Waushara County

Waushara County, Wisconsin

209 S Saint Marie St
Wautoma, WI 54982
Phone: (920) 787-0441
Fax: (920) 787-0481

In east-central WI, west of Lake Winnebago; organized Feb 15, 1851 from Marquette County. Name Origin: From an Indian word possibly meaning 'good land river' or for a Winnebago word meaning 'foxes.' Corruption of the name of a Winnebago chief, an ancient Winnebago village, and the Indian name for Fox Lake

Area (sq mi):: 637.39 (land 626.03; water 11.36) Population per square mile: 39.60
Population 2005: 24,789 State rank: 47 Population change: 2000-20005 7.10%; 1990-2000 19.40% Population 2000: 23,154 (White 94.80%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 3.70%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.60%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 42.10
Income 2000: per capita $18,144; median household $37,000; Population below poverty level: 9.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,913-$21,762
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 27.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 47.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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When Waushara County set out to improve a rural highway, a dispute erupted about who owned a tract of land on which Ronald DeCoster had erected a fence.
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Other examples of worker co-ops include Real Pickles, a local food products manufacturer in Greenfield, Mass., which recently converted to a worker cooperative, and Cooperative Care of Waushara County, Wis., a cooperative of home-care workers that helps elderly and handicapped people remain in their own homes.
One of her many projects, Cooperative Care in Waushara County, Wis., was named the 2003 top rural initiative by Wisconsin Rural Partners and was named one of 15 finalists out of 1,000 in the prestigious, 2004 Innovations in American Government award, presented by Harvard University.
Cooperative Care, Waushara County, Wis., is a worker-owned home care cooperative that provides dependable, cost-effective care to the elderly and disabled while assuring the workers' living wages and access to benefits.