Kewaunee County, Wisconsin facts for kids
|Kewaunee County, Wisconsin|
Location in the state of Wisconsin
Wisconsin's location in the U.S.
1,084 sq mi (2,808 km²)
343 sq mi (888 km²)
742 sq mi (1,922 km²), 68%
60/sq mi (23/km²)
|Time zone||Central: UTC-6/-5|
Kewaunee County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of the 2010 census, the population was 20,574. Its county seat is Kewaunee. The county was created in 1852 and organized in 1859.
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.
- Door County - north
- Manitowoc County - south
- Brown County - west
- Benzie County, Michigan - northeast
- Manistee County, Michigan - southeast
|U.S. Decennial Census
As of the census 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 according to Census 2000.
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.
- Dyckesville (partial)
- Bay View
- Casco Junction
- East Krok
- Frog Station
- Rio Creek
- Rosiere (partial)
- Ryans Corner
- Thiry Daems
- Tisch Mills (partial)
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