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The 2000 Census showed that Calumet County had a population of 40,631 people. This represented 0.76% of the total population of Wisconsin, making it the state's 35th most populous county (out of 72 counties).

From the Census Estimates for 2009<1>, Calumet had a population of 44,739 people. This is an increase of 10.11% since the 2000 Census.

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201048,971+20.53%+9.46% since 2009
200944,739+10.11%+0.16% since 2008
200844,667+9.93%+0.86% since 2007
200644,280+8.98%+0.48% since 2005
200544,067+8.46%+0.7% since 2004
200443,759+7.7%+0.91% since 2003
200343,363+6.72%+1.93% since 2002
200242,544+4.71%+2.6% since 2001
200141,465+2.05%+2.05% since 2000
200040,631The Last Census

Calumet County had 15,758 Housing Units<2> at the time of the 2000 Census.

The 2000 Census shows that Calumet County has a total area<3> of 397 square miles [1,028 km²]. Of this total, 319.8 square miles [828 km²] of the area is land, with the balance (19.44%) being water (77.2 square miles [199.9 km²]).

Using the above population and land area values, Calumet County had a population density of 127 people per square mile [49.05 people/km²], making it the state's 19th most densely populated county (out of 72 counties).

US Census QuickFacts

The Census Bureau has created documents containing demographic information that are called QuickFacts. A QuickFact that is specific to Calumet County is available. The QuickFact also contains a comparison between Calumet and the state of Wisconsin.

Click here for the Calumet County QuickFact (QF-55015).

Below are some of the communities that are located in Calumet County:

(2009 Est)
(2000 Census)
Change in

Below are the counties that adjoin and form the boundaries of Calumet County. A link to their specific Census QuickFact has been provided.

(2009 Est.)
(2000 Census)
Change in
BrownQF-55009   N247,319226,7789.06%
Fond du LacQF-55039   SW100,07097,2962.85%
ManitowocQF-55071   E80,58382,887-2.78%
OutagamieQF-55087   NW177,155160,97110.05%
SheboyganQF-55117   SE114,560112,6461.7%
WinnebagoQF-55139   W163,370156,7634.21%

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Census QuickFact for Calumet County

Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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<3>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Calumet. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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