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Forest County, Wisconsin

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Forest County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. As of 2000, the population is 10,024. Its county seat is Crandon6.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,710 km² (1,046 mi²). 2,626 km² (1,014 mi²) of it is land and 84 km² (32 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 3.09% water.

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 10,024 people, 4,043 households, and 2,769 families residing in the county. The population density is 4/km² (10/mi²). There are 8,322 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (8/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 85.86% White, 11.30% Native American, 1.18% Black or African American, 0.17% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.23% from other races, and 1.22% from two or more races. 1.08% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Out of the 4,043 households, 29.20% have children under the age of 18, 54.00% have a married couple living together, 9.80% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.50% are non-families. 28.20% of all households are made up of individuals living alone, and 13.20%, of individuals of 65 years of age or older living alone. The average household size is 2.39 and the average family size is 2.89.

The age distribution in the county's population is as follows: 25.30% under the age of 18, 7.80% from 18 to 24, 23.90% from 25 to 44, 23.80% from 45 to 64, and 19.30% 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 100.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 99.00 males.

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