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Green Lake County, Wisconsin

 

Green Lake County, Wisconsin

Green Lake County, Wisconsin
Green Lake County Courthouse
Map of Wisconsin highlighting Green Lake County
Location in the state of Wisconsin
Map of the United States highlighting Wisconsin
Wisconsin's location in the U.S.
Founded 1858
Named for Green Lake
Seat Green Lake
Largest city Berlin
Area
 • Total 380 sq mi (984 km2)
 • Land 349 sq mi (904 km2)
 • Water 31 sq mi (80 km2), 8.1%
Population
 • (2010) 19,051
 • Density 55/sq mi (21/km²)
Congressional district 6th
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website .us.wi.green-lake.cowww

Green Lake County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of the 2010 census, the population was 19,051.[1] Its county seat is Green Lake.[2]

In 2010, the center of population of Wisconsin was located in Green Lake County, near the city of Markesan.[3]

Contents

  • Geography 1
    • Major highways 1.1
    • Adjacent counties 1.2
  • Demographics 2
  • Communities 3
    • Cities 3.1
    • Villages 3.2
    • Towns 3.3
    • Census-designated place 3.4
    • Unincorporated communities 3.5
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 380 square miles (980 km2), of which 349 square miles (900 km2) is land and 31 square miles (80 km2) (8.1%) is water.[4] It is the third-smallest county in Wisconsin by total area.

Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Green Lake County.

As of the census[10] of 2000, there were 19,105 people, 7,703 households, and 5,322 families residing in the county. The population density was 54 people per square mile (21/km²). There were 9,831 housing units at an average density of 28 per square mile (11/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 97.81% White, 0.15% Black or African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.31% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.89% from other races, and 0.60% from two or more races. 2.06% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 51.8% were of German, 10.6% Polish, 5.8% Irish and 5.8% American ancestry according to Census 2000. 94.2% spoke English, 3.0% Spanish and 1.8% German as their first language.

There were 7,703 households out of which 29.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.50% were married couples living together, 6.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.90% were non-families. 27.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the county, the population was spread out with 24.20% under the age of 18, 6.60% from 18 to 24, 26.20% from 25 to 44, 24.20% from 45 to 64, and 18.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 97.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.20 males.

Communities

Welcome sign for Green Lake County on WIS 44

Cities

Villages

Towns

Census-designated place

Unincorporated communities

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 18, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  3. ^ "Centers of Population by State: 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 12, 2014. 
  4. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Retrieved August 4, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  6. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved August 4, 2015. 
  8. ^ Forstall, Richard L., ed. (March 27, 1995). "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 4, 2015. 
  9. ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. April 2, 2001. Retrieved August 4, 2015. 
  10. ^ "American FactFinder".  

External links

  • Green Lake County

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