Saint Croix County

Saint Croix County, Wisconsin

1101 Carmichael Rd
Hudson, WI 54016
Phone: (715) 386-4600
Fax: (715) 381-4400
www.co.saint-croix.wi.us

On central western border of WI, east of Saint Paul, MN; organized Jan 9, 1840 (prior to statehood) from a territorial county. Name Origin: For the river, which flows through it; French 'holy cross,' probably for an early French explorer of that name who drowned in it

Area (sq mi):: 735.81 (land 721.82; water 13.98) Population per square mile: 106.90
Population 2005: 77,144 State rank: 21 Population change: 2000-20005 22.20%; 1990-2000 25.70% Population 2000: 63,155 (White 97.40%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.60%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 35.00
Income 2000: per capita $23,937; median household $54,930; Population below poverty level: 4.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $30,670-$31,091
Unemployment (2004): 4.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 26.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 51.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Hudson County seat (10,754)

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