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Time Zone: Door County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Sturgeon Bay is the Seat for Door County.

Door County was founded in 1851 and was created by taking area from BrownCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Door had a population of 27,815 people. This is a decrease of 0.52% since the last Census (which gave a population of 27,961 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Door represented 0.52% of the total population of Wisconsin, making it the state's 44th most populous county (out of 72 counties).

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

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201027,785-0.63%-0.11% since 2009
200927,815-0.52%-0.14% since 2008
200827,854-0.38%+0.26% since 2007
200727,783-0.64% 
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200027,961The Last Census

More information can be found on the Door County Census Page for Door County.

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Below are some of the communities located in Door County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Door County):

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Sturgeon Bay   8,9619,4375.04% decrease  
Sevastopol   2,7482,6673.04% increase  
Liberty Grove   1,9381,8584.31% increase  
Nasewaupee   1,8051,8733.63% decrease  
Egg Harbor   1,4051,19417.67% increase  

Websites for Door County

Official Website:   www.co.door.wi.gov/

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<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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