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Washington County, Wisconsin

Washington County, Wisconsin
Washington County courthouse
Map of Wisconsin highlighting Washington County
Location in the state of Wisconsin
Map of the United States highlighting Wisconsin
Wisconsin's location in the U.S.
Founded 1845
Seat West Bend
Largest city West Bend
Area
 • Total 436 sq mi (1,129 km2)
 • Land 431 sq mi (1,116 km2)
 • Water 5.0 sq mi (13 km2), 1.2%
Population
 • (2010) 131,887
 • Density 306/sq mi (118/km²)
Congressional district 5th
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website .us.wi.washington.cowww

Washington County is a

  • Washington County, Wisconsin: Past and Present 1912
  • History of Washington and Ozaukee Counties, Wisconsin 1881 (alternate version)
  • Washington County Histories at the Wisconsin Historical Society
History
  • Washington County
  • Washington County Convention & Visitors Bureau
General

External links

  1. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 24, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  3. ^ "Wisconsin: Individual County Chronologies". Wisconsin Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.  
  4. ^ "Winnebago Took Its Name from an Indian Tribe". The Post-Crescent. December 28, 1963. p. 14. Retrieved August 25, 2014 – via  
  5. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Retrieved August 9, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 9, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved August 9, 2015. 
  9. ^ Forstall, Richard L., ed. (March 27, 1995). "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 9, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. April 2, 2001. Retrieved August 9, 2015. 
  11. ^ "American FactFinder".  

References

See also

Unincorporated communities

Census-designated place

Towns

Villages

Cities

Welcome sign on WIS 28

Communities

In the county, the population was spread out with 26.70% under the age of 18, 7.20% from 18 to 24, 31.50% from 25 to 44, 23.40% from 45 to 64, and 11.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 99.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.00 males.

There were 43,842 households out of which 36.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.20% were married couples living together, 7.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.30% were non-families. 20.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 3.08.

As of the census[11] of 2000, there were 117,493 people, 43,842 households, and 32,749 families residing in the county. The population density was 273 people per square mile (105/km²). There were 45,808 housing units at an average density of 106 per square mile (41/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 97.69% White, 0.40% Black or African American, 0.25% Native American, 0.57% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.40% from other races, and 0.66% from two or more races. 1.30% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 59.9% were of German, 6.3% Polish and 5.5% Irish ancestry according to Census 2000. 95.5% spoke English, 2.0% German and 1.7% Spanish as their first language.

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Washington County

Demographics

Adjacent counties

Major highways

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 436 square miles (1,130 km2), of which 431 square miles (1,120 km2) is land and 5.0 square miles (13 km2) (1.2%) is water.[5] It is the fifth-smallest county in Wisconsin by total area.

Geography

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

Washington County is included in the Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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