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the county, the population was spread out with 25.80% under the age of 18, 8.00% from 18 to 24, 28.20% from 25 to 44, 22.80% from 45 to 64, and 15.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 100.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.80 males.

Cities and towns Edit


Kewaunee County fairgrounds


Farmland and farms are prevalent in Kewaunee County

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 44°35′N 87°26′W / 44.59, -87.44

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