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

1,236 sq mi (3,201 km²)
1,124 sq mi (2,912 km²)
111 sq mi (288 km²), 9.01%
 - (2000)
 - Density

33/sq mi (13/km²)
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Oneida County is a county in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of 2000, the population was 36,776. Its county seat is Rhinelander6.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,201 km² (1,236 sq mi). 2,912 km² (1,124 sq mi) of it is land and 288 km² (111 sq mi) of it (9.01%) is water. Most people visit Oneida County to enjoy its lakes. In particular, tourists flock to Minocqua, a town of nearly 5,000 people with a summer population around 15,000.

Adjacent counties Edit


USA Oneida County, Wisconsin age pyramid

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Oneida County.

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1900 8,875
1910 11,433 28.8%
1920 13,996 22.4%
1930 15,899 13.6%
1940 18,938 19.1%
1950 20,648 9.0%
1960 22,112 7.1%
1970 24,427 10.5%
1980 31,216 27.8%
1990 31,679 1.5%
2000 36,776 16.1%
WI Counties 1900-1990

As of the census² of 2000, there were 36,776 people, 15,333 households, and 10,487 families residing in the county. The population density was 13/km² (33/sq mi). There were 26,627 housing units at an average density of 9/km² (24/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 97.71% White, 0.33% Black or African American, 0.66% Native American, 0.30% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.21% from other races, and 0.75% from two or more races. 0.66% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 44.4% were of German, 8.8% Polish, 7.9% Irish, 5.2% Norwegian and 5.2% English ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 15,333 households out of which 27.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.80% were married couples living together, 7.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.60% were non-families. 26.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.82.

In the county, the population was spread out with 22.30% under the age of 18, 5.70% from 18 to 24, 26.50% from 25 to 44, 26.80% from 45 to 64, and 18.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 99.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.30 males.

Cities and towns Edit

Coordinates: 45°42′N 89°31′W / 45.70, -89.52

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