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Sheboygan, Wisconsin

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Sheboygan is a city located in Sheboygan County, Wisconsin. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 50,792. The city is located on Lake Michigan about 50 miles north of Milwaukee and 64 miles south of Green Bay.

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Geography

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Location of Sheboygan, Wisconsin

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 36.4 km² (14.1 mi²). 36.0 km² (13.9 mi²) of it is land and 0.4 km² (0.2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.07% water. It is located at latitude 43°45' North, longitude 87°44' West.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 50,792 people, 20,779 households, and 12,799 families residing in the city. The population density is 1,409.8/km² (3,652.4/mi²). There are 21,762 housing units at an average density of 604.1/km² (1,564.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 87.63% White, 0.86% Black or African American, 0.48% Native American, 6.48% Asian (with many being of Hmong descent), 0.04% Pacific Islander, 2.85% from other races, and 1.68% from two or more races. 5.97% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 20,779 households out of which 29.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.2% are married couples living together, 9.4% have a female householder with no husband present, and 38.4% are non-families. 32.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.39 and the average family size is 3.05.

In the city the population is spread out with 25.6% under the age of 18, 9.2% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 19.4% from 45 to 64, and 15.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 96.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 93.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $40,066, and the median income for a family is $47,718. Males have a median income of $35,242 versus $24,690 for females. The per capita income for the city is $19,270. 8.3% of the population and 6.2% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 11.8% of those under the age of 18 and 7.0% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Education

Sheboygan is home to two universities:

Further Information

Sheboygan Home Page (http://ci.sheboygan.wi.us/)


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