Sheboygan County

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Sheboygan County, Wisconsin

508 New York Ave
Sheboygan, WI 53081
Phone: (920) 459-3003
Fax: (920) 459-0304

On central eastern coast of WI, southeast of Lake Winnebago; organized Dec 7, 1836 (prior to statehood) from a territorial county. Name Origin: For the Sheboygan River, from an Algonquian word whose meaning is unclear: possibly either 'reed like,' 'something that pierces,' or 'thundering under the ground.'

Area (sq mi):: 1270.97 (land 513.63; water 757.34) Population per square mile: 223.10
Population 2005: 114,610 State rank: 12 Population change: 2000-20005 1.70%; 1990-2000 8.40% Population 2000: 112,646 (White 91.10%; Black or African American 1.10%; Hispanic or Latino 3.40%; Asian 3.30%; Other 3.00%). Foreign born: 4.30%. Median age: 36.80
Income 2000: per capita $21,509; median household $46,237; Population below poverty level: 5.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,814-$31,251
Unemployment (2004): 4.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 16.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 12.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Sheboygan County seat (49,020)

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