Walworth County, Wisconsin


Walworth County, Wisconsin

Infobox U.S. County
county = Walworth County
state = Wisconsin


founded year = 1836
founded date =
seat wl = Elkhorn
largest city wl = Whitewater
area_total_sq_mi = 576
area_total_km2 = 1493
area_land_sq_mi = 555
area_land_km2 = 1438
area_water_sq_mi = 21
area_water_km2 = 55
area percentage = 3.68%
census yr = 2000
pop = 93759
density_sq_mi = 169
density_km2 = 65
time zone = Central
UTC offset = -6
DST offset = -5
footnotes =
web = www.co.walworth.wi.us
named for = New York judge Reuben Hyde Walworth [cite web | title = County Directory - Walworth County | publisher = Wisconsin Counties Association | accessdate = 2007-05-13 | url = http://www.wicounties.org/WS_County_Detail.asp?countyid=65 ]

Walworth County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of 2000, the population was 93,759. Its county seat is ElkhornGR|6.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 576 square miles (1,493 km²), of which, 555 square miles (1,438 km²) of it is land and 21 square miles (55 km²) of it (3.68%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Clockwise from north
*Waukesha County (northeast)
*Racine County (east)
*Kenosha County (east)
*McHenry County, Illinois (southeast)
*Boone County, Illinois (southwest)
*Rock County (west)
*Jefferson County (northwest)

Demographics

USCensusPop
1850= 17862
1860= 26496
1870= 25972
1880= 26249
1890= 27860
1900= 29259
1910= 29614
1920= 29327
1930= 31058
1940= 33103
1950= 41584
1960= 52368
1970= 63444
1980= 71507
1990= 75000
2000= 93759
estimate= 101007
estyear= 2006
estref= [cite web | title = Wisconsin by County - GCT-T1. Population Estimates | work = American FactFinder | publisher = U.S. Census Bureau | accessdate = 2007-04-09 | url = http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/GCTTable?_bm=y&-geo_id=04000US55&-_box_head_nbr=GCT-T1&-ds_name=PEP_2006_EST&-_lang=en&-format=ST-2&-_sse=on ]
footnote=Source: U.S. Census [cite paper | author = Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission | title = The Population of Southeastern Wisconsin | version = Technical Report Number 11 (4th Edition) | date = July 2004 | url = http://www.sewrpc.org/publications/techrep/tr-011_population_southeastern_wisconsin.pdf | format = PDF | accessdate = 2007-04-09 ]
As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 93,759 people, 34,522 households, and 23,267 families residing in the county. The population density was 169 people per square mile (65/km²). There were 43,783 housing units at an average density of 79 per square mile (30/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 94.49% White, 0.84% Black or African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.65% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 2.62% from other races, and 1.14% from two or more races. 6.54% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 34,522 households out of which 31.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.40% were married couples living together, 8.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.60% were non-families. 24.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.20% 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 3.07.

In the county, the population was spread out with 24.20% under the age of 18, 13.80% from 18 to 24, 27.60% from 25 to 44, 21.80% from 45 to 64, and 12.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 98.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.20 males.

Cities, villages, and towns

*Bloomfield
*Burlington (partial)
*Como
*Darien (town)
*Darien
*Delavan (town)
*Delavan
*Delavan Lake
*East Troy (town)
*East Troy
*Elkhorn
*Fontana-on-Geneva Lake
*Geneva
*Genoa City (partial)
*La Grange
*Lafayette
*Lake Geneva
*Linn
*Lyons
*Mukwonago (partial)
*Pell Lake
*Potter Lake
*Powers Lake
*Richmond
*Sharon (town)
*Sharon
*Spring Prairie
*Sugar Creek
*Troy
*Walworth (town)
*Walworth
*Whitewater (town)
*Whitewater (partial)
*Williams Bay

Unincorporated communities

*Allen's Grove
*Honey Creek
*Springfield
*Voree
*Zenda

References

External links

* [http://www.co.walworth.wi.us/ Walworth County]
* [http://www.walworthcogetaway.com: Travel Guide for Lake Geneva and Walworth County, WI]


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