Shawano County

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Shawano County, Wisconsin

311 N Main St
Shawano, WI 54166
Phone: (715) 526-9150
Fax: (715) 524-5157
www.co.shawano.wi.us

In east-central WI, northwest of Green Bay; organized Feb 16, 1853 from Oconto County. Name Origin: For Shawano Lake, a Menominee word probably meaning 'to the south.'

Area (sq mi):: 909.33 (land 892.51; water 16.82) Population per square mile: 46.30
Population 2005: 41,335 State rank: 36 Population change: 2000-20005 1.70%; 1990-2000 9.40% Population 2000: 40,664 (White 91.20%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.30%; Other 7.80%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 38.50
Income 2000: per capita $17,991; median household $38,069; Population below poverty level: 7.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,165-$23,941
Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.40% Median travel time to work: 22.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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