Manitowoc County

Manitowoc County, Wisconsin

PO Box 2000
Manitowoc, WI 54221
Phone: (920) 683-4030
Fax: (920) 683-2733

On central eastern coast of WI, south of Green Bay; organized Dec 7, 1836 (prior to statehood) from a territorial county. Name Origin: From an Indian name probably meaning 'land of the spirit,' possibly with a connotation of evil

Area (sq mi):: 1493.87 (land 591.53; water 902.34) Population per square mile: 138.50
Population 2005: 81,949 State rank: 19 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.10%; 1990-2000 3.10% Population 2000: 82,887 (White 95.00%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.60%; Asian 2.00%; Other 1.80%). Foreign born: 2.30%. Median age: 38.30
Income 2000: per capita $20,285; median household $43,286; Population below poverty level: 6.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,152-$27,807
Unemployment (2004): 6.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 18.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 20.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Manitowoc County seat (33,906)
  • Two Rivers (12,163)

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