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|Rusk County, Wisconsin|
Location in the state of Wisconsin
Wisconsin's location in the U.S.
931 sq mi (2,411 km²)
913 sq mi (2,365 km²)
18 sq mi (46 km²), 1.91%
17/sq mi (6/km²)
|Time zone||Central: UTC-6/-5|
Adjacent counties Edit
- Sawyer County - north
- Price County - east
- Taylor County - southeast
- Chippewa County - south
- Barron County - west
- Washburn County - northwest
|WI Counties 1900-1990|
As of the census2 of 2000, there were 15,347 people, 6,095 households, and 4,156 families residing in the county. The population density was 6/km² (17/sq mi). There were 7,609 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (8/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 97.69% White, 0.51% Black or African American, 0.42% Native American, 0.26% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 0.35% from other races, and 0.66% from two or more races. 0.76% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 32.7% were of German, 13.6% Polish, 9.0% Norwegian, 6.8% Irish, 6.2% American and 5.6% English ancestry according to Census 2000.
There were 6,095 households out of which 28.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.90% were married couples living together, 7.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.80% were non-families. 27.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.97.
In the county, the population was spread out with 24.80% under the age of 18, 7.90% from 18 to 24, 24.80% from 25 to 44, 24.10% from 45 to 64, and 18.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 98.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.40 males.
Cities and towns Edit
|Cities and Villages||Townships||Unincorporated Places|
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