Juneau County

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Juneau County, Wisconsin

220 E State St
Mauston, WI 53948
Phone: (608) 847-9300
Fax: (608) 847-9402

In south-central WI, northwest of Madison; organized Oct 13, 1856 from Adams County. Name Origin: For Solomon Juneau (1793-1856), early French trader, the first postmaster and first mayor of Milwaukee, called 'the father of the city.'

Area (sq mi):: 804.13 (land 767.61; water 36.53) Population per square mile: 34.80
Population 2005: 26,725 State rank: 46 Population change: 2000-20005 9.90%; 1990-2000 12.30% Population 2000: 24,316 (White 95.90%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 0.40%; Other 2.60%). Foreign born: 1.50%. Median age: 39.40
Income 2000: per capita $17,892; median household $35,335; Population below poverty level: 10.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,336-$22,382
Unemployment (2004): 6.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.80% Median travel time to work: 22.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 33.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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