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Pepin County, Wisconsin
Seal of Pepin County, Wisconsin
Map of Wisconsin highlighting Pepin 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 Durand
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

249 sq mi (645 km²)

16 sq mi (41 km²), 6.59%
 - (2000)
 - Density

31/sq mi (12/km²)

Pepin County is a county in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of 2000, the population was 7,213. Its county seat is Durand6.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 644 km² (249 sq mi). 602 km² (232 sq mi) of it is land and 42 km² (16 sq mi) of it (6.59%) is water.

Adjacent counties[]


2000 Census Age Pyramid for Pepin County.

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1900 7,905
1910 7,577 −4.1%
1920 7,481 −1.3%
1930 7,450 −0.4%
1940 7,897 6.0%
1950 7,462 −5.5%
1960 7,332 −1.7%
1970 7,319 −0.2%
1980 7,477 2.2%
1990 7,107 −4.9%
2000 7,213 1.5%
WI Counties 1900-1990

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 7,213 people, 2,759 households, and 1,934 families residing in the county. The population density was 12/km² (31/sq mi). There were 3,036 housing units at an average density of 5/km² (13/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 98.90% White, 0.08% Black or African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.21% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.08% from other races, and 0.49% from two or more races. 0.35% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 41.6% were of German, 13.5% Norwegian, 9.9% Austrian and 6.8% Swedish ancestry according to Census 2000. 95.2% spoke English and 3.4% German as their first language.

There were 2,759 households out of which 32.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.90% were married couples living together, 6.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.90% were non-families. 26.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.13.

In the county, the population was spread out with 26.50% under the age of 18, 7.90% from 18 to 24, 25.90% from 25 to 44, 22.80% from 45 to 64, and 16.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 101.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.20 males.

Cities and towns[]

Unincorporated communities[]

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Coordinates: 44°36′N 92°00′W / 44.60, -92.00

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