Waushara County

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Waushara County, Wisconsin

209 S Saint Marie St
Wautoma, WI 54982
Phone: (920) 787-0441
Fax: (920) 787-0481
www.1waushara.com

In east-central WI, west of Lake Winnebago; organized Feb 15, 1851 from Marquette County. Name Origin: From an Indian word possibly meaning 'good land river' or for a Winnebago word meaning 'foxes.' Corruption of the name of a Winnebago chief, an ancient Winnebago village, and the Indian name for Fox Lake

Area (sq mi):: 637.39 (land 626.03; water 11.36) Population per square mile: 39.60
Population 2005: 24,789 State rank: 47 Population change: 2000-20005 7.10%; 1990-2000 19.40% Population 2000: 23,154 (White 94.80%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 3.70%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.60%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 42.10
Income 2000: per capita $18,144; median household $37,000; Population below poverty level: 9.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,913-$21,762
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 27.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 47.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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