Sheboygan County, Wisconsin

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Sheboygan County, Wisconsin
Map of Wisconsin highlighting Sheboygan County
Location in the state of Wisconsin
Map of USA WI
Wisconsin's location in the U.S.
Founded 1829
Seat Sheboygan
Largest city Sheboygan
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,271 sq mi (3,292 km²)
514 sq mi (1,331 km²)
757 sq mi (1,961 km²), 59.59%
 - (2000)
 - Density

220/sq mi (85/km²)

Sheboygan County is a county in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of 2000, the population was 112,646. Its county seat is Sheboygan6. It is included in the Sheboygan, Wisconsin Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography Edit

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,292 km² (1,271 sq mi). 1,330 km² (514 sq mi) of it is land and 1,962 km² (757 sq mi) of it (59.59%) is water.

Adjacent counties Edit

Demographics Edit

USA Sheboygan County, Wisconsin age pyramid

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Sheboygan County.

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1900 50,345
1910 54,888 9.0%
1920 59,913 9.2%
1930 71,235 18.9%
1940 76,221 7.0%
1950 80,631 5.8%
1960 86,484 7.3%
1970 96,660 11.8%
1980 100,935 4.4%
1990 103,877 2.9%
2000 112,646 8.4%
WI Counties 1900-1990

The Sheboygan County Courthouse


Farming in rural Sheboygan County


The Sheboygan County Historical Museum


Grandstand at the Sheboygan County fairgrounds

As of the census² of 2000, there were 112,646 people, 43,545 households, and 29,915 families residing in the county. The population density was 85/km² (219/sq mi). There were 45,947 housing units at an average density of 35/km² (90/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 92.71% White, 1.09% Black or African American, 0.36% Native American, 3.28% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.46% from other races, and 1.07% from two or more races. 3.36% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 91.9% spoke English, 3.0% Spanish, 2.5% Hmong and 1.7% German as their first language.

There were 43,545 households out of which 32.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.00% were married couples living together, 7.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.30% were non-families. 26.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the county, the population was spread out with 25.50% under the age of 18, 8.40% from 18 to 24, 29.80% from 25 to 44, 22.30% from 45 to 64, and 14.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 100.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.90 males.

Geography Edit

A significant portion of the land in the county is used for farming.

Cities and towns Edit

Unicorporated communitiesEdit

See also Edit

External links Edit

Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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Surrounding municipalities
(under 10,000)

Herman* | Howards Grove | Kohler | Oostburg | Sheboygan Falls° | Sheboygan* | Wilson*

Sheboygan County
*town village °city

Coordinates: 43°43′N 87°40′W / 43.72, -87.66

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