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Outagamie County, Wisconsin

Outagamie County, Wisconsin
Outagamie County Courthouse
Map of Wisconsin highlighting Outagamie County
Location in the state of Wisconsin
Map of the United States highlighting Wisconsin
Wisconsin's location in the U.S.
Founded 1852
Seat Appleton
Largest city Appleton
 • Total 645 sq mi (1,671 km2)
 • Land 638 sq mi (1,652 km2)
 • Water 7.1 sq mi (18 km2), 1.1%
 • (2010) 176,695
 • Density 277/sq mi (107/km²)
Congressional district 8th
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website .us.wi.outagamie.cowww

Outagamie is a county in the northeast region of the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of the 2010 census, the population was 176,695.[1] Its county seat is Appleton.[2]

Outagamie County is included in the Appleton, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the Appleton-Neenah-Oshkosh, WI Combined Statistical Area. It was named for the historic Meskwaki (Fox) Indians.


  • History 1
  • Geography 2
    • Major highways 2.1
    • Adjacent counties 2.2
  • Demographics 3
  • Communities 4
    • Cities 4.1
    • Villages 4.2
    • Towns 4.3
    • Census-designated place 4.4
    • Unincorporated communities 4.5
    • Ghost towns 4.6
    • Native American community 4.7
  • See also 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7


"Outagamie," a French transliteration of the

  • Outagamie County government
  • Outagamie County entry on Wisconsin Online
  • Commemorative Biographical Record of the Fox River Valley Counties of Brown, Outagamie and Winnebago

External links

  1. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 22, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  3. ^ "Outagamie", Dictionary of Wisconsin History
  4. ^ "Wisconsin: Individual County Chronologies". Wisconsin Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.  
  5. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Retrieved August 6, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 6, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved August 6, 2015. 
  9. ^ Forstall, Richard L., ed. (March 27, 1995). "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 6, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. April 2, 2001. Retrieved August 6, 2015. 
  11. ^ "American FactFinder".  


See also

Native American community

Ghost towns

Unincorporated communities

Census-designated place




Municipality Boundaries in Outagamie County, Wisconsin
Outagamie County Fairgrounds grandstands in Seymour


By age, 27.70% of the population was under 18, 8.90% from 18 to 24, 31.90% from 25 to 44, 20.70% from 45 to 64, and 10.90% were 65 or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 99.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.90 males.

Of the 60,530 households, 36.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.90% were married couples living together, 7.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.30% were non-families. 24.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.14.

As of the census[11] of 2000, there were 160,971 people, 60,530 households, and 42,189 families residing in the county. The population density was 251 per square mile (97/km2). There were 62,614 housing units at an average density of 98 per square mile (38/km2). The racial makeup of the county was 93.87% White, 0.54% Black or African American, 1.54% Native American, 2.23% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.81% from other races, and 0.98% from two or more races. 1.99% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 47.7% were of German, 9.4% Dutch, 6.2% Irish and 5.2% American ancestry according to Census 2000.

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Outagamie County


Adjacent counties

Major highways

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 645 square miles (1,670 km2), of which 638 square miles (1,650 km2) is land and 7.1 square miles (18 km2) (1.1%) is water.[5]



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