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Sheboygan County, Wisconsin

Sheboygan County, Wisconsin
Official seal of Sheboygan County, Wisconsin
Map of Wisconsin showing Sheboygan County
Map of Wisconsin showing Sheboygan County
Wisconsin's location in the United States
Wisconsin's location in the United States
Country United States
State Wisconsin
Incorporated 1846
County seat City of Sheboygan
Incorporated Municipalities
 • Type County
 • Body Board of Supervisors
 • Board President Roger L. Te Stroete
 • County Board 25 commissioners
 • Total 1,271 sq mi (3,290 km2)
 • Land 511 sq mi (1,320 km2)
 • Water 760 sq mi (2,000 km2)
Area rank 6th largest county in Wisconsin
Population (2010)
 • Total 115,507
 • Rank 21st largest county in Wisconsin
 • Density 226/sq mi (87/km2)
Time zone Central (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central (UTC-5)
ZIP Code 53081, 53083, 53073, 53085, 53070, 53044, 53093, 53001, 53031, 53026, 53082
Area codes 920
Congressional districts 6th

State Routes


Sheboygan County Memorial Airport


Lake MichiganSheboygan River

Public transit Shoreline Metro

Sheboygan County is a

  • Sheboygan County Government
  • Sheboygan County Chamber of Commerce

External links

  • Buchen, Gustave W. Historic Sheboygan County. Sheboygan, Wis., 1944.
  • Hildebrand, Janice. Sheboygan County, 150 Years of Progress: An Illustrated History. Northridge, Calif: Windsor Publications, 1988.
  • Portrait and Biographical Record of Sheboygan County, Wisconsin. Chicago: Excelsior Publishing Company, 1894.
  • Zillier, Carl. History of Sheboygan County, Wisconsin: Past and Present. Chicago: S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1912.

Further reading

  1. ^ "Winnebago Took Its Name from an Indian Tribe". The Post-Crescent. December 28, 1963. p. 14. Retrieved August 25, 2014 – via  
  2. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 23, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  4. ^ "Wisconsin: Individual County Chronologies". Wisconsin Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.  
  5. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Retrieved August 9, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 9, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved August 9, 2015. 
  9. ^ Forstall, Richard L., ed. (March 27, 1995). "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 9, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. April 2, 2001. Retrieved August 9, 2015. 
  11. ^ "American FactFinder".  


See also


Ghost towns

Unincorporated communities

Census-designated places





In the county, the population was spread out with 25.50% under the age of 18, 8.40% from 18 to 24, 29.80% from 25 to 44, 22.30% from 45 to 64, and 14.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 100.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.90 males.

There were 43,545 households out of which 32.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.00% were married couples living together, 7.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.30% were non-families. 26.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.05.

3.36% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 54.9% were of German, 7.8% Dutch and 5.4% American ancestry. 91.9% spoke English, 3.0% Spanish, 2.5% Hmong and 1.7% German as their first language.

As of the census[11] of 2000, there were 112,646 people, 43,545 households, and 29,915 families residing in the county. The population density was 219 people per square mile (85/km²). There were 45,947 housing units at an average density of 90 per square mile (35/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 92.71% White, 1.09% Black or African American, 0.36% Native American, 3.28% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.46% from other races, and 1.07% from two or more races.

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Sheboygan County


Adjacent counties

Major highways

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,271 square miles (3,290 km2), of which 511 square miles (1,320 km2) is land and 760 square miles (2,000 km2) (60%) is water.[5]



  • Geography 1
    • Major highways 1.1
    • Adjacent counties 1.2
  • Demographics 2
  • Communities 3
    • Cities 3.1
    • Villages 3.2
    • Towns 3.3
    • Census-designated places 3.4
    • Unincorporated communities 3.5
    • Ghost towns 3.6
  • Gallery 4
  • See also 5
  • References 6
  • Further reading 7
  • External links 8

Part of the Holyland region is located in northwestern Sheboygan County.

Sheboygan County comprises the Sheboygan, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area.


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