Bayfield County

(redirected from Bayfield County, Wisconsin)
Also found in: Wikipedia.

Bayfield County, Wisconsin

PO Box 878
Washburn, WI 54891
Phone: (715) 373-6100
Fax: (715) 373-6153
www.bayfieldcounty.org

On northwestern border of WI, east of Duluth, MN; organized as LaPointe County Feb 19, 1845 (prior to statehood) from Ashland County; name changed Apr 12, 1866. Name Origin: For Henry W. Bayfield, an admiral in the British navy

Area (sq mi):: 2041.53 (land 1476.25; water 565.28) Population per square mile: 10.30
Population 2005: 15,145 State rank: 66 Population change: 2000-20005 0.90%; 1990-2000 7.20% Population 2000: 15,013 (White 88.20%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 11.20%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 42.10
Income 2000: per capita $16,407; median household $33,390; Population below poverty level: 12.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,441-$22,660
Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 20.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 43.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
See other counties in .
Mentioned in ?