Ozaukee County

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Ozaukee County, Wisconsin

PO Box 994
Port Washington, WI 53074
Phone: (262) 284-8110
Fax: (262) 284-8100
www.co.ozaukee.wi.us

On southestern coast of WI, north of Milwaukee, organized Mar 7, 1853 from Milwaukee County. Name Origin: Said to be the true name of the main Sauk Indian tribe; meaning is either 'people at the mouth of the river' (the Ojibway name for the tribe), or 'yellow earth,' from their tradition that the first Sauk male sprang from yellow earth

Area (sq mi):: 1116.20 (land 231.95; water 884.26) Population per square mile: 371.10
Population 2005: 86,072 State rank: 18 Population change: 2000-20005 4.60%; 1990-2000 13.00% Population 2000: 82,317 (White 95.80%; Black or African American 0.90%; Hispanic or Latino 1.30%; Asian 1.10%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 3.30%. Median age: 38.90
Income 2000: per capita $31,947; median household $62,745; Population below poverty level: 2.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $46,092-$47,527
Unemployment (2004): 3.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 22.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 48.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Mequon (23,793)
  • Grafton (11,588)
  • Cedarburg (11,303)
  • Port Washington County seat (10,890)

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