Green County, Wisconsin

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Green County, Wisconsin
Map of Wisconsin highlighting Green County
Location in the state of Wisconsin
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wisconsin
Wisconsin's location in the U.S.
Foundedinformation needed
SeatMonroe
Largest cityMonroe
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

585 sq mi (1,514 km²)
584 sq mi (1,513 km²)
1 sq mi (2 km²), 0.10%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

33,647
58/sq mi (22/km²)
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5
Websitewww.co.green.wi.gov
 
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Green County, Wisconsin
Map of Wisconsin highlighting Green County
Location in the state of Wisconsin
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wisconsin
Wisconsin's location in the U.S.
Foundedinformation needed
SeatMonroe
Largest cityMonroe
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

585 sq mi (1,514 km²)
584 sq mi (1,513 km²)
1 sq mi (2 km²), 0.10%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

33,647
58/sq mi (22/km²)
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5
Websitewww.co.green.wi.gov

Green County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of 2000, the population was 33,647. Its county seat is Monroe.[1]

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 585 square miles (1,515.1 km2), of which 584 square miles (1,512.6 km2) is land and 1 square mile (2.6 km2) (0.10%) is water.

Major highways


Adjacent counties

Demographics

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Green County.
Historical populations
CensusPop.
190022,719
191021,641−4.7%
192021,568−0.3%
193021,8701.4%
194023,1465.8%
195024,1724.4%
196025,8516.9%
197026,7143.3%
198030,01212.3%
199030,3391.1%
200033,64710.9%
201036,8429.5%
WI Counties 1900-1990

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 33,647 people, 13,212 households, and 9,208 families residing in the county. The population density was 58 people per square mile (22/km²). There were 13,878 housing units at an average density of 24 per square mile (9/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.14% White, 0.26% Black or African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.29% Asian, 0.36% from other races, and 0.75% from two or more races. 0.97% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 31.9% were of German, 20.3% Swiss, 14.9% Norwegian, 6.7% Irish, 5.7% English and 5.5% American ancestry according to Census 2000. 96.5% spoke English, 2.0% German and 1.1% Spanish as their first language.

There were 13,212 households out of which 33.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.30% were married couples living together, 7.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.30% were non-families. 25.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the county, the population was spread out with 26.50% under the age of 18, 6.70% from 18 to 24, 29.20% from 25 to 44, 22.90% from 45 to 64, and 14.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 96.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.20 males.

Cities, villages, and towns

A farm in Green County, Wisconsin

Unincorporated communities

Green County courthouse

See also

References

  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Counties/Pages/FindACounty.aspx. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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Coordinates: 42°41′N 89°36′W / 42.68°N 89.60°W / 42.68; -89.60