Kewaunee County, Wisconsin

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Kewaunee County
Kewaunee County Courthouse
Kewaunee County Courthouse
Map of Wisconsin highlighting Kewaunee County
Location within the U.S. state of Wisconsin
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Wisconsin's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 44°35′N 87°26′W / 44.59°N 87.44°W / 44.59; -87.44
Country United States
State  Wisconsin
Founded1859
Seat Kewaunee
Largest city Algoma
Area
 • Total1,084 sq mi (2,810 km2)
 • Land343 sq mi (890 km2)
 • Water742 sq mi (1,920 km2)  68%%
Population
 ( 2010)
 • Total20,574
 • Estimate 
(2018)
20,383
 • Density19/sq mi (7.3/km2)
Time zone UTC−6 ( Central)
 • Summer ( DST) UTC−5 ( CDT)
Congressional district 8th
Website www.kewauneeco.org

Kewaunee County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of the 2010 census, the population was 20,574. [1] Its county seat is Kewaunee. [2] The county was created in 1852 and organized in 1859. [3]

Kewaunee County is part of the Green Bay, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area as well as the Green Bay- Shawano, WI Combined Statistical Area.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,084 square miles (2,810 km2), of which 343 square miles (890 km2) is land and 742 square miles (1,920 km2) (68%) is water. [4]

Adjacent counties

Major highways

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
18605,530
187010,12883.1%
188015,80756.1%
189016,1532.2%
190017,2126.6%
191016,784−2.5%
192016,091−4.1%
193016,037−0.3%
194016,6804.0%
195017,3664.1%
196018,2825.3%
197018,9613.7%
198019,5393.0%
199018,878−3.4%
200020,1876.9%
201020,5741.9%
Est. 201820,383 [5]−0.9%
U.S. Decennial Census [6]
1790–1960 [7] 1900–1990 [8]
1990–2000 [9] 2010–2018 [1]
2000 Census Age Pyramid for Kewaunee County

As of the census [10] of 2000, there were 20,187 people, 7,623 households, and 5,549 families residing in the county. The population density was 59 people per square mile (23/km²). There were 8,221 housing units at an average density of 24 per square mile (9/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.56% White, 0.15% Black or African American, 0.27% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 0.30% from other races, and 0.57% from two or more races. 0.76% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 36.4% were of German, 23.8% Belgian, 9.7% Czech, 6.3% Polish and 5.1% American ancestry.

There were 7,623 households out of which 33.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.40% were married couples living together, 6.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.20% were non-families. 23.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the county, the population was spread out with 25.80% under the age of 18, 8.00% from 18 to 24, 28.20% from 25 to 44, 22.80% from 45 to 64, and 15.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 100.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.80 males.

In 2017, there were 199 births, giving a general fertility rate of 61.8 births per 1000 women aged 15–44, the 33rd lowest rate out of all 72 Wisconsin counties. [11] Additionally, there were 10 reported induced abortions performed on women of Kewaunee County residence in 2017. [12]

Communities

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Cities

Villages

Towns

Census-designated places

Unincorporated communities

Images

Politics

Presidential election results
Presidential elections results [13]
Year Republican Democratic Third parties
2016 61.5% 6,618 33.7% 3,627 4.9% 522
2012 52.1% 5,747 46.7% 5,153 1.2% 137
2008 43.7% 4,711 54.7% 5,902 1.6% 174
2004 53.0% 5,970 45.9% 5,175 1.1% 128
2000 48.4% 4,883 46.3% 4,670 5.3% 531
1996 37.9% 3,431 47.7% 4,311 14.4% 1,304
1992 34.4% 3,570 39.0% 4,050 26.6% 2,757
1988 47.2% 4,330 52.1% 4,786 0.7% 63
1984 61.9% 5,705 37.4% 3,444 0.7% 61
1980 57.1% 5,577 37.9% 3,706 5.0% 492
1976 47.9% 4,447 49.7% 4,607 2.4% 225
1972 57.2% 4,802 40.0% 3,360 2.9% 241
1968 57.3% 4,467 33.6% 2,622 9.1% 713
1964 38.3% 2,980 61.6% 4,792 0.1% 8
1960 48.1% 3,950 51.8% 4,256 0.1% 7
1956 68.0% 5,106 31.5% 2,364 0.5% 39
1952 76.4% 6,482 23.3% 1,972 0.3% 28
1948 56.3% 3,646 42.4% 2,746 1.3% 86
1944 61.3% 4,153 38.5% 2,611 0.2% 16
1940 53.1% 3,862 46.6% 3,389 0.3% 21
1936 22.7% 1,527 74.0% 4,971 3.3% 219
1932 14.4% 879 84.9% 5,200 0.7% 43
1928 27.9% 1,556 71.6% 3,988 0.5% 25
1924 23.9% 1,018 9.3% 395 66.8% 2,847
1920 78.8% 2,622 18.0% 598 3.2% 106
1916 35.1% 1,104 63.9% 2,011 1.1% 33
1912 35.7% 1,115 54.3% 1,696 10.0% 311
1908 46.5% 1,590 50.6% 1,731 2.9% 100
1904 49.7% 1,578 45.9% 1,457 4.4% 139
1900 49.8% 1,750 49.2% 1,729 1.0% 34
1896 51.1% 1,835 45.9% 1,649 3.0% 106
1892 20.0% 518 78.8% 2,046 1.2% 31

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 6, 2011. Retrieved January 21, 2014.
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved June 7, 2011.
  3. ^ "Wisconsin: Individual County Chronologies". Wisconsin Atlas of Historical County Boundaries. The Newberry Library. 2007. Retrieved August 14, 2015.
  4. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Retrieved August 5, 2015.
  5. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved July 26, 2019.
  6. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on April 26, 2015. Retrieved August 5, 2015.
  7. ^ "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved August 5, 2015.
  8. ^ Forstall, Richard L., ed. (March 27, 1995). "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 5, 2015.
  9. ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. April 2, 2001. Retrieved August 5, 2015.
  10. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 14, 2011.
  11. ^ Annual Wisconsin Birth and Infant Mortality Report, 2017 P-01161-19 (June 2019): Detailed Tables
  12. ^ Reported Induced Abortions in Wisconsin, Office of Health Informatics, Division of Public Health, Wisconsin Department of Health Services. Section: Trend Information, 2013-2017, Table 18, pages 17-18
  13. ^ Leip, David. "Dave Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections". uselectionatlas.org. Retrieved April 12, 2018.

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Latitude and Longitude:

44°35′N 87°26′W / 44.59°N 87.44°W / 44.59; -87.44