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Green Lake County, Wisconsin
Map of Wisconsin highlighting Green Lake County
Location in the state of Wisconsin
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wisconsin
Wisconsin's location in the U.S.
Founded information needed
Seat Green Lake
Largest city Berlin
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

380 sq mi (985 km²)
354 sq mi (918 km²)
26 sq mi (68 km²), 6.87%
 - (2000)
 - Density

54/sq mi (21/km²)
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Green Lake County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of 2000, the population was 19,105. Its county seat is Green Lake6. The center of population of Wisconsin is located in Green Lake County, in the city of Markesan [1].


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 985 km² (380 sq mi). 918 km² (354 sq mi) of it is land and 68 km² (26 sq mi) of it (6.87%) is water.

Adjacent counties[]


2000 Census Age Pyramid for Green Lake County.

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1900 15,797
1910 15,491 −1.9%
1920 14,875 −4.0%
1930 13,913 −6.5%
1940 14,092 1.3%
1950 14,749 4.7%
1960 15,418 4.5%
1970 16,878 9.5%
1980 18,370 8.8%
1990 18,651 1.5%
2000 19,105 2.4%
WI Counties 1900-1990

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 19,105 people, 7,703 households, and 5,322 families residing in the county. The population density was 21/km² (54/sq mi). There were 9,831 housing units at an average density of 11/km² (28/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 97.81% White, 0.15% Black or African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.31% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.89% from other races, and 0.60% from two or more races. 2.06% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 51.8% were of German, 10.6% Polish, 5.8% Irish and 5.8% American ancestry according to Census 2000. 94.2% spoke English, 3.0% Spanish and 1.8% German as their first language.

There were 7,703 households out of which 29.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.50% were married couples living together, 6.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.90% were non-families. 27.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the county, the population was spread out with 24.20% under the age of 18, 6.60% from 18 to 24, 26.20% from 25 to 44, 24.20% from 45 to 64, and 18.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 97.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.20 males.

Cities and towns[]

External links[]

Coordinates: 43°49′N 89°02′W / 43.81, -89.04

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